Blog Posts in 2012

  • 27 Indicted in Mexican Mafia Crime Ring in Ventura County

    || 3-Dec-2012

    A major investigation began in April after investigators learned of a connection between two shootings in Moorpark and a heroin bust around the same time. All of those incidents were orchestrated by a high-ranking associate of the Mexican Mafia, which is an organized prison gang that orders crimes such as killings, extortion and drug trafficking inside and outside of prisons and controls many ...
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  • An 18-year-old has been charged with the attempted murder of two teens as well as Commercial burglary after stealing a Lamborghini owned by celebrity chef, Guy Fieri. Earlier this year, the suspect shot at a teen couple as they sat in a pickup truck outside of a residence. Both suffered minor injuries and were able to cooperate with authorities. The female victim alleged that the suspect supplied ...
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  • Comedian Katt Williams Investigated for Leading Police on Motorcycle Chase

    || 3-Dec-2012

    Comedian Katt Williams is being investigated after he allegedly led police on a strange chase while driving a three-wheeled motorcycle in Sacramento. Williams was allegedly driving the three-wheeled motorcycle on a sidewalk, coming close to hitting pedestrians. He was asked to leave World Sports Grille in Seattle when he was accused of disturbing the peace, which he did, but was soon spotted by ...
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  • Former Angels Baseball Player, Doug DeCinces, Indicted on Insider Trading

    || 3-Dec-2012

    Doug DeCinces, third baseman who played from 1973 until 1987 with the Baltimore Orioles, St. Louis Cardinals and Angels, has been indicted on insider trading charges for allegedly using non-public information to buy stock in a Santa Ana medical device company. According to a 44-count indictment, DeCinces allegedly used information from a former high-ranking official of the company to buy stock ...
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  • Woman Attempts to Smuggle Drugs into California State Prison in her Underwear

    || 3-Dec-2012

    A woman was arrested after officers at a California State Prison said they caught her attempting to smuggle marijuana and tobacco into the facility in her skirt and underwear. Officials said the woman came to visit an inmate and was seen on video surveillance reaching into her skirt to retrieve a black bundle. Prison officers took them both into custody when she placed the bundle into a bag of ...
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  • Lindsay Lohan has been arrested again, this time at a Manhattan nightclub on an assault charge after allegedly hitting a woman in the face during an argument. It wasn't immediately clear what prompted the fight, however, the other club patron involved was not expected to face charges. Hours later, Lohan was charged in California for a June crash in which she wrecked her Porsche into a dump ...
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  • A Closer Look at The Law Offices of Robert M. Bernstein

    || 29-Nov-2012

    Facing criminal charges is perhaps one of the most horrifying situations a person could ever be in. Not knowing if you will be able to prove your innocence, and recalling the horror stories you have about jail from television shows or the news, is enough to set your teeth on edge. For this very reason, hiring a criminal defense attorney is an essential part of fighting for your freedom from your ...
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  • Los Angeles Man Pleads Guilty to Burning His Children

    || 28-Nov-2012

    A Los Angeles man who set his SUV ablaze with his two children inside has pled guilty to two counts of murder. In 2006, the man drove his SUV to a secluded area, doused it in gasoline and set it on fire while inside the vehicle with his two children in a murder-suicide attempt. However, after the vehicle went up in flames the man rolled out of the SUV, saving himself. While he was being treated ...
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  • Former Los Angeles Teacher Pleads No Contest to Lewd Acts on a Child

    || 28-Nov-2012

    In July, a former Los Angeles Unified School District employee led police on a high-speed chase after authorities moved in to arrest him for child molestation based on the accusations of one of his middle-school students. Authorities allege that the man had an ongoing sexual relationship with his student in 2005. He was originally charged with seven felony counts, including three counts of lewd ...
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  • A Los Angeles substance abuse counselor was driving with a blood-alcohol level more than double the legal limit of.08 % when she hit a pedestrian who became embedded in her windshield. She drove for more than two miles with the dying man on the hood of her car. Once the woman stopped driving, witnesses surrounded her vehicle and confiscated her keys until officers arrived on the scene. The ...
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  • 14-Year-Old California Boy Kidnaps and Sexually Assaults 65-Year-Old

    || 28-Nov-2012

    A 14-year-old California boy was arrested on suspicion of armed robbery, carjacking, attempted murder kidnapping and the sexual assault of a 65-year-old woman. The victim alleges that the boy kidnapped her at gunpoint in front of a Toys “R” Us and forced her to drive to another location where he sexually assaulted and beat her. He bound her with duct tape and threw her in a ditch where ...
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  • Thanksgiving Altercation at Halle Berry's Home; Charges Pending

    || 28-Nov-2012

    Halle Berry's ex-boyfriend, Gabriel Aubry, was arrested on suspicion of misdemeanor battery after getting into a Thanksgiving Day fistfight with the actress' fiance, actor Olivier Martinez, at her Hollywood Hills home. Aubry was dropping off their child at Berry's home when the fight began. Aubry claims he was the victim in the incident and sought unsuccessfully Tuesday to have a judge ...
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  • Woman Caught Smuggling Meth into Jail Concealed in Her Vagina

    || 8-Nov-2012

    A Minnesota woman was on the road at 5:00 A.M., when an officer observed her drive over a median. The officer found unspecified drugs in her car and arrested her for Possession of a Controlled Substance. However, when she was being booked into jail, a drug-sniffing canine performing a search of the jail's containment units began closely sniffing her crotch. The woman told police she was hiding ...
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  • Orange County Registered Sex Offender Charged with Indecent Exposure

    || 8-Nov-2012

    An Orange County registered sex offender allegedly entered a public library, sat at a table across from two teenage girls and began masturbating. The girls reported the incident to the librarian, however, the man fled before police arrived. He was arrested when he returned to the same library a few days later and the librarian recognized him and called the police. The suspect is charged with one ...
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  • Teenagers Charged in the La Puente High School Soccer Team Sexual Hazing Case

    || 8-Nov-2012

    Earlier this year, four members of the La Puente High School boys' soccer team alleged that they were sexually assaulted in a ritual known as the "pole tradition," in which seniors of the soccer team sodomize new members with a stick in a storage room near the coach's office. Three teenagers were arrested in relation to the alleged sexual hazing and have each been charged in ...
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