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A man who authorities believe has been a part of a theft ring that has been stealing high-end coolers from retailers and then profiting by selling them online has been arrested as one of the suspects involved in the operation.

After a fire alarm at the Academy Sports and Outdoors store was triggered on February 8, the employees realized that approximately $1200 worth of coolers went missing from their inventory. The surveillance video in the establishment showed two men taking Yeti brand coolers out of the emergency exit door.

The Selma police were notified and began looking into the incident, and they released a bulletin alerting law enforcement agencies throughout Texas. Detectives in Fort Worth reported that they recognized the suspects, who are believed to be the same men that were a part of several other thefts of the same nature in eight other counties; six in Texas and two in Louisiana.

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A blind and disabled man dressed in a yellow Minion character costume who was entertaining as the mascot of a store on the boardwalk in Daytona Beach was allegedly the victim of a random attack by an Instagram internet performer.

25-year-old Ryan Nihart has two Instagram channels where he posts videos under the name Bouje Ratchet for a fan base of approximately 4,000 followers who view his material.

On Sunday, July 8, Nihart reportedly went to the Daytona Beach boardwalk and approached 40-year-old Jamie Roehm. Roehm is a legally blind and disabled man who dresses in a costume depicting a character from the movie Despicable Me who works as the mascot of Jungle George, a business on the boardwalk.

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A young woman who worked at a daycare center located in Bryant, Arkansas, has been brought up on charges after a video was captured allegedly depicting her administering abusive behavior toward two young children.

19-year-old McKenzie Howell had worked with youngsters at the Kid’s Academy Daycare in Bryant for over a year when another employee, who is also the mother of a 2-year-old boy enrolled at the center, had concerns that her son was being mistreated when he was in Howell’s care. Upon reviewing a security video recorded at the facility showing a woman that is believed to be Howell acting in a manner that alarmed her, she notified the Child Abuse Hotline and the authorities.

The police watched the video footage and saw a woman that they suspect is Howell being forceful with the way she handled a little boy and little girl who were said to be about two-years-old. After viewing what one of the officers described as content that was difficult to watch, a warrant for Howell’s arrest was issued for the allegations.

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A city councilwoman of a small town in Kansas is facing charges after an incident following her arrest where she has been accused of biting a police officer on his thumb so hard that it broke the bone.

Late in the morning on June 29, officers arrived at the home of Carol Fowler, a 48-year-old woman from Huron, Kansas, who works on the city council for the location that serves as home to 73 residents. She was being apprehended due to an outstanding warrant issued for failing to appear at a scheduled court date for charges she incurred in December.

Fowler allegedly was not compliant with the officers when they tried to arrest her, and she was reported as having kicked and scratched at them until a stun gun was eventually deployed in an attempt to subdue her. Neither of the deputies reported any significant injuries to them during the encounter, and she was taken to the Atchison county jail.

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A man who worked for the Los Angeles County Department of Children and Family Services has been accused of having a collection of files on a computer, of which he is the purported owner, that contained several hundreds of digital images of pornography depicting children.

Last month, 54-year-old Carlos Enrique Castillo, a man who had a job with the LA DCFS, was allegedly found with more than 600 images in the form of digital pictures and videos on his PC that showed youngsters in a sexual manner.

An investigation into the situation reportedly uncovered details leading to the suspicion that Castillo not only had the pornographic materials but also had participated in sharing them online. The alleged activity has been reported as taking place over a period of approximately 120 days.

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A man who has been accused of driving while under the influence of alcohol allegedly caused an accident on Sunday and was reportedly seen walking back to his burning vehicle to light a cigarette off of the flames.

The alleged driver of the car, 25-year-old Robert Quigley, was traveling on Interstate 80 with a woman in the passenger seat when his vehicle, which is suspected of traveling at a speed of nearly 80 mph, crashed into the back of an SUV that was at a standstill in traffic. Following the collision, Quigley’s car ignited from what was suspected as a possible breach in the fuel line.

A nearby Citrus Heights Police officer reported that he noticed the accident when Quigley’s car caught fire, and when he headed toward the scene to assist he believed that Quigley changed seats with his passenger so that it would appear as if she was the driver.

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A Chicago judge who has been accused of carrying a loaded gun into the courthouse when the weapon allegedly dropped to the floor in the lobby of the building.

On July 3 during the middle of the afternoon Joseph Claps, a 70-year-old judge at the Leighton Criminal Court Building, was walking through the entrance hall toward a courtroom when a revolver reportedly fell from his person and clattered onto the floor.

Security cameras captured the event on video and Claps, who is permitted to enter the building without passing through the metal detectors, was allegedly seen using the weapon to steady himself while standing up after he bent down to retrieve it and then put it into his pocket.

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At a Georgia Walmart on the 4th of July, a minivan carrying a man, a woman, and four female children was seen on surveillance as the children allegedly helped the adults illegally take car batteries from the business and put them into the vehicle.

After the discovery that the store appeared to be missing several car batteries, and while investigating the cause of the loss on their security video footage, a minivan with six individuals was seen parked near one of the inventory storage areas located on the outside of the building.

Four little girls, the youngest suspected as being 5 or 6-years-old, were reportedly shown removing the batteries from the secured storage place after the adult woman accompanying them allegedly smashed the lock off using what was appeared to be a hammer. Both of the adults also purportedly took part in packing the batteries into the vehicle.

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A Garden Grove resident has been accused of trying to set fire to two homeless men that had a tent set up in Anaheim as their makeshift residency.

Eric Mongerson was reportedly on a bike ride on the afternoon of June 27 when he had an encounter with two men who lack permanent housing and had set up a temporary shelter using a tent.

When 29-year-old Mongerson was riding his bicycle in the direction of the site that the homeless men were located he allegedly threw a burning item at them and was reported as having said unkind words to the gentlemen as he left the scene.

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A man is facing charges after he was allegedly discovered engaging in long-term sexual relations with a 14-year-old girl with whom he resides. He was reported after the teenager had a 12-year-old friend over to the house to hang out, and the suspect was accused of participated in a game of Uno, but with the added element of stripping. The visiting girl reported the alleged inappropriate sexual behavior.

When the authorities interviewed the young teenagers they each gave testimonies that caused the police to believe that the man, 23-year-old Kikin Rodriguez, was performing sexual acts with the underage girls and possibly engaged in a romantic coupling with the 14-year-old.

The 14-year-old teen that lives in the same home as Kikin said that she had one sexual encounter with Kikin, but that nothing prior to that incident had ever transpired. She additionally said that she is not and was never involved with Kikin romantically.