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Lizard Love: Man Finally Reunited With Beloved Pet Iguana
A man was finally reunited with his beloved pet iguana of 17 years named "Lizard" after someone stole him last December.
Investigators were able to track down Jesus Alcaraz of Downey who is suspected of breaking into the victim's auto shop on the 9800 block of Park Street in Bellflower and stealing Lizard. Nothing else appeared to be stolen.
Authorities tracked down the suspected iguana thief using "advanced investigative techniques," according to the Los Angeles Sheriff's report.
Gang investigators assigned to the Lakewood station were familiar with the suspect from previous contacts. Alcaraz was served a search warrant in Downey and investigators were able to retrieve the iguana. They also found a loaded hand gun that the suspect owned illegally as well as marijuana, hashish oil and gang paraphernalia, according to the report. Alcaraz is being held on $35,000.00m bail, and Lizard is safe at home.
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.