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Recent Crime News
Saturday | via Press-Telegram
Downey police are investigating a home invasion robbery that took place Friday when a trio of suspects demanded money from a man inside his own house, officials said Saturday. The crime happened Friday at a house near the intersection of Brunache Street and Rives Avenue. Comment?
Saturday Feb 28 | via North Coast Journal Weekly Politics
The mother of a 42-year-old man who died in the Humboldt County jail hours after being arrested by Eureka police officers last year has filed a federal wrongful death lawsuit seeking unspecified damages. Brought on behalf of Stephany Borges, Daren Borges's mother, the suit filed Thursday alleges officers violated Borges' rights when they forcefully arrested him at about 2 p.m. on June 13, 2014 on suspicion of misdemeanor public intoxication. Comment?
Monday Feb 23 | via Downey Patriot
At 12:30 a.m., detectives from a local Narcotics Task Force requested a uniformed presence while serving a search warrant in the 12900 block of Hanwell Ave. The warrant was executed without incident. A Downey Police K-9 assisted and detectives located approximately 18 kilograms of cocaine and approximately $500,000.00 in U.S. currency. Comment?
Thursday Feb 19 | via Downey Patriot
CareMore donated 10 automated external defibrillators to the city of Downey last week, devices that can make the difference in a person surviving sudden cardiac arrest. The device analyzes the heart rhythm and advises the rescuer if a shockable rhythm is detected. Comment?
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