Below is the weekly crime report from the West Hollywood Sheriff’s Station that calls out incidents in WeHo from Nov. 20 to Nov. 26. The list includes each case number. This report lists Part 1 (serious) crimes for the date range shown and is not meant to be a complete list of all serious crime. A more comprehensive listing of incidents in West Hollywood can be found on Crimemapping.com. Those incidents that are not included in the West Hollywood Sheriff’s Station report but are found on Crimemapping.com are posted in boldface type below.
Aggravated Assault – Other Weapon. Santa Monica Boulevard/ San Vicente Boulevard at 5:30 pm. A women was walking her dog when another women approached her from behind and hit her on the head with a bottle. The victim fell to the ground and the suspect stood over her and yelled incoherent statements. The suspect fled the area on a bus. #06453
Vehicle Burglary (Suspects Arrested) Santa Monica Boulevard/ Ogden Drive at 2:30 a.m. Three men smashed the front passenger’s side windows of two vehicles and removed sunglasses from the center console of each vehicle. The suspects also removed property from an unlocked vehicle parked in the same area. Responding deputies located and arrested three suspects. Loss $1,000. #06442
Vehicle Burglary. 1300 block Olive Drive at 9 a.m. An unknown suspect smashed the hatchback window and searched an empty container in the trunk but did not take anything. Loss $200. #06467
Grand Theft (Suspect Arrested). 8900 block Santa Monica Boulevard at 8:50 a.m. A man removed an unattended laptop computer from a table and left the store. The victim saw the incident and called for help. Responding deputies located and arrested the suspect. Loss $1,200 (recovered). #06464
Vehicle Burglary. 8600 block Rugby Drive at 5:45 a.m. A man smashed the rear driver’s side window and removed a bag from the back seat. Loss $300. #06462
Strong Arm Robbery. 800 block Larrabee Street at 1:30 a.m. The victim was standing on the sidewalk when a man approached him and asked for a cigarette. The victim said he did not smoke and was punched in the face. The suspect demanded money and the victim complied. The victim waited until the next day to report the incident. Loss $60. #06478
Vehicle Burglary. 7100 block Santa Monica Boulevard between 12:40 p.m. and 11 a.m. An unknown suspect smashed the front passenger’s side window and searched a bag filled with clothing that was sitting on the back seat but did not take anything. Loss $250. #06485
Vehicle Burglary, 1000 block Curson Avenue between 10 and 1 p.m. An unknown suspect forced the driver’s side window down to gain access and removed the car stereo from the dashboard. Loss $950. #06500
Forcible Rape. 1200 block of North Fairfax Avenue at 7:45 a.m.
Grand Theft (Suspect Arrested). 7300 block Santa Monica Boulevard at 10:25 a.m. A woman left her purse on the ground while she taught an exercise class. A man took the purse and ran from the area. Responding deputies located and arrested the suspect and recovered the purse. Loss $1,760 (recovered). #06497
Grand Theft. 1000 block North Genesse Avenue at 6 p.m. An unknown suspect removed a bicycle from an open garage. Loss $1,200. #06536
Assault. 8400 block of Holloway Drive at 3 p.m.
Non-aggravated assault 600 block of Robertson Boulevard at 7 p.m.
Non-aggravated assault 7900 block of Santa Monica Boulevard at 11:57 a.m.
Armed Robbery. 8200 block Romaine Street at 11:15 a.m. A woman was sitting on the sidewalk using her cell phone when a man approached her from behind and pulled the phone from her hand. The victim attempted to retrieve the phone but stopped when the suspect revealed he was armed with a handgun. Loss $700. #06534
Vehicle Burglary. 7600 block Norton Avenue at 12:50 p.m. An unknown suspect pried the front passenger’s side window open and removed a GPS device from the dashboard. Loss $1,200. #06550
Vehicle theft. 1200 block of West Harper Avenue at 8:35 a.m.
Grand Theft. 8400 block Fountain Avenue between 11:20 and 11:30 a.m. An unknown suspect removed a camera bag containing three cameras, lenses, and miscellaneous camera equipment from the back seat of the unlocked vehicle. Loss $20,000. #06548
Grand Theft. 600 block La Peer Drive at 2 a.m. An unknown suspect removed two purses containing cell phones from the backseat of the unlocked vehicle. Loss $1,300. #06551
Armed Robbery. 700 block Westmount Drive at 2:10 a.m. Two men were standing on the sidewalk when a vehicle pulled up next to their location. A man exited the vehicle and approached them while armed with a handgun. The suspect demanded property and the victims complied. Loss $12. #06544
Vehicle Burglary. 8265 Sunset Boulevard between 5:40 and 6:50 p.m. An unknown suspect smashed the front passenger’s side window and searched the glove box and center console but did not take anything. Loss $250. #06557
Vehicle Burglary. 530 San Vicente Boulevard between 4:45 p.m. and 6:45 a.m. An unknown suspect smashed the front passenger’s side window and searched the glove box but nothing was taken. Loss $300. #06565
Vehicle Burglary. 905 North Sweetzer Avenue between 6:30 p.m. and 10 a.m. An unknown suspect removed sunglasses from the center console and clothing from the back seat. No sign of forced entry. Loss $800. #06576