Eastside Crime Watch

Last week’s major crimes included rapes in Echo Park and Highland Park, aggravated assaults in Silver Lake and 16 stolen vehicles across Boyle Heights. Click on the link below for a break down of some of the crimes committed during Feb. 22 – 28 as found on the LAPD crime map and EveryBlock.com:

Echo Park & Silver Lake (90026)
A rape was reported on Court Street in the southern edge of Echo Park on February 25 (The suspect was arrested). Three aggravated assaults were reported in Silver Lake, including the Monday afternoon shooting near Sunset Boulevard and Lucile Street. Five personal thefts and three burglaries were reported across the area.

Lincoln Heights & Montecito Heights (90031)
Four vehicle break-ins and an aggravated assault were reported in Lincoln Heights.

El Sereno & Monterey Hills (90032)
Six vehicle were reported stolen in El Sereno.

Boyle Heights (90033)
Six aggravated assaults and 16 stolen vehicles – about half of them south of the 60 Freeway – were reported .

Atwater Village & Silver Lake (90039)
A trio of crimes – burglary, a personal theft and vehicle break-in – were reported in the northern tip of Atwater.

Eagle Rock (90041)
Two burglaries were reported south of Occidental College and two more north of Colorado Boulevard. Three vehicle break-ins and a violent robbery were reported near the Eagle Rock Recreation Center.

Highland Park (90042)
A rape was reported on Feb. 22 on the 6100 block of Mount Angelus Drive. Three vehicles were broken into near York and Avenue 50 and five personal thefts were reported across the neighborhood.

Cypress Park, Glassell Park & Mt. Washington (90065)
Three vehicles and two personal thefts were reported in Glassell Park. Cypress Park was the scene of four personal thefts and two stolen vehicles.

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 often discrepancies between the LAPD and EveryBlock statistics at the time when Eastside Crime Watch is compiled. Some crimes also fail to show up but might be added to the reports following the publication of this post.

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