Recent Crime News
Monday May 11 | via Denver Post
Denver Post reporter Jordan Steffen's updates from Day 7 of the Aurora theater shooting trial at the Arapahoe County Justice Center in Centennial, Colorado. The 10th day of the Aurora theater shooting trial will begin Monday as prosecutors call FBI Special Agent Christopher Rigopoulous back to the stand. Comment?
Wednesday May 6 | via Sentinel & Enterprise
Last Friday, Lancaster police formally charged Clinton resident Michael Sowa, a volunteer firefighter in Bolton, with the April 5 robbery of the Main Street Sunoco station. The robbery, which took place just after 8 p.m., was caught on video surveillance and witnessed by a Sunoco employee. Comment?
Thursday Apr 30 | via Boston Herald
Robert Fitzpatrick, the former FBI agent-turned-private eye accused of exaggerating his professional accomplishments and lying on the stand in mobster James "Whitey" Bulger's trial, has offered the following details of his life in interviews and in "Betrayal," his Bulger tell-all: Claims he grew up in a New York orphanage, listening to the radio crime drama "The FBI in Peace and War." Joined the FBI in 1965, and was assigned to New Orleans, where he worked on civil rights cases. Comment?
Apr 17, 2015 | via PressReleasePoint
A former Pennsylvania State Police officer, who retired in January 2015 with the rank of lieutenant colonel after 27 years with the state's highest law enforcement agency, has been named interim assistant vice president for University Police and Public Safety at Penn State, effective April 21. Timothy Mercer, who also served as deputy commissioner of Administration and Professional Responsibility with the State Police and in several other capacities, will take on the role of overseeing University police, Clery Act compliance, public safety and emergency operations following the April 8 resignation of former director Steve Shelow. Mercer will remain in the position as a national search is conducted for a permanent replacement. Comment?
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