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AMRT rescueFather reunited with family, who was trapped on steep hillside, in Las Flores Canyon, Altadena.The Altadena Mountain Rescue Team hiked into the Las Flores Canyon and approximately 1/2 mile into the canyon, the rescue team could hear the family yelling. AMRT continued searching and eventually saw the family was stranded on a very steep hillside, on loose crumbly rock. AMRT climbed up to the family and secured 100 feet of rope and lowered the family to safety
Vida hikeVIDA students learn mountain safety and hike to Echo Moutain.Altadena station VIDA program youths and deputies, with help from the Altadena Mountain Rescue Team lead 22 kids into the Angeles National Forest. The group hiked almost 6 miles from Altadena to Echo Mountain. The students saw some amazing scenery this morning, and learned about hiking safey and basic first aid.
Jail-Bars-and-CuffsSuspect arrested and facing burglary charges.On Monday March 23, 2015, at approximately 1245 hours, a suspect who was seen inside a residence in the 300 block of Poppyfields Dr., Altadena, was immediately arrested by Altadena Deputies. The suspect facing burglary and other theft related charges.
Sheriff clergy meeting*Press Release* Sheriff McDonnell Hosted First-Ever Interfaith Community Dialogue - See more at: ANGELES—In the first official event to take place in the historic and newly renovated Los Angeles Hall of Justice, Sheriff Jim McDonnell will lead an Interfaith Community Dialogue with religious leaders from across LA County. This unique convening, co-hosted by LAPD Police Chief Charlie Beck and CHP Commissioner Joe Farrow, will bring Los Angeles justice system and community clergy leaders together to consider ways to strengthen law enforcement and community relationships, identify issues of common concern, and fortify the community’s trust in – and understanding of the challenges faced by – the men and women in law enforcement charged with protecting the public. - See more at:
Sheriff badgeFormer High School Teacher Pleads to False Imprisonment of Students in Altadena.A former high school teacher pleaded no contest today to falsely imprisoning students in their car while they drove over a weekend through Altadena, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced. Deputy District Attorney Melanie Buccat said John Edward Maust (dob 4/23/80) entered the plea to two felony counts of false imprisonment by violence in case GA094098.
CHP-BadgeHappy St. Patrick's Day to all! Enjoy today's festivities, but don't push your luck behind the wheel. CHP is working to reduce the increasing number of DUI arrests on St. Patrick’s Day SACRAMENTO, Calif. – While many Californians will be enjoying festivities on St. Patrick’s Day, March 17, the California Highway Patrol (CHP) will be working hard to keep them safe. The number of arrests for driving under the influence (DUI) increased in recent years, which can be avoided this year if people plan ahead to get home safely by designating a sober driver or calling for a ride before they start celebrating.
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