|10 Things You Can Do To Avoid Fraud
10 Things You Can Do To Avoid Fraud
How To Prevent Fraud
10 things you can do to avoid fraud
(Source: Federal Trade Commission)
|Beware of Impostors Posing as LADWP Workers Who Seek Bill Payment Over the Phone
An increase in this scam has been noticed. Please click on the hyperlink below for more information and avoid it:
|New Scheduling System to Visit Inmates in the Los Angeles County Jail - LASD
A new Inmate Visiting Scheduling Management System has made the lines to wait to visit an inmate much shorter in the Los Angeles County Jail system.
Prior to the beginning of this program in Februa
|West Hollywood Sheriff Station personnel participate in Memorial Torch Relay Run
On Saturday, May 18th, approximately forty LASD employees plus their friends and family members left the West Hollywood Sheriffs Station and ran to Malibu to particiate in the annual Law Enforcement
|DUI Suspect Arrested After Crashing into Sheriff's Patrol car
DUI Suspect Arrested After Crashing into Sheriffs Patrol car - LASD West Hollywood http://local.nixle.com/alert/4998208/
On May 6, 2013, at 1:50 A.M., deputies assigned to the West Hollyw
|West Hollywood Kid's Fair - See the video
The Seventeenth Annual Healthy West Hollywood Kids’ Fair was held on Saturday, April 28, 2012 at West Hollywood Park.
The Kids’ Fair is alaways great resource to receive information about communit
|Los Angeles Police Department Schedules Gun Buyback Event
City of Los Angeles Anonymous Gun Buyback
The Los Angeles Police Department will be conducting an anonymous gun buyback program at four locations on Saturday, May 4th, 2013, from 9:00 AM until 3:00
|City of West Hollywood Provides Info on Meningitis
The City of West Hollywood staff is closely monitoring the case of a West Hollywood resident who died this past weekend of meningitis.
|Motorcycle Safety, Sat, Mar. 2, West Hollywood
Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Working To Improve Motorcycle Safety in the City of West Hollywood. Sheriffs Traffic Services Detail Deputies to increase enforcement aimed at dangerous riders
|West Hollywood Sheriff's Station Donates over 3,000 Toys
The West Hollywood Sheriffs Station personnel partnered with Shamrock Tattoo and "Babes in Toyland" to donate over 3,000 toys to children in foster care, child abuse victims and children in domestic
|Advisory Message: Long LIST of DUI CHECKPOINTS in Los Angeles County. Drive Sober. The Life You Save May Be Your Own or a Child - LASD
Winter Holiday AVOID DUI Campaign – FRIDAY Update 4
The Winter Holiday Anti-DUI crackdown has resulted in a significant number of DUI arrests from local routine traffic enforcement and special Avo
|LASD 2012 Thanksgiving Tips
For most of us,Thanksgiving has become a national day of cooking. Keeping children safe from bubbling pots, sharp knives, and other household dangers is a major concern for most parents during this fe
|West Hollywood Sheriff Sergeant Tatar Celebrates 30-Year LASD Anniversary
West Hollywood Sgt. Tatar was recently recognized for his 30 years of service with the department. He graduated from academy class #207 which was the last graduating class with Sheriff Pitches. He ha
|GOT DRUGS? National Take-Back Initiative, this Saturday, Sep. 29, 2012
DEA Holds its Fifth Prescription Drug Take-Back Day, Saturday, September 29, 2012, as Public Participation Continues to Rise
|Off-leash dogs / Dog Waste Removal
West Hollywood City Hall has asked that the Sheriffs Department take a "no tolerance" policy regarding dogs being off-leash and dog owners not taking care of their dogs waste. West Hollywood residen
|VEHICLE BURGLARY PREVENTION INFORMATION
VEHICLE BURGLARY PREVENTION INFORMATION
Dont be a victim of an vehicle burglary! Most West Hollywood vehicle burglaries involve smashed windows or other forcible means to gain entry to locked vehi
|Home Burglaries Have Increased. Make Safety A Habit. Good Tips on How To Keep Your Stuff
Burglary victims often feel vulnerable and violated as their personal space has been invaded. Records show that home burglaries often occur during the day while families are at work or school.
|City of West Hollywood and the Sheriff's Department provide insight regarding helping homeless.
The City of West Hollywood takes a collaborative, cooperative approach to solutions to homelessness, with a strong partnership between the Sheriff’s Department and homeless services providers.
|West Hollywood Deputies Arrest Robbery Suspect and Accomplice
On June 17, 2012, at approximately 2:00 am, deputies responded to "Gil Turner's", located at 9101 Sunset Boulevard, in the City of West Hollywood regarding a man with a gun call. A male Hispanic suspect (Suspect Garcia) wearing a blonde wig, ran into the store, produced a handgun and demanded cash. The suspect fled from the location in a white Ford SUV, driven by a female Hispanic suspect (Suspect Velasco).
|Suspect in West Hollywood Bank Robbery Arrested
On June 6, 2012, at approximately 3:05 pm, deputies responded to “Bank of America”, located at 8921 Santa Monica Ave., in the city of West Hollywood regarding a robbery call. A male Hispanic suspect
|590 DUI Arrests by 100 police agencies in LA County over Memorial Day weekend
590 DUI Arrests by 100 police agencies in LA County over Memorial Day weekend. AVOID the 100, Drive Sober
|Burlary, Suspect Arrested
In the 8500 block of West Knoll Dr, a suspect forced entry into the rear of the victim’s residence. The victim was awaken from the noise and called 911. The suspect left the rear of the house and cl
|Bicycle Education in West Hollywood
The Los Angeles County Sheriffs Department has developed an innovative new program called "BEAR" (Bicycle Education And Registration).
The goal of the program is to better educate citizens (adults
|If You See Lights, Move To The Right
Seeing a fast-moving emergency vehicle in your rear-view mirror can raise your pulse rate. Here are three tips to remember when you see a police or fire vehicle on an emergency call:
When on the road
|Belgian man arrested for allegedly stalking comedian
For the last eight months, the Victim (Povitsky) has been receiving e-mails from the Suspect (Van Lint), whom she had never met, that were becoming increasingly aggressive and inappropriate. He tol
|Hate Crime Suspect Arrested
On January 25, 2012, at 2:25 pm, the victim was assaulted by a male who attempted to stab him with a knife, in the area of Crescent Heights Boulevard/ Fountain Avenue, City of West Hollywood.
|Recently Released Parollee Suspected of Robbery and Burglary
The suspect (Shahmohammdian) has an extensive criminal history regarding theft and robbery charges. On 10-6-11, the suspect was released from state prison and placed on Parole.
On 12/17/11, at
|Home Invasion Robbery Suspects Arrested
On January 18, 2012, at approximately 0020 hours, deputies conducted a felony traffic stop of an armed and dangerous vehicle.
|3 Arrested for Robbery, Kidnapping at Marijuana Dispensary in West Hollywood
On the evening of Saturday, November 26, 2011, at 8:03 PM, three male Black adults entered the Farmacy-Medical Marijuana Dispensary, located on the 7000 block of Santa Monica Blvd, West Hollywood, and
|West Hollywood Sheriff Deputy and LAPD Hollywood Officer Arrest Car Burglary Suspect
On 08/03/12, a LASD Deputy assigned to the West Hollywood Station conducted a traffic stop on a Black Chevrolet Impala which was traveling through the city. During the traffic stop, the Deputy contac
|"Purse Packing" Bandit WANTED PHOTOS for Bank Robberies in West Hollywood & nearby L.A.: FB/35-45, 5’03,” 130
Federal and local law enforcement in Los Angeles are seeking information from the public that leads to the identity of an unidentified suspect wanted for a series of bank robberies. The suspect was gi
|Save Lives - Slow for the Cone Zone
Caltrans worker killed on freeway ramp is third to die in So Cal since May. Save Lives ... Slow for the Cone Zone
News Release - California Department of Transportation
Caltrans announced that R
|Violent and overall crime decreases in LASD area in first 8 months of 2013
Violent and overall crime decreases in LASD area in first 8 months of 2013 compared to 2012. Property crime increases. Overall 5 year decrease in crime continues.
119 pages of details showing preli
|Homicides Decrease in LASD area. Overall 5 year crime decreases.
Homicides Decrease in LASD area. Overall crime increases in first 3 months of 2012 compared to 2011. Overall 5 year crime decreases.
Homicides Decrease slightly in LASD area compared to last year. Ov
|Southern California Edison Advises of Telephone Scam
|Prescription drugs worth millions to dealers
CNN video interview with LASD - Prescription drug abuse is the scourge of the nation and pills, like these Oxycontin tablets seized in Los Angeles, are scoring big bucks on the street.
By Parija Ka
|Results of West Hollywood DUI /CDL Checkpoint: Fri. Aug. 23
Sheriffs personnel from the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, Risk Management Bureau’s Traffic Services Detail conducted a DUI / DL Checkpoint on Friday, August 23, 2013 as part of the Los Ang
|West Hollywood Station Staff Hospitality Makes News in Sweden
West Hollywood Station personnel hosted the youth intervention group "Backup" from Norrkopings, Sweden a few months ago. The meeting at our station involved discussions about law enforcement related i
|Job scams work when your not
Job scams work when your not ... Navigating the job market can be frustrating in these difficult economic times.
But unemployment can go from bad to worse when job hunters become the target of scamm
|Adulterated cocaine causing serious skin reactions
Doctors Warn of Potential Public Health Epidemic ... Adulterated Cocaine Causing Serious Skin Reactions With Up to 70 Percent Contaminated
ScienceDaily (June 21, 2011) — Doctors warned of a potential
Experts say 11% to 14% of drivers tested positive for drug use. The driver next to you may be impaired (NHTSA)
Drive defensively: The driver next to you may be impaired. Experts say 11% of drivers te
|Do not be a victim of phishing scams. Protect your identity.
Protect your personal information! The IRS does not initiate taxpayer communications through email. Click the hyperlink here for information from the Internal Revenue Service:
What is phishing?
|Traffic Safety and LASD Collision Reduction / Traffic Enforcement Program (NHTSA)
California Office of Traffic Safety, LASD Collision Reduction and Traffic Enforcement Program
According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, motor vehicle crashes killed 41,821 indi
|Sheriff's Volunteers on Patrol
Sheriffs Volunteers on Patrol will conduct vacation checks of your residence when you leave town
Going on vacation? Want someone to help your family/friends to keep an eye on your home?
How criminals use hidden cameras, fake card slots and more to steal your money @ FBIPressOffice
From the FBI Press Office Taking a Trip to the ATM? Beware of Skimmers
Last fall, two brothers.
National Crime Prevention Council (NCPC) A public advertising campaign aimed at preventing Cyberbullying: http://www.ncpc.org/cyberbullying/ If you’re like most teenagers, you spend
|Anti-Gay Hate Crime Vandalism Under Investigation
Deputies went to the 44200 Block of 10th Street West, Lancaster, at 9:54AM, Sunday, June 26, 2011, in response to a vandalism call.
When they arrived, they found several pieces of anti-gay graffit
|What to do if you see a drunk driver
It happens every day. Drunk drivers get on the roads, endangering our friends and loved ones. Sometimes, we witness these drivers on the road, weaving in and out of lanes or traveling down a highway g
|Thursday, October 20th at 10:20 a.m. millions of people will participate in the 2011 Great California ShakeOut!
In 2010, more than 7.9 million Californians practiced Drop, Cover, and Hold On to practice how they will protect themselves during earthquakes, and increased their overall preparedness. Join us in 201
|If You See Something, Say Something - DHS
If You See Something, Say Something - DHS Secretary Napolitano Announces, IF YOU SEE SOMETHING, SAY SOMETHING, Campaign Partnership with Los Angeles.
|FAA to Impose Civil Penalties for Pointing Lasers into Cockpits
The Federal Aviation Administration - FAA will begin to impose civil penalties against people who point a laser into the cockpit of an aircraft.
“This is another great tool for law enforcement to he
|12 Identity Theft Prevention Tips
Look for hyperlinks for more details and brochures you can print out and share
1. Identity theft starts with the misuse of your personal identifying information such as your name, Social Security n
|Small business owners urged to prepare in advance of emergency
Small business owners urged to prepare in advance of emergency. Up to 40% don’t reopen after disasters
FEMA, Red Cross & Ad Council launch new Ready Business PSA’s to urge small businesses to prepare
|News Links: West Hollywood Reserve Deputy arrests arson suspect
Listed below are news stories featuring West Hollywood Reserve Deputy, Shervin Lalezary, who recently arrested an arson suspect: Los Angeles reserve deputy is reluctant -- and private -- hero
|Lead singer for the group "Odd Nation" arrested for Felony Vandalism
On Thursday, December 22, 2011 at 2330 hours, deputies were contacted by security guards employed by the Roxy Entertainment Venue on Sunset, in the City of West Hollywood.
|Jason James Murphy Arrested for Sex Registration Violation, West Hollywood
On April 22, 2009, Jason James Murphy came to West Hollywood Sheriff’s Station and met with investigators. At that time, he registered as a Sex Registrant pursuant to Penal Code Section 290 PC.
|West Hollywood's “Hate-Free City” Hate Crime Prevention Program
The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department takes great pride in the responsibility of securing and ensuring the safety of our City of West Hollywood community members and guests.
|"Shots Fired" Incident Possibly Connected To Fatal Shooting
On Thursday, November 17, 2011 at 2235 hours, deputies responded to 7377 Santa Monica Blvd, “Plummer Park” regarding a possible shots fired call.
|LAW ENFORCEMENT SEEKS “EXPLOSIVES THREAT” BANDIT IN CONNECTION WITH TWO RECENT BANK ROBBERIES WHERE DEVICE WAS LEFT BEHIND
FBI News Release : December 2, 2011 LAW ENFORCEMENT SEEKS “EXPLOSIVES THREAT” BANDIT IN CONNECTION WITH TWO RECENT BANK ROBBERIES WHERE DEVICE WAS LEFT BEHIND
|Suspects Arrested With Assist From Beverly Hills Police
On the morning of Friday, November 4, 2011, at approximately 0204 hours, deputies responded to La Peer Ave. south of Santa Monica Blvd .
|Fraudulent Check Used in Craigslist Scam
On January 8, 2012, the Victim was contacted by a person (Suspect) regarding a Craigslist ad he had posted for a camera he was selling.
|Arson/Attempted Murder Suspect Arrested for Apartment Building Fire
On March 4, 2012, at approximately 0151 hours, a structure fire was reported at the indicated location. Upon arrival, Deputies observed two apartment units on fire. They immediately evacuated approx
|Critical Missing Person From Arizona Found in West Hollywood
On February 26, 2012, Eli Rabago MP went missing from his grandparents home in Tuscon Arizona. MP (Rabago) is developmentally disabled and his family believes that he had recently learned how to use
|The History of the West Hollywood Sheriff’s Station
Back in July, 1928, the Hollywood Sheriff’s Station opened at a double storefront at 1120 - 1122 N. Fairfax Ave. At the time, in addition to West Hollywood, this station serviced Westwood, Santa Monic
|West Hollywood Hosts Annual LA PRIDE Celebration
The City of West Hollywood and Christopher Street West will host the annual LA PRIDE celebration from Friday, June 8, 2012 through Sunday, June 10, 2012. With this year’s message, “…and Proud of it!”,
|West Hollywood: Recent early morning street roberries. View robbery prevention tips. Be safe, not sorry.
Over the past week, the City of West Hollywood has experienced several street robberies between 1:00 AM – 5:00 AM.
The City of West Hollywood takes a strong interest in
|West Hollywood Station Volunteers Provide Service Valued At Nearly $200,000
The West Hollywood Sheriff’s Station is proud to have 35 Civilian Volunteers supporting the fine men and women that work our station.
|SoCalGas Warns Customers About Latest Nationwide Scam
SoCalGas Warns Customers About Latest Nationwide Scam - This one claims President will provide a credit or directly pay utility bills
Imposters Claim President Obama is paying utility bills
Southern California Gas Co. (SoCalGas) is alerting customers to be aware of a scam that has impacted other utility customers in several states across the country.
|West Hollywood Deputies Arrest Robbery Suspect and Accomplice
On June 17, 2012, at approximately 2:00 am, deputies responded to “Gil Turner’s”, located at 9101 Sunset Boulevard, in the City of West Hollywood regarding a man with a gun call. A male Hispanic susp
|West Hollywood - Universal City Deputies Arrest "Top Ten Active Warrants" Suspect
West Hollywood - Universal City Deputies Arrest "Top Ten Active Warrants" Suspect
In March, 2012, the Santa Barbara Sheriffs Department placed information about fugitive Jerrell Yearego on the "To
|West Hollywood Deputies Arrest Grand Theft Suspects
In March of 2012, management of a West Hollywood nightclub was looking into some financial discrepancies involving two employees.
|Suspect Arrested With Stolen Passports
On June 28, 2012, at approximately 1:10 am, West Hollywood deputies arrested S/Mason for (Reasonable Cause) Receiving Stolen Property at 945 La Jolla Av. S/Mason was in possession of a Brazilian Pass
|Heightened Alert after Aurora, CO apparent isolated incident. As always: 'If You See Something, Say Something'
"While the tragedy in Aurora, Colorado appears to be an isolated incident, our vigilance has been raised," said Captain Mike Parker, Sheriffs Headquarters Bureau. "The heightened alert of the Los Ang
|Plummer Park Neighborhood Watch Meeting, 7/25/2012 at 6:30 PM
Plummer Park Neighborhood Watch Meeting
Wednesday, July 25, 2012, at 6:30PM in Fiesta Hall
Dear Friends and Neighbors:
Please come and join us for an informative evening. Representatives from
|Transient In Park Receives Gunshot Wound
On July 22, 2012, at approximately 11:25 pm, a deputy patrolling Plummer Park (7377 Santa Monica Blvd., West Hollywood), heard several gun shots coming from within the park. He identified and intervi
|2012 National Night Out
West Hollywood Sheriffs Station Captain Fraser and many of her staff joined residents on Tuesday, August 7th, for National Night Out. This annual event provides public safety officials the opportunit
|Community Academy Applications Now Being Accepted
The West Hollywood Sheriffs Station Community Academy is accepting applications for their next eight-session class. Community Academy provides a "behind-the-scenes" perspective to law enforcement in
|West Hollywood Residential Burglary – Suspect Outstanding
On August 21, 2012, West Hollywood Station Deputies responded to a burglary in progress call, at the Victim’s residence. The Victim came home to find the suspect in his house. The Victim attempted t
|Vehicle Burglary Suspect Arrested
On 08/09/12, West Hollywood Station Deputies responded to a burglary call at the 1000 Block of North Laurel Avenue. The first deputy to arrive gathered pertinent information and issued a crime broadc
|Community Academy - Accepting Applications until 9/19
Applications are being accepted to the 2012 West Hollywood Sheriffs Community Academy. The Community Academy presents West Hollywood resident with the opportunity to learn about the day-to-day operat
|10 things you can do to avoid fraud - FTC
(Source: Federal Trade Commission)
There are over 10 million people that are victims of scams every year. Scam artists defraud
|AIDS Walk LA on Sunday: Be Aware of Street Closures
On Sunday, Oct. 14th, the 2012 AIDS Walk Los Angeles event will take place in West Hollywood and Los Angeles. As in previous years, some streets will be closed to protect event participants.
|Halloween Street Closures
The City of West Hollywood is hosting its annual Halloween Carnival. Hours of the event are 6:00 pm until 11:00 pm. As in previous years, traffic will be affected by large crowds and street closures.
|West Hollywood Reserve Deputy Recognized for Arson Arrest
Captain Fraser and Reserve Deputy Lalezary were invited to attend the 2012 Reserve Police Officers Association Conference. Founded in 1996, the Reserve Police Officers Association is a nonprofit chari
|Package Delivery and Store Shopping: Holiday Safety Tips
Its that shopping time of the year and the bad guys are out looking too!
Online Shopping Tips
Shopping online is a convenient way to shop but it also has some risks. Here are some good tips t
|High Dollar Theft Recovery
On Wednesday, October 17, 2012, West Hollywood detectives received a tip advising a suspect was possibly trying to sell three pieces of stolen artwork. The pieces were described as, (1) Andy Warhol sc
|West Hollywood Community Study
The City of West Hollywood is updating information on community demographics, as well as identify the social and community services needs of its constituents.
You can read more about the study at w
|LASD DUI / CDL Checkpoint in West Hollywood in March
LASD DUI / CDL Checkpoint in West Hollywood, March 2013, Drive Sober & Choose Your Ride Home
Driving Under the Influence / Driver’s License (DUI/CDL) Checkpoints are conducted by deputies with the
|L.A. Marathon comes through West Hollywood on 3/17/13
The following West Hollywood streets will be closed to accommodate the 2013 Asics Los Angeles Marathon,on Sunday, March 17, between the hours of 4 a.m. and 2 p.m.:
- Sunset Boulevard between North
|West Hollywood Station Remembers Fallen Reserve Deputy Lloyd Constatine
On June 24th, West Hollywood Sheriff Station personnel remembered fallen Reserve Deputy Lloyd Constatine, who was killed in the line of duty on June 24, 1964. Four West Hollywood deputy personnel have
|Myth vs. Fact: Does a deputy sheriff have authority outside unincorporated county areas?
Myth vs. Fact: Does a deputy sheriff have authority outside unincorporated county areas?
In an on-going effort to serve the community in the most professional and responsive manner possible, the So
|Internet Child Porn - 5 Arrests. Investigation Continues. LA County Cyber Crimes Task Force
Internet Child Porn - 5 Arrests. Investigation Continues. LA County Cyber Crimes Task Force
A six week investigation by a Los Angeles County Cyber Crimes Task Force has culminated in the arrest of
|Google expands emergency alerts to millions of people
Google expands emergency alerts to millions of people
Alerts from police, fire and emergency management agencies will appear on Google maps and search pages beginning Friday as part of a growing Go
|800+ LASD Photos Including a "Photo of the Day" for 300 days in a row: Pinterest, Twitter and Facebook
800+ LASD Photos Including a "Photo of the Day" for 300 days in a row: Pinterest, Twitter and Facebook
Over 800 photos from throughout the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department have been posted o
|Custody Canine Program Inside LA Co. Men's Central Jail Teaches Inmates How to Train & Care for (rescued) Dogs - LASD
Inmates at the Men’s Central Jail are participating in a unique program known as the “Custody Canine Program.” Dogs are being housed with the inmates who learn to apply canine training and housebreaki
|Ticketing Texting & Talking Drivers - Zero Tolerance Distracted Driving Enforcement to Save Lives - LASD Traffic Services
As part of April’s Distracted Driving Awareness Month campaign, Traffic Services Detail will be actively ticketing those texting or operating hand-held cell phones on the following Dates and Locations
|LASD and West Hollywood City employees remember Lt. Jimmy Farrell
LASD and West Hollywood City employees remember Lt. Jimmy Farrell
Twenty-two wonderful women, comprised of Los Angeles County Sheriff Department and West Hollywood City Hall employees, participated
|DUI / CDL Checkpoints Continue in West Hollywood- Drive Sober & Choose Your Ride Home - April 26th
LASD - Traffic Services Detail, DUI / CDL Checkpoints for April 2013. Drive Sober & Choose Your Ride Home
Driving Under the Influence / Driver’s License (DUI/CDL) Checkpoints are conducted by de
|Former West Hollywood Deputy, now Captain, Michael Parker recognized by President Obama as a "Champion of Change."
For four years, Deputy Michael Parker patrolled the streets of West Hollywood, sometimes in a radio car, sometimes on a bic...ycle with the Bike Team. His years at West Hollywood, from 1993 - 1997, ex
|Laser Strike - Learn how hand-held lasers put pilots in danger
Laser strike incidents against aircraft have increased dramatically since 2009 and pose a serious threat to aviation across the U.S. The Los Angeles County Sheriffs Department in association with the