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7 Arrests For Fake Merchandise At Calif. Swap Meet

Authorities say seven people were arrested and more than $150,000 in illegal knockoffs of handbags, movies, music and more were seized at a Riverside County swap meet.

04/01/2014

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Police: Off-Duty Security Guard Shoots Alleged Would-Be Robber In Gardena

Police say an off-duty security guard shot a man he claims was trying to rob him in Gardena.

01/27/2013

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Suspect Fatally Shot By Guard During Robbery Identified

A robbery suspect who was fatally shot by a security guard at a busy Southern California swap meet has been identified as a 24-year-old Compton man.

04/21/2012

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OC Swap Meet Operator Calls Eviction Decision ‘Political Payback’

For 42 years, weekend swap meet goers have been able to take advantage of the many steals and deals at the Orange County Market Place.

09/24/2011

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OC Fair Board Votes To Evict Swap Meet After 42-Year Run

After a 42-year-run at the Orange County Fair Grounds, the weekend swap meet is on its way out.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/23/2011

Norma Lizette Reyes (front) and Bertha Dona Vargas  (credit: LAPD)

‘Baby Stroller Bandit’ Arrested, 1 Remains At Large

Tips from the public helped police identify Bertha Dona Vargas, 55, of West Covina, and Norma Lizette Reyes, 51, of Silver Lake.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–06/24/2011

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Spanish-Speaking Alzheimer’s Patient, 90, Missing

A 90-year-old Spanish-speaking Alzheimer’s patient was reported missing Tuesday after wandering away from a swap meet in San Fernando.

05/24/2011