HBNW logo
 Tuesday, August 14, 2012
 We would like to THANK YOU 
for participating in
Mayor Duclos & his wife, Christine -
making the rounds in the Fire Engine to the blocks

HBPD Chief Johnson and HBFD Chief Lantzer

Lt. Garth Gains - Logistics and Lt. Tom Thompson (email reminders)

Mick Gaglia - BearCat aka Assault Vehicle

HBPD K9 Team - Officer George Brunn and Keef
Motor Officer Everett Faulk

HBFD Capt. James Crawford et al - Fire Engine and Ambulance
 LA County Lifeguards

Elles Freeman et al - Public Works City Yard Crew
Block Captains - Dana G. , Elizabeth M., Janine B., Doris E.,
Elizabeth O. I. / Mariann S., and Dyan K.

Alan Benson - Videographer 

Photos courtesy of 1000 block of 1st.







Tuesday, August 14

7:00 PM

City Council Meeting




Saturday, August 18

6:30 PM  

Beach Shorts Film Festival

Community Center   









Sunday, August 19

3:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Taste of the Beach 7 









Sunday, August 19

5:00 - 7:30 PM

Summer Concert on the Beach

The Aggrolites w. guest the Common Sense Band




Tuesday, August 21

7:00 PM

Planning Commission Meeting





Tuesday, August 21

7:00 PM

HB Disaster Service Workers





Tuesday, August 28






Thursday, August 30

6:30 PM

A Night of Laughs and Fun

Benefiting the South Bay Police & Fire Memorial Foundation



























 HB Neighborhood Watch


Tracy Hopkins



Kelly Kovac-Reedy





(program this number in YOUR CELL PHONE for an emergency or a non emergency in HB)




  HB Police Dept.

Business Line


HB Fire Station

Business Line



HB City Hall

Business Line






HB Amateur Radio Assoc.




Order P.A.L. Kit


Order Survival Kit

Free Shipping to

HB Residents - Enter HB2007 at checkout.


Accurate Emergency Services









The CodeRED system gives Hermosa Beach city officials the ability to deliver pre-recorded emergency telephone notification messages. 



HBPD Crime Log
Courtesy of

Sergeant Robert Higgins

Hermosa Beach Police Department

Traffic Division



For more incidents in Hermosa Beach, click here.




08-07-2012 thru 08-14-2012


(NFD=No further description, NFI=No further information)


17           misdemeanor arrests

1              felony arrest

37           moving violations issued

75           reports taken

511         calls for service handled




Reckless Driver                

1300 block of Valley Drive          

Reckless driver seen and located. Arrested, and cited out for misdemeanor reckless driving.


08-07-12 @ 11:55a.m.    

Access card theft            

00 block of Pier Ave                       

Unknown suspect uses victims debit card to take money from bank account. NFI/NFD (keep your PIN numbers in your memory, never write them down!)


08-07-12 @ 2:14p.m.      

Access card theft            

1900 block of Rhodes    

Unknown suspect uses victim's identity to take money from bank account. NFD/NFI


08-07-12 @ 2:21p.m.      

Theft of Mail                    

00 block of 5th Street     

Suspect steals mail from victims residence. HBPD officers locate the suspect in the area and arrest same.


08-07-12 @ 9:53p.m.      

Commercial Burglary    

2200 PCH                            

Unknown suspects enter commercial office and steal computers.           


08-08-12 @ 10:20a.m.    

Commercial Burglary    

2309 PCH                            

Unknown suspects enter commercial office and steal computers (see similar above)


08-08-12 @ 1:52p.m.      


300 Pier                               

Spray painted graffiti on a trash dumpster NFD/NFI.


08-08-12 @ 5:23p.m.      

Theft of mail                     

700 block of 2nd Street                  

Theft of mail NFD/NFI (see similar arrest above).


08-08-12 @ 7:24p.m.      

Family Disturbance        

900 block of Aviation                    

While handling a family disturbance, one party attacked an officer on-scene, no injuries. Subject arrested and booked.


08-09-12 @ 2:29p.m.      


1800 block of PCH                           

4 year old child found in bottom of pool, near death. An adult on scene performed CPR and likely saved the child's life. Last report: the child is doing fine. (LEARN CPR!!!)


08-09-12 @ 10:24a.m.    


415 Herondo                     

Theft of bicycle NFD/NFI.


08-09-12 @ 7:51p.m.      

Theft of ID                         

600 block of Prospect                    

Unknown suspect uses 13 year olds social security number to obtain credit. NFD/NFI


08-10-12 @ 9:01a.m.      

Road rage                           

15th ST and Hermosa Avenue   

Motorist VS Bicyclist, verbal only, no crime. (share the road please!)


08-11-12 @ 1:18a.m.      

DUI/ Traffic collision     

500 block of Loma                           

DUI driver crashed into another motorist. DUI driver arrested.


08-11-12 @ 1:19p.m.      


Lot B                                     

Theft of car parts, NFD/NFI.


08-11-12 @ 2:24a.m.      


3300 block of The strand              

Suspect enters residence through open window, homeowner cases the suspect away. Suspect is arrested in the area.


08-12-12 2:12a.m.           

Narcotics arrest                               

1200 block of Palm                         

During a subject stop, subject ran from officers. After a foot chase, the subject was caught and arrested. Subject had cocaine in his possession.


08-13-2012 12:24a.m.    


1300 block of Hermosa Avenue                

Restaurant equipment stolen. NFD/NFI


08-13-2012 5:03p.m.      

Vehicle burglary             

400 block of 31st Street                 

Items stolen from unlocked vehicle. NFD/NFI








HBFD Weekly Calls for Service
Courtesy of Fire Chief David Lantzer

Chief Lantzer is at a conference this week.   Calls for Service will be included in next week's log. 






MBNW Crime Log
Josephine Blackwell
Police Intern Crime Prevention

P: (310) 802-5181
E: jblackwell@citymb.info







1:00 p.m.-12:00 a.m.                  

1200 Block of 23rd St.

(Residential Burglary) Unknown suspect(s) broke the victim's sliding glass door to the residence and opened a window on the side of the house. No property loss was reported.



3:46 a.m.                                   

1300 Block of 18th St.

(Petty Theft) Unknown suspect(s) stole items from the bed of the victim's truck.



7:30 a.m.-8:30 a.m.                    

1100 Block of Manhattan Beach Blvd.  

(Petty Theft) Unknown suspect(s) stole the victim's locked bicycle from the front porch fence.



5:00 p.m.-11:30 p.m.                  

700 Block of Manhattan Beach Blvd.

(Residential Burglary) Unknown suspect(s) stole a flat screen television from the victim's apartment. The suspect(s) possibly entered the location through an adjacent apartment's unlocked sliding glass door.



4:00 p.m.                                   

1900 Block The Strand

(Theft) Unknown suspect(s) stole a camera from the victim's unlocked vehicle, which was parked in front of the residence.



8:00 p.m.-8:00 a.m.                    

200 Block of 23rd Pl.

(Grand Theft) Unknown suspect(s) entered the victim's unlocked vehicle and stole a laptop computer.



6:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m.                    

200 Block of 16th St.

(Attempted Residential Burglary) Unknown suspect(s) removed the lock from the victim's rear door. No property loss was reported.



12:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.                  

100 Block of 25th St.

(Burglary from Garage) Unknown suspect stole the victim's bicycle from an open garage.



7:30 p.m.-3:00 p.m.                    

1700 Block of Mathews Ave.

(Residential Burglary) Unknown suspect(s) entered the victim's house through an open bathroom window and stole cash and credit cards.



8:45 p.m.-6:50 a.m.                    

1500 Block of Curtis Ave.

(Vehicle Burglary) Unknown suspect(s) stole the third row seat from the victim's locked vehicle.



9:00 p.m.                                   

500 Block of 29th St.

(Theft) Unknown(s) stole a flashlight, 2 rolls of quarters and coin purse with more than $20 from the victim's unlocked vehicle.



10:00 p.m.-8:00 a.m.                  

200 Block of 40th St.

(Theft) Unknown suspect(s) stole a Nintendo 3DS, Iphone & sunglasses from the victim's unlocked vehicle.



5:30 p.m.-7:00 p.m.                    

42nd St. / N Highland Ave.

(Vandalism) Unknown suspect(s) vandalized the victim's car.



5:50 p.m.-7:00 p.m.                    

4400 Ocean Dr.

(Theft) Unknown suspect(s) stole an Iphone from the victim's unlocked vehicle.



4:51 a.m.                                   

1800 Block of Marine Ave.

(Stolen Property) Two subjects were arrested for possession of stolen property and theft from an unlocked vehicle.               


RBNW Crime Log



Please follow the link to learn about recently published weekly crime information.

This email was sent to tracy@saferhermosabeach.com by kelly@saferhermosabeach.com |