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  • LAPD: Suspect Accused In Fatal Hit-And-Run Intentionally Rammed Patrol Car

    05/08/2014 1:10:37 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 4 replies
    CBSLA.com) ^ | May 8, 2014 8:47 AM
    LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — Police said Thursday that the man accused of killing an LAPD officer did so intentionally by ramming his SUV into a patrol car in order to help a friend flee police. District Attorney Jackie Lacey and LAPD Chief Charlie Beck held news conference at 8:30 a.m. in downtown LA to discuss the charges against Mynor Enrique Valero. Valero, 20, pleaded not guilty Wednesday to murder, vehicular manslaughter with gross negligence, two counts of assault on a police officer and one count of leaving the scene of an accident in connection to the death of Officer Roberto...
  • Toddler thrown from speeding SUV during high-speed police chase in TX, miraculously unhurt! (video)

    06/14/2012 9:55:47 PM PDT · by smokingfrog · 9 replies
    youtube ^ | 13 June 2012 | strangenewstv
    Police in Lubbock, Texas have released shocking video of a Saturday night car chase that resulted in an accident. An 18-month-old girl was ejected from the vehicle and stood up to run after the car. Minutes before, 17-year-old Kenny Shawn Jimenez and three other teens robbed 19-year-old Chelsea Betenbough in a parking lot. When Betenbough was approached by Jimenez she assumed it was a joke. He demanded she hand over her things, so she gave him the little cash she had. "Then he turned around and was like, 'No, give me your purse' and me not really thinking, I was...
  • Troopers arrest Framingham man after wild Pike chase

    06/28/2010 3:33:43 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 26 replies
    Boston Herald ^ | June 28, 2010 | Laurel J. Sweet
    A half-naked man state police said tried to run down an elderly man and his grandson in the South End because they objected to the volume of his car radio was captured in Framingham after leading troopers on a high-speed game of bumper cars on the Mass Pike. Alejandro E. Serra, 29, of Framingham, who state police said had a suspended driver’s license, will be arraigned tomorrow on multiple assault and reckless driving charges in Boston Municipal Court, where there is also a warrant for his arrest accusing him of skipping out on a June 10 pretrial hearing on a...
  • Seven Killed in Crash During California Police Chase - Video 8/9/09

    08/09/2009 8:19:28 PM PDT · by Federalist Patriot · 15 replies · 1,061+ views
    Freedom's Lighthouse ^ | August 9, 2009 | BrianinMO
    Here is a video report on a fatal crash that occurred during a police chase in California, just south of Fresno. The crash killed seven people, including four small children. The report delves into the issue of whether or not high-speed police chases should be conducted, or curtailed in some way. . . . . (Watch Video)
  • Police Chase Tractor-Trailer Into Virginia

    12/09/2008 1:12:49 PM PST · by VanShuyten · 38 replies · 1,938+ views
    NBC 4 Washington, DC ^ | 12/9/2008 | Matthew Stabley
    Virginia State Police troopers have joined the pursuit of a tractor-trailer that started in Germantown, Md. The chase started on Interstate 270 after an incident with police. The driver of the Western Express truck refused to stop. Stop sticks have been used to deflate the tires, but the truck has continued into Virginia and is at Tysons Corner. Montgomery County police and Maryland State Police also are involved in the pursuit. No injuries have been reported.
  • At Least 2 Dead After Two TV News Choppers Collide, Crash While Covering Car Chase in Phoenix

    07/27/2007 1:17:37 PM PDT · by Milwaukee_Guy · 278 replies · 12,143+ views
    Fox News ^ | Friday July 27, 2007 | Milwaukee_Guy
    Phoenix — Two helicopters collided in midair and crashed while covering a police pursuit in central Phoenix Friday afternoon, killing at least two people. Both helicopters were news choppers from local television stations.
  • Police chase ends in pileup; bystander killed (prayer request)

    04/08/2007 10:24:33 AM PDT · by umgud · 21 replies · 724+ views
    The Bakersfield Californian ^ | 4/7/07 | ERIN WALDNER
    The suspect in a police chase on Panama Lane Saturday afternoon crashed into a line of vehicles waiting at a stop light and killed an innocent bystander, according to police. The dead man was identified as Daniel Wayne Dawson, 36, of Bakersfield. At about 3:50 p.m. Bakersfield police officers were preparing to search a home in the 7500 block of Alta Peak Court, according to Capt. Kevin Stokes with the Bakersfield Police Department. Stokes said officers believed the suspect, identified as Brian Darling, 29 of Bakersfield, was armed with an assault weapon and involved in selling narcotics. He said Darling,...
  • 3 hurt as man flees police at 120 mph(Flunked Hijacking)

    09/15/2006 5:09:31 PM PDT · by radar101 · 3 replies · 147+ views
    San Diego Union ^ | 15 SEPT 2006 | UNION-TRIBUNE
    A man fleeing police at speeds in excess of 120 mph was arrested after crashing into two other cars in separate incidents during a midafternoon chase on northbound state Route 163. The 25-year-old suffered injuries in the second collision near Kearny Villa Road and was taken to a hospital. Two other drivers injured in the crashes also were hospitalized. The incident began about 2:30 p.m. in Hillcrest on Vermont Street, where a woman called 911 to report that her boyfriend had threatened to commit suicide by crashing his blue BMW convertible on a freeway. Police spotted him driving away from...
  • Calif. justices clarify police chase rules

    06/19/2006 3:42:58 PM PDT · by SmithL · 11 replies · 485+ views
    AP ^ | 6/19/6
    San Francisco -- Police cars chasing a suspect need to have more than flashing lights and a siren if a driver is charged with evading police, the California Supreme Court said Monday. In clarifying a key element necessary to convict a motorist of evading police, the court said the vehicle must look like an official police car. Ruling 5-2, the justices said a vehicle must be equipped with a siren, police lights in addition to some other feature marking it as an official vehicle. The court did not indicate what features it had in mind, but the opinion mentioned police...
  • High-tech jab to end LA's car chase fixation

    02/04/2006 7:05:52 PM PST · by Polliwag · 22 replies · 742+ views
    Sydney Morning Herald ^ | February 4, 2006 | Gerald Wright
    A new high-tech tool for police provides alternative to todays high speed police chases. A launcher fires a Dart into a car that includes a GPS system used to track the car. Program being tested in LA, in connection with the US Justice Department, for 4 to 6 months. The product is made by Starchaser and uses launcher technology from Metal Storm. "High-tech jab to end LA's car chase fixation By Gerard Wright in Los Angeles February 4, 2006" ------------------------------------------------- Remember the big PR on Metal storm two weeks ago. "Security & Terrorism New super-gun to be tested in Feb...
  • Suspected cookie thief goes to extremes

    06/09/2005 12:25:38 PM PDT · by txroadkill · 1 replies · 222+ views
    Yahoo news ^ | Jun 9,2005 | Reuters
    NICOSIA (Reuters) - Cyprus international airport operations were disrupted when a man drove a car under parked planes and forced a taxiing airliner to change course to avoid a collision, authorities said. A chase to catch the driver, identified as a 30-year-old Greek, disrupted airport traffic Wednesday night. Control tower workers raised the alarm after seeing a car speeding under parked aircraft at Larnaca airport on Cyprus's southeast coast. A Cyprus Airways jet which had just landed had to change course to avoid collision. "The car was heading straight for us," the pilot said. The man was being questioned by...
  • Naked Couple Exits Truck During Standoff In Florida

    02/19/2003 2:51:31 PM PST · by Shermy · 47 replies · 636+ views
    WKMG ^ | February 19, 2003
    WESLEY CHAPEL, Fla. -- A couple involved in a police chase ended a standoff with authorities on Interstate 75 when they disrobed and ran out of their borrowed truck, the Florida Highway Patrol said. Nicholas Daicoff, 29, was charged Tuesday with fleeing and attempting to elude police, domestic battery, leaving the scene of a crash and resisting an officer without violence. He was being held without bail at the Land O' Lakes jail. He was accused of hitting his wife, Louisa Meyer, 28, during the chase, and telling her to strip her clothes during a 45-minute standoff with officers because...