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Man convicted of collecting urine from boys now faces child porn charges, Ohio cops say

A man in Ohio who was convicted of collecting boys’ urine from bathrooms is now facing child pornography charges, police say.

Franklin County Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force received a tip that Alan Patton, 68, had allegedly been using an online search engine to try to find child pornography, WCMH reported.

Investigators went to Patton’s Columbus home, where they seized several storage devices with “images loaded on them,” police told WSYX.

He was arrested Thursday and charged with pandering sexually-oriented material involving a minor — child pornography, according to the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office.

Patton is a registered sex offender and has an extensive criminal history, according to WBNS.

In 2008, he was convicted of criminal mischief and collecting bodily substances without consent after police say he collected urine from restrooms used by boys, WCMH reported.

Police said Patton put plastic wrap over toilet seats and placed foam cups

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Hampton Inn worker fired for calling cops on Black guests; Police open ‘internal investigation’

A Hampton Inn employee has been fired after calling the police on a Black family using the hotel’s swimming pool in Williamston, North Carolina.

“Hampton by Hilton has zero tolerance for racism or discrimination of any kind. On Saturday, we were alerted to an online video of a guest incident at one of our franchise properties,” Shruti Gandhi Buckley, the Global Head of Hampton by Hilton, said in a statement to USA TODAY Monday. “The team member is no longer employed at the hotel.”

In a nearly 10-minute Facebook Live video shared across social media, a white hotel employee and two Williamston police officers approach a Black woman who is using the pool with her children. They ask the woman, identified on her social media account as Anita Williams-Wright, to prove that she’s staying at the hotel. 

“I can’t believe this happened to me and my kids,” Williams-Wright captioned the

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Hampton Inn employee fired for calling cops on Black guests at the pool; Hilton apologizes

A Hampton Inn employee has been fired after calling the police on a Black family using the hotel’s swimming pool in Williamston, North Carolina.

“Hampton by Hilton has zero tolerance for racism or discrimination of any kind. On Saturday, we were alerted to an online video of a guest incident at one of our franchise properties,” Shruti Gandhi Buckley, the Global Head of Hampton by Hilton, said in a statement to USA TODAY Monday. “The team member is no longer employed at the hotel.”

In a nearly 10-minute Facebook Live video shared across social media, a white hotel employee and two Williamston police officers approach a Black woman who is using the pool with her children. They ask the woman, identified on her social media account as Anita Williams-Wright, to prove that she’s staying at the hotel.

“I can’t believe this happened to me and my kids,” Williams-Wright captioned the

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