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  • South L.A. man fatally beaten with hammer by transient he allowed to stay on property: LASD

    12/10/2020 10:41:03 AM PST · by Signalman · 30 replies
    KTLA ^ | 12/10/2020 | KTLA Digital Staff`
    One person is in custody after a man was beaten to death with a hammer during an altercation on his property in South Los Angeles Wednesday night, sheriff’s officials said. About 6:30 p.m., deputies responded to a report of a fight at a residence in the 1000 block of West 98th Street, located in the Westmont neighborhood. There, they found the victim suffering from a traumatic head injury in the backyard, according to a Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department news release. Paramedics responded and pronounced him dead at the scene. His name was not immediately released. The victim died after...
  • Eagle Point rancher lassos alleged bicycle thief

    06/10/2016 5:17:32 PM PDT · by AuntB · 28 replies
    Medford Mail Tribune ^ | June 10, 2016 | Nick Morgan
    An Eagle Point rancher lassoed an alleged bike thief this morning in the parking lot of the Eagle Point Walmart. Robert Borba, 28, said he was at Walmart with a trailer loaded with his horse to pick up some dog food when he heard a woman screaming that someone was trying to steal her bicycle. "I seen this fella trying to get up to speed on a bicycle," Borba said. "I wasn't going to catch him on foot. I just don't run very fast." Borba said he quickly brought the horse out of the trailer, grabbed his rope and let...
  • Garberville residents battle transients, trimmigrants

    11/23/2015 2:59:32 PM PST · by rey · 15 replies
    Press Democrat ^ | 23 Nov 2015 | GLENDA ANDERSON
    Transients are everywhere in Garberville, a tiny town with fewer than 1,000 residents. Dozens have set up a tent city on a hill just outside of town, dubbed “Hippie Hill.” The problem has given rise to a movement in Garberville to take back the town from vagrants and drug addicts who vandalize and burglarize homes and businesses, do hard drugs in public, urinate in the streets and harass tourists, who are now shunning the town. “There is a bit of a community revolt,” said Humboldt County Sheriff’s Sgt. Jesse Taylor, who is based in Garberville. Allen said she carries a...
  • Tuberculosis patient who refused treatment arrested in California

    07/30/2014 12:35:12 AM PDT · by blueplum · 14 replies
    Reuters ^ | July 29, 2014 7:36pm EDT | Dan Whitcomb
    <p>Cruz was taken into custody on Monday night during a traffic stop in the community of Lamont, California, about 15 miles north of Bakersfield, Kern County Sheriff's spokesman Ray Pruitt said.</p> <p>"We took him to Kern Medical Center and had him admitted there, under guard," Pruitt said.</p>
  • Transient with tools linked to copper burglary dies in fall

    03/01/2008 9:19:37 AM PST · by TigerLikesRooster · 12 replies · 216+ views
    Contra Costa Times ^ | 03/01/08 | Paul Burgarino
    Transient with tools linked to copper burglary dies in fall By Paul Burgarino STAFF WRITER Article Launched: 03/01/2008 03:09:29 AM PST MANTECA -- A transient believed to have fallen 30 feet to his death through the skylight of a Manteca industrial building on Wednesday evening was found in possession of tools associated with copper burglary. About 8:25 a.m. Thursday, Manteca police were called to a vacated building in the 400 block of Industrial Park Drive after Nicholas Grandmaison, 27, of Manteca was found dead after apparently falling from an upstairs skylight, said John Orcutt, a Manteca police captain. Grandmaison landed...
  • Bicyclists Collide; Life-Threatening Injuries

    08/12/2007 8:34:43 PM PDT · by B Knotts · 17 replies · 786+ views
    KOIN-TV ^ | 8/12/2007
    PORTLAND - Two bicyclists collided Sunday, leaving one with life-threatening injuries. Police say this two-bike crash was not related to the bridge pedal event that was going on at the time. The riders were two white men in their 50s. A 56-year-old was riding his bicycle southbound on the sidewalk in the area of Southeast 11 Avenue and Southeast Stark Street, when he collided with a 52-year-old riding eastbound through a parking lot near the intersection. The 56-year old was transported to a local hospital with what appeared to be life-threatening injuries. The 52-year-old was not injured. Police said both...
  • Police fatally shoot pedestrian on Interstate 5 in Carlsbad

    12/28/2005 12:16:15 PM PST · by radar101 · 58 replies · 1,229+ views
    North County Times ^ | Dec 28, 2005 | YVETTE URREA
    CARLSBAD ---- An officer-involved fatal shooting on southbound Interstate 5 Tuesday caused major traffic delays through the evening rush hour. A police officer shot a rock-throwing suspect who charged him with a screwdriver on the right shoulder of I-5, authorities said. The man, described as possibly homeless, was shot twice in the upper torso at 1:41 p.m. just south of Carlsbad Village Drive, police Lt. Bill Rowland said. He was taken to a hospital, where he died, Rowland said. Officers initially closed all lanes of traffic, then opened the two faster lanes, California Highway Patrol Officer Tom Kerns said. Traffic...
  • The Five-Bedroom, Six-Figure Rootless Life

    06/01/2005 10:10:21 AM PDT · by ken21 · 66 replies · 3,814+ views
    new york times ^ | June 1, 2005 | PETER T. KILBORN
    "The women are like the rulers," Kelsey said on a drive with her father during a weekend soccer tournament in Columbus, Ga. "They have the big cars. The dads have the little cars and just go to work." She said her mother thought that her father was too relaxed on the road. Mr. Link said, "Kathy becomes impatient with me when I'm going 70 in a 65 zone." "No, Daddy," Kelsey said. "It's when you're going 60."
  • Transient, 45, Goes Beserk in Cheyenne, Dies in Police Custody

    05/23/2003 6:21:41 AM PDT · by Theodore R. · 6 replies · 207+ views
    Cheyenne, Wyoming,Tribune-Eagle ^ | 05-23-03 | Rule, Juliette
    Man dies following arrest By Juliette Rule Published in the Wyoming Tribune-Eagle CHEYENNE – A local man died Wednesday afternoon, a week after local police arrested him using a restraint called a body wrap. Mike Dick said he knows little about the circumstances surrounding his younger brother’s arrest, but he added that Bob Dick, 45, hadn’t been coping well with life’s stresses. The family decided to disconnect Bob Dick from life support earlier this week. He died about 4 p.m. Wednesday. Police say Bob Dick ran into traffic about 9 p.m. on May 13, waving a gun, yelling and frightening...