Sunday, October 22, 2017

Girard Ohio police officer gunned down privateofficer.com

Officer Justin Leo

GIRARD, Ohio -Oct 22 2017
Police have identified the officer killed after a shooting in Girard Saturday night.
Police say that 31-year-old Justin Leo died at the hospital after being shot by a suspect in a home at 408 Indiana Ave.
The suspect, whose name has not been released, allegedly shot Leo and was then fatally shot by another officer and died inside the home.
Neighbors said they heard the gunshots around 10:15 p.m. Saturday.
Several agencies across Trumbull County responded to the incident, including Liberty police and the Trumbull County Sheriff's Department.
The Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation held a press conference early Sunday morning and announced that they are still looking into the circumstances surrounding the shooting.
Police were called out to the home in reference to a domestic situation involving a firearm, according to BCI officials.
According to radio traffic, the suspect had several firearms inside and had been drinking all day.
They say as officers approached the home, officers had a brief conversation with the male inside.
"Initial reports indicate the man pulled a gun and shot a Girard police officer. The second officer returned fire and the male inside was hit and pronounced dead at the scene," said BCI Special Agent James Ciotti.
Girard Mayor Jim Melfi was also present at the press conference.
"Justin Leo was a young man I knew most of his life. An absolute gentleman and someone who the city has been proud of since he had been here with us. Our communities, prayers and thoughts go out to Leo's family," said Mayor Melfi.
Arron Wayland lives across the street from the home where the shootings took place and witnessed the entire incident.
"Out of nowhere, one shot rang out," said Wayland.  "And then immediately, three more shots. "
Another witness, Judy Worley who lives nearby, said she watched as crews tried to save the police officer.
"They rushed the officer to the hospital in an ambulance," stated Worley.  "They were giving him CPR".
Leo was a five-year veteran of the Girard Police Department.

Police say the identity of the suspect is being withheld and will be released by the Trumbull County Coroner's Office.

2 Arrested In Shooting Of Unarmed Nashville Security Guard privateofficer.com



NASHVILLE, Tenn Oct 22 2017. - Two people have been arrested in the shooting of an unarmed security guard, including a Rite Aid employee.
Reports on Friday night stated 23-year-old Dionte Breedlove was charged with shooting the unarmed guard, identified as 22-year-old Garion Bogard.
According to reports, Bogard was talking with two Rite Aid employees at the store located on West End Avenue when Breedlove reportedly approached them and began firing around 4 a.m. on October 9. His motive was unknown.
Bogard was critically injured in the shooting.
An investigation led to Breedlove as the suspected shooter. Reports stated he also allegedly robbed the same Rite Aid on September 14.
Breedlove was taken into custody on Friday at his Ocoee Trail home. He has been charged with especially aggravated robbery and aggravated robbery for the shooting in October and aggravated robbery for the September 14 case. He was being held in jail in lieu of a $150,000 bond.
On Saturday, police said the shooting appeared to have been, in part, an inside job.
They confirmed the arrest of Rite Aid employee, 21-year-old Carlos Valcarcel-Arocho.
Authorities said an investigation showed he had a role in planning the robbery.
Valcarcel-Arocho reportedly admitted his involvement in an interview. He was being held in jail in lieu of a $100,000 bond.
Reports stated Valcarcel-Arocho was working in the store when Breedlove allegedly shot Bogard. According to detectives, it’s believed Valcarcel-Arocho and Breedlove knew each other.

Further details in the case were not immediately available.

Manchester nightclub bouncer arrested after breaking mans jaw privateofficer.com





MANCHESTER NH Oct 22 2017 — A bouncer at Penuche’s Music Hall on Elm Street surrendered at police headquarters Thursday night on a warrant after being accused of punching and breaking the jaw of a Goffstown man he was removing from the bar Sept. 10.
According to a release, Isaiah Able, 21, of Manchester, was charged with second-degree assault in the incident. He turned himself in about 9 p.m., police said.
Able is accused of punching the 22-year-old man and knocking him to the ground after removing him from the bar, then punching the man several more times while he was on the ground, police said. The man suffered a broken jaw, police said.

Able was released on $1,000 cash/surety bail and is scheduled to appear in Hillsborough County Superior Court-North on Nov. 2.
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Wanted felon found inside Roseburg High School privateofficer.com


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Roseburg OR Oct 22 2017 
A wanted felon who was later found to be in possession of 50 grams of methamphetamine was arrested at Roseburg High School after police say he snuck into the school’s faculty lounge Thursday morning.
Principal Jill Weber said a food service door was left unlocked to allow for a morning bread delivery that occurs at around 6:30 a.m. A few minutes later the wanted felon, later identified as 32-year-old Joshua Allen Templeton of Woodburn, slipped through the door and walked into the faculty room just a few feet away from the entrance.
The school’s security officer, Kenneth Fraizer, who had already made contact with Templeton earlier that morning and instructed the man to leave campus, soon found Templeton in the lounge and called the police.
An officer walked into the lounge, which was clearly labeled with a sign, and found Templeton sleeping in a chair with a plate of food on the table in front of him, which he allegedly took from the staff refrigerator, according to court documents. He was arrested at approximately 7 a.m. without further incident.
At the Douglas County Jail, staff searched Templeton’s wallet and found two plastic baggies that contained methamphetamine, according to police. Templeton’s backpack was also searched, and inside, police found a purple Crown Royal bag which was stuffed with four large baggies containing approximately 50 grams of methamphetamine. Both the methamphetamine and the scale were not found inside of the high school, Weber said.
Classes begin at 7:40 a.m., but Weber said most of the school’s buses arrive on campus between 7 and 7:10 a.m. to allow students an opportunity to eat breakfast. However, she said the school’s staff responded to the situation promptly, that Templeton was taken by police “very, very quickly,” and that “there was no incident.”
Weber said the arrest gives the school a chance to review protocol.
“We’re making some changes to ensure that where there are deliveries, someone is there to lock and re-lock the door until security is there at the door because we do take this very seriously and we want to ensure that our staff and students are always safe,” she said.
Templeton was arrested on suspicion of methamphetamine possession, methamphetamine delivery within 1,000 feet of a school, second-degree burglary and third-degree theft. He was also found to have a warrant out of the Oregon State Penitentiary on suspicion of escape.
Gary Klopfenstein of the Roseburg Police Department said Templeton did not climb over the prison walls and shouldn’t be considered an “escaped inmate,” although information about Templeton’s warrant was not readily available and calls to the Oregon State Police were not immediately returned.
“I would’ve let you know if an escaped convict was running around,” Klopfenstein said.

Templeton does, however, have a lengthy criminal history, with multiple burglary convictions from 2005, 2006, 2009 and 2015.
Weber said the term “escaped convict” can have different definitions and that people are assuming the worst.
“It can be that he was released from prison and he should be checking in with his parole officer and he didn’t,” she said. “People have this opinion that — and it can be sensationalized to a point — where it sounds like he escaped from prison and was here to do harm.

“Really, he just slid in and was asleep within minutes,” she said.

Lawsuit filed against Rio Rancho Whataburger and security guard in fatal shooting privateofficer.com

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Rio Rancho NM Oct 22 2017 A wrongful death lawsuit filed last week alleges that a security guard posted at a Rio Rancho Whataburger fatally shot an unarmed customer in December after a confrontation at the drive-through window.
David Wayne Tenorio died of his injuries weeks after the Dec. 3 shooting at the burger chain’s N.M. 528 location.
The lawsuit filed in state District Court in Santa Fe on Oct. 13 alleges that someone riding in a truck “engaged in an exchange of belligerent comments” with an employee in the drive-through. An employee then told Joe Archuleta, the store security guard, who was working for No Stone Unturned Security, which contracted with Whataburger, to “take care” of the truck occupants. Tenorio, who was unarmed, was a passenger in the vehicle.
The lawsuit alleges the truck was still in the restaurant parking lot, and the security guard pointed a gun at the group and ordered them to get out. Tenorio stepped out of the truck, as ordered. And at some point, the suit alleges, Archuleta shot him.
The lawsuit suggests the security guard did not carry the correct firearm certification to work as an armed guard. And it argues that No Stone Unturned Security may not have held the appropriate licensure and registration to operate as a private patrol company.
The family is seeking compensation for funeral expenses, pain and suffering, lost earning capacity and lost enjoyment of life, among other damages. Named as defendants are Archuleta, No Stone Unturned Security and Whataburger.
The suit alleges Whataburger did not properly vet the security company and shouldn’t have allowed its employees to “antagonize and provoke a customer.”
A spokeswoman for Whataburger said in a statement that the company is “committed to offering a safe restaurant,” and as part of that commitment “engage national security guard firms at many of our restaurants in the communities we serve, including Rio Rancho.” She said the company can’t comment on the specifics of the incident because a lawsuit is pending.
Multiple attempts to reach No Stone Unturned Security were unsuccessful.

And the attorney representing Tenorio’s family was unavailable.

Three charged in assault-theft at Davenport Walmart privateofficer.com

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DAVENPORT, Iowa Oct 22 2017 - Three people from Clinton are behind bars after police say they tried to steal from a Davenport store and attack a security guard.
Police arrested 32-year-old Jessica Crabtree, 31-year-old Shane Brown and 23-year-old Korrey Worden.
Officers responded to a shoplifting call at the Walmart on Elmore Avenue Thursday evening.
Police say Crabtree punched the guard on her way out of the store and took off with the men in a van.
An officer spotted the van and stopped the driver.
Investigators say the officer noticed a sawed-off shotgun in the van.

They're being held in Scott County Jail on robbery and weapons charges.

Key West church volunteer steals-pawns church security system privateofficer.com



Key West FL Oct 22 2017 

A Key West man was arrested after police said he stole and pawned security camera equipment from the church where he volunteered and had been living.
James Anthony Regguinti, 52, was arrested for theft, fraud and dealing in stolen property, all felonies. He remained jailed Friday without bond while also facing an unrelated burglary charge.
Regguinti is now accused of stealing from the Church of God, 1419 White St. The pastor called police on Tuesday to report a theft. He told police Regguinti had volunteered to install some new security equipment but instead stole it and pawned it, according to the police report, which was valued the equipment at $896.

The pastor found a pawn shop receipt for the items left in one of the common areas of the church. The receipt was for the camera equipment Regguinti had pawned, police said.

Saturday, October 21, 2017

Shots fired during Memphis armored truck robbery attempt privateofficer.com

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. Oct 21 2017 — Memphis police continue to search for an attempted robbery suspect after nabbing another one in a neighborhood near the Greenline around 4 p.m. Friday.
Both men are suspected of shooting at the driver of an armored Brinks truck during an attempted robbery at the Regions Bank on Summer Avenue near Waring.
Eighteen-year-old Beth Culver and her mother, Cindy, are two regulars at the bank.
“We’re so close with the people that work here,” said Beth Culver.
The women were pulling out of the parking lot around 2:15 p.m. when they saw one of the suspects shooting at the truck driver.
"We just saw a white car pull up on the curb, jump out and run toward the Brinks truck and we saw a guy in a light blue shirt shooting [in] that direction," said Cindy Culver.
Both Culvers said the driver started shooting back at the suspects, who took off.
"It was like, 10 to 12 shots," said Cindy Culver.
At first, they feared the bullets might start flying in their direction, and so they fled.
But once the shooting stopped, they turned back.
"They were, like, 'I can’t just kind of run from this,' and that’s when they decided to call the 911 and everything," said Kelci Culver, who arrived at the scene after getting a call from her sister and mother.
Kelci Culver said her mother, a former EMT, wanted to check on the driver.
"Make sure that everybody is okay until an ambulance or something could get here," said Kelci Culver.
Thankfully, everyone was okay -- and Cindy Culver says that's what's important.

"Just thankful that I can go home and put my arms around my daughter and say, ‘Thank you, God,’ that she’s okay and not hurt," she said.
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Disgruntled employee brought gun to Michigan Ford plant, killed himself privateofficer.com




Woodhaven MI Oct 21 2017 After initial reports of an active shooter situation at a Ford plant in Woodhaven, Michigan, police confirmed Friday that the suspect killed himself and did not fire at anybody else.
The plant was evacuated on Friday morning amid reports of gunfire.
“A disgruntled employee came in, there was a labor relation issue, at some point he presented a gun," said Woodhaven Deputy Chief Scott Fraczek. "He did not fire at anybody. When officers were called, as they were approaching the subject, he pulled a gun and killed himself.”
Earlier, Michigan State Police had confirmed they were on the scene of an "active shooter situation" at the plant.
Fraczek said bomb squad officers were brought in to investigate a suspicious package the shooter was carrying.
According to Michigan State Police, the item was later cleared and the scene is secure.

The Woodhaven Stamping Plant where the shooting occurred has been in operation since 1964 and employs 420 people, according to Ford's website.

Bronx student beats up school safety agent, sends her to hospital for eye surgery privateofficer.com

The teenage girl left Bronxwood Preparatory Academy at 2:15 p.m. Wednesday and returned a few minutes later but refused to go through the building’s scanning station, according to the sources.


New York NY Oct 21 2017 A 15-year-old student at Bronxwood Preparatory Academy punched and kicked a school safety agent at dismissal, injuring the woman’s eye so badly that she required emergency surgery, police said sources Thursday.
The teenage girl left the East 228th St. school at 2:15 p.m. Wednesday and returned a few minutes later but refused to go through the building’s scanning station, according to the sources.
School Safety Agent Landrea Davis blocked the teen from entering the school and the angry student attacked Davis, punching and kicking her, sources said.
Davis was taken to Albert Einstein Medical Center and then transferred to Montefiore Medical Center, with a possible tear to her cornea.
The student was arrested and charged with assault, cops said.City Education Department spokeswoman Toya Holness said Davis is recovering in the hospital and appropriate disciplinary action is being taken.
“School safety agents play a vital role in ensuring the safety of school buildings,” Holness said. “We are working with the NYPD to ensure it is investigated and addressed, and we are providing the school with additional support.”
NY Daily News

Laredo man charged with assaulting security officer privateofficer.com


LAREDO, Texas Oct 21 2017A Laredo man is arrested for allegedly assaulting a store security guard.
Laredo Police say the incident happened at a store located on the 1300 block of Guadalupe.
According to police, 20-year-old Blas Anguiano allegedly parked in a handicapped parking spot at the store without a permit while he was waiting for his wife to get out of the store.
When the security guard approached Anguiano, he asked him to move his car.
Anguiano refused to move the car, which eventually escalated into an argument.
Anguiano then got out of the car, and allegedly assaulted the security guard by punching him in the face and putting him in a choke-hold.

Anguiano was arrested and charged with assault on a security officer.
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D.C.-Area Police Departments Operating With Fewer Sworn Officers Than Authorized privateofficer.com



Washington DC Oct 21 2017 More than a dozen Washington, D.C.-area police departments are operating with fewer sworn officers than they’re authorized to have on staff, according to an investigation by the News4 I-Team.
The implications of these shortages vary, but police unions said the records obtained by the I-Team demonstrate a growing concern among rank and file officers.
Police departments are facing increasing competition for new recruits to bolster their staffing levels, according to several law enforcement officials who spoke with the I-Team. Several local police departments, including Maryland State Police and Prince William County police have released recruitment videos to help attract prospective hires.
Public records obtained by the I-Team show Virginia State Police, Prince William County (Va.) Police, the Loudoun County (Va.) Sheriff’s Office, Maryland State Police, Frederick County (Md.) Sheriff’s Office, Hagerstown (Md.) Police, Gaithersburg (Md.) Police, Frederick City Police, Montgomery County (Md.) Police, and Howard County (Md.) Police and are operating with fewer sworn officers than they’re authorized to have under local rules or budgets.
Several agencies, including Prince William County, Howard County and Gaithersburg, said the shortfalls in sworn officers do not impact public safety. Others acknowledged concerns that could impact their response times.
“We make sure our patrol, which are our first of the first responders, are as close to fully staffed as possible at all times. When staffing levels are low, certain sworn positions in non-essential offices and divisions are kept vacant until overall levels increase,” said Prince William County Police spokesman Jonathan Perok.
A spokeswoman for the Frederick County Sheriff’s Office said, “The major impact clearly reduces the number of deputies on the street per shift on any given day which reduces the availability of Deputies to handle calls for service from the public.”
“Our patrol shifts work at a minimum staffing level," she said. "If that number falls below the minimum it requires the agency to keep someone past their normal shift or call in replacements. In the long-term leave impact hold overs create fatigue and burn out issues within the agency.”
Agency records obtained under the freedom of information act reveal internal concerns about staffing levels in at least local police departments. In an application for funding from the U.S. Justice Department, Charles County, Maryland, sheriff’s officials said it needed financial help to hire seven additional officers. In its request, the sheriff’s office said from 2015 to 2016 “homicides, rapes, robberies and aggravated assaults are up by 8.6 percent. This is of great concern.”
The Charles County aid application also said, “Meanwhile, the population of Charles County has increased by nearly 8,200 residents and (the sheriff’s office) has added no additional officers in that time frame.”
In a similar aid application, Washington, D.C.’s Metropolitan Police Department said it also needed federal aid to help hire additional officers. The agency acknowledged it has fewer than the 4,000 officers it is authorized to employ. A police official wrote the U.S. Justice Department to request funding to help hire additional officers to “address the evolving nature of violent crime and the dangerous offenders who perpetrate these offenses.”
National police unions said these staffing shortages create a risk to the public and to the officers. National Fraternal Order of Police President Chuck Canterbury said police departments that fail to employ the authorized number of officers risk suffering slower response times to crimes and are less equipped to provide preventive patrols that deter crimes.
“Preventive policing takes a back seat and standards for recruitment slide when police are understaffed,” Canterbury said.
Recruitment is growing more difficult for police agencies because of increasing competition from private sector jobs with higher salaries amid a rebounding economy, Canterbury said. Prospective police officers are also discouraged by recent assaults on law enforcement officers, he said.
Union representatives of U.S. Park Police said staffing shortages are also impacting federal law enforcement.
“We need people. We need to recruit them, train them and put them on the street. All of these things cost money,” said Ian Glick, who represents Park Police officers in D.C., New York City and San Francisco.
U.S. Park Police records show a nearly 10 percent reduction in sworn U.S. Park Police officers between 2010 and 2016.

In a statement, a spokeswoman for the Charles County Sheriff’s Office said, “Fortunately, in Charles County, our crime numbers have not kept pace with the significant growth in population. But, we realize things could change quickly and if that happens, we would be dealing with more calls for service, more crime, and more problems, which could ultimately impact the way we work. Here is one example: Today we are heavily involved in community relations and community events, but any continuous rise in crime trends could limit our ability to participate in those events. We don’t want that to happen because communities that have strong relationships with their police departments, like we have, simply tend to thrive better. There is more trust, more communication and more problem solving. We would hate to lose what we have worked so hard to build.”
NBC Washington 

Teen charged in April shooting death of Galveston security guard

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RICHMOND, Texas October 21 2017
Murder charges have been filed in connection with the shooting death of a Galveston security guard earlier this year.
Brandon Ledford, 19, has been charged with the murder of 23-year-old Phillip Molis. According to investigators, Molis was walking through the San Luis Resort's back parking lot at about 10:15 p.m. on April 9 when he saw at least three men involved in what investigators called "suspicious activity."
When Molis approached those three men, they turned and fired shots, hitting him. Molis was immediately taken to UTMB where he was rushed into surgery. He died a week later.
Ledford is currently in custody in Fort Bend County. Authorities are expected to release more information about the circumstances surrounding his arrest on Friday.
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Florida woman charged with murder of private investigator privateofficer.com


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ESCAMBIA COUNTY, Fla. Oct 21 2017 The Escambia County Sheriff's Office said they've arrested a woman in the death of a missing private investigator.
Ashley McArthur has been arrested for the death of 33-year-old Taylor Wright.
Wright was a private investigator and former police officer.
She was reported missing to police on September 7.
Around noon on Thursday, a body believed to be Wright was found in a wooded area of Britt Road.

The sheriff's office said they are continuing to investigate this incident. They're working with the Pensacola Police Department in this case.
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Clarion Security company founder named "Women Business Owner of the Year'' privateofficer.com

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Memphis TN Oct 21 2017 The founder of a Memphis security guard firm has been named the "Women Business Owner of the Year'' by the National Association of Women Business Owners.
Kim Heathcott was honored at the association's four-day meeting in Minneapolis this week for growing her 8-year-old company, Clarion Security, into a $10 million business.
She founded the firm with one employee and no clients in 2009, and now it's the largest woman-owned business in Memphis with 450 employees.
The national association was founded 42 years ago and has 26 chapters across the nation.
Before founding Clarion, Heathcott worked in financial services, with an emphasis in fraud auditing and control investigations. She served as president in 2013 of the Memphis Chapter of the National Association of Woman Owned Businesses.
She holds an undergraduate degree in economics from Vanderbilt University, with a minor in business administration, and received an MBA from Southern Methodist University.
Clarion has made a mark in part for the way it treats its employees. For example, concerned that Clarion's security officers were eating most of their work-time meals out of vending machines, she and her husband, Larry, started providing a free meal to each employee every shift, the Heathcotts told The Commercial Appeal in 2011.
The couple even started attending the earlier Sunday morning church service so employees would not have to wait as long for the lunches, often delivered by the Heathcotts themselves.
Clarion contracted with a nursing company to provide monthly wellness clinics for employees.

For the security guard industry, Clarion has experienced a much lower-than-average turnover rate among employees.
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Gary Indiana cop charged with stealing nearly $500 from Walmart privateofficer.com

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Hammond IN Oct 21 2017 A Gary police officer has been charged with theft after Hammond police said he used a self-serve checkout repeatedly at a store where he was working security to improperly receive nearly $500 in change during numerous transactions, according to court documents.
George Edward Dickerson III, 42, was charged in Lake Superior Court with misdemeanor theft. His defense attorney, Jamise Perkins, said Thursday that Dickerson's resigned from the Gary Police Department.
Assistant Gary City Attorney Rodney Pol Jr., said the city's Civil Service Commission will meet Nov. 2 on the disciplinary matter. Dickerson's resignation wasn't formally accepted at the hearing last week, he said.
Court records indicate Dickerson was working security March 4 at Walmart in Hammond. A store employee had accidentally put the wrong denominations of cash into the money slots at a self-checkout register at the store, documents state.
At 8:12 a.m. that day, Dickerson allegedly went to a self-checkout register and purchased cheese and a drink, which totaled $4.48. He inserted a $20 bill and 48 cents, and instead of receiving $16 in change, Dickerson received $45, according to probable cause affidavit. Dickerson then purchased Doritos at the same register, inserted $20 and instead of receiving $18.52 in change, he received another $45, records stated. A minute later, Dickerson purchased a candy bar for $1.22 at the same register and received $45 in change after inserting another $20, according to records.
In a little more than an hour, Dickerson allegedly made 11 purchases and received a total of $495 in change to which he was not entitled, court records state.
Each of the transactions was captured on video surveillance and an asset protection manager obtained receipts for each of them, records state.
The charge, which is punishable by up to one year in jail, was filed Sept. 28 in the county division. A summons was sent Oct. 10 to Dickerson's home in Merrillville. Dickerson's initial hearing has been scheduled for Dec. 20 before Judge Sheila Moss. Perkins said her client will plead not guilty.

Dickerson, who had been a Gary police officer for about 8 1/2 years, had been assigned to the Lake County/Gary Metro Homicide Unit, officials said.
Chicago Tribune

Baby Found Dead in Parking Lot, Woman and Girl Hospitalized privateofficer.com

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Los Angeles CA Oct 21 2017 Security cameras provided investigators with one of their few leads in the mysterious case of a baby found dead with a naked woman and girl Thursday morning in a South Los Angeles store parking lot.
The Los Angeles Police Department Newton Division received a call of a woman and two children unresponsive at about 2 a.m. Thursday and responded to 23rd Street and San Pedro Street.
The baby, a woman in her 20s and a 6- to 8-year-old girl were found naked and covered in a "white substance" in the parking lot of Numero Uno Market.
A hazardous materials team determined that substance was some type of "baby product" and not considered dangerous.
Police said they believe the two children and woman live in the area.
Security cameras at a liquor store captured the mother, holding the infant, and girl walking naked in the neighborhood late Wednesday night. The store owner said the woman entered the business several times Wednesday.
The woman, possibly the girl's mother, purchased Ajax and other cleaning products, according to the owner.
Officers wrapped up an investigation later Thursday morning at a nearby house where the woman and children were believed to reside.
Details about a cause of death and the conditions of the hospitalized individuals were not immediately available.

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Man threatens to blow up Federal Building in Dayton privateofficer.com



DAYTON, Ohio Oct 21 2017A Dayton man has been booked into jail on Felonious Assault and Aggravated Menacing charges, after he's accused of threatening to blow up the Federal Building in downtown.
Police were called to the building on West Second Street just before 11:15 a.m. Thursday, October 19.
Jonathan Durrough, 41, had already been handcuffed and was in the backseat of a security officer's cruiser.
Police say Durrough had made threats to blow up the Federal Building after he was told to leave. Officers from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security were called to the scene to investigate.

Police say Durrough was combative, screaming obscenities at them and swearing.
At one point, police say he spit at one officer, that's when another officer pulled his out his taser and ordered him to stop.
|As officers took Durrough from one police cruiser to another, they say he yelled at one officer "When I get out, I'mma put you in a body bag."
Police say the threat will be further investigated by the Federal Prosecutor's Office.
According to jail records, Durrough is scheduled to make his first court appearance Friday afternoon, October 20.
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Trespasser attacks, assaults University of St. Francis security officer privateofficer.com

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JOLIET IL Oct 21 2017– A Joliet man allegedly pummeled a security guard at the University of St. Francis, police said.
On Monday afternoon, John L. Majewski Jr., 27, of the 400 block of Plainfield Road, was told by a 59-year-old security guard at the university to leave the premises, Joliet Deputy Police Chief Ed Gregory said.
The security guard had previously had warned Majewski not to be on campus, Gregory said.
Rather than leave, Majewski allegedly became upset and knocked the security guard to the ground. Gregory said that Majewski then allegedly struck the security guard several times.
The security guard reportedly suffered laceration wounds to the nose and ears, and his body was sore.
After police officers responded to the incident, the security guard was taken to Presence Saint Joseph Medical Center.
Majewski was not found at the scene and a warrant was issued for his arrest. Police then went to his residence on Plainfield Road on Wednesday and placed him under arrest.
Majewski was booked into the Will County jail on a charge of aggravated battery.

Majewski’s bond was set at $50,000, and he remained in custody at the county jail Thursday evening.

Friday, October 20, 2017

Corrections officers' union president charged with 2nd sex assault privateofficer.com


TRENTON NJ Oct 20 2017 -- Donald Ryland, the veteran Mercer County corrections officer arrested earlier this week, was charged Thursday with sexually assaulting a second woman.
Ryland, 44, is charged with kidnapping, aggravated sexual assault and aggravated assault.
According to the Mercer County Prosecutor's Office, on Oct. 12, Trenton police officers responded to call for "unknown trouble' on Riverside Avenue. When officers arrived, they found a woman with a visible cut and swelling in her left eye.
She told police she entered Ryland's vehicle and was driven to an unknown area.
They went onto the porch of an unknown residence and once there Ryland grabbed her by the throat, put her in a headlock, struck her head against the porch and punched her in the head before sexually assaulting her and fleeing the area, the office alleged.
Ryland briefly appeared in court Thursday afternoon, as he was scheduled to have a detention hearing. Family and friends filled the entire right side of the courtroom, as a show of support.
Assistant Mercer County Prosecutor Renee Robeson requested an adjournment, and a judge granted the request. Ryland is expected to have his detention hearing next week.

Ryland was previously accused of sexually assaulting and striking a woman on Oct. 6, in Cadwalader Park, in Trenton's West Ward on Oct. 6.
NJ.com

TX Security Officers Shoot-Kill 3 People In 48 Hrs.



Houston TX Oct 20 2017

There have been three fatal shootings involving security officers in Texas over the past 48 hrs.
All of the shootings remain under investigation and are being submitted to a grand jury.

In the most recent shooting, a security officer shot and killed a man inside a northwest Houston nightclub Wednesday.
According to officers, the shooting was reported shortly before 11:30 p.m. at the Casanova Men's Club in the 2000 block of Antoine. Police said a man came into the business swinging a cane and threatening a security and customers.
Witnesses told police that the man got into a fight with a couple of people inside the club. Investigators said the security guard said he tried to intervene as the man was biting a customer. The security officer said he feared for his life and the safety of others, so he shot the man, who was pronounced dead inside the nightclub. His name has not been released.
Police are reviewing surveillance video from inside the nightclub.
No charges have been filed against the security guard at this time but he case is expected to be presented to a grand jury, Houston police said.
A shooting in Dallas also left a man dead. Police said that there was an armed confrontation and a security fired one shot killing the man.
Police said they are still investigating this shooting but that it looks to be a case of self-defense.
And police in Arlington TX also report that a security officer there shot and killed a man during a bar confrontation.
The killing of the 25-year-old Arlington man outside a bar off I-30 on Sunday stemmed from an altercation and shooting earlier at another spot down the road, the bar manager said Tuesday.
Police have now determined that Danquwan Thompson was shot in the parking lot of Speed’s Billiards about 1 a.m. by an armed security guard after Thompson pointed a gun at him, according to manager Ryan Snyder. Another man was also inured.
Snyder said there had been a shooting earlier at a bar about three miles away and that some of those involved ended up at his bar.
He said he and the security guard are cooperating with police and that he feels sympathy for all involved.

Shoplifting Arrest At Woodbridge Center Mall Macy's privateofficer.com


Shoplifting Arrest At Woodbridge Center Mall Macy's
WOODBRIDGE, NJ Oct 20 2017— A 22-year-old Sayreville man is accused of shoplifting more than $660 worth of clothing from the Macy's at the Woodbridge Center Mall on Tuesday.
Woodbridge police were called to the Macy's at 7:36 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 17.
A Macy's store security officer said he watched as Charles Treihart took men's clothing into the fitting room and then walk out wearing all the clothing.
The clothing included multiple short-sleeved and long-sleeved shirts, three hoodies and a hat.

When he tried to walk out, he was stopped by the store security officer. Treihart was arrested by Woodbridge police and taken to police headquarters.

Security guard shoots, kills man with cane at northwest Houston strip club privateofficer.com


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HOUSTON TX Oct 20 2017  A security guard shot and killed a man inside a northwest Houston nightclub Wednesday.
According to officers, the shooting was reported shortly before 11:30 p.m. at the Casanova Men's Club in the 2000 block of Antoine. Police said a man came into the business swinging a cane and threatening a security and customers.
Witnesses told police that the man got into a fight with a couple of people inside the club. Investigators said the security guard said he tried to intervene as the man was biting a customer.
The security guard said he feared for his life and the safety of others, so he shot the man, who was pronounced dead inside the nightclub. His name has not been released.

Police are reviewing surveillance video from inside the nightclub.
No charges have been filed against the security guard at this time but he case is expected to  be presented to a grand jury, Houston police said.

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LEOMINSTER MA Oct 20 2017  -- A Fitchburg man was arrested and placed in protective custody early Thursday morning on charges he assaulted a nurse and a security guard at HealthAlliance Hospital, police said.
It was the second incident in less than two weeks in which a patient was charged with attacking hospital staff.
Gerald V. Poirier, 65, of 23 Kelley Ave., was charged with assault and battery with a dangerous weapon (shod foot), disturbing the peace, and resisting arrest for the incident, which took place at the hospital just before 2 a.m.
Police Sgt. John Fraher said Poirier, who had been a patient of the hospital, tried to strike a nurse and succeeded in kicking a security guard in the face when hospital staff tried to discharge him.
Poirier refused to leave the hospital, become aggressive with hospital staff and was uncooperative with officers who arrived at the scene, Fraher said.
Police arrested Poirier and placed him in protective custody, which Fraher explained is done when someone is deemed intoxicated to the point of incapacitation.
Poirier remained in custody Thursday pending his arraignment.
On Oct. 10 a female patient was charges with attacking a nurse, scratching her across the face. At the time, the nurse told police that she had been treating the patient when the patient lunged at her unprovoked and grabbed her face. The patient was issued a court summons by police for the Oct. 10 incident.

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Jackson police firearms instructor shot by officer privateofficer.com


JACKSON, TN Oct 20 2017
A Jackson police officer was rushed to the hospital early Wednesday afternoon after being shot and wounded during a firearms training session.
According to Jackson police, the firearms instructor injured in the shooting has been treated and released from the hospital. Law enforcement officers describe the incident as a horrible accident. They are still working to figure out how it happened.
“Tough time for the police department today,” Police Chief Julian Wiser said. “We got two officers, one injured the other extremely distraught.”
Officers met Wednesday afternoon for a quarterly gun training at the Fraternal Order of Police range on Cotton Grove Road. Just before 2 p.m., the firearms instructor was accidentally shot by another officer.
“Officers at the scene administered first aid until emergency medical services arrived on scene,” Chief Wiser said.
The unidentified gun instructor was taken by helicopter to Memphis. Jackson police later said the injured officer has been treated and released.
“We just ask that you pray for both these officers and their families,” Chief Wiser said.
Department policy requires an administrative shoot team take a closer look to see how it happened. “Once that’s complete we’ll be able to release more information at that time,” Chief Wiser said.
Wiser said during his time with the department he’s never witnessed anything like it before. “Been here over 20 years and this is the first incident where we had an officer accidentally shot during training to my knowledge.”

Chief Wiser says the names of the officers involved won’t be released at this time. The Fraternal Order of Police range is a common location Jackson police use for firearms training.
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