Mountain man on the run

Major crimes a hallmark of 2018


The November mass shooting in Thousand Oaks capped a year in which residents endured a multitude of crimes not normally associated with the region.

Locals were shocked to learn June 22 that an Irvine father of two had been the victim of a murder at Malibu Creek State Park campground. Tristan Beaudette, 35, was sleeping in a tent with his daughters, ages 2 and 4, when he was shot and killed in the early morning hours.

In the following weeks, numerous people came forward with reports of ...

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