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December 21, 1995
The Honda Prelude was the car of choice for auto thieves earlier this year, so Antelope Valley deputies set up a decoy car as bait. When thieves tried to steal the vehicle, the engine would shut off and automatically lock in the burglars. The two-day sting operation in Lancaster resulted in the arrest of 11 juveniles.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 21, 1995
The Honda Prelude was the car of choice for auto thieves earlier this year, so Antelope Valley deputies set up a decoy car as bait. When thieves tried to steal the vehicle, the engine would shut off and automatically lock in the burglars. The two-day sting operation in Lancaster resulted in the arrest of 11 juveniles.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 4, 1995
A San Bernardino man who was carjacked and kidnaped by three gunmen was found dead the same day inside his car's trunk in the City of Industry, sheriff's deputies said Sunday. Juaquim Dagraca, 30, and his wife had been sitting in their Chrysler sedan in San Bernardino about 2 a.m. Saturday when the gunmen ordered Dagraca into the trunk and released his wife unharmed before driving away, according to Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 4, 1995
A San Bernardino man who was carjacked and kidnaped by three gunmen was found dead the same day inside his car's trunk in the City of Industry, sheriff's deputies said Sunday. Juaquim Dagraca, 30, and his wife had been sitting in their Chrysler sedan in San Bernardino about 2 a.m. Saturday when the gunmen ordered Dagraca into the trunk and released his wife unharmed before driving away, according to Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies.
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February 1, 1995 | TOM GORMAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The police never figured it would end this way, with funeral arrangements for two young men who probably never knew what hit them. The Ontario police were in hot pursuit of a brazen carjacker, roaring down a wide avenue in Upland at 2:30 Monday morning, red lights and siren blaring, thinking they were going to catch the guy. Moments earlier, Andy Schneider, 21, Kevin Jones, 20, and Victor Robbins, 25, had left Jones' apartment to pick up a friend.
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April 23, 1993 | TOM GORMAN and NIESON HIMMEL, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
A 41-year-old Colorado woman shot in the chest during an attempted carjacking in the drive-through lane of a fast-food restaurant in Ontario was herself arrested by police on Thursday after drugs and weapons were found in her truck, authorities said. Ontario Police Detective Mike Macias identified the victim-turned-suspect as Josephine L. Coulter, 41, of Colorado Springs.
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February 1, 1995 | TOM GORMAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The police never figured it would end this way, with funeral arrangements for two young men who probably never knew what hit them. The Ontario police were in hot pursuit of a brazen carjacker, roaring down a wide avenue in Upland at 2:30 Monday morning, red lights and siren blaring, thinking they were going to catch the guy. Moments earlier, Andy Schneider, 21, Kevin Jones, 20, and Victor Robbins, 25, had left Jones' apartment to pick up a friend.
NEWS
April 23, 1993 | TOM GORMAN and NIESON HIMMEL, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
A 41-year-old Colorado woman shot in the chest during an attempted carjacking in the drive-through lane of a fast-food restaurant in Ontario was herself arrested by police on Thursday after drugs and weapons were found in her truck, authorities said. Ontario Police Detective Mike Macias identified the victim-turned-suspect as Josephine L. Coulter, 41, of Colorado Springs.
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