11 Arrested in Risque Gentlemen’s Club Raid


TAMPA, FL — Tampa Police have announced the arrest of 11 people from communities throughout the region following a lengthy investigation into alleged criminal activity at the Risque gentlemen’s club in Tampa.

According to the agency, its investigation began in October 2015 when the 900 N. Dale Mabry Highway club was known as Ponytails.

“The investigation involved more than 50 separate undercover operations and resulted in two search warrants and several arrest warrants,” a Friday night email from the police department said. “The Gentleman’s Club was the scene of multiple illegal drug transactions.”

The first arrest connected to the case was made in Pasco County on Thursday, Dec. 1. Police say the club’s owner, Ioannis Pahoumis, 37, was taken into custody at his home by Pasco authorities.

Others arrested when the raid was staged at 9 p.m. Dec. 1 were:

  • Thomas Muzika, 43, Spring Hill
  • Hector Lugo, 47, Tampa
  • Cherokee Wells, 21, Brandon
  • Aryam Gomez, 34, Tampa
  • Maria De Leon, 28, Tampa
  • Derryle Galiber, 39, Tampa
  • Nanci Zipkin, 55, Tampa
  • Michelle Brunson, 32, St. Petersburg
  • Amanda Wilson, 31, Lakeland
  • Jonathan Sallins, 38, Tampa

Those arrested face charges ranging from drug possession to racketeering, the agency said.

“With the various arrests, which included the owner and several employees, the business is essentially closed at this

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Parrot Named ‘Bird’ Photobombs Mug Shot After Owner’s Arrest


PORTLAND, Ore. — A 4-year-old macaw named “Bird” is an instant celebrity after appearing in a posed booking mug shot in Oregon with his unfortunate owner.

Craig Buckner left Bird in a tree outside court in Washington County while he went in for an appearance Thursday in an ongoing drug and theft case, said Sgt. Bob Ray, the sheriff’s spokesman. Buckner was not expecting to be arrested, but when he fell asleep while waiting for his case to be called, he was taken for a drug urine test and failed, Ray said.

When he realized he was going to be arrested, Buckner got very upset and deputies finally realized why.

“He was very concerned about Bird the bird,” Ray said. “Very distraught.”

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This booking photo provided by the Washington County Sheriff’s office taken in Hillsboro, Ore. on Dec. 1 shows Craig Buckner with his macaw, named “Bird.” (Photo: Multnomah County Sheriff’s Office via AP)

Bird was 30 feet up the tree, Ray said, and it was getting dark and rainy. Temperatures were in the low 40s.

Deputies realized there was no way Bird — a

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Fremont teacher arrested for alleged sexual intercourse with student – KGO


A Fremont High P.E. teacher is under arrest for sexual misconduct with a student. Corine Audiat, 32, is under arrest for unlawful sex acts with a minor.

The arrest came on Thanksgiving Day, though detectives believe the teacher and student had been communicating for some time.

The sign at Washington High School in Fremont says pride, tradition and excellence. Today, on campus shock after 32-year-old Corine also known as Cory Audiat was arrested on several charges for crimes against a male student, including unlawful sexual intercourse with a minor and oral copulation.

“Oh, it’s a surprise because I’ve lived in Fremont for 20 years and I’ve never heard that happening,” said Maria Hernandez, parent.

“This is obviously a very unsettling, disturbing, emotional type of situation. It’s a very difficult conversation to have,” said Fremont police spokesperson Geneva Bosques.

District officials sent a letter to all the parents at Washington High letting them know about the arrest. Audiat has been a PE teacher here since 2012, and with the district since 2008.

“Our job this morning is really to try to bring a sense of calmness and normalcy here at the campus of Washington,” said Fremont Unified School District Superintendent Jim Morris.

Investigators say Audiat started a relationship

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Man arrested in fatal shooting of 16-year-old in…


MIAMI – A man was arrested Monday in the fatal shooting of a 16-year-old boy in Miami’s Allapattah neighborhood.

Richard Thompson, 21, faces charges of first-degree murder and possession of a weapon while committing an offense.

Records show that at the time of the shooting, Thompson was out of jail on probation for armed robbery and displaying or using a weapon while committing a felony.

The shooting was reported about 8:30 p.m. Nov. 22 near Northwest 17th Avenue and Northwest 31st Street. 

According to police, two friends were walking in the area when they were confronted by two males.

Police said both males, including Thompson, pulled out guns and fired at the victims, striking one of them multiple times. A bystander, who was not related to the victims, was struck once in the arm.

The teenager, identified as Damien Ramirez, was taken to Jackson Memorial Hospital in critical condition. He was pronounced dead a short time later.

The person who was shot in the arm was also taken to JMH in stable condition.

According to an arrest report, surveillance video proves that Thompson was one of the gunmen. Witnesses also identified Thompson as one of the suspects, police said.

Thompson was arrested at his home, where he was found in his bedroom within

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Orr arrested in Collier County, released on $7000 bond


NAPLES, Fla. – Miami Dolphins defensive tackle Leon Orr was arrested Tuesday on drug charges in Collier County.

Head coach Adam Gase announced Wednesday that Orr had been cut from the team.

Collier County jail records showed that Orr was arrested on charges of marijuana possession and possession of a controlled substance.

Orr, 24, was signed to the Dolphins’ practice squad in September and was promoted to the active roster in October.

According to a Collier County Sheriff’s Office report, Orr was pulled over near a toll plaza on Interstate 75 because of illegally tinted windows on his BMW.

Leon Orr arrest report
A deputy wrote in the report that he could smell the odor of marijuana coming from the car.

The report said deputies found a backpack inside the car that contained three glass vials containing marijuana wax on the inside.

Deputies said they also found multiple bottles, one of which contained a substance that tested positive for THC.

Gase told reporters that the team learned of Orr’s arrest during practice and promptly released him.

“We’re in the middle of the season,” Gase said. “We have priorities and this is the No. 1 priority. If guys have other priorities, then they can go about their business somewhere else.”

Orr

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Junkie’s jarring mugshot is a PSA about the dangers of meth


The arrest of a homeless Manhattan man who went on a drug-fueled bender outside the Holland Tunnel is Exhibit A for why drugs are bad for you, police say.

Keith Semiday, 42, who was free on bail in connection with an assault arrest last month, was busted anew by Port Authority cops at 5:50 a.m. Tuesday after he smoked crystal meth and tried entering strangers’ cars outside the Holland Tunnel toll booth, in Jersey City, police officials say.

When he sought to climb into the rear left door of a blue sedan at a toll booth, PAPD cops tackled Semiday and placed him under arrest.

Not too long ago, Semiday was a muscle-bound gym rat — but the ravages of his drug-use appear all too clear in his most recent mug shot, sources say.

“This guy once used to be all buff and musclebound like he was ‘The Hulk,’” said one source, referring to the Marvel super hero. “Now he looks like a poster boy for why you should not do drugs.”

Semiday has a 34-page wrap sheet with an array of arrests locally and in Connecticut for such crimes as robbery, assault, weapons possession and fraud. He was free on $500 bail for an

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More than 100 Fight for $15 protesters arrested in Kansas City sit-in


McDonald’s employee Richard Eiker was the last of 108 people raised by police from the pavement Tuesday night at Meyer and Troost after a Fight for $15 sit-in.

Eiker, a leader in the Stand Up KC worker advocacy organization, and other protesters were arrested and charged with failure to obey a lawful order.

Those who participated in blocking the intersection were taken to four area police stations in vans and patrol cars, and it was nearly 5 a.m. Wednesday before the last of those arrested were released.

“Despite the cold pavement, people felt great about standing up for something they believe in,” said Rachel Hogan, a spokeswoman for the labor movement in Kansas City.

Low-wage fast-food workers, janitors, and child and elder care workers were joined by members of the Kansas City-area clergy and labor unions in a national day of protest about pay and civil rights.

Participants who were arrested included members of the United Auto Workers, the Communications Workers of America and the Service Employees International Union, Hogan said.

Labor unions back the Fight for $15 movement, which also focuses on the right of workers to unionize without retribution.

Protest organizers arranged “walk-back” assistance for workers who struck their jobs Tuesday.

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