Updated at the bottom with the juicy, 143-page criminal complaint against three allegedly "freewheeling" city scumbags.
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[Editor's note: Weekly scribe Jeff Weiss's column, "Bizarre Ride," appears on West Coast Sound every Wednesday. His archives are available here.]
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Sam SlovickGizmo"They call me Gizmo, I'm trying to go fuck somebody up," the man says with the manufactured intensity of someone who has been locked up 10 of his 27 years. He is 5 feet 6, 170 pounds, bald, buff and gangster-tense.
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USGS(UPDATED) A 4.4 shaker woke up the Los Angeles region about 4:04 a.m. Tuesday. The epicenter was about one mile east-northeast of Pico Rivera (map), according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
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