Category Archives: Crime/Police

Beware of CVS Caller Scam

  A reader wanted to alert people who use the CVS Pharmacy in Pacific Palisades of a scam. He said, “I received four phone calls in the last 24 hours from someone claiming to be from the CVS Pharmacy in … Continue reading

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Criminal Released by Garcon Responsible for Death

(This story “Newport Mayor Criticizes Judicial system after Released Santa Monica Robbery Suspect Involved in Fatal Newport Beach Incident” originally appeared on July 5 in the Westside Current and is reprinted with permission.) A man previously arrested for an armed … Continue reading

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Woman Attacks Will Rogers Beach Goers

A woman, described as a transient, attacked a family in Temescal Park near Pacific Coast Highway. She then fled across PCH to Will Rogers State Beach, where she assaulted another female. Los Angeles Fire Department and Los Angeles Police Department … Continue reading

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Homeless Man Attacks Local Shopkeeper

A woman who has worked for Palisades Electric Company for nearly 15 years, locked the door to the business and went to pick up lunch. “As I was coming back, this man approached me and shouted, ‘Give me back the … Continue reading

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Most Dangerous Site in Pacific Palisades

A homeless man had been reported camping in the deep undergrowth in Marquez Canyon. Officers from the LAPD Beach Detail walked into the dense undergrowth and were followed by Bruce Schwartz, Sharon Kilbride and a volunteer. The man, who was … Continue reading

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Santa Monica Problems Affects Neighboring Cities

Santa Monica Third Street Promenade and the Pier used to be a destination stop for people from Pacific Palisades. Store vacancy rates are now reported at 25 % by TheRealDeal. “With 73 of 97 ground-floor storefronts occupied and in the … Continue reading

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Anton Flores Sentenced for Defrauding Dr. Sawusch

Many people in Pacific Palisades were patients of ophthalmologist Dr. Mark Sawusch, now deceased. On June 17, Anthony Davis Flores aka Anthony David, was sentenced to 188 months in federal prison for defrauding Sawusch out of more than $2.7 million … Continue reading

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Hillside Task Force Patrols Parkland

Palisades Senior Lead Officer Brian Espin organized a Hillside Task Force, which met at Will Rogers State Beach by Lifeguard Headquarters at 7 a.m. on June 12. The purpose is for volunteers and officers to visit hillsides and parkland, to … Continue reading

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Incident of Girl Beating Another on a Bus

  The video of a girl beating another on a #9  Big Blue Bus (BBB), and then the fighting that  continued on the street by the bus stop at the corner of Carey Street and Sunset Boulevard, was shocking. Circling … Continue reading

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Beating and Pulling a Patron off a Bus – Crime?

  There were four fights among large groups of teens on the streets of Pacific Palisades on Wednesday, June 5. CTN received a video of a fight that started in the Big Blue Bus, the driver watched as a girl … Continue reading

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