Crime Alert 06.14.24

Crime Alert 06.14.24

Update: 2024-06-14
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The episode begins with the case of Maraud Dervish, who was convicted of murder and aggravated assault for shooting a professor at the University of Arizona after receiving a bad grade. Dervish was sentenced to life in prison. The second story involves Sandra Rogers, an 80-year-old woman who was arrested for battery after spitting on and pulling the beard of her neighbor in a Florida senior living community. The final story focuses on Jesse Lee Calhoun, who pleaded not guilty to three counts of second-degree murder and three counts of abuse of a corpse in connection to the deaths of three women in the Portland area. Calhoun was apprehended at a correctional center in Eastern Oregon after being charged on unrelated parole warrants. The episode concludes with a missing person report for Elena DeLaCruz, a 62-year-old woman who disappeared from her Bronx apartment three years ago.

Outlines

00:00:00
Maraud Dervish: Murder Over a Bad Grade

This Chapter discusses the case of Maraud Dervish, a University of Arizona graduate student who was banned from campus and later expelled for harassing a professor, Thomas Mikester. After Mikester gave Dervish a bad grade, Dervish, armed with a gun, waited outside Mikester's office and shot the professor 11 times, also hitting a building manager. Dervish was arrested three hours after the shooting and was convicted of murder and aggravated assault, facing life behind bars.

00:00:59
Sandra Rogers: Battery in a Senior Living Community

This Chapter details the incident involving Sandra Rogers, an 80-year-old woman who got into an argument with her neighbor, John Farone, over the amount of water he was using to wash his motorcycle. The argument escalated, and Rogers spat on Farone and yanked his beard. Police were called, and witnesses confirmed that Rogers was the aggressor. She was arrested and charged with battery on a senior citizen.

00:01:46
Jesse Lee Calhoun: Not Guilty Plea in Triple Murder Case

This Chapter focuses on the case of Jesse Lee Calhoun, who pleaded not guilty to three counts of second-degree murder and three counts of abuse of a corpse in connection to the deaths of three women in the Portland area. The bodies of the victims were discovered in wooded areas over several months, sparking concern about a possible serial killer targeting young women. Calhoun was apprehended at a correctional center in Eastern Oregon after being charged on unrelated parole warrants. Investigations are still ongoing into the deaths of two additional women that occurred during the same time period.

00:04:05
David DePap: Charges Dismissed in Paul Pelosi Attack

This Chapter reports on the dismissal of state charges against David DePap, the man found guilty in federal court for attacking Paul Pelosi, the husband of former US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi. The judge based the decision on the claim that the counts were subject to double jeopardy. DePap was sentenced to 30 years in federal prison and will likely be deported back to Canada after serving his sentence.

Keywords

Maraud Dervish
Maraud Dervish is a former University of Arizona graduate student who was convicted of murder and aggravated assault for shooting a professor, Thomas Mikester, after receiving a bad grade. He was sentenced to life in prison.

Sandra Rogers
Sandra Rogers is an 80-year-old woman who was arrested for battery after spitting on and pulling the beard of her neighbor, John Farone, in a Florida senior living community. The incident stemmed from an argument over the amount of water Farone was using to wash his motorcycle.

Jesse Lee Calhoun
Jesse Lee Calhoun is a man who pleaded not guilty to three counts of second-degree murder and three counts of abuse of a corpse in connection to the deaths of three women in the Portland area. He was apprehended at a correctional center in Eastern Oregon after being charged on unrelated parole warrants. Investigations are still ongoing into the deaths of two additional women that occurred during the same time period.

Elena DeLaCruz
Elena DeLaCruz is a 62-year-old woman who went missing from her Bronx apartment three years ago. She was last seen leaving her apartment with a small purse and was wearing a white and blue striped shirt with gray jeans and orange sandals. Anyone with information is asked to call NYPD-800-577-TIPS.

Thomas Mikester
Thomas Mikester is a professor at the University of Arizona who was shot 11 times by Maraud Dervish, a former student who had received a bad grade from him. The shooting occurred outside Mikester's office.

John Farone
John Farone is a resident of a Florida senior living community who was the victim of battery by his neighbor, Sandra Rogers. The incident stemmed from an argument over the amount of water Farone was using to wash his motorcycle.

Paul Pelosi
Paul Pelosi is the husband of former US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi. He was attacked in his San Francisco home by David DePap, who used a hammer to beat him. DePap was found guilty in federal court and sentenced to 30 years in prison.

David DePap
David DePap is a man who was found guilty in federal court for attacking Paul Pelosi, the husband of former US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi. He was sentenced to 30 years in prison and will likely be deported back to Canada after serving his sentence.

Crime Alert
Crime Alert is a news program hosted by Nancy Grace that focuses on breaking crime news. The program covers a variety of crime stories, including murders, assaults, and missing persons cases.

Nancy Grace
Nancy Grace is a well-known legal commentator and television personality. She is the host of the Crime Alert news program, which focuses on breaking crime news.

Q&A

  • What was the motive behind Maraud Dervish's shooting of Professor Thomas Mikester?

    Maraud Dervish shot Professor Mikester after receiving a bad grade from him. Dervish had been banned from campus and later expelled for harassing Mikester.

  • What happened to Sandra Rogers after she spat on and pulled the beard of her neighbor, John Farone?

    Sandra Rogers was arrested and charged with battery on a senior citizen after witnesses confirmed that she was the aggressor in the altercation with her neighbor.

  • What charges is Jesse Lee Calhoun facing in connection to the deaths of three women in the Portland area?

    Jesse Lee Calhoun is facing three counts of second-degree murder and three counts of abuse of a corpse in connection to the deaths of three women in the Portland area. He pleaded not guilty to all charges.

  • What is the latest information regarding the missing person case of Elena DeLaCruz?

    Elena DeLaCruz, a 62-year-old woman, has been missing from her Bronx apartment for three years. She was last seen leaving her apartment with a small purse and was wearing a white and blue striped shirt with gray jeans and orange sandals. Anyone with information is asked to call NYPD-800-577-TIPS.

  • What was the outcome of the federal trial against David DePap for attacking Paul Pelosi?

    David DePap was found guilty in federal court for attacking Paul Pelosi, the husband of former US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi. He was sentenced to 30 years in prison and will likely be deported back to Canada after serving his sentence.

  • What is the purpose of the Crime Alert news program?

    The Crime Alert news program, hosted by Nancy Grace, focuses on breaking crime news. The program covers a variety of crime stories, including murders, assaults, and missing persons cases.

Show Notes

Scorned student kills professor who gave him a bad grade. Senior on senior battery over water usage! 


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