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“Hot Prowl Burglaries” on the Rise

“Hot Prowl Burglaries” on the Rise

| September 22, 2017 | 0 Comments

A recent series of “hot prowl burglaries” promoted local security firm SSA to send out a crime alert to clients that SSA shared with the Buzz. A “hot prowl burglary” is a law enforcement term used to describe when a burglar enters a dwelling when the residents are home. The recent hot prowl burglaries have […]

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Prowler Cases Dunsmuir Block, Cuts Power to One House

Prowler Cases Dunsmuir Block, Cuts Power to One House

| August 30, 2017 | 0 Comments

We’ve been hearing about a lot of vehicle thefts, thefts from vehicles and residential burglaries in our general area this summer (overall crime is up about 12% over last year), but in the early morning hours of August 23, there was an incident on the 1000 block of S. Dunsmuir that was a bit more […]

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More on Citrus Avenue Shooting

More on Citrus Avenue Shooting

| August 25, 2017 | 0 Comments

Police now believe one of the suspects in the home invasion robbery and shooting that occurred on Wednesday morning in the 1100 block of South Citrus in the Longwood Highlands neighborhood knew the victim, according to Senior Lead Officer Hebel Rodriquez, who briefed the Buzz late Thursday afternoon. The police are searching for four African American […]

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Police Respond to Morning Shooting on S. Citrus Ave.

Police Respond to Morning Shooting on S. Citrus Ave.

| August 23, 2017 | 3 Comments

Shortly before 8:00 this morning, police and fire crews responded to a call of a home invasion and shooting at 1130 S. Citrus Ave. (south of Olympic, between Edgewood and 12th St.).  According to NBC4 News, two men and a woman were being sought in the incident, and the shooting victim was in serious condition. No […]

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Air Bag Thefts…and Other Crime News

Air Bag Thefts…and Other Crime News

| August 12, 2017 | 1 Comment

LAPD Olympic Division Senior Lead Officer Joseph Pelayo sent out a warning this week about thefts of air bags from local vehicles, parked both on the street and in apartment building garages.  As noted in the flier below, the thieves have targeted a variety of vehicles, and smashed windows to get at the airbags.  If […]

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LAPD Olympic Division Offering Community Police Academy

LAPD Olympic Division Offering Community Police Academy

| August 3, 2017 | 0 Comments

LAPD’s Olympic Division will be sending 10 local residents to the next Community Police Academy, starting next Wednesday, August 9.  The ten-week academy is designed to give community members an overview of the Los Angeles Police Department’s policies and procedures. (The curriculum and teaching methods are similar to the traditional law enforcement academy, but the […]

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