Tag: arrest

Florida Man Charged After Pulling Gun and Yelling Racial Slurs at Black Man Checking His Mail

Joseph FucheckPhoto: Miami-Dade County Corrections and Rehabilitation It wouldn’t be a week in America without a Florida man doing Florida man things. This week’s Florida man is Joseph Max Fucheck who, after seeing a Black man checking his mail, decided to pull a gun on him and go on a racist rant. Advertisement NBC News […]

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New York’s ‘Mask Man’ Allegedly Said He Felt ‘Like a Drug Dealer’ Selling N95s at Huge Markups. The Feds Just Arrested Him.

Want the best of VICE News straight to your inbox? Sign up here. The feds announced Tuesday that they’d arrested two men — one of whom was apparently known as the “Mask Man” — for running separate schemes in which they attempted to sell personal protective gear at huge markups. The complaints unsealed Tuesday are […]

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Watch: Black Texas Man’s Grandmother Stands Between Him and Gun-Wielding Police Officers…All Because He Reportedly Ran a Stop Sign

Screenshot: WTF Video (YouTube) Here’s a question: Are black people ever allowed to be afraid? White people and police officers have been able to rely on the words, “I feared for my life” to justify shooting unarmed people. At the very least, black people should be afforded that justification for not immediately cooperating with authorities. […]

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The 2 White Men Involved in Fatal Shooting of Ahmaud Arbery Were Just Arrested and Charged With Murder

Want the best of VICE News straight to your inbox? Sign up here. Two white men who chased down and killed Ahmaud Arbery, a young black man running through their Georgia neighborhood, were just arrested and charged with murder, more than two months after his death. Gregory McMichael, 64, and his son, Travis McMichael, 34, […]

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Video Shows NYPD Violently Arresting Bystander in ‘Social Distancing’ Arrest

Screenshot: Facebook As thousands of New Yorkers hit city parks this weekend to revel in warm spring weather, footage of the violent arrest of three people, two of whom were accused of not following social distancing guidelines, has sparked an internal NYPD investigation. Advertisement The arrests, captured on cell phone video and on security cameras, […]

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NBA Draft Prospect Teshaun Hightower Arrested in Connection With a Georgia Murder

Photo: Michael Wyke (Associated Press) On April 19, 22-year-old Teshaun Hightower declared for the NBA draft. One week later, he found himself behind bars facing some very serious charges. Advertisement NBC News reports that Hightower was taken into custody in Henry County, Ga.. last Saturday in connection with the April 8 killing of Devante Long. […]

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Jason Mitchell’s Rep Calls His Drugs And Weapons Arrest A ‘Misunderstanding’

Source: Harrison County Sheriff’s Dept. / Harrison County Sheriff’s Dept. Actor Jason Mitchell was arrested on felony drugs and weapons charges on Wednesday in Mississippi and now his representatives are speaking out. A rep told TMZ, “Jason is at home with his family right now, working on an amazing new project. News stories move fast […]

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Saudi Authorities Call for Arrest of Black Saudi Woman Over Her Music Video ‘Girl From Mecca’

Screenshot: Al-Jazeera It was written to be an anthem of empowerment, expressing joy and affirmation in being a woman from Mecca: “A Mecca girl is all you need,” rapped Ayasel Slay in her recent music video, “Bint Mecca” (or “Mecca Girl”). “Don’t upset her, she will hurt you.” Advertisement Slay, a black Saudi woman, features […]

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Man accused of trying to pay prostitute with hamburger caught in police sting

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – A man was arrested during a prostitution sting in southeast Albuquerque on Tuesday. According to a criminal complaint, 36-year-old Dominic Calderon rode a bicycle up to an undercover APD officer posing as a prostitute in the area of Central and San Pablo SE. The complaint states after agreeing on terms and a […]

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‘Most Wanted Fugitive’ who faked death to avoid child sex charges arrested in Oklahoma

Please enable Javascript to watch this video ANTLERS, Okla. (KFOR) – Authorities say a fugitive who faked his own death to avoid child sex charges has been arrested in an Oklahoma town. Officials say accusations arose against Jacob Blair Scott after his stepdaughter became pregnant. Scott was facing a 14-court indictment charging him with sexual […]

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James City County Police accuse man of striking dog with hammer, meat cleaver

JAMES CITY Co., Va. – One Williamsburg neighborhood is full of dogs. “Everyone here has a dog or there’s a dog close,” dog owner Thomas Perry explained. For many people living off of Cedar Point Lane, it came as unusual news to learn that just a few houses down, their neighbor was accused of leaving […]

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‘Mighty Ducks’ actor arrested in California for residential burglary, being under the influence

MARYSVILLE, Calif. – Former child star Shaun Weiss, who appeared in the film “The Mighty Ducks,” was arrested in California this week for a residential burglary, the Marysville Police Department announced on Facebook. Photo: Marysville Police Department/Facebook Weiss is best known for playing goalie Greg Goldberg in the 1992 hockey film. He was arrested for […]

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Three arrested after police chase involving allegedly stolen vehicle ends in Portsmouth crash

PORTSMOUTH, Va. – Three people were arrested after an allegedly stolen car led police on a chase that ended in a crash Tuesday afternoon. An officer in Chesapeake spotted a stolen vehicle in the area of George Washington Highway and Victory Boulevard around 1:02 p.m. The officer tried to pull the vehicle over, but the […]

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D.C. Police Institute New Policy to Stop Handcuffing Children Under 12. Because, Duh!

Screenshot: WUSA9 (YouTube) The D.C. Police Department is showing us a shred of decency and common sense often found lacking in law enforcement. They’re not doing anything extra praiseworthy like freeing and expunging non-violent convicts or storming the White House lawn to arrest Trump because they don’t need no stinking charges or legal precedent. Nope, […]

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Pennsylvania man accused of pouring hot sauce into 7-month-old’s mouth, choking her mother

× Pennsylvania man accused of pouring hot sauce into 7-month-old’s mouth, choking her mother JOHNSTOWN, Pa. (WTAJ) — Charges have been filed against a Pennsylvania man for allegedly abusing a 7-month-old Monday morning. Johnstown police say David Jones, 21, hit the child and dumped hot sauce in the infant’s mouth. Jones allegedly sat on the child […]

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Two men arrested for alleged connection to Williamsburg vehicle break-ins

WILLIAMSBURG, Va. – Police have arrested two men for their alleged connection to recent vehicle break-ins. On January 22  around 4 a.m., police responded to the 100 block of Sterling Manor Dr. for a report of vehicles actively being broken into. Officers located and arrested 18-year-old Brian Jamel Smith and 20-year-old  Corey Antonio Taylor Jr., […]

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Police investigating after Chesapeake man loses consciousness, dies in custody

CHESAPEAKE, Va. – The Chesapeake Police Department is conducting a death investigation after responding to a 911 call in the 2100 block of South Military Highway around midnight Friday night. At 11:44 p.m., dispatch received several 911 calls for a man acting erratically in the 2100 block of South Military Highway. Before police arrived, the […]

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Group of ‘furries’ help police arrest domestic violence suspect outside of California convention

A group of Good Samaritans — all of them dressed in furry animal costumes — helped police arrest a man suspected of domestic violence on Friday. A group of furries was able to help police apprehend a domestic violence suspect in San Jose on Friday. The incident took place outside of the San Jose Convention […]

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Newport News Police officer injured during traffic stop, driver arrested

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. – An officer with the Newport News Police Department was injured during a traffic stop Thursday night. According to the department, at 6:47 p.m., an officer conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle in the 1400 block of 16th Street. At some point during the encounter, the driver accelerated, dragging the officer. […]

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West Virginia murder suspect captured in Newport News

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. – The United States Marshals Service for the Southern District of West Virginia and the Charleston, West Virginia police department captured a murder suspect in Newport News Thursday morning. According to the Department of Justice, 35-year-old Gerald “Rodo” Spencer was wanted in connection with the April 2019 murder of 32-year-old Ronald Seawright […]

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Granby High in Norfolk put on lockdown after ‘suspicious male’ reported near school property

NORFOLK, Va. – Granby High School was on a cautionary lockdown, according to Norfolk Public Schools. School officials said the lockdown started around 7:15 a.m., after a ‘suspicious male’ was reported near school property. Norfolk Police arrived at the scene and came in contact with the male suspect. The investigation is still ongoing. Police could […]

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Drexel University professor accused of using college grant money at strip clubs, entertainment

Professor Chikaodinaka Nwankpa of Drexel University was arrested on Monday, accused of stealing $185,000 in research grant funds, the Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office announced. Chikaodinaka Nwankpa (Photo: Drexel University) Nwankpa is accused of using the money for strip clubs, sports bars, meals and iTunes purchases. Nwankpa was charged with theft by unlawful taking and theft […]

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Wanted man who prompted Elizabeth City college lockdown in September arrested in California

ELK GROVE, Calif. – The shooting suspect who caused a local college to be put on lockdown in September has been arrested in California, the Elizabeth City Police Department announced Tuesday. Caprie Anthony Paige Police say on January 20, 23-year-old Caprie Anthony Paige was arrested by the Pacific Southwest Regional Task Forces in Elk Grove, […]

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