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Lancaster Station’s Most Wanted

Lancaster Most Wanted 10.30.14

The Lancaster Sheriff’s Station is seeking your help in locating the following suspects. If you recognize them and know where they might be hiding, contact detectives using the information next to the suspects’ photo or by calling 1-800-222-tips (8477). Takirah Kravett Young Takirah Young is 37-year-old black female with black hair and brown eyes. She…

3 arrested in local AB 109 sweep

Authorities said these weapons were found Wednesday at the Lancaster home of an AB 109 offender who was targeted for violating his post-release conditions. (Photo courtesy LASD)

LANCASTER – Multiple firearms, several hundred rounds of ammunition and drugs were seized Wednesday during a local operation that targeted AB 109 offenders. “Multiple teams hit 15 different locations looking for 10 absconders,” said Lancaster Community Relations deputy Miguel Ruiz. He said absconders were AB 109 offenders who were in violation of their post-release conditions.…

Palmdale Station’s Most Wanted

Palmdale Most Wanted 10.29.14

PALMDALE – Palmdale Sheriff’s Station detectives are seeking your help in locating a forgery suspect and a suspect wanted for indecent exposure, both believed to be in the Antelope Valley area. If you recognize them or know where they might be hiding, contact detectives using the information next to the suspects’ photos or by calling…

Sentencing delayed for convicted child molester

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LANCASTER – The sentencing of a convicted child molester, who sexually abused a  Lancaster girl for seven years upon his release from prison, has been postponed to allow for a mental competency evaluation. Greg Anthony Adrian was expected to be sentenced Tuesday to 25 years to life in state prison for repeatedly molesting a young relative, from the…

Dog shot, man placed on psychiatric hold after standoff

Deputies surround a home Monday in the 36400 block of Colcord Avenue. A military veteran locked himself in a bedroom after deputies shot the man's dog. (Photo by LUIS MEZA)

LITTLEROCK – A local military veteran was placed on a 72-hour psychiatric hold Monday after barricading himself in a bedroom for more than an hour. The man was upset because deputies responding to a domestic dispute shot the man’s dog, authorities said. “We’re dealing with a man who’s spent 15 years in the military…possibly suffering…

Help authorities find fatal hit-and-run driver

The fatal hit-and-run collision occurred Wednesday, Oct. 15 on Avenue T, east of 70th Street East in Palmdale. (Photo by LUIS MEZA)

PALMDALE – The Palmdale Sheriff Station is asking for the public’s help in identifying the driver who struck and killed a pedestrian nearly two weeks ago on Avenue T, east of 70th Street East. The pedestrian has been identified as Jorge David Santiago, a 45-year-old homeless man, according to the Los Angeles County Coroner’s Office.…

Lancaster Station’s Most Wanted

Gary Boyd

The Lancaster Sheriff’s Station is seeking your help in locating the following suspect. If you recognize him and know where he might be hiding, contact detectives using the information next to the suspect’s photo or by calling 1-800-222-tips (8477). Gary William Boyd Gary Boyd was featured on the Lancaster Station’s Most Wanted list in August, but…

Drugs and guns seized in Llano raid, 1 arrested

Llano arrest

LLANO – A 54-year-old man was arrested Thursday morning after authorities raided a Llano property and found drugs, weapons and evidence to suggest the resident was manufacturing explosives, according to a press release from the Sheriff’s Department Information Bureau. “In the early morning hours of Thursday, October 23, 2014, a Sheriff’s Special Enforcement Bureau, Special Weapons Team,…

Lancaster teen killed in fiery wrong-way crash

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RANCHO CUCAMONGA – An 18-year-old Lancaster resident was killed early Wednesday morning after he drove his Toyota Prius in the wrong direction on the 15 Freeway and crashed head-on into a semi-tractor trailer, authorities said. Liam Niemeyer was pronounced dead at the scene of the collision, according to a press release by the San Bernardino…

Four gang members arrested in morning raid

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LANCASTER – Four known gang members were arrested Wednesday morning when authorities simultaneously executed search warrants at a dozen Lancaster locations. The operation was conducted around 5 a.m. by detectives with the Lancaster Operation Safe Streets gang unit and was “related to ongoing investigations of identified gang members,” according to Lancaster Community Relations deputy Miguel Ruiz. “Several…

Palmdale Station’s Most Wanted

Monolito Guerra

PALMDALE – Palmdale Sheriff’s Station detectives are seeking your help in locating a suspect wanted for assault with a deadly weapon and believed to be in the Antelope Valley area. If you recognize him or know where he might be hiding, contact detectives using the information next to the suspects’ photos or by calling 1-800-222-tips (8477). – Monolito…

Most Wanted AV Parolees

Most Wanted AV Parolee 10.21.14

The Antelope Valley Parole Office is seeking your help in locating the following wanted parolees. If you recognize these parolees and know where they might be hiding, contact the Antelope Valley Parole Office at 661-729-0530, ext. 272. You may also contact their 24-hour hotline at 661-524-4492. Robert Amaya  Robert Amaya is a 38-year-old Hispanic male…

Missing Palmdale man found dead near wrecked car

Investigators at the scene said Damien Sisley was possibly driving this Toyota MR2 eastbound on Mount Emma Road when he lost control on a curve and the car plunged off the roadway. (Photo by LUIS MEZA)

PALMDALE – A 34-year-old Palmdale man reported missing by family members was found dead Sunday afternoon near a damaged vehicle off the side of a mountain road, authorities said. Damien Sisley was found shortly after 4 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 19, in a ravine off Mount Emma Road, just east of Angeles Forest Highway, according…

Man killed by hit-and-run driver in Palmdale

The fatal hit-and-run collision occurred Wednesday, Oct. 15 on Avenue T, east of 70th Street East in Palmdale. (Photo by LUIS MEZA)

PALMDALE – Authorities need the public’s help to identify the driver who struck a 45-year-old man in Palmdale Wednesday night and then fled the scene. Around 7:32 p.m., personnel from Palmdale Sheriff’s Station responded to the fatal collision on Avenue T, east of 70th Street East, according to Detective Brent Bunch. “The preliminary facts of…

Lancaster Station’s Most Wanted

Lancaster Most Wanted 10.16.14

Lancaster Sheriff’s Station detectives are seeking your help in locating a woman wanted for abduction and four burglary suspects, all believed to be in the Antelope Valley area. If you recognize them or know where they might be hiding, contact detectives using the information next to the suspects’ photos or by calling 1-800-222-tips (8477). Angela…