In the midst of an already tense weekend in Miami Beach, David H. Johnson uploaded a video to Facebook informing friends he had been robbed and was temporarily without a phone. His face was marred with stitches, contusions, cuts, and scrapes, and the video soon spread beyond his friend group to other concerned Miami Beach citizens. The video has now racked up almost 25,000 views.
Terrance West, a running back currently with the Baltimore Ravens, was visiting the Metropole, a South Beach hotel infamous for hosting the second season of The Jersey Shore, on February 27 with a friend. The pair chatted up two women but then parted ways.
The suit claims the women then went to the hotel’s front desk and asked for a key to West’s room. Amazingly, the staffer complied. The woman were given a key and led to the room by a bellman and escort. Once inside, they swiped two Rolex watches worth almost $50,000 and made off.
Late Saturday, around 11:20 p.m., accused bank robber Alex Washington walked on out of the jail by pretending to be another inmate who had just secured a $100,000 bond; jailers didn’t notice he was missing until an hour later. Washington and the other inmate — who had, coincidentally, been booked on identity theft charges — switched identities by swapping wristbands, similar to those used at hospitals, Sheriff Henry Trochesset told the Houston Press.
Breakfast reading from the Voice Media Empire: Mesaros and a buddy showed up at the home of a marijuana grower, who they subsequently pummeled before taking off with pounds of weed. But law enforcers soon spotted his ride, leading to a chase and a final confrontation with bloody consequences. Westword has the story.
Breakfast reading from the Voice Media Empire: Eid starred in a pair of videos that allowed viewers to ride along with her on a graveyard-shift patrol and included accounts of on-the-job risks: “Shots fired. Bleeding everywhere. I’m going to hurt you or kill you.” These comments eerily foreshadowed the moment when she was hit by a bullet with her name on it. Westword has the story.
Breakfast reading from the Voice Media Empire: Banks and three cohorts allegedly arranged to “trade” marijuana touted in a Craigslist ad, then balked at the cost of the “donation” — which is when the gun came out. Then, a short time later in another city, they’re accused of doing it again. Westword has the story.
Breakfast reading from the Voice Media Empire: Hirneisen was known as a good, active student at her university — the kind who did her homework. But while she was apparently too broke to afford text books, she had a Taser. And when push came to shove with a pair of security guards, she allegedly used it. Westword has the story.