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Yucca Valley robbery foiled when clerk refuses teen with fake gun, authorities say

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Father of missing South Pasadena boy arrested in Las Vegas on suspicion of murder

SOUTH PASADENA >> Detectives on Friday arrested the father of a 5-year-old South Pasadena boy missing for two months on suspicion of the child’s murder, authorities said. Detectives with the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Depar...

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  • Criminal investigations

    LAPD seizes guns at Rancho Cucamonga home of officer accused of sex with underage cadet

    Los Angeles police investigators are probing a cache of firearms taken from the Rancho Cucamonga home of an LAPD officer accused of unlawful sex with a 15-year-old female police cadet. Officer Robert Cain, 31, from the 77th Street Division was arrested Thursday morning by LAPD Chief Charlie Beck on suspicion of having sex with the girl. During an extensive search of Cain’s Rancho Cucamonga home Thursday, LAPD investigators could be seen carrying out a series of weapons.

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  • Sexual assault

    USA Gymnastics doctor to stand trial on sex assault charges

    MASON, Mich. — A judge on Friday ordered a longtime doctor at Michigan State University and USA Gymnastics to stand trial on charges of sexually assaulting six young gymnasts who said he molested them while they were seeking treatment for various injuries. Judge Donald Allen Jr. made his decision in Mason, Michigan, after hearing testimony from the gymnasts over two days and watching a police interview of the doctor, Larry Nassar. “He convinced these girls that this...

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  • Arrests

    Five arrested by immigration agents Thursday in Bloomington, Riverside

    Fidel Delgado Guerrero wasn’t the man immigration agents were looking for early Thursday morning, but he was arrested and may now be deported. He was nabbed in what’s referred to as a collateral arrest. Delgado wasn’t the intended target, but he was at the same location of an immigration enforcement operation. A previous deportation on his record was enough to get him arrested. Delgado told immigration officers he had a job, and asked what would happen to his...

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  • Arrests

    Rival biker gang member arrested in Riverside Hells Angels slaying

    Police say a 27-year-old man from a rival motorcycle gang was behind the May 21 fatal shooting of an Orange County Hells Angels motorcycle club member in Riverside. Joshua Herbert, of Corona, was booked into jail Wednesday, June 21, and charged with murder in the slaying of 31-year-old James Duty of Orange and the non-injury shooting of another Hells Angels member. The charges carry gun and firearm enhancements which could make him eligible for the death penalty if he is found...

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  • Violent crime

    Victorville home invasion suspect sought by detectives

    VICTORVILLE >> A man held a woman in her home at knifepoint during a home invasion robbery June 16, and detectives are asking for the public’s help identifying him, sheriff’s officials announced Thursday. Shortly before 6:30 a.m., the man entered the home in the 15000 block of Whitekirk Drive though a rear window. The woman was awoken by the man, and he traipsed her around the home while he demanded money and jewelry, according to a San Bernardino County...

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  • Police

    LAPD officer’s Rancho Cucamonga home raided in connection with cadet scandal

    LOS ANGELES >> A 10-year Los Angeles police officer is now at the center of the department’s growing cadet program scandal. Robert Cain, 31, was taken into custody Thursday. He’s accused of having an unlawful sexual relationship with a 15-year-old cadet who was allegedly involved in stealing police cruisers, Chief Charlie Beck said during a news conference at police headquarters in downtown Los Angeles. Cain was an “equipment room operator,”...

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  • Arrests

    LAPD officer arrested, accused of sex with underage cadet

    Los Angeles Police Department Chief Charlie Beck said Thursday he personally arrested an LAPD officer accused of having unlawful sex with a 15-year-old girl in the department’s embattled cadet program. Beck said Officer Robert Cain, 31, of the 77th Street Division, was arrested Thursday morning after detectives found evidence that he had sex with a cadet in the division, as they investigated the widening police cadet scandal. Cain was in charge of the process for checking out...

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  • Crime

    Apple Valley man left baby in car while attempting to rob store, officials say

    APPLE VALLEY >> An Apple Valley man was arrested on suspicion of child endangerment after deputies found a baby inside his vehicle as investigators said he may have been preparing to rob a convenience store at gunpoint. Edward Johnson, 28, was booked into the Adelanto Detention Center on suspicion of attempted robbery, according to San Bernardino County sheriff’s booking logs. His bail was set at $100,000. Two other men, Jayquan Crittenden, 28, of Victorville and...

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  • Theft

    Feds, Redlands police continue search for gun store thief

    REDLANDS >> Federal agents continue to search for information that will lead to the arrest of the person who stole several firearms and ammunition from a Redlands gun store in November, officials said. In the early morning hours of Nov. 4 a 6-foot-tall man with a slender build forced his way into the FFL Gun Boss Armory in the...

    Beatriz Valenzuela
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  • Crime

    Man caught with bag of powerful weapons while publicly urinating at Pasadena Gold Line station

    PASADENA >> What began as an investigation into public urination at a Pasadena Gold Line station on Wednesday led deputies to seize two guns, high-capacity magazines, suppressors and a machete from the suspect’s duffel bag, authorities said. Deputies first approached a man about 9 a.m. after spotting a man relieving himself in a planter along the sidewalk outside the Sierra Madre Villa Gold Line Station at

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