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JanetWebb
June 23 2015

Fresh Meat: Devil’s Harbor by Alex Gilly

Devil's Harbor by Alex Gilly follows Nick Finn, a California Customs and Border agent wrongly accused of murdering his partner forced to evade capture while attempting to prove his innocence (available...
TeddyP
June 17 2015

Woman Dials 911 to Report Being Cheated by Drug Dealer

Daneshia Heller, 19, of Fort Lauderdale, Florida was arrested last week on charges of drug possession and misuse of the emergency system when she dialed 911 to report that a drug dealer stole her money...
EJTremols
June 2 2015

Fresh Meat: 90 Church: Inside America’s Notorious First Narcotics Squad by Dean Unkefer

90 Church: Inside America’s Notorious First Narcotics Squad by Agent Dean Unkefer tells the true tale of the Federal Bureau of Narcotics, the first federal organization tasked with stopping the...
Crime HQ
May 26 2015

Now Win This!: Don’t Blow It Sweepstakes

That's it. Everything is up to you. And you better not mess it up, otherwise you'll never learn the truth behind these eight books! Click here to enter for a chance to win! This...
BrianGreene
March 7 2015

Crimes Against Film: Super Bitch (1973)

I have watched this movie three times now, and twice while planning to write about it for this site. I didn’t get around to doing a piece on it after the second viewing, because I was left unsure...
JoeBrosnan
March 3 2015

Gangland Undercover: Inside the Vagos Motorcycle Gang

As Charles Falco was about to learn after being caught for dealing drugs, the only way out of jail was to go undercover. As recounted in detail in his autobiography Vagos, Mongols, and Outlaws: My Infiltration...
BrianGreene
January 12 2015

Run Down to the Ground: Drugstore Cowboy (1989)

One of the few bits of learning I retained from my years as a sleepwalking college student, was a lesson a film class instructor gave us as a lead-in to a section on film noir. He said that one common...
JoeBrosnan
December 12 2014

Reviewing the Queue: City of God (2002)

With the digital libraries of online streaming services expanding more and more, choosing which movie to watch has become difficult. I will be digging through these online queues in hope of bringing...
TeddyP
December 3 2014

Thanksgiving Shoplifter Had Cops Going in Circles

After a day of Thanksgiving shoplifting, an Oregon couple had police going in circles. Scratch that, I mean the police were watching them drive in circles. It all started after a few reports...
TeddyP
November 26 2014

What Happens When Cops Play Locksmith...

An Iowa City woman, Jailin A. Turner, 19, was arrested after police claim she accidentally locked herself out of her apartment, and threw a plastic patio table at them when they arrived. Iowa City's...
DirkRobertson
November 10 2014

Fresh Meat: Sons of Anarchy: Bratva: by Christopher Golden

Sons of Anarchy: Bratva by Christopher Golden is an original novel set in the television world created by Kurt Suttor about a California motorcycle gang (available November 11, 2014). Hold on to...
CToohey
November 4 2014

Fresh Meat: The Year I Died Seven Times by Eric Beetner

The Year I Died Seven Times by Eric Beetner is a 7-part serialized novel about Ridley Allen, who'll be punished by stubborn love, gnawing curiosity, and a perverse knack for survival after his Japanese...
DorothyHayes
November 2 2014

Fresh Meat: Black Karma by Thatcher Robinson

Black Karma by Thatcher Robinson is the second in the White Ginger series, featuring San Francisco’s souxun, or “people-finder,” Bai Jiang, assisting the police to locate a man whose...
TeddyP
October 29 2014

Drunk Man Stumbles into Wrong Bed (and Home)

A young man from Connecticut drunkenly stumbled into the wrong apartment and hopped right into bed with a complete stranger. Tyler Sullivan, 26, thought he was entering his mom's apartment,...
TeddyP
October 15 2014

Naked Couple Helps Police Bust Meth Dealer

An alleged meth dealer was arrested after police responded to reports of a couple of naked people running around causing an uproar in Trinity, Texas. At 6AM the Trinity Sheriff's office received...
JenniferProffitt
October 3 2014

Uh-Oh, Spaghettio: Woman Serves Jail Time...For Spaghettios

Most of the time at Criminal Element we discuss the criminally...inept. This time, however, we're discussing a woman who was innocent of her crimes and it was the police at fault. Granted,...
nelizadrew
October 1 2014

Fresh Meat: Tunnel Vision by Aric Davis

Tunnel Vision is the second book to feature Nickel, Aric Davis’s teenage sleuth and anti-hero (available October 1, 2014). Nickel – no last name – was twelve in his last book-length...
Crime HQ
September 5 2014

Boy Meets Girl, Girl’s Uncle is Colombian Drug Kingpin

Benicio del Toro is Pablo Escobar in the upcoming Paradise Lost, also starring Josh Hutcherson as a surfer who falls in love with the drug lord's niece. If you liked that little taste,...
TeddyP
September 3 2014

Home Invasion Hostages Were Merely Hallucinating

A local newspaper carrier had an interesting Sunday morning when she heard a disturbance coming from one of the houses on her route. There were three people inside the house frantically screaming...
TeddyP
August 6 2014

Teens Break-in to House to Bake Marijuana Brownies

The State Police in Pennsylvania say they arrested two teenage boys after the duo allegedly broke into a neighbor's home to bake some marijuana brownies. Authorities say the owners of...
EdwardAGrainger
July 29 2014

Longmire 3.09: “Counting Coup” Down to the Finale

The penultimate episode of the season started with a bang and barely came up for air as writer Sarah Nicole Jones scrawled another corker of a show that had me satisfied almost to the end. Editor's...
JakeHinkson
July 17 2014

Orange Is the New Black 2.12: “It Was the Change”

Let’s talk about Red. When you think about it, the scarlet-haired Russian began this series as villain. Way back in the first episode of the show, Piper—unaware that Red ran the kitchen—...
TeddyP
June 25 2014

What Not to Bring to Court

A very foolish man is in even more hot water after police said he brought marijuana with him to a visit with his probation officer. Darren Shelley of Connecticut was ordered to check in with his...
ThomasPluck
June 12 2014

Fresh Meat: A Swollen Red Sun by Matthew McBride

A Swollen Red Sun by Matthew McBride is a southern noir thriller where dirty cops cross paths with drug dealers in a Missouri town once dubbed the Meth Capital of the World (available June 17, 2014)....
BrianGreene
June 10 2014

A Western for the B-Movie Junkie: The Female Bunch (1969)

When Thelma and Louise hit the big screen in 1991, it stood out in the world of mainstream movies for being a film that portrayed women as badass renegades who fought against abuses from men and took...
TeddyP
May 22 2014

High Elf Engages in Battle with an Evil Automobile

Police in Portland arrested a man identifying himself as a “High Elf” after he bushwhacked a woman’s car believing it to be the evil villain from a J.R.R. Tolkien novel. The...
DirkRobertson
May 1 2014

Fresh Meat: Border War by Lou Dobbs and James O. Born

Border War by Lou Dobbs and James O. Born is the suspenseful thriller about the struggles of FBI Special Agent Tom Erikson after a questionable shootout on the Mexican border leads to his reassignment...
ThomasPluck
April 26 2014

Fresh Meat: Young God by Katherine Faw Morris

Young God by Katherine Faw Morris is a debut novel in brief, almost versified form about 13-year-old Nikki from rural North Carolina, who will do or sell whatever it takes to change her life (available...
ScottAdlerberg
March 31 2014

Fresh Meat: Hustle by Tom Pitts

Hustle by Tom Pitts is a gritty, harsh story of two male prostitutes from San Francisco who attempt to blackmail a wealthy lawyer in order to get off the streets and out of the business (available April...
ThomasPluck
February 8 2014

True Detective 1.04: “Who Goes There” Into the Underworld

In “Who Goes There,” the fourth episode of True Detective, we reach the halfway point and begin our descent into the underworld. The title could be a reference to a famous science fiction...