Eastside Crime Watch

LAPD police helicopter over Echo Park.Last week’s major crimes included a homicide in Boyle Heights and burglaries in Eagle Rock and Highland Park. Click on the link below for a break down of some of the crimes committed during March 1 – 7 as found on the LAPD crime map and EveryBlock.com:

Echo Park & Silver Lake (90026)
Most of the trouble reported last week in Echo Park and Silver Lake took place on or near Sunset and Glendale boulevards, including three personal thefts and three vehicle breaks-ins along Sunset. There were four reports of vehicle break-ins and an aggravated assault along Glendale Boulevard south of the 2 Freeway.

Lincoln Heights & Montecito Heights (90031)
A violent robbery – on North Broadway – and two burglaries were reported in Lincoln Heights.

El Sereno & Monterey Hills (90032)
Three burglaries and five stolen vehicles were reported stolen in El Sereno.

Boyle Heights (90033)
A homicide was reported on March 5 in the 2400 block of Michigan Avenue (The Eastsider is checking with detectives on this incident). Four violent robberies, three aggravated assaults and more than a dozen stolen vehicles were also reported across the neighborhood.

Atwater Village & Silver Lake (90039)
Two violent robberies were reported in Atwater near Los Feliz Boulevard.

Eagle Rock (90041)
Four burglaries – three southwest of Occidental Occidental College -were reported. LAPD said Monday that two suspects believed responsible for some of the residential break-ins had been arrested.

Highland Park (90042)
Two burglaries and five vehicle break-ins were reported.

Cypress Park, Glassell Park & Mt. Washington (90065)
Glassell Park was the scene of four vehicle break-ins, a violent robbery and burglary.

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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