CRIME: The following crimes were reported in Pacific Palisades through January. The PP Senior Lead Officer generally sends a weekly report and Officer James Allen, who has replaced the retired Michael Moore, filed the following report. These are the reported crimes and residents are reminded to file police reports.
January 17, 4 to 10 a.m., in the 17400 block of Posetano Road. The white male suspect, 40s, entered the victim’s backyard via unknown means. The suspect selected victim’s property and fled the location with a wet suit and three beach towels.
Castellammare operates a community camera surveillance, and the suspect was captured on video. The neighborhood newsletter reported: “A suspect was arrested this morning after breaking into Gladstone’s as well as a neighbor’s back yard where wetsuits and towels were stolen.”
Allen noted in his report that officers, with the community’s help, were able to arrest the suspect responsible for the Gladstone’s burglary and the incident listed above. “We want to thank all the community members involved,” he said.
BURGLARY/THEFT FROM VEHICLE
January 16, 8:30 to 10:05 a.m., in the 15821 block of Sunset Boulevard. The suspect broke the rear window of the victim’s vehicle and removed victim’s property, which included a California driver’s license.
January 16, 4:15 to 6 p.m. in the 1045 block of Will Rogers State Park Road. Unknown suspect entered victim’s vehicle and removed victim’s property, which included wallet, cash and a California driver’s license.
January 19, 2:15 to 3:15 p.m. in the 510 block of Los Liones Drive. An unknown suspect entered victim’s vehicle and removed victim’s property, including a backpack and laptop.
January 19, noon to 5:15 p.m. in the 500 block of Los Liones Drive. An unknown suspect entered victim’s vehicle and removed victim’s property, including a backpack, wallet, air pods and credit cards.
January 23, 2:15 to 3:30 p.m. at Sunset and Temescal Canyon Road. An unknown suspect smashed victim’s window and took ID, purse and sunglasses.
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 the West L.A. police station, 1663 Butler Ave. (Call 310-444-0702, or some crimes may be reported online.) James Allen is currently serving as the Palisades Senior Lead Officer and his email is firstname.lastname@example.org