A deputy with the Modoc County Sheriff’s Office was shot and killed while responding to a disturbance call Wednesday morning about 10 miles outside of the northern California town of Alturas.
The store owner apparently forced the burglars to strip down to their underwear then beat them for more than two hours before calling the police.
Lyvette Crespo claims she acted in self-defense during a violent dispute with her husband, but prosecutors say it was retaliation for his infidelities.
Employees at the Tucson Goodwill were shocked to find the medal in a box of donations and quickly set out to find its rightful owners.
“This is my workplace. I have to look at this?” said one angry woman who kicked, hit and pounced on the statue until it broke.
When all of the cheerleaders’ dads joined them for a special performance, 9-year-old Addie, whose dad is currently in military training, stood alone crying.
The woman fled from Georgia, where she previously sought a restraining order, but the man followed her all the way to a relative’s home in California.
Vicente Bermudez Zacarias, who presided over several cases involving drug lords, was not offered any type of protection and never saw the gunman coming.
The Democratic National Committee responded to the incident by calling it “an honest mistake” and noted that they were “unaware of any possible violations.”
Authorities do not have any suspects at this time, but plan to review surveillance video in an effort to identify those responsible.