Canyon Crime

$7 Million Heist in the Hills

By Sharifah Chammas on Jul 30, 2007 - 11:25:39 PM

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BEL AIR - Inside Job or incredibly talented heistmen? Throughout the past year, a professional burglary ring has hit up L.A.'s platinum triangle - Beverly Hills, Bel Air and Holmby Hills - and other affluent neighborhoods in the hills.  Police finally release photos of the two men LAPD allege stole $7 million in cash, jewelry and valuables from residents in L.A.'s priciest neighborhoods.



  Secure Your Home With Tips from the LAPD

By Los Angeles Police Department on Jul 28, 2007 - 11:55:15 PM

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In the wake of the recent burglary spree in the Canyon, the Los Angeles Police Departments provide residents with tips to secure the homes and prevent burglaries.



Hollywood Fatal Robbery Caught On Tape

By Kerri Krueger on Jul 28, 2007 - 7:24:30 AM

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LOS ANGELES – The Los Angeles Police Department have released a video of a fatal robbery that occurred on July 19. The robbery took place about 6:30pm at the Limelight Liquor Store.



  Beverly Hills Doctor Faces Second Fraud Charge

By Beth Livesay on Jul 26, 2007 - 9:09:53 PM
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Beverly Hills doctor Steven G. Cooperman pleaded guilty for accepting $6.1 million in secret kickbacks.

L.A.'s Worst Serial Killer Will Receive Death Penalty

By Daniel Kuo on Jul 22, 2007 - 11:19:36 PM

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One of the worst serial killers in Los Angeles history will pay for his deeds with his own life, as determined by a sentence delivered on Tuesday, July 10. 



  Man Pleads Not Guilty to Senseless Act of Violence

By Beth Livesay on Jun 22, 2007 - 5:51:00 PM
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Jason Ryan Verador pleads not guilty to the murder of a mentally disabled man.

Fashion and Violence meet in Beverly Hills

By Sharifah Chammas on Jun 17, 2007 - 1:59:00 PM
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BEVERLY HILLS – A bizarre triangle connected three Russian émigrés involved in the “attempted murder” on South Camden, in which a man violently attacked a pregnant woman. 


  Hollywood Murder Mystery: Man Charged With Murder of Missing Victim

By Sharifah Chammas on Jun 10, 2007 - 11:08:00 PM

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HOLLYWOOD HILLS - A man was charged with murder and held without bail after allegedly fatally shooting his girlfriend on Tuesday, June 5th.  The charges of the case are odd as both the victim’s body and the murder weapon remain missing.



Harvard-Westlake Hammer Attack Update: Beverly Hills Teen Could Be Tried As An Adult

By Sharifah Chammas on Jun 10, 2007 - 7:29:00 PM

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  The Los Angeles County district attorney's office moved to try the 17-year-old Beverly Hills teenager accused of brutally beating his Harvard-Westlake classmate as an adult.



  Beverly Hills Teen, Harvard – Westlake Student Charged in Hammer Attack

By Sharifah Chammas on Jun 9, 2007 - 2:00:00 PM

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A 17-year-old Harvard-Westlake senior from Beverly Hills faces three felony charges, one count of attempted murder and two counts of assault with a deadly weapon, after allegedly bludgeoning a female classmate with a claw hammer.  



Judge Sentences Parolee-Offender Convicted of Beverly Hills Fatal Stabbing

By Sharifah Sahar Chammas on Apr 29, 2007 - 11:38:00 AM

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BEVERLY HILLS
 – Nathan Lee Hall, the Los Angeles parolee arrested for the 2005 fatal stabbing of a Beverly Hills painting contractor and the assault of his co-worker, was sentenced April 20 to two consecutive life prison terms plus five years.
 



  Skid Row's Dumpings

By Liset Villalta on Oct 29, 2006 - 10:00:00 PM

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On Oct. 24, at 9:30 a.m. Police Chief William Bratton, along with other police officials met at the LAPD Metropolitan Dispatch Center to discuss downtown Los Angeles' skid row and their growing homeless community.



Dancer Attacked by Gang

By Liset Villalta on Oct 1, 2006 - 10:00:00 PM
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Last Sunday, at 11:30 a.m., 20-year-old Christopher Broughton was washing his Pontiac with two of his neighbors. A few minutes later, gunshots were heard around the neighborhood. The neighbors ran, but Broughton was already caught in the crossfire. An unidentified assailant chased Broughton around his car and then down the street until he made it into his house.

  Staged Auto Collisions, Don't Be Surprised

By Melanie Thomas on Aug 13, 2004 - 1:04:00 PM
In the city of Los Angeles, staged auto collisions have become more and more frequent as the number of accidents has risen. So much so, in fact, the LAPD has provided an online Crime Prevention Tip for unwitting motorists who have never heard of the Swoop and Squat, Wave On, or the Drive Down techniques commonly used by criminals.

Murder and Assault in Hollywood

By Kelli Wood on Feb 4, 2004 - 9:40:00 PM
Movie grip suspected of murdering one woman and sexually assaulting two others.

  Laurel Canyon Sees A String of Burglaries

By Rachel Greene on Jun 1, 2003 - 11:19:00 PM
CANYON CRIME: Canyon News received an email from a Laurel Canyon resident concerning some recent burglaries.  Read details here.

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