Woman Claiming To Be ‘Dr Dre Daughter’ Opens Fire On Busy L.A. Intersection [Video]

LOS ANGELES COUNTY, CA. (THECOUNT) — A woman in an SUV on a busy Los Angeles intersection, pointed a gun out the window of a vehicle while threatening to kill people. The woman fired as many a five shots during the scary Tuesday evening incident.

The woman driver, who later identified herself to police as “Dr. Dre’s Daughter,” appeared to be at a stop sign near South Fairfax Avenue and Olympic Blvd, in Los Angeles, around 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, when she was observed screaming and pointing a handgun out the window of a vehicle.

The entire incident was caught on video.

According to TMZ, the woman pointed the firearm and then asks an ominous question … “Anybody wanna die now? Anybody???” The woman appears to point the gun at different cars passing in front of her … it makes for a terrifying scene. Even scarier is what she did next — unload a round straight-up through her sunroof.

Luckily, it doesn’t look like she hit anyone or any cars — and law enforcement say police eventually caught up to her and were able to detain her without further incident.

TMZ says the woman was later arrested for felony negligent discharge of a firearm, and cops say she fired as many as 5 shots. In the video, she rants “The cow jumped over the moon” … so, it appears she was having a mental health episode.

There’s no supporting evidence that the woman is Dr. Dre’s daughter.

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Geo quick facts: Los Angeles County, officially the County of Los Angeles, is the most populous county in the United States and in the U.S. state of California, with more than ten million inhabitants as of 2018. It is the largest non–state-level government entity in the United States – Wikipedia.

Kennedy HS Football Player Emmanuel Antwi Dies After Collapsing Friday During Game

SACRAMENTO, CA. (THECOUNT) — Emmanuel Antwi, the Kennedy High School football player who collapsed Friday during a football game, has died, according to the Sacramento City Unified School District.

Antwi fell to the ground during the game Friday around 8:20 p.m. He was immediately transported to an area hospital where he later passed away.

A cause of death was not provided.

“Today we learned that Emmanuel Antwi, a John F. Kennedy senior athlete, died after a medical emergency during Friday night’s football game,” the district said in a release.

“We do not have many details to share beyond this. Our hearts go out to Emmanuel’s family and our school community during this difficult time. We ask all to give them privacy and time for healing and comfort as they grieve” the district continued.

School officials canceled the game and cleared out the limited fans in attendance at the stadium.

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Geo quick facts: Sacramento, capital of the U.S. state of California, lies at the confluence of the Sacramento River and American River. The district of Old Sacramento harkens back to the city’s Gold Rush era, with wooden sidewalks and wagon rides. One of several museums in Old Sacramento, the California State Railroad Museum depicts the construction of the Transcontinental Railroad, one of the country’s earliest technological feats – wikipedia.

Vehicle Drives On San Diego City College Bridge Sidewalk Striking Multiple Pedestrians Monday Morning

SAN DIEGO COUNTY, CA. (THECOUNT) — Multiple pedestrians have been injured Monday morning after they were struck by a vehicle that drove on the San Diego City College Bridge sidewalk.

The extent of the injuries is unknown at this time.

According to San Diego Fire-Rescue Department, assigned units include: 2 BLSs, 4 Admins, 2 Medical Supervisors, 1 Info Unit, 1 Helo, 5 Engines, 7 Medics, 1 DivChief, 2 Batt Chs, 2 Trucks, 1 Rescue, and 2 Chaplains. A total of 64 personnel have been assigned.

The incident occurred in the 1400 block of B Street in downtown San Diego’s East Village neighborhood, according to San Diego police.

According to police, a vehicle drove up on sidewalk. The driver of the vehicle has been detained.

Police said to avoid the surrounding area during the investigation.

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Geo quick facts: San Diego County, officially the County of San Diego, is a county in the southwestern corner of the state of California, in the United States. As of the 2010 census, the population was 3,095,313, making it California’s second-most populous county and the fifth-most populous in the United States – Wikipedia.

L.A. Motorcycle Cop Thomas Albanese ID’d As Victim In Thursday Lakewood On-Duty Fatal Crash

LOS ANGELES COUNTY, CA. (THECOUNT) — Thomas Albanese has been identified as the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department motorcycle deputy struck and killed on-duty Thursday in Los Angeles County.

Albanese, 41, was killed after his motorcycle was struck by a vehicle while he was attempting to conduct a traffic stop Thursday morning in Lakewood.

According to reports, Albanese was attempting to pull over a vehicle near Del Amo Boulevard and Paramount Boulevard in Lakewood, when he was struck by a sedan as he crossed an intersection.

“The force of the collision was extreme, and Deputy Albanese died instantly,” a department statement said.

Deputy Albanese’s last assignment was as a Pico Rivera Station Motor Deputy but was working overtime at the Lakewood Station when the collision occurred.

Albanese was a seven-year veteran of the department who worked at Men’s Central Jail and the Transit Service Bureau before being transferred to the Lakewood sheriff’s station. Previously Albanese was a Marine who served four tours in Iraq.

“Thomas touched the lives of many people while working in the Department. He received several commendations for his work in patrol and helping the citizens of Los Angeles County,” Sheriff Alex Villanueva said.

Albanese is survived by his wife of 12 years, Erica, and his two young sons.

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Geo quick facts: Los Angeles County, officially the County of Los Angeles, is the most populous county in the United States and in the U.S. state of California, with more than ten million inhabitants as of 2018. It is the largest non–state-level government entity in the United States – Wikipedia.

Tiger Woods Hospitalized After Serious Single-Vehicle Crash ‘Jaws Of Life’

LA COUNTY, CA. (THECOUNT) — Golfer Tiger Woods was hospitalized Tuesday morning following a serious single-vehicle accident in Los Angeles County.

Woods, 45, was involved in a single-vehicle crash that required first responders to use the jaws of life to free him from the wreckage.

“On February 23, 2021, at approximately 7:12 AM, LASD responded to a single vehicle roll-over traffic collision on the border of Rolling Hills Estates and Ranchos Palos Verdes,” according to TMZ.

“The vehicle was traveling northbound on Hawthorne Boulevard, at Blackhorse Road, when it crashed. The vehicle sustained major damage.”

“The driver and sole occupant was identified as PGA golfer, Eldrick ‘Tiger’ Woods,” officials confirmed.

“Mr. Woods was extricated from the wreck with the ‘jaws of life’ by Los Angeles County firefighters and paramedics, then transported to a local hospital by ambulance for his injuries.”

Woods was in the area for his annual Genesis Invitational golf tournament at the Riviera Country Club in the Pacific Palisades.

Just this week, he took photos with stars like David Spade and Dwyane Wade and announced recent back surgery could keep him out of the upcoming Masters tournament in Augusta, Georgia.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

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Geo quick facts: Los Angeles County, officially the County of Los Angeles, is the most populous county in the United States and in the U.S. state of California, with more than ten million inhabitants as of 2018. It is the largest non–state-level government entity in the United States – Wikipedia.

Mystery Boom Rocks San Diego CA Residents Tuesday Evening

SAN DIEGO COUNTY, CA. (THECOUNT) — A massive boom followed by shaking in San Diego, California Tuesday evening is being referred to as an “unknown event,” by the U.S. Geological Survey.

Countless people took to social media after hearing a large boom and feeling a sudden jolt on Tuesday evening.

An on-duty seismologist for the USGS later confirmed that there was no earthquake detected on sensors in San Diego County during the same time frame.

Whatever it was, it was noticed at around 5:10 p.m., with many who reported the event concentrated in the southern half of San Diego county, reports NBCSanDiego.

One Chula Vista resident told NBC 7 that said she heard and felt the vibration of the boom twice, about 10 seconds apart, and described the event as “like thunder, but without thunder.” She added that it “felt like something fell on my roof,” although there was “no shaking of our chandeliers, like with an earthquake.”

John McLees, also a Chula Vista resident, told NBC 7 he instantly recognized what he heard as a sonic boom. Meanwhile, Tomas Urtasun was puzzled when the back sliding doors to his South Park home shook loudly, as if something slammed into them, he told NBC 7.

In Clairemont, James Albert was out for a walk when he heard a “very low rumble that lasted about a second.” Albert said it didn’t sound like an earthquake but, rather, the sound of a large impact.

Other San Diegans reported similar experiences, everywhere from El Cajon to Jamul to Rancho San Diego to Del Cerro to Ocean Beach to Banker’s Hill. There were even some reports from as far north as Carlsbad.

Point Loma resident Sarah Dorsey, who was in her house watching TV at the time, said she felt it like a large truck passing by, with her windows rattling twice, about 5-10 seconds apart.

NBC 7 reached out to Navy and Marine officials in San Diego County but was unable to get confirmation regarding any operations at the time that may have to blame for the event.

A spokeswoman for Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton confirmed the base regularly fires high explosive munitions and Marines were doing just that, according to their website. However, she added, it was not likely that munitions training would be of the magnitude to cause a sonic boom.

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Geo quick facts: San Diego County, officially the County of San Diego, is a county in the southwestern corner of the state of California, in the United States. As of the 2010 census, the population was 3,095,313, making it California’s second-most populous county and the fifth-most populous in the United States – Wikipedia.

Santa Clarita Movie Set Explosion Leaves 3 Critically Burned Tuesday Night

SANTA CLARITA, CA. (THECOUNT) — Three people are in critical condition after suffering from burn injuries following an explosion on a movie set Tuesday in Santa Clarita, California Tuesday evening.

The Los Angeles County Fire Department says, the explosion occurred around 4:43 p.m. Tuesday in the 25100 block of Rye Canyon Loop.

The name of the production was not provided as of Tuesday night.

A brush fire erupted as a result from the explosion. The fire was eventually contained.

The cause of the explosion remains under investigation.

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Geo quick facts: Santa Clarita is a California city north of Los Angeles. It’s known for the Six Flags Magic Mountain theme park, with many roller coasters. The adjacent Six Flags Hurricane Harbor is a summertime water park with tall slides and a wave pool. The prehistoric stone formations of Vasquez Rocks Natural Area Park have served as a backdrop for many films. William S. Hart Park has a museum dedicated to the silent-film star – wikipedia.

Bakersfield Desert Star Motel Owner Jatin N. Bhakta Arrested Human Trafficking

KERN COUNTY, CA. (THECOUNT) — Bakersfield, California, Desert Star Motel owner, Jatin B. Bhakta, has been identified as the suspect arrested on charges of using the establishment for sex trafficking, including the sex trafficking of minors.

Bhakta, 29, was taken into custody Friday along with motel employee, 45-year-old Roy Gene Drees.

The motel is located at, 516 S Union Ave in Bakersfield.

Both men are due in federal court Monday afternoon.

According to KGET, some were underage girls brought to the motel to sell their bodies, their faces marked with tattoos identifying the pimp they belonged to. One woman’s child was kidnapped by her pimp to force her to continue prostituting herself. Girls were given Ecstasy to “keep them moving” and ordered not to take a break until they made a certain amount of cash for the night.

One pimp, angry at a girl for not earning enough money, sexually assaulted the 17-year-old.

The motel was the target of a years-long investigation where multiple victims of human trafficking and brutal abuse were found.

Bhakta charged pimps to use his motel’s rooms to prostitute girls, according to the criminal complaint filed last week. There was little doubt as to what the motel was used for to those who drove by the premises, the document says.

“Depending on the time of day, it is not unusual to see most, if not all, of the rooms’ doors wide open with suspected prostitutes in lingerie standing outside, waving to drivers and approaching their vehicles,” investigators wrote in the complaint. “Prospective customers will park directly in front of the room of the prostitute they choose, at which time the prostitute will either direct them into the room immediately or meet the customer outside to arrange a deal.”

Of the couple dozen rooms available for rent, most are used by prostitutes, the document says.

Bhakta, who purchased the motel in 2015, would tell the girls the rules, according to the complaint. If they got into a fight, he would kick them out for three months. If clients or pimps beat them, he would do nothing as that was “part of the game.”

Investigators built their case with arrests of pimps and prostitutes at the motel over the years. Search warrants executed on cellphones and social media accounts also provided details. Plainclothes detectives posing as “johns’ were offered sex acts at the motel in exchange for money.

One pimp on Facebook called the Desert Star Motel a “Blade,” a term used by pimps to refer to an area where prostitution is rampant, according to the complaint.

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Ge quick facts: Kern County is located in the U.S. state of California. As of the 2010 census, the population was 839,631. Its county seat is Bakersfield. Kern County comprises the Bakersfield, California, Metropolitan statistical area. The county spans the southern end of the Central Valley – Wikipedia.

CA Man Zack Jury ID’d As Victim In Weekend Newport Beach Fatal Mustang Crash

ORANGE COUNTY, CA. (THECOUNT) — Zackary Topolewski Jury, of Newport Beach, California, has been identified as the victim in a fatal Saturday night vehicle crash in Orange County.

Zack Jury, 21, died Sunday after he was involved in a single-vehicle crash in Newport Beach Saturday night.

According to reports, Jury was operating a Ford Mustang near 6904 West Coast Highway in Newport Beach, when for unknown reasons, the vehicle crossed centerlines and exited the roadway around 11 p.m. Saturday night. The vehicle then came into contact with a metal fence before crashing into the entrance of the Nation Cat Prevention Society building.

Jury was transported to an area hospital where he was later pronounced dead early Sunday.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

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Geo quick facts: Orange County is a region in Southern California. It’s known for Anaheim’s Disneyland Resort, a huge complex of rides, restaurants and shops. Nearby, in Buena Park, is Knott’s Berry Farm, a large theme park. Cities with surf beaches include Huntington Beach, with its surfing museum. Newport Beach’s boat-filled harbor sits opposite Balboa Peninsula. Laguna Beach has tide pools and oceanfront Crystal Cove State Park – wikipedia.

Friday ‘Deebo’ Tiny Lister Found Dead In Marina Del Rey Home At 62

LOS ANGELES, CA. (THECOUNT) — Tommy “Tiny” Lister, best known for his roles in the “Friday” film franchise, has been found dead at his Los Angeles home Thursday.

Lister, a former wrestler, was found unconscious in his home in Marina Del Rey, California, on Thursday afternoon.

Lister was pronounced dead at the scene.

A cause of death was not provided.

Lister was diagnosed with COVID-19 earlier this year and reportedly overcame the virus, but he became sick about a week ago and recently had trouble breathing.

Lister also appeared in “The Fifth Element,” “The Dark Knight” and “Austin Powers in Goldmember.”

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Geo quick facts: Marina del Rey is an unincorporated seaside community in Los Angeles County, California, with an eponymous harbor that is a major boating and water recreation destination of the greater Los Angeles area. The port is North America’s largest man-made small-craft harbor and is home to approximately 5,000 boats – Wikipedia.