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13-Year-Old Critical Missing Juvenile

North Hills: The family of Angelina Lopez and the Los Angeles Police Department's Mission Area Juvenile Detectives are asking for the public's help in locating 13-year-old, Angelina Jade Lopez.

On February 5, 2018, at about 9:30 p.m., Angelina was last seen in her residence in the 8900 block of Burnet Avenue in North Hills.

On February 6, 2018, at about 7 a.m., Angelina's mother left the residence to go to work, believing Angelina was in bed sleeping. Angelina's mother received some text messages from Angelina during the day, including one regarding a scheduled doctor appointment that afternoon.

Angelina's mother returned to her residence about 1 p.m., to pick up Angelina, however Angelina was not home. Angelina's mother contacted a few of her daughters' friends, but none had seen Angelina. Angelina's mother discovered a note she believed was written by Angelina, that indicated she is depressed and might harm herself.

Angelina is described as a 13-year-old, female Hispanic, with long black hair and brown eyes. She stands 5 feet 6 inches tall, 200 pounds, light complexion. Angelina is known to frequent the area of Rayen Street and Memory Park Avenue, in the City of North Hills. 

PicpngIf you have seen, or have any information regarding the whereabouts of Angelina Jade Lopez, please contact Mission Area Juvenile Detectives, at 818-838-9810 or 818-838-9800. 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 pro


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UPDATE
February 8, 2018 



Doris Lee Doss has been found in good condition.  She walked in to LAPD’s Southeast Community Police Station.

 

Van Nuys: The family of Doris Lee Doss and the Los Angeles Police Department's Missing Persons Unit are asking for the public's assistance in locating her.

On February 1, 2018, Doris was last seen near the 11200 block of South Broadway in Los Angeles. Doris is described as an 83-year-old female Black with black hair and brown eyes. She stands 5 feet 4 inches tall and weighs around 120 pounds. She was last seen wearing a black shirt, blue jeans and black shoes. Doris suffers from dementia and the family is concerned for her safety.

Missing dossIf you have seen or have any information regarding the whereabouts of Doris Lee Doss, please contact Missing Persons Unit, Detective Halcromb 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.

 

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Los Angeles: On February 6, 2018, around 9:30 p.m., three males were riding on bicycles westbound on Jefferson Avenue approaching Flower Street and the Metro train tracks. All three cyclists attempted to cross the train tracks, even though there was an oncoming train northbound.

The first male rode across the tracks without being hit, but the second and third male were both struck by the oncoming train. The Metro train immediately stopped and cooperated with investigators. The first male was not at scene prior to police arrival.

Both males were transported by LAFD to a local hospital, where one of the males was pronounced dead and the other is in critical condition.

The Los Angeles County Coroner will identify and release the decedent's information at a later date.

Anyone with information about this collision is asked to contact South Traffic Division detectives at 323-421-2500 or 323-421-2577. 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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Los Angeles: Detectives from the Los Angeles Police Department's Central Traffic Division 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 30-year-old Monica Zuniga, a resident of Los Angeles.

On February 7, 2018, around 4:50 a.m., a fatal hit and run traffic collision occurred on Huntington Drive just west of Eastern Avenue in Hollenbeck Area. Zuniga was attempting to cross Huntington Drive just west of Eastern Avenue when she was struck by a vehicle traveling westbound in the number two lane of Eastern Avenue. Zuniga suffered multiple blunt force trauma injuries and was transported to Los Angeles County USC Medical Center by paramedics from the Los Angeles Fire Department. Despite lifesaving efforts, she was pronounced dead shortly after her arrival.

The hit and run driver fled the scene westbound on Huntington Drive. The vehicle is described as a 2000-2005 Volkswagen Rabbit, dark in color. The vehicle likely has damage to the front end and front windshield.

In an effort to locate the driver, Central Traffic Division personnel will be conducting an Educational Check Point on Huntington Drive just east of Eastern Avenue. The Check Point will be conducted on Friday, February 9, 2018 from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m.

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 is asked to contact the LAPD Central Traffic Division Detectives at (213) 833-3713 or Detective Felix Padilla at (213) 486-0753. 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.

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Notes from the February 6, 2018 Weekly Police Commission Meeting

PC Mtg Feb 6

Commission President Steve Soboroff opened the meeting and a quorum was established. 

All Consent Agenda items were unanimously approved.

Department’s verbal presentation and discussion relative to the 2017 crime statistics for homicides. No action required. 

Department’s Report, dated January 31, 2018, relative to the report on Teams II / III, as set forth. [BPC #18-0060] was approved. 

Chief Beck reported there was an Officer Involved Shooting (OIS) in Wilmington on the afternoon of February 2, 2018. Uniformed officers assigned to Harbor Are Gang Enforcement Detail attempted to make a traffic stop on a reckless driver. Suspect failed to yield, a brief pursuit ensued, and the suspect’s vehicle was involved in a traffic collision. As officers exited their vehicle, suspect pointed a semi-automatic handgun at officers that resulted in an OIS. 

Shortly after midnight on Thursday February 1, 2018, LAFD and LAPD resources responded to a Home Depot parking lot in Northeast Division where a large suitcase was lit on fire. The large suitcase was opened and inside were dismembered body parts. Robbery Homicide Division (RHD) responded and after their investigation, which included surveillance video from the MTA, 

arrested the suspect on Friday February 2, 2018.  Investigators have not yet identified the victim. Chief Beck thanked RHD for their dedication, enthusiasm, and strong effort in solving the most difficult of cases.

At the request of the Department of Justice, the LAPD is hosting the 4th Annual Crime Fighters Conference.  Sixty law enforcement professionals from a dozen police departments are gathering to discuss crime fighting strategies and community initiatives.  Chief Beck reported there are 10,048 sworn officers are on active duty, 2,906 civilians, about 400 reserve officers, and 1,850 cadets.


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Mission: The Los Angeles Police Department Valley Bureau Homicide detectives are asking for the public's help in providing information that would lead to the arrest of the suspect(s) responsible for the murder of 21-year-old Jessica Torres.

On February 1, 2018, around 2:30 a.m., Mission Area patrol officers responded to a radio call of a "Shooting Just Occurred", in the area of Van Nuys Boulevard and Arminta Street in Van Nuys. When officers arrived, they found Ms. Torres suffering from a gunshot wound.

Detectives investigation revealed, Torres was driving in the area when a suspect approached in a separate vehicle, fired a gun, striking Torres. The suspect left the scene in the vehicle.

Los Angeles Fire Department paramedics responded and transported Torres to a local hospital where she was treated for several days.

On February 3, 2018, Torres died from her injuries.

There is no suspect description and the investigation is ongoing.

Anyone having information about this shooting is urged to contact Valley Bureau Homicide, Detective John Doerbecker at (818) 374-1941. 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

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Los Angeles: The family of Julia Kebbel and the Los Angeles Police Department are asking for the public's assistance in locating her.

Julia Kebbel was last seen on January 31, 2018, walking her dog in the 1900 block of Golden Gate Avenue, in the City of Los Angeles. She has not been seen since, and her family is very concerned that she hasn't been located.

Julia is described as a female White with blonde hair and blue eyes. She stands 5 feet 3 inches tall and weighs around 100 pounds. Julia has multi-colored tattoos on both of her forearms.


If you have seen or have any information regarding the whereabouts of Julia Kebbel, please contact the Los Angeles Police Department's 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.

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