Ride Safe International US TNC Incidents 2018

RSC #010618MERIN

01/06/18 MERRILLVILLE, IN

DRIVER FIRES GUN AT PASSENGER

UBER <CONFIRMED

Driver Not Named 62/Merrillville

ALLEDGED SUSPECT NOT FOUND

After An Extensive Search Despite The Use Of A K-9, A Drone, And Canvassing Of Local Hospitals

UBER PROHIBITS RIDERS & DRIVERS

FROM CARRYING FIREARMS

Driver Has NO PERMIT To Carry in Illinois

“I shot at him three times….

I had several episodes when I was driving in Chicago…”

ANYONE with information is asked to call Detective Nate Dillahaunty at 219-769-3531, ext. 364

http://www.nwitimes.com/news/local/crime-and-courts/driver-says-he-plans-to-quit-uber-after-firing-shots/article_ed3ae585-a069-5629-b3bc-ff6cd65219c0.html

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RSC #010718WINC

01/07/18 WILMINGTON, NC

FELONY SECRET PEEPING

UBER <CONFIRMED

DRIVER: Gerald William Smelson

72 /

Alledgedy Dropped Off 2 Women.

1 Passed Out On The Curb & He Put The Woman Back In His Vehicle, Took Her To His Home & Had Sex With Her & Recorded It On Video

ARRESTDATE

03/02/18

THE ALLEGED VICTIM Has Declined To Pursue Further Charges

BOND POSTED & RELEASED

03/22/18

Court Date Scheduled

UBER <DRIVER DEACTIVATED

http://m.wect.com/story/37682130/uber-driver-accused-of-secretly-videotaping-sexual-encounter-with-passenger

New Hanover County Sheriff’s Office believes there could be additional alleged victims, and ask anyone with information to call 910-798-4162 or submit a tip anonymously: https://www.newhanoversheriff.com/submit-a-crime-tip/

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RSC #010818CHIL

01/08/18 CHICAGO, IL

CROSSING GUARD STRUCK

LYFT <CONFIRMED

DRIVER: Not Named

Stayed At Scene

Ticketed

Admitted to be blinded by sun at the time

Victim Wearing Orange Safety Vest

Holding Stop Sign

01/18/18

LAWSUIT FILED

Lyft driver had a fare who witnessed the incident.

Family of crossing guard struck by car sues Lyft

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RSC #011318ACMA

01/13/18 ACTON, MA

ASSAULT / PASSENGER LEFT ON ROADSIDE

UBER <CONFIRMED

DRIVER: Not Named

FLED SCENE / SOUGHT BY POLICE

NO DESCRIPTION PROVIDED

Passenger Refused Medical Attention

?HAVE INFORMATION? CONTACT THE DETECTIVE DIVISION AT 978-929-7517

http://www.lowellsun.com/breakingnews/ci_31595139/acton-police-seek-driver-uber-assault

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RSC #011418SLOCA

01/14/18 San Luis Obispo, CA

SEXUAL ASSAULT

RSC #121817SLOCA

12/18/17 San Luis Obispo, CA

SEXUAL ASSAULT

UBER <CONFIRMED

Alfonso Alarconnunez

39 / Santa Maria, CA

CHARGED WITH:

PC 261 (A) (4)- RAPE OF AN UNCONSCIOUS VICTIM

PC 261 (A) (3)- RAPE OF AN INTOXICATED VICTIM

PC 288 A (F)- ORAL COPULATION OF AN INTOXICATED VICTIM

PC 459 – RESIDENTIAL BURGLARY

Booked into San Luis Obispo County Jail

$200,000 BAIL

DETECTIVES Believe He Solicited Off-App Rides As An Uber Driver AndCollected Payment Through Venmo To Hide His identity From Passengers And His Activities & Location From Uber.

DETECTIVES also believe Alarconnunez stole property from the victims, including jewelry, cellphones and computers.

ANYONE who has information regarding Alfonso Alarconnunez, or believe they were a victim of assault or theft, are asked to notify the appropriate law enforcement agency in their jurisdiction.

http://kmph.com/news/local/uber-driver-suspected-of-raping-and-stealing-from-women-in-san-luis-obispo

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RSC #011818MEMTN

01/18/18 MEMPHIS, TN

UNLAWFUL DETAINMENT

LYFT <CONFIRMED

DRIVER: Not Named

“According to the police report, officers contacted Lyft after the reported incident, but the company wouldn’t release any information on the driver.

They said they would contact the victim and advise her on how to report the incident with Lyft.”

LYFT < “We have deactivated the driver, and have reached out to the passenger to offer our support and assistance. We stand ready to assist law enforcement with an investigation.”

NO CHARGES FILED

Woman claims to have been kidnapped by Lyft driver

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RSC #012518SFCA

01/25/18 SAN FRANCISCO, CA

ACCIDENT W/PASSENGERS

NO PASSENGERS INJURED

UBER <UNCONFIRMED

DRIVER: Male Not Identified

Possible Medical Episode

Roads Were Wet

Unknown If Speed Was A Factor

http://abc7news.com/driver-hospitalized-after-crash-involving-possible-uber-vehicle-in-sf/2987432/

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RSC #012518WADC

01/25/18 WASHINGTON DC

INELIGIBLE DRIVER DISCOVERED

UBER <CONFIRMED

LYFT <UNCONFIRMED

Carlos Alberto Garcia

42

*06/24/17

Leonard Schultz, A Beloved Special Education Teacher & Varsity Football Coach Was Struck and Killed In Accident

GARCIA was INITIALLY CHARGED With RECKLESS DRIVING

Federal Authorities Pulled His License To Operate A Commercial Vehicle

IT WAS HIS 2ND CRASH IN LESS THAN 24 HOURS

CHARGES Were Upgraded To

INVOLUNTARY MANSLAUGHTER

UBER >SAYS they are still investigating why his accident history didn’t block him.

**Uber was the only ride-share service mentioned in a court hearing Friday, but a Lyft sticker was also visible on Garcia’s SUV.

LYFT HAS NOT REPLIED.

Garcia’s lawyer asked a judge to give him bond Friday so he could start driving again.

The judge denied the request.

https://www.nbcwashington.com/news/local/Back-Behind-the-Wheel-Man-Drove-for-Uber-After-Deadly-Beltway-Crash-471372504.html

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RSC #012918LOGNV

01/29/18 LOGANDALE , NV

1 COUNT OF ATTEMPTED MURDER

RSC #020218LVNV

02/02/18 LAS VEGAS, NV

2 COUNTS OF MURDER

1 COUNT OF ATTEMPTED MURDER

FEDERAL GUN CHARGE

LYFT <UNCONFIRMED

Joshua Emmanuel Castellon

26 / LAS VEGAS, NV

02/16/18

ARRESTDATE

Man held in connection with Las Vegas homeless shooting deaths

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RSC #012918MANCT

01/29/18 MANCHESTER, CT

DUI / CRASH W PASSENGER & CHILD ONBOARD

LYFT <UNCONFIRMED

DRIVER: Rafael Battle

33 /Vernon, CT

Told Police He Was Driving For Lyft After He Crashed Into A Van

A Police Officer Saw The Crash, & Video From Her Cruiser Showed Several Vehicles Swerving Out Of The Way Of Battle’s Car Before It Collided With The Van

Failed 4 Of 5 Sobriety Tests, Police Said

http://www.journalinquirer.com/news/lyft-driver-charged-with-dui-after-crash-in-manchester-police/article_4bc20064-0774-11e8-8266-ffe99c8771ab.html

CHARGED WITH:

Driving Under The Influence

Failure To Drive Right

Transporting A Child Without Using A Proper Restraint System

$500 BOND

RELEASED

02/26/18

Court Appearance

Manchester Superior Court

NO COMMENT FROM LYFT FOUND

*04/30/18 NO UPDATES FOUND*

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RSC #013018COLMO

01/30/18 COLUMBIA, MO

2ND DEGREE KIDNAPPING

4TH DEGREE ASSAULT

UBER <CONFIRMED

DRIVER: Anthony Todd Rowell

47 /Holts Summit, MO

ARRESTED In Connection With An Attempted Abduction.

Allegedly Grabbed Her Hair And Pulling Her Toward The Driver’s Side Window.

THE VICTIM Was Able To Break Free And Ran To Safety.

The Woman Suffered Minor Injuries To Her Arms, Legs And Hands.

She Also Had A Significant Amount Of Hair Pulled Out By The Suspect

http://krcgtv.com/news/local/police-arrest-suspect-in-connection-to-columbia-abduction

01/31/18

UBER <DRIVER DEACTIVATED

“He was not actively in the app during the night of the alleged incident,”

http://www.abc17news.com/news/court-documents-reveal-suspect-in-attempted-abduction-was-an-uber-driver/694382065

03/14/18

SEARCH WARRANT WAS SERVED

for Rowell’s home in Fulton on Wednesday.

The Callaway County Sheriff’s Department collected a stun gun with a long strand of hair attached to the striking end.

ARRESTED by deputies on suspicion of

RAPE IN THE 1ST DEGREE

KIDNAPPING

Bonds have yet to be set by the court.

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RSC #013118FARND

01/31/18 FARGO, ND

ALLEGED SEXUAL ASSAULT

UBER <CONFIRMED

Sedaskia Seimavula

Driver for 3 Months

NO CHARGES TO BE FILED

“..spokeswoman with the Fargo Police Department confirmed Luck’s report, and said Luck is not seeking criminal charges, but wanted the incident documented.”

UBER <DRIVER DEACTIVATED

https://www.wday.com/news/crime-and-courts/4397384-fargo-police-investigating-alleged-incident-involving-local-woman

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RSC #013118SLCUT

01/31/18 SALT LAKE CITY, UT

ASSAULT

UBER <CONFIRMED

REPRESENTATIVE: “Levi”

Allegedly Seized The Driver’s Wrist & Wrested Away His Mobile Phone After The Driver Attempted To Take His Picture

& Claims The Rep Refused To Return The Phone Until He Walked Out Of The Greenlight Hub, Which Was Located In A Conference Room Of A Hilton Garden Inn Shouting That He Had Been Assaulted

The Salt Lake City Police Found That The Dispute “Did Not Appear To Meet The Elements Necessary For An Assault Or Theft Charge.”

They Told Him He Could Speak With The City Prosecutor If He Wished To Pursue The Matter, But The Prosecutor Declined To Press Charges

02/03/18

Was Contacted By An Internal Uber Investigator

The following Week The Driver Was Called With An Offer Of $400 & A No Disclosure Agreement

A driver alleged an Uber rep assaulted him. Uber offered $400 to make it go away

05/06/18

Meeting Agreed To

05/07/18

Refused To Sign Uber’s Release & Left The Greenlight Hub Without The $400

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RSC #02__18MAROH

02/??/18 MARYSVILLE, OH

RAPE / SEXUAL BATTERY

UBER <CONFIRMED

DRIVER: Muzaffer Sakin

05/31/18

INDICTED ON:

2 Counts Of Rape

2 Counts Of Sexual Battery

1 Count Of Gross Sexual Imposition

https://articles.cleveland.com/metro/index.ssf/2018/06/ohio_uber_driver_accused_of_ra.amp?__twitter_impression=true

A Warrant Has Been Issued For Sakin’s Arrest

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RSC #02__18SEMCOFL*

02/??/18 SEMINOLE CO, FL

INTENT OF HAVING SEX W/A MINOR

UBER <CONFIRMED

Billy John Childress

37 /Howey-in-the-Hills, FL

Caught In An Undercover Child Sex Sting

Traveled With The Intent Of Having Sex With A Minor

http://www.mynews13.com/fl/orlando/news/2018/2/12/uber_driver_seminole_county_sex_sting_arrests

*ARRESTED BETWEEN 02/07/18 – 02/10/18

NO DATE GIVEN NO OTHER REPORTS

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RSC #020318SDCA

02/03/18 SAN DIEGO, CA

ATTEMPTED BREAK-IN

CAUGHT ON SECURITY VIDEO

UBER <CONFIRMED

DRIVER: Unidentified Male

30’s – 40’s

Tried Door & Window

Fled When Security Camera Noticed

“Same facial hair, same body build.

It became clear to us.

It was our Uber driver,”

UBER < DRIVER DEACTIVATED

POLICE ARE INVESTIGATING

if you have any information on the case, you’re asked to call San Diego police at 619-531-2000.

http://amp.10news.com/2489656742/uber-customer-driver-came-back-to-house-tried-to-break-in.html?__twitter_impression=true

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RSC #020418MIAFL

02/04/18 MIAMI, FL

ARMED ROBBERY W/ DEADLY WEAPON

UBER <CONFIRMED

DRIVER: Yoandi Borroto

Allegedly Exited The Vehicle And Pulled Out A Knife And Demanded Money

THE VICTIM Struggled And Bit His Left Arm But He Was Able to get $2,100 In Cash From Her Purse And Flee

02/26/18

ARRESTDATE

https://www.local10.com/news/crime/uber-driver-accused-of-robbing-woman-of-2100-in-northwest-miami-dade

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https://www.nbcmiami.com/news/local/Uber-Driver-Arrested-For-Alleged-Stealing-Thousands-From-Passenger-Following-Armed-Robbery-475298923.html

UBER <Claims He Was Not Logged On App

NO BOND WAS SET

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RSC #020418RICVA #VCU

02/04/18 RICHMOND, VA

Virginia Commonwealth University

2 COUNTS OF SEXUAL BATTERY

UBER <CONFIRMED

DRIVER: Hanif Khan

32 /Richmond, VA

02/20/18

ARRESTDATE

NO BOND GIVEN

Anyone with information can contact the VCU Police Department’s non-emergency tips call (804) 828-1196.

http://www.richmond.com/news/local/crime/uber-driver-charged-in-connection-to-sexual-battery-at-vcu/article_03e4b317-3a1c-5548-8749-3ea99d06804e.html

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RSC #021318CORNY

02/13/18 CORTLAND, NY

SCHOOL BUS HIT BY UBER

NO STUDENTS ONBOARD

UBER <CONFIRMED

DRIVER: Unidentified Male

FELL ASLEEP & Drifted Into Bus

No Injuries Reported

NO CHARGES SEEN AT THIS TIME

Traffic Backed Up For Over An Hour

https://www.lohud.com/story/news/traffic/2018/02/13/school-bus-accident-route-9-cortlandt/332347002/

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RSC #021718ATLGA

02/17/18 ATLANTA, GA

FELONY MURDER

UBER Eats <CONFIRMED

DRIVER: Robert Bivines

36 /Atlanta, GA

Shot Victim After Verbal Dispute

Fled Scene

Victim Died Moments Later

The Entire Shooting was Caught On Surveillance Video

02/19/18

DRIVER TURNS HIMSELF IN TO POLICE

http://www.11alive.com/article/news/local/buckhead/police-ubereats-driver-accused-of-killing-customer-turns-himself-in/85-520682108

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http://www.ajc.com/news/crime–law/just-uber-eats-driver-accused-shooting-customer-faces-murder-charge-surrenders/GVkkgbsa1LQTroVUp9GWUN/

2009

CHARGED WITH AGGRAVATED ASSAULT

05/2010

PLEADED GUILTY TO A LESSER CHARGE OF BATTERY

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RSC #O22418NATN

02/24/18 NASHVILLE, TN

DUI 2ND OFFENSE*

Speeding

UBER <CONFIRMED

DRIVER: Crill Allison

46 /Nashville, TN

50 MPH In 30 MPH Zone

Unable To Follow Directions / Lethargic

Admitted To Taking Aderall, Xanax & Nyquil

$4,000 BOND SET

*2003

DUI Reduced To A DWI

2009

DUI 2ND Reduced To A DUI

Both As Part Of Plea Deals

https://eastnashville.news/2018/02/uber-driver-dui-arrest-crill-allison-says-he-was-up-for-24-hours-ubering-using-drugs-to-stay-awake/

03/09/18

COURT DATE

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RSC #030218HOTX

03/02/18 HOUSTON, TX

DRIVER STRIKES DISABLED VEHICLE

KILLING ITS DRIVER

UBER <CONFIRMED

DRIVER: Unidentified

Was Taken To Hospital In Stable Condition

https://m.chron.com/houston/article/Man-dies-when-Uber-driver-slams-into-car-stopped-12725458.php

Police Said They Don’t Think Alcohol Was A Factor

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RSC #030218MANBEACA

03/02/18 MANHATTAN BEACH, CA

SEXUAL ASSAULT / INDECENT EXPOSURE

UBER <UNCONFIRMED

DRIVER: Unidentified Male

Described As Middle Eastern or Asian, About 20 – 30 Years Old, With Dark Skin Wearing A Red & Black Flannel Shirt

Driving A Dark 4 Door Sedan With An Uber Sticker On The Front Passenger Side Window

Allegedly Sexually Assaulted A Teenage Girl As She & 2 Friends Tried To Get Away From Him After He Exposed Himself To Them In A Grocery Store Parking Lot

“As the girls approached the area of Third Street and Valley Drive the same suspect came up from behind them, shoved one of the girls to the ground and sexually assaulted her,”

“One of the other girls began punching the suspect until he released her.”

Police Received A Call Of A Male Exposing Himself Around 35th Street & Flournoy Road

Area Residents Were Asked To Check Home Surveillance Video To See If They Captured The Suspect Or His Vehicle

ANYONE WITH INFORMATION Was Asked To Call Detective Aleina Smith

@ 310-802-5133

Manhattan Beach police release video surveillance of sexual assault suspect

03/08/18

SURVEILLANCE VIDEO Released By The Police

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RSC #030218MANBEACA

03/02/18 MANHATTAN BEACH, CA

SEXUAL ASSAULT / INDECENT EXPOSURE

UBER <UNCONFIRMED

DRIVER: Unidentified Male

Described As Middle Eastern or Asian, About 20 – 30 Years Old, With Dark Skin Wearing A Red & Black Flannel Shirt

Driving A Dark 4 Door Sedan With An Uber Sticker On The Front Passenger Side Window

Allegedly Sexually Assaulted A Teenage Girl As She & 2 Friends Tried To Get Away From Him After He Exposed Himself To Them In A Grocery Store Parking Lot

“As the girls approached the area of Third Street and Valley Drive the same suspect came up from behind them, shoved one of the girls to the ground and sexually assaulted her,”

“One of the other girls began punching the suspect until he released her.”

Police Received A Call Of A Male Exposing Himself Around 35th Street & Flournoy Road

Area Residents Were Asked To Check Home Surveillance Video To See If They Captured The Suspect Or His Vehicle

ANYONE WITH INFORMATION Was Asked To Call Detective Aleina Smith

@ 310-802-5133

Manhattan Beach police release video surveillance of sexual assault suspect

03/08/18

SURVEILLANCE VIDEO Released By The Police

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RSC #030218MIWI

03/02/18 MILWAUKEE, WISCONSIN

DROVE OFF W/CHILDREN LEAVING MOTHER

STOPPED A FEW BLOCKS AWAY

LYFT <CONFIRMED

DRIVER: Unidentified Male

ALLEDGEDY Blew A Stop Sign As She Ran behind the SUV in a frantic race to Catch The Driver, Who Ultimately Stopped A Couple Of Blocks Away

THE VICTIM RECALLED HIM SAYING

‘I didn’t mean to take your kids,’

LYFT <DRIVER DEACTIVATED

http://www.wisn.com/article/milwaukee-mom-lyft-driver-took-off-with-my-kids/19076753

Milwaukee Police Said They Were Investigating

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RSC #030518ARVA

03/05/18 ARLINGTON, VA

OUI/DRUGS OPERATING TO ENDANGER

NEGLIGENT OPERATION OF A MOTOR VEHICLE

UBER <UNCONFIRMED

DRIVER: Denys Corso

49 /Arlington, VA

REPEAT OUI OFFENDER

Drove Over A Curb And a Flower Bed Appeared Confused / Displayed Obvious Signs Of Impairment

Several Unknown Pills Located In The Vehicle

http://www.wcvb.com/article/uber-driver-almost-slams-into-dunkin-donuts/19125256

Repeatedly Told Officers That He Was An Uber Driver

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RSC #031618MIWI*

03/16/18 MILWAUKEE, WI

SEXUAL ASSAULT

CHARGES PENDING DNA

UBER <CONFIRMED

DRIVER: Unidentified Male

39

Alledgedy Followed The VictIm Into Her House & Sexually Assaulted Her 2 Times

ARRESTED

NO CHARGES FILED AT TIME OF REPORT

Prosecutors Are Waiting For DNA Test Results

http://www.wisn.com/article/uber-driver-accused-of-following-woman-into-home-sexually-assaulting-her/19465137

DECLINED NEWS INTERVIEW

*Incident Date Not Provided

Using Report Date Until Verified

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RSC #031718WILNC

03/17/18 WILMINGTON, NC

DRUG POSS /OUTSTANDING WARRANT

UBER <CONFIRMEND

DRIVER: Addison Spruill

Stopped For Speeding W/2 Passengers

And Charged For Possession of Marijuana & He Had An Outstanding Warrant For Intimidating A Witness

ONLY ON WWAY: Former UNCW basketball star, Uber driver arrested with couple in back seat

04/05/18

Court Date For Outstanding Warrant

http://www.starnewsonline.com/sports/20180321/two-former-uncw-players-face-unrelated-drug-charges

04/13/18

Court Date For Simple Possession & Speeding

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RSC #031818BOMA

03/18/18 BOSTON, MA

RAPE

UBER <CONFIRMED

DRIVER: Ranjan Thapa

26 /Everett, MA

UMass Boston Student Scheduled To Graduate In May Was Stopped By

Northeastern University Police Officers Who Identified Himself As A Rideshare Operator Who Was Taking A Female Passenger To Her Home.

POLICE ON SCENE Made Observations That Led Them To Believe The Woman Was In Distress And May Have Been The Victim Of A Sexual Assault

https://www.facebook.com/groups/771383306314738/permalink/1595998663853194/

2011

Came To The US And is A Student At The University of Massachusetts Boston.

http://amp.wcvb.com/article/ride-share-driver-accused-of-raping-woman/19477139

$10,000 BAIL

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RSC #031818LAOH

03/18/18 LAKEWOOD, OH

DRIVER PULLS KNIFE ON PASSENGERS

UBER <CONFIRMED

DRIVER: Unidentified Male

Alledgedy Became Irate When A Female Passenger Slammed The Door

The Driver Exited The Vehicle With A Knife Before Threatening To Get A Gun

https://patch.com/ohio/lakewood-oh/knife-pulled-lakewood-residents-uber-driver

POLICE FILED A MENACING REPORT

The Knife Was Recovered But No Gun

The Couple Refused Pressing Charges

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RSC #031818SEWA

03/18/18 SEATTLE, WA

RACIST BEHAVIOR

LYFT <CONFIRMED

DRIVER: Unidentified Male

Alledgedy Evicted An Interracial Couple On To The Side Of The Road And Hurled Racial Epithets At Them

THE VICTIMS Stated A Dash Cam Was In Place

The Couple Says They Contacted Lyft & The Lyft Representative Said

“OK, we won’t pair you with this driver again.”

‘F*cking n****r!’ — Racist Seattle Lyft driver throws interracial couple out onto the side of the road

The Couple Has Also Filed A Police Report & Asked The Company To Get Dashcam Footage From The Driver

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RSC #031818TEAZ

03/18/18 TEMPE, AZ

SELF DRIVING VEHICLE

KILLS PEDESTRIAN

UBER <CONFIRMED

DRIVER: Autonomous Mode

Volvo XC90 SUV Test Vehicle

UBER SAFETY DRIVER: Rafael Vasquez

44

The Vehicle Was Traveling At 38 MPH In A 35 MPH Zone When It Struck The 49 Year Old Woman At The Time Of The Fatal Impact

https://www.npr.org/sections/thetwo-way/2018/03/21/595941015/police-in-arizona-release-dashcam-video-of-fatal-crash-involving-self-driving-ca

The National Transportation Safety Board is involved in the investigation.

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RSC #032518ATLGA

03/25/18 ATLANTA, GA

RAPE /MENTALLY DISABLED MALE

UBER-EATS <CONFIRMED Started 11/17

DRIVER: Todd Barron

54 /Atlanta, GA

Was At No Mas! Cantina Picking Up ay Delivery Order When He Followed The 21-Year-Old Victim Who Is Described To Have The Mental Capacity Of An 8th Grader To A Bathroom And Allegedly Sodomized Him As He Was Preparing To Start His Shift

https://www.ajc.com/news/crime–law/uber-eats-driver-arrested-mentally-disabled-man-rape/zMTME0iL8TDIGJrwmJ8ugM/

Barron Fled To California

Authorities Discovered He Booked A Flight Back To Atlanta

04/13/18

ARRESTED At The Airport

CHARGED WITH:

Aggravated Sodomy & Abuse

Neglect Or Exploitation Of A Disabled Or Elderly Person

Remains In The Fulton County Jail WITHOUT BOND

04/27/18

Next Hearing Scheduled

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RSC #032818NOLA

03/28/18 NEW ORLEANS, LA

PASSENGER DRAGGED EXITING VEHICLE

UBER <CONFIRMED

DRIVER: Unidentified Male

Alledgedy Frightened The Female Passenger Who Was Exiting The Vehicle And Dragged Her 3-4 Feet As He Sped Off

http://www.wwltv.com/mobile/article/news/local/no-passenger-says-uber-driver-dragged-her-several-feet-outside-car/289-534319341

Uber States Driver Is Now Deactivated

NOPD Investigated As A Disturbance

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RSC #032918LACA

03/29/18 LOS ANGELES, CA

PUT CUSTOMER OUT DUE TO LOW RATE

LYFT <CONFIRMEND

DRIVER: Unidentified Male

Appeared Frustrated And Continued “Gunning It” On South Bay Surface Streets” And Even “Running Stop Signs,”

Put Passenger Out In A Parking Lot

Airline Pilot Going to LAX Is Left in Random Parking Lot After Lyft Driver Realizes He’ll Only Make $6

“It’s fine that you recorded it” he said.

“But I’m sorry man, I can’t make $6 an hour.”

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RSC #032918METN

03/29/18 MEMPHIS, TN

DRIVER SHOOTS ARMED ROBBER

UBER EATS <CONFIRMEND

DRIVER: Unidentified Male

Retrieved His .40-Caliber Gun & Fired Twice At The Man Who Attempted To Rob Him With His Wife In The Passenger Seat And Police Said Two Other Men With Him Ran From the Scene

Police said one of the men who allegedly

attempted to rob the driver showed up later at the hospital and was taken into custody

POLICE ARE STILL SEARCHING FOR A 3RD MAN WHO FLED.

https://www.commercialappeal.com/story/news/crime/2018/03/29/uber-eats-driver-shoots-man-during-attempted-robbery-ihop-memphis-police-say/469947002/?from=new-cookie

SUSPECTS MATCH THE DESCRIPTION FROM A PREVIOUS ROBBERY

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RSC #040118BRFL

04/01/18 BRANDON, FL

CHARGES PENDING

UBER <CONFIRMED

DRIVER: Ashraf

Told His Passenger He Would Return Phone But Did Not

Admitted To Police That He Inflated The Mileage Of The Trip, Gave Himself A $76 Tip, & Rated Himself 5 Stars From The Passenger’s Phone

http://www.wdtn.com/news/national/uber-driver-inflates-fare-uses-customers-phone-to-tip-himself-76/1104692494

The Passenger Contacted Uber Numerous Times But Was Getting Nowhere.

She Received A Refund For Part Of The Fare But Then It Was Taken Away Again. No One Offered Help About The Phone. An Uber Representative Sent Her Email, Advising Her To Contact Local Law Enforcement.

AFTER CALLS from Better Call Behnken, Uber sent this statement:

“The reported conduct is completely unacceptable. The driver’s access to the app has been removed.”

POLICE RECOVERED THE PHONE

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04/08/18 FREMONT, CA

RAPE / SEXUAL ASSAULT

LYFT <CONFIRMED

DRIVER: Jaswanthreddy Baireddy

24 /Fremont, CA

Allegedly Stopped At A Drive Thru Restaurant To Get Her Food Before Taking Her To His Own Residence In Fremont Where Police Said He Offered Her Marijuana Then Sexually Assaulted Her Before Driving The Victim Home

05/04/18

CHARGED WITH:

Forced Oral Copulation Where Victim Is Unconscious

Forced Digital Penetration Where Victim Is Prevented From Resisting Due To Intoxicating Substance

Rape By Means Where Victim Is Unconscious

http://www.ktvu.com/news/lyft-driver-arrested-for-raping-unconscious-passenger

As A Lyft Operator, Baireddy Drove A Rented White Hyundai Elantra Which He Returned Prior To His Arrest

REMAINS IN CUSTODY W/O BAIL

Next Scheduled Court Date Is Set For Later This Week

INVESTIGATORS ARE ASKING ANYONE With Information On This Incident Or Any Other Incidents Involving Baireddy To Call Detective C. Tang @ 510-790-6900

Or Via Email @ ctang@fremont.gov.

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04/08/18 WEYMOUTH, MA

RAPE

UBER <CONFIRMED

DRIVER: Frederick Q. Amfo

30 /Quincy, MA

Alledgedy Raped His Passenger As She Was Headed Home After A Night Out With Friends

04/13/18

Arraignment

$10,000 CASH BAIL SET

Being Held On An Immigration Detainer, According To His Court File

http://www.patriotledger.com/news/20180413/no-title/8

He Has Driven For Uber For Several Years

Uber Says They Deactivated Him

05/15/18

COURT DATE SCHEDULED

http://www.wcvb.com/article/uber-driver-charged-in-weymouth-rape-leaves-the-country-police-say/19834937

PPOSTED $10,000 CASH BAIL Friday& Flew To His Home Country Of Ghana

The Federal Department of Immigration & Customs Enforcement Had Placed An Immigration Detainer On Amfo

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04/10/18 TEXARKANA, AR

DWI 1ST/3RD OFFENSE

DWI REFUSAL W/2 PASSENGERS

UBER <CONFIRMED

DRIVER: Chase Olson

31 /Texarkana

The Couple Told Police That Olson Had Been Driving Recklessly From The Time He picked Them Up

Passenger Said He Told Olson To Stop Several Times And That Olson Refused To Do So

Olson Eventually Struck The Jefferson Avenue Bridge Concrete Railing

http://m.arkansasonline.com/news/2018/apr/13/uber-driver-arrested-dwi-charge-after-vehicle-stri/

Olsen Remained At The Scene And Appearing To Be Unable To Stand Still Without Swaying

Police Placed Olson Under Arrest After They Gave Him A Series Of Field Sobriety Tests

Refused A breath Sample

Allegedly Refused To Provide A Urine Sample

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04/10/18 TEXARKANA, AR

DWI 1ST/3RD OFFENSE

DWI REFUSAL W/2 PASSENGERS

UBER <CONFIRMED

DRIVER: Chase Olson

31 /Texarkana

The Couple Told Police That Olson Had Been Driving Recklessly From The Time He picked Them Up

Passenger Said He Told Olson To Stop Several Times And That Olson Refused To Do So

Olson Eventually Struck The Jefferson Avenue Bridge Concrete Railing

http://m.arkansasonline.com/news/2018/apr/13/uber-driver-arrested-dwi-charge-after-vehicle-stri/

Olsen Remained At The Scene And Appearing To Be Unable To Stand Still Without Swaying

Police Placed Olson Under Arrest After They Gave Him A Series Of Field Sobriety Tests

Refused A breath Sample

Allegedly Refused To Provide A Urine Sample

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04/16/18 HUTCHINS, TX

SEXUAL ASSAULT

UBER <CONFIRMED

DRIVER: Emeron Safa

31 /Richardson, TX

Allegedly Started Asking Inappropriate Questions Before Stopping At A Gas Station & Sexually Assaulting The Woman For Several Minutes & Only Stopped & Drove Her To Her Destination When She Threatened To Call Police

04/18/18

ARREST WARRANT OBTAINED

Safa Was Still At Large At Time Of Report

https://www.dallasnews.com/news/crime/2018/04/20/uber-driver-large-aftersexually-assaulting-woman-outside-hutchins-gas-station-police-say

CASE UPDATE

04/21/18

BOOKED Into The Dallas County Jail

On 1 Count Of Sexual Assault

$25,000 BAIL SET

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04/17/18 DENVER, CO

UNLAWFUL RESTRAINT

UBER <CONFIRMED

DRIVER: Unidentified Male

Alledgedy Told Her He Was Taking Her To A Motel & Wouldn’t Unlock The Doors Even As She Screamed At Him

The Victim Started Pounding On The Windows Of The Car, But The Driver Would Only Let Her Out When He Saw Some Construction Workers Watching Them From The Side Of The Road

She Then Had To Pound On The Car To Get The Driver To Remove Her Suitcase From The Trunk

The Victim Stated The Driver Got Out & The Car Rolled Into The Intersection, Almost Smashing Into Another Vehicle

A COMPANY SPOKESMAN Stated

“This Driver Has been Blocked From The App And We Are Investigating.”

http://www.9news.com/article/news/local/denver-professor-uber-driver-wouldnt-unlock-the-doors/73-540575851

DENVER POLICE Encouraged Her To Call Them And Start A “Proper Investigation.”

The Victim Requested Another Uber To Take Her To The Airport

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04/20/18 ATHENS, GA

RAPE / SEXUAL ASSAULT

UBER <FAKE

DRIVER: Emerson Redd

Allegedly Assaulted A Woman Who Was Able To Escape Before Raping A University of Georgia Student Just Hours Later

POLICE Stopped The Suspect Driving A Chrysler Pacifica Around 1:30 AM On April 21 For Driving Without Headlights On, In The Downtown Area

https://www.redandblack.com/athensnews/update-uber-driver-impersonator-arrested-after-second-sexual-assault-victim/article_a8938c08-44d3-11e8-8b25-73e7ffcad3e9.html

ACPD Asks For Anyone With Additional Information To Contact Them

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RSC #042118DENCO #DIA

04/21/18 DENVER, CO

Denver International Airport

FAKE UBER

Allegedly The Uber Driver Called The Passenger To Confirm The Pickup Door, But The Passenger Said He Was Already In Another Uber & The Fake Uber Driver Asked Him To Cancel The Call

The Fake Uber Driver Tried To Grab The Passenger’s Cell Phone Before Dropping Him Off On The Side Of The Road

The Designated Uber Driver Proceeded To Pick The Passenger Up & Drop Him Off At His Destination

http://via.kdvr.com/o6sRX

Unfortunately Due To The Weather The License Plate On The Fake Uber Was Partially Covered With Snow

DENVER PD Were Investigating

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04/22/18 ATLANTA, GA

AGGRAVATED BATTERY

UBER EATS <CONFIRMED

DRIVER: Traemond Jones

24 /

Assaulted A 63-Year-Old Parking Attendant In Downtown Atlanta

Because He Couldn’t Park For Free

He Parked His Vehicle On The Street, Then Approached The Victim In The Parking Garage & Began To Verbally Harass Him

Video Surveillance Shows The Victim Backing Away As Jones Continues To Follow Him & Hitting Him Twice In The Face & Breaking His Nose

The Unidentified Attendant Took Out A Pocketknife & Stabbed Jones In The Stomach In Self-defense, Police Said

https://www.ajc.com/news/crime–law/uber-eats-driver-charged-after-fight-with-parking-attendant/jB3798WXXoCvNvchEQxLuM/

Jones Was Charged With

AGGRAVATED BATTERY

Uber Stated That Jones Has Since Been Deactivated

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04/24/18 PONTIAC, MI

SEXUAL ASSAULT

LYFT <CONFIRMED

DRIVER: Raheel Bin Hanif

24 /Waterford Township, MI

Allegedly Told The Woman He Owned A Health Spa & Would Pay Her $400 If She Let Him Massage Her And Complete A Subsequent Survey On His Services & Sexually Assaulted Her After She Refused His Offering Of $1,000 For Sex

04/25/18

ARRESTED & CHARGED W/

3 Counts Of 3rd Degree Criminal Sexual Contact

Faces Up To 15 Years In Prison

REMAINS JAILED In Lieu Of

$750,000 CASH SURETY BOND

05/07/18

Next Court Date

https://www.google.com/amp/s/nypost.com/2018/05/03/lyft-driver-accused-of-sexually-assaulting-passenger-after-offering-her-1000-for-sex/amp/

He Was Listed As A Possible Suspect In Another Sexual Assault In December, But There Wasn’t Enough Evidence To Obtain A Warrant At The Time

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RSC #042618ORACA #ChapmanUniversity

04/26/18 ORANGE, CA

SEXUAL ASSAULT ON A STUDENT

LYFT <UNCONFIRMED

DRIVER: Unidentified Male

Allegedly Sexually Battered Or Fondled His Female Passenger After She Fell Asleep In His Vehicle

The Driver Is Described By Witnesses As A Gray-Haired, White Male Wearing Glasses

Driving A 4-Door White Or Silver Vehicle

Student reports sexual battery by Lyft driver near dorms

Anyone With Information That May Aid In The Investigation Is Encouraged To Contact Public Safety

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05/07/18 SEATTLE, WA

#UniversityOfWashington

KIDNAPPING / INDECENT EXPOSURE

UBER <CONFIRMED

DRIVER: Unidentified Male

26 /Newcastle, WA

Allegedly Began Touching His Groin Area & The Female Passenger Looked Out The Window & When She Turned Back, She Told Police He Had Lowered His Pants & Had Exposed Himself

Uber driver accused of kidnapping, exposing himself to passenger

The Driver Was Arrested & Booked Into The King County Jail For Investigation Of Kidnapping & Indecent Exposure

He Had Not Been Charged As Of Time Of Article

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05/14/18 STERLING, VA

1ST DEGREE MURDER 2 COUNTS

UBER <CONFIRMED

DRIVER: Hassan Gailani

34 /Alexandria, VA

Allegedly Entered A Hookah Bar & Fataly Shot 2 Men At Approximately 1:45 A.M.

According To The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office, Gailani Was Captured In His Car By Responding Deputies As He Tried To Leave The Scene

Court Documents Works As An Uber Driver

http://www.fox5dc.com/news/local-news/uber-driver-charged-with-deadly-double-shooting-at-sterling-hookah-bar-ordered-held-without-bond

CHARGED WITH:

2 Counts Of 1st Degree Murder

1 Count Of Use Of A Firearm During The Commission Of A Felony

HELD W/O BOND

07/18

Next Court Date Scheduled

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05/17/18 PHILADELPHIA, PA

PASSENGER THREATENED W/GUN

UBER <CONFIRMED

DRIVER: Troy

Allegedly Pulled A Gun After Passenger Told Him To Turn

People Started To Gather & The Driver Took Off

http://www.fox29.com/news/passenger-claims-uber-driver-pulls-gun-on-him

UBER Deactivated The Driver

http://www.fox29.com/news/passenger-claims-uber-driver-pulls-gun-on-him

Police Are Still Investigating The Incident

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05/20/18 RENO, NV

BURGLARY

UBER <CONFIRMED

DRIVER: Reina VandeBrake

37 /Herlong, CA

Allegedly Returned To Her Passenger’s Home After Dropping Him Off

Several Items, Including An iPad, Were Taken Estimated At Approximately $17,000

Police Were Able To Ping The iPad To The California Residence

05/25/18

Search Warrant Issued

Almost All Of The Items That Were Reported Stolen weyre Recovered

http://mynews4.com/news/local/uber-driver-arrested-after-burglarizing-reno-customers-home

ARRESTED & BOOKED For Charges Of: Possession Of Stolen Property

$20,000 Bail Set

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RSC #052018SMYGA

05/20/18 SMYRNA, GA

WARRANTS FOR MULTIPLE FELONIES

UBER <CONFIRMED

DRIVER: Kevin Emmanuel Jerome

An Officer Checked The License Plate Of A Vehicle He Saw & Found That The Vehicle’s Registered Owner Was Wanted On Multiple Felony Warrants Out Of Greene County, Tennessee

2 COUNTS ATTEMPTED RAPE

3 COUNTS AGGRAVATED BURGLARY

2 COUNTS SEXUAL BATTERY

https://www.ajc.com/news/crime–law/uber-driver-wanted-attempted-rape-other-charges-arrested-cobb/om6iB0CuJ5Ts1bCZoiUdkM/amp.html?__twitter_impression=true

2 Passengers Were Initially Taken Into Custody But Released Once It Was Determined They Were Uber Riders

Jerome Was Taken To The Cobb County Adult Detention Center & Turned Over To Intake Officers There

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RSC #052618FRECA

05/26/18 FREMONT, CA

CRIMINAL THREATS W/ WEAPON

UBER EATS <CONFIRMED

DRIVER: Emmanuel Balacot

47 /

Was Allegedly Blocking The Entry Gate To An Apartment Complex & Got Out And Began Yelling, Swearing & Spitting On A Couple’s Car After They Honked At Him To Move

He Then Allegedly Went Back To The Jetta & Pulled Out 2 Large Knives,1 Of Them A Foot Long, & Threatened To Stab The Couple Before He Fled

The Couple Took A Picture Of His Car

When Located By Police, Balacot Told Them He’d Been Attempting To Deliver Food For Uber Eats

Uber Said Balacot Will Not Be Able To Access His Account While The Company Looks Into The Incident

https://m.sfgate.com/crime/article/Police-Uber-Eats-driver-brandished-knives-Jetta-12958679.php#photo-14782885

BOOKED INTO JAIL ON SUSPICION OF:

Criminal Threats

Brandishing A Weapon

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RSC #060118DENCO

06/01/18 DENVER, CO

DRIVER FATALY SHOOTS PASSENGER

UBER <CONFIRMED

DRIVER: Michael A. Hancock

29 /

Apparently Got Involved In A Dispute Before He Opened Fire, Striking The Adult Male Multiple Times While Traveling On Interstate 25 @ About 2:45 A.M. Before Crashing His Vehicle

It Was Not Clear Whether The Passenger Was Armed

Investigators Found 10 Spent .40 Caliber Cartridges On The Left Shoulder Of The Interstate & A Trail Of Blood Near The Nissan, According To The Statement of Probable Cause

Uber Driver Arrested For Investigation Of 1st Degree Murder After Deadly Shooting On I-25

Police Removed A Semi-Automatic Ruger SR 40 From His Waist Band

Hancock’s Parents Told KUSA-TV That He Had A Concealed Carry Permit From His Days of Working As A Security Guard

https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2018/06/01/uber-driver-fatally-shoots-passenger-denver-interstate/662964002/

He Was Handcuffed At The Scene & Arrested For Investigation Of

1ST DEGREE MURDER

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