Category Archives: Crime/Police

Palisades Residents Keep Receiving Letters from EDD, Addressed to Various Unknown People

What do Etosha L. Slaughter, John Dufin, Anthony Bryant, Fred Fuchs and Rebecca L. Bearden all have in common? The “same” Pacific Palisades address. None of the people live there or have ever lived at this residential address, but all … Continue reading

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CRIME: Crime Report Released by Senior Officer Moore

Senior Lead Officer Michael Moore has released the crimes that were recorded in Pacific Palisades from August through September 11. Remember not to leave car fobs inside the car to prevent stolen vehicles and to heed the LAPD’s warning: “Lock … Continue reading

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Opinion: Would the Community Council Have More Clout As a Neighborhood Council?

At the Community Council’s candidate forum, held on Zoom on August 27, a candidate who is running unopposed for a seat on the council mentioned he would like to figure out how to get the City (and Councilman Mike Bonin) … Continue reading

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Councilman Mike Bonin Hosts Virtual Town Hall on “Reimagining Public Safety”

Six panelists spent the first hour of Councilman Mike Bonin’s town hall on reimagining public safety explaining how the majority of people in Los Angeles support defunding the police. The panelists at the Zoom meeting were Dr. Melina Abdullah, Professor Michele … Continue reading

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Former PaliHi Athlete Ashton Price Is Shot and Killed in Las Vegas

Ashton Price, who graduated from Palisades High School in 2015, died from a gunshot wound to the chest on August 1. He was an innocent bystander caught in the crossfire during a shootout at a house party in Las Vegas. He … Continue reading

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CRIME: Two Upcoming Zoom Events Plus Crime Latest Statistics for Pacific Palisades

Captain Jonathan Tom, Commanding Officer, LAPD West Division, will speak at the Pacific Palisades Community Council Zoom meeting on Thursday, August 13 at 5:30 (Visit: Pacpalicc.org). On Monday, August 10 at 7 p.m., Councilmember Mike Bonin will host a virtual … Continue reading

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Early Morning Earthquake; Musings Questioned

4.2 Earthquake Hits Southland, Wakes Some The LAFD posted the following alert from spokesperson Nicholas Prange: “#EarthquakeMode; INC#0192; 4:45AM; Following the M4.5 #earthquake activity in the greater Los Angeles area (#SanFernando) at 4:29 AM, LAFD is, according to protocol, in … Continue reading

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CRIME: Romanos Found Guilty: Citizen App Reports Armed Robbery at Ralphs

Romanos Found Guilty of Fraud and Elder Abuse, Told to Vacate Attorney Paul Morantz told Circling the News that in the case of Thomas Hunter vs. Bradford Romano, the Court of Appeals judge ordered on July 24 that the Romanos … Continue reading

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CRIME: Uptick in Stolen Vehicles in Pacific Palisades

Senior Lead Officer Michael Moore updated our town’s crime statistics through July 10. There seems to be an uptick in Burglary/Theft from Vehicle and Stolen Vehicles.  The City voted on July 1 to cut police funding. (In a  July 7 … Continue reading

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Brian Cruz Sentenced to Life in State Prison

According to the City News Service, Brian Thomas Cruz, now 50, who went on a one-day crime spree in Pacific Palisades on August 11, 2014, has now been sentenced to 141 years to life in state prison. Many residents may … Continue reading

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