National Felon League: Former NFL player arrested for threatening to kill cops

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TAMPA, FL – A former NFL tight end has been arrested for threats he made against two men over a parking spot disagreement.

As reported by the sports website, YardBarker, Tampa police arrested Orson Charles after he got into an altercation after the two men pulled into a parking spot that Charles was trying to get to.

The altercation happened near the intersection of 19th Street and 8th Avenue in the Ybor City Historic District just before midnight On Friday, July 15th.

National Felon League: Former NFL player arrested for threatening to kill cops
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The 31-year-old Charles is alleged to have approached the men at the driver’s side door, pulled a gun from under his shirt and threatened to shoot them both. The men both produced badges and identified themselves as off-duty officers.

According to Fox 13, Police say that this did not dissuade Charles and he continued to threaten them, so the two officers left the scene out of fear that he might actually shoot them.

They said that after the identified themselves, Charles allegedly said:

“What you trying to do…I don’t give a f–k. I have one in the head.”

An off-duty Hillsborough County deputy reportedly monitored Charles after the incident once he was alerted of the dispute, following the him until he was taken into custody the next day.

Charles was later arrested and charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and carrying a concealed weapon without a license, both of which are felony charges.

The latter charge was added after his arrest when it was discovered that his concealed carry permit had actually expired.

He was being held on $6,250 bond, according to a tweet from Greg Auman.

Auman also stated that Charles was charged with introduction of contraband into a detention facility.

Law Enforcement Today has not been able to determine if that was related to the controlled substance charge or something entirely different.

He was also found with marijuana in his possession, which added a controlled substance charge for the Tampa native who spent 7 years in the NFL with six different teams.

He was suspended for one game in 2015 for violating the league’s personal conduct policy for his actions in a 2014 Kentucky road rage incident in which he allegedly pulled a handgun on another motorist.

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Officers fatally shoot murderer who was out on parole, threatened cops with knife then barricaded himself in a motel room

AURORA, CO – According to reports, the Aurora Police Department (APD) confirmed that a 51-year-old man who was on parole and who barricaded himself at the Ranger Motel on Colfax Avenue, was fatally shot by police after he threatened officers with a knife.

The Aurora Fire Department was called to a fire in room 47 at the motel and when firefighters arrived, they reported that they were confronted by a man with a knife.

Police said that the man fled to room 49 where the person occupying that room got away and so the man then barricaded himself in the room while police and SWAT attempted to negotiate with him. During negotiations a standoff ensued and at least two officers shot 40mm sponge rounds before the suspect threatened offices with a knife.

At that point, three officers fired at the suspect, killing him. Aurora Fire Rescue and other medics on the scene administered first aid. The suspect was taken to the hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Authorities confirmed that multiple knives were recovered at the scene after the incident. Firefighters were able to get the fire under control and no people or pets were injured; the building was evacuated.

APD stated that the suspect was convicted of murder in 2005 and was sentenced to 28 years in prison, however, he was on parole at the time of the incident. The identity of the man is not being released until his next of kin is notified of the death.

In a separate incident, the Englewood Police Department (EPD) confirmed that a a 21-year-old man was fatally shot and one suspect is in custody.

On Monday night, July 4th, at approximately 10:40 p.m., police arrived at a home in the 3600 block of South Sherman Street after someone reported that a man had been shot.

Upon arrival, officers found the victim, identified as Kane Nathaniel Andres Acosta Woods, with a gunshot wound to the upper body. Officers administered first aid until Denver medics arrived. The victim was transported to a nearby hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Officers located and arrested 37-year-old Cordia Blash for the deadly shooting. Blash was booked into the Arapahoe County Sheriff’s Detention Facility first-degree murder and other charges.

In another incident, a man who is wanted for the attempted murder of is ex-girlfriend in Colorado, has been taken into custody by police in New Mexico.

According to the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office (JCSO), 46-year-old Yosmy Lorenz Martinez fled the scene after allegedly stabbing his ex-girlfriend multiple times. He was found in New Mexico and is currently in custody at a detention facility in Colfax County, New Mexico. He is awaiting extradition to Colorado.

On July 3rd, witnesses reported that a woman had come from a trail and ended up in the parking lot off Waterton Road by the Denver Audubon Nature Center, covered in blood and asking for help.

The woman reportedly told authorities that Martinez confronted her after she got off work at her job around 7 p.m. and told her to get in his car. He drove them to a trail, walked for a few minutes then pulled a knife out and stabbed her multiple times.

As of this writing, she is in the hospital with life-threatening injuries. Martinez is facing charges of attempted first-degree murder.

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Three teens wanted for an attempted robbery have now been arrested for trying to murder a police officer

July 4th, 2022

BETHESDA, MD – Three 16-year-old DC kids were driving in a BMW SUV when they were spotted by Bethesda police, who recognized the BMW from the description from an attempted robbery a week earlier. The officer began to surveil the vehicle.

At some point in his following the suspects, the SUV slammed on its brakes, causing the officer to swerve to avoid hitting them.

The tailing officer said that he heard gunshots as the vehicle drove around him. Someone in the vehicle fired another shot. The surveillance turned into a full pursuit at that point. The officer’s car took at least two of the four shots. The officer was uninjured in the attack.

He radioed for assistance.

“Give me the air. They’re firing at us. Shots fired,” the undercover officer said before asking a unit to put stop sticks near MD-355 and I-495. “I want a helicopter in the air. Get me PG air.”

According to Shore News Network, this all started around 1:20 am on Thursday, June 30th.

During the pursuit, the suspects lost control of the BMW and wrecked it in the vicinity of I-495 and Connecticut Avenue. Two of them were immediately taken into custody, while the third tried to flee. He was apprehended a short time later with the assistance of Montgomery County Police K9 units and the Prince George County Police helicopter.

Police say that the teens were arrested and charged with attempted murder of a police officer.

It is likely they will face additional charges.

Authorities released the names of the boys, indicating that they will be tried as adults.

They were identified as Maynor Josue Bonilla-Flores, Jason Benitez-Umanzor and Brad Roca, all 16 and from Washington, DC.

Montgomery County State’s Attorney John McCarthy confirmed that the young men will be processed through the adult courts.

“They are charged as adults because under the law in Maryland, if you are of a certain age, i.e., 16, and you’re charged with [attempted] first-degree murder, the statute says you shall be charged as an adult.”

Montgomery County Police Chief Marcus Jones address the situation at a press conference late Thursday afternoon, according to ABC 7.

“The fact that these three suspects are all juveniles is simply disturbing. One of [the bullets] actually entered into the passenger’s compartment and actually struck the headrest of the passenger seat. So, it showed you how close in proximity it came to striking the actual officer.”

Jones also pointed out that his officers never returned fire.

One of the suspects was erroneously released but was arrested again a short time later. All three are being held with no bond.

During a press conference, Chief Jones was asked if the recent spate of burglaries, like the ones these suspects are alleged to have committed, was a result of COVID-19.

“I will suggest, from my perspective, that I don’t think it’s COVID,” Jones responded. “So, there’s a lot of reasons and I think we need to dig deeper into the root cause of why people are doing what they’re doing and we’re working really hard to do that.”

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Police: Group of teens harassed elderly man, then shot and killed him because they “thought it was fun”

HOUSTON, TX – A group of teenagers allegedly harassed and shot an elderly man to death Monday in Houston because they thought it was fun, said police.

According to police, four teenagers saw the elderly man walking with his cane and a suitcase. The teenagers started harassing the man for what they saw as fun. The elderly man swung his cane, trying to get the teenagers to go away.

 

Two teenage girls in the group allegedly attempted to persuade the two teenage boys to leave. When the four departed, one of the boys turned back and shot the man. The teens then ran away.

Police are searching for the suspect involved in the shooting and say that they might be able to identify the teen responsible.

 

 

The elderly man was taken to the hospital, where he died from a gunshot wound to the chest.

Houston Police said they are not sure of the motive at this time but are reviewing footage from the area.

Authorities are requesting that anyone with information call Crime Stoppers (713) 521-4600 with details regarding the suspects.

 

 


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