Waco Texas Savage Black Beast Chased A Neighbor And Started Growling And Barking, Then Beat, Killed, And Ate A Dog

June 26, 2012

WACO, TEXAS – Police in Waco arrested 22-year-old Michael Daniel Monday after they say he ate a dog.
Family members called police on June 14th, saying Daniel assaulted people at the home, chased a neighbor and started barking and growling.

What happened next is horrific.

Witnesses say Daniel grabbed the family dog, beat and strangled it…then started to eat it.

The dog died at the home.

Daniel is believed to have been on a bad trip from ingesting “K-2,” a synthetic drug.

He was taken to the hospital and now faces a felony charge for animal cruelty.

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Veteran Miami-Dade Florida Police Officer Mark Rodriguez Arrested, Charged With Prescription Fraud In Effort To Obtain Drugs In Organized Scheme

June 23, 2012

MIAMI, FLORIDA – A Miami-Dade police officer was arrested Friday for prescription fraud, authorities said.

Mark Rodriguez, 41, faces 43 counts of withholding information from a practitioner in order to obtain a controlled substance or a prescription for it, and one count of organized scheme to defraud, a report said.

Rodriguez has worked for the police department for 20 years.

It wasn’t immediately known if he had retained an attorney.

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Lumberton North Carolina Police Officer Jason Walters Arrested, Suspened, And Charged With Trafficking Opium – Second Officer Charged In Past Year With Opium…

June 22, 2012

LUMBERTON, NORTH CAROLINA – A Lumberton police officer has been arrested on allegations that he was involved in drug-related activities, authorities said.

Officer Jason Walters, 35, was charged June 14 with attempted trafficking in opium by possession, said Noelle Talley, a spokeswoman for the State Bureau of Investigation.

Walters was charged by the SBI, Lumberton Police Chief Michael McNeill said Thursday. He declined further comment.

Walters, who was hired Aug. 21, 2008, has been suspended without pay, said James Moore, human resources director for the city of Lumberton.

Walters, who had no other disciplinary actions in his record, was making $32,475 annually, Moore said.

Walters’ bail was set at $20,000, Talley said.

Walters is the second Lumberton police officer charged with drug-related offenses in the past year.

Officer Matthew Albert Miller, 25, was charged in September with embezzlement and trafficking opium by possession.

Miller is no longer employed by the department.

The SBI also handled that investigation.

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Philadelphia Pennsylvania Police Officer Jonathan Garcia Arrested, Charged With Selling Heroin While In Uniform – Faces Life In Prison And Minimum Of 30 Years In Prison

June 21, 2012

PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA -FOX 29 News has learned that the FBI arrested a Philadelphia police officer overnight for allegedly selling drugs to an undercover agent.

A police official confirmed the arrest Wednesday morning. FOX 29’s Dave Schratwieser reported that, according to sources, the officer is from the police department’s 17th District.

On Wednesday afternoon, the U.S. Attorney’s Officer for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania identified the officer as 23-year-old Jonathan Garcia, 23, of Philadelphia.

According to a news release, Garcia has been charged by indictment with four counts of distribution of heroin and two counts of carrying a firearm during and in relation to a drug trafficking crime.

According to an affidavit attached to the arrest warrant, Garcia sold bundles of heroin to a source cooperating with the FBI. The source was posing as a drug buyer.

The affidavit also details several incidents between May 2012 and June 5, 2012 where Garcia sold the FBI source bundles of heroin, including two occasions when he was in uniform.

If convicted of all charges, Garcia faces a maximum sentence of life imprisonment and a mandatory minimum sentence of 30 years imprisonment.

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Retired Norristown Pennsylvania Police Officer Det. Sgt. Jack Pennington Arrested, Charged With Trafficking Methamphetamine

June 21, 2012

NORRISTOWN, PENNSYLVANIA – A retired police officer, still carrying his badge, was arrested Tuesday for allegedly trafficking methamphetamine in and around the Norristown area, and using his power to control prospective buyers, the district attorney announced Thursday.

Standing before a table littered with illegal narcotics, handguns, law enforcement IDs and cash, District Attorney Risa Vetri Ferman explained how Jack Pennington, a former detective sergeant with the Norristown Police Department, allegedly spent time at local watering holes and other locations distributing drugs.

Ferman said Pennington used his past position of authority to protect himself.

“It suggests to the community, when they get away with it, that they are protected,” she said during a press conference Thursday morning.

“This man acted as if he was protected. He acted as if the rules did not apply to him – that the law did not apply to him – and he used this badge for cover. That affects both law enforcement and the community very negatively.”

Montgomery County Detectives investigated an anonymous tip made in March and located Pennington Tuesday at the Plymouth Meeting Mall around 4:30 p.m., where he was allegedly meeting his supplier. Members of the DA’s Narcotics Enforcement Team (NET) followed him throughout the day and reportedly watched as he met with “customers” in the area of the mall, driving a silver Cadillac sedan, which had a law enforcement insignia in plain view.

Investigations reportedly saw Pennington reach both arms into another vehicle in the parking lot of the mall and make a delivery. Detectives then took Pennington into custody.

At the scene, police found a paper bag, which was later determined to contain three ounces of crystal methamphetamine and almost $7,000 in cash. Officers also found $9,470 in cash on Pennington’s person with a retired Norristown police badge and other credentials in his pockets.

“The advantage that it gives him is that people are afraid to report him, afraid to tell on him and afraid to take action,” said Ferman.

“And they believe – not accurately – that nothing will be done because he carries this badge. It’s a ruse.”

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Veteran Lake County Indiana Deputy Sheriff Gary Pilipovich Arrested On Misdemeanor And Felony Drug Charges

June 17, 2012

VALPARAISO, INDIANA – A northwestern Indiana sheriff’s deputy has been arrested on drug charges, including felony counts of possessing cocaine, possessing a syringe and possessing a controlled substance.

Twenty-nine-year-old Lake County sheriff’s Deputy Gary Pilipovich was charged in neighboring Porter County, where he lives. Pilipovich also was charged with misdemeanor possessing marijuana and paraphernalia.

The Times of Munster reports the investigation into Pilipovich began after an officer assisting with an eviction at an apartment said he saw bag of marijuana in plain sight. Police said they found cocaine in a closet and marijuana in a Lake County sheriff’s bag.

Sheriff John Buncich says the eight-year veteran deputy has been suspended from his job. Pilipovich has bonded out of jail. It was not immediately known if Pilipovich had hired an attorney.

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House Oversight Committee To Vote On Holding Disgraced US Attorney General Eric Holder In Contempt Of Congress – Still Hiding Documents And Information On His Department Efforts That Armed Mexican Drug Cartels

June 11, 2012

WASHINGTON, DC – CBS News has learned the House Oversight Committee will vote next week on whether to hold Attorney General Eric Holder in contempt of Congress. It’s the fourth time in 30 years that Congress has launched a contempt action against an executive branch member.

This time, the dispute stems from Holder failing to turn over documents subpoenaed on October 12, 2011 in the Fast and Furious “gunwalking” investigation.

The Justice Department has maintained it has cooperated fully with the congressional investigation, turning over tens of thousands of documents and having Holder testify to Congress on the topic at least eight times.

However, Rep. Darrell Issa, R-Calif., says the Justice Department has refused to turn over tens of thousands of pages of documents. Those include materials created after Feb. 4, 2011, when the Justice Department wrote a letter to Congress saying no gunwalking had occurred. The Justice Department later retracted the denial.

“The Obama Administration has not asserted Executive Privilege or any other valid privilege over these materials and it is unacceptable that the Department of Justice refuses to produce them. These documents pertain to Operation Fast and Furious, the claims of whistleblowers, and why it took the Department nearly a year to retract false denials of reckless tactics,” Issa wrote in an announcement of the vote to be released shortly. It will reveal the vote is scheduled for Wednesday, June 20.

Issa says the Justice Department can still put a stop to the contempt process at any time by turning over the subpoenaed documents.

If the House Oversight Committee approves the contempt citation, the matter would likely be scheduled for a full House vote.

For several weeks, there has been closed-door discussions and debate among House Republicans as to whether to move forward with contempt. Some have expressed concern that it could distract from the Republican’s focus on the economy in this election year.

Led by Republicans Senator Charles Grassley, R-Iowa, and Issa, Congress’ investigation into Fast and Furious is now in its second year. In the ATF operation, agents allowed thousands of weapons to “walk” into the hands of Mexican drug cartels in the hope it would somehow help ATF take down a major cartel. Some of the weapons were used in the murder of Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry at the hands of illegal immigrants crossing into Arizona. Mexican press reports say hundreds of Mexicans have died at the hands of the trafficked weapons. The story was exposed nationally for the first time by CBS News in February 2011.

Democrats on the House Oversight Committee have called the Republicans’ move to find Holder in contempt a politically-motivated “witch hunt.”

In 1983, Congress found EPA administrator Anne Gorsuch Burford in contempt for failing to produce subpoenaed documents.

In 1998, the GOP-controlled House Oversight committee found Attorney General Janet Reno in contempt for failing to comply with a subpoena on campaign finance law violations.

In 2008, the Democratic-led House Oversight Committee found former White House counsel Harriet Miers and Chief of Staff John Bolton in contempt for failing to cooperate with an inquiry into whether a purge of federal prosecutors by the Bush administration was politically motivated.

Congress went to federal court to seek enforcement of that contempt action, but a compromise was reached with the Executive Branch before any court decision was final.

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