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    While booking a female inmate, Florida jailers discovered “two small baggies of cocaine under her wig which was pasted onto her scalp,” according to a court filing.

    Rose Mae Dawson, 30, was arrested Thursday in connection with a prior auto burglary. Seen at right, Dawson was nabbed during a traffic stop in St. Petersburg. In addition to the burglary rap, Dawson was charged for driving with a suspended license and possessing marijuana (two small bags of pot were found in her vehicle).

    Cops transported Dawson to the Pinellas County jail, where corrections officers conducted a search that yielded the cocaine hidden under her wig.

    The cocaine discovery resulted in two additional felony charges against Dawson--narcotics possession and introducing contraband into a detention facility.

    Dawson, locked up in lieu of $12,300 bond, is scheduled today for a court hearing.

    Dawson was convicted earlier this year of a misdemeanor charge of failing to have her daughter attend school. She subsequently violated terms of her probation after her daughter continued to rack up unexcused absences. Dawson admitted the probation violation and was ordered to pay $165 in fines and court costs. A May 14 collection notice indicates that she had not “satisfied your fine in full or entered into a payment plan with the clerk’s office.”

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    In an ill-advised attempt to awaken a sleeping high school student, an Ohio cop sparked her Taser near the snoozing pupil, prompting a classroom commotion and the officer’s eventual suspension.

    According to investigators, Officer Maryssa Boskoski, 32, was working last week as the resource officer at Liberty Preparatory School in Smithville, a village about 25 miles from Akron.

    Boskoski, seen at right, was summoned Thursday to a classroom by an administrator who reported that she and a teacher had been unable to rouse the snoozing junior. Boskoski then activated her Taser and began sparking, or “arcing,” the weapon near the teenage boy.   

    The student, police report, woke up--likely due to a combination of the sparking noise and the resulting commotion it caused inside the classroom. The boy was not touched by the Taser.

    Upon learning of the incident, police brass placed Boskoski on unpaid leave and opened an investigation into her violation of the department’s Taser policy. The school’s interim director yesterday sent parents a letter stating that, “At no time was any student in any kind of danger.”

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    Two North Carolina women are jailed on child abuse charges after a Snapchat video showed three small children smoking what appeared to be a marijuana blunt.

    Police in Winston-Salem last night arrested Michaela Pearson, 21, and Candice Little, 18, in connection with the troubling video. Both defendants are locked up in lieu of $150,000 bond after being charged with three counts of felony child abuse and three counts of contributing to the delinquency of a minor, a misdemeanor.

    In the video, Pearson is seen handing the blunt to the children. Little apparently recorded the children smoking and posted the video to her Snapchat page.

    Pearson (left) and Little are seen in the above booking photos.

    Police have not said what the relationship of the children is to either Pearson or Little. None of the children appears older than four, while the youngest of the three is a toddler.

    On the video, Pearson, blunt in hand, can he heard asking the children, “Which one of you want to hit this?” After the toddler exhales smoke from his nose, Pearson and Little exult with glee. When a little girl coughs after taking a long puff on the blunt, Pearson says, “Ooh, yeah, big gas. Big gas.” When the oldest child holds on to the blunt too long, Pearson directs him to “Pass it to your sister.”

    Pearson and Little were arrested hours after the video began going viral on Facebook. The women were taken into custody at a University Inn & Suites hotel, where cops found drug paraphernalia in the room occupied by the pair. The children, police reported, were “taken to a local hospital for medical treatment where they remain for observation.”

    Pearson and Little are scheduled to appear in court tomorrow.

    Click below to watch the video.

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    As he faced arrest yesterday evening, a Florida Man took the opportunity to channel his inner Michael Scott from “The Office.”

    According to an arrest affidavit, a sheriff’s deputy pulled over a car driven by Brandon McComas, 31, around 9:20 PM after noticing the vehicle did not have a tag light.

    Approaching McComas’s car on a Vero Beach street, the cop spotted the driver “attempting to conceal a large bulge in his left front pocket with his arm.” Deputy Scott Prouty then asked McComas to exit the car.

    While conducting a pat down of McComas, the deputy inquired about the “long cylindrical object” in the suspect's pants.

    "That's what she said," replied McComas.

    The deputy subsequently handcuffed McComas and confiscated a cylindrical case containing marijuana and a glass pipe (a second pipe was found in the auto).

    Pictured above, McComas was issued tag light and pot possession citations. He was released from jail early this morning after posting $500 bond. McComas’s rap sheet includes prior collars for disorderly conduct, domestic battery, disorderly intoxication, and cocaine trafficking (he spent three years in state prison on the latter count).

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    A 39-year-old Florida man battered his 78-year-old girlfriend during an argument over an unpaid DirecTV bill, according to police.

    Investigators charge that David Mann and the victim quarreled Tuesday afternoon “over money and the bills not being paid.” When the woman sought to leave their residence in Bryceville, a Jacksonville suburb, Mann allegedly “pushed her to the bed and put his hands on her neck for a few seconds.”

    The confrontation ended when Mann’s mother “yelled from the other room and the suspect got off the victim.” A deputy reported noticing a “small red mark on the victim’s chest.”

    The precise nature of the pair’s relationship is unclear. A Nassau County Sheriff's Office report quotes the victim describing Mann as her “live-in ex-boyfriend,” while Mann himself refers to the septuagenarian as his “wife.” A sheriff’s deputy noted that the duo was not married, “but are in an on and off again relationship.”

    Mann, seen above, was arrested for battery on a person over the age of 65. He was also hit with a second felony when cops discovered shotgun shells and .22 caliber bullets inside the home. Mann, who is on probation for trafficking in stolen property, is not allowed to have any ammunition in his residence.

    Mann is being held in the Nassau County jail on the felony raps. A judge has ordered him to have no contact with the victim and he must stay at least 500 feet away from the Bryceville property.

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    Meet Willie Edwards.

    The 18-year-old appeared ready to repel all manner of foes when recently arrested for driving an unregistered vehicle.

    Before being booked into the Manatee County jail, an incident report notes, the Florida man’s “purse was searched” and yielded two cans of pepper spray and two cans of fart spray.

    The incident report does not indicate why Edwards needed all those noxious sprays (or why just one fart spray would not suffice). Pictured above, Edwards, a Bradenton resident, was relieved of his array of sprays, which police “marked for safekeeping.”

    Free on $120 bond, Edwards is scheduled for an August 22 court appearance on the misdemeanor charge.

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    A trio of New York City daredevils--surely soon to be in the custody of the NYPD--filmed themselves riding atop a series of subway cars as trains barreled through Brooklyn and Queens.

    In videos posted to YouTube over the past three weeks, the train surfers are seen running, action movie-style, from car to car.

    In a clip posted July 14, the surfers hop onto the roof of a subway car from an overhang at the aboveground Avenue H station in Brooklyn. At one point, the future defendants have to quickly duck down to avoid being decapitated by an overpass.

    In a video posted Wednesday, the young men are seen riding atop trains traveling in Queens (at night and during the day). At times, one surfer is seen waving at straphangers waiting for local trains. He also made sure to pose for a video selfie, as seen in the still at right.

    The August 8 clip, complete with a jaunty soundtrack, can be seen above.

    The videos were uploaded to an account bearing the name “Jack Sutton” and include a “big thanks to @annie.kerner for helping us film.”

    While there are few comments on the YouTube page, one does sum up the likely reaction of most New Yorkers: “I hope you guys fall and die. But I also hope your deaths don't disrupt service.”

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    Meet James Dylan Jordan.

    A married couple was enjoying a Sunday evening out at a Japanese steakhouse when a tipsy Jordan, 24, “began to undress and dance erotically in front of” the female half of the duo, Florida police report.

    Distressed by Jordan’s impromptu striptease, Jami Carpenter (who was accompanied by her husband Christopher) advised Jordan to leave the Kobe Japanese Steakhouse in Clearwater. In response, Jordan “became belligerent and began calling her fat” and threatened to fight her spouse.

    Jordan was subsequently arrested by a Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office deputy for disorderly conduct in an establishment, a misdemeanor. He was freed from the local jail after posting $150 bond. Jordan’s rap sheet includes multiple convictions for possession, sale, and trafficking of narcotics (cocaine and Oxycodone).

    Thankfully, a criminal complaint does not further describe the erotic dance Jordan allegedly performed inside the eatery (pictured below).

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    An unscientific survey has concluded that more and more young people are treating their mug shot sessions as if they were posing “for the ‘Gram.”

    For example, meet Tabitha Reitano.

    The 19-year-old was arrested last week in Miami for disorderly intoxication, battery, and resisting arrest (charges for which Reitano--now free on $3500 bond--has pleaded not guilty).

    When Reitano was booked into the county jail, she gave it her social media best when posing for the above mug shots (click to enlarge). All that was missing was a sideways peace sign.

    Reitano is scheduled to be arraigned on August 28, according to court records

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    A corn dog thief is on the loose in South Carolina, police report.

    A Myrtle Beach woman told cops that she returned to her home yesterday afternoon and found a male intruder “just inside her door eating a corndog.” The 30-year-old victim said that she recognized the man as someone she had met last year (but whose name she did not recall).

    When confronted by the homeowner, the suspect “said he was hungry and stopped by to get something to eat,” according to a Myrtle Beach Police Department report.

    The suspect peddled away from the crime scene on a bicycle owned by the woman, who told cops that her phone was also missing.

    In a bid to identify the intruder, an officer processed a State Fair Corn Dogs box for fingerprints. However, the corn dog container, which was found on the floor, provided "no viable prints."

    Police described the suspect as a black male between the ages of 35 and 45. If apprehended, he faces burglary and breaking and entering charges.

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    Freedom will not soon be ringing for Liberty Bell.

    Bell, whose antics graced these pages in late-March, was arrested Thursday after allegedly pummeling the female public defender assigned to represent the 34-year-old Illinois resident.

    According to police, Bell was meeting with her lawyer in a courthouse cubicle prior to a court appearance when the attack occurred. The victim was left with abrasions and a pair of broken glasses.

    Seen above, Bell was arrested earlier this year after locking herself out of an auto that she had allegedly stolen. While free on bond in that case, Bell was arrested in late-June for stealing a March of Dimes donation jar (for which she was locked up in lieu of $30,000 bond).

    Bell will be charged with a misdemeanor count for the courthouse battery since the victim did not want a felony count filed against her client, according to the Belleville News-Democrat.

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    The jackass who is seen in a viral video taunting a bison in Yellowstone National Park was arrested last night.

    Raymond Reinke, a 55-year-old Oregon resident, was collared after officers responded to a disturbance at a hotel inside Glacier National Park in Montana. 

    During the past week, Reinke was first arrested on July 28 for being drunk and disorderly inside Grand Teton National Park in Wyoming. Reinke, seen in the above mug shot, was later released on bond from the Teton County jail.

    On July 31, Reinke was cited for failure to wear a seat belt while in the passenger seat of a vehicle (National Park Service rangers reported that Reinke was argumentative and appeared intoxicated).

    Investigators believe that Reinke encountered the bison after being ticketed on the seat belt charge. Upon receiving visitor complaints about the animal being harassed, Yellowstone rangers located Reinke and issued him a citation requiring his appearance in U.S. District Court.

    When video of the bison incident (seen below) surfaced, prosecutors moved to revoke Reinke’s bond, triggering his arrest yesterday evening.

    Reinke is scheduled to appear in court this afternoon.


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    After getting busted for offering an undercover cop a happy ending, Florida masseuse Mi Suk Suk Bae is in jeopardy of losing her massage therapist’s license, according to state records.

    Bae, 61, was arrested in December after she "agreed to masturbate" an undercover Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office investigator, according to a police report. The 62-year-old masseuse, who worked at Jacksonville’s Victoria Spa, was charged with offering to engage in prostitution.

    Pictured above, Bae subsequently entered a no contest plea to a reduced charge of breach of peace. She was ordered to pay about $300 in fines and court fees.

    In light of Bae’s plea, the state’s Board of Massage Therapy this month filed an administrative complaint seeking to sanction the masseuse (who was first licensed in August 2012). Massage therapists, the complaint notes, “are required to maintain patient boundaries and cannot engage in sexual activity with their patients.”

    Bae, who also uses the surname Gladstone, faces a permanent revocation or suspension of her massage license, a “restriction of practice,” or lesser penalties.