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A defense attorney from North Carolina was arrested after allegedly faking a seizure during her arrest for reportedly striking a woman in the face several times during an argument.

On April 15, a defense attorney was at her law office in Charlotte. According to reports, she was speaking to a woman she suspected was having an affair with one of the firm’s clients who had been to the office earlier in the day. The situation intensified when the attorney allegedly began to yell and use profanity, and then reportedly hit the woman in the face five times. She also allegedly scratched her and caused her to bleed.

The authorities were notified, and officers from the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department went to the business to assist. They assessed the situation, and when they reportedly saw blood under the attorney’s nails, the police assumed it was from the cuts on the alleged victim’s face.

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A Florida man was arrested after allegedly striking his roommate in the head with a piece of raw pizza dough because he reportedly thought he was intentionally trying to irritate him.

On the evening of April 11, a 32-year-old man was at the St. Petersburg residence where he lives with his 62-year-old roommate. According to reports, he was in the kitchen working on making a homemade pizza and heard voices in his head that were instructing him about how to prepare the pie.

In the background, his roommate was reportedly making a coughing sound. The man became agitated by the noise and reportedly angrily threw some of the dough on the floor. Afterward, he allegedly picked it up and threw it toward his roommate. The flying unbaked crust reportedly hit the man in the head.

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An Arkansas woman is facing a felony charge after allegedly attacking and injuring a law enforcement officer who went to her apartment complex after neighbors called in complaints about her behavior.

On the afternoon of April 8, the tenants in an apartment complex in Hot Springs reportedly experienced a disturbance caused by one of the residents. The 45-year-old woman was allegedly angry and making a lot of noise outside of her apartment. They decided to call the police to report the situation.

An officer from the Hot Springs Police Department went to the address to see what was going on. When he saw the woman, who was believed to be highly intoxicated, the officer said her arms were cut with the blood dripping down to her hands. When he tried to inspect the cuts, the woman reportedly resisted and hit him in the face.

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A septuagenarian in Florida may face legal action after allegedly threatening a child on a bicycle with a knife when he reportedly became upset that the youngster was riding on the sidewalk.

Just after noon on April 8, a 73-year-old man donning a sunhat and dark sunglasses was walking down the sidewalk parallel to a main street in Winter Springs. According to reports, a boy on a bicycle riding down the same sidewalk tried to ride past him. The man allegedly became upset that the youngster was not riding in the designated bike lane, and he pulled a military-style blade out of his pocket. He reportedly pointed it at the child while scolding him. The boy reportedly immediately went home after telling the man that he was sorry, and the authorities were notified about the situation.

Officers from the Winter Springs Police Department went to talk to the child, who told them he was afraid his life was in danger when the man was allegedly wielding the knife. The police set out to locate the alleged perpetrator, and they saw the person they believed was responsible. When the child was asked if the man looked like the person with the knife, he positively identified him as the suspect.

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A drunken Florida man was arrested for his alleged involvement in an altercation at Walt Disney World that broke out after he reportedly made fun of a woman with Down Syndrome.

On January 25, a 62-year-old man was with his wife and a group of friends at the Belle Vue Lounge in The Boardwalk Resort at Disney World. It was reported that he was drinking bourbon and beer, and it was believed that he was intoxicated. At a table nearby, another group of patrons, one of whom was in a wheelchair, were enjoying their time in the establishment when the man reportedly went up to their table.

The girl in the wheelchair has Down Syndrome, and some of her family members were sitting with her. They reported that the man approached them and started making noises. It was believed that the man was mocking her, and the situation intensified when her mother asked him if that was his intention.

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A man was arrested at a Western Florida Walgreens on Easter Sunday after allegedly hitting a store manager with a Bible after being asked to leave the premises.

Late in the evening on March 31, a 35-year-old man went to a Walgreens Pharmacy in Clearwater intending to buy a pair of headphones. After choosing his desired item, the man encountered a store employee and reportedly had an unpleasant verbal encounter with her regarding the headphones.

The reason for the spat was not recorded in the police report, but the situation caught the store manager’s attention and she decided to tell the man to get out of the store. He was reportedly holding a Bible when she walked up to him, and after ordering him to depart from the premises, the man allegedly hit her in the face with the book of religious texts. Afterward, he complied with the manager’s demand and walked out the door.

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The long-distance boyfriend of a woman in Texas reportedly stabbed her with a pair of scissors and forced her to write a suicide note before allegedly attempting to take her to Mexico against her will.

On March 29, a 21-year-old man who had been engaging in a long-distance relationship with a woman from College Station for over a year allegedly went to her residence without an invitation. The woman allowed him to come inside, and while he was there, he allegedly stabbed a pair of scissors into her neck. What was assumed to be a suicide note was reportedly left in her apartment, and the man allegedly made her leave with him in his vehicle. He reportedly planned to take her to Mexico.

According to reports, the alleged victim sent text messages to her father and told him she needed him to call the police. The authorities were notified, and the College Station Police Department began to investigate the situation. They used the woman’s cell phone signal to get a location, and officers found the pair at a local CVS store.

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An Alabama teenager on vacation in Florida reportedly got drunk and harassed people playing tennis and spit on the face of a deputy who was arresting him for the alleged inappropriate behavior.

On the evening of March 25, a 17-year-old from Mountain Brook who was on vacation in Florida was hanging out at Santa Rosa Beach. The young man walked over to an area with tennis courts, and he allegedly started bothering the people who were playing. What reportedly began with the teen launching a verbal assault soon escalated into the physical realm.

The young man was asked to depart the premises, but he allegedly pushed a man so hard that he fell. When he regained his footing, the man grabbed the teen and held him down until the authorities arrived.

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The caregiver for an elderly deaf man in Tennessee was accused of becoming frustrated with her patient and allegedly throwing a pot of boiling water at him leaving him with second and third-degree burns.

According to reports, late in the evening on January 21, a 45-year-old woman who has worked as a caregiver for 15 years was taking care of her patient in a group home in Memphis. The elderly man is hearing impaired, in addition to having diagnoses of schizophrenia and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. The patient was boiling water in a pot so he could prepare noodles, and the caregiver, who was allegedly angry, reportedly told him to leave the kitchen and go to the living room.

The man did as she asked, but the woman was reportedly still upset. She allegedly grabbed the pot, in which the water was now boiling, and threw it at her patient. The police report says the man had severe burns on “his face, shoulder, and right side of his back.”

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When a Florida man called for emergency assistance, he allegedly groped himself and one of the medical technicians while they administered treatment as he was being taken to a local hospital.

On March 14, a man in Naples was at his residence when he began feeling unwell. He noticed an odd mark on his body and thought he might have been bitten on his foot by a bug. He believed the bug bite was the cause of his ailment. The man called the authorities and asked for emergency assistance.

Naples police and Naples Fire Department medical techs went to the address, and they located the man in the bathroom. They decided to take him to the hospital. An EMS was taking care of the man as they headed to NCH Baker Hospital Downtown, and he allegedly started acting inappropriately.

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