Listen: Andrew Mattie Gerrad, Craigslist And Heroin discussed on KNX Afternoon News with Mike Simpson and Chris Sedens
"County sheriff's highway enforcement team. That's dumped thousands of innocent Latino drivers stretch of the five freeway had been suspended. We're gonna evaluate it. Further department. Spokeswoman Nicole Nishida says the domestic highway enforcement team is suspended until further notice. But its members remain on duty and LA times investigation found the team and its searched for drugs and other contraband appeared to target Latino drivers for stops. And searches the county's inspector general recently told the department's civilian overseers the team violated drivers constitutional rights. The team was suspended the following day. We're currently complying with the office of inspector general's audit on the team sheet us says the department is doing its own internal audit which includes reviewing procedures and protocols. Claudia pets cuta KNX ten seventy NewsRadio highway enforcement team confiscated thirty five hundred. Pounds of drugs and rescued six victims of human trafficking, deputies all the team tonight, racial, profiling insisting they base their stops on how person was driving and other impartial factors. A Hollywood man is facing charges for selling opioid Fenton all on Craigslist that resulted in a man's death. Prosecutors say the twenty five year old drug dealer didn't have the heroin that is victim was looking for earlier this year. So instead, he sold him sentinel through a roofing tar ad on Craigslist. The gesture to give the victim drug exponentially more powerful than heroin and check in with the victim. The following day to ask how he was doing only hours before the victim ultimately died sentinel overdose. Assistant US attorney Benjamin Barron says it wasn't easy for investigators to track down Andrew Mattie gerrad, tried to use very sophisticated measures to protect themselves like third party, Texas, chic services, and then corruption and things along those lines alternately the clues was still there that linked him to the crime. Mattie is set to be arraigned on the charges later this month. He faces a mandatory minimum sentence of twenty years. If convicted Karen Adams Canucks, ten seventy NewsRadio.."