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Arrests made in Winnipeg: Police investigating rental scam in Ottawa, Banff

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Winnipeg police have charged two women in an apartment rental scam that targeted people in Ontario and Alberta.
Officers say several people responded to ads for apartments for rent in Ottawa and Banff in 2015.
They were asked to send e-transfer security deposits in advance, but then had no further contact with the poster of the ads.
Police in Ottawa and Banff aided investigators with Winnipeg's financial crime unit.
The two suspects, who are 41 and 43, were recently arrested in Winnipeg.
The each face charges of fraud and have been released on promises to appear in court.
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Kansas officer dies in motorcycle crash;, pedestrian charged

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CONCORDIA, Kan. - Authorities say a Kansas police officer died when his motorcycle crashed into another vehicle that had slowed to avoid a pedestrian walking on the highway.
The pedestrian was later arrested and faces charges of second-degree murder and pedestrian under the influence.
The Concordia Blade-Empire reports 48-year-old Concordia officer Marc Henry was killed Monday afternoon on Highway 81 in Ottawa County.
Kansas Highway Patrol Lt. Roy Henry says several cars slowed to avoid the man walking along the highway when Henry hit one of them from behind.
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Police: Man Stomps On, Kills Ducklings That Entered His Yard

Police: Man Stomps On, Kills Ducklings That Entered His Yard

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MELBOURNE, Fla. - A man is facing animal cruelty charges after allegedly attacking four ducks with a stick and stomping them to death outside of his home, police say.
Magdiel Marrero-Pena was taken into custody on June 11 after his neighbor saw the 41-year-old killing the animals - three of which were ducklings - in his backyard.
Credit: BREVARD COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE / WKMG
“I think this guy really has some issues and I just felt that I had to call you, he's going to start, may start killing neighbors next,” the witness told a 911 operator, according to WKMG .
Marrero-Pena reportedly...
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Ex-police chief, 2 officers accused of framing teen for burglaries to boost arrest stats

Ex-police chief, 2 officers accused of framing teen for burglaries to boost arrest stats

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They each face up to 11 years in prison for allegedly framing a Florida teen for several burglaries.
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Fake police officers arrested by the real ones with real badges

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Two men are charged with impersonating police officers in Michigan. Prosecutors say they had real guns, handcuffs and badges that looked real.
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Police officer accused of stealing steaks from grocery store faces 49 charges

Police officer accused of stealing steaks from grocery store faces 49 charges

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A police officer repeatedly drove his patrol car to grocery stores to steal food over a period of several months, the police chief says.
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