Police are advising Echo Park and Silver Lake residents to take extra precautions against burglars while more than two dozen vehicle break-ins and thefts were reported across Northeast L.A, according to a review of incidents during the past week on CrimeMapping.com. Thieves have also broken into vehicles in Elysian Park north of Dodger Stadium. Here are some details:
ECHO PARK & SILVER LAKE – At least 10 burglaries and attempted burglaries, most of them in Silver Lake, were reported between Dec. 31. and Jan. 6, according to CrimeMapping.com. In addition, three robberies were also reported in Echo Park during the same period. The LAPD’s Northeast Division warned residents to lock windows and doors before they leave home in the wake of an increase in burglaries in which cash and jewelry were taken. During the past month, at least 60 homes and 10 businesses have been burglarized in Echo Park, Los Feliz, Silver Lake and surrounding communities, police told NBC4.
ELYSIAN PARK — A trio of vehicle break-ins, including one up the hill from the L.A. Police Academy, were reported in or near Elysian Park, according to CrimeMapping.com.
NORTHEAST L.A. — There were many unhappy vehicle owners across Cypress Park, Glassell Park, Highland Park and Mount Washington during the past week, when about 10 vehicle break-ins were reported and more than 15 vehicles were stolen, according to CrimeMapping.com.