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Ex-deputy says then-L.A. Sheriff Lee Baca was kept informed about obstruction of FBI jail inquiry

It’s a tried and true technique of prosecutors to go after low-level criminals and turn them against their bosses. In federal court Thursday, a onetime Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputy convicted of obstruction of justice and conspiracy took the witness stand in the case against his former top...

Lee Baca was 'heartbeat' of county jail conspiracy, federal prosecutor says as trial opens

For 15 years, Lee Baca helmed one of the largest police forces in the nation, entrusted with the safety of a population larger than that of many states and a budget in the billions of dollars. As the elected sheriff of Los Angeles County, he commanded 18,000 sworn and civilian employees and oversaw ...

Orange County Sheriff's Deputies' Once-Secret Log On Jail Informants Reveals Rampant Misconduct

3 days agoNews : Huffington Post

LOS ANGELES ? An Orange County Superior Court judge released a trove of notes from a once-secret document kept by sheriff’s deputies detailing their involvement in a tainted informant program that has allegedly violated the rights of numerous defendants for years. Show More Summary

Jury selection begins - out of public view - for former L.A. County Sheriff Lee Baca

As jury selection got underway in the trial of former Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca on Monday, the federal judge overseeing the obstruction-of-justice case kept the public and the media out of his courtroom for several hours even though such proceedings are typically held in open court. The...

Heightened security at L.A. transit stations after threat of violence

Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department is stepping up security at the region’s transit stations after officials received a phone threat about the Red Line Universal City station, a law enforcement source said. The exact nature of the call was not known, and the source said both local and federal...

Los Angeles County sheriff's deputy accidentally shoots arson suspect in the buttocks

A Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputy accidentally shot an arson suspect as the man fought with deputies in front of his burning home in Paramount, authorities said Friday. When county firefighters pulled up to Rodolfo Martinez’s home Thursday afternoon, the house was engulfed in flames and Martinez...

Los Angeles County sheriff's deputy accidentally shoots arson suspect in the buttocks

A Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputy accidentally shot an arson suspect as the man fought with deputies in front of his burning home in Paramount, authorities said Friday. When county firefighters pulled up to Rodolfo Martinez’s home Thursday afternoon, the house was engulfed in flames and Martinez...

Judge rules ex-L.A. Times reporter must testify in corruption trial of former Sheriff Lee Baca

A federal judge ruled Thursday that a former Los Angeles Times reporter who interviewed then-Sheriff Lee Baca during an unfolding scandal over abuses in the county jails must testify in the former sheriff’s corruption trial, which is scheduled to begin next week. Prosecutors want the reporter,...

L.A. sheriff's deputies expected to be sentenced for beating inmate, covering up attack

Federal prosecutors are asking for prison terms for two Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies found guilty earlier this year of beating a mentally ill inmate and falsifying reports to cover up the attack. Bryan Brunsting, 31, and Jason Branum, 35, are expected to be sentenced Monday. So far, more...

How a dispute over dog droppings put a celebrated homicide detective and a judge under scrutiny

Throughout his more than three-decade career, Det. Mark Lillienfeld built a reputation as one of the finest homicide detectives in the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department. The murder case of racing legend Mickey Thompson languished for years until Lillienfeld took over the investigation and...

As trial approaches, Baca fights with feds over key witness

With his criminal trial just weeks away, former Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca is locked in a legal battle with prosecutors over whether a key witness can testify about his mental health. In court filings, attorneys for Baca have argued Dr. James Spar, a psychiatrist at UCLA, should be allowed...

As trial approaches, Baca fights with feds over key witness

With his criminal trial just weeks away, former Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca is locked in a legal battle with prosecutors over whether a key witness can testify about his mental health. In court filings, attorneys for Baca have argued Dr. James Spar, a psychiatrist at UCLA, should be allowed...

Robbery suspect killed after shooting at sheriff's deputies outside La Mirada convenience store

A suspected armed robber was shot and killed by Los Angeles County Sheriff’s deputies early Tuesday after a three-hour standoff inside a convenience store in La Mirada, authorities said. Video from media outlets showed the conclusion of the standoff, when the man suddenly emerged from the front...

Shooting on 5 freeway near Citadel outlets may be gang-related, authorities say

Los Angeles County sheriff’s detectives are investigating a car-to-car shooting Monday night on the 5 Freeway near the Citadel in Commerce, authorities said. The confrontation, initially reported as a possible road rage incident, occurred in the northbound lanes about 8:30 p.m. and ended when a...

Lobster diver found dead near Manhattan Beach Pier

A 45-year-old lobster diver was found dead Monday near Manhattan Beach Pier after he had gone missing almost 24 hours earlier. Members from the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department dive team found the lobster hunter’s body about 10:55 a.m. in an underwater pipe, according to authorities. Jeff...

Metro staff recommends switching to LAPD for transit patrols in L.A.

Transportation officials are seeking to shift many Metro policing duties from the Sheriff’s Department to the Los Angeles and Long Beach police departments, a significant change in approach to public safety on the county’s sprawling bus and rail system.  A report written by the Metropolitan Transportation...

Man dies in Commerce shooting; no suspect identified

Detectives were investigating the shooting death of a man Tuesday evening in Commerce. The shooting occurred about 6 p.m. in the 2100 block of Atlantic Boulevard, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department. The man was pronounced dead at the scene. His identity was not released by...

BREAKING: Shots Fired at Polling Station in Azusa, CA, Four Victims Reported, NOT CONTAINED

Via Reuters: “A polling station in Azusa, California is in lock down after shots were fired nearby, CNN reported.” The LA Times reports that there are now four victims who have been shot. Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Capt. Jeff Scroggin said police were dealing with at least one suspect who was heavily armed. Show More Summary

At Least Four People Shot Near Los Angeles Polling Place [Updating]

last monthSports : Deadspin

According to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s office, at least four people were shot near a polling place in Azusa, California. Captain Jeff Scroggins told the Los Angeles Times that police were dealing with a “heavily armed” shooter and the Azusa PD warned citizens to stay away from the area. Local schools were locked down around 2:15 p.m. local time. Read more...

1 dead, multiple shot near polling station in California; active shooter heavily armed

One person was killed and at least three others were wounded Tuesday in an active shooting near a polling place in Azusa. Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Capt. Jeff Scroggin said police were dealing with at least one suspect who was heavily armed. Few details were released about the shooting, which...

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