Recent Crime News
Thursday May 21 | via Downey Patriot
Police responded to the 10000 block of Lakewood Boulevard at around 4:28 p.m. on May 11 after receiving reports of an assault. Police officers discovered that the victim had been approached by a Hispanic man who demanded the victim's car keys and wallet. Comment?
Thursday May 21 | via Press-Telegram
A Downey man has been linked to a string of break-ins at homes in the South Shores area of San Pedro, police said today. Lorenzo Noriega, 18, was charged Tuesday with two felony counts of identity theft and four misdemeanor counts of receiving stolen property with a value exceeding $950, prosecutors said. Comment?
Wednesday May 20 | via Whittier Daily News
A 39-year-old Pico Rivera man was arrested in Norwalk Wednesday by Downey police in connection with the slashing of a man with a box cutter during a robbery attempt. The attack occurred on May 11 at about 4:30 p.m. in the 1000 block of Lakewood Boulevard, said Lt. Comment?
Monday May 11 | via Automotive News
Police responded to reports of gunshots near the home of Joe Stewart, 54, and found him dead in his garage when they arrived at the scene, police said. , which reported the shooting last week. Comment?
Thursday May 7 | via Downey Patriot
At 6:10 p.m., Downey police officers responded to the Home Depot Store located at 7121 Firestone Blvd., regarding a robbery investigation. The responding officers spoke with a member of the stores Loss Prevention team who reported 2 males had gone into the store and selected several items from store shelves. Comment?
Tuesday May 5 | via The Wave
Four men were behind bars Tuesday in connection with the killing of a 47-year-old Los Alamitos man who was shot in a Long Beach alley. Lawrence Lee Casados, a father of three, was found dead from a gunshot wound just before 11 p.m. April 4 in the 2700 block of East South Street. Comment?
Tuesday May 5 | via Patch.com
Police arrested four people in connection with the shooting death of a Los Alamitos man in a Long Beach alley. Four men were behind bars today in connection with the killing of a 47-year-old man who was shot in a Long Beach alley. Comment?
Monday May 4 | via Press-Telegram
Two thieves' attempt to steal diesel fuel from a Downey business on Sunday led to a traffic collision and the spilling of some 100 gallons of fuel on city streets, police said. The spilled diesel created a hazardous mess around the intersection of Washburn Road and Bellflower Boulevard that was not cleaned up until late Sunday night, Downey Police Sgt. Comment?
Apr 21, 2015 | via Los Angeles Times
A retired Los Angeles Police Department detective pleaded no contest Tuesday to possession of child pornography after more than 600 images were found inside his Downey home. Charles Daniel Henderson, 69, who worked for the LAPD for about two decades, entered the plea before Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge Renee Korn after a plea deal was reached with prosecutors. Comment?
Apr 20, 2015 | via Press-Telegram
The Downey Police Department reported receiving a call on the shooting shortly after 2:45 a.m. Sunday morning. Responding officers found the victim's body on a sidewalk near the intersection of Woodruff Avenue and Nance Street . Comment?
Apr 19, 2015 | via CBS Local
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