The deputy, identified as Soo H. Kim, was assigned to the West Hollywood Station, according to the sheriff’s department. The first reported U.S. case of COVID-19 caused by the variant was detected in Colorado, and a second case was reported in San Diego. Coronavirus and COVID-19 pandemic and health news. If you have any ongoing issues or concerns going on … I wanted to share what happened to my son yesterday in SCV when he was with a couple of friends sitting at a bus stop headed home. A spokeswoman for the Santa Clarita Valley sheriff’s station said the stop began at around 5 p.m. Friday, Aug. 7, when the station got a call about a possible assault with a deadly weapon near Buffalo Wild Wings on Soledad Canyon Road. L.A. was uniquely vulnerable to this COVID catastrophe. When they told the man to leave them alone, he pulled out a knife and began thrusting it at them, prompting the teens to raise their skateboards as shields, Brown said. “If in what was a very highly emotionally charged situation anyway, where you have these gentlemen who had just been attacked by someone with a knife, if they would have panicked or one of the officers would have panicked, this discussion could be taking a much different turn.”. Double trouble Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station deputies responded Saturday to a … The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department is investigating an incident in which bystanders captured a Santa Clarita deputy on video cocking and pointing a … Rose Parade 2021: Everything to know about Friday’s virtual event. Aug 10, 2020, 10:14 pm IRL . A woman who identifies herself as the manager of a nearby Buffalo Wild Wings restaurant can be heard saying she called 911 to report that the teens were being chased through the restaurant’s parking lot by a man with a knife. In the footage, enraged onlookers plead with the deputies to stop pointing their guns at the teenagers. A Santa Clarita couple was arrested Tuesday after Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station deputies investigated a child abuse claim. He said the teens and their families were deeply shaken, especially by what could have happened. The officer was able to detain the suspects until Santa Clarita Sheriff Station deputies arrived. No deputies were injured. As the deputies were searching the vehicle, they found a cat buried upside-down in a cat carrier. The teens, two of them Black, were sitting with their skateboards at a bus stop Friday along Soledad Canyon Road in Santa Clarita when a man approached and asked if they had any crack, Brown said. In response, the deputies can be heard saying they actually detained the teens in response to a different call, one reporting someone being assaulted with a skateboard, which they say is considered a deadly weapon. He was attacked by a gentleman (homeless guy) who approached them and first asked them if they had any crack then tried to take their things. Skid row activists plan a car blockade to stop Sean Feucht from staging what is billed as a “massive outreach” on skid row amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station deputies set up a containment in search for a battery suspect in Newhall Sunday afternoon, according to sheriff’s officials. Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station deputies responded to a report of a purse snatching incident in Valencia on Thursday afternoon. This is how the police responded. The investigation started at a residence on the 19000 block of Christopher Lane, near the intersection of Golden Valley and Plum Canyon road in Canyon Country. Erik Jepson with the Sheriff’s Station. I’m still wonder how will I ever help my son recover from this traumatic experience. Collins and her son were not available to comment. Los Angeles County Sheriff’s deputies detained three teenagers at gunpoint last week after bystanders called 911 to report that the teens were being attacked by a man with a knife, an attorney for one of the teen’s families said Monday. 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The teens, who are Black, can only briefly be seen in the video. L.A. County hospitals turn away ambulances, put patients in gift shop: ‘I’ve never seen anything like this’. Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station deputies have arrested a theft suspect whose image was captured on camera and was shared throughout various social media sites. He positions himself behind the cruiser and points the weapon at the teenagers. The Los Angeles Police Department will deploy significant patrolling to enforce public health rules that prohibit large gatherings. Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station deputies investigated reports of shots fired Saturday morning in Saugus but concluded the incident to have been fireworks. In the last three days, more than 1,100 people in California have died from COVID-19, including 442 on Tuesday and 424 on Wednesday. We invite you to use our commenting platform to engage in insightful conversations about issues in our community. The female adult and male adult from Van Nuys were arrested for theft, among other charges. The woman who posted the video to Instagram did not respond to multiple messages. San Francisco extends stay-home and travel orders, warns against New Year’s gatherings. This is something my son and his friends will never forget. As a chapter, the association represents Asian and Pacific Islander reporters in the Los Angeles area. Ava DuVernay and Peter Roth have a plan to diversify crews. SCV deputies responded to … Video shows deputies pointing guns at Black teens who were victims of an attack 'I'm the one that called you! Soo graduated from the Los … A manager at the Buffalo Wild Wings declined to comment on Monday, instead directing questions to a corporate email, which was not immediately answered. “I just can’t believe that the only way to handle this was to approach it with guns drawn,” said civil rights attorney Robert Brown, who specializes in cases of police misconduct. A suspect was in custody Tuesday night after escaping while handcuffed from Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department deputy in Santa Clarita. “Keep your hands up! She was 82. Black Teens Held at Gunpoint by Deputies in Santa Clarita Say They are the Ones Who Called for Help Kim Tobin and Heather Navarro 8/10/2020. Fitness centers sue San Diego County, state officials over COVID-19 restrictions. “Upon arrival, they contacted a female adult, 28 years old, and learned she had an active no-bail warrant,” according to an email from Deputy Natalie Arriaga, spokeswoman for the SCV Sheriff’s Station. “For you guys to act this way is ridiculous.”, She asks at another point: “Do you understand what this looks like?”. Several bystanders including the restaurant manager of Buffalo Wild wings called the police to get help for the boys but “One” caller called the police and reported two black guys are attacking a homeless guy. 8/10/20 2:47PM • Filed to: Racial Profiling. Crime Impact Team deputies from the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station arrested four people Thursday night, including a pair of wanted robbery suspects and two others on narcotics charges. Los Angeles County Sheriff’s deputies detained three teenagers at gunpoint last week after bystanders called 911 to report that the teens were … Sheriff Alex Villanueva said Monday in a video statement that the department was investigating the tactics the deputies used during the stop. Collins posted an 11-minute video of the tense encounter to Instagram on Saturday. On Tuesday, the department wrote on Twitter that it would be conducting an in-depth review of its patrol rifle deployment policy and training. California becomes 3rd state with 25,000 COVID-19 deaths. Within a few seconds, a third deputy gets out of his sheriff’s SUV, the video shows. He pulls out a rifle, cocks it, then shoulders the weapon as he jogs across the street. “I have seen a recent video involving a Santa Clarita incident,” Villanueva said. Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station deputies responded Saturday to a call for service on the 27500 block of The Old Road in Valencia. Most of the funding for those internships comes through membership dues, but the association also raises funds through its annual Trivia Bowl. His friends only had their skate boards to cover them from the knife and whip so they held it out to keep distance from this guy. “And the deputies don’t seem to be quite so responsive.”. 20 … The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department is investigating an incident in which bystanders captured a Santa Clarita deputy on video cocking and pointing a rifle at a pair of teenagers who, the bystanders say, were actually the victims of a homeless man threatening them with a knife. SANTA CLARITA (CBSLA) — A man was struck and killed in a deputy-involved shooting at the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station parking lot on Sunday. They instruct each teen to walk backward toward them; one is made to kneel on the ground. L.A. County Sheriff Deputies Aim Guns at Black Teenagers They Were Called to Protect, Ignoring Pleas of Bystanders . The sheriff said only that “the matter is currently being investigated.”. Multiple people called 911 to report the incident, but when deputies arrived they treated the teens as criminals, Brown said. A veteran critical care nurse in northern Greece didn’t feel good about the treatment options available when his wife, both her parents and her brother got COVID-19 in alarming succession. COVID-19 ‘super-spreader’ event feared in L.A. as Christian singer defies health order for concerts. Studio execs tell them “nothing will ever be the same.”, Dawn Wells, who played Mary Ann on ‘Gilligan’s Island,’ dies of COVID-19 at 82. GET BREAKING NEWS IN YOUR BROWSER. A suspect was in custody Tuesday night after escaping while handcuffed from Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department deputy in Santa Clarita. One of the boy’s mothers and another woman, who identifies herself in the video as the manager of the Buffalo Wild Wings who made the 911 call, tell the deputies that the two boys they’re stopping were in the area when a homeless man approached them. Here is what went wrong. Josh Cain's interest in writing and reporting the news started as a kid growing up in Orange County, California. In the video, the deputies tell onlookers that they were responding to the area about a call regarding two men hitting a homeless man with skateboards. The guy became so aggressive that he took his shirt off pulled out a knife and whip them tried to stabbed them. All of the team members are Emergency Medical Technicians. Two minors and one adult were detained at gunpoint in a residential neighborhood by Santa Clarita Valley sheriff’s deputies Thursday afternoon responding to a report of a stolen vehicle. “A call for service was received regarding a felony assault, and the deputies detained those alleged to be involved,” Villanueva said Monday. “This is something my son and his friends will never forget,” Collins wrote on Instagram. Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Foundation assists local law enforcement. In the video, at least three sheriff’s deputies can be seen approaching the bus stop with their guns drawn and pointed at the three teens. Villanueva said the stop was being reviewed, but he did not say whether any of the deputies involved were subject to an internal investigation. “I told your sergeant who was the problem and what was going on,” she tells the deputies. Editor’s note: The following article was compiled from reports recently available at the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station.The reports are preliminary, compiled by deputies who respond to calls for service. Fake gun, real arrest. All three teens are handcuffed and put into squad cars. “I just thank God that we didn’t have a tragic or fatal outcome to this,” Brown said. For the competition, local media companies and other businesses buy tables for their employees to participate. Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station deputies named the suspect in an alleged domestic violence shooting Monday in Canyon Country. You may occasionally receive promotional content from the Los Angeles Times. Greek nurse erects ICU at home to treat relatives with virus. It wasn’t clear whether the man who allegedly lunged at the teens with a knife was also detained. Sierra Juarez. Law enforcement responded to possible shots fired just before 10 a.m., near Timothy Drive and Maroge Circle, according to Sgt. A post shared by Tammi Collins (@tammilaray) on Aug 8, 2020 at 1:17am PDT. Keep your hands up!” a woman off camera yells at the teens. It also sponsors and manages a small number of internships for local newspapers, online news publications and radio stations. We might permanently block any user who abuses these conditions. Since 2016, he's worked at what would become the Southern California News Group, first as a digital editor for SCNG's San Gabriel Valley newspapers, then as a crime, cops and courts reporter for the Los Angeles Daily News.He's affiliated with the Asian American Journalists Association, Los Angeles chapter, for which he was elected a board member in 2019. The reports are preliminary, compiled by deputies who respond to calls for service. Warning: The video below contains profanity. The terrifying encounter Friday between deputies from the Santa Clarita Valley sheriff’s station, north of Los Angeles, and the teens was captured on a cellphone video that was posted on … “Our Crime Prevention Unit deputies are assigned to oversee the different areas of Santa Clarita Valley. Sheriff Alex Villanueva said in a videotaped statement on Monday that he had “concerns regarding the tactics employed” and that the incident was under investigation. If you see comments that you find offensive, please use the “Flag as Inappropriate” feature by hovering over the right side of the post, and pulling down on the arrow that appears. They said the man eventually took out a knife and threatened the boys with the weapon before running off. Dawn Wells, who starred as girl-next-door Mary Ann in the 1960s hit TV show “Gilligan’s Island,” died of complications from COVID-19. The witnesses who were at the scene had a different story, according to the video. To battle the coronavirus surge, San Francisco city officials on Thursday indefinitely extended a stay-at-home and travel restrictions. Restaurants, churches and other gyms have filed similar lawsuits in the last few months. After the in-person event was canceled because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the 2021 Rose Parade is now a TV-only celebration. The occupants of the vehicle were in possession of narcotics. Although we do not pre-screen comments, we reserve the right at all times to remove any information or materials that are unlawful, threatening, abusive, libelous, defamatory, obscene, vulgar, pornographic, profane, indecent or otherwise objectionable to us, and to disclose any information necessary to satisfy the law, regulation, or government request. Or, contact our editors by emailing moderator@scng.com. (Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department), Appreciation: In just three seasons of ‘Gilligan’s Island,’ Dawn Wells left a lasting mark. 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