Police officer shoots at dog but kills mother in front of her husband and son instead (video)

Police officer with gun illustration 
By: Wayne Morin

(Scroll down for video) A police officer in Iowa, tried to shoot a dog, but killed a mother instead.

Police were called to a house in the 100 block of South Garfield Avenue, for a domestic disturbance.

A neighbor who claims to have witnessed the whole incident, said that the woman was hitting her husband outside her house.

The couple, whose 4-year-old son was with them, reportedly argued after the husband wanted to take their son with him, but she refused.

The officer tried to stop the fight when the couple’s dog jumped on him. The neighbor said that the officer stepped back and drew his weapon.

Burlington police officer Jesse Hill fired his gun twice, with one round hitting 34-year-old Autumn Mae Steele in the torso. She died from her injuries.

The officer was taken to a hospital, where he was treated for a dog bite. The Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation is investigating the incident.

New selfie stick ‘Belfie Stick’ makes perfect images of behinds

Photos taken using a Belfie Stick 
By: Mahesh Sarin

A company that decided to cash in on the selfie craze created a gadget that allows the consumer to take perfect images of their behinds.

The Belfie Stick was created by U.S. based On.com.

It allows people to more easily take a picture of their behinds, using a flexible design.

The extendable and adjustable arm with a hinge in the middle, helps amateur photographers get the perfect angle without using a mirror.

At the end of the arm is a Bluetooth button, which can be synced with a mobile device to activate the camera shutter. All smartphone users will be able to enjoy the Belfie Stick as it is compatible with Android, Windows and Apple.

The product will cost you about $80.00.

A spokesperson for On.com said the creation of the Belfie Stick comes after seeing numerous backside photos popping up on social media sites.

Drunk driver tells arresting officer everyone drives drunk at this time of the year

Drunk driving illustration 
By: Tanya Malhotra

A drunk driver couldn’t understand why he was arrested on charges of drunk driving, saying that everyone drives drunk, police in New Jersey said.

Vineland Police said that they arrested Daniel Pratts, despite telling officer he shouldn’t be charged because everyone drives drunk.

According to the police investigation, Pratts was arrested around 12:00 a.m., after a police officer saw him go through a stop sign and nearly hitting a police officer’s vehicle.

Pratts failed a field sobriety test and was taken to police headquarters for processing. While there, he told another officer that everyone drives drunk at this time of the year.

Pratts denied drinking any alcohol, but police said that his vehicle emitted an odor of alcohol mixed with perfume. Pratts was also charged with refusing to take a breathalyzer test and reckless driving.

Man stabs stranger after giving him a ride because he stole his harmonicas

Bruce Richard Hood 
By: Feng Qian

A man was arrested on charges of assault after stabbing a man that he was giving a ride in his car, police in Florida said.

The Sarasota County Sheriff's Office said that they arrested 52-year-old Bruce Richard Hood, after being accused of stabbing the man and accusing him of stealing his harmonicas.

Hood of the 500 block of Magellan Drive, was booked into the Sarasota County Jail, and his bail was set at $25,000 on charges of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.

According to the police investigation, Hood agreed to drive the victim home after meeting him at a bar on Saturday. On the way to the victim’s home, the two went to a Taco Bell, where the passenger bought a bag of tacos.

Later, when the passenger got out of Hood’s car, he mistakenly took with him a bag with the suspect’s harmonicas. The passenger told investigators that Hood came out of the car and demanded his harmonicas before stabbing him.

Police officers who arrived at the scene, found the bag of tacos inside Hood’s car.

Teen prankster seen giving unsuspecting women wedgies while recording them (video)

Charles Ross 
By: Chan Yuan

(Scroll down for video) A teen was arrested on charges of battery after giving unsuspecting women wedgies and recording them on video, police in Florida said.

The Sarasota County Sheriff's Office said that they arrested 18-year-old Charles Ross, at the Royal Palm movie theater, where he was giving people wedgies.

Ross defended his actions, saying it was just a joke, and some people appreciate it while others don’t.

Ross said that while making pranks for his popular YouTube channel, the worst that had ever happened was being pushed around.

He said that he always gets permission of his subjects to post the videos on the Internet after the fact. This was not the first time that Ross was arrested.

In November, he was arrested on charges of disorderly conduct after making a somersault over a police officer who was sitting on a bench.

He was also charged with resisting arrest. Ross said that he plans to continue making and recording pranks in order to post them on YouTube.

Young man bites his girlfriend’s face before urinating on her kitchen floor

Kitchen illustration 
By: Wayne Morin

A young man was arrested on charges of assault after biting his girlfriend and urinating on her kitchen floor, police in Pennsylvania said.

Lancaster County Police said that they arrested 22-year-old Jerardo Murillo-Bedolla of Cochranville on Tuesday, after being accused of attacking his girlfriend around 5:00 p.m., before fleeing her home.

According to the police investigation, Murillo-Bedolla allegedly strangled his girlfriend, bit her face and then urinated on her kitchen floor as he left the home, which is located on Water Street.

Police responded to the scene and took him into custody. Police said there was already an active order for his arrest in Harford County, Maryland.

Murillo-Bedollas was charged with simple assault, criminal mischief, harassment and disorderly conduct. He was taken to Lancaster County Prison, where he is being held on $15,000 bail.

Father throws his 5-year-old girl off bridge while being chased by police (video)

John Jonchuck Jr. 
By: Mahesh Sarin

(Scroll down for video) A man was arrested on charges of murder after allegedly throwing his young daughter off a bridge while being chased by police, police in Florida said.

The St. Petersburg Police Department said that they arrested 25-year-old John Jonchuck Jr., after allegedly throwing 5-year-old Phoebe, off a bridge during a police chase.

The incident began when a police officer who was driving home after 12:00 a.m., saw a car fly by, driving about 100 miles per hour.

The officer began to follow the suspect. When Jonchuk reached the Dick Misener Bridge, he left the vehicle, ignored the officer's order to stay inside and reached into the right rear passenger seat, where his daughter, Phoebe, sat.

Jonchuk took the child in his arms, went to the side of the bridge and intentionally dropped the child in the water. He then went back into his vehicle and fled the scene.

The officer heard a splash in the water below, and tried to climb under the bridge to save the girl, but the current was too strong.

Several law enforcement agencies joined the pursuit for several miles. Jonchuk finally stopped his car in the middle of a highway and was taken into custody.

The girl's body was later recovered from the water. Jonchuck is being held at the Pinellas County Jail, on charges of murder.

Police officers ordered to wear adult diapers and urinate in them while on duty (video)

Men wearing adult diapers illustration 
By: Tanya Malhotra

(Scroll down for video) A group of police officers were told that they will have to urinate in adult diapers while they will be on duty protecting the pope.

When Pope Francis will visit the Philippines next week, traffic officers in Manila, will not leave their posts even for toilet breaks.

About 2,000 traffic officers will be on duty during the visit, and they were ordered to wear adult diapers.

The police department also encouraged those people who will be waiting outside for hours to see the pope, to wear diapers as well.

A police spokesperson said that the idea of adult diapers will be tested on Friday, with 800 traffic officers who will work for 24 hours.

It will be the first time that police officers will be on duty while wearing adult diapers.

Police cautioned the public that there will not be enough portable toilets for the millions of people expected to be on the street to see the pope.

The public event with the pope will last for 24 hours.

30 men break into homes and cover everything with human waste to get homeowners to move

Dirty home illustration 
By: Feng Qian

A property developer hired a group of thugs to harass homeowners in order to get them to move, police in China said.

The latest victim was a 60-year-old woman living with her family in Zhengzhou.

According to the police investigation, the group of over 30 men broke into the house during the night, armed with hammers, sticks and more than a dozen buckets of human waste.

They broke the windows, intimidated and threatened the family and demanded that they move immediately.

The men then emptied their buckets of human waste around the house, covering the floor, bed and kitchen with pungent manure.

When the woman tried to prevent them from destroying the home, one of the assailants covered her in human waste before fleeing from the scene.

The group of men returned the next day with more human waste. Several other homeowners filed complaints with the police, saying that they were attacked in a similar manner.

Residents suspect that a developer wants to build new buildings where these homes currently are situated and is trying to force them out of their homes.

Police launched an investigation into the incidents, but so far, no arrests have been made.

Man jailed after being caught hiding $180,000 in his car

Pile of cash illustration 
By: Chan Yuan

A man was sentenced to serve time in prison after being caught with a stash of cash in his car, prosecutors in the United Kingdom said.

The illegal immigrant was found in a car on the M1 in Hertfordshire with 152,000 euros ($180,173) hidden inside the vehicle.

The haul of cash was hidden in the rear of the car.

28-year-old Fatjon Shehu of Albania, who was living in Ampthill, appeared at the St. Albans Crown Court, pleading guilty to a single offense of concealing criminal property.

Prosecutors told the court how around 6:00 p.m., police in a marked patrol car stopped a Saab car traveling along the M1 close to junction 9.

The defendant was in the car and officers noticed he was extremely nervous. The prosecutor said Shehu gave a false name and was taken to St. Albans police station.

A closer search of the car revealed two packages hidden behind a seat.

At first, officers thought it must be drugs, but on closer inspection it was discovered that the packages contained bundles of euros.

His home was searched, but nothing could be found to explain the cash. Shehu told police that he had been acting as courier for the cash and expected to earn 200 pounds ($302).

The court was told that he had no previous convictions either here in the country or in his native Albania. The defendant had previously been deported from the country, but had returned illegally.

The court told Shehu that he got involved in an operation to smuggle money for "illicit purposes." He was told that it was a serious offense, and he was sentenced to serve 21 months in prison.

Jilted lover sets girlfriend's house on fire after she refused his bouquet of flowers at work (video)

Gary Griffiths 
By: Wayne Morin

(Scroll down for video) A man became extremely angry at his girlfriend after she refused to accept his bouquet of flowers at work, prosecutors in the United Kingdom said.

Now, the 44-year-old man of Walsall, has been sentenced to 16 years in prison at the Wolverhampton Crown Court, for attempted murder after he was found guilty of trying to burn down his girlfriend's house.

According to the police investigation, Gary Griffiths was in a short relationship with the victim, but after a few months, she dumped him.

Unable to accept this, Griffiths tried to remain in contact with the victim by sending her numerous text messages and even turning up to her place of work unannounced with a bouquet of flowers.

However, the victim did not wish to rekindle the relationship, and rejected his advances.

One morning, Griffiths drove to the Jet Service Station on Lichfield Road, Shellfield, and filled up a container with gasoline.

He drove to the victim's house in Walsall, and poured the gasoline on the outside of the front door and also through the mailbox.

He placed a piece of paper in the slot and a lit cigarette.

The defendant tried to call the victim and sent her a text message to inform her what he had done.

He remained outside the house watching the fire take hold. The victim was awoken by the missed call from Griffiths, and read the text message.

She then saw him standing outside her house and driving away. She immediately called emergency services who rescued her and put the fire out.

Luckily, only the mailbox was damaged. The defendant was later arrested by the police. At Wolverhampton Crown Court, he was found guilty of attempted murder and arson.

2 men force woman to urinate in bucket

Marius Pelaitis (left) and Edgaras Vanagelis 
By: Mahesh Sarin

A man was arrested, charged and convicted of false imprisonment after abducting a young woman and forcing her to urinate in a bucket, prosecutors in the United Kingdom said.

Now, the Reading Crown Court has sentenced 23-year-old Marius Pelaitis, to serve 10 years in prison after pleading guilty to rape and false imprisonment.

Pelaitis of Connaught Close, was sentenced for two counts of rape and one count of false imprisonment.

According to the police investigation, around 10:00 p.m., Pelaitis and another man, Edgaras Vanagelis, approached the 32-year-old woman on Oxford Road, and took her to a home on Waverley Road.

They subjected her to a prolonged attack, in which she was physically beaten, made to urinate in a bucket and was raped. The attack lasted around two hours.

The victim was left with visible facial injuries, including loose teeth, and extreme post-traumatic stress.

Vanagelis was sentenced to 13 years in prison after being found guilty of two counts of rape and one count of false imprisonment.

Obese man seen shoplifting thousands of lollipops from supermarkets

The suspect stealing candy from supermarket 
By: Tanya Malhotra

Police are looking to arrest an obese man on charges of shoplifting after being seen stealing thousands of lollipops from supermarkets, police in Australia said.

Doncaster Police said that the man has stolen $9,000 in candy by smuggling them past staff in a shopping cart on three occasions.

He targets mainly chewing gum, Mentos, and Tic Tac. Police are appealing to anyone with information to come forward so that they can find the candy thief.

Police believe that the man was selling the stolen candy.

According to the police investigation, once inside the stores the man stuffed environmentally friendly shopping bags with candy.

He then left the stores without paying. The suspect was described as Caucasian, 35 years old, obese, with thinning short dark hair.

Thief acting like Spider-Man hangs on to building for hours to avoid police

Suspect hanging onto a building 
By: Wayne Morin

(Scroll down for video) A thief apparently tried to rob houses by crawling up gated windows of a tall building like Spider-Man.

Someone who spotted the man crawling up the building, called police.

The thief who acted like Spider-Man, hung onto several window gates while police tried to get him to come down.

The man of Guiyang City, Guizhou, China, stayed in his awkward position and refused police orders for him to come down.

Firefighters arrived after the man refused to come down and stayed in the position for hours. Local residents gathered to watch as the man was hanging from the tall building.

In a video recorded by a witness, people were heard calling on the man to “be careful” and “watch out for his safety.”

The man told police that he would not come down unless his family came for him. However, after several hours, the man finally gave up and crawled down to the police below.

When he reached the ground, the irritated officer grabbed him and place him in handcuffs before taking him to jail.

Police officer releases woman from jail cell and drive her to his home to have sex

Jail illustration 
By: Mahesh Sarin

(Scroll down for video) People are disappointed that an officer received a light punishment for taking a woman from her jail cell to his home.

The officer of Canada, was accused of taking advantage of his position to solicit sex from the woman he arrested.

Royal Canadian Mounted Police Officer Kevin Theriault took the drunk woman out of the prison cell and drove her to his home in Manitoba, to pursue a personal relationship, according to police.

Coworkers challenged the officer, encouraging him by text message asking him “how far he would go.” They jokingly made a comment about having a threesome with her.

At first, an officer said that it “was not right” for Theriault to take the woman out of police custody, but finally he said: “You arrested her you can do whatever you want to do,” according to police records.

However, he was later ordered to drive the woman to her own home rather than to his house.

The incident occurred on Nisichawayasihk Cree Nation, near Thompson.

The police officer admitted to the allegations, and was reprimanded for his actions. He lost pay for seven days of work.

“It’s a gross abuse of power,” Manitoba Grand Chief Derek Nepinak said. He called the incident “appalling” and the punishment “a slap on the wrist.” He said that the easy punishment sends the wrong message to the community.

Man in dump truck drives over police cruisers as revenge after police hurt his brother

The dump truck on the police cruiser 
By: Tanya Malhotra

(Scroll down for video) Two police officers in Maryland, are lucky to be alive after a man destroyed their cruiser with a dump truck.

The Prince George’s County Police Department arrested the dump truck driver who intentionally rammed his truck into two marked police cruisers.

Luckily, the two patrol officers, who were standing next to those cruisers, escaped injury. The suspect was identified as 31-year-old Gene Thomas Brandon, Jr. of the 19000 block of Aquasco Road in Aquasco.

The attack on the officers was captured on surveillance video at 11:35 a.m., when the officers were standing next to their cruisers in a parking lot of a shopping center in Glendarden.

Brandon drove his dump truck next to the officers and yelled at them from an open window. According to police, Brandon told officers that they hurt his brother earlier that day.

The officers ordered him to keep moving as he was blocking traffic. Brandon drove off and turned around in the parking lot. Seconds later, the officers saw the dump truck barreling directly toward them.

The officers who were standing between their cruisers, ran out of the truck's path. Brandon slammed his truck into the back of one of the cruisers, causing it to plow into the second one. The dump truck finally came to a rest on top of one of the cruisers after pushing it more than 50 feet.

Brandon then jumped out of his truck and aggressively approached the officers. The officers were able to take Brandon into custody without injury to them or the suspect.

Brandon is charged with two counts of attempted murder and two counts of first-degree assault. He’s in custody at the Department of Corrections, where he is being held without bail.

Florida deputy arrested after being caught with drugs during traffic stop

Police car illustration 
By: Feng Qian

A police officer in Florida, was arrested after he was caught hiding drugs in the leg of his pants.

The deputy sheriff of Bradford County, was arrested in Gainesville, on a drug possession charge.

A police officer pulled over the vehicle driven by 25-year-old Corian Garrison on Sunday around 4:00 a.m., after the saw the driver make an illegal u-turn. Furthermore, Garrison was not wearing a seatbelt, according to a police report.

The GPD officer reported smelling marijuana coming from the vehicle. The officer found more than one gram of marijuana in the leg of Garrison's pants, the report said.

A search of the vehicle revealed a marijuana blunt in a sunglasses holder and a small white envelope containing various pills including hydrocodone.

Garrison, who is a Bradford County deputy, had his service weapon with him at the time of this traffic stop, the arresting officer said.

According to police, after Garrison was arrested, he allegedly admitted to possessing the pills and said that a friend who is a nurse, gave them to him.

Garrison was booked into the Alachua County jail on charges of marijuana possession and drug possession without a prescription. He was released from jail on his own recognizance.

Bradford County Sheriff's Office said that no investigation was initiated because Garrison resigned from the department after his arrest.

Woman of normal height marries 2-foot tall man claiming he gives her the best sex ever

Mindie Kniss and Sean Stephenson at their wedding 
By: Chan Yuan

(Scroll down for video) A woman is being criticized for marrying a 2-foot-8-inch-tall man.

Many people think that she married the man for his money.

However, Mindie Kniss said that her disabled husband gives her the best sex ever, and that he is the most sexual person she ever met.

Sean Stephenson was born with Osteogenesis Imperfecta, more commonly known as Brittle Bone Disorder, which dramatically affected his growth.

However, his wife said that what he lacks in stature he makes up with his sexual stamina.

The couple, who are both motivational speakers, met in 2009 and married in 2012 after Kniss moved to Chicago, Illinois, to be closer to Stephenson.

Stephenson, 35, and Kniss, 36, admit that their marriage, like any other marriage, has its ups and downs, but they love each other very much.

The couple receive a lot of hate mail from people who think that Kniss married her husband for his money and not for love.

However, the couple disagrees, and fought back saying:
“I had to set the record straight. Just because you are disabled does not mean you cannot have a great sex life.”

“I am the most sexual person. Sex is probably the most important part of my life,” he added.

“Sean is one of the most sexual people I know. It's terrible to suggest that my husband cannot satisfy me sexually,” Kniss said.

Stephenson is quite independent and takes care of himself. He needs help with things like taking showers, but his wife said that she is happy to shower with him and he enjoys having her in the shower.

7-year-old boy picks up drunk father and drives him home (video)

Boy driving home his drunk father 
By: Wayne Morin

(Scroll down for video) A young boy is making headlines after he was spotted driving his drunk father.

The 7-year-old boy of China, became the designated driver for his father.

The boy was seen driving a three-wheeled motorized trailer. The child was wearing cotton slippers when he left his home to pick up his drunk father on Tuesday night in Yizhou, Guangxi Zhuang.

Witnesses said that the boy drove about 12 miles to bring home his drunk father after a night of drinking.

Many people criticized the parents for allowing such a young child to care for his drunk father and for allowing him to drive a vehicle.
Some pointed out that the boy looked confident in his driving abilities, which they believe proves that this is probably not the first time that the child drove the vehicle.

Others applauded the actions of the child, and said that he was a good son and a talented young man with a bright future.

Police officer who became a pastor arrested for raping children

James Daniel Worley 
By: Mahesh Sarin

(Scroll down for video) A man was arrested for raping children he met at church.

The suspect is a former police officer, who became a pastor after being fired from the police force.

James Daniel Worley, 42, of Oregon, who is a married man and a father of 4 children, became an evangelical preacher. He was arrested last week, on dozens of counts of sex crimes.

Worley is the senior pastor of the Powell Valley Church in Gresham. He was arrested on 37 charges - including 20 counts of sexual abuse, 2 counts of rape, 11 counts of sodomy, 1 count of attempted sodomy and 3 counts of using a child in a display of sexually explicit conduct.

The alleged abuse occurred against victims who were between 12 and 14 years old.

Deschutes County prosecutors said that they do not believe Worley was a pastor during the time of the alleged incidents, and they believe there are more victims. They are asking people to come forward.

Worley was fired from the Tillamook Police Department, for misconduct, which included writing unethical citations, destroying marijuana evidence, excessive Internet use while on duty, creating sexually explicit advertisements and making unwanted sexual advances towards a woman at a 911 dispatch center.

Worley complained that city officials had been poorly trained and that supervisors never reprimanded him or told him what he was doing wrong. He said that he was never counseled or disciplined for any serious reason by the department.

Worley is being held in jail on $500,000 bond.