No, attack squirrels didn’t gnaw off Detroit man’s testicle


Detroit police say it never happened. 

A fake news story that’s been circulating online lately reported that a cross-eyed Detroit woman was arrested for training wild squirrels to attack her ex-boyfriend, who lost a testicle and two fingers to the rodent attacks.

The story published by World News Daily, while absurd, was written in traditional news style, complete with quotes from Detroit’s actual police chief, James Craig, purported to have been made during a press conference that never happened.

The story, apparently a preemptive April Fools joke published Friday, March 31, is one of the most read stories on the website that specializes in far-fetched, satirical news stories. 

The Detroit Police Department on Monday posted that the story was fake on its Facebook account:

The Facebook post had gotten 171 reactions, 63 comments and 173 shares as of Wednesday afternoon.

The World News story reported the arrest of a Detroit woman accused of training dozens of squirrels to carry out violent attacks on her former boyfriend on numerous occasions. 

The woman, a former circus animal trainer, taped photos of her ex-boyfriend on the faces of two training dummies and was exposed by her boyfriend after he spotted her “yelling orders” and “cheering” her mercenary squirrels from behind a bush,

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Trey Songz Arrested in Detroit for Giving Cop Concussion


As with many union venues, when your time is up, they will shut you down.

And so it was with RB star Trey Songz, who reportedly tore up the stage of the Joe Louis Arena in Detroit after his mic was cut.

“He told us how they said that he was taking up too much time, and that they were going to cut his mic,” 15-year-old Niasia Golden said to the Detroit Free Press of Wednesday night’s show. “So he kind of sang a song about it, and after that, they turned off the lights and cut his mic.”

Songz can be seen below saying he was going to “go the f–k crazy if they cut my mic off” and then singing, “Don’t do it.”

Online videos then show a shirtless Songz knocking things over on the stage and throwing them.

After the show, police, who say a cameraman was hit and injured

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Trey Songz charged with punching police officer during Detroit concert


Updates: 

RB artist Trey Songz is charged with felony assault on a police officer after refusing to leave the stage, becoming “irate” and causing a head injury to a policeman as his performance ended Wednesday night at Joe Louis Arena, authorities said.

He’s charged under his real name, Tremaine Neverson, 32, of Desputanta, Va., and he was arraigned today in Detroit’s 36th District Court, according to the Wayne County Prosecutor’s Office.

Neverson hit an officer with his fist, causing a concussion, after the officer went to arrest him, according to the prosecutor’s office. Detroit police officer Dan Donakowski said the officer, a sergeant, was taken to a local hospital, where he treated and was released.

He said Neverson had been told his set was over and that he had to get off the stage, but instead, “he became irate and started

... read more at: http://www.freep.com/story/news/local/michigan/detroit/2016/12/29/trey-songz-charged-assault-officer/95959100/