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Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department

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  • Tree removal prompts review in LCF

    A La Cañada resident living on the 700 block of Forest Green Drive was fed up last month with a neighboring sycamore tree that continually dropped leaves into his pool. Seeing that the property next door where the tree grew was unoccupied and in the...
  • Man who set off Hollywood Hills manhunt is charged with murder

    A 54-year-old man who was arrested in San Francisco after eluding a manhunt in the Hollywood Hills was charged with murder this week in connection with a fatal motel room stabbing in the Westmont neighborhood of Los Angeles. Oscar Richmond Bridges was...
  • Reputed gang member arrested in screwdriver stabbing

    Reputed gang member arrested in screwdriver stabbing
    A reputed gang member has been arrested on suspicion of stabbing a man five times with a screwdriver outside an Altadena restaurant, law enforcement authorities said Monday. Juan Jose Cortez, 27, was being held Monday night at the Los Angeles County...
  • Man arrested in child pornography case had 'trophy room,' cops say

    Man arrested in child pornography case had 'trophy room,' cops say
    A man who was arrested on child pornography charges in Norwalk last week allegedly had a "trophy room" packed with toys, clothes and books for young girls, authorities said. Manuel Montes, 43, was taken into custody Thursday. During the investigation...
  • Email raises questions about Tanaka's role in handling of inmate informant

    Email raises questions about Tanaka's role in handling of inmate informant
    An internal L.A. County Sheriff's Department email obtained by The Times raises new questions about the role former Undersheriff Paul Tanaka played in the handling of a jail inmate who was working as an FBI informant. Federal prosecutors allege that...
  • Camel attacks man near Palmdale: 'He was stomping me and biting me'

    Camel attacks man near Palmdale: 'He was stomping me and biting me'
    The man attacked by a wayward camel that escaped a property near Palmdale on Friday said he had to crawl under a car to avoid more serious injuries. "He was stomping me and biting me, and getting on his knees on top of my chest," Steve Brefka, 72,...
  • Homicide detectives investigating death of man in Palmdale

    Homicide detectives investigating death of man in Palmdale
    Los Angeles County sheriff’s homicide detectives are investigating the death of a man in Palmdale early Sunday. About 4:30 a.m., deputies responded to 57th Street East and East Avenue S in Palmdale where an adult male was found dead, according...
  • Man shot by deputies in Long Beach

    The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department is investigating a deputy-involved shooting that occurred Friday afternoon in Long Beach. Deputies shot and wounded a man about 12:25 p.m. on East Pacific Coast Highway, authorities said.  The man was...
  • Runaway camel that injured man escaped twice before capture

    Runaway camel that injured man escaped twice before capture
    A wayward camel that escaped an Acton property and injured a man freed itself twice Friday morning before it was finally corralled, sheriff's officials said. A call reporting that a "vicious camel was attacking people" in the 500 block of East...
  • Decapitated body, head found in Irwindale

    Decapitated body, head found in Irwindale
    A decapitated body was found in a riverbed in Irwindale and a head was recovered nearby, a police official said Thursday night. A man scavenging for recyclables made the grisly discovery shortly before 5:30 p.m. near Foothill Boulevard and Irwindale...
  • Robbery suspect killed by deputies had child in car

    Robbery suspect killed by deputies had child in car
    A man shot and killed by sheriff's deputies Thursday night after holding up a woman in her home near West Covina and then attempting to flee had a woman and a child in his getaway car, authorities said. The man, who was not immediately identified, tried...
  • Woman dies after being stabbed in San Fernando

    Woman dies after being stabbed in San Fernando
    A woman died after she was stabbed in San Fernando, authorities said Thursday night. The attack was reported around 3:30 p.m. in 300 block of Harps Street, the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department said. The victim was pronounced dead at a hospital....