FL Officer Performs Controversial “Brachial Stun” On St. Augustine Suspect Left With Broken Jaw

ST. AUGUSTINE, FL. (THECOUNT) – St. Augustine man, Maxwell Elder, was arrested by St. Johns County deputies who were forced to deploy a brachial stun maneuver to gain control, authorities said.

Elder, 20, of St. Augustine, was arrested Tuesday after a neighbor requested a trespass warning against him claiming the theft of an extension ladder. The neighbor told police they were familiar with Elder and did not wish to press charges, however, police say he then became combative.

When asked by the responding deputy if Elder knew why he was there, Elder responded “Are you with me or against me?”

At that point, the deputy says he noticed Elder was in possession of drugs.

Here’s how the local news outlet described the chain of everts:

The report says the deputy immediately secured Elder in handcuffs and took away the suspected narcotics. When the deputy was searching him, Elder told the deputy he had a patch on his leg for bug bites, the report said. According to the report, the deputy suspected it was a fentanyl patch and called fire and rescue to respond to the scene. An additional deputy arrived and, according to the report, attempted to help the initial responder arrest Elder. When the deputies tried to place Elder on the rear of a patrol vehicle, Elder “became enraged for no apparent reason,” banging his head forcefully against the back window of the car, the report said. Deputies said Elder tried kicking one of them in the groin, so they took him to the ground to prevent him from injuring himself. That’s when Elder bit one of the deputies, the report said. The deputy stated, “Stop biting me.” Continue reading

KY Rape Suspect Robert Kasee Found Dead In Ohio River In Villa Hills

KENTON COUNTY, KY. (THECOUNT) — Robert Kasee, the Kentucky man on the run from police after facing rape, sexual battery and assault charges in Cincinnati, has been found dead in the Ohio River in Villa Hills.

Police located the body of Kasee, 34, Wednesday morning in Northern Kentucky.

Boaters on Friday afternoon found the body of Robert Kasee near the Villa Hills Marina in Kenton County. Continue reading

Ohio Neurologist Dr. Robert Brocker Jr. Arrested For Public Indecency “Trying To Pick Up Teen Girls For Sexual Activity”

Youngstown neurologist and psychiatrist, Dr. Robert J. Brocker Jr., was arrested and booked into the Mahoning County Jail on a public indecency charge.

Brocker was arrested on Thursday morning while attempting to solicit teenage girls for “sexual activity” in the Youngstown area, according to Youngstown police.

Brocker works as a neurologist at several local hospitals, including St. Elizabeth Boardman Health Center, St. Elizabeth Health Center and St. Joseph Health Center, according to Mercy Health’s website. Continue reading

MTV Floribama Shore Star Aimee Elizabeth Hall Arrested For Assault

MTV Floribama Shore star Aimee Elizabeth Hall was allegedly arrested after assaulting a Panama City resident outside Ms Newby’s Liquors located on Thomas Drive in Panama City Beach.

Officers received a call about an assault that occurred at Ms. Newby’s Liquors. Upon arrival police say a woman claimed she had been struck in the face by the 25-year-old reality star. The woman later confirmed her nose was broken during the alleged assault.

Local news outlet mypanhandle broke the story of the arrest:

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Terry Hammonds KY Suspect In December Whitney Venable Joey Marcum Double Homicide In Custody

Terry Hammonds, the suspect wanted in the December double homicide of Joey Marcum, 35, and Whitney Venable, 28, in McKee, KY, has been taken in custody.

Hammonds, a suspect in the grisly double murder is now in custody in Jackson County, say Kentucky State Police.

Hammonds’ brother Bobby is also currently in custody.

Earlier this month, police say Terry Hammonds was involved in a shootout with police. He was able to elude capture until Friday. On May 1, Kentucky State Police received a tip that Hammonds, wanted in connection to a double murder that happened in December, was seen driving an ATV on Happy Top Road in Jackson County Friday. Continue reading

Dothan AL Woman ‘Sulen Pena’ Arrested On Serious Drug Trafficking Charges

Sulen Pena has been named as the Dothan, Alabama, woman arrested after Vice Investigators concluded a five month narcotics investigation into narcotics being sold and distributed through the north side of Dothan.

Investigators have arrested Pena, 29, of Scott Road, with Drug Trafficking (methamphetamine), Unlawful Possession of a Controlled Substance (cocaine), and Possession of Marijuana 2nd degree. Bonds total $78,000.

The investigation is ongoing. All persons arrested are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. Continue reading

‘Frank Martinez Jr.’ Arrested In Murder Of 71-Year-Old Tucson Man ‘Robert Belman’

Frank Eugene Martinez Jr. has been identified as the suspect in Thursday’s homicide of 71-year-old Robert Belman, say the Pima County Sheriff’s Office.

Martinez Jr., 34, was arrested Friday morning for the murder of Belman. Belman’s truck was found in the vicinity when authorities located and appended Martinez Jr.

Martinez is charged with 1st degree murder, 2nd degree burglary, kidnapping and unlawful use of transportation. Continue reading

Mother Arrested After Filmed Daughter Being Forced To Drink Alcohol To Excess In Effort To “Get On MTV”

Miranda Polston has been named as the Pulaski County mother facing a criminal abuse charge after police say she forced her 14-year-old daughter to drink alcohol to excess.

Somerset police say after Polston caught her daughter drinking alcohol she decided to punish her by forcing her to drink alcohol to the point of “extreme intoxication to get her sick.” She also filmed the incident. At one point on the video, Polston can he heard telling her daughter she could “be on MTV” and would “get $1 million” if she kept drinking.

Police say the incident, which was captured on video, which shows the teen being held in a chair so she wouldn’t fall over. One male juvenile was holding her up while another was offering her more alcohol. Continue reading

Owner La Jolla Restaurant Voce del Mare Arrested On 18 Counts Including Rape

Daniel Dorado, the owner of posh La Jolla restaurant, Voce del Mare, was arrested Wednesday and charged with 18 counts, including rape. The crimes may have taken place at the establishment.

Dorado, also a classically-trained musician, was booked into Central Jail in San Diego about 3 p.m. San Diego Police arrested him on suspicion of six crimes, with multiple counts.

Witnesses reported seeing officers enter Voce del Mare, the restaurant Dorado owns at 5721 La Jolla Blvd. in Bird Rock, about 11 a.m.

Crime scene tape was visible outside the restaurant. The restaurant is normally open for dinner but remained closed Wednesday evening. Continue reading

5th Grade GA Teacher Arrested Over Jonesboro Murder Of 11-Year-Old, 15-Year-Old

Michael Desean White, a Toney Elementary School elementary teacher, has been arrested and charged with murder, officials say.

On March 23, DeKalb County School District confirmed White was arrested and charged in Clayton County in connection to the grisly 2016 murder of 11-year-old Tatiyana Coates and 15-year-old Daveon Coates. Both found shot to death in their beds in Jonesboro, Georgia.

In 2016, police said intruders tried to force their way inside the home overnight while Tatiyana, Daveon and several other children, ages 6 to 13, were inside. At some point, the suspects began shooting but later escaped. Investigators said one of the children was the one to make the call to police. The district said they are fully cooperating with officials in both DeKalb and Clayton Counties in a combined investigation. Continue reading