Regional Briefs – November 5, 2014

Stray Bullets Hit Bus in Far Rockaway

NEW YORK –A 21-year-old man was injured when a stray bullet that hit a city bus in Far Rockaway Monday night struck his right leg, The Associated Press reported. The Q22 was struck twice on the driver’s side.

Suspect Arrested for Trying To Eat DWI Test

PORT CHESTER, N.Y. – A driver stopped for speeding on the I-95 early Sunday is facing multiple charges after he tried to eat his DWI test results. After speaking with Kenneth Desormes of Greenwich, Connecticut, troopers determined he was intoxicated and arrested him. But as his breathalyzer tests results were printing, Desormes grabbed it and stuffed it into his mouth.

Couple Killed In Queens Crash

QUEENS – A couple was killed Sunday night when the man lost control of his car and crashed while attempting to exit a parking lot in Queens. Anthony Ledic, 87, and his 89-year-old wife, Milenka, were at the College Point Shopping Center when they struck an unoccupied minivan and a light pole.

Hospital Exec Sons Hire Investigator to Solve Deaths

SKILLMAN, N.J. – The sons of a hospital executive and his wife have hired a famous crime expert to help investigate their parents’ mysterious deaths in their New Jersey home, the Philadelphia Inquirer reported. Cooper Health System CEO John Sheridan and his wife Joyce, a retired teacher, were found dead in their bedroom on Sept. 28 after a fire was reported there. Authorities said it was arson. Pathologist Michael Baden has been recruited to help.

Bear in Fatal NJ Attack Was Acting ‘Predatory’

WEST MILFORD, N.J. – The first known fatal bear attack in New Jersey was unprovoked and the bear was acting in a “predatory” manner, officials said in attributing the death of Darsh Patel, 22, to “mauling.” The bear did not seem interested in food and exhibited “stalking-type behavior.”

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