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Critical Missing Woman

Van Nuys: The family of Carla Ettima and the Los Angeles Police Department Van Nuys Area are asking for the public's help to locate Mrs. Ettima.

On December 26, 2018, around 8 p.m., Carla Ettima was last seen after she was released from a local hospital in the 15100 block of Vanowen Street. Her family is extremely concerned since she suffers from numerous medical conditions, requiring frequent treatment and medications.

Ettima is described as a 58-year-old, female, black, stands 5 feet 5 inches tall, weighs 110 pounds, thin build, light complexion. She was last seen wearing a white blouse, navy blue jacket under a pink jacket, blue pants and blue shoes. She was also using a black metal cane.

Anyone with additional information is urged to call Los Angeles Police Department Van Nuys Area, at (818) 374-9500. 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 can 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.

New LAPD Deputy Chief and Commander Promotions Announced

New LAPD Deputy Chief and Commander Promotions Announced

Los Angeles: Los Angeles Police Chief Michel Moore is pleased to announce the promotion of Commander Blake Chow as Deputy Chief for the Department's Transit Services Bureau. In this new role Chow will oversee the city's four traffic divisions as well as the safety and security for MTA's bus and rail lines in the city limits. Chow is a 29 year veteran of the Department and has served a number of various roles from Patrol to Risk Management.

Also promoted was Central Area Captain Marc Reina, who will now serve as the Commander for the Department's Central Bureau. Reina has worked hard to build relationships and engage residents in the heart of Los Angeles. Reina has been with the Department for more than 20 years and has spent most of his career in Operations.

Both promotions will be effective in the beginning of March.