El Camino College The Union

Police Beat Nov. 11 to Nov. 17

By Omar Rashad

November 25, 2019

Wednesday, Nov. 13, at 10:16 a.m. A fire alarm was triggered after a cardboard box caught on fire inside a car due to a welding spark at the Center for Applied Technology Building. Campus police extinguished the fire. Wednesday,...

Police Beat June 3 to 9

By Fernando Haro

August 28, 2019

Monday, June 3, at 10 a.m.A student threatened a cosmetology faculty member in the Industry Technology Education Center (ITEC) and left the area.Monday, June 3, at 11:30 a.m.A man with a blood sugar emergency drove into the n...

Judge is a no-show at preliminary hearing for former student accused of threatening to kill a professor

By Phil Sidavong

May 13, 2016

Just about everyone was there: the district attorney walked in, the court clerk was at her desk, the bailiffs were sitting in their chairs, the defense attorney from Monterey, California was there and the defendant and his fa...

Judge grants defense time to submit psychologist report for former student accused of threatening to kill professor

By Phil Sidavong

May 3, 2016

A Torrance judge gave the defense attorney, of the former student who allegedly threatened to kill his teacher, time to submit a psychologist's report in court on May 2, Deputy District Attorney Alexander Bott said.Dashiell Porter, 2...

‘Massacre-threat trial’ stalls due to issues with scheduling

By Phil Sidavong

September 29, 2015

The trial for the former El Camino student accused of threatening to massacre the campus was postponed until Monday morning, Torrance District Attorney Patrick O'Crowley said.The 35-year old James Lemus, former student, threatene...

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