Written by AARON CASTREJON
LOS ANGELES - Police continue to search for the suspect who stabbed two people -- both ended up in the San Gabriel Valley Sunday night.
The victims were apparently stabbed in Boyle Heights at Soto Street and Wabash Avenue around 8:15 p.m. April 7 by a Hispanic man. Both victims are in stable condition, according to Sal Ramirez, Los Angeles Police Department public information officer.
The victims both ended up near Hellman Avenue and New Avenue on the Rosemead/Monterey Park border where they called 9-1-1 around 9:16 p.m., according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Temple Station.
It is unclear how the victims ended up in the San Gabriel Valley.
Anyone with information on the stabbing is urged to call the LAPD Hollenbeck Community Police Station at 323-342-4100.
Written by AARON CASTREJON
LOS ANGELES - Detectives are asking additional victims to come forward after the arrest and arraignment of a high school track and field coach accused of carrying on a years-long relationship with a student.
Fidel Camarena Dominguez, 37, pleaded not guilty to six counts of lewd acts on a child 14 or 15 years old, two counts each of oral copulation of a person under 16, dissuading a witness from prosecuting a crime and one count each of unlawful sexual intercourse and oral copulation of a person under 18, according to the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office.
Dominguez is accused of carrying on the relationship from February 2015 to June 2017 with the Rosemead High School student who was 14 at the time, prosecutors said.
Dominguez was the girl’s coach. He would pick her up on weekends, driver to his home in the 400 block of Sandia Drive in La Puente and have sex with her, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.
The victim, now 18, told deputies about the assaults February 22, 2019.
Dominguez was arrested at Rosemead High School Friday, March 1 by the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Special Victims Bureau at 10:40 a.m. He was booked at the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Temple Station, Los Angeles County booking records show.
In addition to serving as track coach, Dominguez also served as a day-to-day substitute teacher, according to documents from Transparent California.
A decade ago, he served as track coach at Beverly Hills High School.
Dominguez is being held in lieu of $400,000 bail.
Investigators want any additional victims of Dominguez to come forward and call the Sheriff’s Special Victims Bureau Tip Line at 877-710-5273, or send an email to email@example.com.
Information can be provided anonymously by calling L.A. Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).
Written by AARON CASTREJON | CityWatch Editor
LOS ANGELES - The motorcycle rider who died in a Rosemead crash May 12 was identified.
Andrew Crespo, 26, died from multiple blunt force trauma. His death was ruled accidental, according to Assistant Chief Ed Winter of the Los Angeles County Department of Medical Examiner-Coroner.
Crespo sustained fatal injuries after colliding with the rear of a vehicle at Garvey and Muscatel avenues around 2:54 p.m. May 12, said Lt. Kusayanagi of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Temple Station.
Firefighters arrived on scene and declared Crespo deceased at 3:09 p.m., Winter said.