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Sex offender named Avril Lavigne arrested after being caught stalking girls

Avril Lavigne
Avril Lavigne
By: William Martin  WorldWideWeirdNews.com

(Scroll down for video) A convicted sex offender who changed his name to Avril Lavigne, was arrested after being accused of trespassing to stalk young girls, according to police in Oregon.

Salem police said that they have arrested Lavigne, 30, after a resident called police to complain that he was sitting on his neighbor's balcony for hours.

Over the past few months, numerous women and girls complained that Lavigne was following them and took pictures.

He then uploaded the photos to social media sites. Lavigne was also charged with failing to register as a sex offender.

In court, Lavigne denied the allegations, saying that he registered as a sex offender while he was in prison earlier this year.

He was booked into the Multnomah County Detention Center, and was released without bail.

Lavigne has a long criminal history, including theft, disorderly conduct, reckless burning and interfering with peace officers or firefighters.

Several years ago, Lavigne was convicted of attempted rape and sex abuse. He was sentenced to jail and ordered to register as a sex offender.

Lavigne lived in many cities and was arrested numerous times for failing to register as a sex offender. Before Lavigne changed his name, he was known as Romany Yves Mesina.

He then changed his name to match that of the popular Canadian singer Avril Lavigne.

Smugglers hide prohibited yak meat and dung in sweaters passing through JFK Airport

Yak meat
Yak meat
By: Mason White  WorldWideWeirdNews.com

Smugglers were trying to bring illegal yak meat and dung, which were hidden in sweaters, into the United States, according to police in New York.

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) announced the seizure and destruction of a shipment of over 132 kilos of prohibited yak meat, dung pods, and seeds for propagation imported from Nepal at New York’s John F. Kennedy (JFK) International Airport.

The prohibited items were hidden in sweaters, shawls, pants, and other items of clothing.

Yak meat is prohibited from being imported into the United States under 9 CFR 94, which prohibits ruminant products from countries affected by rinderpest or foot-and-mouth disease, such as Nepal.

Certain propagative seeds are also prohibited from being imported into the United States under 7 CFR 319.37, due to possible plant disease contamination.

Foot and Mouth disease is a worldwide concern that can spread quickly and cause significant economic damage.

The shipment was initially identified by the Commercial Targeting and Analysis Center (CTAC) based on a tip from the public.

The CTAC is a U.S. Customs and Border Protection facility designed to streamline and enhance federal efforts to address import safety issues.

Illegal immigrant from Mexico raped 9-year-old girl while younger sister slept beside her

Santiago Flores-Martinez
Santiago Flores-Martinez
By: Alexis Bell  WorldWideWeirdNews.com

An illegal immigrant who was accused of raping a minor, was caught moments before fleeing the United States, according to police in California.

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the San Ysidro port of entry in San Diego, took the undocumented man into custody, who was wanted for sexual assault of a minor and burglary.

He is being accused of raping a 9-year-old girl while her younger sister was asleep beside her. He was detained as he was attempting to enter into Mexico.

On Wednesday, Santiago Flores-Martinez, a 48-year-old undocumented Mexican citizen, was attempting to enter Mexico when he was stopped by the port’s Anti-Terrorism Contraband Enforcement Team (A-TCET) who was conducting southbound inspections of travelers.

A CBP officer conducted a query to get biometric information on the man via the “Integrated Automated Fingerprint Identification System” (IAFIS).

CBP officers confirmed that Flores-Martinez was an exact match to active National Crime Information Center (NCIC) arrest warrants out of Clackamas County, Oregon, on charges of sexual assault of a minor and first-degree burglary.

He was ordered held without bail in Oregon, but he managed to flee. After the warrants were confirmed, CBP officers turned over custody of Flores-Martinez to the U.S. Marshals Service (USMS).

He will be extradited to Oregon to face charges.

CBP officers put an immigration detainer on Flores so that after the judicial process, he will be returned to Department of Homeland Security custody.

Father dumps 12-year-old daughter on deserted island for getting pregnant

Pregnant girl (illustration)
Pregnant girl (illustration)
By: Emily Lewis  WorldWideWeirdNews.com

(Scroll down for video) The father of a preteen girl in Uganda, became angry after learning that she was pregnant.

The father, who was not identified, ordered his son to take the 12-year-old girl to a deserted island, and leave her there to die.

Mauda Kyitaragabirwe, whose grandson claims that she is 106 years old, said that when she was a child, families rid themselves of pregnant unmarried girls as they were seen as a shame.

Virgin girls were usually sold for a hefty bride price, and girls who were pregnant or had a child, did not bring in any money for their families.

Kyitaragabirwe revealed that pregnant girls were either dumped on Punishment Island, where they were left to die of hunger and thirst, or they were pushed off the Kisiizi Falls.

While nobody survived being pushed off Kisiizi Falls, some girls managed to get off Punishment Island alive.

Kyitaragabirwe said that after her father realized that she was pregnant, her brother pushed her into a canoe and took her to Punishment Island.

She was dumped on the grass, and was left to die. After five days, a man appeared and rescued her. James Kigandeire took the girl to his home, and married her.

She went on to have three sons and three daughters, and many grandchildren.

When asked what happened to her unborn child, Kyitaragabirwe revealed that she was beaten until she had a miscarriage.

58-year-old woman realizes her dream of having kids by giving birth to healthy twins boy and girl

The twins
The twins
By: Tanya Clark  WorldWideWeirdNews.com

An elderly woman of Mexico, realized her dream of having children by giving birth to healthy twins, a boy and a girl, according to doctors.

Both Victoria Maria and her brother Victor Manuel were born after 33 weeks of pregnancy.

The 58-year-old married woman was observed at the IMSS Regional General Hospital in Culiacan, Sinaloa, for more than a month before giving birth through Cesarean section.

She got pregnant after getting IVF treatments. Victoria weighed 4 pounds and 3 ounces at birth, while Victor weighing just 4 pounds and 1 ounce.

The babies spent three weeks at the neonatal intensive care unit at the hospital before being discharged with their mother.

All three are said to be in good health. The mother revealed that during the Cesarean section procedure she prayed until she heard her babies cry.

Once she heard both her boy and girl cry, she was very pleased as she realized that the procedure was a success.

Due to the risky characteristics of pregnancy, the patient was attended by specialists in gynecology, obstetrics, perinatology and pediatrics, to keep an eye on her health status and to detect any possibility of bleeding, which could have been fatal for her and for the infants, the hospital said in a statement.

Victoria Maria and her brother Victor Manuel were born two minutes apart.

Grandmother suing IHOP after choking on condom while eating with her grandchildren at restaurant

Condom (illustration)
Condom (illustration)
By: William Martin  WorldWideWeirdNews.com

An elderly woman was horrified to find a condom lodged in throat, causing her to vomit and choke, according to court documents in Jefferson County, Alabama.

Demetria Hannah filed a lawsuit against IHOP, claiming that her food had a condom and she accidentally ate it while eating a meal with her husband and grandchildren.

The lawsuit named KMG Enterprises Inc., which is the operator of IHOP store number 4418.

According to Hannah, she along with her husband, minor grandson and minor granddaughter went to the IHOP restaurant located at 221 State Farm Parkway, to have dinner at the request of her granddaughter.

After being seated, Hannah and her family ordered their meals.

Hannah ordered French toast and sausage.

While consuming her meal, Hannah felt something become lodged in her throat, which caused her to have difficulty breathing.

As a result, she ran to the women’s bathroom along with her minor grandson.

While in the women’s bathroom, Hannah attempted to dislodge the material in her throat by vomiting.

Hannah was unable to dislodge the material lodged in her throat by vomiting, and for that reason, proceeded to place her fingers in the back of her throat in an attempt to pull out the material.

Hannah was able to pull out the material that had become lodged in her throat, and she placed it onto the counter in the bathroom.

Upon inspection of this material, Hannah and her minor grandson observed a condom among the chewed up food that she had consumed.

Hannah grandson then went to get her husband, who also observed the condom and contacted the Homewood Police Department.

Hannah was treated by emergency medical personnel and transported to the hospital, where she received additional treatment.

The lawsuit claims that IHOP was negligent.

Alan Garrett, who is the Vice President of KMG Enterprises Inc., denied the allegations, saying that the story is a complete fabrication.

Woman cuts off hair and breasts of boyfriend's lover at funeral home

Shaynna Lauren Sims
Shaynna Lauren Sims
By: Mason White  WorldWideWeirdNews.com

(Scroll down for video) A woman claimed that she flew into a rage upon seeing her boyfriend’s lover at a funeral home during a ceremony, according to police in Oklahoma.

Tulsa police said that they have arrested 25-year-old Shaynna Lauren Sims, who is also known as Shaynna Smith, after beg accused of cutting off body parts from the deceased 38-year-old woman.

Sims has been charged with vandalizing a corpse, burglary and illegal dissection. She was booked into jail, and her bail has been set at $20,000.

According to the police investigation, the 38-year-old victim who dated the suspect's boyfriend, died of natural causes.

During the funeral at the Moore Funeral Home Eastlawn Chapel, the victim’s family members noticed that the body had been vandalized.

The body had numerous cuts, hair had been missing, and body parts were missing, including the woman’s breasts.

Police were called to the scene, and family members told officers that they saw Sims standing next to the casket with her hands inside.

Police searched the deceased woman’s apartment and found hair and box cutters used to vandalize her body. When police arrested Sims, she was in possession of a knife that contained the victim’s hair.