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Friday Oct 10 | via San Gabriel Valley Tribune
COVINA >> Covina police officers arrested a man early Friday after he was found in possession of a check issued to a Covina police officer who died in an on-duty motorcycle crash last week, officials said. Officers were on patrol shortly before 1:30 a.m. in the area of Citrus Avenue and Puente Street when they encountered William Michael Pruitt, 36, of Huntington Beach, Covina police Sgt. Comment?
Tuesday Sep 30 | via San Gabriel Valley Tribune
Deputies on Tuesday arrested a man for allegedly trying to kill seven family members by leaving an unlit gas burner on. Deputies got a call at 7:14 a.m. of a gas smell in the 4900 block of Jenifer Avenue. Comment?
Monday Sep 29 | via Los Angeles Times
A 38-year-old man was arrested Monday on suspicion of using pepper spray inside a Home Depot in Covina, which affected a dozen people, authorities said. Covina police arrested Fernando Aldana-Rivera, of Covina, on suspicion of unlawful possession and use of a tear gas weapon. Comment?
Monday Sep 29 | via San Gabriel Valley Tribune
Guillermo Iturralde, 26, was shot in the upper body and pronounced dead at the scene of the shooting, which took place at about 1:25 a.m. at 11th Street and Walnut Avenue, police said Monday. The victim was walking down the street when someone in a nearby vehicle fired, and then fled the scene, police said. Comment?
Sunday Sep 28 | via Los Angeles Times
Authorities are investigating the death of a 26-year-old man who was killed in a suspected drive-by shooting early Sunday in Long Beach. Officers were dispatched to the corner of 11th Street and Walnut Avenue around 1:30 a.m. after receiving reports of shots fired, said Long Beach Police Sgt. Comment?
Monday Sep 22 | via San Gabriel Valley Tribune
A 19-year-old gang member on Monday received 100 years in state prison for assaulting and raping an El Monte convenience store clerk last year, according to the district attorney's office. Last month, jurors deliberated less than two hours before finding Joseph Leo Amaya, 19, guilty of two counts forcible rape, two counts of penetration by a foreign object and one count of assault with an intent to commit a felony. Comment?
Sep 17, 2014 | via San Gabriel Valley Tribune
WEST COVINA >> A man who agreed to give a woman a ride in West Covina Tuesday ended up face to face with an armed man who demanded his wallet and car, police said. The incident began shortly before 5:10 a.m. when the victim was approached by a woman in the parking lot of a gas station at Cameron and Glendora avenues, West Covina police Lt. Comment?
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