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I Thought That Lady Was Dead

Posted by shadmia on July 2, 2011

Melvin L Jackson, 49, of Kansas City, certainly raises depravity to new heights. There are two quotes from this story that stand out and give a horrifying insight into the mind of Melvin L Jackson. Read more here

Melvin L. Jackson was arrested Wednesday for allegedly sexually assaulting an unconscious woman in broad daylight — then telling police, “I thought that lady was dead.”


When police tried to interview Jackson, 49, he allegedly blurted, ‚ÄúDid that lady say I did something to her?‚ÄĚ

If Jackson was just trying to make himself bad, he did an excellent job. How can anyone try to morph a sexual assault charge into a case of necrophilia. His defense/excuse was that he thought it was okay to have a forced sexual encounter with this woman because he thought she was dead. This happened in broad daylight in a public place. I hope his lawyer tried to bring an insanity defense before the court. 

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Arizona Little Leaguer Killed When Pitch Hits Chest

Posted by shadmia on June 6, 2011

This is a really sad story. Condolence­s to the family.

A 13-year-old Arizona boy was killed in a freak accident after a baseball hit him over the heart as he tried to bunt, officials in his Little League said Friday.

Hayden Walton went for the bunt during a game Tuesday night in the close-knit northern Arizona city of Winslow, said Jamey Jones, a Winslow Little League official.

“He took an inside pitch right in the chest,” Jones said. “After that he took two steps to first base and collapsed.”

He died the next morning at a local hospital.

Read the Article at HuffingtonPost

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German wins Best Beard title

Posted by shadmia on May 15, 2011

Elmar Weisser, Trondheim, Norway (15 May 2011)

BBC News – German wins world best beard title at Norway contest

Elmar Weisser, 47, beat 160 contestants to the prize with his elaborate facial hair sculpture of a moose. It is the third time Mr Weisser has emerged as champion.

Mr. Weisser also won the title in 2005 with a design of the Brandenberg Gate in Berlin and in 2007 with the London Bridge.

“When my beard isn’t styled, it goes down to my waist. It is sort of folded up,” he told the AFP news agency.

The contest was held at the World Beard and Moustache Championship in Trondheim, Norway. The biennial event was started in 1995 and includes 14 categories.

For more on this unusual contest which has attracted contestants from all over the world see the website at:

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Elephant Devoured In Seconds

Posted by shadmia on February 18, 2011

Definitely not for the faint of heart. But a good example of how nature lets nothing go to waste. Click on image above or here.

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200 Dead Cows Found In Wisconsin

Posted by shadmia on January 20, 2011

OK, now this is getting real creepy! Is it time to give credence to the conspiracy theories yet? First dead birds, next dead fish, and now dead cows. Makes you wonder what is going on! See below for more details:

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‘Panda Cow’ PICTURE: Rare Animal Born In Colorado

Posted by shadmia on January 2, 2011

Genetic manipulati¬≠on at work for profit. Isn’t there a better way to use our technology and resources.

A rare miniature cow with markings similar to a panda bear was born on a farm in northern Colorado.¬†The so-called “Panda Cow” born in Larimer County is thought to be one of only about 24 in the world.

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More Than 1,000 Dead Birds Fall From Sky In Arkansas

Posted by shadmia on January 2, 2011

This is real scary not to mention deadly for all those birds.

Wildlife officials are trying to determine what caused more than 1,000 blackbirds to die and fall from the sky over an Arkansas town.
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5 Officers Charged with Masturbating a Dog

Posted by shadmia on October 28, 2009

Kelvin Thompson

This is another case of¬† “just when you think you’ve seen/heard it all…” 5 Virginia Department of Corrections officers have been charged with misdemeanor animal cruelty – punishable by up to a year in jail and a $1,000 fine – involving the fondling of a K-9 dog and videotaping two incidents. They are:

  • Kelvin Thompson, 25, who works at Green Rock Correctional Center in Chatham;
  • Melvin Boone, 40, who worked at the state prison in Sussex County;
  • Adam R. Webb, 27, and Cheri Campbell, 35, who work at Nottoway Correctional Center; and
  • Anthony Eldridge, 33, a sergeant who worked at Nottoway.

2 of the 5 charged, Melvin Boone and Anthony Eldridge, no longer work with the state. The Department of Corrections acknowledged that the matter had been investigated internally but declined to say whether Eldridge and Boone were terminated or left voluntarily. The department also would not say whether the other three were on leave. Trial is set for Nov. 20 for all except Webb, who will be tried Dec. 11.

Kelvin Thompson is accused of having “some sexual contact” with the dog – a male German shepherd or shepherd mix – while being videotaped by his fellow officers.

“Essentially, he was touching the dog’s penis with his hand,” Attorney Robert B. Beasley Jr. said. “The others were there filming it. That’s actually how we learned of it — there’s a video.”

Another corrections employee saw the video and reported it to a superior, Beasley said.  The events occurred between June 16 and Aug. 1, according to arrest warrants. All five officers were charged Oct. 2 by summons.

Apparently Kelvin Thompson was told that massaging his dog’s genitals, would somehow make the animal easier to train. Dog trainers say that’s obviously “not” a normal method of training but it is not unheard of:

“It has been used previously with very aggressive dogs to make them more submissive and passive, because it exhausts the dog but it’s an inappropriate way of training dogs,” said animal trainer Jemi Hodge.

Terry N. Grimes, Thompson’s attorney, said his client planned to plead not guilty but admitted to fondling the animal. Grimes suggested the prosecution would have a difficult time proving animal cruelty. “The statute is not set up to deal with this type of thing. I don’t think the legislature quite had this in mind,” he said.

“Animal cruelty is conduct that is tantamount to torture. That inflicts pain. That puts the animal at risk of loss of life,” said legal analyst Steve Benjamin.

In Virginia, bestiality is covered by crimes against nature, which could have resulted in a felony charge, according to state statutes. But a felony charge requires “carnal knowledge” of a “brute beast,” implying intercourse, said Beasley, who added that he consulted with the state veterinarian’s office before filing the charges.

Even if prosecutors do not win on the animal cruelty charges they may have another motive: Embarrassment.

“The embarrassment factor alone is going to be sufficient punishment for these individuals,” said Steve Benjamin.

Even though what these officers did to their K-9 dog is no laughing matter and may still result in jail time, there is this episode from the series South Park that takes an irreverent and comedic look at this topic. Thanks to I found this clip:

South Park – Red Rocket Video

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Honeymoon in Jail

Posted by shadmia on October 13, 2009

Brian DykesMindy McGhee

I know love can make one do strange things and I would assume that a newly wed couple would want to spend some quality time together. Well, Brian Dykes and Mindy McGhee‘s idea of quality time landed the Tennessee honeymooners in big trouble on their wedding night.

Brian Dykes¬†and Mindy McGhee were married Wednesday at the Angel’s View Wedding Chapel in¬†Sevierville’s Black Bear Ridge Resort where¬† they also rented one of the resort cabins.

According to a police report, a resort worker¬† noticed the couple’s¬†car back outside the chapel around 1:00 a.m. After the car left, the worker found the chapel had been burglarized and a lock-box with cash was missing.

Sevier County sheriff’s deputies found¬†Dykes and McGhee at a Pigeon Forge¬†restaurant. The sheriff’s department said the couple confessed and turned over a lock-box with¬†nearly $500.

They are being held in the Sevier County Jail on bonds of $10,000 each. Hopefully they are in different cells, just in case they come up with another crazy scheme Рlike trying to break out of jail.

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Was Baby Yair Carrillo For Sale?

Posted by shadmia on October 7, 2009

Maria GurrollaYair Anthony CarilloTammy Silas

30-year-old Maria Gurrolla was not only devastated at the loss of her 4-day-old son, Yair Anthony Carrillo, she was also a bloody mess. A woman, later identified as Tammy Renee Silas,39, approached Maria at home at 3816 East Ridge Dr., Nashville, Tn., claiming to be an immigration officer who had come to arrest her.

The “immigration officer” proceeded to attack Maria, stabbing her multiple times. Maria managed to escape and ran to one of her neighbors for help. When she returned to her home she discovered that the “immigration officer” had left, taking Maria’s 4-day-old son with her. An amber alert was also issued.

The police were able to locate and arrest Tammy Renee Silas, at her home in Ardmore, Alabama about 80 away. Silas is charged with the federal offense of kidnapping. She is also accused of attacking Maria Gurrolla with a knife and stealing her then 4-day-old baby. The FBI is holding Silas in the Morgan County Jail in Alabama. She’ll appear in federal court when U.S. Marshals bring her back to Nashville.

Maria Gurrolla was notified that her baby was found. She went with her other 3 children, aged 3, 9, and 11 to get her infant son. After allowing her a brief visit with him, state welfare officials took him and the other three children and placed them in foster care, without much explanation except to say that it was for the safety of the children.

It was later learned that Department of Children’s Services received credible reports that Maria was trying to sell her baby.

A statement released by DCS had said, in part, that “the Department of Children’s Services still had concerns about the well-being and safety of (her other) children, based on credible and serious information that we are currently receiving.”

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However, one day later, Metro police agreed that Yair should be returned to the custody of his parents and a Juvenile Court agreed. Maria Gurrolla has now been reunited with all of her children. A family member said that Gurolla and her family are currently staying with another relative right now because she is afraid to go back to her home where the attack happened.

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