Arrests

November 22, 2019 - 6:00 pm
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — An Alaska man found with $400,000 in illegal drugs hidden in spoiled goat intestines at an airport has been arrested. Cenen Placencia of Kodiak was arrested Wednesday at Anchorage’s international airport, authorities said. Investigators with Alaska State Troopers searched a...
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First Assistant U.S. Attorney Peter Mazza, right, speaks during a news conference Friday, Nov. 22, 2019, in San Diego. Federal agents have arrested former San Diego County Sheriff's Captain Marco Garmo under charges of operating an illegal firearms trafficking business. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)
November 22, 2019 - 4:46 pm
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Federal agents on Friday arrested a former San Diego County sheriff's captain accused of running a gun trafficking business, and a lieutenant with access to weapons restricted for law enforcement pleaded guilty to helping him. The arrest of former Capt. Marco Garmo, 52, at his home...
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Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva, at podium, talks about the arrest of a 13-year-old boy and the seizure of a rifle and ammunition after the teen threatened to shoot other students and staff at his Los Angeles-area middle school, at Sheriff's headquarters in downtown Los Angeles Friday, Nov. 22, 2019. Villanueva said deputies serving a search warrant at the boy's home Thursday discovered an AR-15-style gun, 100 rounds of ammunition, a list of names and a drawing of the school. Villanueva said the boy said he would carry out the shooting Friday at Animo Mae Jemison Charter Middle School in Willowbrook, an unincorporated county area near South Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Brian Melley)
November 22, 2019 - 3:04 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Deputies arrested a 13-year-old boy and seized a semi-automatic rifle after he threatened to shoot other students and staff at a Los Angeles-area middle school, authorities said Friday. In a separate case, a boy at another school was taken into custody involving a planned...
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In this Thursday, Nov. 21, 2019 photo, Amy Martz sits in the office of her attorney in Salt Lake City. She says she did not kidnap a child from the school she works at but was simply helping a distraught child get home. She is charged with child kidnapping, a first-degree felony. (Pat Reavy/The Deseret News via AP)
November 22, 2019 - 12:29 pm
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Utah elementary school teacher charged with felony kidnapping after leaving school property with a 6-year-old student said she was trying to help the upset girl get home. Prosecutors filed the case against Amy Martz this week, alleging she was gone with the child for 40...
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November 22, 2019 - 11:19 am
BAMAKO, Mali (AP) — Mali’s intelligence services say they have arrested two men accused of providing logistical support to the Islamic extremist group Ansarul Islam in Burkina Faso. Malian Intelligence services spokesman Col. Modibo Traore said Friday that Ousmane Hama Diallo and Harouna Diallo...
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Maltese businessman Yorgen Fenech, wearing dark sunglasses, is accompanied by police during a search of his yacht at the dock of Portomaso, Malta, Friday, Nov. 22, 2019. Fenech was arrested Wednesday, then released on police bail late Thursday as investigators try to find a mastermind of the 2017 murder of investigative reporter Daphne Caruana Galizia on the small island nation. (AP Photo/stringer)
November 22, 2019 - 8:50 am
VALLETTA, Malta (AP) — Maltese police on Friday searched the yacht of a prominent local businessman who is being questioned about the car-bomb slaying of an investigative journalist as the victim’s family presses authorities to find out who ordered the attack. Police searched Yorgen Fenech’s yacht...
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University of California, Berkeley student Magaly Mercado holds a protest sign as attendees leave a speech by conservative commentator Ann Coulter on Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2019, in Berkeley, Calif. Hundreds of demonstrators gathered on campus as Coulter delivered a talk titled "Adios, America!" (AP Photo/Noah Berger)
November 21, 2019 - 3:53 pm
BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — A person was injured, and five people were arrested during a demonstration by hundreds of protesters outside a University of California, Berkeley auditorium where conservative commentator Ann Coulter gave a speech, an official said Thursday. Between 1,500 and 2,000...
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November 21, 2019 - 9:26 am
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Former ‘American Idol’ contestant Antonella Barba has been sentenced to nearly four years in prison for carrying nearly 2 pounds (0.9 kilograms) of fentanyl. Federal authorities in Virginia said Thursday that the 32-year-old New Jersey woman got three years and nine months in...
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A protester is wheeled on a stretcher by first aid personnel as they leave the Polytechnic University campus in Hong Kong, Thursday, Nov. 21, 2019. A small group of protesters refused to leave Hong Kong Polytechnic University, the remnants of hundreds who took over the campus for several days. (AP Photo/Vincent Thian)
November 21, 2019 - 2:04 am
HONG KONG (AP) — A small but determined group of protesters remained holed up Thursday inside a Hong Kong university campus as the city’s largest pro-Beijing political party urged voters to “kick out the black force” in upcoming elections seen as a key gauge of public support for anti-government...
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November 20, 2019 - 2:32 pm
SAN DIEGO (AP) — California authorities have arrested a 16-year-old boy suspected of using a remote-controlled car to transport $106,000 worth of methamphetamine across the border. The San Diego Union-Tribune reported Tuesday that the boy was arrested Sunday near the Otay Mesa Port of Entry in San...
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