Oxford juvenile cited for using fake $50 bill at Taco Bell

Published: Sunday, October 01, 2017 @ 3:00 PM


            An Oxford juvenile was cited for forgery after telling police she knowingly used a fake $50 bill at a Taco Bell drive-thru.
An Oxford juvenile was cited for forgery after telling police she knowingly used a fake $50 bill at a Taco Bell drive-thru.

An Oxford juvenile was cited for forgery after telling police she knowingly used a fake $50 bill at a Taco Bell drive-thru.

Police were called to the Oxford Taco Bell on Lynn Street at 5:30 p.m. Sept. 23 on a report of someone attempting to use fake money.

An employee said two females had gone through the drive-thru and ordered a drink, paying for it with a $50 bill.

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When the employee began to verify the bill’s authenticity, the vehicle had left, but it had gone to the liquor store across the street.

The employee said he had another employee walked over and photographed the car’s license plate.

The car was identified as belonging to another woman, who was working at a nearby business. She told the officer the two juveniles in the car were friends who had borrowed the vehicle to run some errands.

The juveniles were located and questioned.

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One admitted borrowing the vehicle and going to Taco Bell in order to get a drink and pay for it with the fake $50 bill given to her by the other juvenile to receive real money in change. She said that while the employee was away from the window, the other juvenile told her to drive away.

She said she had gotten the $50 bill the previous evening when they sold an ounce of marijuana to someone from Middletown. She said she knew it was fake. She was then arrested and taken to the Oxford Police Department.

The juvenile was cited for forgery and released to her mother.

2 detained in R.A.N.G.E Task Force raid at Dayton house

Published: Wednesday, October 18, 2017 @ 7:47 AM
Updated: Wednesday, October 18, 2017 @ 8:00 AM

RANGE Task force raided a home on Emerson this morning

UPDATE @8:25 a.m.

One person was taken into custody in a R.A.N.G.E. Task Force raid in Dayton Wednesday morning.

A woman detained at the scene was released, officers said. A dog will also be removed from the property.

Our crew on scene saw officers removing items from the house, but officers would not comment on the items further.

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There is police activity in the 1900 block of Emerson Avenue in Dayton, per our crews.

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We’re working to learn the cause of police being in the area.

We’ll continue to update this page with more. 

Trump denies telling widow of fallen soldier that her husband 'knew what he signed up for'

Published: Tuesday, October 17, 2017 @ 11:41 PM
Updated: Wednesday, October 18, 2017 @ 7:49 AM

Reports: President Trump to Widow of Fallen Soldier, He Knew "What He Signed Up For"

UPDATE, 7:38 a.m. ET Wednesday: President Donald Trump took to Twitter early Wednesday to deny reports that he told a fallen soldier’s widow that her husband “knew what he signed up for.”

“Democrat Congresswoman totally fabricated what I said to the wife of a soldier who died in action (and I have proof). Sad!” Trump tweeted.

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The tweet was referring to U.S. Rep. Frederica Wilson, D-Fla., who said she heard Trump say the words when he offered his condolences to Army Sgt. La David Johnson’s widow, Myeshia Johnson.

Wilson stood by her remarks. 

"I don't know what kind of proof he's talking about. I'm not the only person that was in the car," Wilson told CNN. "I have proof, too. This man is a sick man and he feels no pity for no one."

ORIGINAL STORY: President Donald Trump reportedly told the pregnant widow of Army Sgt. La David Johnson that “he knew what he signed up for...” in a call Tuesday afternoon according to WPLG.

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Johnson’s body, one of the four Army servicemen killed in action in Niger on Oct. 4, returned to the United States Tuesday. The flight bearing Johnson’s remains landed at Miami International Airport, according to WPLG.

The plane was met by Johnson’s widow, Myeshia Johnson, who is pregnant with the couple’s third child. Also present was an honor guard and local politicians.

Trump called Johnson to offer his condolences, telling her that her fallen husband “knew what he signed up for,” adding that “when it happens it hurts anyway,” a congresswoman who said she was present for the call said.

That response is generating some controversy, with some saying the president was unnecessarily callous and blunt. U.S. Rep. Frederica Wilson, D-Fla., said she heard the call with Trump and couldn’t believe her ears.

“It’s so insensitive. He should have not have said that. He shouldn’t have said it,” she said.

Also killed in action on Oct. 4 were Staff Sgt. Dustin Wright, Sgt. Bryan Black, Staff Sgt. Jeremiah Johnson and four soldiers from Niger, according to the New York Daily News. Two other Americans were wounded.

– The Cox Media Group National Content Desk contributed to this report.

Homeowner creates amazing Halloween light show, synced with ‘Feel It Still’

Published: Wednesday, October 18, 2017 @ 8:03 AM

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For seven years, Brandon Bullis has combined light and music for an amazing Halloween display and this year is no exception.

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Bullis uses 16,000 lights and computer animation to create “Edwards Landing Lights” almost every night for the Halloween season. This year the show features “Feel It Still” by Portugal. The Man.

The show goes dark one night, Halloween itself, WRC reported.

The show is a hobby of Bullis’s, but it also serves a purpose. He collects donations for the Johns Hopkins Children’s Center.

And you’d think the nightly lights would cost Bullis a lot when it comes to the electric bill. You’d be wrong. It adds about $25 to $35 to the power bill because he uses energy-efficient LEDs.

Bullis went viral back in 2013 with his light show that danced to Ylvis’ “The Fox (What Does the Fox Say).” That show had more than 8 million views on YouTube.

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Two U.S. Navy sailors found dead at same Georgia home days apart

Published: Tuesday, October 17, 2017 @ 5:13 PM

Two U.S. Navy Sailors Found Dead of Apparent Drug Overdoses at Same Ga. Home Days Apart

Kingsland, Georgia, police are investigating after two U.S. Navy sailors were found dead days apart at a Kings Bay home.

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Officials say Brian Jarrell, 25, was reported missing by his family after he disappeared during a trip to Orlando.

His wife told investigators the family was at Disney World on Wednesday for Jarrell's daughter's birthday when he said he wasn't feeling well and left the park.

Jerrell’s wife filed a missing person report with the Orange County Sheriff's Office when she got back to the hotel and couldn't find him.

Jarrell's shipmates began searching for him in Camden County. They found his car outside a friend's home on Spinnaker Circle on Thursday.

They asked their friend Ty Bell if they could look for Jarrell inside the house.

They found Jarrell face down in the back bedroom. He was unconscious and cold to the touch.

Officials arrived at the residence and Jarrell was pronounced dead. He had no known medical issues, according to officials.

Police were called to the home on Spinnaker Circle again Monday after someone reported seeing a person lying inside unresponsive.

Police spoke with a U.S. Navy chief, who said he sent two sailors to their shipmate's house after he didn't report for duty.

Police found Bell lying on his back on the couch, unresponsive, with a white foamy substance coming from his nose.

He did not appear to be breathing. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Officials have not released a cause of death for either sailor.

Both were stationed at Kings Bay Submarine Base.