Man Convicted of Kidnapping Elderly Woman During Home Robbery in South Pasadena

first_imgPublic Safety Man Convicted of Kidnapping Elderly Woman During Home Robbery in South Pasadena Published on Thursday, May 5, 2016 | 2:15 pm Herbeauty8 Easy Exotic Meals Anyone Can MakeHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyFinding The Right Type Of Workout For You According AstrologyHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyWant To Seriously Cut On Sugar? You Need To Know A Few TricksHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty5 Things To Avoid If You Want To Have Whiter TeethHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyCostume That Makes Actresses Beneath Practically UnrecognizableHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty10 Most Influential Women In HistoryHerbeautyHerbeauty Get our daily Pasadena newspaper in your email box. Free.Get all the latest Pasadena news, more than 10 fresh stories daily, 7 days a week at 7 a.m. Home of the Week: Unique Pasadena Home Located on Madeline Drive, Pasadena A 53-year-old man was convicted late Wednesday of kidnapping and robbing a 79-year-old woman, and burglarizing the home of another elderly woman, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced.The jury deliberated for a day before finding Alonzo Bernard Johnson guilty of three felony counts in case GA087078: first-degree residential robbery, kidnapping to commit robbery and first-degree burglary, person present.Jurors also found true a special allegation that the defendant personally used a deadly and dangerous weapon, a knife, during the commission of the crime. Additionally, jurors found true that Johnson inflicted great bodily injury on an elderly victim.The defendant is scheduled to be sentenced June 17 in Department 1 at the Los Angeles County Superior Court, Alhambra Branch. Johnson faces a possible maximum sentence of life in state prison.Deputy District Attorney Presciliano Duran, who prosecuted the case, said on Aug. 6, 2012, Johnson entered a South Pasadena home and accosted the 79-year-old homeowner in her kitchen where he broke her nose.Johnson demanded money from the victim in her kitchen and then pulled her to the bedroom while using a knife, where he forced her to lay face down on her bed and attempted to tie her up with an electrical cord.Johnson repeatedly demanded that the victim give him jewelry as he continuously punched her in the head and face while threatening to kill her. The victim suffered brain bleed and a ruptured ear drum from the assault.As the homeowner struggled with Johnson on her bed, her two grandchildren, ages 8 and 12, entered the house and she told them to get help. At that point, Johnson grabbed the jewelry and fled the home, the prosecutor said.Soon after the incident, Johnson was located and arrested in connection with kidnapping and robbery.During the investigation, authorities linked Johnson through fingerprints and DNA to a Pasadena home burglary on June 22, 2012, where another 79-year-old woman walked into her bedroom and found the defendant stealing her jewelry before he fled her home.The case was investigated by the South Pasadena Police Department. Business News Community News 3 recommended0 commentsShareShareTweetSharePin it Name (required)  Mail (required) (not be published)  Website  Pasadena’s ‘626 Day’ Aims to Celebrate City, Boost Local Economy EVENTS & ENTERTAINMENT | FOOD & DRINK | THE ARTS | REAL ESTATE | HOME & GARDEN | WELLNESS | SOCIAL SCENE | GETAWAYS | PARENTS & KIDScenter_img Community News First Heatwave Expected Next Week More Cool Stuff Make a comment faithfernandez More » ShareTweetShare on Google+Pin on PinterestSend with WhatsApp,Virtual Schools PasadenaHomes Solve Community/Gov/Pub SafetyPasadena Public WorksPasadena Water and PowerPASADENA EVENTS & ACTIVITIES CALENDARClick here for Movie Showtimes Subscribe Top of the News Pasadena Will Allow Vaccinated People to Go Without Masks in Most Settings Starting on Tuesday Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *last_img read more

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Holocaust scholars ordered to apologize in Polish libel case

first_imgLocal NewsUS NewsWorld News Holocaust scholars ordered to apologize in Polish libel case TAGS  FILE – In this Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2013 file photo, Israeli youths with their national flags march by the monument to some 900,000 European Jews killed by the Nazis between 1941 and 1944 at the Treblinka death and labor camp, at Treblinka memorial, Poland. A Warsaw court is scheduled to deliver a verdict Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2021 in a closely watched libel case in which Polish national dignity and the independence of Holocaust research are said to be at stake. Twitter WhatsApp Facebook By Digital AIM Web Support – February 9, 2021 center_img WhatsApp Pinterest Facebook Previous articleDacor Spotlights Innovation and Personalization in the Kitchen With New Debuts at KBIS 2021Next articleUS Open Cup soccer cut from 101 teams 24 due to pandemic Digital AIM Web Support Pinterest Twitterlast_img read more

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