Published: January 19, 2012 | News Blog | 953 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.
When Detective Merrill Beene asked Ivy Carterlia Vaughn if she had any drugs on her, she replied by allegedly digging out a crack pipe and a crack rock from her bra and placing the items on the police car. Beene charged her with possession of drug paraphe
Simon John Beverly, better known to his legions of punk rock fans as "Sid Vicious," was arrested in October 1978 in New York City in connection with the murder of Nancy Spungen, Sid's reported girlfriend and drug buddy. Vicious denied any memory of the crime, though he admitted that he was high on heroin at the time. He died of a drug overdose before any conviction was made.