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Mike Miller, 51, of Lake Forest was arrested on suspicion of pointing a laser at a Sheriff's Department helicopter. (credit: Orange County Sheriff’s Department)

OC Man Accused Of Aiming Laser At Sheriff’s Department Helicopter

A 51-year-old man was arrested early Friday morning after authorities say he aimed a laser at a Orange County Sheriff’s Department helicopter.

08/17/2012

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Grenade Found At Park In Palos Verdes Estates

A grenade was found Sunday at a park in Palos Verdes Estates, sheriff’s officials said.

05/13/2012

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Supreme Court Refuses To Overturn Ruling To Allow Baca Lawsuit

The ruling — which some are calling unusual — could leave Sheriff Lee Baca or any other top-ranking official subject to civil lawsuits.

04/30/2012

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3 Men Wanted In Connection With Girl’s 2002 Kidnapping, Murder

Investigators want to talk to three men in connection with the murder of 15-year-old Brenda Sierra in October of 2002.

03/30/2012

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Sheriff’s Custody Assistant Arrested For Trying To Bring Cocaine Into Men’s Central Jail

Authorities say they’ve arrested one of their own for trying to distribute cocaine in Men’s Central Jail.

02/14/2012

Part of the "Three Weeks in January" exhibit downtown LA. (credit: CBS)

Rape Suspect Leads Police On 100-Mile Pursuit

Police pursued a 23-year-old rape suspect from Temecula to Barstow — about 100 miles — before arresting him Saturday.

02/11/2012

Mark Berndt (credit: CBS)

Sheriff’s Dept.: Berndt Investigated On Abuse Charges Nearly 20 Years Ago

KNX 1070’s investigative reporter Charles Feldman reports the county sheriff’s department has confirmed that it did investigate Mark Berndt in 1994.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–02/02/2012

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Mystery Man Allegedly Molested Girl At Puente Hills Department Store

The Los Angeles County Sheriff is asking for the public’s help identifying a man who allegedly molested an 11-year-old girl while standing in line at a Ross Dress For Less department store.

01/17/2012

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Violent Crime Drops 13.8 Percent In Los Angeles County

Violent crime dropped 13.8 percent in Los Angeles County last year, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/11/2012

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Deputy Fatally Shoots Rosemead Woman

A sheriff’s deputy in Rosemead Wednesday fatally shot a woman wielding a hammer.

01/04/2012

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East LA Neighborhood Evacuated After Bomb Scare

Sheriff’s deputies evacuated a neighborhood in the City Terrace area of East LA Wednesday night after receiving reports of an explosive device spotted in a vehicle.

12/28/2011

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Deputies Debut GPS Tagging System To Map Crime Scenes, Evidence

Criminals who try to toss evidence from their vehicle while running from the law will no longer be able to do so with GeoTag.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–12/16/2011

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‘Citizen Patriotism’ Credited For Plunge In Violent Crime Rate In LA County

Thousands of civilian volunteers are helping to put a serious dent in the county crime rate, according to the L.A. County Sheriff’s Department.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–12/07/2011

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Deputy Patrol Cars To Be Outfitted With ID Technology Used In Iraq

Los Angeles County Sheriff’s deputies are getting some high-tech equipment for their patrol cars.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/06/2011

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Injuries Reported After Deputy Crashes Patrol Car Into Vehicle In West Hollywood

WEST HOLLYWOOD (CBS) — Paramedics rushed a man and a woman to an area hospital after a two-vehicle crash Saturday involving a sheriff’s department patrol car in West Hollywood. The sheriff’s sergeant was the lone occupant […]

12/03/2011

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