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This photo provided by officer Paul Rogerson of the shows Rogerson, right, of the Pleasant Grove Police Department in Utah, singer Gladys Knight, center, and Rogerson's wife, left. Knight was a passenger in the car stopped for speeding in the town about 40 miles south of Salt Lake City, Pleasant Grove Police Capt. Mike Roberts said. Officer Rogerson got the driver's license and was checking it in his patrol car when the woman told him that she was with Knight on the way to a Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints choir event.
This photo provided by the Erie County Sheriff's Office shows a homemade New York state license plate. The Erie County Sheriff's Office says a deputy pulled over a car Wednesday, March 2, 2016 after noticing it didn't have a front license plate. Police say the vehicle's rear plate was actually a piece of cardboard painted to resemble the yellow and blue version of the New York license plate. The charges against the 28-year-old woman from the town of Sardinia, N.Y., include possessing a forged instrument and operating a vehicle with a suspend registration.

TALLMADGE, Ohio (AP) — Police say a fugitive from Tampa, Florida, who didn't want to be identified by his fingerprints during a traffic stop in northeast Ohio chewed off his fingertips.

Kirk Kelly has been jailed on felony counts of evidence tampering and obstructing official business and misdemeanor charges of falsification and resisting arrest. A message left for his attorney after business hours Friday hasn't been returned.

Police in Tallmadge, Ohio, say Kelly and several other people were put into a cruiser without handcuffs after their vehicle was stopped last weekend and officers thought they smelled drugs.

OREM, Utah (AP) — After arresting a wanted man whose Facebook page included a post taunting a Utah police department, police taunted him right back.

Orem police Lt. Craig Martinez said they were notified of the post days ago that showed a man standing in front of a patrol car. The caption used a derogatory term for police and questioned why they were in his "'hood."

By Tuesday, 24-year-old Richard Ramirez was arrested for the misdemeanor assault case.

WHITE RIVER JUNCTION, Vt. (AP) — Authorities say a second-grader's story about helping a farmer grow "special medicine" plants led to a big marijuana bust in Vermont.

The Times-Argus reports (http://bit.ly/1T91eH1 ) Windsor Detective Jennifer Frank said in an affidavit that the 8-year-old told school officials and police that he got to help his mother's boyfriend grow "special medicine that can cure anything at all."

Frank says the boy told her that people came to the Windsor house frequently.

Fifty-four-year-old Steven Mann pleaded not guilty this week in a White River Junction court to a felony count of cultivating more than 25 marijuana plants.

MOUNT HEALTHY, Ohio (AP) — Police in suburban Cincinnati are on the lookout for a bald man they say has been stealing hair growth and memory aid products from stores.

Mount Healthy police have issued an alert for "a serial thief" they say recently took $847 worth of Rogaine and Prevagen products from a Walgreens store in the city just north of Cincinnati. Police say he is linked to similar thefts from retailers in nearby suburbs.

In this photo taken Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2016, Brian Wood points to purchased pythons at All American Gator Products in Hollywood, Fla. About a third

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A lemur spotted wandering in a backyard

In this Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2016 photo provided by the California Highway Patrol, CHP officer Mark Cosentino with a horse with a fake unicorn horn