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Palos Verdes Crime: Trash Truck Fire

The Palos Verdes Estates Police Department supplied this information on crime in Palos Verdes Estates.

The Palos Verdes Estates Police Department reported the following crimes and arrests in Palos Verdes Estates for the week spanning Jan. 2 through Tuesday.

Palos Verdes Estates

No arrests occurred during this period.

Theft

Jan. 2; 300 block of Paseo del Mar
An unknown person entered a locker room and took a phone and wallet from a victim's pants then left the area.

Jan. 6; 1400 block of Paseo la Cresta
Sometime between Dec. 21 and Jan. 6, an unknown person gained entrance to a house with the intent to have "gatherings." During the course of the gatherings, the person took money from the residence.

Identity Theft

Jan. 2; 2200 block of Via Anacapa
Someone stole a wallet, removed all cash and credit cards then discarded the wallet. Someone then used those credit cards and the victim's identity to obtain a cash advance from the victim's bank.   

Jan. 3; 1600 block of Granvia Altamira
An unknown person used a fradulent email address to gain access to a victim's bank account information and withdrew money from the account.

Attempted Burglary

Jan. 3; 3400 block of Paseo del Campo
Someone used a rock to smash a glass door of a residence. The unknown person was apparently injured in the process and fled the scene in an unknown direction without gaining access to the residence.

Possession of Drugs

Jan. 4, 1:05 a.m.; 2500 block of Via Pinale
Officers responding to complaints of a loud party issued a juvinile a citation for allegedly possessing concentrated cannabis.

Fire

Jan. 4, 8:43 a.m.; Intersection of Via Visalia and Punta Place
An officer responded to a trash truck that was on fire and assisted in extinguishing the fire until firefighters arrived on the scene.

Residential Burglary

Jan. 5; 1800 block of Via Olivera
Sometime between Jan. 2 and Jan. 5, an unknown person broke the window of a residence, gained entry and removed property from the home.

Forgery

Jan. 5; Malaga Cove Plaza
Someone obtained a victim's checking account information by unknown means and tried to cash a fraudulent check with the victims account information. 

Residential Construction Site Burglary

Jan. 6, 8:30 p.m.; 700 block of Horcada Place
Two unknown persons cut a hole in metal construction fencing surrounding a house and entered the property. The unidentified persons then slid open an unlocked glass door before being observed by a security guard. The suspects then fled the scene through the hole in the fence.

Rancho Palos Verdes

No crime report submitted this week by the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department.

Rolling Hills Estates

No crime report submitted this week by the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department.

Rolling Hills

No crime report submitted this week by the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department.

Westfield

No crime report submitted this week by the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department.

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