Blog Posts in April, 2012

  • Orange County Man Charged with Rape in Spiritual Cleansing Scheme

    || 26-Apr-2012

    Alberto Ramirez was arrested on charges of rape and making criminal threats after allegedly raping a woman in what started as a spiritual cleansing. Ramirez allegedly met the victim on a social networking site. He told her that he could help bring her children from Mexico to the United States by performing a spiritual cleansing ceremony that involved a raw egg. When the first cleanse didn't ...
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  • Marijuana Smugglers Arrested in Malibu

    || 26-Apr-2012

    Lifeguards called the Malibu sheriff's station when they noticed a suspicious boat about 50 feet from the beach. Deputies reported the case to the Department of Homeland Security, which deployed aerial and marine units. The three marijuana smuggling suspects aboard the panga boat were identified by the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency as Mexican nationals. Video showed bundles ...
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  • Cell Phone Blocking Devices Coming to California Prisons

    || 26-Apr-2012

    Global Tel Link will pay millions to install technology in California prisons to block web searches, text messages and phone calls by inmates using smuggled phones. The company will do the work for free because they are betting that once the contraband cell devices are disabled, demand for pay phones will skyrocket. Like other states, California is battling the problem of phones smuggled to ...
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  • California Woman Attacks Clerk Over Bottle of Beer, Charged with Attempted Murder

    || 26-Apr-2012

    A California woman is being accused of attempted murder after allegedly attacking a store clerk who refused to sell her a single bottle of beer. Teresa Aguayo entered a family run market in Orange County and asked to buy a bottle of beer. The clerk behind the counter refused since the store didn’t sell individual bottles. Aguayo allegedly began attacking the employee by throwing various ...
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  • Los Angeles Parolee Commits Burglaries While Wearing GPS Ankle Bracelet

    || 9-Apr-2012

    Perry Pemberton, a Los Angeles Gang Member and Parolee, has been arrested for two burglaries in Sherman Oaks after police were able to pinpoint his location at the crime scenes via his GPS ankle bracelet. During the investigation, detectives monitored ankle bracelets attached to dangerous, high-risk criminals on parole. The Los Angeles Police Department said the monitoring system confirmed ...
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  • Former Los Angeles School Police Officer Sentenced for Shooting Hoax

    || 9-Apr-2012

    A former Los Angeles school police officer has been found guilty of multiple felonies including planting false evidence, insurance fraud and workers' compensation fraud after falsely reporting that he had been shot by a robbery suspect. Jeffrey Stenroos said that he was responding to a report of a car burglary when the suspect shot him in the chest and fled. The former officer was wearing a ...
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  • Hugh Hefner's Son Sentenced in Domestic Violence Case

    || 9-Apr-2012

    Marston Hefner, son of Playboy Enterprises founder Hugh Hefner, has been sentenced in a Domestic Violence case in which he physically beat his girlfriend in their Pasadena home. Hefner pled "no contest" to charges of corporeal injury on a spouse or cohabitant following an arrest on February 12th. Hefner was facing up to one and a half years in a jail for the incident, but was sentenced ...
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  • Bobby Brown Arrested for DUI in Los Angeles

    || 9-Apr-2012

    Whitney Houston’s ex-husband, Bobby Brown, was recently arrested for Driving Under the Influence. Brown was originally pulled over because officers spotted him talking on his cell phone. Upon making contact with Brown, officers suspected Brown was under the influence of alcohol and administered a field sobriety test, which he failed. Brown was released a few hours after being booked. This is ...
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