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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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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.
Maybe a 'standard lamp' post
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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'.
SOURCE: https://apnews.com/article/shootings-denver-theft-colorado-ac4139bdcf8979ea2d691c72fd7d5eb8
Update ...

Okey Payne - the pensioner who shot and killed a nursing home worker to get attention for his complaints - has now been formally charged with first-degree murder.

Suspect, 95, charged with murder in assisted living shooting
https://apnews.com/article/boulder-shootings-d2a08410e554bb7298f69c72d7e311aa
 

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Drunk whacked penis on women's car then did poo in street - as they sat and ate chips
A Yorkshireman writes:

"Aye, 2018, when things wuz normal! Summad travel miles t'see 'anson Poopets! 'ee'ad t'road named after 'im, anall!

"Spectul rename 'town Browncar innabit!" :oops:
 
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A Yorkshireman writes:

"Aye, 2018, when things wuz normal! Summad travel miles t'see 'anson Poopets! 'ee'ad t'road named after 'im, anall!

"Spectul rename 'town Browncar innabit!" :oops:
In the before times.
 

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In the before times.
Eeeh, the before times. However we measure time now it won't be from when we left school or had our teenage hearts broken, or passing our driving test and getting a car, or our graduation or first job, or getting married or buying a little house or becoming parents...
 

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Police Hunt Umbilical Cord Burglar

Pennsylvania cops are hunting for an umbilical cord thief, records show.

Investigators say that an “unknown suspect” cut the lock on a storage unit and made off with an umbilical cord, electronic items, toys, vaping equipment, and housewares. The December 30 burglary also netted the thief a “baby feet print ceramic tile.”

The police report does not indicate to whom the umbilical cord was once attached, or whether the thief intended to steal the birth cord.

https://www.thesmokinggun.com/documents/bizarre/umbilical-cord-thief-285096

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