Crime

Three teenagers arrested in smash-and-grab heist at London jewelry stores

ArrestedIt has been reported that three teenagers were arrested Thursday on suspicion of involvement in a smash-and-grab heist at two London jewelry stores.

Sky News has reported that investigators say the thieves got away with $1.5 million in diamonds and other jewelry from De Beers and Tiffany stores in the Westfield Shopping Center. The break-in at the mall, described as the largest in Europe, occurred early Wednesday.

Police said that the three suspects, ages 15, 17 and 18, were all found at the same address in the London neighborhood of Camden Town.

Phone number logged in federal database proved Key in finding the suspect of car bomb in New York City

Faisal-ShahzadAuthorities have revealed that a phone number logged in a federal database proved key in finding the man suspected of trying to detonate a car bomb in New York City.

The New York Times has reported that a law enforcement official said on Wednesday the suspect, Faisal Shahzad, supplied the phone number when he returned to the United States from Pakistan in February.

Man arrested in shooting death of Washington Park, Ill., Mayor

Aaron-B-JacksonState police has said that a 34-year-old man was arrested Wednesday in the April 1 shooting death of Washington Park, Ill., Mayor John Thornton.

State police further said that Illinois State Police said in a statement Aaron Jackson of Washington Park was arrested in the Relax Inn motel in Alorton at 3:55 p. m. by Alorton police. Jackson was picked up on an outstanding warrant after police received a tip from the public.

It was further reported that Jackson was being held on $1 million bond.

Michigan court upheld new trial in comic store killing

Michigan-CourtAccording to the official reports, a Michigan court has upheld a decision that a man convicted of killing of his wife should get a new trial after defense lawyers claimed they had new evidence.

The Detroit Free Press reported on Wednesday that the appellate court ruled a lower court was correct in ordering a new trial after defense attorneys for Michael George said they had evidence that might point to another killer.

He "respectfully disagrees" with the ruling and will appeal to the Michigan Supreme Court, a prosecutor in the case said.

New York Bomb suspect caught while flying to Dubai

Faisal-ShahzadThe New York Times Square bomb blast suspect was arrested by the City police while he was trying to leave America. He was caught at the airport when he was about to move Dubai. The name of that suspect is Faisal Shahzad and he is of Pakistani origin and US citizen. He was arrested just the time flight was ready to take-off.

Hacker Puts Up 1.5 Mln Facebook Accounts For Sale

Hacker Puts Up 1.5 Mln Facebook Accounts For SaleAccording to a media report, a cyberpunk has reportedly put 1.5 million stolen Facebook accounts up for sale on the black market.

Investigators at Internet security company VeriSign iDefense Labs stated that a cyber-terrorist called 'kirllos' had place the login particulars on sale on Russian internet site Carder. su.

Facebook has refused the details saying 'kirllos' was known for making wild claims, the report said.

US going with the evidence from Times Square for Blast

USA-flagThe investigators of USA are going with the evidence they have found out to solve the car bomb blast case at Times Square.

They are trying to find out who has donated the car bomb at the spot with some evidence from crime scene. The bomb consisted of petrol; propane tanks and some fireworks controlled with a clocking device and were placed in a car. It was plotted in a Nissan SUV.

Killer Carjacker also killed by Police

CrimeOfficials have said, a Maplewood, Minn., police officer, working on what should have been his off-day, was fatally shot checking out a possible carjacking.

It was reported that Sgt. Joseph Bergeron, 49, showed up for work at the St. Paul suburb's police station on Saturday to help out the short-staffed squad by working as a patrol supervisor.

The Minneapolis Star Tribune has reported that as he stepped out of his patrol car at 6:50 a. m. to check on a reported carjacking east of St. Paul's Lake Phalen, he was fatally shot by a man who allegedly matched a description of one of the carjackers.

Underworld, betting lobby behind Bangalore blasts- Says Karnataka Govt.

Underworld, betting lobby behind Bangalore blasts- Says Karnataka Govt.Karnataka Government has informed that the underworld, betting lobby behind Bangalore blasts. There was a low-intensity bomb blast outside the Chinnaswamy Cricket stadium on 17th April before the start of the IPL match. The Government is alleging underworld elements and betting lobby behind this.

Former Canadian air base commander pleads guilty to murder, sexual assault and burglary

Former Canadian air base commander pleads guilty to murder, sexual assault and burglaryAccording to sources close to the investigation, a former Canadian air base commander intends to plead guilty to murder, sexual assault and 82 burglary-related charges.

Sources have told the Globe and Mail Col. David Russell Williams, once among Canada's most successful military officers, has agreed in principle to plead guilty to all charges against him.

A source further told the newspaper, "He wants to get this over with, he's had enough."

A Minneapolis man pleaded guilty to robbing the same bank three times

Curtis Devone WilliamsAccording to the official reports, a Minneapolis man pleaded guilty Wednesday to robbing the same bank three times.

Nathan Lamar Stewart, 21, admitted in U. S. District Court in St. Paul that he and two co-defendants -- Curtis Devone Williams, 24, and Michael Deon Hughes, 23, also both of Minneapolis -- held up the same US Bank branch in Minneapolis on three occasions, the FBI said in a release.

The trio got $5,710 in an April 13, 2009, takeover-style masked holdup, $4,371 in a May 8 heist and $5,341 in a July 28 robbery in which D'Arco Kellum, 22, also of Minneapolis, took part, Stewart said.

Former doctor, accused of fatally stabbing eight children, executed in China

Zheng MinshengAccording to the official reports, a former community doctor in China, accused of fatally stabbing eight elementary school children last month, was executed Wednesday in eastern Fujian province.

China's state-run Xinhua news agency, which reported the execution of Zheng Minsheng, 41, gave no other details. Earlier it had reported Zheng admitted "intentionally killing" the children at the entrance to their school in Nanping city.

It was also reported that five others were injured in the March 23 incident.

Members of the Hutaree must wait to learn whether a judge in Detroit release them from custody

Members of the Hutaree must wait to learn whether a judge in Detroit release them from custodyAccording to a judge, nine members of the Hutaree militia group must wait at least one more day to learn whether a judge in Detroit will release them from custody.

The Detroit Free Press has reported that the Hutaree followers were in court Tuesday to argue they shouldn't be jailed until trial because they don't pose a threat to society.

Mississippi judge denied bail in killing of a white supremacist organizations leader

Mississippi judge denied bail in killing of a white supremacist organizations leaderAccording to the reports, a Mississippi judge denied bail Tuesday to a recently released inmate charged with killing a lawyer who led white supremacist organizations.

The Clarion-Ledger of Jackson has reported that Vincent McGee, 22, wore a bullet-proof vest during his appearance before Judge Kent McDaniel in Rankin County. Investigators allege McGee beat and stabbed Richard Barrett last on Wednesday and then returned the next day and set Barrett's house on fire.

Mexican drug lord taken to Texas to face charges of violating drug statutes

Juan Jose Quintero PayanThe U. S. Justice Department said on Tuesday that an alleged Mexican drug lord was extradited to Texas to face charges of violating drug and racketeering statutes.

The department said in a release that Juan Jose Quintero-Payan, 68, of Guadalajara, Mexico, has been fighting extradition since his arrest after a San Antonio grand jury returned an indictment in 2002 and a warrant was issued.

After Quintero returned to San Antonio Friday, U. S. Magistrate Judge Pamela Mathy ordered that he remain in federal custody without bond pending further criminal proceedings.

Controversies unable to harm IPL’s revenues

Controversies unable to harm IPL’s revenuesBe it the Ex-Minister of state for external affairs Shashi Tharoor who had to left his post because of the allegations made against him in the IPL controversy or the IPL’s commissioner Lalit Modi himself who has been facing tough time as far as the matter of keeping his position intact in the much-popular cricket tournament is concerned. But experts are of a view that it hasn’t really made an impact on the revenue generating capacity of the cricket tournament.

Craze for wheel rims causing killings in Texas

Craze for wheel rims causing killings in TexasRim owners have claimed that Shiny wheel rims called swangers, elbows and pokes are such status symbols in many U. S. cities some people will kill to acquire them.

The Houston Chronicle reported on Monday that the chrome accouterments, which stick out 6 inches or more from the tires and run to $2,000 a set, are coveted by many young men, often by some without money but with guns to take them away from their proud owners by force.

Corporate fraud is thriving in India: KPMG

Corporate fraud is thriving in India: KPMGThe dark is rising in corporate India as the latest ‘KPMG Fraud Survey Report 2010’ suggested testified that corporate frauds are on rise in the country. 75 per cent of the top level executives included in the survey accepted the fact.

Some marijuana penalties planned to be modified in Philadelphia

Some marijuana penalties planned to be modified in PhiladelphiaOfficials have informed that people caught with small amounts of marijuana for personal use in Philadelphia soon will face a fine, not a criminal record.

The Philadelphia Inquirer reported on Monday that under the policy effective later in April, people arrested with up to 30 grams (slightly more than an ounce) of marijuana would be charged with a misdemeanor in an effort to clear the courts' crowded dockets.

Robbers intelligently fooled a diamond merchant

Robbery001Robbers manage to fool a diamond merchant at the drop of a hat on Ganesh Temple Road in Malad (E) around 3 pm on Sunday.

Six men stopped the car of the manager, Deepak Lalwani who was on his way to a designer's shop in Borivali. He reported that all this men introduced themselves as Income tax officials and clogged his Innova at the middle of the road. They were riding on a Maruti Zen.

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