Man Arrested After Making Bomb Threat, Setting Car on Fire Near FBI Building In Seattle

SEATTLE == Police arrested a 34-year-old man Saturday afternoon after he made a bomb threat near a federal building.

At 1:14 p.m., Seattle Fire responded to a vehicle fire in the 300 block of Spring Street and requested police respond to order a tow truck. Once on scene, officers contacted a man who said he had set his car on fire intentionally to get the attention of police, and that there was a bomb in his car. Police detained the man and immediately began securing the area. SPD officers also coordinated with federal partners from the FBI, as their local office is in the immediate vicinity of where the vehicle was parked.

Detectives from the Arson and Bomb Squad responded and examined the vehicle, eventually determining there was no bomb.

The suspect was arrested and booked into the King County Jail for investigation of bomb threats.

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Teen Accused Of Torching Boston Police Cop Car During George Floyd Riot Caught Trying To Flee The Country

BOSTON – On Friday Boston Police Detectives travelled to a Juvenile Detention Center in New York to take custody of a juvenile male suspect who was wanted on an outstanding warrant stemming from the riots which unfolded in Downtown Boston on May 31, 2020 following the death of George Floyd.

At the time of his detention, the suspect was attempting to board a one-way, international flight when authorities discovered the outstanding warrant which had been issued out of the Juvenile Division of Boston Municipal Court on charges of “Delinquent to Wit: Arson of a Motor Vehicle and Inciting a Riot.”

The unidentified suspect had previously been placed in custody on Thursday June 11, 2020, by members of the BPD Fire Investigation Unit and the Framingham Police Department and was later released.

He is expected to be arraigned in Boston Juvenile Court.

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NJ Boy, 14, Fatally Punched 94-Year-Old Man In Lobby of His Apartment Building, Prosecutor Says

COLLINGSWOOD, N.J. – A 14-year-old boy is facing upgraded charges after a 94-year-old man he assaulted died one week after the incident, according to Acting Camden County Prosecutor Jill S. Mayer and Collingswood Police Chief Kevin Carey.

Police were called to the 500 block of Newton Lake Dr. on Jan. 7 around 7:30 p.m. for a report of an injured elderly man. The man was transported to an area hospital where his condition worsened until he died from his injuries on the evening of Jan. 14.

During a review of surveillance footage, detectives saw that the victim, identified as Anthony Donofrio, 94, of Collingswood, was punched and pushed down to the ground by a youth in the lobby of his apartment building.

Detectives said video showed Donofrio “in the midst a group of teens playing in the lobby area” of the apartment building. As Donofrio walked away, one of the teens is captured on camera running toward him, punching him in the side of the head and shoving him to the ground.

On Jan. 15, a medical examiner determined Donofrio’s Cause of Death to be blunt force trauma and the Manner of Death as a homicide.

Detectives identified the teen, who was initially charged with one count of second-degree Aggravated Assault and one count of fourth-degree Endangering Another Person. The teen is now facing upgraded charges following Donofrio’s death.

The 14-year-old is currently being held in a juvenile facility. There is no known motive for the cowardly attack.

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Florida Man Arrested For Plotting Violent Attack On Pro-Trump Protesters At State Capitol Building

TALLAHASSEE, FLORIDA – Federal law enforcement agents Friday arrested Daniel Baker of Tallahassee for “transmission, in interstate commerce, of a communication containing a threat to kidnap or to injure.”

Baker, a far-left anarchist, issued a call to arms for like-minded individuals to violently confront Pro-trump protestors gathered at the Florida Capitol on Sunday. He specifically called for others to join him in encircling any protestors and confining them at the Capitol complex using firearms. Lawrence Keefe, United States Attorney for the Northern District of Florida, announced the arrest.

“Extremists intent on violence from either end of the political and social spectrums must be stopped, and they will be stopped,” Keefe said. “The diligent work in this case by the FBI and other public safety organizations has averted a crisis with this arrest, and we will not stop in our efforts to detect, deter, and disrupt anyone else planning to incite or commit violence.”

Agents of the Federal Bureau of Investigation arrested Baker without incident early this morning with assistance from the Florida Department of Law Enforcement and the Tallahassee Police Department. He will make his initial appearance virtually this afternoon at 2:00 p.m. at the U.S. Courthouse before Magistrate Judge Charles A. Stampelos.

“In these perilous times, we are steadfastly committed to being as transparent as possible about the work your government does to protect public safety and uphold the rule of law,” Keefe said. “While extremists who plan mayhem may skulk in the shadows, it’s important that we force them into the light and bring them to justice.”

Baker, a former U.S. Army Airborne infrantryman who was kicked out of the service, has a history of expressing his belief in violent tactics. In recent days his social media posts had escalated significantly. He specifically expressed an intent to violently disrupt protests occurring between now and Inauguration Day next Wednesday, January 20, and was actively recruiting others to join him. Baker, who actively participated in multiple protests throughout the United States last summer, has used social media as a way to promote, encourage, and educate his followers on how to incapacitate and debilitate law enforcement officers.

“This arrest serves as a message to anyone who intends to incite or commit violence in the Northern District of Florida: If you represent a threat to public safety, we will come for you, we will find you, and we will prosecute you,” Keefe said. “Daniel Baker’s actions show that he is a dangerous extremist, and the law-abiding public is safer now that he has been arrested. We are, and will remain, on high alert and will take all appropriate actions against credible threats to the people of our District.”

After approximately one year in the Army, Baker received an other-than-honorable discharge in 2007 after he went AWOL before his unit was to deploy to Iraq. In 2017, he joined the People’s Protection Units (YPG), a group fighting in Syria against ISIS and the Turkish government. He claimed on social media that he was a trained sniper for the YPG, and he can be seen in a documentary film fighting ISIS and Turkish militants. YPG is a sub-affiliate of the Kurdistan’s Working Party (PKK), which is designated by the United States government as a Foreign Terrorist Organization.

Baker can be seen in photos and YouTube videos with a variety of firearms, including those with high-capacity magazines. Social media posts also show that he was actively attempting to purchase additional firearms within the last 24-48 hours. A chronological account of Baker’s social media posts, along with additional information about his self-declared attempts to incite violence at past protests, can be found in the affidavit.

Read more HERE.

“The FBI is laser focused on identifying, investigating, and disrupting individuals who are intent on inciting violence or engaging in criminal activity,” said Rachel L. Rojas, Special Agent in Charge of the FBI Jacksonville Division. “We will not tolerate those who seek to wreak havoc in our communities. We are fully coordinating with law enforcement partners to ensure the safety and wellbeing of all citizens in the North Florida, and our partnership of the Florida Department of Law Enforcement, Leon County Sheriff’s Office and Tallahassee Police Department have been especially vital in this effort. Help from the public is also critical, and we encourage anyone with information regarding potential violence or criminal activity to contact law enforcement immediately.”

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Texas Woman Takes Minor Girl Abroad For Genital Mutilation, Charged

A Texas woman has been indicted for transporting a minor from the United States to a foreign country for the purpose of female genital mutilation (FGM) following an FBI investigation and support from ICE’s Human Rights Violators and War Crimes Center (HRVWCC).

Zahra Badri, 39, of Houston, who is originally from the United Kingdom, is charged in an indictment with knowingly transporting a minor from the United States in foreign commerce for the purpose of FGM from about July 10, 2016 through Oct. 14, 2016.

“Female genital mutilation is a human rights violation,” said Andre Watson, Assistant Director of U.S Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI), National Security Investigations Division, which oversees the Human Rights Violators and War Crimes Center. “This indictment reflects the gravity of FGM and the on-going commitment of the Human Rights Violators and War Crimes Center to investigate this heinous crime.”

Title 18, United States Code, Section 116(d), defines FGM as circumcision, excision, or infibulation of “the whole or any part of the labia majora or labia minora or clitoris of another person who has not attained the age of 18 years.” Since 1996, the United States has prohibited the practice of female genital mutilation. In 2013, Congress amended the statute to add section 116(d), which prohibits the transportation of a person from the United States to another country for purposes of having female genital mutilation performed upon them. This is the first such indictment under section 116(d).

“The brutal practice of female genital mutilation not only subjects victims to the immediate trauma of the violent act, but also often condemns them to suffer a lifetime of physical and psychological harms,” said David P. Burns, Acting Assistant Attorney General of the Justice Department’s Criminal Division. “This indictment represents the first time the department has brought charges against a defendant for transporting a child outside U.S. borders to facilitate this abhorrent form of gender-based violence and demonstrates that we will not rest in pursuing and holding to account those who engage in this cruelty.”

“Female genital mutilation is child abuse,” said Ryan K. Patrick, U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Texas. “The long-term damage, both physically and physiologically, is well documented. Unnecessary medical procedures on children will not be tolerated.”

“It is rare this type of crime is brought to the attention of law enforcement,” said Perrye K. Turner, Special Agent in Charge of the FBI’s Houston Field Office. “We want the American people to know it is the FBI’s responsibility to investigate allegations of Human Rights violations, like female genital mutilation. This is an example of our commitment to protect Human Rights.”

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Feds Seize Nearly 300 Bricks of Coke on Private Jet at Miami Airport, Arrest 6 Including 2 Cops

Miami, Fl. – South Florida federal prosecutors have charged two U.S. Virgin Islands police officers and four others with drug trafficking crimes after federal agents discovered more than 300 kilograms of cocaine being carried inside travel bags on a private passenger flight from the Virgin Islands to Miami last week.

Criminal complaints filed in federal court identify the defendants as Teshawn Adams, 26, Tevon Adams, 26, Anthon Berkeley, 26, Roystin David, 28, Maleek Leonard, 27, and Shakim Mike, 29. Teshawn Adams and Mike live in St. Thomas and are officers with the U.S. Virgin Islands Police Department. David and Leonard also live in St. Thomas. Tevon Adams lives in St. Petersburg, Florida, and Berkeley lives in Orlando.

The criminal complaint affidavits allege the following: Teshawn Adams accepted an offer from someone in the Virgin Islands to transport cocaine to South Florida in exchange for money. Together with fellow police officer Mike, Teshawn Adams arranged a private flight from the Virgin Islands to South Florida. On January 12, the two officers boarded the jet, joined by defendants David and Leonard and travel bags containing more than 300 kilograms of cocaine. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers discovered the cocaine, packaged as 294 individually plastic-wrapped bricks, during a security check: They saw the bricks on the screen of the X-ray machine that scanned the men’s bags at the Opa Locka Executive Airport on arrival. Tevon Adams, twin brother to one of the police officers, and Berkeley stood ready to transport the jet travelers and the cocaine from the Opa-Locka Airport to other areas of Florida, alleges the complaint affidavits.

Read more details HERE.

HSI and CBP investigated the matter, with assistance from Miami-Dade Police Department. Assistant United States Attorney Yeney Hernandez is prosecuting this case.

Calif. Mom Who Killed Daughter, 2, by Leaving Girl Alone in Car with Heat Running Gets 14 Years in Prison

A Rancho Palos Verdes woman was sentenced Wednesday to 14 years and eight months in state prison for the death of her 2-year-old daughter she left alone in a car in 2019.

Lacey Ana Mazzarella, 35, pleaded no contest on October 20 to one count each of voluntary manslaughter, mayhem and child abuse resulting in death.

Just before midnight on Sept. 22, 2019, Mazzarella left the baby, named June, in a car in West Carson. The child was left covered with a blanket and the heater on while Mazzarella drank alcohol in another nearby vehicle with a friend until she passed out, the prosecutor said.

When Mazzarella returned early the next morning, the child was dead and the engine and heater were still running, the prosecutor added.

KTLA reported: When Mazzarella eventually woke up around 5 a.m., she found her daughter unresponsive, with vomit on her shirt and on the car seat, according to the coroner’s report. She took the 2-year-old out of the car, put her on the grass and sprayed her with a water hose in an attempt to cool her down, authorities said.

A call to 911 was placed but by the time the toddler arrived at the hospital, her temperature had reached 107.5 degrees, according to a coroner’s report. She also appeared to have burns on her face, chest and arms, and her eyes were cloudy, officials said.

Mazzarella has a history of drug abuse, and lost custody of another child — then 3 years old — eight years ago due to neglect, officials said.

The case was investigated by the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.

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Trump Will Issue 100 Pardons on His Final Day In Office: Report

WASHINGTON — President Donald J. Trump is expected to pardon dozens of individuals during his final full dat at The White House, reports say.

According to CNN, among those to be pardoned and commutated Tuesday are “white collar criminals, high-profile rappers and others.”

The network reported The President himself is not on that list.

READ NEXT: Pres. Trump Grants New Wave Of TWENTY Pardons, Commutations

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WATCH: Apple CEO Tim Cook Explains Decision To Remove Parler From App Store

Apple launched a $100 million Racial Equity and Justice Initiative. Apple CEO Tim Cook says he hopes the initiative will ‘make a big difference’ in people’s lives. He also defends Apple’s suspension of Parler from its app store, saying the app could be reinstated ‘if they get their moderation together.’

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URGENT: Suspect Kidnapped & Robbed Florida Family Before Taking Off With Teen Against Her Will

PEMBROROKE PINES, FL — Early Sunday morning at 05:30 a.m., the Pembroke Pines Police received a call from the Palm Beach Sheriff’s Office advising that there were two victims in their jurisdiction who had been kidnapped at gunpoint outside of their home in Pembroke Pines.

Parents of a teen girl said that they had returned to their home at 12:30 a.m. and were confronted by the suspect, 37-year-old Jaddier T. Sanchez. The suspect forced all three victims into a vehicle belonging to the family, a 2007 red Dodge Ram pick-up truck bearing Florida Tag #PYDC13.

The suspect then drove them to various banks to withdraw money from the ATM’s.

The suspect then drove to Palm Beach County where he left the parents on the side of the road. He then left in the stolen vehicle without releasing 18-year-old Nicole Martinez, who is being held against her will, police said.

Police said Sanchez is “known to the victims through their daughter” but did not elaborate. Sanchez is considered armed and dangerous.

Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of the suspect, Martinez or the stolen vehicle, is asked to contact police via 911 or the Pembroke Pines Police Department at 954-431- 2200.

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Georgia Congresswoman Temporarily Suspended From Twitter

Newly-elected Georgia Representative Marjorie Taylor Greene was suspended from Twitter after a tweeting a number of controversial posts. The singular tweet that made Twitter decide to suspend her was her alleging that her state’s senate runoff elections were possibly rigged. She was suspended from using her Twitter account with over 265,000 followers for 12 hours.

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NYC Man Arrested For Patricide In Father’s Bizarre Killing; Family Members Found Unresponsive At Apartment

QUEENS, NY — Jaimie Walker, 30, has been charged with murder in the stabbing death of his 72-year-old father. The victim was found Thursday morning in the bathroom of his Queens Village home with multiple stab wounds to his neck. Jaimie Walker is additionally charged with criminal mischief for wrecking the interview room inside a police precinct.

District Attorney Melinda Katz said, “The defendant in this case is accused of committing patricide. He allegedly beat his father before stabbing him to death. This was a brutal, violent killing.”

Walker, of Hempstead Avenue in Queens Village, was arraigned on two complaints, one charging him with murder in the second degree and criminal possession of a weapon in the fourth degree and the second complaint charging him with criminal mischief in the third and fourth degree. Judge Gershuny remanded the defendant on the murder complaint and set bail at $1 on the criminal mischief complaint. Jaimie Walker’s return date is January 20, 2021. If convicted, Walker faces up to 25 years-to-life in prison.

According to the charges, police found Loandows Walker bloody and deceased on the bathroom floor of the apartment where he lived. Jaimie Walker allegedly stomped on the elderly man’s head, choked him and then stabbed him several times in the neck.

According to WNBC, Three unconscious people–a 70-year-old woman, a 31-year-old man and a 29-year-old woman–were found in the living room with no visible injuries. They were taken to a hospital in critical condition. It is unclear what sickened them.

The New York Daily News reported the alleged killer thought his father was the devil. Read more here.

An Instagram account sharing the suspect’s name contained disturbing images.

Additionally, while at the 109th police precinct, the suspect allegedly repeatedly slammed a table inside the interview room breaking its leg and then smashed the table multiple times against the two-way glass mirror causing it to shatter.

The investigation was conducted by Detective Brendan Parpan of the New York City Police Department’s 105th Precinct Detective Squad.

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Suspect seen crushing police officer during Capitol riot is wanted by the FBI

WASHINGTON — Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Criminal Investigations Division and the Federal Bureau of Investigation –Washington Field Office seek the public’s assistance in identifying a suspect in reference to an Assault on a Police Officer offense that occurred on Wednesday, January 6, 2021, at the United States Capitol.

During the insurrection at the United States Capitol, the suspect assaulted and used a clear police shield to pin MPD Officer Daniel Hodges in a door jam.

WATCH: Officer Daniel Hodges details his experience being beaten and attacked by pro-trump rioters at the U.S. Capitol.

Anyone who can identify this individual or who has knowledge of this incident should take no action but call police at (202) 727-9099 or text your tip to the Department’s TEXT TIP LINE at 50411. Crime Solvers of Washington, DC currently offers a reward of up to $1,000 to anyone who provides information that leads to the arrest and indictment of the person or persons responsible for a crime committed in the District of Columbia.

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FEDS: Dentist “leveraged his position of trust to target the most vulnerable’

A Lubbock dentist has been charged with child pornography crimes, announced Acting U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Texas Prerak Shah.

Jason Paul White, 41, was charged via criminal complaint Wednesday with receipt and distribution of child pornography. He was arrested at his business in Lubbock on Thursday and made his initial appearance in federal court today before Magistrate Judge D. Gordon Bryant.

“The horrific nature of Mr. White’s crimes is only compounded by the fact that he leveraged his position of trust to target the most vulnerable,” said Acting U.S. Attorney Prerak Shah. “Our office will continue to hunt down and prosecute these despicable individuals who exploit minors for sexual gratification and use technology to further victimize our children.”

“It is the FBI’s role to identify the child victims of individuals that choose to prey upon those who are unable to articulate abusive behavior,” said Dallas FBI Special Agent in Charge Matthew DeSarno. “We are proud to work with our partners from Lubbock Police Department to investigate these allegations of abuse and to provide appropriate access to victim services and support. If anyone has information about improper or unlawful activities by Mr. White or the production of child pornography they should contact the FBI or their local law enforcement agency.”

In December 2020, the Lubbock Police Department received a tip from two parents that White had engaged in an inappropriate relationship with their minor children, a federal criminal complaint alleges.

According to the complaint, White allegedly provided adult sexual devices to three minor males. He requested videos and images of sexually explicit conduct from the minors via text messages and social media applications and received and distributed at least one image of child pornography.

In spring 2020, White allegedly showed a 13-year-old a video of himself engaged in sexual acts. White also contacted the 13-year-old by text message and social media to see if he enjoyed the adult sexual device that was given to him.

In summer 2020, White allegedly requested a nude photo from a 17-year-old minor male while at his house in Lubbock. The minor took a nude photo privately in a bedroom with his cell phone. White then took the minor’s cell phone and forwarded the image to himself and another individual.

At his ranch in Post, Texas, White allegedly coerced a 16-year-old minor into partially undressing and showed him a video of a juvenile engaged in sexual acts. Additionally, White requested videos of the minor using the adult sexual device that he gave the minor as repayment for the gift.

If convicted, White faces up to 20 years in federal prison.

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Woman, 70, filmed allegedly poisoning husband’s coffee with roach killer multiple times

NEW YORK — Queens District Attorney Melinda Katz announced today that Suncha Tinevra, 70, has been charged with attempted assault and other crimes for allegedly poisoning her husband with an ant and roach killer on more than one occasion inside the couple’s Oakland Gardens home.

District Attorney Katz said, “Domestic violence is not limited to mental and physical abuse. The defendant in this case allegedly used deception to sicken her spouse. The victim did become sick, but thankfully did not die. The defendant now faces serious charges for her alleged actions.”

Tinevra, of 223rd Place, was arraigned on a complaint charging the defendant with attempted assault in the second degree, reckless endangerment in the second degree and criminal possession of a weapon in the fourth degree. Judge Gershuny ordered the defendant to return to court on March 10, 2021. If convicted, Tinevra faces up to 4 years in prison.

District Attorney Katz said that, according to the charges, on January 12, 2021, the defendant was observed on video surveillance squeezing a white powdery substance from a bottle with a red cap and yellow label. Tinerva retrieved the bottle from the cabinet under the sink and allegedly spiked her husband’s coffee on two or three occasions.

On January 14, 2021 at approximately 10:40 p.m., DA Katz added, detectives recovered a bottle with a red cap and yellow label from the spot under the sink. The label indicated that the contents was 100 percent boric acid and is used to kill ants and roaches.

“I’ve done this two or three times,” Tinevra told investigators, according to the The NY Post. “I don’t remember when — just when I’m angry.” — “I just wanted to teach him a lesson.”

The case is being prosecuted by the District Attorney’s Domestic Violence Bureau under the supervision of Assistant District Attorneys Kenneth Appelbaum, Acting Bureau Chief, and Audra Beerman, Deputy Bureau Chief, and under the overall supervision of Executive Assistant District Attorney for Major
Crimes Daniel Saunders.

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U.S. Appeals Court upholds conviction, former Penn National horse trainer’s conviction, sentence

The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania announced that on Jan. 11, 2021, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit affirmed both the conviction and 27-month prison sentence of Murray Rojas, age, 54, of Grantville, Pennsylvania. That sentence was imposed by Senior U.S. District Court Judge Sylvia H. Rambo on May 6, 2019, after Rojas was convicted by a jury on multiple counts of causing prescription animal drugs to become misbranded in violation of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FDCA), as well as conspiracy to commit misbranding.

According to Acting U.S. Attorney Bruce D. Brandler, between 2002 and 2014, Rojas directed veterinarians to administer drugs to horses at Penn National Racetrack on race day in violation of track rules and state law. Rojas argued on appeal that the District Court failed to properly instruct the jury on the distinction between the terms “administer” and “dispense,” as used in the FDCA, as it pertained to Rojas directing vets to inject animal drugs into her horses on race day. The Court of Appeals disagreed and found that Congress intended the term “dispense” to include situations in which a veterinarian personally administers a drug, and that Rojas caused that unlawful dispensing when she ordered the veterinarians to inject the horses. The Court of Appeals also held that the government presented sufficient evidence at trial that Penn National veterinarians dispensed prohibited drugs when they injected Rojas’s horses within 24 hours of post time at Rojas’s direction, and that Rojas herself also injected the prohibited drugs into her horses within 24 hours of post time, all in violation of the FDCA.

The Court of Appeals also rejected Rojas’ claim that Judge Rambo erred in excluding evidence that the drugs given to the horses were for therapeutic purposes and were not performance enhancing drugs. The Court of Appeals held that Pennsylvania’s horse racing regulations prohibit administering almost all drugs to horses within 24 hours of post time and the regulations do not distinguish between therapeutic and performance-enhancing drugs.

Finally, the Court of Appeals upheld Judge Rambo’s sentencing Rojas for felony, rather than misdemeanor, misbranding violations. The Court of Appeals found that Rojas acted with the requisite intent to defraud or mislead, which is a requirement for a felony misbranding conviction.

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Chilling Video Shows Moments Before Man Is Killed While Walking His Dog

The Philadelphia police department has released chilling video showing the moments leading up to the cold-blooded murder of a man walking his dog.

The department’s Homicide Unit is looking to identify the suspects, shown in the video below, as part of an investigation into the killing of 25-year-old Milan Loncar.

The crime occurred on Wednesday, January 13th, 2021, at about 6:56 PM, in the 3000 block of W. Jefferson Street.

Loncar, who was walking his dog, was approached by two people. During an apparent robbery one of the individuals points a handgun at the victim and then both suspects start reaching towards the victim’s pants pockets before the victim is shot one time in his chest. Loncar was later pronounced dead.

Both suspects fled on foot westbound on Jefferson and then southbound on 31st Street.

“He was the kindest person in the entire world. This is so screwed up,” Jelena Loncar said of her brother, a Temple University graduate. “He’s selfless, constantly smiling. … He’s so charismatic and kind.”

“I don’t know if he was targeted. I don’t know if they were going to rob anyone,” Loncar told the Philadelphia Inquirer. “If he’s walking his dog, why would he have a ton of cash on him? I don’t get it.”

A $20,000 reward is being offered for information leading to an arrest and conviction.

Suspect #1: African American, medium height, slightly husky, wearing a black hooded jacket, black baseball hat, black face covering, black pants, distinct athletic type shoes.

Suspect #2: African American, medium height, thin, wearing a black puffy hooded jacket, white color face covering, light blue colored denim pants with light spots, black ankle high footwear with white soles.

Anyone with any information on this fatal shooting is asked to call police at 215-686-TIPS.

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Man arrested after threatening to shoot everyone at a Wingstop because his food wasn’t ready, deputies say

HOUSTON, Tx — On Thursday, deputies responded to a disturbance at the WingStop located in the 2500 block of FM 1960 Road. Witnesses said the suspect fled in a vehicle.

Responding Constable Deputies quickly located the vehicle nearby and conducted a traffic stop. The driver was identified as Tommye Nichols and was found to be in possession of a firearm.

Deputies say Tommye Nichols became upset due to his food not being ready and threatened to shoot everyone at the business. Witnesses said he walked to his car and retrieved a handgun and returned to the business, demanded his food and his money back and continued to make threats.

Nichols was arrested and booked into the Harris County Jail, charged with Aggravated Robbery with a Deadly Weapon. His bond was set at $60,000.00 out of the 183rd District Court.

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BLM Activist Arrested For Siege on U.S. Capitol

WASHINGTON, D.C. – A Utah man was charged today in federal court in the District of Columbia in connection with the riots at the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021.

John Earle Sullivan, a Black Lives Matter Activist and anti-Trumper, was charged by complaint with one count of knowingly entering or remaining in any restricted building or grounds without lawful authority, one count of violent entry and disorderly conduct on Capitol grounds, and one count of interfering with law enforcement engaged in the lawful performance of their official duties incident to and during the commission of civil disorder.

He was arrested today in Utah.

The Complaint alleges that during the events at the U.S. Capitol, Sullivan, wearing a ballistics vest and gas mask, entered the U.S. Capitol through a window that had been broken out, pushing past U.S. Capitol Police once inside. The Complaint also alleges that Sullivan admits to filming and being depicted in video footage that shows him present, outside of the Speaker’s Lobby within the U.S. Capitol, at the shooting of a woman by a U.S. Capitol Police officer.

 

Sullivan claims he was only there to document the activity. He even appeared on CNN to describe his experience.

“There’s this narrative going around right now that Antifa was the people there causing the riots, causing the tension, they were the only people breaking into the Capitol, and I wanted to be able to tell a part of history and show that that was anything but the case,” Sullivan, the founder of Insurgence USA, told Fox News Thursday.

The case is being prosecuted by the U.S Attorney’s Office for the District of Columbia and the Counterterrorism Section of the Department of Justice’s National Security Division. The case is being investigated by the FBI’s Salt Lake City and Washington Field Offices, the U.S. Capitol Police Department, and the Metropolitan Police Department. Valuable assistance was provided by the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Utah.

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MS-13’s Highest Ranking Leaders Hit With Terror Charges In U.S.

Earlier today, an indictment was unsealed in Central Islip, New York charging 14 of the world’s highest-ranking MS-13 leaders who are known today as the Ranfla Nacional, which operated as the Organization’s Board of Directors, and directed MS-13’s violence and criminal activity around the world for almost two decades.

Specifically, the indictment charges the defendants with conspiracy to provide and conceal material support to terrorists, conspiracy to commit acts of terrorism transcending national boundaries, conspiracy to finance terrorism and narco-terrorism conspiracy in connection with the defendants’ leadership of the transnational criminal organization over the past two decades from El Salvador, the United States, Mexico and elsewhere.

Defendant Borromeo Enrique Henriquez, aka “Diablito de Hollywood,” is widely recognized as the most powerful member of the Ranfla Nacional.  Three of the indicted defendants, Fredy Ivan Jandres-Parada, aka “Lucky de Park View” and “Lacky de Park View,” Cesar Humberto Lopez-Larios, aka “El Grenas de Stoners” and “Oso de Stoners,” and Hugo Armando Quinteros-Mineros, aka “Flaco de Francis,” remain at large and should be considered armed and dangerous.  Members of the public with information concerning their whereabouts are strongly encouraged to contact the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s (FBI) toll-free MS-13 tip line, 1-866-STP-MS13 (1-866-787-6713), or U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) at (866) 347-2423 or https://www.ice.gov/webform/ice-tip-form.  Together, FBI and HSI have offered $20,000 in rewards for information leading to the arrest and conviction of each of the three fugitives.  Henriquez and 10 other defendants are in custody in El Salvador.  The United States will explore options for their extradition to the United States with the Government of El Salvador.

Acting Attorney General Jeffrey A. Rosen, Acting U.S. Attorney Seth D. DuCharme for the Eastern District of New York (EDNY), Director of Joint Task Force Vulcan (JTFV) John J. Durham, FBI Director Christopher A. Wray, and Executive Associate Director Derek Benner of HSI, announced the unsealing of the indictment.

Acting Attorney General Rosen said, “The indictment announced today is the highest-reaching and most sweeping indictment targeting MS-13 and its command and control structure in U.S. history.  When Attorney General Barr announced the creation of JTFV in August 2019, he envisioned a whole-of-government approach that would combine proven prosecution tools from the past with innovative strategies designed specifically to eliminate MS-13 leadership’s ability to operate the gang and direct its terrorist activity.  This indictment reflects an important step toward achieving that goal.  By working side-by-side with our U.S. law enforcement partners and with our partners in El Salvador, we have charged MS-13’s highest-ranking leaders with operating a transnational criminal organization that utilizes terror to impose their will on neighborhoods, businesses and innocent civilians across the United States and Central America.”

“MS-13 is responsible for a wave of death and violence that has terrorized communities, leaving neighborhoods on Long Island and throughout the Eastern District of New York awash in bloodshed,” said Acting U.S. Attorney Seth D. DuCharme.  “Even when incarcerated, the Ranfla Nacional continued to direct MS-13’s global operations, recruit new members, including children, into MS-13, and orchestrate murder and mayhem around the world.  Today’s ground-breaking indictment seeks to demolish MS-13 by targeting its command and control structure and holding MS-13’s Board of Directors accountable for their terroristic actions.”

“The FBI is committed to combatting all forms of terrorism that threaten the American people as well as our international partners,” said FBI Director Christopher Wray. “In collaboration with our federal, state, local and international partners, we took aggressive steps to target and pursue some of the highest levels of leadership of MS-13. This operation is a clear signal to others who engage in this type of transnational criminal activity: the FBI will work tirelessly to bring them to justice wherever they are based.”

“For over a decade, HSI has remained steadfast in our resolve to dismantle transnational gangs like MS-13,” said HSI Executive Associate Director Benner.  “As one of the most violent and dangerous criminal enterprises, MS-13 and Ranfla Nacional were directly responsible for unthinkable violence and criminal activity in communities across the United States and throughout Central America.  As a result of the hard work and substantial resources dedicated to Joint Task Force Vulcan by our domestic and international law enforcement partners, this indictment will have a lasting disruptive effect on the future global illicit activities of this transnational criminal organization.”

As alleged in the indictment, the Ranfla Nacional comprises the highest level of leadership of MS-13.  In approximately 2002, the defendants and other MS-13 leaders began establishing a highly organized, hierarchical command and control structure as a means to effectuate their decisions and enforce their orders, even while in prison.  They directed acts of violence and murder in El Salvador, the United States, and elsewhere, established military-style training camps for its members and obtained military weapons such as rifles, handguns, grenades, improvised explosive devices (IED) and rocket launchers.  As leaders of MS-13, the defendants controlled swaths of territory and engaged in public relations efforts on behalf of the transnational criminal organization.  Further, the defendants used MS-13’s large membership in the United States to engage in criminal activities, such as drug trafficking and extortion to raise money to support MS-13’s terrorist activities in El Salvador and elsewhere, and directed members in the United States to commit acts of violence, including murders, to further its goals.

As further alleged in the indictment, a central theme of the rules implemented by the Ranfla Nacional was the requirement of loyalty to MS-13, or to the “barrio.”  The requirement for loyalty was central to all aspects of life for MS-13 members.  Members who disobeyed the rules, showed disloyalty to the gang or to its leaders, cooperated with law enforcement, or disrespected other members were subject to severe punishment, including death.  The rules put in place by the Ranfla Nacional allowed the gang to flourish in parts of the United States, including within the EDNY where, under the defendants’ command, MS-13 has committed numerous acts of violence—including murders, attempted murders, assaults, kidnappings, drug trafficking, extortion of individuals and businesses, obstructed justice and sent dues and the proceeds of criminal activity by wire transfer to MS-13 leaders in El Salvador.

As further outlined in the indictment, the Ranfla Nacional has exercised its power over the Government of El Salvador by committing acts of violence and intimidation over government officials, law enforcement and the population of El Salvador at large.  In doing so the Ranfla Nacional has ordered the killing of law enforcement and government officials in El Salvador as well as ordering a “green light,” or killing, of a FBI Special Agent detailed to El Salvador investigating MS-13 and its members.  Moreover, by controlling the level of MS-13’s violence, the Ranfla Nacional exercised leverage with the Government of El Salvador.  For example, as alleged in the indictment, from approximately 2012 until approximately 2015, the Ranfla Nacional entered into a “truce” with the then-Government of El Salvador.  As part of this agreement, the Ranfla Nacional directed MS-13 to reduce homicides in El Salvador in exchange for improved prison conditions, benefits and cash payments.  In 2015, when this agreement collapsed, the Ranfla Nacional blamed the United States, believing that the U.S. government pressured the government of El Salvador to end the “truce” as a condition of receiving funds from the United States.  Thereafter, in early 2016, the Ranfla Nacional began planning for a major campaign of coordinated violence in El Salvador in retaliation for the harsher measures imposed on its members after the end of the “truce.”  As alleged in the indictment, the defendants ordered all cliques in El Salvador to create a specialized unit of MS-13 members to target police officers, military members, and government officials in El Salvador.  These members underwent military training at MS-13 military training camps in El Salvador.  The defendants also ordered all cliques, including those in the United States and in the EDNY, to provide profits from their MS-13-related criminal activity to be used to purchase weapons for the planned attacks on police in El Salvador.  In total, the defendants collected over $600,000 U.S. dollars for this fund which was used to purchase weapons, including M-16s and M-60 machine guns, grenades, IEDs, and rocket launchers.  Furthermore, the defendants ordered increased violence, including murders, in the EDNY and other parts of the United States, which saw a dramatic increase in MS-13 violence in 2016 and 2017.

Finally, as alleged in the indictment, the Ranfla Nacional directed the expansion of MS-13 activities around the world, most significantly into Mexico, where several high-ranking leaders were sent to organize operations there.  In Mexico, MS-13 leaders made connections to obtain narcotics and firearms, conducted business with Mexican drug cartels such as the Zetas, Gulf Cartel, Cártel de Jalisco Nueva Generación (CJNG) and Sinaloa Cartel, and engaged in human trafficking and smuggling.

In August 2019, Attorney General William P. Barr created JTFV to carry out the recommendations of the MS-13 Subcommittee formed under the Attorney General’s Transnational Organized Crime Task Force (TOC Task Force).  The Attorney General’s TOC Task Force resulted from President Donald J. Trump’s February 2017 Executive Order directing the Departments of Justice, State, and Homeland Security, and the Office of the Director of National Intelligence to coordinate a whole-of-government approach to dismantle transnational criminal organizations, such as MS-13, and increase the safety of the American people.

Since its creation, JTFV has successfully implemented a whole-of-government approach to combatting MS-13, including increasing coordination and collaboration with foreign law enforcement partners, including El Salvador, Mexico, Honduras and Guatemala; designating priority MS-13 programs, cliques and leaders, who have the most impact on the United States, for targeted prosecutions; and coordinating significant MS-13 indictments in U.S. Attorney’s Offices across the country, including the first use of national security charges against MS-13 leaders.

JTFV has been comprised of members from the Department of Justice’s National Security Division and the Criminal Division, as well as U.S. Attorney’s Offices across the country, including the EDNY; the District of New Jersey; the Northern District of Ohio; the District of Utah; the Eastern District of Virginia; the District of Massachusetts; the Eastern District of Texas; the Southern District of New York; the District of Alaska; the Southern District of Florida; the Southern District of California; the District of Nevada; and the District of Columbia.  In addition, all Department of Justice law enforcement agencies are involved in the effort, including the FBI; the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration; the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives; the U.S. Marshals Service; and the U.S. Bureau of Prisons.  In addition, HSI also plays a critical role in JTFV.

Acting Attorney General Rosen expressed his sincere thanks to Attorney General Raul Melara of El Salvador for the assistance of his office, as well as investigators from El Salvador’s Policía Nacional Civil, Centro Antipandilla Transnacional unit for their invaluable cooperation.  Additionally, numerous Department of Justice components contributed to this indictment, including: the National Security Division’s Counterterrorism Section; the Justice Department’s Office of International Affairs; the Criminal Division’s Office of Overseas Prosecutorial Development, Assistance and Training; and Organized Crime and Gang Section; and the Organized Crime Drug Enforcement Task Forces Executive Office.  Finally, consistent with President Trump’s Executive Order and the Attorney General’s whole of government approach, the Department of State has provided critical support for JTFV’s mission.

The charges announced today are allegations, and the defendants are presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt in a court of law.  If convicted, the defendants face a maximum sentence of life in prison.

The government’s case is being prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorneys James Donnelly, Matthew Shepherd, and Stewart Young from JTFV, and Assistant U.S. Attorneys Paul G. Scotti, Justina L. Geraci, and Megan E. Farrell from the EDNY’s Long Island Criminal Division.

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WATCH: Video Leaks Appearing to Show Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey Detailing Censorship Agenda

Project Veritas on Thursday released a video appearing to show Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey speaking about censoring certain accounts, including the one belonging to President Donald Trump.

“We are focused on one account right now but this is going to be much bigger than just one account & it’s going to go on for much longer…”

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GRAPHIC: 5 Phoenix Police Officer Unload On Suspect Who Simulated Handgun After Countdown

ARIZONA – (Scroll Down For Video) – The Phoenix Police Department released a Critical Incident Briefing (CIB) video which includes information, audio, video and pictures related to an officer-involved shooting (OIS) that occurred on December 28, 2020, in the area of 27th Ave. and Orangewood Ave.

This incident started at approximately 8:45 p.m., when a woman called 911 to report that her ex-boyfriend was in the patio of her apartment and was refusing to leave. The caller also informed the 911 operator that he had been violent in the past with her and that he was causing problems for her.

The caller identified the man as 30-year-old, Jordan Crawford.

The officers arrived and the suspect was no longer at the apartment and they began to look for the Crawford.

Within minutes, Crawford was found walking through an open area of the apartment complex. An officer called out to Crawford to detain him but Crawford did not stop and told the officer that he had a gun as he placed his right hand behind his rear waistband area.

Crawford and the officer continued to talk and walk through the complex. The officer told Crawford to show him his hands, which he refused and continued to walk backwards from officers. The interaction between the officers and Crawford continued onto 27th Avenue.

Vehicle traffic stopped just missing Crawford as he crossed the street. Officers were able to contain him as he reached the east sidewalk. Once he got to the sidewalk Crawford stopped and leaned forward and began to yell with his hand behind his back. He began to count down and when he got to one, he swiftly pulled his hand from his back and the officers reacted to the threat.

Officers deployed less lethal munition to safely approach Crawford in an effort to administer first aid.

During the investigation a weapon was not recovered.

The five officers involved in this incident are all assigned to the Cactus park precinct. There were no injuries to officers or any other community members.

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Texas Man Raped 13-Year-Old Girl He Met Online At Her Apartment: Police

HOUSOTN, Texas — In July 2020, a deputy was dispatched to meet with the mother of a 13 year old girl who provided evidence and information of a 19 year old man who solicited her daughter online for sex.

Police say the man also traveled to their apartment in the 16300 block of Lyons School Road and “‘engaged in sexual contact” with her daughter.

Investigators determined the suspect to be John Lopez, 19 at the time of the crimes.

Investigators forensically analyzed the victim’s phone and obtained data from a search warrant to a social network to determine the suspect knew the victim was 13, solicited her for sexual activity, and then traveled from his home in the Humble area to meet and engage in sexual contact with the 13 year old victim.

A warrant for his arrest was obtained and executed.

John Lopez was arrested and booked into the Harris County Jail, charged with Online Solicitation of a Minor and Indecency with a Child. His bond was set at $20,000.00 out of the 248th District Court.

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