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    Among the many things Donald Trump appears confused about these days is the matter of where his own father was born.

    During his just-concluded triumphal swing through Europe, the 72-year-old Trump told an interviewer that both his parents were born in countries that are now components of the European Union. “Don’t forget both my parents were born in E.U. sectors, okay? I mean, my mother was Scotland, my father was Germany," Trump said. "And you know I love those countries.”

    During a press conference during the NATO summit in Brussels, Trump again cited his familial ties to Europe. “I have great respect for Germany,” said Trump. “My father is from Germany.” He added that, “Both my parents are from the E.U., despite the fact that they don’t treat us well on trade.”

    But while Trump’s mother Mary was, in fact, born in Scotland in 1912, his father was not a German citizen. Frederick Trump--who would go on to distinguish himself by getting arrested at a KKK rally and conspiring with Donald to keep blacks out of their Brooklyn apartment buildings--was actually born in the Bronx in October 1905.

    TSG dispatched a team of investigators in search of the elder Trump’s birth certificate--and they cannot believe what they're finding! Actually, we sent a reporter to New York City’s Municipal Archives to look through old Department of Health microfilm reels.

    And, as seen above, there is a long-form birth certificate to prove it (click to enlarge).

    The elder Trump, who died in 1999 at age 93, was born in his family’s apartment at 539 East 177 Street. His parents, Fred (a barber) and Elizabeth, were German immigrants. Trump’s birthplace appears to have been among the many buildings seized via eminent domain to clear the way for the Cross Bronx Expressway, the handiwork of Robert Moses, Gotham’s original “master builder.”

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    A Florida man who tussled with a cop trying to arrest him for disorderly conduct later said that he "really enjoyed resisting" because it was like being on “Live PD,” a cable program that chronicles the mayhem police officers encounter on the night shift.

    A patrolman was dispatched yesterday to a home in Sebastian, a city near Vero Beach, after a 911 caller reported that a man wielding a golf club was chasing a woman.

    When an officer arrived on the scene, he encountered Rudolph Grant, 53, who smelled of booze and was screaming and cursing in front of the residence. After trying to walk away, Grant struggled as the cop sought to handcuff him, according to an arrest affidavit. Grant, the cop noted, tried to pull away from him, "tensed his arms with an attempt to get away from me," and finally “made his body go limp.”

    Due to his “erratic behavior,” Grant was subsequently placed in “mechanical restraints that were double-locked.”

    Before being placed into a squad car, Grant told the arresting officer that he “really enjoyed resisting. It was like being on Live PD.” The A&E program, a “Cops” progeny, bills itself as a documentary series covering “DUI checkpoint stops to high-speed chases, bar fights to gang shootings, domestic disputes to drug busts.”

    Grant, seen above, was charged with resisting arrest and disorderly conduct, both misdemeanors. He was released from the Indian River county jail after posting $1000 bond and is scheduled for a July 31 court hearing. Grant’s rap sheet includes a felony cocaine possession conviction.  

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    After scaling a barbed wire fence, a 19-year-old Georgia man ran across the tarmac at Atlanta’s busy airport and pulled himself up onto the wing of a Delta jet and began pounding on the aircraft’s windows as shocked passengers watched from inside.

    Jhyrin Jones, 19, was arrested yesterday afternoon minutes after running up to the airplane, which had just arrived from Miami. Jones, who had stripped to his underwear, gestured to passengers while ranting incoherently.

    As seen above, at one point, the agitated Jones mounted one of the jet’s wings and began pacing and banging on cabin windows (as travelers photographed his bizarre antics).     

    Jones was subsequently subdued by airport police and charged with trespassing, damage to property, and obstruction of law enforcement. He was also hit with a public indecency count for allegedly exposing himself to the plane’s stunned passengers and crew.

    During a court hearing this morning, a judge set Jones’s bond at $18,000. Jones is pictured below on a Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport runway and in court today.

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    A man arrested for drunk driving told police that his dog was at the wheel when officers spotted the vehicle weaving across lanes on a Florida roadway, court records show.

    State troopers last month pulled over a 2005 Nissan after spotting the auto being driven erratically on Interstate 95 outside Port St. Lucie.

    When cops contacted the driver, they detected the “obvious and distinct odor” of booze “coming from inside the vehicle.” The motorist, Scott Garrett, 56, was lethargic, slurring his words, and had “red, very glassy, and blood shot” eyes. On the car’s front passenger seat was an open bottle of Sailor Jerry Spiced Rum.

    Before performing a series of field sobriety tests, Garrett, pictured above, asked troopers to give him a ride to his Jupiter home. Garret then sought to pin the dangerous driving on another party: “He then stated he wasn’t driving the vehicle but it was...actually his dog,” an investigator noted.

    Despite Garrett’s alibi, he was arrested for drunk driving (a breath test recorded his blood alcohol content at more than three times the .08 legal limit). A Florida Highway Patrol report noted that Garrett’s rap sheet includes three prior DUI convictions.

    Troopers reported that Garrett “was the only occupant” of the Nissan.

    Garrett, who has pleaded not guilty to the DUI count, is next due in court on July 30.

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    A South Carolina man who has a giant gun tattooed on his forehead has been charged with weapons possession after he was spotted disposing of a firearm following a car crash, cops report.

    Michael Vines, 24, was collared Saturday evening after slamming a Toyota Camry into a power pole near an intersection in Greenville. Firefighters responding to the crash site told police that they saw Vines toss a handgun into the grass.

    Officers subsequently recovered a loaded Smith & Wesson .38-caliber revolver from the area where firefighters said Vines discarded the weapon.

    Vines, a convicted felon, is barred from possessing a firearm. His rap sheet includes multiple narcotics convictions.

    In addition to a weapons count, Vines was charged with reckless driving and driving with a suspended license in connection with the recent crash.

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    A man concerned that he had been rooked by a methamphetamine dealer contacted Florida police and asked them to test his drugs and “press charges” against the dealer if he had “been given the wrong narcotics,” according to an arrest report.

    On Tuesday afternoon, Douglas Peter Kelly, 49, called the Putnam County Sheriff’s Office and told a deputy that he had a “violent reaction” after smoking what he thought was “speed.” Kelly told cops that he believed that the drug in question was actually Flakka, the notorious synthetic stimulant.

    After speaking with cops, Kelly drove to the sheriff’s office "because he wished to have the illegal narcotics tested." Kelly subsequently provided cops with a piece of aluminum foil that contained a “clear, crystal-like substance.”

    A field test of the substance provided by Kelly resulted in a “positive reaction for the presence of methamphetamine,” police reported. While perhaps relieved that his dealer was not cheating him, Kelly’s mood likely changed when police arrested him on a felony narcotics possession charge.

    Seen above, Kelly was booked into the county jail, from which he was released last night after posting $2500 bond.

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    A Kentucky man found driving through the Sunshine State with a hatchet hidden in his car told police that he needed the weapon “for protection” from “scum bags in Florida,” according to a court filing.

    Travis Byerly, 23, was arrested following a traffic stop last week in Clearwater. Byerly’s license was suspended in April due to a drunk driving conviction in Kentucky, where he lives in the city of Danville.

    During the traffic stop, a Clearwater Police Department officer found a “concealed hatchet/axe shoved between the driver’s seat and the door, hidden from sight.” When asked about the weapon, Byerly referred to unnamed Florida scum bags.

    Seen above, Byerly was charged with carrying a concealed weapon and driving with a suspended license, both misdemeanors. He was freed from jail after a relative posted $400 bond.

    Byerly, whose rap sheet includes multiple arrests, is currently serving a probation term in connection with a 2016 felony conviction for possession of a forged instrument.

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    Getting arrested for relieving yourself in public is bad enough, but Gabriel Bravo was also forced to remove his extensive facial ornamentation upon being booked into a Miami jail.

    Busted last month in Miami Beach, Bravo has had his face pierced dozens of times. As seen in the above mug shot, Bravo is partial to silver balls.

    Upon being booked into the Metro West Detention Center, Bravo’s jewelry collection was inventoried and placed in storage (to be returned when he is released). Locked up in lieu of $100 bond, Bravo has asked for a jury trial, which is scheduled for early-July.

    Bravo has twice been arrested this year--for disorderly intoxication and drinking in public.

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    A man arrested Monday for masturbating at a bus stop identified himself as James Tiberius Kirk upon his arrest by Florida police, according to court records.

    The perp claiming to be Captain Kirk was spotted around 11:20 AM vigorously “stroking his penis that was under his shorts,” reported a Clearwater patrolman. The action “corrupted the public morals and sense of public decency,” alleged investigators.

    After the defendant stroked himself for more than two minutes, a cop asked what he was doing. “The defendant stated, ‘I’m scratching myself.’”

    Upon being arrested for disorderly conduct, the man said that he carried no ID, but gave his name as that of the commander of the starship USS Enterprise. Cops actually did a “wants/warrant check” on the Kirk name, which came back with negative results.

    Police subsequently used a facial recognition program to determine that “Kirk” was actually James Roger Bundrick, 56. In addition to the disorderly conduct rap, Bundrick was charged with a second misdemeanor, providing a false name to law enforcement. He is being held in the Pinellas County jail in lieu of $400 bond.

    Pictured above, Bundrick is a convicted felon who was released from state prison in August 2016 after serving nearly four years in custody on multiple felony charges.

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    In what the arresting officer described as a “coupon conundrum,” a patron allegedly attacked a Burger King worker who would not accept several coupons for discounted Whoppers, according to an arrest affidavit.

    Police say Miguel Latorre, 23, tried to use his coupons at a Burger King in Largo, Florida Saturday afternoon. However, there apparently was some kind of problem with Latorre’s coupons.

    When Burger King worker Charlotte Price “attempted to explain the coupon conundrum,” reported Officer Stephanie Blitz, Latorre, seen at right, became “engaged and frustrated by the Whopper coupon situation.”

    Latorre allegedly grabbed Price by the wrist and attempted to pull her over the counter. “A physical altercation ensued,” said Blitz, who noted that several witnesses observed Latorre’s coupon meltdown.

    Charged with battery, Latorre was booked into the county jail on the misdemeanor count. He was released from custody after a relative posted $500 bond.

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    Meet Terri Havens.

    The 49-year-old New York State resident--a convicted sex offender--has been jailed for violating parole terms, investigators report.

    Havens, who spent more than a decade in prison for sodomizing a five-year-old girl, was placed on parole last September, according to state corrections records. Havens allegedly violated his release terms by ignoring his curfew and using a smartphone to get online.

    The phone was discovered during a search of Havens’ residence in Mount Morris, a town about 40 miles south of Rochester. The search was prompted after a local woman reported to cops that Havens had posted a Craigslist ad seeking a personal aide (Havens is barred from using the internet).

    Havens, pictured above in a March 2018 sex offender registry photo, is locked up in the Livingston County jail in advance of a parole violation hearing.

     RELATED: Chicago man once wore disguise for his sex offender photo

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    A Virginia man who was twice spotted sauntering through a park wearing high heels and stockings--but no pants--has been arrested on indecent exposure charges, police report.

    Cops say Jeffrey Battaglia, 37, was observed sans pants on two separate occasions in March at Gypsy Hill Park in Staunton, a city about 40 miles from Charlottesville.

    A male witness reported seeing a man with his genitals exposed wearing a black hat, black dinner jacket, and high heels on March 8. A week later, a female witness also got a look at the private parts of the suspect, who was wearing a black jacket, high heels, and stockings.

    Police subsequently identified Battaglia, who lives about seven miles from Staunton, as the pantsless stroller.

    Battaglia, seen above, was charged with two counts of misdemeanor indecent exposure.

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    Hours after exchanging vows on a Florida beach, a newlywed couple was arrested after they got intoxicated and began battering each other inside a hotel room, police report.

    Daniel Gillen, 61, and GeGee Riposta, 49, were married Sunday on Clearwater Beach. The couple is seen at right in a wedding photo.

    According to arrest affidavits, Gillen and Riposta subsequently “became intoxicated” and “were arguing throughout the day.” Matters subsequently turned violent inside the couple’s room at the Clearwater Beach Hotel, police charge.

    Gillen told cops that Riposta “physically started to attack him by scratching him on the chest.” Gillen “had noticeable scratch marks and injury to his torso which was consistent with his statements,” investigators noted.

    Riposta said that Gillen grabbed her by the neck and pushed her to the ground. Riposta’s claim was supported by “noticeable scratches and scrape marks on her knee,” police reported.

    Gillen was arrested for misdemeanor domestic battery and was later released from custody on his own recognizance. Since Riposta had a prior battery conviction, she was charged with felony battery (and had to post $500 bond to get out of jail).

    A judge has ordered the newlyweds (seen in the below mug shots) to have no contact with each other. Court filings list the couple’s residence as a home in Davenport, a city about 90 miles inland from Clearwater Beach.