From the Desk of Senior Lead Officer Art Gallegos - Basic Car 7A1 - Published May 22, 2013
The following crime trends are from 05/12/13-05/18/13 which included a total of 11 reported crimes.
800 Block of N. Poinsettia Place on 05/18/13 at approx 2:25 p.m. Suspected entered Victim's residence while he was at yard sale and removed cell phone.
Burgalry from Motor Vehicle:
900 Block N. La Cienega Blvd between the dates of 05/12/13-05/13/13 and hours of 10:00 p.m.-7:30 a.m. Suspect forced door open and removed property.
800 Block N. Spaulding between the dates of 05/17/13-05/18/13 and hours of 5:30 p.m.-6:45 a.m. Suspect entered UNLOCKED vehicle and removed property.
7300 Waring Ave on 05/17/13 between the hours of 1:30 p.m.-2:45 p.m. Suspect smashed the rear window and of vehicle and removed property.
700 Block of N. Vista Ave on 05/13/13 and hours of 3:30 p.m.-4:00 p.m. Suspect used an unknown hard object to smash the vehicle window and removed property from vehicle.
* The five remaining crime were thefts. I will also be on vaction beginning 05/23/13 and returning 06/03/13. If you happen to have any concerns or issues in the area please notify Senior Lead Officer Ruben Gonzales at (213)793-0715 or e-mail him at email@example.com
Have a Great Memorial Weekend! And Be Safe!
Senior Lead Officer
Melrose Action Neighborhood Watch is your crime watch organization for your area. Our boundaries are west from La Cienega Bl. to La Brea Bl. and from Beverly Bl. north to the West Hollywood City limit.
Meetings are generally held every three months and a community meeting is conducted annually. Meetings are usually held at the community room at Poinsettia Park Recreation Center.
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7/5/2012 @ approx. 10 PM - Armed Street Robbery Reported - Alta Vista Blvd. between Waring and Willoughby - suspect male blk 5'8" 180 30-35yo blk hoodie. Any information - please call LAPD Wilshire detectives at (213) 922-8205
7/4/2012 - Copper Wire Theft reported - Vista/Waring - Street Lights Out - If you saw anyone tampering with city street lighting equipment on either street, call LAPD Wilshire Detectives at (213) 922-8205. If you see suspicious activity around street lighting equipment happening, call 9-1-1.
UPDATE: LA Street Lighting Crews repaired and replaced most of the stolen copper wiring. Most lights will return to service tonight
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