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Judge denies self-defense claim ahead of Kent County murder trial

GRAND RAPIDS, MI — A Kent County judge ruled against the defense in a pair of pretrial requests made Friday, April 7, in a May 2016 Wyoming murder case. 

Circuit Court Judge Mark Trusock said he did not seen any evidence that would allow Angel Villegas-Guzman to use a self-defense claim in defense of charges tied to the killing of 28-year-old Kyro Garnett.

Additionally, Trusock denied the defense’s request that statements made by Villegas-Guzman in an interview with police be suppressed when the case goes to trial.

Villegas-Guzman is accused of shooting and killing Garnett on May 6, 2016, at a Crossroads Apartment unit near 44th Street and Clyde Park Avenue. 

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In addition to the murder charge, Villegas-Guzman faces first-degree home invasion, carrying a concealed weapon and felony firearms.

According to Reed, Villegas-Guzman showed up at her apartment at about 11 p.m. May 6, climbed onto a balcony and entered

Read more at: http://www.mlive.com/news/grand-rapids/index.ssf/2017/04/judge_denies_self-defense_clai.html

Roanoke County hosts summer police academy for teens

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Midland County man shot by officer during traffic stop in Saginaw …

KOCHVILLE TWP. (WJRT) – (03/10/17) – 8:30 p.m. – A Midland County man is shot during a traffic stop Friday evening as investigators work to piece together exactly what happened in the moments before.

It happened at 6:00 p.m. in Saginaw County’s Kochville Township, near the intersection of Bay and Pierce.

According to Sheriff Bill Federspiel, a two-man patrol unit of his was traveling south on Bay when they noticed a vehicle on the side of the road. As the deputies approached, the driver stepped on the gas doing an obvious burn-out in front of them.

The Sheriff says the deputies immediately activated their lights and siren and pulled the driver over.

The 69 year old white male got out of his vehicle, holding a gun in his hand. The officers took cover and called for backup.

The driver strayed off into a

Read more at: http://www.abc12.com/content/news/Officer-involved-shooting-near-SVSU-developing-story-415921933.html

Midland County man shot by officer during traffic stop in Saginaw County

KOCHVILLE TWP. (WJRT) – (03/10/17) – 8:30 p.m. – A Midland County man is shot during a traffic stop Friday evening as investigators work to piece together exactly what happened in the moments before.

It happened at 6:00 p.m. in Saginaw County’s Kochville Township, near the intersection of Bay and Pierce.

According to Sheriff Bill Federspiel, a two-man patrol unit of his was traveling south on Bay when they noticed a vehicle on the side of the road. As the deputies approached, the driver stepped on the gas doing an obvious burn-out in front of them.

The Sheriff says the deputies immediately activated their lights and siren and pulled the driver over.

The 69 year old white male got out of his vehicle, holding a gun in his hand. The officers took cover and called for backup.

The driver strayed off into a

Read more at: http://www.abc12.com/content/news/Officer-involved-shooting-near-SVSU-developing-story-415921933.html

Deputies: Homeowner’s son shoots intruders in Orange County home invasion

by: Jason Kelly, Cuthbert Langley
Updated: Feb 21, 2017 – 6:53 PM

ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. – When two home invaders put a gun to a woman’s head, her son fought back, deputies said.

One intruder was fatally shot and a second was critically wounded Tuesday morning during a home invasion in a Pine Hills neighborhood, the Orange County Sheriff’s Office said.

Photos: Deadly home invasion in Lockhart

The men, both in their early 20s, broke into a home on Perrine Drive shortly after 10:45 a.m. and pointed a gun at the homeowner’s head while making demands, Sheriff’s Office spokeswoman Jane Watrel said.

“One of them held a gun to her hear and made demands. I don’t know what those demands are,” said Watrel.

Cops: Man shoots, kills intruder during Orange County home invasion

ORLANDO, Fla. – One suspect was shot and killed and another was wounded Tuesday morning in a home invasion in Orange County, deputies said.

The armed home invasion was reported at 10:47 a.m. at 6109 Perrine Drive near Meadowbrook Middle School in Orlando.

Orange County sheriff’s spokeswoman Jane Watrel said two men broke into the home and put a gun to 50-year-old Dawn Marie Gentry’s head. 

Deputies said the woman’s 24-year-old son, Geno Alexander Davis, came to her aid and shot the men. One of the men, later identified as Rasheen Hall Briggs, 24, collapsed and died in the front yard.

The other man showed up at Winter Park Memorial Hospital about 20 minutes later, Watrel said. He was taken to Orlando Regional Medical Center in critical but stable condition.

The woman and her son were shaken but not injured, deputies said.

“Our homicide team is here. We are conducting a criminal investigation,” Watrel said, adding that the

Read more at: http://www.clickorlando.com/news/one-person-killed-in-orlando-home-invasion-deputies-say