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604Re: [LVNA90004] Police Activity Sunday Night

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  • Terry August
    Aug 4 7:54 AM
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      Thanks so much for the update, was wondering what in the heck was going
      on.
      Terry August

      On Aug 3, 2009, at 11:50 AM, tara kelly wrote:

      > Joel,
      >
      > This is second/third hand from a friend on Norton who emailed me about
      > this
      > this morning:
      >
      > There was crazy police action on my corner last night
      > (norton/clinton)...the
      > helicopter started around 10:30ish and I noticed the huge searchlight
      > was on
      > OUR street. Then we saw a couple walking up our street holding a baby
      > in a
      > blanket. The light followed them up Norton. The turned the corner onto
      > Clinton and suddenly 12+ cop cars converged on them from all
      > directions. I
      > called our neighbor . . . He said that he had seen that same guy run
      > up to
      > Raleigh studios, take off his jacket and shove it up into a tree. He
      > had
      > called the cops to say “hey, I think I see the guy your looking for”.
      >
      > ...
      >
      > I talked to our neighbors this morning who learned from the cops that
      > the
      > couple was arrested for what likely has been a string of thefts around
      > the
      > neighborhood. The neighbors' car had been stolen a couple months ago
      > and
      > found recently downtown - the cops said they wouldn't be surprised if
      > it was
      > this same group who stole it.
      >
      > -----------
      > She also noted that the police had the baby, who appeared to be safe
      > (and
      > presumably belonged to the couple). I gave my friend the contact info
      > from
      > previous LVNA emails for the local police. Here's the info I had:
      >
      > BURGLARY PREVENTION
      > Los Angeles Police Department has noted a sharp increase in residential
      > burglaries and hopes to end the trend by informing residents of the
      > increased risk. LAPD has received many burglary calls in your area.
      > Reported
      > suspects are male and/or female black, 5'09-6'02, and 170 to
      > 220 lbs, and 20-32 years. In a 1990's, 4 door grey sedan or grey SUV.
      > Please do not hesitate to contact Police at 1-877-ASK-LAPD (275-5273)
      > for
      > non-emergency, and 911 for an emergency response.
      > IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS OR CAN PROVIDE ANY INFORMATION ABOUT THE
      > ABOVE
      > CRIMES,
      > OLYMPIC AREA BURGLARY DETECTIVES AT (213) 382-9440
      > OLYMPIC AREA WATCH COMMANDER AT (213) 382-9102
      >
      >
      > And since they recently split the districts and I'm not sure which is
      > which,
      > here's the info too for the Wilshire division:
      >
      > Should you witness any suspicious activity contact us:
      > Emergency 9-1-1
      > Wilshire patrol: 213 473-0476
      > Wilshire Detectives: 213 922-8205
      > SLO Ruben Gonzales: 213 793-0715
      >
      > Stay safe!! -- tara
      >
      >
      >
      > On Mon, Aug 3, 2009 at 10:39 AM, joeldelman <joel.delman@...>
      > wrote:
      >
      >>
      >>
      >> Hi All,
      >>
      >> Anyone know what was going on at the corner of Clinton and Van Ness
      >> Sunday
      >> night, about 10pm? Helicopter circling for about 1/2 hour keeping a
      >> light on
      >> what appeared to be a few police cars and several people.
      >>
      >> Thanks,
      >>
      >> Joel
      >>
      >>
      >>
      >
      >
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