Eastside Crime Watch *

Last week’s major crimes included a rape in Echo Park and scattered burglaries across Eagle Rock and Highland Park. Meanwhile, Boyle Heights was the scene of numerous violent robberies and stolen vehicles. Click on the link below for a break down of some of the crimes committed during Jan. 25 – 31 as found on the LAPD crime map and EveryBlock.com:

Echo Park & Silver Lake (90026)
A rape was reported in the 1800 block of Echo Park Avenue in Echo Park on Friday (The Eastsider is waiting to hear back from LAPD regarding the incident). There were also four vehicle break-ins reported near Sunset and Alvarado in Echo Park. Meanwhile, in Silver Lake, three vehicles were stolen near the reservoir and two violent robberies were reported on or near Sunset Boulevard.

* Update: LAPD Officer Bobby Hill said the Echo Park rape was part of a domestic violence incident. The suspect was not a sexual predator.

Lincoln Heights & Montecito Heights (90031)
Two violent robberies and four cars were reported stolen in Lincoln Heights while a burglary was reported in Montecito Heights.

El Sereno & Monterey Hills (90032)
Two violent robberies were reported on the east end of Huntington Drive in El Sereno.

Boyle Heights (90033)
A violent robbery, aggravated assault and burglary were reported near County USC medical center. Four other violent robberies were reported in other parts of the neighborhood. Nine vehicles were stolen south of the 60 Freeway.

Atwater Village & Silver Lake (90039)
One personal theft was reported in Atwater and a vehicle was stolen in Silver Lake.

Eagle Rock (90041)
Three burglaries reported across the neighborhood; a violent robbery was reported on Eagle Rock Boulevard near Yosemite and a second near the Eagle Rock Recreation Center.

Highland Park (90042)
Three burglaries and four aggravated assaults (two of them in one incident on Figueroa near Avenue 60) were reported.

Cypress Park, Glassell Park & Mt. Washington (90065)
Mt. Washington had a report of a burglary and stolen vehicle. Three burglaries were reported across Glassell Park.

This weekly report is based on the LAPD’s online crime maps and police department reports filtered by ZIP code through EveryBlock.com. There are sometimes discrepancies between the LAPD and EveryBlock statistics at the time when Eastside Crime Watch is compiled. Additional crimes might be added to the reports following the publication of this post.

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