Crime

Stories about crime other than the police blotter

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On Oct. 5, 2021 at approximately 03:01 a.m., officers responded to an injury traffic collision on the northbound 710 Freeway in the area of the 9th Street offramp. Upon arrival, officers located an adult male pedestrian in the roadway. The Long Beach Fire Department responded to the scene and determined …continue reading

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An Israeli man was sentenced today to 360 months in federal prison for blackmailing dozens of girls into producing child pornography for him. Elad Gaber, 39, was sentenced by United States District Judge Philip S. Gutierrez, who also ordered him placed on lifetime supervised release once he completes serving his …continue reading

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Top Ten Stories for October 03 through October 09 include a religious scam, homelessness and mental health, and free compost. Top Ten Stories for October 03 through October 09 are the most-read stories at Orange County Breeze over the last week (excluding weather forecasts and events): Ex-pastor of Orange County …continue reading

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Top Ten Stories for September 2021 include unemployment fraud, LAUSD turmoil, child pornography, and a car show. The Top Ten Stories for September 2021 were the most read stories at Orange County Breeze over the month of September 2020 (excluding weather forecasts and events): Former inmate sentenced to five years …continue reading

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Top Ten Stories for September 26 through October 02 include an arrest in Seal Beach, a safety zone in Huntington Beach, and an OC scam. Top Ten Stories for September 26 through October 02 are the most-read stories at Orange County Breeze over the last week (excluding weather forecasts and …continue reading

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A Lynwood man who organized and led a crew – dubbed the “Oxy Bandits” by law enforcement – that committed 15 armed robberies of independent “mom-and-pop” pharmacies throughout Southern California was sentenced today to 240 months in federal prison. Tyrome Lewis, 26, a.k.a. “Boobie,” was sentenced by United States District …continue reading

Top Ten Stories for September 19 through September 25 include a new Lakewood festival, turmoil in Los Al Unified, and a Seal Beach car show. Top Ten Stories for September 19 through September 25 are the most-read stories at Orange County Breeze over the last week (excluding weather forecasts and …continue reading