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Fire & EMS

  • PA: Police: Suspect pulled lobby fire alarm at Comfort Suites in …
    5.4.21 – Cumberlink – Police said a man entered the hotel in the first block of South Hanover Street at 4:22 p.m. Sunday and immediately pulled the lobby fire alarm before fleeing the scene. The fire alarm caused an evacuation of the hotel, as well as an emergency response from Carlisle fire departments, according to police.
  • OR: Family cat dies in house fire caused by stovetop
    5.5.21 – Dallas, OR (KPTV) – Fire crews say a family cat died on Saturday morning after a house fire in Dallas. Fire crews say the cause of the fire was due to a stovetop being left on accidentally. … The home sustained heavy smoke and fire damage.

Crime News

  • IL: Cellphone store burglarized in Ukrainian Village  …
    5.5.21 – Sun Times – A cellphone store was burglarized Wednesday morning in Ukrainian Village on the West Side. About 2:30 a.m., officers responded to an alarm at a business and found the front entrance of a cellphone store had been broken into, Chicago police said.
  • NC: Kinston police were lawful, justified in use of force, officials say
    5.8.21 – The Free Press –  Officials: Kinston police use of force caught on video was ‘lawful’ and ‘required’ … “The internal investigation into the use of force incident has revealed that the attempt to detain Mr. Bruton was a lawful activity and was required by the officers in the situation,” said Kinston Police Chief Tim Dilday.
  • NJ: Atlantic City police say man robbed convenience store with knife
    5.5.21 – The Press – At 2:31 p.m., officers responded to Super Mini Mart for a panic alarm, police said in a news release. Shortly after arriving, Sgt. TJ Moynihan learned the store clerk had been robbed at knifepoint.
  • VA: Timberville man faces multiple charges after ramming stolen …
    5.8.21 – August Free Press – A Timberville man is in custody following a series of events that began with a break-in at Joe Bowman Auto Plaza and ended with a stolen vehicle ramming a police cruiser at a roadblock in Harrisonburg..

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