Tag: LAPD

Police storm Larchmont area pot shop, close street

Police storm Larchmont area pot shop, close street

| March 4, 2020 | 0 Comments

Guns drawn, police surrounded a local cannabis business Feb. 23 around 4 p.m. demanding that the inhabitants “come out with your hands up” while at least seven parked police cars shut down traffic on Melrose Avenue. When patrons and employees failed to heed police demands, officers stormed “Melrose Place 25 Cap,” located at 5635 Melrose […]

Continue Reading

New leadership at Wilshire Division police station

New leadership at Wilshire Division police station

| October 31, 2019 | 0 Comments

There’s a new commanding officer at the Los Angeles Police Department’s (LAPD) Wilshire Division station. Capt. Timothy Nordquist — who succeeded Capt. Anthony Oddo in May — brings with him nearly three decades of experience in public service. Last month, Nordquist invited the Chronicle to the Wilshire station to chat about crime in the community. […]

Continue Reading

Worried about crime? Consider private patrol

Worried about crime? Consider private patrol

| March 29, 2018 | 0 Comments

Property crime is on the rise, and homeowners are understandably alarmed. Reports of burglaries in otherwise quiet communities seem to come out on a daily basis. Figures indicate that, in the past two years, burglaries are up between six and 12 percent in the Chronicle’s distribution area alone. (Read more about criminal activity in Greater […]

Continue Reading

Resident association meetings discuss crime increase

Resident association meetings discuss crime increase

| March 1, 2018 | 0 Comments

Recent increases in criminal activity have alarmed residents, especially in single-family neighborhoods, where reports show an uptick in crime. As noted in this newspaper last month, the increases, primarily in property crimes and robberies, also have led the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) to reallocate about 300 officers, beginning in January, to patrol duty across […]

Continue Reading

31-year career officer is new head of Wilshire Police Division

31-year career officer is new head of Wilshire Police Division

| March 2, 2017 | 0 Comments

Wilshire Division Capt. Anthony Oddo is impressed with the mostly positive attitude he has found among the officers of the LAPD Wilshire Division and the residents who live here. “I love it,” he said in his new office and command center on Venice Blvd. Capt. Oddo comes to Wilshire from a command post at the […]

Continue Reading

Horses, bomb squad, SWAT team at L.A.P.D. Wilshire Division open house

Horses, bomb squad, SWAT team at L.A.P.D. Wilshire Division open house

| August 30, 2012 | 0 Comments

Meet the police SWAT team, bomb squad and mounted unit at the Wilshire Area Community Station annual Open House on Sun., Sept. 9 from noon to 4 p.m. at 4861 Venice Blvd. The free event also includes tours of the station, helicopters from LAPD Air Support, motorcycles, classic cars, L.A. Fire Dept. equipment and exhibits […]

Continue Reading