Mar. 12. – Mar. 18, 2018 La Mirada Crime Summary

Driving Safety Tips from CHP
As weather forecasters warn of impending rain and snow headed for the state, the California Highway Patrol (CHP) is preparing motorists by offering safe driving tips.

To help drivers negotiate slick conditions while traveling through rain or snow, the CHP offers the following safety tips:

• Check to see that the windshield wipers are in good condition. Also, be sure the vehicle’s headlights are on anytime you have your windshield wipers on continuously, it’s the law.
• Reduce your speed and allow more time for your journey. The maximum posted speed limit may not apply to the wet or icy road conditions.
• If you encounter fog, again, slow down. Drive with your lights on low beam. Don’t stop on a highway, unless it’s an emergency. And keep a close watch on your speed.

The CHP urges you to check road conditions often. The best way to do this is to call the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) Road Conditions Hotline: 1-800-427-ROAD (1-800-427-7623).

In addition to overcoming weather-related obstacles, remember to buckle up, slow down and never drink and drive.

Notable Arrests

• Three suspects were arrested throughout La Mirada for various warrants and narcotics violations.

Robbery

• Cash was stolen from business during a daytime robbery on the 15000 block of Leffingwell Rd. No injuries were sustained during the incident. The suspects involved were later arrested.
• Cash was stolen from business during a daytime robbery on the14700 block of Beach Blvd. No injuries were sustained during the incident.

Other Structure Burglary

• An attempt burglary was reported to a storage shed on the 15800 block of Alicante Ave.

Vehicle Burglary

• Three burglaries were reported on the 14300 block of Firestone Blvd. A laptop and duffle bag were stolen.
• A wallet was reported stolen during an overnight burglary on the 13100 block of Cherverton Dr.
• An early morning burglary was reported on the 13300 block of Biola Ave.

Grand Theft

• A theft of various items was reported on the 14700 block of Jalisco Rd.

Grand Theft Vehicle

• A commercial trailer was reported stolen on the 14700 block of Industry Cir. The trailer has since been recovered by Norwalk Sheriff Station.
• A sedan was reported stolen on the15700 block of Imperial Hwy. The vehicle has since been recovered by Norwalk Sheriff Station.
• A van was reported stolen on the 14400 block of Firestone Blvd.
• A stolen SUV was recovered on the 13400 block of Marlette Dr.
• A stolen truck was recovered near the intersection of Trojan Way and Desman Rd.

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