Cops Rescue Kidnapped Woman from Van Converted into a Cage

first_imgA Los Angeles man is behind bars after police said he kidnapped a woman and kept her in the back of his van which he had converted into a cage.The frightening rescue took place in Alabama and was captured on police body-cam Sunday.The victim suffered more than 30 blows to the head with a tire iron, police said. She is recovering at home.The suspect was identified as Sean Sanders, a homeless man from L.A. with an extensive and violent criminal record, according to police.Police said Sanders had tried to drag the victim into the woods when a witness heard her screams. Sanders then forced the woman into the van and fled. Thankfully, the good Samaritan followed behind and called police.“I didn’t have all the facts. The only thing I did know was that I wasn’t going to let him leave without the police checking it out,” said witness Jay Bostic.Authorities cornered Sanders, but he refused to give up, holding the victim at knife-point in the back of the van. Police eventually Tased Sanders as they pulled the woman to safety.Police report that the back of the vehicle was converted into a cage with wire and blankets covering the windows, and the doors were chained shut.Sanders is behind bars and facing a list of felony charges.last_img read more

Trophy Stall among sponsors for Fairfield memorial cricket matches

first_imgTHE Andre Monelall and Alvin Haripersaud memorial cricket tournament, which got underway yesterday at the Fairfield ground, East Coast Demerara, climaxes today at the same venue. The final will be followed by a grand presentation ceremony.A brainchild of Toronto-based Mahendra Monelall, who has recently been appointed captain of Carr Tec in the Ontario Softball Cricket League (OSCL) tournaments, the tournament has attracted sponsors from Toronto and Guyana, including Trophy Stall.The winning team will receive the Nar-Con Construction trophy, second place a trophy donated by Rudy Bhopaul and family of Toronto, best bowler and best batsman by Albert Ramcharran of Starlite Family Restaurant (Toronto), two Most Valuable Player (MVP) trophies by former Guyana Under-19 player Rovendra Mandolall (based in Toronto) and a memorial trophy sponsored by Mahendra and Mala Monelall.Some 50 medals will also be up for grabs and these have been donated by Padico and family. Among the other sponsors are Paul & Sons, Nirad Lall and the Scarborough Dominoes Association.last_img read more

WHS Daily Bulletin: Thursday

first_img*There will be a movie night for Life of an Athlete on September 20th at  9:15 p.m at the Regent Theatre free of charge. The movie showing will be “When the Game Stands Tall.” *It is not too late to join us on our trip to Ireland, England, Scotland and Wales in June 2015!  If you are interested please see Mrs. Groom for information as soon as possible.  Trip price will go up Oct. 1. *Spirit Week starts September 29 –Monday– Marvin K. Mooney Will You Please Go Now? – Wear your Pajama’s to school.Tuesday– Cat in the Hat- Crazy Hair/Hat DayWednesday– Mr. Brown Can Moo Can You? Favorite Dr. Seuss character or AnimalThursday– The Sneeches- Go all out and wear your starsFriday– One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish- Wear red to show your Crusader Pride *Students enrolled in Agriculture classes may pay their FFA dues to Mrs. Chase.  Dues are set at $25.00 and need to be paid by Sept. 25. *Experience a day in the life of a Shocker! Don’t miss out on Wichita State University’s Junior and Senior Days this fall. At these events you will explore the different academic majors and student involvement opportunities WSU has to offer. Students will also have the opportunity to tour campus and Koch Arena, home of Shocker Basketball. If you are interested in attending, please visit the counseling webpage under Camps, Senior/Junior Days. *Any sophomores or juniors interested in taking the PSAT, please see Mrs. Hatfield in the counselor’s office by September 25th Close Forgot password? Please put in your email: Send me my password! Close message Login This blog post All blog posts Subscribe to this blog post’s comments through… RSS Feed Subscribe via email Subscribe Subscribe to this blog’s comments through… RSS Feed Subscribe via email Subscribe Follow the discussion Comments Logging you in… Close Login to IntenseDebate Or create an account Username or Email: Password: Forgot login? Cancel Login Close WordPress.com Username or Email: Password: Lost your password? Cancel Login Dashboard | Edit profile | Logout Logged in as Admin Options Disable comments for this page Save Settings You are about to flag this comment as being inappropriate. Please explain why you are flagging this comment in the text box below and submit your report. The blog admin will be notified. Thank you for your input. There are no comments posted yet. Be the first one! Post a new comment Enter text right here! Comment as a Guest, or login: Login to IntenseDebate Login to WordPress.com Login to Twitter Go back Tweet this comment Connected as (Logout) Email (optional) Not displayed publicly. Name Email Website (optional) Displayed next to your comments. Not displayed publicly. If you have a website, link to it here. Posting anonymously. Tweet this comment Submit Comment Subscribe to None Replies All new comments Comments by IntenseDebate Enter text right here! Reply as a Guest, or login: Login to IntenseDebate Login to WordPress.com Login to Twitter Go back Tweet this comment Connected as (Logout) Email (optional) Not displayed publicly. Name Email Website (optional) Displayed next to your comments. Not displayed publicly. If you have a website, link to it here. Posting anonymously. Tweet this comment Cancel Submit Comment Subscribe to None Replies All new comments Guidance Office News:College visits during lunch:Thursday, September 18- Cloud County CCFriday, September 19- SouthwesternFriday, September 26- KUMonday, October 6- Newman UniversityMonday, October 6- Washburn Tuesday, October 21- KANSAS STATEThursday, October 23- Butler CCC Tuesday, November 11- Pittsburg StateThursday, November 13- Fort Hays College.Follow us on Twitter. * Seniors will meet in the Auditorium on Monday during first block.  Juniors will meet on Tuesday, sophomores on Wednesday, and Freshmen on Thursday *Attention All Seniors- On Friday, September 26 all Seniors will be taking a picture in the gym during second block. We want this to be epic, so make sure to wear red and white to show your Crusader Pride. Submitted to Sumner Newscow — Today’s Wellington High School bulletin for Thursday, Sept 18., 2014:Thursday•Varsity Tennis at Ark City 3 p.m.•Cross Country at Chaparral 4 p.m.•C-team Volleyball at WHS 5 p.m.•JV Tennis at WHS 4 p.m.Friday• WHS football at Circle 7 p.m.Saturday•Varsity Tennis at Kingman 9 p.m.•Varsity Volleyball at Chaparral 9 p.m.Thursday’s lunch: Beef and noodles, mashed potatoes, baby carrots, hot roll/jelly, pineapple chunks. Friday’s lunch: Corn dog, green spinach salad, grew peas, apple.Today’s News*Seussical Cast- Please sure to check your school e-mail or stop by to see Mrs. Kelly for tonight’s updated rehearsal schedule.last_img read more