NJ Parents Terrified As Teen Daughters Receive Text Messages Instructing Them To “Run Away From Home” Then Call Number

SADDLE RIVER, NJ. (THECOUNT) — New Jersey police are trying to figure out the source of an odd text message sent out to random teen girls in Bergen County, New Jersey.

The text, claiming to be sent by the police, encourages the young girls to run away from home because someone is after them, according to police in Saddle River.

The strange text reads:

“This is the Saddle River Police. STOP WHAT YOU ARE DOING AND RUN AWAY FROM HOME! Bad pleople [sic] are after you. Contact this number when you have done so.” Continue reading

Lancaster Police ID’d Driver Sought In Horror PA Hit-And-Run Crash That Killed J. P. McCaskey High School Student Critically Injuring Another

Kristopher Martinez-Roman, pictured here in a previous mugshot, has been identified as the driver in a fatal Lancaster hit-and-run that killed one J. P. McCaskey High School student while seriously injuring another.

Lancaster Police say Martinez-Roman, 23, is the third person involved in Thursday’s crash that occurred near the intersection N. Franklin St., & E. King St., in Lancaster, PA.

Previously, police had thought the two men identified by surveillance videos were the only people in a silver Acura MDX that struck a car on East King and Franklin Streets Thursday afternoon.

Through their investigation, police identified Martinez-Roman as the driver of the vehicle. The two other men, pictured below, were passengers in the vehicle. Continue reading

SC Women Lois King & Marge Seymore ID’d As Victims In Saturday Clinton Double-Fatal Crash

South Carolina woman, Lois King and Marge Seymore of Clinton, have been identified as the victims following a head-on collision in Laurens County.

SC Highway Patrol Troopers confirm two people died in a collision that occurred US 76 near Grain Bin Road Saturday night at approximately 11:51 p.m.

Troopers say a 2007 Ford Mustang was traveling west on US 76 and a 2004 Ford Taurus was traveling east on US 76 when the Taurus traveled left of center and struck the Mustang head-on.

King worked for Laurens County School District 56. Seymore worked for Bailey Manor. Both died as a result of blunt force injuries.

Troopers say there were three occupants in the Mustang. All were wearing seat belts, injured, entrapped and extricated by mechanical means. The driver was transported by helicopter to Spartanburg Regional where the driver succumbed to their injuries. The right front passenger was transported by helicopter to Greenville Memorial where the passenger succumbed to their injuries. Continue reading

PA Temple U Student Former Blue Eagle Basketball Player Found Murdered In Philly Apt

Daniel Duignam, a third-year business student at Temple University, was named by PA authorities as the young man found murdered in his Philadelphia residence. Police say there were no signs of a struggle or forced entry into the home.

Duignam, 21, was found shot to death in his apartment complex located on the 1700 block of Diamond Street just before 10 p.m. Saturday. He was pronounced dead at the scene from gunshot wounds to his stomach, arm, and face.

Neighbors said they were “stunned” hearing of the young man’s senseless murder, calling it “tragic news.” Friends said they saw the victim less than 48 hours before he was found shot dead. Continue reading

Photo: Family Member IDs Missing KY Man Found Dead In Jennings Creek

Micah Reed has been named by family members as the missing man found dead in Jennings Creek.

The Bowling Green Police Department had been searching for Reed, 34, since being reported missing March 30.

BGPD says on April 9 around 5:30 p.m. they got a call from a man saying he had found a body in Jennings Creek. Continue reading

Family Delivers Sad News: Missing TX Korean War Veteran Found Dead On San Antonio Far South Side

The family of a missing Korean war veteran took to Facebook to say the man had been located dead on the far south side of San Antonio.

Pete Carreon, 81, has been identified as the body found Thursday night, according to the Bexar County Medical Examiner’s Office. Carreon reportedly suffered from Alzheimer’s and dementia.

Authorities were called to 22830 Highway 281 South at about 6:30 p.m. Friday night for reports of a badly decomposed body in a ditch. The location was less than a mile from Carreon’s home. Crews searching for Carreon looked in the area of the abandoned church in their early efforts. They were not able to go onto the property because it was private, fenced and chained shut.  Continue reading

URGENT: 7-Year-Old Girl Goes Missing While Visiting Clearwater Beach

Police officers are searching for 7-year-old girl Laura Johnson, who was last seen on Clearwater Beach.

Johnson was last seen in the bathing suit (pictured below) around noon Sunday north of Pier 60 on the beach.

Clearwater police released a photo of Johnson showing the bathing suit she is currently wearing, which has a floral design. Continue reading

Photos: Bani Duarte DUI Driver In Violent Huntington Beach PCH Crash That Killed 3 – Teens ID’d

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

Family: Body Found In Ohio River “Ray Devries” PA Man Who Exited Allegheny General Hospital

A body found in the Ohio River has been identified Raymond Devries, the man who walked away from Allegheny General Hospital Thursday hours after being treated for symptoms of a possible stroke. He was reported missing the next day.

The family of Devries, 71, confirmed to local news outlets that his body was found in the river.

Allegheny County police tell Channel 11 river workers on a barge found the body of a man floating on the river in Stowe Township just north of the McKees Rocks Bridge around 10:30 a.m. Monday. The body was removed from the river by Pittsburgh police river rescue and transported to the North Shore. Continue reading

CA Family Plea For Safe Return Of LA Daughter Gone Missing In Chinatown

The family of a 21-year-old California woman who has been missing for nearly three weeks, is asking for the public’s help in locating her.

Valentina Lore was last spotted March 3 in the Chinatown area of Los Angeles, California.

Lore is described as a white female who is five feet tall and weighs around 110 lbs. Police say she suffers from Crohn’s disease, which causes inflammation in the digestive tract.  Continue reading