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Baltimore Police Foot Patrol Officers Arrest Suspect for Illegal Handgun

In the early hours of Thursday morning around 3:18 a.m., Baltimore Police officers on foot patrol in Unit Light Street were alerted to a possibly armed individual nearby. The alert came from colleagues monitoring Citywatch cameras who provided a description of the suspect.

Police subsequently located a man matching the suspect's description in the West Lombard Street apartment block. After investigation, officers arrested the 23-year-old man and confiscated a 9mm Taurus handgun, which was identified as stolen property from Atlanta, GA.

The suspect was taken to the central reception facility and is accused of possession of a firearm.

  • Baltimore Police Foot Patrol Officers Arrest Suspect for Illegal Handgun

    In the early hours of Thursday morning around 3:18 a.m., Baltimore Police officers on foot patrol in Unit Light Street were alerted to a possibly armed individual nearby. The alert came from colleagues monitoring Citywatch cameras who provided a description of the suspect.

    Police subsequently located a man matching the suspect's description in the West Lombard Street apartment block. After investigation, officers arrested the 23-year-old man and confiscated a 9mm Taurus handgun, which was identified as stolen property from Atlanta, GA.

    The suspect was taken to the central reception facility and is accused of possession of a firearm.

  • Bronx man arrested for fatal February attack

    Alejandro Gonzalez, a 23-year-old man of 1158 Boynton Avenue, Bronx, was arrested on several charges, including first-degree manslaughter and assault. Gonzalez is charged with assault with intent to cause great and lesser bodily injury with a weapon and fourth-degree illegal possession of a weapon.

    The incident that led to these charges occurred early Saturday, February 17, at approximately 4:41 a.m. outside 1206 Stratford Avenue. Police responded to a 911 call and found that EMS had already transported the victim, a 46-year-old man, to NYC Health and Hospitals/Jacobi in critical condition. The victim, identified as Jesus Garcia-Desiderio of 1104 Manor Avenue in the Bronx, succumbed to his injuries on Tuesday, February 20.

    The investigation into this fatal incident is ongoing as authorities attempt to reconstruct the events that led to Garcia-Desiderio's death.

  • Body of woman found by police in Brooklyn

    At approximately 5:05 a.m. on Saturday, police were called to 175 Minna Street in Brooklyn after a 911 call reported an unconscious woman. Upon arrival, officers found a 27-year-old woman unconscious and unresponsive with signs of physical injuries. EMS pronounced the woman dead at the scene.

    The cause of death has yet to be determined by the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner. Authorities are currently conducting an investigation into the incident.

    The identity of the deceased has not been disclosed pending notification of her family.

  • Littleton resident wins $400,000 in second chance lottery

    LITTLETON, CO — Calvin Fitts of Littleton has won the $400,000 top prize in the 2024 Multiply The Cash Second Chance drawing. Fitts received an email notification from the lottery on June 5 informing him of his top prize among more than 50.5 million entrants.

    Fitts visited lottery headquarters on Thursday to claim his winnings. After mandatory state and federal taxes, he took home $286,000.

    Players can enter the Multiply the Cash Second Chance drawing by scanning their scratch cards into their lottery account and automatically entering the drawing. In addition to the $400,000 top prize, four $20,000 prizes and ten $500 prizes were awarded in the last drawing. The next drawing is scheduled for October 9.

  • $3.0 million Pick-6 jackpot won in Burlington County

    TRENTON, NJ — The New Jersey Lottery has announced that a single ticket has won the $3.0 million Pick 6 jackpot in Burlington County. The winning ticket was purchased at the Masonville News & Food Store, 241 Masonville Road in Mount Laurel. As a bonus for selling the winning ticket, the retailer will receive $10,000.

    “Congratulations to our newest Pick 6 winner! This is the second giant jackpot this week,” said General Manager James Carey. “Earlier this week, a ticket from Camden County won over $200 million, making this a great week for South Jersey players!”

    The winning numbers for the drawing on Thursday, June 13th were: 12, 14, 25, 29, 33 and 36. The jackpot will reset to $2 million for the next drawing, scheduled for Monday, June 17th.

    Double Play Results

    Players who added Double Play for an additional $1.00 had a chance to win up to $250,000 in cash. The Double Play drawing results for Thursday, June 13 were: 01, 15, 18, 25, 26 and 40.

  • Powerball ticket worth $100,000 sold in Philadelphia

    MIDDLETOWN, PA — The Pennsylvania Lottery announced that a player from Philadelphia won a $100,000 prize in the Powerball drawing with Power Play on Wednesday, June 12. The winning ticket, purchased online, matched four of the five white balls (19-30-31-61-62) and the Powerball red (21). The additional $1 Power Play option doubled the prize from $50,000 to $100,000, as the Power Play multiplier for that drawing was two.

    Winners will not be determined until prizes are claimed and tickets are validated. Pennsylvania Lottery Powerball winners have one year from the drawing date to claim their prizes. Players who purchased winning tickets at a retailer should sign the back of their tickets immediately. For online purchases, winnings will automatically appear in the player's account once the claim is processed. For more information on how to make a claim, visit palottery.com.

    In addition to the top prize, more than 19,000 other Pennsylvania Lottery Powerball tickets won prizes in the same drawing. This includes over 3,900 tickets purchased using Power Play and more than 2,600 tickets purchased using Double Play®. Players are encouraged to check each ticket each time.