Published: January 08, 2012 | News Blog | 2538 Clicks
Two northern Arizona parents were arrested after photos of their young children allegedly being abused were posted on Facebook.
An anonymous Facebook user reportedly alerted authorities on Wednesday after seeing two children, an infant and a toddler, bound with duct tape around their wrists and ankles in photos posted to the social networking site.
In the photos, the 2-year-old and 10-month-old are allegedly bound with duct tape around their wrists and ankles. Their mouths were also closed shut with duct tape. Police said one of the children was hung upside down on an exercise apparatus.
Jayla Hamm, who was 17 at the time of the abuse, received 10 days in jail and two years probation. Her boyfriend, Corde Honea, 19, an ex-convict, was sentenced to three to five years for child abuse and received an additional 12 to 24 months on felony possession of stolen firearms.
A sick alligator was reported in a pond on Henderson Road on July 26. Police came and observed the 4-foot-long alligator. It did not look sick to them.
The former frontman for Phish, Ernest "Trey" Anastasio was arrested for driving while intoxicated and possession of medications not prescribed in his name. In December 2006, Whitehall, New York, authorities found Xanax, Percocet, and Hydrocodone in Anastasio's possession during a traffic stop a few miles from the Vermont border. In addition to the criminal possession of a controlled substance and driving while intoxicated (drugs) charges, Anastasio was cited for driving without a license.