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Discussion in 'Crimes' started by Kimster, Apr 14, 2015.

  1. Uno2Much

    Uno2Much Bronze Member

    Man who shot trooper in roadside battle gets up to 110 years

    EASTON, Pa. – A man convicted of attempted murder for opening fire on two Pennsylvania state troopers during a traffic stop last fall was sentenced Friday to up to 110 years in prison.

    Daniel Clary, 22, shot and critically wounded 13-year veteran Cpl. Seth Kelly, who was helping another trooper arrest Clary in Northampton County. Clary had been pulled over for speeding and failed field sobriety tests.


    Cpl. Seth Kelly

    Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/us/2018/08/3...-in-roadside-battle-gets-up-to-110-years.html
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  2. Uno2Much

    Uno2Much Bronze Member

    At least 10 shot at San Bernardino, Calif., apartment complex; 3 victims reported 'critical'

    At least 10 people were shot Sunday night at an apartment complex in San Bernardino, Calif. -- with at least three of the victims reportedly in “extremely critical” condition.

    Police have set up a large perimeter around the crime scene, according to KTVN-TV in Los Angeles.

    Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/us/2018/09/03/at-least-10-shot-at-san-bernardino-calif-apartment-complex-3-victims-reported-critical.html
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  3. Uno2Much

    Uno2Much Bronze Member

    ‘You disgust me’: Victim’s family faces killer before he gets life without parole

    MARTINEZ — For nearly all of her life, Melissa Silva has hoped and lobbied — publicly and privately — for information that would catch the man who killed her mother, Deanna Butterfield, 31 years ago.

    On Tuesday, Silva finally got the chance to address him in court.

    Huff was formally sentenced to life without the chance of parole Tuesday, as part of a deal that required he plead no contest to two counts of murder and waive his right to an appeal. Huff was linked through DNA to the murders of Butterfield in 1987 and Mueylin Saechao in 1993. Both women had been sexually assaulted.
    Huff was linked to Butterfield’s death in 2006, through a DNA test. Police confronted him with the evidence and he claimed he h’d had consensual sex wit Butterfield, which authorities did not believe but could not prove false. Huff was not charged.

    That is where things remained until 2015, when another DNA test linked Huff to the 1993 killing of Mueylin Saechao, found dead in her San Pablo backyard. With two instances of Huff’s DNA being found on dead bodies, authorities charged him with both murders and related sexual assault counts.

    In both cases, readily available DNA evidence sat on the shelf for years before it was tested.

    Read more: https://www.mercurynews.com/2018/09...es-killer-before-he-gets-life-without-parole/
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  4. Uno2Much

    Uno2Much Bronze Member

    Judge dismisses claims by parents of man killed by cops during Boston Marathon bombing questioning
    Laurel J. Sweet Thursday, September 06, 2018

    A federal judge in Florida dismissed wrongful-death claims brought against two Massachusetts troopers by the parents of Ibragim Todashev, a Chechen national shot to death in Orlando by an FBI agent during questioning about the Boston Marathon bombings and after allegedly confessing his role in a gruesome triple murder in Waltham.

    In addition to dropping the suit against state police Sgt. Curtis Cinelli and Trooper Joel Gagne, U.S. District Court Judge Carlos E. Mendoza ruled their co-defendant, FBI Special Agent Aaron McFarlane, was lawfully protecting himself and Cinelli when Todashev allegedly charged them in his apartment on May 22, 2013, with a 5-foot pole. Gagne had stepped outside to make a call to the Middlesex District Attorney’s Office. McFarlane, who’d also been hit in the head with a table, “was not required to wait and see what Todashev might do next,” Mendoza concluded in his 26-page decision.

    Read more: http://www.bostonherald.com/news/lo...y_parents_of_man_killed_by_cops_during_boston
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  5. Uno2Much

    Uno2Much Bronze Member

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  6. Imamazed

    Imamazed Lead Administrator Staff Member

    Romance novelist arrested in murder of her chef husband
    A romance novelist was arrested on suspicion of murder, three months after her chef husband was found fatally shot inside the culinary institute where he taught.

    Portland, Oregon police said that Nancy Crampton-Brophy, 68, was arrested at her home on Wednesday — three months after Daniel Brophy was killed inside the Oregon Culinary Institute.

    Crampton-Brophy was arraigned on Thursday on charges of murder and unlawful use of a weapon. Police did not release a possible motive, but said in a statement that based "on information learned during the investigation, detectives believe Nancy L. Crampton-Brophy is the suspect in Daniel C. Brophy's murder."

    Crampton-Brophy describes herself on her website as the author of "fiction books under the Romance Suspense genre." Among her works is a series with the tagline "wrong never felt so right," which includes titles such as "The Wrong Hero," "The Wrong Brother," and "The Wrong Husband."

    "The Wrong Husband" is about a woman who hatches a plan to run away from her abusive husband while on an anniversary trip overseas with him. Her escape efforts are sidetracked when the cruise ship they are on wrecks off the coast of Italy.

    Brophy's June 2 murder stunned the community. At a vigil outside the culinary school where he taught for decades, students remembered him as an inspiring instructor with a good sense of humor who helped to shape their careers.

    Crampton-Brophy also mourned him at the vigil, saying, "Daniel was one of the few people I've ever known who did exactly what he wanted in life and loved doing it. He was a person who did what he loved: he loved teaching, he loved mushrooms, he loved his family."
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  7. noZme

    noZme Bronze Member


    Dashcam video of a police chase shows a Forsyth County Georgia deputy’s first PIT maneuver, which worked successfully and led to the arrest of a wanted man, John Ray Martin, 46, of Cumming.

    Martin faces two counts of aggravated stalking, one county of driving under the influence, possession of open alcohol container, reckless driving, attempting to elude officers and probation violation, according to Forsyth County Jail records. He remains in the Forsyth County Jail without bond.


    The sheriff’s office posted the video of deputy Blake Couch’s first PIT maneuver on Facebook, which can be seen here.

  8. Cousin Dupree

    Cousin Dupree Platinum Member

    Cool! Just like NASCAR.
  9. Imamazed

    Imamazed Lead Administrator Staff Member

    The woman who helped kidnap Elizabeth Smart will be released from prison
    Elizabeth Smart said Tuesday that the Utah parole board's decision to release one of the people who abducted her was surprising and "incomprehensible."
    Wanda Eileen Barzee wasn't expected to be released for at least another five years.
    However, the Utah Board of Pardons and Parole said it hadn't credited her sentence in the state system with the time she served in federal prison.
    As such, Barzee, now 72, will leave prison September 19.


    Smart, in a statement, said she was disappointed by the decision.
    "It is incomprehensible how someone who has not cooperated with her mental health evaluations or risk assessments and someone who did not show up to her own parole hearing can be released into our community," she said. "I appreciate the support, love and concern that has already been expressed and will work diligently to address the issue of Barzee's release as well as to ensure changes are made moving forward to ensure this doesn't happen to anyone else in the future."
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  10. noZme

    noZme Bronze Member

    ‘He’s not a monster,’ mom says after son, 14, charged in deaths of younger siblings

    A 14-year-old Indiana boy was being held at a juvenile detention center after confessing to the suffocation deaths of two younger siblings, authorities said.

    The first child, a 23-month-old girl named Desiree, died in May, five days after being hospitalized for “not breathing right,” mother Christina McCartney told FOX 19 of Cincinnati.

    A few months later, McCartney's 11-month-old stepson, Nathaniel Ritz, died after being suffocated.

    Soon after the boy’s death, the children’s 14-year-old brother confessed to killing them. But McCartney spoke out in defense of the teen. "He's not the monster that people are trying to portray him as,” she told the station. “It's a mother's worst nightmare to have such a precious family and then to wake up to the worst possible outcomes.”

    In a probable cause affidavit filed in court, authorities say the teen, who was 13 at the time of the deaths, told investigators that he used a towel to suffocate his half-sister and a blanket to kill his stepbrother.

    According to the affidavit, the teen told investigators who questioned him about his siblings' deaths that "he had a conversation with God about them, but he could not talk about it because he had promised God he wouldn't tell anyone."

    Under further questioning, the teen began "talking about saving Desiree and Nathaniel from hell and the chains of fire," it states. He then added that "he didn't want them to have to live in the hell that he did," before going on to describe how he suffocated the children.

    When asked what that "hell" was, the boy replied "chores," before asking investigators if they'd seen the list of daily chores he had to complete, the affidavit states.

    The prosecutor said that shortly before the teen's half-sister's death, the boy squeezed a kitten so hard its insides came out, telling relatives it had scratched him.

    An uncle told investigators that the day before Nathaniel Ritz's death, the teen told him that Ritz's father had bloodied the teen's nose. Hertel said the suspect's father is currently in prison and that he believes the boy's mother is cooperating with the investigation.

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  11. Uno2Much

    Uno2Much Bronze Member

    :eek: Frightening.
    "had a conversation with God": Satan appearing as an angel of light, or this child is just evil and making excuses by attributing evil to good.
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  12. noZme

    noZme Bronze Member

    Does anyone have a update on this?

    Ex-teacher, his twin brother plead not guilty to building bombs in Bronx apartment

    A former teacher and his twin brother charged with building bombs in their Bronx home — with teenagers helping them — pleaded not guilty on Thursday.

    Christian and Tyler Toro, both 27, were indicted March 15 on conspiracy, unlawful manufacture of a destructive device, and unlawful possession of a destructive device counts in Manhattan Federal Court.

    Prosecutors also charged Christian Toro with one count of distribution of explosive materials to a minor.

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  13. patsella

    patsella Bronze Member

    I don't know where else to put this, so hopefully this is the right place.
    Arrest in the murder of Isabel Celis and Maribel Gonzales, both from Tucson, Arizona.


    TUCSON, AZ - Charges have been filed in the murder of two young girls, Isabel Celis, and Maribel Gonzales, according to ABC15 sources.
    According to ABC15 sources, charges have been filed against 36-year-old Christopher Clements for homicide in both cases.
    Clements is currently in custody in Maricopa County jail on multiple fraud and burglary charges according to online court records.
    Six-year-old Isabel Celis disappeared from her family home in April 2012 in Tucson. Her disappearance and massive multi-agency search made national headlines.

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  14. patsella

    patsella Bronze Member

    Another article on the arrest in the deaths of Isabel Celis and Maribel Gonzales


    TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) - Arizona officials say a man has been indicted in the kidnapping and killing of 2 girls who went missing in 2012 and 2014.
    Tucson Police Chief Chris Magnus said Saturday that 36-year-old Christopher Matthew Clements was indicted a day earlier by a grand jury on murder and kidnapping charges in the deaths of 6-year-old Isabel Celis and 13-year-old Maribel Gonzalez.
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  15. Uno2Much

    Uno2Much Bronze Member

    New York City Ballet fires two dancers for 'sharing nude photos of women'
    • Alleged ring of male dancers shared images without consent
    • Third dancer resigned last month

    Two dancers were fired from the New York City Ballet on Saturday amid accusations that they were part of a ring of male dancers who inappropriately shared nude photos and videos of women.

    The ballet company said principal dancers Amar Ramasar and Zachary Catarazo, as well as a third dancer, Chase Finlay, who resigned last month, “engaged in inappropriate communications, that while personal, off-hours and off-site, had violated the norms of conduct that NYCB expects from its employees”.

    The firings came after a woman who dated Finley, Alexandra Waterbury, said in a lawsuit this month he sent explicit videos and photos of her taken without her knowledge to other men including dancers with the company.

    Read more: https://www.theguardian.com/us-news...-two-dancers-for-sharing-nude-photos-of-women
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  16. Uno2Much

    Uno2Much Bronze Member

    Acclaimed Iowa State golfer found stabbed to death, homeless man charged with murder
    Celia Barquin Arozamen's body was found in a body of water near a golf bag at a course not far from Iowa State University on Monday.
    by Elisha Fieldstadt / Sep.18.2018 / 8:35 AM ET / Updated 12:05 PM ET

    A homeless man was charged with first-degree murder in the stabbing death of a highly accomplished former Iowa State University female golfer, whose body was found in a body of water at a golf course Monday morning.

    Celia Barquin Arozamena's body was found at Coldwater Golf Links, about two miles away from the university, after golfers spotted a golf bag with no one around it and called police to investigate. Barquin Arozamena, 22, who had been golfing alone, was found with stab wounds around her head, neck and upper body, said Ames Police Commander Geoff Huff.

    Police found the suspect, Collin Daniel Richards, in a wooded area where he was living, not far from the golf course, Huff said. Officers discovered him after another person living in the woods told them that Richards "had made statements about wanting to rape and kill women," Huff said. He added that Barquin Arozamena and Richards had no known relationship.


    Read more: https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-new...-found-dead-course-man-charged-murder-n910551
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  17. Imamazed

    Imamazed Lead Administrator Staff Member

    A California surgeon who once appeared on a reality TV dating show and a female friend have been charged with drugging and raping two women — and investigators believe the couple could have "thousands" of more victims, police said Tuesday.

    On April 10, 2016, Dr. Grant William Robicheaux, 38, and Cerissa Laura Riley, 31, are accused of taking a 32-year-old woman they met at a Newport Beach restaurant to a party, then "escorting her to Robicheaux’s apartment once she was intoxicated," where they drugged and raped her, said Orange County District Attorney Tony Rackauckas.

    A few months later, on October 2, 2016, Robicheaux and Riley allegedly drank with a woman at a Newport Beach bar until she became unconscious and then they sexually assaulted her with the intention of raping her, a statement from the district attorney said.

    The first victim reported the incident to police the next day and tested positive for multiple drugs, the statement said. The second victim screamed after she gained consciousness, and a neighbor called the Newport Beach Police Department.

    The pair were charged on Sept. 11 with rape by use of drugs, oral copulation by anesthesia or controlled substance, assault with intent to commit sexual offense and possession of a controlled substance for sale. They were both charged on Sept. 11 and are set to be arraigned on Oct. 25.

    Investigators on Tuesday released information in the case to notify the public that they are looking for additional victims.
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  18. Cousin Dupree

    Cousin Dupree Platinum Member


    Police: Man threatens to shoot child after losing video game
    20 hrs ago

    Michael Aliperti, 45, of Long Island


    HUNTINGTON, N.Y.A New York man was arrested Tuesday after threatening to shoot an 11-year-old boy after losing to him in the video game "Fortnite," according to police.
    Suffolk County Police Chief of Department Stuart Cameron said Michael Aliperti, 45, of Long Island, threatened to go to the boy's home and harm him and also alluded to his school.

    Newsday reports that the alleged threats were made through text messages and online voice messages at about 9 p.m. Monday.....
    Last edited: Sep 20, 2018
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  19. Uno2Much

    Uno2Much Bronze Member

    Another jogger murdered. :(

    September 20, 2018, 11:21 AM

    Arrest made after "unprovoked" fatal stabbing of D.C. jogger

    WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Police have made an arrest in the murder of a woman who was killed while jogging in Washington, D.C. Tuesday night. Washington Metropolitan Police say 23-year-old Anthony Crawford of Northwest D.C. was detained for questioning late Wednesday night in a park at 14th and Girard Street in northwest Washington in the fatal stabbing of 35-year-old Wendy Karina Martinez. He was later arrested and charged with first-degree murder while armed.

    Video captured the moments after the Georgetown alumna was stabbed in what police chief Peter Newsham called an "unprovoked" attack while she was running near 11th and P streets northwest, and she managed to stumble into a nearby restaurant for help. The restaurant's manager, Tommy Wu, showed CBS News correspondent Chip Reid surveillance video of the incident, which appears to show an injured Martinez collapsing as patrons rush to her aid.




    Arrest made in stabbing death of recently engaged D.C. jogger
    Wendy Karina Martinez, 35, was an avid runner who got engaged a week before she was killed on a Washington street.
    by Garrett Haake and Elisha Fieldstadt / Sep.20.2018 / 9:52 AM EDT / Updated 11:19 AM EDT

    WASHINGTON — An arrest has been made in the stabbing death of a jogger in an upscale Washington neighborhood a week after she became engaged, police said Thursday.

    Wendy Karina Martinez, 35, was stabbed multiple times in Logan Circle on Tuesday night, according to authorities, who on Thursday announced the arrest of suspect Anthony Crawford. He was charged with first-degree murder while armed.

    Crawford, a D.C. resident with a criminal past, was found Wednesday with the help of surveillance footage and tips from the public, said D.C. Police Chief Peter Newsham. Crawford, 23, was not cooperative with police and had a hand injury when he was apprehended, Newsham said.


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  20. Uno2Much

    Uno2Much Bronze Member

    The Latest: Man Who Shot Co-Workers Had No Criminal History
    Police: Employee killed by officers after shooting four people at his Wisconsin workplace was a 43-year-old man with no criminal history.
    Sept. 20, 2018, at 12:22 p.m.

    MIDDLETON, Wis. (AP) — The Latest on a Wisconsin workplace shooting that injured four people and left the gunman dead (all times local):

    11:15 a.m.

    Police say the gunman who was killed by officers after shooting four people at his Wisconsin workplace is a 43-year-old man who had been employed at the software company since April 2017.

    Middleton Police Chief Chuck Foulke declined to identify the gunman during a news conference Thursday, but he says the man had no criminal history and no prior contact with area law enforcement officers.

    Foulke says two men and one woman were seriously wounded in the attack and remain hospitalized. UW Health says all three are in serious condition.

    The chief says the gunman arrived for work and sometime later opened fire on his colleagues. An autopsy by the Dane County Medical Examiner's Office is scheduled Thursday.

    Read more: https://www.usnews.com/news/best-states/wisconsin/articles/2018-09-20/the-latest-man-who-shot-co-workers-had-no-criminal-history
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