If you are on the sidewalk while talking/texting on your cellphone, please be careful! We have had a few cellphone snatches this last week. Suspects target people who are very distracted with their devices.
Thieves are still targeting catalytic converters however, this last week has seen fewer thefts and with a wider variety of vehicles (not just mainly Honda Elements).
Scammers are still actively posing as debt collectors, usually claiming to be from a utility company.
Just a reminder, when your vehicle is parked: LOCK IT, HIDE IT, KEEP IT. Wilshire is constantly experiencing burglaries and thefts from vehicles. We have seen thieves targeting vehicles for break-ins for things as inexpensive as spare change and phone chargers!
One on vehicle battery thefts: http://lapdwilshire.weebly.com/070214-vehicle-battery-theft-advisory.html
And one on Grand Theft Autos: http://lapdwilshire.weebly.com/070114-gta-advisory.html
Emergency 9-1-1 – please see flyer below for more information
General information and reporting:
LAPD website http://www.lapdonline.org/wilshire_community_police_station
Address 4861 West Venice
Los Angeles, CA 90019
Phone 213-473-0476 Voice
LAPD website http://www.lapdonline.org/Olympic_community_police_station
Address1130 S. Vermont
Los Angeles, CA 90006