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A high school football coach in South Carolina who was arrested for a DUI in the Spring is facing new legal troubles after being taken into custody for an alleged domestic violence incident involving his fiancée. 

On May 4, a man who has been a head football coach at Midland Valley High School in the Aiken County Public Schools District was arrested for allegedly driving under the influence with a BAC under .10%. This week, he was arrested again after he was accused of being abusive during a situation that occurred when he and his fiancée went out to dinner.

The couple, who share a local residence, went to a restaurant on the evening of July 6. While there, they had a disagreement, leading to the woman hailing an Uber to take her home. When her fiancé arrived, the situation reportedly intensified. The man allegedly ordered her to leave the home, reportedly shoved her to the ground, and took her driver’s license and debit card. When she started to call the police, the man allegedly tried to grab her phone.

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A Florida man accused of getting behind the wheel while intoxicated is facing several charges after allegedly driving on the wrong side of the street when he had two youngsters as passengers in the back seat of his car.

According to reports, on July 4, a man with two young children was driving an SUV past the Arcadia police headquarters. An officer spotted the vehicle and reportedly noticed it was being driven down the wrong side of the road. The officer pursued the SUV and performed a traffic stop.

The driver pulled over without incident, and when the officer approached to talk to them, they noticed two youngsters sitting in the vehicle’s back seat. The driver was asked if he was aware that he was driving in the opposite lane, and the officer reported that the man would not respond. The smell of alcohol was allegedly coming from the inside of the car. It was also reported that when the officer looked around the vehicle, he believed there was something that looked like a joint in the center console, in addition to a vape pen believed to contain THC oil.

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A Florida man was arrested after people reported him to the police when they allegedly saw him dropping a child head-first from a second-story balcony to scare him.

According to its website, the Sandalwood Beach Resort offers guests a “tropical paradise of flowers, palm trees, pelicans, parrots, dolphins, and spectacular sunsets” on North Redington Beach. Last weekend, the property was visited by the authorities after a youngster was reportedly physically injured by an adult.

On July 6, a mother and her 4-year-old son were hanging out at the pool. The woman began socializing with a 31-year-old man, and they reportedly had drinks together while they relaxed. After a while, they headed to the second floor where both of their rooms were located, and the woman left her son with the man while she took a shower.

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A Long Island dad is facing charges after he was accused of causing two houses to catch on fire when he allegedly instructed his 11-year-old son to light off a firework.

Accidents involving fireworks are a common hazard of Independence Day celebrations, and this year was no exception. A notable incident that occurred in the morning on July 4 took place on a residential street in Levittown, New York.

According to reports, an 11-year-old boy was hanging out with his father outside of their home. His dad had fireworks with him and reportedly gave one to his son and let him light it off. The child sparked the wick, but the firework malfunctioned and struck a nearby shed. The shed caught on fire, and the flames spread to their home, forcing the tenant who rents a room to vacate her space and run outside. The house next door also caught on fire, but the neighbors were not at home when the incident occurred.

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An Iowa man was arrested after being stabbed by a woman with a pocketknife who was reportedly trying to get away from him while he allegedly violently attacked her.

Late in the afternoon on July 1, a woman was at her desk using her computer in a Dubuque apartment while a 36-year-old man who also resides there was hanging out and drinking. According to reports, the day turned violent when the man allegedly picked up her cell phone and threw it in the direction of the woman. The device reportedly struck her on the chin.

The man allegedly approached and overturned her desk. He reportedly began striking her and trying to pull off her clothing, in addition to inhibiting her from getting up by holding her down with his knee on her neck. The woman had a pocketknife within her reach, and she used it to stab the man so she could try to escape.

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A North Carolina man was arrested following an investigation into his allegedly deplorable living conditions involving an injured elderly woman and over 40 wolf-hybrid dogs.

At the beginning of June, deputies from the Davidson County Sheriff’s Office opened an investigation into a case of alleged animal cruelty and domestic elderly abuse they believe was happening in a Denton residence. When they inspected the property, they reported that in addition to a man and an elderly woman, approximately 40 wolf-hybrid dogs were found living at the home. The inside and outside were believed to be in unlivable condition for both the humans and the dogs.

The authorities asserted that the dogs had not been socialized, and they determined they were feral. When they had them checked by veterinary professionals, it was learned that the animals had been exposed to and were carrying various diseases. It was ordered by the court that they be humanely euthanized for community safety reasons.

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An Indiana man was arrested and jailed on over a dozen charges after allegedly robbing a fast-food restaurant at gunpoint, stealing a vehicle from the parking lot, leading the police on a chase, and illegally firing a gun.

Early in the morning on June 30, employees at a Taco Bell located in Fishers experienced a scare when a car with three people in it rolled up to the drive-thru window. According to reports, when the trio interacted with the staff, they allegedly ordered them to hand over cash while holding handguns. Before leaving the premises with the money, one of the people in the vehicle reportedly made off with an employee’s Dodge Challenger parked in the lot.

The authorities were notified, and officers from the Fishers Police Department followed up on the report. They searched nearby for the allegedly stolen car, and when they located it, they pulled over the driver. The man stopped the vehicle but reportedly ran off.

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A man and woman from Indiana were arrested on several charges after the police allegedly found large amounts of drugs, paraphernalia, and cash in the home where they had a two-and-a-half-year-old child.

On June 26, someone called the authorities to report that they thought there were illegal drug-related activities going on in a residence in Seymour. Officers from the Seymour Police Department went to the address to check out the claim.

When they got there, the residents were home, and they began discussing the report with them. According to reports, while they were there, they allegedly noticed the scent of marijuana and believed it was coming from the home. They also saw a youngster inside playing with toys. They believed there was cause to inspect the residence, and they were granted a search warrant.

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A Missouri woman is being held without bond after being accused of trying to poison her husband by putting Roundup weed killer in his bottles of Mountain Dew.

A couple of months ago, a woman had a 50th birthday party for her spouse with the hope that he would become elated by her efforts. It was reported that she did not believe the man showed as much gratitude as she would have liked, so she became upset with him. The woman reportedly felt that she should have filed for a divorce, but instead, she allegedly decided to tamper with his preferred beverage.

It was reported that the man regularly drinks Mt. Dew, and the couple keep 2-liter bottles of the soda stocked in their basement. His wife allegedly took Roundup weed killer and mixed an unknown amount of it with the contents of the bottles. When the man first drank some of the soda he believed it tasted off, but he didn’t think much of it. He started to think something was going on after he began experiencing gastrointestinal problems after a few weeks. He also reportedly noticed that the Mt. Dew he consumed outside the house tasted different.

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A Michigan man was arrested after allegedly touching and tickling children he did not know while they were playing ball at a summer event in the park.

On June 21, the advent of the fourth annual “Food Truck Fridays” was held at Town Square Park in Pinckney. The president of the local Chamber of Commerce talked about some of the features at the weekly event and said, “We have 16 food trucks. We have our famous ‘foam party,’ which is the kids go play in the foam at 1:45p, 4:45p and 6:45p. The fire department will have a display and they’re going to be spraying the kids down.”

The activities typically draw a large crowd including many families with children. Some of the youngsters were playing catch with a football, and an unknown man reportedly walked up and got in between their game. The police were later told that he was touching and tickling the kids, who were reportedly uncomfortable with him. It was reported that the man told the kids he knew their parents. One of the youngsters said he felt worried that the man was trying to kidnap him.

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