Category Archives: Crime/Police

Crime Report for Pacific Palisades February 6 to 29

LAPD Senior Lead Officer Michael Moore released the crimes reported through February 29. To report a crime in progress, call 9-1-1. To report any non-emergency crime, call (877) 275-5273. A crime that has occurred may be reported in person at … Continue reading

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Crimes Reported Include Stabbing and Food Theft from Palisades Village

  LAPD Senior Lead Officer Michael Moore released the crimes reported through February 15. To report a crime in progress, call 9-1-1. To report any non-emergency crime, call (877) 275-5273. A crime that has occurred may be reported in person … Continue reading

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LAPD Officer John “Rusty” Redican Offers Thoughts on Homeless

By JOHN REDICAN (Editor’s note: After two different homeless fires in the bluffs of Pacific Palisade came close to wiping out entire sections of the town, a different tactic was used in dealing with the homelessness here. In addition to … Continue reading

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The TCA Hike Turns to Murder

The Temescal Canyon Association hike led by local historian Randy Young, started on the corner of Los Liones Road and Sunset Boulevard promptly at 2 p.m. on Sunday, January 8. It began mundane enough as Young explained that the lush … Continue reading

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Crime Report and a Letter from a Resident about Our “Small Town”

One resident wrote Circling the News in a February 9 email, “Last night as my husband and I walked along Sunset into town at 7 p.m. to have dinner, we came across a homeless man with no pants on who … Continue reading

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Pacific Palisades Crimes through January 24

LAPD Pacific Palisades Senior Lead Officer Michael Moore released the crimes recorded in Pacific Palisades from January 10 to 24. BURLARY THEFT FROM VEHICLE January 10 to 13, 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 a.m., I the 16600 block of Marquez Avenue. … Continue reading

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Crime Recorded in Pacific Palisades from December 22 to January 4

Pacific Palisades Senior Lead Officer Michael Moore released the crime report for Pacific Palisades from December 22 through January 4. BURGLARY December 21, 6:15 to 10:30 p.m., in the 1200 block of Rimmer. The suspects entered victim’s home by prying … Continue reading

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Tips from Senior Lead Officer Moore for a Crime-Free Holiday

Pacific Palisades Senior Lead Officer Michael Moore gave tips for a crime-free holiday last year at a Palisades Rotary meeting. Circling the News is reprinting his tips, which are good reminders. Moore suggests that if you are leaving town for … Continue reading

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We All Need to Be Aware of the Most Common Scams, Especially over the Holiday Season

At this time of year, people can be particularly vulnerable when they’re told via a phone call that they are about to lose their “Social Security funds” or that their water/electricity will be cut off because of “lack of payment.” … Continue reading

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Crime (11/27 to 12/2) and Residents Invited to a Coffee Visit with LAPD Detectives

    Pacific Palisades Senior Lead Officer Michael Moore released the crime report for Pacific Palisades from November 22 through December 1 (see below). Just a reminder that residents are invited to “Coffee with Detectives” from 7 to 9 a.m., … Continue reading

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