Man cited after paying bill with 2,500 pennies
man has been cited on a charge of disorderly conduct after paying for a disputed medical bill with 2,500 pennies. Utah
Jason West went to Basin Clinic in Vernal prepared to dispute an outstanding $25 bill.
Assistant Vernal Police Chief Keith Campbell says that after asking staff members whether they accepted cash, West dumped 2,500 pennies on the counter and demanded that staff count them.
Police later issued the 38-year-old West a citation for disorderly conduct. That carries a fine of as much as $140 or 14,000 pennies..
Drunk driver punched himself
said an accused drunken driver allegedly punched himself in the face and tore his shirt to support a bogus story of being assaulted. Connecticut
Investigators said they found Vagnini's car on Indian Hill Road and the suspect called 911 from the nearby woods to report he was lost.
Vagnini told police he was assaulted while getting into his car after a night of drinking in
and he blacked out during the attack. The suspect told police he regained consciousness in the woods. Hartford
However, police said Vagnini later admitted he had made up the story. They said he had punched himself in the face, ripped his shirt and tossed his wallet and keys into a river to support his claims.
Vagnini was charged with reckless driving, evading responsibility and driving under the influence..
She’s a Spitter
Woman asked to go to jail then resisted
said a woman who asked to be taken to jail wound up charged with resisting arrest for trying to fight with state troopers. Delaware
The Delaware State Police said they responded to a complaint at the Super Lodge Motel in Newcastle and the troopers were approached by Teiera Rider, 20, who they said was "demanding" to be taken to jail.
Troopers said Rider refused their requests for her to calm down and she is accused of kicking and spitting at them as they placed her under arrest.
Rider was charged with resisting arrest, offensive touching of law-enforcement officers, criminal mischief, underage drinking and disorderly conduct.
Police said Rider may have requested to be arrested due to a bench warrant for her arrest stemming from Rider allegedly spitting on a.
, police officer at the scene of a car crash. Wilmington, Del.
Anti-crime equipment was stolen from car
anti-crime program said a black carry-on luggage bag containing $700 worth of presentation materials was stolen from a worker's car. Florida
Larry Lawton, founder of the anti-crime group Reality Check, said an unidentified thief took the bag, containing a $600 projector and $100 speakers, from the car of program assistant Erica Clydesdale while it was parked overnight at her
home. Palm Bay
"What were in that package is articles about people in prison. Its letters from people that are in prison,".
said. "It's letters from people who have gotten killed in prison." Lawton
Man walking from S.C. to D.C. for USO
South Carolina man walking more than 500 miles to to benefit the USO says "the heat is the hardest part" of the journey. Washington
Leonard Pitts, who arrived Saturday in
Charlotte, N.C., after starting his journey in , said he planned to take a day off from walking and hoped to meet with Charlotte Mayor Anthony Foxx. Clinton, S.C.
Pitts said he is accepting pledges during his walk, planned to last 24 days, to raise funds for the USO, an organization supporting members of the
The journey is being documented on Pitts' Web site, www.lpitts.com.