Eastside Crime Watch

Last week’s major crimes included a rape in Lincoln Heights, a trio of violent robberies in El Sereno and a string of crime along Figueroa Street in Highland Park. About a dozen cars and another dozen vehicle break-ins were reported in Boyle Heights, which was also the scene of numerous aggravated assaults and violent robberies. Click on the link below for a break down of some of the crimes committed during Feb. 8 – 14 as found on the LAPD crime map and EveryBlock.com:

Echo Park & Silver Lake (90026)
A handful of vehicle break-ins, two stolen vehicles and a burglary on Ewing Street in Echo Park were among the crimes reported.

Lincoln Heights & Montecito Heights (90031)
A rape in the 100 block of Avenue 26 in Lincoln Heights was reported on Feb. 14. There was also a violent robbery in Montecito Heights and Lincoln Heights.

El Sereno & Monterey Hills (90032)
Six vehicle break-ins and three violent robberies – two of them in the 5100 block of Huntington Drive – were reported.

Boyle Heights (90033)

Seven violent robberies and seven personal thefts were reported across the neighborhood. There were more than a dozen vehicle break-ins and 11 reports of Grand Theft Auto.

Atwater Village & Silver Lake (90039)
Two vehicles were stolen in Atwater. A burglary was reported in Atwater and Silver Lake.

Eagle Rock (90041)
Five burglaries – including two along Colorado Boulevard and two near Occidental College – were among the crimes reported.

Highland Park (90042)
Most of the crime took place on or near Figueroa Street, including two violent robberies, an aggravated assault, and a pair of vehicle break-ins.

Cypress Park, Glassell Park & Mt. Washington (90065)
Two burglaries were reported in Glassell Park while three vehicles were stolen in Cypress Park.

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 statistics at the time when Eastside Crime Watch is compiled. Some crimes also fail to show up but might be added to the reports following the publication of this post.

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