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A couple in Miami is facing charges after allegedly staging a bodybuilding photo shoot that included pointing a loaded high-powered assault rifle in several directions in a parking lot containing a daycare center.

Late in the afternoon on April 22, the mother of a child enrolled at the Miami-Dade childcare center “Devon Aire Kiddy College” arrived at the Crystal Plaza Shopping Center strip mall where the business is located. She reportedly spotted a man and woman taking a firearm out of a vehicle. She reportedly watched as the man posed while pointing the rifle in different directions, one of which was allegedly toward the door of the daycare. The woman called the authorities to report the situation.

Officers from the Miami-Dade Police went to the location, and when they arrived, they reported that the man was still posing with the weapon. The woman was reportedly taking pictures of him.

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An armed South Carolina man was arrested after reportedly holding a woman, two children, and an infant hostage during a standoff with the authorities lasting several hours.

On the evening of April 17, a man, woman, infant, and two children were together in a Gaffney home when a domestic incident reportedly occurred. During the unrest, the woman reportedly became fearful and dialed 911 on her cell phone without the man knowing she called. She said she needed help and then put the phone down. The dispatcher reported that they were able to hear some of what they believed was going on in the home.

Officers from the Gaffney Police Department headed to the address while staying informed about what was heard on the other end of the phone. According to reports, they found out the man in the house was holding the baby while also holding a firearm.

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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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An underage driver suspected of driving under the influence with at least five passengers in the vehicle was arrested after reportedly leading the police on a high-speed chase.

Just after midnight on January 3, a juvenile was driving a vehicle in Hamilton County with four or five passengers who were believed to be underage.

A deputy with the Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office spotted the car and attempted to perform a traffic stop, but the driver of the vehicle allegedly ignored him and sped away. According to reports, the car was driven well over the posted speed limit, reaching speeds up to 90 MPH.

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When a Delaware man was pulled over on suspicion of driving under the influence, he found himself jailed on many charges after the police searched his vehicle and allegedly found an illegal firearm.

In the early morning hours on December 9, a man from New Castle was driving in a local residential area. It was reported that around 1:00 AM, officers from the Southern Chester County Regional Police Department saw the vehicle, and they believed it was being driven erratically. They decided to perform a traffic stop to investigate further.

According to reports, when the driver pulled over and the officers began to talk to him, they believed he displayed several indications of being intoxicated. The man was identified, and it was decided that he was too altered to drive. He was told he was being arrested for operating his vehicle under the influence.

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A man and woman from North Carolina are each facing many charges after they were investigated and allegedly caught with so much narcotics that the authorities asserted that they were running a drug sales business.

Several months ago, the Pitt County Sheriff’s Office and the Federal Bureau of Investigation began investigating a 39-year-old woman and a 34-year-old man who reside in a house in Robersonville. The authorities believed they were taking part in drug trafficking activities out of the home.

On November 14, they went to the house with a search warrant. When they went inside and looked around, they reportedly found many items, including marijuana, crack, cocaine, methamphetamine, opioids, heroin, fentanyl, and pills. The police also found an amount of money leading them to believe that it came from illegal drug sales.

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A 15-year-old in southern Georgia is facing many felony charges after allegedly being caught walking around with concealed firearms and enough cocaine to make the authorities suspect he was going to sell it.

Just before 3:00 PM on October 18, detectives with the Valdosta Police Department’s Narcotics Unit were driving around the Valdosta Housing Authority community of Ora Lee West Homes. Youngsters were getting off the bus and returning home from school.

According to reports, the deputies spotted a 15-year-old walking around, and they asserted that he had a gun in his pocket. They started walking up to him, and when the boy noticed them, he allegedly acted like he was going to flee. He reportedly tried to pull a second firearm from the waistband of his pants, but the authorities were able to stop him.

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A Northern California man who intended to text someone about his alleged intention to take part in criminal activity was arrested after he reportedly accidentally sent the message to the police and was found with drugs and guns.

On occasion, most of us have sent a text message to the wrong recipient, but for a Monterey man, the alleged faux pas led to his incarceration.

On August 17, the man reportedly tried to send a text message to one of his contacts. The alleged text reportedly said that the man was looking for the recipient’s help to square up to a group of men, but the reason for the alleged intended encounter was not included in the message. The texter also reportedly said that he had a firearm in his possession.

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A Florida man was arrested and charged after he allegedly tried and failed to rob a bank and a fast-food restaurant.

On August 5, an employee at a Wendy’s restaurant in Melbourne was at the customer service counter when she was approached by a man. Instead of placing an order, he allegedly told her to give him the money from the cash register. The employee believed he had a firearm, and she froze in fear. When one of her coworkers came to see what was happening, the man quickly left the restaurant.

Later that day in the City of Palm Bay, a bank was visited by a man wearing a face mask and a hat. He allegedly went to the counter and attempted to rob money from the financial institution. Again, he fled before he was able to obtain any money.

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A man in Florida is facing charges after allegedly intentionally shooting a missile into a truck, causing it to flip over and leaving the two people inside with life-threatening injuries.

Late in the evening on June 1, a swamp buggy racer and her boyfriend were driving in the Rural Estates section of Naples. The driver of a car behind them allegedly shot what reports have identified as “a missile” into the vehicle. The incident reportedly caused the pickup truck to roll over.

The authorities learned about the single-vehicle car crash, and the Collier County Sheriff’s Department deputies went to the site to investigate.

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