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  • Fricker gets 5 months' jail, caning over vandalism & trespassing charges

    06/28/2010 4:35:49 PM PDT · by James C. Bennett · 24 replies · 1+ views
    Channel News, Singapore ^ | 25 June 2010 1843 hrs | Channel News
    SINGAPORE : Swiss national Oliver Fricker has been sentenced to five months jail and three strokes of the cane. The 32-year-old IT consultant pleaded guilty to trespassing into the SMRT Changi Depot and spray-painting two train carriages. A third vandalism charge for cutting the depot's fence was taken into consideration. Fricker committed the offences between May 16 and 17 with an alleged accomplice, identified as Dane Alexander Lloyd, a Briton who has since left Singapore. The court was told Lloyd allegedly masterminded the plan, and had corresponded with a spray paint supplier before his arrival in Singapore on May 15....
  • Kentucky Student May Sue After Mall Claimed Her Dress Was Too Short for Shopping

    08/14/2008 1:59:41 PM PDT · by bamahead · 181 replies · 592+ views
    FOX News ^ | August 13, 2008 | FOX News
    A Kentucky college student has hired a lawyer after she was escorted out of a mall by security on Sunday because her dress was deemed too short, MyFOXBoston reports. Kymberly Clem, a 20-year-old student at Eastern Kentucky University, wore the dress Sunday after purchasing it from the mall in Richmond the previous day, the Richmond Register reported Tuesday. After just a few minutes inside of the mall, a security guard approached her and expressed concerns over the length of the garment. According to MyFOXBoston, the guard informed her that several female patrons had complained that she was disrupting their shopping...
  • Video: Lindsay Campbell asks Hummer owner what the hell he was thinking...?

    04/16/2008 11:27:08 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 34 replies · 110+ views ^ | 04/16/2008 | Staff
    On an episode of her Mob Logic.TV called "Hybrid Hullabaloo" the lovely Lindsay Campbell (pictured right) had the opportunity to ask an owner of the iconic super-sized Tonka toy something she has been wanting to ask for a long time. While interviewing random people in the parking lot of a "big box" store about hybrids and why they aren't driving them, she spots a man returning to his king-sized ride and runs to confront him. With mic in hand and cameraman in tow she starts, "Tell me seriously, I've always wanted to talk with a Hummer owner and find out...
  • Controversial Professor Plans to Risk Arrest After University Cancels His Classes

    08/31/2007 8:21:09 AM PDT · by Froufrou · 42 replies · 1,153+ views
    FOX ^ | 08/30/07 | Melissa Drosjack
    A professor whose views on the Holocaust irked critics plans to risk arrest by showing up on the first day of classes next week at DePaul University after officials canceled his courses, took away his office and put him on leave. The private Chicago Catholic university recently informed professor Norman Finkelstein that his three courses were canceled after a dispute over tenure that drew charges of anti-Semitism against him. Critics find issue with Finkelstein, the son of Holocaust survivors, who believes that some Jews have exploited the Holocaust. Finkelstein is the author of five books, including "The Holocaust Industry: Reflections...
  • Criminal complaint details shooting of Santa Rosa women (NM-New Details)

    02/16/2007 8:56:33 AM PST · by CedarDave · 51 replies · 1,361+ views
    Albuquerque KOB-TV Channel 4 ^ | February 16, 2007 | AP via KOB-TV4
    SANTA ROSA, N.M. (AP) - A Santa Rosa teenager asked the man who fatally shot her not to do so, saying she was outside his home only to use the restroom. That’s according to a criminal complaint filed Monday in magistrate court in Guadalupe County. Fifty-five-year-old Joseph Page is accused of fatally shooting 18-year-old Tenika Dodge and 20-year-old Yvonne Gallegos outside his home Saturday night. According to the complaint, Page told police that he shot Gallegos with a .410-gauge shotgun through a window. The complaint says that Page then walked outside his home and confronted Dodge, who pleaded with him...
  • Attorney: Man Protected Home (NM shooting kills two teen girls)

    02/14/2007 9:23:54 AM PST · by CedarDave · 334 replies · 6,763+ views
    The Albuquerque Journal ^ | February 14, 2007 | Leslie Linthicum
    Joseph Page was asleep in bed in his Santa Rosa home when he heard glass shatter, feared someone was breaking in and got his shotgun to defend himself, his lawyer said Tuesday. Page, in jail on a $1-million cash bond on two counts of murder in the deaths of two young women, was a victim of a group of kids trespassing and scaring him in the dark— not a murderer, said Assistant Public Defender Lelia Hood. .... This is a horrible, horrible tragedy," Hood said. "But what are people supposed to do if someone is coming into their home and...
  • Saudi Men Who Got on School Bus Excused

    06/27/2006 10:54:30 AM PDT · by BronzePencil · 25 replies · 1,249+ views
    The Washington Post ^ | 6/26/06 | AP
    TAMPA, Fla. -- Two Saudi men accused of boarding a school bus full of students won't be prosecuted if they complete a pretrial intervention program for first-time offenders, the state attorney's office said Monday.
  • Jedi Knight in the cells

    03/22/2006 11:38:36 AM PST · by Tamar1973 · 18 replies · 423+ views
    The Sun, UK ^ | March 17, 2006 | JOHN COLES
    GLEN Rodgers found the force against him when he was thrown in a cell overnight for breaking into his own home while dressed as a Jedi Knight. Star Wars nut Glen, 25, had been to a fancy dress party, but forgot his keys. So he used his light sabre to smash a window in the lean-to at his rented flat. A neighbour heard the crash and called cops, who collared Glen inside. They carted him off still wearing his outfit. Pub manager Glen was then locked up for 13 hours on suspicion of criminal damage in Barnstaple, Devon. He was...
  • City wants toilet garden removed

    07/21/2005 10:07:33 AM PDT · by Cowman · 10 replies · 332+ views
    Grand Rapids Minnesota Herald-Review ^ | Wednesday, July 20th, 2005 | Beth Bily
    City wants toilet garden removed The saying that one man's trash is another man's treasure hit close to home recently when a River Road resident was told by the Grand Rapids Police Department that numerous toilets in use on city property as flower pots have to go or he will face trespassing charges. The resident, Lee Jackson, believes that the police department is trying to force their removal as a personal vendetta. The police contend, however, that encroachment on city property demand the removal. Lee Jackson, who planted and maintains the flowers, says that the toilet flower beds are not...
  • Illegal immigrant fights charge (Trespassing in NH)

    05/12/2005 7:04:25 AM PDT · by whd23 · 63 replies · 2,464+ views
    New Hampshire Union Leader ^ | May 12, 2005 | Dan McLean
    MERRIMACK — The attorney representing the illegal immigrant charged by New Ipswich police for criminal trespassing will argue state law is being misused and the Vienna Convention was violated when her client was not put in touch with the Mexican Consulate. During an interview in her Merrimack office, Attorney Mona Movafaghi said the Vienna Convention guaranteed the right of her client to contact the Mexican Consulate, but police failed to provide the opportunity. New Ipswich Police Chief W. Garrett Chamberlain charged Jorge Mora Ramirez, 21, with criminal trespass and operating a vehicle without a valid license on April 15. Ramirez...
  • Illegal Immigrant Pleads Guilty To Trespassing

    05/04/2005 11:54:04 AM PDT · by andyk · 33 replies · 797+ views
    AP ^ | May 3, 2005 | AP
    JAFFREY, N.H. -- A man from Mexico pleaded guilty on Tuesday to trespassing in the town of New Ipswich, N.H., as the police passed the first test of whether they can use trespassing laws against illegal immigrants on public property. Police Chief Garrett Chamberlain charged Jorge Ramirez, 21, with trespassing after federal immigration officials refused to take him into custody. He reasoned that if Ramirez was in the country illegally, he also was in the town illegally. Ramirez had admitted being in the country on forged documents. There was some question about whether the judge would allow police to prosecute...
  • Wis. Seeks More Hmong Hunting Instructors

    01/17/2005 10:18:11 AM PST · by joesnuffy · 14 replies · 617+ views
    ESPN OUTDOORS ^ | Jan. 11, 2005 | Robert Imrie
    Tuesday, January 11, 2005 Wis. seeks more Hmong hunting instructors ------------------------------------------------------------------------ By Robert Imrie Associated Press — Jan. 11, 2005 WAUSAU, Wis. — A Hmong liaison officer for Wisconsin hopes to find another 20 volunteers from Hmong communities statewide to teach hunter education classes to aspiring new hunters. Kou Xiong of the state Department of Natural Resources says he is one of only three Hmong certified to teach the classes out of about 4,900 volunteer teachers, most of them white men. "We just cannot find anyone," Xiong said. "The Hmong kids just feel that if they have a Hmong instructor,...
  • 21 Arrested in Arlington Protest of Bush Administration AIDS Policy [ACT UP at BC 04 HQ]

    10/19/2004 12:35:47 PM PDT · by Mike Fieschko · 21 replies · 685+ views
    Washington Post ^ | Oct 19, 2004 | Elaine Rivera
    Arlington police arrested 21 protesters yesterday after they chained themselves to the front door and one another at Bush-Cheney campaign headquarters during a demonstration against administration policies. About 120 protesters took part in the demonstration outside the building on Wilson Boulevard that houses the campaign headquarters, police said. The protest began about 2 p.m. and lasted 90 minutes, they said. The protest was organized by ACT UP and Housing Works, a nonprofit agency that provides social services, housing and health care to people with AIDS in New York, said Robert Cordero, director of federal advocacy for Housing Works. "We...
  • Trespassing charges dropped against two Bush protesters

    07/16/2004 11:54:32 AM PDT · by End Times Sentinel · 10 replies · 465+ views
    LEX 18 ^ | July 15, 2004 | AP News-monkey
    Charleston, West Virginia-AP -- A judge has dismissed trespassing charges against a couple who wore anti-Bush T-shirts at a rally for the president in Charleston, West Virginia. An assistant city attorney told the judge that the officers had no authority under the city's ordinances to charge Nicole and Jeff Rank with trespassing on the state Capitol grounds. On July fourth, police removed the Ranks after the two took off an outer layer of clothing to reveal T-shirts that said "Love America, Hate Bush" and Bush's name with a slash through it. The couple say they didn't expect to be arrested...
  • Immigrants swarm Carl Rove's home, pound on windows, demand support for DREAM act.

    03/29/2004 12:48:26 PM PST · by tuckrdout · 85 replies · 1,710+ views
    Yahoo News ^ | 3.29.04 | tuckrdout
    WASHINGTON, March 28 /U.S. Newswire/ -- Hundreds of grassroots leaders representing National People's Action (NPA) are paying a visit to the home of President Bush (news - web sites)'s Senior Policy Advisor Karl Rove on Sunday, March 28, because he refused to meet with them to discuss the rights of immigrant youth. NPA and immigrant rights' leaders want the White House to support the Development, Relief, and Education for Alien Minors Act (DREAM Act). It would grant access to instate tuition for children of immigrants whose families have been in the county at least five years and paid taxes for...
  • Testimony heard on police raid

    11/21/2002 12:32:30 PM PST · by No Truce With Kings · 4 replies · 219+ views
    Houston Chronicle ^ | Nov. 21, 2002 | ROMA KHANNA
    Nov. 21, 2002, 10:35AM Testimony heard on police raid Lawyer: Focus is on Aguirre, sergeant By ROMA KHANNA Copyright 2002 Houston Chronicle Houston police Capt. Mark Aguirre and a sergeant who works closely with him appear to be the only targets of an investigation into the mass arrest of people in a Kmart parking lot, a lawyer for an officer cooperating with authorities said. "After reviewing all the evidence, my impression is that Aguirre and one other sergeant who is his right-hand man are the targets of this probe," said Clint Greenwood, who is representing Lt. Frank Jackson. Greenwood would...
  • Two Illegal Immigrants Shot To Death In Pinal County

    10/17/2002 6:49:35 AM PDT · by Tancred · 27 replies · 344+ views
    KOLD-TV ^ | October 16, 2002 | Staff
    Pinal County authorities are looking for a man who opened fire on a group of illegal immigrants in a desert area near Red Rock Wednesday afternoon. Two were killed, and an unknown amount of others were injuried. Investigators say a group of at least 12 immigrants were gathered at a stock pond when somebody drove up, got out of the vehicle, and opened fire. Some of the immigrants were able to run for cover. A helicopter was looking for other survivors Wednesday night, but had found nothing. Authorities are now shifting their focus towards finding the gunman. Shell casings from...