Former Twin Ports mayor arrested after vehicle crash in Douglas County


The 61-year-old, who has three convictions on his record for operating while intoxicated, pleaded not guilty Wednesday afternoon in Douglas County Circuit Court to misdemeanor charges of obstructing an officer and failure to install an ignition interlock device.

A criminal complaint alleges that Bergson crashed his Toyota Sienna minivan into a tree near his cabin in Lake Nebagamon shortly after 5 p.m. Tuesday, leaving the scene with extensive front-end damage and the airbags deployed.

Workers in the area reported the incident to authorities, who confronted Bergson a short time later at his cabin. Douglas County Sheriff’s Office deputies reported that Bergson tried to pin the crash on his girlfriend, who they discovered was in Madison.

Bergson is required by court order to have an interlock device installed on his vehicle. A search of the minivan found no such device, but did turn up a case of beer, according to a criminal complaint.

Court Commissioner Rebecca Lovejoy set both an $800 signature bond and $200 cash bail to ensure Bergson’s future appearances in court. He was ordered to not operate a vehicle without a valid ID and ignition interlock and not use or possess alcohol as conditions of his bail.

Bergson was released from the Douglas

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Report: Former MLB All-Star Esteban Loaiza arrested with 20 kilos of drugs


According to a report, former All-Star pitcher Esteban Loaiza was arrested in San Diego a few days ago with what looks like a drug stash belonging to a major drug trafficker. He faces felony drug charges as he had 20 kilos of either cocaine or heroin, based upon the police report that Jeff Passan of Yahoo Sports tweeted out: 

That’s close to 50 pounds worth of drugs. Loaiza is being held on a $200,000 bond and heads to court on Wednesday. 

Loaiza, 46, was 126-114 with a 4.65 ERA in 2,099 career innings over his 14-year career. He pitched with the Pirates, Rangers, White Sox, Blue Jays, Athletics, Dodgers, Nationals and Yankees. His peak was 2003, when he was 21-9 with a 2.90 ERA, 1.11 WHIP and AL-best

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Former Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour arrested with gun at airport


Barbour is a former chairman of the Republican National Committee

 (AP)

Former Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour says he will pay a fine after being arrested with a loaded handgun in his briefcase as he went through an airport security checkpoint.

Barbour — Republican National Committee chairman in the mid-1990s and governor from 2004-12 — told The Associated Press on Tuesday he was trying to board a flight Jan. 2 from Jackson to Washington. He said

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Former deputy’s mugshot is missing


No answers are being provided as to why the Boyd County Detention Center apparently failed to take a mugshot of a former Greenup deputy following his arrest a little more than a week ago.

Randy Riggs was arrested by Ashland Police Saturday, Jan. 20 on an allegation of public intoxication. According to the uniform citation, Riggs was booked at the Boyd County Detention Center.

An open records request for all booking-related documents and photo identification from the jail was made by phone Monday with no reply. A formal records request was hand-delivered Tuesday.

On Wednesday, the jail provided an envelope containing Riggs’ booking sheet, a copy of the uniform citation and other records. However, a photo of Riggs was not provided. Instead, on the booking sheet where the mugshot is typically located, all that was visual was a blank wall.

Joe Burchett did not return phone calls seeking an explanation for the missing mugshot or whether Riggs was given special treatment by the jail.

Riggs has since resigned.

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Former Disney star Adam Hicks arrested for alleged armed robbery in Burbank – KFSN


Actor and former Disney Channel star Adam Hicks has been arrested on suspicion of multiple armed robberies.

Hicks, 25, and one other person, identified as actress Danni Tamburro, 23, were arrested Wednesday, just hours after a series of robberies reported in Burbank.

The first incident was reported at 5:15 a.m., when a 52-year-old man was walking in the area of Burbank Boulevard and Griffith Park Drive and he was approached by a male armed with a handgun.

The suspect pointed the handgun at the victim and demanded his wallet. Fearing for his life, the victim ran away and was able to escape to safety, according to a press release from the Burbank Police Department.

As police officers investigated the first robbery, three other armed street robberies occurred within minutes of each other, police said. All three took place in the Burbank hillside community and involved unsuspecting victims out for a walk.

The victims all provided similar descriptions of the suspect and his vehicle, a dark-colored Kia with at least two occupants, police said.

Not long after, an alert resident called police after spotting a suspicious car that matched the description in the 1600 block of Scott Road.

Officers found the car with stolen property and detained a

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Cape Cod High School Threat: Former Student, 21, Arrested


YARMOUTH, MA — A 21-year-old former Dennis-Yarmouth Regional High School student was arrested this week after police said she issued a social media threat against her former school. Koda Robinson-Matthew, of Sandwich, was charged with making a false threat. Yarmouth police said officers opened an investigation Sunday after receiving information Robinson-Matthew made an online threat to commit violence at the school.

After an investigation, police obtained a warrant for the Robinson-Matthew’s arrest Monday and took her into custody.

“The subject indicated the intent to alarm people and see how many students would stay out of school but had no intentions of carrying out the violence,” Yarmouth police said in a statement.

Robinson-Matthew was released on $40 bail pending an arraignment in Barnstable District Court.

Photo: Koda Robinson-Matthew’s mugshot following her arrest December 18, 2017, on charges of threatening Dennis-Yarmouth Regional High School. (Credit: Yarmouth Police Department)

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Crisfield Councilman, Former Hurlock Police Chief Arrested in Prostitution Sting


Maryland State Police from the Salisbury barrack say they arrested five people for prostitution solicitation on Tuesday. 

According to police, the arrests occurred following complaints from neighbors and business owners in the area of the Holiday Inn Express located on Lighthouse Square Drive in Delmar.

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