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Riverside couple accused of abusing their kids and hosting a homemade strip club

Riverside Sheriff's Dept.

LaQuron Lacy and Gregory Lacy are being accused of running a strip club in their home.

A Riverside County couple who allegedly converted the ground floor of their Perris home into a makeshift strip club are also being accused of child abuse

Investigators questioned Gregory Lacy, 60, and LaQuron Lacy, 43, in July after 46-year-old Calvin Lynch was shot and killed in their front yard. While no arrests have yet been made in connection with the murder, when sheriff's deputies entered the home they found five Ecstasy pills on the kitchen counter and what appeared to be the makings of the strip club, according to the Associated Press.

Although the "love drug" was found in the home, the Lacy's were arrested on child abuse charges after they allegedly abused several of their seven young adopted children all under 11-years old.

The Press-Enterprise reports that at least four of the children claimed Mr. Lacy hit them with belts and a metal cane that caused injuries and scarring, and 6-year-old child the man had threatened them with a Taser.


Woman crossing street in Riverside struck and killed by police vehicle

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A Riverside Police cruiser

A 57-year-old woman crossing a street in Riverside was struck and killed Sunday morning by a marked police vehicle, authorities said.

Isabel Pablo was hit in the intersection of Madison Street and Emerald Street at about 7:45 a.m. Sunday, according to a report by the Riverside County Coroner’s Office.

She was transported to Riverside Community Hospital, where she was listed in serious condition, NBC reports. She died that evening, about 12 hours after being struck.

According to a statement issued by the Riverside Police Department, the car was being driven by an on-duty police officer heading north on Madison. The statement also suggests that Pablo was jaywalking when she was hit.

“As the officer approached the intersection at Emerald Street, a female pedestrian attempted to cross, walking west from the east roadway edge of Madison Street,” the statement reads. “The patrol unit collided with the pedestrian, as she walked briskly outside of the crosswalk.”


Man urinating in bushes fires gun at complaining neighbor

City of Hemet

Hemet's official seal. The Riverside County city is home to 78,657 residents.

Charles Michael Bourdon was minding his own business, allegedly doing some business Thursday in a bush in Hemet when a neighbor objected to the nature of the business.

21-year-old Bourdon was apparently urinating on the foilage, according to The Riverside Press-Enterprise.

As the neighbor complained, Bourdon reached into his pocket, pulled out a .25 pistol, and allegedly relieved the weapon of several bullets into the neighbor's apartment building.

Police were summoned, Bourdon tossed the firearm into (hopefully different) bushes, and was eventually apprehended. He is now being charged with attempted murder and assault with a deadly weapon.

Bourdon is no stranger to the long arm of the law. Police discovered that Bourdon had an existing warrant for resisting arrest and battery on a police officer. He is being held on $1 million bail.