Published: January 19, 2012 | News Blog | 890 Clicks
Police say a man tried to rob a western Pennsylvania gambling parlor by threatening to spread a staph infection.
Police say 41-year-old Fred Parker, walked into Lucky's Internet Cafe in Sharon on Monday night and began touching the walls and gambling machines, claiming he has MRSA - a serious staph infection that resists antibiotics.
Parker was arraigned by District Judge Dennis M. Songer, Sharon, and taken to Mercer County Jail after failing to post bond.
Two men of questionable means worked the Post Office lobby, systematically rattling the little doors on the P.O. boxes, perhaps hoping one would spring open and disgorge fungible treasure.
Transformers star Shia LaBeouf has been arrested for being intoxicated and trespassing in a Chicago drugstore.
LaBeouf was arrested in the early morning of November 4th, 2007 after appearing to be drunk and refusing to leave the store when requested.
He was cited on a misdemeanor count of trespassing. He posted bail, and is due back in court on Nov 28th 2007.