El Monte Crime
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Recent Crime News
Monday Jul 18 | via Downey Patriot
Thursday, July 7: At noon, an officer conducting a traffic stop at Downey & 2nd Street, observed a loaded handgun in the vehicle's glovebox when the driver opened it to retrieve their vehicle's registration. The suspect, a 25-year-old man from Pico Rivera, was arrested without incident. Comment?
Friday Jul 15 | via The Orange County Register
An El Monte teenager was arraigned Friday on charges that he used Instagram to threaten a California Highway Patrol officer involved in the fatal July 3 shooting of a man in Fullerton, the boy's lawyer said. The 17-year-old pleaded not guilty in East Lake Juvenile Court to making criminal threats and resisting arrest, both felonies, said his attorney, John Blanchard of Bellflower. Comment?
Monday Jul 11 | via Whittier Daily News
Authorities today identified a man who was killed in a vehicle-to-vehicle shooting in El Monte that investigators believe was caused by road rage. The shooting was reported at 7:08 p.m. Saturday at Cogswell Road and Klingerman Street, said Deputy Lisa Jansen of the Sheriff's Information Bureau. Comment?
Monday Jul 11 | via My Mother Lode
Los Angeles County authorities are searching for suspects in a fatal car-to-car shooting over the weekend that investigators believe stemmed from road rage. Deputy Lisa Jansen says the victim, a passenger in a truck, was involved in an argument with occupants of another vehicle on a street in El Monte Saturday. Comment?
Sunday Jul 10 | via NBC Los Angeles
Authorities are investigating an apparent road rage shooting that left a man dead in El Monte Saturday night, officials said. The shooting was reported near the intersection of Cogswell Road and Klingerman Street, just after 7 p.m., according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department. Comment?
Saturday Jul 9 | via Pasadena Star-News
The victim died shortly after the 7:08 p.m. shooting at Cogswell Road and Klingerman Street , Deputy Lisa Jansen of the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Information Bureau said in a written statement . Officers found the mortally wounded man lying in a front yard along Cogswell Road, officials said. Comment?
Saturday Jul 2 | via San Gabriel Valley Tribune
EL MONTE >> An armed federal fugitive sought by the U.S. Marshals Service attacked a police officer in El Monte before leading officers on a motorcycle chase and ultimately being arrested on suspicion of a laundry list of crimes Saturday, authorities said. George Olotoa, 50, of South El Monte is accused of assault on a police officer, evading police, possession of a stolen handgun, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, possession of drugs while armed and possession of drug paraphernalia, according to El Monte police Sgt. Comment?
Jun 16, 2016 | via San Gabriel Valley Tribune
EL MONTE >> Authorities cordoned off an El Monte neighborhood as they searched for a suspect in a prior attempted murder case who ran from deputies Thursday, sheriff's officials said. A deputy spotted an SUV being driven by the wanted suspect in the area of Valley Boulevard and Rowland Avenue and tried to pull it over, the sergeant said. Comment?
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