LA PALMA — Two teens were arrested Wednesday, Dec. 13 on suspicion of robbing a man at gunpoint.
Around 2:35 p.m. the victim reported he was in the parking lot of a business complex at 6 Centerpointe Dr. when two males brandished handguns and demanded his cell phone, wallet and watch, La Palma police Sgt. Luke Carlson said.
The males ran through several parking lots along Orangethorpe Avenue, he added.
La Palma and Buena Park officers used surveillance video from businesses to track the suspects to a nearby Motel 6.
The suspects, both 17, were arrested around 7:30 p.m. after they attempted to
Los Angeles police are in pursuit of a suspect in a Honda
sedan with paper plates racing through the San Fernando Valley.
The pursuit started in Reseda, according to media reports. The driver sped south on the Interstate 405 Freeway, exited on to surface streets and then got back on the freeway and headed north.
The pursuit later headed on surface streets in the Pacoima area. It came to a stop on the 210 Freeway near Lincoln Avenue in Pasadena just after 11 p.m.
CBS News reported it was a possible hostage situation involving a suspect wanted on a weapons charge.
Original Article: http://www.ocregister.com/2017/12/09/police-chasing-honda-through-the-san-fernando-valley/
By TOM McELROY
NEW YORK — New York’s Metropolitan Opera on Sunday said it was suspending its relationship with longtime conductor James Levine pending an investigation into multiple allegations of sexual misconduct against him.
“Mr. Levine will not be involved in any Met activities, including conducting scheduled performances at the Met this season,” the Met said in a statement.
The Met also said it has appointed attorney Robert J. Cleary, a former U.S. attorney and the current head of the investigations practice at the Proskauer Rose law firm, to lead the investigation into the allegations that took place from the 1960s to
WESTMINSTER — A man was shot and killed at a Westminster motel Saturday night, police said.
Police were dispatched to Motel 6 in the 13100 block of Goldenwest Street just after 9 p.m. for a report of gunshots fired. They found the man at the scene, where he died, said police Cmdr. Cameron Knauerhaze.
Details about what led to the fatal shooting and whether the man was a guest at the motel were not released.
No suspects were immediately taken into custody and the investigation was continuing.Original Article: http://www.ocregister.com/2017/12/02/man-shot-killed-at-westminster-motel/
CARSON >> Authorities were searching for a man who led them on a high-speed chase in a pickup truck tonight that began in Orange County and ended in Carson where he abandoned the truck and ran into a residential area.
It wasn’t immediately clear exactly when and where the chase began but CHP officers in Los Angeles County picked it up around 10:30 p.m. on the southbound 405 Freeway in Long Beach, according to CHP Officer Tony Polizzi.
Authorities were pursuing the truck for speed, Polizzi said.
During the chase, the truck reached speeds upwards 100 mph and ran red lights while
NEWPORT BEACH >> A man and woman pleaded guilty Monday and were sentenced to 90 to 280 days in jail for stealing the uniforms and equipment of firefighters in Huntington Beach, Newport Beach and Anaheim.
Travis Austin Alexander, 33, of Los Angeles, pleaded guilty to burglary and possession of a controlled substance, both misdemeanors, according to court records. A felony count of receiving stolen property and misdemeanor counts of possession of burglary tools and drug paraphernalia were dismissed. Alexander was sentenced to 90 days in jail and ordered to perform 100 hours of community service, according to court records.
ANAHEIM — A restaurant employee sought safety in a storage room after the business was held up by a masked robber late Friday night, Nov. 17, authorities said.
The robbery occurred around 10:50 p.m. at the Mexi-Casa restaurant in the 1700 block of West Lincoln Ave., said Anaheim police Sgt. Randy Sany.
The robber displayed a gun and fled with an undisclosed amount of cash. The employee, who was not injured, fled to a storage room and locked the door, Sany said.Original Article: http://www.ocregister.com/2017/11/18/anaheim-restaurant-robbed-employee-flees-to-storage-room/
HUNTINGTON BEACH — A male was arrested Thursday, Nov. 16 when purported hazardous chemicals were found inside his automobile, police said.
Around 4:15 p.m. police received a report of a suspicious vehicle in the area of Beach Boulevard and Terry Drive, Officer Angela Bennett, spokeswoman for the Huntington Beach Police Department said in a statement.
When officers pulled the vehicle over they discovered hazardous chemicals inside, she added.
The Orange County Sheriff’s Department Bomb Squad was summoned shortly after 6 p.m. and the immediate area was evacuated as a precaution. Investigators were collecting material at the scene, and the evacuation order was
SANTA ANA >> Two men pleaded guilty and were immediately sentenced today to eight years in prison for their part in a high-speed pursuit that started in Santa Ana and ended with a crash into an 80-year-old woman’s bedroom in Fountain Valley.
Daniel Enrique Ramirez, 24, of Santa Ana; and Joshua Rudy Ramirez, 21, of Corona, pleaded guilty to gang activity, eluding police and possession of a firearm by a felon. They also admitted sentencing enhancements for being armed during a felony and gang activity.
Daniel and Joshua Ramirez, who are related, accepted a plea deal from Orange County Superior Court