Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Daily Corrections Clips


Tracy Bloom, KTLA 5 News

An 18-year-old man was booked on suspicion of attempted murder after allegedly assaulting his mother in Anaheim Tuesday night, authorities said.

Officers responded to the 5800 block of East La Palma Avenue around 8:50 p.m. after receiving a call of a possible assault in a mobile home, according to Anaheim Police Department Sgt. Daron Wyatt.

When they arrived at the scene, they learned from witnesses that a teen who lived at the location with his mother had run away from the scene with a baseball bat, according to Wyatt.

Christina Salvo, ABC 7 News

ANAHEIM, Calif. (KABC) -- An 18-year-old man was arrested after he allegedly used a bat to attack his mother, a California Department of Corrections officer, who was hospitalized in critical condition Tuesday night, authorities said.

Seth White turned himself in and was booked on attempted murder charges in connection with the incident.


Larry Altman, Daily Breeze

A man convicted of killing an Inglewood police sergeant nearly 30 years ago was released from prison on parole Tuesday, dealing a stunning defeat to the officer’s family and colleagues who believe he should never live freely again.

Joevone Elster, 51, who masterminded the robbery that resulted in Sgt. George Aguilar’s death, was handed over to Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputies Tuesday afternoon, a state Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation spokesman said.


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