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Man dies in custody, relatives reject police claim that it was suicide

An edited version of this article was first published in The Express Tribune on Feb 13, 2014. Islamabad – Relatives of a man who had died in police custody at the Kohsar police station on Tuesday filed a complaint with the same police station to register a murder case against the police, alleging the man […]

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Alleged murderer confesses to six murders

An edited version of this article was first published in The Express Tribune on Oct 22, 2013. Islamabad – The murders of six people, including five of the same family, whose bodies were found in the federal capital on October 14, were planned and carried out by a relative of the family, Islamabad’s police chief […]

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Foiled car bombing suspect arrested

An edited version of this article was first published in The Express Tribune on Sep 17, 2013. Islamabad – Police have arrested the prime suspect in connection with an explosive-laden car police had seized near Bhara Kahu around two weeks ago. Hammad Adil was arrested during a police raid in the Sabzi Mandi area in […]

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Car bombing attempt foiled

An edited version of this article was first published in The Express Tribune on Sep 1, 2013. Islamabad – Police foiled a “major” car bombing incident in the federal capital when they seized a car rigged with explosives late on Friday night. According to police, the car was discovered from a house in Phulgran, a […]

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Linked shootings led to anti-gang task force

This story was first published in the Columbia Missourian on July 29, 2011. COLUMBIA — The task force that arrested 11 people in Columbia this week was created after police suspected some recent shooting incidents in the city might be connected. “There was some information that some of the shootings might have been in retaliation […]

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Anti-gang task force makes arrests

This story was first published in the Columbia Missourian on July 28, 2011. COLUMBIA — Ten adults and one juvenile have been arrested since Monday by a task force aimed at combating gang activities, Columbia police said Thursday. The task force is made up of Columbia Police Department officers, Boone County Sheriff’s Department deputies, FBI agents and […]

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Man, mother arrested in assault case

This story was first published in the Columbia Missourian on Nov 5, 2010. COLUMBIA — A Columbia man and his mother were arrested early Friday morning for suspected involvement in a stabbing incident, the Boone County Sheriff’s Department said. Ja’Vante Thomas, 18, and his mother, Jennifer Thomas, 34, were taken into custody after a heated […]

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Police respond to nine burglaries

This story was first published in the Columbia Missourian on Oct 24, 2010. COLUMBIA — Nine burglaries were reported over the weekend. The incidents occurred between Saturday afternoon and early Sunday morning, according to a news release from the Columbia Police Department. It is likely that perpetrators took advantage of people leaving their homes for […]

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Senator’s brother arrested on drug charge

This story was first published in the Columbia Missourian on Oct 22, 2010. COLUMBIA — William McCaskill, brother of U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill, was arrested Wednesday in his hometown of Holts Summit on a warrant for felony drug possession. McCaskill, 48, was charged with drug possession on Aug. 31, and a warrant was issued for […]

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Man arrested for alleged sexual assault

This story was first published in the Columbia Missourian on Sept 24, 2010. COLUMBIA — The Boone County Sheriff’s Department arrested a 52-year-old man Thursday night on suspicion of sexually assaulting a 14-year-old girl in 2009, according to a Sheriff’s Department news release. Kenneth Ray Dothage, of 2199 East Highway 163, was arrested on suspicion […]

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