Saturday 18th November 2017,

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Bad Ass Asians

Inspector Herb Lee Dedicated Career to Straightening Out Chinatown Gang Kids

posted by Randall

By Christopher Chow

I remember Herb Lee, Inspector Herb Lee of the San Francisco Police Department, the first Chinese American policeman in the City.  That’s how I knew him, as Insp. Herb Lee.  I met him when I was making the documentary  Under Their Ancestors Shadows.  I was a reporter … Read more

Asian Americans

50 Arrested in Sacramento Crime Spree Against Asians

posted by Randall

Sacramento Crime Spree3Police announced the arrests of 50 people in a crime spree against Asian Americans that has gone on for at least two years.

The Sacramento Bee reports the announcement was made during a community forum organized by police to allay fears in the community.

The number arrested is more than two times the 20 arrests … Read more

Asian Americans

Criminals Targeting Asian Americans in Two California Cities

posted by Randall
Lawrence Carter suspect vehicle

San Jose Police released this photo of the suspect’s video

Police in San Jose have arrested a suspect accused of targeting East Indians and Asian women; while in Sacramento authorities have scheduled a community meeting to discuss a spike in crimes against Asian Americans.

Lawrence Carter has been booked on three counts of robbery, two … Read more

Chinese American

Suspect Arrested in Unprovoked Attacks on Asian Women

posted by Randall

Agustin GarciaA teenager has been arrested in a series of what police are calling “brutal assaults” against Asian women in San Francisco, reports Hoodline.
The suspect has been identified as Agustin Garcia, 19. He is said to live in the Bayview area where the assaults occurred.
KRON-TV reports that in once incident … Read more


Aug 21, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Guilty Plea in Baseball Bat Beating Death of Chinese Student

Guilty Plea in Baseball Bat Beating Death of Chinese Student

posted by Randall

Xinran JiA 22-year-old man is facing a sentence of 15 years to life in prison after pleading guilty Friday to second degree murder in the beating death of a University of Southern California student, reports KABC.

Sentencing for Jonathan Del Carmen is scheduled for November 3 in Los Angeles Superior Court.

Xinran Ji stumbled to … Read more

Chinese American

Aug 6, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Daytime Robberies in Houston Chinatown Alarm Community

Daytime Robberies in Houston Chinatown Alarm Community

posted by Randall

Houston Chinatown Robberies
Hundreds of people from Chinatown in Houston attended a police forum Saturday to address the recent brazen robberies hitting their community.
Video surveillance has captured criminals following residents from banks and ATMs and then jumping them from behind as they get into their cars.
Others have been robbed as they attempted to … Read more

Southeast Asian American

Hmong American Teen Convicted of Murder Withdraws Retrial Request

posted by Brittney Le

Wisconsin Hmong American teen Dylan Yang, who was convicted in the murder of another teen, has decided to withdraw a motion for a retrial, reports NBC News.

Yang, 17, was convicted of first-degree reckless homicide for fatally stabbing 13-year-old Isaiah Powell in 2015. Yang’s current attorney, Harry Hertel, filed a motion for a new … Read more

Asian Americans

May 3, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Prosecutors: Man in New York Screams “White Power” as He Attacks Asian Man

Prosecutors: Man in New York Screams “White Power” as He Attacks Asian Man

posted by Randall

NYPDA man in New York City is being charged with a hate crime after witnesses report he screamed “We are White power” while beating an Asian man, reports the New York Daily News.

48-year-old Steven Zatorski is accused of kicking a 30-year-old male victim and beating him on his head and face on Third … Read more

Chinese American

Apr 27, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Double Murder at Suspected Pot Grow May be Linked to Crimes against Asian Americans

Double Murder at Suspected Pot Grow May be Linked to Crimes against Asian Americans

posted by Randall

Sacramento Pot House MurdersThe double murder at what police believe was a marijuana house may be connected to the ongoing rash of crimes against Asian Americans in South Sacramento in California.
Fox 40  reports the two victims are suspected of trying to rob the home in a home invasion at 4 a.m. Sunday.
Sean Huang has … Read more

Chinese American

Jan 1, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Five Arrested in LA Chinatown Crime Spree

Five Arrested in LA Chinatown Crime Spree

posted by Randall
Los Angeles Chinatown

Los Angeles Chinatown

Four teenage girls and one teen boy are under arrest after a series of robberies targeting many elderly victims in Los Angeles Chinatown.

The LA Times reports the incidents happened over a five week period from mid-November until Christmas.

Police in Los Angeles say there are at least eight victims, including some … Read more


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