Robb Fulcher

Arrest made in a cosmetics theft from Hermosa Beach pharmacy

Arrest made in a cosmetics theft from Hermosa Beach pharmacy

Hermosa Beach Police said they made an arrest and recovered stolen cosmetics following a theft at the CVS store on Pacific Coast Highway in which the suspect backed his vehicle into an employee during his getaway. The employee was not injured. Police responded to a call regarding “unknown trouble” at the store about 4:30 p.m. […]

 Robb Fulcher

Original surfer statue’s head stolen

Someone has stolen the head of the original fiberglass surfer statue that stood at the city pier for four decades, until a twin version was cast in bronze to replace it six years ago. The fiberglass original, a life-size depiction of the late lifeguard Tim Kelly riding a wave, sat in pieces in a storage […]

 Kevin Cody

Eatery owner faces charge

by Robb Fulcher A Hermosa restaurant owner has been charged with battery for allegedly striking another man with a thrown object. The man who was struck had a heart attack and died shortly afterward, police said. Authorities investigated the possibility of a murder charge against Nael Yousef Diab, 50, owner of Poulet Du Jour on […]

 Mark McDermott

Teacher faces more molestation charges

Louis Jay Haddad, the Redondo Union High School teacher arrested in December for allegedly engaging in a lewd act in the presence of 16-year-old female student, now faces additional charges after two more students reported similar incidents to police investigators. Haddad, 50, has been charged with three counts of annoying or molesting a child and […]

 Easy Reader Staff

Burglars bob for Apples

Apple store customers in the Manhattan Village Mall have recently been targeted in a string of vehicle burglaries that stretches across three counties.
“We think customers are being surveilled while they buy computers, put them in their cars, and drive to the next retail store or their homes,” Manhattan Beach Police Detective Sgt. Brian Brown said. “When they come out, their cars are broken into and the computers are stolen.”…

 Mark McDermott

Sting fails to nail fraud suspect

A man arrested in a Manhattan Beach police elder fraud sting was released last Monday after charges were dropped by the L.A. County District Attorney.Police arrested Robert Nagao, a transient, on Dec. 21 after he wrote bad checks as part of an alleged scam involving Robert Good, a 67-year-old musician from Inglewood. Good told police […]

 Mark McDermott

Man arrested in gang-related shooting

A member of the North Side Redondo gang was arrested Monday morning and charged with attempted murder in what police believe was a gang-related shooting. The Redondo Beach Police Department received a report of a shooting that occurred at 4:30 p.m. Saturday on the 2400 block of Fisk Lane. According to police reports, a man […]

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