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Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Crime

Echo Park woman warns neighbors of mail theft

ECHO PARK — A woman who lives in the 2100 block of Lemoyne Street said there have been several recent instances of mail theft and some other crimes that neighbors should be aware about: In the last week a bicycle was stolen from my backyard and ... Read More »

Police investigating Debs Park assault

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Police are investigating the assault of a Highland Park woman as she walked through Debs Park early Sunday morning. The victim, a 38-year-old hairdresser , said she was grabbed, punched and forced to the ground by a man holding a knife during the assault that took ... Read More »

Man wounded in Echo Park shooting [updated]

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One man was injured during the shooting that was reported at 8:18 a.m. near the Burger King on Glendale Boulevard. A joggger called police after he heard gunshots and then screaming, according to an LAPD spokesman. Read More »

Atwater Village shooting leaves two injured

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ATWATER VILLAGE —  A possible gang-related shooting tonight left two men wounded, with the suspects seen fleeing into the L.A. River bed, according to L.A. Now. The shooting was reported at about 6:35 p.m in the 2900 block of Ingledale Terrace. Police told L.A Now that ... Read More »

Robbery suspect killed during El Sereno hold up

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EL SERENO — A man trying to rob an El Sereno liquor store this morning was shot and killed by his accomplice, according to ABC7. The two robbery suspects were engaged in a struggle with the owner of the store near Alhambra and Hollister avenues when ... Read More »

Silver Lake vehicle owners seek relief from catalytic converter thefts

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SILVER LAKE –  It takes a little more than a minute to make the two cuts to  remove a catalytic converter and drive away with the critical car part filled with precious metals. In Silver Lake and neighboring areas, some residents are being hit by catalytic ... Read More »

FBI raids Atwater Village business

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ATWATER VILLAGE –FBI agents this morning served a search warrant in a building occupied by an Atwater ambulance company in the 3500 block of Casitas Avenue, with one resident reported seeing several FBI and LAPD vehicles at the scene. FBI spokeswoman Laura Eimiller said agents were ... Read More »

Police busy in Northeast L.A. today

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Two separate incidents – the search and capture of a murder suspect and the pursuit of a stolen vehicle – triggered a lot of police activity this morning across Highland Park, El Sereno and Hermon. KTLA has video of  the police chase of  a stolen vehicle ... Read More »

Bomb squad called to LAPD station in Glassell Park [updated]

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GLASSELL PARK — San Fernando Road west of Fletcher Drive has been closed this afternoon as an LAPD bomb squad prepares to dispose of a rocket launcher and other material brought into the Northeast Division station.  The  launcher was turned in by a resident, according to ... Read More »

Echo Park couple wants their bike back

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An Echo Park woman named Maricela is asking neighbors for help in recovering her boyfriend’s Trek bicycle that was stolen last week from their apartment near Belmont Avenue Palo Alto Street: We are both very upset, but feel we can possibly get help from our community. We ... Read More »