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Money, drugs and guns seized in Lehigh bust

Money, drugs and guns seized in Lehigh bust

34-year-old Tacuma Horrobin faces more than a dozen charges following his arrest at the close of a two-month Lee County Sheriff’s Office investigation. Horrobin was taken into custody at a Lehigh Acres residence Thursday after detectives from the LCSO’s Narcotics/Vice Unit found 92.4 grams of powder cocaine, 19.8 grams of heroin, 27.2 grams of marijuana, 1.6 grams of MDMA (Ecstacy), 11... »

Teenager charged with guns and pot

Teenager charged with guns and pot

A Kendall adolescent 17-year-old Dustin Keiffer is facing charges for having firearms and cannabis on school range at Kendall High School. State police had gone to the school yesterday after school and officials reported a student having a strong odor of weed. Police say Keiffer consented to a search. Two unloaded shotguns, a hunting knife, two cans of beer and a small amount of pot have been foun... »

Stacey Newman: “Same Restrictions on Guns as Abortions”

Stacey Newman: “Same Restrictions on Guns as Abortions”

Missouri state Representative Stacey Newman pre-filed a bill on Tuesday that would limit access to firearms, in the same way, her state restricts access to abortion. The bill includes a period of 72-hour waiting for purchasing guns and watching a 30-minute video on firearms fatalities before purchasing. It also requires the weapons dealer be at least 120 miles from the purchaser’s residence.... »

Police Officers in Boston Schools Feel Unsafe Without Weapons

Police Officers in Boston Schools Feel Unsafe Without Weapons

Police officers who patrol Boston public schools want permission to carry pepper spray while on duty and also insisting they need protection from violence on campuses. Sgt. Kirk Harrison, who work in a Boston school told The Boston Globe five officers currently cannot go to work because of injuries. One, in particular, he remembers, even needed shoulder surgery after a quarrel with a student. “We ... »

Breaking news: Shooting in San Bernardino, California

Breaking news: Shooting in San Bernardino, California

Police in San Bernardino, California, are responding to a shooting, according to officials. Reports suggest up to 20 victims including three shooters. Police are also reportedly responding to a possible active shooter near Orange Show Road and Waterman Avenue, according to the county sheriff. The city’s fire department tweeted that units are working to clear the scene. Image courtesy of http... »

More Guns Sold This Year on Black Friday Than Any Other Day in the History of America

More Guns Sold This Year on Black Friday Than Any Other Day in the History of America

According to a recent FBI report, The National Instant Criminal Background Check System processed 185,345 requests on Black Friday. Stephen Fischer, the FBI’s chief of multimedia productions wrote to USA Today, “This was an approximate 5% increase over the 175,754 received on Black Friday 2014. The previous high for receipts were the 177,170 received on 12/21/2012.” Black Friday shopping since 201... »

Two armed men robbed Port Jefferson Station Store

Two armed men robbed Port Jefferson Station Store

Two masked men carrying guns robbed the Speedy Mart in Port Jefferson Station earlier this morning, police said. Police said the men entered the food store, located at 1034 Route 112, a little after midnight, approached the clerk at the counter and demanded money. The clerk complied and the two men fled on foot with an unknown amount of money, police said. The robbers are described as white. One w... »

CPD: Gun Violence Remains at Unnacceptable Levels

CPD: Gun Violence Remains at Unnacceptable Levels

The Chicago Police Department announced overall crime in the city in November is reduced 7 percent compared to the same time last year, but violence involving guns remains at “unacceptable levels.” CPD released its latest crime statistics Tuesday. “Overall crime” includes assaults, burglaries, robberies and thefts, police said. There have been 429 murders so far this year, ... »

42 guns were found on Thanksgiving travelers

42 guns were found on Thanksgiving travelers

42 firearms were discovered last week in carry-on bags in the USA. 30 were loaded and 11 had a round chambered. Four “cat eyes” were discovered in carry-on bags around the nation. At first glance, they just look like toys, but they’re actually a dangerous punching weapon. A flare gun and two flares were discovered in a carry-on bag at Palm Springs (PSP). Firecracker was found in a carry-on luggage... »

Students with fake guns cause highway shutdown

Students with fake guns cause highway shutdown

A group of students were arrested after officials said they caused panic when they were seen walking near the 101 Freeway with fake guns on Sunday. Police also said students were making a film for school. The 101 Freeway was temporarily shut down to protect the public as officers attempted to make contact with the men. The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department said deputies and the Califor... »

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