The Bath Township Police Department in Michigan says it’s “testing” new graphics for officers’ cruisers that replaces “POLICE” with “POPO.”
According to policemag.com, Popo is slang for “police.” Originally coined by Southern California Asian gangs, now nationwide and thought to be of African-American derivation. Urban Dictionary says the term was derived from beach bike officer’s shirts, which read PO for “police officer.” Popo is also “grandmother” in Chinese American slang.
Bath Township official said in a Facebook post that the new skins are an effort to “connect with younger members of the community.” Continue reading
The four Little Washington Fabricators workers killed in a violent head-on crash involving a utility truck and a septic tanker have been identified by the York County Coroner’s Office.
The victims have been identified as Jonathan Beiler, 27, of Peach Bottom, Pa., Gregory Butcher Jr., 36, of West Chester, Pa., Reuben Fisher, 23, of Oxford, Pa., and Matthew Hurst, 24, of Glenmore, Pa.
According to the coroner’s report, Butcher was driving the utility truck. The three other victims were passengers. Beiler, Butcher, and Hurst were all wearing seat belts, but it’s unknown if Fisher was wearing his, according to the coroner.
According to the report, all four victims were killed on impact.
Alabama authorities have issued a Child Abduction Emergency, Amber Alert.
The Saraland Police Department and the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency are searching for 3-year-old Morris Roberson IV. Authorities say Roberson was abducted by Milton Farris, 31.
He was last seen Friday night on Highway 45 in Eight Mile, Alabama. He was wearing a red and blue polo shirt, blue polo jeans, and red and blue Jordan shoes.
He is believed to be in extreme danger, according to authorities.
They may be traveling in a 2010 maroon Nissan Altima without a license plate. If you have any information regarding this missing child, please contact the Saraland Police Department at 251-459-8477 or call 911.
Ali Demirkaya of Turkey, a soccer-loving nut was banned from his favorite team’s Denizli Ataturk Stadium for one year, but came up with an innovative way to still watch Denizlispor play – get a crane and watch it from outside it.
Demirkaya rented the crane for 354 liras (less than $100 USD) and showed up for his team’s match against Gaziantepspor Saturday.
Here’s video of him watching the game from the crane.
A team of burglary suspects gained entry to a plush Beverly Hills mansion after a scantily dress woman was able to distract the security guard.
The crooks got into the Los Angeles mansion, which is nestled in the Beverly Crest area of the Santa Monica Mountains above Beverly Hills, by using a provocatively dressed woman to distract a the front gate guard.
Police Department spokeswoman Norma Eisenman tells City News Service four men overpowered the guard around 1:00 a.m. Monday as he was distracted by a woman in short shorts and a furry jacket. The crew tied up the guard, took his gun and burglarized the home in the Beverly Crest area of the Santa Monica Mountains above Beverly Hills. Continue reading
Luz Baena has been named as the Houston woman who was the victim of a recent violent attempted kidnapping.
Baena said she was riding her bicycle when a man in a vehicle pulled over and abducted her. The Houston woman is recovering from injuries she sustained after jumping out of her kidnapper’s car.
Baena said the man forced her into his car. A couple of blocks later, she noticed they were approaching a group of people so she decided to jump out of the car and call for help. Continue reading
Stefon Larell Ethridge, has been named as the Florida victim of a deadly shooting outside an Arlington neighborhood McDonald’s.
Ethridge, 21, was found shot dead late Sunday outside a McDonald’s in Jacksonville, Sheriff’s Office said. There is little to go on as far as suspect information at this time, in an incident police are calling a murder.
Officers arrived scene after responding to a call of shot fired about 11 p.m. at the fast food eatery’s University Boulevard location. Police then located Ethridge wounded in the parking lot.
He was pronounced dead at the scene. Continue reading
Sherryann Jamila Haylett, of Bloomfield, CT., has been identified as the young woman killed in a single-vehicle crash early Monday morning in Farmington overnight.
State police say, Haylett, 24, was operating a vehicle on Interstate 84 eastbound when she lost control and went down an embankment in the area of Exit 40.
Haylett was pronounced dead at the scene.
Haylett’s vehicle left the roadway about a half a mile east of exit 39A. Her vehicle struck a metal beam guide rail and came to rest in some trees down a small embankment. Troopers said she was the only person in the vehicle. Continue reading
Bani Duarte, the California woman who posted bond after she was arrested following a drunken driving crash that killed three Las Vegas teenagers in Huntington Beach, was back in jail Sunday after being charged with murder and after investigators learned she may have intended to flee the country to avoid prosecution, police said.
Duarte, 27, of San Clemente was arrested without incident in Downey about 1 p.m. Sunday on a $5 million warrant, Huntington Beach police said in a news release.
The three teenagers killed in a two-vehicle PCH crash in Huntington Beach have been identified as Brooke Hawley, Dylan Mack and A.J. Rossi.
The driver of the second vehicle, who survived the crash, was identified as 27-year-old Bani Duarte of San Clemente. She was arrested on suspicion of vehicular manslaughter and DUI.
Duarte could later been seen smirking in her DUI mugshot.
The victims had traveled to Orange County for spring break and were traveling in a Toyota on Pacific Coast Highway when the fatal crash occurred. Continue reading
Michael Kevin McReynolds, of the Coalboro Road in Chesterfield, VA., has been charged with “aggravated malicious wounding” after unleashing a brutal on a Richmond man aged 80. That man was sent to the hospital with life threatening injuries.
Richmond police officers say they were dispatched to Hull Street and East 32nd Street in the Broad Rock Neighborhood just before 3:40 p.m. on reports on an assault.
“Several calls were received regarding a male who was assaulting multiple people,” Wilson said. Minutes later more callers stated that the same suspect was assaulting an 80-year-old man in the 3100 block of Decatur Street. The 80-year-old victim had life-threatening injuries and was transported to an area hospital where he remains in critical condition. The 62-year-old victim suffered injuries that were not life-threatening injuries and did not seek medical attention treatment. Continue reading