March 2nd, 2021


Should have told the truth! | What's in a Name?

News of the Weird

By News of the Weird

Published March 3, 2020

Should have told the truth! |  What's in a Name?

Shareeka Strawn, 28, must have panicked when the car she was riding in was pulled over by police in Wichita Falls, Texas, on Jan. 15 for a minor traffic violation.

According to the probable cause affidavit, Strawn, who had several outstanding warrants, identified herself as Porshala Strawn, but was apparently unaware that a records check revealed Porshala also had an outstanding warrant.

The Times Record News reported Shareeka was arrested and is facing a number of charges, including allegedly giving a false name. [Times Record News, 2/4/2020]

A former employee of a finance firm is behind bars in Macon County, Tennessee, after allegedly stealing $51,000 in customer loan payments, WATE reported.

Serena Swindle, 41, was arrested on Feb. 5 after a yearlong investigation by the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation. She was held on $3,500 bond at the Macon County Jail. [WATE, 2/5/2020]