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October 27, 1996 | SCOTT STEEPLETON
Sheriff's deputies are looking for a man who robbed a savings and loan Saturday morning in Thousand Oaks. At 10:50 a.m., a man entered the Hawthorne Savings & Loan branch in the 900 block of South Westlake Boulevard and handed a teller a note demanding money. The suspect implied that he had a gun, but no weapon was seen, said Ventura County Sheriff's Department Sgt. Ray Nagel. The teller gave the suspect an undisclosed amount of cash, and the suspect fled out the front door.
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December 25, 1990
Two sheriff's deputies who face criminal charges in the beating of a Maywood jail inmate have been fired from the Orange County Sheriff's Department, a sheriff's spokesman said Tuesday. Lt. Richard J. Olson said deputies John Rice, 25, and Ivan Budiselich, 26, were fired Oct. 15 after an investigation by the department's internal affairs division, which looks into allegations of officer misconduct.
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January 18, 1990
Woman Killed, 2 Shot in Robbery at Lennox Motel An Inglewood woman was killed and two others were injured Monday night when a gunman opened fired with a shotgun during a robbery in a Lennox motel room, authorities said. Sheriff's deputies said three men broke into room No. 9 in the Zephyr Motel, 11143 S. Prairie Ave., at about 9:45 p.m. and demanded money from the man and woman inside. After money was handed over, the woman was shot in the face. Investigators said the woman, whose name was not released, had numerous arrests for prostitution.
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September 18, 1998
A Gardena grocer has filed a $100-million lawsuit accusing sheriff's deputies of physically and verbally abusing him while trying to arrest him. The federal lawsuit targets Los Angeles County Sheriff Sherman Block. Rafael Navarro, the owner of El Indio Market, alleged in his lawsuit that deputies from the Lennox sheriff's station tortured him by slamming his head through a wall and yelling racial slurs at him in front of his family, said his attorney, Stephen Yagman. The Sept.
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October 27, 1992 | AARON CURTISS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Ain't no feathers flying in this tale. But they might have--were it not for the quick work of Los Angeles County Sheriff's Deputies Brian Oblander and Cory Cline. Seems Oblander and Cline were cruising around the Santa Clarita Valley just after midnight Sunday when they happened upon a gaggle of stray geese wandering along Remsen Street at Sierra Highway. As made clear by Sgt.
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November 5, 1999 | EDWARD J. BOYER and TINA DAUNT, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, facing criticism of its treatment of suspects, has changed its policy to prohibit a controversial form of restraint known by critics as hogtying. The decision comes as a lawyer--who filed a wrongful-death suit against the massive law enforcement agency--released a Sheriff's Department videotape showing deputies in the Athens area using the restraint on a suspect who died shortly after his hands and feet were tied behind his back.
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August 4, 2005 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Stanislaus County sheriff's deputies looking to make a few extra bucks moonlighting as models might need to look elsewhere for work. Sheriff Les Weidman said there will be no more catalog photo shoots or similar commercial ventures for employees. Weidman initiated the ban, which took effect Monday, after it was disclosed that he allowed off-duty deputies, as well as a department helicopter and vehicles and equipment, to be photographed for a catalog.
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January 19, 2008 | From the Associated Press
A single-engine aircraft crashed in a rural area of southern Fresno County on Friday, leaving one person dead, according to sheriff's deputies. An aerial search of the crash site conducted just before dark did not turn up any other victims, said Sheriff's Lt. Joseph Blohm. The Beechcraft plane had taken off from Fresno's Chandler Airport in the early afternoon. The identity of the pilot, who investigators believe was flying alone, had not been released, officials said. The plane apparently broke in midair and crashed into a vineyard, witnesses told law enforcement officials.
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April 9, 1997 | SCOTT HADLY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Disturbed that a local law enforcement organization failed to award slain Ventura County Sheriff's Deputy Peter John Aguirre Jr. a Medal of Valor at its annual awards ceremony last weekend, Sheriff Larry Carpenter sent out a department memo condemning the decision. "I am deeply disappointed at their decision and question the validity of their selection process," Carpenter said in the memo distributed Monday to all department personnel.
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