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Published: Tuesday, April 25, 2017 @ 3:43 PM
PASCO COUNTY, Fla. — Authorities have arrested a Florida man accused of using a neighbor’s Wi-Fi to send bomb threats on Twitter, investigators said.
Terrance Upham, 43, parked outside of his neighbor’s house Sunday and connected to the man’s Wi-Fi, WFTS reported. The network was not password protected, the news station reported.
Deputies told WFTS that Upham then tweeted bomb threats that targeted a Pasco County government building, among other locations, in a series of profanity-laden posts.
No explosives were found and deputies warned people to protect their Wi-Fi networks, WFTS reported.
Upham faces several charges, including making written threats to kill or do bodily harm, false reporting about planting bomb/explosive and drug possession.
Read more at WFTS.
Published: Monday, June 18, 2018 @ 3:14 PM
SAN ANTONIO, Texas — A Bexar County Sheriff's Department deputy was arrested on a felony charge of super aggravated sexual assault Sunday after a 4-year-old girl’s mother was blackmailed to stay silent about the abuse, according to police. The victim’s mother is an undocumented immigrant and was threatened with deportation if she spoke out.
KENS reported that department officials arrested detention Deputy Jose Nunez, 47, after the victim told her mother about the abuse Saturday night in San Antonio, Texas.
Sheriff Javier Salazar said at a news conference Sunday that the mother went to a local fire station and Nunez was arrested.
"The details of the case are quite frankly heartbreaking, disturbing, disgusting and infuriating all at the same time," Salazar said, adding that Nunez had physical contact with the victim and there was "at least some indication of minor injury."
"We have reason to believe that this goes back at least several months, possibly a couple of several years," Salazar said.
Nunez, a 10-year veteran of the department, is on administrative leave pending an investigation.
Published: Monday, June 18, 2018 @ 5:01 PM
HARRISON TWP. — A 22-year-old Harrison Twp. man is accused of seriously injuring his newborn son earlier this month.
Hopeton M. Taylor was indicted today for felonious assault and two counts of endangering children, according to the Montgomery County Prosecutor’s Office.
Taylor’s 8-month-old son was brought to Dayton Children’s Hospital June 6, when he was unresponsive and suffering from multiple skull fractures and other serious injuries.
Prosecutors said Taylor was home alone with the newborn when he was injured; when the baby’s mother returned home, she found him unresponsive and took him to the hospital.
Taylor has been in the Montgomery County Jail since his June 8 arrest. He is being held on a $250,000 bond and is scheduled to be arraigned Thursday in Montgomery County Common Pleas Court.
Published: Sunday, June 17, 2018 @ 4:05 AM
Updated: Monday, June 18, 2018 @ 3:33 PM
SPRINGFIELD — UPDATE @ 3:35 p.m. (June 18): Police are asking the public for help to track down a suspect or suspects in Sunday’s deadly shooting outside the Wagon Wheel.
Police so far have confirmed that someone pulled out a gun during an altercation outside the business, 1005 S. Burnett Road, that left one person dead and two people wounded. Police were dispatched sometime after 2 a.m. on a report of shots fired.
Jahream Daemond Beard, 35, of Springfield, died at the scene. Police said they arrived to find a woman, identified as a registered nurse, administering CPR.
A witness told police she saw a vehicle speed out of the parking lot and head south on South Burnett Road.
One of the other victims, identified as Demetrius Clay, 29, also of Springfield, told police he was shot in one of his legs as he ran to his car when he heard multiple gunshots from the parking lot.
He was able to get into the car of a friend, who took Clay to Springfield Regional Medical Center, police said.
Clay told police he did not see who was shooting or where the shots came from.
The third victim, identified as Deric Hunt, 20, also of Springfield, told police he was leaving the bar when he saw a large group of females arguing and getting physical with each other.
Hunt said he then heard multiple gunshots, grabbed his mother and sister, and they all ran to a vehicle. He said one of the slugs hit him in his leg as he was running. His mother drove them to the hospital.
Hunt also told police he did not see who was shooting or where the shots came from.
Clay and Hunt’s injuries were non-life threatening, police said.
Police division homicide investigators said they are aware there were several individuals at the business during the shooting. Those witnesses, along with anyone who may have information about the shooting, are asked to contact police at 937-324-7685.
Published: Tuesday, May 15, 2018 @ 11:37 AM
Updated: Monday, June 18, 2018 @ 6:35 AM
— A Heat Advisory has been issued for the Miami Valley Monday from noon until 8 p.m.
Temperatures will be in the low 90s with heat index values reaching 100 degrees, according to Storm Center 7 Meteorologist Kirstie Zontini.
The heat index is a “feels like” temperature.
High heat, humidity and sunshine can allow your car to rapidly heat up. At 93 degrees, in about 15 minutes, the inside of your car can get to about 110 degrees.
Heat inside cars can be deadly to both pets and children within a matter of minutes.
In 2016, Governor Kasich signed a law protecting good samaritans who need to smash a car window to rescue a child or pet in a hot car.
A child dies in a hot car every 9 days according to kidsandcars.org, and organization aimed at raising awareness to prevent more tragedies.
>>RELATED: Boy, 3, died in hot car in Moraine in 2016
Ways to help you prevent hot car incidents:
If you discover a pet or child trapped inside a hot car, call 9-1-1. If a child is in imminent danger, break a window.