West Los Angeles Crime
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Recent Crime News
Thursday | via NBC Los Angeles
Pablo Carlos Pineda in a booking photo after his arrest on Tuesday, July 19, 2016, in connection with a string of sexual assaults in Los Angeles' Westside. A homeless man was charged Thursday with attacking four women in Santa Monica, Beverly Hills and West Los Angeles, hitting one of them with a brick and sexually assaulting two others. Comment?
Thursday Jul 21 | via The LookOut news
Santa Monica police arrested a suspect Tuesday evening in connection with a series of violent sexual assaults and attacks that took place this year on the Westside, officials announced. Pablo Carlos Pineda, a 32-year-old male Hispanic, was arrested at 5:15 p.m. in the MacArthur Park area of Los Angeles after forensic evidence and information gathered led to his identification as a suspect in the attacks. Comment?
Wednesday Jul 20 | via NBC Los Angeles
Police have arrested one of two men wanted in a series of sexual assaults on the Westside, officials said Wednesday. The man in custody is allegedly the "more violent of the two" and is believed responsible for four sexual assaults that began earlier this year, including one in which he used a brick to beat a victim, Santa Monica police spokesman Saul Rodriguez said. Comment?
Wednesday Jul 20 | via LA Weekly
The search operation for a suspect described by Los Angeles Police Department Capt. Tina Nieto as a "violent sexual predator" now includes the LAPD's elite Robbery-Homicide Division, as well as Santa Monica and Beverly Hills police, authorities tell L.A. Weekly . Comment?
Tuesday Jul 19 | via LA Weekly
A man fired on by a Santa Monica cop over the weekend is being investigated for possible ties to a pair of rapes in nearby West Los Angeles , police told L.A. Weekly . "We're looking into that possibility," says Lt. Comment?
Monday Jul 11 | via LA Daily News
A 42-year-old woman was arrested in connection with a burglary in West Los Angeles during which a postal key was used to get onto the premises, and investigators said Monday they believe she may have been involved in other such crimes. Dawn Belmonte was taken into custody June 29, after a search warrant was served in North Hollywood, according to the Los Angeles Police Department. Comment?
Wednesday Jul 6 | via Los Angeles Times
LAPD detectives are asking for the public's help in providing information leading to the arrest of the suspect responsible for sexually assaulting women in West Los Angeles. LAPD detectives are asking for the public's help in providing information leading to the arrest of the suspect responsible for sexually assaulting women in West Los Angeles. Comment?
Tuesday Jul 5 | via LAPD Blog
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Saturday Jul 2 | via Holtville Tribune
Federal authorities and Huntington Beach Police officers Tuesday morning arrested 20 defendants indicted by a grand jury on charges of participating in a long-running telemarketing scheme that targeted small businesses and charities by selling them toner products for printers and photocopiers at grossly inflated prices. The indictment unsealed after this morning's arrests alleges that participants in the scheme fraudulently induced over 50,000 victims to send more than $126 million to telemarketers who posed as the victims' regular supplier of toner products at prices as much as ten times the normal retail price. Comment?
Thursday Jun 30 | via NBC Los Angeles
A thief prepares to steal a distracted woman's wallet at a West Los Angeles gas station on Tuesday, June 28, 2016. Sara Weinstein isn't waiting for police to catch the brazen thief who swiped her wallet from inside her car while she was distracted pumping gas. Comment?
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