Alex Ford said he was 13 the first time he was stopped by a member of the sheriff’s department.
“I was going to get some doughnuts before church,” said Ford, who is black. “I had a nice new button-down shirt, some new pants and new shoes. In the time of exiting my gate and walking past the second house, a cop pulled me over and said, ‘What are you doing here? Do you belong here?’
“And I said, ‘Yeah, I live three doors down, at that house.’ Then he said, ‘Show me.’ I had to walk the cop back to my house.
“At that point, I wasn’t in the mood for doughnuts.” Continue reading “Local Family Says Racial Profiling Targets Son”
Capt. Bill Song soon will be Cmdr. Song.
On Sunday, April 2, the current captain at the Crescenta Valley Sheriff’s Station is set to depart the post he’s held since May 2013. Song learned recently that he has been tabbed for a promotion, which the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department announced Tuesday will be in its Technology and Support Division. Continue reading “CV Sheriff’s Department to Change Captains”
Anything you say on social media can be used against you in an attempted hoax — that’s the message authorities seek to deliver to parents and their children in light of fake-kidnapping scam attempts in the area.
Crescenta Valley Sheriff’s Capt. Bill Song told the City Council that a recent arrest by the Los Angeles Police Department netted a trio of burglary suspects who allegedly struck in La Cañada Flintridge.
The Crescenta Valley Sheriff’s Station had 13 Special Patrol Requests last week from La Cañada Flintridge residents who were out of town and asked that deputies check on their properties.
In the first week of summer, it figured there were more than 13 households whose inhabitants were away. Continue reading “When Homeowners Are Away, Sheriff’s Dept. is Watching”
The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department last month reported the arrests of 10 residential burglary suspects alleged to have been part of a “large-scale, sophisticated residential burglary crew” that operated throughout Los Angeles County, including in La Cañada Flintridge. Continue reading “Sheriff’s Investigation Disrupts Burglary Ring”