Category Archives: Crime/Police

Glen Walsh Discusses Dangers of Fentanyl and the National Crisis

“One pill can kill,” said Glen Walsh, president of the California Narcotics Officers Association, who spoke at an American Legion Ronald Reagan community-offered presentation on October 20. The day before, authorities has seized thousands of suspected fentanyl pills hidden in … Continue reading

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LAPD Detectives Seeking Additional Victims of Sexual Assault

LAPD Media Relations Office Cruz has alerted the community that the Department’s Juvenile Division are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying any additional victims who may have been assaulted by a local high school coach, Paul Anthony Davis. On October … Continue reading

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Update: Theft of Katie O’Neill’s Paintings: Friends Start gofundme

Artist Katie O’Neill’s Fine Art Gallery was broken into on Saturday, October 8 around 10:30 p.m.  Eleven paintings, worth about $35,000, were stolen from her art studio on Antioch. Around 10:30 p.m., a Gelson’s employee saw a man, who was … Continue reading

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$35,000 Worth of Paintings Stolen from O’Neill’s Studio

“I want my babies back,” said artist Katie O’Neill after 11 paintings, worth about $35,000 was stolen from her art studio on Antioch on Saturday, October 8. Around 10:30 p.m., a Gelson’s employee saw a man that was described as … Continue reading

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CRIME – Update from Senior Lead Officer Brian Espin

Senior Lead Officer Brian Espin started his report with this information: this message is one that I sent out to some of the immediate neighbors of a burglary incident that occurred on Thursday, September 15. “There was a burglary on … Continue reading

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Search Warrant Served at Sheila Kuehl’s Santa Monica Home

  (Editor’s note: this story is done in cooperation with Jamie Paige, editor of Westside Current, and City News Service.) What did L.A. County Supervisor Sheila Kuehl do to have a search warrant and affidavit served at her Santa Monica … Continue reading

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Darling and Park Answer a Constituent’s Concern

  (Editor’s note: A 32-year Westchester resident sent a letter (below) to city officials, including Councilman Mike Bonin. Circling the News and Westside Current sent the letter to CD 11 candidates Erin Darling and Traci Park and asked for their response … Continue reading

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Crime Report – July 31 through August 12

  Senior Lead Officer Brian Espin reported in an August 19 email that: “We need to stay vigilant and keep our neighbors in the loop when it comes to suspicious activity in the community. Espin said, “There was an incident … Continue reading

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Support the Ballona Wetlands: Write a Letter

If a resident would like to help save the environmentally-sensitive Ballona Wetlands from garbage and needles, your signature is sought. Residents can help save the El Segundo Blue Butterfly and the Belding’s Savannah Sparrow, which are endangered species living in … Continue reading

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Bonin Moderates Progressive Town Hall Held by Santa Monica Democrats

  By JAMIE PAIGE Westside Current Editor Councilmember Mike Bonin moderated a forum July 27 held by the Santa Monica Democratic Club. The primary message of the night was the “rise of the progressive movement in Los Angeles.” In attendance … Continue reading

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