Police name man on death row as suspect in 1999 killing
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Police in Louisiana have named a man on death row in Texas as a suspect in a fatal 1999 shooting.
Baton Rouge police Sgt. Don Coppola Jr. says an arrest warrant has been issued for 49-year-old Travis Green in the September 1999 death of Kassie Federer. Green is ...
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A Pennsylvania man arrested for burglarizing Forrest Fenn’s New Mexico house told police he believed the famed art and antiquities collector’s treasure would be there, according to authorities.
Robert Miller, of Pine Grove, Pennsylvania, was arrested Friday and ...
CAMDEN, Del. (AP) — Delaware State Police have charged a suspect in the sexual assault of a miniature horse and a subsequent burglary at the same barn several weeks later.
Authorities said Tuesday that 45-year-old Adelio Guzman of Camden was released on $11,750 bond after surrendering ...
Alabama man dies after being interviewed on 3 charges
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) — Sheriff’s deputies say an Alabama man has died after he was interviewed about criminal charges.
Madison County Sheriff’s Lt. Donny Shaw told news outlets that 37-year-old Neal Matthias Grillo died Monday at the Huntsville Hospital.
Grillo had just been ...
BODEGA BAY, Calif. (AP) — A Northern California sheriff’s deputy lost control of his patrol car during a high-speed pursuit and slammed into a house, starting a fire that destroyed the structure.
The Santa Rosa Press Democrat
RAEFORD, N.C. (AP) — Officials in North Carolina are searching for an inmate who is missing from a minimum security state prison.
The North Carolina Department of Public Safety said in a statement that 44-year-old inmate Cul P. Jones was reported missing from the facility from Hoke ...
Imprisoned ex-Indiana pastor wants electronics returned
COLUMBUS, Ind. (AP) — An imprisoned ex-southern Indiana pastor who admitted charges in what prosecutors say was a scheme faking a burglary of his home in order to pay an opioid drug debt is asking for the return of confiscated electronics.
SALEM, Mass. (AP) — The leader of a multistate ATM and vehicle burglary ring known as “Willy Wonka” or the “Chocolate Man” has pleaded guilty to 60 charges.
The Salem News
BERGEN, N.Y. (AP) — Police have arrested a man who they say stole 14 guns during a break-in at a western New York gun shop.
The U.S. Attorney’s Office in Buffalo says 20-year-old Morgan Coles, of Batavia, has been charged with stealing from a federal firearm licensee and possession of a ...
Change-of-plea set for man accused of attacking priest
TOWNER, N.D. (AP) — A Minnesota man charged with attacking a priest in North Dakota is scheduled to change his not guilty plea.
Forty-three-year-old Chad Legare, of Alexandria, Minnesota, is accused of assaulting the Rev. Robert Wapenski Jan. 30 at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church in ...
Woman gets 35 years for role in Des Moines slaying
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A woman has been imprisoned for her role in the slaying of a Des Moines man.
Polk County court records say Crystal Purdy was sentenced Thursday to 35 years. She’d pleaded guilty to burglary and conspiracy to commit a forcible felony after prosecutors dropped a ...
Officer gets 6 years for stealing from pulled-over drivers
MIAMI (AP) — A former Florida police officer has been sentenced to six years in prison for stealing from drivers he pulled over for traffic infractions.
The Miami Herald reports 24-year-old Jose Acosta was ...
REDDING, Calif. (AP) — A man who stole a trailer from a family fleeing a devastating Northern California wildfire has been sentenced to five years in prison.
The Shasta County district attorney’s office says 20-year-old David Fuentes was sentenced Wednesday for burglary, unlawfully taking ...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Investigators will use ballistic testing to determine if a rifle carried by a burglary suspect was used in the killing of a camper as he and his daughters slept in a tent at a wilderness park in California, authorities said Thursday.
Los Angeles County Sheriff Jim ...
LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. (AP) — Authorities say a man who was shot by police in Georgia has been charged with burglary and aggravated assault on a police officer.
The state Bureau of Investigation tells news outlets in a Wednesday statement that 27-year-old Andrew Joseph Allen was treated at a ...
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Two men charged in the fatal shooting of a New Jersey college student during a burglary at his fraternity house have reached plea deals with prosecutors.
Nafee Cotman and Taquan Harris initially were charged with felony murder and other counts in the May 2106 death of ...
Restaurant offers free steak tips for tips on burglar
RAYMOND, N.H. (AP) — A New Hampshire restaurant is offering free steak tips to anyone with tips on a recent burglary at their location.
Police say a man broke into Tuckaway Tavern and Butchery in Raymond around 1:30 a.m. Tuesday and stole more than $25,000.
The man was captured on ...
BROOKHAVEN, Miss. (AP) — Officials plan to charge a man accused of killing two police officers with capital murder once he’s released from the hospital.
However, Mississippi Department of Corrections spokeswoman Grace Fisher tells
ROCKINGHAM, Vt. (AP) — Vermont State Police are reminding residents of Rockingham to keep their doors and windows locked after a rash of burglaries.
Police say money, a bag and a laptop were taken from a home Sunday. That was the sixth recent burglary between the hours of 1 a.m. and 4 a.m. ...
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A 31-year-old man who authorities say defecated on dozens of lawns in southeastern Portland and broke into a home has been allowed to go free but must maintain his mental health treatment.
Multnomah County Circuit Court Judge Nan Waller on Friday found Moyhijah ...
LA VISTA, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say a suspect at the center of an officer-involved shooting in the Omaha suburb of La Vista has been released from the hospital and jailed.
La Vista police say Jonathan Grund was booked Friday into the Sarpy County Jail on suspicion of making terroristic ...
STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut man involved in a violent drug burglary last Thanksgiving that left a victim with multiple slash wounds faces seven years in prison.
PHOENIX (AP) — An Arizona woman seen burglarizing a Phoenix-area mosque in a video filmed by the woman and her co-defendant has changed her to plea to guilty.
Maricopa County Superior Court say 51-year-old Elizabeth Dauenhauer pleaded guilty to one count of aggravated criminal damage on ...
RENO, Nev. (AP) — A Las Vegas entertainer who lost his job on an Australian cruise ship while jailed in rural Nevada for a residential burglary has sued two counties, claiming he was held for 18 days in what appears to be a case of mistaken identity.
Sean Laughlin, 56, accuses Lyon and Nye ...
RIVIERA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say a Florida deputy shot and wounded a man while serving a warrant for burglary and weapons-related charges.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — An Oregon man has been sentenced to five years in prison after authorities say he broke into a Portland home and tried to sexually assault an 18-year-old woman.
PHOENIX (AP) — Two Arizona women charged with burglarizing a mosque in Tempe as they filmed themselves making derogatory comments about Muslims are scheduled to go on trial on Dec. 11.
Tahnee Gonzales and Elizabeth Dauenhauer have previously pleaded not guilty to charges of burglary and ...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Four people have been arrested in connection with a series of burglaries that targeted the homes of celebrities, including Rihanna, Christina Milian, Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig and Rams wide receiver Robert Woods, police said Tuesday.
The suspects were believed to be ...
MONROE, La. (AP) — Two women have been arrested and charged with stealing nearly $2 million in metals from a plant in Louisiana.
The News-Star reported the ...
SUITLAND, Md. (AP) — Maryland police are searching for a man they’ve dubbed the “Bad Luck Bandit” who was hit in the head by a brick he threw at a store window.
News outlets report the Prince George’s County Police Department
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit against a Louisiana sheriff’s office in the shooting death of a burglary suspect three years ago.
Nola.com/The Times-Picayune reported ...
KENNESAW, Ga. (AP) — Georgia authorities say no one was wounded in a police shooting at a gas station that had just been robbed.
Kennesaw Police Public Information Officer Scott Luther
2 arrested in fatal shooting at a Layton mobile home park
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Authorities say two suspects in a fatal robbery attempt at a Layton mobile home park are in custody.
Layton police say 22-year-old Angel Christopher Abreu and an unidentified 16-year-old boy were arrested in the case.
Abreu was booked into the Davis County jail ...
Man arrested after shots fired at Arkansas post office
CONWAY, Ark. (AP) — A man has been arrested on multiple charges after gunshots were fired at a central Arkansas post office.
Police in Conway, Arkansas, say 46-year-old Stephen Potts has been charged with aggravated assault, residential burglary, carrying a loaded weapon in a publicly ...
Man who was shot by son to protect his mom sentenced
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — A Springfield man who was shot by a son who was defending his mother has been sentenced to eight years in prison.
Thirty-eight-year-old Wendell Hopkins was sentenced Friday for first-degree burglary and misdemeanor property damage.
The Springfield News-Leader ...
Sentenced to life for burglary, woman gets second chance
WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — Charlese Smith could only dream of getting another chance.
When Smith was sentenced to life in prison at age 23 for burglarizing a home multiple times in a heroin addiction-fueled spree, the courts labeled her a habitual offender.
She was sentenced to life in ...
14 guns taken during upstate New York gun store break-in
BERGEN, N.Y. (AP) — Authorities say 14 guns were taken during a break-in at a western New York gun shop.
Genesee County sheriff’s deputies say the burglary occurred shortly before 11 p.m. on Thursday at The Firing Pin store in Bergen.
Authorities say the stolen firearms have been ...
MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — A New Hampshire police officer has been injured in the process of trying to arrest a man for an outstanding warrant.
Officers arrived at a Manchester apartment after midnight Friday over complaints about loud music. One man, identified as 25-year-old William ...
Sticky fingers: Man accused of taking 150 lbs. of waffle mix
PEACHTREE CITY, Ga. (AP) — A Georgia man is accused of stealing 150 pounds (68 kilograms) of waffle mix from a former employer and flipping it to a syrupy stream of buyers.
Peachtree City police spokeswoman Lt. Odilia Bergh
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A man wanted on suspicion of an armed sexual assault in Los Angeles last year was added Thursday to the FBI’s list of Ten Most Wanted Fugitives.
The FBI also announced a reward of up to $100,000 for information leading ...
Ex-Vegas lawyer gets jail time in phony court documents case
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A former Las Vegas attorney has been sentenced to three months in jail and five years’ probation for submitting phony documents saying her prostitute clients completed court-ordered counseling and community service.
Bail set at $1M for man charged in Billings carjackings
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Bail was set at $1 million for a 41-year-old Wyoming man accused of breaking into buildings and stealing several vehicles during an hour-long police chase in Billings.
Ryan McElmury of Cody, Wyoming was charged Wednesday with 12 felonies, including three counts of ...
Tacoma couple arrested in death of man found bound in shed
RENTON, Wash. (AP) — Authorities have arrested a Tacoma couple in connection with the death of a man who was found bound and wrapped in a tarp at his home near Renton.
The King County Sheriff’s Office says a 39-year-old man was booked into jail on investigation of murder, arson and ...
Dozens of county jail employees accused of crime since 2010
COLONIE, N.Y. (AP) — The arrest and resignation of an upstate New York county corrections officer brings to about 50 the number of employees who have left the Schenectady County jail after being accused of a crime since 2010.
The Times Union
Authorities: Man steals from cars, falls asleep, is arrested
ACWORTH, Ga. (AP) — Authorities in suburban Atlanta say a man stole credit cards and IDs from eight cars before he fell asleep in one of them and got arrested.
The Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office tells news outlets in a statement that 23-year-old Timothy Zacharie was arrested Tuesday ...
DOC: Convicted murderer on house arrest in Mesa now at large
PHOENIX (AP) — Authorities say a convicted murderer who was on house arrest in Mesa is now at large after cutting off his electronic monitoring device.
Arizona Department of Corrections officials say Naomis Winfrey fled his Mesa house Monday and his last known location was in the area of ...
Man who escaped Louisiana prison 15 years ago now in custody
CLINTON, La. (AP) — A man who escaped a Louisiana prison 15 years ago and fled to Mexico is now back in custody.
East Feliciana Sheriff Jeff Travis tells The Advocate ...