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Wednesday Jan 21 | via The Daily Breeze
Torrance Police gather outside the Wells Fargo Bank located on Hawthorne Blvd after it was robbed Wednesday morning Jan. 21, 2015. Chuck Bennett/Staff Photographer TORRANCE >> A Wells Fargo branch on Hawthorne Boulevard was robbed Wednesday morning, the second time in four days one of the bank's branches was struck in the city. Comment?
Sunday Jan 18 | via The Daily Breeze
Lomita sheriff's deputies fired two separate times Sunday at a driver who rammed a patrol car, tried to run over deputies on foot and ultimately crashed through a backyard fence and into a camper where people were sleeping, authorities said. No one was injured from the gunfire, which occurred after 2 a.m. in the area of 246th Place and Pennsylvania Avenue, deputies said. Comment?
Sunday Jan 18 | via My FOX LA
A driver rammed his car repeatedly into a sheriff's squad car, aimed it at deputies and was shot at twice before crashing it into a backyard camper vehicle full of sleeping people Sunday in Lomita. The man drove over bushes, across lawns and through a fence before crashing into the camper, deputies said. Comment?
Sunday Jan 18 | via CBS Local
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Thursday Jan 1 | via The Daily Breeze
An attorney who recently settled an excessive force lawsuit against the Torrance Police Department has filed another alleging officers assaulted and falsely arrested a Torrance man, resulting in the “groundless prosecution” of a criminal case that was subsequently dismissed. The latest legal action filed by Los Alamitos-based attorney Thomas Beck, who specializes in such cases, alleges that Nick Sleeis was questioned by police about 1 a.m. in November 2012 because he allegedly lacked a front license plate on his vehicle. Comment?
Dec 23, 2014 | via Patch.com
Some 10 days after it disappeared, a wooden Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer is back at the Ranchview Road community in Rolling Hills Estates after a tip led sheriff's deputies to recover it in a trailer park in Gardena and arrest the man who lives there, authorities said today. According to a statement issued by the Los Angeles Sheriff's Department, "On the night of December 12, 2014, hearts were broken in the Ranchview neighborhood of Rolling Hills Estates. Comment?
Dec 18, 2014 | via The Daily Breeze
The white 2013 Kia Optima, in which the suspects were seen speeding off eastbound after the 1:15 p.m. robbery Dec. 12, was recovered in Wilmington on Wednesday and is being processed for evidence, said Sgt. Thomas Arellano of the Lomita sheriff's station. Comment?
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