Update from Crime Prevention Officer Martin
On May 19, 2012 at 2:58 a.m. Officer Braasch attempted to stop a vehicle driving without lights on in the residential area of 1700 Pacific Ave. The driver abruptly stopped in the middle of the street and both driver and front passenger fled on foot from the vehicle. A containment was set up and a search of the area with k-9 units and officers from surrounding agencies (PVPD, HPD, HBPD, GPD, ESPD, RBPD) was conducted. The vehicle was an unreported stolen vehicle out of the City of Lawndale. Although the driver was not found, at 7:47 a.m. the female passenger was located in the area and taken into custody.
On May 21, 2012 Officers responded to a bicycle theft in progress on the 100 Block of 13th Street. Officer Kugley detained two males and one female suspect. Bolt cutters were recovered near the male suspects who, were then arrested for attempted petty theft and possession of burglary tools. The female suspect was determined to be unrelated to the bicycle theft, but was extremely intoxicated and arrested for public intoxication.
On May 22, 2012 at 4:42 a.m. Officer Garcia stopped a subject in the 1800 Block of 2nd St. The subject was subsequently arrested for suspicion possessing of stolen property (bicycle).
5/20/2012 7:20 p.m. - 7:26 1500 Block of 19th St.
(Residential Burglary) Officers responded to a fire alarm sounding in the 1500 Block of 19th Street. A resident noticed a bicycle in the front yard which was out of place. Officers arrived, observed the front door ajar, and determined a burglary had occurred.
5/17/2012 3:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. 1500 Block of 3rd St.
(Residential Burglary) Unknown suspect entered the victim's home from the kitchen window and stole miscellaneous items.
5/14/2012 6:15 p.m. - 8:15 p.m. Arbolado Ct.
(Residential Burglary) Unknown suspect took victim's unlocked bicycle from an open garage.
5/09/2012 4:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. 300 Block of John St.
(Theft from vehicle) Unknown suspect stole golf clubs from the victim's unlocked vehicle.
5/08/2012 5:25 p.m. - 1:45 a.m. 1800 Block of Ocean Dr.
(Attempted Residential Burglary) Unknown suspect (s) removed and damaged the victim's kitchen door window screen. No entry was made into the residence.
5/15/2012 2:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. 200 Block of 23rd Pl.
(Petty Theft) Unknown suspect took the victim's mail from the victim's mailbox.
5/20/2012 9:27 p.m. 100 Block of 13th St.
(Attempted Petty Theft) See crime details above.
5/19/2012 7:00 p.m. - 11:30 a.m. 100 Block of 7th Pl.
(Residential Burglary from Garage) Unknown suspect entered unsecured vehicle parked in open garage. The suspect stole sunglasses, camera, and lens.
5/04/2012 5:00 p.m. - 2:18 a.m. 400 Block of 34th St.
(Residential Burglary from Garage) Property (cell phone & skateboard) was stolen from an unlocked vehicle parked in an open garage. The El Segundo PD contacted the victim and stated they had a suspect in custody who was in possession of their cell phone.
5/15/2012 9:00 p.m. - 6:00 a.m. 200 Block of 29th St.
(Vehicle Burglary) Unknown suspect (s) smashed vehicle window and stole items that were in plain view.
5/16/2012 5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. 4300 Block of Crest Dr.
(Residential Burglary) Unknown suspect entered apartment through an open sliding glass door. The suspect (s) took a laptop, two IPods, cash, and miscellaneous jewelry.
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