Joao Correa was on a Delta Airlines flight from Honduras to Atlanta last week when something bad happened down below, and he had to immediately use the bathroom. Unfortunately, there was a drink cart blocking his way and the flight attendants wouldn't let him by. When the plane landed, Correa was arrested and spent two days in jail.Read more »
The NJ Libertarian Party Open Government Advocacy Taskforce has uncovered a "confidential" out of court settlement of $75K. This project has uncovered multiple out of court settlements that towns have tried to keep confidential. For more on this case see http://ogtf.lpcnj.org/2010270P5/
For more on the Open Government Advocacy Taskforce see http://ogtf.lpcnj.org/ and http://njlp.org/news/partynews/opengovernment
Hearing the commotion, not to mention the tirade of profanities being screamed by the deputy, Whitaker’s wife rushed outside to see her husband face down on the ground.
“Call the boys, he’s trying to kill me!” Whitaker screamed to his wife.Read more »
Autopsy On Woodcarver Shot And Killed By Seattle Police Officer Shows He Was Not Facing The Officer During The ShootingRead more »
Heathcote police were called to an incident in the small town of Axedale, in central Victoria about 12.30pm AEST yesterday, where they used capsicum spray to subdue the 12-year-old boy and took him into custody.
Today Victoria Police said in a statement the boy was "acting in a threatening manner towards police and a family member" and "capsicum spray was deployed as a last resort to subdue the boy".
They would not say if he had a weapon.Read more »
A Harford County Circuit Court judge Monday dismissed wiretapping charges against Anthony Graber, a motorcyclist who was jailed briefly after he taped a Maryland state trooper who stopped him for speeding on I-95. Graber used a camera mounted on his helmet, then posted the video on YouTube.Read more »
Firearms seized by the Tippecanoe County Sheriff's Office during the past decade could help pay for new protective vests for deputies.Sheriff Tracy Brown said his agency expects to dispose of 141 confiscated firearms sometime later this year through a Lafayette-based company called Certified Firearms Solutions.After the firearms, which have been confiscated as a result of arrests or other law enforcement activities, are sold to the company, they will be dismantled. Any still-working parts can be sold to firearms manufacturers for cash, Brown said.Read more »
You may have been able to black out the horrific police raid in which a pit bull was shot to death and a 7-year-old boy was held at gunpoint, but Jonathan Whitworth and his family apparently can't. Whitworth is suing the city of Columbia and several police officers, claiming his family's constitutional rights were violated.Read more »
A juvenile correctional officer from Kokomo has been charged with receiving child pornography.The U.S. Attorney's office in Indianapolis says numerous pornographic images were found on a thumb drive hidden in a chair in the home of 47-year-old Michael Shane Bates. Police searched Bates' home after the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children received an online tip.Read more »
Cops begin beating someone, woman takes out her phone to record the incident. Moments after she snapped a few photos, she claims an officer grabbed her by the ponytail, slammed her against the police cruiser and pushed her into the back seat.
Oh, and the cops who arrested her?: Both had four complaints each against them regarding physical abuse.Read more »
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