Cerritos Crime: Robberies & Residential Burglaries from April 8 to 14

In addition to this week's safety and crime prevention tips, Cerritos Sheriff's Station personnel will offer an in-depth presentation on crime in the city at the April 24 Neighborhood Watch Town Hall meeting.

Editor's Note: The information below comes from the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department Cerritos Station's weekly crime summary. A complete recap of this reporting period will be posted on Friday.

The following crimes were reported to the Cerritos Sheriff's Station during the period of April 8 to 14.


For the third consecutive week there were no reported robberies.


Four residential burglaries and an attempted burglary were investigated last week. Two were reported the week before. Open/unlocked doors or windows were the entry points in three of the recent crimes. One window was pried open. A locked sliding glass door was involved in the attempted crime. Jewelry, cash, clothing and an iPad were taken. A suspect was in custody in one incident with property recovered. Deputies have suspect and vehicle descriptions in another. The 2013 weekly average in residential burglaries is 5.1.

Sheriff's safety tip: Report any suspicious activity right away. Please note the physical description of possible suspects and a description of their vehicle. This is valuable information for field deputies when responding to the scene. The Cerritos Station can be reached 24 hours a day, seven days a week at (562) 860-0044.

Neighborhood Watch Town Hall Meeting Scheduled for April 24

The next Neighborhood Watch Town Hall Meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, April 24, 2013 at 7 p.m. at Cerritos Park East. Please note the change of venue from past meetings and join us at 13224 E. 166th St. as members of the Cerritos Sheriff’s Station/Community Safety Center will offer an in-depth presentation on crime in Cerritos.

The major topics will be residential burglary prevention and neighborhood vigilance along with the current status of school safety in Cerritos.

Plan on being there as we look forward to seeing you and answering any questions you may have.


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