‘Armed and dangerous’ man wanted in shooting of sheriff’s deputy, second suspect in custody

first_imgamphotora/iStockBy EMILY SHAPIRO, ABC News(NEW YORK) — A manhunt is intensifying for a 29-year-old suspected of shooting a Georgia sheriff’s deputy.Dalton Potter, a wanted Texas fugitive, was allegedly driving a stolen trailer when he was pulled over on a traffic stop early Monday, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation said.BLUE ALERT issued for Dalton Potter, age 29. Potter is suspected of shooting a Whitfield County Sheriff’s Office deputy overnight. Last known to be on foot on Interstate 75 at the Whitfield/Gordon County line. Potter is considered armed and dangerous. Call 911. #BlueAlert pic.twitter.com/Vdyl8ReGaW— GA Bureau of Investigation (@GBI_GA) September 7, 2020Potter allegedly fired several times at Whitfield County Sheriff’s Deputy Darrell Hackney, the state agency said.Hackney was hit but wasn’t seriously hurt due to his ballistic vest, the GBI said.Hackney and a fellow deputy returned fire, but Potter escaped and drove south on Interstate 75, the GBI said.Whitfield County is about 30 miles southeast of Chattanooga, Tennessee.Potter later crashed near the Whitfield County-Gordon County line. Potter, who is considered armed and dangerous, then fled into the woods on foot, the GBI said.Another Texas fugitive, 47-year-old Jonathan Hosmer, was later identified in connection to the shooting, and has since been taken into custody, the GBI said Tuesday morning. Hosmer “was captured on a home surveillance system in a subdivision near the truck wreck,” the GBI said.Jonathan Hosmer, age 47, is in police custody. Dalton Potter remains at large.If you have any information on Potter, please contact the Whitfield County Sheriff’s Office at 706-370-4900. pic.twitter.com/NueHUb980o— GA Bureau of Investigation (@GBI_GA) September 8, 2020Potter faces a charge of aggravated assault on a deputy, the GBI said.Anyone with information is asked to call the Whitfield County Sheriff’s Office at 706-370-4900.Copyright © 2020, ABC Audio. All rights reserved.last_img read more

Arena Hospitality Group opened the first luxury glamping resort in Croatia – Arena One 99 Glamping

first_imgLast week, Arena Hospitality Group opened the first family glamping resort in Croatia in the area of ​​the former Arena Pomer campsite in the eponymous settlement of Pomer, Medulin municipality, thus enriching the success of Istrian and Croatian hotel and tourism with a new trendy product.Namely, it is one of the largest glamping camps in Europe, which consists of 199 luxury tents.Glamping, or ‘glamorous camping’ or glamorous / luxury camping, combines classic camping in nature with all the amenities of a home, apartment or hotel and modern technology. The concept envisages fully equipped tents with a solid base in which weather conditions do not disturb the holiday. Glamping is a concept of vacation in contact with nature, wellness services, recreation and healthy living, top gastronomy and entertainment. Due to the good terrain, mild climate and natural attractions in untouched areas, Croatia has great potential for the development of glamping, and Arena Hospitality Group is one of the first companies to recognize such potential and just opened the glamping resort Arena One 99 Glamping.Arena One 99 Glamping is located on a peninsula near the Medulin Bay, just a few kilometers from ancient Pula, and offers three different, specially designed accommodation units, ie tents. It is intended for everyone who wants to enjoy a holiday in an environment of untouched nature, without giving up a premium bed or bedding made of combed Egyptian cotton, worthy of five-star hotels. “The transformation of Camp Pomer into luxury glamping dedicated to the glamping offer, which introduces new sustainable initiatives, has also resulted in a change of name to Arena One 99 Glamping. With a unique concept, this new resort pays tribute to the settlement of Pomer in which it is located. The name Pomer, or Pomerium in Latin, comes from the time of the Roman Empire, when the term post-moerium meant a sacred space within the walls of the city of Rome. Transformation is a demanding process and only a small part of the mosaic that makes up the “today and tomorrow” Arena Hospitality Group is listed. The goal is one, both today and tomorrow – a satisfied guest who returns … ” they point out from Arena Hospitality Group and add that this is an investment of 50 million kuna.In order to make the offer completely tailored to guests, Arena, in cooperation with top international manufacturers of luxury tents Adria Home, Lushna Group, Outstanding and Crippacampeggio, offered guests several types of glamping tents. Regardless of their size or how many people they receive (from two to six), superior comfort and luxury is uniform. Each tent is richly equipped – air conditioning, LCD Flat screen TV, fully equipped kitchenette with illy espresso machine, bathroom with luxury cosmetics set, all at the level of modern high category hotels.In addition to the superior comfort in the tents and all other facilities and additional facilities of the camp designed for the purpose of providing a luxurious vacation to its guests. Luxurious outdoor spa & wellness zone “SPA one4you” with whirlpools, treatment tents, rain room, sauna, outdoor relaxation areas, a platform for yoga programs and outdoor fitness in Istrian greenery, offers guests a place to relax mind and body, and designed was also created in accordance with nature and the concept of 4 elements – earth, air, water and fire. Spa programs and accompanying activities are completely dedicated to the harmony of mind and body (mind full vs. mindful). They are based on the concept of healthy living and include yoga programs, meditation, corrective gymnastics and stress reduction activities, while all treatments use only certified spa products of natural and organic origin.Programs and animation facilities are specially designed for the youngest guests of the camp, such as swimming schools, creative workshops, cinema and theater performances and two equipped Indian tents for kids & teens club. For additional active vacation guests have at their disposal bicycles, kayaks and increasingly popular SUP boards (stand-up paddling), and a surf school for children and adults, while additional facilities will be supplemented.The offer of food and drinks in restaurants and bars is based on local and healthy specialties, and is designed in such a way that the guest enjoys the tastes of Istria. Lounge and beach bars located in the deep shade of a pine forest right by the sea and are an ideal place to enjoy. vehicles. Electric vehicles are available inside the camp, which makes the camp sustainable, reduces CO2 emissions, while offering “green”, and it is important to emphasize that movement within the camp is allowed only by electric vehicles, which is in line with green and sustainable philosophy.Arena One 99 Glamping introduces all these specialties among the first resorts / camps in the region – which is emphasized by the word One in the name, point out the Arena Hospitality Group and add that Arena One 99 Glamping conceptually emerges from the walls of classic camping and opens new horizons for its guests. luxury vacation, with 199 accommodation units, especially prominent in the name – One 99.A few days after the opening and arrival of the first guests of Arena One 99 Glamping, renowned experts from the Croatian and world camping sector also visited. Joao Alves Pereira, President of the FICC (World Association of Campers and Caravanserai): “It is a completely new concept of camp design that has exclusively Glamping offer, wellness services, premium class service and is certainly the first in Istria, Croatia and beyond. I am amazed how the architects managed to incorporate the new buildings into the Istrian landscape ambience without disturbing the natural sequence, creating quality materials: wood, canvas and stone, a real Glamping town for approx. 700 inhabitants in 190 cottages. It is a brave challenge for everyone who knows something about the profession in this business, but it is also a challenge for the new demand profile for more natural relaxation. Hats off to the investor”.Take a look at what is probably the biggest glamping camp in Europe at the moment official websiteslast_img read more

Höegh LNG takes COVID-19 mitigation measures

first_imgImage courtesy of Höegh LNGNorway-based floating LNG giant Höegh LNG reached for mitigating measures to cope with the effects of COVID-19 outbreak and continue operations. The company informed in its statement that it has established a COVID-19 task force to monitor the situation and perform relevant risk assessment on a continuous basis.Höegh LNG is implementing a work from home policy for all onshore employees while a ‘lockdown’ is in force on all vessels with no crew rotation and no visitors allowed onboard until further notice.As of today, the company has no known cases of coronavirus infection for any employees in Höegh LNG’s offices or on any of its assets.All FSRUs and LNG carriers in the fleet are fully operational and manned according to relevant safety requirements, the statement reads. The technical availability for the fleet is close to 100 percent year to date.All charter parties remain in full force and effect and the revenues from the contracts are maintained as per their contractual terms, Höegh LNG said.Commenting on the measures taken, Höegh LNG president and CEO, Sveinung Støhle, said, “All our assets are operating according to contracts and we are in close dialogue with all our customers to make sure any issues are addressed in a coordinated manner.”“Despite the CVID-19 crisis, the LNG markets are functioning more or less as normal and commercial activities are making progress. Even with major populations being quarantined countries around the world need energy and electricity to function, where low priced LNG and flexible LNG is an attractive solution,” he added.Notice: LNG World News is soon to become part of a new environment Offshore-Energy.biz. This platform will provide you daily news in the full spectrum of the markets and topics relevant to the energy transition. We will continue to provide you with all the relevant insights into the LNG market, in a new outfit.last_img read more