In the midst of swirling controversy about cops and cameras, Luis Luna was put under arrest for filming police in action—not by a rogue patrolman misunderstanding official department policy, but by none other than the assistant chief of police.Read more »
ThinkGeek is now joking that its Samurai Sword Handle Umbrella should come with a warning label: "May incite SWAT teams." The reason? Panic on a Georgia college campus.
According to a ThinkGeek shopper who purchased one of these umbrellas for her boyfriend, this is what happened:Read more »
Blinn's girlfriend told police she and Blinn argued while driving to Pittsboro Wednesday night in Blinn's police car. Blinn was very upset and the woman said she tried repeatedly to get out of the car.
Blinn drew a gun, but the woman told police she grabbed it and threw it out a window, WTHR saidRead more »
Jose Del Rio, a Vietnam War veteran, built a “multi-level” underground structure about 20 to 25 feet below the home, resulting in the City of Austin executing a warrant to have the police SWAT team, police bomb squad and Austin Fire’s search and rescue operations team, do a full sweep of the home.Read more »
There's a new type of task force coming out of Montgomery.Read more »
A pregnant woman suffered a miscarriage due to rough treatment by Clayton County authorities who were enforcing a local dog ordinance, the woman's attorney said Tuesday. Police said at the time of her March 3 arrest that Youhoing-Nanan, 43, had violated a Clayton ordinance prohibiting anyone from keeping more than five dogs over four months of age.Read more »
Allegedly “disgruntled” man has his guns seized, and “voluntarily” surrenders to two SWAT teams and dozens of police officers for a crime that hadn’t been committed.Read more »
Cheye Calvo's July 2008 encounter with a Prince George's County, Maryland, SWAT team is now pretty well-known: After intercepting a package of marijuana at a delivery service warehouse, police completed the delivery, in disguise, to the address on the package. That address belonged to Calvo, who also happened to be the mayor of the small Prince George’s town of Berwyn Heights. When Calvo's mother-in-law brought the package in from the porch, the SWAT team pounced, forcing their way into Calvo's home.Read more »
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