Armed Men Lured, Assaulted & Robbed Victims From Grindr

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Four Frisco men are accused of the dating app Grindr to lure, assault and rob gay men in a string of home invasions.

Anthony Shelton, 19, Nigel Garrett, 21, Chancler Encalade, 20, and Cameron Ajiduah, 18, face charges including hate crimes and could face a sentence of life in prison if found guilty in the attacks carried out in Dallas suburbs. This was just north of Plano in the Collin County area of Frisco. Continue reading “Armed Men Lured, Assaulted & Robbed Victims From Grindr”

Medical Marijuana Bill #HB2107 Is Making Progress

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Half of the Texas House of Representative’s 150 legislators have signed on to a whole plant medical marijuana bill after a marathon hearing this week. Currently 75 legislators, both Democrats and Republicans, are listed as sponsors of HB 2107. The bipartisan House Bill 2107 authorizes “the possession, use, cultivation, distribution, transportation, and delivery of medical cannabis for medical use by qualifying patients with certain debilitating medical conditions and the licensing of dispensing organizations and testing facilities; authorizing fees.”

The bill, authored by Rep. Eddie Lucio III, D-Brownsville, Rep. James White, R-Hillister, Rep. Jason Isaac, R-Dripping Springs, and Rep. Ron Simmons, R-Carrollton, would expand on the current Compassionate Use Act

The House Public Health Committee held a hearing on the bill, which lasted over four hours, and included testimony from doctors and other health professionals, veterans, patients, caregivers – especially those with children, and activists. With over 66 witnesses testifying there were plenty of tears shed as well. Continue reading “Medical Marijuana Bill #HB2107 Is Making Progress”

Man who confessed to attack in Oak Lawn was arrested (now he’s out)

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Following several alerts on Facebook this week about a man who confessed to one of the Oak Lawn attacks from the past few years we may finally feel a little at ease. The discussion started on the “Take Back Oak Lawn” Facebook Group and with many other residents in the gayborhood who have spotted him. He allegedly threatened or assaulted many people in the gayborhood and appears to be homeless hanging out and drinking in the broad daylight and being aggressive when asking for money at Cedar Springs businesses. Continue reading “Man who confessed to attack in Oak Lawn was arrested (now he’s out)”