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December 13, 2004 | From a Times Staff Writer
A pedestrian died after he was struck by a vehicle while crossing Goldenwest Street at Westminster Boulevard in Westminster, police said. Raymond Rice, 72, a transient, may have crossed on a red light when he was hit by an SUV about 6:45 p.m. Saturday, Westminster police said. The SUV driver has not been cited.
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September 6, 2001 | MAI TRAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A $5,000 reward was offered Wednesday for the location of a Huntington Beach man suspected of killing a restaurant co-worker in 1994 by hitting her with a chunk of concrete and running her over with his car in Westminster. Family members and officials said they hope the reward, being offered by the Carole Sund-Carrington Memorial Reward Foundation, will attract information leading to the arrest and conviction of Carlos Garcia Berdeja, 37, who is wanted by police for kidnapping and murder.
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November 18, 2000 | JACK LEONARD, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The district attorney's office alleges in a memo to Westminster police officials that one of their department's detectives had sex with the girlfriend of a burglary suspect he had arrested. Westminster police officials said Friday that the detective was placed on paid administrative leave while internal affairs investigators determined whether he violated department policies.
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August 30, 2013 | By Anh Do
FBI agents arrested a Little Saigon businessman and a Westminster police officer early Friday, accusing the entrepreneur of running a loan shark operation and the officer of working as his "enforcer. " Kevin Khanh Tuan Do, who owns Do Design & Construction, allegedly worked with Anthony Duong Donner, a six-year patrol officer for the Westminster police. Donner was arrested when he showed up for work Friday. A 39-page FBI affidavit said the two lived together in Fountain Valley while masterminding illegal activities.
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November 6, 2005 | David Haldane, Times Staff Writer
Westminster police shot and killed a man Saturday who they say had shot a family member and assaulted another before aiming the weapon at officers. Daniel Ashworth, 37, died about 11:40 a.m. after police responded to a 911 call from a home in the 6800 block of Homer Street. When officers arrived, Ashworth was holding a handgun, according to a department news release. He refused to put it down and aimed it at officers, the release said. Several officers fired, fatally wounding Ashworth.
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September 17, 2002 | From Staff and Wire Reports
A Stanton man who died during a gun battle with Westminster police last week was killed by a self-inflicted gunshot wound, officials said Monday. Westminster police officers shot Dai Tran Nguyen, 37, once in the leg but he died from a gunshot to his head, said Jim Amormino, spokesman for the Orange County Sheriff's Department. "He was hit by the officer, but it was a nonfatal wound," Amormino said. "The fatal wound came from [Nguyen's] gun."
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June 3, 1990 | DAVAN MAHARAJ, TIMES STAFF WRITER
With a young boy riding in the back seat, a man fatally shot his female passenger Saturday night, then turned the gun on himself as he drove in the southbound car-pool lane of the San Diego Freeway, according to Westminster police. Police said the boy, believed to be 3,was found unharmed even after the car traveled a short distance and crashed into the center divider. Sgt.
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November 12, 1985 | Roxana Kopetman \f7
Frustrated by unsuccessful attempts to find a man accused of cashing 139 bad checks throughout Orange County, Westminster police released the suspect's name and photo Monday and asked the community for help. Westminster police obtained an arrest warrant for Richard Albin Turney, 49, who police said cashed checks on his personal account, which has been closed since October. Turney also is accused of cashing payroll checks from Lauterbach-Young Corp.
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October 18, 1989
Two men were arrested Tuesday on suspicion of robbing a Westminster store of thousands of dollars' worth of electronic equipment, authorities said. Westminster police arrested Tony Bill Ramirez, 36, of Santa Ana and another man on suspicion of armed robbery. Police said the second man has not yet been identified. Police Officer Tom Broderson said two suspects, armed with a handgun, burst into Continental Trading in the 15000 block of Weststate Street about 2 p.m.
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