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Update
February 4, 2021
 
Two photographs of the actual suspect have been provided.
 

 
 
Venice: Detectives from the Los Angeles Police Department's Pacific Area are asking for the public's help in providing any information that would lead to the identification of the suspect involved in a violent battery incident that was captured on video.


On January 16, 2021, around 5:00 p.m., at the intersection of Washington Blvd and Speedway Blvd, the suspect and victim became engaged in a verbal altercation. During the verbal altercation, the suspect punched the victim in the jaw causing the victim to lose consciousness. The victim was transported to a local area hospital and treated for serious injuries he sustained as a result of the attack.

The suspect is described as a male White or Hispanic, 25 to 30 years old, with black hair and a black beard. The suspect stands approximately 5 feet 7 inches tall and weighs approximately 180 pounds. The suspect was wearing a white Los Angeles Dodgers jersey affixed with the number 74 and the name "Jansen"on the back. The suspect was also wearing dark pants, white shoes, and was carrying a skateboard.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Pacific Area detectives at (310) 482-6394. 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.


Detectives Buscan Información Sobre Asesinato Que Ocurrió En El Área Noroeste de Los Ángeles

Los Ángeles:  Los detectives de Operaciones de Homicidio del Buró Central (OCBH, por sus siglas en inglés) del departamento de policía de Los Ángeles (LAPD, por sus siglas en inglés) están buscando la asistencia del público en identificar al sospechoso o sospechosos responsable por el tiroteo que resulto en la muerte de una víctima y en herir a otra.

El 25 de enero de 2021, oficiales de la división Northeast acudieron a una llamada de servicio en la cual se reportaba que un tiroteo había ocurrido en la cuadra 700 de la Avenida 50 norte.  Los oficiales encontraron a dos víctimas de un tiroteo que todavía estaban en su vehículo el cual llego a parar en la intersección de la Avenida 50 y Milo Terrace.  Detectives de OCBH también acudieron al lugar de los hechos, se hicieron cargo de la investigación, y están tratando de identificar el motivo de este asesinato.

Las víctimas han sido identificadas como dos adultos; Ángel Carachure y su hija Cynthia Carachure.

El cuerpo de bomberos de Los Ángeles (LAFD, por sus siglas en inglés) acudieron al lugar de los hechos y le dieron atención medica al señor Ángel Carachure, pero desafortunadamente falleció. Su hija, Cynthia Carachure, fue trasladada a un hospital cercano donde recibió atención médica para lesiones leves y se espera que sobrevivirá.

Cualquier persona con información, se le pide de ponerse en contacto con los detectives Obrecht o Martínez de Operaciones de Homicidio del Buró Central al 213-486-8700 o por correo electrónico 31580@lapd.online.  Fuero del horario laborable, llamadas deberían de ser dirigidas a 1-877-LAPD-24-7 (1-877-527-3247).  Cualquier persona que quiera mantener la anonimidad se dirige a contactar “L.A Regional Crime Stoppers” al 1-800-222-TIPS (1-800-222-8477) o ir directamente al sitio web www.lapdonline.org y hacer clic en “Anonymous Web Tips” (“Pistas Anónimas por la Red”) bajo el menú “Get Involved-Crime Stoppers” (“Involúcrese; Para-Crímenes)” para someter una pista electrónica.  Personas con pistas también pueden bajar la aplicación móvil “P3 Tips” (“Pistas P3”) y seleccionar los Para-crímenes regionales de Los Ángeles como su programa local.


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Northeast Los Angeles: Detectives from the Los Angeles Police Department's (LAPD) Operations Central Bureau Homicide (OCBH) are seeking the public's assistance in identifying the suspect or suspects responsible for the shooting that resulted in the death of one victim and injuring another.

On January 25, 2021, uniformed officers assigned to Northeast Division patrol responded to an "Ambulance shooting just occurred" call for service in the 700 block of N. Avenue 50. The responding officers located two victims of a shooting who were seated inside of their vehicle that had come to a stop at the intersection of Avenue 50 and Milo Terrace. Detectives from OCBH also responded to the crime scene, assumed investigative responsibility, and are attempting to identify a motive for this murder. This appears to be an isolated incident with no known motive.

The victims are two adults identified as Angel Carachure and his daughter Cynthia Carachure.

 
Los Angeles Fire Department (LAFD) paramedics responded to the scene and provided medical treatment to Mr. Angel Carachure but, unfortunately, he succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene. His daughter, Ms. Cynthia Carachure, was transported to a local hospital where she was treated for non-life-threatening injuries and is expected to survive.


Anyone with information about this case is asked to contact Operation Central Bureau Homicide Detective Martinez or Detective Obrecht at 213-486-8700 or via email at 31580@lapd.online. 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.


Fatal Hit and Run Traffic Collision

Los Angeles: Detectives from the Los Angeles Police Department’s Central Traffic Division are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the suspect responsible for a Fatal Hit and Run that killed a 46-year-old man.   

On January 16, 2021, at 7:50 a.m., a suspect stole a white 2010 Toyota Tacoma in the 900 block of Wilshire Boulevard.  The owner of the vehicle was making a delivery and left the truck running.  The suspect, who was walking by, asked the owner of the truck for a ride, but the owner refused.  At that time, the suspect entered the truck. The owner attempted to stop the suspect from leaving with the truck by jumping into the bed of the truck.  

The suspect began to drive at a high rate of speed.  The owner of the truck realized he was in grave danger if he stayed in the bed of the truck and jumped out. The owner sustained minor injuries.

Witnesses on 7th Street, observed the suspect driving at a high rate of speed, weaving in-and-out of traffic and driving on the opposite side of 7th Street. Before reaching Olive Street, a male Black 46-year-old bicyclist, was travelling eastbound on the westbound side of 7th Street.  The suspect struck the bicyclist at a high rate of speed causing the bicyclist to land on the hood of the truck.  The bicyclist’s body travelled over 150 feet eastbound before coming to rest on the street just before Hill Street.  The suspect continued eastbound 7th Street from Hill Street.   

The Los Angeles Fire Department responded, and paramedics rendered aid, ultimately the bicyclist was pronounced dead at the scene.  The name of the bicyclist is being withheld pending notification of family members.   

The suspect continued and became involved in a second collision with two other vehicles, causing the truck to become disabled.  The suspect fled the scene of the second collision on foot.   

The suspect is described as a male Black, short hair, approximately 5 feet 6 inches tall, weighing approximately 150 to 160 lbs., and he may have injuries to his head from impacting the windshield during the second collision.

Video surveillance captured the suspect removing a blue hooded sweat shirt.  Additionally, the suspect was seen picking up a white hooded sweat shirt and putting it on.  The suspect was also wearing black pants and was barefooted.   

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.

If anyone has information regarding the collision, please contact Detective Juan Campos, Central Traffic Detectives, at 213-833-3713 or e-mail 31480@lapd.online or Central Traffic Division Watch Commander at 213-833-3746. During weekends and off-hours calls should be directed to the 24-hour toll free number at 1-877-LAPD-24-7 (1-877-527-3247).  For anonymous calls please call LA Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477) or visit www.lacrimestoppers.org, or Tipsters www.lapdonline.org


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Valley Glen: The Los Angeles Police Department’s Devonshire Area Sexual Assault detectives is hailing the community’s assistance and announcing the arrest of a sexual assault suspect.  

 
On January 14, 2021, around 2:30 p.m., Daniel VelascoMoreno was arrested near the 13100 block of Oxnard Street for Sexual Assault of a Minor 10-years of age or younger, from November 2019 through September 2020.  He is currently held with a $1,250,000 bail.  Daniel VelascoMoreno was a counselor who worked with children with an absence or deficit in their attention span, language, and social skills.   


This is an ongoing investigation and detectives are seeking any additional persons that may have been victimized by Daniel VelascoMoreno.       

Anyone with further information regarding this matter may contact Devonshire Area Sexual Assault investigators, Detective John Eastburn at 818-832-0918, or Detective Ruben Arellano, at 818-832-1167. 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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Los Angeles: It is with an extremely heavy heart that we mourn the loss of Sergeant Amelia “Terry” Martinez, who passed away.  Our deepest condolences go out to Sergeant Martinez’s entire family, colleagues, and friends in this most difficult time.

On January 12, 2021, Sergeant Martinez, assigned to Hollenbeck Division, died due to complications related to the Covid-19 virus.  

Sergeant Martinez was a bright shining star for Hollenbeck Division.  Her passing is a loss for not only her brothers and sisters here in the Department, but for the people of Los Angeles who she dedicated her life to protecting and serving.    

Sergeant Martinez is survived by her sons Robert and Steven and her daughter Amanda Lara as well as her mother and several siblings.   

Chief Michel Moore said, “Sergeant Martinez, we thank you for your service and you will be greatly missed.  May God welcome you home and may God bless the Los Angeles Police Department.”


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Pacoima: Detectives from the Los Angeles Police Department's Valley Bureau Homicide unit have arrested two suspects for Murder.

On January 11, 2021 at 6:00 p.m., LAPD Foothill Area patrol officers responded to a radio call of an, "Ambulance Assault with a Deadly Weapon" at the 12700 block of Van Nuys Boulevard.

Upon arrival, officers discovered a fifteen-year-old male Hispanic laying in the grass in the courtyard of an apartment complex. He was unconscious and not breathing. He was suffering from multiple gunshot wounds.

The Los Angeles Fire Department personnel responded and pronounced the victim dead at scene.

Simultaneously, another police unit saw the suspects matching the description running inside a local market. The suspects were taken into custody.

The victim's name is not being released at this time.

Suspect #1: Smith, Walter
Male, Black
Booking No.6104744
DOB: 05/21/1999
Charge: Felony 187(A)PC-Murder
Bail: $2,000,000

Suspect #2: Roberston, Ja'Ree
Male, Black
Booking No. 6104801
DOB: 09/07/2002
Charge: Felony 187(A)PC-Murder
Bail: $2,000,000

Anyone with additional information is urged to call the Los Angeles Police Department, Valley Bureau Homicide, Detective Steve Castro at 818-374-1925. Anonymous tips can be called into Crimestoppers at (800) 222-TIPS (8477), or by texting 274637 (C-R-I-M-E-S on most keypads) with a cell phone. Tipsters may also visit www.lapdonline.org and click on "Anonymous Web Tips" under the "Get Involved-Crime Stoppers" menu. Tipsters may also download the "P3 Tips" mobile application and select the LA Regional Crime Stoppers as their local program.


Missing 23-Year-Old Female

Los Angeles: The family of Isis Griffin and the Los Angeles Police Department are requesting the public's assistance in locating her.

Isis was last seen on January 8, 2021, near the 6700 block of Sunset Boulevard in Hollywood. She was wearing a black jacket with a dark grey hoodie and grey sweat pants. She was not wearing any socks or shoes at the time she went missing. She hasn't been seen since and her family is concerned.

Isis is described as a 23-year-old female black with dark brown dreadlocks and brown eyes. She stands around 5 feet 3 inches tall and weighs around 120 pounds.

If you have seen or have any information regarding his whereabouts please contact the Los Angeles Police Department, 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 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 West Traffic Division are seeking the public's assistance in identifying the suspect responsible for the Fatal Hit and Run traffic collision that killed a 25-year-old man.

On January 8, 2021, around 2:15 a.m., a vehicle was traveling west on Beverly Boulevard at Normandie Ave when it struck a pedestrian crossing Beverly Boulevard outside of a marked crosswalk. The vehicle continued west Beverly Boulevard, failing to stop, identify themselves or render aid to the pedestrian as required by law.

Los Angeles Fire Department paramedics responded and pronounced the victim dead at scene. The victim's identity is being withheld pending notification to next of kin.

There is no vehicle or suspect description.

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.

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 about this collision is asked to contact West Traffic Detectives at 213-473-0234. During non-business hours, or on weekends, calls should be directed to1-877-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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Los Angeles: Los Angeles Police Department South Bureau Homicide detectives announce the arrest of a murder suspect.

On December 16, 2020, around 3:15 p.m., a male victim was shot during a robbery after exiting a business near the 3500 block of South La Cienega Boulevard. Los Angeles Fire Department paramedics transported the victim to a local hospital where he later died.

South Bureau Homicide detectives were assigned the case. Through the course of their investigation, detectives identified 27-year-old Allen Robinson (Booking #6086509) as the suspect responsible for the murder.

On December 29, 2020, South Bureau Homicide detectives, Metropolitan Division, Gang and Narcotics Division and the FBI/LAPD Fugitive Task Force Team conducted a multi-location operation. Robinson was taken into custody by the Task Force Team in Moreno Valley, while Metropolitan Division simultaneously served a search warrant at his residence in Los Angeles.

On December 31, 2020, the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office filed murder and robbery charges against Robinson.

Anyone with additional information about this crime is asked to contact South Bureau Homicide Detective Jamison at 323-786-5111. 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 "P-3 Tips" mobile application and select the LA Regional Crime Stoppers as their local program.