Tag Archives: ARRESTED

Powdering one’s nose? Heathrow security guard arrested in airport toilet with 7kg of cocaine

Published time: 29 Nov, 2017 22:08 A Heathrow airport security worker has been arrested after 7 kilograms of cocaine was found in one of the airport’s toilets. The guard was arrested in the bathroom of Terminal 5 on November 23. Three others are also in custody. Police arrested the guard, 30, from Southall, west London, after seizing seven kilograms of ...

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Pregnant woman reports rape to police, is arrested for immigration status

Published time: 28 Nov, 2017 14:32 A woman who told police she had been kidnapped and repeatedly raped over a period of six months was arrested over her immigration status. Has Theresa May’s pledge to create a “hostile environment” for illegal immigrants gone too far? The woman, who was five months pregnant at the time she reported her ordeal to ...

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Borat offers to for pay fines of Mankini-wearing tourists arrested in Kazakhstan

Published time: 21 Nov, 2017 17:59 Kazakhstan: number one exporter of potassium, inventor of the trouser belt, home to the world’s top TV journalist, Borat. Unfortunately, authorities there take a dim view on mankinis – the raunchy beachwear popularized by the 2006 movie. Six Czech tourists were caught in the cheeky costumes last Tuesday despite near-freezing temperatures in Astana, the ...

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Not-so-free speech? Texas motorist with ‘F**k Trump’ sticker arrested & released on bail

A female motorist in Texas was arrested after driving her truck with a “F**k Trump” sticker in the Houston area. Despite police citing an unrelated reason, the situation prompted outrage, firing up a debate on freedom of speech and its limitations. Karen Fonseca, 46, made waves after choosing to play it straight about what she thinks of President Donald Trump ...

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Arrested Saudi royals must cough up 70% of their wealth in exchange for freedom – report

Published time: 17 Nov, 2017 11:51 Riyadh seems to have found the way to curb the budget deficit caused by lower oil prices. As the Financial Times report, Saudi officials are offering the arrested royals a deal – pay up to 70 percent of your wealth and go free. The Saudi government could appropriate hundreds of billions of dollars from ...

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Pilot arrested for carrying loaded gun in his carry-on in St. Louis airport

Published time: 15 Nov, 2017 23:32 A Southwest Airlines pilot has been detained in St. Louis Lambert International Airport after security officers spotted a loaded firearm in his carry-on luggage, according to the airport’s statement. A 51-year-old airline pilot was detained early Wednesday morning for unlawful use of a weapon as he was heading to board his Las Vegas-bound flight, ...

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Air traffic controller arrested for weapon of mass destruction possession

Published time: 11 Nov, 2017 04:09 Edited time: 11 Nov, 2017 04:35 A North Carolina-based air traffic controller has been arrested and charged with possessing a weapon of mass destruction. The suspect was working at Charlotte Douglas International Airport during the time of his arrest. Paul George Dandan, 30, was at the airport when he was apprehended and taken to ...

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Brother of LA Lakers’ Lonzo Ball among college players arrested in China for shoplifting – reports

Published time: 8 Nov, 2017 14:21 Three US college basketball players, including LiAngelo Ball, the younger brother of LA Lakers player Lonzo Ball, have been released on bail after being arrested in China on suspicion of shoplifting from a Louis Vuitton store, US media report. The trio are all from the UCLA Bruins basketball team, and includes freshmen Cody Riley and Jalen ...

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‘Arabian Warren Buffett’ among those arrested in Saudi corruption crackdown – reports

Prince Alwaleed bin Talal, one of the richest people in the world, has been allegedly arrested amid Saudi Arabia’s sudden anti-corruption crackdown. The multi-billionaire has stakes in major US enterprises and has been dubbed the “Arabian Warren Buffett.” Bin Talal was among the 11 Saudi princes arrested by a new anti-corruption committee just hours after it was created by King ...

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Tech’s favorite royal — Prince Alwaleed bin Talal — has been arrested in Saudi Arabia

In a move sure to shock the business world, Saudi Arabia last night announced the arrest of at least eleven princes, including renowned billionaire investor Prince Alwaleed bin Talal, as part of a sweeping corruption investigation. Prince Alwaleed controls the investment firm Kingdom Holding and is one of the world’s richest men, owning or having owned major in satellite TV ...

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