SUSPECT BOOKED FOR GRAND THEFT AUTO
Police were called to the 1100 block of 14th Street at 4:20 p.m. Wednesday, June 11th, regarding a report of a suspicious person in the area.
When officers arrived they saw a suspect opening a car door to take an item from the side compartment. Police approached the vehicle and checked the license plate number, and found that the car had been reported stolen.
Officers arrested the suspect and booked him for grand theft auto.
ALLEGEDLY ATE FOOD BUT DID NOT PAY BILL
A manager at a restaurant in the 200 block of Broadway alleged to police at 5:15 p.m. Thursday, June 12th, that a suspect had ordered food at the restaurant but left without paying the $10.77 bill.
The manager detained the suspect outside the restaurant and called police, who determined that the suspect was intoxicated.
Police arrested the suspect and booked him for defrauding an innkeeper and public intoxication.
ARRESTED FOR STEALING TOILETRIES FROM STORE
Police were called to a store in the 2400 block of Pico Boulevard at 7:35 p.m. Saturday, June 14th, where store loss prevention officers alleged that a suspect had placed toiletries and beverages inside her backpack and left without paying.
The items were valued at $111.
Loss prevention officers detained the suspect outside the store and released her to police, who arrested and booked her for petty theft.
SUSPECT ALLEGEDLY HAD
WOMAN’S PURSE AT PARK
Officers were on routine patrol in the 1400 block of Palisades Park at 12:45 a.m. Sunday, June 15th, when they saw a suspect sitting on a bench after park closing hours.
Police contacted the suspect and determined that he was allegedly in possession of a woman’s purse containing identification and other items and appeared to be under the influence of alcohol.
The suspect was arrested and booked for misappropriation of lost property and public intoxication.
ARRESTED FOR HITTING WOMAN WITH MUG
A woman who was being treated at a hospital at Cloverfield and Olympic Boulevards at 11:15 a.m. Saturday, June 14th, alleged to police that an acquaintance had hit her on the head with a coffee mug and had taken her cell phone during an argument.
The suspect then drove the woman to the hospital, and while they were at the hospital, police arrested the suspect and booked her for assault with a deadly weapon.
ARRESTED FOR STEALING SOCKS FROM STORE
Police were called to a store in the 300 block of Colorado Avenue at 11:50 a.m. Sunday, June 15th, where store loss prevention officers alleged that a suspect was shown on security cameras taking a pair of socks, putting them in his pocket and leaving without paying.
The socks were valued at $12.
Loss prevention officers detained the suspect outside the store and released him to police, who arrested and booked him for petty theft.
BOOKED FOR TAKING CD PLAYER, CDS AT STORE
A manager at a store in the 2400 block of Pico Boulevard alleged to police at 12:23 p.m. Monday, June 16th, that a suspect had taken a CD player and CDs into the restroom, removed the packaging and left without paying for the items, valued at $351.
Police located the suspect a couple of blocks away and found that he was in possession of the items.
The suspect was arrested and booked for commercial burglary, a prior petty theft and for having an outstanding warrant.
ALLEGEDLY HAD STOLEN LAPTOP IN POSSESSION
A manager at a store in the 500 block of Wilshire Boulevard told police at 7:45 p.m. Monday, June 16th, reported that a customer had left a laptop computer in the restroom and when he returned to get it, the laptop had allegedly been stolen.
Store security footage showed a suspect allegedly leaving the store with the computer.
Police located a person matching the suspect’s description a few hours later at Sixth Street and Colorado Avenue and detained him.
The suspect, who was found to be in possession of the laptop, was arrested and booked for grand theft and having an outstanding warrant.
SUSPECT BOOKED FOR DRIVING STOLEN VEHICLE
Officers were on routine patrol at Lincoln Boulevard and Arizona Avenue at 2:29 a.m. Tuesday, June 17th, when they saw a vehicle run a red light.
Police checked the vehicle’s license plate number and found that it had been reported to the Los Angeles Police Department Van Nuys Division as stolen.
Officers stopped the vehicle and detained the driver, who was allegedly found to be in possession of burglary tools and stolen property.
The suspect was arrested and booked for grand theft auto, possession of burglary tools and possession of stolen property.
— Compiled and written by Vince Echavaria