November 25, 2020

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BERLIN — An older driver in a station wagon with white hand-painted letters crashed a station wagon into the gate outside Chancellor Angela Merkel’s office on Wednesday morning, but did not get past the barrier and was then detained.

Although the driver’s motive was unclear, it could be connected to an expected government extension on Wednesday of a partial lockdown to stem coronavirus infections. The police confirmed that the driver was in custody.

The message “You damned murderers of children and old people” was painted on one side of the car, while the other side read, “Stop the politics of globalization,” according to pictures of the crash site.

Hartmut Paeth, a spokesman for the Berlin police, said that officers were “in the process of clarifying with the elderly gentleman, whom we have in custody as a driver, how this situation came about.”

Over the past weeks, there have been a number of protests against widespread restrictions to public life to slow the spread of the coronavirus in Germany. Last week, protesters were forbidden to gather in front of the Reichstag building, a couple of hundred yards away from Ms. Merkel’s building, because the authorities feared that they could hinder or endanger lawmakers and government workers.

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Two people in a vehicle that fled from a deputy were injured Monday after the vehicle struck a tree, according to the Ramsey County sheriff’s office.



a close up of a man who is smiling and looking at the camera: The Ramsey County Sheriff's Office identified Austin Edgar Peterson, 28, as the driver of a vehicle that fled from deputies in St. Paul and was injured when he crashed in Minneapolis on Monday, Nov. 23, 2020. He is pictured in an Aug. 4, 2020, mug shot. (Courtesy of the Ramsey County Sheriff's Office)


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The Ramsey County Sheriff’s Office identified Austin Edgar Peterson, 28, as the driver of a vehicle that fled from deputies in St. Paul and was injured when he crashed in Minneapolis on Monday, Nov. 23, 2020. He is pictured in an Aug. 4, 2020, mug shot. (Courtesy of the Ramsey County Sheriff’s Office)

The sheriff’s office was conducting an overnight burglary prevention detail late Sunday into early Monday in response to an increase in burglaries in St. Paul’s Highland Park and Macalester-Groveland areas. During the detail, a deputy saw a truck speeding in the area of Snelling and Stanford avenues about 2:40 a.m.



a man smiling for the camera: Austin Edgar Peterson (Courtesy of the Ramsey County Sheriff’s Office)


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Austin Edgar Peterson (Courtesy of the Ramsey County Sheriff’s Office)

The driver, identified as Austin Edgar Peterson, 28, of Minneapolis, briefly stopped when the deputy activated the squad’s emergency lights and then he fled. The deputy, with lights and siren on, pursued the vehicle west on Marshall Avenue and saw Peterson commit multiple traffic violations, the sheriff’s office said.

After Peterson crossed the Lake Street-Marshall Bridge into Minneapolis at about 45 mph, a deputy used a pursuit-intervention technique. Deputies receive training in the technique, which involves turning a squad into a fleeing vehicle, causing it to spin to end the pursuit, said Sheriff Bob Fletcher.

There wasn’t traffic or other people present, he said.

Peterson appeared to try to steer away and struck a tree. Emergency medical personnel took Peterson and a 24-year-old woman in the truck to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries, Fletcher said.

Peterson had active arrest warrants from Dakota County for felony drugs and Hennepin County for receiving stolen property, according to the sheriff’s office. The vehicle he was driving had been stolen from a construction site in Minneapolis.

The sheriff’s office said the incident is under investigation.

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An off-duty firefighter and a bystander smashed the window of a car to rescue a driver as the vehicle went up in flames in Harwich, officials said.

The car crashed on Route 6 at the Rest Area just east of Exit 10 around 8:15 p.m. Friday. A caller reported to the Harwich Fire Department that the car had rolled over and was on fire in the woods, according to a news release from fire officials.

As Harwich firefighters were on their way to the scene, another call came in reporting that the driver was still in the car, officials said.

Then, off-duty firefighter Josh Ford arrived at the scene and, along with a bystander, went over to the car.

The car’s gas tank had ruptured and flames were coming out from underneath the vehicle. The two grabbed a tire iron from the trunk of the car and broke out the rear passenger window, as fire was blocking the driver’s side of the car, the news release read.

They helped the driver get out of the car and over to the rest area.

Harwich firefighters put out the flames. The driver was taken to Cape Cod Hospital with injures that were not considered life-threatening, officials said.

“As a department, we are all very proud of Firefighter Ford for his actions. It is one thing to act this way while on duty, with your fellow firefighters and in full gear. But it is quite another thing to act this way while driving down the road with your family,” Chief David LeBlanc said.

“Josh’s actions represent a mindset of putting the citizens before himself, and a mindset as a fire chief I believe is the core mission of the fire department. There is no doubt in my mind that if it hadn’t been for the efforts of Firefighter Ford and the bystander, the outcome from last night’s accident would have been much worse,” LeBlanc continued.

Massachusetts State Police troopers are investigating the crash.

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A Palm Beach County sheriff’s deputy crossed the line when he kept shooting at a driver and chased him until he rammed the driver’s car to stop him, his agency has concluded.



a car parked in a parking lot: Palm Beach Sheriff's Deputy Connor Haugh shot at a man’s car as the man tried to get away, according to an internal affairs report. He was suspended for violating the agency's use-of-force policy.


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Palm Beach Sheriff’s Deputy Connor Haugh shot at a man’s car as the man tried to get away, according to an internal affairs report. He was suspended for violating the agency’s use-of-force policy.

Deputy Connor Haugh, 37, violated agency policy last year when Fakeria Phillips, then 38, drove away and Haugh kept shooting, according to a sheriff’s internal affairs report. He also broke policy when he followed Phillips and used his patrol car to ram Phillips’ car, according to the report. Even though the deputy opened fire, nobody was shot in the encounter that happened on Nov. 1, 2019, records show.

Haugh told investigators that he was trying to protect the public: He felt the risk of injuries to civilians posed by Phillips’ driving was too great to allow him to keep going.

Haugh is a veteran officer who started at the Boynton Beach Police Department in 2005 and joined the Sheriff’s Office in 2016. The Sheriff’s Office has suspended Haugh, though the terms of his suspension weren’t available Thursday.

Reached by phone Thursday, Haugh said that he couldn’t comment about the case. A police union representative couldn’t be reached for comment.

Last year, an undercover deputy — not Haugh — had tried to pull over Phillips while he was driving a rented Hyundai. The undercover deputy suspected that Phillips was dealing drugs out of the parking lot of the Barefoot Mailman Motel in Lantana while on federal probation, the records show.

That’s when Phillips backed the car into the undercover deputy’s unmarked patrol car, hitting that deputy with the open door of the Hyundai, the Sheriff’s Office said.

Haugh was nearby on an alternate assignment, heard what was happening over his radio and headed to the scene.

Internal affairs investigators interviewed Haugh and reviewed nearby security camera footage to determine that Haugh’s fears that the other deputy was in imminent danger were “well-founded.”

In an effort to stop Phillips, Haugh shot at one of Phillips’ tires. The internal affairs investigation ruled that those first few shots, when Phillips was still in the parking lot, were justified. But Phillips made it out of the parking lot and drove south in the northbound lanes of Dixie Highway.

Haugh then shot at the car again, hitting one of its tires.

Shooting at a moving vehicle is prohibited under the sheriff’s use-of-force policy, “unless the occupant of a vehicle is using or threatening to use deadly force by means other than the vehicle itself, and the employee reasonably believes there is an imminent threat to life.” The investigation concluded that after Phillips left the parking lot, he was no longer using deadly force.

Haugh opened fire as Phillips was still in the parking lot and then after Phillips left:

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  1. C-EPS
  2. P-EPS
  3. R-EPS

Segmentation by application:

  1. Passenger Vehicle
  2. Commercial Vehicle

This report also splits the market by region:

  1. United States
  2. Canada
  3. Mexico
  4. Brazil
  5. APAC
  6. China
  7. Japan
  8. Korea
  9. Southeast Asia
  10. India
  11. Australia
  12. Europe
  13. Germany
  14. France
  15. UK
  16. Italy
  17. Russia
  18. Middle East & Africa
  19. Egypt
  20. South Africa
  21. Israel
  22. Turkey
  23. GCC Countries

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HAMDEN — Police looking for the driver of a vehicle that struck a building and seven vehicles and was last seen Monday running from the scene with an infant strapped in a car seat, Capt. Ronald Smith said.

Smith said police later located the 8-month-old infant, who was unharmed and with family members.

There were no serious injuries reported in the vehicles that were struck.


The incident began at around 5:30 p.m. Monday when police responded to the intersection of Dixwell and Putnam avenues on the report of a motor-vehicle accident.

“The investigation revealed that a motor vehicle, which was traveling northbound on Dixwell Avenue, collided with two vehicles, before fleeing from the scene,” Smith said.

“Moments later, the vehicle, which was now traveling southbound on Dixwell Avenue, struck five vehicles at the intersection of Dixwell Avenue and Morse Street.”



The vehicle continued, before striking Tint Works at 923 Dixwell Ave., Smith said.

Smith said the driver was last seen running eastbound on Morse Street with the infants strapped in a car seat, Smith said.

The investigation is continuing, Smith said.


Anyone with information is asked to contact Officer Justin Martin at 203-230-4030.

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RUSSELL TOWNSHIP, Ohio –

Mutual aid, Caves Road:

Russell Township officers assisted Chester Township police 2:32 p.m. Nov. 7 with a traffic stop involving a stolen vehicle. The theft occurred in Mentor and Mentor police arrived to take custody of the driver and the vehicle. He was charged with receiving stolen property. Further details were unavailable.

Fraud, Chillicothe Road:

A complainant filed a fraud report 2:30 p.m. Nov. 14 at the police station for an item purchased on Ebay that was allegedly delivered to a Russell Township address via Federal Express.

Injury crash, Chillicothe Road:

Police were dispatched 4:24 p.m. Nov. 11 to the Fairmount Road intersection for a two-car crash with injuries. Several people were transported to hospitals by EMS units from Russell and Chester townships. Further details were unavailable.

Animal at large, Chillicothe Road:

After a white husky and boxer dogs ran into a woman’s yard and attacked two of her chickens, a woman called police 3:45 p.m. Nov. 11. She did not recognize the dogs as living in the neighborhood, and they ran into the woods after the attack. The responding officer did not find the dogs.

Found property, Chillicothe Road:

A motorist reported seeing several tools on the road 1:40 p.m. Nov. 13 at the Belle Vernon intersection. An officer found two toolboxes containing tools, a cordless drill and a tape measure. He collected them and took them to the police station. The owner can identify and claim them there.

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A Queens parking spot dispute exploded into a wild road rage rampage, with one driver sucker-punching the other before crashing his car through the glass storefront of a newly-opened bakery, police said Tuesday.

An enraged Jie Zou jumped from behind the wheel of his white Audi as another vehicle angled for the coveted space, slugging the contesting driver in the face before ruining the grand opening of the Rainbow Bakery by plowing his vehicle six feet inside the fledgling business, cops said.

A terrifying cellphone video captured Zou making a U-turn and slamming his car into the other driver, who went bouncing off the Audi’s hood as the car accelerated across four lanes of traffic and through the glass — with one terrified customer exiting through the rubble while another lies dazed on the sidewalk.

Zou’s bat-wielding passenger, Jonathan Zhang, whacked a 34-year-old man defending the other driver in the arm as five people were injured Monday in the 3:55 p.m. ruckus. The second driver, identified as Zong Li, 35, of Belford, N.J., at one point managed to wrest the bat away and smashed it against the Audi’s hood before he was nearly run down, the video shows.

Devastated bakery owner John Lo, who now hopes to reopen in a month, returned Tuesday to survey a business reduced to shattered glass and twisted metal. The store remained shuttered, with a metal grate pulled down over its front.

“Very sad,” said the 45-year-old businessman. “We put a lot (of money) in for the renovation and then … (he) almost destroyed it all.”

Once the punching ended, cops say, Zou climbed back into his car and hit the gas, hitting Li before jumping the curb and crashing into the bakery. Both the 24-year-old driver and passenger Zhang, 35, were arrested at the scene, with Zou charged with reckless endangerment and assault while his passenger was hit with an assault charge.

Their arraignments were pending Tuesday in Queens Criminal Court. Li, the driver of the other car, suffered injuries to his leg and arm, police said.

Surveillance video shows a man falling to the ground as the white Audi zips by at high speed into the storefront, sending sidewalk pedestrians running for cover. Three women standing near the crash site were hit by flying glass and debris, officials said.

Medics took the women and the two injured men to New York Presbyterian Hospital-Queens. They all had minor injuries and were expected to recover.

Lo said one of his workers was injured, but was released from the hospital Monday and doing well.

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Semiconductors aimed at the automotive and industrial sectors have been coming at us at a fast and furious pace. Here is yet another example: Texas Instruments recently expanded its family of high-voltage power-management devices with the introduction of 600- and 650-V gallium nitride (GaN) FETs, dubbed the LMG3425R030. There are four new devices in the family.

With a fast-switching, 2.2-MHz integrated gate driver, the GaN FETs increase power density and efficiency and, according to the company, reduce the size of power magnetics by 59% compared to existing solutions. The FETs are designed with proprietary GaN materials on a GaN-on-silicon (Si) substrate, providing cost and supply-chain advantages over comparable substrate materials such as silicon carbide (SiC).

A key feature of the devices is the ability to sit in closer proximity on a PCB, a requirement for today’s (and tomorrow’s) shrinking electronics. That’s one of the properties of GaN technology that TI has taken advantage of. More information is available in the app note Maximizing the Performance of GaN with Ideal Diode Mode.

Pre-production versions of the four new industrial-grade, 600-V GaN FETs are available now, in a 12- by12-mm, QFN package. Prices range from $8.34 to $14.68 each, in 1000-unit lots. Evaluation moduloes are available for al four as well, al set at $199.

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Richard Nass is the Executive Vice-President of OpenSystems Media. His key responsibilities include setting the direction for all aspects of OpenSystems Media’s Embedded and IoT product portfolios, including web sites, e-newsletters, print and digital magazines, and various other digital and print activities. He was instrumental in developing the company’s on-line educational portal, Embedded University. Previously, Nass was the Brand Director for UBM’s award-winning Design News property. Prior to that, he led the content team for UBM Canon’s Medical Devices Group, as well all custom properties and events in the U.S., Europe, and Asia. Nass has been in the engineering OEM industry for more than 25 years. In prior stints, he led the Content Team at EE Times, handling the Embedded and Custom groups and the TechOnline DesignLine network of design engineering web sites. Nass holds a BSEE degree from the New Jersey Institute of Technology.


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