Crime

NYC Driver Busted After Hitting Protesters On Sidewalk

The New York Post reports: An angry driver was busted after video showed him jump the curb during George Floyd protests in Brooklyn and plow into demonstrators, police said. Jacob Leiper, 44, of Queens, was arrested on charges of reckless endangerment and leaving the scene of the accident in connection to the dangerous encounter around 10:30 p.m. Saturday in Crown …

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Incel Plotted To Bomb Cheerleaders, Blew Off Own Hand

The New York Post reports: A sexually frustrated Virginia man blew off a hand while trying to make homemade explosives — ones he planned to use on a revenge attack on “hot cheerleaders,” according to federal prosecutors. Cole Carini, 23, went to a health clinic in Richlands last Wednesday suffering from an amputated hand, amputated fingers on the opposite hand, …

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Two Buffalo Cops Plead Not Guilty In Assault On Elderly Man, Fellow Officers Applaud Them Outside DA’s Office

CNN reports: Two suspended Buffalo, New York, police officers pleaded not guilty Saturday to assaulting a 75-year-old man during a protest against racism and police brutality. Both were charged with one count of assault in the second degree and have been released on their own recognizance without bail. They were arraigned via video conference and had the same attorney. The …

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REPORT: Killer Shouted N-Word After Georgia Murder

NBC News reports: The white Georgia man accused of killing an unarmed black man, Ahmaud Arbery, used a racial slur after the fatal shooting, according to another suspect’s account to an investigator. The allegation was revealed as the prosecution presented its case at a hearing on Thursday for defendants Gregory McMichael, 64, his son Travis McMichael, 34, and their neighbor …

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Trump Appears To Promise Pardon For Roger Stone

Politico reports: President Donald Trump on Thursday promised his longtime political adviser Roger Stone would not serve time in prison, saying the convicted Republican provocateur “can sleep well at night” and repeating his criticisms of former special counsel Robert Mueller’s probe. The hint from the president came on Twitter, after Charlie Kirk, the founder of the conservative group Turning Point …

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Trucker Arrested After Barreling Towards Protesters

CBS News reports: Video captured by CBS Minnesota and a webcam shows a tanker truck apparently trying to plow through a large crowd of protesters on Interstate 35W in Minneapolis on Sunday night. Officials said the man is under arrest and was taken to a local medical center with non-life-threatening injuries. Footage shows a tanker truck approaching the throng of …

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Looters Ransack Posh NYC Stores, Hundreds Arrested

CBS News York reports: The NYPD made hundreds of arrests overnight as protest continued across the country over the death of George Floyd in police custody. Video shows luxury stores, like Chanel, targeted in SoHo. Fireworks were set off and some windows smashed as large crowds gathered in the street. Police said approximately 250 people were arrested, six officers suffered …

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Killer MN Cop Moved To Maximum Security Prison

Minneapolis’s ABC News affiliate reports: The former Minneapolis Police officer who was charged in connection with the death of George Floyd has been transferred from a county jail to a maximum-security prison, according to the Minnesota Department of Corrections. Derek Chauvin was originally taken into custody at the Ramsey County Jail; he was then taken to the Hennepin County Jail …

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Minneapolis Cop And Victim Worked At Same Nightclub

Minneapolis’s ABC News affiliate reports: A former club owner in south Minneapolis says the now-fired police officer and the black man who died in his custody this week both worked security for her club up to the end of last year. George Floyd and now-former Officer Derek Chauvin both worked security at the El Nuevo Rodeo club on Lake Street, …

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Roger Stone Must Surrender To Prison On June 30th

The Associated Press reports: By the end of June, he’ll be Inmate No. 19579-104. But Roger Stone, a longtime confidant of President Donald Trump, will start his prison sentence without needing to comply with a Bureau of Prisons directive that newly sentenced inmates be sent to a federal quarantine site. Bureau of Prisons spokeswoman Sue Allison told The Associated Press …

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NY Bill Would Make Some False Reports A Hate Crime

CBS News reports: Proposed state legislation in New York would make falsely reporting certain criminal incidents a hate crime. The bill is gaining support in the wake of a viral video that showed a white woman calling police on a black man who asked her to leash her dog in Central Park. In the video, the woman, Amy Cooper, is …

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DOJ Opens Hate Crime Probe In Georgia Murder

The Daily Beast reports: The Department of Justice is officially investigating the murder of Ahmaud Arbery, a 25-year-old black man who was fatally shot by two white men while jogging in Georgia, as a possible hate crime, according to the family’s lawyer S. Lee Merritt. U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Georgia informed Arbery’s parents that federal authorities are …

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ISRAEL: Netanyahu Rages As Corruption Trial Begins

The Associated Press reports: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday launched a tirade against the nation’s justice system as his long-awaited corruption trial got underway, accusing police and prosecutors of conspiring to “depose” him. Netanyahu’s comments opened what is sure to be a tumultuous period for Israel as he becomes the country’s first sitting prime minister ever to go …

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GEORGIA: Man Who Recorded Shooting Of Unarmed Black Jogger Is Charged With Felony Murder [VIDEO]

Atlanta’s CBS News affiliate reports: The Georgia Bureau of Investigation has arrested the man who recorded cellphone video of Ahmaud Arbery being shot and killed. William “Roddie” Bryan, 50, shot the video that showed what appears to be Gregory and Travis McMichael shooting and killing Ahmaud Arbery while he was out jogging in February. In a news release, the GBI …

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Chinese National Busted In $20M COVID Relief Scam

Via press release from the Justice Department: Muge Ma, a/k/a “Hummer Mars,” a Chinese national residing in Manhattan, has been arrested for a fraudulent scheme to obtain over $20 million in Government-guaranteed loans designed to provide relief to small businesses during the novel coronavirus/COVID-19 pandemic. In connection with loan applications for relief available from the Paycheck Protection Program and the …

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Three Injured In Mass Shooting At Arizona Mall [VIDEO]

Arizona Central reports: On one of the first nights that Arizonans were able to leave their homes to enjoy the shops and restaurants that had been shuttered for weeks by COVID-19, one of the state’s signature dining districts was struck by a foe from pre-pandemic times: an active shooter. Police said three people were shot Wednesday night at the Westgate …

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Michael Cohen To Be Released To Home Confinement

The Wall Street Journal reports: President Donald Trump’s longtime personal lawyer and fixer Michael Cohen will be released from federal prison Thursday and is expected to serve the remainder of his sentence at home. Cohen has been serving a federal prison sentence at FCI Otisville in New York after pleading guilty to numerous charges, including campaign finance fraud and lying …

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Feds Arrest Ex-Green Beret In Escape Of Ex-Nissan CEO

Reuters reports: U.S. authorities on Wednesday arrested a former Special Forces soldier and another man wanted by Japan on charges that they enabled the escape of former Nissan Motor Co boss Carlos Ghosn out of the country. Federal prosecutors in Massachusetts said that former U.S. Green Beret Michael Taylor, 59, and his son, Peter Taylor, 27, helped Ghosn last year …

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Bible Museum Ordered To Forfeit Another Stolen Relic

The Christian Post reports: Federal authorities in New York filed a civil complaint Monday asking for the forfeiture of a rare artifact bearing a portion of an epic Sumerian poem known as the “Gilgamesh Dream Tablet” that was unlawfully acquired by an auction house and later sold to Hobby Lobby to be displayed at the Museum of the Bible in …

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Canada Labels Fatal Attack As “Incel Terrorism” [VIDEO]

Global News reports: A deadly attack at a Toronto erotic massage parlour three months ago is now being treated as an act of terrorism after police allegedly uncovered evidence it was inspired by misogynist incel ideology. Charges against the suspect accused of carrying out the Feb. 24 stabbing attack, which killed a woman and injured another, were updated in court …

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