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Los Angeles Couple Missing

Los Angeles: The Los Angeles Police Department Missing Persons Unit detectives are asking for the public’s help in finding Olivia Hannah Gonzalez and Brian Fernandez.

The couple was last seen on Friday, December 23, 2016, when they left on a weekend trip to Big Sur California and were expected to return on Christmas Day.  The couple’s families have not heard from them and concerned about their welfare.

Olivia Hannah Gonzalez is described as a 20-year-old female Hispanic with blond hair and brown eyes.  She stands 5 feet 6 inches tall and weighs 120 pounds.  Brian Fernandez is described as a 21-year-old male Hispanic with black hair and brown eyes.  He stands 5 feet 8 inches tall and weighs 160 pounds.

Brian Fernandez driving a 2002 4-door Tan Honda Civic with a California license plate number of 5VUD295.  
  
Anyone with information regarding couple’s whereabouts is asked to contact Missing Persons Unit, Detective Palmer at (213) 996-1800.  During non-business hours or on weekends, calls should be directed to 1-877-LAPD-24-7 (1-877-527-3247).  Anyone wishing to remain anonymous should call the LA Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477) or go directly to www.lacrimestoppers.org.  Tipsters may also visit www.lapdonline.org, and click on “Anonymous Web Tips” under the “Get Involved-Crime Stoppers” menu to submit an online tip.  Lastly, tipsters may also download the “P3 Tips” mobile application and select the LA Regional Crime Stoppers as their local program.
 


Burglary Caught On Security Camera

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Los Angeles: The Los Angeles Police Department Hollenbeck detectives are seeking the public's assistance in identifying an armed burglary suspect.

On Wednesday December 21, 2016, around 10:30 a.m., a residential burglary occurred in the 4900 block of Twining Street. The suspect forced entry into an unoccupied residence and removed property.

As the suspect was leaving the residence through the back, the family German Shepherd confronted the suspect. The suspect pulled out a handgun and pointed it at the dog but did not fire.
 

 

 

 

 

The suspect is described as a male Hispanic, between 25-35 years old with black hair, and a goatee. He stands about five feet, nine inches to five feet eleven inches tall and weighs between 180-210 pounds. He was wearing an LA Kings baseball cap, black pants, grey sweat shirt, black and white tennis shoes. The suspect was also wearing a gold wedding ring and a black watch.

Anyone with information regards to this suspect is asked to call Hollenbeck Burglary Detective E. Garcia at (323) 342-8996. During non-business hours, calls should be directed to1-877-LAPD-24-7 (877-527-3247). Anyone wishing to remain anonymous should call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477). Tipsters may also contact Crime Stoppers by texting to 274637 (C-R-I-M-E-S on most keypads) with a cell phone. All text messages should begin with the letters "LAPD." Tipsters may also go to LAPDOnline.org, click on "webtips" and follow the prompts.


Missing Senior Citizen

North Hollywood: The Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD), North Hollywood Detectives are asking for the public’s help in finding 86-year-old, Jean Heimer.

Mrs. Heimer was last seen leaving her care facility with her RED walker on December 28, 2016 around 1:30 p.m., on Laurel Canyon and Chandler Boulevard in the city of North Hollywood. 

Mrs. Heimer has dementia and needs her medication, she is also missing her dentures.  She is described as a female White, gray hair, brown eyes and stands 5 feet 2 inches.  Mrs. Heimer weighs approximately 105 pounds.  She was last seen wearing a green coat or sweater with a hood and gray pants.
  
If you have any information please contact, LAPD’s, North Hollywood Division Detectives,(818) 754-8412.

Anyone with information regarding Jean Heimer whereabouts is asked to contact LAPD’s North Hollywood Division Detectives at (818) 754-8412.  During non-business hours or on weekends, calls should be directed to 1-877-LAPD-24-7 (1-877-527-3247).  Anyone wishing to remain anonymous should call the LA Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477) or go directly to www.lacrimestoppers.org.  Tipsters may also visit www.lapdonline.org, and click on “Anonymous Web Tips” under the “Get Involved-Crime Stoppers” menu to submit an online tip.  Lastly, tipsters may also download the “P3 Tips” mobile application and select the LA Regional Crime Stoppers as their local program.


Hit and Run Leaves 19-Year-Old in Serious Condition

Los Angeles:  The Los Angeles Police Department Central Traffic detectives are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the suspect involved in a hit and run that left 19-year-old Ryan Coreas in serious condition.

On December 28, 2016, around 11:10 p.m., Ryan Coreas was crossing Fletcher Drive, just south of Laclede Avenue, outside of a marked crosswalk.  A gold or beige mini-van traveling southbound on Fletcher Drive collided with him.  The driver of the mini-van never slowed down or stopped to render aid.  The mini-van was also described as having a luggage rack on the roof.

Los Angeles Fire Department paramedics responded to the scene and transported Coreas to a local hospital.  He is listed in serious condition.

On April 15, 2015, the City Council amended the Los Angeles Administrative Code and created a Hit and Run Reward Program Trust Fund. A reward of up to $25,000 is available to community members who provide information leading to the offender’s identification, apprehension, and conviction or resolution through a civil compromise.

Anyone with information about this collision is asked to contact LAPD Central Traffic Division detectives at (213) 833-3713.  During non-business hours or on weekends, calls should be directed to 1-877-LAPD-24-7 (877-527-3247).  Anyone wishing to remain anonymous should call the LA Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477) or go directly
to www.lacrimestoppers.org.  Tipsters may also visit ww.lapdonline.org, and click on “Anonymous Web Tips” under the “Get Involved-Crime Stoppers” menu to submit an online tip.  Lastly, tipsters may also download the “P3 Tips” mobile application and select the LA Regional Crime Stoppers as their local program.


Fatal Shooting at a park of an unidentified Man

Mid-City: The Los Angeles Police Department West Bureau Homicide detectives are asking for the public's help in providing any information that would lead to the arrest of the suspect(s) who killed an unidentified man.

December 28, 2016, around 3:30 a.m., Wilshire area patrol officers responded to a call of shots fired at LA High Memorial Park near the 4600 block of West Olympic Boulevard. Officers found a male adult victim who was unconscious and unresponsive.

Los Angeles Fire Department paramedics responded and transported the victim to a local area hospital for a gunshot wound. The victim was pronounced dead at the hospital.

The circumstances and motive for this homicide are unknown.

The victim has not been identified and the investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information, please contact West Bureau Homicide investigators at 213-382-9470. During non-business hours or on weekends, calls should be directed to 1-877-LAPD-24-7 (877-527-3247). Anyone wishing to remain anonymous should call the LA Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477) or go directly to www.lacrimestoppers.org. Tipsters may also visit ww.lapdonline.org, and click on "Anonymous Web Tips" under the "Get Involved-Crime Stoppers" menu to submit an online tip. Lastly, tipsters may also download the "P3 Tips" mobile application and select the LA Regional Crime Stoppers as their local program.


35-Year-Old Man in Critical Condition After Hit and Run

Update


The driver, Javier Saravia was taken into custody at his residence and booked for 20001 (a) V.C., hit and run felony.  The vehicle involved in the collision was parked in a car port to the rear of his residence and was impounded. 

 

 

Los Angeles: The Los Angeles Police Department Southwest Traffic Division detectives are asking for the public's help in providing any information that would lead to the identification and arrest of the suspect involved in a hit and run collision, which left a 35-year-old man severely injured.

On December 26, 2016, around 3:40 p.m., Southwest Area officers responded to a radio call of a hit and run traffic collision at the intersection of 48th Street and 9th Avenue. When the officers arrived they found a male victim on the street who had been involved in the traffic collision.

The investigation revealed that the victim was riding a motorized bicycle west bound on 48th Street when a motorist made a left turn onto 9th Avenue and collided with the victim's motorized bicycle. The driver and a male passenger left the scene of the accident. The driver failed to stop, identify himself and did not render aide to the victim as required by law.

Los Angeles Fire Department paramedics responded and transported the victim to a local area hospital where he is listed in critical condition.

The driver is described as a male Hispanic, approximately 5 feet 8 inches tall, between 180 and 200 pounds with dark hair. He was seen wearing a gray baseball cap, a gray jacket, white t-shirt, and blue jeans.

The passenger is described as a male Hispanic, approximately 5 feet 8 inches tall, with black hair and a mustache. He was seen wearing a red long sleeve shirt, black pants, and brown shoes.

The suspect's vehicle is described as a burgundy/red 1997-1999 Oldsmobile Cutlass four door sedan. The incident was captured on surveillance camera.

Anyone with information about this collision is asked to contact LAPD South Traffic Division at 323-421-2500. During non-business hours or on weekends, calls should be directed to 1-877-LAPD-24-7 (877-527-3247). Anyone wishing to remain anonymous should call the LA Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477) or go directly to www.lacrimestoppers.org. Tipsters may also visit ww.lapdonline.org, and click on "Anonymous Web Tips" under the "Get Involved-Crime Stoppers" menu to submit an online tip. Lastly, tipsters may also download the "P3 Tips" mobile application and select the LA Regional Crime Stoppers as their local program.


51-Year-Old Woman Killed in Hit and Run

Los Angeles: A hit and run collision occurred on Avalon Boulevard and 43rd Street.

On December 22, 2016 around 6:20 a.m., a pedestrian that was laid on the street was fatally struck by a vehicle traveling northbound on Avalon Boulevard.

The vehicle continued traveling northbound and failed to stop and render aid as required by laws.

Los Angeles Fire Department paramedics responded and the victim was pronounced dead at scene.

There is no description of the hit and run vehicle or the driver.

The victim is a 51-year-old female Hispanic and a resident of Los Angeles. Her name is being withheld pending verification of identity by the Los Angeles Coroner's Office.

Anyone with information about this collision is asked to contact LAPD Central Traffic Division detectives at 213-833-3713. During non-business hours or on weekends, calls should be directed to 1-877-LAPD-24-7 (877-527-3247). Anyone wishing to remain anonymous should call the LA Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477) or go directly to www.lacrimestoppers.org. Tipsters may also visit ww.lapdonline.org, and click on "Anonymous Web Tips" under the "Get Involved-Crime Stoppers" menu to submit an online tip. Lastly, tipsters may also download the "P3 Tips" mobile application and select the LA Regional Crime Stoppers as their local program.


Man Struck, Staggers into Street, Hit by a Car

North Hollywood: On December 15, 2016, at 1:44 a.m., a hit and run traffic collision occurred on the 6600 block of Lankershim Boulevard in the city of North Hollywood.

47-year-old Apollo Rodriguez was at the 6600 block of Lankershim Boulevard when a security guard struck him in the face with a closed fist and caused him to fall to the ground. Mr. Rodriguez stood back up and began to argue with the security guard, and the security guard struck Mr. Rodriguez again, causing him to fall backwards and on to the street. As Mr. Rodriguez was falling backwards he was struck by a vehicle that was traveling north on Lankershim Boulevard. The vehicle continued traveling north bound and failed to stop and render aid.

Mr. Rodriguez suffered critical injuries and despite lifesaving efforts, he succumbed to his injuries. Operations Valley Bureau Detectives responded to the scene and arrested the security guard for murder. The hit and run vehicle is described as a black, four door sedan with tinted windows.

Anyone with additional information is asked to contact the LAPD Valley Bureau Homicide Detectives at (818) 374-1925. During non-business hours or on weekends, calls should be directed to 1-877-LAPD-24-7 (877-527-3247). Anyone wishing to remain anonymous should call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477). Tipsters may also contact Crime Stoppers by texting to phone number 274637 (C-R-I-M-E-S on most keypads) with a cell phone. All text messages should begin with the letters "LAPD." Tipsters may also go to LAPDOnline.org, click on "webtips" and follow the prompts.

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LAPD Dep. Chief Scott Named Chief of San Francisco Police Department

Los Angeles Police Department South Bureau Deputy Chief Bill Scott is headed north up the 5 Freeway taking on a new role as the Chief of Police for the City of San Francisco. Scott is a 27-year veteran of the LAPD and is a graduate of the Senior Management institute of Policing. He has a bachelor's degree in accounting from the University of Alabama. Scott has been a valued member of the Department's command staff and has played an integral role in building bridges and strengthening relationships in Los Angeles' South Bureau. In recent years he is credited with increasing public trust and enhancing the bond between the public and the police. He also helped to mobilize our Community Safety Operations Center (CSOC) earlier this year when South Bureau experienced double digit spikes in violent crime.

"The Bay Area's gain is LA's loss" LAPD Chief Charlie Beck said this morning. "Bill's tactical skills, intelligence, and kindness embody the spirit of our department. We credit his leadership in the successes we had stemming the surge of violent crime in the South Bureau." Chief Scott joins the long list of LAPD veterans who are leading law enforcement agencies across the country including, Police Commissioner William J. Bratton (New York City), Sheriff James "Jim" McDonnell (Los Angeles County Sheriffs), Chief James Craig (Detroit), Chief Sharon Papa (Hermosa Beach), Chief Andrew Smith (Greenbay), and Chief Arthur J. Miller (South Pasadena). That is just a partial list of the individuals who have been LAPD officers and are now some of the most important names in law enforcement. Chief Scott is expected to join SFPD in early 2017. We wish him great success.

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Fatal Shooting in Wilmington

Wilmington: The Los Angeles Police Department's Harbor Area Homicide Detectives are seeking the public's assistance in identifying the suspect(s) responsible for the fatal shooting death of a 23-year-old Wilmington man.

On December 14, 2016, around 6:25 p.m., a male Hispanic was found fatally wounded in the rear alley of 1300 block of Marine Avenue in Wilmington.

Los Angeles Fire Department paramedics responded and found the victim suffering from a gunshot wound to the torso.

The victim succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced dead at scene.

Detectives have no leads on the suspect(s) and are asking for the public's help.

Anyone with additional information is urged to call Detectives Cortez or Coffee, Harbor Area Detectives, at (310)726-7889 or (310)726-7887. During non-business hours or on weekends, calls should be directed to 1-877-LAPD-24-7 (1-877-527-3247). Anyone wishing to remain anonymous should call the L.A. Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477) or go directly to www.lacrimestoppers.org. Tipsters may also visit www.lapdonline.org, and click on "Anonymous Web Tips" under the "Get Involved-Crime Stoppers" menu to submit an online tip. Lastly, tipsters may also download the "P3 Tips" mobile application and select the L.A. Regional Crime Stoppers as their local program.

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