Daily Archives: April 28, 2016

Touch DNA forensic technology used to nab gas station skimmer crook

touch DNA1LARGO, Fla. (WFLA) — Using incredible technology to track invisible DNA, the Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office and Largo Police Department were able to catch an alleged crook accused of installing skimming devices at Largo gas pumps.
A simple touch of the hand proved to be the exact road map Pinellas County authorities needed to link skimmers found at a 7/11 gas station in Largo to 35-year-old Rafael De Los Rios, accused of trying to cheat customers out of cash.

New OK Law Requires DNA Samples Upon Felony Arrest

sample analysisOKLAHOMA CITY – Gov. Mary Fallin signed a bill into law Tuesday that requires DNA samples to be taken upon booking of a felony arrest.
The bill was brought up the last four years in a row by Rep. Lee Denney, R-District 33 out of Cushing, and failed before making it to the governor’s desk.