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Police identify second suspect in Redondo Beach bouncer murder

Police identify second suspect in Redondo Beach bouncer murder

The Redondo Beach Police Department issued their third warrant in two weeks today in conjunction with the early morning beating-death of Pats II Cocktails bouncer Terie Colecchi, 49, on June 2.

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Two brothers who allegedly attempted to rob Pier 1 Imports reveal why they did it and where they went wrong

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El Segundo Police arrest alleged sexual predator

El Segundo police arrested and charged a 40-year-old Los Angeles man in connection with sexually assaulting a young woman he met online. Andrew Donkor is scheduled to be arraigned in court on Friday, said Lt. Raymond Garcia. Donkor met a 15-year-old girl outside her home in El Segundo on Tuesday at about 10 p.m. after […]

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Jonathan Chacon pleads not guilty

Jonathan Chacon pleads not guilty

Jonathan Chacon, the 23-year-old man suspected in the February slayings of his 19-year-old girlfriend Courtney Bergman and her 59-year-old mother, Vicki, appeared at the Torrance Courthouse on Tuesday and pled not guilty to the double homicide. He also denied the special allegations that he used a deadly weapon. Chacon allegedly killed the pair with a […]

 Robb Fulcher

Hermosa Beach: ex-boyfriend nabbed

A Hermosa man was being held in lieu of $50,000 bail, after he allegedly beat his ex-girlfriend and held her at a home against her will, placing a knife to her throat and threatening to kill her if she left. Officers went to thePalm Drivehome about 4 p.m. Monday after receiving information that a woman […]

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Jonathan Chacon appears in court, no plea, no bail

Jonathan Chacon appears in court, no plea, no bail

Jonathan Chacon, the 23-year-old year old boyfriend of slain 19-year-old Courtney Bergman, appeared in court Friday afternoon for his arraignment.

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Arrest made in slaying of Redondo Beach mother, daughter

Arrest made in slaying of Redondo Beach mother, daughter

Courtney Bergman, 19, and her mother Vicki Bergman, 59, were found dead early Tuesday morning in their 1903 Rockefeller Lane home by a female coworker of Vicki’s, who went inside to find their bodies lying on the floor. The coworker called police, who arrived at 10:08 a.m. and determined the two had been victims of […]

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Redondo Beach victims Vicki and Courtney Bergman remembered at vigil

Redondo Beach victims Vicki and Courtney Bergman remembered at vigil

Over 75 friends and neighbors came together at 8 p.m.  in Andrews Park on the corner of Rockefeller and Aviation Way in Redondo Beach to remember Vicki Bergman, 59, and her daughter Courtney, 19. The two were killed early Tuesday morning. Next of kin have still not been contacted about the pair’s death because police […]

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Suspect in Redondo Beach double homicide Jonathan Chacon arrested in Mexico

Suspect in Redondo Beach double homicide Jonathan Chacon arrested in Mexico

Jonathan Chacon, the primary suspect in Tuesday’s double homicide, was located and detained early this morning at a hotel in Rosarito Beach, Baja California. Chacon, the boyfriend of victim Courtney Bergman, was detained by Mexican authorities after RBPD detectives, Homeland Security Investigations and Customs and Border Protection worked throughout the night to locate him. “One […]

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Jonathan Chacon a person of interest in Redondo Beach double homicide [UPDATE]

Jonathan Chacon a person of interest in Redondo Beach double homicide [UPDATE]

Redondo Beach Police are  looking for Jonathan Scott Chacon, a person of interest in the deaths of  two Redondo Beach women at 1903 Rockefeller Lane this morning. Chacon is from Redondo Beach and has been described by police as a male Hispanic, 23-years-old, 5’7” and around 160 lbs.  He has black hair and black eyes. […]

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Two women killed in Redondo Beach

Two women killed in Redondo Beach

Two women were found dead this morning at an apartment at 1903 Rockefeller Lane, according to Redondo Beach police. Around 10 a.m. this morning, Redondo Beach police responded to a call from a woman who had found the two women dead. Police said the caller was a co-worker. Police have ruled the deaths a double […]

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A high-tech Redondo Beach police sting operation nets an unexpected bounty: dozens of career criminals

A high-tech Redondo Beach police sting operation nets an unexpected bounty: dozens of career criminals

The signal went out late on a Friday afternoon. From various points in the South Bay, a Special Investigations Unit comprised of eight detectives from three different police departments were simultaneously alerted via text message. The bait bike was on the move. The bicycle had been chained to a rack near the Green Line station […]

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Redondo Beach murder suspect found dead after three hour standoff on Utah highway

Redondo Beach murder suspect found dead after three hour standoff on Utah highway

Russell Scott Goldberg, 49, who was earlier sought by police after being the main suspect in the homicide of his ex wife Margaret Goldberg, 45, was found dead from an apparent self inflicted gun shot wound after a standoff on Interstate 15 in Utah.

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Redondo Beach murder suspect believed to be “armed and dangerous”

Redondo Beach murder suspect believed to be “armed and dangerous”

Margaret Ann Goldberg, 45, was found dead by Redondo Beach police in an apartment on the 1200 block of Agate Street in Redondo Beach this morning, according to the Redondo Beach Police Department. Police said she had suffered a gunshot wound. Detectives are investigating the incident as homicide and suspect foul play. Redondo Beach Lieutenant […]

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Police suspect homicide in Redondo Beach woman’s death

Police suspect homicide in Redondo Beach woman’s death

A woman was found dead by Redondo Beach police in an apartment on the 1200 block of Agate Street in Redondo Beach this morning, according to a police statement released this afternoon.