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Yesterday | via San Gabriel Valley Tribune
A man riding a bicycle was shot in a drive-by shooting at the corner of Conlon Avenue and Badillo Street in Covina, Calif. at about 2:30 Tuesday afternoon Feb. 21 2017. Comment?
Sunday Feb 19 | via The San Diego Union-Tribune
Lucas Doi Fick, 36, is a "person of interest" in connection with the deaths of two women and wounding of a 2-year-old boy in Covina. Lucas Doi Fick, 36, is a "person of interest" in connection with the deaths of two women and wounding of a 2-year-old boy in Covina. Comment?
Sunday Feb 19 | via Whittier Daily News
COVINA >> A parolee is suspected of killing two women and seriously wounding a toddler in a shooting at a Covina home early Sunday, authorities said. The incident was first reported just after midnight, when Lucas Doi Fick, 36, of Covina knocked on a door of a home in the 700 block of Rancho Sinaloa Drive , Covina police Lt. Comment?
Friday Feb 17 | via Inland Valley Daily Bulletin
SAN DIMAS >> A call about people breaking into mailboxes led to the arrest of two people and the recovery of more than 50 pieces of stolen mail early Friday morning. Lt. Andy Berg of the sheriff's San Dimas station said the mail belongs to 16 victims. Comment?
Thursday Feb 9 | via San Gabriel Valley Tribune
COVINA >> A parolee tried to buy a motorbike by using a false identity at a local shop Thursday and was shot with a Taser by Covina Police officers, authorities said. Police responded to a call at 7:30 p.m. of a man using a false identity to buy an offroad motorbike at Bert's Mega Mall, 1151 N Azusa Ave., Lt. Comment?
Friday Feb 3 | via Pasadena Star-News
EL MONTE >> A wrestling coach from an El Monte high school initially arrested on suspicion of carrying on a sexual relationship with one underage female student denied 20 sex crime charges after the allegations expanded to include a total of three students in crimes dating back to 2015, authorities said. Part-time Arroyo High School wrestling coach David Vaca , 21, of West Covina pleaded not guilty to seven counts of oral copulation of a person under 18, six counts of unlawful sexual intercourse, six counts of penetration by a foreign object involving a minor and one count of sodomy on a person under 16 years old, according to Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office spokeswoman Sarah Ardalani. Comment?
Thursday Feb 2 | via San Gabriel Valley Tribune
COVINA >> A Los Angeles woman was sentenced Thursday to 16 years in prison after admitting to fatally stabbing her 61-year-old mother at a senior living facility in Covina two years ago. Sarah Ardalani, spokeswoman for the District Attorney's Office, said 44-year-old Athina Sumi Rivera pleaded guilty on Thursday to the second-degree murder of Margaret Yamaguchi. Comment?
Jan 18, 2017 | via San Gabriel Valley Tribune
Covina police today sought public help to find a suspect who assaulted a U.S. Postal Service employee and tried to burglarize a residence. Officers were sent to the 300 block of East Cypress Street about 2:30 p.m. Tuesday on a report of a possible burglary and a person down at the location. Comment?
Jan 17, 2017 | via Pasadena Star-News
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday renewed a $20,000 reward in the case of a West Covina man whose body was found four years ago on an Altadena horse trail. Marcus Anthony Nieto, 26, was pronounced dead at the scene by coroner's officials on February 16, 2013 after he was discovered unresponsive by two riders near the 3800 block of Canon Boulevard, officials said in a written statement. Comment?
Feb 19, 2016 | via Whittier Daily News
Two women who died in a shooting that also left a 2-year-old boy wounded in Covina early Sunday have been identified as the mother and recent girlfriend of the parolee suspect, authorities said Monday. Lucas Fick's mother, 70-year-old Lynda Fick, with whom the suspect lived, and his recent girlfriend, 23-year-old Nicole Biewener of Azusa, were pronounced dead at the scene of the shooting, Covina police Lt. Comment?
Jan 13, 2016 | via San Gabriel Valley Tribune
COVINA >> Police jailed an Azusa gang member late Friday after he ran from a traffic stop with large amounts of methamphetamine, cocaine and concentrated cannabis, as well as other people's identifying documents, officials said. Steven Anthony Quintana, 42, of Azusa, who was already on felony probation for previous robbery conviction under the terms of AB 109 , was ultimately booked on suspicion of possession of drugs for sales, possession of identity theft-related materials and resisting arrest, according to Covina police officials and Los Angeles County booking records. Comment?
Dec 3, 2015 | via Silicon Alley Insider
A man who prosecutors say purchased the guns used by the San Bernardino attackers has agreed to plead guilty to conspiring to provide material support to terrorists and lying when he bought the weapons used in the deadly attack, according to court documents released Tuesday. Enrique Marquez Jr., 25, of Riverside, admitted in a plea agreement that he bought the assault rifles used by Syed Rizwan Farook and his wife, Tashfeen Malik, in the Dec. 2, 2015, attack at a public health agency gathering that left 14 people dead and injured nearly two dozen others. Comment?
Sep 22, 2015 | via Inland Valley Daily Bulletin
POMONA >> Days before the start of his trial, a Pomona man accused of fatally shooting a youth minister in south Pomona on Tuesday pleaded no contest to crimes connected to the case. Arvin Benson, 29, entered the plea in a Pomona courtroom filed with family, friends and members of the Baldwin Park church where Daniel Diaz, 33, of West Covina worked and where his parents are pastors. Comment?
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