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  • Cop Who Was Fired After Ramming Suspect With Car Hired By Nearby County

    06/05/2018 6:43:31 PM PDT · by BBell · 18 replies
    https://www.yahoo.com/ ^ | 6/5/18 | Nina Golgowski
    A Georgia police officer fired a day after video captured him hitting a suspect with his patrol car during a chase has been hired by a nearby sheriff’s department. Taylor Saulters, who was a rookie in the Athens-Clarke County Police Department, was picked up by the Oglethorpe County Sheriff’s Office on Monday, its sheriff announced on Facebook. “I have known him since he was a baby and I know he will be a great asset to our county,” Sheriff David Gabriel saidSaulters, who was fired on Saturday, remains the subject of a probe by the Georgia Bureau of Investigations for...
  • Police officer fired after patrol car hits a suspect during a pursuit

    06/02/2018 5:15:06 PM PDT · by BBell · 30 replies
    CLARKE COUNTY, Ga. - The Athens-Clarke County Police Department has fired an officer that was involved in an incident on Friday during a chase and arrest. Officers Jerry Saulters and Steven Blackmon saw a suspect, Timmy Patmon near Vine Street and Nelli B Avenue. Patmon had felony warrants, according to an Athens-Clark County police spokesperson. Officer Blackmon got out of the patrol car and started chasing Patmon when he started running, but Officer Saulters stayed in the car, police said. Athens-Clarke County Police Department 9 hours ago We are aware of a Facebook post regarding an incident that occurred on...
  • Police chase ends with suspect who critically shot two Dallas officers in custody

    04/24/2018 7:47:16 PM PDT · by BBell · 60 replies
    Police chase ends with suspect who critically shot two Dallas officers and civilian at Home Depot in custodyDALLAS — Dallas police confirm that the suspect sought for shooting two officers at a Home Depot in Northeast Dallas has been caught after a police chase through Dallas.The shooting happened at the store near US 75 and Forest Lane.Officers named Hispanic male 29-year-old Armando Juarez as the person they were looking for.
  • Toronto van attack: Calm actions of police stun US

    04/24/2018 4:22:37 PM PDT · by Ennis85 · 55 replies
    BBC News ^ | 24th April 2018 | BBC News
    The calm actions of a police officer who arrested the Toronto van suspect without firing a shot have prompted praise and, in some quarters, astonishment. Video from the scene shows suspect Alek Minassian pointing an object at the officer and shouting: "Kill me!" The officer tells the man to "get down" and when the suspect says he has a gun, the officer repeats: "I don't care. Get down." Videos on social media show Mr Minassian lying down as the officer arrests him. Many in North America are asking how the suspect did not end up dead in a hail of...
  • Teen avoids abduction, chases down suspect

    04/07/2018 2:22:17 PM PDT · by BBell · 15 replies
    (KPRC) A 17-year-old in Texas who avoided abduction managed to chase down the suspect with the help of strangers. The incident happened Thursday morning while the victim says she was walking to school. There, in broad daylight, she says a man pulled up in a truck and tried to take her. "He grabbed my arm, actually, telling me to get into the truck," the victim said. She says she pulled back and was able to get away, just as another teen and her mom were pulling up
  • San Francisco cops fire 65 shots in 15 seconds at murder suspect in dramatic video (and missed)

    03/01/2018 4:41:49 PM PST · by LibWhacker · 66 replies
    FOX News ^ | 3/1/18 | Travis Fedschun
    The dramatic police shootout in San Francisco was caught on camera. Authorities in San Francisco released body camera videos on Tuesday of a dramatic shootout in which police officers fired their weapons at least 65 times in 15 seconds at a murder suspect. The San Francisco Police Department said the shooting happened on Feb. 17 in the city's Mission Bay neighborhood when officers confronted 31-year-old homicide suspect Joel Armstrong inside an RV at a homeless encampment. Armstrong allegedly shot two men the day before during a carjacking in the city's Panhandle neighborhood, killing one of them. Body camera footage released...
  • Mosque Where NYC Terror Suspect Worshipped Was Target Of Controversial NYPD Surveillance Effort

    11/02/2017 10:33:03 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 14 replies
    North Jersey ^ | 10/31/17 | Hannan Adely and William Lamb
    The Masjid Omar Mosque was probed by a program that drew criticism from civil liberties advocates and was the subject of two federal lawsuits. The Paterson mosque that some neighbors said the suspect in Tuesday's deadly terror attack in New York City attended was among several in New Jersey that the New York Police Department targeted as part of a broad surveillance program that was intended to identify "budding terrorist conspiracies." The Masjid Omar Mosque is on Getty Avenue, around the corner from the apartment where the suspect, Sayfullo Saipov, lived with his family. Wednesday morning, the mosque was within...
  • Eyewitness To NYC Truck Attack Says Alleged Suspect “Sprinted Toward The Group Of Kids”

    10/31/2017 3:55:19 PM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 48 replies
    Eyewitness to NYC truck attack says alleged suspect “sprinted toward the group of kids” after crashing onto bike path and hitting school bus https://twitter.com/ABC/status/925478646051205120
  • Suspect Arrested For Trying To BOMB Confederate Statue

    08/21/2017 12:32:05 PM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 8 replies
    GP ^ | 08/21/17 | Joshua Caplan
    Confederate statues are under attack around the United States. Since the deadly Charlottesville attack, leftist thugs have defaced, damaged and, in some cases, destroyed Confederate statues. A new report from the Houston Chronicle says a suspect is now in custody after attempting to bomb a Confederate statue in Houston’s Hermann Park. Chron.com reports:   A Houston man has been arrested on allegations he tried to plant explosives at the statue of Confederate officer Richard Dowling in Hermann Park, according to high-level law enforcement officials familiar with the investigation. When confronted Saturday night in the park, the man tried to drink the...
  • Driver of Stolen SUV Leads Police on Pursuit at Port of L.A. Before Climbing Crane

    08/16/2017 8:10:33 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 6 replies
    ktla ^ | Cindy Von Quednow,
    Officials were in pursuit of the vehicle earlier, but lost it on the freeway. Torrance police officials later picked it up, but called off the pursuit and the SUV was then chased by Long Beach police, Im said. After driving erratically through lanes at the port, the man got out of the SUV and began climbing a crane at the West Basin Container Terminal, sometimes backwards. The man then broke a window and climbed into a hole in the crane then continued walking around, in an effort to avoid police. At times the man was sat on the crane and...
  • Top FBI Lawyer Under Investigation For Leaks

    07/29/2017 6:49:25 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 25 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 07/29/17 | Ian Mason
    A Thursday report in Circa cites three officials claiming that FBI General Counsel James A. Baker is the “top suspect” in an investigation into leaks of classified Department of Justice information to the media. The report claims the investigation is “criminal” in nature. It is unclear exactly what information Baker is suspected of leaking and to which new outlets he did so. Baker is reportedly a “close ally” of ousted FBI Director James Comey, who, in 2014, appointed him to his current post as the top attorney representing the bureau. According to a June report in Vox, Baker was...
  • Burning Brussels terror suspect ran at soldiers

    06/21/2017 6:27:22 AM PDT · by cartan · 26 replies
    sky NEWS ^ | 2017-06-21 | Sunita Patel-Carstairs and Connor Sephton
    The terror suspect is pictured on fire before he is shot, as a Briton caught up in the attack tells of the "chaos" at the scene. Belgian soldiers patrolling a major train station in Brussels have killed a suspected suicide bomber following an explosion. He ran at soldiers while on fire after the blast, shouting "Allahu akbar" - God is greatest - in Arabic, before he was shot dead by troops.Belgium's federal prosecutor confirmed the "terrorist attack" at Brussels Central, one of the country's busiest stations.Authorities have identified the suspect as a Moroccan national, but have not released his name.He...
  • Armed Men Rob Shoot Stranded Drivers on I-10 Louisiana

    04/21/2017 5:58:50 PM PDT · by mapffel · 13 replies
    WWL-TV New Orleans ^ | 7:02 PM. CDT April 21, 2017 | WWLTV.com , WWL
    ST. CHARLES PARISH, La. -- Three men were robbed at gunpoint, one of them shot, after their car broke down on I-10 near the Bonnet Carre Spillway early Friday morning. According to the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office, three men were working to fix their stalled vehicle on the interstate’s shoulder around 12:48 a.m. when a green Pontiac sedan pulled up behind them. A black male got out of the car and offered to help the stranded men, but they declined. Police say two more black males got out of the vehicle and one of them pulled out a handgun.The...
  • Coroner IDs phone store robbery suspect killed by customer

    02/13/2017 3:53:43 PM PST · by BBell · 32 replies
    NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune ^ | 2/13/17 | Jonathan Bullington, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune
    The suspected robber shot and killed by an armed customer Friday night (Feb. 10) has been identified by the Orleans Parish Coroner's Office as Jordan Espadron. Espadron, 28, was armed when he entered the T-Mobile store, 506 St. Andrew St., shortly before 7:30 p.m., New Orleans police said. Once inside, police said he ordered employees and a customer to the back room and demanded money from the store safe.-snip-Jordan Espadron life fell off track, his grandmother said. A search of online court records in Jefferson Parish shows separate 2008 convictions for cocaine possession and for attempting to possess a firearm...
  • Customer who killed robbery suspect Friday night not likely to face charges: New Orleans police

    02/13/2017 3:39:05 PM PST · by BBell · 13 replies
    NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune ^ | 2/13/17 | Jonathan Bullington, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune
    New Orleans police are not likely to seek charges against the armed customer who fatally shot a suspected robber Friday night (Feb. 10) in a T-Mobile store, the department said Monday. "From all accounts it appears there will not be any charges brought forward for this incident, however, it is still being investigated," NOPD spokeswoman Dawne Massey said in an email message.The as-yet unidentified robbery suspect, 28, was armed when, according to police, he entered the T-Mobile store, 506 St. Andrew St., shortly before 7:30 p.m.
  • LAPD officers shoot suspect after stabbing rampage in Hollywood

    01/31/2017 4:24:17 PM PST · by LibWhacker · 30 replies
    Los Angeles Daily News ^ | 1/31/17 | Staff
    An officer-involved shooting took place inside a Hollywood fast food restaurant after multiple stabbings were reported in the area, the Los Angeles Police Department confirmed Tuesday. The shooting was reported around 2 p.m. at the corner of Ivar Avenue and Sunset Boulevard but the number of people injured was unclear, said LAPD Officer Aareon Jefferson. CNN reporter Maeve Reston witnessed some of the chaos and said on Twitter that she saw a male suspect — who officers later shot — trying to stab people. “Unclear how many stabbing victims there are, but suspect ran down Sunset Blvd. trying to stab...
  • Suspect In Shooting Outside Milo Event Claims Self Defence, Released Without Charges

    01/22/2017 8:29:00 AM PST · by davikkm · 57 replies
    The man apprehended earlier this morning in relation to the shooting outside the MILO event at the University of Washington has been released by police the Seattle Times reports. The suspect wanted in connection to the shooting of a 34 year old man turned himself in to police this morning and was promptly questioned by the University of Washington police. The Seattle Times article reports that, “one of the law-enforcement officials said the man who fired the gun claimed the man he shot was some type of white supremacist.”
  • German police release suspect for lack of evidence, driver still on the loose

    12/20/2016 1:20:13 PM PST · by Kaslin · 18 replies
    Hot Air.com ^ | December 20, 2016 | JOHN SEXTON
    It appeared that something was amiss when the Berlin police tweeted this early in the morning U.S. time: The temporary arrested suspect denies the offense. Therefore we are particulary alert. Please be also alert.#Breitscheidplatz— PolizeiBerlinEinsatz (@PolizeiBerlin_E) December 20, 2016 That suspect has already been released. Berlin police posted a fuller explanation for that decision on their website (via Google Translate): The accused who had been temporarily arrested on the occasion of the attack on the Berlin Christmas market on 19 December 2016 was released in the evening on the orders of the Federal Prosecutor. The previous investigations did not result...
  • France arrests new suspect in foiled terror plot

    12/17/2016 2:11:46 PM PST · by Lorianne · 3 replies
    Reuters ^ | 10 December 2016
    French judicial authorities have arrested and charged a sixth suspect in a foiled militant plot to attack sites in the Paris region, a judicial source said on Saturday. France has been under a state of emergency since a wave The 31-year old suspect has been placed in preventive detention and accused of cooperation with "criminal terrorists" and of having supplied weapons to his accomplices, the source said. Five other men suspected of being part of the plot are in custody after simultaneous police swoops last month in the southern port city of Marseille and in Strasbourg in northeast France. Investigators...
  • Chelsea bomb suspect caught after shootout with cops

    09/19/2016 8:37:49 AM PDT · by Nachum · 75 replies
    New York Post ^ | 9/19/16 | Jamie Schram, Reuven Fenton and Yaron Steinbuch September 19, 2016 | 11:25am
    A 28-year-old Afghani native wanted in connection with blasts in Manhattan and New Jersey that left 29 wounded has been caught after shooting at a police officer in New Jersey, according to a report. Ahmad Khan Rahami was arrested after firing at the cop in Linden, WNBC reported. Rahami, whose fingerprint was found on an unexploded device, was hunted in connection with the explosions that sparked fears of a local terror cell, according to federal officials. Earlier Monday, FBI agents raided the Elizabeth, New Jersey, home of Rahami, a naturalized US citizen who was deemed armed and dangerous, Mayor Bill...