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Trayvone Newsome has been named the fourth suspect in the shooting of rapper XXXTentacion. Newsome, 20, reportedly surrendered to authorities shortly before 5 p.m. on August 7. He is held at Broward’s Main Jail on charges of armed robbery and premeditated murder. He was ordered held without bond during a brief hearing the following morning.

According to sources, the rapper XXXTentacion, whose given name is Jahseh Onfroy, was ambushed and shot multiple times on June 18 as he was pulling out of RIVA Motorsports at 3671 N. Dixie Highway in Deerfield Beach. He died later that day.

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Miami-Dade police announced the arrest of ten people with ages that range from 14 years old to 57 years old on child pornography charges. The arrests were made as part of an investigation to fight the distribution and promotion of child pornography on the Internet.

Those arrested are an unnamed 14-year-old minor; Carlos Amasifuen, 18; Dinote Black, 19; Taylor Dansby, 21; James Chatelian, 23; Matthew Grenet, 23; Antonio Byrd, 28; Jorge Gomez-Hernandez, 33; Yenray Pereira, 37; and James Abravaya, 57.

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The Kansas Highway Patrol took over $15,000 in cash from Barbara Reese in 1995. For the last 23 years, she has fought to have her money returned. The latest attempt to resolve her situation—a bipartisan measure in the state legislature to compensate her—has been vetoed by the governor.

Back in 1995, Reese was working as an auto dealer. She was driving through Wyandotte County in order to buy vehicles. In the trunk was a suitcase containing her dealer’s license and the $15,000 cash. She was carrying an additional $2,000 with her in the car.
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In June, I reported on the case of Rustem Kazazi, who had about $58,000 in cash seized from him at Cleveland Hopkins International Airport. The case caused outrage across the country as Rustem was never charged with a crime. His money was taken using a process known as civil asset forfeiture, a legal procedure where law enforcement can take an individual’s property or cash without criminal charges being filed.

In good news, the Department of Homeland Security has now agreed to return $57,330 to Rustem together with interest earned. However, in a lawsuit from May, Rustem said Customs and Border Protection (CBP) took $58,100 in cash. A hearing has been set for December to decide whether the federal government will have to give Rustem the additional $770.
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Yolexy Cuellar Perez of Palm Springs, Florida was arrested on July 22 after he allegedly struck and killed George Dietel of Palm Springs while under the influence of alcohol or drugs.

Perez, 36, is charged with DUI manslaughter. He is being held at Palm Beach County Jail on $150,000 bond and will be placed on house arrest if he is released. The press did not name an attorney for him.

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