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Driver blames turtle, cat, squirrel, tree in wreck PDF  | Print |  E-mail
Written by Associated Press   
Thursday, 03 July 2014 15:07
BRYAN, Texas (AP) — Police say a man arrested for drunken driving blamed a turtle, a cat, a squirrel and an overhanging tree in a Central Texas wreck.
When police arrived at the scene just southeast of College Station on Tuesday, the 33-year-old slurring driver was still in his seat and unaware of his location. A witness told officers the driver passed him on the right shoulder, hit a guardrail, left the road and struck a tree.
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Police: Burglary suspect made getaway in kayak PDF  | Print |  E-mail
Written by Associated Press   
Thursday, 03 July 2014 07:23
AUSTIN, Minn. (AP) — Police used a boat to catch a burglary suspect who made his getaway in a kayak in southern Minnesota.
The 31-year-old man from Austin, Minnesota, was arrested Sunday as he tried to kayak away from a restaurant with allegedly stolen items.
Police say the restaurant was closed when an employee giving a tour interrupted a burglary.
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Letter written in Maine 83 years ago delivered PDF  | Print |  E-mail
Written by Associated Press   
Thursday, 03 July 2014 07:21
SKOWHEGAN, Maine (AP) — A letter written by a Maine school teacher in 1931 to her mother 150 miles away has finally been delivered — 83 years later.
Twenty-three-year-old Miriam McMichael sent the nine-page letter from Houlton to Dollena McMichael in Pittsfield. Both women have since died.
The letter was lost and only recently found at the Pittsfield post office.
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Utah police: woman said meth was a birthday gift PDF  | Print |  E-mail
Written by Associated Press   
Wednesday, 02 July 2014 10:09
PROVO, Utah (AP) — Police in Provo, Utah, have arrested a 46-year-old woman accused of attempting to buy methamphetamine from an off-duty police officer and claiming the purchase was a birthday gift for her sister.
A police report shows Heather Rodriguez was arrested Monday evening after she approached the off-duty officer and displayed a glass pipe.
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Black Canyon City man accused of a cruelty to rats PDF  | Print |  E-mail
Written by Associated Press   
Wednesday, 02 July 2014 07:22
BLACK CANYON CITY, Ariz. (AP) — A man is accused of animal cruelty after hundreds of domesticated rats have been found dead or dying in a north-central Arizona travel trailer.
Yavapai County Sheriff’s officials say 28-year-old Jeffrey Wendorff was arrested Monday on suspicion of cruel mistreatment of animals and neglect/abandonment of animals.
County Health Services officials say they got a call about numerous rats around a trailer in Black Canyon City.
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