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Lancaster Station’s Most Wanted

Lancaster Most Wanted 6.30.16

LANCASTER – The Lancaster Sheriff’s Station is seeking your help in identifying and locating the following suspects. If you recognize them and know where they might be located, contact detectives using the information next to the suspects’ photos or by calling 1-800-222-TIPS. Attempt to ID – suspected purse snatchers If you recognize the males in…

Inmates attack officers at state prison in Lancaster

Lancaster State Prison

LANCASTER – Four correctional officers were injured Tuesday during inmate attacks at the California State Prison in Lancaster, authorities said. The first incident took place about 8:20 a.m., when inmate Daniel Camp, 51, allegedly left his prison cell and attacked two officers who were escorting his cellmate, Antoine LeBlanc, 29, back to the cell, according…

3 arrested, none for DUI at Palmdale checkpoint

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PALMDALE – No one was arrested for driving under the influence, but three drivers were arrested for license violations at a DUI/ driver’s license checkpoint in Palmdale this past weekend, authorities said. The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department’s Palmdale Station conducted the checkpoint from 6 p.m. Friday, June 24, to 2 a.m. Saturday, June 25,…

Lancaster Station’s Most Wanted

Lancaster Most Wanted 6..23.16

LANCASTER – The Lancaster Sheriff’s Station is seeking your help in locating the following suspects. If you recognize them and know where they might be located, contact detectives using the information next to the suspects’ photos or by calling 1-800-222-TIPS. Anthony Lamar Mitchell Anthony Mitchell is a 24-year-old male with black hair and brown eyes.…

County may settle Gabriel Fernandez lawsuit

Gabriel Fernandez

LOS ANGELES – Attorneys are scheduled to appear Monday and seem poised to settle a lawsuit brought against Los Angeles County by the family of  Gabriel Fernandez, the 8-year-old Palmdale boy beaten to death, allegedly by his mother and her-then boyfriend. Two county claims boards voted earlier this month to recommend that the Board of…

Bikini-clad woman wanted for questioning

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SANTA CLARITA  – Authorities are asking for the public’s help in identifying a bikini-clad woman who took items from properties in Lancaster and Lake Hughes on Saturday, June 4. The woman, wearing a yellow bikini bottom and a green bikini top, entered a locked property in the 28000 block of West Avenue in Lancaster and…

Palmdale Station’s Most Wanted

Palmdale Most Wanted 6.21.16

Palmdale Sheriff’s Station detectives are seeking the public’s help in locating a suspect wanted for assault with a deadly weapon and a suspect wanted for forgery/counterfeit, both believed to be in the Antelope Valley area. If you recognize them and know where they might be located, contact detectives using the information next to the suspects’…

Baca diagnosed with Alzheimer’s

On Jan. 7, 2014, Sheriff Lee Baca announced that he would retire from the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department at end of January 2014. [file]

LOS ANGELES  – Former Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca, who admitted to lying to federal investigators during an FBI probe of corruption in the jail system, has been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease, according to a court documents filed Monday by the U.S. Attorney’s Office. Despite the diagnosis, however, prosecutors ask in the document that…

Man shot during Lancaster robbery dies

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LANCASTER  – A man who had been shot during a robbery Thursday at an apartment complex in Lancaster died Saturday, authorities said. The shooting occurred around 10 p.m. Thursday, June 16, in the 1600 block of Cactus Drive in Lancaster, according to a news release from the Sheriff’s Information Bureau. Two suspects “appear to have…

Lancaster Station’s Most Wanted

Lancaster Most Wanted Damaris Wade 6.15.16 1.pdf

LANCASTER – The Lancaster Sheriff’s Station is seeking your help in locating the following suspect. If you recognize him and know where he might be located, contact detectives using the information beneath the suspect’s photos or by calling 1-800-222-TIPS. Damaris Wade Damaris Wade is an 18-year-old male with black hair and brown eyes. He is…

Palmdale Station’s Most Wanted

Palmdale Most Wanted 6.14.16

Palmdale Sheriff’s Station detectives are seeking the public’s help in locating a suspect wanted for robbery and a suspect wanted for domestic violence, both believed to be in the Antelope Valley area.  If you recognize them and know where they might be located, contact detectives using the information next to the suspects’ photos or by…

Lancaster Station’s Most Wanted

Lancaster Most Wanted 6.10.16

LANCASTER – The Lancaster Sheriff’s Station is seeking your help in locating the following suspects. If you recognize them and know where they might be located, contact detectives using the information next to the suspects’ photos or by calling 1-800-222-TIPS. Cyrus Machavelli Clay Cyrus Machavelli Clay is a 19-year-old male with black hair and brown…

2 sought in Palmdale liquor store robbery

Palmdale liquor store robberies attempt to ID

PALMDALE – Local detectives are hoping surveillance images will help them track down two men who robbed a Palmdale liquor store in April. The crime occurred around 8:15 a.m. on Friday, April 29, at Sam’s Liquor at 1013 East Palmdale Boulevard. “Both suspects entered the location, brandished a firearm, and ordered the victim to the…

Palmdale Station’s Most Wanted

Palmdale Most Wanted 6.8.16

Palmdale Sheriff’s Station detectives are seeking the public’s help in locating two suspects wanted for domestic violence, both believed to be in the Antelope Valley area. If you recognize them and know where they might be located, contact detectives using the information next to the suspects’ photos or by calling 1-800-222-tips (8477). Raymond Moreno Raymond…