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LAPD Officer Arrested For Prescription Fraud, Engaged In 'Doctor Shopping'
A 22-year veteran of the Los Angeles Police Department surrendered this morning to agents from the California Department of Justice Bureau of Narcotic Enforcement and LAPD investigators after being indicted on nine counts relating to prescription fraud.
A joint investigation established probable cause to believe officer Joseph Caseres, assigned to Rampart Patrol Division, had engaged in “doctor shopping” and fraudulently obtained narcotic prescription medications, according to a news release.
Caseres was arrested at Rampart Area Station without incident. Caseres was booked at the Los Angeles County Men’s Central Jail and is held in lieu of $20,000.00 bail. Caseres was placed on administrative leave, pending the outcome of both the criminal and administrative investigations.
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.