Articles Tagged with police

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A Tennessee man with a purported case of road rage allegedly pretended he was a police officer and pointed a pistol at another driver.

On the evening of June 27, Clifford Polly Jr., 24, was reportedly driving a black Dodge Charger in the Nashville area. The man, who says he is employed in a security position with a local company, was dressed in a security guard uniform.

While traveling in the vehicle, Polly reportedly had a problem with the driver of another automobile on the road. The man allegedly developed road rage and reportedly decided to interact with the driver of the other car.

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A man was charged with DUI after reportedly thinking he was helping the police chase a fleeing purported drunk driver, but turned out to be an officer.

On the evening of May 21, a man with his wife in the passenger seat and a youngster in a back seat was reportedly driving a Jeep without the headlights turned on.

An officer with the Mount Carmel Police Department pulled over the vehicle, and the driver allegedly lied about his name when he was asked. The officer reportedly learned that the man, who said he had no identification at the time, was driving on a revoked license from a prior DUI.

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While a shopper named Karen was placed under arrest after reportedly causing a disturbance during her protest about the face mask mandate, she threatened to sue the officers claiming they were violating the law.

55-year-old Karen Turner, a resident of Parma Heights, Ohio, reportedly decided to take a shopping trip on the afternoon of January 18.

Just after 2:00 pm, the woman tried to visit Marc’s Deeper Discount Store in Brook Park.

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A man allegedly held three of his family members hostage in their home for nearly 17-hours and reportedly shot and injured three responding officers during the standoff.

Last Sunday afternoon, a man reportedly angrily burst through the door of his family home in Cedar Park, Texas while his mother and siblings were inside.

The man’s mother feared for her safety and the safety of her children, and she called the authorities to report a possible domestic disturbance. She explained that her son was refusing to allow the family to exit the home.

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An aspiring rap recording artist allegedly made a video and posted it to social media in a purported attempt to encourage viewers to take violent action toward law enforcement agents in retaliation of the death of George Floyd.

20-year-old Cale Groff has an internet following of more than 7,000 people on Instagram, and he uses the performing name “Ace $wift” on the audio distribution service SoundCloud to share his rap music with over 300 people who subscribe to his page.

On June 1, Groff allegedly released a video on Instagram asking viewers to use whatever they could get their hands on to violently harm any police officers they came in contact with.

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A gunman, now identified as Stephen Craig Paddock, of Mesquite, used a fully-automatic assault rifle to fire hundreds, perhaps thousands of rounds down onto a crowd of fans enjoying the conclusion of a three-day country music festival near the Mandalay Bay Casino in Las Vegas, NV. Over 58 people are dead and at least 400 wounded in the now-deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history.

In footage of the attack, dozens of shots can be heard going off in a matter of seconds. Officers and SWAT team personnel stormed the hotel room on the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay Casino to find Paddock dead from a self-inflicted gunshot wound. Among the wounded and dead were four off-duty police officers.

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Officer Edgar Verduzco had been driving down the 605 freeway in Whitter when his car veered to the right into the adjoining lane and made impact with the back end of a Nissan carrying two parents and their child. The mother, father and teenage son were pronounced dead at the scene. Verduzco was suspected of DUI.

26-year-old Verduzco, an Army veteran who has worked at the front desk of the police department for two years, had allegedly been driving approximately 65 mph when he struck the Nissan causing it to combust, and leaving the victims without an escape from their vehicle. They have not yet been identified due to the state of the remains.

Immediately following the initial accident Verduzco’s car continued on and struck another vehicle before he came to a stop. The driver from the second vehicle was reported to have suffered minor injuries, and Verduzco acquired a broken nose.

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On Tuesday, Chicago police reported that they were looking for five to six men who allegedly sexually assaulted a 15 year old girl, while it was being streamed live on Facebook.

The teen had been missing since Sunday night. The girl’s mother had gone to the police on Monday and approached Sgt. Eddie Johnson as he was leaving a news conference, with a screenshot from the live video of the assault. The girl was then found by Chicago detectives on Tuesday.

It is reported that dozens of people had watched the assault live on Facebook’s live feed but none reported the incident to police. The video has since been removed from the site.

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In a carjacking incident in Westminster the carjacker claims he was not aware of the three children inside the vehicle. The children’s father had left the car idling in a parking spot in front of a water store while he went inside, only expecting to be in there a short time.

Thien Nguyen’s defense attorney, in his opening statement, acknowledged that his client stole the Lexus SUV from a Westminster parking lot and led the police on a chase through multiple red lights.

Nguyen’s attorney also admits that his client quickly realized that there was an 11 year old boy in the passenger seat. But his lawyer denies that Nguyen purposely kidnapped the two boys and a girl. His lawyer also denies that his client intentionally rammed into other cars.

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On Wednesday afternoon, a group of teens were walking home from school in an Anaheim neighborhood when an Anaheim resident confronted the teens. The resident is an LAPD officer who was off duty at the time. He complains that the teens were allegedly walking on his property. The officer and teens exchanged some words and that’s when the off duty policeman allegedly grabbed a 13 year old boy. The other teens immediately took out their phones to start recording what happened next.

The 13 year old boy allegedly threatened to shoot the man, according to Anaheim police, which led to the off duty officer trying to handcuff the boy. “You’ve been resisting the whole time,” the man told the boy, who you can see in the video refusing to let go. “Punch a kid in the nuts, that’s a pussy move,” the boy responded. “Let me go, for the last time!”

The boy alleged that the off duty officer called a girl a “cunt” when telling her to get off his lawn, then tackled the boy first when he stood up for the girl.

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