Newsletter Saturday, June12, 2021

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In the Community with Sheriff Villaneuva

Saturday, June 12, 2021


The Largest Raid in LASD History: Well Over $600 Million Worth of Illegal Marijuana Seized.

June 09, 2021

The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department and several other agencies on Tuesday launched a massive raid on illegal marijuana grows in the Lancaster area, seizing millions of dollars worth of pot at sites allegedly linked to drug cartels. READ MORE AND VIEW VIDEO


Sheriff Villanueva and LASD HOST on Venice Boardwalk: Help is on the Way!

June 08, 2021

Sheriff Alex Villanueva visited the Venice Boardwalk to view the failures of local politicians in regard to the homeless crisis. Homeless Outreach Services Team (HOST) will be assessing Venice in order to triage the crisis and develop an action plan to compassionately offer services while employing common sense in the regulation of public space within Los Angeles County  READ MORE AND VIEW VIDEO


Sheriff Villanueva Speaks out Against Sexual Predator's Possible Release into La Crescenta Neighborhood

June 11, 2021

After residents, along with the support of Sheriff Villanueva, the sexual predator scheduled to be released into a La Crescenta neighborhood was denied by a judge.  "My primary concern is for the safety and security of the residents of our communities.  Releasing him into our communities makes us all less safe, as well as places an unnecessary burdfen on public safety resources." Sheriff Villanueva  READ MORE AND VIEW VIDEO


Sheriff’s Naloxone (Narcan) Custody Pilot Project Saves Inmates from Overdose.

May 27, 2021

With opioid overdoses on the rise, LASD wants to ensure that inmate safety is of utmost priority. Villanueva has implemented a Narcan Custody Pilot Project, in less than ten days the pilot project saved three inmates from an opioid overdose.  READ MORE AND VIDEO


Sheriff Villanueva Discusses Important Community Issues on “It’s Time” Podcast.

June 3, 2021

Discussed included: the Defunding of the Sheriff’s Department by the County B.O.S., rising violent crime, CCW issuance, county funds mismanagement and the homeless crisis in the Venice Beach area. VIEW VIDEO