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Elderly

Elderly Identify Theft: Why Older Americans Are Becoming A Growing Target

In 2013, there were 16,993 reported instances of identity theft crimes that were committed against people 70 years and older.

09/11/2014

(credit: OCSD)

Woman Arrested In Fatal Shooting Of Mother, 96, In Rossmoor

An elderly woman Friday was being held on $1 million bail in the fatal shooting for her 96-year-old mother.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/29/2014

Authorities say Brian Cruz is suspected of robbing and kidnapping several people in Pacific Palisades. (CBS)

‘I Still Wanted To Believe He Was My Grandson': Pacific Palisades Woman Recounts Bizarre Crime Spree

An elderly Pacific Palisades woman who was a victim in a bizarre crime spree earlier this week says she initially thought a transient who allegedly held her at knife-point was her grandson.

08/14/2014

(credit: FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images)

Riverside County Announces Opening Of Cooling Centers

Drivers also are urged to never leave children, the elderly or pets in a parked vehicle even for a short period of time.

07/23/2014

(credit: CBS)

Elderly Pasadena Woman, Dog, Neighbors Recovering After Attack By Swarm Of Bees

An elderly Pasadena woman, her dog, and three neighbors were recovering Friday after they were attacked by hundreds of bees, according to reports.

06/27/2014

Raymond Michael Miranda (credit: Hemet Police)

Juvenile Suspect Wanted For Brutal Assault Against Elderly Woman Captured

Hemet officials said they publicly named Raymond Michael Miranda and made an exception in his case “to protect the public and aid in the capture of the suspect.”

04/24/2014

Yong Hyan Kim is missing. (credit: LAPD)

LAPD: Missing Northridge Woman, 79, Found In Good Condition

The family of a missing 79-year-old woman is concerned about her whereabouts.

03/30/2014

(credit: CBS)

Seniors Who’d Rather Not Live In Nursing Homes Create Their Own ‘Village’

Seniors who would rather not live in a nursing home have created their own “village” of sorts.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/20/2014

Aubrey Finn, 99, is missing. (credit: LAPD)

Man, 99, Missing In Los Angeles Found Safe

A 99-year-old man has been reported missing in Los Angeles, according to authorities.

12/28/2013

cash

Ex-Irwindale Officer Who Stole $250K From Dad, 84, Sentenced To Prison

A former Irwindale police officer who stole $250,000 in cash from his 84-year-old father was sentenced Monday to one year in county jail and ordered to repay the money.

11/18/2013

(credit: Long Beach Police Dept.)

Police Search For Missing Elderly Man With Alzheimer’s

Police Friday were asking for the public’s help in locating a missing elderly man with Alzheimer’s.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/15/2013

(credit: istockphoto.com)

Sheriff’s Deputy Teams With Paramedics To Resuscitate Elderly Man

A Los Angeles County Sheriff’s deputy was credited Wednesday for helping firefighters save an elderly man’s life after he stopped breathing at a house in an unincorporated area near Agoura.

08/28/2013

Investigators say Ronald Snyder had false law enforcement identification, handcuffs, a wig, gloves, rope, and two handguns, including one with a silencer. 
(courtesy LASD)

Chatsworth Man, 75, Accused Of Impersonating Officer In Home Invasion

An elderly Chatsworth man faced felony robbery and burglary charges Wednesday for allegedly impersonating an officer in an attempted San Fernando Valley home invasion.

07/17/2013

Marisa Lee Heim-Davis is suspected of stealing hundreds of prescription pain medications belonging to elderly victims while inside their residences.

Ex-Verizon Worker Suspected Of Stealing Pain Pills From Elderly Victims

Police are seeking information from residents about a former Verizon services installer suspected of burglarizing at least two homes.

06/04/2013

Lucille Spencer is missing. (credit: Ontario Police Dept.)

Ontario Police Want Public’s Help To Find Missing Woman, 69

The Ontario Police Department is asking the public to be on the lookout for a missing 69-year-old woman.

05/12/2013

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