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Los Angeles: The Los Angeles Police Department Commercial Crimes Division Detectives are asking for the public's help in locating a person of interest in beer heist.

On Friday, November 30, 2018, Detectives received a phone call from the owner of delivery company from Turlock, California. The owner stated the person of interest, Jose Rodriguez, was hired to take the semi-truck to Van Nuys, California and pick up a load of beer.

Rodriguez completed the pick-up of the beer, and never completed the delivery. Over the weekend the owner had numerous text messages sent by Rodriguez, but the semi-truck was still missing.

Detectives received information late Sunday afternoon of the location of the truck. The truck was recovered in West Valley Division with the load of beer kegs. Detectives are requesting any information that would assist in locating Rodriguez.

Jose Jesus Rodriguez is described as a male, Hispanic, 5'07", 200 pounds, black hair, hazel eyes.

Anyone with information is asked to call Commercial Crimes Division Cargo/ Hijack, Detective Joe Chavez at (213) 486-6940 or (818) 832-7510. 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.


Jose Jesus Rodriguez


Recovered Kegs of Beer


Father of Child Arrested for Child Abuse Resulting in Death

South Los Angeles: The Los Angeles Police Department's Juvenile Division, Abused Child Section, is investigating the death of a 4-year-old female.

On December 2nd, officers and detectives responded to the Los Angeles County University of Southern California Medical Center (LAC-USCMC). They were requested after a 4-year-old female was transported there at 11:15 a.m. by ambulance. The victim was pronounced dead at the hospital. The victim had been transported from a residence in the 1500 block of east 42nd Street. Police were requested by the hospital staff.

Detectives initial investigation has led them to arrest the father of the victim, 23-year-old Charles Richard Lee. Lee has been arrested for a felony charge; child abuse resulting in death. Lee's booking number is 5487075. At this time, the investigation is on-going and is pending review by the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call the Abused Child Section, Juvenile Division, at (213)486-0570, from 6:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. 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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West and South Los Angeles: The Los Angeles Police Department's Robbery-Homicide Division Robbery detectives are asking for the public's help in providing any information that would lead to the identification and arrest of two suspects involved in a series of armed robberies.

Between November 6, 2018 to November 30, 2018, Los Angeles Police Department and Culver City Police Department have responded to a series of street robberies in which the same suspects robbed multiple victims of their wallets, jewelry and cellular telephones.

11/06/18 TUE DUNSMUIR AVE /COLISEUM 6:50 a.m
11/06/18 TUE 52ND W/O CRENSHAW 8:30 a.m
11/08/18 THUR URSULA AVE/TACANA 7:30 a.m
11/13/18 TUE COCO/PINAFORE 6:45 a.m
11/17/18 SAT 4550 W. PICO 7:15 a.m
11/17/18 SAT EXPOSITION/COCHRAN 2:00 p.m
11/20/18 TUE PINAFORE/GELBER 6:45 a.m
11/24/18 SAT 4550 W PICO 3:55 p.m
11/25/18 SUN EXPOSITION/DUNSMUIR 8:00 p.m
11/26/18 MON CRENSHAW/36TH 3:30 a.m
11/29/18 THURS 6000 SEPULVEDA 4:36 p.m
11/30/18 FRI PICO/RIMPAU 6:25 p.m
11/30/18 FRI WEST/12TH (ALLEY) 7:00 p.m


The two suspects exit their vehicle, approach and rob pedestrians of their valuables at gunpoint. One suspect is armed with a black revolver. The suspects also claim gang affiliation.

The suspects are a driving a white late model four-door Toyota Camry with paper plates, possibly with the word "GLENDALE".

Detectives have identified two males as persons of interest in these robberies.




GENDER RACE HAIR EYES HEIGHT WEIGHT AGE NAME
SUSP #1 MALE BLK BLK BRO 600 212 6/15/97 DIJON COOPER
SUSP #2 MALE BLK BLK BRO 506 140 3/15/87 NYE LEE

Anyone with additional information is urged to call Robbery-Homicide Division, Robbery Special Section Detectives Orlando Martinez or Tracey Benjamin, at (213) 486-6840.
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 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: Detectives from the Los Angeles Police Department's Robbery-Homicide Division (RHD), Special Assault Section (SAS), arrested 22-year-old Andres Pascual, a resident of the Los Angeles area, for Burglary and Rape in LAPD's Northeast Area.

On November 4, 2018, around 5:00 a.m., the victim was asleep in her apartment located in the 1800 block of Sunset Boulevard. The suspect entered her apartment building through the fire escape. Once inside, the suspect pried open the victim's bedroom window and sexually assaulted her as she slept. The suspect is unknown to the victim. The victim woke up and pushed him away. After the assault, the suspect exited through the front door.

On November 23, 2018, Andres Pascual surrendered to Rampart Division desk officers, identifying himself as the suspect wanted for the Northeast Hot Prowl/ Sexual Assault case. Robbery-Homicide detectives responded and took Pascual into custody.

On November 27, 2018, the District Attorney's office filed one count of 459 PC ~ First Degree Residential Burglary and one count of 261(a)(4) PC ~ Rape of an Unconscious Person.

Andres Pascual

Anyone with additional information is urged to call Detective D. Menifee, Robbery-Homicide Division, at (213) 485-2166. 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 onlinetip. Lastly, tipsters may also download the "P3 Tips" mobile application and select the LA Regional Crime Stoppers as their local program.


Suspect Arrested for Assault with a Deadly Weapon Hate Crime Enhancement NR18303ml

 

Los Angeles: The Los Angeles Police Department's Major Crime Division detectives are releasing the arrestee information of the person responsible for an Assault with Deadly Weapon with a Vehicle which included a hate crime enhancement.

On November 23, 2018 at 9:35 p.m.,Mohamed Mohamed Abdi, was arrested for ADW with a Vehicle. He was booked on Saturday morning, November 24, 2018 at 3:50 a.m. and bail was set for $55,000.00. Abdi is a male, Black, 32 years old, black hair, brown eyes, 6 feet 2 inches tall and 180 pounds.


Mohamed Mohamed Abdi
Detectives have released Abdi photograph;if there are additional victims of crimes committed by Abdi they are encouraged to contact LAPD Major Crime Division 213-486-7220. 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 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 L.A. Regional Crime Stoppers as their local program.
 

Double Homicide in Westchester

Los Angeles: The Los Angeles Police Department's West Bureau Homicide Unit is investigating a fire that left two unidentified victims dead in Westchester.

On Saturday, November 17, 2018 around 9:04 a.m., the Los Angeles Fire Department (LAFD) responded to a structure fire at an apartment building in the 8600 block of Belford Avenue. When firefighters arrived, they observed citizens attempting to put out the fire from outside of the apartment. LAFD made entry and found two victims. Both were pronounced dead at the scene. There was evidence suggesting that both victims suffered gunshot wounds, and this case is being investigated as an Arson-Homicide.

Anyone with information on this homicide should contact West Bureau Homicide investigators at (213) 382-9470. 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 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 L.A. Regional Crime Stoppers as their local program.


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Van Nuys: The Los Angeles Police Department's Sexually Exploited Child Unit (SECU), Juvenile Division, has been involved in an investigation involving Scott Silva, a teacher at Birmingham Community Charter High School, in the city of Van Nuys.

SECU Detectives assumed investigative responsibility on November 1, 2018, after receiving a Suspected Child Abuse Report (SCAR) alleging inappropriate conduct by Mr. Silva.

On November 16, 2018, the Los Angeles City Attorney's Office filed multiple counts of Sexual Battery and Child Annoyance, and a warrant in the amount of $400,000 was issued for Silva's arrest. Mr. Silva was subsequently taken into custody, without incident.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call the Sexually Exploited Child Unit, Juvenile Division at (213) 486-0580, from 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. 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 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 L.A. Regional Crime Stoppers as their local program.


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Pacoima: The family of Jasmine Anguiano and the Los Angeles Police Department's Foothill Division are asking for the public's assistance in locating her.

On November 18, 2018, around 12:45 p.m., Jasmine was last seen near the 12700 block of Judd Street, in the City of Pacoima.

Jasmine is described as a 16-year-old female Hispanic with black hair and brown eyes. She stands 5 feet 4 inches tall and weighs around 100 pounds. Jasmine was wearing a black shirt and black overalls. Jasmine suffers from depression and anxiety. Jasmine has not been seen or heard from since and her family is concerned for her safety.

Jasmine Anguiano


If you have seen or have any information regarding the whereabouts of Jasmine Anguiano, please contact Foothill Division Watch Commander at (818) 756-8861. 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.


Officer-Involved-Shooting in Harbor 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: The Los Angeles Police Department's (LAPD) Force Investigation Division is investigating an Officer-Involved-Shooting (OIS) that occurred in the Harbor Gateway area on Sunday night.

On Sunday, November 11, 2018, around 10:25 p.m., Metropolitan Division officers were traveling south on Halldale Avenue, near the Normandale Recreation Center. They heard possible gunfire in the area and drove up the apron of a driveway that led to the south parking lot of the recreation center. The officers observed two male Hispanic suspects walk from around a gymnasium building in their direction. At least one round fired by the suspects struck the police vehicle. Both officers exited and returned fire from behind their respective doors. One suspect was struck by gunfire and was taken into custody without incident. His weapon was recovered at scene. The second suspect fled the area and is still outstanding. It is unknown if the outstanding suspect was struck by gunfire. The suspect was booked for Attempted Murder of a Police Officer.

The gunshots originally heard by the officers were later determined to be related to an Assault With a Deadly Weapon (ADW) shooting that occurred on the opposite side of the gymnasium building. The two suspects allegedly approached a male and female Hispanic and fired several rounds in their direction. The female victim was struck in the lower leg and was transported to a local hospital.

Neither officer was injured during the incident.

Investigative efforts to identify the outstanding suspect are still ongoing and are being conducted by the Force Investigation Division Criminal Apprehension Team

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 crime 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.


Suspect Sexually Assaults Victim While She Slept

Los Angeles: The Los Angeles Police Department's Robbery Homicide Division is asking for the public's assistance in identifying a brazen sexual assault suspect.

On November 4, 2018, around 5:00 a.m., the victim was asleep in her apartment located in the 1800 block of Sunset Boulevard. The suspect utilized the fire escape to access the victim's bedroom window. The suspect then pried the window open, entered the bedroom and sexually assaulted the victim. The victim woke up and pushed the suspect away. After the assault, the suspect exited through the front door.

The suspect is described as a male Hispanic, black hair, brown eyes, 5 feet 5inches tall, 150 pounds, and is between 19-25 years of age with a clean shave. He was wearing a green jacket with an unknown logo on the front, dark pants, and black Adidas shoes.





Anyone with information is asked to call the Los Angeles Police Departments Robbery-Homicide Division at (213) 486-6910. 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 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 L.A. Regional Crime Stoppers as their local program.