Published: January 19, 2012 | News Blog | 980 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 resident of Wellingwood Drive reported that his mailbox in the shape of a cow was stolen.
Miami Beach authorities arrested Florida Marlins pitcher Dontrelle Willis for drunken driving in December 2006. According to official reports, an officer witnessed the NL's 2003 Rookie of the Year exit his black Bentley and urinate in the street before returning to his car and driving away. The 24-year-old failed a field sobriety test; he refused a Breathalyzer test at the local police station. After being transported to a Miami-Dade County jail, he was held on $1000 bond.