Ivy League-trained neurologist is arrested for repeatedly raping female patients two months after escaping jail for …


  • Dr. Ricardo Cruciani, 63,  arrested at his home in Pennsylvania on Tuesday 
  • He will later be arraigned in New York on multiple rape and sex crime charges
  • One of the alleged victims, former patient Hillary Tullin, says ‘he needs to be locked up’
  • She says he repeatedly raped her between 2005 and 2012 in New York City
  • Cruciani has previously escaped jail after pleading guilty to groping seven others
  • They told how he masturbated in front of them and touched their breasts
  • He was a revered neurologist who worked at Drexel University and in hospitals 

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South Mississippi felony arrest mugshots for Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018


Here are the felony arrests that were made on Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018, by Mississippi Coast law enforcement officers.

The charges listed were those shown on county jail dockets at the time they were accessed by the Sun Herald.

The Sun Herald compiles these reports each day, based on the previous day’s arrests.

Felony arrests are compiled from Harrison, Hancock and Jackson County adult detention center dockets.

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Upper Burrell Police ‘Valentine’ arrested in Fawn – Tribune


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A man wanted by Upper Burrell police who was the subject of a “romantic” post on the police Facebook page on Valentine’s Day was arrested Tuesday in Fawn.

“Joseph Cook was taken into custody a few minutes ago in Fawn Township,” Upper Burrell police announced on Facebook shortly before 3:30 p.m. “He will be housed accordingly. Thank you all for your vigilance. Until next time Mr. Cook…”

Online court records show that an arrest warrant for Cook, 44, of New Kensington, was filed by Upper Burrell police Chief Kenneth Pate on Feb. 14.

He was wanted on two misdemeanor drug charges for an alleged incident that occurred on Feb. 13.

In a cheeky Facebook post, Upper Burrell police shared Cook’s mugshot and wrote: “Happy Valentines Day Joseph Cook!! You already know you are wanted by several agencies including ours. You cant hide forever.. Be a sweetheart and turn yourself in.”

The post, which also contained a pink heart and a cop emoji, was shared more than 1,000 times and

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Massage therapist facing 5 additional charges as more victims come forward


OMAHA, Neb. (WOWT) — A massage therapist arrested on Monday faces five additional charges for allegedly assaulting customers.

Police said Melvin Buffington, 62, is facing one count first degree sexual assault and six counts of third degree sexual assault in the ongoing investigation.

On February 11, a victim told police that Buffington sexually assaulted her during a scheduled massage appointment at Oasis Massage Spa in January. During their investigation a second incident of sexual assault was reported. The second victim told investigators she was assaulted on February 15th. She told police she was also assaulted during a massage appointment at the Oasis location on N. 132nd Street.

Police say Oasis Massage Spa has cooperated with their investigation.

Anyone with any information regarding incidents similar to these is encouraged to call the Child Victim / Sexual Assault Squad at (402)444-5636. Or Crime Stoppers at 444-STOP.

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Lil Pump Arrested for Shooting Gun While Home Alone


Lil Pump was arrested Wednesday night at his home after he fired a gun, but the reason he discharged the weapon is in dispute … TMZ has learned.

According to law enforcement, Pump’s manager reported 3 men were jimmying the rapper’s front door, trying to get into his San Fernando Valley home around 4 PM, and the suspects fired a gun once through the door. The manager was not at the house, but was relaying info to cops after speaking to Pump.

When police responded, they found a bullet hole in the front door. However, there were no suspects on the scene. Cops say the 17-year-old rapper had been smoking marijuana, and after talking to him they found holes in the intruder story. 

Cops say the trajectory of the bullet hole shows it came from inside the home. Police returned a few hours later with a search warrant … and found a handgun in the bushes below the balcony of Pump’s apartment. The weapon was unloaded, but cops found ammo for the gun in the apartment. Cops felt Pump had fired the gun into the door — not an intruder — and arrested him for discharging a weapon in an

... read more at: http://www.tmz.com/2018/02/15/lil-pump-arrested-shooting-firearm-gun/

South Mississippi felony mugshots for arrests from Friday, Feb. 16 …


Here are the felony arrests that were made on Friday, Feb. 16, 2018, by Mississippi Coast law enforcement officers.

The charges listed were those shown on county jail dockets at the time they were accessed by the Sun Herald.

The Sun Herald compiles these reports each day, based on the previous day’s arrests.

Felony arrests are compiled from Harrison, Hancock and Jackson County adult detention center dockets.

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Omaha massage therapist arrested for two alleged sexual assaults


OMAHA, Neb. — A massage therapist was arrested Monday after allegedly sexually assaulting two customers at a metro spa.

Police arrested Melvin Buffington, 62, for one count of first-degree sexual assault, and one count of third-degree sexual assault.

On February 11, a victim told police that Buffington sexually assaulted her during a scheduled massage appointment at Oasis Massage Spa in January. During their investigation, a second incident of sexual assault was reported. The second victim told investigators she was assaulted on February 15th. She told police she was also assaulted during a massage appointment at the Oasis location on N. 132nd Street.

Police say Oasis Massage Spa has cooperated with their investigation.

Omaha Police Department is not releasing the suspect’s mugshot because there could be similar incidents that have not been reported. If other victims come forward, detectives may be required to show photo line-ups.

Anyone with any information regarding incidents similar to these is encouraged to call the Child Victim / Sexual Assault Squad at (402)444-5636. Or Crime Stoppers at 444-STOP.

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Massage therapist jailed for two alleged sexual assaults – WOWT.com


OMAHA, Neb. (WOWT) — A massage therapist was arrested Monday after allegedly sexually assaulting two customers at a metro spa.

Police arrested Melvin Buffington, 62, for one count of first degree sexual assault, and one count of third degree sexual assault.

On February 11, a victim told police that Buffington sexually assaulted her during a scheduled massage appointment at Oasis Massage Spa in January. During their investigation a second incident of sexual assault was reported. The second victim told investigators she was assaulted on February 15th. She told police she was also assaulted during a massage appointment at the Oasis location on N. 132nd Street.

Police say Oasis Massage Spa has cooperated with their investigation.

Omaha Police Department is not releasing the suspect’s mugshot because there could be similar incidents that have not been reported. If other victims do come forward, detectives may be required to show photo line-ups.

Anyone with any information regarding incidents similar to these is encouraged to call the Child Victim / Sexual Assault Squad at (402)444-5636. Or Crime Stoppers at 444-STOP.

... read more at: http://www.wowt.com/content/news/Massage-therapist-jailed-for-two-alleged-sexual-assaults-474529393.html

South Mississippi felony arrest mugshots for Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018


Here are the felony arrests that were made on Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018, by Mississippi Coast law enforcement officers.

The charges listed were those shown on county jail dockets at the time they were accessed by the Sun Herald.

The Sun Herald compiles these reports each day, based on the previous day’s arrests.

Felony arrests are compiled from Harrison, Hancock and Jackson County adult detention center dockets.

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