Published: January 19, 2012 | News Blog | 1152 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.
Former kid-celebrity Edward Furlong was arrested in Kentucky in September 2004 on charges of public intoxication. Furlong and company allegedly arrived at a local grocery store in a rowdy manner and started to snatch lobsters from the store's tank. When police tried to search him, he put his hands up in the air and started to turn around in circles. Furlong was in custody only a handful of hours before posting bail and being released.