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Nouman RajaNouman Raja, a former Palm Beach Gardens police officer, was arrested for attempted first-degree murder with a firearm and manslaughter by culpable negligence. Raja, 38, allegedly used excessive force when he shot and killed Corey Jones, a musician and property manager from Delray Beach on October 18, 2015. Raja is currently on house arrest with a GPS ankle monitor after posting $250,000 bond.

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Michael Kai JamesMichael Kai James of Hollywood, Florida was arrested on Wednesday after he allegedly called the police to say he had killed his wife and he intended to shoot anyone who approached his home. James, 27, faces premeditated murder and arson charges. It is unclear whether bond has been set for James, and news sources did not specify if he had acquired the services of a defense attorney.

According to the arrest report, police went to the James’ North 72nd Avenue home at around 3:15 a.m. after he had purportedly called emergency services to confess to the murder of his wife. When the officers tried to enter the house, they found James had barricaded himself inside and he allegedly threatened to shoot them if they came any closer.

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Alana RichterAlana Mary Richter of Davie, Florida has turned herself in after being accused of causing a fatal hit-and-run crash that ended the life of pedestrian Leonel Dorta. Richter, 42, faces charges for leaving the scene of a crash involving a death and failing to report the incident to police. Broward Judge Raag Singhal ordered Richter to be taken into custody, but she was later released on bond because of her late-stage pregnancy.

According to Davie police reports, the fatal hit-and-run occurred on October 11 last year. Richter was driving her 2014 Ford Explorer south on State Road 84 at around 1 a.m. when she purportedly struck Dorta, 25, who was on foot.

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Javier LandronJavier Landron of Oakland Park, Florida was arrested for allegedly driving his 2008 Toyota Tundra on the wrong lane, causing a car crash that killed Audrey Williams Ives of Lauderdale Lakes on September 7 last year. He faces charges for DUI manslaughter and vehicular homicide and was ordered to be held without bond during his first-appearance court session on Tuesday.

According to the arrest report, the alleged fatal head-on collision occurred at around 5:30 a.m. Landron, 47, purportedly drove his pickup truck heading west on an eastbound lane near West Oakland Park Boulevard.

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Kyle Christopher HannoverKyle Christopher Hannover of Dania Beach, Florida was arrested last Thursday for a fatal hit-and-run that ended the life of 81-year-old Luis Angel Dominguez of Pembroke Pines. Hannover, 26, faces manslaughter charges and is being held without bond. The press did not specify an attorney for him.

According to the arrest report, the fatal hit-and-run took place on the night of April 13 at Everglades Holiday Park. Witnesses at the scene claim Hannover and Dominguez got into a heated argument for unspecified reasons. Hannover loudly told the older man to “get out of his country,” sources allege. Witnesses also claim Hannover appeared to be intoxicated during the argument, but the police report did not confirm that allegation.

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