Los Alamitos Crime
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Recent Crime News
Friday Nov 20 | via Patch.com
As another murder conviction is overturned amid alleged prosecutorial misconduct, a chorus of high-profile critics call for an investigation Allegations of misconduct in the DA's office arising in the Seal Beach mass murder trial have now led to multiple other cases falling apart. A jury didn't take long to convict a woman of gunning down her own mother in their Rossmoor home. Comment?
Friday Nov 13 | via Patch.com
The confessions of a Los Alamitos actor, accused of killing two people to pay for his wedding, will be allowed at trial, a judge ruled. An Orange County Superior Court judge ruled today that an accused double murderer's alleged confession to Costa Mesa police will be heard in his death penalty trial. Comment?
Friday Nov 6 | via Patch.com
The Uber driver beaten by a Newport Beach man in a viral video is calling his attacker's apology insincere. Two men suspected of robbing a Mission Viejo Jewelry Store and then throwing the loot onto the 405 have been arrested. Comment?
Oct 26, 2015 | via Patch.com
Police are looking for a 41-year-old Los Alamitos man in connection with Sunday's slaying of a father of two. Los Alamitos police this morning released the name of a person of interest in connection with the shooting death of a man on a street in Los Alamitos. Comment?
Oct 26, 2015 | via The Wave
Eleazar Vargas, a 41-year-old Los Alamitos man, is wanted for questioning in connection to the shooting death of a man around 5 p.m. Sunday night. Anyone who knows where to find Vargas is asked to call the Los Alamitos Police Department at 562-431-2255 ext. Comment?
Oct 26, 2015 | via Los Angeles Times
Los Alamitos police were looking Monday for a 41-year-old man who may be connected to his neighbor's killing. Eleazar Vargas was wanted for questioning in the shooting death of his neighbor Sunday afternoon off Catalina and Pine streets, police said in a statement. Comment?
Oct 26, 2015 | via NBC Los Angeles
Eleazar Vargas, 41, was described by police as a person of interest in the investigation into the shooting death of a neighbor Sunday Oct. 25, 2015. Eleazar Vargas, 41, was described by police as a person of interest in the investigation into the shooting. Comment?
Oct 26, 2015 | via Patch.com
A man was found shot to death near Pine and Catalina streets. He reportedly had problems with an aggressive neighbor. Comment?
Oct 16, 2015 | via Patch.com
A hearing will be held today for a judge to consider a demand by Orange County prosecutors for a full redaction of personal identifying information of witnesses, victims and jailhouse informants from a lengthy legal document seeking to dismiss the death penalty as a possible punishment for an accused double murderer. Prosecutors have raised the issue in the case against Daniel Patrick Wozniak, who is seeking to have prosecutors thrown off the case and to have the death penalty dismissed based on allegations of outrageous governmental misconduct in the use of jailhouse snitches. Comment?
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