El Paso County, TX-A Sheriff’s Deputy is in critical condition Friday after reportedly being shot multiple times.
Police say that an El Paso County Sheriff’s Deputy was rushed to the hospital early Friday morning. The deputy was shot multiple times, to include wounds to his head.
El Paso County Sheriff Richard Wiles reported that the suspects had been apprehended and were in police custody.
The Sheriff said the deputy was conducting a traffic stop early Friday morning involving a car that had run a red light.
The vehicle came to a stop by the Chicken Ranch Road and Socorro Road intersection. As the deputy approached the vehicle, he noticed a male and female inside.
One of the passengers exited the vehicle, and shot the deputy multiple times.
The deputy sustained multiple bullet wounds including a bullet to the head. Wiles said the bullet did not hit the deputy’s brain.
The deputy was rushed to the hospital and it listed in critical condition.
A manhunt began for the two suspects, who were found hiding in a nearby shed. The two were taken into custody without further incident.
The gun that was used was also recovered.
The deputy and suspects have not been identified at this time.
Philadelphia, PA-Police say two suspected posing as officers abducted a woman in Northeast Philadelphia and then dropped her off in front of police headquarters.
The incident occurred around 9:15 p.m. Thursday on the 6200 block of Bustleton Avenue.
Police say a 25 year old woman and a 24 year old man were inside a Nissan when the two suspects approached the vehicle.
The suspects tied the victim’s hands with zip ties.
They then placed the female in another vehicle and drove away with her. The man was left at the scene.
Later, police said the woman was dropped off in front of 15th Police District Headquarters at Harrison Avenue and Levick Street by the suspects.
The victims did not sustain any injuries.
Anyone with information is asked to call police.
Montana- The Montana Highway Patrol issued a news release Wednesday updating the public on the condition of Trooper Wade Palmer, who was shot in the line of duty March 15.
Palmer 35, was shot by Johnathan Bertsch early Friday morning, prosecutors say. Bertsch is facing one count of deliberate homicide for the death of Shelley Hayes and three counts of attempted deliberate homicide for shooting Palmer and two others.
According to Palmer's wife, Lindsey, “Trooper Palmer was shot three times in the head, face and neck. He is stable but his condition is still considered extremely critical. He remains in a medically induced coma at a Utah hospital. He has not regained consciousness since the shooting on Friday. Due to the nature and extent of his injuries, it may be some time before we know more about his prognosis."
"We remain cautiously optimistic that Wade will continue to see steady improvements," she said. "We recognize, however, that the overall understanding of these improvements and what they mean in the long run is still evolving and unknown at this time. We are deeply grateful for the outpouring of support and prayers for Wade and for us.”
Ogema, MN-Authorities have identified three people found dead in northwestern Minnesota as a mother and her two young children.
The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension on Wednesday said 28 year old Emma LaRoque fatally shot herself at their rural home in Ogema in Becker County before killing her two sons. They are identified as 4 year old Frederick York and 9 year old Shane Woods.
Their bodies were found Monday at their home off Highway 34.
LaRoque is the daughter of White Earth Indian Reservation Police Chief and Public Safety Director Mike LaRoque.
It is not clear what motivated LaRoque to kill her children and herself.
Prince William County Police are investigating a double shooting.
Police received a call for a shooting around 10:13 am at the 4000 blk of Marjon court. Police locates a man and woman shot inside the location. There are no suspects that have been released at this time
Officers located one man and one woman both shot within the residence. The condition of the two people is not being disclosed at this time, said Officer Renee Carr, spokeswoman for the Prince William County Police Department.
The incident is isolated to the residence and there are no public safety concerns at this time, Carr said.
Charlotte, NC-Police said two men put several people’s lives in danger Tuesday evening as they led police on a high-speed chase across Charlotte during rush hour.
Police say Damian’s Fowler was driving the car and faces more than a dozen charges. Dayshon Dogan was with him and was also arrested.
Police say the chase started on Margaret Wallace Road when officers tried to serve warrants and the men took off.
Chopper 9 Skyzoom was overhead as police followed the vehicle as it weaved in and out of rush hour traffic.
The driver blew through intersections, at times driving on the wrong side of the road.
Chopper 9 watched as the vehicle drove from East Charlotte, avoiding several crashes.
At one point, the vehicle even drove up onto the sidewalk on North Tyron Street in North Carolina.
The car also drove through a park in the area, before hopping back onto North Tyron Street and moving onto Old Concord Road.
The driver also passed several vehicles, including school buses, crossing over double yellow lines. The suspects jumped from the car near Milton Road and The Plaza.
A witness, who did not want to be identified, was outside of his apartments where the suspects ditched the car. “At first, I thought the car was going to hit me because it kept going,” the witness said.
Both men ran into a nearby wooded area before eventually surrendering to police.
No injuries have been reported.
Woodbridge, NJ-Ryan Paul, 12, has autism, and was devastated when he could not find his teddy bear, “Freddy”, and called 911.
Ryan’s parents taught him to call 911 in case of an emergency, and to Ryan losing Freddy was an emergency.
"My teddy bear fell down again," Ryan said to the dispatcher, according to published reports. "Don’t worry I’ll rescue you again. Goodbye again. See you again."
Before the dispatcher could ask any questions, Ryan hung up, so police were sent to his home.
Officer Khari Manzini came to the door, ready to assist in the rescues. Shortly after, Manzini found the bear.
“We came as fast as we could,” Manzini said. “Ryan was very happy to see me and I was actually happy to see him happy and that we had gotten the teddy bear back.”
Manzini has special training which teaches police officers and other emergency responders to distinguish autism in someone they come into contact with and know how to handle the situation.
Ryan asked Manzini for one more favor – a photo. The officer happily obliged, living up to his Instagram message, which says: "My Greatest Experiences Are of Those Spent Serving. Leadership. Mentorship. Integrity. Respect."
Ryan’s father Robert Paul, praised the police department on his Facebook page.
“I’d like to thank the officer who responded for his kindness and understanding, even posing for a picture with the ‘offender,’ as well as the 911 operator who called back to make sure everything was OK," he wrote. “I’m glad that we have such a fine and caring police department.”
The father said, "Manzini knew how to interact with Ryan, because sometimes people with autism can be a little distant or not conversational and that can be mistaken as confrontational. You never want it to get to the level of the officer thinking that the person isn’t being cooperative when it’s really a trait of the autism."
Ector County, TX-A Texas mother is accused of allowing a man to sexually assault her 5 year old daughter for $400.
Shirley Harmon, 36, has been charged with felony aggravated sexual assault of a child. Police arrested 62 year old Gary Landreth for aggravated sexual assault of a child.
Officials say the abuse happened between 2017 and 2019.
Harmon was arrested on March 4 for failing to report the alleged abuse. She admitted to investigators that on multiple occasion she allowed Landreth inappropriately touch the 5 year old while ignoring the girl’s cries.
Harmon is being held on $50,000 bond.
Maricopa, AZ- A woman in Maricopa, AZ has been arrested, accused of physical abuse against her seven adoptive children.
Police say that on March 13, an adult woman came to their department and said her mother had been abusing her siblings.
The woman said the siblings were left in locked closets for day at a time, pepper sprayed, and left with no food or water for days on end by their adoptive mother, 48 year old Machelle Hackney.
Police went to the home and found a child in a closet wearing a pull-up diaper and no other clothing. The closet had a lock on it, however it was not locked at the time.
Police say the children appeared pale, underweight, and had bags under their eyes.
One of the children told police they were pepper sprayed numerous times as punishment by his mother.
“I either get beat with a hanger or belt, or a brush, or get pepper sprayed from head to toe.”
The others described similar abuse to include abuse to their private parts and being forced to take ice baths.
Police also say the children were also forced to participate and “act” in a popular YouTube series that Hackney filmed in their home. Several of the children said if they forgot lines, or tried not to participate, they would be physically abused as punishment.
Police interviewed one of Hackney’s adult sons, while the other chose not to speak. Logan Hackney said he and his brother Ryan discussed reporting the abuse, but never did.
Logan alleged admitted to knowing about the physical abuse, and said they would sneak the children food when possible.
When questioned, Machelle "denied the pepper spray, denied the ice baths and stated the only forms of punishment she uses is having to stand in the corner, getting spankings and being grounded.”
Logan and Ryan were booked into Pinal County Jail for seven counts each of failing to report abuse of a minor. Machelle was booked into Pinal County Jail for two counts of molestation of a child, seven counts of child abuse, five counts of unlawful imprisonment and five counts of child neglect.
Kittitas County, WA-A Deputy with the Kittitas County Sheriff’s Office was killed in the line of duty Tuesday evening in the city of Kittitas.
Deputies were called to a driving complaint in the Badger Pocket area of Kittitas County.
At approximately 7:45 p.m., deputies attempted to stop the vehicle involved but the driver failed to stop.
When the vehicle finally stopped in the city of Kittitas, the suspect exited the vehicle and exchanged gunfire with a Kittitas County Sheriff’s deputy and a Kittitas police officer.
The deputy was shot and died from his injuries at Kittitas Valley Hospital. The Kittitas officer was also shot and was airlifted to Harborview Medical Center.
The suspect was shot, and later died at Kittitas Valley Hospital.