Archive for October, 2009


Arrests Made in Homecoming Gang Rape

RICHMOND, Calif. (Oct. 28) — The gang rape and beating of a 15-year-old girl on school grounds after her homecoming dance was horrific enough. But even more shocking, police say, was that up to two dozen people watched and did nothing to stop it.On Wednesday, The San Francisco Chronicle reported that five people had been arrested in the case, all but one of them a teenager. The attack over the weekend rattled this crime-ridden city of 120,000 in the San Francisco Bay area, where one police official called it one of the most heinous crimes he has ever seen. Some students have already left the school in response to the attack.”It’s …Read more […..]

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Mass. Man Arrested on Terror Charges

Is it possible that the wiretapping that so many bleeding hearts complain about has foiled this and many other terror plots? BOSTON (Oct. 21) – A 27-year-old Massachusetts man conspired to kill two prominent U.S. politicians and carry out a holy war by attacking shoppers in U.S. malls and American troops in Iraq, federal prosecutors said Wednesday as they announced his arrest.Tarek Mehanna of Sudbury sought — but never received — training in terrorist camps and worked with others from 2001 to May 2008 on the conspiracy to “kill, kidnap, maim or injure” people in foreign countries and the politicans, authorities said.The …Read more […..]

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Police: Drunk New Hampshire Man Stole Police Cruiser

Put him in “unrestrained.” Not good….HOLDERNESS, N.H. — New Hampshire police say a man has been charged with drunk driving and escape after driving away in a police cruiser.Police in Holderness said officers suspected 25-year-old James Russo of Laconia was driving while intoxicated Tuesday night. The officers stopped Russo and put him in the back of a police cruiser unrestrained, believing he had a malformation of the left hand.Police said the officers went to talk to other occupants in the car when Russo took control of the cruiser and fled. Police said he crashed the cruiser in an embankment a few miles away in Campton …Read more […..]

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IACP Special: Are officer-involved shooting videos the next hot-button issue?

After a rapid-transit officer kicked up a public dirt storm by shooting an unarmed passenger during a platform melee in the San Francisco Bay Area last New Year’s, the California law firm of Meyers Nave was hired to conduct a wholesale “best practices” review of his agency’s operational policies and general orders. “Officers should not view video of an incident prior to being interviewed [because doing so] allows them to either subconsciously fill in the blanks where there are no memories of the incident or preplan for alibis for substandard conduct. [Seeing video before talking for the record] erodes the public’s …Read more […..]

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Police: Wis. Woman Strips to Avoid Arrest

Gotta love it!!Police say a Wisconsin woman stripped in front of her children in an attempt to avoid arrest for shoplifting, then scuffled with officers and exposed herself through a squad car window.Julia E. Laack, 36, of Sheboygan was charged Friday with felony battery of a peace officer, resisting an officer, shoplifting and two counts of disorderly conduct, the Sheboygan Press reported.The criminal complaint alleges Laack stole a bag of beef jerky and a lighter at a convenience store Thursday afternoon. Police went to her home. The complaint said she refused to come to the door and began screaming and swearing at three …Read more […..]

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Stupid crooks and security cameras make the best videos!

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Sheriff Joe stripped of ICE agent status

PHOENIX — An Arizona sheriff known for aggressively cracking down on illegal immigration has been stripped of some of his special power to enforce federal immigration law, and he claims the Obama administration is taking away his authority for political reasons.Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio, whose office faces racial profiling allegations over crime and immigration sweeps in some heavily Latino areas of metro Phoenix, said officials from Washington won’t let him renew a deal that let his deputies make federal immigration arrests.”Let them all go brag that they took away the sheriff’s authority. Let them all do that. …Read more […..]

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