TORRANCE (CBSLA.com) — An 82-year-old woman with a rap sheet dating back to 1955 has been arrested on suspicion of burglarizing at least eight doctors’ offices throughout Torrance.
Doris Thompson was arrested Thursday after detectives tracked her down at a motel in El Segundo, the Torrance Daily Breeze reported.
Police believe Thompson visited doctors’ offices and hid inside until workers went home for the night. When the coast was clear, she would come out [...]
MIAMI (CBSMiami) – When the Causeway Cannibal Rudy Eugene attacked Ronald Poppo, 65, he had been on the streets for more than 30 years. While he has a long criminal rap sheet related to being homeless, his sister Antoinette Poppo remembers a different time.
“I remember a very intelligent boy,” Antoinette told CBS4?s Gio Benitez. “He went to a private school, and I really don’t understand what happened.”
What happened to Poppo [...]
MAY 25–Meet Lonneshia Shafaye Appling.
The Georgia woman, 26, was so determined to shoplift beer, bacon, cheese, and chicken wings from a Piggly Wiggly that she punched, spit at, and pepper-sprayed store workers who confronted her as she tried to flee the supermarket Wednesday afternoon, according to cops.
Appling, pictured in the adjacent mug shot, allegedly hid items worth $88.27 in a canvas bag. She “attempted to check out, only putting one item [...]
If you thought terrible forehead tattoos were limited to male perps, meet Jamie Calloway.
The 33-year-old Ohio woman was arrested last night and booked into the Montgomery County jail on a misdemeanor menacing by stalking count.
According to a Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office spokesperson, the alleged stalking victim is a female corrections officer whom Calloway “took a liking to” during a prior jail term. Calloway allegedly has slashed the woman’s tires, called [...]
When corporations and governments together have an interest in selling data and can’t be bothered to correct data, ordinary people without money to hire lawyers can suffer. Like being denied a much-needed job.
When Your Criminal Past Isn’t Yours (December 16, 2011)
“Out of work two years, her unemployment benefits exhausted, in danger of losing her apartment, Casey applied for a job in the pharmacy of a Boston drugstore. She was offered $11 [...]
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LaDondrell Montgomery had his conviction for armed robbery and a life sentence overturned thanks to his attorney discovering he was in jail at the time of the crime.
But he’s still not a free man. The Houston, Texas, felon remains in jail faced with five more robbery charges.
“He learned from his trouble. But he did have a record and I believe that is what kind of got him into [...]
SEPTEMBER 21–Angered that his Taco Bell drive-thru order failed to include hot sauce, a Missouri man returned to the fast food restaurant and allegedly pulled a shotgun on an employee, who fled in fear from the takeout window.
The bizarre incident Saturday evening resulted in the arrest of Jeremy Combs, a 30-year-old convicted felon, on both state and federal charges. Combs is pictured in the below [...]
A thrill-seeking Florida stripper and her AK-47-toting siblings on a multistate crime spree yesterday ignored their heartsick mother’s plea to give themselves up, authorities said.
The mom’s appeal came as the FBI launched a nationwide manhunt for alleged “Dougherty Gang” bank robbers Lee Grace Dougherty, a 26-year-old exotic dancer; her brother Ryan Dougherty, 21; and their half-brother, Dylan Dougherty Stanley, 26.
“The only safe thing, the only [...]
The New Mexico woman arrested for twisting off her daughter-in-law’s nipple during a drunken brawl last year will avoid jail in a plea deal approved by her injured kin.
Amilia Oveide, 46, copped to an aggravated battery charge and was ordered to pay Marie Cadney’s medical bills (which totaled about $10,000). Cadney, 30, is the wife of Oveide’s son. Oveide, whose rap sheet includes a [...]
HOUSTON (KTRK) — Police say there’s a woman stealing from purses in the middle of church services all over the Houston area and some people may not even realize they’ve fallen victim to her. One of the churches hit by the thief is Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church in northwest Houston, say police. But it’s the video from another church that investigators want you to watch closely.
Sheriff’s deputies believe [...]
A Port Huron man with a lengthy criminal history was ordered detained today on charges he threatened to kill President Barack Obama in several letters, including one in which he allegedly wrote: “It is my duty to destroy you. And I will.”
Magistrate Judge Mona K. Majzoub concluded that James Joseph Ball, 60, was a flight risk and a danger to the community, noting he has [...]