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HERMOSA BEACH POLICE DEPARTMENT
7-23-2012 thru 7-30-2012
(NFD=No further description, NFI=No further information)
30 misdemeanor arrests
2 felony arrest
43 moving violations issued
650 calls for service handled
07-23-12 @ 11:19a.m. Felony Hit and run
1100 block of Hermosa Ave
Motorist runs a bicyclist off road, causing bicyclist to crash into a parked car causing minor injury. The motorist then fled the scene, but was later arrested at his residence. Witness obtained the suspect vehicle plate as it was fleeing the scene, which enabled HBPD to locate the suspect. (If you witness a crime with a vehicle involved, GET THE PLATE and description and call 911)
07-23-12 @ 9:43a.m. Stolen Vehicle
1200 block of 11th Street
Stolen Chevy Pickup truck. NFD/NFI
07-24-12 @ 7:45p.m. Theft/Burglary
1100 block of Hermosa Ave
Suspect enters a business asking to use restroom. While the suspect was in the back, she stole an iPod and money. Suspect: Female Hispanic, heavy set, tattoos on her arms, NFD
07-24-12 @ 5:30p.m. Stolen Trailer
1600 block of PCH
Stolen trailer from Scotty's Scooters. NFI
07-24-12 @ 7:32p.m. Stolen yard windmill
9th and Beach Drive
Stolen decorative windmill. Suspects arrest in the area, property recovered.
07-25-12 @ 9:42p.m. Theft from garage
1000 block of Manhattan Ave
Theft of personal items and bike from open garage. (Don't leave your garage while unattended! Did we mention...don't leave your garage door open?)
07-26-12 @ 5:31p.m. Solicitor
3100 block of Valley Drive
Door to door salesperson. (Solicitors need permits FROM THE CITY OF HERMOSA BEACH. 99% do not!)
07-27-12 @ 1:48p.m. Hit and Run
200 block of Hermosa Ave
Traffic collision, non-injury, suspect fled scene, but was located and arrested for hit and run/DUI.
07-28-12 @ 3:59p.m. Theft of Vehicle
Suspects trying to steal car from Lot A area. One suspect located and arrested, the other got away.
07-28-12@ 8:28a.m. Theft from Garage
00 block of 15th St
Stolen personal items from open garage. (did we mention, don't leave your garage open and unattended?)
07-29-12 @ 12:03a.m. Hit and Run
4th and Hermosa Ave
Suspect crashed into parked car, then fled on foot leaving his vehicle. Investigation pending.
07-29-12 @ 4:40p.m. Stolen vehicle
25th and Myrtle
Stolen parked car. NFD/NFI
07-29-12 @ 11:11a.m. Hit and run
8th and Bayview
Vehicle VS Pedestrian, minor injury, suspect fled scene. Suspect: dark SUV with male Hispanic driver NFD.
07-29-12 @ 11:04p.m. Pier jumper
Lifeguard witnesses subject jump off pier. The subject before jumping was allegedly despondent. Helicopters and boats from various agencies were involved in the search. Subject was spotted later in a local bar soaking wet.
The city has been experiencing a high volume of unlocked vehicle thefts. Suspects are entering unlocked vehicle and stealing personal items and electronics. These thefts are occurring city wide, during evening hours. (LOCK YOUR CAR, PLEASE!).