This is an archival story that predates current editorial management.
This archival content was written, edited, and published prior to LAist's acquisition by its current owner, Southern California Public Radio ("SCPR"). Content, such as language choice and subject matter, in archival articles therefore may not align with SCPR's current editorial standards. To learn more about those standards and why we make this distinction, please click here.
Deputies Find a Bunch of Cash and Drugs in Car When They Rescue Dog Locked Inside on Hot Day
Authorities in West Hollywood went into a locked car Sunday to rescue a dog stuck inside, and ended up discovering a pile of cash and a bunch of marijuana.The incident happened on the 1200 block of Ogden at around 1:30 p.m. A service call was placed to dispatch deputies with the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department's West Hollywood Station to check on the welfare of a German Pointer who was holed up inside as the temperature got hotter outside.
Deputies opted to enter the vehicle to rescue the animal, explains the LASD in a news release.
"In an effort to identify the animal’s owner, a bag located inside the vehicle was opened, exposing several bundles of sealed marijuana. A subsequent search of the vehicle revealed a large quantity of United States currency," adds the LASD.
Detectives from the LASD's Narcotics Bureau were brought on the case. There was over $10,000 in cash, and marijuana with an estimated street value of $24,000, all of which--along with the car itself--were seized as evidence in the investigation.
The dog, found in good condition, has been placed in the care of Los Angeles County Animal Care and Control personnel.
Southern California's Snow-Capped Mountains Are Beautiful. Here's Where To Maximize The View (And Snap A Great Picture)It's been many, many years since we saw this much snow in our mountains. Going up there right now isn't safe, but here are some places where you can enjoy the view and snap a pic.
April Valentine died at Centinela Hospital. Her daughter was born by emergency C-section. She'd gone into the pregnancy with a plan, knowing Black mothers like herself were at higher risk.
A look at years past when snows creeped into our citified neighborhoods, away from the mountains and foothills.
In the face of a drier future, that iconic piece of Americana is on its way out in Southern California.
Another Missing Hiker Has Been Found Dead In San Gabriels As Search For Actor Julian Sands ContinuesBob Gregory, 62, went missing the same day as Sands. His body was recovered near Mount Islip.