Crime Report

Thursday, December 8, 2011At 4:45 p.m., officers assisted the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department at Lakewood and the 105 Freeway with a suicidal male who was threatening to jump from the metro rail platform and onto the freeway. The man cooperated and was taken into custody for a mental evaluation. Saturday, December 10, 2011 At 2:30 a.m., two burglars gained entry into the garage of a home in the 9500 block of Lubec. The homeowner was awakened and went to investigate. As he opened a door leading into the dark garage, two men confronted him. Fearing the burglar was holding a weapon, the homeowner fired one round. The homeowner then opened the main garage door and the suspects fled. A blood trail was found at the scene. Detectives are investigating. Sunday, December 11, 2011 At 1:00 a.m., a woman found bullet holes in her vehicle after leaving a bar in the 8200 block of Firestone. The woman had an argument with her ex-boyfriend earlier in the evening. Nobody was injured. At 5:00 a.m., a residential robbery occurred in the 8500 block of Luxor. Three armed men gained entry into the home through a window and then robbed and assaulted the homeowner. Detectives are investigating. At 10:00 p.m., two Downey men were robbed as they walked in the area of Cecilia and Pangborn. Two men wearing ski masks and armed with handguns exited a mini-van and approached the victims, then ordered the victims to lie on the ground before robbing them. The suspects drove off in the van. Detectives are investigating. Information provided by Downey Police Department.

********** Published: December 15, 2011 - Volume 10 - Issue 35