Serving Larchmont Village, Hancock Park, and the Greater Wilshire neighborhoods of Los Angeles since 2011.

Burglaries Continue in Area

There have been a number of home burglaries reported in the area in the last few weeks, and the LAPD encourages residents to be on alert, lock windows and doors, and to call 911 if you note any suspicious activity on your block.

On 11/26/12 at approximately 9 am on the corner of Wilton and Elmwood three thieves entered a home after knocking on the door and finding no response, then took the TV, silver and gold coins, and a diamond ring.

On 11/26/12 at approximately 7 pm in the 200 block of South Windsor a burglary was reported. The LAPD has no leads, video or witnesses on this crime and any information on this should be directed to LAPD. Note license plates or take photos of suspicious vehicles and relay that information to the LAPD.

On 11/22/12 at approximately 1:45 pm in the 900 block of South Plymouth suspect(s) smashed rear door, entered home and removed victim’s property. A neighbor observed possible suspects described as M, Blacks 5’10”, 160 lbs., between 18-20 years of age. They were seen entering a  blue, newer model (2011) Ford Taurus when they left the area.

Between 11/04-11/10/12 in the 1100 block of South Citrus Ave, suspect(s) pried open rear window and made themselves at home by sleeping in victim’s bed, eating victim’s food, and taking a shower. Suspect then fled taking only money from the home. No suspect(s) seen

LAPD’s Crime Mapping site allows you to see what’s happened recently in a half mile radius from your local address.

You can check the LAPD Crime Mapping site for timely information on burglaries, vehicular thefts and assaults in your area by going to the site and entering your address. You may also sign up for LAPD’s e-policing program in which you will receive emails directly from your Senior Lead Officer about crime and safety.

Contact 911, or your Senior Lead Officer:

SLO David Cordova (Hancock Park, LaBrea) at (213) 793-0650 or email to [email protected]

SLO Joseph Pelayo (Windsor Square, Larchmont Village) at (213) 793-0709 or email to [email protected]

SLO Ruben Gonzales (Windsor Village, Longwood area, Brookside) at (213) 793-0715 or email to [email protected]

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Julie Grist
Julie Grist
Julie co-founded the Larchmont Buzz with fellow buzzer Mary Hawley in 2011 and served as Editor, Publisher and writer for the hive for many years until the sale of the Buzz in August 2015. She is still circling the hive as an occasional writer.

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