Man charged for restraining another over alleged theft

first_imgA 33-year-old businessman was on Monday charged and released on bail for restraining a man who allegedly stole money from his mother.George SmithGeorge Smith, of “A” 95 East La Penitence, Georgetown, appeared before Magistrate Sherdel Isaacs-Marcus at the Georgetown Magistrates’ Courts and denied the charge which stated that on December 22, 2019, at Hadfield Street, Georgetown, he prevented Andy Gibson from going about his business.The Prosecutor informed the court that on December 22, 2019, Smith accused the Virtual Complainant of stealing money from his mother and proceeded to arrest the man.The court heard that Smith took the man to the station; however, he was arrested for wrongfully restraining the victim.The Magistrate released Smith on $40,000 bail. The case will continue on January 27, 2020.last_img read more

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first_imgWHITTIER – The Boys and Girls Clubs of California are asking for donations of unwanted automobiles. Proceeds will help Boys and Girls Clubs programs. Any vehicle donations will be accepted. For more information, call (800) 246-0493. Public input urged on Uptown plan WHITTIER – The Whittier City Council and the city Planning Commission will hold a joint study session to discuss the Uptown Whittier Specific Plan Public Draft from 8 a.m. to noon Feb. 24 in the council chambers, 13230 Penn St. All residents are encouraged to attend, as public comments will be considered by the council. The session will also be televised on Charter Communications Cable Channel 6 and will be repeated throughout the week. The public is also welcomed to submit comments about the plan in writing and can view the plan at the Community Development Department counter, where they can also buy a copy for $5. It can also be viewed at the Whittier Public Library or online at www.insidewhittier.com. For more information, call (562) 464-3380. Diners tapped to aid school band WHITTIER – Residents can help raise funds for the California High School band and color guard by eating breakfast, lunch or dinner at La Casita Olvera Mexican restaurant, 16435 Whittier Blvd., during Valentine’s week through Feb. 18. Diners can ask that 20 percent of their bill be donated to the band and color guard. Alcoholic beverage purchases are excluded. Simply notify the waiter or waitress that you wish to donate. Patrons of Rockie’s Frozen Yogurt, 14748 Whittier Blvd., also can request that 10 percent of their bills be donated to the band and color guard, anytime during this month. For more information, call (562) 945-6492. La Mirada honors golden years LA MIRADA – The city honors residents celebrating 50th, 60th or 70th wedding anniversaries this year with special presentations made at City Council meetings. The council similarly honors residents turning 80, 90 and 100 this year. To be honored, you must live in La Mirada. For more information, call (562) 902-3160. – From staff reports160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set!,PICO RIVERA – The Pico Rivera Centre for the Arts is offering artists an opportunity to participate in the annual “call for entries” exhibit June 9 to July 21. Participants must be at least 18 years old. An entry fee of $10 per piece of artwork is required, or $15 for two pieces. Interested artists must submit and register their entries by 5:30 p.m. March 5. Accepted entrants will be notified by March 12. More information on what types of art works are eligible are available at the Centre for the Arts, 9200 Mines Ave. For more information, call (562) 801-4300. La Habra task force to meet LA HABRA – The public is invited to a meeting of the La Habra Community Task Force at 7 p.m. Feb. 21 at the La Habra Community Center, 101 W. La Habra Blvd. For more information, call (562) 697-8953. Local group seeks vehicle donations For more information, call (562) 801-4300. La Habra task force to meet LA HABRA – The public is invited to a meeting of the La Habra Community Task Force at 7 p.m. Feb. 21 at the La Habra Community Center, 101 W. La Habra Blvd. For more information, call (562) 697-8953. Local group seeks vehicle donations PICO RIVERA – The Pico Rivera Centre for the Arts is offering artists an opportunity to participate in the annual “call for entries” exhibit June 9 to July 21. Participants must be at least 18 years old. An entry fee of $10 per piece of artwork is required, or $15 for two pieces. Interested artists must submit and register their entries by 5:30 p.m. March 5. Accepted entrants will be notified by March 12. More information on what types of art works are eligible are available at the Centre for the Arts, 9200 Mines Ave. WHITTIER – The Boys and Girls Clubs of California are asking for donations of unwanted automobiles. Proceeds will help Boys and Girls Clubs programs. Any vehicle donations will be accepted. For more information, call (800) 246-0493. Public input urged on Uptown plan WHITTIER – The Whittier City Council and the city Planning Commission will hold a joint study session to discuss the Uptown Whittier Specific Plan Public Draft from 8 a.m. to noon Feb. 24 in the council chambers, 13230 Penn St. All residents are encouraged to attend, as public comments will be considered by the council. The session will also be televised on Charter Communications Cable Channel 6 and will be repeated throughout the week. The public is also welcomed to submit comments about the plan in writing and can view the plan at the Community Development Department counter, where they can also buy a copy for $5. It can also be viewed at the Whittier Public Library or online at www.insidewhittier.com. For more information, call (562) 464-3380. Diners tapped to aid school band WHITTIER – Residents can help raise funds for the California High School band and color guard by eating breakfast, lunch or dinner at La Casita Olvera Mexican restaurant, 16435 Whittier Blvd., during Valentine’s week through Feb. 18. Diners can ask that 20 percent of their bill be donated to the band and color guard. Alcoholic beverage purchases are excluded. Simply notify the waiter or waitress that you wish to donate. Patrons of Rockie’s Frozen Yogurt, 14748 Whittier Blvd., also can request that 10 percent of their bills be donated to the band and color guard, anytime during this month. For more information, call (562) 945-6492. La Mirada honors golden years LA MIRADA – The city honors residents celebrating 50th, 60th or 70th wedding anniversaries this year with special presentations made at City Council meetings. The council similarly honors residents turning 80, 90 and 100 this year. To be honored, you must live in La Mirada. For more information, call (562) 902-3160. – From staff reports160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set!last_img read more