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Police Report

News of the Weird by Chuck Shepherd

By News of the Weird by Chuck Shepherd

Published Dec. 22, 2015

Police Report

"Police Squad!" Lives On: (1) Hugo Castro, 28, wanted for questioning in October in San Jose, California, after his girlfriend was stabbed to death, helpfully presented himself at county jail. The sheriff's deputy listened -- and then suggested Castro go find a San Jose police officer. (Castro did, and the deputy was subsequently reassigned.)

(2) New Hampshire state police laid down spiked "stop sticks" in November to slow down a fleeing Joshua Buzza, 37, near Greenland, New Hampshire. Buzza was apprehended, but not before he managed to avoid the sticks while goading the drivers of three squad cars over them (flattening several tires). [ (San Francisco), 10-29-2015] [Union Leader (Manchester), 11-2-2015]

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