Here’s where you’ll find the latest information available on crime and public safety in West Hollywood. We urge readers who know of violent crimes to contact WEHOville.com at Henry@WEHOville.com so that we can report them.
West Hollywood Mayor Lauren Meister will host a "sunrise discussion" on Wednesday with West Hollywood Sheriff's Station Capt. Holly Perez and members of the community.
The event will take place at 8 a.m. at Dialog Café, located at 8766 Holloway Drive at Palm Avenue.
“If you live or work nearby, please join us,” Meister said in an announcement of the event. “I can’t think of a more enjoyable way to meet our sheriff’s station captain and our city’s public safety... Read More
Justin Bieber got into fights at a pre-Grammy's party at West Hollywood's Serafina restaurant early last Sunday morning according to an allegation by the restaurant's head of security.
Sheriff's deputies who responded were told that the young singer had gotten into two separate altercations at around 2 a.m., which is closing time for alcohol service. The security guard said he broke up the fights and asked Bieber to leave. Bieber refused and remained at the restaurant. The guard... Read More
Below is the weekly crime report from the West Hollywood Sheriff’s Station that calls out incidents in WeHo from Feb. 6 to 12 5. The list also includes each case number.
Vehicle Burglary. 600 block Robertson Boulevard between 12:05 and 1:45 a.m.. The rear passenger’s side window was smashed and a backpack, clothing, cologne, and phone charger were taken from the front seat. Loss $1,000. #00680
Residential Burglary. 8800 block Rangely Avenue between Jan.... Read More
Serious crimes reported in West Hollywood last month were up a modest 2% from January 2016, according to a report by the West Hollywood Sheriff’s Station.
The report lists 168 serious crimes last month compared to 164 in the same month last year. The largest percentage increase was in the Center City area, which runs from La Cienega Boulevard to Fairfax Avenue. The report lists 42 serious crimes in that area last month, an increase of 35%
The largest number of Center City... Read More
An Australian man was arrested in West Hollywood last week in a series of raids throughout Southern California by federal immigration officials targeting "criminals in the country" and others here illegally.
The U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) said the raids were carried out in six Southern California counties beginning Monday and ending around noon Friday. The operations targeted ``at-large criminal aliens, illegal re-entrants and immigration fugitives.''
In its... Read More
Recurring incidents of car break-ins, including several last week that resulted in $42,500 in good stolen, have prompted the West Hollywood Sheriff's Station to issue a warning to local residents to remove goods from their cars when they park, whether on the street or in parking garages. The warning:
"The West Hollywood Sheriff’s Station would like to remind residents to not leave personal items in their vehicles. Vehicle burglaries continue to be a problem in West Hollywood,... Read More
Below is the weekly crime report from the West Hollywood Sheriff’s Station that calls out incidents in WeHo from Jan. 30 to Feb. 5. The list also includes each case number.
Residential Burglary (Suspect Arrested). 900 block San Vicente Boulevard at 11:30 a.m. A man removed a window screen and opened an unlocked window to gain entry and ransacked the bedroom and living room. Deputies responded and located the suspect inside the apartment. The suspect was arrested. No... Read More
Below is the weekly crime report from the West Hollywood Sheriff’s Station that calls out incidents in WeHo from Jan. 23 to Jan. 29. The times are indicated in Military Time, a concise form in which midnight is indicated as 0000 and noon as 1200. The list also includes the case number.
Aggravated Assault – Knife (Suspect Arrested). 8700 block Sunset Boulevard @ 10:27 pm. Two men were committing a vehicle burglary when the owner of the vehicle returned and confronted... Read More
The L.A. County Sheriff’s Department Traffic Services Detail will be conducting a DUI/driver’s license checkpoint on Friday at an undisclosed location in West Hollywood between the hours of 6 p.m. and 2 a.m.
Officers will be looking for signs of alcohol and/or drug impairment, with officers checking drivers for proper licensing, delaying motorists only momentarily. When possible, specially trained officers will be available to evaluate those suspected of drug-impaired driving,... Read More
Sheriff's deputies and firefighters responded at around 7:30 a.m. today to a car crash at 8440 Fountain Ave. that left Fountain closed to traffic.
The car, a Mustang, crashed into a utility pole, which fell over and hit a nearby apartment building. The building sustained minor damage. The driver suffered minor injuries and was taken to the hospital.
Fountain initially was closed in both directions for several hours and then opened to westbound traffic while debris was being... Read More
Motor vehicle thefts increased more in 2016 than other types of crime in West Hollywood (on a percentage basis). Aggravated assaults declined the most. That is according to a new report by WeHo by the Numbers based on city data.
West Hollywood had about 1,870 reported violent and property crimes in 2016. In the last decade, the total averaged around 1,800. It was a bit lower from 2013 to 2015, but rose in 2016. (It was down again at the end of 2016, but one month of data is not... Read More
Below is the weekly crime report from the West Hollywood Sheriff’s Station that calls out incidents in WeHo from Jan. 16 to Jan. 22. The times are indicated in Military Time, a concise form in which midnight is indicated as 0000 and noon as 1200. The list also includes the case number.
Grand Theft. 1100 block La Cienega Boulevard between Dec. 16 and Jan. 17. Three purses, three pairs of boots and clothing were taken from the residence. Loss $21,000. #00310
Grand... Read More