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Hermosa Valley school was burglarized on Saturday, April 12th at 1:05a.m.


The school is asking for help in finding the suspects.  It appears that the suspect(s) knew exactly how to get in to the room.  Therefore, they believe the suspect(s) are former students.


The suspect(s) took two laptops, a computer tower, a computer keyboard and two computer speakers.


Finger prints were lifted and a possible palm print from the window the suspect(s) entered. Photographs were taken of a chair that was below the window used as entry and it had two footprints on it. The chair appeared to be stepped on as the suspect(s) entered through that window.


The administration supplied a burned copy of a CD of the surveillance video.





Monday 4-7-08 - Sunday 4-13-08


 AREA 1 - BLUE (SOUTHWEST area bordered by Pier Ave, PCH & Herondo St.)

AREA 2 - GREEN (NORTHWEST area bordered Pier Ave, PCH and Manhattan border)

AREA 3 - RED (Every HB address on PCH and EAST to Harper/Reynolds)


Thursday 4-10-08


Area 3


415 PC

1500 block of Golden


There was a call of a subject scavenging in the area. He was seen leaving the location in a vehicle. HBPD arrive and locate vehicle leaving the area and conduct a traffic stop. The driver was advised of the scavenging violation and cited for 12500 VC - unlicensed driver.



Area 2


211 PC

1400 block of Manhattan Ave


There was a report of an armed robbery that had just occurred in the area. The suspect was described as a Male Black Adult 6' 2" wearing a thin black hooded sweat shirt and basketball pants. The suspect used a handgun and demanded the victim's wallet. The victim refused to give the suspect his wallet and punched the suspect. The suspect was last seen in a bright red Nissan with paper plates N/B Manhattan Ave.   NOTE: A special Alert & Awareness was sent to HBNW members last week.



Area 2


211 PC

2300 block of Hermosa Ave


There was another report of an armed robbery that had just occurred. A female was robbed at gun point for her purse and bag. The suspect described as a MBA 20's 5-09 thin build wearing a red hooded sweatshirt. The suspect was last seen running S/B from the area, no vehicle seen. The weapon description was the same as in the prior robbery.  NOTE: A special Alert & Awareness was sent to HBNW members last week.


Friday 4-11-08


Area 1


484 PC

1100 block of Bayview Dr


There was a report of a subject going through the trash in the area. He was located and contacted. It turned out that he had an outstanding warrant with the RBPD. The subject was transported to the HBPD were RBPD responded to pick him up.



Area 2


484 PC

300 block of 26th St


There was a dog stolen in the area. A red vehicle occupied by 1 Male Black Adult and 1 Female Black Adult stopped and picked up victim's dog and fled the location. The dog was not turned into either MB or HB animal control.








Pacific Theaters

Officer needs assistance

There was a call of an officer involved shooting at the location. Five HBPD units roll code three to the location for assistance. We arrive on scene and assist with locking down the area, no one leaves and no one enters the area. One officer shot in the face and the other in the chest. One suspect was killed at the scene while two others fled the area. The outstanding suspects were ultimately located after a short search and foot pursuit. Note: 2 of the involved suspects were stopped in our city the night prior and the vehicle was impounded. One of the subjects (known Rolling 60's gang member) was arrested on a small warrant and cited out. This can happen anywhere.


Saturday 4-12-08


Area 2


459 PC

Valley School


There was an audible burglary alarm at the location. HBPD units respond and check the area. The school checked secure. Note: A few days later when school started back up there was a report of a burglary. There were several computers taken from the computer lab.




Area 1


925 PC

8th and Manhattan Ave

Suspicious circumstances

There was a call of a subject trying car doors in the area. 1 juvenile matching the description on a bicycle was located in the 400 block of palm Dr. The local juvenile was ultimately cited for curfew and taken home to his parents.


Hermosa Beach Neighborhood Watch
Post Office Box 504
Hermosa Beach, California 90254