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Todd Crawford (pictured in mugshot) was charged with discharge of a firearm on or near a premises in Hilliard, Ohio

Todd Crawford (pictured in mugshot) was charged with discharge of a firearm on or near a premises in Hilliard, Ohio

Todd Crawford (pictured in mugshot) was charged with discharge of a firearm on or near a premises in Hilliard, Ohio

An Ohio man who was accused of opening fire at another driver during a Pro-Trump car parade on Saturday has turned himself in.

Todd Crawford, 58, of Homer, was charged with discharge of a firearm on or near a premises by the Hilliard Division of Police, per a statement obtained by NBC4i.

He was placed in the Franklin County Jail and will be arraigned on Tuesday in Franklin County Municipal Court. 

‘Crawford was participating in a political demonstration when the incident took place,’ the statement read.

The incident occurred near the town of Hilliard shortly before 11 am as a cavalcade of Trump supporters drove along the I-270. 

Crawford was driving his black Ford pickup truck when a semi-tractor trailer pulled up next to his vehicle and an argument ensued, the publication reports. 

Then, Crawford pulled out a .45-caliber pistol and shot into the other person’s car.

Hilliard police confirmed that a gunman opened fire during a pro-Trump parade on I-270 on Saturday

Hilliard police confirmed that a gunman opened fire during a pro-Trump parade on I-270 on Saturday

Hilliard police confirmed that a gunman opened fire during a pro-Trump parade on I-270 on Saturday 

Pictured: A participant in the Trump Parade on I-270 lets flags wave from their car to show support for President Donald Trump

Pictured: A participant in the Trump Parade on I-270 lets flags wave from their car to show support for President Donald Trump

Pictured: A participant in the Trump Parade on I-270 lets flags wave from their car to show support for President Donald Trump

‘The caller, who was driving a semi-truck with an attached trailer, reported another driver in a black Ford F-150 pick-up truck had fired a weapon toward his vehicle following an altercation between the two drivers,’ the release said, NBC41 reports.

Authorities said the argument might have sparked when one of the trucks hit the other while in nearby lanes. 

Dublin Police took to Twitter shortly after the shooting, urging driver to exercise caution, saying emergency response crews were at the scene of a ‘traffic accident’. 

A Trump supporter secured a Trump dummy to the back of their vehicle along with many flags during the I-270 Trump Parade

A Trump supporter secured a Trump dummy to the back of their vehicle along with many flags during the I-270 Trump Parade

A Trump supporter secured a Trump dummy to the back of their vehicle along with many flags during the I-270 Trump Parade

‘We looped around 270 three times and didn’t see any problems,’ parade organizer Mary Ann Walker told WCMH-TV.

‘I think we saw one accident, maybe a little fender bender off the side of the road. So that’s very surprising. 

‘Hopefully, I wouldn’t think it was anybody in our group because everybody is so friendly and nice and I just don’t see that happening.’ 

Police on Saturday were searching for a gunman who opened fire during a Pro-Trump parade in Ohio on Saturday morning. The scene is pictured

Police on Saturday were searching for a gunman who opened fire during a Pro-Trump parade in Ohio on Saturday morning. The scene is pictured

Police on Saturday were searching for a gunman who opened fire during a Pro-Trump parade in Ohio on Saturday morning. The scene is pictured 

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One person at the Trump Parade waves placard with Trump's face through the sunroof of their car

One person at the Trump Parade waves placard with Trump's face through the sunroof of their car

One person at the Trump Parade waves placard with Trump’s face through the sunroof of their car

The incident comes just days after President Trump and Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden discussed instances of political violence currently plaguing political rallies and social justice protests. 

This past summer, dozens of people were shot dead and injured as rival political groups clashed in the streets, 

Saturday’s Pro-Trump parade consisted of hundreds of drivers who drove down the I-270 from Columbus.

Supporters were also seen gathering on overpasses, waving American flags as the cavalcade drove by. 

 One Twitter user shared video of the parade in process, writing: ‘Trump parade in Columbus, Ohio had THOUSANDS of trucks/cars/motorcycles show up!!! Landslide incoming.’

In New York City, people gathered near a Regal Cinema in Staten Island to pray for President Trump after his COVID-19 diagnosis on Friday

In New York City, people gathered near a Regal Cinema in Staten Island to pray for President Trump after his COVID-19 diagnosis on Friday

In New York City, people gathered near a Regal Cinema in Staten Island to pray for President Trump after his COVID-19 diagnosis on Friday

Scores of boats took to the waters of Fort Lauderdale, Florida, where they held a 'Make American Boats Great Again' parade in the president's honor

Scores of boats took to the waters of Fort Lauderdale, Florida, where they held a 'Make American Boats Great Again' parade in the president's honor

Scores of boats took to the waters of Fort Lauderdale, Florida, where they held a ‘Make American Boats Great Again’ parade in the president’s honor

The Pro-Trump parade was just one of hundreds of events held across the country on Saturday – exactly one month out from the Presidential election. 

Many of the gatherings took on a more somber tone following Friday’s revelation that the President had tested positive for COVID-19. 

The Commander-in-chief is currently hospitalized at the Walter Reed Medical Center ‘out of an abundance of caution’. 

A separate car parade took place in Wapakoneta, Ohio, while a boat parade to support the President took place in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.   

Meanwhile, dozens of Republicans turned out to pray for the POTUS at an event in Staten Island, New York.  

A small handful of President Trump supporters gathered outside of Walter Reed Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland, to show support for him and send him well-wishes

A small handful of President Trump supporters gathered outside of Walter Reed Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland, to show support for him and send him well-wishes

A small handful of President Trump supporters gathered outside of Walter Reed Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland, to show support for him and send him well-wishes

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Britain’s biggest hoarder’s treasure trove of 60,000 items sells for £160,000 after his death

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A treasure trove of 60,000 items which filled a terraced house, a rental flat, two garages and 24 wheelie bins belonging to Britain’s biggest hoarder has sold for £160,000 after his death.

Ramann Shukla, 64, died earlier this year, leaving behind an enormous collection of items that were stacked from floor to ceiling at his mother’s three-bedroom terraced home in Nottingham.

His hoard was so vast that he had to move into a bed and breakfast for the last year of his life because he ran out of room and many of the parcels were unopened.

By the time it was sorted and ready to sell, Lincoln-based Unique auctions took four days to go through all 2,021 lots. 

It took auctioneers four days to get through all 2,021 lots created from Ramann Shukla's haul of goods, with buyers coming from as far as Russia to look through each item

It took auctioneers four days to get through all 2,021 lots created from Ramann Shukla's haul of goods, with buyers coming from as far as Russia to look through each item

It took auctioneers four days to get through all 2,021 lots created from Ramann Shukla’s haul of goods, with buyers coming from as far as Russia to look through each item

Charity shop worker Ramann Shukla left behind a collection of more than 60,000 items at his mother's home in Nottingham, also using a rented flat, two garages and 24 wheelie bins to hold the treasure trove of collectibles

Charity shop worker Ramann Shukla left behind a collection of more than 60,000 items at his mother's home in Nottingham, also using a rented flat, two garages and 24 wheelie bins to hold the treasure trove of collectibles

Charity shop worker Ramann Shukla left behind a collection of more than 60,000 items at his mother’s home in Nottingham, also using a rented flat, two garages and 24 wheelie bins to hold the treasure trove of collectibles 

Board games and memorabilia were among the collection

Board games and memorabilia were among the collection

Bin bags filled with items needed to be sorted though

Bin bags filled with items needed to be sorted though

Collectables were stacked from floor to ceiling at Mr Shukla’s terraced home in Nottingham. Auctioneers said they had never seen anything like his hoard of items

The auction house said it would take a few days to calculate the final figure but bids of over £160,000 were received during the online event.

Speaking after nearly eleven continuous hours on the rostrum, auctioneer Terry Woodcock joked: ‘That is it. I am looking forward to getting home.’

After a chance to grab his breath, Mr Woodcock said: ‘It will take us a few days to work out what it all went for.’

Among the highlights were a collection of memorabilia on former US President John F Kennedy which sold for £1,450. 

There were more than 6,000 vintage comics, including the likes of Batman, The Flash and Superman, found amongst the haul

There were more than 6,000 vintage comics, including the likes of Batman, The Flash and Superman, found amongst the haul

There were more than 6,000 vintage comics, including the likes of Batman, The Flash and Superman, found amongst the haul

Thousands of items of Beatles memorabilia were found among Mr Shukla's treasure trove. A book of songs by George Harrison fetched £750 at auction, while another Harrison collection of songs and recordings from Live in Japan smashed its £20 estimate, selling for £850

Thousands of items of Beatles memorabilia were found among Mr Shukla's treasure trove. A book of songs by George Harrison fetched £750 at auction, while another Harrison collection of songs and recordings from Live in Japan smashed its £20 estimate, selling for £850

Thousands of items of Beatles memorabilia were found among Mr Shukla’s treasure trove. A book of songs by George Harrison fetched £750 at auction, while another Harrison collection of songs and recordings from Live in Japan smashed its £20 estimate, selling for £850

Among a huge collection of Thunderbirds items, a signed photograph of the show's creator, Gerry Anderson, also smashed the pre-auction estimate of £20, selling for £110

Among a huge collection of Thunderbirds items, a signed photograph of the show's creator, Gerry Anderson, also smashed the pre-auction estimate of £20, selling for £110

Among a huge collection of Thunderbirds items, a signed photograph of the show’s creator, Gerry Anderson, also smashed the pre-auction estimate of £20, selling for £110

It is thought the hoarder started his collection in 2002, spending the past 18 years purchasing various items - some of which were never opened

It is thought the hoarder started his collection in 2002, spending the past 18 years purchasing various items - some of which were never opened

It is thought the hoarder started his collection in 2002, spending the past 18 years purchasing various items – some of which were never opened

Hundreds of radios, tape recorders and other pieces of electrical equipment had to be sorted through ahead of last week's auction in Lincoln

Hundreds of radios, tape recorders and other pieces of electrical equipment had to be sorted through ahead of last week's auction in Lincoln

Hundreds of radios, tape recorders and other pieces of electrical equipment had to be sorted through ahead of last week’s auction in Lincoln

An ‘Apollo’ book signed by Alan Bean -the 4th man to walk on the moon – was estimated to fetch £25 but sold for £360.

A signed book by former Indian Prime Minster Jawaharlal Nehru sold for £500, more than 50 times its pre-auction estimate of between £10 and £20. 

And a book of songs by Beatles legend George Harrison fetched £750 – way over its guide price of £30 to £50.

Another George Harrison collection featuring songs and recordings from ‘Live in Japan’ also smashed its £20 estimate, selling for £850.

Other examples included a signed letter by the late Lord Mountbatten which had a pre-auction estimate of just £20 but fetched £165.

Auctioneers struggled to get into Mr Shuklaa's home due to the amount of items

Auctioneers struggled to get into Mr Shuklaa's home due to the amount of items

Books were stacked to the ceiling inside the terraced home

Books were stacked to the ceiling inside the terraced home

Auctioneers struggled to get into Mr Shukla’s terraced house in Nottingham, but soon uncovered a haul worth thousands

Two garages with various items belonging to Mr Shukla were also cleared out by auctioneers as they sold off his treasure trove

Two garages with various items belonging to Mr Shukla were also cleared out by auctioneers as they sold off his treasure trove

Two garages with various items belonging to Mr Shukla were also cleared out by auctioneers as they sold off his treasure trove

A copy of Marvel's Doctor Strange from 1968 went up for sale, along with graphic novels for Captain Scarlet, Superman and hundreds more characters

A copy of Marvel's Doctor Strange from 1968 went up for sale, along with graphic novels for Captain Scarlet, Superman and hundreds more characters

A copy of Marvel’s Doctor Strange from 1968 went up for sale, along with graphic novels for Captain Scarlet, Superman and hundreds more characters 

A lot of the items are in a brand new or pristine condition and haven't been opened or touched with Mr Shukla apparently storing them until his retirement

A lot of the items are in a brand new or pristine condition and haven't been opened or touched with Mr Shukla apparently storing them until his retirement

A lot of the items are in a brand new or pristine condition and haven’t been opened or touched with Mr Shukla apparently storing them until his retirement

With an eye for potential collectibles, Mr Shukla even purchased rare stamps from India and Japan to add to his various items

With an eye for potential collectibles, Mr Shukla even purchased rare stamps from India and Japan to add to his various items

With an eye for potential collectibles, Mr Shukla even purchased rare stamps from India and Japan to add to his various items 

A signed photograph of Thunderbirds creator, Gerry Anderson, also smashed the pre-auction estimate of £20, selling for £110.

And six Pablo Picasso prints, valued pre-auction at £30, went for £220.

Some of the higher valued items also smashed their pre-auction estimates – with a Rickenbacker guitar valued at £500 going for three times that figure at £1,500.

Stunned auctioneers were called to clear the three bedroom house by the hoarder’s brother who had no idea of the sheer scale of his sibling’s collection.

It took a team of eight men in three vans 180 hours over six weeks to empty the house of all the items.

They could only access the house by removing boxes and bags in front of them, clearing a path as they went.

Travel and science books and historically significant newspapers were sorted and filed by auctioneers in Lincoln to be sold off

Travel and science books and historically significant newspapers were sorted and filed by auctioneers in Lincoln to be sold off

Travel and science books and historically significant newspapers were sorted and filed by auctioneers in Lincoln to be sold off

A lot of the items were in brand new or pristine condition from where they were not opened or touched, while others were bagged and stored wherever Mr Shukla could find space

A lot of the items were in brand new or pristine condition from where they were not opened or touched, while others were bagged and stored wherever Mr Shukla could find space

A lot of the items were in brand new or pristine condition from where they were not opened or touched, while others were bagged and stored wherever Mr Shukla could find space 

All 18 members of staff at the auction house tasked with selling it all have spent the last four weeks unwrapping the packages and set aside three rooms to store it all in.

The eclectic hoard included thousands of items of Beatles memorabilia, signed photos and letters relating to JFK, Winston Churchill, Gandhi and Elvis Presley, over 6,000 vintage comics, over 4,000 rare books, 3,000 vintage chemistry sets, brand new cameras and lenses and 12 Rickenbacker guitars from the 1960s and ’70s.

There was also an ‘excellent’ collection of Russian and American space exploration memorabilia that included slides and photos as well as cinema reels, radio equipment, ghetto blasters from the 1980s, Airfix models and lots of jewellery.

A lot of the items were in brand new or pristine condition from where they were not opened or touched.

American newspapers dating back to the 1960s were kept in decent condition by the collector, along with small photographs. Auctioneers said there was a lot of interest in space-related items, particularly from Russian buyers

American newspapers dating back to the 1960s were kept in decent condition by the collector, along with small photographs. Auctioneers said there was a lot of interest in space-related items, particularly from Russian buyers

American newspapers dating back to the 1960s were kept in decent condition by the collector, along with small photographs. Auctioneers said there was a lot of interest in space-related items, particularly from Russian buyers  

Among the piles of books pulled from the Nottingham home, two proved to be a success. Apollo, signed by Alan Bean, the fourth man to walk on the moon sold for £360, well-over the £25 guide price. While a signed book by former Indian Prime Minster Jawaharlal Nehru sold for £500, more than 50 times its pre-auction estimate of between £10 and £20

Among the piles of books pulled from the Nottingham home, two proved to be a success. Apollo, signed by Alan Bean, the fourth man to walk on the moon sold for £360, well-over the £25 guide price. While a signed book by former Indian Prime Minster Jawaharlal Nehru sold for £500, more than 50 times its pre-auction estimate of between £10 and £20

Among the piles of books pulled from the Nottingham home, two proved to be a success. Apollo, signed by Alan Bean, the fourth man to walk on the moon sold for £360, well-over the £25 guide price. While a signed book by former Indian Prime Minster Jawaharlal Nehru sold for £500, more than 50 times its pre-auction estimate of between £10 and £20

Dozens of unboxed electrical items were found stacked around the house, auctioneers said they had never seen anything like the collection kept by Mr Shukla

Dozens of unboxed electrical items were found stacked around the house, auctioneers said they had never seen anything like the collection kept by Mr Shukla

Dozens of unboxed electrical items were found stacked around the house, auctioneers said they had never seen anything like the collection kept by Mr Shukla 

Terry Woodcock was tasked with selling the collection and would have to go through up to 120 lots in a single hour, spending four days selling the entire haul

Terry Woodcock was tasked with selling the collection and would have to go through up to 120 lots in a single hour, spending four days selling the entire haul

Terry Woodcock was tasked with selling the collection and would have to go through up to 120 lots in a single hour, spending four days selling the entire haul 

Mr Woodcock, of Unique Auctions, in Lincoln, was tasked with selling the collection and got through 120 lots an hour.

The auctioneer said he has never seen anything like it in 50 years of working in the business and described the late owner as Britain’s biggest hoarder.

‘We had interest from all over the world,’ Mr Woodcock revealed.

‘There was lots of interest in the space lots, especially from Russia.

‘We even had a Russian TV company come to Lincoln and film the lots before the auction.’

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Queensland man raped his mother-in-law repeatedly while staying in her home in October 2019

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A woman raped by her son-in-law begged him to stop his vicious attack as he forced his penis into her mouth when he stayed at her home. 

The man, 38, pleaded guilty to three counts of rape and three minor crimes in the Brisbane District Court on Tuesday.

But he could be out on parole by 2022 after getting just a seven-and-a-half-year jail sentence.

The vile rapist was staying at the 48-year-old’s home in October 2019 when he, who can’t be named for legal reasons, attacked her, the court heard.

The man, 38, pleaded guilty to three counts of rape and three summary offences in Brisbane District Court on Tuesday

The man, 38, pleaded guilty to three counts of rape and three summary offences in Brisbane District Court on Tuesday

The man, 38, pleaded guilty to three counts of rape and three summary offences in Brisbane District Court on Tuesday

‘He then straddled her face and penetrated her mouth with his penis,’ Crown prosecutor Toby Corsbie told the court, Quest Newspapers reported.

‘She was crying throughout that however remained silent due to fear.

‘Once he was finished, he lay next to her and held her. She remained awake and terrified until she was able to get away and answer her phone.’

After the ordeal the man got up and took $100 from the woman’s wallet.

He was arrested shortly after he left the woman’s home and initially denied any ‘sexual activity’ occurred.

Rowan Jackson QC said the woman repeatedly begged the man to leave her alone but he continued with the attack.

Judge Jackson said the woman felt terrified and helpless, and has had issues sleeping since.

He was staying at the 48-year-old's home in October 2019 when he attacked her, the court was told (stock image)

He was staying at the 48-year-old's home in October 2019 when he attacked her, the court was told (stock image)

He was staying at the 48-year-old’s home in October 2019 when he attacked her, the court was told (stock image)

The man’s defence lawyer, Dominic Nguyen, said his client was sexually abused by a Catholic priest during his childhood.

He said there was no excuse for the horrific crimes but told the court his client had issues with alcohol and marijuana.

Mr Nguyen said his client was making steps towards rehabilitation.

Judge Jackson sentenced the man to seven-and-a-half years in prison, but he will be eligible for parole in May 2022.

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Young father stabbed to death outside a friend’s home on NSW’s Central Coast

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A young father who was fatally stabbed outside a friend’s home said he loved his partner before losing consciousness.

Corey Breceljnik, 26, stepped outside of the Watanobbi residence, on NSW’s Central Coast, to take a phone call about 11.30pm on Sunday when he was stabbed in the chest and face.

Paramedics arrived and rushed the father-of-two to John Hunter Hospital where he died from his injuries on Monday.  

His girlfriend penned a heartbreaking tribute on Facebook, pledging to love him forever and expressing how she felt lost having to break the news to their two sons.  

Corey Breceljnik (pictured), 26, died in hospital on Monday after being fatally stabbed outside a friend's Watanobbi home

Corey Breceljnik (pictured), 26, died in hospital on Monday after being fatally stabbed outside a friend's Watanobbi home

Corey Breceljnik (pictured), 26, died in hospital on Monday after being fatally stabbed outside a friend’s Watanobbi home

‘Getting told you have less then two hours to hold the love of your life the person that was always here no matter what to help us love us,’ she wrote on Monday. 

‘How am I meant to tell my boys their daddy isn’t here anymore? I’m so speechless.

‘I loved you always and forever will my baby. I’ll spend every second I have left with you. And always have you in my heart forever. 

‘Your boys will know how much you loved us. You always made sure we had everything we needed and more.  I’m sorry I wasn’t there to hold you love you. 

‘I have no words you were our world.’

He collapsed on the doorstep and screamed for an ambulance, telling those around him he loved his partner before becoming unresponsive, 9News reported.

Mr  Breceljnik's girlfriend Alyce (pictured together with their sons) wrote a heartbreaking tribute to her partner on Facebook

Mr  Breceljnik's girlfriend Alyce (pictured together with their sons) wrote a heartbreaking tribute to her partner on Facebook

Mr  Breceljnik’s girlfriend Alyce (pictured together with their sons) wrote a heartbreaking tribute to her partner on Facebook

Family and friends set up a tribute page on Facebook in Mr Breceljnik’s memory, who was affectionately known as ‘sticks’ by his loved ones.

‘Miss you sticks, I’ll always be there for Alyce, your mum and the boys,’ one friend wrote. 

‘Wise words from a good man, rest in peace bro,’ another posted, sharing a meme Mr Breceljnik had previously posted that read: ‘True wealth is not of the pocket but of he heart and mind.’

A crime scene was set up, with officers spending Monday scouring the area for evidence. 

Police have urged anyone with information to contact them. 

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