Boyle Heights was the scene of numerous aggravated assaults while a pair of violent robberies were reported along North Broadway in Lincoln Heights. Vehicle break-ins were a problem in Echo Park and Silver Lake; five vehicles were stolen in Eagle Rock. Click on the link below for a break down of some of the crimes committed during July12 – 18 as found on the LAPD crime map and EveryBlock.com.
Angeleno Heights, Echo Park & Silver Lake (90026) *
More than a dozen vehicles were broken into across Echo Park and Silver Lake. Two personal thefts were reported in Echo Park near Glendale Blvd. and Alvarado St., and an aggravated assault took place in Silver Lake on Coronado Ter. near Sunset Blvd.
* Update: Lt. Wes Buhrmester with the Rampart Division provided more details in a comment to this post about some of the Echo Park and Silver Lake crimes reported south of Sunset Boulevard, including two burglars who were caught in the act at Belmont High.
Elysian Valley, Lincoln Heights & Montecito Heights(90031)
Two violent robberies were reported on North Broadway in Lincoln Heights, where three aggravated assaults also took place.
El Sereno & Monterey Hills (90032)
Two aggravated assaults – one in the 5200 block of Alhambra Ave. and the other in the 4200 block of Stillwell Ave. – were reported in El Sereno.
Boyle Heights (90033)
Nine aggravated assaults were reported, with most of them located between Cesar Chavez Ave. and the 10 Freeway. Five violent robberies were reported – three of them near Fourth Street and the 5 Freeway. Six properties were burglarized.
Atwater Village, Elysian Valley & Silver Lake (90039)
Nine vehicle break-ins were reported, with three in Atwater south of Glendale Blvd. and five in northeast Silver Lake.
Eagle Rock (90041)
Five vehicles were stolen and two properties burglarized.
Highland Park & Hermon (90042)
Three personal thefts, a violent robbery and aggravated assault were reported on or near Figueroa St.
Cypress Park, Glassell Park & Mt. Washington (90065)
Seven vehicles were broken into and four were stolen across the three neighborhoods.
* Update: Please check the comments for additional details on Echo Park and Silver Lake crimes.
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 reports at the time when Eastside Crime Watch is compiled. Some crimes might be added or deleted to the reports following the publication of this post.
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