Blog Posts in May, 2012

  • Police Investigate Sexual Battery Accusation against Actor Timothy Busfield

    || 23-May-2012

    Timothy Busfield, an actor known for his work on television series such as The West Wing and Entourage has recently been accused of sexual battery after going out on a date. Busfield was on a date with the unnamed victim. They were making out during a movie when Busfield allegedly went too far. His date abruptly left and reported the incident to the police, accusing him of groping her breasts and ...
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  • Orange County Woman Arrested for Statutory Rape May Have Given Birth to Victim's Child

    || 23-May-2012

    Mayra Gonzalez was arrested on suspicion of having sex with a 16-year-old boy between July and December of 2011, mostly at his home when his parents were away. A suspicious neighbor confronted the boy, who admitted the relationship, and the neighbor told his parents. Gonzalez gave birth in March and investigators are waiting for test results to see if the teenaged victim is the father of the baby. ...
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  • Orange County Jailer Who Accepted Bribes Sentenced to Prison

    || 23-May-2012

    A jailer at the Seal Beach City Jail was sentenced to prison for taking bribes in exchange for allowing visitors into the jail to see inmates without being searched. The jailer, Jose Alday, accepted bribes including money, a cell phone, two leather jackets, and an iPad in exchange for allowing visitors to take alcohol and other contraband into the jail for inmates. He was arrested while at work ...
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  • Irvine Lawyer Sentenced for Investment Fraud

    || 23-May-2012

    Irvine securities lawyer, Jeanne Rowzee, has been sentenced to seven years in federal prison for securities fraud and conspiracy after participating in a Ponzi scheme that took in $25 million with false promises of huge returns on short-term loans to businesses. Rowzee promised to put the money into securities known as private investment in public equity, or PIPEs, which she said would return as ...
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  • Four Men Arrested in Dodger Stadium Beating

    || 23-May-2012

    Four men have been arrested for their participation in a postgame fight in the Dodger Stadium parking lot, which broke out after a minor traffic incident involving two cars. The disagreement escalated into a physical altercation and one of the drivers, Arthur Morales, knocked the other to the ground. Once the victim was down, three of Morales' friends joined in the fight. The suspects ...
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  • Man High on Meth and Heroin Arrested for Manhattan Beach Target Robbery

    || 11-May-2012

    A Colorado man was arrested after allegedly stealing from a Target in Manhattan Beach while under the influence of methamphetamine and heroin. Thor Burnam left Target with two PlayStation Vitas without paying. When Target's asset protection employees confronted him outside of the store, he fled on his motorcycle which he promptly crashed into a van. After the accident, Burnam allegedly fled on ...
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  • "Lost" Actor, Mathew Fox, Arrested for Driving Under the Influence

    || 11-May-2012

    "Lost" actor Matthew Fox was arrested in Oregon for suspicion of driving under the influence while on his way to pick up some fast food at 3:30 AM. Police noticed he failed to signal properly or stay in his lane. Fox was taken into custody, but was released later the same day. Fox could potentially have his license suspended if he's convicted. Drivers can also be required to attend ...
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  • Los Angeles Federal ICE Agent Shot in His Home; Teen Son Charged with Murder

    || 11-May-2012

    A 14-year-old boy accused of killing his father, federal ICE agent Myron W. Chisem, did not enter a plea to a murder charge at his initial juvenile court appearance and will face a May 21 hearing on his fitness to be tried as an adult. The boy was allegedly upset after clashing with his father over his grades and used his father's service weapon to fire a shot into the house from the backyard. ...
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  • Los Angeles Laker Charged with Felony Assault

    || 4-May-2012

    Los Angeles Lakers player, Jordan Hill, has been charged with third-degree felony assault resulting from an altercation with his girlfriend. Hill is accused of choking his girlfriend of two years during a fight about their romantic future. During the fight, the victim allegedly threw Hill's two cell phones to the floor at which point Hill became angry and reportedly began hitting her in the ...
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  • Four TSA Agents Arrested in LAX Drug Smuggling Ring

    || 4-May-2012

    Four current and former Transportation Security Administration screeners have been arrested and face charges of taking bribes and looking the other way while suitcases filled with cocaine, methamphetamine or marijuana passed through X-ray machines at Los Angeles International Airport. The TSA screeners allegedly received up to $2,400 in cash bribes in exchange for allowing large drug shipments to ...
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  • California Father Attempts to Sacrifice His Son; Charged with Child Abuse and Assault

    || 4-May-2012

    A San Diego man is in custody, accused of attempting to sacrifice his own son in a San Diego area cemetery. Joseph Ramirez took his wife and son to Mount Hope Cemetery and told them his dead grandmother told him to sacrifice the 8-year-old boy. One of the candles Ramirez had brought for the ceremony broke, and he used a piece of the broken glass to slash open his son's forearms. He then ...
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  • Actor Lane Garrison Charged with Battery; Violates Parole on Vehicular Manslaughter Conviction

    || 4-May-2012

    Actor Lane Garrison has been charged with misdemeanor battery for hitting his ex-girlfriend in the lobby of her Beverly Hills apartment. Garrison allegedly struck Ashley Mattingly as the two were exiting an elevator in her apartment building. When witnesses approached the pair, Garrison ran from the building. The 31-year-old actor is being held without bail because of a potential parole violation; ...
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