Archive for Crime News

15 May 2013

Drunken dad assaults son’s elementary school principal, threatens to kill him

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An article on examiner.com was recentrly posted about a Winter Park, Florida man that has been arrested for threatening to kill the principal of his son’s elementary school. James Allison was inebriated when he went to pick up his son from school. Allison threatened to kill the principal, Rick Carver, if he “ever talks to […]

15 May 2013

Dozens of felons hold gun permits in Mecklenburg County

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The Charlotte Observer reports that there are more than 60 felons that have permits allowing them to buy guns. These are in Mecklenburg County. Eleven of these have been convicted of crimes involving guns. Others had used weapons that left victims or government officials injured. More than 230 were involved with drugs. According to the […]

15 May 2013

State Dept. tells plastic gun creator to take blueprints off Web site

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A washingtonpost.com article recently reported Cody Wilson was ordered by the State Department to take the blueprints of the plastic gun off the web site. The gun, which looks like a water pistol but fires a .380-caliber bullet, was almost entirely made on a 3-D printer that can fabricate solid objects from blueprints. The State […]

14 May 2013

Americans Who Favor Stricter Gun Control Believe Gun Crime Has Increased

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Reason.com indicates that sixty-four percent of Americans who favor stricter gun control believe gun crime is on the rise. According to a Rassmussen poll, people who favor gun control laws also think gun violence is increasing, even though gun violence has dropped since 1990. This decrease includes homicides and non-homicide violence. Gun homicides peaked in […]

13 May 2013

Former Employee Makes Death Threats Against Hospital Staff

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Mbcsandiego.com reported Jelan Miles, 26, was arrested Thursday by the San Diego County Sheriff’s Department. A former employee of Pomerado Hospital in Poway, Miles was charged with allegedly making posting threats involving explosives and potential attacks against his former employer and colleagues. The threats were made on the business review website, Yelp.com. The case is […]

13 May 2013

Longmont United Hospital security guard fired, arrested after incident with screaming patient

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Timescall.com reports that Brian Burcar, a security guard at Longmont United Hospital was fired after an incident involving abuse of a mental patient. He was observed screaming at the patient then holding a pillow over her face after being overheard saying to the patient “scream into this”. He was observed doing this and hospital staff […]

13 May 2013

Authorities: Student shoots self in Ohio classroom

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I j ust read this at news.yahoo.com. An honors student tried to kill himself with a semi-automatic handgun at LaSalle High School near Cincinnati Monday morning. He was taken to the University of Cincinnati Medical Center in critical condition. The boy’s parents asked that his named not be released and thanked the hospital staff for […]

03 May 2013

Student loses $100 to con man

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The Biola University website article explains the story about a student who lost one hundred dollars to a con man. There have been several other incidents over many years that students have been scammed. According to the article, this student was approached by a man who said he needed money for his child’s medicine.The conculsion […]