Brown is arrested on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon after a daylong standoff at his home in the Tarzana neighborhood in Los Angeles’ San Fernando Valley. The police were called after a 3am 911 call from a woman, who said he Brown threatened her with a weapon. Brown denied any wrongdoing in posts on Instagram before he was taken into custody in the afternoon. Police:
Mr Chris Brown will be transported to robbery/homicide division where he will be booked for assault with a deadly weapon.
Chyna is arrested before her flight takes off at a Texas airport, bound for London. Police respond to a call of a woman whom appeared to be heavily intoxicated. Charges include: possession of a controlled substance and public intoxication.
Gallion is arrested after he shoots Mallari in the back during a showing of 13 Hours. His attorney claims that Gallion was so concerned about the threat of mass shootings in cinemas that he defied the theater’s ban on concealed weapons and carried a handgun into the theater, and that the weapon accidentally discharged during the movie.
North Korea arrests Warmbier, a student at the University of Virginia, on charges of “committing a hostile act“ against the state. Warmbier entered North Korea through China as part of a tourist group through Young Pioneer Tours, a tourism company. The U. S. is working through the Swedish Embassy in Pyongyang to resolve the incident, as the U. S. and North Korea have no direct diplomatic relations. The U. S. State Department strongly advises U. S. citizens against travel to North Korea.
Police in Richmond, VA, arrest Farrokh as he attempts to leave the US for Syria. Police also arrest Elhassan who allegedly drove Farrokh to Richmond. Both men are from Woodbridge, VA. Farrokh is charged with attempting to provide material support and resources to a terrorist organization. He is alleged to have been attempting to join ISIS upon arrival in Syria. He was caught through an FBI informant.
Saudi Arabia detains Badawi along with her two year old daughter. Saudi authorities deny that Badawi has been arrested, but do say that she is being questioned at a police station. Amnesty International calls for her immediate release. The Raif Badawi Foundation, says that Badawi is charged with running the Twitter account of her ex-husband, another activist serving a 15 year sentence. Human Rights Watch:
The detention of Samar Badawi shows once again Saudi Arabia’s determination to silence those with the courage to speak out for human rights and reform.
Belgian police arrest several suspects in the Molenbeek neighbourhood of Brussels on Saturday during raids connected to the Paris attacks, including one who was in the French capital at the time of the attacks. One of the vehicles used in Friday’s attacks in the French capital was registered in Belgium and hired by a French national living in Belgium. Prime Minister Michel:
A case has immediately been opened linked to suspect vehicles in Paris, to check people linked to those vehicles. There have been several arrests.
Three TSA officers are arrested for smuggling cocaine through San Francisco International Airport. They were bribed to turn their heads while drug traffickers had cocaine in their carry on luggage, but did not know that the “drug trafficking” was actually part of an undercover operation by the DEA. The officers are charged with conspiring to defraud the TSA by obstructing a lawful government function, which warrants up to five years in prison and a fine of up to $250,000. They are also charged with conspiring to distribute and possess with intent to distribute more than five kilograms of cocaine, which has a minimum of ten years in prison and a maximum life sentence, along with a fine of up to ten million dollars.
The Louisiana State police arrest Greenhouse and Stafford for their involvement in Mardis’ killing and charge them with second degree murder and attempted second degree murder. Police say 18 rounds had been fired by two different guns. Police:
We took some of the body cam footage. I’m not gonna talk about it, but I’m gonna tell you this. It is the most disturbing thing I’ve seen and I will leave it at that…As a father, much less the head of the State Police, [it was] extremely disturbing, and it is partly why we’re here tonight with these charges…Let’s make tonight about Jeremy Mardis. That little boy was buckled in the front seat of that vehicle, and that is how he died…Justice has been done tonight, but the investigation is far from over.
A 35-year-old Anchorage woman is arrested for taking her clothes off and trashing an East Anchorage Subway store. Nikki Abrell went into the store and locked herself in the bathroom for two hours and refused to come out. When she emerges she is naked, and begins to break the furniture, pull down ceiling tiles and throw food, tables and chairs around the restaurant. Customer:
When I pulled up, I saw a bunch of the Subway workers outside and I thought they were taking a smoke break. But when I looked inside there was a naked woman literally tearing the place apart…I thought there was a fire in the restaurant because it looked smoky in there but it turns out she had just set off a fire extinguisher inside. I really didn’t want to get anywhere near her. She was smearing feces all over stuff.
Abrell is being charged with third-degree criminal mischief, harassment and resisting arrest.
LaBeouf is arrested in Austin for misdemeanor public intoxication. Witnesses say LeBeouf and a woman are denied entry to a bar because they are too intoxicated. LeBoeuf becomes verbally abusive and tries to force himself into the bar, but is stopped. He then runs down the street and jaywalks in front of police. They warn him to stop, but he continues to act bizarrely and is arrested. He is taken to the Travis County Jail.
Gatti, a University of Connecticut freshman, is arrested after he argues with a food service worker when denied service for carrying an open container of alcohol in the campus student union. He uses a gay slur against the manager and repeatedly demands:
Just give me some (expletive) bacon-jalapeno mac and cheese.
After shoving the the manager Gatti is tackled, subdued and arrested, charged with breach of the peace and criminal trespass.
Generally speaking, any UConn student found to have violated the provisions of the Student Code may face penalties imposed by the Division of Student Affairs that range from probation to expulsion.
Phan-Gillis is formally arrested, after being held for six months accused of stealing state secrets. He husband said he decided to go public about her circumstances ahead of Chinese President Xi Jinping’s visit to the U.S. Her family deny the allegations. The US government has not commented. China’s Foreign Ministry confirms Phan-Gillis is under investigation.
Mrs Phan-Gillis is suspected of carrying out activities endangering national security, and is currently being investigated by relevant departments. We hope that the outside world will respect China’s handling of this case according to law.
Mexico’s authorities arrest Astudillo, a gang leader who they say is the leader of a drug cartel and who is a key figure in the disappearance of 43 students last year in a town in one of the country’s states. He is alleged to have given the orders to abduct and kill the students because he thought they were members of a rival gang. After having the students murdered, Astudillo then had the bodies disposed of by burning them at a rubbish dump outside the city. There have so far been 111 arrests over the disappearances. International experts have disputed the government’s accounts of what happened and have said its investigation was deeply flawed.
Mohamed is arrested after taking a homemade clock to school. The clock — a circuit board with a power supply wired to a digital display — is confiscated during English class because the alarm kept beeping.
She was like, it looks like a bomb. It doesn’t look like a bomb to me.
He is taken out of class by the principal and questioned by five police officers who demand to know his intentions and why he brought the device into school.
They were like, ‘So you tried to make a bomb? I told them no, I was trying to make a clock. He said, ‘It looks like a movie bomb to me’.
They take him to a juvenile detention center. He is suspended from school and may still face charges of making a hoax bomb. Mohamed’s father, who emigrated from Sudan:
He just wants to invent good things for mankind. But because his name is Mohamed and because of Sept. 11, I think my son got mistreated.
I expect they will have more to say tomorrow, but Ahmed's sister asked me to share this photo. A NASA shirt! pic.twitter.com/nR4gt992gB
Police say a woman tells them she was walking towards the restroom of a West Palm Beach Burger King when she noticed Jefferson King, a homeless man, touching himself inappropriately.
Woman: What are you doing?
King: What? I’m playing with my penis.
When a store manager asked King to leave, he refused and continued to touch himself. King is facing a charge of indecent exposure of sexual organs, and is being held at the Palm Beach County Jail in lieu of $1,000 bail.
U.S. District Court Judge Bunning orders Davis remanded into to U.S. Marshall custody until she complies with his order to issue the licenses as her job requires. Bunning said he didn’t think fining a defiant Kentucky clerk would force her to comply with his order to issue marriage licenses. Davis testifies for about 20 minutes at the hearing and is very emotional.
I didn’t have to think about it. There was no choice there. Marriage is between one man and one woman. You can’t be separated from something that’s in your heart and in your soul.
The court cannot condone the willful disobedience of its lawfully issued order. If you give people the opportunity to choose which orders they follow, that’s what potentially causes problems.
Khalifa is arrested after allegedly refusing to get off a hoverboard at LA International Airport. He later posts a video taken by an onlooker that depicts a swarm of border patrol agents and police officers confronting him.
This? I didn’t do nothing, anyway. What you want to do? Put me in jail because I didn’t listen to what you say? We can have all the conversations you want to, you can end up on TMZ, destined to become as famous as you wanna be.
All because I didn't want to ditch the technogy everyone will be using in the next 6 months. Do what you want kids. pic.twitter.com/7F0KIQgFrA
A second video shows Khalifa being slammed to the ground on his stomach by three officers yelling, “Stop resisting!” Khalifa doesn’t appear to be resisting in the video, and is shown lying still on the ground, calmly replying, “I’m not resisting, sir,” as the trio of cops continue to yell “stop resisting” at him whilst cuffing him and applying pressure to his back.
Police arrest 20 people during a night of night of protests, during which some protesters throw both rocks and bottles against police. Police used loudspeakers to tell protesters to move out of traffic. When they don’t comply, several people are taken into custody. At least one officer fires pepper spray into the crowd. More arrests follow before protests and the police presence begins to diminish at 1 a.m.
A gunfight occurs between four policemen and 18-year-old Harris on the periphery of demonstrations commemorating the killing a year ago of Brown. Harris is shot and critically wounded by the police. County prosecutors file charges against Harris for felony assault on law enforcement officer. Authorities say that the shooting is not related to the Brown protests. Attorney General Lynch:
The weekend’s events were peaceful and promoted a message of reconciliation and healing. But incidents of violence, such as we saw last night, are contrary to both that message, along with everything that all of us, including this group, have worked to achieve over the past year.
Police detain three “extreme right-wing activists” in the West Bank region. While the arrests are not yet being linked to the recent arson attack that killed Dawabsheh and his father, Israel says there will be a complete investigation with a stringent law enforcement response based on what is discovered. Spokesperson:
Following recent events in the Judea and Samaria district, the unit for nationalist criminal activity carried out during the overnight hours a few searches and arrests in various outposts in the Binyamin region. Defense Minister Moshe Ya’alon signed a 6-month administrative detention order for two extreme right-wing activists, Meir Ettinger and Evyatar Slonim, in connection with their involvement in organized extremist Jewish activity.
The third individual detained is Meyer. This type of detention allows Israel to hold an individual for up to six months without being required to inform them what they are being held for or informing them about any evidence that may exist.
McAfee is arrested in Tennessee for DUI and possession of a handgun while under the influence. Police confirm McAfee is a resident of Lexington, TN, in the western part of the state between Nashville and Memphis. He is released on $5,000 bond.
Eight suspected rhino poachers are arrested in the Kruger National Park. The first incident took place in the early hours of the morning while rangers conducting anti-poaching operations along the Crocodile River – south of the Park encounter three suspected poachers; a shoot-out ensues during which one poacher is wounded. All three suspects are arrested. Two hunting rifles, silencers, ammunition and other poaching equipment are confiscated. A follow-up investigation later the same day outside the park leads to the arrest of a further five suspects. Minister of Environmental Affairs:
Just a week after commemorating World Ranger Day I want to again commend our rangers for their hard work together with other law enforcement units including the South African Police Service (SAPS). [These arrests are] a clear indication that resilience and dedication pays off.
Ettinger is arrested due to his involvement in a right wing network. More arrests are expected to follow. Spokesman:
As Israeli investigators released their findings that a right-wing Jewish terrorist network is gaining power throughout Israel and illegal West Bank settlements, they detained Meir Ettinger, the grandson of the late Meir Kahane, but declined to charge him with the arson attack Thursday night that burned a baby to death and severely wounded his mother, father and 4-year old brother.
Ettinger smiles and jokes with onlookers as he was taken into custody.
Israel’s Shin Bet security agency says it is interrogating Ettinger, the suspected head of a Jewish extremist group. The agency would not say if he is also suspected in the arson attack, but it accuses Ettinger of heading an extremist movement seeking to bring about religious ‘redemption’ through attacks on Christian sites and Palestinian homes. Ettinger denies leading an extremist movement. His lawyer says that authorities arrested his client to appease an Israeli public outraged by the arson attack.
There was no urgent need to arrest here, other than some kind of desire to show, Here, we’re doing something, here, we’re arresting. Of course, what is better than the number one most wanted target?
Cameroon authorities arrest two suspected members of Boko Haram disguised as female refugees. The men, who were carrying explosives in their luggage, are stopped at the Minawao refugee camp in the north of the country, near the border with Nigeria. Cameroon’s government spokesman says the men are being interrogated. He also says authorities arrested a number of foreigners suspected of collaborating with Boko Haram.
Karpeles is arrested at his home by Japanese police who say he accessed a computer system and falsified data on its outstanding balance. Police say Karpeles protested at his arrest and said he will not sign any documents until his lawyer arrives. The Tokyo Metropolitan Police say they believe Karpeles had manipulated transaction records on a computer system that Mt. Gox used to swap Bitcoins for dollars, and had “unjustly inflated the balance” of an account held under his name:
He created false information that $1 million had been transferred into the account, when in fact it had not been.
Karpeles has not been formally charged. Police can detain him for up to 23 days before charging him.
Tensing turns himself in to the Hamilton County Courthouse. Tensing’s Lawyer criticized Joe Deters’ announcement, saying he believes his client “has been thrown under the bus,” and that “what Deters’ said was a disgrace” to Cincinnati law enforcement.
Alexander is arrested in New York for possession and file-sharing of child pornography. He is charged with one count of promoting a sexual performance by a child and one count of possessing an obscene sexual performance by a child. He posts $10,000 bail.
Missouri indicts Berrett for charging $476,000 on his corporate credit card for online strippers. Berrett used his company’s credit card to fund his sexscapades and file fraudulent expenses. He charged his corporate card $100,000 for tokens – good for 2,200 visits – to chat with women, watch them strip naked and masturbate via webcams on the sex site MyFreeCams.com. He lavished his favorite strippers with gifts — chocolates, flowers, electronic equipment, wine, shoes, a TV, a handbag, a laptop computer and an iPod. He also sent $26,800 to help a stripper with her college tuition bill, new tires and parents’ utilities. Berrett also charged $131 on the company card to purchase a Fleshlight sex toy for himself.
Police detain two teenagers in deaths of five family members in eastern Oklahoma. All nine people at crime scene members of same family. Five dead, one is in critical condition, one child is OK, and two teens in police custody. Police:
It appears that the two suspects fled out the door sometime during our arrival. We had a K-9 track and they were apprehended.
Hubbard is arrested after spending three days hiding under a bed in the spare bedroom. He had entered the home while the homeowner is taking out the garbage. He is arrested for burglary and electricity he uses to charge four cellphones. Homeowner:
He was hiding upstairs underneath the bed, in my daughter’s bedroom. He used to date my daughter five years ago. It didn’t end well. He didn’t say why he came back. He just picked our house to hide out in. He didn’t have a home to live in…I haven’t heard from him in five years. [I] wasn’t scared. I was just angry…I don’t think he was eating. I think he just had water under the bed…Stay away from this house and never come back.
Tomic is asked three times by security guards to turn down loud music in his penthouse suite at Miami at the W South Beach Hotel. He refuses to obey and they call the police. He refuses to leave the room and resists arrest. He spends the night in a jail cell and pays $2000 bail to get out.
Ciccolo is arrested on gun charges after buying two pistols and two rifles from an undercover FBI confidential informant. A search of his apartment reveals possible bomb-making equipment including a pressure cooker, a variety of chemicals, an alarm clock, along with “attack planning papers” and “jihad” paperwork. An FBI affidavit says Ciccolo initially planned to travel to “another state” and used a pressure cooker bomb “to conduct terrorist attacks on civilians, members of the U.S. military and law enforcement personnel.” The FBI says the attack location was later changed to a town with a state university and would be concentrated on “college dorms and cafeteria, to include executions of students, which would be broadcast live via the internet.” Ciccolo says he was “inspired” by the Marathon bombing and the use of pressure cooker bombs, and tells the FBI undercover operative, “Allahu Akbar!!! I got the pressure cooker today.” He also said he is, “not afraid to die for the cause,” and that he characterized America as ”Satan” and “disgusting.”FBI:
This is a very bad person arrested before he could do very bad things
FBI agents say Ciccolo used the name Abu Ali al-Amriki and neighbors said he was a recent convert to Islam. He is being held at the Wyatt federal lockup in Rhode Island. According to the FBI, Ciccolo attempted to stab a nurse in the head with a pen during a routine screening, “leaving a hole in the nurse’s skin.”
State Trooper Encinia pulls over Bland for failing to signal while turning. During the stop Encia asks Bland to put out her cigarette.
Encina: Would you mind putting out your cigarette, please?
Bland: I’m in my car, why do I have to put out my cigarette?
Encina: Well, you can step on out now
Bland: I don’t have to step out now.
Bland refuses, saying she does not have to step out of the car. Encinia opens the driver’s door and attempts to physically remove Bland from the vehicle.
Encina: I’m going to yank you out of here…I’m going to drag you out of here.
Bland: Don’t touch me, I’m not under arrest.
Encina: You are under arrest!
Bland: I’m under arrest for what? Why am I being apprehended
Encina (pointing Taser at Bland): GET OUT OF THE CAR! I will light you up! NOW!
Bland walks towards the cruiser. Encina tells her to get off the phone. Bland calls him a “pussy ass cop” and berates him. She complains he is hurting her. There is an off-camera altercation that leads to Bland being shoved onto the ground.
Bland: You’re a real man now, you gonna slam me, knock my head in the ground. I got Epilepsy you motherfucker.
Encina: Good, good.
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Police arrrest Roof in Shelby, North Carolina, almost 250 miles (400 km) – about three and a half hours’ drive – away from Charleston, when local police stop his car after a citizen called in about suspicious activity. Police say Roof was “cooperative” with the officer who stopped him.
Stamos is pulled over after Beverly Hills police receive numerous calls about a possible drunken driver. After showing his driver’s license and identifying himself verbally, paramedics transport him to a local hospital due to a possible medical condition. There he is assessed as driving under the influence and arrested. He is given a citation for DUI and released to the care of the hospital.
Thanks to everyone for their love & support. I'm home & well. Very appreciative of the BHPD & Cedars for their care.
Mitchell is arrested and charged with providing Sweat and Matt, with contraband and helping them escape Clinton Correctional Facility. The charges: first-degree promoting prison contraband, a felony, and fourth-degree criminal facilitation, a misdemeanor. Sources say Mitchell was charmed by Matt, to the point that “she thought it was love,” and planned to be the men’s getaway driver before she got cold feet. Mitchell’s husband, who also works at the prison, has not been charged.
Three army generals and two police generals are arrested for plotting a failed coup attempt against Nkurunziza, along with three lower-ranking officers and eight soldiers. One of the generals arrested is a former defense minister. Gen. Niyombare, is in hiding and has not yet been arrested.
Apperson is arrested on one count of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, one count of aggravated battery with a deadly weapon, and one count of firing a deadly missile into a vehicle. Apperson turned himself into police and bond is set at $35,000. Police said they determined Apperson fired his gun at Zimmerman without provocation. Zimmerman’s lawyer says Zimmerman was in town for Mother’s Day and was on his way to the doctor when he noticed Apperson following him. He made a U-Turn, and Apperson followed. Then, he said, he caught up with Zimmerman and pulled along side his truck and fired a bullet into the side window. Apperson’s lawyer.
We expected this as Mr. Apperson, under the advice of counsel and exercising his Constitutional right did not provide additional statements to law enforcement. He had already made statements and this is deemed sufficient, as of now. Mr. Zimmerman apparently did make statements and as such, it appears a decision was made to arrest on the basis of Mr. Zimmerman’s statements. That is neither unusual nor was it unexpected.
Deen stops a 2000 Gold Cadillac Escalade in an industrial part of the city at around 8:30 p.m. local time Saturday. Officer Tate arrives afterward to assist him, shots are fired, and both officers are wounded. Both officers die of their injuries at a hospital. The officers’ deaths are reportedly the first for the Hattiesburg police force in 30 years.
Malaysian police arrest 12 people, just one day before the country hosts a summit, for planning a terrorist attack by ISIS. Police also seize 20kg of ammonium nitrate, potassium nitrate, kerosene and remote-control devices. National police chief:
The suspects are believed to be planning to cause civil unrest in the country. They had planned to launch attacks in Malaysia on April 25 and April 26.