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Thursday, July 28, 2016

Crime

Site of Boyle Heights tragedy to be torn down

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BOYLE HEIGHTS — A demolition crew is preparing to tear down the home that was heavily damaged last February when a car fleeing an unprovoked gang shooting crashed into the front porch, killing a man and woman inside the vehicle. The 105-year-old home on 1550 Pleasant Avenue attracted more ... Read More »

Charges filed against alleged Eagle Rock flasher

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EAGLE ROCK — A man who allegedly followed and exposed himself to two women in Eagle Rock earlier this month has been charged with indecent exposure and lewd conduct, according to the City Attorney. Josque Alquisiras, 23, is being held on $100,000 bail.  The Tujunga resident ... Read More »

Lincoln Park sexual assault suspect apprehended

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LINCOLN HEIGHTS — Police this afternoon said that a suspected gang member has been apprehended in connection with Monday’s sexual assault of a woman inside a restroom at Lincoln Park. Edgar Lobos, 27, had been released from jail for only about 12 hours when he forced a ... Read More »

Reward proposed in fatal Echo Park stabbing case

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ECHO PARK — Last June, 23-year-old Oscar Lazo walked out of Union Liquor on Beverly Boulevard on the southern edge of the neighborhood and was attacked by three Latino males who chased him around the corner and fatally stabbed him on Union Street. Police released a ... Read More »

Body found in Echo Park Lake; man identified

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ECHO PARK — Police were investigating the discovery of a body this morning in Echo Park Lake. Authorities were called to the lake at 10:50 a.m., said LAPD spokeswoman Rosario Herrera. She did not have any information about how the person died. Brian Humphrey  with the ... Read More »

Officers open fire on cyclist in Historic Filipinotown

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HISTORIC FILIPINOTOWN — Police officers opened fire on a cyclist late Wednesday night after they attempted to stop him in the Historic Filipinotown area south of Silver Lake. The cyclist, who was not hit, fled the scene on foot but was taken into custody a few ... Read More »

Man stabbed in Elysian Park [updated]

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Police have closed off a section of Stadium Way near the Dodger ballpark this afternoon after a male transient was tasered and stabbed by another transient following an argument in Elysian Park. The victim, described as a Latino in his 50s was taken to a hospital ... Read More »

Echo Park crash causes fuel spill

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ECHO PARK — A sedan struck at least two parked vehicles in the 1600 block of Echo Park Avenue early this morning, with gasoline from one of the damaged vehicles sent flowing down a gutter. There were no injuries but firefighters had to pour some dirt ... Read More »

Crime & Safety: Lincoln Heights packages stolen

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Submitted by Bonnie LINCOLN HEIGHTS — This needs to be reported to prevent other people from getting their packages stolen. Package was stolen [Thursday, March 24] by a female on Griffin Ave and Baldwin. The male on the bike could be a accomplice. Package was stolen ... Read More »