Charges

A Venice cafe owner is recovering after having his finger bit off in the weekend attack. (CBS)

Venice Transient Charged In Biting Off Merchant’s Fingertip

Prosecutors announced charges Tuesday against a 31-year-old transient for allegedly biting off the fingertip of a Venice cafe owner in a dispute.

03/24/2015

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Former H.S. Teacher Pleads No Contest To Felony False Imprisonment Charges

When the driver attempted to also exit, John Edward Maust placed him in a choke hold with the pocket knife and demanded that he be taken to a Jack in the Box.

03/19/2015

The charges are linked to a boy who brought a gun to Nestle Elementary School in Tarzana last week. (credit: CBS)

Canoga Park Man Charged After 9-Year-Old Boy Brought Loaded Gun To School

City prosecutors were expected Thursday to announce charges against a San Fernando Valley man for allegedly allowing a 9-year-old boy to bring a loaded gun to his elementary school.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/12/2015

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Lancaster Officials Aim For Stiffer Fines To Support Law Enforcement Efforts

City Council members in Lancaster want to go after the pocketbooks of criminal offenders.

01/27/2015

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Woman Accused Of Plotting Ex-Boyfriends’ Murders Ready For Release After Plea Deal

Barbara Wu was sentenced Monday to three years, four months in state prison after pleading guilty January 15 to one count each of stalking and witness intimidation, as well as two counts of solicitation to commit a criminal act.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/26/2015

Qayed Shareef as he appeared in court on Friday. (credit: CBS)

Irvine CEO Accused Of Trading Sex Videos With Boys In Virginia

An Aliso Viejo executive faces sexual assault and child pornography charges for allegedly soliciting sex videos from two children in Virginia, authorities said.

01/23/2015

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Woman Pleads Not Guilty In Connection With Deadly Redondo Beach Crash

Authorities say a woman has pleaded not guilty in connection with a deadly crash in Redondo Beach in which four people were killed and several others were injured.

12/19/2014

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Santa Ana Man Faces Charges Of Molesting 10 Boys

An Orange County man accused of molesting more than 10 boys was being held Friday on $1 million bail.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/05/2014

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2 Charged In Thanksgiving Day Attack On Actor In Hollywood

Prosecutors have charged two men with assault and other counts in connection with the Thanksgiving Day attack on an actor in Hollywood.

12/02/2014

The DA says they don't have enough evidence to charge Sabrina Limon in the murder of her husband. (credit: Lydia Marrero)

DA Declines To Charge Redlands Wife In Killing Of Her Husband

Police on Wednesday said Sabrina Limon was romantically involved with Redlands firefighter/paramedic Jonathan Hearn, 24.

11/20/2014

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Man Charged With Manslaughter In Santa Ana Halloween Hit-And-Run

The man accused of killing three teenage girls in a Halloween hit-and-run accident was charged Tuesday with felony manslaughter.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/04/2014

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Widow’s Plea To Drunk Drivers After Husband Killed In Suspected Hit-And-Run

That night, on October 19, Newport Beach police told Sandra Eagleson her 30-year-old husband Shaun had been hit by a truck while riding his bike.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/28/2014

Ximena Meza (credit: William Meza/CBS)

2 Charged In Shooting Death Of Anaheim Girl, 9

Alfredo Aquino, 20, of Anaheim, California, and Ricardo Cruz, 19, of Buena Park, California, were expected to make a court appearance Tuesday and enter a plea.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/28/2014

Former City Councilman Richard Alarcon (R) and Flora Montes de Oca Alarcon entered not guilty pleas in October 2012 on perjury and voter fraud charges. (CBS)

Ex-City Councilman Sentenced To 4 Months In Jail For Voter Fraud, Perjury

Former Los Angeles City Councilman Richard Alarcon will serve 120 days in jail as part of his sentencing Tuesday for his convictions on fraudulent voting and perjury charges.

10/14/2014

Timothy Lai (credit: Newport Beach Police Department/California DMV)

Tutor Allegedly Involved In Corona Del Mar HS Cheating Scandal Arrested

Timothy Lai, 29, is accused of fleeing the country shortly after Newport Beach police began investigating claims students’ grades had been manipulated durin a computer hack at Corona Del Mar High School.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/06/2014

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