Tag: arrested

Black man arrested on $100K bond for voting, and Texas GOP advances bill making it harder to vote

July 11, 2021
“The arrest and prosecution of Mr. Rogers should alarm all Texans,” said Andre Segura, legal director of the ACLU of Texas. “He waited in line for over six hours to vote to fulfill what he believed to be his civic duty, and is now locked up on a bail amount that most people could not afford. “He

2nd teen arrested in crash that killed Gwinnett dad outside Walmart

March 10, 2021
ExploreFather of 2 hit, killed by shoplifting suspects fleeing Suwanee Walmart, cops sayExploreWarrants issued for teens accused of killing Gwinnett dad while fleeing WalmartInvestigators determined the teens were trying to get away in the U-Haul van after shoplifting electronics, according to Suwanee police spokesman Lt. Robert Thompson.Shoppers told police they saw the duo fill two

Zimbabwe: MDC Alliance MP Job Sikhala Arrested

January 10, 2021
POLICE have arrested MDC Alliance top politician Job Sikhala outside the Harare magistrates’ court. Sikhala, also a lawyer, was part of the legal team representing freelance journalist Hopewell Chin’ono who was arrested Friday charged with communicating falsehoods through tweeting that a junior police officer had killed a baby with a baton stick earlier during the

Washington man arrested mid-interview — for a job with state police

November 20, 2020
A Washington man applying for a job with the state’s police force got arrested mid-interview. The 31-year-old admitted something that set off alarms as he was going through the background check and polygraph test process for a gig with the Washington State Patrol on Tuesday, local outlet KING-TV reported. “A person in the application process

Boy, 12, arrested for prank 911 call that led to SWAT response

November 19, 2020
A 12-year-old boy in California was arrested Tuesday for an alleged prank phone call to police about a fake shooting that led to a SWAT response, a report said. The boy claimed that his mother shot his father and was hiding, with the gun, inside a bathroom, The Press Democrat reported, citing police. Police responded

Florida mom arrested during school board meeting on mask rule

November 11, 2020
A Florida mom was arrested for refusing to wear a mask at a school board meeting in which officials voted in favor of continuing to require them in the classroom, cops said. Kari Turner, 40, was seen on video being cuffed in front of her two children Tuesday at the Pinellas County School Board hearing

Opposition leader Freeman Mbowe arrested

November 2, 2020
The Chadema party refuses to accept defeat in the electionPolice in Tanzania have arrested the chairman of the main opposition party in the wake of a disputed election.Freeman Mbowe was detained, along with two other Chadema leaders, for planning violent protests, police said.Chadema presidential candidate Tundu Lissu was released after being briefly detained in the

Freddie Gray Death – Homicide – 6 Police Arrested

May 1, 2015
Arrest Warrants Issued for 6 Police Officers in Death of Freddie Gray I cried today watching the press conference of Baltimore State Attorney Marilyn Mosby regarding the death of Freddie Gray. As someone who has been involved in the struggle for justice for decades, including helping to lead numerous demonstrations against police brutality and killing
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