Denver, CO: Proud parents Wayne Sperling, 66, and Lorinda Bailey, 35, are facing multiple felony child abuse counts after authorities found their four children malnourished, surrounded by feces and only able to communicate via grunting sounds. Poilice described the scene as having a “strong odor” of what an officer described as “decomposing animal” emanating from the children’s room; feces throughout the home along with “one to two inches of cat feces, both old and new, under the children’s bunk bed”; a wood floor soaked through with cat urine; floors of the apartment littered with “dead flies” and living flies that covered every surface.
Dolphin Lake Point, Iowa: Police say Daniel P. Noehl Sr., 57, called Iowa City police at 11:30 a.m. Sunday to report that he sold some of his prescription medication to a friend but that the friend had not paid him. He allegedly called police three more times before they arrived to see what was taking them so long.
Orion, MI: Michigan optometrist Robert Emmett Deck III faces a misdemeanor indecent exposure charge after police said he “lured” a patient into his office to watch him masturbate.
According to documents obtained by The Smoking Gun, Deck fitted the female patient with contact lenses, but then had her come into his private office on Aug. 13. There he allegedly showed her his penis and attempted to masturbate while she was in the room.
Marion County, FL: A Walmart security guard spotted an older man, later identified as Manuel Rodriguez, 80, who wore rose blush, cherry red lipstick and dressed as a woman, popping off the tags of merchandise and then stuffing items into a purse that had also been swiped from the store’s shelf, reports the Orlando Sentinel. Rodriguez walked in the store with over $800 in his wallet, and he allegedly told officials he didn’t know why he tried to steal $87 worth of stuff.