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LAPD - West Los Angeles Area
Sunday July 27th, 2014 :: 03:04 p.m. PDT


8A59 Weekly Crime Briefs

Senior Lead Officer Rick Ballesteros

West Los Angeles Division

Los Angeles Police Department, West Los Angeles Division

1663 Butler Ave. Los Angeles, Ca. 90025

(310) 444-0739 (Senior Lead Desk)

(310) 622-3987 (Cell Phone)

(310) 444-0775 (Fax)




Safety Tips:

“Don’t be a Victim”

Please remember to LOCK IT, HIDE IT, KEEP IT.




  • Keep all car doors locked and windows closed while in or out of your car. Set your alarm or use an anti-theft device.
  • If you must shop at night, park in a well-lighted area.
  • Avoid parking next to vans, trucks with camper shells, or cars with tinted windows.
  • Park as close as you can to your destination and take notice of where your parked.
  • Never leave your car unoccupied with the motor running or with children inside.
  • Do not leave packages or valuables on the seat of your car. This creates a temptation for thieves. If you must leave something in the car, lock it in the trunk or put it out of sight. (LOCK IT, HIDE IT, KEEP IT)
  • Be sure to locate your keys prior to going to your car.
  • Keep a secure hold on your purse, handbag and parcels. Do not put them down or on top of the car in order to open the door.
  • When approaching or leaving your vehicle, be aware of your surroundings.
  • Do not approach your car alone if there are suspicious people in the area.
  • Ask mall or store security for an escort before leaving your shopping location.


268435462 align=center>COMMUNITY ALERT


268435462 align=center>LOS ANGELES POLICE DEPARTMENT









-Make your home look occupied and make difficult to break in.

-Lock all outside doors and windows before you leave the house or go to bed. Even if it’s a short time, lock your doors.

-Keep your garage door closed and locked.

-Don't allow daily deliveries of mail, newspapers or fliers to build up while you’re away. Arrange for your post office to hold your mail, or arrange for a friend or neighbor to take them in regularly.

-Change locks immediately if your keys are lost or stolen.

-Have adequate exterior lighting. A motion-sensitive light is recommended for backyards.

-Trim trees and shrubs

-Make sure your door hinges are on the inside.

_Activate your alarm system if have one.

_Doggy doors should have a locking mechanism.

_The most important thing you can do is CALL the POLICE to report a crime or suspicious activity.


July 8, 2014 to July 27, 2014





Robbery: Street & Business (Taking property by force or fear)





Home Invasion:







07/11/14 0715 hrs. 1800 S. La Cienega Blvd. Suspect approached victim and punched victim on left side of face.


07/13/14 0200 hrs. Corning St. (Confidential-Battery Domestic Violence)


07/15/14 0130 hrs. Alcott St. (Confidential-Battery Domestic Violence)


07/22/14 1700 hrs. 1800 S. La Cienega Blvd. Suspect and victim became involved in verbal dispute. Suspect threw drink and punched victim causing injury.


ADW: (Assault with a deadly weapon)

07/10/14 1200 hrs. 1400 S. La Cienega Blvd. Suspect and victim became involved in verbal dispute over road rage incident. Suspect struck victims vehicle with own vehicle causing damage.


Attempt ADW:



Petty Theft & Grand Theft:



07/16/14 2200hrs. 1400 S. Sherbourne Dr. Unknown suspect(s) cut victim’s bicycle lock and removed bicycle.


07/17/14 1800 hrs. 1800 S. La Cienega Blvd. Unknown suspect(s) removed victim’s wallet from a table when the victim was not looking.


Burglary: (Residential & Commercial) (Always lock your home and business and set your alarm.)


Attempted Burglary:




07/15/14 0455 hrs. 1500 S. La Cienega Blvd. Unknown suspect(s) pried front door of business open with crow bar to gain entry and remove property.


07/24/14 0005 hrs. 800 S. Le Doux Rd. Unknown suspect(s) entered locked condo lobby and removed property from within.


07/25/14 1130 hrs. 1000 S. Corning St. Unknown suspect(s) entered victim’s residence through a window and removed property from within.



07/15/14 0100 hrs. 900 S. Le Doux Rd. Unknown suspect was standing outside victim’s window looking in. Victim noticed that the suspect was masturbating as he watched her. Victim ran to her bedroom and dialed 911.


Comm. Burglary:



GTA: (Lock your vehicle, set your alarm)


Attempt GTA:






Burglary / Theft from motor Vehicle : (Lock your vehicle, set your alarm)



07/20/14 0001 hrs. 1000 S. Wooster St. Unknown suspect(s) gained entry into victim’s vehicle by unknown means and removed vehicles registration from inside.



07/20/14 2100 hrs. 1600 S. Shenandoah St. Victim parked her vehicle at location. Victim returned to discover that her license plate tabs had been stolen.





Grand Theft Person:






Theft by Trickery:




07/21/14 2250 hrs. 1700 . La Cienega Blvd. Suspect and victim were involved in a verbal altercation, suspect punched the rear window of victim’s home causing damage.





Other Reports:

07/08/14 1000 hrs. 1400 S. Robertson Blvd. (Disturbing the peace)


07/21/14 0600 hrs. 1400 S. Bedford St. (Annoying phone call report)


07/24/14 0001 hrs. Garth Ave. (Confidential-Criminal Threats)


Extra Patrol Request:

Extra patrol requests have been submitted to all Patrol Shifts in West Los Angeles Division. This request is to assist with combating the crime trends in our area.



Stop Sign violations (22450(a) VC,

South of Gregory Way. to North of Cadillac Ave. and in between Robertson Bl. and La Cienega Bl.


Failure to yield to pedestrian in crosswalk. (21950(a) VC,

Olympic Blvd, Pico Blvd, Cadillac Ave. in between Robertson Bl. and La Cienega Bl.


23123(a) VC, Cell Phone Violations.


23123.5(a) VC, Texting


Special Locations:



Senior Lead Officer, Rick Ballesteros

West Los Angeles Division

LAPD - West Los Angeles Area
1663 Butler Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90025

Emergency: 9-1-1

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