Two mothers were charged with child abuse after driving past signs that warned of a road-closure in Tucson, AZ. The mothers were arrested on two separate occasions for making the exact same mistake: ignoring a closure sign and endangering the life of a child. The first mother, 18-year-old Tiffany Sherman, drove past a road-closure sign with her one-month old baby in the car. Sherman and her child had to be rescued by officers after they got stuck in the running waters of a wash; the two had no injuries. Sherman was arrested for one count of child abuse. A second
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A 49-year-old Oregon man was taken into custody after firing more than 50 paintball rounds at two officers while intoxicated. The officers returned fire at the man with rubber bullets and beanbag rounds. The 49-year-old is facing charges of assaulting an officer, disorderly conduct, and reckless endangerment. Under A.R.S. 13-1204, a person commits aggravated assault under the following circumstances: If the person causes serious injury to another person. If the person uses a deadly weapon or instrument. If the offender commits assault while the victim is bound. If the offender is at least 18 years of age while the victim
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