Man poses as teenage girl to get girls to send him pictures before blackmailing them

Sad girl (illustration) 
By: Feng Qian

A man was arrested on a charge of extortion after allegedly persuading teenage girls to send him pictures before blackmailing them, police in the United Arab Emirates said.

Sharjah police said that the man, who was not identified, posed as a girl on social media sites and befriended the teenage victims.

After gaining their trust, the man persuaded them to send him their personal pictures and videos. After getting a hold of the pictures, the man threatened to publicize them unless they pay him a large amount of money.

The crimes came to light after one of the victims refused to hand over money and called the police. According to the police, the suspect also used the photos for his sexual pleasure.

During questioning, the suspect admitted to extortion.

Farmer forces 15-year-old boy to buy his sheep after being caught having sex with it

Sheep (illustration) 
By: Chan Yuan

A boy in Nigeria, was detained by a vigilante group after being caught having sex with a farmer’s sheep.

The 15-year-old boy of Enugu state, told the group members that every time he encounters a sheep he gets excited and can’t control himself.

On Monday, the owner of the sheep identified as Mr. Uche, demanded that the boy purchase his animal as he doesn't want to keep it on his property.

Uche said that the sheep cannot be normal after its encounter with the 15-year-old boy. The boy, who was not identified, told investigators that he hears voices in his head “before being led to the sheep.”

He claimed that he doesn’t feel attracted to humans and he only likes sheep. So far, no charges have been filed against the boy despite confessing to having sex with sheep.

14-year-old boy rapes 24-year-old woman after luring her to his house while being home alone

Sad woman (illustration) 
By: Wayne Morin

A boy was arrested on a charge of rape after raping his 24-year-old neighbors while he was left home alone, police in Zimbabwe said.

Now, the 14-year-old boy, who was not identified, was sentenced to receive four lashes after pleading guilty to rape.

According to the police investigation, the boy went to his neighbor's house around 1:00 p.m., after seeing her tending to her garden.

After realizing that the woman was home alone, the boy told her to come over to his house. The woman followed the boy to the bedroom of his house.

The boy then grabbed the woman and raped her. A neighbor who witnessed the attack, notified the woman’s mother, and she called the police.

The victim revealed that she had been raped by the boy numerous times over the past year.

Suspect dies in police custody after swallowing large amount of drugs while being arrested

Marijuana (illustration) 
By: Mahesh Sarin

(Scroll down for video) A man who was arrested on a charge of drug possession, died after swallowing a large amount of drugs while in police custody, police in South Africa said.

Johannesburg police said that a large protest broke out outside the Arwyp Medical Centre in Kempton Park, after friends of the 33-year-old suspect learned about his death.

The suspect’s friends claim that he was beaten and choked to death inside a police van.

Police however, said that the suspect who was arrested on a charge of drug possession, swallowed a large amount of cocaine in order to destroy evidence.

As a result of the drugs, the suspect died in police custody.
Police said that they were forced to fire stun grenades and rubber bullets at the group of protesters.

About 20 protesters suffered minor injuries and 2 suffered moderate injuries following the riot. Most suffered from gas inhalation.

Police estimated the crowd at 500 people.

Mother killed after being run over by own car while her children were inside

Kerrie Hewitt 
By: Chan Yuan

A mother of four children died in a tragic accident after she was hit by her own car.

36-year-old Kerrie Hewitt of Malvern, England, was killed when her car rolled over her after she forgot to activate the hand brakes, according to her neighbors.

Kerrie Hewitt and her husband, Darren, 43, have four children, Louise, 17, Bradley, 14, Mia, 9, and Connor, 7. Police said that some of the children were in the car when the tragedy occurred.

According to witnesses, Kerrie Hewitt went to open the gate to the driveway of her home, when her car rolled forward and trapped her under the wheels while her kids were in the car waiting for her to return.

Kerrie Hewitt, who worked as a dog breeder, was rushed to the hospital, but she was pronounced dead.

Kindhearted worker killed by 15-year-old migrant at refugee shelter

Alexandra Mezher 
By: Wayne Morin

A woman of Sweden, was stabbed to death by a teenager at a refugee shelter for unaccompanied children.

22-year-old Alexandra Mezher, who was killed at her job, was always concerned about the welfare of others, according to her brokenhearted family.

A 15-year-old asylum seeker, who lived at the refugee center, has been arrested on suspicion of murder after the attack on Monday in Molndal.

Mezher was rushed to the Sahlgrenska Hospital, but later died of her injuries. Police said that after the attack, other employees in the center held the boy until police arrived.

Official said that they recovered a knife at the scene, where there was evidence of a violent fight.

Police said that on the fateful day, Mezher had been working alone at the shelter, despite the fact that rules called for the staff members to work in pairs.

The shelter is home to 10 teenagers who are in the country without a parent or family member. The teens are aged between 15 and 19.

Mezher was working a nightshift by herself and she was attacked just half-an-hour before the daytime staff were due to arrive.

The victim’s mother, Chimene Mezher, 42, said that she blames politicians for her daughter’s death because they continue to allow migrants to enter the country even after police warned that they cannot cope with the tide of migrant related crimes.

Woman freezes to death in Burger King parking lot after telling workers she’s afraid of driving in snow

The woman’s Cadillac 
By: Mahesh Sarin

A woman was found frozen to death in her luxury car in a Burger King parking lot in New Jersey.

The elderly woman was found dead in her car in the parking lot of Burger King in Hackensack a few days after she told a fast food worker that she was too scared to drive home.

The 78-year-old woman who is from New York, was at Burger King before closing time. Instead of driving home before the blizzard hit, the woman stayed in her car.

On Monday around 8:30 a.m., workers discovered the woman’s body in her gold Cadillac in the parking lot of the fast-food restaurant on Hackensack Avenue.

The police said the carbon monoxide was not a factor in the woman’s death as the car keys were not in the ignition.

Hackensack Police Director Michael Mordaga said that the woman told an employee on the Friday night, that she was going to stay parked in the lot because she is afraid to drive in the snow.

In another incident, a mother and her one-year-old son of New Jersey, died of poisoning by carbon monoxide on Saturday, while sitting in a car as the boy’s father was digging it out of the snow.

Police said that the tailpipe was covered in snow, causing the two to die from carbon monoxide poisoning.

Pregnant teen and unborn baby die after shoveling snow outside her home

Briahna Gerloff 
By: Tanya Malhotra

(Scroll down for video) A family expressed their sorrow over the loss of “not one angel but two” who were taken from them.

18-month-old Briahna Gerloff of Pottstown, Pennsylvania, died after shoveling snow outside her home during a snowstorm.

Gerloff was eight months pregnant with a girl, who also died.

A heartbroken family member said that she told the mother-to-be that it was not a good idea to shovel the snow while pregnant, but she insisted on doing it.

Briahna returned to the house around 9:00 a.m. on Saturday, but her brother found her unresponsive in the kitchen.

Paramedics were not able to revive her and she died at the scene. Her unborn daughter, whom she named Kayliana, also died.

The cause of Brianna’s death has not been determined, but her family said that she suffered from several heart defects, including Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome.

Man killed after responding to Craigslist ad and pulling gun on homeowner to rob him

The vehicle after the shooting 
By: Feng Qian

(Scroll down for video) A man who wanted to sell an item on Craigslist, found himself to be a victim of a robbery.

Police in Colorado, were called to a home in Littleton, after a homeowner shot and killed a man who attempted to drive away with his vehicle.

The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office said that officers responded to a residence in the 5400 block of South Taft Court, for a robbery gone wrong.

Police said that just after 9:00 a.m., two men came to the shooter's home to buy an item that was listed on Craigslist. However, while in the home, the men tied up the homeowner and robbed him.

Police said that the men produced a firearm before they tied up the homeowner and took the keys to his Mustang and Ford SUVs.

One man drove in the gold Mustang, while the other man jumped into the SUV and attempted to drive off.

Meanwhile, the homeowner managed to free himself. He grabbed his gun and ran outside to confront the thief who was in the driver's seat of his car.

The homeowner shot and killed the car thief. Police said that the Mustang was found overnight, as it has been abandoned nearly 20 miles away in Federal Heights, but they are still looking for the second suspect who is described as an Hispanic man in his 40s.

Police are investigating the incident and will determine if the shooting was justified. So far, no arrests have been made.

Dog that cannot stand trash picks up bottles and places them in recycling bin

Paris with a bottle 
By: Chan Yuan

(Scroll down for video) A woman said that her dog is environmentally conscious and it loves to keep her city clean.

51-year-old Fran Hodges of Bodmin, England, said that her dog loves to collect trash that needs to be recycled.

The dog named Paris, is a 9-year-old boxer dog. The dog grabs bottles or cans, and walks with them in its mouth until they reach her home, Hodges said.

The dog then places the recyclable items in the recycling bin. It seems like the dog is trying to save the world one bottle at a time.

Hodge said that her dog was aware of the environment from an early age, but in the past year, it really stepped up its game.

“It has done this since it was a puppy, but this past year, it has been almost every time we go for a walk," Hodge said.

Hodges said that on rainy days, there's not much discarded trash, but on sunny days, the dog always finds recyclable items on the ground.

Lottery winner begs armed robbers not to shoot him in front of his kids before they killed him

Craigory Burch Jr., with his newborn son 
By: Wayne Morin

(Scroll down for video) A man was shot and killed in front of his family after winning a large sum of money.

20-year-old Craigory Burch Jr., of Georgia, who worked as a forklift driver, recently won $434,272 in a lottery, and now police are investigating his murder.

His girlfriend, Jasmine Hendricks, said that their door was blown open by gun shots and three masked armed men entered.

The men demanded money. Hendricks said that her boyfriend, who was in bed at the time, threw his pants at the thieves.

However, after realizing that his wallet was not in the pants, the thieves shot Burch, killing him instantly. Burch and his girlfriend welcomed their baby boy just 3 weeks before his death.

Hendricks said that her boyfriend begged the victims not to kill him in front of his girlfriend and their kids. “Please don’t do it in front of my kids and my old lady. Please don’t do that bro. I’ll give you my bank card,” he begged, according to Hendricks.

Police said that they got some tips and are investigating possible suspects, but they would not release more details of their investigation.

Woman caught taking video of naked people in public shower to improve sex life with husband

The suspect at police station where her phone was smashed 
By: Mahesh Sarin

A woman was confronted by an angry crowd after she was caught with videos of people taking showers.

The woman of Anhui, China, was found taking the videos at a public swimming pool on Wednesday.

One victim who was identified as Mrs. Li, told police that the suspect took a shower, but instead of leaving, she spent a long time on her smartphone.

Li asked the woman what she was doing with her cellphone, and the suspect was forced to hand over her phone and Li saw the videos that she secretly recorded.

Mrs. Li told people what she saw and they became enraged. The woman tried to explain and justify her actions by saying that she was just trying to please her husband and improve their sex life.

Lin and other customers of the swimming pool were not convinced by her explanation. Some suspected that she was recording the videos in order to sell them to adult video websites for profit.

The woman was arrested and taken to a police station, where she was forced delete the offensive videos and apologize to those whom she recorded.

According to police, the woman had five video clips of people in the shower.

However, the victims demanded to smash the woman’s phone. They feared that she may have some videos of them stored in her phone.

The police agreed. Photos were released, showing a police officer smashing her iPhone with a hammer.

Police allegedly found that the woman shared the photos with her husband. His phone was also confiscated and smashed.

70-year-old man marries his 13-year-old stepdaughter before having a baby with her

Newborn baby (illustration) 
By: Tanya Malhotra

Police launched an investigation after a 70-year-old man boasted that he adopted a girl and had sex with her until she give birth to a baby girl, police in Kenya said.

Kwale County police said that they are investigating Zuma Mwero Kadzema, after he revealed that his stepdaughter, 13, gave birth to a baby girl last week.

Kadzema said that he agreed to adopt the girl and pay for her education in exchange for marrying her. Kadzema defended his decision to have a baby with the girl, saying that she would have had a baby with someone else.

Kadzema, who has lived with the girl since she was 9 years old, started sleeping with her at the age of 11. Kadzema also blasted child rights activists, saying that the girl would have had sex with other men.

Police have arrested the 70-year-old man, but after denying all the allegations, he was released.

Child rights groups are demanding a DNA test to prove that Kadzema is the father of the one-week-old baby girl, and file a charge of rape against him.

Hungry squirrel seen drinking McDonald’s milkshake

Squirrel drinking milkshake 
By: Feng Qian

(Scroll down for video) A man grabbed his video camera and recorded a hungry squirrel that was drinking a McDonald's milkshake, according to a video that was uploaded to the Internet.

46-year-old J.P. DeLauri of Hollywood, California, said that he heard noise coming from the outside of his home and went to the window in order to investigate.

He saw a squirrel holding a McDonald's milkshake and inspecting it. The squirrel then put its head inside the cup to smell it.

After getting excited, the squirrel grabbed the cup and ran up an electric pole. The squirrel drank from the cup for about 10 minutes before dropping it and running off.

DeLauri said that the cup was about the same size of the squirrel's body.

Woman along with 3 friends beat up Subway employee who refused to sell sandwich

The suspects 
By: Chan Yuan

Four friends were arrested on a charge of assault after allegedly beating up a restaurant employee who denied them a sandwich, police in California said.

Sacramento police said that they have arrested 21-year-old Daniel Lutin, 21-year-old Russell La'Carr, 21-year-old Carlos Oliva, and 22-year-old Teresa Owens, after being accused of beating up the Subway employee on Wednesday.

Lutin has been charged with assault and vandalism, La'Carr has been charged with attempted robbery, Owens has been charged with assault and Oliva was charged with vandalism.

According to the police investigation, the incident occurred around 6:00 p.m., at the Subway restaurant located in the 2500 block of Del Paso Boulevard.

One person entered the subway and was denied a sandwich.

The person got into a fight with two employees before leaving and calling the other three suspects for help. The person returned with three people and beat up the employee who refused to sell the sandwich.

When officers arrived, the four people ran away, but they were later detained and arrested.

Man described as ‘the mental guy’ chops off neighbor’s hands and slits her throat in unprovoked attack

Angel Feliz-Volquez 
By: Wayne Morin

(Scroll down for video) A man who is known as “the mental guy,” was arrested on a charge of murder after allegedly killing a woman in an unprovoked attack, police in New York said.

The New York Police Department said that they have arrested 25-year-old Angel Feliz-Volquez of the Bronx, after being accused of slitting the throat of 59-year-old Carmen Torres-Gonzalez.

Feliz-Volquez was charged with second-degree murder, manslaughter and criminal possession of a weapon. He was booked into jail, and he was denied bail.

According to the police investigation, Feliz-Volquez attacked the woman with a machete as she was talking with her mother’s home attendant.

The suspect chopped off the victim's hands and then slit her throat. He left her lying in a pool of blood in the hallway around 4:00 p.m. on Sunday.

The woman was declared dead at the scene. The police later found Feliz-Volquez in his apartment, which is in the same building and on the same floor as the victim.

Officers recovered the machete in the hallway. Neighbors described the suspect as "the mental guy."

Uber driver pulls gun on passenger who threatened to attack with private parts

Patrick McDonald 
By: Mahesh Sarin

(Scroll down for video) An Uber driver was arrested on a charge of assault after allegedly pointing a gun on a passenger who threatened to assault him with his private parts, police in Florida said.

The Manatee County Sheriff's Office said that they have arrested 67-year-old Patrick McDonald, after being accused of pulling out a sick passenger from his car.

McDonald was charged with aggravated assault and battery.

He was booked into the Manatee County jail, and his bail was set at $2,500.

According to the police investigation, around 8:00 p.m. on Friday, McDonald picked up the victim and agreed to drive him to his home.

On the way home, the victim told the driver that he was not feeling well and asked him to stop because he had to vomit.

McDonald stopped the car, and the victim said that he was fine and did not need to vomit. McDonald told the victim that he had to leave the vehicle because he didn't want to ruin his $75,000 car.

McDonald got out and opened the rear door of the car.

He pulled the victim’s left arm in an attempt to get him out of the car.

As the two were arguing while standing outside the vehicle, McDonald reached into the driver's side window and pulled out a semiautomatic pistol.

Witnesses said that McDonald pointed the gun at the victim, and said that he was not afraid of him because he had a gun.

McDonald told deputies that he grabbed the gun out of fear for his life, and the passenger threatened to assault him with his private parts.

Man spits in doctor’s face after his request for drugs to relieve toothache was denied

Maurice Joseph Caillouet 
By: Tanya Malhotra

A man was arrested on a charge of battery after allegedly spitting in a doctor’s face because his request for drugs was denied, police in Florida said.

Niceville police said that they have arrested 50-year-old Maurice Joseph Caillouet, after being accused of spitting at the doctor who was treating him at the Twin Cities Hospital.

Caillouet was charged with one count of battery on an officer.

He was booked into the Okaloosa County Corrections facility, and his bail was set at $2,000. According to the police investigation, Caillouet entered the hospital with complaints of a toothache.

He then became aggressive, and started yelling and cursing when he was told that he could not receive any painkillers.

He then proceeded to spit in the doctor's face. Caillouet managed to escape from the hospital before police arrived.

Caillouet was found at his home an hour later. He admitted to spitting on the doctor, but said it was an accident caused by his toothache.

The doctor however, told investigators that Caillouet deliberately spat on her because he was angry.