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Estranged husband involved in Inland Empire crime spree sought – KABC

A man accused of trying to shoot his estranged wife and attempting to set his in-laws’ home on fire in the Inland Empire is on the run Wednesday night, police said.

Matthew Rice, 37, is being sought by Fontana police for a home invasion, assault, arson and burglary.

Rice broke into a home in the 8000 block of Jamestown Circle shortly before midnight Tuesday and tried to shoot and kill his estranged wife after he confronted her and her male friend, police said.

The suspect, who was carrying a shotgun, assaulted the man and woman until he was ultimately disarmed. The woman was able to escape that attack and Rice ran away, police said.

On Wednesday, at about 2 p.m., the woman got a call from a frantic neighbor who explained that her home was flooding. Police believe her estranged husband returned to the home and tried to set it on fire. They said

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Estranged husband involved in Inland Empire crime spree sought … – KABC

A man accused of trying to shoot his estranged wife and attempting to set his in-laws’ home on fire in the Inland Empire is on the run Wednesday night, police said.

Matthew Rice, 37, is being sought by Fontana police for attempted murder, a home invasion, assault, arson and burglary.

Rice broke into a home in the 8000 block of Jamestown Circle shortly before midnight Tuesday and tried to shoot and kill his estranged wife after he confronted her and her male friend, police said.

The suspect, who was carrying a shotgun, assaulted the man and woman until he was ultimately disarmed. The woman was able to escape that attack and Rice ran away, police said.

On Wednesday, at about 2 p.m., the woman got a call from a frantic neighbor who explained that her home was flooding. Police believe her estranged husband returned to the home and tried to set it on fire.

Read more at: http://abc7.com/estranged-husband-involved-in-ie-crime-spree-sought/2654655/

Man involved in crime spree in Loveland will spend 35 years in …

LARIMER COUNTY, Colo. — “A major step forward.” That’s how the judge characterized the prison sentence handed down to a man who went on a crime spree in Loveland in March of 2017.

Adam Fulford, a fugitive who was the subject of a chase and manhunt, and who shot a taxi driver, will spend 35 years in prison.

Fulford was captured in Loveland on Friday, March 31 after a carjacking, another chase and a crash.

Fulford, 33, of Loveland, eluded deputies who tried to arrest him in Fort Collins on outstanding felony arrest warrants.

He faced charges of aggravated robbery, aggravated motor vehicle theft, vehicular eluding two counts of child abuse, three counts of vehicular assault and six counts of felony menacing.

The Sheriff’s office said Fulford carjacked a Toyota Prius near Horsetooth Reservoir and a pursuit began southbound at Taft Hill Road and Larimer County Road 38E.

Speeds

Read more at: http://kdvr.com/2017/11/10/man-involved-in-crime-spree-in-loveland-will-spend-35-years-in-prison/

Cartersville Police search for trio involved in crime spree – Story …

– Cartersville Police are looking for two men who may have gone on a crime spree on Friday.

It happened in the Wingfoot Park subdivision. Officer said two men were seen in photos released Friday by police, plus a third man broke into several cars.

Police believe the crooks also targeted nearby subdivisions as well.

The trio got away with electronics, cash, and even several handguns.

Investigators said the suspects may be linked to a convenience store burglary which also happened Friday.

Officer said the men may be driving a stolen blue 2011 Ford F-150 truck.

Anyone with further information is asked to call the Cartersville Police Department.

Read more at: http://www.fox5atlanta.com/news/cartersville-police-search-for-trio-involved-in-crime-spree

Cartersville Police search for trio involved in crime spree

– Cartersville Police are looking for two men who may have gone on a crime spree on Friday.

It happened in the Wingfoot Park subdivision. Officer said two men were seen in photos released Friday by police, plus a third man broke into several cars.

Police believe the crooks also targeted nearby subdivisions as well.

The trio got away with electronics, cash, and even several handguns.

Investigators said the suspects may be linked to a convenience store burglary which also happened Friday.

Officer said the men may be driving a stolen blue 2011 Ford F-150 truck.

Anyone with further information is asked to call the Cartersville Police Department.

Read more at: http://www.fox5atlanta.com/news/cartersville-police-search-for-trio-involved-in-crime-spree

Joplin woman involved in multi-state crime spree gets 20 years in Florida prison

Brittany Nicole Harper, Joplin, will spend 20 years in a Florida prison for her part in a multi-state crime spree, and still faces charges in other states as well.

Harper, 32, was sentenced Tuesday by a Florida judge after pleading no contest to robbery with a firearm, home invasion robbery, three counts of false imprisonment and grand theft auto, stemming from the crimes committed with her boyfriend at the time, Blake Fitzgerald, 30, according to State Attorney Bill Eddins, of Pensacola, Florida.

Fitzgerald died Feb. 5, 2016, during a shootout with police in Milton, Florida; Harper was shot in the leg during the shootout.

Harper and Fitzgerald were suspects in several Joplin crimes in late January 2016, including thefts from the home of a Joplin doctor as well as Fitzgerald’s own family, and the theft of a vehicle from Xtreme Powersports in Webb City. They are believed to have left the area soon

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Joplin woman involved in multi-state crime spree gets 20 years in …

Brittany Nicole Harper, Joplin, will spend 20 years in a Florida prison for her part in a multi-state crime spree, and still faces charges in other states as well.

Harper, 32, was sentenced Tuesday by a Florida judge after pleading no contest to robbery with a firearm, home invasion robbery, three counts of false imprisonment and grand theft auto, stemming from the crimes committed with her boyfriend at the time, Blake Fitzgerald, 30, according to State Attorney Bill Eddins, of Pensacola, Florida.

Fitzgerald died Feb. 5, 2016, during a shootout with police in Milton, Florida; Harper was shot in the leg during the shootout.

Harper and Fitzgerald were suspects in several Joplin crimes in late January 2016, including thefts from the home of a Joplin doctor as well as Fitzgerald’s own family, and the theft of a vehicle from Xtreme Powersports in Webb City. They are believed to have left the area soon

Read more at: http://www.joplinglobe.com/news/crime_and_courts/joplin-woman-involved-in-multi-state-crime-spree-gets-years/article_368cd090-b434-11e7-96d2-33a6cec61362.html

UPDATE: Authorities ID suspect in crime spree, deputy involved i …

TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) –

The Pima County Sheriff’s Department has identified the suspect and deputy who were involved in a shooting that happened during a crime spree on Tucson’s south side on Wednesday, Oct. 4.

According to a news release, the suspect is 24-year-old Elijah Jamal Lawrence. He remains in critical condition at Banner-University Medical Center.

The deputy is 18-year PCSD veteran Sgt. Kevin Kubitskey. He was placed on administrative leave, which is standard policy in this type of incident.

Authorities said the crime spree included carjackings, an armed robbery, hostage situation and the deputy-involved shooting.

It began around 2 p.m. in the 4100 block of East Dover Stravenue.

Authorities said they were called to the area for an armed robbery and carjacking. According to the Pima County Sheriff’s Department the suspect attempted to steal a vehicle, but was unsuccessful, he then

Read more at: http://www.tucsonnewsnow.com/story/36523289/update-two-in-hospital-following-crime-spree-on-tucsons-south-side

Fla. deputy-involved shooting ends crime spree – PoliceOne

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