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Youth Pastor Accused Of Sexual Assault Of Adult Men

Washington state’s KWCC-TV reports: Police arrested a 69-year-old Wenatchee man on suspicion of rape Tuesday after two other men accused him of sexually molesting them while they were asleep or otherwise unable to consent. Michael E. Wilson was identified in a Wenatchee police court affidavit as the leader of a Bible study group that met at his Sunnyslope home. The …

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“QAnon Mom” Gets 60 Days In Plot To Kidnap Son

The Associated Press reports: A Colorado woman convicted of plotting to kidnap her son from foster care after associating with supporters of the Qanon conspiracy theory was sentenced Thursday to 60 days in jail and two years of supervised probation, after being reprimanded by the judge for a lack of remorse. Cynthia Abcug, 53, denied she was involved in planning …

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Capitol Police To Review Failures In Paul Pelosi Attack

Reuters reports: The U.S. Capitol Police said on Wednesday it would conduct an internal review after its officers failed to notice surveillance camera images of an intruder breaking into the San Francisco home of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi. “The Department has begun an internal security review and will be gathering input and questions from our Congressional stakeholders,” the U.S. Capitol …

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Pennsylvania Dem Candidate Assaulted At His Home

The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports: A candidate running for a state House seat called 911 Monday morning after being assaulted at his Fayette County home in what would be the third time in two weeks he has had to call police to his residence. Democrat Richard Ringer said he was bloodied and knocked unconscious by an attacker in his backyard around …

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Oklahoma Youth Pastor Charged With Child Molestation

Tulsa’s ABC affiliate reports: A former Wewoka middle school principal was arrested on Thursday, accused of fondling a child. Cody Barlow was taken into custody at his home in Wewoka and booked into the Seminole County Jail. In addition to being a principal, Barlow is a youth pastor at a local church. The male child reported to authorities that Barlow …

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Pastor Charged With Child Rape Kills Himself At Trial

Columbus’s ABC affiliate reports: A Columbus pastor on trial for several charges committed suicide during a recess. According to the Muscogee County coroner, 51-year-old Christopher Daron Smith was pronounced dead at 1:13 p.m. on Oct. 19 from a self-inflicted gunshot to the head. Smith’s defense attorney, Shevon Thomas, II, says the judge gave a five-minute recess during the trial before …

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Capitol Police Arrest Armed Trio Near Supreme Court

CNN reports: U.S. Capitol Police have arrested three people from Georgia on weapons charges after police found them with two firearms, according to a law enforcement source. A suspicious vehicle raised concern among police, and a Capitol Police bomb squad is assessing the vehicle, the source said. Police have closed several roads in the area around the U.S. Supreme Court …

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Republican Charged With Masturbating Near Preschool

Law & Crime reports: A Republican candidate for a seat on the Maricopa County Community College District Governing Board may face felony charges after the police say they caught him in the act of masturbating across the street from an Arizona preschool. Randy Gene Kaufman, who identified himself as a former prison supervisor, was charged earlier this month with one …

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Madison Cawthorn’s Airport/Gun Trial Set For January

The Charlotte Observer reports: Rep. Madison Cawthorn is scheduled to appear in court Jan. 13 in the case stemming from his bringing a loaded handgun to the Charlotte airport. The Mecklenburg County District Attorney’s office told reporters Tuesday Cawthorn’s trial date is set for Jan. 13. The freshman congressman has not entered a plea. Cawthorn, a 27-year-old Republican, was charged …

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Pastor Gets Five Years For Nude Photos Of Student

Las Vegas’s NBC affiliate reports: A former photography teacher convicted of forcing a student to pose nude for photos will spend the next five years in prison. The sentence was handed down by Judge Jacqueline Stam. Jeffrey Whiston, 44, was arrested in mid-April after the girl told friends about what happened. The student told investigators she agreed to meet the …

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“Rape And Reuse” Pastor Gets 16 Years For Child Porn

Green Bay’s Fox affiliate reports: A former pastor was sentenced Monday to 16 years in prison for possession of child pornography charges. Rick Haberland, 49, was convicted of four counts of possession of child pornography. He was also placed on extended supervision for 16 years. He was also placed on the sex offender registry. The sentence was extended by another …

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Stockton Cops Arrest Suspected Serial Killer Of Six Men

Sacramento’s CBS affiliate reports: Police have arrested a man they believe is responsible for the recent serial killings that claimed the lives of six people and had a city on edge. At a press conference on Saturday, Stockton Police Chief Stanley McFadden identified the suspect as 43-year-old Wesley Brownlee of Stockton. Police received tips from the public that led them …

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Cultist Guilty Of Arson He Blamed On “Antifa And BLM”

From the Justice Department: A Brooklyn Center man has pleaded guilty to wire fraud after filing fraudulent insurance claims for a staged arson, announced U.S. Attorney Andrew M. Luger. According to court documents, on September 23, 2020, Denis Vladmirovich Molla, 30, falsely reported to law enforcement that someone had lit his camper on fire and that three unknown males were …

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Two Teens Shot Outside Home Of GOP Rep. Lee Zeldin

The Associated Press reports: New York congressman and Republican candidate for governor Lee Zeldin says his family is safe after two teenagers were shot outside his Long Island home Sunday afternoon. The boys, both 17, were walking with a third teenager on the street where Zeldin lives when they were hit by gunfire from a moving car, Suffolk County Police …

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Feds: Man On Mushrooms Assaulted Flight Attendants

NBC News reports: A man allegedly on magic mushrooms was arrested after assaulting crew members during a United Airlines flight from Miami to Washington D.C. on Tuesday, according to an affidavit filed in the Eastern District of Virginia. Approximately one hour into the flight, Cherruy Loghan Sevilla allegedly started “wandering around the plane, running up and down the aisle, clapping …

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AL Pastor Arrested On Multiple Child Rape Charges

Mobile’s Fox affiliate reports: A former Citronelle pastor was back behind bars Tuesday night after he was indicted on child sex abuse charges. Investigators said Gregory Adams, 64, lured young women in his churches and sexually abused them, dating back decades ago. Adams was indicted on three counts of sodomy, two counts of sexual abuse, and three counts of rape. …

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PA Man Charged With Felony Assault On Capitol Police

Law & Crime reports: An accused U.S. Capitol rioter dubbed with the hashtag #JackTheTripper by online sleuths for allegedly attacking police with a bike rack now faces felony charges of assaulting law enforcement and civil disorder. Prosecutors allege that 32-year-old Pennsylvania resident Mikhail Edward Slye is the man given the double-entendre nickname by the group Sedition Hunters, a crowdsourced effort …

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Guilty Plea In Grindr Kidnapping And Murder Attempt

From the Justice Department: Chance Seneca, 21, of Lafayette, Louisiana, pleaded guilty today before U.S. District Judge Robert Summerhays to one count of kidnapping. According to his plea agreement, Seneca admitted that on June 20, 2020, he used Grindr, a dating application for gay and bisexual men, to kidnap and attempt to murder H.W., a gay man. Specifically, Seneca acknowledged …

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Arrests Made In Heist Of Bling Bishop’s $1M In Jewelry

The New York Times reports: Two men have been arrested in the July robbery of a Brooklyn pastor, who had what the police said was more than $1 million in jewelry taken from him at gunpoint during a sermon that was caught on a livestream video, prosecutors in Brooklyn said Wednesday. Juwan Anderson, 23, and Say-Quan Pollack, also 23, face …

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Cops: CA Man Plotted “Las Vegas-Style” Mass Shooting

Via press release from the city of Chico, California: The Chico Police Department recently received information that DALLAS MARSH (37) was making criminal threats to kill specific individuals, specified law enforcement officers, and was preparing to commit a “Las Vegas style” mass shooting with a specified deadline. Detectives with the Chico Police Department’s Violence Suppression Unit (VSU) obtained evidence of …

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