Blog Posts in April, 2013

  • FBI Arrests Passenger For In-Flight Molestation

    || 22-Apr-2013

    On April 11 th the FBI arrested a 39-year-old man for allegedly molesting a sleeping female passenger on an American Airlines flight en route from Miami to Regan National Airport in Virginia. Saurabh Agarwal was named in a felony complaint charging him with engaging in abusive sexual contact with the victim, who is identified only by her initials, R.C.L. Agarwal, who was born in India and lives in ...
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  • Ryan Seacrest's Beverly Hills home "Swatted"

    || 22-Apr-2013

    Ryan Seacrest is the latest celebrity to fall victim to a "swatting" prank after someone falsely reported a break-in at the stars home. Police received a phone call via relay service on Wednesday in which the caller claimed armed men were trying to force their way into the star's residence in the 1100 block of Cabrillo Lane. Officers made contact with the private security at the ...
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  • Celebrity DUI Arrests

    || 22-Apr-2013

    Two celebrities were arrested over the weekend for DUI's. Legendary sportscaster Al Michaels was arrested, and charged with DUI in Santa Monica on Friday night. Al Michaels was released on his own recognizance Saturday morning. Michaels was arrested shortly before 10 p.m., then spent a little more than five hours in the Santa Monica City Jail. He's scheduled to appear at Los Angeles ...
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  • California Man Sentenced for Taping Molestations and Selling the Images

    || 1-Apr-2013

    In 2010, the FBI obtained a warrant to search the computer of a California man suspected of distributing child pornography. They discovered over 6,000 photos and 600 videos of child pornography, including images of the suspect and a 12-year-old victim. The man distributed the images to pedophiles, sometimes in exchange for money. The man had also sexually abused two other boys, who were 9 and 10 ...
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  • About three years ago, California legislature eliminated felony and misdemeanor penalties that had existed for small sports betting pools among friends, i.e.: March Madness brackets and Super Bowl pools. California Penal Code Section 336.9 considers these infractions which are subject to a fine up to $250. The change in the law does not extend to online betting, or betting pools with more than ...
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  • San Fernando Man Sentenced to 43 Years to Life for Rape

    || 1-Apr-2013

    In January 2012, Los Angeles County sheriff's detectives arrested an 18-year-old San Fernando man for allegedly breaking into a house and raping the female resident. He was charged with 17 felonies including attempted murder, Home Invasion Robbery, kidnapping and multiple sexual assault charges. Recently, as part of a plea deal, the suspect pled guilty to a Forcible Rape charge, plus one count ...
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  • California Nitrous Oxide Abuse Sting Nets 400 Tanks and 3 Arrests

    || 1-Apr-2013

    Federal agents in California recently executed a sting they called Operation No Laughing Matter, which included serving more than 20 search warrants in the sweep that raided 17 businesses and nine delivery trucks linked to an illicit nitrous oxide ring. Following a year-and-a-half long investigation, law enforcement agents zeroed in on Los Angeles businesses such as welding and auto shops ...
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  • Vocalist for Bauhaus Arrested for DUI, Hit-and-Run, Possession of Meth

    || 1-Apr-2013

    Peter Murphy, the vocalist for legendary group Bauhaus, was in jail this week after he was arrested for a Hit-and-Run while Driving Under the Influence in Glendale. The musician, who was apparently set to launch "The Mr. Moonlight Tour Celebrating 35 Years of Bauhaus," allegedly rear-ended a vehicle in Glendale and fled the scene. A witness followed him and blocked his way until police ...
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  • Former Tennis Champion Charged with Stalking and Battery

    || 1-Apr-2013

    Former tennis champion Jennifer Capriati has been charged after Palm Beach police said she punched her ex-boyfriend on Valentine's Day while he was working out at a gym. Though she has not been arrested, she has been issued a summons to appear before a judge April 17 on Stalking and Battery charges. Ivan Brannan was working out when Capriati approached him and yelled at him. Brannan told ...
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