From July 13 through July 20
Senior Lead Officer Michael Moore reminds residents to lock doors and set your alarm. Do not leave ladders unsecured on your property. A window screen can provide easy access for burglars and do not leave a key fob in your vehicle.
Report any and all crimes to the local police station, 1663 Butler Ave. or call the front desk to file reports for minor crimes (310) 444-0702.
Note that two of the thefts were possible senior scams. Read an upcoming story about senior scams that was presented at the Palisades Library Monday morning July 22. It might save you money, embarrassment and having to file a police report.
July 17, 1 to 5 a.m., in the 300 block of Ocean Avenue. The suspect took victim’s vehicle from the driveway.
July 20, 11:30 p.m., in the 200 block of Toyopa Drive. The suspect smashed a glass door to enter victim’s home. It was unknown what property was taken.
BURGLARY/THEFT FROM VEHICLE
July 19 to July 20, 11 p.m. to 6 a.m., in the 700 block of Hartzell. The suspect smashed a window on victim’s vehicle but did not take any property.
July 13, 7:24 p.m., in 15200 Palisades Village Lane. The 35-year-old white male suspect (blonde hair, 160 lbs. and 5’7″) entered victim’s store, took property, and exited without paying.
July 15, noon, in the 900 block of Enchanted Way. The suspect, pretending to be victim’s grandson, tricked the victim into giving the suspect $23,900 in bitcoin.
July 20, 12:30 p.m., in the 700 block of El Medio. The suspect, pretending to be an Amazon Customer Support employee, tricked the victim into giving $750 in gift cards.