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US mugshot net pages homeowners arrested

US mugshot net pages homeowners arrested

Image copyright wademcmillan Image caption Photos are typically taken soon after people are arrested The four alleged owners of a website which publishes photos of people taken soon after they have been arrested, have been arrested themselves. The alleged owners of the mugshots.com website have been accused of extortion and a variety of other crimes.…

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Sheriff’s deputy shot, wounded at automobile wash; employee arrested

A sheriff’s deputy responding to a report of a disturbance at a California car wash has been shot and wounded. Sheriff’s officials say the deputy was hospitalized in good condition following the shooting Sunday about a mile (1.6 kilometers) west of downtown Sonoma. A 19-year-old car wash worker has been arrested. The San Francisco Chronicle…

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‘Most wanted’ man arrested in Barcelona

‘Most wanted’ man arrested in Barcelona

Image copyright NCA Image caption Jamie Acourt, pictured in police custody in Spain, faces an extradition hearing One of Britain’s most wanted fugitives, Jamie Acourt, has been captured in Spain on suspicion of drug offences. Armed officers detained Mr Acourt after he left the Metropolitan Sagrada Familia Gym in Barcelona on Friday afternoon. The 41-year-old…

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Extra folks with UK links arrested in Iran

Extra folks with UK links arrested in Iran

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The Iranian capital Tehran Two people with links to the UK have been arrested in Iran, according to the Foreign Office and the British Council. Mahan Abedin has dual Iranian and British citizenship – while Aras Amiri is an Iranian living in London who works for the British Council.…

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Police officer shot and killed, suspect arrested after stealing three cars

Police officer shot and killed, suspect arrested after stealing three cars

A police officer in Arizona is dead and a suspect is in custody after stealing three cars in a violent series of incidents Friday in Tucson. According to Nogales police, officer Jesus Cordova was shot multiple times and killed after pulling over a driver following an armed carjacking at about 2:40 p.m. The suspect exited…

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Waffle Residence gunman arrested

Waffle Residence gunman arrested

Image copyright Nashville PD Image caption Suspect Travis Reinking pictured after his arrest in Nashville A man suspected of killing four people at a Waffle House in Tennessee has been arrested by police in Nashville. Police said Travis Reinking, 29, was caught in a wooded area. He allegedly opened fire at the restaurant on Sunday…

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Farc leader arrested on drug tag

Farc leader arrested on drug tag

Image copyright Reuters Image caption A court in New York wants Jesus Santrich (centre) on a drug trafficking charge One of the top leaders of Colombia’s former rebel group, the Farc, has been arrested in Bogota following a request from the United States. Jesus Santrich, a former peace negotiator and a future congressman, is accused…

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USA Gymnastics molester’s boss arrested

USA Gymnastics molester’s boss arrested

Image copyright MSU / Getty Image caption William Strampel (L) was Larry Nassar’s boss for several years at Michigan State University A former Michigan State University dean who oversaw USA Gymnastics abuser Larry Nassar has himself been arrested for alleged criminal sexual misconduct. William Strampel is accused of inappropriate sexual conduct and of storing nude…

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Most wanted Briton arrested in Bulgaria

Most wanted Briton arrested in Bulgaria

Image copyright Interpol Image caption Roy Lawrence Piechocki was arrested after being found in a rented flat in a block in Veliko Tarnovo, Bulgaria A British man wanted by police for seven years has been arrested in Bulgaria, authorities say. Roy Lawrence Piechocki, 56, has been wanted by Interpol since 2011 for 10 counts of…

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Kurdish leader arrested in Prague

Kurdish leader arrested in Prague

Image caption Mr Muslim is a former co-chair of the Syrian-Kurdish Democratic Union Party (PYD) A prominent Syrian Kurdish leader has been arrested in the Czech capital Prague on a warrant issued by Turkey. Saleh Muslim, a former co-chair of the main Syrian-Kurdish movement, the Democratic Union Party (PYD), was reportedly arrested on Saturday. Turkey…

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