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Mar. 21 – Mar. 27, 2016 La Mirada Crime Summary

La Mirada Sheriff’s Deputies Remain Proactive
Keeping La Mirada one of safest communities in the area is a top priority for the City. An important strategy used by the Public Safety Team involves La Mirada Sheriff’s Deputies targeting illegal drug offenders.

In the month of March, the Special Assignment Officer (SAO) Team arrested ten individuals for possession of methamphetamine or paraphernalia. Often times, arrests for possession of illegal narcotics results in additional crimes including possession of fraudulent credit cards, stolen property, sale and distribution, and outstanding felony warrants.

On March 1 for example, the SAO Team arrested an individual for possession of methamphetamine. The investigation revealed that the suspect was also wanted for a felony auto theft warrant, and had recently been involved in a variety of property crimes including vehicle burglary and fraudulent use of credit cards.

“Taking narcotics offenders off the streets is part of an effective strategy to reduce crime overall,” says Lieutenant Kevin Beggs of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department. “Many times, drug offenders turn to property theft and other crimes to pay for their drug habits.”

Arrests made by the SAO Team do not account for number of other drug-related arrests made by La Mirada patrol Deputies during routine stops.

To report suspicious activity in your neighborhood, contact the La Mirada Community Sheriff’s Station at (562) 902-2960.

Robbery

• A suspect was arrested in connection with a robbery reported on the 14800 block of Barnwall St. No injuries were reported during the robbery.

Residential Burglary

• A home was burglarized while tented for fumigation on the 14300 block of San Esteban Dr.

Other Structure Burglary

• A door was shattered in a burglary at a business on the 12600 block of La Mirada Blvd.  It is unknown if anything was stolen from the location at the time of the report.
• A burglary was reported on the 12200 block of La Mirada Blvd. Cash was stolen from a business.
• The front door to a business was shattered on the 14800 block of Telegraph Rd.  No items were stolen.
• No items were stolen during a burglary to business on the 14800 block of Telegraph Rd.
• A window-smash burglary was reported on the 16700 block of Knott Ave. Several computers were stolen.
• A bicycle was stolen from an open garage on the 15100 block of La Sabana Dr.

Vehicle Burglary

• A vehicle burglary was reported on the 14300 block of Firestone Blvd.
• A cell phone and laptop was stolen in a window smash burglary on the 14300 block of Firestone Blvd.

Grand Theft

• A business on the 14400 block of Macaw St. reported misappropriated funds over a long period of time by a former employee.
• A construction tool was stolen from a truck on the 14600 block of Firestone Blvd.

Grand Theft Vehicle

• A horse trailer was reported stolen from the 15700 block of Alondra Blvd.
• A sedan was reported stolen from the 12000 block of La Cima Dr.  The vehicle was later recovered by Sheriff’s Deputies.
• A commercial truck was reported stolen from the 16800 block of Trojan Way. The vehicle was later recovered by LASD Norwalk.

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