Tag: assault

Utah man pleads guilty in seat-saving assault at a Mormon church

| May 22, 2014 | 0 Comments



A Plain City man accused of beating a fellow churchgoer last year at a Mormon baby blessing and mission farewell pleaded guilty to reduced charges Wednesday. Wayne Dodge, 52, pleaded guilty in Ogden’s 2nd District Court to one count of class B misdemeanor assault. One charge of felony aggravated assault was dismissed, according to court […]




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East Palo Alto man charged with beating mom and ex-girlfriend at church event

| May 22, 2014 | 0 Comments



A 53-year-old East Palo Alto man who allegedly attacked his ex-girlfriend at a church function and knocked his mother to the ground when she tried to intervene pleaded not guilty Monday to assault with a deadly weapon, elder abuse and domestic violence charges. Leonard Dwayne Holt was already on probation for misdemeanor domestic violence and […]




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Attacker caught on camera at church

| May 20, 2014 | 0 Comments



SEREMBAN: The CCTV at the Church of Visitation here has captured some footage of a man who is believed to have assaulted two Catholic nuns at the entrance to the premises. “Based on our CCTV recordings, a passing motorcyclist made a U-turn at about 6.05am and rode into Gate 2, a minute after the sisters […]




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Man Sentenced for Stabbing Girlfriend Outside Grand Island Church

| September 29, 2013 | 0 Comments



A 41-year-old Grand Island man will spend 30-40 years in jail for stabbing his estranged girlfriend at least 20 times outside a church. Hall County Attorney Mark Young says that on May 17, Aslin Nabarro had been drinking since 3 a.m. Young says Nabarro was convinced that his girlfriend, Mirna Medina-Colocho, 33, was cheating on […]




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Violence shuts down church basketball tournament in Brockton

| September 1, 2013 | 0 Comments



BROCKTON —  Five days after a 74-year-old man was beaten to death, authorities shut down a church basketball tournament n the same neighborhood after youths attacked a referee. Police said threats to “Shoot the place up” were made. A 19-year-old Brockton man, Amadou Toure, is facing assault and battery charges in the attack, Sgt. Scott […]




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Suspect In Alleged Sex Assault At Church Preschool Was Volunteer

| June 12, 2013 | 0 Comments



TROY (WWJ) – Leaders at a Troy church say the person accused of sexually assaulting a child at its preschool is a volunteer who has since been let go. That information was revealed Thursday at St. Augustine Lutheran Church, where police and other officials met to address the media. Richard Gady, chair of the board of directors […]




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Assaulted in his church – but vicar will not give up

| June 12, 2013 | 0 Comments



A vicar has vowed to continue his work with alcoholics and homeless people despite being assaulted in his Lincoln church. Reverend Jeremy Cullimore, of St Mary le Wigford Church near the city’s train station, claims he is attacked by addicts about once every three months. But the philanthropist says he is committed to running BeAttitude, […]




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City police seeking man for attempted murder in stabbing outside church

| June 12, 2013 | 0 Comments



Lancaster city police have charged a man with attempted homicide for a stabbing last month outside a church. Israel Polanco-Cano is charged with stabbing a man waiting in line for a free breakfast May 25 at First Reformed Church, 40 E. Orange St. As of today, Polanco-Cano remains at large, city police said. Officers spent […]




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Woman ‘super drunk’ at Hazel Park church, police say

| June 3, 2013 | 0 Comments



An Easpointe woman is accused of being “super drunk” at a Hazel Park church after police say she drove there and assaulted a female employee. Shelley Kellner, 50, is charged in Hazel Park 43rd District Court and faces a pretrial hearing next week. Police said Kellner had a blood-alcohol level of 0.32 percent – nearly […]




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Police continue to investigate stabbing outside city church

| June 3, 2013 | 0 Comments



Lancaster city police said today they have made significant progress in an investigation of a stabbing on Saturday that hospitalized a man. The man was stabbed while waiting in line for a free breakfast at First Reformed Church, 40 E. Orange St., according to police. He was stabbed outside the church. He went to a […]




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Man reportedly confronts ex’s boyfriend at church

| June 3, 2013 | 0 Comments



RACINE — A Mount Pleasant man is facing charges after allegedly confronting his ex-wife’s boyfriend at a church function and later attempting to hit the man with his vehicle. John R. Hutchinson, 52, was charged Thursday with two felony counts of first degree recklessly endangering safety and misdemeanor counts of disorderly conduct and obstructing an […]




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Church stabbings suspect enters plea

| June 2, 2013 | 0 Comments



ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) – The man accused of stabbing three people at an Albuquerque church appeared in court Friday to enter a plea to multiple charges. Lawrence Capener pleaded not guilty to charges of attempted murder and four counts of aggravated battery with bodily harm. Police arrested Capener after they say he stabbed the choir director […]




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Senior rabbi attacked during holiday altercation

| May 24, 2013 | 0 Comments



SYDNEY, Australia (JTA) –A senior Australian Orthodox rabbi had his glasses ripped from his face during an altercation inside Chabad’s main synagogue in Melbourne. Rabbi Zvi Telsner, the spiritual leader of the Yeshivah Center, which houses the city’s Chabad headquarters, offered festive greetings to Chaim Waks at the end of the Shavuot holiday service on […]




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Grand Island woman stabbed 20 times

| May 24, 2013 | 0 Comments



A Grand Island woman was stabbed 20 times Friday in front of a church. The suspect is her estranged boyfriend. It took place in the parking lot of St. Mary's Catholic Church around 11:30 Friday morning. Police say 33-year-old Mirna Medina-Colocho was arguing with her estranged boyfriend. They say 41-year-old Aslin Nabarro then produced a […]




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Church Leaders Accused Of Assault In Parking Lot Altercation

| May 24, 2013 | 0 Comments



COLUMBUS, Ohio – Two church leaders, a father and son, face criminal charges after police say a parking lot dispute turned violent. Pastor Bennett Smith leads The Church at Polaris. His son Paul Smith is an associate pastor there.                  The Church at Polaris sits on Gemini Place, right across the street from Polaris […]




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