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Trial postponed for Alhambra teacher accused or sexual misconduct

By SHEL SEGAL A judge on Monday postponed a preliminary trial for an Alhambra Unified School District teacher, according to a published report. That teacher – 43-year-old Jeffrey Hideki Yoshitake – worked at Garfield Elementary School and is accused of “having a seven-year sexual relationship with a former student,” according to that report. Yoshitake was…

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April D.I.S.A.R.M. Sweeps Net 47 Probationers 6 Weapons And $1 Million In Illegal Drugs And Money

During the month of April, Los Angeles County D.I.S.A.R.M. officers conducted 1,011 searches and confiscated 28 weapons including 13 handguns, 1 assault rifle, 5 shotguns, and over $36 million in illegal drugs and drug money. In conjunction with local law enforcement, probation officers conducted searches of probationers who, as a condition of probation, are subject…

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Home Invasion Robbery in La Crescenta

Deputies from the Crescenta Valley Sheriff’s Station received a 911 call regarding a possible trespasser at 2900 block of Los Olivos Lane in La Crescenta at about 1030 PM on June 4th, Wednesday. Upon the arrival of deputies, deputies contacted the individual described in the call. The individual turned out to be the victim of…

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Seven-Year-Old Boy Killed in Pasadena on Saturday

The coroner’s office has identified the boy fatally struck by a pickup truck Saturday night as a seven-year-old from Rowland Heights. Aidan Tam was taken to Huntington Hospital where he died from his injuries, according to the Los Angeles County Coroner. The collision happened in a crosswalk on Hill Avenue at Colorado Boulevard around 7:30…

Names Of On-Duty Shooting-Involved Police Officers Are Now Public Knowledge
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Names Of On-Duty Shooting-Involved Police Officers Are Now Public Knowledge

Photos by Terry Miller By Jennifer Schlueter While some law enforcement agencies in California have generally been disclosing names of officers involved in on-duty shootings, others have considered it a safety concern and therefore withheld them. Cmdr. Andrew Smith, a Los Angeles Police Department spokesman, claimed that the department hasn’t “had any real issues” revealing…

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LASD Sheriff’s Station Deputies Discover Honey Oil Lab and Make Arrest

Deputies from the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station’s Summer Violent Crime Enforcement Program (SVCEP) stopped a vehicle for routine traffic violations on Saturday, May 24. Upon contacting the driver, deputies could smell the odor of marijuana coming from inside the vehicle. The driver was detained pending a narcotics investigation, and the vehicle was searched. Inside…

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Listen…Do You Want to Know a Secret?

Assemblymember Chris Holden’s bill to extend California’s wiretapping “sunset” date for an additional five years was unanimously approved 75 to 0 on the Assembly floor late Tuesday. “With the evolution of the digital age, lawbreakers have become more clever and better organized, especially when it comes to drug and arms trafficking,” stated Assemblymember Holden. “That’s…

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