alleged child abuser Portsmouth
A pair that got jumped on Thursday admitted to police they probably had it coming. Plus an officer learned the hard way that sometimes you just can’t make anyone happy. We break down the highlights in these next 10 slides. To get the full, unfiltered story, become an SCDN VIP. Click here to learn how it works.
Just before 2 am, a caller reported someone passed out inside a vehicle at 17th and Hutchins.
It turned out to be a mannequin head in the driver’s seat.
Kendall Avenue Confidential
Officers responded to the Woodbine apartments at 8:12 am for a report of a woman sitting on the ground near a dumpster. Turned out she was just putting on makeup.
- Just after 7 am, 7th Street residents reported a strange man pounded on their door. He was gone when officers arrived. They did, however, find an unlocked car with keys inside. They impounded them for safekeeping.
- At 8:30 am, the residents reported the unknown shirtless male had returned. Once again, he banged on the door. They didn’t know him, so they refused to answer. When the police arrived, he was not there.
Nobody was happy with the officer who responded to a disturbance on 22nd Street at 9:30 am. A caller reported people fighting in a white car.
When the officer arrived, there was no fight. The caller contacted police again at 10 am and police checked with the parties allegedly involved in the fight. They said it was just an argument. The woman was angry with the officer. She cursed at him and insisted he tell the neighbor to mind his own business.
The neighbor was also upset with the officer. Cursed at him and ordered him to do something. There was nothing for police to do.
Officers posted violation notices and took photos at several houses violating city codes. The homes were at:
- 1662 Jackson Avenue
- 403 Boundary Street
- 537 5th Street
Under The Influence
- Police answered an overdose call on 2nd Street at the dog park at 12:43 pm. The woman refused treatment.
- A Kroger customer turned in a baggie containing a powdery white substance at the service desk just after 1 pm. Officers destroyed the unknown substance.
No Place To Go
- Officers contacted a family living in a tent east of Doyle Landing just before 2:30 pm. A 13-year-old lived with them in the tent. They told police they would be gone by Monday.
- At 4 pm, a caller told police people were living in a vehicle in the alley at 5th and Offnere. He said they have a generator and a window air conditioner in the car. The vehicle left before officers arrived.
Police broke up a fight in Tracy Park at 4:14 pm. The two men duked it out over an allegedly stolen cell phone. Each blamed the other. Officers dropped one of the combatants of Walmart when he requested a ride.
We Had It coming
Alleged child abusers admitted they probably deserved a beating. Here’s what happened.
- The woman called police at 7:30 pm to report a man threatening her and a friend with a knife on Bloom Street. Officers advised the suspect not to go back to the address. He was due in court for a CPS hearing the next day.
- The same woman called the police again. just before 9 pm. She reported that two men and two women attacked her and her friend.
- The friend was apparently angry at the police. He ran up on an officer and said, “Thanks for protecting me, Bro.”
- First responders transported both victims to SOMC for treatment. The woman declined to file a report. She told police “They probably deserved the attack since they are being investigated for child abuse.”
alleged child abuser Portsmouth
Teen Attacks 7-year-old
An angry grandma called the police at 9:30 pm to report an attack on her grandchild. She said a 19-year-old reached into her Robinson Avenue apartment and grabbed her 7-year-old grandchild. She pulled him outside to fight other children.
The boy told officers that the kids did not fight him. Grandma positively identified the attacker. Police took a statement.