Tag: Crime

“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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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 Wilshire Division Announces Arrests of Theft from Motor Vehicle Suspects

LAPD Wilshire Division Announces Arrests of Theft from Motor Vehicle Suspects

| July 29, 2017 | 0 Comments

In a message to local communities yesterday, LAPD extended its thanks to sharp-eyed residents whose help led to the arrest of four juvenile burglary-from-motor-vehicle suspects: “In the first incident, Wilshire patrol officers detained and cited three juveniles near the area of Oakwood and Spaulding Avenues at approximately 2:45 a.m. on July 26, 2017. In the second, […]

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Distracted Walking Puts Us at Risk

Distracted Walking Puts Us at Risk

| July 25, 2017 | 0 Comments

The Operations – West Bureau of the Los Angeles Police Department recently sent out a community flyer urging citizens to “look up – phone down” when walking. It makes sense that you should watch where you are going but apparently distracted walking is becoming a public safety issue, just like texting while driving. (Hopefully, you […]

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