NLB double-shooting, 6900 block Atlantic Pl. (one victim transported in critical condition), Mar 28/approx. 6:00 p.m.
March 2006: Off-Duty Sheriff Deputy Slain In Wrigley Area, Circumstances Still Unclear
March 2006: Here's LBPD Composite Sketch Of Suspect Allegedly Involved In Two Attempted Kidnappings Of Young Women in NLB
March 2006: LBPD Seeks Suspect In Two Attempted Kidnappings Of Young Women in NLB
Feb. 2006: LBPD Catches More Graffiti Vandals In NLB Industrial Area...Out of Towners> Again
Feb. 2006: Suspect In 10th/Redondo> Area "Cat Burglaries" Turns Himself In
Jan. 2006: LBPD Seeks Suspect In Fatal Stabbing
Jan. 2006: Two Sexual Assaults, Area Carson/Orange;> LBPD Seeks Public's Help In Locating Suspect(s)
Jan. 2006: Vandals Smash Car Windows In Bixby Knolls, Roughly 15 Vehicles Hit
Jan. 2006: LBPD Takes Attempted Murder Suspect Into Custody, 5400 block Paramount Blvd.
Dec. 2005: Christmas Eve Night Homicide in South Wrigley: Man Fatally Stabbed On Bus, Woman Wounded, Area 19th/Magnolia
Dec. 2005: Homicide, 2000 block Olive Ave.
Dec. 2005: LB Woman Inside Her Residence Hit By Stray Gunfire, Area Pine/21st; In Separate Shooting, Man Is Wounded Area Anaheim/Rose
Dec. 2005: 17 Yr-Old> Fatally Shot, Area Anaheim/Cherry
Dec. 2005: $25,000 Reward Offered For Info Leading To Arrest and Conviction of Suspect(s) Involved in Death Of Lakewood Resident Barbara Ann Rogers...Now Being Investigated As Murder
Nov. 2005: Man Shot, Wounded 1000 block E. Hill St.
Nov. 2005: Suspect In Custody In Wrigley Area Homicide, 100 block> E. Eagle> St.
Oct. 2005: LB Man, Beaten & Robbed Walking Home From Market, Later Dies
Oct. 2005: Homicide, 1000 block Gaviota
Sept. 2005: Sat. Nite Shooting (Sept. 24), 1200 block Locust, Wounds Four (One Directly Hit By Gunfire, Three Injured By Fragments)
Sept. 2005: Man Enters Business, 2200 block E. 7th St.,> Claims To Have Bomb; Holds Hostages; Major Police Response w/ SWAT & Negotiators; Suspect Releases Hostages, Surrenders
Sept. 2005: Sat Nite: Man Fatally Shot, 6800 block Atlantic
Sept. 2005: Fatal Hit & Run Crash On Redondo Near Mail Facility Takes Woman's Life; Suspect Flees, Witnesses Help Cops Capture Him
Sept. 2005: Body Found Near San Gabriel River In Pico Rivera Was Barbara Rogers of Lakewood...And Sheriff Is Investigating Her Death As A Homicide
Sept. 2005: Triple Shooting, One Dies, 1300 block Gaviota
Sept. 2005: Second Off-Campus> Shooting Near Poly High, This Time Near Poly PAAL Satellite Campus, LB Blvd/16th St.
Sept. 2005: Shooting After-School,> Off-Campus> Just North of LB Poly High; Two Juveniles Involved; Classes Not Disrupted But As Precaution Security Will Be Increased
Sept. 2005: South Wrigley Labor Day, PCH/Maine: LB Gang Detectives Make Traffic Stop; Passenger Runs, Allegedly Displays Weapon, Is Shot, Treated & Taken Into Custody
Sept. 2005: Charred, Dead Body Found 6th/San Francisco>
Sept. 2005: 7th St. Driver Dies After Predawn Shooting @ Almond Ave.
Sept. 2005: Gunfire, Area 14th/Peterson,> Narrowly Misses Child In Babyseat Of Parked Vehicle
Aug. 2005: LBPD Rescues Woman Held Hostage Area Ocean/Gaviota,> Shoots & Kills Hostage-Taker>
Aug. 2005: PCH/MLK Fatal Hit & Run...And Car Calls Cops
Aug. 2005: Triple Shooting, More Shots, Pursuit + Savvy Police Follow-Up Net Suspects
Aug. 2005: Brazen Bixby Knolls Robbery Involving Two Girls And Adult Woman
Aug. 2005: Council Votes 7-2 (O'Donnell & Baker Dissenting) To Seek Feasibility Study Of Surveillance Devices In Public Places & Parks
Aug. 2005: LBPD Now Seriously Enforcing LB's Nighttime Juvenile Curfew Ordinance
Aug. 2005: Councilmembers Reyes Uranga> & Gabelich Urge Surveillance Devices To Deter Illegal Activity & Apprehend Criminals In LB Parks & Public Places
Aug. 2005: Aug 1: Two Homicides In Less Than Four Hours, Makes Three in One Day
Aug. 2005: Aug. 1> Midday Murder, Area 10th/Walnut
July 2005: Sat. 2:45 a.m.> Fight Escalates Into Fatal Shooting, Pine Ave./3d St.; Suspect In Custody
July 2005: Post-Midnight> Friday Fracas With Gunfire @ Pike; PD Stops Melee After Firing At Suspect Observed Shooting Into Crowd From Fleeing Car; Vehicle Later Spotted & Two Suspects Apprehended; Multiple Other Arrests
July 2005: Brazen Midday Wrigley Armed Robbery: Store Owner Pistol Whipped, Robbed, 2000 Block Pacific Ave., July 28
July 2005: Updated: Two Fatal LB Shootings Within Twenty Minutes + Wrong-Way> High-Speed> Pursuit on 710 Predawn Sunday
July 2005: Five Violent Crimes -- 4 Shootings,> 1 Stabbing> -- Within Five Hours in Parts of LB
July 2005: Armed Robbery Near Pike Prompts Perimeter, Five Hour Search
July 2005: 16 Yr-Old Dies In Drive-By> Shooting, Area Cherry/Market
July 2005: LB Cops Write 452 Misdemeanor Citations For Fireworks b/w June 29-July 4; Those Cited Now Face Adult Or Juvenile Justice
July 2005: Three LB Juveniles Apprehended Allegedly Trying To Make Bottle Bombs With Fireworks
July 2005: Friends of Man Who Sparked Bellflower Blvd.> Pursuit & Died In Crash Put Up Homemade Memorial
July 2005: July 1 Afternoon Sheriff's Pursuit Ends With Crash @ Bellflower/Spring; Multiple Vehicles Involved
June 2005: Arrangements For Sheriff Deputy Ortiz
June 2005: Fallen Sheriff Deputy Ortiz Was Lakewood Award Of Valor Winner
June 2005: Outpouring Of Tributes At Lakewood Sheriff Stn. Memorial Wall For Deputy Ortiz
June 2005: Suspect In Custody After Sheriff Deputy Fatally Shot In Hawaiian Gardens>
June 2005: Crash @ 4th/Redondo Leaves One Driver Dead, Another Arrested
June 2005: Three LB Shootings Overnight Within Approx. Two Hours
June 2005: Phew! LBPD & Alert LB Transit Bus Driver Handle Situation Involving Man Believed Armed On Downtown Bus
June 2005: Fatal Shooting, Anaheim St.> Just West of Redondo Ave.>
June 2005: June 2: Spring/Santa Fe Midafternoon Shooting
June 2005: LBUSD Detains & Arrests Jordan High Student -- Without Incident -- Allegedly Carrying Gun
May 2005: Man Fatally Shot, Another Wounded, 14th St. West of LB Blvd.
May 2005: Horrifying High Speed Chase Roars Thru Long Beach, Ending At Redondo/Anaheim With Suspect Exiting Car, Armed with Handgun. Police Open Fire, Killing Suspect
May 2005: Man Riding Bike Thru MLK Park Fatally Shot...At Midday
April 2005: Another Shooting Vicinity "14th St. Park" (15th/Cedar)>
April 2005: ELB Murderer Is Dead, Shot & Killed By Westminster PD in Fierce Gun Battle; Hours Earlier, He Killed His 4 Yr-Old Son & Tried To Kill His Wife on ELB's Woodruff Ave.
April 2005: LBPD Officer-Involved> Shooting Wounds Suspect, PCH @ Gaviota
April 2005: Shooting, 1100 block E. 10th St.
April 2005: Signal Hill Business Suffers Armed Robbery, Orange Ave. Near Wardlow Rd.
April 2005: LBPD Announces Arrest In Brazen WLB Shooting That Killed Cabrillo High Student
April 2005: Man Fatally Shot, 400 block E. Arbor
April 2005: LBPD Warns Of Jump in Car Thefts Citywide
March 2005: Murder, Area PCH/Cherry>
March 2005: "14th St. Park," Where Some Activists Charge City Hall Has Tolerated Nuisance & Law-Flouting Activities, Suffers Sunday Afternoon Shooting; Victim Wounded, Teen Held
March 2005: 20 Yr.-Old> Fatally Shot, 7th St. b/w Atlantic-MLK
March 2005: Sheriff Deputies vs. Robbery Suspect At Blue Line Stn, LB Blvd. @ PCH; Deputy Shoots & Wounds Suspect, Also Wounding Fellow Deputy; Three Add'l Suspects Get Away
March 2005: Gunfire, 800 block Walnut Ave.; One Man Dead, Another Wounded
March 2005: Gunshot Victim Found Behind Business, 1600 block E. Artesia, Pronounced Dead At Scene
March 2005: Sat. Mar. 19> Predawn Shooting, 1500 block Obispo
March 2005: Homicide, 5900 block Orange Ave.; Suspect in Custody
March 2005: WLB Community Forum @ Cabrillo High Lays Bare Racial Tensions
March 2005: 16-Year Old Fatally Shot In NLB
March 2005: Two Cabrillo High Students Shot While Walking After-School> Within Steps of WLB Police Station! One Dies. Cops Say It's Gang Involved & Vow Relentless Search For Killer(s)
Feb. 2005: Police Seek Info On Apparent Homicide, 200 block Linden Ave.
Feb. 2005: Brazen Midday Residential Robbery: Homeowner Returns Home To Find Three Intruders, Spring/Palo Verde> Area
Feb. 2005: Two Shootings, Possibly Gang-Related>
Jan. 2005: Updated: Double WLB Shooting, 1600 block W. Lincoln St.
Jan. 2005: Seal Beach Fatal Wrong-Way> Crash, PCH @ Anaheim Bay Bridge
Jan. 2005: 19 Yr-Old Pedestrian Killed in Los Alamitos> Hit & Run; We Post Suspect Vehicle Description
Jan. 2005: ELB Gunfire Flies: Homicide, Ximeno N. of PCH> Just Hrs. After Separate Shots Fired/Attempted Murder, 17th/Obispo>
Jan. 2005: Two More LB Businesses Hit In String of Comm'l Burglaries
Jan. 2005: House Fire Included Homicide, LBPD Says
Jan. 2005: LBPD Issues Public Information Bulletin Re String of Comm'l Burglaries w/ Add'l Details & Advice
Jan. 2005: LBPD Says 33 Comm'l Burglaries + 6 Safes Taken Since Late Oct. In "Window Smash" Crimes Affecting Several Parts of City
Jan. 2005: Justifiable Homicide: Crime Victim Carjacked At Gunpoint 5400 block Atlantic Ave. Manages To Arm Himself, Tries To Flee, Is Shot By Suspect And Returns Fire; Victim Survives; Suspect Dies; Victim Won't Face Charges
Dec. 2004: Another Homicide, Vicinity 4th St./Almond>; Second Man Wounded In Most Recent Shooting
Dec. 2004: Comm'l Burglaries Hit Bixby Knolls Businesses Along Atlantic Ave.>; Cops Ask Public To Advise Of Suspicious Nighttime Activity
Dec. 2004: Husband & Second Man Arrested In Alleged Murder-For-Hire> Of Bixby Knolls Resident Lynn Shockner
Dec. 2004: Christmas Night Homicide, Area 14th/Peterson
Dec. 2004: Quadruple Shooting Leaves Two Dead, Two Wounded, Area Del Amo> @ LB Blvd.>
Dec. 2004: Security Guard, Suspect Exchange Gunfire in WLB; Security Guard Dies, 16 Yr-Old Suspect Is Wounded & In Custody
Dec. 2004: WLB Homicide, 3600 block Denver Ave.
Dec. 2004: Dec. 18, 5:00 p.m.: Gunfire Flies, Anaheim/Gardenia;> No One Hit
Dec. 2004: 37-Yr Old LB Man Shot Dead, 6600 block Obispo Ave.>
Nov. 2004: Two Wounded In Separate LB Shootings, 11/26
Nov. 2004: No, Not Santa Claus: 19 Yr-Old Guy Gets Stuck in WLB Chimney Sunday @ 2 a.m.>; Two Teenage Girls Also Taken Into Custody
Nov. 2004: Help LB Cops Find Hit-&-Run> Driver Who Killed 84 Yr. Old WLB Pedestrian
Nov. 2004: D.A. Files Murder Charges That Could Bring Death Penalty In Bixby Knolls Slaying
Nov. 2004: Tragedy In Bixby Knolls Area: Woman Is Stabbed To Death Near Her Back Door After Officers Alert Her To Suspicious Activity In Neighborhood
Nov. 2004: Tires Slashed In Two Quiet ELB Neighborhoods
Nov. 2004: LBPD SWAT Deployed In Two NLB Incidents
Oct. 2004: Man Shot To Death, 3000 Block E. 15th St.>
Oct. 2004: LBPD Makes Swift Arrest In East Village Area Shooting, 500 block E. Broadway> (near Atlantic); Suspect Taken Into Custody @ Lakewood Mall In Less Than 24 Hrs.
Oct. 2004: NLB Triple Shooting (Bort St. West of LB Blvd., South of 91 Fwy) Leaves A Woman Dead
Oct. 2004: 84 Yr Old Man Dies In WLB Hit-And-Run>, Santa Fe> @ Burnett
Oct. 2004: Terrifying, Bizarre NLB Armed Robbery: Two Suspects Use Truck To Crash Into Business, Stage Robbery At Gunpoint; Alert Cop Spots Them Fleeing; They're Captured...But One Is Found Dead
Oct. 2004: Friday Nite Shooting Outside Lakewood High; Multiple Shots Fired; One Teen Wounded
Sept. 2004: Man Fatally Shot, Area 3d/Elm>
Sept. 2004: Two LB Residents Shot, One Dies
Sept. 2004: Double-Shooting> Leaves One Man Dead, 700 Block Lime Ave.
Sept. 2004: San Antonio/Orange> Area: Vehicle-to-Vehicle> Shooting
Aug. 2004: Aug. 29: Second Night of Gunfire In Sleepy Hollow; Car Drives By; Shots Ring Out; Man Is Wounded & Transported To Hospital
Aug. 2004: Aug. 28: Further On Multiple Gunshots Fired, Vicinity 47th St/Rio Ave.:> 3-5 Homes Struck By Gunfire; Nine Yr. Old Struck Inside Home By Bullet Fragment Is OK; Sleepy Hollow> Neighborhood Stunned; Newly Elected Councilwoman Gabelich Responds
Aug. 2004: Gunfire, 900 block Pine Ave, Leaves One Dead, Two Wounded
Aug. 2004: Were Recent LB & OC "Radio Shack" Robberies Linked To Terrorism?
Aug. 2004: LBPD Arrests Suspect Who Allegedly Ran Down Bicyclist, Orange @ B'way
Aug. 2004: Homicide, 800 block Cerritos Ave.
Aug. 2004: ELB Fatal Traffic Accident, Lakewood Blvd.> @ Conant St.>
Aug. 2004: Jury Convicts Mark Wayne Rathbun> As Belmont Shore/Eastside> & OC Rapist
Aug. 2004: Second Homicide In Three Weeks, 4th/Almond>
Aug. 2004: WLB Homicide, 2100 block Adriatic Ave.
Aug. 2004: Bicyclist Dies After Being Struck By Car, Orange @ B'way
Aug. 2004: Have You Seen Her? LBPD Looking for Female Alleged Accomplice in WLB Homicide
Aug. 2004: Homicide, 6000 block Lemon Ave.
July 2004: Multiple Shots Fired, LB Resident Dies, 400 block Almond Ave.
July 2004: WLB Fatal Shooting, 1700 block Cameron St.>
July 2004: LBPD Officer Involved Shooting, 1100 block 2d St.
July 2004: Violent Armed Robbery, 6000 block Myrtle Ave.
July 2004: 500 Block Almond Ave: Officer Involved Shooting re Armed Kidnapping Suspect
July 2004: LBPD Warns Of Internet & Cashier's Check Scam
July 2004: LBPD Locates Suspect in Previous Murder (Virginia Ct.) Believed Armed and Dangerous In Area Temple/Anaheim;> Major All Night Search Finds Armed Suspect; He's Shot & Killed
July 2004: Alleged Attempted LB Bank Robbery Suspect Arrested In Within Two Minutes of Call To LB Cops
July 2004: Father Allegedly Shoots & Kills Son, 1700 block Lemon Ave.
July 2004: LBPD Busts Major Alleged Meth Lab
July 2004: Shooting, 1600 block Cherry Ave., Possibly Gang Related>
June 2004: LBPD Arrests Suspect in Slaying of Apt. Owner
June 2004: Armed Robbery, Area 53d/Atlantic> Sparks LBPD Midday Manhunt w/ SWAT & Perimeter; One Suspect Apprehended, One or Possibly Two At Large
June 2004: Fast LB Police Work After Fatal Drive-By> Shooting (900 block Cerritos Ave.) Nets Two Murder Suspects
June 2004: June 12, Midnight: Eight People Shot, 500 block Temple Ave.
June 2004: Shooting, 900 block Locust Ave.
June 2004: Rose Park N'hood Ass'n Sets Thurs. Meeting Following Recent Shootings
May 2004: There Was a Third Shooting In Area 11th/Molino> Over May 8-9; LBPD East Division Commander Urges Area Residents To Stay Aware Of Their Surroundings and Report Suspicious Activity Immediately
May 2004: There Was Another Rose Park Area Shooting On May 8: Area 10th/Molino,> Just After Midnight
May 2004: May 8: Several Shots Fired From Car Driving By Area 11th/Molino>
May 2004: Rose Park Area Pursuit Ends As Cops Cuff Suspect, Area 7th/Orizaba-Gladys>
April 2004: April 30 Nighttime Shooting, 7th/St. Louis>
May 2004: May 1: Possible Attempted NLB Kidnapping Foiled By Alert Bystander
May 2004: LBPD Can't Say At Present That Recent Rose Park Area Shootings Are Connected, But Investigation Continues (further developments, see article above)
April 2004: Sat Nite Pursuit Thru Central LB: Signal Hill Murder Suspect Spotted by LBPD Flees, Crashes & Is Arrested Near 7th/Orange>
April 2004: April 15 Attempted Robbery @ Los Altos Area Credit Union Sparks Midafternoon Police Search, Perimeter, Helicopter
March 2004: County Transit Bureau Deputies Shoot Suspect Near Willow St. Blue Line Stn.
March 2004: 3600 block Atlantic Ave: Man Stabbed To Death in Alley
Update: LBPD Arrests Hawaiian Gardens Resident; Another Suspect Also Believed Involved
March 2004: Man Shot, 2500 Block Santa Fe
March 2004: 3 a.m. Sunday Wake-Up> For Signal Hill Promontory Dwellers: Man Enters Via Exit Gate, SHPD Uses Pepper Spray, BeanBag Rounds & LBPD Assists, Subduing Him w/ Taser
March 2004: Alert LBPD Officer Spots, Arrests Two Suspects In String of ELB Robberies
March 2004: Police Believe Eastside Armed Robbers May Have Struck Again: Mother & Daughter Robbed In Their Driveway 3800 Block Studebaker
March 2004: Caught! LBPD Arrests Murder Suspect; Detectives Get Tip & Spot Him As Car Passenger In Area Of LB Blvd. Near Esther St...Allegedly In Possession of Loaded Handgun
March 2004: ELB Alert, Further: See Composite Drawings Of Hooded Suspects In ELB Armed Robberies
Feb. 2004: City Halts Release Of Annual Crime Data By Council District; Neighborhood-Size> Crime Stats Still Available
Feb. 2004: Nine Yr-Old> Boy Killed In Hit & Run On Atlantic @ 61st; Police Arrest Suspect, Will Seek Murder Charges
Feb. 2004: "I Was The Victim Of A Crime"
Bixby Knolls Business Owner Is Kidnapped, Carjacked, Forced To Drive At Knifepoint To OC, Beaten, Robbed...And He Escapes; Read Details
Feb. 2004: ELB Alert: Several ELB Armed Robberies, Man Wearing Hooded Sweatshirt Approaches Drivers Exiting Vehicles In Driveway or Garage b/w 7 p.m.-early morning,> Demands Money/Purse/Wallet,> Flees To Getaway Vehicle
Feb. 2004: LBPD Takes Double-Murder> Suspect Into Custody in L.A.
Feb. 2004: LBPD Arrests Suspect With Alleged Ties To Cambodian Gang In Connection With March '03 Murder Of Cambodian Victim, Bixby Rd/Cherry Ave.
Feb. 2004: Murder/Arson Investigation Surrounds Apt. Fire
Feb. 2004: LBPD Mental Evaluation Team & SWAT Respond, Barricaded Armed Woman Safely Removed, 5th/Cherry>
Feb. 2004: LBPD Pursuit Thru Parts of Western & Northern LB Ends In Safely In Paramount
Feb. 2004: 10th/Walnut: Man Is Fatally Shot; LBPD Arrests Two Suspects Within Hours
Broadway/Pacific: Homeless Persons Argue, One is Fatally Stabbed
Feb. 2004: Suspect In WLB Arson -- And Kidnapping And Murder Of His Wife -- Taken Into Custody
Jan. 2004: Council & Mgt. On Providing Cops & Stopping Killings:
Without Notice, Council Directs City Atty To Prepare Resolutions Backing County Sales Tax Hike And Urging Congress To Keep Funding COPS Grants; Resolutions Will Get Coming Council Vote, Perhaps Jan. 13>
Council Sends City Mgt. Gang Strategy to Public Safety & Housing & Neighborhoods Committees
Colonna Says City Has Acceptable Level of Policing
Baker Presses Batts: What Else Do You Need? Batts Reiterates LBPD Needs 130 More Cops But Speaking As Mgt. Says City Hall Can't Afford It Now>
Jan. 2004: Man Shot To Death, 1600 Block Linden Ave.
Jan. 2004: Two WLB Residents Tied Up & Robbed, 1500 block Parade St.; One Suspect In Custody, Another Is On The Loose
Jan. 2004: Belmont Shore Bank in 5400 Block E. 2d St. Robbed At Gunpoint; Man Wearing Ski Mask Forces Everyone Onto Floor
Jan. 2004: Man Holding Butcher Knife & Meat Cleaver Is Shot & Killed By LB Police Officer, 2000 Block Myrtle Ave.
Jan. 2004: Double-Murder, 5400 Block Paramount Blvd.
Jan. 2004: LB Man Found Fatally Shot in Car, 3300 block Elm Ave.
Jan. 2004: LBPD Brings The Hammer Down:
Alleged Known Gang Member Arrested, 2000 Block MLK: Alleged Possession of Loaded Gun
Five Individuals Arrested 800 Block Gardenia: Three Narcotics-Related,> One Parole Violation, One Outstanding Warrant
Jan. 2004: Fast Police Work in NLB: LBPD Arrests Suspect in Jan. 14 "Shots Fired" Call
Jan. 2004: LB Cops Bust Two Alleged Gang Members In Two Days For Two Separate Gang Related Shootings
Jan. 2004: Another Man of Cambodian Descent Fatally Shot, This Time Area 15th/Orange>
Jan. 2004: New Yr. 2004: Bullet Fired Into Air Hits Man In Head, 1300 Block Lewis Ave...And He Survives>
Dec. 2003: New Yrs. Eve: Shooting, 11th/Raymond;> One Person, Perhaps Two, Hit But Not Seriously Injured>
Dec. 2003: New Yrs Eve: Man Fatally Shot While Driving In 1500 Block E. 14th St.>
Dec. 2003: SW Traffic Circle Area Double-Shooting:> 17th/Loma, One Man Dies, Another Person Wounded
Dec. 2003: Minutes After Mile of Men Vigil Ends, Man With Gun Opens Fire in 500 Block of Walnut Ave.; One Man Hit Twice, Will Survive
Dec. 2003: Who Was He? His Body Was Found Near 7th/Temple> In Abandoned Gas Stn. Dumpster Storage Area
Dec. 2003: 21 Yr Old LB Man Fatally Shot, 1800 Block Olive Ave.
Dec. 2003: Nine Alleged Juvenile Graffiti Vandals Arrested
Nov. 2003: Suspect in String of ELB Robberies Arrested! LBPD Says Big Flabby Robber Suspect Now In Custody
Nov. 2003: ABC News Nightline (Nov. 7) Focused On LB, Cites Marine Who Survived Iraq Combat But Murdered With Friend In LB As Example Of Terrorized, Victimized Parts of U.S. Cities
Nov. 2003: LB Man Fatally Shot, 1000 block Artesia Blvd.
Nov. 2003: LBPD Arrests Suspect In Three Sexual Assaults
Oct. 2003: Two Hit In 17th/MLK> Drive-By> Shooting; Two Suspects Flee
Oct. 2003: Police Pinch Pine Ave. Peeper>
Oct. 2003: Belmont Hts. Car Theft Becomes Alleged Murder, 200 Block Grand Ave.:
Car Owner Approaches As Alleged Car Thief Drives Off, Strikes Owner, Throws Him Onto Hood, Crashes Car, Killing Owner;
Alert LBPD Patrol Officer Provides Info Helping Investigators Find Suspect Within Hours
Oct. 2003: Neighborhood Policing Nets Arrests Just East of Downtown
Oct. 2003: 48-Yr Old Man Shot To Death,> 1500 Block E. 68th St.>
Oct. 2003: In Sight & Sound: Familymembers Deliver Heartrending Statements (We Post Sound Clips) After U.S. Marine/Iraq> Combat Veteran & His Friend Shot To Death, 1200 Block E. 7th St.; City Offers $15,000 Reward; County Offers $10,000
Oct. 2003: Safer in Baghdad? Iraq Combat Vet Shot To Death, 1200 Block E. 7th St.
Oct. 2003: Shots Fired At Up To Four Vehicles On 91 Fwy; Woman Hit Near Atlantic Ave.
Oct. 2003: NLB Fatal Shooting, 200 Block Orchid Lane; LBPD Says Two Men in Car Shot At A Man Running Away
Sept. 2003: LBPD Says This Suspect Shot & Killed A Bike Rider On Sunday Morning A Few Blocks NW of Bixby Park; If You See Him, Or Have Info About This Crime, Call The Cops; Click Pic For Details
Sept. 2003: LB Man Shot, Killed, 3100 block Coolidge St.
Sept. 2003: Midday Murder Near El Dorado Park Estates, Man Shot & Killed In Wardlow/Norwalk> Shopping Plaza Parking Lot (near drugstore)
Sept. 2003: ELB Chase: L.A. Sheriff Pursues Suspect Up Bellflower Blvd.; LBPD Assists With Spike Strip @ Willow
Sept. 2003: Man Tries To Enter WLB Donut Shop Via Exhaust Duct For Frier, Gets Stuck, Freed By LBFD, Arrested By LBPD
Sept. 2003: Brazen Bixby Knolls Bank Robbery: Wash. Mutual, Atlantic Ave @ Roosevelt Rd. (Sept. 18)>
Sept. 2003: Sept. 16 Shooting in Broad Daylight: 6400 block Atlantic Ave. (Initial Reports Say Does NOT Involve Jordan High Students); One Teen Wounded; Two In Custody
Sept. 2003: Follow-Up To Sept. 11/03> Accidental Discharge of Park Ranger's Duty Weapon Prompts Parks & Rec & LBPD Probes
Sept. 2003: Oops: Accidental Discharge of Park Ranger's Weapon Prompts LBPD Search in Wrigley Area
Sept. 2003: Post Saturday Nite Fight In Area 2d St/Santa Ana Ave.> in Belmont Shore; LBPD Arrests Two
Sept. 2003: 4th/Cherry: 16-Yr> Old Victim Of Violent Street Robbery, Spots Suspect Again Minutes Later, Summons Cops & LBPD Makes Arrest
Sept. 2003: Man Fatally Shot, 1100 Block Pine Ave.
Sept. 2003: Teen Fatally Shot, Two Others Wounded, 1400 Block Lewis Ave.
Sept. 2003: LBPD Brothers Bust Suspect With Baggie In His Butt
Sept. 2003: LBPD Recovers Property From Series of LB Thefts And Arrests 4 Suspects; Property Can Be Viewed For Recovery Sept. 8-9
Sept. 2003: ELB Homicide...And Husband Is Taken Into Custody in Nevada
Aug. 2003: ELB Attempted Kidnapping @ Palo Verde/Atherton;> Suspects Try To Pull 16-Yr> Old Girl Into Strange Suspect Vehicle: 1950s-1960s Panel Van
Aug. 2003: Friday Night Fistfights On Pine Ave (vicinity b/w 3d & B'way) Aug. 15; Cops Present For Abt. Five Hrs., Restore Calm, No Arrests
Aug. 2003: X-Rated X-Posure Alleged In 1000 Block Gardenia Ave. Prompts LBPD Arrest
Aug. 2003: Murder, 6th/Linden>, 36-Yr Old L.A. Man Fatally Shot
Aug. 2003: Mystery On West 4th St. Within Walking Distance Of City Hall: Man In 30's Stabbed Multiple Times, Found Dead In Residence
Aug. 2003: Three Robbers Enter NLB Home at 4:45 a.m., Shoot Its Three Residents, Steal Goods & Drive Off; One Resident Dies, Two Wounded But Survive
July 2003: Two Alert Cops Spot & Nab Robbery Suspect After He Allegedly Hits Convenience Store In 200 Block Orange Ave.
July 2003: Drive-By Shooting, 1200 Block E. 17th St. (Area Alamitos/Orange)> Kills One 19-Yr Old, Wounds Another
July 2003: Mystery Death @ Redondo/405> Overpass As Man Jumps, Slips...Or Is Pushed Off Overpass; Coroner Is Investigating. Caution: Disturbing photo
June 2003; LBPD Arrests Suspect In Fatal Shooting Of Mom & Wounding Of Her Son As They Drove In Area Of Alamitos/15th St.>
June 2003: Outrage! Mother Driving At Alamitos/15th St.> Is Shot & Dies; Her 12-Yr. Old Son Riding In Car Is Wounded
May 2003: Memorial Day Barricaded Man, 1700 Block E. 4th St.; Officers & SWAT Team Successfully Subdue Him Without Injuries
May 2003: Suspect Leads LBPD On Wild Chase From South Drake Park Area Into San Pedro; Hit & Run Accident, Barricade, SWAT & Capture Follow
May 2003: LBPD Officers Shoot, Wound Felony Suspect Near Silverado Park After He Allegedly Tries To Run Them Down
May 2003: LBPD Officer-Involved> Shooting In NLB Follows L.A. Domestic Violence Call
May 2003: One Man Murdered, Another Wounded, 2400 Block Linden Ave.
May 2003: Double Shooting, 500 block Rhea Ave.; 19-Yr Old Man Has Multiple Gunshot Wounds; 13-Yr Old Girl Hit Once; Both Alive
May 2003: Chaotic Scene on 405 Fwy After Signal Hill "Fantasy Castle" Robbed At Midday: Three Suspects Flee On Foot; Two Run Onto Southbound 405 @ Walnut; One Hit By Car...Which Is Rear-Ended> Trying to Avoid Suspects
April 2003: 7-Yr Old Boy Struck By Stray Bullet As Gunfire Flies Near NLB's Bret Harte Elem. School
April 2003: Man Allegedly Fires Shots At Girlfriend, Takes His 2-Yr> Old Child, Boards Bus, Fires At Police, Surrenders @ Bixby Rd/Cherry Ave.>; Passengers OK, Child Not Seriously Injured
April 2003: Pet Bird (Macaw) Stolen From Owner's Shoulder
April 2003: WLB Drive-By> Double-Shooting:> 1800 Block Harbor Ave.; One Dies, Another Survives
April 2003: Drive-By Shooting, 1000 Block Myrtle Ave.
April 2003: 17-Yr Old Fatally Shot While Parking His Car, 2200 Block Elm Ave.
April 2003: 4 People Shot In 3 Incidents Within 15 Minutes; Uncertain As We Post If Shootings Related
April 2003: NLB Pipe Bomb Found -- Not Fake, The Real Thing -- Dangerous Device Defused by L.A. County Bomb Squad w/ LBFD & LBPD Assist
April 2003: LBPD Arrests Suspect In String of Robberies Covering Bix. Knolls, Bix. Highlands, Mem. Hts. & NLB
April 2003: LBPD Arrests Four In Killing of LB Woman, Body Found In Parked Vehicle 1200 Block Werner Ave. (vicinity Orange/Anaheim)>
March 2003: Woman Stabbed To Death, Dumped in Alley, 2400 Block San Francisco Ave.
Mar. 2003: LBPD Homicide Detectives Say They've Cracked Case Of Oct. 2000 NLB Convenience Store Murder; Suspect In Custody
Mar. 2003: Corpse Found In Vehicle Parked In 1200 Block Werner Ave. (vicinity Orange/Anaheim)>
Mar. 2003: Fatal Wrigley Shooting Witnessed By LBPD Officer Who Chases Suspect On Foot, Assisted by 2d Officer; 2d Officer Shoots Suspect; Suspect Lives; Suspect's Shooting Victim Dies
Mar. 2003: 14 Yr. Old Boy Fatally Shot While Walking With Friends, 17th St. @ MLK
Mar. 2003: Two Dead + LBPD Officer Wounded In 2:30 a.m. Restaurant Shooting, NE Corner 10th/Alamitos>
Mar. 2003: 21 Yr. Old Murdered While Riding Bike, Area 19th/Lime>
Feb. 2003: Some Unhappy Alleged Hookers & Their Customers: LBPD Busts 17 Persons On Vice & Other Charges, 2500 Block E. PCH
Feb. 2003: WLB Double Homicide, 3500 block Baltic Ave.
Feb. 2003: Shooting, 8th & Gardenia
Feb. 2003: Yikes! Cargo Container Stolen From Hanjin Terminal At Port of LB Jan. 30! LBPD Notified Of Theft Feb 6; Driver Picking It Up Appeared To Have Proper Paperwork But Container Hasn't Shown Up At Proper Destination
Feb. 2003: Jan. 31 Shooting (area 11th/Rose), Robbery & Battery (area 12th/Pacific) & Stolen Car Pursued to 1000 block Pine Ave.; Police Believe Robbery/Battery> & Stolen Car Are Related & Shooting May Be
Jan. 2003: Swift LBPD Gang Detective Work Gets 17 Yr Old Suspect In Custody In Shooting of Mother & Child (1100 block Hellman St.)
Cops Find Him In Presence of Adult Allegedly With Fully Loaded Tech 9 Gun & Another Adult Who's A Parolee (They're Arrested On Charges Unrelated To Attempted Murder)
Jan. 2003: Father Arrested For Murder Of His Daughter
Jan. 2003: Friday Night, Jan. 17: Multiple Shots Fired Artesia Blvd. @ Downey Ave. (LB border with Bellflower); Two Victims Hit
Jan. 2003: Observant LBPD Officers Spot -- And Arrest -- Suspect In Attempted Kidnappings of Two 12-Yr Old Girls (from Atlantic Ave./Hill St.> area) Near Atlantic Ave. & Willow St.
Jan. 2003: LBUSD Sends Letter To Parents Of Kids Attending Schools In Vicinity Surrounding Atlantic b/w Hill & Burnett, Urging Them To Have Safety Discussions With Their Children After Two Attempted Kidnappings (Jan. 6) of Two 12 Yr. Old Girls
Jan. 2003: Two Attempted Kidnappings Within 30 Minutes Of Two Separate 12 Yr. Old Girls: One In Area Of Atlantic/Hill,> Another Just Blocks Away in 2400 Block of Atlantic; Police Believe They Could Be Related
Jan. 2003: Jan. 4, Afternoon Gunfire Exchanged Between Robbery Suspects & LBPD in 1000 Block of LB Blvd.
Search For Suspects Involves Neighborhood b/w 8th-10th Sts, LB Blvd. to Linden Ave.
Update: Four Suspects Detained After Search Extends Into Early Morning Hours
Jan. 2003: Jan. 4: Road Rage Escalates To Murder, 1300 Block Termino
Jan. 2003: Brazen Bankrobber Hits Same Downtown Bank a Second Time, His Third LB Bank Robbery In Less Than 30 Days; See Security-Cam> Photo Of Him In Previous Robbery and Help LBPD & FBI Identify And Find Him