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Agua Dulce Man, LAPD Detective Supervisor Seeks Sheriff’s Office

Agua Dulce Man, LAPD Detective Supervisor Seeks Sheriff's Office

Agua Dulce resident Lou Vince, a detective supervisor with the Los Angeles Police Department, is running for sheriff to bring “a broader perspective” to the Sheriff’s Department, he said Thursday. “I see the office of the sheriff as a leader in the criminal justice system,” Vince said, adding that the office of Sheriff provides the opportunity to go beyond just finding the best ways tomake arrests, which is the focus of the LAPD. “I want to improve outcomes for people, instead of finding new and better ways to put them in jail, which is what cops are in the business of,” Vince said, “and improving the county as a whole.”

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UPDATE: Santa Clarita City Council Candidate Faces Complaint Over Pharmacy

UPDATE: Santa Clarita City Council Candidate Faces Complaint Over Pharmacy

Santa Clarita City Council candidate Moazzem Chowdhury was listed in a complaint against a Lancaster pharmacy, one of four he owns. A complaint filed in November against Santa Clarita Valley pharmacist and Santa Clarita City Council candidate Moazzem Chowdhury of Desert Drugs cites three causes for discipline from 2010 actions, as part of an active investigation. The alleged causes for discipline stem from accusations from an inspector who noted Desert Drugs did not properly shred patient information before disposal, dispensed prescriptions for Schedule II narcotics without physician verification and a lack of accurate records from a business-to-business narcotics purchase.

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