Eastside Review: Bats flying in Echo Park; gate blocks Silver Lake street; watch for package thieves

Eastside Review

A recap of some of the past week’s scenes, sightings and stories from across the Eastside.

  • Yes, they can do that. A gate now seals off Dillon Street on the north side of the 101 Freeway, blocking off outsiders. This section of the street has seen a recent rash of burglaries, fires and trespassing. The Eastsider
  • Police released a sketch and description of a man suspected of trying to kidnap three children at Salazar Park in East L.A. NBC LA
  • Seven adults and three children were rendered homeless after a fire broke out at their duplex apartment in Boyle Heights. The Eastsider
  • Witnesses testified that former L.A. County Undersheriff Paul Tanaka protected rogue deputies at the Men’s Central Jail. ABC7
  • America’s first official “dog cafe” is opening in Silver Lake. L.A. Eater
  • Last week, we had reports in Echo Park of someone entering a front yard and opening Amazon packages waiting to be taken inside. Well, this week, a package was reported stolen in Lincoln Heights. The Eastsider
  • Thursday morning was a traffic nightmare – even more than usual – when a big rig truck overturned on a connector road of the 5 and 60 interchange in Boyle Heights. CBS2
  • A mistrial was declared in the case of a 24-year-old man accused of fatally shooting his accomplice during the attempted robbery of the Meadow Maid Market in El Sereno in July 2014. MyNewsLA
  • Bats have been reported fluttering around in Echo Park. The Eastsider

 Photo of the Week

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Courtesy Ramsey Conder

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