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Man causes chaos as he threatens mass shooting for not wanting to go with parents to LA Fair

The 22-year-old believed the threat would give him an excuse to not go to the fair, police said.

A 22-year-old California man was arrested after emailing a false threat of a mass shooting at the Los Angeles County Fair, police said.

Erik Villasenor sent the email to fair officials Friday afternoon, according to the Pomona Police Department.

Villasenor told police he sent the hoax email because he didn’t want to attend the fair with his parents, Pomona Police Chief Mike Olivieri Jr. said during a news conference Saturday.

Source: Police: Man threatened mass shooting at LA County Fair because he didn’t want to go with his parents


OMG! WATCH: Man Leads LAPD Officers in 30 Minute Chasing in The Water of Venice Beach Los Angeles

VENICE, LOS ANGELES — Los Angeles police officers took a man into custody Tuesday afternoon after a prolonged foot chase on the sand at Venice Beach.

The circumstances that led to the incident were not immediately clear.

Shortly after 2 p.m., a group of officers were seen pursuing the man as he intermittently ran into the waves that were crashing along the shoreline.

Nearly 30 minutes later, the man stumbled in the shallow water and a group of policemen pounced on him. He was handcuffed and escorted to a nearby LAPD vehicle after a brief apparent struggle.

Source: Venice Beach chase: Police take man into custody after bizarre foot pursuit in shallow waves

WATCH: Transgender Women Forcibly Kicked Out of Downtown Bar After Straight Couple Attacked Them

Cellphone video of the incident shows Jennifer Bianchi, one of the women, repeatedly saying, “Don’t touch me like that.”

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA)  — Several transgender women said they were aggressively and forcibly removed from a downtown Los Angeles bar-restaurant Friday evening — after they were attacked by a straight couple.

The transgender group, along with several gay men, said they were grabbed and made to leave the bar Las Perlas.

Cellphone video of the incident shows Jennifer Bianchi, one of the women, repeatedly saying, “Don’t touch me like that.”

A friend of hers is shown being pulled off a chair and carried out the door.

“I think it was really wrong and humiliating,” Bianchi says, “Hurtful.”

Source: Transgender Women Were Forcibly Removed From Downtown Bar After Straight Couple Attacked Them

WATCH: Bodycam Video Shows Chino Police Officer Fatally Shoot Suspect Inside Marijuana Grow House

CHINO (CBSLA)  — Bodycam video released Friday shows an officer-involved shooting inside a home that was being used as an illegal marijuana grow operation.

The video — taken on July 3rd around 4 p.m. — shows the officer telling a suspect — who is behind a door — to come out.

The gun is then heard going off.

The bullet hits the male suspect as the officer is talking to him.

Source: Bodycam Video Shows Officer Fatally Shoot Suspect Inside Marijuana Grow House

Newly Released VIDEO Shows Police Shooting Pepper Spray At Inmate Leading To His Death

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — Newly released video shows the moments leading up to the death of a man two years ago at a Los Angeles County jail — his parents are now suing for wrongful death.

The video shows deputies shooting pepper spray into Juan Correa Jr.’s cell. They said it was because he and his cell mate were fighting.

Correa is next shown sitting on a bench in a hallway. The family’s attorney said this was when Correa began to experience breathing problems.

Other deputies are shown arriving, and Correa leans over. The deputies are shown sitting him back up before he slips onto the floor.

Source: Newly Released Video Shows Moments Leading Up To Inmate’s Death

LA judge orders man’s MOUTH duct-TAPED during sentencing hearing for interruption

A man had his mouth taped shut on order from 15th Judicial District Court Judge Marilyn Castle after repeated interruptions during a hearing July 18 in Lafayette.

The man, Michael C. Duhon, was in court for sentencing after being found guilty in February of theft over $25,000 and money laundering.

“During testimony of Tanya Ortego, the Court ordered the Bailiff to tape the defendant’s mouth due to the defendant’s consistent interruption of this court proceeding and multiple instructions from the Court to remain silent,” the minutes said.

Source: Lafayette judge orders man’s mouth duct-taped during sentencing hearing