Deputies: Suspect carjacked an elderly man but couldn’t drive a stick shift

A man was arrested in Florida after sheriff’s deputies say he tried to steal a car from an elderly man in Orlando.

According to the sheriff’s office, a man, later identified as 25-year-old Jaylen Alexander, allegedly attacked the elderly man, slamming the hood of the trunk on his chest and his walker.

The incident occurred when an elderly man left his car running with the keys in the ignition while he was putting his walker into the trunk.

The reason he was unsuccessful? He didn’t appear to know how to drive a stick shift, according to the Orange County Sheriff’s Office.

Source: Deputies: Suspect carjacked an elderly man but couldn’t drive a stick shift

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Nearly $100K missing from Washington County Clerk of Courts office | WPXI

Nearly $100,000 is missing from the Washington County Clerk of Courts office.

An audit showed the office took in more than $4.2 million in 2018 and showed that $96,000 of that was accepted but never deposited in the bank.


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MOTORCYCLE CLUB ATTACK: 6 motorcycle club members charged with attempted homicide in violent attack at bar | WPXI

CHARLEROI, Pa. – Six members of the Pagan’s Motorcycle Club have been charged with attempted homicide after allegedly attacking a former member inside a bar in Charleroi, authorities said.

Surveillance video of the attack, which happened in April inside the Slovak Club, was shown in court Tuesday as the six men faced a judge

HOMEWOOD SWAT STANDOFF: SWAT called after man runs from officers in Homewood | WPXI

PITTSBURGH – Pittsburgh police said John McClendon was arrested after running from officers in Homewood on Tuesday afternoon.

Commander Stephen Vinanski said that, at about 4:30 p.m., officers spotted McClendon who was wanted on several outstanding warrants for gun and drug charges.

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Vinanski said McClendon ran from officers into a home in the 7300 block of Hamilton Avenue, where he hid from police. Vinanski said there was a concern that other people would be at risk since the home in which McClendon was hiding was not his and a large crowd was gathering on the street.

Police said they called SWAT, and after a short time, the SWAT team was able to take McClendon into custody.

This is in the same area where Officer Calvin Hall was shot while off duty. Police, however, were adamant that this situation was not related to that shooting.


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Trooper finds 3 children locked inside the back of U-Haul box truck in Tennessee | WZTV

A trooper discovered three young children locked in the back of a U-Haul truck in Tennessee.

A bystander told THP Fall Branch on July 10 they observed several small children being locked in the back of a white U-Haul box truck at the I-40 446 Welcome Center in Cocke County. While a trooper was driving in that direction, they noticed a U-Haul truck pass on the westbound side of I-40. The trooper stopped the U-Haul and asked if anyone was in the back of the box truck.

According to the Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security, the driver, identified as 36-year-old Eric Larue, admitted that people were in the back of the truck. The trooper then rescued three small children, ages one, five and eight years old, from the back of the truck. The outside temperature was 92 degrees, authorities reported.

The Department of Children’s Services was notified about the situation and opened an investigation. More troopers were also called to the scene. They reported a strong odor of drugs coming from the front of the truck and later found crystal meth, cocaine, drug paraphernalia and marijuana.

Lakista Williams (left), Eric Larue (center), Willie Green Jr. (right) – Photo credit: Cocke County Jail)

Three people from Hendersonville, N.C. face charges connected to the incident.

Source: Trooper finds 3 children locked inside the back of U-Haul box truck in Tennessee | WZTV

Worker accused of stealing money from wallets at tanning salon in Westmoreland County

According to a news release issued by state police on Monday morning, a 21 year-old woman who worked at Tropical Sunsations on Hollywood Boulevard entered occupied rooms being used by customers and removed money from their wallets while they were tanning.

At least three incidents happened between June 28 and July 12.

State police said the suspect was working at the store at the time of the incidents but is no longer employed there.

If anyone has information about the case or may be a victim, they are asked to call 724-697-5780.

Source: Worker accused of stealing money from wallets at tanning salon in Westmoreland County

Police suspect man killed New York girl he met on Instagram and shared photos of her body online | Fox News

A man, 21, found seriously injured near the body of a 17-year-old girl is suspected of killing the teen and posting photos of her body on Instagram, where they’d first met digitally, police said Monday.

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Breaking News: Person critically wounded in shooting at North Side concert

PITTSBURGH —One person was shot and critically wounded during a concert inside Nova Place on Pittsburgh’s North Side Saturday night. Police say several hundred people were attending a music show inside the venue at the time.

The victim was found on an outside stairwell. A Pittsburgh Public Safety spokesman says the victim had been shot inside and collapsed after going outside.

The victim was shot in the torso and taken to the hospital in critical condition. Investigators are looking for witnesses and video from concert-goers.

They say no one is in custody at this point.

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