Articles Tagged With ‘Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department’




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California pilot arrested for flying under the influence

After the left wing of a plane he was flying clipped a stop sign Monday evening, deputies arrested a pilot for flying under the influence. The pilot failed a sobriety test after he landed his plane in a fashion designer’s... (Continue reading)

Former LA County sheriff convicted of obstructing justice

A jury has found former Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca guilty of three felonies pertaining to a scheme to impede a federal investigation into corruption and civil rights abuses at county jail facilities. Baca is now facing a likely... (Continue reading)

Man fleeing DUI checkpoint opens fire on 10 deputies

A Southern California man opened fire at 10 Los Angeles County Sheriff’s deputies while fleeing a DUI checkpoint. The suspect shot and wounded two of the deputies. [LA Daily News] On Thursday, a motorcycle deputy pulled over Burbank resident Juan... (Continue reading)

Los Angeles undersheriff sentenced to 5 years in prison

The former second in command of the Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department was sentenced today to 60 months in federal prison for obstruction of justice charges. The charges stem from Paul Tanaka leading the departments efforts to derail a federal investigation... (Continue reading)

Two LA County Sheriff’s deputies sentenced to prison

Two Los Angeles Sheriff’s deputies who were found guilty after a two-week trial earlier this year of falsifying reports with the intent to obstruct justice related to their assault of a waist-chained inmate were sentenced to prison terms today. Former... (Continue reading)

Former undersheriff convicted of obstruction of justice

The second in command of the Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department was found guilty Wednesday of two obstruction of justice charges for overseeing efforts to derail a federal investigation into corruption and civil rights violations by sheriff’s deputies at two downtown... (Continue reading)

California mom arrested for burying baby alive

The mother of an infant found buried alive under asphalt and rubble in Compton is in jail facing charges of attempted murder and child abuse. The charges carry a possible life sentence. [ABC News] Authorities arrested Porche Washington, 33, on... (Continue reading)

Infant found buried alive near California riverbed

A newborn infant is in stable condition after she was discovered buried alive under asphalt and rubble near a Compton bike path on Friday. Shortly before 4 p.m., two women walking along the bike path near Slater Avenue heard a... (Continue reading)

California man found dead in SUV buried in mud

Los Angeles County firefighters found the remains of a 49-year-old Palmdale man in an SUV buried under six feet of mud Tuesday. [NBC LA] Officials say the person is likely a victim of the recent storm and mudsliding. However, homicide... (Continue reading)

California firefighter, deputy die in alleged murder-suicide

A Los Angeles County firefighter allegedly shot and killed his wife, a Los Angeles County Sheriff’s deputy, and then shot and killed himself Sunday night. [LA Times] James M. Taylor, 35, killed Cecilia Hoschet, 32, inside the couple’s La Canada-Flintridge... (Continue reading)



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