Anaheim, CA- An Anaheim man was arrested by police on February 27 for sexually assaulting a 12 year old girl.Read Now
Anaheim, CA- An Anaheim man was arrested by police on February 27 for sexually assaulting a 12 year old girl.
Santa Ana police say twenty-one year old Sean Rickard met the victim on the Tinder dating app where the victim pretended to be 19 years old. After eight months of talking, the victim told Rickard she was 12.
Police say the victim didn’t go to school Monday and was picked up by Rickard. Rickard took the victim to a parking lot in Santa Ana where he sexually assaulted her.
Santa Ana Police Special Crimes Detectives posed as the victim on Snapchat to communicate with Rickard.
"Rickard believed he was communicating with the victim and sent a video of himself masturbating. He also agreed to meet the victim later that evening for the purposes of engaging in sexual activity," said a statement from Santa Ana Police Department.
Detectives set up a sting operation and arrested Rickard near a clothing store in Anaheim.
Rickard admitted to knowing the victim was 12-years-old and to picking her up from school and engaging in sex acts. Rickard also admitted to driving to the clothing store in order to meet the victim for the purposes of engaging in sex acts," said the police statement.
Rickard was booked into Orange County Jail on multiple counts of child abuse. His bail was set at $100,000.
Investigators believe there may be other victims and are asking anyone with information on this case to call Detective Nick Vega at 714-245-8368 or nvega@santa-Ana.org.
Los Angeles, CA—A Los Angeles woman who used a concrete block to beat her grandfather in his 90s as been sentencedRead Now
Los Angeles, CA—A Los Angeles woman who used a concrete block to beat her grandfather in his 90s as been sentenced to 15 years in prison, the Los Angeles Superior Court announced Thursday.
Laquisha Jones, 30, of Los Angeles was charged with felony assault with a deadly weapon and elderly abuse in December. Prosecutors said that on the evening of July 4, Jons attacked her 92 year old grandfather with a brick in Willowbrick.
The victim was taken to the hospital for medical treatment and Jones fled the scene. Police identified Jones as the assailant and arrested her on July 10. Jones is due back in court on April 11 for a restitution hearing.
Cobb county, GA-A man went bizarre on a water truck delivery man outside of a complex before getting shot by responding officers Thursday afternoon.
The shooting happened a short time before noon in the parking lot of the complex near lake park drive. A witness stated "Quite strange. As of we know right now, about an hour ago, we received a call for service for a person armed in the complex behind me. There was an individual who had approached a water truck that was apparently making deliveries and engaged in a conversation which turned into an argument with a couple of citizens that we know of,” Harvey said. “From that point, the individual pulled a weapon from his pocket and started emptying his revolver into a truck. Obviously, demolishing water bottles, and these bottles are made of glass. He then pulled some out and then slamming them on the ground.”
According to a witness, the man started arguing with the delivery truck driver. The man then pulls out a revolver and started firing several shots into the truck causing damage to the glass water bottles. Officer quickly arrived on scene. The suspect lowered his weapon and then raised it again at officers. The officers gave verbal commands and then fired.Medics took the man who was alive at the scene to a local hospital. His condition was not immediately
Police did not immediately release the name of the wounded man. A man who fired shots at a water delivery truck at a Smyrna office complex was shot by officers, Smyrna Police said Thursday. The shooting happened just before Noon in the parking lot of the office complex on Village Parkway near Lake Park Drive. “Our officers saw the weapon in his hand, they started to repeatedly telling him to put the weapon down, he refused to. My understanding is he started to raise his weapon and one of our officers struck him with his sidearm. At that point we immediately called EMS, started rendering first aid, he was transported to the hospital,” Harvey said.
Swat team is on scene in Gwinnett county after two men barricaded themselves inside the home.
Officers on scene responded to the home in reference to a theft case, however when they approached the home the men ran inside the home. According to officials the house is known to have guns inside, so swat team was summoned due to safety hazards.
Swat team is actively involved in a barricade situation. Multiple units from different areas in the department are on scene. This is a Developing story, more info will be provided as it comes in.
State police say a western New York man faked his own abduction and robbery because he was short of cash owed in a Super Bowl pool.
Troopers found 60-year-old Robert Brandel of North Tonawanda tied up in his pickup truck Monday in a parking lot in Newfane, 30 miles north of Buffalo.
Brandel told troopers two men involved in his Super Bowl squares robbed him of $16,000, drove him around for two days and left him tied up in his pickup. Investigators determined Brandel had entered some fake names in his $50,000 squares pool hoping to take most of the winnings, but instead ended up short for the payouts. Brandel was charged with fraud and falsely reporting an incident. It couldn't be determined if he has a lawyer to comment.
Boston police release looking for the publics help into reference to a missing female that suspiciously disappeared from a night club. She left the club with a 35 year old man around 12:15 a.m. She was last seen around 12:15 near 255 Tremont st with an unknown man. The suspect is identified as Louis. Coleman
Correia was last seen leaving the Venu nightclub in the Theater District, where she had been celebrating her birthday late Saturday night.Police released a photo of Coleman Thursday, saying they’re searching for him, Correira and a red car that he’s believed to be using. They said Coleman was last seen in Providence this morning. Detectives were searching his apartment building on Chestnut Street in the afternoon.
NASHVILLE (WSMV) - Police have been working for several hours to convince a man to come outside of a north Nashville home.
Instigators and multiple squad cars are on scene of a barricade situation. The stand off is nar Ewingdale dive and Gwynwood drive. All roads leading to this location have been blocked for safety precautions. According to police, this incident began as a family dispute in which lead to this situation where a man and woman are believed to still be inside the home and refusing to come out. The woman called authorities around 5:30 a.m Thursday for a family dispute. It is believed that weapons are inside the home.
Updates will be provided as they come in.
Houston, TX-A shooter is on the run after gunning down an innocent grandmother in the driveway of her east Houston home.Read Now
Police say the woman, who was in her 50s, had got returned home on on Harbor near Market Street at 9:30 p.m. Wednesday after visiting family members.
Authorities said surveillance video shows the suspect confront the woman then open fire, shooting her three times as she was unlocking her gate. "Our complainant seems to be an innocent mother, grandmother. She works locally here in the neighborhood, and it is a very, very tragic incident," HPD Sgt. Thomas Simmons said. The woman’s husband and grandson were inside the home at the time of the incident.
Police say a small car was seen parked in front of an abandoned home next door, and it is believed the suspect was i the vehicle when the victim pulled up to her home. The suspect was last seen traveling southbound on Harbor and crossed Market Street. If you have any information about this incident, please contact police immediately.
Luis Angel Pacheco, 27m, has been charged with injury to child, but it will now be upgraded due to the child’s death.
Police say that Pacheco is accused of causing severe injuries to his son’s skull, stomach, and groin area. Officials say that on Monday, Pacheco told sheriff’s deputies that the newborn was injured when he accidentally dropped the child on the concrete floor while changing his diaper. The baby was injured in his home in the 16600 block of Gaeldom Drive in West Harris County.
Pacheco admitted that he did not tell his wife what happened, and called 911 hours later when the baby was having trouble breathing. Pacheco did not tell police how the injuries occurred. “The officer spoke with the doctor, who stated that the complainant is alive at this time, as he's being kept alive on life support," the prosecutor said. "However, he has decreased brain activity. His intestines are not functional and he will die of his injuries." The judge granted the state's request for a high bond of $250,000. Pacheco also has an ICE detainer.
After a shooting in Portland that left a 36 year old man dead, Portland cops are abandoning a policy that allowed police to carry knives on their outer vest carrier.
According to police, the knives are “ easily accessible” A man was fatally shot by police on Jan 6 after the Man ran inside a strangers home wielding a knife that had fallen of the officers vest. Andre Gladen, a 36-year-old legally blind man was fatally shot inside the home. The policy that bans carrying knives in an exposed manner was put into affect Monday sources report.
Outlaw said the bureau still awaits the grand jury transcripts related to the Gladen shooting and that the police administrative investigation into the shooting hasn’t concluded. Police released a photo of the knife two days after the deadly encounter. It shows a double-sided 3 1/2-inch blade with finger rings. It costs about $100, according to retail postings. The new ban followed a review by the bureau’s Training Division of equipment and pouches officers carry in their outside vests. Lead instructors from firearms,
A Multnomah County grand jury found no criminal wrongdoing by the officer involved in the shooting. The grand jury transcripts are expected to be made public in two to three weeks, and the bureau’s investigative reports will be released by March 8, according to the bureau. Police instructors on control tactics noticed that knives placed on the outside vests are generally exposed and visible. Police typically carry them to cut clothing, ropes or seat belts on emergency calls. But now, officers no longer can carry knives, scissors, trauma shears or seat-belt cutters on their outside vests, unless they’re concealed inside a pouch.