CA Mom Seen On Viral Video Holding Girl So Daughter Could Repeatedly Strike Arrested

TURLOCK, CA. (THECOUNT) — Barbara Cypress has been identified as the mother suspected of holding a girl so her daughter could repeatedly hit her in a group altercation widely shared on social media.

Cypress, 40, was arrested Tuesday at her home without incident, Sgt. Russell Holeman of the Turlock Police Department said.

Turlock police have arrested a woman suspected of holding a girl so her daughter could repeatedly hit her, an encounter caught on a widely shared video, reports ModBee.

Cypress was booked at the Stanislaus County Jail on a felony charge of false imprisonment and two misdemeanors. She remained there on $20,000 bail as of Wednesday evening.

The attack involved junior high school students at about 3 p.m. Friday at Columbia Park in west Turlock, police said. The video, apparently shot by a young friend of the victim, shows a woman grabbing the girl and spinning her around.


Geo quick facts: Turlock is a city in Stanislaus County, California, United States. Its estimated 2015 population of 72,292 made it the second-largest city in Stanislaus County after Modesto – Wikipedia.

Cupertino CA Woman Xuan Wang ID’d As Hiker Killed By Falling Rock, Ice In Yosemite Sunday

YOSEMITE VALLEY, CA. (THECOUNT) — Xuan Wang, of Cupertino, California has been identified as the victim killed while hiking in Yosemite National Park Sunday, according to park officials.

Wang, 56, was hiking on the Mist Trail, in Yosemite Valley, when she was struck by falling rock and ice Sunday.

She was pronounced dead at the scene from injuries caused by the falling rubble.

According to park officials, the Mist Trail is closed during this time of year due to icy and hazardous conditions. They say the trail closure is clearly marked and there is a gate to remind visitors of the closure, reports ABC30.

Park officials say they believe Wang ignored warning signs and entered the restricted area.

Officials offered no further information saying more details will be released at the time the investigation has been completed.

Geo quick facts: Yosemite is an iconic national park that offers an array of options such as hiking among redwoods, bird watching & river rafting.

VA Man Derek Dambacher ID’d As Victim Struck By Semi On Chesterfield Route 288 Tuesday

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, VA. (THECOUNT) — Derek D. Dambacher, of Chesterfield, Virginia, has been identified as the driver fatally struck by a vehicle after exiting his vehicle while on Route 288 south in Chesterfield County on Tuesday.

Dambacher, 53, exited a Ford Explorer that had become disabled when he was struck by a passing International semi-tractor Tuesday morning, according to wtvr.

The fatal strike occurred around 8:30 a.m. Tuesday on Route 288 near Hull Street, in Chesterfield, VA.

The semi driver remained at the scene and cooperated with police. Continue reading

CA Journalist Sean Belk ID’d As Victim In Friday Fatal Long Beach Two-Vehicle Crash

LONG BEACH, CA. (THECOUNT) — Sean Belk has been identified as the victim in a two-vehicle crash in the Bluff Heights area of Long Beach, California, on Friday.

Belk, 36, a local Long Beach reporter, was killed Friday night near the intersection of Broadway Street and Obispo Avenue in Bluff Heights, according to reports.

Officers responded to the scene shortly after 8:30 p.m. and found two vehicles involved in a head-on collision, officials said.

Belk was transported to an area hospital where he was later pronounced dead of multiple blunt force trauma injuries.

The driver of the other vehicle remained at the scene and cooperated with the investigation, police said.

There was no indication drugs or alcohol played a factor in the crash.

Belk wrote for the bi-weekly Beachcomber newspaper since 2016, his publisher, Jay Beeler, said Saturday.

“Sean Belk was a master of his craft and will be greatly missed by all of us on the Beachcomber team,” said Beeler, who added that Belk received his associate’s degree from Long Beach City College in 2005, followed by a bachelor’s degree in communications from Cal State Fullerton in 2009. Continue reading

IA Man Sean Foster Charged Murder Of Des Moines Cousin Albert Barron “Slept In Home ‘For Days’ With Deceased Victim”

DES MOINES, IA. (THECOUNT) — Sean Michael Foster has been identified as the homicide suspect that apparently slept in a home “for days” after the alleged killing of his cousin, Albert Barron III, according to Des Moines Police.

Police state that Barron failed to show up for work so family members and coworkers asked officials to conduct a welfare check. Upon arrival, authorities discovered Barron dead at his Indianola Avenue home.

Foster, 30, was arrested and charged with first degree murder. Continue reading

TN Man Clark Cable ID’d As Monday Victim In ‘Targeted’ Brentwood Shooting

BRENTWOOD, TN. (THECOUNT) — Clark Cable has been identified as the victim of the targeted deadly drive-by shooting on Monday in Brentwood, TN.

Cable, 25, was found suffering from at least one gunshot wound to the chest in the 1400 block of Dozier Court, in Brentwood, TN.

He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Witnesses say a suspect fled the scene following the deadly shooting.

Police have completed the investigation at the scene and no arrests have been made.

Multiple shots were fired from a vehicle on the street into the home. Police said one of those bullets struck an unidentified 25-year-old man, killing him. Four other family members were home at the time. Police say this was not a random shooting and the residents were targeted. Continue reading

CA Woman Carly Hutchings ID’d As Victim In Tuesday Fatal Fairfield BMW Ejection Crash

FAIRFIELD, CA. (THECOUNT) — Carly Elizabeth Hutchings, of Vacaville, CA, has been identified as the young woman killed after ejected from a BMW during a crash in Fairfield, CA, Tuesday.

Hutchings, 19, was killed late Tuesday afternoon in a crash that occurred on Blue Mountain Dr, near Lyon Rd, in Fairfield, CA.

The victim was a passenger in a BMW vehicle, when for unknown reasons, the driver, 19-year-old, Daniel Sanchez-poore, crossed centerlines and struck a Hyundai Elantra head-on.

Hutchings was pronounced dead at the scene of blunt force trauma injuries consistent with the ejection.

Carly Hutchings was a passenger in a silver BMW 328i that was traveling west on Lyon Road, just west of Blue Mountain Road, at about 4:30 p.m. when it drove into the eastbound lane for an unknown reason, according to a California Highway Patrol traffic report. The BMW moved into the path of an eastbound Hyundai Elantra, which hit the passenger side of the BMW. Hutchings was ejected from the BMW and suffered fatal injuries at the scene, the CHP reports. Continue reading

CA Body Discovered On Top Of Dinuba “Save Mart” Identified As Neil Davenport

DINUBA, CA. (THECOUNT) — Neil Davenport has been identified by officials as the body that was found on top of a former Save Mart in Dinuba, California.

Davenport, 41, was found by authorities who responded to the location on reports of a foul odor omitting from the area.

Officers found Davenport after they received a call from a groundskeeper Thursday afternoon following a report of a foul odor in the area. Continue reading

Young CA Brothers ID’d As Victims In Tuesday Mead Valley Double-Fatal Street Racing Crash

Dominic Gonzalez and Antonio “Tony” Gonzalez have been named as the youngsters killed while traveling in a vehicle after being struck head-on by another vehicle said to be street racing in Mead Valley, California.

Brothers, Dominic, 6, and 8-year-old Tony, were killed in a head-on crash that happened early Tuesday evening in the town of Mead Valley, according to the California Highway Patrol.

Police say a speeding car struck their brother’s vehicle head-on. The boys were pronounced dead at the scene.

Their older brother, who was operating the Nissan Versa, was hospitalized and later released. Continue reading

Beverly Hills Mansion Burglarized After Woman In “Short-Shorts And Furry Jacket” Distracts Guard

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