Baytown, Tex., man James Jackson, 20, is charged with aggravated robbery with a deadly weapon and aggravated sexual assault for an alleged June incident involving a Domino’s delivery driver.
According to authorities in New Orleans, robbers in drag have hit local area businesses at least four times since June 22. Witnesses and surveillance cameras indicated that the suspects operate as a two-man team: One, who is stocky and stands about six-feet tall and wears a black dress and a long black wig, and another, who wears dark jeans and a dark shirt. The one in the wig is being called the Wig Bandit.
Lee was arrested and taken into custody on Saturday. He is charged with the murders of twins Jordan and Taylor DeJerinett, 9, and Jack Mac Girdner, 73.
Juliana Mensch, 19, of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., was, according to police, strangled to death early on March 24, 2012, by friends James Ayers and his girlfriend Nicole Okrzesik, while she slept on the floor of Ayers rental apartment. Ayers allegedly confessed the murder to a friend, saying he strangled Mensch after Okrzesik unsuccessfully tried to break her neck.
Connecticut man Winston Riley, 27, is accused of attempting to rob a woman, 81, on March 18, at knifepoint in an elevator at the Mohegan Sun casino at 10:39 a.m. His lawyer says he was sleepwalking.
On June 3, 1961, a robbery at a Fla. pool hall resulted in the arrest of small-time criminal Clarence Gideon, who was too poor to afford a lawyer. Forced to represent himself, Gideon received the maximum sentence, which gave him plenty of time to study America’s laws, and file a criminal case that affected our entire legal system and caused the release of thousands of convicts.
Often brutal and needlessly violent, a look at some high-profile home invasions that shocked the public and the communities in which they occurred.