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April 12, 2019


LASD Major Crimes Bureau and Santa Clarita Station's Crime Impact Team Arrest Man on Suspicion of Terrorist Threats   

Officials stated deputies took the man into custody on a warrant for making “terrorist threats.” The suspect was facing eviction and made threats to kill individuals if they came to get him, a spokesperson for the station said.


Get Your Weekly Update on Hot Topics Within the LASD as Sheriff Villanueva Chats with Channel 7

Crime trends, goals for the Department, the positive direction of the LASD, and what keeps the Sheriff up at night.


Department Personnel Pay Respects to Fallen VSO Sergeant Ron Helus During Police Unity Bicycle Tour 

On April 7, 2019, at the Borderline Bar and Grill in Thousand Oaks, the Police Unity Tour, Southern California Chapter VII, paid a special tribute during a training ride through Ventura County. They conducted a wreath laying ceremony to memorialize and honor the fallen  Ventura Sheriff Sergeant Ronald Helus.


LA Sheriff's Department Uses Korean-Speaking Deputy to Communicate with Korean Community During Coffee with a Deputy Event

Showcasing the diversity of our Department, a popular community-oriented event bridges the gap with the Korean population as one of our deputies serves as translator! 


Homicide Detectives Looking for Information on Murder of Arcadia Woman

A 76-year-old woman was found murdered in the backyard of her home in Arcadia Tuesday morning and her car is missing. The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department reports that a construction worker found the woman’s body at around 7 a.m. in the 300 block of East Forest Avenue.


The Run to Remember Los Angeles Took Place This Week, Allowing the City to Honor Fallen First Responders


Congratulations to Sheriff Villanueva and Assistant Sheriff Olmsted for Being Inducted into the American Legion Star Post #309!

Sheriff Villanueva said, "I'm proud to be inducted into the American Legion LA Sheriff's Star Post 309. Also inducted was Assistant Sheriff Olmsted, an Army veteran of Vietnam. I applaud the good work that they have been doing to advocate on behalf of the military veterans in the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department."

Sheriff Swearing In