Published: January 19, 2012 | News Blog | 1001 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.
Ol' Dirty Bastard
Ol' Dirty Bastard, the Wu-Tang Clan member Russell Jones who is also known as Big Baby Jesus or Dirt McGirt, was sentenced to 2 to 4 years in the New York State Department of Correctional Services for a drug charge in 2001. He was paroled in February 2003. The rapper was previously arrested in California for making terrorist threats to customers at a West Hollywood nightclub.