Published: January 19, 2012 | News Blog | 1278 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 Cabbage Patch dolls, one Chatty Cathy and three other dolls, along with a storage box, were reported missing after a padlock was cut in the basement storage area of a Fisher Road apartment complex.
Customs inspectors at the Toronto International Airport arrested Jimi Hendrix in May 1969 for the possession of heroin and hashish. Hendrix claimed a fan, unbeknownst to him, slipped the drugs into his luggage. He was subsequently acquitted of the charges.