A note from
SENIOR LEAD OFFICER CHRISTOPHER BAKER
LAPD; West Los Angeles Community Police Station
8SLO95 -Century City, Beverlywood, South Robertson, Cheviot
Hills, Reynier Village, Castle Heights, and Helms Neighborhood
Crime Control Numbers for May 14 - 27, 2023, in the Basic Car 8A95 area.
May 23, 2023, at 1130 hours, on the 2900 block of Robertson. The suspect approached the
victim and asked his name. When the victim answered, the suspect lifted his shirt and brandished
a handgun. The suspect then left the area.
May 26, 2023, at 1530 hours, at Helms and Venice. This incident involved domestic violence
and no further detail will be given.
May 19, 2023, at 1800 hours, on the 10500 block of Dunleer Dr. The female suspect removed a
Rolex from the victim’s wrist without the victim’s knowledge. The suspect then left the area.
Burglary - Residential
May 17, 2023, in the evening hours, on the 2700 block of Cardiff Ave. The suspect used an
unknown hard object to smash the window. Once inside, the suspect ransacked the location. It is
not clear if any property was taken
May 18, 2023, at 1925 hours, on the 9700 block of Saturn St. The suspect smashed the rear glass
door with an unknown hard object. Once inside, the suspects removed a safe, instruments, and
May 20, 2023, at 0950 hours, on the 8900 block of Kramerwood Pl. The suspect(s) smashed the
rear door. Once inside the suspect(s) removed jewelry and fled the location.
May 24, 2023, at 0030 hours, on the 1100 block of Elm Dr. The suspect broke the door handle of
the garage and entered. Once inside, the suspect removed the victim’s bicycle. Officers arrived
and canvassed the area. Officers found the suspect with the property and made the arrest.
Burglary – Commercial
Grand Theft Automobile
May 19, 2023, overnight, on the 3100 block of Cavendish Dr. A 2022 Audi E-Tron was stolen
from the public street. The vehicle was recovered two days later in LAPD 77th Division.
May 20, 2023, in the early morning hours, on the 3100 block of Helms. A 2013 Hyundai Elantra
was stolen from the public street. The vehicle was recovered the same day in LAPD Pacific
May 24, 2023, at 0020 hours, on the 8600 block of Hervey St. A 2016 Hyundai Sonata was
stolen from the public street. The vehicle was recovered the same day in LAPD Wilshire
May 25, 2023, overnight, on the 2200 block of Beverwil. A 2020 Land Rover was stolen from
Burglary / Theft from Motor Vehicle
May 14, 2023, at 0437 hours, on the 3100 block of Helms. The suspect entered an unlocked
vehicle and removed a cell phone and a charger.
May 18, 2023, at 1500 hours, on the 10200 block of Santa Monica. The suspect smashed the
vehicle window and removed the victim’s wallet.
May 21, 2023, at 0400 hours on the 10500 block of Dunleer Dr. The suspect removed the
catalytic converter from a 2012 Toyota Highlander.
May 22, 2023, in the early morning hours, on the 3300 block of Durango. The suspect removed
the catalytic converter from a 2012 Toyota Prius.
May 24, 2023, at 0330 hours, on the 1200 block of Daniels Dr. The suspect entered the vehicle
by unknown means and removed the victim’s wallet.
I want to shed light on the importance of properly disposing of furniture and the potential
consequences when it ends up in homeless encampments.
Proper disposal of furniture holds immense significance, not just for the aesthetics of our
neighborhoods, but also for the well-being of those living in our community. When furniture is
disposed of incorrectly, such as leaving it on the curbside or dumping it in unauthorized areas, it
can have unintended repercussions.
One of the unfortunate outcomes of improper furniture disposal is its arrival at homeless
encampments. While the intentions behind leaving furniture may be well-meaning, it can
exacerbate existing challenges faced by those experiencing homelessness.
Once furniture reaches a homeless encampment, several problems can arise. Mainly, limited
space within the encampment can be quickly consumed, making movement difficult and further
congesting an already crowded area. This can compromise hygiene, increase the risk of injury,
and impede emergency response efforts in case of a fire or other emergencies.
To address this issue effectively, I encourage you to follow proper procedures when disposing of
furniture. Here are some suggestions to ensure responsible disposal:
inquire about bulk item collection services or designated drop-off locations for large items.
that assist individuals and families in need.
By making a conscious effort to dispose of furniture properly, we can help prevent the
accumulation of items in homeless encampments and contribute to a cleaner and safer
community for all residents.
Remember, together we can make a positive difference. If you have any questions or need
further assistance regarding furniture disposal or any other community matters, please don't
hesitate to reach out to me. I am here to support you.