Pasco Sheriff’s Facebook page a wall of shame for those accused of domestic violence


Marlo Sue Johnson was just getting home after 30 hours at the Land O Lakes jail on a domestic battery charge in September when the alerts started to light up her phone.

“Ummm is this the Marlo Sue I know?” someone commented on her mugshot posted on the Pasco County Sheriffs Facebook account, referring viewers to the mother of twos profile.

“Glad to see women are held accountable now,” wrote a stranger. “Oh look, another bunch of losers,” wrote another.

It wouldnt be long before several of Johnsons neighbors and family members saw her sullen face in the photo taken after her estranged ex-husband accused her of slapping his face.

Johnsons arrest was spotlighted as part of the latest social media push by Pasco County Sheriff Chris Nocco: posting the mug shots of those accused of domestic violence on the departments Facebook page.

Never mind that prosecutors declined to formally charge Johnson in December after her ex took back his story. Her image remains on the site, shared and commented upon more than two dozen times each.

“I was lucky that I lived here my whole life so some people

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Man accused in fatal I-70 crash facing federal immigration charge


INDIANAPOLIS (WTHR) – An illegal alien accused of killing two people in a drunk driving crash on Interstate 70 last weekend will face federal charges for re-entering the country illegally after he was deported.

U.S. Attorney Josh Minkler announced the charge Tuesday against 37-year-old Manuel Orrego-Zavala. He is accused of drunk driving when he crashed into a car on I-70 early Sunday, killing Indianapolis Colts linebacker Edwin Jackson and Jeffrey Monroe, an Uber driver who got out of the car to assist Jackson, who was feeling sick.

“The defendant in this case allegedly re-entered the country illegally for the second time before he put the public safety of Indianapolis at risk and took the lives of two innocent men early Sunday morning,” said Minkler. “In April, Attorney General Sessions directed all federal prosecutors to prioritize charging aliens that illegally re-enter the country, especially if they are a risk to public safety or there is a criminal history present. Following the rule of law is the foundation of our American democracy, and my office is committed to fulfilling the Attorney General’s directive.”

Orrego-Zavala has twice been deported from the United States. After his removal from the country in 2007, he was

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Fellow veterans wonder what happened to Marine accused of stabbing officer


MEMPHIS, Tenn. — After being accused of stabbing an officer, word of Christopher Roby’s arrest spread quickly, especially through the veteran community.

“I was like, ‘This isn’t Roby, so what happened?'” said Nick Donaldson, a Marine, over the phone.

Donaldson did two tours in Iraq and one in Afghanistan with Roby.

“When I knew him, he was clean-cut, smart as a whip, did what he needed to do, and is just an overall great guy,” Donaldson said.

Which is why he was shocked by Roby’s arrest and his appearance in his mugshot.

“It broke my heart more than anything because I wondered how alone he had to have felt going through this process and then it gets escalated to this point.”

Police say Roby’s mom called 911 Tuesday evening, saying he was armed and acting erratically.

Charging documents say he threw objects at police and stabbed an officer twice.

Police said in an affidavit they later found what seemed to be homemade pipe bombs in the house and think one Roby threw at officers didn’t detonate because it landed wrong.

Roby’s been charged with 11 counts of attempted first-degree murder.

Donaldson says he’s thankful for the officers who responded to the incident and for the Crisis Intervention Team.

He’s happy everyone’s going to be

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Auto repair shop owner accused of ripping off veterans arrested


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– The owner of an auto repair shop, accused of ripping off nearly two dozen veterans, was arrested Wednesday following a series of FOX 46 investigations.

George Fredericks, the owner of Icon Customs near Ft. Bragg, smiled in his jail mugshot. 

“It was good to hear that justice is finally being served,” said Army Special Forces Ofc. Alan Lancaster, who gave Fredericks $17,000 to repair his 1966 Mustang Coupe three years ago.

The classic car was returned in pieces. Fredericks never completed the work he promised or was paid to do, Lancaster said. 

“I’m glad that FOX and other people took our complaints and our voices seriously,” said Lancaster by phone.

Fredericks’ arrest comes following a series of FOX 46 investigations in which we spoke to nearly a half dozen veterans. All told similar stories, accusing Fredericks of taking tens of thousands of dollars from them to fix their classic

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Mugshot released of Peninsula ballet teacher accused of child molestation in Contra Costa County


 

CONTRA COSTA COUNTY (KRON) — The mugshot has been released on Tuesday of a Daly City ballet teacher arrested for child molestation, according to the Contra Costa County District Attorney’s Office.

Authorities say 54-year-old Viktor Nikolaevich Kabaniaev was taken into custody on Friday at his San Mateo home.

He is facing 16 counts of aggravated sexual assault of a child under 14 years old.

Viktor Nikolaevich Kabaniaev
Viktor Nikolaevich Kabaniaev

The events happened in Contra Costa County, authorities said.

At the time of the arrest, Kabaniaev was working at the Westlake School for the Performing Arts in Daly City, the DA said.

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UCLA Police Arrest 39-Year-Old Man Accused of Masturbating in Front of Several Women Near Campus


A 39-year-old man was arrested near the UC Los Angeles campus after several indecent exposure reports were filed with university police over the past year, officers said Friday.

Jason Kirk Lanning is seen in photos released Jan. 12, 2018, by the UCLA Police Department.

Jason Kirk Lanning is seen in photos released Jan. 12, 2018, by the UCLA Police Department.

Jason Kirk Lanning, a man not affiliated with the university, was arrested Thursday on suspicion of 10 counts of indecent exposure and one count of lewd conduct, the UCLA Police Department said in a news release.

Lanning is accused of driving up to women in Westwood and other areas near the college campus then proceeding to expose himself and masturbate.

A total of 10 reports of indecent exposure had been filed since January 2017, police said.

The 39-year-old was arrested at 9:35 a.m. Thursday and released at 3:54 a.m. Friday, L.A. County inmate records show.

The records do not show if he posted bond. He had been held on $92,000 bail, police said.

Lanning was scheduled to appear in court on Feb. 1, the inmate records show.

UCLA police urge anyone who may have experienced a similar

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Miami Arts Charter School teacher accused of having sexual relationship with student


MIAMI – A language arts teacher at Miami Arts Charter School was arrested Monday on accusations that she has been in a “consensual” sexual relationship with a 17-year-old student for the past two years, authorities said.

According to an arrest report, the victim told detectives that he had sex with Valeria Costadoni, 30, about four times at her home.

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Robertsdale Teacher Accused of Sex, Sodomy with High School Student


ROBERTSDALE, Ala. (WKRG) — A substitute teacher at Robertsdale High School has been arrested for allegedly having sex with a student.

Jeremy Michael Sparks, 23, of Daphne, Alabama faces multiple charges, including sodomy, for the alleged relationship with a 15-year-old female student.  The student is not being identified.

Robertsdale Police say they were contacted on Wednesday by a concerned citizen regarding a possible inappropriate relationship between a teacher and student at Robertsdale High School  Investigators found that the sexual offenses are alleged to have occurred off school grounds in different areas of Baldwin County over the last three months. Sparks’ was formally arrested on Thursday.

We have zero tolerance for anyone who preys on children – an individual found guilty of such a heinous crime should be punished to the fullest extent of the law. We are entrusted with the lives of young people every day and our employees accept that honor and privilege very seriously. When that trust is violated, it is, in fact, a despicable crime that deserves swift and harsh consequences under the law. Substitutes and volunteer coaches are all background checked but unfortunately that’s not a predictor of future activity. My appreciation to Robertsdale Police and our judicial system

... read more at: http://wkrg.com/2017/12/08/breaking-robertsdale-teacher-charged-for-sex-with-student/