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Dean was clearing debris from an earlier crash on Ohio 8 south at Hines Hill Road when he was struck and killed, Chief Joseph Varga said at the scene.
Police closed southbound Ohio 8 at Hines Hill Road. Dean was struck about 5:30 a.m. He was pronounced dead at the scene at 06:22 a.m. The busy route remained closed at 7:30 a.m.
Varga said Dean was an excellent, energetic officer “who wouldn’t sit still. He loved his job.”
Dean’s brother is a Hudson police officer, Varga said.
Police Officer Jarod Dean
Murder-suicide at Nashville Shriners Temple http://www.privateofficer.com
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Metro police are investigating the shooting deaths of two Clarksville men after a murder-suicide outside the Al Menah Shriners Temple in North Nashville early Sunday morning, Metro police said.
Police investigators say that Travis Otey, 27, and Stephane Collier, 29, got into a fight during a party in the building around 12:30 a.m. Lawrence Ballentine, 54, of McFerrin Avenue tried to break the fight up and escorted the two outside at which time Collier then shot both men with a handgun before shooting himself, police said. Collier and Otey died at the scene according to metro homicide investigators.
Ballentine was taken to Vanderbilt University Medical Center with a gunshot to the leg.
Shoplifter injures security officers http://www.privateofficer.com
http://www.privateofficer.com/ Boynton Beach police say a shoplifter tried to run over a security officer at the Wal-Mart near the Boynton Beach mall.
According to police, the suspect tried to steal two X-Box games and a can of onion dip from the Wal-Mart at 3200 Old Boynton Rd. and was confronted outside by store security agents. He shoved both and ran to his car, dropping the shoplifting items.
The security officer was able to get the tag information from the vehicle and police went to his home and arrested him at 9:15pm Sunday.
Joseph A. Judd, 26, is charged with aggravated battery and strong arm robbery
Judd was being held in the Palm Beach County Jail and was expected to have a bond hearing this morning.
The security officers suffered minor injuries in this incident.
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Police said that the boy was found by a security officer walking along North Flagler Drive wearing a t-shirt and diaper.
Officers took him to St. Mary’s Medical Center where he was examined and then placed in custody of Florida DCF.His parents called police shortly before 4:30 a.m. saying they woke up to find their child missing from the family residence on 55th Street.
Police said that the incident is still under investigation and it is unclear when the child will be returned to his family.
Police shoot suspected Wal-Mart shoplifter http://www.privateofficer.com
The deputy, who was working a security detail at the Wal-Mart Supercenter at 101 N. Congress Ave., was watching Broderick Hay, 50, of Riviera Beach via surveillance cameras in the store, said sheriff’s spokeswoman Teri Barbera.
The deputy and store workers saw Hay shoplift clothes, said Barbera.He hopped into a white Jeep Wrangler and drove toward the deputy, Barbera said.
The deputy fired at the car at about 2:12 p.m., hitting and Hay and a passenger as Hay fled.
The passenger, Mary Gamble, 42, of Riviera Beach, was taken to St. Mary’s Hospital by a third party, Barbera said.
Hay was found in Riviera Beach and also taken to St. Mary’s.Both were in stable condition on Sunday night.
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Police use Taser on Belk’s shoplifter http://www.privateofficer.com
Police responded on Saturday around 8:15 p.m. to the Belk Department Store in reference to a shoplifting complaint received from the store’s Loss Prevention Officers.
Police said that 28-year-old Delton Styles was observed by store security stuffing clothing into his jeans in an attempt to steal said items.
Officer Roy and security personnel approached Styles as he attempted to exit and Styles began throwing the hidden merchandise according to the police report.
Styles attempted to run away as Officer Roy pursued him and eventually deployed his Taser in an attempt to apprehend Styles.
As the officer attempted to handcuff Styles, he pushed Officer Roy into a nearby wall and fled to an awaiting vehicle outside. Officer Roy gave chase as Styles entered the passenger side door, demanding the female driver leave. The driver refused and Officer Roy attempted to utilize the taser again. Styles pushed the female driver out of the vehicle and attempted to flee in the vehicle.
He crashed the vehicle into a curb, disabling the vehicle. Additional officers arrived and Styles was subdued and taken into custody.
Styles provided a false name upon arrest and less than 20g of cannabis was located in the center console of the vehicle upon his arrest. Additionally, Styles had an outstanding warrant from Orange County, FL.
He was later arrested for battery on a law enforcement officer, Grand theft, providing false identification, possession of less than 20 grams of cannabis, driving while license suspended and failure to appear for possession of cocaine. The property that he took from the store was valued at $800.00.
Thieves break into Brink’s office nly steal coins http://www.privateofficer.com
http://www.privateofficer.com/ The Columbus police and area FBI agents are investigating an overnight heist into a Brink’s office in Columbus.
Authorities were notified of a break-in and found that thieves used a blowtorch to cut a hole on the roof of the armored car office and made off with a large number of coins that included rolls of Susan B. Anthony dollars.