Woman,78,caught with cash in girdle at airport
ROMULUS, Mich. — A78-year-oldFlorida woman tried to ﬂy on an inter-national trip from DetroitMetropolitan Airport with almost$41,000 in cash hidden inside her gir-dle, bra and carry-on bag, federalauthorities said.Acomplaint filed Friday in U.S.District Court in Detroit said theClearwater woman was trying to boarda ﬂight April 2 to the Philippines withher daughter. She initially said she had$200 in cash but submitted a formdeclaring she had $1,200, promptingquestions.During a search, Customs and BorderProtection ofﬁcers found $8,000 inwallets in her carry-on bag, $4,000sewn into a cloth pouch and nearly$1,000 in envelopes, according to thecomplaint. She then told them she had$3,000 in her blouse and $2,000 sewninto the strap of her bra.Ofﬁcers continued to search and saidthey found about $21,000 in her gir-dle. The woman told authorities thatshe had recently sold her home for$120,000, wired some money to thePhilippines and had planned to carry aportion of the money with her.“She stated that she did not wire theproceeds to the Philippines this timebecause she thought it was safer tocarry the money,” according to thecomplaint.Federal law requires travelers todeclare if they are carrying more than$10,000. The woman hasn’t beencharged, but the government in theforfeiture complaint said it wants tokeep the money. The Detroit Newsreported details of the request Friday.Federal court records don’t list alawyer for the woman. The AssociatedPress left a message Saturday seekingcomment from her at a telephone list-ing in Florida.
Bodies of two women found in San Jose motel
SAN JOSE — Authorities say thedecomposed bodies of two womenwere found on Sunday in a motel room.The San Jose Mercury News reportsthat the bodies were found in a room atthe EZ-8 Motel on the city’s north sideduring a well-being check by staff. Authorities and witnesses said thewomen’s bodies were found about aweek after they checked in to themotel.Police say there are no immediatesigns of foul play in the deaths. San Jose police Sgt. John Carr saysit is not clear how long the women hadbeen there, but the odor and level of decomposition suggested severaldays.Carr says there is no sign that thewomen were reported missing beforetheir bodies were found.
Lawyer:No drugs,booze inwoman beaten by officer
LOS ANGELES — An attorney for awoman seen on video being repeatedlypunched by a California Highway Patrolofﬁcer said tests show she had no drugsor alcohol in her system.Drivers who called 911 before theincident said 51-year-old MarlenePinnock was barefoot on the shoulderof a Los Angeles freeway or attemptingto cross lanes of trafﬁc and appearedhigh or drunk. One caller said sheappeared “loaded.”Attorney Caree Harper said Pinnockhas been diagnosed with bipolar disor-der and the homeless woman was off hermedications for roughly two to threemonths when the July 1 altercationoccurred.The medication “tends to make youdrowsy so she had to regulate when shegets drowsy for safety purposes,”Harper said. She added that Pinnock waspreviously misdiagnosed with a differ-ent mental illness and had been failedby the system.The CHPsaid Pinnock was endanger-ing herself by walking on Interstate 10and the ofﬁcer was trying to restrain her.The agency has pledged a rapid investi-gation.CHPspokeswoman Sgt. MelissaHammond couldn’t conﬁrm whether theagency has Pinnock’s medical recordsbut said if it did, they wouldn’t bereleased because of the investigation.
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Tennis Hall of Famer Pete Sampras is 43.
This Day in HistoryThought for the Day
The classic MGM movie musical “TheWizard of Oz,” starring Judy Garland,had its world premiere at the StrandTheater in Oconomowoc, Wisconsin,three days before opening inHollywood.
“If you would be a real seeker after truth,it is necessary that at least once in your life you doubt,as far as possible,all things.”
Rapper Sir Mix-A-Lot is 51.Actor Casey Afﬂeck is 39.
A tightrope walker performs between two spheres of the Atomium monument in Brussels,Belgium.
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, Austria declared war on France.
President Andrew Johnson sparked a move toimpeach him as he deﬁed Congress by suspending Secretaryof War Edwin M. Stanton.
ﬁghting in the Spanish-American War came to anend.
, International Harvester Co. was formed by amerger of McCormick Harvesting Machine Co., DeeringHarvester Co. and several other manufacturers.
, comedy producer Mack Sennett founded theKeystone Pictures Studio in Edendale, California.
Britain and France declared war on Austria-Hungary.
, President Franklin D. Roosevelt nominated HugoBlack to the U.S. Supreme Court.
, during World War II, Joseph P. Kennedy Jr., eldestson of Joseph and Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy, was killed withhis co-pilot when their explosives-laden Navy plane blewup over England.
, the Soviet Union conducted a secret test of itsﬁrst hydrogen bomb.
the ﬁrst balloon communications satellite — theEcho 1 — was launched by the United States from CapeCanaveral.
, one day after launching Andrian Nikolayev intoorbit, the Soviet Union also sent up cosmonaut PavelPopovich; both men landed safely August 15.I
, author Ian Fleming, 56, the creator of JamesBond, died in Canterbury, Kent, England.
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Former Sen. Dale Bumpers, D-Ark., is 89. Actor GeorgeHamilton is 75. Actress Dana Ivey is 73. Actress JenniferWarren is 73. Rock singer-musician Mark Knopﬂer (DireStraits) is 65. Actor Jim Beaver is 64. Singer Kid Creole is 64.Jazz musician Pat Metheny is 60. Actor Sam J. Jones is 60.Actor Bruce Greenwood is 58. Country singer Danny Shirleyis 58. Pop musician Roy Hay (Culture Club) is 53. Actor PeterKrause is 49. Actor Brent Sexton is 47. Actor-comedianMichael Ian Black is 43. Actress Yvette Nicole Brown is 43.Actress Rebecca Gayheart is 43. Rock musician Bill Uechi(Save Ferris) is 39. Actress Maggie Lawson is 34.
The Daily Derby race winners are Money Bags,No.11,in ﬁrst place;Solid Gold,No.10,in secondplace;and California Classic,No.5,in third place. The race time was clocked at 1:49.52.
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