Tag: assault

911 operators receive training since church stabbings

| May 15, 2013 | 0 Comments



The address of your emergency is an important piece of information for 911 operators, but it can get lost during chaotic scenes. There were a dozen 911 operators and 8 dispatchers working on Sunday, April 28. They received 11 calls for help from inside St. Jude Thaddeus in Paradise Hills. "The calmer we get, the […]




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Trial underway for man accused of shooting church caretaker

| May 15, 2013 | 0 Comments



HARLAN, Ky. (WYMT) – Officials say he shot one man at a place of worship. 75-year-old Boss Saylor faced a jury in a Harlan County courtroom. Prosecutors will argue Saylor shot Clifford Napier outside the Pine Flat Baptist Church last fall and then ditched the weapon. In the opening statements, the Commonwealth’s Attorney and defense […]




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Church stabbing victims return home

| May 14, 2013 | 0 Comments



The two most severely injured victims in Sunday's church stabbings are now back home. Both Adam Alvarez and Gerald Madrid got out of the hospital Thursday.  Alvarez has several large stab wounds on his left arm and hand.  Madrid was stabbed four times in the back. They both said the healing has begun, but they […]




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Conspiracy theory sparked church stabbing

| April 29, 2013 | 0 Comments



ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. —Albuquerque police said that off-duty officers played a vital role in stopping a rampage in a northwest Albuquerque church on Sunday. Police said on Sunday afternoon, Lawrence Capener, 24, leaped from his seat, jumped over pews and charged the St. Jude Church choir director, Adam Alvarez. Witnesses said Capener was yelling "fake preacher" […]




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Victim in church stabbing speaks

| April 29, 2013 | 0 Comments



Gerald Madrid said he was stabbed during morning mass at St. Jude Thaddeus, a Catholic church in Northwest Albuquerque. Madrid, 53, told Action 7 News from his hospital bed at the University of New Mexico Hospital Sunday evening the man "had a knife and he stabbed me five times in the back." The stabbing rampage began late […]




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Pastor, neighbor share insight on church stabbing suspect

| April 29, 2013 | 0 Comments



ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) – Neighbors and the pastor of St. Jude Thaddeus Church are giving some insight into the man accused of stabbing four people at the northwest Albuquerque church on Sunday. Lawrence Capener, 24, was arrested at the church Sunday afternoon. Witnesses say during one of the final hymns, Capener got up from his pew, […]




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Parishioners take action during attack

| April 29, 2013 | 0 Comments



ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – When a man reportedly rushed a church choir near the end of Sunday mass and started stabbing people , several people rushed toward the choir to help. KRQE News 13 learned more about the people who chose to put themselves in harms way when they had a split second to take […]




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Four choir singers stabbed at NW ABQ church

| April 28, 2013 | 0 Comments



2:30 p.m. Four members of the choir were stabbed during church services this morning at St. Jude Thaddeus Parish in Northwest Albuquerque, police said. Two of the four were critically injured, according to an emailed statement from APD spokesman Rob Gibbs, and all are expected to survive. The church service was closing, Gibbs wrote, and […]




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Baptism Party Brawl: California Man Sentenced For Stabbing Guest At Church Event

| March 28, 2013 | 0 Comments



REDWOOD CITY, Calif. — A California man who stabbed another guest at a baptismal party last fall was sentenced to one year in prison Friday for the incident. Authorities say Yasmani Ramirez, 28, was at a baptism party in Redwood City in November when another member at the event “inappropriately” touched his wife while asking […]




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Zanesville man pleads not guilty in stabbing

| March 2, 2013 | 0 Comments



ZANESVILLE — A Zanesville man who authorities say stabbed a woman at a Newark Road church earlier this month pleaded not guilty and not guilty by reason of insanity Wednesday in Muskingum County Common Pleas Court. Kerron Brantley, 25, is charged with one count each of attempted murder, felonious assault, breaking and entering, possession of […]




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Newlywed wife dies in stabbing at church

| February 18, 2013 | 0 Comments



THE intervention of two clergymen was not enough to save the life of a 36-year-old woman who was stabbed to death in the washroom of a church in Chaguanas on Thursday evening. Fabiola Ramona Chacon was stabbed multiple times in the chest by a man who had threatened to end her life a week ago. […]




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Bryan Man Accused of Mugging Woman At Church Has Prior Criminal History

| February 18, 2013 | 0 Comments



A Bryan man is charged with attacking and robbing a 95-year-old woman as she was walking to church Sunday morning. News 3 spoke with the suspect's family and also looked at how the First United Methodist Church of Bryan is supporting their member who was attacked. 95-year-old Edna Earle Jackson had parked in her normal […]




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Arrest made in violent assault in church parking lot

| December 17, 2012 | 0 Comments



SPRINGFIELD, Ore. (KMTR) — Springfield police have arrested a man accused of beating a 69-year-old man in a church parking lot, leaving him with life-threatening injuries. The victim was recently released from the hospital but is being watched closely. Springfield Police arrested 29-year-old Matthew Allen Kegley on Monday. He's charged with one count of second […]




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Woman attacked in Olympia church parking lot

| November 11, 2012 | 0 Comments



OLYMPIA, Wash. – A 38-year-old woman was assaulted Saturday night in the parking lot of an Olympia church, and her attacker got away after she fought back, police said. Officers responded to the scene, the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints at 1116 Yew Avenue NE, at about 8:30 p.m. Saturday after receiving a […]




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911 Call: Forest Hill pastor beaten to death inside church

| October 29, 2012 | 0 Comments



911 calls made from inside the church.   Read more about the crime: http://blog.congregationalsecurityinc.com/2012/10/forest-hill-pastor-beaten-to-death-inside-church/#.UI9PXIbitI0




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