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    Burglers Snort Cremated Ashes Thinking It Was Cocaine

    Burglers Snort Cremated Ashes Thinking It Was Cocaine
    MARION COUNTY, FL - A gang of teenage thieves looking to get high got a buzzkill instead when they realized a stash of "cocaine" they'd heisted and snorted was not the drug, but a dead man's ashes. The thieves, who burgled a woman's Florida house in December, stole - among other items - an urn containing the resident's father's remains, as ...
    Published about 6 years ago | Rated +32
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    Missing NY Baby Found 23 Years Later

    Missing NY Baby Found 23 Years Later
    NEW YORK - Twenty-three years after being snatched as an infant, the victim of a hospital kidnapping cracked the cold case herself when doubts about her bogus "mom" led her home. Carlina White - just 19 days old when her late-night abduction by a phony nurse stunned the city - was reunited last weekend with her overjoyed biological mother, father and ...
    Published about 6 years ago | Rated +19
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    Man Drives Into Port Arthur Police Lobby

    PORT ARTHUR, Texas — Police say a man was arrested on a charge of felony criminal mischief after driving his car into the lobby of the Port Arthur Police Department. The 53-year-old man drove into the lobby of the department in downtown Port Arthur on Sunday night. Before being booked on the charge, the man was taken to the hospital. Sgt. ...
    Published about 6 years ago | Rate This
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    Sheriff's Deputies Investigate Possible Mountain Lion Sighting

    SAN MATEO -- A reported a possible mountain lion sighting near the San Mateo's Highlands neighborhood on Monday afternoon has police reminding people how to stay safe around the big cats, according to a county alert system. At 1:20 p.m. Monday, a civilian who was walking near a brush and canyon area on Tower Road in the outskirts of San Mateo ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rate This
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    Officials Use NFL-Styled Van to Serve Warrants

    CONNELLSVILLE, Pa. (AP) - Two constables in western Pennsylvania decided driving around in a car resembling a police cruiser was preventing them from serving warrants. So, they decided to go black and gold. Constables Hubie Coleman and Albert Younkin used a van decorated in Steelers colors and the team logo. Coleman says they drove up to houses and honked the horn. ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated +23
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    Woman Threatens Cop With Sex Toy

    A northwest suburban woman is charged with allegedly threatening an officer with what police called a "rigid female pleasure device." [photo:579485] Carolee Bildsten, 56, of Gurnee, faces one misdemeanor count each of aggravated assault and theft of labor after her Tuesday evening arrest, Gurnee police Cmdr. Jay Patrick said. Bildsten apparently walked out on a tab at Joe's Crab Shack in ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -22
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    Man Disguises Self As Elderly Man to Board Plane; Exits as 20-Year-Old

    Man Disguises Self As Elderly Man to Board Plane; Exits as 20-Year-Old
    HONG KONG - An Air Canada flight chartered from Hong Kong to Vancouver has produced an “unbelievable case of concealment” worthy of spy film lore. The incident – which occurred on Oct. 29 according to a Canada Border Services Agency intelligence alert obtained by American television news network CNN - involved a man boarding the plane as a cardigan-clad, Caucasian senior ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -6
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    Bizarre Home Invasion Could Land 'High Bride' Behind Bars

    HAGERSTOWN, Md. - A Hagerstown jury has convicted a woman of burglary, assault and reckless endangerment for breaking into her neighbor's house wearing nothing but a bridal skirt and veil on a snowy night in February. Thirty-three-year old Melissa Wagaman testified Thursday that a combination of cold medicine and marijuana apparently made her hallucinate she was getting married and that her ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -13
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    Police: 'Superheroes' Brawl At CT Parking Garage

    STAMFORD, Conn. — It is assault charges for Spider-Man and Captain America, and breach of peace for Poison Ivy. Police in Connecticut said a man dressed as Captain America and another as Spider-Man have been arrested after getting into a fight in Stamford over the Halloween weekend. Stamford Police Lt. Elizabeth Erickson said officers found 25-year-old Michael Sanchez, dressed as Captain ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated +17
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    Ret. Marine Risks Life to Save Fallen Man on Train Tracks

    Ret. Marine Risks Life to Save Fallen Man on Train Tracks
    ARLINGTON, Va. - Metro has released a video of a man who jumped onto the tracks to save a complete stranger in August. The video shows a man who has a medical emergency falling onto the tracks at the Virginia Square-GMU station. As people on both sides of the tracks are seen waving to get the attention of Metro workers, the ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated +60
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    Officer and Father Arrest Same Man 28 Years Apart

    SALEM, Mass. (AP) - When Salem, Mass., police officer Kevin St. Pierre arrested a man suspected of robbing two stores this week, he thought the suspect's name sounded familiar. He was right. His father, former Chief Robert St. Pierre, had arrested Clement Lavigne 28 years ago during an investigation of a series of arsons in the city. Kevin St. Pierre was ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated +11
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    Video: Naked Jogger Gets Tazed By Florida Officers

    Video: Naked Jogger Gets Tazed By Florida Officers
    MELBOURNE, FL - A teen in Florida was Tasered by police in Florida while going on a leisurely jog earlier this week. Mind you, he was naked at the time. The incident, which was captured on video released on Wednesday, went down in West Melbourne. A patrol car passed 18-year-old Anthony King as he ran along the sidewalk, donning nothing but ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated +10
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    Pontiac Disbanding Police Department

    PONTIAC, MI — City officials signed a memorandum of understanding Tuesday to disband the Police Department and turn patrols in Pontiac over to the Oakland County Sheriff's Office as soon as December. Faced with mounting red ink, the cash-strapped city of 66,000 residents has chipped away at its Police Department in recent years with layoffs and cutbacks that required help at ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -16
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    Carted Off: NY Police Hunt for Stolen Wiener Stand

    ORANGEBURG, N.Y. — Police in a suburb northwest of New York City are searching for a stolen hot dog stand. Owner Fred Martucci told the Journal News that he's devastated over the loss of "Fred's Franks." He used the 10-foot-long, 7-foot-wide stainless steel trailer to support his family in Orangeburg for more than a year. Orangetown Police Detective Sgt. George Garrecht ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -9
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    Man Denies Cocain Hidden in Buttocks Is His

    BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) - When sheriff's deputies allegedly discovered a bags of marijuana and cocaine between a man's buttocks, they said he gave a quick explanation. Manatee County deputies said Raymond Stanley Roberts told them "The white stuff is not mine, but the weed is." Deputies stopped the 25-year-old Wednesday in Bradenton for speeding. Officers said they smelled marijuana and searched ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated +12
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    Man Strips in Lobby of Sheriff's Department

    MONROE, Mich. — A 43-year-old man bared more than the truth while trying to surrender on an outstanding warrant in Michigan. The Monroe Evening News reported that the man was arrested after taking off all his clothing Sunday afternoon in the lobby of the Monroe County sheriff's office, about 35 miles southwest of Detroit. Authorities said the man told a records ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated +3
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    Federal Inmate Sues Over Discarded Sandwiches

    LORETTO, Pa. (AP) - An inmate of a federal prison in central Pennsylvania is suing, saying he was wrongly punished for "theft" when all he did was take about 30 sandwiches that a vendor threw in the garbage while restocking a dining hall machine. Thirty-five-year-old George Crute III, is suing officials at the Federal Correctional Institution-Loretto over the Feb. 5 incident. ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -16
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    Police: Woman Zaps Self, Brother With Stun Gun

    NORTH EAST, Pa. (AP) - Police said an Erie-area woman somehow managed to zap both herself and her brother with a stun gun during a drunken dispute. Darlene Newara, 45, will have a hearing Oct. 18 on charges including driving under the influence, disorderly conduct for fighting, and public drunkenness in the Aug. 8 incident. State police said they responded to ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated +12
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    Guards Find Cell Phone Inside NC Inmate's Rectum

    RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - North Carolina prison officials said an inmate from Raleigh tried to smuggle a cell phone into prison in his rear end. Court documents obtained by The News & Observer of Raleigh show that 25-year-old Eric Chambers was charged after setting off metal detectors at Central Prison. Chambers handed over a flattened piece of metal hidden in his ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -15
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    Police: Woman Found Sleeping In Car Tried to Bite Officer

    NEW CASTLE, NH — After she was found sleeping in a car in the Wentworth Marina parking lot, Judith Pesarik refused to tell police who she was, became combative and attempted to bite a responding officer, according to police. Based on those allegations, Pesarik, 51, of 214 Elwyn Road, Portsmouth, is charged with misdemeanor counts of resisting arrest and disobeying an ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -2
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