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La Mirada E-Watch Weekly Crime Summary May 13, 2013 – May 19, 2013

A robbery was reported on the 11900 block of La Mirada Blvd. Cash and a cell phone were stolen in the incident.

Aggravated Assault
• An assault was reported on the 13900 block of Plume Dr. The incident resulted from a family dispute where the suspect used a flashlight to attack the victim.
• A shooting was reported on the 13500 block of Santa Gertrudes Ave. The suspect shot the victim during an alteration at the residence. The suspect was taken into custody after abandoning a vehicle used in the incident in Unincorporated Whittier. The victim was transported to the hospital and treated for two gunshot wounds.
Residential Burglary
• A residential burglary was reported on the 15100 block of Leffingwell Rd. Jewelry and electronics were stolen from the residence.
• A camera was reported stolen in a burglary on the 14300 block of San Ardo Dr.
• A burglary was also reported on the 13100 block of Parise Dr.
Other Structure Burglary
• A burglary to a garage was reported on the 13100 block of Ocaso Ave. Speakers were stolen from the location.
• An attempted burglary was reported on the 11500 La Mirada Blvd. A suspect was taken into custody by responding deputies.
• Computers were stolen in a burglary on the 14800 block of Firestone Blvd.
• An incident was reported on the 13900 block of Imperial Hwy. The main glass door was shattered to gain entry into the location.
Vehicle Burglary
A vehicle burglary was reported on the 15700 block of Olive Branch Dr. A wallet and other items were stolen from the vehicle. Another incident was reported on the 16100 block of Rosecrans Ave.

Grand Theft
Copper wiring was reported stolen from a cell phone tower near Oakwood Lane and La Mirada Blvd. Various personal belongings were reported stolen from a trunk of an unlocked vehicle on the 13300 block of Hillsborough Dr.

Grand Theft Vehicle
A vehicle was reported stolen on the 15000 block of Leffingwell Rd. The vehicle was recovered two days later by the Sheriff’s Department.

A vehicle reported stolen from Orange County Sheriff’s jurisdiction was recovered near Desmand Rd. and Trojan Wy.

Be Prepared for a Disaster
Together, we can work to ensure that our community is well prepared to respond to any emergency.

Being ready for a disaster starts with basic preparedness activities like creating a family emergency plan, storing emergency food and water, putting together a disaster supplies kit, and registering in the Alert LA Mass Notification System to receive notifications such as evacuation orders and shelter information during a disaster. Residents are also encouraged to attend free Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) training offered by the Los Angeles County Fire Department.

“Preparing for an emergency is the responsibility of every resident, business, and organization in La Mirada,” says Emergency Preparedness Coordinator Andrew Vialpando. “Taking simple steps before a disaster such as having an emergency plan and having emergency supplies will save lives.”

For more information on emergency preparedness, contact the La Mirada Public Safety Team at (562) 902-2960 or visit www.cityoflamirada.org.

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