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Stolen Plastic Lead to Arrest of California Recycler

The owner of two Los Angeles recycling firms has been arrested after $250,000 worth of stolen plastic products was found. The sheriff’s Industrial Plastic Theft Task Force arrested 43-year-old Juan Arrelano and two employees on Monday. The names of the …

Insurance Fraud Investigation Leads to Arrest of Hawaii Police Recruit

An investigation by the Insurance Division’s Fraud Branch led to charges against a Honolulu Police Department (HPD) recruit just weeks before his graduation from the academy. Earl Danielson Jr., 28, pleaded no contest on Monday Dec. 12, 2011, to second …

Las Vegas, Nevada Police Will Pay $83K to Man Hurt in Scuffle

Las Vegas police will pay $83,000 to a tourist who alleged officers used excessive force and broke his ankle when he was arrested while trying to stop an argument between two people on the Las Vegas Strip. The Las Vegas …

Police ID Disgruntled Man Who Rammed Pa. Dealership

Police say a Pennsylvania man rammed his pickup into a Dodge dealership because he was upset that a roadside assistance program didn’t include sending someone to help when he locked his keys in the truck. Fifty-three-year-old Robert Snatchko Jr. was …

Indiana Woman Arrested in Murder-for-Hire Scheme

Indiana State Police say a Tell City woman tried to hire a hit man to kill a 30-year-old Owensboro, Ky., man. Fifty-two-year-old Jane Kleaving was being held without bond in the Spencer County Jail Friday on preliminary charges of conspiracy …

Colorado Man Arrested in Downtown Building Fires

Authorities said Friday that a Fort Collins man is suspected of starting a fire that caused an estimated $10 million in damage to two downtown buildings. Police said Benjamin Gilmore, 29, was arrested Thursday night on charges of first-degree arson, …

Suspect in 35 Robberies Caught in Fort Worth, Texas

Police say a suspect in nearly three dozen North Texas store robberies has been arrested following a weekend traffic stop. Fort Worth police on Monday declined to release the name of the man in custody, saying the investigation continues into …

Facebook Page at Miss. Crime Scene Leads to Arrest

A Facebook page left up on a computer at a burglary scene has resulted in the arrest of a Jackson, Miss., man. The Clarion-Ledger reports that prosecutors told a judge Monday that the Facebook page is a key piece of …

Former Arizona Constable Arrested for Arson

A former Tempe, Ariz., constable has been arrested for allegedly conspiring to burn down his home for insurance money. Tempe police said Monday they arrested 30-year-old Jonathan Harold Irwin Levenson Saturday night after a four month investigation. Levenson previously served …

Suspected California ‘Office Creeper’ Burglar Arrested

Los Angeles police have arrested a suspect believed to have entered downtown office buildings posing as a security guard to steal laptop computers and other items. Police say they arrested 57-year-old Otis Anthony Deaver about 1:45 p.m. Wednesday at a …