Latest Arrest Stories

2009-06-11 15:12:03

Police in Michigan said a man accused of taking a woman's keys and rifling through her car was wearing nothing but his boxer shorts and a purple bra. The Rockford District Court heard Sparta resident Lisa Collins woke up Tuesday at about 5 a.m. and discovered her front door was open, her keys were missing and a man she recognized as neighbor Jacob Fast, 20, was going though the items in her car, The Grand Rapids (Mich.) Press reported Thursday. Court documents said Fast, who was dressed only...

2009-03-17 17:38:11

A planned public arrest carried out by London's Metropolitan Police commissioner was foiled when it was discovered the suspect was already in custody. Commissioner Paul Stephenson said he led an early morning raid on the suspected location of a man believed to be the handler of a major burglary ring, but officers busted down the door only to find no sign of their target, The Times of London reported Tuesday. A small number of reporters and photographers had been on hand to witness the...

2009-03-12 12:31:53

A Miami court has tossed a theft conviction for a teenager who was accused of stealing handcuffs from a police officer during an attempted arrest. The 15-year-old, who was identified as J.B. in court papers, had been charged with battery on an officer, resisting arrest and theft after he elbowed an officer and ran away with handcuffs attached to one of his wrists, The Miami Herald reported Thursday. Police said the officer had been trying to arrest J.B. for talking too loud in a public...

2009-03-10 15:39:00

Shahin's Legal Representation Compares Blocking of www.SaveZackShahin.com to UAE Denying Zack Shahin Access to U.S. Diplomats Following His Arrest in March 2008; "Yet Another Disturbing Action by a Country Hoping to Improve Bilateral Relations with the United States" WASHINGTON, March 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- U.S. legal counsel to Zack Shahin, an American citizen who was violently detained in Dubai, United Arab Emirates on March 23, 2008; tortured and held incommunicado from family and...

2008-12-02 13:03:00

DURHAM, N.C., Dec. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Nearly 30 North Carolina law enforcement agencies have succeeded in locating offenders and wanted suspects without leaving their desks. The agencies are part of a five-county pilot project utilizing an integrated justice solution called JusticeXchange. The computerized service provides law enforcement with up-to-date access to booking records, warrants, and other data from thousands of law enforcement agencies across the country. The Durham...

2008-09-01 21:00:13

A worker made the find at the city council-owned site on Wednesday morning.The baby's body was collected from waste bins in Worcester, police have said. The arrested woman was later released on police bail. (c) 2008 Yorkshire Post. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All rights Reserved.

2008-07-22 12:00:36

By Ron Ingram, Herald & Review, Decatur, Ill. Jul. 22--DECATUR -- Five counts of child pornography were filed Monday against Justin E. Mentzer, 19, of Decatur even as Macon County prosecutors began reviewing police reports from the Friday arrest of a 42-year-old man who allegedly possessed child pornography. The older man was arrested at his home about 8:45 p.m. Friday as part of the Decatur Police Department's continuing crack down on persons allegedly exploiting young children via...

2008-07-01 00:06:02

A suspected terrorist who breached his bail and went on the run was yesterday recaptured by police. The 24-year-old man, who cannot be named for legal reasons, was arrested in east London, Scotland Yard said. A Metropolitan Police spokesman said he will appear at City of Westminster Magistrates' Court today to face a single charge of breaching his bail. The alarm was raised on Friday that the man had gone missing from his home address in east London. He was due to face trial later...

2006-03-30 13:19:39

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Supermodel Naomi Campbell was arrested at her Park Avenue home on Thursday after getting into an argument with a woman, New York City police said. Charges were pending, a police spokeswoman said. Campbell was being fingerprinted and photographed at a police station and later would be taken to court for arraignment, the spokeswoman said.

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