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Serial Killer's 19-Year-Old Son Arrested on Homicide Charges

Serial Killer's 19-Year-Old Son Arrested on Homicide Charges

19-year-old Dedrick Lee has always led a life different than most. Lee’s father, Derrick Todd Lee, became infamous for pulling off several murders back in the late 90s, which is around the same time that Dedrick was conceived. Derrick Lee, his father, has been labeled a serial killer, and his ...
Good Samaritan's Arrest Goes Viral Online

Good Samaritan's Arrest Goes Viral Online

As the old saying goes, no good deed goes unpunished. At least that is exactly what Samir Ahmed is saying about his recent run in with Montgomery County police. According to Ahmed, he was arrested on November 17th after attempting to help out a drunk and confused neighbor. The incident began whe...
One Arrested, Two at Large After Attempted Jail Break-In

One Arrested, Two at Large After Attempted Jail Break-In

4WWL reports that one has been arrested and two more are on the run after trying to break into a Louisiana jail. The attempted break-in happened at the Orleans Parish jail Monday night. Sheriff’s deputies found drugs and other contraband that the three were trying to sneak into the jail th...
Georgia Resident Imprisoned for Three Months for Possessing Cotton Candy

Georgia Resident Imprisoned for Three Months for Possessing Cotton Candy

One Georgia resident is enraged and baffled after being forced to spend months in jail on drug charges. What was the evidence that led police to charge her with carrying drugs? A sweet cotton candy snack that was discovered on the passenger-side floorboard during a routine traffic stop. Now, the Geo...
Car Passenger Arrested for Murder of Police Officer

Car Passenger Arrested for Murder of Police Officer

The Associated Press reports that a passenger in a car that fatally struck a police officer in Utah has been arrested. In Salt Lake City, a vehicle slammed into an officer, and the passenger is suspected of murder, burglary and other charges. Jeffrey Don Black, 43, was arrested Monday night while...
Teenager Arrested Making Threatening Calls to Boston Gay Bars

Teenager Arrested Making Threatening Calls to Boston Gay Bars

Nearly everyone can admit to either participating in or laughing at a recorded prank phone call at least once in their life, but sometimes these types of pranks can get out of control. Police were forced to become involved in a situation when a minor began making repeated threatening phone calls to ...
Suspect Arrested After Brother and Family Perishes in Fire

Suspect Arrested After Brother and Family Perishes in Fire

Just two days prior to the Thanksgiving holiday, Keith Caneiro was found deceased on his front lawn. The victim had been shot in the head. Inside the victim’s home, authorities discovered the bodies of Caneiro’s wife and two children. The entire residence had been set on fire in an attem...
Unruly Passenger Arrested After Mid-Flight Anti-Semitic Rant

Unruly Passenger Arrested After Mid-Flight Anti-Semitic Rant

The days surrounding Thanksgiving are some of the busiest travel days of the year as thousands of individuals attempt to spend the holiday with their families. This Thanksgiving eve, passengers aboard a Delta flight were subjected to a terrifying anti-Semitic rant that eventually led to the unruly p...
1973 Murder Case Solved: Suspect in Custody

1973 Murder Case Solved: Suspect in Custody

Once again, police have successfully utilized genealogy websites to capture a killer in a previously unsolvable case. John Arthur Getreu, a 74-year-old resident of Hayward, was taken into custody by the Santa Clara County Sheriff’s Department on November 20th for the 1973 murder of a Stanford ...
Two Felons Arrested and Charged in Fatal Shooting of 13-Year-Old Girl

Two Felons Arrested and Charged in Fatal Shooting of 13-Year-Old Girl

The Journal Sentinel reports that two felons have been charged in the fatal shooting case of a 13-year-old Milwaukee girl in her home. Both suspects have been convicted of armed robbery in the past, and were charged Wednesday for the shooting death that happened on Monday. Isaac D. Barnes, 26, an...