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    Council Member Sepi Shyne’s Alleged Stalker was Arrested Again by BHPD

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    Kaleb Daniel Simon, a man against whom The City of West Hollywood and West Hollywood Council Member Sepi Shyne filed a workplace violence restraining order, was arrested in Beverly Hills on January 26, 2023, by the Beverly Hills Police Department for a misdemeanor offense.

    Details regarding his arrest are not limited, but booking number 6739705 describes Simon as a 37-year-old black male, standing at 5’11” and weighing 150 lbs, with black hair and brown eyes.

    The City of West Hollywood, along with Mayor Sepi Shyne, filed a workplace violence restraining order against Mr. Simon on December 15, 2023, with the Los Angeles County Superior Courts at the Stanley Mosk Courthouse in Los Angeles. The case status is Pending.

    Under California law (Code Civ. Proc., § 527.8), courts can issue orders to protect an employee from experiencing unlawful violence or credible threats of violence in the workplace. The court can order a person not to:

    • Harass or threaten the employee;
    • Contact or go near the employee; and
    • Possess any firearms (guns), firearm parts, or ammunition. This includes firearm receivers and frames, and any item that may be used as or easily turned into a receiver or frame (see Penal Code section 16531).

    The details and incidents leading to the request for a restraining order are not yet known. For legal reasons, the City is not allowed to disclose whether the restraining order is connected to a medical emergency Mayor Shyne experienced at a regular West Hollywood City Council meeting on Monday, October 2, 2023. The mayor was taken to Cedars Sinai Hospital after experiencing chest pains. It was later determined that she suffered from a severe panic attack.

    Furthermore, it is not yet clear if the security enhancements at the past four recent council meetings in the last two months are linked to the request for this restraining order.

    Mr. Simon was also arrested by Beverly Hills police on October 30, 2022, for trespassing: occupying property without consent. In both arrests, he was booked and released.

    Mayor Sepi Shyne has declined to comment as this is an ongoing investigation.


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    Paulo Murillo
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    Paulo Murillo is Editor in Chief and Publisher of WEHO TIMES. He brings over 20 years of experience as a columnist, reporter, and photo journalist. Murillo began his professional writing career as the author of “Love Ya, Mean It,” an irreverent and sometimes controversial West Hollywood lifestyle column for FAB! newspaper. His work has appeared in numerous print and online publications, which include the “Hot Topic” column in Frontiers magazine, where he covered breaking news and local events in West Hollywood. He can be reached at [email protected]


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    Cy Husain
    Cy Husain
    5 months ago

    Wow this guy must be really bad❗ Consider that Sepi Shyne has known me for a number of years without taking out a restraining order.

    Reply to  Cy Husain
    5 months ago

    It’s actually good to get some additional info on the guy. The whole scenario has been incredibly mysterious.

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