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When a woman riding in an Uber became frustrated by the driver going too slowly for her liking, she allegedly stole the car and drove herself to the airport.

Early in the morning on December 10, a woman from Orange County, California, was in Austin, Texas, getting ready to get on a flight. She ordered an Uber to take her to the Austin-Bergstrom International Airport. Shortly after, a woman with the rideshare company arrived, and they began their trip.

According to reports, the driver was not going as fast as the passenger wanted, and she became aggravated and started to complain. When she failed to speed up, the passenger allegedly got ahold of the driver’s cell phone and reportedly threw it out the window onto the busy street.

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Four Texas teenagers are facing several charges for their alleged involvement in a string of burglaries, car and firearm thefts, and credit/debit card abuse. 

Last December in Kyle, Texas, the authorities learned that 21 vehicles had been burglarized. The responsible party or parties also stole firearms and personal items such as debit and credit cards. It was reported that some of the owners had left their keys inside the vehicles, giving the perpetrator(s) easy access. 

The Hays County Sheriff’s Office and the Kyle Police Department teamed up to work on the investigation of the reported crimes. 

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Members of the community have expressed concerns and disdain after an attorney who allegedly entered his ex-girlfriend’s place of employment and tried to shoot her was rapidly released from custody on a bond.

Late in the morning on November 26, at the Anderson Mill Pub in northwest Austin, the bartenders were serving a few customers when a man walked into the establishment.

Some of the customers recognized the man as the recent ex-boyfriend of one of the bartenders who was working a shift that morning.

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The husband of Joe Exotic was arrested and charged after it was purported that he was driving under the influence of alcohol, and the man reportedly attempted to avoid detainment by touting his fame to the officers.

Since 2017, 25-year-old Dillion Passage has been married to the now-incarcerated Joe Maldonado-Passage, aka “Joe Exotic,” who stars in the bizarre Netflix documentary series “Tiger King.”

Last weekend, Passage was reportedly at the Domain Northside outdoor shopping and dining center in Austin at 77 Degrees Rooftop Bar.

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A woman who was taken into custody after allegedly masturbating in two public areas was reported as also doing so in the back of the police vehicle after she was placed in handcuffs.

Just after 5:00 pm on Tuesday, guests, and employees at a Marriott hotel in Austin, Texas, allegedly witnessed a woman sexually pleasuring herself in the outdoor sidewalk patio section of the hotel with what was believed to be an adult toy.

The public display reportedly went on for just under 10 minutes before the woman went to a new venue on the other side of the street and allegedly resumed publicly touching her privates on the patio belonging to a restaurant.

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A Williamson County deputy has been fired from his position and charged after accusations that he punched a 12-year-old girl in the face outside of a restaurant while he was intoxicated.

Near dinnertime at the Oakwood BBQ restaurant in Austin, Texas, deputy Jack Danford Jr., reportedly a regular patron at the establishment, showed up at the restaurant to meet with his daughter and her boyfriend who had not arrived yet. When walking through the door staff members informed him that they were closed and he would have to leave, but he was said to have refused their request.

42-year-old Danford made his way to one of the tables outside in the back of the restaurant and allegedly consumed a couple of beers while waiting for the pair to arrive. When they made it to the destination Danford reportedly told his daughter that he had spent the day drinking.

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A student of University of Texas at Austin has been accused of driving while intoxicated after she smashed her car into a restaurant on Monday morning. She allegedly became confrontational with the officers when they tried to detain her.

21-year-old Esther Shim is a junior at UT’s College of Communication. She was driving in an area near campus dubbed The Drag which houses a strip of university shops and restaurants. Around 2:30am she was said to have driven her car through the front windows of a restaurant called Poke Bowl, and the momentum of the vehicle came to a stop when it plowed through the interior and into the bathroom of the establishment.

Two patrolling officers in the area heard Shim’s squealing tires and the sound of the collision. When they arrived at the site they found much of the restaurant structure had crumpled from the accident and was surrounding Shim’s car, trapping her inside.

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