July 20, 2024 The Best Source of News, Culture, Lifestyle for Culver City, Mar Vista, Del Rey, Palms and West Los Angeles

LAPD West Los Angeles Division Reports 19.8 Percent Decline In Crime

Westside Today latest police news. Thinkstock
Westside Today latest police news. Thinkstock

The West Los Angeles division of the Los Angeles Police Department said its year-to-date crime is down 19.8 percent from last year for  “Part I” crimes.

The West LA division said it is now number seven in the City of Los Angeles for total “Part I” crime reduction out of the 21 LAPD City divisions.

“Part I” crimes are classified as homicides, rapes, burglaries, aggravated assaults, robberies, and thefts (personal and auto).

West LA Division senior lead officer Maria Gray (Brentwood area) said its division continued to ask for the community’s help in reducing current growing areas of concern. She said these included the number of construction site burglaries and bike thefts.

“As always… lock it, hide it or lose it when leaving items behind in your parked car,” Gray said. “I really don’t want to see any more reports of purses or computers left behind in cars. Remind your friends, kids, parents, neighbors, visitors, and yourself. As evident by some of the reports, it only takes a few minutes for your items to be gone forever.”

Here is the West Los Angeles crime reports from Feb. 4 to Feb. 24.

Burglaries

— 11600 Chenault

On Feb. 6 at 10:25 pm, suspect forced entry into apartment building parking structure.  As he removed bicycles he was apprehended by building occupants and held for officers.

— 11800 Wilshire (commercial)

On Feb. 8 at 12:15 pm, unknown suspect(s) suspects entered business via unlocked rear door, pried office door, and removed cash from unlocked safe.

— 11600 San Vicente Boulevard (commercial)

On Feb. 8 at 11:30 am, unknown suspect(s) pried front office door and went through office drawers. No property taken.

— 600 Elkins Road

Between Feb. 15 at 2 pm and Feb. 19 at 2 pm, unknown suspect(s) removed two televisions from otherwise vacant residence (in escrow). No forced entry.

100 N. Bowling Green

On Feb. 19 between 9:30 am and 3:30 pm, unknown suspect(s) pried the residence rear window and removed jewelry.

— 500 Moreno Avenue (construction site)

Between Feb. 19 at 1:10 pm and Feb. 20 at 6:40 am, unknown suspect(s) pried open the side garage door, torched open the tool shed and took the victim’s MAC desktop computer and his construction tools.

 Grand Theft Auto

— 11600 Montana

On Feb. 3 between 6:30 pm and 9:40 am on Feb. 4, while parked in a sub-garage, a 2003 Lexus LS430 was stolen.

Burglary and/or theft from Motor Vehicle                            

— 11900 Goshen Avenue

On Feb. 5 between 5 pm and 9:55 pm, an attempt was made to pry the door. No property taken. Purse was in plain view.

— 11700 Goshen Avenue

On Feb. 5 between 6 pm and 8 pm, while parked in a carport, door pried, camera, I-pod, and radio stolen.

— 11800 Dorothy Avenue

On Feb. 6 between 8 am and 6 pm, two vehicle license plates stolen.

— 100 Saltair

On Feb. 6, between 4 pm and 10:45 am, while parked on the street, watches and pocket knife stolen.

— 100 Westgate

On Feb. 6 between 4:45 pm and 11:15 am, while parked on the street, door pried and bags, keys and dishes stolen.

–11900 Montana

On Feb. 7 between 10:30 pm and 3 pm, while parked in a sub-garage, window smashed and briefcase and laptop computer stolen.

–1600 Casale

On Feb. 13 between 11:20 am and 11:25 am, while parked on the street, I-phone and checkbook stolen.

— 12000 Coyne

On Feb. 14 at approximately 12:45 pm, while parked on the street, a lawnmower was stolen.

— 500 Barrington

On Feb. 16 between 4 pm and 10 am, while parked in a sub-garage, a television was stolen.

— 1200 Chalon Road

On Feb. 18 between 3:20 pm and 4 pm, while parked in a parking lot, window smashed, laptop, I-pad, jewelry, shoes stolen.

Grand Theft & Petty Theft

— 900 Granville Avenue (residence)

On Feb. 4, a bike stolen valued at $2,000.

— 1100 S. Barrington Avenue (business)

On Feb. 5, contractor was within business after which I-Pod valued at $300 reported stolen.

— 11600 Goshen Avenue

On Feb. 7, victim left bike unsecured in a secured parking garage. Unknown suspect(s) took bike valued at $150.

— 400 S. Barrington Avenue (residence)

On Feb. 9 a contractor was within residence after which earrings valued at $2,000 which were on nightstand were reported stolen.

— 12200 Dunoon Lane (residence)

Between Nov. 1, 2013 and Feb. 10, 2014, unknown suspect (possibly a caregiver) took property from elderly victim’s residence. Money and Jewelry valued at $4,100.

–11900 Kiowa Avenue (business)

On Feb. 12, victim had ordered two lamps on line and had them delivered. UPS stated they dropped the package off at the front door. The victim went to the location and discovered the items missing. No suspects seen. Lamps valued at $80.

— 500 S. Barrington (residence)

On Feb. 12 between 8 am and 4 pm, unknown suspect(s) removed victim’s gate motor valued at $3000.

— 11700 San Vicente (business)

Between Feb. 13 at 12:30 pm and Feb. 14 at 7 am, unknown suspect(s) took unattended wallet from counter, loss valued at $56.

— 1100 Barry Ave (residence)

Between Feb. 19 and Feb. 20, an unknown suspect(s) removed the victim’s bike from their apartment garage valued at $1,000.

Related Posts

Cinespia Announces Additional Special Screenings at Hollywood Forever Cemetery

July 19, 2024

July 19, 2024

Featuring Tributes to Paul Reubens and Shelly Duvall and Annual Screenings Cinespia, the popular cinematic experience presented by Amazon MGM...

Michelle Bisnoff Arrested for $2 Million Investor Fraud Scheme

July 19, 2024

July 19, 2024

CEO of ESOS Rings Faces Securities and Wire Fraud Charges A Boca Raton woman was arrested today on charges of...

Felony Battery Suspect Arrested in South Brentwood Sexual Assault on July 16

July 18, 2024

July 18, 2024

26-Year-Old Taken Into Custody After Assault on Gretna Green Way Detectives from the Los Angeles Police Department’s West Los Angeles...

Culver City Opens Nomination Period for City Council Candidates This Week

July 18, 2024

July 18, 2024

Residents Invited to File Nomination Papers from July 15 to August 8  The nomination period for Culver City’s City Council...

(Video) Only One More Saturday Pop Up of Pa’s Biscuitisserie at Cardinale du Vin Left!

July 18, 2024

July 18, 2024

From 9 am to 2 pm, the best biscuits: their tribute to Red Lobster’s Cheddar Bay biscuits and the best...

(Video) Cold Brew Lou Celebrates Three Years at the Motor Avenue Farmers Market With New Coffee Drinks

July 17, 2024

July 17, 2024

Stay cool with Cold Brew Lou’s new creations, orange you curious? Check them out. @culvercitywlanews Cold Brew Lou Celebrates Three...

Danny Boy’s Famous Original’s New Location Now Open in Westwood Village

July 17, 2024

July 17, 2024

Acclaimed Chef Daniel Holzman Brings New York-Style Pizza to Westwood Daniel Holzman, celebrated chef and industry veteran, will open the...

New Restaurant Alert: All Roads Pinseria + Enoteca to Open in Brentwood on July 26

July 17, 2024

July 17, 2024

Roman-Style Eatery Boasts Unique Pinsa and Italian Specialties, Italian Wines Exciting news for the Westside: All Roads Pinseria + Enoteca,...

String of Car Burglaries Reported in Culver City Early Sunday, July 14

July 17, 2024

July 17, 2024

Residents Urged to Check Security Footage and Take Precautions A series of car burglaries occurred in Culver City early Sunday,...

Sexual Assault Reported in South Brentwood, Suspect at Large

July 16, 2024

July 16, 2024

LAPD Confirms Incident, Community Seeks Help to Identify Man A post on Nextdoor this evening reported the shocking news that...

Elon Musk Plans to Move Twitter and SpaceX HQs Out of California

July 16, 2024

July 16, 2024

Move Follows SAFETY Act Being Signed Into Law by Governor  Elon Musk, billionaire and CEO of Twitter, Space X, and...

Judge Issues Final Ruling in Favor of Barrington Plaza Tenants Association

July 16, 2024

July 16, 2024

Decision against Landlord Finds Intent Does Not Meet Ellis Act Standards The final ruling in the case of the Barrington...

Governor Signs Landmark SAFETY Act to Shield LGBTQ+ Students in California Schools

July 15, 2024

July 15, 2024

New Law Prohibits Forced Outing Policies in Schools to Keep Students Safe The Support Academic Futures & Educators for Today’s...

The Donald Kaufman Brentwood Branch Library Celebrates 30th Anniversary with Week of Events

July 15, 2024

July 15, 2024

A Musical Performance, Visit From the Reptile Family and Special Reception The Donald Kaufman Brentwood Branch Library is celebrating its...

Covid-19 Cases, Hospitalizations, and Test Positivity Rates Rise in Latest CDC Reports

July 15, 2024

July 15, 2024

California’s Wastewater COVID-19 Levels Are Very High; JN.1 Variant Dominates Covid 19 is making a comeback this summer, with infection...