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Restaurant Burglar Duo Caught on Tape

Los Angeles: On May 14, 2015 around 10:45 p.m., two suspects pried open the front door of a closed restaurant in the 1600 block of West Carson Street. The suspects stole the cash drawer from the business.

On July 25, 2015 around 1:20 a.m., two suspects smashed open the front door of the closed restaurant in the 1200 block of North Gaffey Street. The suspects attempted to break into the manager’s office, but were unable, and fled without taking any property.

On November 1, 2017 around 12:00 a.m., two suspects smashed open the front door of a closed restaurant located at 2400 of South Western Avenue. The suspects stole the cash drawers from the business.

Surveillance video was obtained in all three cases, and in all three cases, it appears to be the same suspects.

Suspect #1 is described as a male black. He stands 5 feet and 10 inches tall, bald, weighs about 150 pounds, and is approximately 50-60 years of age.

Suspect #2 is described as a male black. He stands 5 feet 8 inches tall, weighs approximately 170 pounds, and is approximately 40-50 years of age.

Anyone with information about this case is asked to contact Officer Baran at Harbor Burglary Detectives at (310) 726-7856. 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 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 www.lapdonline.org, and click on “Anonymous Web Tips.”

 

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“End It. Don’t Send It.”

The Los Angeles Police Department Partners with Los Angeles School Police Department and Introduces Educational Campaign "End It. Don't Send It."

Los Angeles: Social media threats by students towards their schools and classmates are a persistent problem for law enforcement, often the result of an ill-conceived prank with no violent intentions. The Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD), in partnership with Los Angeles School Police Department (LASPD), created "End It. Don't Send It." This educational campaign looks to address this problem by educating students, parents and faculty of the consequences in hopes of reducing the frequency of such threats.

Our message is one of prevention through education. As a leader in the law enforcement community, the LAPD works with the LASPD in policing the largest school district in the State of California. We want to educate kids and prevent them from making a very big mistake; one with the potential to haunt them well into their future. A violation of California Penal Code 422, "Criminal Threats", is a Felony Crime. This penal code section states, in part:

• A criminal threat has been committed by any person who willfully threatens to commit a crime which will result in death or great bodily injury to another person,
• with the specific intent that the statement, made verbally, in writing, or by means of an electronic communication device, is to be taken as a threat,
• even if there is no intent of actually carrying it out; and,
• thereby causes that person reasonably to be in sustained fear for his or her own safety or for his or her immediate family's safety.

Most kids interviewed will claim they were "just joking," but the problem with "just joking" is that it causes very real fear for the recipient(s) of the message(s). A tremendous amount of resources are dedicated to locating the perpetrator as quickly as possible to avert any potential harm to the victim(s). If we determine the actions meet the criteria for criminal threats, the consequences may include arrest and expulsion from school.

To our young people, when you think about sending out a threatening message, keep this in mind….End It. Don't Send It. #endschoolviolence

For additional information, please call LAPD, Major Crimes Division at (213) 486-7280.

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Young Man Missing from Sun Valley

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Update

Vincent Tyler Marcelo Babudro was found deceased on November 2, 2017. He was involved in a solo vehicle accident, on Little Tujunga Canyon Road, causing his vehicle to exit the roadway off a steep embankment. Additional inquiries should be directed to the Crescenta Valley Sheriff’s Station.

 

 

Los Angeles: The family of Vincent Tyler Marcelo Babudro and the Los Angeles Police Department Missing Person's Unit are asking for the public's help to locate Babudro.

On October 26, 2017, around 9 p.m., Mr. Babudro was last seen in the 8900 block of Helen Avenue in Sun Valley, and has not been heard from since. His family is concerned that he has not been found.

Babudro is described as a 21-year-old, White male with brown hair, brown eyes. He stands 6 feet tall and weighs about 130 pounds. He was last seen wearing a blue and green T-shirt, blue jeans, and black shoes. He was driving a 2002 Volvo, Gold/Tan Minnesota license plate 037VGR.



Vincent Tyler Marcelo Babudro

Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of Mr. Babudro, is asked to contact Missing Persons Unit, Officer Hernandez (213) 996-1800. 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 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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Sexual Assault Suspect Sought

South Los Angeles:The Los Angeles Police Department's detectives are asking for the public's help in providing any information that would lead to the identification and arrest of a sexual assault suspect.

Detectives are investigating a total of three sexual assaults which occurred in May, August, and September 2017.

Police described the suspect as a Male, Black, standing at 5 feet 9 inches to 6 feet 1 inch tall with a stocky build.

The suspect is picking up women in his truck on Western Avenue and 51st Street in South Los Angeles. The suspect's truck is described as an older model black pickup truck.

The suspect takes the victims to a secluded location, sexually assaults them, and then releases them.

Investigators have a few leads and are asking anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Dan Aguirre or Detective Dara Brown at Robbery Homicide Division, Special Assault Section, at (213) 486-6910. 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 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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Robbery Suspects Caught on Video

Los Angeles: Detectives from the Los Angeles Police Department's Newton Area are seeking the public's assistance in identifying violent Robbery suspects.

On Friday, October 13, 2017, at about 5:00 p.m., a takeover Robbery occurred in a pharmacy business located on the 200 block of West Vernon Avenue.

Armed suspects entered the pharmacy and ordered the employees to the floor. During the robbery, the suspects took money and specific medications.

The suspects fled the scene in a vehicle described as a charcoal gray, BMW, 4DR, sunroof, tinted windows, with black spoke style rims with a chrome lip.

Suspect #1 is described as a 20-25-year-old male Black with dark complexion. He stands 5 feet, 6 inches tall and weighs approximately 165 pounds. He was wearing blue long sleeved hoodie, pink undershirt, black pants, black "Vans" shoes with a white stripe, and a black "DC" New Era baseball hat. Suspect #1 also has a possible disability or injury to his right hand.

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Suspect #2 is described as a 20-25-year-old male Black with light complexion. He stands 5 foot 6-9 inches tall and weighs approximately 165 pounds. He was wearing a dark blue "Los Angeles" beanie, white long sleeve Adidas shirt with black sleeves and white stripes, grey sweatpants with black knee pads, and black shoes.

Suspect #3 is described as a male Black with a slim build. He stands 5 feet 6-9 inches tall and weighs approximately 135-145 pounds. He was wearing a black hat, black long sleeve shirt, tan pants, and black shoes. Suspect #3 also has a possible pony tail.

Anyone with information about this case is asked to contact Detective Fitzsimmons or Detective Trimino, Newton Area Detectives at (323) 846-6572. 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 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 www.lapdonline.org, and click on "Anonymous Web Tips."


Pedestrian Struck Dead

 

Chatsworth: The Los Angeles Police Department's Valley Traffic detectives are asking for the public's help in providing any information that would lead to the identification and arrest of the suspect(s) involved in a hit and run collision that killed a pedestrian.

On October 31, 2017, around 9:00 p.m., a white sedan was entering a driveway in the 20600 block of Lassen Street when it collided with a pedestrian. The driver briefly stopped and then fled the scene, failing to stop and identify himself or render aid to the victim, as required by law.

The hit and run vehicle is described as a white 2013 Kia Optima, with a black top.

The Los Angeles Fire Department transported the pedestrian to a local hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

The pedestrian was a 66 year-old-old male, resident of Chatsworth. His name is being withheld pending notification to the next of kin.

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 $50,000 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 Valley Traffic Detective III W. Bustos at (818) 644-8021or Detective Daniel Menesez at (818) 644-8028. 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 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 Resposnse to New York City Terrorist Attack

 

Los Angeles: On a day when Angelenos should be thrilled to cheer on our hometown Dodgers in Game 6 of the World Series, that excitement is dampened by an act of terrorism in New York City.

We are closely monitoring the situation on the east coast and communicating with NYPD and our Federal Law Enforcement partners, and at this point there is no nexus to Los Angeles.

Tonight we have a heightened sense of awareness for the potential of terrorist acts, however it is our priority to ensure the safety and security of anyone attending high profile events in the city and had already planned on a highly visible LAPD presence at the game tonight.

It is important to remember the eyes and ears of our community can make the biggest impact, if you see something say something.

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Fatal Hit and Run Traffic Collision

UPDATE
On November 1, 2017, around 10:45 a.m., 41-year-old Shauntrell Darnell Mathews, a Los Angeles resident went to 77th Station and turned himself in. He was placed under arrest for Hit and Run Felony and booked at the 77th Division Jail.

 

Los Angeles: The Los Angeles Police Department's South Traffic 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 that killed a pedestrian.

On October 29, 2017, around 6:15 p.m., 76-year-old Herman Charles Avery Jr., an Inglewood resident was crossing Western Avenue, heading West when he was struck by a vehicle. The driver of a vehicle failed to stop and identify himself or render aid to the victim, as required by law. The suspect drove away from the scene to Western Avenue and 82nd and abandoned his vehicle, the suspect had a 7 to 9-year-old boy, Black. The suspect is described as a male Black, 6 feet 2 inches to 6 feet 4 inches tall, medium built, wearing dark clothing.
Los Angeles Fire Department paramedics responded to render medical aid; however, Mr. Avery succumbed to his injuries at scene.

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 $50,000 is available to community members who provide information leading to the offender's identification, apprehension, and conviction or resolution through a civil compromise.

Anyone who may have witnessed or have information regarding this collision is urged to call South Traffic Detectives at 323-421-2500, after hours call South Traffic Division Watch Commander at 323-421-2577 or 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.


19-Year-Old Shot Dead

 

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 death of a 19-year-old male.

On October 28, 2017 around 1:45 a.m., a 19-year-old male was attending a party in the 1100 block of West Cruces Street in the city of Wilmington. The 19-year-old stepped outside to meet with friends when unknown suspects walked up to him and fired multiple rounds, he was struck by gunfire.

Los Angeles Fire Department paramedics responded to render medical aid; however, he succumbed to his injuries at scene.

The victim's name is being withheld pending notification to the next of kin. There is no suspect description and detectives have no leads.

Anyone with additional information is urged to call Harbor Area Detective Cortez or Tiffin, at (310)726-7889 or (310)726-7884. 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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Shooting Leaves One Dead

 

Van Nuys: The Los Angeles Police Department's Valley Bureau Homicide detectives are seeking the public's assistance in identifying the suspect's responsible for the death of a man in his twenties.

On October 28, 2017 around 1:00 a.m., Van Nuys Area patrol officers responded to a call of shots fired on the 15400 block of Valerio Street. When officers arrived, they found a male suffering from gunshot wounds.
The investigation revealed that the victim was speaking with the suspect's when one suspect produced a handgun, shot the victim and both suspects fled the scene on foot. The victim was struck by gunfire and was pronounced dead at scene.

The victim's name is being withheld pending notification to the next of kin.

Anyone with additional information is urged to call Valley Bureau Homicide Detectives, at (818) 374-1934. 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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