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Burglary Suspect Caught on Video in the Hollywood Hills NR18262ti

Hollywood: The Los Angeles Police Department's Hollywood Area detectives are seeking the public's assistance in identifying a burglary suspect caught on video in the Hollywood Hills.

On Wednesday, October 3, 2018, around 3 p.m., a burglary occurred near the 1600 block of Woods Drive. This area has seen an increase in the number of residential burglaries in recent weeks. The suspect parked in front of the victim's home and pried open a sliding glass door with a concealed crowbar. He then entered the residence and removed jewelry and watches before fleeing in his vehicle.



The suspect is described as a light skinned Hispanic or White male, and was driving a possible 2007 grey or silver BMW with a blue convertible top bearing a black or dark blue paper plate with yellow writing.

Anyone with information should call Hollywood Division Detective Patrick Aluotto at 213-972-2929. 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 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.


Officer-Involved-Shooting in Van Nuys Division

**The following information is based on a preliminary and ongoing investigation, which continues to evolve as investigators interview witnesses, review physical and electronic records, and analyze forensic evidence. The Department's understanding of the facts and circumstances may change as additional evidence is collected and analyzed**


Los Angeles: Los Angeles Police Department's (LAPD) Force Investigation Division is investigating an Officer-Involved Shooting (OIS) that occurred in a Van Nuys neighborhood on Sunday morning.

On October 7, 2018, around 10:50 a.m., Van Nuys Division plain clothes Narcotics Enforcement Detail officers were to the rear of a local motel (known for narcotics sales) on the 13500 block of Sherman Way in the City of Los Angeles.

While at the location, the officers attempted to initiate an investigative stop of three narcotics suspects. As the officers did so, one of the suspects (later identified as Antonio Solis) produced a pistol, which resulted in an Officer-Involved-Shooting.

Solis was struck by gunfire and was transported to a local hospital by the Los Angeles Fire Department (LAFD) paramedics where he received medical treatment and listed in stable condition. Solis was subsequently booked for Possession of a Firearm, section 29800(A)1 of the California Penal Code.

Suspect No. 2, (identified as Allen Riggen) ran from the location and was immediately detained after a short foot chase, when he gave up without incident. Riggen's was also transported by LAFD paramedics to a local hospital, where he was medically treated for minor injuries that he obtained while running from the officers. Riggen's was medically cleared and placed on a Parole Hold, per section 3056 of the California Penal Code.

Suspect No. 3, (identified as Martin Shemata) remained at scene, was interviewed and eventually released.

Solis' 9mm pistol was recovered from the scene and booked as evidence.

LAPD's specialized Force Investigation Division (FID) responded to the scene and began interviewing witnesses and collecting forensic evidence. A representative from the Office of the Inspector General responded and monitored the scene investigation.

The complete investigation will be reviewed by the Chief of Police and the Board of Police Commissioners and the Office of the Inspector General to determine the thoroughness and accuracy of the investigation and whether the use of deadly force complied with LAPD's policies and procedures. Additionally, representatives from the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office who responded to the scene will review the subsequent FID investigation; evidence collected and witness statements to determine if the force used by the officers(s) was reasonable.

Anyone with additional information regarding this incident is urged to call the LAPD at any of the following numbers:
• During business hours at 213-486-5230;
• During non-business hours or on weekends at (877)-LAPD-24-7 (877-527-3247);
• Anonymously 24-hours a day to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477) or by texting "LAPD" and your tip to phone number 274637 (C-R-I-M-E-S); or
• Online at www.lapdonline.org and click on "Anonymous Web Tips.


Severe Hit and Run Traffic Collision

Encino: The Los Angeles Police Department Valley 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, leaving a pedestrian in critical condition.

On October 13th, 2018 around 11:50 p.m., a pedestrian was crossing the street southbound within a controlled marked crosswalk on Ventura Boulevard east of Louise Ave, when she was struck by a vehicle traveling eastbound Ventura Boulevard.

The hit and run vehicle was described by witnesses as a possible silver, 1996 to early 2000, Toyota, 4-Runner.

The hit and run driver did not stop or render aid to the pedestrian as required by law.
 
The Los Angeles Fire Department responded to the scene and transported the female victim to a local hospital in critical condition.
 
Drivers are reminded that if they become involved in a collision, they should pull over and stop as soon as it is safe to do so, notify emergency services, and remain at the scene to identify themselves.

The victim has been identified as a 30-year-old female from Woodland Hills, CA.
 
Anyone with information about this collision is asked to contact Valley Traffic Detective Lisset Fuentes at 818-644-8021 or Detective Dan 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 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.


Missing 22-Year-Old Female

UPDATE
October 15, 2018


Sara Fisher has been located, in good condition, and family members have been notified.



Los Angeles: The family of Sahara Eve Von Fisher and the Los Angeles Police Department's Missing Persons Unit are asking for the public's assistance in locating her.

On October 9, 2018, around 5 p.m., Sahara was last seen near the 9600 block of Stonehurst Avenue, in the City of Sun Valley. She has not been seen or heard from and her family is concerned for her safety.

Sahara Eve Von Fisher is described as a 22-year-old female black with light black hair and hazel eyes. She stands 5 feet 3 inches tall and weighs around 160 pounds.

If you have seen or have any information regarding the whereabouts of Sahara Eve Von Fisher, 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.