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Critical Missing 71-Year-Old Man

Los Angeles: The family of Carlos Muniz Vasquez and the Los Angeles Police Department’s West Los Angeles Area detectives are asking for the public’s help in locating him.

Nr18190mlMr. Vasquez was last seen on July 9, 2018, at around 1:30 p.m., walking outside to get some fresh air from his residence in the 1900 block of South Shenandoah Street in Los Angeles. Mr. Vasquez was last seen leaving the residence walking a white poodle on a red leash.

Mr. Vasquez has Alzheimer and does not take any medications, and does not carry a cell phone.

Mr. Vasquez is described as a 71-year-old male Hispanic, with grey hair, brown eyes, standing at approximately 5 feet 6 inches tall, and weighing 120 pounds. He was last seen wearing a dark shirt, blue jeans, and black shoes.

If you have seen, or have any information regarding the whereabouts of Carlos Muniz Vasquez, please contact West Los Angeles Area Watch Commander at 310-444-0701, as well as 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 onlinetip. Lastly, tipsters may also download the “P3 Tips” mobile application and select the LA Regional Crime Stoppers as their local program.


LAPD Announces Historic Promotion

Los Angeles: Los Angeles Police Chief Michel R. Moore has announced the promotion of the Department's first female African American Deputy Chief. Commander Regina Scott was the first female African American to achieve the rank of Commander, and with her new promotion, Deputy Chief Scott will become the LAPD's first female African American to achieve the rank of Deputy Chief.

"Regina embodies the spirit of the Los Angeles Police Department with a balance of determination, excellence and heart," said Chief Moore. "In her new role as Deputy Chief, she will undoubtedly continue that quality work with an emphasis on building bridges, creating healthy communities and fighting crime."

Deputy Chief Scott joined the LAPD in July 1987. She has held numerous positions and worked a variety of assignments within all Bureaus of the Department. Deputy Chief Scott was the Commanding Officer of Information Technology Bureau; in charge of the design, development and ongoing innovation of the Department's automated computer systems. With her new promotion, Chief Scott will take Command of Operations Central Bureau which oversees Central, Central Traffic, Northeast, Rampart, Hollenbeck and Newton Community Police Stations. Central Bureau is home to over 900,000 residents and encompasses 65 square miles. Central Bureau's population is the most ethnically and culturally diverse in the City.

Of the appointment, Deputy Chief Scott said: "I am both honored and humbled by this historic promotion. This promotion is more than just me, it is for those who paved the road before me, and those who dare to dream big. I want to thank Chief Moore for having the courage and insight for real change and reform. I am ready to help build trust and help bridge the gap between the police and communities we serve."

Deputy Chief Scott is a New Jersey native who started her career of service as she joined the United States Army after high school. Deputy Chief Scott is a proud military-mom of a daughter currently serving in the United States Air Force and her son works for the Department of Transportation. In her spare time, Chief Scott enjoys playing with her three grandchildren, golf and plays the blues on her guitar.

Any questions may be directed to Media Relations Division at 213-486-5910.


Missing 22-Year-Old Man

Los Angeles: The family of Bo John Jones and the Los Angeles Police Department's Missing Persons Unit are asking for the public's assistance in locating him.

On July 8, 2018, around 4:30 p.m., Bo was last seen near the 1100 block of 6th Street, in the City of Los Angeles.
Bo is described as a 22-year-old male White with brown hair and blue eyes. He stands 5 feet 7 inches tall and weighs around 140 pounds. He was wearing a red USC t-shirt, grey shorts, and sandals.

If you have seen or have any information regarding the whereabouts of Bo John Jones, please contact Missing Persons Unit at 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 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 onlinetip. Lastly, tipsters may also download the "P3 Tips" mobile application and select the LA Regional Crime Stoppers as their local program.


Sleight of Hands Thief Steals Rings

UPDATE
July 26, 2018


On July 23, 2018, 25-year-old Yuri Cho was arrested for Grand Theft. The property taken has been recovered and returned to the victim.

 

Studio City: The Los Angeles Police Department is seeking the public's help in identifying the person responsible for Grand Theft.

On June 20, 2018, around 4 p.m., Los Angeles police officers responded to a radio call of a theft investigation near the 12100 block of Ventura Boulevard.

Investigation revealed the suspect entered the business to have a manicure and pedicure. As she was receiving the treatments, she discovered the victim's wedding and engagement ring on the side tray. The suspect took the ring, concealed it in her hand, and placed the ring in her purse. The suspect paid for her treatment and left the location with victim's property.

 

 

 

 

The suspect is described as a female Asian in his mid-20s, with black hair and brown eyes. She stands around five feet 5 inches tall and weighing around 120 pounds. She was wearing a black dress with flower design and brown wedge heels.

 

 

 

 

If you have any information, contact Detective Joseph Hampton, North Hollywood Theft Detectives, at 818-754-8377. During non-business hours or on weekends, please contact 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 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.