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Officers apprehend James Vazquez, 40, in Tarzana following a high-speed pursuit that ended when this man allegedly crashed into two cars on Reseda Boulevard off the 101 Freeway on Monday, Aug. 25, 2014. The suspect was taken into custody without further incident and booked at Van Nuys jail, where he was booked on charges of assault with a deadly weapon, felony evading and reckless driving, according to the California Highway Patrol. In addition to charges related to the chase, Vazquez was wanted on two outstanding warrants, including one for assault with a deadly weapon, officials said. He was transported to Providence Tarzana Medical Center for a medical evaluation.
The pursuit began at about 8:35 a.m. Monday in Agoura Hills, when a CHP officer attempted to stop a speeding 2014 black Ford Explorer with paper plates heading eastbound on the 101 Freeway and the driver of the Explorer failed to stop and “began to drive recklessly while evading the officer”.
According to the JAX Air News, an Armenian immigrant will serve 12 years in prison and repay the federal government $1.8 million for his role in a Medicare fraud scheme that stretched from Brunswick to California. In New York, the fraud scheme was alleged to be in the neighborhood of $200 million with over 35 people arrested on charges. Chief U.S. District Judge Lisa Godbey Wood imposed that sentence on Arthur Manasarian, 49, who submitted about $7.4 million in fraudulent Medicare claims from nine phony medical supply businesses. There were other The businesses were little more than rented offices with one person sitting up front to answer the phone. Manasarian had pleaded guilty Aug. 9 to single counts of conspiracy to commit health-care fraud and aggravated identity theft. In exchange for that plea, the government dismissed eight other charges. His attorney, John J. Stanley argued that there were less than 250 victims and that the level of fraud was less than the government asserted.
According to the Ventura County Fire Department, a Jeep driven by Victoria Lee Bohn, 46, of Newbury Park, crashed into a building Wednesday morning in Newbury Park, at a credit union building in the 2700 block of West Hillcrest Drive. Three employees of the business were taken to a hospital; where, at least two were treated at the hospital and released, authorities said. The driver had an 11-year-old passenger in the vehicle, and was arrested on suspicion of felony driving under the influence of alcohol/drugs and child endangerment.
Simi Valley police arrested Leonard Domka, 42, of Simi Valley for sodomy and oral copulation with a minor after allegedly meeting a male juvenile on the Internet and knowing the victim was a minor. Detectives and Special Enforcement officers learned through their investigation that Domka knew the victim was a minor and therefore arrested Domka around 10 p.m. and served him with a search warrant for additional evidence. Domka’s Bail was set at $50,000.
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