Arrests - the best personalized free web-based Email en en Arrests US: Immigrant arrests soar under Trump, fewer deported SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — U.S. immigration arrests increased nearly 40 percent in early 2017 as newly emboldened agents under President Donald Trump detained more than 40,000 people suspected of being in the country illegally — with a renewed focus on immigrants without criminal convictions. The numbers released by Acting Immigration and Customs Enforcemen... Wed, 17 May 2017 22:38:00 GMT 2017-05-17T22:38:00Z MS-13 Gang Targeted in Sweep Across Los Angeles A joint police task force in Los Angeles conducted a raid overnight, arresting 21 members of the brutal gang known as MS-13. Wed, 17 May 2017 18:53:00 GMT 2017-05-17T18:53:00Z MS-13 gang targeted in pre-dawn sweep across Los Angeles LOS ANGELES (AP) — Hundreds of federal and local law enforcement fanned out across Los Angeles in pre-dawn sweeps, serving arrest and search warrants as part of a three-year investigation into the ultra-violent street gang MS-13. Federal prosecutors unsealed a sweeping indictment Wednesday morning charging dozens of members and leaders of the brutal stree... Wed, 17 May 2017 18:49:00 GMT 2017-05-17T18:49:00Z Grisly 24-hour period leaves 4 dead in Venezuela unrest CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Business owners shuttered shops, a burned police station stood charred black and a state officer in western Venezuela was under arrest Tuesday following a spasm of violence that resulted in at least four deaths in anti-government protests. An especially grisly 24 hours of turmoil coming after nearly two months of political unrest... Wed, 17 May 2017 02:57:00 GMT 2017-05-17T02:57:00Z Authorities seize 7,000 birds in LA County cockfighting raid VAL VERDE, Calif. (AP) — Some 7,000 birds were seized in one of the largest raids of illegal cockfighting in United States history, authorities said Tuesday. About 100 Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies conducted the raid on Monday, seizing roosters, hens and chicks in a remote area northwest of Los Angeles, authorities said at a news conference. ... Wed, 17 May 2017 01:58:00 GMT 2017-05-17T01:58:00Z Ex-reality TV star faces Phoenix hearing over arrest warrant PHOENIX (AP) — A court hearing is scheduled Friday over an arrest warrant for a former reality television star accused of vehicle theft and drug possession in Phoenix. Jacob Harris, who used to be on the Discovery channel's "Deadliest Catch" series about crab fishermen in Alaska, was arrested April 22 after Phoenix police say he was in possession of Xanax pills and crystal m... Wed, 17 May 2017 00:39:00 GMT 2017-05-17T00:39:00Z Cincinnati Bengals' 'Pacman' Jones pleads guilty to 1 charge CINCINNATI (AP) — Cincinnati Bengals cornerback Adam "Pacman" Jones pleaded guilty Tuesday to a single misdemeanor charge from an altercation earlier this year, the latest in a history of off-the-field legal issues for the NFL veteran. Municipal Court Judge Dwane Mallory dismissed misdemeanor counts of assault and disorderly conduct at the prosecutor's re... Tue, 16 May 2017 21:05:00 GMT 2017-05-16T21:05:00Z Sudan's president invited by Saudi Arabia to Trump meeting RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir has been invited to this weekend's summit in the Saudi capital with U.S. President Donald Trump and leaders from across the Muslim world, Saudi officials close to the king said Tuesday. Al-Bashir, who has been Sudan's leader since 1989, is wanted by the International Criminal Court in the Nethe... Tue, 16 May 2017 21:03:00 GMT 2017-05-16T21:03:00Z Police: Man dons Home Depot apron to steal air conditioners PLAISTOW, N.H. (AP) — Police say a man donned an orange Home Depot apron and posed as an employee to steal air conditioners in New Hampshire. But a manager noticed the name on the garment didn't match that of any worker at the store. Police arrested 53-year-old Bernardo Calana, of Haverhill, Massachusetts, on Saturday. WMUR-TV reports ( Tue, 16 May 2017 12:48:00 GMT 2017-05-16T12:48:00Z Man arrested by FBI for allegedly threatening congresswoman TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A Tucson school district employee has been arrested by the FBI for allegedly leaving threatening voicemail messages for a congresswoman from Arizona. According to a criminal complaint filed in U.S. District Court, Steve Martan told authorities he was venting frustrations with U.S. Rep. Martha McSally's votes in support of President Donald Trump. ... Mon, 15 May 2017 23:10:00 GMT 2017-05-15T23:10:00Z Rapper charged before for encouraging fans to rush the stage ROGERS, Ark. (AP) — Rapper Travis Scott's recent arrest after a concert in Arkansas is not his first on accusations of encouraging fans to join him on stage. Police in Rogers say the Houston-born musician, whose real name is Jacques Webster, was arrested Saturday night on charges of inciting a riot, disorderly conduct and endangering the welfare of a minor. ... Mon, 15 May 2017 22:15:00 GMT 2017-05-15T22:15:00Z Sheriff: Chiefs top draft pick Mahomes unharmed in robbery KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Rookie Kansas Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes escaped injury after being robbed outside a Texas home after attending a college baseball game, authorities said Monday in describing the holdup as random. Mahomes and the three other people were stepping from a vehicle on a home's driveway outside Tyler on Friday night when a suspec... Mon, 15 May 2017 20:43:00 GMT 2017-05-15T20:43:00Z Justices reject appeal of student arrested for burping WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court has declined to hear a New Mexico mother's appeal over her son's arrest for disrupting his seventh grade gym class with fake burps. The justices on Monday let stand a lower court ruling that said the police officer who arrested the boy in 2011 was immune from liability. The appeals court's ruling drew... Mon, 15 May 2017 13:50:00 GMT 2017-05-15T13:50:00Z Police used stun gun, neck grab in fatal Vegas Strip arrest LAS VEGAS (AP) — Authorities say an unarmed man has died after police officers used a stun gun and neck grab to subdue him during an arrest on the Las Vegas Strip. Las Vegas police said the arrest happened about 1 a.m. Sunday, which began with the man approaching two uniformed officers inside The Venetian casino-hotel. Police said he wa... Sun, 14 May 2017 22:19:00 GMT 2017-05-14T22:19:00Z Rapper Travis Scott arrested in northwest Arkansas ROGERS, Ark. (AP) — Rapper Travis Scott has been arrested following a concert in northwest Arkansas. Police in Rogers say in a Facebook post that the music artist, whose real name is Jacques Webster, was arrested following a concert Saturday night on charges of inciting a riot, disorderly conduct and endangering the welfare of a minor. ... Sun, 14 May 2017 22:17:00 GMT 2017-05-14T22:17:00Z Arizona police: Woman switched flour for formula TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A Tucson woman is accused of substituting flour for infant formula in containers returned to several local stores for refunds, and police have warned the public to check formula containers' seals for tampering. One child got sick from ingesting tampered formula but is in good condition after being treated at a hospital and released Ma... Sat, 13 May 2017 09:30:00 GMT 2017-05-13T09:30:00Z Topless cleaning service owner arrested for underwear theft BANGOR, Maine (AP) — In a misstep that would seem to run counter to her business model, a woman who offers a semi-nude cleaning service was arrested for stealing underwear. Police in Bangor, Maine, say the woman is the owner-operator of a business called Topless Cleaning. She was caught shoplifting undergarments from a local business. B... Sat, 13 May 2017 00:05:00 GMT 2017-05-13T00:05:00Z Woman who lived in church allowed to stay in US for 2 years DENVER (AP) — A woman who lived in Denver churches for three months to avoid immigration authorities and another Mexican immigrant arrested last month are among 30 immigrants who are being allowed to stay in the United States for two years as they fight to get legal status after getting help from members of Congress. Jeanette Vizguerra (vihz-GEHR'-uh) lef... Fri, 12 May 2017 21:45:00 GMT 2017-05-12T21:45:00Z Stolen trailer with $5,000 worth of snacks found in Arkansas JONESBORO, Ark. (AP) — Police in Arkansas have arrested two people for stealing a 16-foot trailer that contained thousands of dollars' worth of Little Debbie snack cakes. Police say the trailer was discovered missing early Wednesday from outside a storage unit in Jonesboro, about 115 miles (185 kilometers) northeast of Little Rock. According to a police report, the trailer b... Fri, 12 May 2017 15:36:00 GMT 2017-05-12T15:36:00Z Philippine police make more child cybersex arrests, rescues MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Authorities in the Philippines have rescued four girls and arrested a mother and two other women for allegedly livestreaming sexually exploitative videos of children to men paying by the minute to watch from the United States. Three sisters ages 8, 9 and 12, and an 11-year-old found in a separate rescue, are now in a shelter for... Fri, 12 May 2017 14:24:00 GMT 2017-05-12T14:24:00Z Immigration agents aid in arrests of accused gang members WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal immigration agents have helped arrest more than 1,300 accused gang members across the United States in the last six weeks, the Homeland Security Department said Thursday. The announcement of the gang sweep, part of an enforcement effort launched in 2005, comes amid a Trump administration effort to crack down on street gangs as part of a broader bord... Thu, 11 May 2017 21:19:00 GMT 2017-05-11T21:19:00Z Hamas leader announces arrest in shooting of commander GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Hamas' newly elected supreme leader on Thursday announced the arrest of the man believed responsible for the mysterious shooting death of one of his organization's top military commanders in March, a breakthrough in a case that has embarrassed and shocked the Islamic militant group. Hamas hopes the arrest will shore up its sta... Thu, 11 May 2017 18:43:00 GMT 2017-05-11T18:43:00Z Lawyer, CEO want charge dropped against journalist CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia journalist arrested after repeatedly asking U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price a question said he did nothing wrong, and his attorney and the media outlet's founder want the charge dropped. Reporter Daniel Ralph Heyman, who works for the independent Public News Service, was arrested by police at the... Thu, 11 May 2017 08:11:00 GMT 2017-05-11T08:11:00Z Phoenix serial killing suspect seemed to live in isolation PHOENIX (AP) — The man dubbed by police as the Serial Street Shooter has left behind few signs of what his life was like before he was arrested in Phoenix's first serial killings in a decade. Aaron Saucedo, 23, didn't have a criminal record, as many people accused of murder often have. He didn't have a visible presence on social media as most millennials do. And he still liv... Wed, 10 May 2017 23:48:00 GMT 2017-05-10T23:48:00Z Luis Miguel settles lawsuit that prompted his arrest LOS ANGELES (AP) — Luis Miguel has settled a lawsuit filed by his former manager that led to the Mexican singer's arrest last week, court records show. Attorneys for Miguel's former manager, William Brockhaus, filed documents stating a $1 million judgment they obtained against Miguel last year has been satisfied. The Grammy-winning sing... Wed, 10 May 2017 22:55:00 GMT 2017-05-10T22:55:00Z Physics professor sues FBI agent over espionage arrest PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A physics professor once charged with plotting to provide secret U.S. technology to China sued an FBI agent in Philadelphia Wednesday over his arrest and questioned why he was targeted. Xi Xiaoxing, of Temple University, said the FBI wrongly accused him of espionage because it did not understand the science behind his work into superco... Wed, 10 May 2017 22:19:00 GMT 2017-05-10T22:19:00Z Missouri sheriff involved in inmate death removed from job KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri sheriff who was arrested last month on assault and other charges has been suspended from office after he was involved in a jail altercation last week in which an inmate died, the state's top prosecutor said. Attorney General Josh Hawley said in a news release Wednesday that a Mississippi County judge granted a request Tu... Wed, 10 May 2017 22:00:00 GMT 2017-05-10T22:00:00Z Reporter arrested while trying to question Cabinet member CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Police in West Virginia's Capitol arrested a journalist who they said was trying "aggressively" to get past Secret Service agents and yelling questions at U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price. It happened as Price and senior White House aide Kellyanne Conway came to the state Capitol in Charleston on Tuesday to learn... Wed, 10 May 2017 21:43:00 GMT 2017-05-10T21:43:00Z Arrested Journalist: 'I Was Trying to Do My Job' The West Virginia journalist who was arrested as he tried to ask questions to Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price says he was just trying to... Wed, 10 May 2017 20:46:00 GMT 2017-05-10T20:46:00Z Uganda academic accused of insulting president gets bail KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — A Ugandan academic detained for calling the president "a pair of buttocks" was freed on bail Wednesday after spending over a month in jail. Stella Nyanzi, a research fellow at Makerere University, appeared frail and had to be assisted by prison warders. Nyanzi faces charges of offensive communication and cyber har... Wed, 10 May 2017 12:41:00 GMT 2017-05-10T12:41:00Z