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PA Police Charge Man They Allege Was Buying Stolen Human Remains
"The question we had to answer was, Is the sale of body parts or bones and remains illegal or legal? Some of it, to our surprise, was legal. And as the investigation went on, it became clear there was illegal activity going on as well."
August 19, 2022
After Chief's Job is Eliminated He Walks Home in His Undergarments
The chief of the Croynon (NH) Police Department—a one-officer agency—was told by the town's three-member board of selectmen that his job was being eliminated and the agency disbanded on Tuesday night.
February 21, 2020
Man Accused of Breaking Fire Sprinkler, Flooding NH Police Station
Officers with the Concord (NH) Police Department were booking a man on suspicion of driving while intoxicated when the man allegedly destroyed a fire sprinkler, flooding the booking area with more than six inches of water.
September 12, 2019
Gunman Killed After Bizarre Standoff at Burning California Home
A California gunman held police at bay for six hours Thursday, set fire to several homes, and launched fireworks at surrounding SWAT team members before he charged outside with a shotgun and was shot dead, authorities said.
June 7, 2019
Arizona Officer Discovers Dead Woman in Passenger Seat During Traffic Stop
Officer Adam Edmonds stopped Puckett on I-10 and said he noticed a dead woman propped up in the passenger seat. The woman—identified as 74-year-old Linda Puckett—had reportedly died at a hotel in Texas.
May 14, 2019
FL Woman Pulls Gator From Pants During Traffic Stop
When deputies asked to see any wildlife they had collected, she pulled a foot-long alligator out of her yoga pants and placed it in the truck bed.
May 9, 2019
Police Arrest Man Named Sober for Being Not Sober
On Saturday in Butler County, PA, police pulled over a suspected drunken driver named Daniel Sober.
March 13, 2019
"Pokémon Go" Player Punches Japanese Police Officer Over Interrupted Game
A 40-year-old man in Japan’s Matsuyama City was reportedly stopped for questioning by a police officer, thus interrupting his game of "Pokémon Go."
February 26, 2019
Washington Man Sentenced for Beating Officer with a Bible
A jury in Washington State wasted no time in declaring that a man took the phrase "bible beater" to an unacceptable level. The jury deliberated for just three minutes before coming back with a guilty verdict against 24-year-old Daniel Powell.
September 6, 2018
Kansas Police Called to Capture Massive Snake Discovered by Postal Worker
Overland Park, KS, police posted images on Twitter of a massive Ball Python a postal worker discovered wrapped around a resident's mailbox.
August 20, 2018
Video: Florida Police Get "Assist" from Cows in Foot Pursuit of Fleeing Felon
Officers with the Sanford (FL) Police Department in pursuit of a felony suspect got some help from a herd of cows in the apprehension of the fleeing woman. The entire incident was video recorded by a Seminole County Sheriff’s Office helicopter team.
August 9, 2018
Canadian Driver Charged After Going to Police Station to Prove Sobriety
A man is facing an impaired driving charge after police say he showed up at a police station in Mississauga, Canada, to prove to his friends he wasn’t drunk.
August 3, 2018
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