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Rambunctious parolee helps stock wrecking yard

Jul 7th, 2015 | By
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A former guest of the state was responsible for at least 15 wrecked vehicles and four hospital cases yesterday in beautiful Stockton.  Jose Romero, 42, was arrested by the local constabulary for ADW, driving under the influence of drugs, felony hit-and-run, felony evasion and a pile of traffic charges. Romero left a string of wrecked cars along March Lane running from near I-5 to West Lane.  At least one of

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CA parolee grabs agent’s gun and opens fire

Jun 27th, 2015 | By
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About three days ago a parolee managed to get control of a parole agent’s weapon and popped a few caps in the teeming metropolis of Palmdale. The parolee was being transported for some sort of unspecified medical treatment at about 1700 hours on June 24.  The parolee, Hector Perez, managed to gain control of the agent’s weapon and bailed out of the car.  He then popped a few rounds into

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Parolee guilty in investigator murder (Updated)

Jun 18th, 2015 | By
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Randy Alana, 58, was found guilty today (05-20) by a jury in Oakland in the murder of Sandra Coke, 50, nearly two years ago. Coke was a investigator for the Federal Public Defender system.  She had a relationship with Alana 20 years back and Alana was the father of her teen-age daughter.  They had reconnected and that situation obviously didn’t turn out well for Ms. Coke. Information from Coke’s cell

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Oakland PD rehabilitate PAL

Jun 12th, 2015 | By
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The Oakland P D terminally rehabilitated a parolee this past Saturday.  Demouria Hogg, 30, had absconded from parole on April 21.  This was not a huge surprise as he had absconded from parole three other times within the last ten years.  That does not count a total of eight violations that got him returned to custody during that time. Hogg was found either passed out or solidly sleeping in a

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Parolee crime wave ended in Topanga

Jun 5th, 2015 | By
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Two dangerous criminals, including one gang member on parole, had their crime spree in the Topanga Canyon area come to an end yesterday. Francisco Mercado, 21, is a parolee and a suspect in several burglaries and armed robberies in the area on May 28 and 29.  He became a named suspect very quickly along with his girlfriend, Angela Ajzip, 19. The cops spotted them in a car and they took

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Lost and found

May 5th, 2015 | By
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It seems that a man who was in “parole custody” escaped successfully, though briefly, from custody in Van Nuys yesterday. The as-yet unnamed parolee was caught a couple of blocks away from the police station, still wearing handcuffs.  From the very brief CBS piece linked here it isn’t terribly clear who had actual custody of him at the police station or how he managed to get out of the building

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PAL not so friendly

Jan 23rd, 2015 | By
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A parolee-at-large was arrested Wednesday evening after attacking a man on Milton St. in the crime-infested burg of Stockton. Thomas Lowe, 19, had some sort of beef with the victim.  At some point Lowe pulled out a 8″ toadsticker.  Lowe tried to stab the man but missed, then threw the knife at his victim.  That also missed and Lowe fled, but later returned (maybe to retrieve his knife?).  He was

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Gray’s Anatomy Now Behind Bars

Jan 19th, 2015 | By
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NJ Sex Offender Has Serious Anger Issues A registered sex offender on parole in the Paterson, New Jersey area is facing murder charges in the death of a woman he once lived with. Rondell Gray, 34, is also facing charges of attempted murder in the shooting attack injuring a 30-year old man on January 8.



Illegal Immigration In Reverse

Jan 5th, 2015 | By
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U.S. citizen was captured in Mexico after shooting rampages north and south of the border resulting in the death of a heroic Mexican cop who died shielding children from gunfire Whenever we read or hear anything about illegal immigration, Mexicans immediately come to mind. But what about U.S. citizens who go to Mexico in order to escape the clutches of John Law? Most criminals fleeing to Mexico where in the

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FemCon’s misdemeanor spree ends in lock up?

Dec 4th, 2014 | By
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PAROLEE BACK BEHIND BARS, ACCUSED OF STEALING PACKAGES FROM HOMES Steve Garfield | San Diego 6 SAN DIEGO (CNS) – A parolee was back behind bars Wednesday for allegedly stealing mailed packages from the front yards of East County homes. Martha A. Lampley, 37, was arrested over the weekend in connection with the thefts, which occurred over a roughly weeklong period in late November in Lemon Grove, Spring Valley and unincorporated areas near El Cajon, sheriff’s officials said. Total losses were estimated at about $1,000. Home surveillance video provided by one of the victims led

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‘Incapacitated’ absconder spotted at Brooklyn Marathon

Nov 24th, 2014 | By
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California’s medical-parole absconder seen at Brooklyn Marathon, no arrest Mumbi Al Fresco | New York Post Paroled late last year under California’s new policy of releasing chronically ill inmates, Robert Virgil Taylor absconded from an assigned San Diego care facility, leaving his wheelchair in the parking lot…NYPD officials report a man photographed standing near the finish line in last week’s Brooklyn Marathon was the purportedly wheelchair-bound parolee.  Video tapes later revealed Taylor was able to walk with apparent ease. Unfortunately, Taylor’s parolee at large status was not uncovered until day after the event, when a California Department of Corrections and

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Is murderous sex offender also a liar?

Nov 9th, 2014 | By
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Steve Gordon is not a nice man.  He is a convicted sex offender suspected in recent multiple murders in Orange County.  These murders were allegedly committed in the company of another previously convicted sex offender, Franc Cano. Gordon is in the county slammer, and recently talked extensively with Keegan Kyle from the Orange County Register.  That led to the article linked here from the Register. In that interview Gordon is

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Court orders CDCR to cough up parole records

Nov 9th, 2014 | By
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A Sacramento County judge issued an order Friday to CDCR to kick down records relating to Steve Gordon and Franc Cano, who are accused of  murdering four women in Orange County while they were both on active parole, including electronic monitoring.  The department said that details on how they monitor sex offenders is confidential.  The judge didn’t buy it. The order gives the lawyers for the department a month to go through

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Parolee about to contribute

Nov 8th, 2014 | By
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A former guest of the state is about to make a major contribution to the future employment of civil service correctional officers. Jason Barton Kirkpatrick, 44, was sentenced yesterday to 300 years in prison for six robberies committed in 2013.  He was on parole for robbery when he robbed a series of small businesses staffed mostly by female employees.  He was armed with a replica pistol at the time.  The

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AB109: Turnstile spinout in Alameda

Nov 3rd, 2014 | By
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‘Stupid’ parolee arrested twice in one day By Matier and Ross | San Francisco Chronicle When it comes to riding the jailhouse merry-go-round, you’d be hard-pressed to beat 29-year-old Daniel Frary. Within a single day, he managed to get booked into Santa Rita Jail on a petty-drug charge, catch a break and be released the same afternoon — then get locked up again at night after allegedly trying to rob the jail’s commander on a downtown Livermore street. Frary, who has a string of convictions for assault, burglary, weapons offenses and car theft dating back

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Fleeing parolee kills newlywed

Oct 13th, 2014 | By
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A parolee fleeing the cops in Livonia (Michigan) killed a 25-year old newlywed. The suspect, John McCallum, 27, of Detroit, was fleeing the cops after being involved in a home invasion.  He blew a red light and smashed into Francesca Weatherhead’s car broadside, killing her.  McCallum was out on parole after doing five years of a 4-20 year sentence for, among other things, home invasion.  He was actually held in

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Medical Parolee-At-Large?

Oct 3rd, 2014 | By
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Inmate on medical parole missing in California CDCR Press Release | OCTOBER 2, 2014 Eastern San Diego County – Medical parolee Ronald Virgil Taylor, 50, is missing from the convalescent home where he lived in Eastern San Diego County. Taylor, who uses a wheelchair, was last seen on Wednesday afternoon, October 1, 2014. At the time of this writing, Taylor is still at large. It is believed that someone may have helped him leave the facility. His wheelchair was found in a nearby lot. Local law enforcement officers and specially trained parole apprehension agents are searching for

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Brags about shooting a shorty

Sep 22nd, 2014 | By
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A gangbanger parolee who bragged about shooting a nine-year old child is being held without bail in the gang-infested liberal PC shit hole of Chicago. Derrick Allmon, 19, along with three other slimeballs, are charged with murder in the August 20 shooting death of Antonio Smith, 9, on East 71st Street.  The boy was NOT collateral damage but was shot deliberately as a suspected lookout.  Allmon and his road dogs

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Parolee murderer turns zombie

Sep 16th, 2014 | By
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Joseph Oberhansley, 33, murdered his 17-year old girlfriend in Salt Lake City in 1998.  He did 13 years and has since been paroled. Recently he was in Jeffersonville, Indiana.  Last Thursday the cops were called to the residence of Tammy Jo Blanton.  Twice.  Once at about 0300 and once at about 1000.  On the second call they found Blanton dead in the bathtub.  Her skull had been broken open and

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Girls just want to have fun…and get away afterwards

Sep 8th, 2014 | By
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Rebecca Wechter, 32, of Ventura, was a former guest of the state and on parole Saturday.  She was spotted by the cops driving erratically in West Covina and they tried to stop her.  She sped away, leading the cops on a brief chase.  She did eventually pull her Toyota over and the cops quickly determined not only was she on parole but had an arrest warrant out for violation of

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Deadly cracks in AB109

Aug 29th, 2014 | By
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The above headline isn’t mine.  I lifted it directly from today’s Stockton RECORD.  It refers to a second revolving door parolee murder attributed to an AB109 client who was released early after serving a minute fraction of his sentence and who then went out to (allegedly) commit a murder. The person referred to the second time around is Robert Lee White, 44.  He was a parolee and sex offender who

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Somebody’s going to emergency, somebody’s going to jail

Aug 23rd, 2014 | By
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The local cops responded to a situation at a downtown apartment complex in the wee hours of Friday that left one parolee in the hospital and another in jail. When the police responded to a call of a man shot just before 2 am they found one man suffering from gunshot wounds.  He told them he was the security guard for the apartment complex and that he had been shot. 

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Nude parolee rubs one off…cliff

Aug 6th, 2014 | By
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Intoxicated masturbating man arrested after falling into Oregon river UPI OREGON CITY (UPI) — An Oregon man…is facing public indecency charges after allegedly falling into the Willamette River while masturbating… Oregon City Police spotted the suspect, Ernest Kirk, on a cliff…naked and touching himself… It was difficult for officers to communicate with the 31-year-old because he was about 75 feet below them, and Kirk “continued to masturbate in front of them for several minutes,” KPTV reported. The Clackamas County Sheriff’s Office Marine Unit was called in to assist with the situation. When a boat approached

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Innocent Man Killed In Police Pursut Of Parolee

Aug 3rd, 2014 | By
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When California parolee Cedric Ramirez opened fire on pursuing police from inside a Pico Rivera house, a L.A. sheriff’s deputy mistook Frank Mendoza for the parolee and shot the innocent man dead as he was fleeing his home On Friday evening cops were in pursuit of Cedric Ramirez, a California parolee.  During the pursuit, Ramirez broke into a Pico Rivera house.  When officers tried to remove the residents from the home,

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Too Many Cops Are Poor Shots

Jul 31st, 2014 | By
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During a gun battle with Minnesota cops, the killer of a Mendota Heights police officer was merely wounded Shortly after noon on Wednesday,, Mendota Heights Police Officer Scott Patrick, 47, pulled over Brian George Fitch,39, on a routine traffic stop in that suburb of St. Paul, Minn. Fitch, a career criminal, opened the car door and promptly shot Patrick in the head, killing the father of two teenage daughters before

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Parolee detained by family, faces rape charges

Jul 30th, 2014 | By
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Kudos: Hanford’s Velasquez Family no enablers Parole violation turns into sexual assault arrest Shannon Williams | Hanford Sentinel HANFORD — Police say a man who was arrested for a parole violation Monday was discovered to be a possible suspect of a rape committed in Tulare…25-year-old Joseph Velasquez was taken into custody for violating his parole and later turned over to the Tulare Police Department for an investigation into a sexual assault. Police first contacted Velasquez around 8 p.m., after officers were called to the Hanford Burger King for a report of an intoxicated man. When officers arrived

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Parolee arrested in murderous attack in Vallejo

Jul 27th, 2014 | By
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A former guest of the state is now under arrest on suspicion of murder and attempted murder in an incident that left a woman dead and her five-year old child injured. Daryl Wakefield, 43, was arrested just before 0900 yesterday on suspicion of the attack which took place about seven hours earlier.  The 40-year old woman and her son were attacked on Marin St. in Vallejo.  The woman died in

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LA TIMES sues CDCr over records access

Jul 26th, 2014 | By
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According to the Courthouse News Service in a piece from Thursday linked here the LA TIMES has filed a suit against CDCr to obtain records relating to the parole supervision of the two parolees who are suspected of the murders of several women in SoCal while on active parole supervision with GPS monitoring. The two men, Franc Cano, 27, and Steven Dean Gordon, 49, both did time for sex crimes

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Murdering Mountie up for parole consideration (again)

Jul 4th, 2014 | By
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A former member of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police previously sentenced to life without parole for at least 23 years for murder is, in fact, now up for parole consideration again after breaking parole. Patrick Kelly, now 64, murdered his wife Jeanette 33 years ago by throwing her off a 17th floor balcony.  He was granted full parole in 2010 but broke that parole by failing to report relationships with

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2 convicted in collateral damage murder of 3-year old

Jun 23rd, 2014 | By
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Edward Curtis Denard, 29, and Willie Torrance, 25, were convicted  today in the murder of Carlos Nava in August of 2011 in Oakland.  Torrance was driving and Denard was the shooter.  They did manage to wound two rival gang members in the process of murdering the child.  Torrence was on parole at the time, Denard was a previously convicted armed robber. The two slimeballs were also convicted of attempted murder

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Internal reports praises monitoring of murderous sex offenders

Jun 20th, 2014 | By
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An internal report into the tracking of two high-risk sex offender parolees suspected in the rapes and murders of four women while on electronic monitoring praised the federal officers involved and put the blame of them being unaware of their activities on the “complex nature of human behavior.” The two suspects, Franc Cano and Steven Dean Gordon, were both on federal probation while they were believed to have raped and

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Another ‘Successful’ Parolee

Jun 16th, 2014 | By
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64-year-old entrepreneurial parolee, who resided in a senior citizen village, went into the business of manufacturing and selling meth Robert Short, 64, was stopped Saturday evening by Fresno cops for a traffic violation. A records check revealed that Short was on parole for selling meth. Since state law allowed them to make a warrantless search of a parolee’s car, the officers conducted a search in which they found and seized

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