A man accused of stealing more than $20,000 in cash after burglarizing a Metairie coffee shop might have gotten away if it wasn’t for a pesky child-safety door lock, according to authorities. The driver of a Jeep Grand Cherokee pulled over by Deputy Michal Voltolina during the early morning hours of July 4th bolted from the vehicle after a brief chase, according to Col. John Fortunato, spokesman for the Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office.
But Brent Prince, 22, of Metairie, found himself in handcuffs after becoming trapped inside the Jeep by the vehicle’s safety locks.
Who would think of “rock, paper, scissors” as a gambling game? A Seattle man did (it’s unlikely he will again, at least for a while), and was looking for takers. He found one, and it didn’t end well. As reported by komonews.com:
King County prosecutors claim Michael Langley stabbed at another man after his friend lost a $1 bet on a street corner rock-paper-scissors match. Langley, 36, has been charged with second-degree assault in the June 29 incident.
Prior to the incident, the alleged victim had been soliciting rock-paper-scissors opponents near the intersection of Broadway and East Pike Street in Seattle’s Capitol Hill neighborhood.
This fellow was indeed born free and naked, but he’s in the slammer now (and clothed). He’s fortunate not to have been held in contempt. Perhaps the judge liked his singing. As reported by The Irish Times:
A 49-year-old man from Youghal in Co Cork, who constantly sang ‘Born Free’ when he appeared in court in Derry on Monday, has been remanded in custody.
Nicholas Roper was arrested in in Altnagelvin Hospital on Saturday night and charged with disorderly behaviour in the hospital’s accident and emergency department.
A 27-year-old Fairbanks man faces multiple charges after he robbed a Wasilla coffee stand, pulled a gun on another man, fled from authorities at high speed and drunkenly exposed himself along the Parks Highway, Alaska State Troopers say.
In an online dispatch, troopers wrote that a woman called authorities after she arrived at work around 5:15 a.m. Thursday at the coffee stand, on the Parks Highway at Vine Road. She found a man stealing money and other items from the stand, troopers said.
“I’m not guilty,” Moyer told the judge. “I haven’t, as the prosecution says, molested or grabbed — maybe unintentionally touched, but that’s as far as it went.
The defense [said] that there were nine other people in the room, including Moyer’s family and other Disney employees who are assigned to watch over the characters, and none of them witnessed anything inappropriate.
A Turkish judge has taken full responsibility in a pornography case while acquitting the investigation’s suspects after the court failed to find an “expert on artificial vaginas.”
You’re probably wondering why the judge would need such an expert, aren’t you?
An Orangeburg woman was charged with shoplifting at the Walmart on North Road.
Walmart Loss Prevention personnel said the woman attempted to take $487 in groceries and merchandise Tuesday.
A 42-year-old Aldine middle school teacher who allegedly performed a lap dance for a student on his birthday has been charged with a felony.
Felicia A. Smith, of Spring, is charged with improper relationship with a student, according to a criminal compliant filed in the case.