The 'Manchester Pusher' has provoked a huge discussion on the likelihood of a boogeyman stalking Manchester's canals. But how do you separate conspiracy theory from actual threat, and fact from fiction? By Phil Taylor The name “The Manchester Pusher” has become infamous around all quarters of the city and Greater Manchester. It relates to deaths in the city caused by people...
The Cape Coral Police Department has over 250 sworn officers and 93 civilian staff, dedicated to keeping the community safe. The Department has a number of units: Patrol, Investigations, Traffic, K9, Aviation, Marine, and others, to serve the varied needs of the Cape Coral community. These departments sometimes cross-train to enhance operational capabilities. This is especially true of the K-9 unit. And so...
Police in West Lothian are appealing for information following a wilful fire-raising in Livingston. The incident happened around 5pm on Thursday, 23 April, at the Bellway new homes development, Houston Road, in the Eliburn area of the town. The fire was extinguished by the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service and no one was injured. Detective Constable John Irvine, of Livingston CID, said:...
Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers is asking for the public's help tracking down the person responsible for abusing an eight week old puppy and tossing its dead body in a dumpster. On Wednesday, April 22nd, a passer-by found the tiny mixed breed Chihuahua in a dumpster at the Brittany Apartment complex, located at 4050 Winkler Avenue.  Detectives with the Lee County...
Police responded to reports of a hit and run this week at the parking lot of a Cape Coral Walmart. Instead, they found Jodie Lynn Schroder slumped by her car, in and out of consciousness and inhaling a can of cleaning chemicals. It appears that Schroder had been inhaling the chemicals in a practice known as 'huffing', a practice of...
Police Scotland is advising the public to be cautious of strangers offering bogus services during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Social distancing and self-isolation mean more people than usual are in their homes at the moment. This presents an ideal opportunity for criminals to take advantage of elderly and vulnerable people, in particular. Across the UK there is evidence fraudsters are increasingly...
Two people are being sought by SWFL Crime Stoppers following an armed robbery at the Promenade in Bonita Springs on 28th February. After the armed robbery at the S. Bay Dr. Bonita Springs Promenade on Friday, the suspects used the victims’ credit cards at a Walmart on Tamiami Trail N. in Naples, according to the SWFL Crime Stoppers press release. If...
A $20,000 reward is being offered by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration for information that leads to civil penalties or a criminal arrest following the death of a dolphin which had been shot in the head. "These cases can rarely be solved without the public, people coming forward and saying they might have seen something, and we can follow...
An Estero High School student was charged Friday with offences relating to weapon possession on school property and smuggling contraband into a detention facility. On January 10th, 2020, at 7:57 a.m., detectives with the Lee County Sheriff’s Office Youth Services Division responded to Estero High School in reference to a student in possession of a weapon on school grounds. Upon the...
The Cape Coral Police Department have confirmed via their website that they will be conducting a high visibility traffic enforcement operation on Friday December 6, 2019. According to Cape Coral Police, "This is part of our continuing efforts to increase traffic safety awareness, education, and emphasis on the importance of obeying traffic laws to reduce traffic crashes, injuries, and...