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Latest from Ferguson (Updated)

Oct 22nd, 2014 | By
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Poor old Al (Remember Tawana Brawley) Sharpton, that well-known race-baiter and extortionist, must be having a bad day.  Various broadcast news outlets are reporting leaks from the feds in the Ferguson MO police shooting investigation.  There is scientific proof that the behemoth thug Brown was shot INSIDE of the police car and that two shots were fired there, one of which hit Brown.  The feds have (allegedly) concluded that can

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Fake military documents to weasel paid leave

Oct 22nd, 2014 | By
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A LAPD officer was arrested yesterday on charges of theft of public funds.  Her alleged scam was submitted counterfeit military documents in order to be paid for leave. Christine Bulicz, who has 15 years on the job with LAPD and who is a California Army National Guard member is charge with stealing $5,400 in the scheme.  She has been charged with felony grand theft and attempted grand theft.  She is

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Santa Rosa murder leads to calls for sledge hammer control

Oct 21st, 2014 | By
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Angelo Michael Lancaster, 33, (AKA Kartar Khalsa), is under arrest today on suspicion of strangling and beating his 64-year old father to death with a sledge hammer. Lancaster allegedly used the sledge hammer to smash his way into the father’s residence, beat him with the sledge hammer and strangled him.  He then fled to the back yard and attempted to hide from the cops.  He was not successful. No, this

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Even DiFi thinks Proposition 47 sucks

Oct 21st, 2014 | By
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Ask yourself this.  How bad does a piece of feel-good, pro-criminal, anti-responsibility, anti-prison legislation have to be to get Diane Feinstein to speak out against it? Wherever that line is, Proposition 47 crossed it if the article linked here from the LA Daily News is to be believed.  She is quoted as saying, “In truth, it will do anything but make our communities safer.” The article is worth the read. 

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POFF II to begin distribution Dec 1. (Updated)

Oct 21st, 2014 | By
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It seems that the State of California has notified the IRS that they are shutting down the POFF II  program and will begin distributing funds to the participants effective December 1.  Just thought you might want to know.  Thanks to Oompa for the 411 on this. UPDATE:  According to CCPOA the paperwork will be mailed Nov 17.



Oscar Pistorius sentence

Oct 21st, 2014 | By
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The judge gave him five years in the slammer for culpable homicide.  Under South African law he must do at least ten months before he can apply for conditional release. Clicking here will link to a CNN piece on this story.



Mayor of Bell Gardens shot (Updated)

Oct 20th, 2014 | By
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The Mayor of Bell Gardens, Daniel Crespo, who is a Deputy Probation Officer in his day job, was shot at his residence in Bell Gardens this afternoon.  No information has been released about his condition or the circumstances of his shooting.  He worked in a gang and drug interdiction unit and has been directly threatened in social media. UPDATE:  Broadcast news is saying this morning (10-01) that the wife has

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Ungrateful bastard

Oct 20th, 2014 | By
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Last night there was a 911 medical call at about 1830 hours on the 200 block of N. San Pedro St in LA.  A fire department ambulance responded, as well as a fire engine.  A man at the scene who was the subject of the medical call stole the ambulance.  The cops chased him.  He crashed at the intersection of Beverly and Union at about 1915 hours.  The two women

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Executive action on amnesty moving forward

Oct 20th, 2014 | By
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According to the piece linked here from Breitbart.com today ICE is preparing to contract with a vendor to process as many as 9 million federal work permit identification documents for undocumented (illegal alien) workers beginning shortly after the next election is finalized (which may not be until early January). Just thought you might like to know.  The man really does want to remake America, and does not care whether or

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No, it wasn’t Santa Claus.

Oct 20th, 2014 | By
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Genoveva Nunez-Figueroa is absolutely not Santa Claus, though she did recently have a close encounter with a chimney.  The Ventura County F D responded to a call for help at a Thousand Oaks residence and found her stuck in the chimney.  They used a lot of dish detergent and finally resorted to dismantling much of the chimney and some of the roof to extract her. She was arrested for giving

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Ex with a truck is a schumuck

Oct 20th, 2014 | By
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Jon-Luke Laprote, 20, does not take losing well.  Saturday night he ran down his former girlfriend and another female she was with while driving his bright red pickup truck. LaProte did the deed about 1:33 pm near the intersection of Laurel St. and Benicia Road in Vallejo according to the local cops.  Both women have moderate injuries but were able to flag down a passing cop.  While the investigation was

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What a tangled web we weave….

Oct 19th, 2014 | By
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….when first we practice to conceive.  Former Federal prison officer Nancy Gonzalez, 30, is finding that out the hard way.  She got knocked up via her relationship with prisoner Ronell Wilson, 32, a double cop killer on death row. It seems that New York still has a civil death statute for death row prisoners.  Last year Wilson’s attempt to get a paternity declaration for the child was thrown out by

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C/O murdered at home in Philly

Oct 19th, 2014 | By
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A Philadelphia city Corrections Officer was found murdered in her home in the Elmwood Section of the city on Friday afternoon. Lottie Denny, 51, was found by her brother.  Officer Denny had 21 years on the job. Clicking here will link to a very thin Inquisitor.com piece on this story.



Mayor busted for DUI with injuries

Oct 18th, 2014 | By
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Alan Long is the mayor of Murietta in SoCal.  He was arrested Thursday night after tailending a car full of teenagers while driving drunk according to the local constabulary. Four Murietta High students, ages 14-17, were in the car and received moderate to major injuries in the wreck.  The mayor was driving what is described as a full-size truck when he plowed into them.  Long admitted to having been drinking. 

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Persistent road rage (Updated)

Oct 18th, 2014 | By
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The cops have just released a sketch of a road rage shooting subject from an incident last month in San Francisco.  The driver, a 20-something dark-skinned (or maybe suntanned) man nearly hit a pedestrian who was in a cross walk at Golden Gate Ave and Broderick St.  The two had a bit of an argument.  The driver then drove away a bit and stopped, pulled out a gun and shot

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Gun of the Week

Oct 18th, 2014 | By
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Heckler & Koch VP9 The Gun of the Week this time around is the Heckler & Koch VP9 police duty pistol.  This is a striker-fired pistol as opposed to a hammer-fired pistol.  H&K hasn’t had a new striker-fired gun since the squeeze-cocker was introduced.  It has the now-ubiquitous polymer frame. This is a very ergonomic handgun, it comes with a supply of interchangeable palm swells and backstraps so that the weapon can be made to fit almost any size of hand. It has very decent three-dot sights and the pistol has a very usable accessory

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Cop fired. Good call or PC sleaze move?

Oct 17th, 2014 | By
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The basic facts are not in question.  Milwaukee PD Officer Christopher Manney, 38, was sent to Red Arrow Park six months ago on a welfare check of a man sleeping on a park bench.  The man was Dontre Hamilton, 31.  Hamilton was a bit of a paranoid schizophrenic.  Manney initiated a contact with Hamilton and attempted to pat him down, which may or may not have been appropriate.  Hamilton went

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Pain and suffering by proxy

Oct 17th, 2014 | By
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This ruling from SCOTUS actually came down about ten days ago and I missed it.  It is a change in how federal courts in California handle civil damages lawsuits. The case comes down from a 2008 incident in which the LAPD shot a 21-year old man to death.  The shooting was considered unjustified.  The parents had sued, and were awarded $700,000 for their own losses and $1 million for compensation

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Joe Biden’s son discharged from Navy for drugs

Oct 16th, 2014 | By
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Hunter Biden, the son of Vice President Joe “Bite-Me” Biden was discharged from the naval reserve earlier this year for turning in a bad pee tests. The younger Biden, 44 years of age, was commissioned as an ensign in the Naval Reserve in 2013 after taking a pass on a commission as a public affairs officer. Young Biden is a lawyer and a partner in an investment firm. Clicking here

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Possible Ebola patient in CT

Oct 16th, 2014 | By
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There may be a new Ebola patient in Connecticut.  If the patient tests positive, which we will know in about a day, he/she was exposed in West Africa and is not a secondary exposure from a patient already in this country.  The subject is an epidemiology student. Clicking here will link to a Reuter’s piece on this story.



Family and dog killer may face death penalty

Oct 16th, 2014 | By
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A Santa Barbara man may face the death penalty (at least in theory) for murdering both his parents, both his children and the family dog in August of this year. Nicholas Holzer, 45, was indicted by a grand jury Tuesday on four counts of murder and one count of felony animal cruelty for the August 11th incident.  Because of his use of a weapon (knife) and the fact that there

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Family of knife-wielder sues

Oct 16th, 2014 | By
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The family of Andrea Naharro-Gionet, 61, has filed two separate federal lawsuits against the Santa Clara County S O over the circumstances relating to her death. The S O showed up at her Cleveland Avenue home on November 16 to find the woman outside, armed with a knife.  She refused to drop the knife and approached Deputy Jennifer Galan.  Galan kept backing away until Naharro-Gionet literally had her backed into

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State legislator and armed robber trade shots

Oct 15th, 2014 | By
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A Pennsylvania state legislator, who used to be a state “prison guard” traded shots with an armed robber near the state capitol in Harrisburg last night. State Representatives Mary Flynn and Ryan Bizzarro were approached by the wannabe robber while they were leaving a dinner.  The suspect approached them and demanded their wallets and pointed a gun at them while a helpful ingman-lookout shouted encouragement and instructions from across the

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Fake gun homicide ruled justifiable

Oct 15th, 2014 | By
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On June 8 of this year Victor Villapando, 16, paid a very, very high price for acting crazy and stupid. The Espanola (NM) P D arrived  to in response to a staged 911 call that the dead guy himself made. Two cops and a public safety aide were eating nearby and came to the scene on foot.  There is even video surveillance of the entire incident, which covered a space

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Another Dallas Ebola case confirmed (Updated)

Oct 15th, 2014 | By
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Yet another case of Ebola has been confirmed in Dallas.  According to broadcast media today the infected person is also a health car e worker in the hospital where Patient Zero died and is believed to have been exposed during health care operations. I do hope the Center for Disease Control is better at doing their job than they are at talking about doing their job.  Unfortunately I get the

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10-year old murderer

Oct 15th, 2014 | By
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There is no real doubt about what happened.  Helen Novak, 90, of Wayne County (PA), was beaten to death in her bed with her own cane by a 10-year old boy.  The woman’s principle care giver was the boy’s grandfather.  The boy copped to the crime. The boy, Tristan Kurilla, is being charged as an adult and is being held without bail.  His attorney is expressing the notion of some

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Two mauled by pit bull pack (Updated)

Oct 15th, 2014 | By
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An adult man and his mother were severely mauled in their own yard by four pit bulls earlier this evening in southwest Modesto. The S O responded to a 911 call from a juvenile and arrived at the 800 block of Glenn Ave just before 1800 hrs.  The dog attack was still under way when the deputies showed up.  The dogs attacked the deputies and two were shot to death

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Atheist parolee gets big bucks

Oct 15th, 2014 | By
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Regular readers will remember I wrote about Barry Hazle in a post linked here over a year ago.  His beef has been more or less settled at significant cost to the state. Hazle is an ex-con and a former substance abuser.  Big surprise there.  When he was paroled to Shasta County in 2007 he was ordered to spend 90 days in a residential drug treatment program.  The only one available

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Sandwich leaves GSR on suspect

Oct 14th, 2014 | By
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You might recall the untimely death of Vonderrit Myers on October 8 of this year.  Myers’ family, most vocally his mama, maintain vigorously that he was holding a sandwich when he was shot and killed by an off-duty St. Louis cop working private security.  The test results came back today.  They showed that Myers had GSR (gun shot residue) on his hands and clothing. Since we all know criminal suspect’s

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Barber arrested after close shave

Oct 14th, 2014 | By
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A barber in beautiful downtown Imperial Beach (San Diego County) was arrested late yesterday after he is alleged to have cut the throat of a customer he was shaving. Daniel Flores, 22, is now a guest of the county.  His customer, Timothy Paul Vaughn, 33, was found on the floor of the barber shop, “bleeding profusely from the throat area.”  He was taken to UC San Diego Medical Center where

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Matricide and dog killer

Oct 14th, 2014 | By
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A UC Santa Cruz student is under arrest in Alameda County (CA) charged with stabbing his mother to death and killing the three family Chihuahuas. Joseph Badiali is alleged to have stabbed his mother, Rosemary Badiali, 57, in the head multiple times with a pair of scissors at the family home in Hayward last week.  He is also believed to have killed the three dogs.  They were found in the

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Probable Ebola case in Kansas City

Oct 13th, 2014 | By
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Broadcast media is reporting a possible-maybe-probable Ebola case at the University of Kansas hospital.  The patient is a nurse who had worked on a hospital ship off the coast of West Africa recently.  The patient self-reported with likely but as yet unconfirmed Ebola symptoms.