NJ Man Terrence J. Matthews ID’d As Suspect Charged In Double-Murder Of EX-GF’s Grandma Young Brother

WILLINGBORO, NJ. (THECOUNT) — Terrence J. Matthews has been identified as the suspect who police say killed his ex-girlfriend’s grandmother and younger brother earlier this week.

Matthews, 23, was charged Friday with two counts of first-degree murder, one count of kidnapping, and other related charges.

Officers were called to a Wawa on Springside Road in Westampton Township for a report of a woman in distress, who told a store employee that her family had been murdered by her ex-boyfriend. The 22-year-old woman fled before officers arrived, reports Fox29.

Police then responded to a home on the 100 block of Eastbrook Lane to conduct a wellness check. Once inside the home, they found the bodies of Jennifer Vassell, 68, and her 9-year-old grandson Ishon Mathiln Jr.


Geo quick facts: Willingboro Township is a township in Burlington County, New Jersey, United States. As of the 2010 United States Census, the township’s population was 31,629 reflecting a decline of 1,379 from the 33,008 counted in the 2000 Census, which had in turn declined by 3,283 from the 36,291 counted in the 1990 Census – Wikipedia.

Girard Saenz Involved In 2017 Malibu Incident ‘Held Cynthia Beck Housekeepers At Gunpoint’

LOS ANGELES, CA. (THECOUNT) — Girard Saenz, the man arrested after police seized over 1,000 guns from a Bel-Air mansion, was allegedly involved in a 2017 incident involving a firearm.

Law enforcement sources told TMZ, Saenz, 57, held at gunpoint a team of house cleaners back in 2017 after discovering them at a Malibu property owned by his longtime companion, Cynthia Beck.

Beck is the real estate mogul who also owns the Holmby Hills mansion where authorities arrested Saenz Wednesday and seized more than 1,000 firearms.

Saenz happened to be driving by the property when he noticed the team of people removing items from the house. Cops say that’s when he held them at gunpoint to investigate. Cops eventually intervened and took everyone back to the station to sort it out, according to TMZ.

The Bel-Air mansion was described by authorities as a hoarder’s paradise with guns strewn throughout the house. Court records show the property is owned by Cynthia Beck, who has three daughters with J. Paul Getty’s son Gordon Getty. Beck bought the property in January 2001, but it remains unclear what, if any, connection she has to Wednesday’s events. Beck could not be reached for comment.

Saenz was arrested on suspicion of unlawful transportation and of giving, lending or selling an assault weapon. He is being held in lieu of $50,000 bail, according to the Los Angeles Police Department and court records.


Ricky Schroder Arrested ‘Striking GF’ Leaving ‘Visible Marks’ Wednesday Morning

LOS ANGELES, CA. (THECOUNT) — Ricky Schroder has been jailed following an early morning arrest for allegedly striking his girlfriend.

It’s the second time the Silver Spoons actor been arrested for alleged domestic violence.

TMZ is reporting: Cops got a call around 12:43 AM for a domestic incident at Schroder’s place. When they arrived they spoke to him and his girlfriend — and shortly after that, Schroder was arrested for felony domestic violence … according to our law enforcement sources.

The fact he was booked for a felony typically means the victim had visible marks of some kind. We’re told Schroder’s girlfriend refused medical treatment on the scene.

Turns out the L.A. County Sheriff’s Dept. made almost the exact same arrest 30 days ago. Our sources say Schroder was taken into custody on April 2 … also for felony domestic violence.

We’re told deputies went to his home — again, a little after midnight — after he allegedly punched his girlfriend in the face as she tried to leave their home.

Schroder bailed out after that arrest. He is currently in custody for this morning’s, and we’re told his bail this time is set at $50,000.

In 2016, Schroder filed for divorce from fellow actor, Andrea Schroder, after nearly 24 years of marriage, according to court documents obtained by PEOPLE.

In documents submitted Friday to Los Angeles Superior Court, Schroder filed for divorce from her husband citing irreconcilable differences.


WI Boy Abducted By Sex Offender Escapes Captors Inside Eau Claire Hobby Lobby

EAU CLAIRE, WI. (THECOUNT) — Tyler Brand, 25, and Khvyen Vhasenglu, 36, are behind bars after a 17-year-old boy claims he was abducted and held against his will until escaping his captors by darting inside an Eau Claire Hobby Lobby store.

Eau Claire police say they were called to Golf Road Hobby Lobby in Eau Claire on reports of a distraught boy. Upon arrival investigators found the young man “visibly shaken” claiming he had been abducted by two men. The boy’s parents reported him missing on March 22.

Police quickly located Brand, a registered sex offender and Vhasenglu in the same parking lot based on a vehicle description provided by the victim.

According to police, Brand met the boy on social media and then in person on March 21 offering him lodging at his residence in Oshkosh. After several days, the boy informed Brand that he no longer wished to remain at the residence and wanted to return to his own home, at which point the suspect refused.

“The boy told Brand he wanted to go home, but Brand would not let him,” reports WQOW.

The two remained in eastern Wisconsin for several days until meeting up with Vhasenglu.

The suspects informed the boy they were transporting him to Menomonie. On their way, they stopped in Eau Claire. That’s when the boy made his escape.

Brand was arrested by Eau Claire police for a felony DOC warrant, possessing meth with the intent to deliver, possessing psilocybin, possessing THC and possessing drug paraphernalia.

Vhasenglu was arrested for possessing meth with the intent to deliver, possessing psilocybin, possessing and intending to deliver schedule IV drugs and possessing THC.

Curiously, neither suspect is facing abduction charges in the case.

The boy was reunited with his parents on March 25.


Anyone with possible information on the case should contact police at 911.

Geo quick facts: Eau Claire is a city in Chippewa and Eau Claire counties in the west-central part of the U.S. state of Wisconsin. Located almost entirely in Eau Claire County, for which it is the county seat, the city had a population of 65,883 at the 2010 census, making it the state’s ninth-largest city – Wikipedia.

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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