Recent Crime News
23 hrs ago | via San Gabriel Valley Tribune
LOS ANGELES >> A doctor from Walnut awaiting trial on accusations of over-prescribing powerful painkillers were re-arrested this week on suspicion of violating the conditions of his bail by continuing to issue prescriptions, district attorney's officials said. John Dimowo, 56, of Walnut was arrested during a court appearance Friday, ahead of the planned April 24 start of his trial on eight counts of unlawful prescription of a controlled substance, Los Angeles County District Attorney's officials said. Comment?
Thursday Apr 2 | via Patch.com
A multi-alarm fire destroyed a Wilmington motel, where guests, who did not hear smoke alarms, had to jump out windows to save their lives. A multi-alarm fire broke out today at a Wilmington motel, killing a man and injuring 15 other people, including some who leaped out of windows in a desperate effort to escape intense flames and who suffered fractures on hitting the ground. Comment?
Thursday Apr 2 | via Los Angeles Times
A man was killed and 11 were injured when flames overtook a motel early Thursday in the Wilmington neighborhood of south Los Angeles, forcing some people to jump out windows. People were trapped by flames inside the two-story Wilmington Motel at 111 E. C St. shortly after 3 a.m. as firefighters arrived, said Erik Scott, spokesman for the Los Angeles Fire Department. Comment?
Monday Mar 30 | via Press-Telegram
A early evening police chase through the steets of San Pedro came to a conclusion when the red pickup truck the suspect was driving came to a stop on the corner of Gaffey and 9th streets. The suspect proceeded to walk down 9th before being hit by non-lethal rounds and Tasers before being detained by LAPD. Comment?
Monday Mar 30 | via The Daily Breeze
A suspected robber run over and killed by his own accomplices during a weekend holdup that went awry in Wilmington was identified Monday as a Signal Hill man. Two or three gunmen joined a man who went to meet a businessman at 8 a.m. The businessman pulled a gun and a shoot-out occurred, police said. Comment?
Saturday Mar 28 | via NBC Los Angeles
Three men who allegedly attempted to rob a man during a business transaction Saturday in Southern California ended up with more than they bargained for when one of the men was shot and one was ran over by his alleged accomplice. A pre-arranged time was made for the men to meet near Figueroa Street and Pacific Coast Highway to sell an item, officials from the Los Angeles Police Department said. Comment?
Saturday Mar 28 | via The Daily Breeze
WILMINGTON >> A suspected robber was run over and killed by his own accomplices Saturday following a violent holdup that turned into a shootout on the streets of Wilmington, police said. One alleged accomplice was taken into custody, but police searched for hours for two other people believed involved in the crime, Los Angeles police Officer Drake Madison said. Comment?
Friday Mar 27 | via The Daily Breeze
The Wilmington resident died at the scene of the shooting, which occurred about 9:30 a.m. Thursday in the 1500 block of Bayview Avenue, said Los Angeles police Officer Jack Richter. No officers were injured. Comment?
Thursday Mar 26 | via My FOX LA
A man was killed today in an officer-involved shooting in Wilmington. The unidentified man died at the scene of the shooting, which occurred about 9:30 a.m. in the 1500 block of Bayview Avenue, said Los Angeles police Officer Jack Richter. Comment?
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