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Lancaster Station’s Most Wanted

Lancaster Most Wanted 4.27.15

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 (8477). Attempt to ID – suspected thief If you recognize the man in this image, then Lancaster Sheriff…

Murder charge filed in Lancaster crash that killed motorcyclist

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LANCASTER – A 58-year-old man accused of driving under the influence of alcohol and crashing his pickup truck into a motorcycle, killing its rider, has been charged with murder. Javier Guzman-Pena is charged with murdering 69-year-old Glenn Arnold Grimm of Lancaster. Guzman-Pena is also charged with gross vehicular manslaughter while intoxicated, driving under the influence…

Hearing reveals details of Palmdale infant abuse case

Sahar Prime (aka Sahar Rodriguez) and George Zachary Prime.

LANCASTER –The mother of a Palmdale baby boy in critical condition with a brain injury can remain free while her felony child abuse case moves through the court system, a judge ruled. After a lengthy bail review hearing that began Wednesday and concluded Thursday, Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge Shannon Knight allowed Sahar Anita…

Palmdale pimp gets 4 years for attempted human trafficking

Dwight Lamith Garris (image courtesy Orange County District Attorney's office)

FULLERTON – A 35-year-old Palmdale man was sentenced Monday to four years in state prison and a mandatory lifetime sex offender registration for pandering and attempted human trafficking of a minor. Dwight Lamith Garris was sentenced after pleading guilty to a felony count each of attempted human trafficking of a minor and pandering, according to…

Palmdale Station’s Most Wanted

Palmdale Most Wanted 4.21.15

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

One arrested for DUI at Palmdale checkpoint

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PALMDALE – One person was arrested for allegedly driving under the influence of alcohol and 13 unlicensed drivers were arrested at a DUI/ driver’s license checkpoint in Palmdale Friday night and early Saturday morning, authorities said. The checkpoint was conducted on Avenue S, east of 37th Street East, between the hours of 6 p.m. April…

Man ordered to trial in Lancaster bow and arrow killing

Garrett Adams and Charles Briggs

LANCASTER – A man ran down the street screaming after being shot with a bow and arrow outside a Lancaster home, and then his assailant went to the house next door and said, “This nig**r went in my house and I shot him,” according to testimony at a court hearing Friday. The testimony came during…

Suspected scam artist arrested, more victims sought

Katherine Gonsalves (Booking photo courtesy LASD)

LANCASTER – Authorities are searching for additional victims of a 62-year-old Lancaster woman suspected in a wide range of scams, including identity theft and fraudulent fundraising. Katherine Gonsalves was arrested March 18 for “multiple charges of identity theft” and she is currently being held on federal probation violations, according to Lancaster Community Relations Deputy Miguel…

Lancaster Station’s Most Wanted

Karon Close Lancaster Most Wanted 3.20.15

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 next to the suspect’s photo or by calling 1-800-222-tips (8477). Karon Nyzene Close Karon Close is a 36-year-old black male with black hair and brown eyes. He…

Lancaster man indicted for helping fugitive ex-cop son

Authorities have launched an international search to locate Solis and the FBI is offering a reward of as much as $25,000 for information leading to his arrest.

LOS ANGELES – The father of a fugitive ex-LAPD officer charged with murder has been indicted by a federal grand jury in Texas on suspicion of lying to investigators. Victor Solis, 53, of Lancaster, is charged with making a false statement to federal agents who were attempting to locate his son, Henry Solis, according to…

Man pleads not guilty in crash that killed elderly woman sleeping inside Lancaster home

Aaron Benson (Booking photo courtesy LASD)

LANCASTER – A man pleaded not guilty Wednesday to murder and other felony charges for allegedly driving drunk and crashing his pickup truck into a Lancaster home last month, killing a 71-year-old woman who was sleeping inside. Aaron Daniel Benson, 25, of Lancaster, is charged with murder, gross vehicular manslaughter while intoxicated, driving under the…

Most Wanted AV Parolees

Most Wanted AV Parolees 4.15.15

LANCASTER – 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 located, contact the Antelope Valley Parole Office at 661-729-0530, ext. 272. You may also call the anonymous 24-hour hotline at 661-524-4492. Wesley Browner Wesley Browner is a…

Palmdale Station’s Most Wanted

Palmdale Station Most Wanted 4.14.15

PALMDALE – 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 burglary, both believed to be in the Antelope Valley area. If you recognize them or know where they might be located, contact detectives using the information next to…

DUI checkpoint in Palmdale this Friday

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PALMDALE – The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department will be conducting a DUI/driver’s license checkpoint at an undisclosed location in Palmdale this Friday, April 17, between the hours of 6 p.m. and 2 a.m. Deputies will be looking for signs of alcohol and drug impairment. They also will check for proper licensing and will strive…

Two wounded in Littlerock shooting

Deputies responded to South Valley Center in Palmdale Friday to investigate the circumstances surrounding a shooting that occurred in Littlerock. (Photo by LUIS MEZA)

LITTLEROCK – Two young men were shot and injured in Littlerock Friday, sources said. A shooting was reported around 11:41 a.m. Friday, April 10, on 100th Street East and Avenue R-8, according to Lt. Johnson of the Palmdale Sheriff’s Station. The circumstances surrounding the shooting are still under investigation and no further information is being…

Revocation hearing set for “Pillowcase Rapist”

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LOS ANGELES – At the request of Los Angeles County prosecutors, a judge in Santa Clara County agreed Friday to consider revoking the release of a serial rapist who has been living in the Antelope Valley since last summer. “Pillowcase Rapist” Christopher Evans Hubbart was conditionally released from a state hospital in July 2014 and was…

Lancaster Station’s Most Wanted

Lancaster Station Most Wanted 4.10.15

LANCASTER – The Lancaster Sheriff’s Station is seeking your help in locating and identifying 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 (8477). Carlos Perdomo Carlos Perdomo is a 28-year-old Hispanic male with black hair…