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Police: Ship Bottom Beach Patrol vehicle hits two Pennsylvania girls; driver charged with reckless driving

A Ship Bottom Beach Patrol vehicle struck a pair of teenage girls from Pennsylvania who were laying on the New Jersey beach a little after 1 p.m. on Saturday afternoon, local authorities said on Facebook. The incident occurred at the 26th Street Beach of the Ocean County town, which is located on Long Beach Island.

The girls’ names were not provided, but Ship Bottom police said that the victims were a 14-year-old female from Fleetwood, Berks County and a 15-year-old female from Leestwood. The two girls were taken to Jersey Shore Medical Center in Neptune City, Monmouth County where they were treated and eventually released from the hospital.

The driver of the vehicle, 22-year-old John Purdon of Barnegat, Ocean County, was charged with reckless driving pending a court date.

The town also issued a statement on its Facebook page on Saturday to send well wishes to the two female victims

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Police investigate Kent vehicle burglaries


KENT — An investigation is underway after several vehicles in town were broken into over the weekend.

The crimes occurred in the Geer Mountain Road area Saturday night. Items were taken from the vehicles and authorities say many of the cars had been left unlocked in residential driveways.

Kent Resident State Trooper Andrew Fisher is asking all residents to be vigilant, lock their vehicles, not leave valuables in their vehicles and keep their homes secure.


Town officials said there will be an increased police presence in

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Man breaks into ex-girlfriend’s Lapeer County house to take vehicle, later crashes it during police chase

ELBA TOWNSHIP, Mich. – Authorities said a man broke into his ex-girlfriend’s house in Lapeer County early Monday, took the couple’s shared vehicle and later crashed it.

The 37-year-old man is accused of breaking into the home on Georgia Drive in Elba Township at 3:34 a.m. He used to live there but moved out last fall when the pair broke up.

He attempted to take his 37-year-old ex-girlfriend’s purse, which had the keys to a 2015 White Dodge Journey inside. Officials said there was a physical altercation that started in the house and continued into the driveway.

The man is accused of hitting the garage then dragging the woman alongside the vehicle for a distance before leaving. She suffered minor injuries and did not want medical treatment.

Authorities said the vehicle was registered to both the man and woman so it was not listed as stolen, but the man had

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Police car – Wikipedia

A police car (also called a police cruiser, police interceptor, patrol car, cop car, prowler, squad car, radio car, or radio motor patrol (RMP) ) is a ground vehicle used by police for transportation during patrols and to enable them to respond to incidents and chases. Typical uses of a police car include transporting officers so they can reach the scene of an incident quickly, transporting and temporarily detaining suspects in the back seats, as a location to use their police radio or laptop or to patrol an area, all while providing a visible deterrent to crime. Some police cars are specially adapted for certain locations (e.g. traffic duty on busy roads) or for certain operations (e.g. to transport police dogs or bomb squads). Police cars typically have rooftop flashing lights, a siren,

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St. George Police seek California murder suspect’s abandoned vehicle

St. George Police seek California murder suspect’s abandoned vehicle

Posted at 4:54 PM, May 01, 2020

and last updated 2020-05-01 19:09:16-04

ST. GEORGE, Utah — Police are searching for an SUV that may be helpful in the investigation of a triple homicide in California.

Louis Gabriel Lucero, 35, was arrested Thursday in Colorado on suspicion of killing his girlfriend and her two sons Wednesday in San Bernardino County, California.

Police say Lucero was in St. George Wednesday around 2 p.m. in the area near Bluff Street, and they believe he may have abandoned a silver 2008 Ford Explorer in the area with California license plate number 6HCF706.

St. George Police Officer Tiffany

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Police have responded to several vehicle burglaries in Sanford/Springvale over past 2 weeks

SANFORD, Maine — Over the past 2 weeks, officers from the Sanford Police Department have responded to several motor vehicle burglaries throughout Sanford/Springvale.

In a post on the department’s Facebook page, they said each incident had the same theme: vehicle doors were not locked. 

The department said motor vehicle burglaries are crimes of opportunity. The criminal will go car to car looking for unlocked doors and, when located, will take whatever is of value inside. 

The Sanford Police Department asks that people follow these simple guidelines to deter this crime from happening:

1. Lock your vehicles doors
2. Don’t store valuables in your vehicle
3. Conceal items such as chargers, GPS, electronics
4. Lock your vehicles doors

The Sanford Police Department has increased its patrols during the overnight hours in neighborhoods and side streets. 

Police ask that if you see anyone suspicious, please give them a call. Police

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Birmingham Police officer injured in pursuit with stolen vehicle

A Birmingham Police officer suffered minor injuries in a crash during a pursuit with a stolen vehicle.Sgt. Rodarius Mauldin of the BPD says officers were behind the stolen vehicle this evening on Highway 78 and Dugan Avenue, when the officer was involved in a crash.The suspects ran away after the crash and all three suspects were taken in custody a short time later.The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office helicopter was called in to assist in the search for the suspects.Highway 78 in that area was closed, while officers were in the area searching for the suspects.

A Birmingham Police officer suffered minor injuries in a crash during a pursuit with a stolen vehicle.

Sgt. Rodarius Mauldin of the BPD says officers were behind the stolen vehicle this evening on Highway 78 and Dugan Avenue, when the officer was involved in a crash.

The suspects ran away after the

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Mountain Brook police need help locating vehicle suspected in fatal hit and run

Update 4/21: The Jefferson County Coroner’s Office has identified the victim as Jack Henry Moody, 23, of Birmingham.Officials said Moody was the lone rider of a motor cycle traveling west on Highway 280. He drove through the Overton Road intersection under a green light and collided with a vehicle turning onto Highway 280 from Overton Road. The vehicle left the scene without rendering aid to Moody or reporting the accident to authorities.Moody was taken to UAB Hospital where he was pronounced dead on April 17, according to the coroner’s report.Mountain Brook police need help locating a vehicle suspected to be involved in a fatal hit and run on Overton Road.Police said one person was killed late last week as a result of the accident.Authorities are looking for an older white or silver-colored work van.Anyone with information is asked to call the Mountain Brook Police Department at 205-802-2414.

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Police: Pregnant woman carjacks news vehicle with Atlanta reporter inside

Atlanta police are investigating after a news vehicle was carjacked with a reporter inside of it Tuesday morning. 

A news crew with CBS 46 was covering a story near Atlantic Station when a woman crashed her personal vehicle into a security gate along 17th Street. Investigators said the woman then approached the news vehicle before hopping into the driver seat and taking off. 

Investigators said a reporter, identified as Iyani Hughes, was in the back seat of the running news van, possibly editing video, when the suspect jumped in and carjacked it.

Police said the reporter started screaming, telling the female carjacker to stop, and when she kept driving Hughes buckled her seatbelt.

At that point, police, who were on the scene after responding to the initial wreck, then chased after the

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Police ID women killed after vehicle hit fuel truck in Southeast Austin – News – Austin American-Statesman

Austin police on Friday identified two women who died this week after a crash in Southeast Austin.

Officers responded just before midnight Tuesday to a crash at the intersection of the northbound service road of Texas 130 and the westbound service road of Texas 71.

Investigators said Margarita Escalante Ibarra, 23, was driving along the westbound service road of Texas 71 when she ran a red light and struck a freight fuel truck.

Ibarra and a passenger in the vehicle, 22-year-old Alejandra Berenice-Sanabria-Alejandro, died at the scene, police said.

The driver of the fuel truck was uninjured, according to authorities. No charges are expected.

The deaths bring the number of traffic fatalities in Austin this year to 27, according to Austin police. There were 18 fatalities at this time last year.

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