Arrest bulletin issued for slaying suspect

first_imgWHITTIER — The Sheriff’s Department on Thursday issued a special bulletin for the arrest of murder suspect Michael Henry Jaimez, 25, of Santa Fe Springs in the Aug. 25 shooting death of Aron Adagio of Downey. A flier issued by the department describes Jaimez as a known gang member who sometimes uses the names “Trouble” and “Flaco.” Authorities believe he is still in the Whittier/Santa Fe Springs area and knows he is wanted by the law. Adagio was shoot to death just outside a 7-Eleven store in Pico Rivera. Two other suspects in the shooting are in custody. Man guilty of arson, murder in wife’s death WHITTIER –A Whittier man has been convicted of first-degree murder for setting his wife on fire during a fight at the couple’s home last year. AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MOREWalnut’s Malik Khouzam voted Southern California Boys Athlete of the Week A Norwalk Superior Court jury Tuesday convicted Steve Pedroza after an eight-day trail. He was found guilty of murder and arson, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office said On June 20, 2004, Pedroza and his wife, Teresa Rodriguez, fought because he had gone out drinking with friends to a nightclub in Bellflower. At one point, Rodriguez got a can of gasoline, intending to pour it over Pedroza’s tools, said Whittier Police Department spokesman Officer Alan dela Pena. The couple struggled, and in doing so, got gasoline on their clothes. Pedroza then lighted a paper from the kitchen stove and threw it at Rodriguez, who received burns over 75 percent of her body. She died July 1 this year. Hospital’s pediatric unit to reopen NORWALK — Norwalk Community Hospital, 13222 Bloomfield Avenue, will celebrate the reopening of its pediatric unit with a ribbon-cutting ceremony from noon to 3 p.m. Tuesday. They ceremony will include lunch, presentations to welcome new doctors and raffles. For more information, call (562) 863-4763. Candyland scheduled Monday at Biola LA MIRADA — Biola University students will for the eighth year in a row hold Candyland, a free event for families in the community, from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Monday in the Alpha Chi Residence Hall on the campus, 1380 Biola Ave. Enter at the Biola entrance off La Mirada Boulevard. The event, which features candy, games, prizes, movies and a gigantic bounce house, is the schools’ and students’ way of providing a safe alternative to trick-or-treating for local children. For more information, call (562) 777-4061. La Leche plans informational meeting WHITTIER — La Leche League of Whittier will hold an information meeting for mothers and mothers-to-be who want to learn more about breast feeding. The meeting will be held at 9:45 p.m. Nov. 8 at St. Andrew’s Lutheran Church, 11345 Miller Road. For more information, call (562) 448-9226. Hospital’s mobile unit to offer flu shots LA MIRADA — Presbyterian Intercommunity Hospital’s mobile health clinic, Care Force One, will offer a limited amount of flu shots to persons in high-risk groups from 9 to 11 a.m. Nov. 14 at the La Mirada Activity Center, 13810 La Mirada Blvd. People eligible are seniors 65 or older and those with chronic diseases. Shots will be given on a first-come, first-served basis. For more information, call (562) 902-3160 or visit www.cityoflamirada.org. Halloween event for families planned WHITTIER — United Friends of the Children Pathways Transitional Living Program will host a Halloween bash for Whittier families from 4 to 6 p.m. Monday at 13939 Coteau Drove. Free food, games, prizes, face-painting and a safe environment for children will be offered. For more information, call (310) 566-2285. 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