By Emily Anne Espinosa |Staff Writer|
800 pound gator terrorizes town (Nov. 8)
An 800 pound alligator, nicknamed ‘Godzilla,’ terrorized people in Sugar Land, Texas.
The alligator emerged from a nearby creek and wandered into a plaza, where state-licensed “nuisance alligator trapper” Christy Kroboth received a call about the alligator.
It measured up to 12.5 feet long. Kroboth states that Godzilla is her biggest catch up to date.
Godzilla was too heavy to transport by hand.
“This is the first time a forklift had to be used to assist in the safe removal of the alligator,” said Kroboth.
Colorado High School sexting ring (Nov. 9)
Over a hundred students from Cañon City High School, Colo., are involved in a large sexting ring, where hundreds of naked photos are traded and shared.
According to CNN, the sexting scandal has brought upon felony investigation and the forfeiture of the high school’s last football game of the season.
Students would use a photo vault app, disguised as a calculator, where naked photos of students could be posted and shared.
Shoplifter lured down from roof with donuts (Nov. 11)
A shoplifter in Arizona flees from police and hides on the roof of a Motel 6, demanding that he’ll only come down if he gets three jelly donuts and a bottle of milk, according to NBC 12 News.
The shoplifter had requested that the donuts be specially covered in powdered sugar. According to NBC 12 News, the police officers went to a local Dunkin Donuts and asked the manager, Jonathan Kendal, for special donuts to get the shoplifter off the roof.
According to NBC 12 News, after receiving and eating them, the suspect descended from the roof “without incident.”
Women jailed for fake penis case (Nov. 12)
An English woman, who had tricked her female friend into having sex by pretending to be a man, has been sentenced to jail for eight years.
Gayle Newman, 25, would disguise herself by dressing up as man, altering her voice, and convincing the other woman to wear a blindfold whenever they met up. Newman and the other woman had sex about 10 times until the victim finally ripped off her blindfold, and discovered that Newman was wearing a prosthetic penis, according to Irish Times.
Judge Roger Dutton, who had given Newman her sentence, labelled her as “an intelligent, obsessional, highly manipulative, deceitful, scheming and thoroughly determined young woman.”