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NY State Trooper Indicted for
Murder of 11-Year-Old Girl
Oct 28, 2021 8:21 AM CDT
NY State Trooper Indicted for Murder of 11-Year-Old Girl
Family of Monica Goods says she was killed after high-speed chase by Christopher Baldner
- A week before she turned 12, Monica Goods was killed on the New York State Thruway last winter after her family's car flipped over and threw her from the vehicle. Now, a New York State Trooper has been charged with murder, with Monica's family claiming Christopher Baldner rammed...
Cop Pulled Doctor Over,
Made Her Cry With Gesture
Mar 31, 2020 4:33 AM CDT
Cop Pulled Doctor Over, Made Her Cry With Gesture
'This complete stranger ... shared his precious masks with me'
- A doctor prepared to receive a speeding ticket as she was pulled over by a Minnesota state trooper. Instead, she received a warning and a gesture of goodwill that has her feeling that "we are going to be OK." Dr. Sarosh Ashraf Janjua, a cardiologist at a coronavirus...
Florida Trooper Shot Dead
While Helping Motorist
Feb 6, 2020 7:29 AM CST
Florida Trooper Shot Dead While Helping Motorist
Suspect shot and killed by another officer after gunning down trooper Joseph Bullock, 42
- An Air Force veteran who'd worked for the Florida Highway Patrol for nearly two decades was shot dead Wednesday morning while assisting a driver on a stretch of highway near Palm City in Martin County. The Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles announced that Joseph Bullock, 42,...
Found on Shooter's Wall
Jan 28, 2020 6:30 PM CST
After Trooper's Murder, Message Found on Shooter's Wall
'Hate you' Lisa McMullan wrote of Greg Rieves, say police in Illinois
- Police in Illinois say a woman who shot a retired state trooper in the head before turning the gun on herself had written the man's name on the wall of her condo along with the words, "I hate you" and "hope you ... die." Lisa McMullan, 51,...
State Trooper Shoots,
Kills Man Who Stabbed Him
Mar 11, 2019 5:40 PM CDT
State Trooper Shoots, Kills Man Who Stabbed Him
34-year-old man killed in Maryland after he attacked officer during struggle; officer recovering
- Maryland State Police say a trooper shot and killed a man who stabbed him during a struggle Monday. The trooper was released from a shock trauma center several hours after the shooting in Westminster, about 36 miles northwest of Baltimore, police note. Michael J. D'Angelo, the 34-year-old Westminster man...
Trooper Pulled Women Over,
Forcefully Asked Them Out
Jun 11, 2018 6:30 PM CDT
Trooper Pulled Women Over, Forcefully Asked Them Out
He has now lost his job
- A New Jersey state police trooper accused of repeatedly pulling over women to ask them out on dates has agreed to forfeit his job as part of a plea deal to resolve the allegations, the AP reports. Prosecutors say also as part of the deal Eric Richardson pleaded guilty Monday...
Lawyer Sorry After
Alleging Rape by
May 24, 2018 10:55 AM CDT
Lawyer Sorry After Alleging Rape by State Trooper
He says bodycam video disputes his client's claims
- A civil rights lawyer on Monday claimed there was "significant evidence to substantiate" his client's claim she was raped by a Texas state trooper. Two days later, he said the trooper "should be cleared of any wrongdoing." It was an about-face spurred by the release of...
Texas Trooper Killed
During Traffic Stop
Nov 24, 2017 12:05 AM CST
Texas Trooper Killed During Traffic Stop
Suspect was captured more than 100 miles away
- A man suspected of killing a Texas state trooper during a traffic stop was taken into custody more than 100 miles away, authorities said Thursday night. The Harris County Sheriff's Office announced on Twitter that the suspect was apprehended in neighboring Waller County. The Texas Department of Public Safety...
He Got Shot Several Times,
Then Applied Own Tourniquet
Nov 9, 2017 1:54 PM CST
He Got Shot Several Times, Then Applied Own Tourniquet
Move may have saved Pennsylvania trooper Seth Kelly's life
- A Pennsylvania State Police trooper who was shot several times during a traffic stop likely saved his own life by applying a tourniquet to his leg before help arrived, per the AP . Cpl. Seth Kelly, 39, remained hospitalized in critical condition after suffering gunshot wounds to his neck and shoulder...
Motorist Kills Man Beating
Wounded Arizona Trooper
Jan 13, 2017 6:35 AM CST
Motorist Kills Man Beating Wounded Arizona Trooper
Officer was ambushed investigating highway rollover
- A suspect is dead and an Arizona state trooper is recovering in the hospital after what authorities say was a rare case of a passerby using deadly force to assist an officer. Authorities say that when the passing motorist arrived at the scene of a vehicle rollover at a rural...
Deal: Pound of Pot
Oct 19, 2016 8:03 AM CDT
Ill-Advised Craigslist Deal: Pound of Pot for Snowmobile
Unfortunately for Oregon guy, Craigslist seller of snowmobile was state trooper
- Recreational marijuana is legal in the state of Oregon, but what's not is trading a bunch of it for a recreational vehicle—and it's extra likely to come to light if a cop is the one selling said vehicle. But Jason Owen allegedly tried to do just that...
May 19, 2016 1:31 AM CDT
Panhandler Expects Ticket, Gets Lunch
Passerby snaps a photo
- Lynn Murphy, a homeless mother of four, was panhandling on a road in Fall River, Mass., when she noticed a state trooper driving toward her. She was thought she was going to get a citation. Instead, she got lunch, ABC News reports. Trooper Luke Bonin, in plainclothes as he returned...
State Trooper Gets Fired
Apr 8, 2016 5:19 AM CDT
Proselytizing Indiana State Trooper Gets Fired
Brian Hamilton has been sued twice for his on-the-job preaching
- If you got pulled over by Indiana State Trooper Brian Hamilton, there's a chance you would have gotten a ticket … and a sermon. And, state police officials say, it was Hamilton's penchant for proselytizing that cost him his job, the
reports. He was fired Thursday...
Guy Over, Gets
Feb 8, 2016 7:15 PM CST
Trooper Pulls Guy Over, Gets Huge Surprise
Michael Kesler helped deliver baby, officials say
- An Alabama State Trooper got quite the shock when he pulled over a speeder on US 72 Sunday morning, WHNT reports. Trooper Michael Kesler found Danny Lowe behind the wheel and Lowe's wife, Shawna, on the verge of giving birth—so Kesler lent her a hand. "Without hesitation,...
Ariz. Trooper Helps
Mom Give Birth
in Her Car
Nov 18, 2015 11:36 AM CST
Ariz. Trooper Helps Mom Give Birth in Her Car
Miguel Rincon was dealing with a speeding driver when more pressing matters arose
- Miguel Rincon was trying to settle up a speeding violation Saturday on a highway outside Bisbee, Ariz., when things went in a totally unexpected direction. A car pulled up behind him, and the driver told Rincon that her granddaughter was about to give birth, the AP reports. But Courtney Benavidez...
Cops Reveal Theory
on 1973 Murder.
4 Days Later,
Oct 15, 2015 7:35 AM CDT
Cops Reveal Theory on 1973 Murder. 4 Days Later, a Twist
Betsy Langjahr, who went missing around that time, has been found alive and well
- More than 40 years into the investigation, Pennsylvania state police announced Friday that a Jane Doe found covered by a tarp and branches on Oct. 9, 1973, may have been Betsy Langjahr, who went missing from a nearby home for troubled teens around that time. The newly public theory didn'...
NJ Trooper Shot
at Teens Who
Jul 31, 2015 11:09 AM CDT
NJ Trooper Shot at Teens Who Knocked on Wrong Door
He says he thought they were trying to break in; they say they were looking for pal
- Three teens who say they were looking for a friend's house in Sparta, NJ, early Sunday morning went to a neighbor's house by mistake—and apparently freaked out the owner, an off-duty state trooper, enough to get him to start shooting at them, officials tell the AP . The...
Groom Hits on
Sep 2, 2014 10:20 AM CDT
Groom Hits on Pregnant Server, Brawl Ensues
Jailed newlywed tried to make waitress drink liquor, she says
- A wedding bash on a Pittsburgh boat over the weekend went terribly wrong, ending with the arrests of an off-duty state trooper, a local school board member, and the groom himself, with the bride standing forlornly on the curb as they were taken away. The reported reason for the chaos:...
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