Freak News for Thursday, 9/8


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HE COULDN’T CATCH A BRAKE! – A gun-toting carjacker in Kansas City is in police custody after his victim followed his instructions to the letter. The suspect jumped on the woman’s hood, pointed the gun at her and commanded her to drive — and she did, hitting the gas and not stopping until she ran right into a garage door at police headquarters. A parking garage attendant called officers, who tracked down the fleeing suspect as he was trying to get on a city bus nearby. A Kansas City police sergeant called the woman’s crime-solving solution “very effective.”

DON’T GIVE ME NO LIP! – A Las Cruces, New Mexico woman is facing an aggravated battery charge after police said she bit off the lip of a roommate during an argument. Jajaira Alvarado was arrested Sunday for taking a chunk out of her roommate’s lip following a Saturday afternoon drinking binge. According to Las Cruces police detectives, the 20-year-old Alvarado took a nap and told her 21-year-old roommate to wake her up later. But police said when the roommate went to wake Alvarado, Alvarado became upset and bit off a portion of her lip. The victim was transported to Memorial Medical Center and later released. Alvarado is being held at the Dona Ana County Detention Center with bond set at $10,000.

YOU’RE GONNA PAY FOR THIS! – A New Mexico woman is insisting that cops address a hole in her bank account — which they caused by billing her for a forcible cavity search that turned up nothing illegal. The woman, who has asked not to be identified, was taken to a hospital in the Las Cruces area for a cavity search after police arrested her on suspicion of drug possession, but the search found nothing. She was later billed more than $1100 by the facility for the procedure, which she is refusing to pay. The woman has no criminal record, but was held for several hours on what cops call “credible information” that she was hiding heroin inside a body cavity.

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