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Headlines: Former Mongols Leader Accused of Being Informant For The Feds; U.S. Marine Gets 16 Years For Heading Drug Cartel

9:51 AM PDT on June 6, 2022

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—The former leader of The Mongols Motorcycle Club is being accused internally of providing information on the organization as a federal informant. [New York Times]

—35-year-old Ashkan Amirsoleymani was arrested on Friday night under suspicion of stabbing two nurses and a doctor at Encino Hospital Medical Center. [LAT]

—Dr. Jay Goldberg, a specialist in obstetrics and gynecology at Cedar-Sinai's Beverly Hills facility, was found dead from a heart attack in an L.A. park where he was believed to be hiking. [Yahoo!]

—A veteran L.A.P.D. officer was sentenced to six months in jail after he plead guilty to the theft of a pickup truck from a dealership in the City of Orange. [EBT]

—A look into Southern California's all women-led custom car clubs. [LAist]

—Fearing a "flop," President Biden is trying to sway Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador to attend the Summit of the Americas in Los Angeles this week, despite threats to boycott the events due to Cuba, Venezuela and Nicaragua being intentionally left out. [AP]

—Angel Dominguez Ramirez Jr., a former U.S. Marine, has been sentenced to 16 years in prison for his role in leading drug trafficking cell El Seguimiento 39, which worked with numerous Mexican cartels of note. [LAT]

—Alejandrina Gisselle Guzmán Salaza, the daughter of El Chapo, has made a name for herself for, among other things, embracing his notoriety and launching a “El Chapo 701" fashion line, named for the imprisoned drug lord's one-time ranking on the Forbes list of global billionaires. [ATI]

—Metro rides are free this Tuesday. So you can make sure to get out and vote. [LA Metro]

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