WOODLAND HILLS—On February 22, authorities reported multiple people were injured in a home invasion reported at 9:43 a.m. at 5568 Canon Avenue as first reported on the Citizen App. A suspect was detained and at 9:50 a.m. EMS arrived to provide aide.
On February 21, two women were hurt in another home invasion-robbery at 22146 Mulholland Drive at 2 a.m.
According to Crimegrade.org, an average a crime is committed every 4 hours and 43 minutes in Woodland Hills offering the following grades for the area:
-Violent Crimes: Assault, Robbery, Rape, and Murder C+
-Property Crimes: Theft, Vehicle Theft, Burglary, Arson B-
-Other Crimes: Kidnapping, Drugs, ID Theft, Vandalism and Animal Cruelty D+
On February 20, at 4:44 p.m. a theft of vehicle occurred on 4800 block of Commons Way in nearby Calabasas.
Another theft occurred on Commons Way on February 16, and two thefts occurred on Calabasas Road. Calabasas is approximately 10 miles from Woodland Hills.
On January 26, 2022, Jamar Stewart, 31, was taken into custody for multiple counts of robbery. Kenneth Bonds, 18, was taken into custody for two robberies. A third suspect is still at large.
In Sherman Oaks, a home invasion occurred on January 6, in the 3800 block of Sherwood Place. According to reports, two housekeepers of a social media giant were hospitalize after the house was ransacked and robbed. They had their hands zip-tied but were able to identify the suspect from doorbell video footage.
Police were investigating reports of a “Flash Mob” or “smash and grab,” burglaries dating to November 2021 when Topanga Mall and the Beverly Center became targets. Large group of burglars would swarm into a business steal merchandise and leave with it.
On November 23, 2021, storefront windows of the Louis Vuitton and Saks Fifth Avenue stores in Beverly Hills were smashed during attempted burglaries. Beverly Hills Police Sgt. Anthony Adams indicated that the burglars did not get into the building.
“Multiple suspects traveling in several vehicles descended on the locations and used a sledgehammer to try to break through front windows,” said Sgt. Adams.