Published: January 19, 2012 | News Blog | 1106 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.
A victim took a burglar into custody after he entered his home on Gold Valley Drive. Officer Amy Cassidy questioned the suspect who mistakenly entered the wrong house. He was a guest at a neighbor's home. The suspect stated he was "just too drunk for his
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