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Wife defends police officer arrested for domestic violence

Police officer Gilbert Lorenzo was arrested last Tuesday over an alleged incident of domestic violence against his wife. He was later suspended from the San Diego Police Department (SDPD) Northern Division without pay, according to an online report dated Thursday, April 24. However, Gilbert Lorenzo’s wife, Tanya Lorenzo, rejected the accusation and defended him online. […]

‘Millionaire Matchmaker’ contestant arrested over domestic violence charges

A reality TV contestant who appeared on an episode of ‘Millionaire Matchmaker’ was recently released after posting bail on charges of domestic violence and felony vandalism, an online report stated Thursday, April 3. According to the report, the police arrested Stephanie Costa at her home in Clovis on Wednesday due to an accusation that she […]

Tulare chief of police arrested over alleged domestic violence charges

Tulare Police Chief Jerry Breckinridge was taken into custody and released on $50,000 bail over allegations of domestic violence, according to a news report published on Tuesday, March 18. According to the report, the California Highway Patrol received a report from Breckinridge’s girlfriend, claiming he had committed domestic violence. The California Highway Patrol then forwarded […]

Former CA lawmaker under arrest for domestic violence and child endangerment charges

Former Fullerton Mayor and North Orange County Representative Chris Norby was put under arrest over allegations of child endangerment and domestic violence, an online report stated Thursday, March 13. Authorities said the 64-year old former assemblyman was released on a bond of $10,000. No further information has been revealed regarding his arrest Wednesday night. In […]

Rapper pays bail after domestic violence arrest

Hip hop sensation Young Jeezy paid a bail of $45,000 after turning himself into the police on a warrant issued against him by a grand jury, the Huffington Post reported Tuesday, January 7. According to the report, court documents gathered by an online celebrity website revealed 36-year-old Young Jeezy has been accused of domestic violence for beating […]

New law seeks to help abuse survivors move more easily

An online report published by the Southern California Public Radio on December 26 stated that a new law in California will come into force next year to help victims of domestic abuse escape violence. The law, which will go into effect on January 1, aims to help domestic abuse victims more easily get out of […]

Court dismisses charges against “127 Hours” hiker Aron Ralston

Charges of domestic violence that had been filed against 127 Hours hiker Aron Ralston were dismissed Monday, December 9 after the judge approved the dismissal plea issued by the city attorney’s office. Ralston and his girlfriend Vita Shannon accused one another of domestic violence after a heated argument regarding Ralston’s other child. The arrest affidavit […]

George Zimmerman faces battery charges

On Monday, November 18, George Zimmerman was charged with aggravated assault, battery, and criminal mischief for allegedly threatening the life of his girlfriend, Samantha Scheibe. Scheibe recorded the exchange by calling 911. According to Scheibe’s accounts, Zimmerman allegedly took a shotgun out of its case and pointed it at her after an argument escalated. Despite […]

SoHum man to face 8 years of prison over charges of domestic violence and rape

Paul Lee Hermes, 51, from Southern Humboldt pleaded guilty to charges of domestic violence and sexual assault on Wednesday, November 6 at the Humboldt superior court. Hermes will face up to eight years in prison when sentenced on November 13 after he pleaded guilty to charges of spousal rape, sexual penetration by a foreign object, […]

Ex-NFL player Reggie Rogers pleads ‘not guilty’ to domestic violence charge

Former University of Washington football player and first-round NFL draft pick Reggie Rogers pleaded not guilty to a domestic violence assault charge involving his wife in the Seattle Municipal Court on October 9. According to a KIRO report, Rogers was arrested at his home on October 7 after his wife told the police that they […]