Archive for the ‘crime’ Category
Monday, May 20th, 2013
Security camera footage captures the chilling moment a bank robber held his finger to his lips to try to silence a terrified bank teller.
In a note handed to the Bank of America employee in New York City, the well-dressed thief threatened to kill everyone unless the clerk handed over the money.
His plan backfired however, when the woman who is in her 20s, started yelling Oh, my God!’ as she read the note that was scrawled in black marker pen.
As the worker screamed, the robber held his finger up to his lips, telling her: ‘Shhhh.’
But the teller continued to scream and ran for cover under a desk at the other end of the bank on Third Avenue.
‘She was legitimately scared,” a law-enforcement official told the New York Post. ‘The guy caught her off guard, and she freaked out.’ (more…)
Friday, May 17th, 2013
The U.S. Army says it has punished four Nashville-area recruiters.
It all stems from our exclusive NewsChannel 5 investigation of the recruiters and their Dishonorable Deceptions.
The Army’s announcement came in a news release, headlined ”Army recruiters punished.”
Those recruiters were caught on hidden camera, urging a prospective recruit to lie about his mental health history.
“There’s ways around the system,” one recruiter told our undercover producer. “You’ve probably seen TV reports and all that. More or less, me and you are the only ones that know it.” (more…)
Thursday, May 16th, 2013
Mamura Nasirova pleaded guilty to two counts of endangering the welfare of a child after the Staten Island nanny was caught on camera slapping and shaking a baby.
The nightmare nanny caught on camera slapping and shaking a 5-month-old Staten Island girl has admitted abusing the baby and now faces up to 10 months behind bars, prosecutors said Tuesday.
Mamura Nasirova, 52, pleaded guilty to two counts of endangering the welfare of a child Monday for the horrible Jan. 28 attack captured on a hidden camera installed by the tot’s parents, officials from Staten Island District Attorney Dan Donovan’s office said. (more…)
Thursday, May 16th, 2013
The Minister of Corrections is requesting a review of GPS tracking of offenders.
Officials will be asked to look into whether current legislation can be extended to include the tracking of high-risk domestic violence offenders.
It follows the revelation that Christchurch woman Alexsis Tovizi was murdered by Nikki Roper, despite holding a protection order against him.
Minister Anne Tolley says GPS tracking has already proved to be a valuable tool with a number of offenders identified and dealt with for straying near banned areas. (more…)
Wednesday, April 24th, 2013
Enfield Borough Council will spend almost £1million on installing new CCTV cameras throughout the borough to make it easier to catch criminals red-handed.
The authority announced its latest spending plans this morning, which will see £958,000 spent on CCTV cameras in 24 undisclosed locations in the borough.
The council believes the move will provide police with information about criminals more easily while reducing fear of crime in the community.
The cameras will add to the 259 cameras already filming in the borough, which provided images leading to 1,000 arrests between April and December last year. (more…)
Tuesday, April 23rd, 2013
This is the shocking moment a sneak thief snatched an iPhone out of a commuter’s hand then dashed off the train.
The CCTV shows Narinder Singh, who was jailed for 14 months this week, loitering behind the victim before snatching the smartphone.
As he jumps off the train with her phone, his surprised victim struggles to get to her feet to give chase and bumps into a pole.
Singh trips and hits his head on a stair banister as he makes his getaway, before regaining his balance and exiting the station. (more…)
Monday, April 22nd, 2013
An accused robber got more than he bargained for during a pharmacy holdup: a bag of loot, plus a tracking device that led to his arrest.
Unbeknownst to the thief, the pharmacy manager who was held up at gunpoint slipped a GPS unit into the gunman’s pillowcase — along with $5,000 from the store safe, according to records filed today in U.S. District Court in Detroit.
The suspect, Tevin Clay, was arrested shortly after the incident, along with the getaway driver, Adrian Roberts, records show. Their ages and hometowns are not known.
This all happened on April 11, just before 10 p.m. at the Rite Aid on South Dort Highway in Burton. According to an affidavit filed in federal court, a masked gunman in a hooded sweatshirt entered the store and ordered the manager to open the safe and place the money inside a pillow case. (more…)
Thursday, April 18th, 2013
On Thursday, April 18, 2013 the FBI has released photos and videos of the 2 suspects that may be responsible for the Boston Marathon bombings. Please visit the official FBI website to see of you can help with the investigation. Use extreme caution if you see these men as they should be considered armed and dangerous. Do not try to apprehend them on your own. Contact your local law enforcement or the FBI at 1-800-CALL-FBI (1-800-225-5324), prompt #3, with information. All media inquiries should be directed to the FBI’s National Press Office at (202) 324-3691.
Click Link for Video: Boston Marathon Bombing Suspects – FBI Released Video April 18, 2013
Wednesday, April 17th, 2013
An officer was forced to pepper-spray a dog following a DUI traffic stop, according to the Camden Police Department.
The report said on Saturday, an officer on patrol observed a black Toyota Corolla driving erratically on Chestnut Street.
The officer then activated his lights, but the vehicle ignored his signals, the report stated.
When the car finally pulled over, the officer was unable to exit his vehicle due to a large German Sheppard that was gnawing at his front and rear bumper cover. (more…)