Tag Archives: crime

Ex-MN Cop Freed After Family Crowdfunds $750K Bail

TMZ reports: Thomas Lane, the rookie ex-cop charged in George Floyd’s murder case is out of jail after posting his $750k bail. Lane’s family was seeking donations via a website they set up to raise money for his legal defense after he and 2 other ex-cops were arrested and charged with aiding and abetting 2nd-degree murder, and aiding and abetting …

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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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No Charges For Trucker Who Barreled At Protesters

The Insider reports: A 35-year-old truck driver accused of driving aggressively past peaceful protesters on Sunday in Minneapolis was released from jail on Tuesday. The truck driver, Bogdan Vechirko, was not charged with a crime. A statement by Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman said investigators were still “gathering additional information and answers to aid in the charging decision.” His arrest …

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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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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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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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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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No Early Release For “Delusional” Pharma Douche

The New York Post reports: The Pharma Bro is staying behind bars another three years, despite his claimed fears of being at risk from the coronavirus. A federal judge in Brooklyn has denied Martin Shkreli’s request to be released early, citing his good health and low-risk at the Allenwood Low Federal Correctional Institution, where he’s currently confined. Adding insult to …

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Interpol: Wife Of US Diplomat Now A Global Fugitive

The Guardian reports: An Interpol notice has been circulated worldwide making Anne Sacoolas effectively a fugitive from justice if she sets foot outside her native United States. Sacoolas was charged in the UK withcausing the death by dangerous driving of 19-year-old motorcyclist Harry Dunn last August. The US refused to accept an extradition warrant, saying she enjoyed diplomatic immunity at …

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Feds Mull Hate Crime Charges In GA Vigilante Murder

Reuters reports: The U.S. Justice Department is weighing whether to file hate crime charges against the white men who killed Ahmaud Arbery, an unarmed black man who was gunned down while jogging in the small coastal town of Brunswick, Georgia, department spokeswoman Kerri Kupec said on Monday. “The Civil Rights Division of the Department of Justice, the FBI, and the …

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Georgia AG Requests DOJ Probe Into Vigilante Killing

The Associated Press reports: Georgia’s attorney general on Sunday asked the U.S. Department of Justice to investigate the handling of the killing of Ahmaud Arbery, a black man who authorities say died at the hands of two white men as he ran through a neighborhood. Arbery was shot and killed Feb. 23. No arrests were made until this month after …

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Father And Son Charged In Murder Of Georgia Jogger

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports: A Brunswick father and son were charged with murder and aggravated assault Thursday night in the shooting death of 25-year-old Ahmaud Arbery. They were arrested one day after the GBI’s Kingsland branch opened its investigation into the shooting. A video showing Arbery’s death, posted online Tuesday morning, triggered a dizzying turn of events that increased public …

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MICHIGAN: GOP Lawmaker Busted For Shoplifting After Being Censured For Attending Cultist Lockdown Rally

The Detroit Free Press reports: Censured Royal Oak City Commissioner Kim Gibbs has found herself in the news again, this time for being caught shoplifting. The embattled elected official issued a statement Wednesday evening on the misdemeanor shoplifting offense. “I would like to apologize to my family, friends and especially my constituents for my substantial lapse in judgement today, Wednesday, …

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Roy Moore’s Ex-Lawyer Charged With Resisting Arrest After Allegedly Screaming Racist Slurs At Hotel Guests

Gainesville’s ABC News affiliate reports: An attorney that once represented former Alabama Chief Justice and Senate candidate, Roy Moore, was arrested Thursday night in Gainesville. Alachua County Deputies arrested Trenton Rogers Garmon, 40, after they were called to the Hotel Indigo in Celebration Pointe about a man causing a disturbance. As deputies arrived staff told them that the disturbance was …

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GEORGIA: Outrage After New Video Shows Black Jogger Shot To Death After Being Chased By Two White Men

USA Today reports: A Georgia prosecutor said Tuesday that he wants a grand jury to decide if criminal charges are warranted in the death of a man shot after a pursuit by armed men who later told police they suspected him of being a burglar. Ahmaud Arbery, 25, was killed Feb. 23 in a neighborhood outside the coastal port city …

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Man Charged For Spraying Cuban Embassy With AK-47

The Associated Press reports: A man armed with an assault rifle was arrested after opening fire outside the Cuban Embassy in Washington early Thursday, his bullets tearing holes into the walls and pillars near the front entrance in what authorities suspect was a hate crime. The gunfire broke out around 2 a.m. outside the embassy in northwest Washington. Metropolitan Police …

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Report: Fish Tank Cleaner Death May Have Been Murder

The right wing Washington Free Beacon reports: The Mesa City Police Department’s homicide division is investigating the death of Gary Lenius, the Arizona man whose wife served him soda mixed with fish tank cleaner in what she claimed was a bid to fend off the coronavirus. A detective handling the case confirmed the investigation to the Washington Free Beacon on …

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Terror Charge For Woman Who Spat On Philly Shopper

The New York Post reports: A woman was busted for allegedly spitting on a fellow shopper during a squabble over social distancing at a high-end Italian market in Philadelphia, according to a new report. Shopper Alexis Danilo told KYW-TV that she was shopping at Di Bruno Bros. in Center City Sunday when Jacqueline McBride, 27, got a little too close …

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