GILBERT, AZ – A man in Arizona has been accused of faking a disability to trick caregivers into scrubbing his genitals.

Something stinks in the state of Arizona. Just ask Paul Anthony Menchaca.

You see, Menchaca is a 30-year-old with Down Syndrome. Sometimes he soils himself. He can’t help it.

And when he has an accident, he needs help cleaning up. And bathing his genitals. And some discipline.

He’s what they call a “special needs adult.”

Feeling bad for Menchaca yet? Well, don’t.

An individual named Amy, who represented herself as Menchaca’s mother, hired a caregiver off of CareLinx.com in early May to give the Gilbert, Arizona man the help that he needed.

Communicating only by text, Amy arranged for the caregiver to assist Menchaca on 30 separate occasions at various locations in Gilbert and nearby Chandler, but (tellingly) never at his home.

The caregiver was always paid in cash by Menchaca.

Amy also instructed the caregiver to punish Menchaca when he had an accident “by putting him in timeout and taking away his privileges.”

And those genitals had to be squeaky-clean.…

PHOENIX, AZ – Police have charged a man with murder after he stomped another man to death for allegedly following his 16-year-old daughter into a convenience store bathroom.

According to a police report, 40-year-old Melvin Harris had picked up his 16-year-old daughter and two of her friends after they had gotten off work.

On the way home they made a stop at a QuikTrip convenience store to get drinks.

While his daughter was in the store, Harris was approached by Leon Armstrong who asked for some money. Armstrong then entered the store after Harris gave him some change.

A short time later, Harris’ daughter came out of the store and said that a man had followed her into the restroom and had tried to get into the stall she was using. She notified employees and Harris informed a hired security guard at the store that if he didn’t handle the situation he was going to.

Armstrong was kicked out of the store and Harris’s daughter pointed him out as the man who was in the bathroom.…

CHANDLER, AZ – A man in Arizona has been arrested after he allegedly slit his 89-year-old grandmother’s throat because he was tired of caring for her.

Early Sunday morning, 30-year-old Brandon Smith called 911 to report his grandmother was not breathing and looked like she had been beaten up.

When officers arrived at the apartment Smith shared with his grandmother, they found 89-year-old Helen Smith stabbed to death inside a bathroom.

Brandon had already left the scene before police arrived but was taken into custody shortly afterward. According to police (and his booking photo), Brandon was under the influence of drugs and\or alcohol.

Police say Brandon told them that he was frustrated that he was the only one in the family taking care of his grandmother, who suffered from dementia.

That morning, Helen had urinated on herself so Brandon took her to the bathroom for a shower. Agravated, Brandon slapped his grandmother so hard she fell unconscious in the tub.

Not wanting his grandmother to live like this anymore, Brandon told police he decided to end her suffering.…

FOUNTAIN HILLS, AZ – A 92-year-old woman is behind bars after she fatally shot her son who wanted to put her in an assisted living facility.

According to reports, Anna Mae Blessing moved in with her 72-year-old son and his girlfriend about six months ago.

A discussion was had recently regarding Blessing being placed in an assisted living facility — something Blessing was not too keen on doing.

“From my understanding, she had thought about it for a few days because there was a dispute regarding her son wanting to put her in an assisted living home,” Maricopa County Sgt. Bryant Vanejas said.

So, on Monday, Blessing walked into her son’s bedroom with two handguns hidden in the pockets of her robe.

After telling her son she was tired of the way he treated her, Blessing pulled out one of the guns and shot him several times, killing him.

His girlfriend, who was in the room, managed to wrestle the gun out of Blessing’s hand and then knock the second gun out of Blessing’s hand when she pulled it out of her other pocket.…

PHOENIX, AZ – Police have accused a man of torturing his stepchildren by shoving toothpicks under their fingernails.

On March 22, a school counselor contacted the Arizona Department of Child Safety after a girl told the counselor her stepfather, 38-year-old Rafeal Oliver-Mendoza was abusing her and her two younger brothers.

Three children, ages 14, 10 and 12, were removed from the hone by DCS when one of the boys was found with red marks on his back and burn marks on his foot.

Two 16-year-old victims and another 14-year-old victim were not removed at that time.

Once away from their stepfather, the children told detectives that the abuse had been going on for the last four years.

They said Oliver-Mendoza doled out a host of different torture techniques against them, including having their hands or feet burned with a lighter, forced to walk in a circle and were hit with a wire if they stopped, and being hit with a belt, back scratcher, a hanger and a wire.

But that’s not all.…

SCOTTSDALE, AZ – A man suspected of killing up to six people connected to his 2009 divorce and custody battle has killed himself.

Six people found murdered over the last few days were connected to 56-year-old Dwight Jones’ divorce from his wife in 2009.

The divorce involved the typical messy subjects — fights over money and child-custody issues — and did not work out in Jones’s favor.

On Thursday, police believe Jones killed renowned psychiatrist Dr. Steven Pitt. Some of you true crime buffs may remember Dr. Pitt as the 59-year-old was involved in the JonBenet Ramsey murder and the Jodi Arias trial.

He was also the psychiatrist Jones was ordered to see during his divorce. Jones shot Pitt to death Thursday night outside his Phoenix office.

The next day, Jones shot two paralegals to death. Veleria Sharp, 48, and Laura Anderson, 49 worked at the law firm Burt Feldman Grenier. A partner at that law office, Elizabeth Feldman, represented Jones’ wife and was probably the intended victim.

The following morning, hypnotherapist and life coach Marshall Levine was shot to death by Jones just after midnight Saturday at his Scottsdale office.…

AVONDALE, AZ – The body of a woman who went missing for two days has been found, and her ex-boyfriend has admitted to setting her body on fire.

On Tuesday, 21-year-old Jasmine Dunbar was reported missing after her 7-month-old daughter was found on the side of the road strapped in a car seat.

The mother and daughter had been last seen with her ex, 20-year-old Antwaun Ware.

On Thursday morning, police found Dunbar’s dead body in a field six miles from her home. She had suffered extensive burns, according to police.

When police located and questioned Ware, he admitted that after he picked up Dunbar and her baby Tuesday evening, they got into a physical altercation related to a paternity test he was supposed to take.

After punching her in the face several times with his fist, he dumped Dunbar in a field still alive. He then dumped Dunbar’s baby in another neighborhood figuring some people walking nearby would take care of her.

He then returned to Dunbar and doused her with gasoline before setting her on fire.…

PHOENIX, AZ – Hours after posting a Christmas video online with his young son, noted vegan personality Anthony “Milan” Ross fatally shot his estranged wife and both of their children.

Anthony Ross, 45, is a vegan chef, author, and motivational speaker who has appeared in a film alongside Samuel Jackson and Penn Jillette, extolling the virtues of not being a disgusting, meat-eating fatass like myself.

While in his 20s, Milan weighed 518 lbs and was suffering from depression and a host of other ailments. According to Milan, all of his problems disappeared once he adopted a vegan lifestyle.

After losing more than 225 lbs, Milan began speaking about his vegan lifestyle and how it saved his life. Since then he has been on the cover of vegan magazines and conducts motivational speeches that encourage people to live a healthier lifestyle.

Absolutely nothing wrong with that but, unfortunately for his wife and kids, a head of lettuce and some barbells may help you lose weight… but it don’t fix batshit crazy.

See, Milan’s mental health has been deteriorating ever since his June divorce from his wife, 38-year-old Iris Ross. …

BUCKEYE, AZ – A woman in Arizona has been arrested after she fatally shot her 2-year-old son to death before stabbing herself repeatedly in the neck.

Police were called to a home after a family member called them to report 26-year-old Alyssa Pettibone had shot her son and was now trying to kill herself.

When officers arrived, they found Alyssa and her son, Hudson Pettibone, lying on the floor of a bathroom.

Hudson was dead from a single gunshot wound, while Alyssa was suffering from multiple, self-inflicted stab wounds to her neck. She told police that she was the one who shot her son before trying to shoot herself.

She failed to blow her brains out with the 9mm handgun found in the bathroom because a bullet had been loaded in the magazine backwards, causing the gun to jam after she shot her son.

Police noted Alyssa seemed mentally disturbed displayed signs of “control/ownership/jealousy issues.” They said that during their interview with Alyssa, she said she was sorry and that “No one would understand.”

Alyssa Pettibone was booked into jail on second-degree murder charges after being released from the hospital.…

NEW RIVER, AZ – A mother has been arrested after police say she filmed herself molesting two children and then selling the videos over the internet.

According to court documents, 28-year-old Keri Harwood videotaped herself molesting her two children multiple times in the bathroom of her home. She then sold the videos to a man she met online.

She got busted after she gave a friend her Pokemon Go account login information. That friend then used the info to get into Harwood’s Gmail account.

Why? Who knows. Who cares at this point because what they found were videos of Harwood sexually abusing the two children. The friend also found Paypal payments made to Harwood in the amounts of $50, $101 and $115.

After police were notified, Harwood would admit to investigators that she had met a man on Snapchat who would pay her to masturbate during livestreams. The man then told Harwood he would pay her for videos of her sexually abusing her son, 3, and daughter, 6. .

Harwood agreed to the deal and said she sent the man five to six videos of her performing sex acts on the children because she “needed the money.” She reportedly made these videos after her husband left for work was paid between $500 and $600 dollars over the last several months.…

GLENDALE, AZ – Police have arrested a man accused of pissing on a family of three at a Metallica concert.

A man, his wife, and their 10-year-old daughter were attending a Metallica concert at the University of Phoenix when they “felt warm liquid washing over their backs and legs.”

When the man turned around, he saw 44-year-old Daniel Daddio holding his dick. When he asked why in the hell did he just piss on his family, he told police Daddio simply shrugged.

The man showed a hell of a lot more restraint than I would have, and reported the incident to stadium employees. Police were called to the scene and located an intoxicated Daddio, who denied urinating on the family.

He was taken into custody and charged with indecent exposure and disorderly conduct. When Daddio appeared in court for the first time, the judge was not too pleased with the allegations against him.

“I have to say in the 15 years I’ve been on the bench, this is one of the most disgusting scenarios I’ve ever read… in any event, really inappropriate,” the judge told the court.…

PHOENIX, AZ – This is a wonderful update to a story I first reported on back in 2011. One of the women responsible for the death of 10-year-old Ame Deal was just handed the death sentence.

For those of you who may not know of Ame and her horrific death, she was one of a dozen children living in a three-bedroom house with 10 adults.

These adults included Ame’s father, David Deal, her grandmother, Judith Deal, her aunt and legal guardian, Cynthia Stoltzmann,  Stoltzmann’s daughter, Sammantha, and Sammantha’s husband, John Allen.

If you want to get a more in-depth overview of Ame’s fucked up family dynamics, I suggest checking out the Wikipedia article on her murder. Honestly, it’s too much of a mess for me to type out and not the point of this article.

Anyway, all of the kids in the home were abused and neglected in some fashion, but Ame reportedly took the brunt of it. She was beaten, forced to crush aluminum cans barefoot, drink hot sauce, and was even once forced to eat dog shit.…


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