Wednesday, August 27, 2014


Police busy in Northeast L.A. today


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]


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


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 »

Stolen Land Rover prompts police pursuit through Silver Lake


SILVER LAKE — Two suspects are in custody and one remains at large following the police pursuit of a stolen Land Rover through the streets of Silver Lake on Thursday night. Lt. Wes Buhrmester of the Rampart Division provided details via email: A pursuit of a ... Read More »

One dead in Lincoln Heights shooting


LINCOLN HEIGHTS — A 47-year-old man was killed during a Wednesday afternoon shooting that may have been gang related, police said.  The victim, described as a male Latino, was pronounced dead at the scene of the shooting near Avenue 19 and Albion streets, said Detective Meghan ... Read More »

Police searching for murder suspect in Echo Park [updated]


ECHO PARK — Police have closed off some streets near Bonnie Brae and Montrose Street  this morning as they search for a possible murder suspect, according to the LAPD.  Police began chasing the suspect  on foot near Bonnie Brae and Temple Street after they recognized him ... Read More »

$100,000 reward offered to find Boyle Heights fire bombing suspects; video of attacks released

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BOYLE HEIGHTS — Federal and local authorities today announced that a reward of up to $100,000  is up for grabs to anyone who provides information  leading to the arrest of one or more of the suspects who threw Molotov cocktails at four apartments at the Ramona ... Read More »

Mail theft reported in Angeleno Heights

Mail dumped in curb | Angeleno Heights resident

ANGELENO HEIGHTS — A resident wants to warn neighbors that there has been a recent increase in mail theft on East Edgeware Road: A resident saw a man described as heavy-set and Latino with a shaved head taking a package from a neighbor’s mailbox and opening ... Read More »

Crime Check: Lock your cars, Silver Lake; Highland Park assaults; East L.A. burglaries


About a dozen motor vehicles were reported broken into or stolen recently in central and southern Silver Lake, according to CrimeMapping.com. Other trouble spots across the Eastside included assaults in Highland Park, vehicle thefts in Lincoln Heights and burglaries in East Los Angeles and City Terrace. ... Read More »

Silver Lake woman warns of Peeping Tom


SILVER LAKE — A woman who was taking a shower on Sunday morning looked outside her bathroom window and discovered a man was looking at her as she bathed. The woman, who did not want her name disclosed,  jumped out of the shower and called police ... Read More »