The Holiday Season is here….and so are the Loss Prevention Officers (LPO’s). LPO’s are casing stores in search of shoplifters. In many cases, they are evaluated based on the number of alleged shoplifters they detain during their shift. The result is a hyper-aggressive team of LPO’s looking for anyone who may have mistakenly forgot to […]
This Black Friday when you are pushing, shoving, jumping, and committing other Olympic feats to get to the hot-ticket items, remember this story and purchase extra security for your new “toys.” This Friday is a dark, dark Friday for a 22-year-old San Pedro man who is in custody for residential burglary. Detectives tracked him down […]
This week’s favorite is about a flirty but dangerous mother-daughter team. This mother daughter duo allegedly conned a 90-year-old El Segundo man to give them $20,000 and to buy them a Mercedes-Benz. Police believe this duo likes to run cons and take advantage of elderly people. The mother was arrested this week, but the daughter remains […]
Friday Favorite: Stealing From the Dead Probably isn’t the Smartest Thing, Especially Right Before Halloween!
I am going to start a new series to post each Friday what my favorite crime story of the week was, with a little bit of explanation of the charge or potential charges. Here is a local one to start with. In Rancho Palos Verdes, a 21-year-old Redondo Beach man has been charged with two […]
I just represented a client arrested on a PC 211 Estes robbery charge in Los Angeles county criminal court. On the Los Angeles robbery charge she was being held on $100,000 bail and the family didn’t know what to do. They wanted to bail her out but didn’t want to spend $10,000 only to see […]