Crime Report

Friday, April 6At 7:00 p.m., an officer attempted to conduct a traffic stop on a stolen vehicle in the area of Bellflower and the 105 Freeway. The vehicle failed to yield and the officer initiated a pursuit. Due to unsafe driving by the suspect, the pursuit was terminated. Detectives are investigating.

Saturday, April 7 At 6:40 p.m., the victim was sitting on the side of the 105 Freeway at Lakewood when he was approached by the suspect brandishing a handgun. The suspect, an ex-boyfriend of the victim's sister, demanded to know where she (sister) was living. The suspect fled in vehicle. Detectives are investigating.

Sunday, April 8 At 8:30 a.m., officers responded to a structure fire in the 8100 block of 3rd Street. Upon arrival, officers observed smoke coming from the common attic area of the building and immediately evacuated the 5 unit complex. DFD investigators determined the fire was started by faulty electrical wiring. No one was injured.

Monday, April 10 At 5:00 a.m., officers responded to the 11000 block of Newville concerning a shots fired call. Officers observed several casings in a common driveway of an apartment building and four bullet holes in the front door of one of the apartments. No one was injured. Detectives are investigating. Information provided by Downey Police Department.

********** Published: April 12, 2012 - Volume 10 - Issue 52