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Cops Bust Naked Burglar Covered In Chocolate, Peanut Butter

February 3rd, 2012, Neon, Kentucky – Andrew Toothman, 22, was arrested by State Troopers in the city of Neon for burglary, when found naked, wearing only a pair of black boots, covered with chocolate and peanut butter in a Kentucky supermarket. [Read more →]

South Carolina Cops: Don’t Give Violent Offenders A 2nd Bail…

Bill advances with aim to keep re-offenders off the streets while awaiting trial…

As reported by Ellen Meder of Channel 7 News on February 15, 2012 – South Carolina law enforcement groups presented a bill that would require anyone charged with violent crimes while on bond for a first crime, violent or otherwise, to be denied bail on a 2nd offense. [Read more →]

Bail bondsmen use social media to find fugitives

LEE COUNTY, Fla – It appears that social media, Facebook in particular, has a place in the bail bond industry when searching for fugitives that have skipped bail. Melody Celec, the owner of A Way Out Bail Bonds, says Facebook is a useful tool for the bounty hunting trade because it helps to know as much about where they live and work, and who they know. By posting mug shots of fugitives, Celec has received responses from people who know them and want to know if there’s a reward attached to turning them in. [Read more →]

Teen gets life for strangling, stabbing girl, 9, in thrill kill

JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri – What is happening to the children in this world? It seems we hear about murders at the hands of children more and more these days. Where do they get these ideas from? What is going through their heads? Are they seeing this on TV, the Internet or in their homes? Are they products of a very dysfunctional family upbringing?

In this case, Alyssa Bustamante, 18, pleaded guilty to second-degree murder and armed criminal action in the October 2009 slaying of Elizabeth Olten, 9, with no chance for bail. In her diary, she described the experience as “pretty enjoyable.” [Read more →]