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Burglary Suspect Sought by Police NR13074am

March 9, 2013
Burglary Suspect Sought by Police NR13074am

Los Angeles Police Department Harbor Division Burglary Detectives are asking for the public’s help in identifying a burglary suspect that smashed the window of a local business. On Jan 26, 2013, around 2:30 am, a restaurant located on the 200 block of North Gaffey Street was burglarized by two suspects. Detectives obtained a surveillance video of the break-in which shows the two suspects involved in the crime. One suspect, wearing a black hooded sweatshirt and shorts, smashed the drive through window with a rock. After smashing the window, the suspect entered the restaurant and attempted to remove money from the cash register. A second suspect, seen wearing a baseball cap and glasses, acted as the look-out while the restaurant was being burglarized. The look out, later identified as 19-year old Michael Alvarez of San Pedro, has been arrested and convicted of the crime. Detectives are asking for the public’s help to identify the outstanding Suspect wearing the black hooded sweatshirt. Anyone with any information is encouraged to contact Harbor Area Detective Eldridge at 310-726-7853.During non-business hours or on weekends, calls should be directed to 1-877-LAPD-24-7 (877-527-3247). Anyone wishing to remain anonymous should call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477). Tipsters may also contact Crime Stoppers by texting to phone number 274637 (CRIMES on most keypads) with a cell phone. All text messages should begin with the letters “LAPD.” Tipsters may also go to …

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Robbery Suspects Caught on Tape NR13059cn

February 26, 2013
Robbery Suspects Caught on Tape NR13059cn

Los Angeles: The Los Angeles Police Department and Van Nuys Area detectives are asking for the public’s help to identify burglary suspects caught on surveillance video. On February 2, 2013, at about 3:50 pm, two suspects entered a jewelry store in the area of Coldwater Canyon Ave and Riverside Drive armed with hammers. Once the suspects entered the business, they started smashing the display cases and removing several watches. The owner tried to stop the suspects but was pushed away by the two suspects. The suspects with the items ran out of the location and into a light colored compact vehicle. The same two suspects were seen on a video in the store the day before posing as customers. Suspect one is described as a Hispanic male, 25-30 years old. He is 5 feet 10 inches to 6 feet tall and weighs about 170 pounds. Suspect two is described as a 20- to 25 year-old Hispanic male. He is about 5 feet 8 inches tall and weighs 150 pounds. Anyone with information is encouraged to call Detective O’Shea at 818-374-0087 or Detective Flores at 818-374-0079.During non-business hours or on weekends, calls should be directed to 1-877-LAPD-24-7 (1-877-527-3247). Anyone wishing to remain anonymous should call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477). Tipsters may also contact Crime Stoppers by texting to phone number 274637 (CRIMES on most keypads) with a cell phone. All text messages should begin with the letters “LAPD.” Tipsters may also go to www.lapdonline.org, and click on …

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Market Robbery Suspect Captured on Camera NR13007rh

January 4, 2013
Market Robbery Suspect Captured on Camera NR13007rh

Los Angeles Police Department Hollenbeck Robbery detectives are asking for the public’s help in providing any information that would lead to the arrest of a suspect who robbed a local market with a knife. On December 24, 2012, around 10:30 am, the suspect went inside a market located in the 600 block of Breed Street in the Boyle Heights area. The suspect walked in the enclosed cash register area, brandished a knife and demanded money from the cash drawer. In fear for her safety, the employee complied with the suspects’ demands. The suspect exited the store and was last seen riding away on a bicycle. The suspect is described as a male Hispanic, 25 to 35 years of age, 5 feet 7 inches and weighs about 200 pounds. He was wearing a black beanie, blue bandana, light blue sweater, blue shorts and black/white shoes. If anyone has any additional information regarding this crime contact Hollenbeck Area Robbery Detective Miguel Barajas at (323) 342-8991.During non-business hours or on weekends, calls should be directed to 1-877-LAPD-24-7. Anyone wishing to remain anonymous should call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477). Tipsters may also contact Crime Stoppers by texting to phone number 274637 (CRIMES on most keypads) with a cell phone. All text messages should begin with the letters “LAPD.” Tipsters may also go to LAPDOnline.org, click on “webtips” and follow the prompts.

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Masked Robbers Steal Money from Church Employees NR12555rf

December 6, 2012
Masked Robbers Steal Money from Church Employees NR12555rf

Los Angeles Police Department Van Nuys Area detectives are asking for the public’s help to apprehend two men who robbed two employees of a local church who were transporting money. On Dec. 3, 2012, at about 3:30 pm, three suspects drove a compact vehicle into a parking lot at Church on the Way on Sherman Way in Van Nuys, got out of their car and confronted the employees as they transported money for the church. The masked robbers also hit one employee on the head as they removed cash from the employees’ vehicle. The suspects then returned to their car driven by the third suspect. After the robbery, the suspects drove south from the location. The only description of their vehicle is a grey, four-door compact with a dealer paper plate on the rear. The suspects are described as 25- to 30-year-old males of unknown ethnicity standing about 5 feet 7 inches tall and weighing about 130 pounds. All were wearing dark clothing. Detectives have few leads on the investigation and urge anyone with information to call Detective O’Shea at 818-374-0087 or Detective Flores 818-374-0079.During non-business hours or on weekends, calls should be directed to 1-877-LAPD-24-7 (1-877-527-3247). Anyone wishing to remain anonymous should call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477). Tipsters may also contact Crime Stoppers by texting to phone number 274637 (CRIMES on most keypads) with a cell phone. All text messages should begin with the letters “LAPD.” Tipsters may also go to www …

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Possible Murder Suspects Captured on Tape NR12498cn

November 1, 2012
Possible Murder Suspects Captured on Tape NR12498cn

LAPD Robbery-Homicide Detectives are asking for the public’s help in identifying two possible murder suspects whose images were captured on a surveillance video leaving the store of a murder in Hollywood. On June 24, 2010, around 9:00 pm, two men entered a medical marijuana clinic located in the 1600 block of North El Centro Avenue, Hollywood. The suspects entered the clinic, stabbed the victim repeatedly, and left the location with about $3000.00 worth of marijuana and the closed-circuit recording equipment. Despite numerous interviews and man hours, no one has come forward with any information that would assist in developing leads in this murder investigation. Los Angeles Councilman Eric Garcetti received approval for a reward in the amount of $50000.00 to be offered to anyone for information leading to the identification, apprehension, and conviction of the persons responsible for the death of Mr. Ila Packman. The suspects are described as two males. Anyone with information about this crime is urged to call LAPD’s Robbery-Homicide Detectives at 213-486-6890.During non-business hours or on weekends, calls should be directed to 1-877-LAPD-24-7 (877-527-3247). Anyone wishing to remain anonymous should call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477). Tipsters may also contact Crime Stoppers by texting to phone number 274637 (CRIMES on most keypads) with a cell phone. All text messages should begin with the letters “LAPD.” Tipsters may also go to LAPDOnline.org, click …

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Girl was Robbed of her Gold Necklace NR12457rh

October 2, 2012
Girl was Robbed of her Gold Necklace NR12457rh

Girl was Robbed of her Gold Necklace NR12457rh Los Angeles: Los Angeles Police Department Hollenbeck Division Robbery detectives are asking for the public’s help in providing any information that would lead to the arrest of a suspect who robbed a girl of her gold necklace in the Hollenbeck area. On September 24, 2012, around 1 pm, a suspect walked up to the victim and pulled her gold chain from her neck in the area of Cesar Chavez Avenue and Ficket Street. The suspect was last seen running from the location with the victim’s gold necklace. Nearby surveillance cameras show the suspect buying a soda minutes prior to the robbery. Detectives believe the suspect may be responsible for other similar crimes in the area. The suspect is described as a tall male Black, 20-25 years of age, stands between 6 feet 3 inches and 6 feet 5 inches tall, and weighs around 180 pounds. Photographs of the suspect are attached to second page of this news release. If anyone has any additional information regarding this crime contact Hollenbeck Area Robbery Detective Miguel Barajas at 323-342-8991.During non-business hours or on weekends, calls should be directed to 1-877-LAPD-24-7 (877-527-3247). Anyone wishing to remain anonymous should call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477). Tipsters may also contact Crime Stoppers by texting to phone number 274637 (CRIMES on most keypads) with a cell phone. All text messages should begin with the letters “LAPD.” Tipsters may also go to LAPDOnline …

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Gas Station Robbery Suspect Captured on Tape NR12079kr

February 14, 2012
Gas Station Robbery Suspect Captured on Tape NR12079kr

Los Angeles: Detectives are asking for the public’s help to identify a strong-armed robber who held up a local gas station using force, fear, and a simulated handgun. On January 29, 2012, just after 10 pm, the suspect, a White male or light-skinned Hispanic, went into a gas station in the 5300 block of South Huntington Drive. He walked behind the counter and grabbed an unsuspecting clerk from behind and demanded money from the cash drawer. In fear for their life, the victim complied with the demand. The suspect left the store and drove off in a late-90s dark colored sedan. Store surveillance cameras captured the suspect’s image and getaway car. Those images are attached to this news release and the video can be viewed at lapdtv.org. The suspect was 6 feet 1 inch tall, weighed about 230 pounds and was 35 to 45 years old. Detectives warn that the suspect should be considered armed and dangerous. Anyone with information about this crime, suspect, or vehicle, is asked to contact Hollenbeck Area Robbery Detective Miguel Barajas at 323-342-8988.During non-business hours or on weekends, calls should be directed to 1-877-LAPD-24-7 (877-527-3247). Anyone wishing to remain anonymous should call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477). Tipsters may also contact Crime Stoppers by texting to phone number 274637 (CRIMES on most keypads) with a cell phone. All text messages should begin with the letters “LAPD.” Tipsters may also go to LAPDOnline.org, click on “webtips” and …

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Robbery Committed Inside a Bus

January 19, 2012
Robbery Committed Inside a Bus

Los Angeles: Los Angeles Police Department Wilshire Division Robbery detectives are asking for the public’s help in providing any information that would lead to the arrest of a suspect who robbed a 26-year-old woman inside a bus. On January 9, 2012, around 6:15 am, the suspect and the victim where both on a bus on Pico Boulevard at La Cienega Boulevard when the suspect approached the victim. The suspect struck the victim twice on the face and took her cell phone. When the bus came to a stop, the suspect got off and left eastbound on Pico Boulevard. The Los Angeles Fire Department Paramedics treated the victim for minor injuries at scene. The suspect is described as a male Hispanic, 20-27 years-old, brown eyes, 5’6″ tall, weighs around 180-200 pounds and has a shaved head. He was seen wearing a black beanie, black jacket, checkered pants, blue and white shoes. Surveillance footage of the robbery can be viewed at www.lapdtv.org. If anyone has any additional information regarding this crime contact Wilshire Robbery Detectives at 213-922-8205.During non-business hours or on weekends, calls should be directed to 1-877-LAPD-24-7. Anyone wishing to remain anonymous should call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477). Tipsters may also contact Crime Stoppers by texting to phone number 274637 (CRIMES on most keypads) with a cell phone. All text messages should begin with the letters “LAPD.” Tipsters may also go to LAPDOnline.org, click on “webtips” and follow the prompts.

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Joint Arson Task Force Needs the Public’s Help to Identify a Person of Interest NR12002SF

January 2, 2012
Joint Arson Task Force Needs the Public’s Help to Identify a Person of Interest NR12002SF

Los Angeles: The Joint Arson Task Force comprised of the Los Angeles Fire and Police Department, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s and Fire Department and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, is investigating a series of arson fire incidents since Friday, December 30, 2011. Detectives have a person of interest who was captured on surveillance video from multiple locations where arson fires have occurred. He is described as a male with light complexion wearing dark clothing and a pony tail hair style. Detectives are asking anyone with information on this individual to contact the task force at Robbery Homicide Division at 213-486-6890.Anyone wishing to remain anonymous should call Crimestoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477). Tipsters may also contact Crimestoppers by texting to phone number 274637 (CRIMES on most keypads) with a cell phone. All text messages should begin with the letters “LAPD.” Tipsters may also go to LAPDOnline.org, click on “webtips” and follow the prompts.

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Burglary Suspects Captured on Surveillance Video NR11285bb

August 31, 2011
Burglary Suspects Captured on Surveillance Video NR11285bb

Detectives are asking for the public’s help in identifying two suspects who burglarized a business in the 1100 block of South Robertson Boulevard. On May 31, 2011, around 3 am, the suspects pried open the front door, kicked through the second door of a medical marijuana dispensary. Once inside, the suspects took medical marijuana, US currency, a cash register, and left the location in a light-colored minivan. Suspect No.1 is described as a 35 to 40 year old Black male. He stands about 5 feet 10 inches tall and weighs about 170 pounds. He is seen wearing a black beanie cap, dark rimmed glasses, a white and blue jog suit jacket, light blue jeans and dark shoes. Suspect No.2 is described as a 35-40 year old Black male with short black hair. He stands about 6 feet 3 inches tall and weighs about 240 pounds. He is seen wearing a black jacket over a white shirt, dark blue pants, and dark shoes. Anyone with information about this incident or the suspects in these photos is urged to contact Detective Guevara, at (310) 444-1523. During non-business hours or on weekends, calls should be directed to 1-877-LAPD-24-7. Anyone wishing to remain anonymous should call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477). Tipsters may also contact Crime Stoppers by texting to phone number 274637 (CRIMES on most keypads) with a cell phone. All text messages should begin with the letters “LAPD.” Tipsters may also go to LAPDOnline.org, click on “webtips” and follow the prompts.

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