No charges have been filed against seven 18- and 19-year-olds who unlawfully entered the Coral Gables residence of Miami Heat star Ray Allen on Thursday, Aug. 14.
Allen’s wife and children were asleep at 2:30 a.m. when the break-in occurred, the Miami Herald reports.
Two married Tulsa police officers are being held without bond in the shooting death of their daughter’s boyfriend.
Shannon Kepler, 54, and his wife, Gina Kepler, 48, are in the Tulsa County jail accused of first degree murder and accessory after the fact.
Shannon Kepler worked in the police academy, while Gina Kepler was a patrol officer. Both are suspended from the police department with pay.
Theodore Paul Wafer, the Michigan man who shot and killed Renisha McBride was found guilty on all 3 charges in a Detroit courtroom today.
Wafer, 54, appeared stunned when the verdict was read. The jury deliberated less than 24 hours before finding Wafer guilty of homicide murder in the 2nd degree, guilty of manslaughter death by weapon aimed with intent but without malice, and guilty of weapons charges.
Before deciding Wafer’s fate, jurors asked to see the shotgun, Wafer’s screen door and a tape measure.
Sanel Saint Simon, the suspect in the disappearance of 16-year-old Alexandria Chery, was granted two $100,000 bonds in a Orlando, FL courtroom today, according to Jeff Weiner of the Orlando Sentinel. Prosecutors had asked for a $500,000 bond.
Simon, 43, is the longtime boyfriend of Alex’s mother. He was arrested Wednesday, July 30, and charged with felony obstruction, News13 reports. Police also charged Simon with giving false statements and attempting to destroy evidence.
Alyssa Barrett, 17, is charged with murdering her mother, DeCarol Deloney-Cain, 54, and stuffing her body in the trunk of her car in Gary, Indiana. Deloney-Cain’s body was discovered on July 7. Barrett’s boyfriend, Damarius Rashard Wren, 18, was the first suspect to be charged in the case.
A 5-time mixed martial arts champion took on three would-be thugs who attempted to rob his co-worker.
The incident happened at a Fuel Depot gas station in Houston, Texas. Mayura Dissanyake, who was working behind the cash register, noticed his co-worker being robbed as he returned from the bank. As the co-worker pulled into a parking spot, 2 thugs who apparently followed him from the bank jumped out of an SUV and attempted to steal his bank bag.
A woman was shot by carjackers who stole her Chevy Camaro sports car outside her gated Sandy Springs community on Wednesday night, Channel 2 Action News reports. Police recovered the stolen car on Roswell Road and impounded the vehicle.
Israr Shah said an armed gunman approached him and his wife, Monique Lassiter, outside of their apartment at the Lodge Apartments on Roswell Road.
“All of the sudden this guy came with a bandana on his face holding a gun,” Shah told Channel 2’s Mike Petchenik. “He asked us to get on the floor.”