La Mirada E-Watch Weekly Crime Summary February 3, 2014 – February 9, 2014

La Mirada Deputy Honored for DUI Enforcement Efforts

The La Mirada City Council recognized Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Deputy Blanca Creta at the City Council Meeting on Jan. 28 for her efforts to keep La Mirada roads safe through enforcement of DUI laws. Deputy Creta made 72 DUI related arrests in 2013.

 

“Deputy Creta’s feat is a remarkable achievement and great for the City,” explains Captain Curtis Jensen of Norwalk Sheriff’s Station. “She has more DUI arrests than other Sheriff’s Stations in the area alone.”

 

Deputy Creta was also recognized by Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD), who annually honors law enforcement officers who make 50 or more DUI arrests in a calendar year.

 

Robbery

A robbery was reported on the 15700 block of Imperial Hwy. The incident remains under investigation.

 

Aggravated Assault

An assault was reported on the 14900 block of Leffingwell Rd. A male adult was shot in the leg but survived. The incident remains under investigation.

 

Residential Burglary

Seven residential burglaries were reported last week.

  • A burglary was reported on the 14500 block of San Esteban Dr. No loss was reported.
  • An incident occurred on the 14600 block of San Esteban Dr. A previously unreported burglary to a residential garage was reported on the 14700 block of San Esteban Dr.
  • Firearms and other items were reported stolen from a residence on the 15200 block of Crosswood Rd.
  • A burglary was reported on the 14300 block of Rosecrans Ave. It is unknown if any items were taken.
  • A television and jewelry box was reported stolen from a residence on the 15200 block of Greenworth Dr.
  • An incident was also reported on the 13800 block of Muroc St. It is unknown if any items were taken.

 

Vehicle Burglary

  • A window smash burglary was reported on the 14700 block of Borego Dr. A purse was stolen from the vehicle.
  • Tools were stolen from a vehicle’s storage compartment in a burglary on the 13000 block of Meadow Green Rd.
  • A third row seat was reported stolen from a vehicle on the 15700 block of Elmbrook Dr.

 

Grand Theft Vehicle

  • A truck was reported stolen from the 14700 block of Firestone Blvd. The vehicle was recovered the same day by the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD).
  • A vehicle was reported stolen from La Mirada Blvd. and Rosecrans Ave. It was recovered two days later by La Mirada Deputies.
  • An attempted vehicle theft was reported on the 14600 block of Rosecrans Ave.  A suspect was taken into custody in connection with the incident.
  • An attempted vehicle theft occurred on the 14400 block of Artesia Blvd. The incident is under investigation.
  • A vehicle reported stolen from LAPD jurisdiction was recovered on the 12900 block of Woodridge Ave.

 

Neighborhood Watch Meeting – Feb. 26, 2014

A Neighborhood Watch meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, Feb. 2 at 6 p.m. The meeting is for Reporting District No. 0469. The meeting will be held at Foster Road Elementary School for residents who reside east of Marquardt Ave., south of Imperial Hwy., west of Valley View Ave., and north of Rosecrans Ave. Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Captain Curtis Jensen and the La Mirada Public Safety Team will address local crime issues and prevention tips.

 

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