Archive | Pedro Espinoza

Shaw’s father to those alleging gang ties: “Shut the hell up!”

It’s an extremely sensitive claim not addressed–to my knowledge–in the mainstream media. But it’s been rumbling on the Web for more than two months now. Some suspect it’s politically motivated and aimed at protecting illegal immigrants by diffusing support for a proposed amendment to the Los Angeles Police Department’s Special Order 40. The allegation is […]

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Challenge to LA media: Rule “it” out

COMMENTARY Pardon me as I peek out from the blogosphere with hopes of capturing the eye of a reporter in LA. Not trying to tell you how to do your job. I respect what you do. And I’m 500 miles from your turf and don’t have the connections you do. Maybe I’ve even got this […]

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Pedro Espinoza mug shot and booking sheet

*updates Los Angeles Times, LAPD chief vows to clarify policy on immigrants, April 17 Los Angeles Police Chief William J. Bratton said Wednesday that the department’s controversial policy on dealing with illegal immigrants was widely misunderstood by the public and some of his own officers, and he would clarify the rule in the next couple […]

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Jamiel Shaw Jr.’s accused killer may be in US illegally

Updates: Right on cue, today’s development in the Jamiel Shaw Jr. case has just appeared on the FOX News Web site. Associated Press article addresses important questions raised (below) in this post Los Angeles Times, Man accused in teen’s slaying is in U.S. illegally, March 23: An alleged gang member accused of killing a 17-year-old […]

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Arrest in Jamiel Shaw murder case

New Developments: Los Angeles Times, LAPD chief vows to clarify policy on immigrants, April 17 Los Angeles Police Chief William J. Bratton said Wednesday that the department’s controversial policy on dealing with illegal immigrants was widely misunderstood by the public and some of his own officers, and he would clarify the rule in the next […]

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