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Female Vampires Attack New Zealand. This was in 2016. Women went on a spree in multiple unrelated instances biting people giving them injuries. One victim was in very bad shape.
Do you have a link for that?
 

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It was the porch steps that were stolen rather than the entire porch, but still ... WTF?!? ...
Talk about a porch pirate! Detroit woman says her ENTIRE front porch was stolen right off her house

India Gardner has claimed that a thief stole her entire front porch off her home

Gardner said she was at work when the thievery occurred on Saturday

Before and after photos of Gardner's home show her green steps connected to the residence but in the after photo, all of the steps have been removed

Gardner said she also asked her neighbors if they'd seen who snatched her porch, but she wasn't able to get any description of the thief

It's unclear when exactly her porch was taken, but she plans to file police report

FULL STORY: https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/ar...oit-says-ENTIRE-porch-stolen-right-house.html
 

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Maybe she was remorseful about her prior legal problems and decided to dramatically surrender to the cops ...
Wiscasset woman arrested after crashing car into Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office

A Wiscasset woman has been arrested after crashing her car through the front door of the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office and then fleeing the scene on foot.

At about a quarter to midnight on Saturday, police say 35-year-old Kristen Crowley ran her Hyundai Sonata directly into the front door of Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office. According to police, Crowley failed to negotiate the intersection and traveled straight through, crossing Route 1.

The collision pushed the entry door in, and the car was stopped by an interior lobby railing. Then, Crowley fled the scene on foot, police say. She was apprehended a few minutes later on Federal Street.

Police say Crowley was transported to the hospital where she was treated for non-life threatening injuries. She was then transported to Two Bridges Regional Jail. ...

Police say Crowley has been charged with operating under the influence, leaving the scene of an accident, and violation of conditions of release.

According to police, Crowley was involved in a November robbery while out on bail. ...

FULL STORY: https://www.wabi.tv/2021/01/31/wiss...hing-car-into-lincoln-county-sheriffs-office/
 

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Whose antics made everyone laugh...
 

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Cheshire Babylon . . . again?

There is a zone - I know it well - where astonishing things go on, often where drugs meet money, where parents are absent or complicit.

Then sex rears its head, from time to time. Safeguarding professionals may report, dutifully, as required but there are no norms.

It is worth following the full set of stories, linked, on this jaw-dropping case.
 

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Three Louisiana men are charged with first-degree murder for killing two women, neither of whom was the woman they'd conspired to kill in a murder-for-hire plot.
Two women were killed in murder-for-hire plot gone wrong, Louisiana sheriff says

Three men are facing murder charges after two women were killed -- including the sister of one of the men -- in a murder-for-hire plot gone wrong, according to Terrebonne Parish Sheriff Tim Soignet.

During a press conference Monday, the sheriff said Beaux Cormier hired Andrew Eskine and Dalvin Wilson to kill a rape victim who was set to testify against him.

In a press release, the sheriff's office said that Cormier, 35, of Kaplan, Lousiana, Eskine, 25, of Carencro, Louisiana, and Wilson, 22, of Rayne, Louisiana traveled to Montegut, Louisiana to do surveillance on the residence and had, on a prior occasion, attempted to carry out the murder but were unsuccessful.

Montegut is about 70 miles southwest of New Orleans.

On January 13, Wilson went to the home in Montegut and asked for the rape victim by name. Brittany Cormier, Beaux's sister, told the shooter that it was her, in an attempt to protect the victim, the sheriff said, noting that she was "accepting her fate to save the life of the actual victim."

Brittany Cormier was shot along with her neighbor, Hope Nettleton, who was at the home visiting and had tried to fight off the shooter, according to Soignet. Both women died at the scene. Neither woman was the person the suspects were hired to kill, according to the sheriff. ...
FULL STORY: https://www.cnn.com/2021/02/02/us/louisiana-murder-plot-deaths/index.html
 

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Not as impressive as it sounds...

Long Man of Wilmington carving given face mask makeover

A giant carving of a figure on the chalk South Downs has had a mask painted over its face.

The addition of the face covering to the Long Man of Wilmington, a protected archaeological site, was discovered on Tuesday, Sussex Police said.
The force said the landmark near Polegate had been defaced by vandals.

Sgt Tom Carter said that while it "may have been perpetrated for humour...the actions that have been taken are unacceptable".

On Twitter, Jeremy Christey posted a picture of the carving and wrote: "The Long Man of Wilmington, Sussex has inherited a rather slender mask. Good man. To be safe, he probably needs to pull it down a touch tbh..."

The 235ft (72m) figure on the hillside above the village of Wilmington can be seen from the A27 which passes alongside it.


https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-sussex-55861345
This was in my home town last year, Jane Austin following covid precautions

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Pensioner + Pissed-Off Attitude + Pistol = Dead assisted living employee 'wasted' to draw attention to said pensioner's (deluded?) complaints about 'thievery'. The man shot dead to make the pensioner's point wasn't even suspected to be the 'thief'.

Beyond that ... One has to wonder how this ancient punk managed to keep his daddy's Model 1911 Colt .45 in the old folks' home - especially after two other firearms had already been taken away from him.
Police: Man shot assisted living worker to stop ‘thievery’

A 95-year-old Colorado man accused of shooting and killing a maintenance worker at his assisted living center told police he was tired of staffers stealing money from him and decided to shoot the man to make the thefts stop, according to a court document released Thursday.

Okey Payne was arrested Wednesday in his room at Legacy Assisted Living in Lafayette, 22 miles (35 kilometers) north of Denver. Investigators say he shot Ricardo Medina-Rojas after confronting him about $200 that he said was missing from his wallet.

Payne said Medina-Rojas “mumbled something” before he shot him once in the head. Medina-Rojas later died at a hospital. ...

An arrest affidavit from police says Payne said he confronted another man about the money that he noticed was missing from his wallet on Monday but that man, whose name was redacted from the report, did not reply to him.

On Wednesday, Payne told investigators that he was sitting in the center’s lobby watching people and thinking about how to get attention and stop the thefts when he saw Medina-Rojas arriving for work and decided he would shoot him.

He also told investigators that he should have waited to talk to another man, whose name was redacted, and shot him instead. Still, Payne said he is glad the “thievery” will stop.

“Okey stated it was too bad he had to ‘waste’ him (Ricardo), but he’s hoping if something good comes from all this is that the stealing will stop,” the report said.

Payne was being held on suspicion of first-degree murder as well as menacing because he’s accused of waving his handgun at two people who tried to help the victim. ...

According to the report, Payne used a .45 caliber Automatic Colt Pistol that his father had used during World War I. He told investigators that center staff had taken two other firearms he owned and put them in an off-site storage unit.

Police said Payne was clear-headed and lucid while being interviewed. However, it also said Payne told investigators that he suspected staffers were trying to kill him and take his money, that he was being drugged by staffers because of needle marks he found in his big toe and that he suspected his ex-wife was working with someone else to steal money from him.

SOURCE: https://apnews.com/article/shootings-denver-theft-colorado-ac4139bdcf8979ea2d691c72fd7d5eb8
 

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Pensioner + Pissed-Off Attitude + Pistol = Dead assisted living employee 'wasted' to draw attention to said pensioner's (deluded?) complaints about 'thievery'. The man shot dead to make the pensioner's point wasn't even suspected to be the 'thief'.

Beyond that ... One has to wonder how this ancient punk managed to keep his daddy's Model 1911 Colt .45 in the old folks' home - especially after two other firearms had already been taken away from him.


SOURCE: https://apnews.com/article/shootings-denver-theft-colorado-ac4139bdcf8979ea2d691c72fd7d5eb8
At his age any sentance is going to be a life sentance
 

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Pensioner + Pissed-Off Attitude + Pistol = Dead assisted living employee 'wasted' to draw attention to said pensioner's (deluded?) complaints about 'thievery'. The man shot dead to make the pensioner's point wasn't even suspected to be the 'thief'.

Beyond that ... One has to wonder how this ancient punk managed to keep his daddy's Model 1911 Colt .45 in the old folks' home - especially after two other firearms had already been taken away from him.


SOURCE: https://apnews.com/article/shootings-denver-theft-colorado-ac4139bdcf8979ea2d691c72fd7d5eb8
"Clear headed and lucid...however Payne told investigators he suspected staffers trying to take his money and kill him" etc! How is this lucid? His comments to the investigators (as reported by the article) sound more delusional and paranoid.
 

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Yeah, I'm finding it hard to picture how this was achieved.
 

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Yeah, I'm finding it hard to picture how this was achieved.

I'm wondering if they are talking about one of those smaller decorative domestic ones.

Some are only around head height, and I suppose if you could pick one up and swing it around the lateral ladder bars could pierce flesh.
 

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I too was wondering if it was a public lamp post, or if it was like ones used for lawn decorations. Either way, nasty man.
 

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I too was wondering if it was a public lamp post, or if it was like ones used for lawn decorations. Either way, nasty man.

Go to Google Maps. Enter "Adams Avenue, Milton WV." Select Google Street View. This will give you a fixed panorama of the intersection of Adams Avenue and Florida Street. If you pivot Street View you'll see:

(a) There are no 'public' lampposts on Adams Avenue (the streetlights are mounted high on power / telephone poles)
... and ...
(b) At least at the intersection with Florida Street there are two properties offering a huge array of objects with which one could beat or stab someone.

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He was arrested, so 'Strange Crimes' it is ...
Pocahontas County landlord facing multiple charges after false report of hostage situation

UPDATE: New details are released on last Friday’s false report of a hostage situation.

According to court documents, Pocahontas County dispatchers notified West Virginia State Police that a man was reportedly holding two people hostage at a residence in the 7000 block of the Staunton Parkersburg Turnpike in Bartow. They said the caller, Steven Warner — who owns the residence — gave permission for any law enforcement to enter the property.

After they arrived, police entered the two-story residence and found two men and a woman inside. According to court documents, they were arrested “due to exigent circumstances.” When questioned by investigators, the three people denied being held against their will or being threatened in any way by other area residents. Police then cleared the scene.

Investigators later went to Warner’s home to gather more information. He answered the front door with a tire iron in one hand and a pipe wrench in the other, according to court documents. Investigators ordered Warner to drop the weapons and step out of the home. After doing so, Warner was patted down by troopers. Investigators found a small plastic bag containing a white powdery substance. Warner admitted the substance was methamphetamine, which he used that morning.

According to court documents, the three people said Warner was at their residence with a crowbar shortly after police left that evening. They told investigators he said one of them was “going to die.”

Warner was arrested and charged with False Reporting of an Emergency and Possession of a Controlled Substance. ...

SOURCE: https://www.wvnstv.com/news/local-n...ctive-hostage-situation-in-pocahontas-county/
 

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Man jailed for stroking his courgette in public

He stuffed the courgette in his trousers & made eye contact with women whilst doing so.

When they arrested him, Police searched his car where they found more courgettes. During his trial it also emerged that he had carried out similar offences in Swansea and Cardiff but had only received a warning.

Just two months earlier, Chambers had been released from prison where he was serving a sentence for two attempted child sex offences. In total he has 31 convictions for indecent exposure.

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Police in a Washington town are trying to figure out who broke into an apartment building only to steal an elevator door.
Bizarre Burglary: Elevator door stolen from Shoreline apartment building

A recent burglary in Shoreline has a lot of folks asking a lot of questions.

On Tuesday, Feb. 2, the King County Sheriff’s Office was called to a report of a burglary at an apartment complex near N 160th Street and Aurora Avenue N.

On arrival, deputies were directed to the lobby where everything appeared to be in place other than the elevator door. They concluded that it must have been stolen overnight.

According to the KCSO, the cost to replace the door could run from $7,000 to $10,000.

As of Monday morning, there are no new developments in the case and deputies are hoping for some leads. It is unclear if there was one suspect who somehow acted alone or if there were multiple individuals who pulled off the peculiar caper. ...

SOURCE: https://katu.com/news/local/bizarre-burglary-elevator-door-stolen-from-shoreline-apartment-building
 

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This Oregon driver is in jail after checking off an impressive array of infractions on his Saturday night bingo card ...
Driver with ‘not drunk, avoiding potholes’ sticker nabbed for DUII

A Portland man was arrested in Sandy Saturday night on multiple charges including a DUII after letting his car roll into a deputy patrol car, according to the Clackamas County Sheriff Office.

A deputy said he first saw Jeffrey Cannon’s red Volkswagen Jetta rapidly approach him from behind just before 11 p.m. Saturday ...

The Jetta had a sticker on the back bumper that read: “Not drunk, avoiding potholes.” ...

The deputy pulled his patrol car to the right lane to see if Cannon would pass him. Cannon did in fact speed past the deputy and was clocked in between 80 and 90 miles per hour. ...

The deputy pulled over Cannon who initially didn’t respond when the deputy called out to him. Instead, Cannon’s vehicle rolled backward about 25 feet — hitting the front of the deputy’s patrol car, officials said.

The deputy said he could smell alcohol from the car. He also noticed a can of Busch Light in the Jetta’s cupholder.

The deputy asked Cannon why he let the Jetta roll into the patrol car. Cannon replied, “I didn’t know that happened.”

Cannon later admitted to having a concealed pistol: a loaded Glock handgun. The deputy took the weapon and later noticed the gun did not have a serial number.

After a search of the vehicle, the deputy found multiple empty beer cans and a baggie of cocaine in the center console, officials said.

Cannon told the deputy he planned to party with a friend over the weekend, officials said.

Deputies later found that Cannon was already a convicted felon and was also driving on a suspended license.

Cannon later provided a breath sample in a field sobriety test, blowing a .22% blood alcohol concentration, more than twice the legal limit. ...

SOURCE: https://www.koin.com/news/crime/driver-with-car-sticker-not-drunk-avoiding-potholes-nabbed-for-duii/
 

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Not wise to roll into deputy patrol cars . . .
 
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