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Prairie Village police asking for help identifying vehicle connected to homicide

The Prairie Village Police Department is asking for the public’s help identifying a car that is believed to be connected the homicide of an 18-year-old man who was found Tuesday morning outside a home in the 3500 block of Somerset Drive.Police said the vehicle appears to be a blue crossover-type vehicle and investigators believe it to possibly be either a 2013-2019 Ford Focus, Hyundai Elantra hatchback, or Nissan Juke. The video above was from 2:48 a.m. Tuesday at the intersection at 75th Street and Mission Road.“A vehicle of interest has been developed during the investigation, and the Prairie Village Police Department is requesting assistance from the public in identifying the vehicle and the vehicle owners,” the department said in a news release.Police are asking anyone with information to please call the Prairie Village Police Department at 913-385-4603 or call the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-TIPS.Police said they got the call at … Read More

Police: Ship Bottom Beach Patrol vehicle hits two Pennsylvania girls; driver charged with reckless driving

A Ship Bottom Beach Patrol vehicle struck a pair of teenage girls from Pennsylvania who were laying on the New Jersey beach a little after 1 p.m. on Saturday afternoon, local authorities said on Facebook. The incident occurred at the 26th Street Beach of the Ocean County town, which is located on Long Beach Island.

The girls’ names were not provided, but Ship Bottom police said that the victims were a 14-year-old female from Fleetwood, Berks County and a 15-year-old female from Leestwood. The two girls were taken to Jersey Shore Medical Center in Neptune City, Monmouth County where they were treated and eventually released from the hospital.

The driver of the vehicle, 22-year-old John Purdon of Barnegat, Ocean County, was charged with reckless driving pending a court date.

The town also issued a statement on its Facebook page on Saturday to send well wishes to the two female victims

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Police looking for vehicle involved in murder on 7th St. North in Bessemer

The Bessemer police department is asking for the public’s assistant in identify the owner of a black truck they believe to be involved in the murder of Torie Demarcus Bouyer, 41 on May 4.Police say the pictures are of the same vehicle, but from two different sources .Bessemer police responded to a report of a shooting at 6:26 p.m. Monday in the 500 block of 7th St. North.Authorities found Torie Demarcus Bouyer, 41, dead from a gunshot wound. Police are investigating the death as a homicide.If anyone has information of this truck or this homicide, please contact Det. Ward at (205) 481-4366, the Bessemer Police Department (205) 425-2411 or to remain anonymous the TipLine at (205) 428-3541.

The Bessemer police department is asking for the public’s assistant in identify the owner of a black truck they believe to be involved in the murder of Torie Demarcus Bouyer,

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Police investigate Kent vehicle burglaries


KENT — An investigation is underway after several vehicles in town were broken into over the weekend.

The crimes occurred in the Geer Mountain Road area Saturday night. Items were taken from the vehicles and authorities say many of the cars had been left unlocked in residential driveways.

Kent Resident State Trooper Andrew Fisher is asking all residents to be vigilant, lock their vehicles, not leave valuables in their vehicles and keep their homes secure.


Town officials said there will be an increased police presence in

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Man breaks into ex-girlfriend’s Lapeer County house to take vehicle, later crashes it during police chase

ELBA TOWNSHIP, Mich. – Authorities said a man broke into his ex-girlfriend’s house in Lapeer County early Monday, took the couple’s shared vehicle and later crashed it.

The 37-year-old man is accused of breaking into the home on Georgia Drive in Elba Township at 3:34 a.m. He used to live there but moved out last fall when the pair broke up.

He attempted to take his 37-year-old ex-girlfriend’s purse, which had the keys to a 2015 White Dodge Journey inside. Officials said there was a physical altercation that started in the house and continued into the driveway.

The man is accused of hitting the garage then dragging the woman alongside the vehicle for a distance before leaving. She suffered minor injuries and did not want medical treatment.

Authorities said the vehicle was registered to both the man and woman so it was not listed as stolen, but the man had

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Chesapeake, Portsmouth police search for escaped driver of stolen car

A Chesapeake officer tried to stop a car after the driver ignored a stop sign. The driver wouldn’ pull over and led officers on a chase into Portsmouth.

CHESAPEAKE, Va. — Chesapeake and Portsmouth police are looking for the driver of a stolen car who escaped on foot yesterday around 7 p.m.

A spokesperson for the Chesapeake Police Department said an officer attempted to stop a red Infiniti G37 Sunday night after its driver ignored a stop sign.

The car would not pull over for police, and led officers on a chase that ended in its eventual crash in the 1300 block of Wirt Ave in Portsmouth.

The luxury car turned out to be stolen.

Police said the driver and passenger escaped from the crash on foot. Police caught the passenger, who they said was Raequan Rucker, a 19-year-old from Portsmouth.

The driver, Rucker’s 17-year-old brother, was not caught. Police

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Police have responded to several vehicle burglaries in Sanford/Springvale over past 2 weeks

SANFORD, Maine — Over the past 2 weeks, officers from the Sanford Police Department have responded to several motor vehicle burglaries throughout Sanford/Springvale.

In a post on the department’s Facebook page, they said each incident had the same theme: vehicle doors were not locked. 

The department said motor vehicle burglaries are crimes of opportunity. The criminal will go car to car looking for unlocked doors and, when located, will take whatever is of value inside. 

The Sanford Police Department asks that people follow these simple guidelines to deter this crime from happening:

1. Lock your vehicles doors
2. Don’t store valuables in your vehicle
3. Conceal items such as chargers, GPS, electronics
4. Lock your vehicles doors

The Sanford Police Department has increased its patrols during the overnight hours in neighborhoods and side streets. 

Police ask that if you see anyone suspicious, please give them a call. Police

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Police identify driver who died after rolling vehicle into Scarborough Marsh

Police identify driver who died after rolling vehicle into Scarborough Marsh


Police have identified the driver who died after rolling his vehicle into the Scarborough Marsh. Christopher Thompson, 19, of Old Orchard Beach, was found dead in his car just before 10:00 a.m.Police said Thompson was driving south on Pine Point Road when it crashed into the marsh.Thompson was the only person inside the vehicle, police said.Pine Point Road was shut down for several hours while the scene was cleared.The crash remains under investigation.

Police have identified the driver who died after rolling his vehicle into the Scarborough Marsh.

Christopher Thompson, 19, of Old Orchard Beach, was found dead in his car just before 10:00 a.m.

Police said Thompson was driving south on Pine Point Road when it crashed into the marsh.

Thompson was the only person inside the vehicle,

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Birmingham Police officer injured in pursuit with stolen vehicle

A Birmingham Police officer suffered minor injuries in a crash during a pursuit with a stolen vehicle.Sgt. Rodarius Mauldin of the BPD says officers were behind the stolen vehicle this evening on Highway 78 and Dugan Avenue, when the officer was involved in a crash.The suspects ran away after the crash and all three suspects were taken in custody a short time later.The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office helicopter was called in to assist in the search for the suspects.Highway 78 in that area was closed, while officers were in the area searching for the suspects.

A Birmingham Police officer suffered minor injuries in a crash during a pursuit with a stolen vehicle.

Sgt. Rodarius Mauldin of the BPD says officers were behind the stolen vehicle this evening on Highway 78 and Dugan Avenue, when the officer was involved in a crash.

The suspects ran away after the

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Mountain Brook police need help locating vehicle suspected in fatal hit and run

Update 4/21: The Jefferson County Coroner’s Office has identified the victim as Jack Henry Moody, 23, of Birmingham.Officials said Moody was the lone rider of a motor cycle traveling west on Highway 280. He drove through the Overton Road intersection under a green light and collided with a vehicle turning onto Highway 280 from Overton Road. The vehicle left the scene without rendering aid to Moody or reporting the accident to authorities.Moody was taken to UAB Hospital where he was pronounced dead on April 17, according to the coroner’s report.Mountain Brook police need help locating a vehicle suspected to be involved in a fatal hit and run on Overton Road.Police said one person was killed late last week as a result of the accident.Authorities are looking for an older white or silver-colored work van.Anyone with information is asked to call the Mountain Brook Police Department at 205-802-2414.

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