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Recovery of Stolen Art by Benjamin Crème NR19300ml

Los Angeles: Between November 2011 and August 2012, a victim stored artwork valued at approximately $800,000.00 in a storage facility in LAPD Pacific Division.

On September 25, 2019, Commercial Crimes detectives received a phone call from Mission Division
about a person who discovered stolen artwork and wanted to turn the artwork over to authorities.

Commercial Crimes detectives responded to the person's residence in the city of San Fernando where it
had been stored for the past few years. The reporting person advised the artwork was previously in
possession of a relative who had passed away a few years prior.

The reporting person took the deceased relative's items out of storage and brought them to their residence.

Upon looking through the items from the deceased relative, the reporting person discovered the artwork
was stolen after visiting a law enforcement website and immediately notified authorities.

For additional information, please contact Detective II Steven Franssen, CCD/BSS, at (213) 486-6940.

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. Tipsters may also download the, "P3 Tips" mobile application and select the LA Regional Crime
Stoppers as their local program.

Flame-Coloured Deva
signed "Benjamin Creme, 1976/77" lower right; edition #101/350 through #350/350 (250 prints stolen)
Incident Type: stolen Crime Category: print Maker: Benjamin Creme Period: 2007 Materials: lithograph Measurements: 24" x 19"

Shakti II
signed "Benjamin Creme, 1964" lower right; edition #101/350 through #350/350 (250 prints stolen)
Incident Type: stolen Crime Category: print Maker: Benjamin Creme Period: 2005 Materials: lithograph Measurements: 28" x 21 3/4"

Ancient Moral
signed "Creme" lower right; edition #101/350 through #350/350 (250 prints stolen)
Incident Type: stolen Crime Category: print Maker: Benjamin Creme Period: 2010 Materials: lithograph Measurements: 27 1/2" x 21"

Polarity
signed "Benjamin Creme, 1973" lower right; edition #101/350 through #350/350 (250 prints stolen)
Incident Type: stolen Crime Category: print Maker: Benjamin Creme Period: 2006 Materials: lithograph Measurements: 28 1/8" x 19"

Invocation
signed "Benjamin Creme, 1964" lower right; edition #151/350 through #350/350 (200 prints stolen)
Incident Type: stolen Crime Category: print Maker: Benjamin Creme Period: 2003 Materials: lithograph Measurements: 28 1/2" x 19"

Oracle
signed "Benjamin Creme, 1964-84" lower right; edition #73/350 through #350/350 (278 prints stolen)
Incident Type: stolen Crime Category: print Maker: Benjamin Creme Period: 2001 Materials: lithograph Measurements: 21" x 27 1/4"

Soul Infusion
signed "Benjamin Creme, 1966" lower right; edition #151/350 through #350/350 (200 prints stolen)
Incident Type: stolen Crime Category: print Maker: Benjamin Creme Period: 2004 Materials: lithograph Measurements: 28" x 22 3/4"

Open Mandala
signed "Benjamin Creme, 1972" lower right; edition #221/350 through #350/350 (130 prints stolen)
Incident Type: stolen Crime Category: print Maker: Benjamin Creme Period: 2008 Materials: lithograph Measurements: 28" x 21"

Mandala IV
signed "Benjamin Creme, 1968" lower right; edition #101/350 through #350/350 (250 prints stolen)
Incident Type: stolen Crime Category: print Maker: Benjamin Creme Period: 2002 Materials: lithograph Measurements: 28 3/4" x 17 1/2"

Within the Gates
signed "Creme" lower right; edition #101/350 through #350/350 (250 prints stolen)
Incident Type: stolen Crime Category: altar Maker: Benjamin Creme Period: 2009 Materials: lithograph Measurements: 28" x 16 1/4"


Fatal Hit and Run Traffic Collision NR19298ml

Van Nuys: The Los Angeles Police Department's Valley Traffic Division detectives are investigating a felony hit and run fatality that occurred on Sepulveda Boulevard south of Hatteras Street.

On Friday, November 1, 2019, around 10:00 p.m., a fatal hit and run traffic collision occurred when a white Infiniti G37 was travelling at a high rate of speed northbound on Sepulveda Boulevard, collided with a pedestrian south of Hatteras Street.

The pedestrian was crossing eastbound Sepulveda Boulevard after exiting his vehicle that was parked on the west curb of Sepulveda Boulevard when he was hit by the Infinity.

The driver of the white Infiniti failed to stop, identify self and render aid, as required by law. 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.

Los Angeles Fire Department paramedics responded to the scene and pronounced the pedestrian dead. He was a male, Hispanic, approximately 22 years old.

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 $25,000 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 Division Detective Wade at (818) 644-8036. 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.


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Los Angeles: The family of Sang In Ryu and detectives from the Los Angeles Police Department's Missing Person's Unit are asking for the public's help in locating her.

On November 3rd, 2019, at 1:45 p.m., Mrs. Ryu was last seen in the area of the 900 block of 3rd Avenue wearing a multi-colored jacket, purple pants, and red shoes. She has not been seen since that time and her family is concerned.

Mrs. Ryu is described as an 80-year-old Asian female with grey hair and brown eyes. She stands 5 feet 4 inches and weighs 120 pounds.


Sang In Ryu


If you have seen or have any information regarding the whereabouts of Victor Acosta please contact the Los Angeles Police Department Missing Persons Unit and Detective Cansino 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 www.lapdonline.org and click on, "Anonymous Web Tips" under the, "Get Involved-Crime stoppers" menu to submit an online tip. Tipsters may also download the, "P3 Tips" mobile application and select the LA Regional Crime Stoppers as their local program.


Missing 71-Year-Old Elderly Man NR19297jc

MacArthur Park: The family of Victor Acosta and detectives from the Los Angeles Police Department's Missing Person's Unit are asking for the public's help in locating him.

On October 31, 2019, around 6 p.m., Mr. Acosta was last seen in the area of the 500 block of South Coronado Street. He is visiting from Mexico and is not familiar with the area.

Mr. Acosta is described as a 71-year-old male Hispanic with white hair and brown eyes. He stands 5 feet 5 inches and weighs around 170 pounds. Mr. Acosta was last seen wearing a tan shirt and a black baseball cap and is believed to need medical attention.


Victor Acosta


If you have seen or have any information regarding the whereabouts of Victor Acosta please contact the Los Angeles Police Department Missing Persons Unit and Detective Merrill 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 www.lapdonline.org and click on, "Anonymous Web Tips" under the, "Get Involved-Crime stoppers" menu to submit an online tip. Tipsters may also download the, "P3 Tips" mobile application and select the LA Regional Crime Stoppers as their local program.