Bed bugs hit Philadelphia police holding cells

July 13, 2011

Only a week after NYPD’s 120th Precinct in Staten Island found bed bugs in its cells (more on that here), a similar situation has been brought to light in Philadelphia. The Philadelphia Inquirer reported Tuesday that An infestation [of bed bugs] was discovered last week in the building in Mayfair that houses the Second and […]

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Bed bugs booked at Staten Island’s 120th Precinct lockup

July 8, 2011

Bed bugs were recently found in the NYPD’s 120th Precinct lockup in Staten Island, after a prisoner complained he’d seen the pests. SILive.com reports that The brass at the precinct looked into it, and “there were some critters found in the area where the cell attendant works,” according to one NYPD insider. That led police […]

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Bed bugs on the comeback in Israel

July 23, 2008

An article in Haaretz reports that bed bugs are making a comeback in Israel. A second article in the same media outlet tells Israelis what to do if they suspect they have bed bugs: If the bite is found to be that of a bedbug, a report should be filed with the ministry of health […]

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Bed bugs infest New Rochelle cell block and three police cars

July 16, 2008

New Rochelle police had to deal with a cell block infested with bed bugs three weeks ago, The Journal News reports (via LoHud.com). The cell block was treated. But then bugs turned up in three radio cars from different tours, including a car used for a daytime tour of duty yesterday. The car was taken […]

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2 workers claim they were punished for asking about bed bugs at work

February 12, 2008

The Jersey Journal reports (via nj.com) that Renée Meyers and Gail Krone, who work as cleaners at the County Administration Building on Newark Avenue in Jersey City, New Jersey, asked a supervisor about whether there were bed bugs in the holding cells: “All we wanted was someone to tell whether the holding cells in the […]

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