A recent white supremacist gang investigation resulted in the arrest of 13 suspects and the seizure of a cache of drugs and guns. One of those arrested is former assistant football coach at Laguna Beach and JSerra high schools, Brian Jay Bishop.
Bishop, 35, who also worked as a substitute teacher, was arrested for possession of methamphetamine for sale, possession of a concealed/loaded firearm while possessing narcotics, and possession of a firearm when not registered owner. He has since posted bail and was released. During that arrest, CMPD seized methamphetamine, drug paraphernalia, ammunition and a loaded semi-automatic handgun.
Police list Bishop as being from Trinidad, Texas. He played football at Texas Tech and Texas A & M Commerce, according to local reports.
Texas A & M Commerce’s athletic website said Bishop played 11 games for Division 1-A Texas Tech in 2004 before joining Division II Texas A & M Commerce. He was an all-state selection from Coppell High in Texas and also a hurdler in track and field. Continue reading
Police have arrested a suspect in killing of Jaquon Helm, 40, and his wife, Venius Badgett, 35, husband, wife in Southwest Washington, DC.
Alonzo Lewis, 33, was arrested in the shooting deaths of the couple after the pair encountered him and a group of other individuals walking in the middle of the street.
Helm and Badgett had a six-year marriage and five children.
D.C. police on Thursday arrested Lewis in the shooting deaths of a married couple slain Saturday night in Southwest Washington, according to authorities.
Alonzo Lewis of Southwest was charged with two counts of first-degree murder while armed.
The victims were identified as Jaquon Helm, 40, and his wife, Venius Badgett, 35. They were killed about 10:10 p.m. in the first block of Galveston St. SW, Washington, DC.
Helm’s sister told The Washington Post this weekend that the incident occurred after Badgett and two of her children returned home from a picnic and encountered other youths in the street. She said the couple told the children to get out of the street. She said the dispute escalated until one person emerged with a gun. Continue reading
Former Los Angeles Clippers player Rasual Butler had drugs and alcohol in his system at the time of a violent Studio City, CA., Range Rover crash that left him and his wife dead.
Butler and his wife, Leah LaBelle, were killed in a wee-hour, single-vehicle, high-speed crash in the trendy Los Angeles suburb earlier this year.
The crash occurred in the 11200 of Ventura Boulevard between Vineland and Tujunga at around 2:30 a.m.
A newly released autopsy report from the Los Angeles County coroner’s office revealed Thursday that Butler had multiple intoxicants in his system at the time of the January 31 wreck, including marijuana, methamphetamine and painkillers, according to the autopsy. He had a blood alcohol level of .118, well above the legal limit. Continue reading
It had to happen.. A Florida woman named, Crystal June Methvin, (seriously, that’s her name,) was arrested in St. Augustine over possessing, you guessed it, crystal meth.
Methvin, 40, will likely appear in front of a judge sometime in early June, making the mega-moniker-irony complete.
Methvin was taken into custody after being charged with possession of crystal meth, according to the St. Augustine Police Department. Methvin was arrested on May 26 after officers got a tip that a woman was sitting in a car on the side of a local highway. When police arrived, Methvin only had a Florida ID card and didn’t have her driver’s license. As officers searched the car they reportedly discovered crystal meth in a plastic bag in Methvin’s purse. Continue reading
Shavondes Martin, the Iowa man recently acquitted of murder charges, was found dead in an Waterloo alley.
Martin, 22, was found by a neighbor with multiple gunshot wounds around 5:30 a.m. Thursday, police said.
He was pronounced dead at the scene.
An autopsy was ordered.
It’s not clear whether Martin’s shooting is related to the death of Otavious Brown. Martin had pleaded not guilty to murder and other charges in the July 2016 fatal shooting of the 21-year-old Brown and the wounding of two other people. Martin and co-defendant Armand Rollins were acquitted in February. Another co-defendant, Doncorrion Spates, was convicted of murder. Continue reading
Sheri Aoyagi has been identified by medical examiners as the 60-year-old Las Vegas woman found shot and killed Wednesday in the northwest area of the Las Vegas Valley.
According to a recent internet posting on GoFundMe, Aoyagi was a flight attendant and was killed during a burglary at her residence. This information has not been confirmed by authorities.
Sheri Aoyagi lost her life in a robbery at her home on May 30th. She was loved by many and will be dearly missed. All proceeds will be given to her Husband Stan. Continue reading
NOFX singer, bassist, Michael John Burkett, told an audience during a recent performance that he believes there’s a bright side to the Route 91 Harvest Festival mass shooting.
As a reminder, the 2017 Las Vegas massacre left at least five-dozen dead and injured more than 500 music lovers, many permanently.
Burkett, 51, aka, Fat Mike, made the shocking comments while appearing at this year’s Punk Rock Bowling & Music Festival in Las Vegas: Continue reading
Clayton Bradley of Eustace, TX., is being held on $2.5 million bail after intentionally striking and killing a pedestrian while operating a motor vehicle in Athens Wednesday.
Rodney Abbott, 30, also from the Eustace area, was on foot when Bradley, 28, passed him while traveling in a pickup truck with a female passenger.
Bradley reportedly made a U-turn in Abbott’s direction and struck him at a high rate of speed. The truck then careened into a field and hit a tree of substantial size.
Abbott was pronounced dead at the scene.
Bradley allegedly fled the scene and was located a short time later by Henderson County Sheriff’s Office Deputies at his nearby home. Continue reading
The New York Post is facing “backlash” Thursday for its tasteless front page featuring Kim Kardashian and President Trump’s White House meeting.
President Trump met Wednesday with the reality star to discuss prison reform.
The front page headline reads “Trump Meets Rump” with a banner across the top labeling the meeting as “The Other Big Ass Summit.” Another set of large type refers to Kardashian as “Kim Thong Un.” Continue reading
Nicole Curtis, 41, told PEOPLE she is still breastfeeding Harper, who turned 3 in May and continues to co-sleep with him.
The Rehab Addict star is breastfeeding him less frequently, though, as a result of her practicing baby-led weaning, which is the practice in which children who are still breastfeeding or taking a bottle are encouraged to self-feed appropriate finger foods rather than being slowly introduced to purées with a spoon.
While some moms might prefer to breastfeed until their baby decides to self-wean, the courts don’t always agree. Rehab Addict star Nicole Curtis told People she will breastfeed her toddler until he’s ready to stop. The courts, however, awarded her ex, Shane Maguire, visitation, despite her desire to breastfeeding exclusively. Maguire claimed she was using breastfeeding to limit his time with their son. The courts agreed, viewing his right to spend time with his baby as more important than her desire to breastfeed. Continue reading