6 Former Members Of LA County Sheriff’s Department Sentenced In Conspiracy To Hide FBI Jail Informant
Six former members of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s department were sentenced Tuesday to federal prison time for conspiring to foil a federal probe into deputy violence against inmates in county jails.
Federal authorities have opened a civil rights investigation into whether Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputies engaged in a pattern of abuse of inmates.
Seven people have been arrested for their part in two alleged drug trafficking rings operating from Mexico to the Southland, according a a federal probe dubbed Operation Mountain Top.
A $670 million overhaul at California’s San Onofre nuclear plant was expressly intended to avoid the types of ailments that have sidelined its twin reactors.
A probe into a Whittier-area methamphetamine distribution ring led to the arrests Thursday of more than a dozen alleged cartel members or associates.