October 31, 2020
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Dorchester man arrested on firearm charges tied to incident where officers were almost struck by fleeing car

A Dorchester man was arrested Monday on a warrant for various firearms charges stemming from an incident over the summer in which he allegedly almost struck two police officers with a vehicle and then led another officer on a foot chase, according to Boston police.

Hassaun G. Daily, 28, of Dorchester, was arrested on a warrant that was issued on Oct. 9 for carrying a firearm without a license (second offense), possession of ammunition without an FID card, carrying a loaded firearm without a license, assault by means of a dangerous weapon, negligent operation of a motor vehicle, and assault by means of a dangerous weapon, police said in a posting on bpdnews.com.

Police said that around 2 a.m. on July 22 officers responded to a radio call for shots fired in the area of Martin Luther King Boulevard and Dale Street in Roxbury, and a broadcast was made of

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Man arrested after shooting at vehicle outside his house

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Police spokesman Sam Clemens goes over the call log during Tuesday’s briefing.

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A Sioux Falls man fired a gun at a vehicle driving by his house Monday night, police say.

Edward Lavette Williams, 47, was arrested and charged with reckless discharge of a firearm after he fired a gun several times at a vehicle driving by his house around midnight Monday, said police spokesman Sam Clemens.

Williams thought the vehicle was suspicious because he had

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Two arrested after tip leads to vehicle chase

  • VALLEJO, CA – October 9: A damaged gray Dodge Charger, driven by a suspect who led police from several agencies on a cross-county pursuit that started in Richmond and ended with a crash and the driver’s arrest in Vallejo, is rigged to a tow truck near the corner of Redwood Street and Tuolumne Street on Friday, October 9, 2020. (Dylan Bouscher/Bay Area News Group)

  • VALLEJO, CA – October 9: A Solano County Sheriff’s Office deputy waits for a tow truck operator to rig an agency vehicle, possibly damaged in a pursuit involving a suspect who led police from several agencies from Richmond to Vallejo before a crash and arrest, near the corner of Redwood Street and Tuolumne Street on Friday, October 9, 2020. (Dylan Bouscher/Bay Area News Group)

  • VALLEJO, CA – October 9: A Solano County Sheriff’s Office deputy helps a tow truck operator rig an agency vehicle, possibly damaged

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Man arrested after being caught with car stolen from Detroit Lions star Calvin Johnson

A 31-year-old man is facing felony charges after he was caught working on a stolen car that belonged to former Detroit Lions star Calvin Johnson. 

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Suspected drunken driver arrested after backing into state police vehicle in Springfield Twp.

A suspected drunken driver was arrested Thursday morning in Springfield Township after backing his car into the front of a Michigan State Police vehicle, officials said.

The incident happened at about 7 a.m. on Dixie Highway near Interstate 75, they said.

A state police trooper was called to the area after a report of a crash between two vehicles. He parked his vehicle behind the two vehicles involved in the crash.

The driver of a 2003 White Chevrolet Silverado pickup truck backed into

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Former Detroit Lions star Calvin Johnson reports car stolen, 1 arrested

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A 31-year-old man is facing felony charges after he was caught working on a stolen car that belonged to former Detroit Lions star Calvin Johnson. 

Darnell Eddie Smith, of Detroit, is charged with operating a chop shop and receiving and concealing stolen property over $20,000, according to Wayne County authorities.   

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Sonic Automotive CEO David Bruton Smith arrested, accused of strangling a woman

David Bruton Smith, CEO of Sonic Automotive, was arrested Monday and charged with assault on a female and felony assault by strangulation, according to public records and the Mecklenburg County Detention Center.

A Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police report says a woman who is not related to Smith told officers she was held against her will and injured during an assault which took place between 10 p.m. Sunday and the early morning hours Monday. The incident report says officers and Medic arrived at a home on Carmel Park Drive in south Charlotte, around 2:30 a.m., Monday, in reference to a domestic violence call. Public records show Smith owns the home at the address listed on the police report.

The woman is not identified in the report and the Charlotte Observer does not name victims of domestic violence.

Smith, 46, was also charged with two misdemeanors: false imprisonment and interfering with emergency communications,

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Sonic Automotive CEO David Smith arrested for assault and strangulation charges

The CEO of Sonic Automotive Inc, one of the largest U.S. auto dealer groups, was charged Monday with assault and strangulation, according to a report.

David Bruton Smith was arrested by the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department and charged with assault by strangulation, assault on a female and false imprisonment.

Cops told the Charlotte Observer that “the victim stated the suspect assaulted and unlawfully restrained her without her consent.”

The head of the Charlotte-based car sales company was released after he posted a $30,000 bond, according to the Mecklenburg County Sheriff’s Office.

He has been in his current role since September 2018.

Sonic operates more than 85 stores in 14 states.

Smith is the son of O. Burton Smith, the executive chairman of Speedway Motorsports LLC.

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Orlando teens arrested after leading police on vehicle pursuit from Tampa to Osceola County

Three Orlando teens were arrested Wednesday afternoon after leading law enforcement on a vehicle pursuit from Tampa to Osceola County, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

The incident began around 1 p.m. when Tampa police called FHP to pursue a stolen Honda SUV involved in a burglary, said FHP Sgt. Steve Gaskins. The SUV got onto Interstate 4 and FHP troopers took over the pursuit when the teens got into Pok County.

The teens got off I-4 at the U.S. 27 exit and headed north as a Polk County Sheriff’s helicopter followed from above and troopers on the ground stayed several miles behind, Gaskins said. The teens went east on U.S. 192 when they ran a red light and hit a pickup truck going north on Westside Boulevard near the Four Corners area in Osceola County, Gaskins said. Two other vehicles also were involved in the crash.

Troopers arrested

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Sonic Automotive CEO David Bruton Smith arrested on felony assault

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Sonic Automotive CEO David Bruton Smith was arrested Monday in Charlotte and charged with multiple felonies including assault on a woman and assault by strangulation.

According to records on the Mecklenburg County Sherrif’s Office website, Smith was released Monday afternoon. Efforts by the Charlotte Observer to both reach Smith and obtain a police report Wednesday were unsuccessful.

A Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department spokesperson told the Observer that “the victim stated the suspect assaulted and unlawfully restrained her without her

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