La Puente Crime
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Wednesday Sep 16 | via San Gabriel Valley Tribune
A Baldwin Park man Wednesday admitted participating in a San Gabriel Valley-based drug distribution conspiracy Wednesday and admitted fatally shooting a man in La Puente in 2006, federal officials said. Eddie “Criminal” Garcia, 39, faces up to 30 years in federal prison when he returns to court in Los Angeles for sentencing Jan. 25, U.S. Assistant Attorney Mack Jenkins said. Comment?
Wednesday Sep 9 | via San Gabriel Valley Tribune
Detectives discovered an estimated 3,000 marijuana plants being grown in an industrial building and arrested eight men on Wednesday. Police received information that a building in the 11000 block of Goldring Road was being used to grow marijuana, Lt. Comment?
Sep 3, 2015 | via San Gabriel Valley Tribune
EL MONTE >> Early-morning search warrants in El Monte, Temple City and La Puente Thursday resulted in the arrests of nine gang members and associates, as well as the recovery of a handgun, a bullet-proof vest, several ounces of methamphetamine and 1,200 in cash, police said. The raids targeted members of the El Monte Flores street gang and stemmed from an ongoing investigation into two shootings - including one being investigated as a hate crime - earlier in the summer, El Monte police Detective Adam Girgle said. Comment?
Sep 2, 2015 | via The Press-Enterprise
The employee tried to detain the suspect, but he hit her arm with the crow bar and ran away. Outside, he jumped into a car with a man behind the wheel and they sped off, the release said. Comment?
Sep 1, 2015 | via CBS Local
COVINA - A 62-year-old man will face a judge Tuesday on charges of trying to rob a Covina laundromat while dressed as a woman. Charles Durant, of San Jacinto was positively identified by an employee as the robber trying to break into a video game machine inside a laundromat in the 800 block of West Covina Boulevard, Covina police officials said. Comment?
Aug 31, 2015 | via San Gabriel Valley Tribune
COVINA >> A man wearing a dress and long-haired wig during a suspected robbery was arrested Sunday along with his accomplice, officials said. Charles Durant, 62 of San Jacinto, and Gabriel Curiel, 40 of La Puente, were being held on suspicion of robbery, Covina police Sgt. Comment?
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