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Culver City Police Blotter: Pre-Christmas Burglaries and Vandalism

Car burglaries were on the rise ahead of the Christmas holiday weekend in Culver City.

Here's a recap of crimes that occurred between Dec. 17 and Dec. 24 as reported to the Culver City Police Department.

Car Burglary

On Dec. 18 at 12:40 p.m. a victim came to the police department to report his 1999 Mazda had been burglarized. The victim said he parked and locked the car in the area of Jefferson Boulevard and Raintree Circle on Dec. 13. When he returned on Dec. 18 he discovered the rear window had been broken and his property missing.

Residential Burglary

On Dec. 18 at 5 p.m. officers responded to the 5400 block of Blanco Way regarding a burglary investigation. The officers met with the victim who told them she left her residence locked and secured at 9 a.m. When she returned at 4:20 p.m. she discovered her rear doors open and her property missing.

Vandalism

On Dec. 19 at 8:25 a.m. a victim called the police department to report two of her vehicles had been vandalized. The victim said she parked her vehicles in the 5800 block of Green Valley Circle on Dec. 18. When she returned the next morning she discovered both of her cars had vandalized.

Commercial Burglary

On Dec. 22 at 10:15 a.m. officers responded to the 11100 block of Washington Blvd. regarding a burglary investigation. The officers met with the victim who told them he locked and secured the business at 1 a.m. When he returned the next morning he discovered the rear door to the business open and his property missing.

Car Burglary

On Dec. 24 at 3:30 p.m. a victim called the police department to report her 2005 Cadillac had been burglarized. The victim said she parked and locked her car in the 5700 block of Buckingham Pkwy on Dec. 23 at 10:30 a.m.  When she returned the next day she noticed her car was unlocked and her property missing.

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Jill McKeon December 28, 2012 at 08:57 PM
It's amazing that CC has figured out how to give parking tickets within 10 minutes of the automated meters expiring but they can't do more to prevent the week-in and week-out burgalaries, robberies and vandalism that regularly happens throughout the city.

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