West Hollywood Crime
Crime, law and justice, and police blotter near West Hollywood (West Hollywood, CA) or anywhere in the US.
Recent Crime News
Friday | via Los Angeles Times
Then-L.A. County Assessor John Noguez was arrested on corruption charges in 2012, but his case has not yet made it to trial. The preliminary hearing has been postponed more than a dozen times. Comment?
Wednesday Jul 20 | via Hampshire Chronicle
A British YouTube personality accused of lying to police over claims he was assaulted in West Hollywood has been ordered to appear before a US court in September. Calum McSwiggan, from London, is charged with filing a false police report after he said he was attacked by three men near The Abbey gay club in the early hours of June 27. The 26-year-old, who has more than 63,000 subscribers on YouTube, posted a photo on Instagram of him in a hospital bed, telling his followers he suffered three broken teeth and required six stitches to his head. Comment?
Wednesday Jul 20 | via Gay Times
YouTuber personality Calum McSwiggan has been ordered to fly back to America to appear in front of a US Court over claims he fabricated a police report. Commissioner Jane Godfrey has said that the young YouTuber must return to California to attend a pre-trial hearing on September 26. Calum posted a photo of himself in a hospital bed on social media last month, claiming that he had been "beaten up by three guys" outside a gay club. Comment?
Tuesday Jul 19 | via ITV
Calum McSwiggan, 26, who has more than 63,000 subscribers to his YouTube channel, finds himself accused of falsifying a report he was assaulted in West Hollywood. The allegation concerns a police report Mr McSwiggan filed stating he had been attacked by three men near The Abbey gay club on 27th June. Comment?
Tuesday Jul 19 | via CBS Local
CBS2 / KCAL9 CBS2/KCAL9 is part of CBS Television Stations, a division of CBS Corp. and one of the largest network-owned station groups in the country. CBS Studio City Broadcast Center 4200 Radford Avenue Studio City, CA  WEST HOLLYWOOD - A transient was arrested Tuesday in connection with the murder of a woman, whose body was found in a dumpster in West Hollywood nearly two weeks ago. Comment?
Thursday Jul 7 | via FindLaw
In a classic case of he said / cops said, gay YouTube star and LGBT advocate Calum McSwiggan was charged with multiple crimes on a night he alleges he was assaulted outside a gay club in West Hollywood, California. Depending on whose version of events you believe, McSwiggan was either beaten by three men outside The Abbey or he vandalized a car, injured himself in a jail cell, and filed a false police report . Comment?
Thursday Jun 30 | via Daily Star
Brit Calum McSwiggan, from London, posted a hospital photo claiming to have lost three teeth and required stitches to his head after an attack outside a gay night club in Hollywood on Monday. The 26-year-old, who has more than 62,000 followers on YouTube, shared a lengthy post with a selfie wearing hospital scrubs and a bandage on his head. Comment?
Thursday Jun 30 | via The Belfast Telegraph
A British YouTube personality who claimed he was assaulted near a gay club in West Hollywood has been charged with filing a false police report. Calum McSwiggan, from London, said he suffered three broken teeth and required six stitches to his head after being attacked by three men in the early hours of Monday. 2 comments
Thursday Jun 30 | via Independent.ie
A British YouTube personality who claimed he was assaulted near a gay club in West Hollywood has been charged with filing a false police report. Calum McSwiggan, who has been charged with filing a false police report after he claimed he was assaulted near a gay club in West Hollywood. Comment?
Wednesday Jun 29 | via SFGate
Calum McSwiggan has been charged with making a false police report regarding an alleged beating outside of a gay bar in West Hollywood Openly gay YouTube star Calum McSwiggan was charged with making a false police report on Wednesday, after claiming he was beaten outside of a bar in West Hollywood, California. Known for his YouTube channel that discusses LGBT issues, McSwiggan faces up to 364 days in jail over allegedly making up a story about a hate crime that took place outside of the Abbey nightclub on Robertson Blvd. Monday night. Comment?
Wednesday Jun 29 | via CBS Local
CBS2 / KCAL9 CBS2/KCAL9 is part of CBS Television Stations, a division of CBS Corp. and one of the largest network-owned station groups in the country. CBS Studio City Broadcast Center 4200 Radford Avenue Studio City, CA [...] Authorities say Calum McSwiggan took the booking photo before posting an image of him in a hospital bed. Comment?
Wednesday Jun 29 | via NBC Los Angeles
A Los Angeles County sheriff's deputy was injured when a driver allegedly rammed her patrol SUV as she was stepping out in West Hollywood on Tuesday, June 28, 2016. A sheriff's deputy was injured when an alleged car thief being pursued by authorities rammed her driver-side door as she was stepping out of her cruiser, pinning her leg, officials said Wednesday. Comment?
Tuesday Jun 28 | via Los Angeles Times
An openly gay YouTube star is claiming that he was brutally assaulted by three men in West Hollywood, but authorities said Tuesday that his claims of assault were unsubstantiated and that he injured himself after being arrested on suspicion of vandalism. Calum McSwiggan, known by thousands of fans for his active lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender lifestyle channel on YouTube, wrote in an Instagram post that after visiting a gay club, three men attacked him. Comment?
Tuesday Jun 28 | via Towleroad
Towleroad has confirmed that gay vlogger Calum McSwiggan was arrested in West Hollywood early Monday morning by Los Angeles County Sheriffs for vandalism. In a press release issued Tuesday, the L.A. County Sheriffs Department also said they have been unable to find any evidence to confirm McSwiggan's claim that he was attacked by three men. Comment?
Monday Jun 27 | via ContactMusic.com
Rap boss Suge Knight has hit Chris Brown with a lawsuit for allegedly having inadequate security at the nightclub where he was shot in 2014. The incarcerated Death Row Records founder was one of the guests at the R&B star's pre-MTV Video Music Awards party at the 1OAK hotspot in West Hollywood, where a gunman opened fire. Comment?
Jun 21, 2016 | via Truthdig
Screenwriter Dustin Lance Black arrives at USA Network and The Moth's "A More Perfect Union: Stories of Prejudice and Power" Characters Unite storytelling event in West Hollywood, Calif., in 2012. Mainstream media outlets may have settled on their chosen narratives about the June 12 Pulse Orlando massacre, and the frenetic news cycle may have moved through and past that event already, but "Milk" screenwriter Dustin Lance Black has offered his reasons to pause and consider the ongoing stories behind the tragedy. Comment?
Jun 20, 2016 | via Daily Mail
Heir to the throne! Chelsea Clinton beams clutching newborn son Aidan as she emerges from hospital with her parents and husband Protester, 20, grabbed a policeman's firearm at Vegas rally and said he wanted to KILL Donald Trump, after driving from California and learning how to shoot on a gun range the day before Hundreds of families are evacuated as record-breaking heatwave gripping the Southwest kills four and feeds wildfires across THREE states Women have dozens of bras... but only wear TWO: Half admit have a drawer full of new lingerie that they never intend to wear Boy, 4, dies from accidental gunshot wound to the head after he was left alone with two younger siblings in trailer home Selma Blair is 'carried off a plane at LAX on a stretcher after mixing wine and medication then crying out, "He burns my private parts"' Boy, 4, killed after being struck by a stray bullet as parents ... (more) Comment?
Jun 17, 2016 | via Albany Times Union
In this Nov. 12, 2015 file photo, Christina Aguilera poses at an event supporting HopeLine From Verizon, a new campaign supporting domestic violence prevention and awareness in West Hollywood, Calif. Aguilera has released a new song, "Change," following the mass shooting at an Orlando nightclub. Comment?
Jun 16, 2016 | via Seattle Post-Intelligencer
In this Wednesday, June 15, 2016 file photo, Oprah Winfrey arrives at the season one premiere of "Greenleaf" at The Lot in West Hollywood, Calif. Winfrey reacts to the Orlando mass shooting: "Are we a country that really believes that assault weapons should be made available to anybody? Are assault weapons necessary? I just say, 'Enough.' Comment?
Jun 12, 2016 | via Yorkton This Week & Enterprise
An Indiana man arrested in California over the weekend with three assault rifles had been ordered by a judge in April to give up all his guns, but authorities in his home state said Monday they had not made any surprise checks to confirm he was following the probation requirement. James Wesley Howell was arrested early Sunday in Santa Monica, California, with the weapons and explosives in a car he apparently drove from Indiana. Comment?
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