Published: January 19, 2012 | News Blog | 1096 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.
The glass to a snack machine in the Knott Hall commuter lounge was reported by a Loyola student to be broken. Campus Police responded and removed all remaining snacks.
In August 2001, Miami Beach police arrested actress Natasha Lyonne and charged her with a DUI after she hit a road sign and refused to take a Breathalyzer test. She later pled guilty to drunk driving and received a sentence of six months of probation and 50 hours of community service, and had her license suspended.