Latest Arrests News

Alaska man arrested after drugs found in spoiled goat guts

Nov. 22, 2019 3:04 PM EST

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A 71-year-old Alaska man is under federal arrest after he was found with $400,000 in illegal drugs hidden in spoiled goat intestines at an airport. Authorities say Cenen Placencia of Kodiak was arrested Wednesday at Anchorage’s international airport. An affidavit filed with...

The Latest: Boy arrested in school shooting threats

Nov. 22, 2019 2:59 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on an arrest in a school shooting threat in Southern California (all times local): 11:45 a.m. Authorities say a 13-year-old boy was arrested and a gun was seized after classmates overheard him threatening to shoot up his Los Angeles-area middle school. Los Angeles County...

Los Angeles sheriff says 13-year-old boy arrested for threatening to shoot fellow students and teachers at his school

Nov. 22, 2019 2:50 PM EST
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles sheriff says 13-year-old boy arrested for threatening to shoot fellow students and teachers at his school.

Mali charges 2 men with supporting Islamic extremist group

Nov. 22, 2019 2:19 PM EST

BAMAKO, Mali (AP) — Mali’s intelligence services say they have arrested two men accused of providing logistical support to the Islamic extremist group Ansarul Islam in Burkina Faso. Malian Intelligence services spokesman Col. Modibo Traore said Friday that Ousmane Hama Diallo and Harouna Diallo were...

Police make arrest over Los Angeles-area school threat

Nov. 22, 2019 1:59 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — An arrest was made after a student threatened to shoot other students and staff at a Los Angeles-area school, authorities said Friday. Deputies executing a search warrant seized an AR-15-style rifle, a list of intended victims and a drawing of the school, Los Angeles County Undersheriff...

Sheriff: Man in bunker by Milwaukee river had weapons stash

Nov. 22, 2019 12:41 PM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Authorities say a man living in an underground bunker with a stash of weapons along a Milwaukee river had been there for a “considerable period” but it’s unclear for how long. The Milwaukee Sheriff’s Office on Friday identified the man they arrested Wednesday as...

Maltese police search yacht amid journalist slaying probe

Nov. 22, 2019 11:51 AM EST

VALLETTA, Malta (AP) — Maltese police on Friday searched the yacht of a prominent local businessman who is being questioned about the car-bomb slaying of an investigative journalist as the victim’s family presses authorities to find out who ordered the attack. Police searched Yorgen Fenech’s...

Ivory Coast arrests 2 of EU’s most wanted criminals

Nov. 22, 2019 11:49 AM EST

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — Authorities in Ivory Coast say they have arrested two of Europe’s most wanted criminals who were sentenced to life for the murder of a British national in Belgium in 1996. The national gendarmerie in a statement said Jean-Claude Lacote and Hilde van Acker were arrested in...

Correction: Official Arrested-Detroit story

Nov. 22, 2019 11:37 AM EST

DETROIT (AP) — In a story Nov. 20 about the trial of Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, Controller Chelsa Wagner, The Associated Press mischaracterized the reason that staff at a Detroit hotel called the police on her husband. The staff called 911 to report that he had acted unruly during a dispute over...

Serbian police say no one injured in high school shooting

Nov. 22, 2019 8:38 AM EST

BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Police say a man broke into a high school in central Serbia and opened fire with an automatic weapon. No one was injured. A police statement says they arrested a man Friday in the town of Velika Plana. The man, in his mid-40s, fired twice into the ceiling before one of the teachers...