Crime in WeHo: Nov. 15-21

November 15th

Aggravated Assault – Other Weapon
8900 block Keith Avenue
11/15/2021 @ 0024. A man attempted to hit the victim with his vehicle while driving away from the scene of an accident. The victim was trying to exchange information with the suspect when the incident occurred. #05059
 
Attempt Murder
Aggravated Assault – Knife (Suspect Arrested)
7800 block Santa Monica Blvd
11/15/2021 @ 1914. A man was walking on the sidewalk when he was punched in the face without provocation by the suspect. The victim fell to the ground and the suspect got on top of the victim and continued punching him. The suspect then pulled a sharp metal object from his pocket and stabbed the victim several times in the face and neck area. The suspect was arrested on 11/21/2021. #05079
 
Aggravated Assault – Hands, Fist, Feet
1000 block San Vicente Blvd
11/15/2021 @ 0100-0200. A man was walking on the sidewalk while looking at his phone when he was punched in the face without provocation by the suspect. The victim suffered a broken jaw. #05113
 
Grand Theft
7100 block Santa Monica Blvd
11/15/2021 @ 1630. An unknown suspect removed two cell phones from a table after they were left momentarily unattended by the victim. #05078
 
Vehicle Burglary
1200 block N Vista Street
11/15/2021 @ 1730-0630. An unknown suspect removed four credit cards and three gift cards from the interior. No sign of forced entry. #05084
 

November 16th

Residential Burglary
1200 block Orange Grove Avenue
11/16/2021 @ 2300-0825. An unknown suspect used a key that was hidden under a planter to gain access and removed an autographed photo from the living room wall. #05105
 
Strong Arm Robbery (Estes)
1200 block N La Brea Avenue
11/16/2021 @ 0925. A man removed several food and drink items from a display area and left the store without payment. When confronted outside the store by store security, a struggle ensued and security was able to retake possession of the stolen items. #05086
 
Vehicle Burglary
8600 block Melrose Avenue
11/16/2021 @ 1645-1800. An unknown suspect smashed the trunk window and removed a duffle bag containing a laptop computer, shoes, and clothing from the trunk. #05117
 

November 17th

Vehicle Burglary
8400 block Melrose Avenue
11/17/2021 @ 2156-0101. An unknown suspect smashed the front passenger’s side window and removed a backpack containing two keys and a GPS tracker from the front seat. #05125
 

November 18th

Strong Arm Robbery
1100 block Spaulding Avenue
11/18/2021 @ 1930. A man pulled a laptop computer, IPad, and cell phone from the victim’s grasp and fled the area with the property. #05136
 
Armed Robbery (Suspect Arrested)
8600 block Santa Monica Blvd
11/18/2021 @ 2038. A man removed a bag of chips and attempted to leave the store without payment. When confronted by an employee, the suspect pulled a box cutter knife from his pocket and chased the victim to the back of the store. The suspect was arrested while committing another crime. #05140
 
Strong Arm Robbery (Attempt) (Suspect Arrested)
8200 block Santa Monica Blvd
11/18/2021 @ 2156. A woman was standing on the sidewalk when a man approached and demanded her money. The victim screamed and the suspect fled the area on a scooter. The suspect was located and arrested by responding deputies. #05142 (related to #05140, #05144)
 
Vehicle Burglary (Suspect Arrested)
8400 block Santa Monica Blvd
11/18/2021 @ 2117. A man broke three door handles in an attempt to gain entry but was unsuccessful. The suspect was arrested while committing an unrelated robbery. #05144
 

November 19th

Aggravated Assault – Other Weapon (Suspect Arrested)
8900 block Melrose Avenue
11/19/2021 @ 1336. A man sat down on a couch inside the store and fell asleep. LA County Fire attempted to wake the suspect up and he became combative. The suspect threw a glass bottle full of liquid at the victim but the victim was able to step aside and avoid being hit. The suspect was arrested by responding deputies. #80046
 
Armed Robbery
7900 block Santa Monica Blvd
11/19/2021 @ 2025. A man walked behind the store counter and pointed a handgun at an employee. The suspect demanded all the money from the cash register and the victim complied. #05159
 

November 20th

Grand Theft
1000 block N Edinburgh Avenue
11/20/2021 @ 1630-1700. An unknown suspect removed an electric scooter and a cell phone that were left momentarily unattended on the sidewalk. #05176
 

November 21st

Armed Robbery
1000 block Palm Avenue
11/21/2021 @ 0142. A man was parked in the driveway of his apartment building when two men approached him while armed with a handgun and demanded his property and he complied. #05184



This report lists Part 1 Crimes for the date range shown and is not meant to be a complete list of all Part 1 crime. Refer to www.crimemapping.com for a more comprehensive listing of incidents in West Hollywood.
 
Edward Ramirez, Captain
West Hollywood Sheriff’s Station
 
Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department
780 N San Vicente Boulevard
West Hollywood, CA 90069
(310) 855-8850
 
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West Hollywood Sheriff’s Station polices the City of West Hollywood and the unincorporated communities of Franklin Canyon, Universal City (which includes Universal Theme Park, Studios, and Citywalk), and the Federal Enclave in West Los Angeles.
 
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Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department
 
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Mark Reesr
Mark Reesr
11 days ago

Reviewing this blotter makes me wonder why this city experiences such uneven law enforcement. About a year ago my apartment was burglarized. I was handed a “report” but there was never an investigation. No signed statement was collected from me, nobody took notes at the scene, no fingerprint lifted off opened new surveillance camera boxes, and no questioning of the suspect that I identified. To make matters worse, this person has stolen my identity, stalked, harassed, burglarized, assaulted, and slandered me. I have submitted at least six more complaints and no investigation. I even have a safe full of evidence.… Read more »

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Jamie Francis
Jamie Francis
12 days ago

I appreciate Larry that you have brought back the crime blotter that for so long was missing from the news source that your predecessor use to do that is very important to know weekly crime statistics that the city council really doesn’t want to speak upon so much as of late or only recently brought in the discussion! Where else would we residents get the statistics, on a spread sheet during a public safety commission on a Zoom call, That is not always available? We need this available to local residents and citizens in the neighborhood since we can be… Read more »

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Mike
Mike
15 days ago

Time to REfund the police. F the false narrative that all cops are racist or that there’s some systemic plague infecting all law enforcement. What a load of bs

greeneyedguy
greeneyedguy
14 days ago
Reply to  Mike

When were they defunded?

Lacking Competentece
Lacking Competentece
15 days ago

Any reasonably competent police entity would be mortified to report this information as it clearly illustrate they have little competence in and control over their responsibilities. A great lack of scope and discipline.

Get a dictionary
Get a dictionary
11 days ago

Competence

JF1
JF1
15 days ago

Thanks WeHoVille. Please keep posting the crime stats. People need to be aware and they need to be outraged about the rise in crime. We need sheriffs foot patrols on the streets (especially on weekends in the nightlife
district), we need to support the police and we certainly don’t need to defund them if anything they need more funds for more staffing and training.

Joe Bologna
Joe Bologna
15 days ago
Reply to  JF1

Don’t worry. WeHo is working on a kiosk that should put an end to all of this crime.

greeneyedguy
greeneyedguy
14 days ago
Reply to  JF1

We need sheriffs foot patrols on the streets (especially on weekends in the nightlife
district),”

The LASD could EASILY implement this. So why aren’t they?

Stevie
Stevie
14 days ago
Reply to  greeneyedguy

The city dictates how the Sheriff’s Department will deploy the patrol deputies, down to the numbers per shift, how many are on the bike team and on the specialized units. It’s all spelled out in the contract, easily found out if one wanted to discover this. It’s just easier to bash the Sheriffs instead of educating oneself.

greeneyedguy
greeneyedguy
14 days ago
Reply to  Stevie

This simply is not true. Please stop spreading misinformation.

And who was bashing the sheriffs? What are you talking about?

Stevie
Stevie
14 days ago
Reply to  greeneyedguy

Check with city hall then sweetie, I spoke with 2 previous captains (Lynda Castro and Kelley Fraser) and confirmed it with WeHo Public Safety. The city dictates the number of patrol positions and pays by contract minutes.

Ruth Williams
Ruth Williams
13 days ago
Reply to  greeneyedguy

If you are keeping aware of what is going on, the new Public Safety Commissioners referred a 7-0 vote to the Council to consider replacing the Sheriff with our own PD which would be a nightmare. People don’t stop to realize the resources we have with LASD and they need to review the cities that dumped their PD’s in favor of LASD because of the corruption. There are bad “apples” everywhere but with LASD they can be transferred out. And yes there was defunding but I don’t have the stats on how many we lost because of it. Having our… Read more »

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