Webb told Petchenik that, instead of taking him directly to jail, Vanhee drove him to a restaurant parking lot and turned up the heat in the cruiser to “teach him a lesson.”“It started getting real, real hot and stuff and I had the handcuffs on real tight,” he said. “He kept me for a couple hours in the back of the car with the heater on.”Read more »
A preliminary finding by Seattle police is that the Aug. 30 fatal shooting of a homeless woodcarver by an officer isn't justified, The Seattle Times reported. A source confirmed to seattlepi.com that Ian Birk, the officer who fired the fatal shots, has surrendered his gun and badge.Read more »
A judge this morning formally dropped murder charges against a Lynwood police officer who had been accused of killing a man and wounding two others in a bizarre shooting spree along the Illinois-Indiana border.
Brian Dorian, 37, was released from Will County Jail Tuesday night, but appeared in court this morning where the judge accepted a motion to dismiss from prosecutors.Read more »
The head of the agency charged with enforcing Delaware’s alcohol laws has resigned after being arrested for drunken driving.Read more »
Authorities in northeastern Illinois say a police officer has been arrested in connection with a series of shootings that killed one man and wounded two others in rural parts of Illinois and Indiana.Read more »
Taking her seat belt off for a few seconds because she couldn't reach the car park ticket machine through the car window.Read more »
The three women lounging in a pool and sipping drinks were surprised to see a uniformed police officer suddenly appear on the patio.
They later told investigators they were stunned as the Cathedral City officer unbuckled his gun belt, unbuttoned his shirt, dropped his pants and underwear and jumped into the pool.Read more »
Police Chief Randy Adams reportedly had himself declared disabled, even as he took the job, in a move that could make him millions in tax-free pension when he retires.
Adams, who was making $457,000 a year when he resigned in midst of the city's salary scandal, declared disability for back, knee and neck problems.Read more »
A pregnant, unarmed woman was shot during a drug raid in Spokane, Washington on Friday morning, and she remained hospitalized as investigators pieced together exactly what happened in the county's third officer-involved shooting within a month.Read more »
An elderly man is in critical condition after being thrown to the ground by a police officer. It happened Saturday night near North Orange Avenue after police say Daniel Daley put his hands on the cop.Read more »
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