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La Mirada Crime Summary April 2, 2012 – April 8, 2012


Aggravated Assault         Two assaults were reported last week. An incident occurred on the 15800 block of Formby Dr. A suspect related to the victim was taken into custody. An assault occurred on the 11800 block of Singleton Dr. An arrest was also made in connection with the incident. The suspect is related to the victim.  Residential Burglary There were five residential burglaries. A burglary occurred on the 13200 block of Marlette Dr. Two arrests were made at the location. An incident occurred on the 16200 block of Mcgill Rd. Two sets of golf clubs were taken from an open garage at the location. A burglary was reported on the 16100 block of Barbata Rd. Jewelry was taken from the location. An incident was reported on the 16500 block of Summershade Dr. Unknown suspects removed a window screen and entered the location through an unlocked window. A television and video game system were taken. Additionally, a burglary occurred on the 13200 block of Edwards Rd. A video game console and various video games were taken.  Grand Theft  Two grand thefts were reported last week. Currency was reported stolen from a resident on the 13000 block of La Mirada Blvd. A theft occurred on the 15800 block of Imperial Hwy. A purse containing a large amount of currency was taken from an unlocked vehicle. Grand Theft Vehicle A vehicle reported stolen from the City of Buena Park was recovered at La Capelle Rd. and Stanleaf Dr.   

Avoid Crimes of Opportunity Common mistakes such as leaving a door unlocked or storing a purse in a  vehicle can result in a crime of opportunity. A crime of opportunity is a crime that is committed when a perpetrator sees he or she has a chance to commit a crime with little effort or premeditation Take action and follow these tips to avoid being a victim of a crime:

  • Make sure your house entry doors and sliding glass doors are locked when you leave the house.
  • Keep your garage door closed and locked.
  • Keep vehicle doors locked and windows rolled up at all times.
  • Don’t leave items of value such as a wallet, purse, GPS or computer in your vehicle. Lock them in the trunk or take them with you.

Neighborhood Watch Meeting – April 14          A Neighborhood Watch meeting for Reporting District 0469 will be held on Sat., April 14 at 11 a.m. at Foster Road Elementary School. The school is located at 13930 Foster Road. Reporting District 0469 is bound by Valley View Ave. to the east, Rosecrans Ave. to the south, Marquardt Ave. to the west, and Ramhurst Dr. and Adoree St. to the north. The guest speaker will be Captain Pat Maxwell. Residents are invited to attend and learn about crime prevention techniques. For additional information, contact the La Mirada Community Sheriff’s Station at (562) 902-2960.

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