In April, 2001 convicted-offender database got what was called a “cold-hit” because the perpetrator of the crime had been convicted of shooting at a residence that was occupied, which in North Carolina requires that the persons DNA be placed in the criminal database. He was brought in for questioning, served with a search warrant and a blood sample taken. The blood was analyzed and a match was made to the DNA of the perpetrator the authorities had named the “Night Stalker”. When he was confronted with the DNA results, he confessed to all of the murders. (Saferstein R. 2009) Reference Saferstein, R. (2009).
October 2, 2012 Case Brief Cupp v Murphy 412 U.S. 291 (1973) Facts: Daniel Murphy was convicted of murdering his wife in the second degree. After he found out of the murder he called the police and voluntarily submitted himself to questioning. In the middle of his questioning the police noticed a dark spot on his finger and they asked if they could get a sample and he refused. The police did not respect his wishes and they took the sample anyways of what was under his fingernail. They processed it and later found out there was traces of his wife’s nightgown, skin, and blood all from the deceased victim.
Linda May Craig, a young sales associate that worked at the Tri-State mall in Pennsylvania and was abducted in her car as she left work on December 16, 1981. Her husband called the police when she never arrived home at her usual time. The next day, the Mrs. Craig’s body was found. She had been beaten, stabbed, and raped in a church parking lot about a mile and a half away from her car. Sperm samples and fingernail scrapings were collected from her body by the investigating officers.
Over the next few hours, Francois eventually made many admissions regarding the disappearance of the women. He was arrested and charged with a single count of murder in the death of Catina Newmaster on August 26, 1998. The police were elated. A search warrant was drawn up and signed. Then, on September 2, 1998, shortly after midnight, a team of detectives, the district attorney, EMS crews, crime scene processors and an army of cops drove over to 99 Fulton Street and entered into the house of
Maynard was later put, at gunpoint by the officer because he got a report about a suspect involving a black man, 6 feet and slim whom he thought fits Maynard's description. Maynard responded that the only thing that fits him was that he's black. The police officer had received a report involving a black man driving a black sports car with a gun at the Malvern Town Centre and soon informed that Maynard wasn’t the suspect that he was looking for. Maynard was released and launched an action regarding about discrimination on the basis of colour, race and ethnic origin with the Ontario Human Rights Commission, In June 2012, the Ontario Human Rights Tribunal made its decision regarding Maynard’s claim and awarded him $40,000 for his injury to dignity, feelings, and self-respect. This case is a best example of critical criminology in racial profiling because it implies the act of law enforcement officers to consider people suspicious especially black people to commit more crime because of the colour of their skin or what ethnicity they came
A warrant was issued for his arrest after police wanted to question him in relation to an assault in the Sydney suburb of Zetland. At about 7pm (AEDT) on December 29, a 50-year-old Zetland man was allegedly assaulted and his Mercedes four-wheel-drive was stolen from his home. The alleged thief was someone whom the man had met online, police said. The NSW Supreme Court was told in 2005 that Jennings had stabbed Giuseppe Vitale in the neck with a kitchen knife after being tied up during a sexual liaison with the man, whom he had met through the internet. He was found not guilty of murdering Giuseppe Vitale on grounds of mental illness in 2005 by the NSW Supreme Court.
Eyewitness Identification On the night of July 28, 1984 in Burlington, N.C., Jennifer Thompson, then a 22-year-old college student, had gone to bed early in her off-campus apartment. As she slept, a man entered her apartment. Thompson said the man, armed with a knife, told her to shut up or that he would kill her. The man raped Thompson for approximately 30 minutes until she tricked him into letting her get up to get him a drink and she escaped out the back door. The suspect raped a second women ½ away from the first crime scene.
Just as Christopher Wilder was celebrating his 39th birthday on March 13, the police were collecting a file on him. Three days later, he read in the Miami Herald that a racecar driver and wealthy contractor was suspected in the disappearances, and he realized it was time to move. He did keep his appointment with his therapist, who was treating him for sex crimes for which hed received parole. Knowing his preference for girls with long hair and his fantasy about holding a girl captive, the therapist asked if he knew anything about the missing Rosario. He looked her in the eye and denied it.
On Jan. 4 this year, a warrant was issued for Bond’s arrest after he was charged with assault with a deadly weapon doing great bodily harm. John Hicks, a family friend for 25 years, stood with Rivera outside the crime-scene tape and talked about Bond. “He told me they’d have to kill him before he’d go back to jail,” Hicks said. Diaz said his officers had been looking for Bond and found him at his mother’s home. Officers had been watching the residence, and about 2:45 p.m. Saturday, Bond left on his bicycle.
She thought that she was being called in for to be a witness to the crash. When she arrived to her surprise they placed her under arrest for robbing, battering, and disarming a police officer. Chicago Tribune (2008) The police interrogated her for two straight days giving her barely any food and water. After the two days they sent Ms. Jackson to county. This was only after