Alyssa Morin

HBPD looks for surveillance help

The Hermosa Beach Police Department is asking for residents’ help in solving and reducing crime in local neighborhoods by registering the location of home or business security cameras through CrimeReports Camera Registration.

 Alyssa Morin

Burglaries on the rise in Hermosa, South Bay

Hermosa Beach is experiencing a wave of burglaries targeting homeowners.

 David Mendez

Crime was down, but that wasn’t the perception

Compared to 2013, serious (Part I) crimes declined in 2014 in all three beach cities. But the headline grabbing crimes that did occur reinforced the widespread belief that the early release of prisoners, resulting from AB 109, the Public Safety Realignment Bill  of 2011, has made the beach cities less safe. The year’s most disturbing […]

 Kevin Cody

iPad ap leads police to suspects in burglary of former Hermosa mayor’s law office

iPad ap leads police to suspects in burglary of former Hermosa mayor’s law office

Three male, Whittier residents are in Hermosa Beach police custody after having allegedly burglarized the law offices of former Hermosa Beach city councilman Sam Edgerton Friday night.

 Ryah Cooley

Hermosa Beach launches online crime reporting system

Residents can report non-emergency crimes online

 Ryah Cooley

Hermosa Beach car break-ins are up 15 percent

Police encourage residents to lock their cars

 Ryah Cooley

Armed man robs Hermosa Beach bank

The robber, who stole several thousand dollars, has not been found.

 Alyssa Morin

Couple robbed by group on Redondo Pier

On Sunday night, February 23, a couple was robbed at the Redondo Beach Pier in front of Barney’s Beanery. The couple, who lost cell phones, wallets and credit cards, was surrounded by a group of young people. According to Redondo Beach Lieutenant Joe Hoffman, the suspects in question had been inside Barney’s Beanery and were […]

 Chelsea Schreiber

High-speed Hermosa Beach minivan pursuit ends in arrest, no injuries [UPDATE]

High-speed Hermosa Beach minivan pursuit ends in arrest, no injuries [UPDATE]

An accurate description of a car burglar and a quick call to the Hermosa Beach Police Department resulted in the successful apprehension of a car thief after an hour-long car chase through both Redondo and Hermosa Beach. “The victim [of a car break-in] gave a good description of the man and that made the difference […]

 Chelsea Schreiber

WWII grenade stops traffic in Hermosa Beach

WWII grenade stops traffic in Hermosa Beach

Hermosa Beach police got a surprise Wednesday afternoon after a man driving a white Porsche drove to the police station to drop off a hand grenade he had found in his grandfather’s box of WWII memorabilia. Officers acted immediately by evacuating City Hall and the surrounding buildings as well as advising local schools to divert […]

 Rachel Reeves

$25,000 reward offered in Redondo Beach stabbing case

$25,000 reward offered in Redondo Beach stabbing case

The Federal Bureau of Investigation and Redondo Beach Police Department are offering a $25,000 reward for any information that might lead to the arrest and conviction of the man who stabbed two 13-year-olds at the South Bay Galleria on the evening of Dec. 29.

 Chelsea Schreiber

Suspects attempt to steal bike rack with bike in Hermosa Beach

Suspects attempt to steal bike rack with bike in Hermosa Beach

Two suspects attempted to steal an entire bike rack with one bike attached around 2:30 p.m. on Dec. 23. The rack, located in front of Scotty’s on the Strand, was halfway loaded into a Ford Ranger truck when police were called and able to stop them before they drove away. Police reported that one of […]

 Rachel Reeves

Redondo Beach police release suspect sketch

Redondo Beach police release suspect sketch

Redondo Beach police have released a sketch of the suspect wanted for stabbing two 13-year-olds at the South Bay Galleria last Saturday. On Dec. 29 at 7:23 p.m., a man stabbed both teens in the chest area while they stood in front of AMC Theatres in the mall, police said. The male victim sustained six […]

 Rachel Reeves

Two teenagers stabbed at Redondo Beach Galleria, in surgery

Two teenagers stabbed at Redondo Beach Galleria, in surgery

Two minors were stabbed outside AMC 16 on the third level of the South Bay Galleria at about 7 p.m. on Saturday. Both were rushed to a local hospital for emergency surgery. So far police have no motive, no witnesses and only a vague suspect description, according to  Redondo Beach Police Department Sgt. Shawn Freeman. […]

 Chelsea Schreiber

Redondo Beach Police Department to step up DUI enforcement

Redondo Beach Police Department to step up DUI enforcement

The Redondo Beach Police Department was awarded a $90,000 grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) for a year-long program aimed at preventing deaths and injuries on the roadways through special enforcement and public awareness.

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