Saturday, February 22, 2020

Police collect DNA from care staff after woman in vegetative state gives birth

PHOENIX - Police served a search warrant Tuesday to get DNA from all male employees at a long-term care facility in Phoenix where a patient who had been in a vegetative state for years gave birth, triggering reviews by state agencies and putting a spotlight on safety concerns for patients who are severely disabled or incapacitated. (National Post)

Woman wanted on charges of sex assault, forcible confinement

BRAMPTON - Police west of Toronto have issued an arrest warrant for a 24-year-old woman accused of sexual assault. Peel regional police say Latisha Edwards confined her alleged victim in a home in Brampton, Ont., on Dec. 3.(Toronto Star)

Suspect in alleged sex assaults near York University facing new charges

TORONTO - The suspect previously charged in a string of alleged sexual assaults near York University is facing two new counts after another woman came forward on Boxing Day. A sixth woman called investigators on Dec. 26 and told them she was assaulted on Dec. 19, according to police. (CBC)

Kevin Spacey to be arraigned in Nantucket sex assault

BOSTON - Actor Kevin Spacey is facing a felony charge in an alleged sexual assault of the teenage son of former Boston news anchor Heather Unruh at a Nantucket bar in July 2016, the latest legal entanglement for the two-time Academy Award winner over claims of sexual misconduct. (Boston Globe)

Police make arrest after string of York University-area sex assaults

TORONTO - Police have arrested a 20-year-old man after five violent sexual assaults over the last two months near York University, most recently twice last Thursday. (Toronto Sun)

Weinstein sex assault trial to move forward rules judge

NEW YORK - Harvey Weinstein's sex assault case will move forward, a judge ruled Thursday in refusing to toss the explosive indictment against him. (New York Post)

St. Mike’s scandal grows to three incidents, seven accused

TORONTO - The assault scandal at prestigious St. Michael’s College School has swollen to three different episodes and now involves seven students who are facing serious criminal charges. (Toronto Sun)

‘Good Samaritan’ rapist busted

Cops on Saturday busted the brute who allegedly raped a woman after posing as a good Samaritan in Brownsville earlier this month. Jason Lopez, 40, was charged with first-degree rape, third-degree robbery, sex abuse, first-degree unlawful imprisonment and forcible touching, cops said. (New York Post)

Serial rapist who held women as ‘sex slaves’ convicted

EASTON, Pa. - A jury has convicted a Pennsylvania man of serial rape and human trafficking charges that could put him in prison for life. (Ottawa Sun)
Cops in Cuban paradise in living hell

Canadian government sits on their hands while Vancouver cops’ Cuban nightmare continues

The two Vancouver area cops, Jordan Long and Mark Simms, are still languishing in Cuba, unable to leave the island, Communist country despite being acquitted unanimously by a five woman judicial panel a month ago. They have been informed the prosecution service want to appeal the acquittal. They have not been informed on what grounds the appeal is being sought. Indeed, it seems the prosecution just wants to regurgitate the same arguments it made at trial which were ruled against by the judicial panel. (PTC Exclusive)

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