Crime

Man Charged In DC Pride False Shooting Panic [VIDEO]

The Washington Blade reports: A gun scare in Dupont Circle Saturday night that brought D.C.’s annual Capital Pride Parade to an abrupt end and sent hundreds of parade spectators fleeing in panic appears to have been caused by a man who told police he pointed a BB gun at another individual who was assaulting his female “significant other,” according to …

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Mob Boss Whitey Bulger Hailed Trump In Prison Letters

NBC News reports: In the final months of his life, James “Whitey” Bulger wrote letters from prison offering his thoughts on a range of subjects. His faltering health. His longtime girlfriend. His wish for a peaceful death. But there was another topic that the notorious Boston crime boss returned to again and again: President Donald Trump. In several handwritten letters …

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Fifth Male Teenager Arrested In London Gay Bashing

Via press release from London’s Metropolitan Police: Detectives investigating a homophobic attack and robbery of two women in Camden have made a fifth arrest. A 16-year-old boy was arrested this morning, Saturday, 8 June on suspicion of robbery and aggravated GBH and is currently in custody. Four males aged between 15-18 have been arrested yesterday, Friday, 7 June on suspicion …

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Four Teenage Males Arrested In London Gay Bashing

The Guardian reports: A homophobic assault on two women on a bus that left them needing hospital treatment has been labelled a “disgusting, misogynistic attack” by the London mayor, Sadiq Khan. The attack happened in the early hours of 30 May when Melania Geymonat, 28, boarded a bus with her girlfriend, Chris. The couple said they were attacked after refusing …

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LONDON: Lesbian Couple Bloodied By Gang Of Men On City Bus After Refusing To Kiss For Their Amusement

Newsweek reports: A woman has spoken out about a terrifying ordeal in which she and her girlfriend were attacked by a gang of men on a London bus after they refused to kiss for their entertainment. Uruguay national Melania Geymonat, 28, posted a photo showing the aftermath of the assault in which she and her American girlfriend Chris are covered …

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Megachurch Blasts “Slanderous” Child Rape Charges Against Leader: God Made Him An Apostle Of Jesus

ABC News reports: The Mexico-based La Luz del Mundo church said Wednesday that its leader and “apostle” Naasón Joaquín García, who was arrested in California on charges of human trafficking and child rape, remains the spiritual leader of the group, which claims 5 million followers in 58 countries. It also strongly denied the charges. “We believe these accusations are defamation …

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Roy Moore’s Lawyer Arrested On DUI, Drug Charges

The Montgomery News reports: Former Senate candidate Roy Moore’s attorney was arrested Wednesday night. Trenton Roger Garmon, 39, was booked into the Etowah County Jail around 8 p.m., according to jail records. He was arrested by Gadsden police and charged with driving under the influence of controlled substances, second-degree possession of marijuana, and drug paraphernalia. Garmon, who worked as an …

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German Nurse Gets Life Sentence For Killing 85 Patients

Deutsche Welle reports: Serial killer and former nurse Niels Högel was sentenced Thursday to life in prison for the murder of 85 patients. “Your guilt is unimaginable,” Judge Sebastian Bührmann told the convicted man. “The human mind struggles to take in the sheer scale of these crimes.” While working at a clinic in Oldenburg and a hospital in Delmenhorst, Högel …

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REPORT: Soldiers Charged In Death Of Green Beret Planned To Record Him Being Raped To Shame Him

The Washington Post reports: Four elite U.S. Special Operations troops charged in the death of a Green Beret soldier in Mali plotted to record him being sexually assaulted as part of a plan to embarrass him through hazing, according to one of the accused service members. Marine Staff Sgt. Kevin Maxwell said in a written stipulation of facts submitted for …

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CALIFORNIA: Mexican Christian Leader Charged With Sex Trafficking, Allegedly Forced Oral Sex On Children

The New York Times reports: The leader of La Luz del Mundo, a church headquartered in Mexico that claims to have more than one million followers worldwide, was charged Tuesday in Los Angeles with more than a dozen sex crimes, including allegations that he forced children to have sex and made them pose naked for photos, the authorities in California …

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Catholic Church Spent $10 Million Across Eight States Lobbying To Prevent Sexual Abuse Victims From Suing

CBS News reports: The U.S. Catholic Church spent $10.6 million on lobbyists to prevent victims of clerical sex abuse from suing for damages. According to a new report, the money was doled out from 2011 through 2018 in eight northeastern states where bills to reform statute of limitations laws were either in the works or being considered. “This report lays …

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Paul Manafort To Be Transferred To NYC’s Infamous Rikers Island, Solitary Confinement For Own Protection

The Daily Beast reports: The brutal prison on New York’s Rikers Island has been home to some of the most notorious criminals in the city’s history, from serial killer David Berkowitz to John Lennon’s murderer, Mark David Chapman—and now it’s set to add Paul Manafort to its rogues gallery. The former Trump campaign chairman—who was sentenced this year to four …

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Trump Transition Figure Hit With Child Porn Charges

The Washington Post reports: A key witness in former Special Counsel Robert S. Mueller III’s investigation of Russian election interference has been indicted by federal officials on child pornography charges, according to court documents. George Nader, who had a previous criminal record on such charges, was charged in federal court in Virginia, and is expected to make an initial court …

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IDAHO: Former GOP State Chair Arrested For Stalking, Allegedly Masturbated In Bushes While Wearing Wig

The Idaho Statesman reports: Boise Police on Thursday arrested Jonathan Parker — a lobbyist and former Idaho Republican Party chairman — and booked him into the Ada County Jail on a felony first-degree stalking charge. According to the criminal complaint, on or between May 16 and May 30, Parker “did knowingly and maliciously engage” in conduct that “seriously alarmed, annoyed …

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Pharma Douche Sues Former Company From Prison

The New York Daily News reports: Takes one to know one. Imprisoned “Pharma Bro” Martin Shkreli sued three former colleagues Friday over his ouster from the unethical pharmaceutical company he founded, alleging they were “driven by their egos, jealousy, and greed.” The notorious Brooklyn-born troll is serving seven years for securities fraud. His lawsuit describes a Bizarro Shkreli who was …

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DALLAS: Hate Crime Charges For Two Men Alleged To Have Beaten, Kidnapped Nine Men Lured On Grindr

CBS News Dallas reports: A federal grand jury charged a pair of Dallas men with conspiracy to commit hate crimes, kidnapping and carjacking. Daniel Jenkins, 20, and Daryl Henry, 22, were also charged with hate crimes and kidnapping. Jenkins was also charged with carjacking and brandishing a firearm during crimes of violence. “Criminals are using apps like Grindr to single …

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Trump Organizer Charged With Animal Cruelty After 136 Abused Dogs Found In California Mansion [VIDEO]

ABC News reports: An investigation was underway Thursday after 136 dogs were found living in reportedly deplorable conditions in a multi million-dollar home in Orange County, California. Officers were called to the home in the 3800 block of East Woodbine Avenue around 2:20 p.m. They found dogs living in filthy conditions and began removing them one-by-one from the home, some …

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County Official Fired In 2016 For Racist Facebook Post About Michelle Obama Gets Sentenced For FEMA Fraud

Law & Crime reports: A former West Virginia county official who made headlines in 2016 for her racist online post about then-First Lady Michelle Obama was sentenced to prison Thursday for the embezzlement of disaster relief funds. Pamela Ramsey Taylor, 57, the former director at the Clay County Development Corporation, a West Virginia-based elderly non-profit group, was sentenced to 10 …

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JAPAN: Mass Stabbing Leaves Two Dead, 16 Injured, Trump Offers “Prayers And Sympathy” To Victims

The Associated Press reports: A man carrying a knife in each hand and screaming “I will kill you!” attacked a group of schoolgirls and adults just outside Tokyo on Tuesday, killing two and injuring 16 others, officials said. Most of the victims were children who were lined up at a bus stop near Noborito Park in the city of Kawasaki …

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Pastor Won’t Return $1.7 Million Donation Stolen From Victims Of Bitcoin Ponzi Scheme: “It’s God’s Blessing”

The Palm Beach Post reports: Calling it “God’s blessings,” the pastor of a suburban West Palm Beach church on Thursday refused to turn over $1.7 million that financial regulators claim rightfully belongs to people who were ensnared in a $30 million Ponzi scheme. A federal judge has temporarily frozen the accounts of Winners Church and its top pastors, Fred and …

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