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Leader of Pharmacy Robbery Crew Sentenced to Prison
September 29, 2021
A Lynwood man was sentenced today to 20 years behind bars for running a crew that committed 15 armed robberies of independent, mom-and-pop pharmacies across Southern California, with the intent of illegally selling the stolen prescription medication. Tyrome ``Boobie'' Lewis, 26, was found guilty in June of all eight felony charges he faced. Lewis has been in federal custody since his arrest in July 2019, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office. ... read more »
L.A. COUNTY ACTIVATES AND EXTENDS ADDITIONAL EMERGENCY COOLING CENTERS TO OFFER HEAT RELIEF DURING EPIC HEAT WAVE
August 19, 2020
With temperatures in parts of Los Angeles County soaring and remaining in the triple digits for several days in a row, the County of Los Angeles is activating additional Emergency Cooling Centers this week and extending others to help residents beat the heat.  ... read more »
Authorities Seeking Fugitives in a Dozen Unrelated Violent Crimes in LA Area
August 2, 2019
Authorities today sought public help to find a dozen fugitives who allegedly committed violent crimes in the Los Angeles area in unrelated cases and who are believed to have fled to Mexico. The suspects are being sought by the FBI's Fugitive Task Force, said Laura EImiller of the FBI. ... read more »
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Man Sentenced to 25 Years to Life for Robbery Spree
May 31, 2019
Michael Anthony Tapia of Pico Rivera pleaded guilty yesterday afternoon to one felony count of second-degree robbery and admitted allegations of two prior felony convictions. He was immediately sentenced by Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge Stacy Wiese. ... read more »
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