Published: January 19, 2012 | News Blog | 1048 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 woman on Giuntoli Lane watched as a man dug a hole in the ground and pulled a cell phone and two identification cards out of it. She thought this "suspicious."
Minnesota authorities charged former Twins outfield Kirby Puckett with sexual assault and false imprisonment in October 2002. The 43-year-old Baseball Hall of Famer allegedly pulled a woman into the bathroom of a local restaurant and groped her.