23, Feb 2015 - Four Cars Set on Fire at County Jail, Bomb Threat Made
One man who had threatened cops was arrested on arson charges at the Ventura County, California, Government Center, according to sheriff's deputies.
02, Feb 2015 - California Dentist Accused of Setting Rival Dental Practices on Fire
LOS ANGELES (AP)- A Ventura County dentist is in jail on suspicion of setting the offices of potential competitors on fire. Leopold Weinstein was arrested on three counts of arson, three counts of attempted arson and possession of a silencer. The Ventura County Sheriff’s Department says Weinstein already had attracted the attention of authorities when […]
25, Nov 2014 - Wrongly incarcerated for 36 years, Californian man finally goes free
Inmate Michael Hanline hugs his wife Sandee after being released from Ventura County jail in Ventura, California November 24, 2014. — Reuters pic CALIFORNIA, Nov 25 — A 68-year-old man was released from prison in California yesterday after 36 years behind bars, following a judge’s ruling casting doubt on his murder conviction.
25, Nov 2014 - California man walks free after conviction overturned in 1978 murder
By Daina Beth Solomon VENTURA, Calif. (Reuters) - A California man who spent more than 30 years in prison for a 1978 murder walked free on Monday after a judge overturned his conviction based on new DNA analysis and investigative reports that were withheld from his defense. The California Innocence Project, which worked for 15 years to win 69-year-old Michael Hanline's freedom, said the case ...
25, Nov 2014 - Wrongfully Convicted California Inmate Freed After 36 Years Behind Bars
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25, Nov 2014 - California man's conviction in 1978 murder overturned on DNA evidence
By Daina Beth Solomon VENTURA, Calif. (Reuters) - A California man who spent more than 30 years in prison for a 1978 murder was ordered released on Monday by a judge who overturned his conviction based on DNA analysis and investigative reports that were withheld from his defense. The California Innocence Project, which worked for 15 years to win Michael Hanline’s freedom, said the case ...
31, Aug 2014 - 'War Machine' extradited to Las Vegas today, court appearance scheduled for alleged Christy
Jon Koppenhaver, was today transported from Ventura County Jail in California and booked into Clark County Detention Center in Nevada to answer to several felony charges (see the full list here) in connection to his alleged beating of ex-girlfriend Christy Mack. LasVegasSun.com reports that the former Bellator fighter (not UFC!), who waived his extradition after being captured in a southern ...
30, Aug 2014 - Fighter 'War Machine' sent to Nevada to face assault charges
The professional fighter known as "War Machine" was in custody in a Las Vegas jail on Saturday after being transferred from Southern California, where he was arrested for assault stemming from an ex-girlfriend's accusation that he beat her in Nevada. Jonathan Koppenhaver, an Ultimate Fighting Championship competitor, was released from jail in Ventura County, northwest of Los Angeles, on ...
30, Aug 2014 - Fighter War Machine extradited on assault charges
The mixed martial arts fighter known as War Machine has been extradited to Las Vegas to face charges he beat his ex-girlfriend and then fled to California. The man born Jonathan Paul Koppenhaver was booked into Clark County jail Saturday after he said in a Ventura County, California, courtroom last week that he wouldn't contest his return to Nevada. Koppenhaver, 32, a former porn actor, is ...
15, Aug 2014 - War Machine Apprehended in California, Being Held in Ventura County Jail
The search for War Machine, formerly known as John Koppenhaver, ended Friday afternoon at an Extended Stay America Hotel in Simi Valley, Calif. The former The Ultimate Fighter 6 contestant was wanted in connection to an Aug. 8 assault of ex-girlfriend, adult film star Christy Mack and a male at her residence in Las Vegas that left Mack hospitalized with severe injuries. U.S. Marshalls announced ...
05, Jun 2014 - Long Beach gang members accused of 19 burglaries in Ventura County
Five Long Beach gang members were arrested recently in connection with a burglary ring that targeted the Indian-American community in California and Nevada counties, Ventura County sheriff's officials said Wednesday.
30, Apr 2014 - 22 pounds of heroin seized, suspected trafficker arrested
Law enforcement authorities arrested a suspected drug trafficker in Paramount and seized more than 22 pounds of high-grade heroin that they say was destined for Ventura County and other parts of Southern California.