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January 14, 1998
In an effort to keep students in class and out of trouble, the Los Angeles Police Department's Harbor Division began a zero-tolerance anti-truancy crackdown Tuesday in cities surrounding the Port of Los Angeles. "We've found that daytime burglaries and crimes are high, and if we had less kids out there, we could concentrate on the bad folks instead of the truants," said Det. Richard Simmons. "If the kids aren't in school, they're not learning.
November 21, 1995
Wilmington residents celebrated victory Monday after the state decided against locating a repeat sex offender in the area. Neighbors held a candlelight vigil in Wilmington Town Square to celebrate after hearing that the state no longer intends to locate Ted Jamerson, a four-time convicted rapist, to the Harbor area, said Barry Glickman, a spokesman for City Councilman Rudy Svorinich Jr.
November 5, 2000
Police suspect a double murder and suicide in the shooting deaths Saturday of three people in a San Pedro apartment. The victims were not immediately identified. Found dead at the scene were an elderly woman, another woman believed to be her daughter and a man thought to be the daughter's boyfriend, said Lt. Faryl Fletcher of the Los Angeles Police Department's Harbor Division. It was not clear who fired the shots, Fletcher said. When gunfire erupted at about 9 a.m.
April 22, 1990
A 16-year-old Long Beach youth was hospitalized in serious condition Saturday after he was shot in the head by a friend playing Russian Roulette with his father's gun, police reported. The victim, who was not identified by police, was being treated at St. Mary's Medical Center in Long Beach after he was shot Friday night in front of a group of his friends at an auto salvage yard in the 100 block of East Anaheim St.
September 26, 1993 | JOHN ORTEGA
A brawl that broke out after Saturday's football game between Pierce College and Harbor College left one coach in the hospital and another injured. Pat Swift, an offensive line coach at Pierce, was listed in stable condition at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center Saturday night after being knocked unconscious when a Harbor player reportedly hit him over the head with a crutch.
April 24, 1990 | From Times Staff and Wire Service Reports
A distraught Vietnam veteran, wearing combat camouflage and armed with three guns, fatally shot his estranged wife and a man he apparently mistook as her lover in San Pedro today, detectives and neighbors said. Officers from the Los Angeles Police Department's Harbor Division said Robert Dils Jr., 46, who has been separated from his 44-year-old wife, Diana, since December, 1988, marched into her home in the 2000 block of South Leland Street shortly after 9:30 p.m.
September 30, 1988
More than 100 members of Wilmington's two major Latino street gangs began orchestrating journeys into each other's territories this week in what members said is an attempt to end a recent wave of violence. On Wednesday a group from the East Side Wilmas gang met with members of the West Side Wilmas in a park in west Wilmington. On Thursday a similar gathering was held on the other side of town. The gatherings followed a meeting Tuesday night organized by members of a local Catholic Church.
October 21, 1990
Two men were in custody Saturday after a Lakewood man was wounded in the stomach in a 3 a.m. drive-by shooting in Wilmington, police said. The victim is in stable condition at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center. Charles Johnson, 22, of Wilmington and Clyde Beasley, 24, of Lakewood, were arrested on suspicion of attempted murder in the shooting of the 20-year-old man, said Los Angeles Police Sgt. John Wickham.
August 27, 2013 | By Carla Rivera
A San Pedro man attempting to burglarize a marijuana dispensary early Tuesday fell through the roof, trapping himself inside a security area between the front door and the lobby, authorities said. Jared Escando, 26, was arrested and booked on suspicion of commercial burglary. Bail was set at $20,000. Police received a 911 call about 3:20 a.m. from a neighbor who heard glass breaking and a man yelling for help at the Compassionate Caregivers of San Pedro dispensary at  4th and Gaffey streets , said Lt. John  Pasquariello of the Los Angeles Police Department's Harbor Division.
A Rancho Palos Verdes man turned himself in to police Wednesday night after being charged with posing as a doctor at a plastic surgery clinic and fondling several female patients. Victor Javier Mateluna, 53, who operated the San Pedro Medical Group and Linar Medical Group, was released on $50,000 bail pending his arraignment Feb. 21. If convicted, he could face up to eight years in prison. Mateluna could not be reached for comment Thursday. According to Los Angeles City Atty. James K.
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