A homeless man so desperate to get treatment for hemorrhoids slashed over 300 tires in order to get arrested and sent to jail to get treatment. Tommy Joe Kelly was sentenced to 10 years for slashing the tires.
A 10 year-old elementary school student has been charged with felony battery after police say she attacked her 5th grade teacher over a bag of candy. Miesha Bryant, a student a Zellwood Elementary school, says she became angry after her teacher took a bag of candy from her. The teacher claims Miesha punched her in the stomach and the side and then threatened to kill her and her entire family. Miesha and her mother says that’s not true. Miesha claims she only pushed some papers off of the teacher’s desk. A court hearing is pending.
A father is in police custody charged with child abuse after police say the father stuffed a baby wipe down his two month-old infant son’s mouth to keep him quiet. Joshua Rains claims the baby accidentally swallowed the baby wipe and when he went in after it the wipe got stuck. Paramedics were able to revive the child after performing 20 minutes of CPR. Social workers who are investigating the incident also reported that the child had a detached eye lens that was never reported.
Two women in Milwaukee have been charged with rape among other charges after police found a man bloody in the street near an apartment building. Police followed a blood trail to the apartment of Rebecca Chandler, whom police say met the victim online and invited him to her apartment for sex. According to the victim, he was held captive for nearly two days during which time Chandler and another female suspect raped the man and stabbed him more than 300 times. Chandler claims that the sex was consensual and that the stabbings started out as cutting but was also consensual and just got out of hand. Chandler also claims that the other suspect known only by her as “Scarlett” did most of the cutting and stabbing. Chandler believes that Scarlett, whom has only been her roommate for a few months, is part of the occult. Both women are being held without bond.
Be careful who you unfriend on Facebook. Des Moines, Iowa police say Jennifer Harris, 30, set fire to a friend’s house after the friend deleted Harris from her friend’s list on Facebook. The homeowner, Nikki Rasmussen, deleted Harris after the two had a falling out. Harris has been charged with 1st degree arson.
A 13 year-old Cincinnati boy has been charged with raping a 5 year-old girl in a McDonald’s Playland area. The boy’s mother turned him in to police and the boy confessed to the horrible act.