Jimmie Kirkwood, 33, was charged April 5 with one count each of forcible lewd act on a child under 14, assault with intent to commit a sexual assault on a victim under 18, attempted oral copulation or sexual penetration with a child 10 or younger and false imprisonment by violence, according to the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office.
A $300 penalty that California courts tack onto traffic and minor citations can cause the cost of a ticket to balloon. Gov. Gavin Newsom wants to reduce it by half but lawmakers want it gone.
The 24-year-old gunman contacted authorities and confessed to shooting 15-year-old Joshua Simmons during a cell phone sale gone bad, according to police.
Corderell McKnight, 32, was charged March 22 with one count each of murder, fleeing a pursuing peace officer’s motor vehicle while driving recklessly, possession of a firearm by a felon and unlawful possession of ammunition, according to the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office.
David Manuel Santana Garcia, now 37, was sentenced Tuesday to 440 days in county jail and two years probation in connection with his plea to one count of child abuse under circumstances or conditions likely to cause great bodily injury or death, according to Ricardo Santiago with the district attorney’s office.
“You took advantage of these girls. They trusted you,” the judge said. “Frankly, I agree this isn’t enough time but this is going to punish you for a long time.”
Kelly Anderson Bayloe, 49, remains in jail on $2.05 million bail as he awaits arraignment on April 27, inmate records show.
Police said Long Beach resident Bruce Edward Willis fled the city following a failed robbery on March 2 in which he is accused of breaking into a Memorial Heights home, demanding money from two women inside and then stabbing one of them, authorities said.
A Riverside County man who crashed an SUV into a security station last year at Long Beach’s Century Villages at Cabrillo housing community, killing a guard, was sentenced today to two years in state prison after apologizing to the victim’s family.
Saeed Wheeler, 20, of Anaheim, is charged with one count each of murder, possession of a firearm by a felon and unlawful possession of ammunition.