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Florida man charged with brandishing assault-style weapon and threatening U.S. Census worker

ASSOCIATED PRESS

BUNNELL, Fla. (AP) — A Florida man was arrested for using an assault-style weapon to threaten a census taker who had come to his house for the nationwide count of every U.S. resident.

Michael Cooper, 32, was arrested Monday after threatening census taker Johnny Swinney, according to a police report.

Neighbors told deputies that Swinney’s U.S. Census Bureau badge was clearly identifiable when he approached Cooper sitting on the porch of his home and the census taker identified himself as a federal worker, according to an incident report.



a close up of a man: Booking photo of Michael Cooper provided by the Flager County, Fla., sheriff's office.


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Booking photo of Michael Cooper provided by the Flager County, Fla., sheriff’s office.

Cooper yelled at Swinney to leave, went into his home and returned with an assault-style weapon. He loaded the chamber and Swinney returned to his vehicle, where his wife was. His wife, Nicole, told deputies that she saw Cooper pointing his weapon at her

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The Indian national was caught after routine Covid-19 checks were made.

Kumar had visa applications to visit the UK rejected four times but he entered Britain illegally and used a fake ID document to secure a job in a false name.

Officials made a routine check at Singh Clothing Ltd, in Brighton Road, on July 3, 2020, to check the factory was operating in a Covid-19 compliant way.

The prosecutor Elizabeth Dodds said Kumar was stopped by an officer who saw him using a fire exit in order to avoid them. He appeared nervous when questioned.

Kumar produced a Portuguese ID card with his photograph, but in the name of someone else who had genuinely been issued with a visa

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According to the findings of the German regulator, H&M runs a service centre in Nuremberg where, since 2014, its employees have been required to take part in back to work interviews following holidays and periods of sick leave. During these interviews notes were taken, gathering broad information about private and family lives. In cases of holiday leave notes

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