Detectives are warning residents that so-called “knock-knock burglaries” have been occurring on a weekly basis in several communities, including La Canada.
Two separate overnight shootings left two people dead on Saturday.
The suspect’s vehicle was captured on surveillance video, police said.
Three individuals claiming to be part of the “Masonic Fraternal Police Department” and descendants of the “Knights Templar” have been arrested for impersonating peace officers.
The program, which has taken over 13,000 weapons off the streets in its six years of existence, is set to begin again on Saturday, when the LAPD and City Hall will team up once more as part of the city’s Gang-Reduction and Youth Development program.
Parents of students at Lone Hill Middle School in San Dimas are concerned after an Instagram account surfaced, made by someone threatening to kill a student.
“A good sociopath, psychopath, can lie to your face and be so, so believable,” she said.
“I started screaming, ‘I’ve been carjacked’ and everyone ran out and watched him drive away with my car and my purse,” she said.
Police are seeking the public’s assistance in finding a man accused of groping a 15-year-old boy inside a local movie theater.
A cold case is warming up once again after an arrest was recently made in relation to the 2002 murder of a teenaged girl in East Los Angeles.
The victim described the suspect as white, in his mid-20s, about 5 feet 6 inches tall, with a thin build.
The chief also offered other common sense approaches, including keeping valuables out of sight.
There have been six shootings in two days, including one Tuesday morning involving a 13-year-old girl struck by a stray bullet at a bus stop.
In the unsolved cases in LA County, 90 percent of the victims were male.
Police are investigating whether a large number of recent burglaries from cars parked in underground parking structures may be related.