Missing Los Angeles woman
Joanne Marie Woodworth
LOS ANGELES, Calif.—The Los Angeles police today asked the public's help to find a missing 51-year-old Topanga woman.
Joanne Marie Woodworth was last seen on Dec. 16, 2010, around 1 p.m. at her home in the 23900 block of Bessemer Street. Woodworth has not been seen or heard from since and her family is extremely concerned for her welfare, according to police.
Woodworth is described as white, with brown hair and brown eyes. She stands five feet six inches tall and weighs around 150 pounds. It is unknown what she was wearing last.
Woodworth drives a 1999 silver Honda Civic with a California license plate number 4DSV017.
Anyone with information regarding her whereabouts was asked to call LAPD Missing Persons Unit Detective Carlton at (213) 996-1800. Tipsters can also call police during non-business hours at (877) LAPD-24-7.
Anyone wishing to remain anonymous should call Crimestoppers at (800) 222-TIPS or contact Crimestoppers by texting to phone number 274637 (C-R-I-M-E-S on most keypads) with a cell phone. All text messages should begin with the letters LAPD.
LOS ANGELES, Calif.—An 86-year-old man is missing in Los Angeles, and police sought the public's help locating him.
Eddie Lowe Jr. was last seen Thanksgiving Day near the 2200 block of South Mansfield Avenue, said Officer Bruce Borihanh of the Los Angeles Police Department.
"Lowe may be in need of medical attention for a serious medical condition,'' Borihanh said.
Lowe is black, 6 feet and 165 pounds, with gray hair, brown eyes and a gray beard.
LOS ANGELES, Calif.—A hit-and-run motorist sought in a 1996 crash that killed three men in Los Angeles is featured on "America's Most Wanted's'' website page, police said.
On June 29, 1996, Jesus Lopez Gonzalez allegedly ran a red light on Main Street at Adams Boulevard in a 1989 Dodge Ram pickup about 2:10 a.m. and slammed into a 1996 Volkswagen GTI, killing Thomas Gibson, 23, Faustino Sanchez, 23, and Friedrich Allmendinger, 22, Los Angeles police Officer Bruce Borihanh said.
In the movie “Django Unchained,” a slave gets his revenge on White slave owners by killing them. Many believe this modern-day “Spaghetti Western” created the label of the “bad Black man” (Django) that has been given to accused murderer and ex-Los Angeles Police Officer Christopher Dorner.
LOS ANGLES, Calif.—Residents can safely dispose of unused and expired medications at participating police and sheriff’s stations on Saturday, authorities said today.
The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department and Los Angeles Police Department will hold disposal stations as part of the Drug Enforcement Agency’s National Take-Back Day.
LOS ANGELES, Calif.—A Los Angeles police sergeant arrested Sunday on suspicion of breaking into a woman’s home is on paid leave today, pending an investigating.
San Bernardino County sheriff’s deputies arrested Lucien Daigle, 44, of Highland, Sunday evening not far from the woman’s home in the 8900 block of Tres Lagos Drive near Redlands, sheriff’s Sgt. Paul Morrison said.
The woman, who was not identified, told deputies she came home from walking her dogs, found her back door open and a man inside, Morrison said.