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La Mirada Weekly Crime Summary March 25, 2013 – March 31, 2013

La Mirada Deputies Apprehend Burglars

Last week, an alert deputy was patrolling La Mirada when he saw a vehicle matching the description of a vehicle used in recent residential burglaries in the community.  He stopped and contacted the occupants, who also matched the description of the suspects described in a crime teletype that was broadcast to surrounding law enforcement agencies.

Deputies recovered laptop computers, jewelry, and marijuana from the vehicle.  During the investigation, it was discovered the owner of one of the laptop computers resided in the area of the traffic stop.  Deputies visited the residence and discovered the home was ransacked.  The homeowner was contacted and subsequently identified the stolen property.  The suspects were charged with residential burglary.


Residential Burglary

Six residential burglaries were reported last week.

  • A burglary was reported on the 14300 block of San Ardo Dr.  The location was under fumigation at the time of the incident.
  • A burglary was reported on the 12800 block of Ocaso Ave.
  • Two suspects were taken into custody in connection with a burglary on the 15500 block of Olive Branch Dr.
  • An incident was reported on the 13600 block of El Espejo Rd.  Cash and keys were stolen from the home.
  • A burglary occurred on the 13400 block of Beachnutt Ct.  A rear door at the location was kicked in by unknown suspects.
  • A watch was stolen from a residence on the 14600 block of La Fonda Dr.


Other Structure Burglary

Six commercial burglaries were reported last week.

  • Three window smash burglaries to three different businesses in the same complex were reported on the 14700 block of Beach Blvd.  An unknown amount of cash was taken from two of the businesses.
  • Electrical wiring was reported stolen from a business on the 14500 Firestone Blvd.
  • Two window smash burglaries were reported in the same complex on the 15000 block of Imperial Hwy.  Cash and checks were stolen from the locations.


Vehicle Burglary

  • Two separate vehicle burglaries were reported on the 14300 block of Firestone Blvd.  Both vehicles had their driver’s side door locks punched.
  • Various items were reported stolen from a vehicle on the 13100 block of Cheverton Dr.


Grand Theft

A grand theft was reported on the 14500 block of Rayfield Dr.


Grand Theft Vehicle

A vehicle was reported stolen from the 15700 block of Birchwood St.


A vehicle reported stolen from the City of Downey was recovered on the 13800 block of Adoree St.


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