Published: January 19, 2012 | News Blog | 952 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 Dallas Cowboy Michael Irvin was arrested in Plano, Texas, in November 2005. Police pulled the 39-year-old wide receiver over for speeding and found a multi-colored pipe that tested positive for marijuana residue inside a Versace sunglasses case under the driver's seat of his 2005 Mercedes Benz. The NFL great was charged with misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia and booked into the city jail.