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Have you seen any of these three fugitives?

Photo: Colelli (l), Lopez (top r) and Evangelista (bottom r) The Napa County Sheriff’s Office has asked the public to be on the lookout for these fugitives: 1) Anthony Joseph


Police Use Decoy Car to Catch Suspected Car Thief

7-Eleven on Medway Drive SAN RAFAEL – Local resident Shaynna C. Myers, 29, encountered serious car trouble outside a 7-Eleven store located at the intersection of Medway Drive and Mill


Taft Fugitive Turns Himself in After Two Years

Michael Kightlinger TAFT — A Taft man wanted for several offenses in Kern County, turned himself in last week after dodging police for more than two years. Michael Kightlinger, 40,


Parents Arrested for Death of Three-year-old Daughter

BAKERSFIELD — The parents of a three-month-old girl were arrested on suspicion of child abuse when their infant daughter died last week. The parents, 21-year-old Erika Cervantes and 24-year-old Jesus

Santa Barbara

$200K Meth Seizure Leads to Major Bust

Albert Cesar Razo Santa Barbara County – The laws of supply and demand continue to impact the entrepreneurial endeavors of those who apparently have difficulty distinguishing between ordinary business risk and


Deputy Arrested for Pulling Gun on Group of Girls

Edward Tucker BAKERSFIELD — A Kern County Sheriff’s deputy is behind bars after allegedly brandishing a weapon at a group of young girls in southwest Bakersfield over the weekend. Edward

Los Angeles

Did Private Investigator Turn a Blind Eye to Law?

HAWTHORNE — Like Catholic priests who are in the church to get near young children, perhaps some private eyes commit crimes under the cloak of investigating them. Corey Lamont Ward,

Los Angeles

Police Take Pool Boy to The Cleaners

HAWTHORNE, CA—How much is that little slap in the window? According to Hawthorne police, that clean swipe of a child’s cheek can cost one quite a bit. Pool worker Rodolfo

Los Angeles

You “Wood” Have Gone A Long Time, Baby!

INGLEWOOD, CA—How many times can one fail to appear before a failure to appear becomes epic? That record number appears to have been pursued by Vanessa Marie Matthews, 30, of Los


Mother Arrested for Chaining up Child, Leaving him Alone

SANTA ANA – On Thursday, July 18 at approximately 11:40 a.m., officers were dispatched to the 700 block of S. Lyon St in response to a report that a child