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‘It Finally Clicked That This Wasn’t an Exercise’: Report Recounts San Bernardino Shooting
A previously undisclosed report chronicles in vivid detail the shootout that killed Syed Rizwan Farook and Tashfeen Malik, the actions of the police and the massacre itself.
1170 points by The New York Times | Police SWAT Constable Law enforcement agency San Bernardino California Officer Undercover San Bernardino County California
The Latest: Police say man shot by officers brandished gun
AVONDALE, Ariz. (AP) - The Latest on the fatal shooting of a bank robbery suspect (all times local): 1:35 p.m. Authorities say a bank robbery suspect brandished a gun at police before officers fatally shot him following a pursuit shown on live television. A probable cause statement released Wednesday in ...
1 points by The Washington Times | Arizona English-language films Criminal law Police car American films Crime Phoenix Arizona Undercover
Judge: Black man beaten by police was stopped illegally
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - A Pennsylvania judge has ruled that police illegally stopped a 22-year-old unarmed black man in Philadelphia before a dozen mostly white officers surrounded him and beat him in an encounter captured on video .
-2 points by The Philadelphia Inquirer | Law Lawyer Legal professions Judge Common law Prosecutor Undercover Court
Mother-daughter duo busted in prostitution sting
The apple apparently doesn’t fall far from the tree. A mother-daughter duo from New Jersey was busted in an undercover prostitution sting at a Motel 6 in Florida, a report says. Tanja Gammon, 57, and Darcel Gammon, 31, were both arrested last Tuesday in Kissimmee after authorities stumbled upon an ad for their “services” on...
682 points by New York Post | Arrest Vagina New Jersey The Cop Bathroom Undercover The Smoking Gun According to Jim
New York woman charged with prostitution in Carroll after undercover operation
A New York woman was arrested Saturday after she allegedly offered an undercover officer oral sex during a massage. Yanbin Lin, 43, was charged with one count of general prostitution, one count of prostitution business and one count of running a massage therapy business without a license. She was...
-2 points by Baltimore Sun | Sexual intercourse Human sexual behavior Human sexuality Police Oral sex HIV Undercover Baltimore County Maryland
State agents raid Cleveland bar suspected of operating fencing ring
State agents raided the Ridge Cafe bar in Cleveland. Watch video CLEVELAND, Ohio -- State agents busted a fencing ring that sold thousands of dollars worth of stolen home-repair equipment being sold from a bar in the city's West Side, according to the Ohio Investigative Unit. The agents raided the Ridge Cafe on Clark Avenue on Thursday after an investigation into the bar. No charges have been filed but agents said the case will be presented to a Cuyahoga County grand jury for consideration of criminal charges. Investigators said customers stole the items from Home Depot and Lowe's, including hot water tanks, roofing shingles, plumbing and building supplies, liquor and food stamps. They would then sell the stolen goods at the bar, police said. People at the bar sold heroin, cocaine and crack to customers, according to officials. The OIU, Cleveland and Middleburg Heights police used undercover officers to buy drugs and sell items to the bar, according to reports. They sold more than $10,000 worth of items that the suspects believed were stolen, the OIU said. The agents raided the bar Thursday and seized seized $12,000 worth of suspected stolen items, two food stamp cards and $57,644, the OIU.  The OIU said it expects to file administrative charges with the Ohio Liquor Control Commission, including five counts of receiving stolen property, five counts of illegal possession of food stamps, food stamp trafficking, illegally possessing liquor from an unauthorized source and possessing and selling drugs.   Those charges carry penalties that include fines and possible suspension or revocation of the bar's liquor license. The bar has liquor violation cases dating back to 1987, according to state records. Employees of the bar sold liquor without a valid license in 1990, failed to pay taxes several times, and were cited for having unsanitary conditions three times since 2008. Agents found insects in liquor bottles in 2008, unsanitary bathroom conditions in 2013 and found that the bar was storing liquor in an unsanitary way in 2013 and 2016, according to the records. Attempts to reach bar management were unsuccessful. To comment on this story, please visit cleveland.com's crime and courts comments section. 
189 points by The Plain Dealer | Cuyahoga County Ohio Grand jury Jury Middleburg Heights Ohio Illegal drug trade Undercover Indictment
3 charged after prostitution sting at Schaumburg hotels
A man was arrested and two women were charged Thursday after an undercover operation revealed prostitution and human trafficking at Schaumburg hotels.
23 points by Chicago Sun-Times | Police Law enforcement agency Crime Undercover Arrest Federal Bureau of Investigation Human trafficking Woman
Scammer tried to use ‘black money’ to roll broker for $50k, police say
It was a money-laundering scheme with a twist. A Houston man has been arrested on a theft charge, accused of soliciting $50,000 to help him "wash" a black dye off what he said was $4 million in smuggled cash. Police say Joseph B. Koroma, 35, was running a "black money" scam, a not-uncommon attempt to defraud unwary consumers.
105 points by The Houston Chronicle | Police Hotel Super Bowl Undercover Law enforcement agency Houston Crime Super Bowl XLII
Second man gets 26 years for robbing undercover cop in Elgin
A man convicted along with his cousin of robbing an undercover police officer last year in Elgin was sentenced Thursday to 26 years in prison.
1 points by Chicago Sun-Times | Police Crime Cook County Illinois Undercover Robbery Law enforcement terminology Theft Chicago metropolitan area
Ohio woman asked undercover cop for nachos, $60 in exchange for oral sex
A plus-size Ohio woman who advertised a rate of $160 per hour for oral sex offered to perform the act on an undercover officer for $50 and a plate of nachos. Before any business transpired, however, Crystal Hotlosz, 36, was arrested and charged with solicitation of prostitution and possession of criminal tools.
1 points by The Houston Chronicle | Monte Carlo Youngstown Ohio Mahoning County Ohio Criminal law Oral sex Police Crime Undercover
Child sex sting nets Henderson man in Arkansas
A 50-year-old Henderson, Nev., man who traveled to Fort Smith in January to have sex with a minor was sentenced to 30 years in prison in a case brought to ...
-2 points by Las Vegas Sun | Police Federal Bureau of Investigation Sexual intercourse Human sexual behavior Human sexuality Grand jury Undercover Arkansas
Ohio cops: Woman offered to sell sex for $60 and some nachos
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) - Police in Ohio are accusing a woman of selling sex for $60 and some nachos. Officers near Youngstown say they arrested 36-year-old Crystal Hotlosz during an undercover operation Monday. Beaver Township police say an officer texted the woman after seeing an online advertisement for sex services. ...
-2 points by The Washington Times | Police Undercover Law enforcement terminology Criminal law Youngstown Ohio Eugène François Vidocq Spies by role Crime
The food police
Woman faces jail for selling cerviche
9 points by Las Vegas Review-Journal | Police California The Washington Post Undercover Stockton California San Joaquin Valley San Joaquin County California Criminal law
Ohio woman accused of soliciting sex in exchange for nachos, cash
This is nacho average deal.
5987 points by Daily News | Criminal law Police Nachos Mexican cuisine Human sexuality Undercover Crime English-language films
Jailed gun peddler sues to prove he’s Zymere Perkins’ dad
A jailed druggie gun peddler is suing to prove that he’s the biological father of tragic 6-year-old Zymere Perkins — so he can cash in on the child’s death.
307 points by New York Post | Mother Police DNA Lawyer Undercover Father Judge Prison
Police identify suspect shot after chase as 31-year-old
AVONDALE, Ariz. (AP) - Phoenix police have identified a suspect who was fatally shot in Tempe during a confrontation with police after a reported bank robbery in Avondale that turned into a police pursuit shown on live television. Police identified the suspect killed in the Tuesday afternoon shooting as 31-year-old ...
-1 points by The Washington Times | Arizona Phoenix Arizona English-language films Maricopa County Arizona Police car Crime Law enforcement terminology Undercover
Dozen drug dealers nabbed in Queens, ending year-long probe
A dozen drug peddlers that operated out of a Queens housing project were arrested by police — ending a year-long investigation.
935 points by Daily News | Illegal drug trade Drug addiction Crime Cocaine Methamphetamine Undercover Law enforcement terminology Gang
Ex-undercover cops to challenge police chiefs over ‘psychiatric damage’
Former undercover police officers have lodged a series of complaints with Scotland Yard, with some related to psychological damages they allegedly suffered while infiltrating political and activist groups. Read Full Article at RT.com
30 points by Russia Today | Metropolitan Police Service Police Undercover Criminal Investigation Department Jack the Ripper City of London Metropolitan Police Scotland Yard