James David Dickson The Detroit News Published 10:21 PM EST Nov 19, 2018 Detroit — A man wanted after allegedly killing a security guard and a resident at a senior center in Detroit was arrested by authorities in Richmond, Virginia, on Monday, local authorities said. James Fleming, 69, faces two counts of first-degree murder, three counts of assault with intent to murder, six counts of felony firearm, as well as one count each of being a felon in possession of a firearm, second-degree criminal sexual assault, and kidnapping. Fleming initially was reported to have surrendered to Virginia authorities. Late Monday, the Wayne County Prosecutor's Office released a statement saying the U.S. Marshals Service "confirmed that he was arrested by local police and turned over to the U.S. Marshals in Richmond." Police say that at 9:35 p.m. Tuesday, Fleming and a 30-year-old woman allegedly were taking drugs in his apartment on the ninth … [Read more...] about Police: Detroit double homicide suspect arrested in VA
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A soldier was arrested late Tuesday after stealing an armored personnel carrier from a Virginia National Guard base and leading police on a 60-mile chase. The unidentified suspect, who stole the armored vehicle in Fort Pickett, Va., on Tuesday night, was arrested after abandoning the vehicle in downtown Richmond, according to the Richmond Times-Dispatch. The report notes that authorities have not discovered how he was able to steal the vehicle at the facility. The vehicle can reach speeds of 45 mph, according to the Times-Dispatch, and because police could not stop the vehicle, they elected to escort it throughout the chase. A Virginia state helicopter was also used to spotlight its movements. The chase ended when the man stopped the vehicle in Richmond, Va. Police then used a dog to attack the suspect, before tasering him, according to the Richmond Times-Dispatch. The incident is under investigation and charges are still pending. … [Read more...] about Man arrested after stealing armored vehicle from National Guard base
RICHMOND, Va. -- Authorities say a soldier stole an armored personnel carrier from a Virginia National Guard base and led police on a more than 60-mile chase before being arrested. State Police Sgt. Keeli Hill the suspect took the vehicle Tuesday evening from Fort Pickett. She says the chase ended in Richmond when he abandoned it and was taken into custody near City Hall. The male suspect was Tased for failing to follow troopers' commands, Hill told CBS Richmond affiliate WTVR-TV. Sources say he was transported to VCU Medical Center with minor injuries. Authorities haven't identified the driver or said how he was able to take the vehicle from the facility in Nottoway County. Sources told WTVR the suspect is a Virginia Army National Guard Lieutenant and a commander with an engineering battalion at Fort Pickett. Watch part of the pursuit, captured on video by Chelsea Gibbs Beach in North Dinwiddie, Va. Another witness, Parker Slaybaugh, tweeted video he took: Hill says he had driven … [Read more...] about Police in Va. chase stolen armored personnel carrier 60 miles
PERRY HALL, Md. (AP) — A 16-year-old boy has been arrested after the slaying of a Baltimore County, Md., police officer, and three other suspects are still being sought, police said Tuesday on Twitter.The Baltimore County Police and Fire Department said tweeted that the teen was arrested shortly after the female officer was fatally injured Monday. The police tweet did not explain the delay in announcing the teen's apprehension. The teen's name was not immediately released. Police said he is awaiting a bail hearing.Meanwhile, police backed by aircraft and trained dogs continued scouring a greater Baltimore suburb for three other suspects.Baltimore County Police Cpl. Shawn Vinson said Monday evening that the enormous manhunt was continuing unabated in the suburban community of Perry Hall, Md., where witnesses reported hearing a pop before seeing a Jeep run over the officer Monday afternoon.The officer, who wasn't immediately identified, was bleeding badly from significant injuries … [Read more...] about Teen arrested after slaying of Maryland police officer
RICHMOND, Va. — The body of an infant discovered Thursday morning in North Carolina, a double murder in Connecticut and a suicide in New York state all are tied to a 42-year-old father and his 20-year daughter who were charged in Henrico County earlier this year with having an incestuous relationship, according to police in Knightdale, N.C.Steven Walter Pladl is suspected in the baby’s killing as well as the murder in New Milford, Conn., of his daughter, Katie, and her 56-year-old adoptive father, Anthony Fusco, said Knightdale Police Chief Lawrence Capps. The chief said Pladl was later found dead of an apparent suicide in Dover, N.Y.Police believe that after the child was killed, Pladl drove north to Connecticut, where he fatally shot his daughter and her adoptive father.Police in Knightdale received a call about 9 a.m. from Pladl’s mother to conduct a welfare check at a home on Earlston Court in Knightdale, where Pladl and his daughter lived before their Jan. 27 … [Read more...] about Police: Infant’s killing in N.C., double slaying in Conn., suicide in N.Y. all connected to father-daughter incest case in Va.