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17 hrs ago | via Downey Patriot
Friday, August 21: At 12:00 p.m., a burglar kicked in the front door of a residence in the 8100 block of Gallatin, but was frightened off by the homeowner who was inside. The suspect then fled to a gray sedan parked on the street and drove off westbound on Gallatin. Comment?
Wednesday Aug 26 | via Downey Patriot
Downey Police are asking the public's help in locating Jehosua Ruvalcaba, a suspect in a fatal shooting that occurred in Downey two weeks ago. Police say that on Aug. 14 at about 8:44 p.m., Ruvalcaba was walking with three other people near Paramount Boulevard and Stewart and Gray Road when he got into an argument with one of his companions. Comment?
Thursday Aug 20 | via Claremont Courier
At about 12:40 a.m. on Wednesday August 19, Claremont Police officers responded to Rosa Torrez Park, located at 774 W. First St., to investigate a robbery that had just occurred. The three female victims were in the park, when two male juveniles approached them and simulated a handgun then demanded their purses. Comment?
Saturday Aug 15 | via Los Angeles Times
It began with a Los Angeles public defender's "wounded pride." A sheriff's deputy had handcuffed her and dragged her through a courthouse. Comment?
Thursday Aug 13 | via Downey Patriot
At 2:30 p.m., two men entered the Smoke House Smoke Shop and robbed the store. Both robbers then fled on foot. Comment?
Jul 25, 2015 | via Whittier Daily News
DOWNEY >> Police today sought the help of the public in trying to identify the suspects in a vehicle-to-vehicle shooting in Downey. It occurred at 10:55 p.m. Friday at the intersection of Firestone Boulevard and La Reina Avenue, Downey Police Department Lt. Comment?
Jul 25, 2015 | via Downey Patriot
Police are asking witnesses to come forward after a man was shot at a busy Downey intersection late Friday night. The victim was stopped at the corner of Firestone Boulevard and La Reina Avenue at about 10:57 p.m. when a four-door compact vehicle pulled alongside and stopped, police said. Comment?
Jul 24, 2015 | via Los Angeles Times
Engines from the Compton Fire Department on display during an unveiling in 2006. Former Fire Chief Rico Smith, right, left the force in 2007. Comment?
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