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Double Hit-and-Run Reward Extended

City officials are again urging people to come forward with information about a double hit-and-run collision that happened Dec. 2, 2012, in Reseda. A 22-year-old pedestrian was struck by two vehicles at approximately 2:15 a.m.and died at the hospital. In February, the Los Angeles City Council approved a $50,000 reward for information that leads to […]

Distraction Burglars Target Elderly Women

Los Angeles Police Department West Valley detectives are investigating two distraction burglaries targeting elderly women month. On Sept. 24 at 1:30 p.m., two female suspects entered a Reseda beauty salon in the 6600 block of Reseda Boulevard. One allegedly distracted employees and customers while a second suspect stole a purse. On Sept. 29 at 7:45 […]

Reward Offered for Hit-and-Run Driver

Reward Offered for Hit-and-Run Driver

A $50,000 reward has been offered for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the driver who struck and killed an 83-year-old Reseda man and then fled the scene. The incident happened shortly after 6 a.m. on Aug. 26. According to Los Angeles Police Department investigators, Asghar Abbassi was using a walker to cross […]

Good Samaritan’s Vehicle Stolen; Suspect Caught

Good Samaritan’s Vehicle Stolen; Suspect Caught

A young woman was arrested Friday morning in Reseda after she stole a vehicle from a person who stopped to assist her following a crash, according to police. Sgt. Jose Torres, a watch commander at the Los Angeles Police Department Devonshire Division, said the woman took a car from a dealership in the Van Nuys […]

Reseda Man Convicted of Murdering Girlfriend

Reseda Man Convicted of Murdering Girlfriend

A Reseda man accused of killing his girlfriend and then selling her belongings for drug money was convicted of first-degree murder on Wednesday. A jury in Van Nuys Superior Court found James Willies Howard Jr., 23, guilty of murdering 41-year-old Sharilit Monique Matthews. Matthews’ body was found Feb. 10, 2012, on her bed at her […]

Reseda Man Missing Since Sunday

Reseda Man Missing Since Sunday

A 29-year-old Reseda man who family members say may be depressed and suicidal has been missing since Sunday, according to the Los Angeles Police Department. Miguel Angel Garcia was last seen in the 13500 block of Pierce Street in Pacoima. Police say his family is extremely concerned for his health. He regularly spends time in […]

Man with Early Alzheimer’s Reported Missing

Man with Early Alzheimer’s Reported Missing

The Los Angeles Police Department has asked for the public’s help to find a 58-year-old man who was last seen Thursday at 10:45 a.m. in front of a residence at 17738 Arminta St. in Reseda. Krikor Achekian, who reportedly has the beginning stages of Alzheimer’s, walked away from the residence at 10:45 a.m. and has […]

Elderly Man Killed by Hit-and-Run Driver

An 83-year-old man with a walker was struck and killed Monday morning in Reseda as he was crossing a marked crosswalk, according to the Los Angeles Police Department. The incident occurred shortly after 6 a.m. at the intersection of White Oak Avenue and Valerio Street. LAPD Det. Bill Bustos told KABC-TV that the driver did […]