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The DeSoto Police Department is now facing a complaint of police brutality that was filed by a who believes she and her family are the victims of excessive force.

Two of Sammie Anderson’s adult sons were arguing in her front yard in early August. She said she was worried it might escalate into a physical altercation, so she asked one of their girlfriends to call 911.

By the time police arrived, the boys had stopped arguing and were separated. They had calmed down, but within seconds, dashcam released by DeSoto police shows the situation heated back up.

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On Saturday, September 29, 2018, MCSO K-9 Deputy Matthew Hooper and his K-9 partner “Rambo” responded to 585 NW 57th Avenue in reference to locating a man wanted for committing an armed robbery in the city of Ocala. On June 2, 2018 defendant Andre Baker (DOB: 12/31/1988) robbed a couple of $40.00 and a .22 caliber handgun at gunpoint, and after their investigation, the Ocala Police Department issued a warrant for his arrest. Baker has fled from law enforcement before…He even told witnesses that he would flee from law enforcement by running into the woods. Knowing this, Deputy Hooper and Rambo took a position in the woods behind the house Baker was staying in. When two other deputies went to the front door of the home to ask Baker to come out of the house, Baker ran out the back door, where Deputy Hooper and Rambo were waiting. Baker ignored K-9 warnings and Deputy Hooper deployed Rambo to apprehend the suspect. Rambo jumped over three fences and quickly captured Baker after a short pursuit. Baker was treated for minor injuries that he sustained by Rambo’s bite, and he was arrested and transported to the Marion County Jail. Baker’s been charged with Resisting without Violence for this incident, and OPD’s warrants for Robbery with a Firearm, Grand Theft of a Firearm and Possession of a Weapon by a Convicted Felon were successfully served.

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Collier County Sheriff’s Office deputies rescued on Sunday the driver of a van that crashed into a lake near the intersection of Golden Gate and Collier boulevards shortly before midnight.

Collier County sheriff’s deputies searched by air and by ground for a van late Sunday night after calls came in reporting a reckless driver.

Just before midnight, the department’s Aviation Bureau spotted the van on Golden Gate Boulevard near Collier Boulevard. The department said the van jumped the curb and went into a lake.

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At around 11 p.m. on March 8, 2017, a Hamilton County sheriff’s deputy patrolling the Standifer Gap Road area tried to stop a white Camaro for a traffic violation — a headlight was out and the license plate was not displayed properly. But the driver didn’t stop and a pursuit ensued.

The man later told investigators he had just bought the car earlier that day for his girlfriend, and he ran because he had methamphetamine, money, weapons and ammunition in the car.

A federal complaint has been filed against a number of area law enforcement officers and government agencies after a March 2017 vehicle pursuit took a violent turn, leading to a beating so severe one of the suspect’s testicles was ruptured.

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Bodycam footage shows the moment a Fruitland, Idaho, police officer shot David Grant.

Grant was driving south into the Treasure Valley from his home near Coeur d’Alene. His destination was a friend’s house in Nampa. But Grant had been awake too long, and though he was on medication for bipolar disorder, his exhaustion had turned into mania.

He says he was manic. Police shot him. Now he’s paralyzed, and taking them to court.

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The officers had gone to the house after a worried member of the public spotted a man in his back garden.

Lee Carl Wright, 34, attacked PC Anne Bloomfield at a house in Eastwood, Notts, as he was being led out of the front door to a police car in July.

PC Anne Bloomfield suffered a fractured skull and eye socket, as well as cuts and bruises when Lee Wright hit her in the face with a champagne bottle.

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An El Paso man was arrested after being accused of using superglue to shut his 14-month-old child’s eyes and mouth, according to the U.S. Marshals Service.

Johnnie Lee Carter, 29, was arrested on Sept. 24 in the 11000 block of Gateway Boulevard West by the Lone Star Fugitive Task Force on a warrant out of Odessa.

The warrant was for injury to a child causing serious bodily injury, a first-degree felony.

According to a Marshals news release, Carter superglued the child mouth and eyes during a domestic incident on Sept. 14 in Odessa.

He left the scene before the Odessa Police Department arrived.

The Lone Star Fugitive Task Force division out of El Paso and Odessa were able to track Carter to a motel where he was arrested without incident, the release said.

Carter was taken to the El Paso County Detention Facility under a no bond warrant. He will face extradition to Odessa to face this charge.

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A Palm Coast man stripped naked, chased two unwitting strangers around a Chick-fil-A parking lot, then yelled for responding deputies to look at his genitals early Monday morning, according to a Flagler County Sheriff’s Office report.

Cory Hatzl, 30, of Princess Rose Drive, was charged with disorderly conduct-breach of peace and resisting arrest. He remained jailed on $1,000 bail late Monday.

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540 packages of cocaine hidden inside a shipment of bananas ended up at the arm of Texas government that administers the state’s prison system. The drugs have a street value estimated at $17,820.000, Texas investigators said. The source of the drug-laden banana shipment is being investigated by the Drug Enforcement Administration and U .S. Customs and Border Protection, Texas authorities said.

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Troy, OH – A trooper was caught on camera making a heroic rescue when he pulled an unconscious driver from a van that caught fire on I-75 Monday.

Trooper Jeremy Wheelan can be seen trying to wake the driver up, before pulling the man out of the driver’s side window. The driver was treated and has been released from the hospital.

So far, details about the crash have not been made available.

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A Los Angeles family is speaking out after their home security camera captured a repairman going through the hamper in their little girls’ room Wednesday morning, pulling out underwear and sniffing them.

The man was also seen stuffing a pair of undergarments in his pocket while he was supposed to be conducting repairs on the 3 and 5-year-old girls’ bedroom. The footage was captured by a Nest camera perched on one of their cribs.

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Los Angeles, CA – Authorities identified a murder suspect who was killed in an officer-involved shooting in South Los Angeles that left an FBI agent wounded.

Daniel Valdez, 70, of the Riverside County community of Perris, died at the scene of the shooting, which occurred about 11 a.m. Tuesday Aug 7th in the parking lot of a motel near 41st Street and Central Avenue. Valdez had been sought for shooting two family members.

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Colorado Springs Police released body camera used in an investigation into a fatal officer-involved shooting last April.

The shows Officer Troy Kananen chasing 41-year-old burglary suspect Jesse Schlegel around 6 a.m. on April 25.

Kananen told investigators that he believed Schlegel was about to shoot at the person who reported the burglary. Police said Schlegel had a loaded Glock handgun that he dropped when he was shot.

Schlegel later died at the hospital.

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“The Hills Have Eyes” John Miller, 67, and 31-year-old Michael Miller have been arrested on murder charges over the shooting Aaron Howard on September 1 in Abilene, Texas. Howard’s fiancee, Kara Box, used her cell phone to film the argument which led to the shooting. The argument took place in an alley behind Howard’s home on Don Juan Street in Abilene. It shows both John and Michael Miller holding firearms. The father has a pistol in his right hand while the son standing just a few feet behind him is gripping a shotgun. Howard demands they put down their weapons before John Miller pulls the trigger on his pistol, though this is not captured by video. The footage does capture his son following up by firing his shotgun though.

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On September 6, Renee Armenta, 38, was stopped for driving without a license in the town of Goodyear – a suburb of Phoenix. Video of her arrest was filmed by bodycamand a passerby. In the bodycam footage, the officer, who is identified as ‘M. Ross,’ approaches the car and tries to detain the driver, Armenta. When Ross tells Armenta she’s under arrest, she responds: ‘For what?’ The officer than yells for her to put her hands up. She responds again by asking what she did. The officer punched Armenta, who was unarmed, in the face to stop her hanging onto the car door. He then yanked the 38-year-old across the tarmac.

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A well-known surgeon from Newport Beach and his girlfriend are accused of drugging and sexually assaulting two women, and Southern California authorities said they believe there could be many more victims. Grant William Robicheaux, 38, and Cerissa Laura Riley, 31, are charged with rape by use of drugs, oral copulation by anesthesia or controlled substance, assault with intent to commit sexual offense, and possession of a controlled substance for sale. Robicheaux is also accused of firearms violations.

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Inside Edition got a tip from a viewer about one particular towing operation patrolling a McDonald’s parking lot in Brooklyn, New York. The tipster said he repeatedly saw cars getting hauled away within minutes of drivers leaving their vehicle to run a quick errand. So Inside Edition left cars as bait in the McDonald’s parking lot and set up cameras to see what happened.

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A fearless 85-year-old great-grandfather is being hailed as a hero and an internet sensation after surveillance footage of him scaring three weapon-wielding robbers from a betting parlor in Ireland went viral over the weekend. Denis O’Connor sitting at Bar One Racing in Glanmire, County Cork, on Saturday evening when the masked would-be thieves burst into the venue. Two of the men rushed the counter and demanded money, threatening the store manager Tim Murphy, while the other pointed his shotgun at O’Connor.

A suspect in Florida who was accused of kidnapping an infant was heroically taken down by a K9 cop that was expertly guided by his handler. The harrowing collar was captured on police body camera. Pasco County deputies hunted for the suspect, 24-year-old Kevin Wilson after they responded to a call from a home in New Port Richey on Monday about the attempted kidnapping of a six-month-old baby. Wilson had given up on taking the baby after the woman’s uncle threatened him at gun point, but fled the scene and eventually ditched his vehicle to hide in a wooded area where Sgt. Ferguson and K9 Titan tracked him down. In the incredible footage, Ferguson is dragged by Titan who has picked up on Wilson’s scent as the helicopter unit over head locks their eyes on Wilson.

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A 61-year-old Colorado Springs man Paul Askins was killed after he pointed a gun at deputies during a traffic stop in August.

The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office released body cam of the incident, where a man in the right rear passenger side of a truck is seen getting out of the vehicle and pointing a gun at deputies. In the deputies, exchange fire and the man is then seen hitting the ground.