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Videos show violent arrest of Murrieta man who police say tried to grab an officer's gun
A surveillance video shows a Murrieta police officer approaching a young man at the register of a CVS Pharmacy and trying to talk to him. Within seconds, the two begin to push and pull each other until the man runs toward the door.  The officer catches up to the 22-year-old and wraps his arm around...
38 points by Los Angeles Times | Police Arrest Resisting arrest English-language films CVS/pharmacy Twitter
'Knockout game' victim punched near Discovery Green
A woman leaving work downtown was punched in the face in broad daylight near Discovery Green Park Thursday evening, according to a news report. The alleged assailant was arrested by constable's deputies passing by on a routine patrol who spotted the attack, KPRC reported and a constable's office tweeted. He ran away from police but was cornered and detained.
5 points by The Houston Chronicle | Houston Constable Crime Downtown Houston Attack Police Arrest Sheriff
Woman flashed my mayor's husband sues Oregon city
CLATSKANIE, Ore. (AP) - A woman who was repeatedly flashed by the husband of a northern Oregon city has filed a lawsuit against the city for defamation. The Oregonian/OregonLive reports (http://bit.ly/2bZ17Pd ) that the woman says in her lawsuit that Clatskanie Mayor Diane Pohl, her husband Ray Pohl and the ...
-1 points by The Washington Times | Oregon English-language films Arrest The Washington Times Comment Government occupations City
Paris gas canister suspect linked to Islamic State
One of the seven people arrested in connection with gas canisters found in a car near Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris allegedly pledged allegi...       
7 points by USA Today | Notre Dame de Paris Associated Press Crime Arrest Police Radicalization Terrorism Paris
Paris suspect linked to Islamic State
One of the seven people arrested in connection with gas canisters found in a car near Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris allegedly pledged allegi...       
7 points by USA Today | Notre Dame de Paris Associated Press Crime Arrest Radicalization Police Terrorism Paris
Chicago police officer charged with felony after hitting man with baton, bending the truth
A Chicago police officer has been charged with assaulting a man with a baton in 2014. Falsely citing self-defense, the officer’s story’s inconsistency that triggered the charges was revealed only after a violent video of the incident surfaced online. Read Full Article at RT.com
224 points by Russia Today | Criminal law Arrest Crime Resisting arrest Prosecutor Police Legal professions Criminology
Doc who hit cop with car brags about court-ordered trash pick-up skills
She’s picking up trash with surgical precision. The cancer doctor accused of clipping an NYPD officer with her car and declaring, “I’m the hero; the cops are not,” is putting her fine motor skills to new use — by cleaning up city parks as part of her community service. Dr. Rachel Wellner told The Post...
391 points by New York Post | Resisting arrest Arrest Violence English-language films Parking The Cop Crimes Endangerment
New Orleans man becomes first arrestee under new ‘Blue Lives Matter’ hate crime law
New Orleans police have arrested a man for shouting slurs at officers, charging him with a hate crime under Louisiana’s unique “Blue Lives Matter” law. This the first case involving the new statute protecting cops, firefighters and emergency responders. Read Full Article at RT.com
624 points by Russia Today | Hurricane Katrina New Orleans Police Louisiana Hate crime Police officer Arrest Baton Rouge Louisiana
Calif. police pummel wild man during arrest in CVS
Dramatic cell phone video captured the wildly violent arrest of a southern California man who allegedly caused a disturbance inside a CVS.
273 points by Daily News | Police Crime Constable Police officer Police brutality Resisting arrest Surveillance Arrest
Avon police sergeant admits having a beer before drunken-driving arrest (video)
An Avon police sergeant arrested on drunken-driving charges told a state trooper he had a beer before the Labor Day traffic stop. Watch video AVON, Ohio -- An Avon police sergeant arrested on drunken-driving charges told a state trooper he had a beer before the Labor Day traffic stop. Sgt. George A. Ruple, 37, of North Olmsted, told the trooper in a conversation captured on dash cam video that he had one beer about an hour before the traffic stop . The trooper later replied, "I don't believe you had one beer," and placed Ruple under arrest. Ruple on Wednesday pleaded not guilty to charges of operating a vehicle under the influence of alcohol and driving outside of marked lanes. Avon Municipal Court Judge Darrel Bilancini granted Ruple limited driving privileges to attend work and doctors' appointments pending the outcome of the case. Previous coverage: Avon police sergeant granted limited driving privileges after drunken-driving arrest A state trooper stopped Ruple's car about 2:17 a.m. Monday on Kinzel Road near Stoney Ridge Road in Avon. The video shows Ruple performing field sobriety tests. He walks a straight line, placing heel to toe, and holds one foot off the ground while counting to 27. The trooper can be heard telling Ruple he pulled him over because he went left of center and he was traveling faster than the 25 mph posted speed limit. After Ruple is handcuffed and placed in the back of the patrol car, what appears to be an Avon police SUV drives by. An unidentified officer then gets into the driver's seat of Ruple's car and drives away. Ruple was taken to the Sheffield Police Department for testing and released to another adult, a state patrol sergeant said. The 12-year veteran of the Avon Police Department has taken off from work since the incident. It's unclear when he will return to work. Ruple is due back in court Sept. 20. Avon police will decide whether Ruple will face discipline once the case makes its way through court. If you wish to discuss or comment on this story, please visit our crime and courts comments section. Like Chanda Neely on Facebook. Follow me on Twitter: Follow @ChandaNeely // !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0],p=/^http:/.test(d.location)?'http':'https';if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src=p+'://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js';fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document, 'script', 'twitter-wjs'); // ]]>
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Cops: Man fleeing police crashes car into Waukegan home
A Beach Park man slammed his car into a Waukegan home while fleeing from police Wednesday afternoon, police said. A Lake County sheriff's deputy on patrol attempted to stop the 2004 Lincoln SUV driven by Lee Hernandez, 31, of the 38000 block of North Cornell Road, because Hernandez had a revoked...
-1 points by Chicago Tribune | Sheriff Warrant Police Constable Criminal law Viscount Arrest Deputy sheriff
Two accused of causing crash while fleeing Eastlake police (photos)
Two Cleveland residents are accused of causing a car crash during a short police chase Sunday in Euclid. Brandy TillettEastlake police  Joshua Bailey.jpgEastlake police  EASTLAKE, Ohio -- Two Cleveland residents are accused of causing a car crash following a short police chase Sunday in Eastlake. Officers tried to stop a 2006 Ford after learning the people inside were suspected of shoplifting at Walmart on Vine Street. The driver refused to stop and crashed into a van on Euclid Avenue, police said. The crash pushed the Ford into a street sign and several trees and caused it to overturn. Officers arrested a passenger in the car and arrested the driver hiding nearby, police said. The driver, Brandy Tillett, 32, of Cleveland, is charged with theft, receiving stolen property, failure to comply, reckless operation and driving without a valid license. Her passenger, Joshua Bailey, 32, of Cleveland, is charged with theft, receiving stolen property, resisting arrest and assaulting a police officer. Tillett and Bailey pleaded not guilty during their arraignments Tuesday in Willoughby Municipal Court. Both are scheduled to appeared at preliminary hearings Sept. 13, records show. A Walmart employee reported just after 8:45 p.m. that two people loaded a cart full of merchandise into their car and drove away. An Eastlake officer spotted the car turning onto SOM Center Road from Vine Street. The driver ignored the officer's order to stop and kept driving onto the Lakeland Freeway toward Interstate 90. The van hit the Ford's passenger side at Euclid Avenue, police said. The van's passengers were taken to Hillcrest Hospital for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries. At least one person in the van suffered a broken shoulder, court records show. Officers arrested Bailey in the overturned Ford. They found Tillett hiding in a recycling bin outside a house on East 267th Street, police said. Neither Bailey nor Tillett was injured. Investigators later learned the Ford had been reported stolen in Elyria, records show. To comment on this story, please visit our crime and courts comments section.
2 points by The Plain Dealer | Crime Arrest English-language films Resisting arrest Cuyahoga County Ohio Theft Greater Cleveland Cleveland
Attorney: Family of man shot by Round Lake officer 'devastated'
The defense attorney who represented a Grayslake man fatally shot Friday during an altercation with a Round Lake police officer said Thursday he was shocked by the turn of events. "I thought the kid had turned the corner," defense attorney Gregory Nikitas said Thursday about 22-year-old Michael...
-1 points by Chicago Tribune | Criminal law Arrest Coroner Constable Felony Legal professions Resisting arrest Sheriff
Colorado man with ties to Nevada wanted in abduction case
A fugitive from Denver with known ties to Nevada is accused of abducting a man, holding him for ransom and physically assaulting him.
14 points by Las Vegas Review-Journal | English-language films Crime Arrest Imperial units United States customary units Las Vegas metropolitan area Thought Police
Several arrested after car with gas cylinders found in Paris: sources
PARIS (Reuters) - French police investigating the abandonment of a car packed with gas cylinders near Paris's Notre Dame cathedral have arrested several suspects and also established that the vehicle contained 3 jerry cans of diesel fuel, judicial and police sources said.
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Blind, autistic teen hospitalized with severe malnutrition
LONGMONT, Colo. (AP) - Authorities say a blind and autistic teenager was suffering from severe malnutrition, kidney failure and other problems when his father took him to a Longmont hospital last week. The Longmont Times-Call reported Thursday (http://tinyurl.com/hegg98r) the boy's parents were arrested on child-abuse charges. Court records say the ...
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Driver scolded, ‘sorry’ in fatal crash at Tiger Stadium
Shayla Tucker was going nearly 100 mph before causing crash that sent U.P. man over an 8-foot fence        
-1 points by The Detroit News | Michigan Prison Arrest Resisting arrest Causality Tiger Stadium The Weekly Standard Miles per hour
No criminal charges in case of man who died in police custody
Cook County State's Attorney Anita Alvarez will not file criminal charges in the case of Heriberto Godinez, who died in police custody in 2015.
65 points by Chicago Sun-Times | Police Police brutality Arrest Cook County Illinois Criminal law Chicago Police Department Police officer Ethanol
Chicago Police officer charged with hitting man with baton
A Chicago Police officer has been charged with aggravated battery and official misconduct for allegedly hitting a man with a baton in a 2014 incident.
49 points by Chicago Sun-Times | Crime Police Rémy Martin Arrest Battery Chicago Police Department Legal terms Criminal law
Chicago cop charged with baton hitting caught on video
Cook County prosecutors have charged a Chicago police officer with aggravated battery more than two years after he was captured on video striking a man with his service baton at a West Side block party. Brett Kahn, 31, an officer since 2012, turned himself in Thursday morning to an investigator...
-1 points by Chicago Tribune | Battery Crime Police Police brutality Criminal law Arrest Chicago Police Department Cook County Illinois
Proposed Cleveland police policy clearly defines when cops can use force
The team monitoring Cleveland's police reform efforts is expected Thursday to unveil a new use-of-force policy for public comment before it is submitted to a judge for approval. CLEVELAND, Ohio -- The team monitoring Cleveland's police reform efforts is expected Thursday to unveil a new use-of-force policy for public comment before it is submitted to a judge for approval. The proposed policy is another step required by a settlement the city entered into with the U.S. Justice Department after the Justice Department said Cleveland officers too often use force. The new policy would make several key changes to the department's current use-of-force policy, the monitoring team says. These include: * Officers can use force when it is "objectionably reasonable" -- a legal standard that means an average officer would have made the same decision -- but they must also use force that is proportional to the threat against the officer. In other words, if a suspect or resident is passively resisting arrest, using force is likely not allowed. * Instead of encouraging officers to using de-escalation techniques to try to calm a situation down, officers will now be required to use these techniques before using force. * Officers must provide medical care to anybody injured after he or she used force. The current policy only requires officers to request a supervisor go to the scene and call for medical assistance if someone appeared to be or said they were injured. The proposed policy also lists 16 "don'ts" for officers, many of which appear to be inspired by incidents the Justice Department described in a December 2014 report. This policy was originally set to be presented to the public for comment in July. However, the department's preparations for the Republican National Convention that month pushed back many deadlines. Monitoring team head Matthew Barge said in a video set to be released Thursday that his plan is still to have all officers trained on a new policy by the turn of the new year. "This means that, if all the timelines hold, Cleveland will be operating under a new use-of-force policy at the start of next year," Barge said in the video. If you would like to comment on this story, please visit Thursday's crime and courts comments section.
77 points by The Plain Dealer | United States Department of Justice Federal government of the United States Arrest United States federal executive departments Resisting arrest
Police make arrest in East Baltimore homicide
City police made an arrest in an East Baltimore homicide this week. Police have charged Adrian Brown with first-degree murder for fatally shooting 23-year old Tykim Fisher in the 1300 block of Cliftview Avenue Tuesday. Officers were called at 2:30 a.m. to Cliftview Avenue, where both men lived....
-1 points by Baltimore Sun | Crime Homicide Murder Wound Causes of death Injuries Arrest Police
Woman accused of stealing from Baltimore Co. recreation council arrested in separate case
A woman accused of stealing from a Baltimore County recreation council was arrested last week in connection with another theft case, authorities said. Shalanda Nix, 40, of Brooklyn Park, is being held at the county detention center on $100,000 bond, said Baltimore County assistant state's attorney...
-1 points by Baltimore Sun | Anne Arundel County Maryland Criminal law Arrest warrant Baltimore County Maryland Arrest Gerald Ford Call of the house Crime
With delays in Baltimore Police crime lab drug testing, extended trial timetable coming to District Court
Baltimore Police Department on Tuesday acknowledged a backlog in its crime lab to analyze drugs seized during arrests, while the city's District Court said it is working to implement an extended timetable for bringing certain cases to trial.Police Commissioner Kevin Davis said police have been...
-1 points by Baltimore Sun | Police Crime Lawyer Baltimore Baltimore Police Department Constable Judge Arrest
Texas shooting suspect says he planned crime with the devil
Kody Lott says he was upset he didn't have a girlfriend and planned the shooting of two teen girls with the devil. Kody LottWichita Falls Police via Twitter  WICHITA FALLS, Texas -- A man accused of shooting two teen girls as they walked home from school, killing one, told police that he planned the crime with the help of the devil, reports say. The Wichita Falls Times Record News obtained the arrest warrant affidavits for Kody Lott, 20, who has been charged with murder and aggravated assault in connection with last week's shooting. (The affidavits can be seen below. Mobile users can see them here.) In the affidavit, police say Lott confessed to shooting Lauren Landavazo and Makayla Smith, both 13, on Sept. 2. The two girls were walking home from school when Lott reportedly pulled up in his car and fired at least 15 shots from a .22-caliber rifle. Lauren was hit 14 times and was pronounced dead after being taken to the hospital. Makayla was wounded but survived.  Lott was arrested a day later after police received a report of a person acting suspiciously and were given the license-plate number from Lott's vehicle. Officers searched Lott's vehicle and found a spent casing from a .22-caliber rifle. Police say Lott thought Lauren was attractive but knew she had a boyfriend, and Lott was angry he didn't have a girlfriend. He told police he went to his father's apartment and retrieved a .22-caliber rifle and waited for Lauren and Makayla to walk by. Lott told police he was upset that the killing had been described in the media as "senseless," say he had planned the shooting while speaking with the devil. Lott is being held in jail on a $4 million bond. If you'd like to comment on this post, please visit the cleveland.com crime and courts comments section.  Kody Lott's Arrest Affidavits by orlando_floresjr on Scribd
186 points by The Plain Dealer | Walking Crime Assault Arrest Automobile English-language films Arrest warrant Rifle
Police: Suspect pepper-sprayed officers, swung from roof with rope
A man who broke into a Brighton apartment on Sunday sprayed officers with mace before escaping to the roof and using a rope to swing into a third floor apartment, authorities say. Officers said they recognized the suspect, who had more than 20 active warrants to his name and a history for resisting arrest. Fabio […]
60 points by The Boston Globe | Arrest Crime Criminal law House Resisting arrest Law enforcement terminology Face Crimes
Records: Man killed by Round Lake officer had previous conviction
The Grayslake man shot to death during a weekend skirmish with a Round Lake police officer previously had been convicted of a felony stemming from an altercation with police that landed two deputies and a detective in the hospital, according to court and police records. A Round Lake police officer...
-1 points by Chicago Tribune | Criminal law Constable Police Sheriff Coroner Arrest Legal professions Resisting arrest
Suspected J’Ouvert killer was intoxicated at time of shooting
Tiarah Poyau (pictured) was shot at close range above her right eye while at the overnight celebration with three friends at 4:15 a.m. at Franklin Ave. and Empire Blvd., police sources said.
842 points by Daily News | Gun Murder National Film Registry The Police Jack Lemmon Arrest Woman Police
Tenn. fugitive caught after chase in Royal Oak
Timothy England has been awaiting trial for a bank robbery in Tennessee — the latest in a string of prior convictions.        
12 points by Detroit Free Press | Crime Assault Crimes Felony Misdemeanor Arrest Police Battery
Jill Stein charged for spray-painting bulldozer in Dakota pipeline protest
When Green Party presidential candidate Dr. Jill Stein joined in protests against the Dakota Access Pipeline, she may have gone too far. Stein is accused of criminal trespass and criminal mischief, along with her vice presidential pick Ajamu Baraka. Read Full Article at RT.com
10551 points by Russia Today | Sioux Crime Arrest Arrest warrant Criminal law Standing Rock Indian Reservation North Dakota Sioux County North Dakota
Turkey jails businessmen, orders military officers detained: media report
ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkey jailed 16 businessmen pending trial on Thursday and issued arrest warrants for dozens of military officers over alleged links to the U.S.-based cleric blamed by Ankara for July's attempted coup, Turkish media said.
33 points by Reuters | Turkey Reuters Thomson Reuters News News agency Arrest Tom Glocer
Couple held after gas canisters found near Paris' Notre Dame
PARIS — A criminal terrorist investigation was opened in Paris on Wednesday following the discovery of a car parked near Notre Dame Cathedral with seven gas canisters and pages written in Arabic inside, prosecutors said.The Paris prosecutor's office said a couple it described as radicalized —a 34-year-old man and a 29-year-old woman— was arrested a day earlier in a highway rest area near the southern town of Orange and transferred to Paris to be questioned in the case.
2 points by Boston Herald | Paris Notre Dame de Paris Arrest Seine Criminal law Prosecutor Extremism Prosecutors
‘Ridiculous to say Assange faces no threat’ – WikiLeaks founder’s advisor to RT
Comments insisting that WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange faces no threat should he be extradited to Sweden are “ridiculous,” Sarah Harrison, a WikiLeaks editor and Assange’s advisor, told RT following a press conference by Swedish prosecutors on Wednesday. Read Full Article at RT.com
226 points by Russia Today | Criminal law Sweden Arrest Detention Extradition Arbitrary arrest and detention United Kingdom European Union
Tennessee fugitive caught after chase in Royal Oak
Timothy England has been awaiting trial for a bank robbery in Tennessee – the latest in a string of prior convictions.        
-1 points by Detroit Free Press | Crime Assault Crimes Felony Misdemeanor Arrest Police Battery
Morrell Park man barricades himself inside house with young son, police say
Baltimore police tried to coax an armed man from his Morrell Park home where he is held his young son hostage Wednesday, a department spokesman said. Officers attempted to serve an arrest warrant at about 10 a.m. in the 1900 Harman Avenue when the man indicated he had a weapon and went inside the...
-1 points by Baltimore Sun | Baltimore County Maryland Arrest warrant Constable Sheriff Warrants Police Law enforcement terminology Arrest
Accused Goforth killer returning to Houston after stint in mental hospital
The man accused of killing Harris County Sheriff's Deputy Darren Goforth in August 2015 is returning to Houston after a stint in a north Texas mental hospital. Shannon Miles, 31, was arrested shortly after Goforth's murder in northwest Harris County but ultimately found incompetent to stand trial and sent to a North Texas State Hospital in Vernon for treatment earlier this year.
30 points by The Houston Chronicle | United States Sheriff Warrant Psychiatric hospital Arrest Constable Competence Hospital
Two charged after Cleveland federal agents seize more than 200 pounds of cocaine
Two men face federal drug charges following their arrest Saturday in bust that saw state and federal officials seize more than 200 pounds of cocaine on Cleveland's East Side. CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Two men face federal drug charges following their arrest Saturday in bust that saw state and federal officials seize more than 200 pounds of cocaine on Cleveland's East Side. Antonio Navarro-Gaytan, 64, and Alejandro Cota-Luna, 28, each face a drug-conspiracy charge. Agents from a Drug Enforcement Administration task force found the cocaine in a secret compartment below a semi trailer in a parking lot in the 17800 block of St. Clair Avenue.  Their arrest came after California DEA agents tipped off local agents about a large shipment of drugs headed to Cleveland, according to an affidavit released by the U.S. Attorney's Office. Both men declined to make statements to investigators after their arrests, the affidavit says. They made their initial appearances Wednesday afternoon in front of Magistrate Judge William Baughman. Preliminary and detention hearings are scheduled for next week. Both men spoke through a translator and were appointed attorneys. The U.S. Attorney's Office says both men are Mexican nationals. The affidavit says Navarro-Gaytan was stopped at the U.S.-Mexico border in April 2010 while hauling a trailer with cement patio furniture and nearly 40 pounds of marijuana. He was not criminally prosecuted by U.S. officials at the time. The bust is the largest cocaine seizure in Cleveland in more than a decade. Terry Gilbert, Navarro-Gaytan's court-appointed attorney, said he did not know enough about the case to comment. Carolyn Kucharski, Cota-Luna's federal public defender, declined to comment. According to the affidavit: After California agents passed on information, law enforcement here surveyed the address and the semi that was westbound on the Ohio Turnpike. Agents saw Navarro-Gaytan and Cota-Luna meet up with the semi when it arrived at the St. Clair Avenue address. Both men worked beneath the truck with what appeared to be a hidden compartment. A Highway Patrol trooper stopped the car later on Interstate 90 for speeding. When questioned, both men gave different stories. Troopers searched the car and found tools they believed were used to open and re-seal the secret compartment. They also found a ledger that, while mostly written in Spanish, had the address where the men met up with the semi. Agents let them go and got a warrant to search the semi on St. Clair Avenue. They found 92 bricks of cocaine. Each weighed a little more than two pounds. After this discovery, both men were arrested at a hotel near Cleveland-Hopkins International Airport. If you would like to comment on this story, please visit Wednesday's crime and courts comment section.
86 points by The Plain Dealer | Interstate 90 Arrest Federal Bureau of Investigation Drug Enforcement Administration Criminal law Truck Ohio Turnpike United States Department of Justice
It's official: Self-proclaimed Nazi changes name to Hitler
New Jersey law didn't restrict his request.       
-1 points by USA Today | Adolf Hitler Nazi Germany Hunterdon County New Jersey World War II Arrest Flemington New Jersey Nazism World War I
Constables find drug paraphernalia in truck of wanted man

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Henderson teacher charged in indecency case had been warned before
A Henderson middle school teacher accused of having inappropriate conversations with students was the subject of two previous disciplinary investigations, according to a police report.
1 points by Las Vegas Review-Journal | Teacher Education School Arrest Las Vegas metropolitan area Pedagogy Child sexual abuse Las Vegas Sun
Several hundred rally downtown against Trump
Protesters gathered at noon at Trump International Hotel and planned to march to Federal Plaza to hold a rally.
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Police cuff two dozen Brooklyn motorcycle club members
Cops raided a notorious Brooklyn motorcycle club early Saturday, arresting about two dozen people on warrants, officials said.
20 points by Daily News | Law Nuisance National Film Registry Closed The Stage Arrest Close English law
Hong Kong police officers sentenced for beating cuffed protester
Stephen FellerFeb. 17 (UPI) -- Seven Hong Kong police officers accused of beating a man in 2014 are headed to jail for a crime the judge called a "vicious assault" with "no justification."
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Judge rules in favor of man in violent 2015 arrest

-2 points by The Philadelphia Inquirer | Assault Police Law enforcement terminology Resisting arrest Criminal law Cocaine Arrest Drug addiction
Despite gov't claims, 'Dreamer' lawyers say gang ties false
SEATTLE — A Seattle area man detained by immigration agents despite his participation in a federal program to protect those brought to the U.S. illegally as children admitted to having gang ties, the U.S. Justice Department said in court documents filed Thursday.However, Daniel Ramirez Medina's lawyer Mark Rosenbaum said in a conference call late Thursday that the documents fail to provide even one piece of evidence that Ramirez is affiliated with any gang.
-2 points by Boston Herald | Crime Gang Barack Obama Criminology United States Criminal law Illegal drug trade Arrest
Lawmaker questions Nevada Transportation Authority director in wake of DUI scandal
The head of the state department that oversees the Nevada Transportation Authority spoke on Thursday before an Assembly panel, one day after firing two officials after a Review-Journal investigation found lapses in background checks for an agency supervisor with multiple DUI arrests.
1 points by Las Vegas Review-Journal | Law enforcement agency Las Vegas metropolitan area Nevada Criminal law Law enforcement agency powers Carson City Nevada Police Arrest
US gov't: Arrested Seattle 'dreamer' admitted gang ties
SEATTLE — A Seattle area man detained by immigration agents despite his participation in a federal program to protect those brought to the U.S. illegally as children admitted to having gang ties, the U.S. Justice Department said in court documents filed Thursday.However, Daniel Ramirez Medina's lawyer Mark Rosenbaum said in a conference call late Thursday that the documents fail to provide even one piece of evidence that Ramirez is affiliated with any gang.
-2 points by Boston Herald | Crime Gang Barack Obama Criminology United States Criminal law Illegal drug trade Arrest
AG's Office: $238,000 in heroin seized in 2 drug busts; 3 Philly men arrested

-2 points by The Philadelphia Inquirer | Arrest Altoona Pennsylvania Pennsylvania Drugs Drug addiction Law enforcement terminology Law enforcement agency powers Blair County Pennsylvania
New policy to decriminalize marijuana in Harris County will save time, money, DA’s office says
Houston and Harris County are poised to decriminalize low-level possession of marijuana in a sweeping move that puts the area at the forefront of efforts in Texas to halt minor drug arrests that clog jails and courts.
7172 points by The Houston Chronicle | Crime Police Arrest Criminal justice Prison Cannabis Criminal law Legality of cannabis by country
Third child dies from a shooting in Chicago in just two days
Kanari Gentry-Bowers' family was determined not to let her go. As the 12-year-old lay unconscious for days in a hospital bed, a bullet wound to her spine, they read to her: notes from friends, a homemade Valentine's Day card from a boy Kanari liked, a school banner her principal brought over that...
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