Sospechoso De Narcóticos Lesionado En Un Altercado Con un Oficial NRF009-20jc

**La siguiente información se basa en una investigación preliminar y continua que sigue desarrollándose a medida que los investigadores entrevistan a testigos, revisan archivos físicos y electrónicos, y analizan evidencia forense. La comprensión del departamento con respeto a los hechos y circunstancias puede cambiar tras la recolecta y análisis de evidencia adicional**

Los Ángeles: La sección de investigación de uso de fuerza (FID; Force Investigation Division) del departamento de policía de Los Ángeles (LAPD) está investigando un uso de fuerza (UOF) categórico que ocurrió en la división Hollenbeck.

El 20 de marzo de 2020, a eso de las 6:50 p.m., oficiales de la división Hollenbeck observaron una venta de drogas de mano a mano e intentaron detener a los sospechosos. Uno de los sospechosos se dio a la fuga corriendo resultando en una persecución a pie. Al término de la persecución, un UOF ocurrió en el cual el sospechoso -que después fue identificado como José Alberto Corona- fue golpeado en su cabeza. Al fin, Corona fue sometido y puesto bajo custodia. El oficial involucrado fue identificado como Oficial de Policía II Abel Cepeda, No. de serie 38386, agente en la unidad de represión de pandillas (GED) de la división Hollenbeck Corona recibió atención medica de los paramédicos del cuerpo de bomberos de Los Ángeles (LAFD) en el lugar de los hechos, pero se negó a recibir más atención médica. Ningún oficial fue lastimado durante este incidente.

La sección FID acudió a la escena y se encargará de la investigación administrativa mientras la unidad GED de Hollenbeck se encargará de la investigación criminal.


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**La siguiente información se basa en una investigación preliminar y continua que sigue desarrollándose a medida que los investigadores entrevistan a testigos, revisan archivos físicos y electrónicos, y analizan evidencia forense. La comprensión del departamento con respeto a los hechos y circunstancias puede cambiar tras la colección y análisis de evidencia adicional**

Los Ángeles: La sección de investigación de uso de fuerza (FID; Force Investigation Division) del departamento de policía de Los Ángeles (LAPD) está investigando un tiroteo dirigido a un perro e involucra a un oficial.

El 8 de marzo de 2020, a eso de las 12:11 p.m., oficiales de le policía de la división Southeast acudieron a una llamada de servicio de, "animal feroz" en la cuadra 10000 de la avenida Wilmington. En el curso de la investigación, un oficial fue atacado y mordido por un perro feroz lo que resulto en un tiroteo involucrando a un oficial. El perro no fue impactado por los disparos y huyó de la escena. Oficial de Policía II Wenceslao Chamu, No. de serie 43036 de la división Southeast fue transportada a un hospital cercano donde recibió atención médica y fue dada de alta.

La sección FID acudió a la escena y se encargará de la investigación.


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**La siguiente información se basa en una investigación preliminar y continua que sigue desarrollándose a medida que los investigadores entrevistan a testigos, revisan archivos físicos y electrónicos, y analizan evidencia forense. La comprensión del departamento con respeto a los hechos y circunstancias puede cambiar tras la colección y análisis de evidencia adicional**

Los Ángeles: La sección de investigación de uso de fuerza (FID; Force Investigation Division) del departamento de policía de Los Ángeles (LAPD) está investigando una muerte bajo custodia policial en la cárcel regional de la división 77th.

El 13 de abril de 2020, a eso de la 10:00 a.m., el Oficial de Policía II Philip Gray, No. de serie 42065 y Oficial de Policía II Ryan Nichols, No. de serie 42081 de la división Southeast, transportaron a la cárcel regional de la división 77th a una persona -la cual fue identificada como Laila Safdari- que había sido arrestada por una persona privada. Safdari fue procesada y encarcelada sin ningún incidente. El 14 de enero de 2020, a las 7:10 a.m., Safdari fue declarada muerta por paramédicos del cuerpo de bomberos de Los Ángeles (LAFD).

La sección FID acudió a la escena y se encargará de la investigación.


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Panorama City: Detectives from the Los Angeles Police Department's Valley Bureau Homicide Division are seeking the public's assistance in identifying the suspect(s) responsible for the shooting death of a man.

On April 27, 2020, at 7:10 p.m., Los Angeles Police Department officers from Mission Area responded to a shots fired radio call at the 14600 block of Blythe Street. The victim was identified as Jose Gamiz De Leon.
 
Officers learned through witnesses that Gamiz De Leon had been shot on Blythe Street and transported to the hospital by a friend where he later died. Gamiz De Leon was 26 years old and a resident of Woodland Hills.
 
Detectives from Valley Bureau Homicide responded and investigated. Video surveillance captured two vehicles, a blue Chrysler PT Cruiser and tan Cadillac approach Gamiz De Leon as he sat in his vehicle.
 
An occupant from the PT Cruiser fired multiple rounds from a handgun, striking Gamiz De Leon.
 
Both vehicles fled on Blythe Street toward Van Nuys Boulevard.
 
Detectives believe this is a gang-related shooting.

Anyone with additional information is urged to call Detective Chris Campagna, Los Angeles Police Department, Valley Bureau Homicide, at (818) 374-9550. 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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**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: Los Angeles Police Department's Force Investigation Division is investigating an Officer-Involved Shooting involving a dog in Southeast Division.

On March 8, 2020, around 12:11 p.m., Southeast Area officers responded to a radio call of "Vicious Animals" in the 10000 block of Wilmington Avenue. While at scene, one officer was attacked and bitten by a vicious dog, resulting in an OIS. The dog was not struck by gunfire and fled the scene. Police Officer II Wenceslao Chamu, Serial No. 43036, Southeast Area, was transported to a local hospital, where she received medical treatment and was released.

LAPD's specialized Force Investigation Division responded to the scene and is handling the investigation.


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**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: Los Angeles Police Department's Force Investigation Division is investigating an in-custody death which occurred in the 77th Street Regional Jail.

On January 13, 2020, around 10:00 a.m., Police Officer II Philip Gray, Serial No. 42065 and Police Officer II Ryan Nichols, Serial No. 42081, Southeast Area, transported a private person's arrestee, later identified as Laila Safdari, to 77th Street Regional Jail. Safdari was booked at 77th Street Regional Jail without incident. On January 14, 2020, at 7:10 a.m., Safdari was pronounced dead by Los Angeles Fire Department paramedics.

LAPD's specialized Force Investigation Division responded to the scene and is handling the investigation.


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**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**


Hollywood: Los Angeles Police Department's Force Investigation Division is investigating a non-tactical unintentional discharge which occurred at Hollywood Station.

On January 12, 2020, around 10:05 p.m., a non-tactical unintentional discharge occurred at Hollywood Station. The involved Department employee was identified as Sergeant II Michael Fox, Serial No. 34582, Pacific Area Vice. The incident resulted in no injuries.

LAPD's specialized Force Investigation Division responded to the scene and is handling the administrative portion of the incident.


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The officer involved in the below incident has been identified as Police Officer II Toni McBride, Serial No. 43335, assigned to Newton Division patrol.

**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: Los Angeles Police Department's (LAPD) Force Investigation Division is investigating an Officer-Involved-Shooting (OIS) that occurred late Wednesday afternoon, in Newton Division.

On April 22, 2020, around 5:37 p.m., LAPD, uniformed patrol officers, assigned to Newton Division, were responding to an unrelated call, when they came upon a multiple vehicle traffic collision at the intersection of San Pedro Street and 32nd Street. As the officers stopped to investigate, a radio call was broadcast of a man with a knife at the location. The officers then received information from citizens at scene, that the suspect who had caused the accident was armed with a knife. The officers did not immediately observe the suspect and one of the officers began rendering aid to a victim of the traffic collision. The partner officer observed the suspect (who has not yet been identified), armed with a knife. The suspect ignored the commands to drop the knife and advanced toward the officer, resulting in and OIS.

The suspect was struck by gunfire and fell to the ground, where he was taken into custody without further incident.

The Los Angeles Fire Department paramedics responded to the scene and determined the suspect deceased.

A folding utility-type knife was located at scene and recovered as evidence. Fortunately, no officers or innocent bystanders were injured during this incident.

LAPD's specialized Force Investigation Division responded to the scene and interviewed witnesses and supervised the collection of evidence by the Forensic Science Division. A representative from the Office of the Inspector General responded and monitored the scene investigation.

The complete investigation will be reviewed by the Chief of Police, 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 officer was reasonable.


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**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: Los Angeles Police Department's (LAPD) Force Investigation Division is investigating a Categorical Use Of Force (UOF) which occurred in Hollenbeck Division.

On March 20, 2020, around 6:50 p.m., Hollenbeck Area officers observed a "hand to hand" narcotics sale and attempted to detain the suspects. One suspect fled on foot, resulting in a foot pursuit. At the termination of the foot pursuit, a UOF occurred that included the suspect, later identified as Jose Alberto Corona, being struck in the head. Corona was eventually subdued and taken into custody. The Officer involved in the Use of Force was identified as Police Officer II

Abel Cepeida, Serial No. 38386, Hollenbeck Gang Enforcement Detail (GED).

Corona was treated at scene by Los Angeles Fire Department paramedics but refused further medical treatment. No officers were injured during this incident.

LAPD's specialized Force Investigation Division responded to the scene and is handling the administrative investigation, while Hollenbeck GED is handling the criminal investigation.


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West Los Angeles: Detectives from the Los Angeles Police Department's Robbery Homicide Division, Robbery Special Section, are seeking the public's help in providing any information that would lead to the identification and arrest of a bank robbery suspect.

On April 21, 2020, at 2:30 p.m., a bank robbery occurred at a bank near the 2200 block of Westwood Boulevard in Los Angeles.

A lone suspect entered the bank, presented a demand note and escaped with an undisclosed amount of money.

Surveillance video in the area helped the detectives determine the suspect's escape route and showed him drive away in a dark gray full-size Ford pick-up truck. The bed of the truck was full of junk at the time of the robbery.

The suspect is described as approximately 40-50 years old, male Hispanic or Asian, black hair, standing at approximately 5 feet 2 inches tall, and weighing 160 pounds. He was wearing a dark sweatshirt, dark sweatpants, a blue bandana and gloves.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to contact Robbery- Homicide Division, Robbery Special Section, Detectives C. Marsden and M. Matsuda, at 213-486-6840. 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. Tipsters may also download the "P3 Tips" mobile application and select the LA Regional Crime Stoppers as their local program.