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Nov 23- 29, 2015 La Mirada Crime Summary

La Mirada E-Watch

Nov. 23 – Nov. 29, 2015
Phone Scam Advisory: Be Alert and Be Aware
The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department is warning residents of telephone scams recently involving suspects posing as law enforcement officials.  The callers usually tell the victim that a warrant has been issued for their arrest and they must pay a sum of money to avoid being arrested.  Victims are instructed to pay the “fines” using money orders, wire transfers, or gift cards.
Government agencies do not solicit for warrant payments or fines by telephone or at your home. Never give your personal information to anyone over the phone, including your bank account information, PIN numbers, or Social Security Number.
If you receive a phone call from an unknown source, always spend the time to verify who the caller is. Do not simply rely on the phone number they provide as verification.  If you receive a suspicious phone call that you believe is not from a real government agency, please contact the Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA) at (800) 593-8222. You can also file a complaint on the DCA website at dca.lacounty.gov.
If you have sent money or believe that you are a victim of fraud or identity theft, call the La Mirada Community Sheriff’s Station at (562) 902-2960 to file a police report.
  • A robbery between two acquaintances was reported on the 13000 block of Gabbett Dr. A suspect was taken into custody. The incident remains under investigation.
Aggravated Assault
  • An assault was reported on the 13500 block of De Alcala Dr. The incident is currently under investigation.
Residential Burglary
  • An burglary was reported on the 11600 block of Stamy Rd.
Other Structure Burglary
  • An attempted burglary was reported on the 14600 block of Mercado Ave. No property was stolen.
  • A burglary was reported on the 14300 block of Valley View Ave. The property that was stolen was recovered at the scene.
Vehicle Burglary
Eight vehicle burglaries were reported last week, six of which were window-smash burglaries.
  • A burglary was reported on the 15400 block of Ocaso Ave. Guitars and a camera were stolen from the vehicle.
  • Two separate vehicle burglaries were reported on the 13800 block of Biola Ave. A purse was reported stolen from one vehicle, and a backpack stolen from the other.
  • A wallet was reported stolen on the 13300 block of Beach Blvd. The front window was shattered.
  • A laptop computer was reported stolen in an incident on the 15200 block of Santa Gertrudes Ave.
  • Third-row seats were stolen from a vehicle on the 14300 block of Rosecrans Ave.
  • A burglary was reported near Las Flores Ave and Stamy Rd. A purse was reported stolen from the vehicle.
  • Various items were reported stolen from a vehicle on the 13200 block of Flemington Ct.
Grand Theft
  • A bag containing a camera and accessories was reported stolen from a vehicle on the 13800 block of Biola Ave.
  • A catalytic converter was reported stolen from a vehicle on the 14300 block of Firestone Blvd.
Grand Theft Vehicle
  • A pick up truck was reported stolen from Parise Dr and Priscilla St. The truck was recovered several days later by East Los Angeles Sheriff’s Station.




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