In a journal entry, a Portsmouth woman wrote about her own death, rebirth, marriage and the start of a “whole new life.”
Alexandra Hatcher got that new life. But she probably didn’t envision some of it behind bars.
Hatcher was sentenced to four years in prison Monday after pleading guilty to conspiracy to commit bank fraud and related charges. Her husband, Albert Hatcher, got a matching sentence last month in U.S. District Court.
The charges stem from a pair of schemes the couple undertook in 2015. In one, they bought hundreds of thousands of dollars of life insurance policies and tried to cash them in with fake death certificates, court documents say. In another, they bought and sold cars around the country with forged financial documents.
The multi-year spree apparently began when the couple bought life insurance policies for Alexandra at the end of 2015. Within a few months they forged death certificates and
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – A woman’s crime spree ended in her injuring herself in a single-vehicle crash in north Scottsdale, Saturday morning.
According to Scottsdale Police Department, officers responded to the crash near Mountain View Road and 112th Street around 10:30 a.m. Officers were able to determine the vehicle was stolen and that the woman had been involved in numerous felonies in Phoenix, including aggravated assault and armed robbery.
Police said she was also involved in a hit-and-run collision at Via Linda and Shea Boulevard just prior to the crash.
The suspect was transported to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries, police said.
WANTED IN TACOMA —
Tacoma Police are searching for a woman they say has been breaking into homes and stealing thousands of dollars’ worth of jewelry, bikes, electronics and cash since May of last year.
Detectives say Michele Hart is a prolific home burglar and as of last week, witnesses say her hair was Kool-Aid red similar to what you see above.
She’s wanted in a whole slew of cases including theft, identity theft, home burglary, and unlawful possession of a stolen vehicle.
Police say she even terrified a 12 year old girl who was inside a home when Hart started removing an air conditioner to break in.
This fugitive is a one woman crime spree. “She’s coming in your house and she’s taking your belongings,” said Tacoma Police Ofc. Shelbie Boyd. “If you have spare car keys, she’s going to take those and then
An arrest affidavit filed Monday sheds new light on a Christmas Day crime spree that preceded the death of a woman in East Austin and left several others injured.
Xavier O’Neil Lewis, 20, was booked into the Travis County Jail Dec. 28 and was charged with capital murder in the death of 30-year-old Ebony Michelle Sheppard. He was also charged with multiple counts of aggravated robbery.
Ebony Sheppard was fatally shot Dec. 26 in the 6600 block of Ed Bluestein. Photo from her Facebook page.
A teenager had a knife and assaulted a woman during a spree of offences, a court heard.
Jasmine Cochran, aged 19, appeared at Plymouth Crown Court for sentence for a string of crimes on the same day.
She had earlier admitted assaulting Jessie-May Turpin by beating on August 27 last year.
Cochran, of Mildmay Street, Greenbank, also pleaded guilty to having a knife in Tram Walk, Hooe.
The teenager also admitted threatening violence to gain entry to an address in that street and causing criminal damage to a front door.
The cost of putting right the damage is put at £300 by landlords Sovereign Housing. Cochran was handed a six-month custodial sentence by city magistrates in September for a string of earlier attacks on women.
Her barrister Ali Rafati said: “She seems to have done some good work since her release
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) – Police investigators in Austin say a 19-year-old man has confessed to the shooting death of a woman and injuring three others in a series of robbery attempts that began Christmas Day.
Police Lt. Jason Staniszewski said Friday that Xavier Lewis was wearing an ankle monitor due to a prior aggravated robbery charge and it implicated him in the latest crimes.
Lewis was arrested Thursday on charges that include capital murder.
Authorities say Lewis robbed four people on Christmas Day and shot two of them. They say he later took a woman’s car then struck a person with it, leaving that person in serious condition.
Staniszewski says 30-year-old Ebony Michelle Sheppard was shot Tuesday in an apparent robbery attempt. She later died at a hospital.
Online jail records don’t indicate an attorney for Lewis.
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INDIANAPOLIS (WTHR) – Metro Police robbery detectives are on the lookout for a man and woman suspected in a dangerous armed robbery crime spree.
The same couple is suspected of pulling a gun on their victims during the robberies to intimidate them into handing over money. Several of the stick-ups have occurred in the Castleton area.
But it is what police will view on surveillance video from a Subway restaurant that could help bring them to justice. The video shows them committing a bold robbery. They are caught on camera at an East 86th Street Subway on the morning of December 20, where they first ordered a sandwich. Then the woman pulled a gun and started demanded money from the sandwich shop employee.
The owner of the Subway is not surprised that the robbery happened. He shared with Eyewitness News that this is the season.
“Before Thanksgiving up until New Year’s and sometimes beyond