Recent Crime News
Thursday | via LA Daily News
Three men were sentenced Wednesday to life in prison without the possibility of parole for fatally shooting a Pasadena man they tried to rob during a marijuana transaction two years ago. Peter Parra, 38, of Pasadena, Kevin Jessie Cabrera, 28, of North Hollywood, and Raymond Frank Conchas, 26, of Covina also received an additional 25-years-to life sentence, according to Ricardo Santiago, spokesman for the District Attorney's Office. Comment?
Tuesday Apr 21 | via LA Daily News
The Los Angeles City Council approved a $50,000 reward Tuesday for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the individual involved in the hit-and-run death of a Sun Valley resident. Los Angeles Police Detective Bill Bustos said the vehicle that struck Chapman is believed to be a white Toyota Tacoma pickup truck. Comment?
Tuesday Apr 21 | via NBC Los Angeles
A family along with city officials announced a $50,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the hit-and-run driver responsible for killing a North Hollywood woman. Ted Chen reports for NBC4 News at Noon Tuesday, April 21, 2015. Comment?
Tuesday Apr 21 | via Patch.com
As authorities exhaust measures to find a hit and run driver who killed Melva Chapman, her sister begs the public, "We need closure." The Los Angeles City Council offered a $50,000 reward today for information that leads to the arrest and conviction of the motorist who fatally struck a 57-year-old woman in North Hollywood, then fled. Comment?
Thursday Apr 16 | via KFI
James Beyea had been a Los Angeles Police Department patrol officer for only three months in June 1988 when he was sent to a burglary call in North Hollywood. There, he confronted two teenagers, who turned out to be gang members, trying to steal goods from a stereo shop. Comment?
Tuesday Apr 14 | via Courthouse News Service
A beautician who asked the L.A. sheriff to protect her from a stalker claims in court that his officers assaulted, defamed and falsely arrested her on "sham" charges of plotting to murder a rival beautician. Dawn DaLuise, a skin care specialist, sued Sheriff Jim McDonnell and his investigator Steve McCauley, Capt. Comment?
Sunday Apr 5 | via My FOX LA
The Los Angeles Police Department's Grand Theft Division is investigating after three Moroccan party stores had thousands of dollars worth of supplies stolen from by the same female suspect. Store owners say the woman gave a fake name and paid with fraudulent checks. Comment?
Friday Apr 3 | via Patch.com
A North Hollywood man was convicted today of second- degree murder in the death of his girlfriend, who was stabbed and then run over by several vehicles after falling or jumping out of a moving car on the Foothill Freeway. Jurors deliberated less than a day before finding Ricardo Jimenez, 27, guilty of the charge stemming from the Aug. 29, 2013, death of Maria "Josie" Jimenez and finding that he personally used a knife during the crime. Comment?
Sunday Mar 29 | via LA Daily News
The male victim was wounded about 1:20 a.m. in the 7600 block of Gentry Avenue, said Officer Norma Eisenman of the Los Angeles Police Department's Media Relations Section. Comment?
Sunday Mar 29 | via NBC Los Angeles
A man was struck in the head with a blunt object while a thief stole a vehicle he was a passenger in on Sunday, March 29, 2015, officials said. A man was injured Sunday when a thief struck him on the head in the North Hollywood area and stole a vehicle he was a passenger in, officials said. Comment?
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