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Girl Dubbed Tip Jar Bandit Arrested in Beverly Hills

20-year-old Jessica Shub, a.k.a the "Tip Jar Bandit," was arrested by the Beverly Hills Police recently. According to reports, several restaurants in Beverly Hills and Los Angeles had been hit by the suspect. She would allegedly walk into the restaurant and, when the employee's backs were turned, would dip her hand into the tip jar [...]

Long Beach Man Pleads Guilty in Ponzi Case

The owner of a Southern California real estate company pleaded guilty to mail fraud recently, after having defrauded investors out of over $110 million dollars. Ten years ago, John Packard, a Long Beach resident, and his partner created Pacific Property Assets in order to invest in apartment complexes in the southwestern U.S. Things were apparently going well [...]

Long Beach Woman Arrested and Charged with Child Endangerment

Long Beach police were surprised to get a call reporting two toddlers wandering alone down a sidewalk in Long Beach, California. The Long Beach police immediately set out to locate the children and get them safe. Soon after finding the toddlers, Long Beach police asked for the public's help in identifying them, which they did [...]

Redondo Beach Doctor Arrested for Selling Prescription Drugs

An undercover investigation resulted in the arrest of Dr. Gerard Goyle and his assistant Wilfred Arvizo, of A Better Weigh weight loss clinic in Redondo Beach, an area in California's South Bay. After receiving a tip, local law enforcement began to look into the dealings of Dr. Goyle and his weight loss clinic. After learning [...]

One Arrested After Fleeing Suspected Drug Lab in Compton

In the early morning hours of Tuesday, June 17th, LASD deputies noticed a home on fire near Tajauta Street in Compton. As deputies drew nearer to the home, they saw a van fleeing the scene and followed it. After a high speed chase, one suspect exited the van and continued to flee on foot. After [...]

Suspect Sought in Long Beach Regarding Animal Cruelty

It's sad to report that in Long Beach, a California brown pelican was found on a beach with its pouch, (the fleshy area beneath its beak), slashed by a sharp instrument. The cut went from the front of the pelican's beak, and continued in a straight line all the way back, ending in what would [...]

Redondo Beach Standoff Ends with Arrest

On April 3rd, 2014, at around noon, Redondo Beach police received a call about a possible restraining order violation on Rockefeller Lane. When police arrived upon the scene, the suspect took off running and hid in a business on nearby Artesia Blvd, prompting its closure. With nowhere else to run, the suspect (aptly) named, James Coward, [...]