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Hawthorne Man Arrested For Sexual Assault

Long Beach Crime Long Beach Police arrested a male suspect in connection with a sexual assault that occurred in the area of Falcon Avenue and East Ocean Boulevard, and charges have been filed. On September 7, 2014, around 5:00 a.m., an adult female victim reported that an intruder entered her residence through an open window and sexually assaulted her.

DUI Checkpoint Scheduled For North Long Beach This Weekend

long-beach-dui-checkpoint-l The Long Beach Police Department Traffic Section will be conducting a DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint on Saturday, September 6, 2014, in North Long Beach between the hours of 7:00 p.m. and 3:00 a.m. The deterrent effect of DUI checkpoints is a proven resource in reducing the number of persons killed and injured in alcohol or drug involved crashes.

Police Remind Drivers to Be Cautious As Students Return to School

student-school-child The Long Beach Police Department would like to remind everyone that with school beginning on Wednesday, September 3, 2014, and with the volume of pedestrian traffic around schools increasing dramatically, all commuters are encouraged to practice the following safety tips in an effort to prevent avoidable accidents: All drivers are reminded to: Yield the right of way to pedestrians in marked or unmarked crosswalks Not overtake and pass a vehicle stopped ahead of you when it has stopped for a pedestrian Yield the right of way to pedestrians on sidewalks Obey posted speed limits Never drive while distracted (examples: using a cell phone, reading, applying make-up, etc.) Stop and remain stopped for school buses with “flashing red lights;” opposing traffic must also stop unless a painted or raised divider separates the roadway Watch and obey Crossing Guards … they are there to protect children!

Police Arrest Sexual Assault Suspect Near San Gabriel Riverbed

Long Beach Crime On August 29, 2014, at approximately 10:35 p.m., Long Beach Police responded to the San Gabriel Riverbed near Pacific Coast Highway to investigate a report of a sexual assault that occurred to a 40-year-old female from Seal Beach, which resulted in the arrest of a male adult.

Police to Conduct Motorcycle Safety Operations This Weekend

electronic signboard with decibel reader The Long Beach Police Department will conduct a specialized Motorcycle Safety Enforcement Operation on August 16 and August 17, 2014, in an effort to lower deaths and injuries. Extra officers will be on duty patrolling areas frequented by motorcyclists and where motorcycle crashes occur.

LBPD Pleased With DUI Checkpoint Results

long-beach-dui-checkpoint-l On Saturday, August 9, 2014, the Long Beach Police Department’s Traffic Section conducted a Driving Under the Influence/Driver License Checkpoint on 7th Street and Federation Drive, from 7 p.m. until 3 a.m. During the eight-hour operation, which was aided by Long Beach Police Explorers, Long Beach Search and Rescue and officers from the California Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control, 2,790 vehicles passed through the checkpoint with 542 drivers being screened, resulting in the following statistics:

Man Fatally Shot During Commission of Residential Burglary

crime-scene-tape-lg On Sunday, August 10, 2014, at approximately 3:07 A.M., officers from the Long Beach Police Department were dispatched to the 2800 block of East 3rd Street regarding an in progress burglary to a residence with an intruder inside.

DUI/Drivers License Checkpoint Slated For East Long Beach Saturday

long-beach-dui-checkpoint-l The Long Beach Police Department Traffic Section will conduct a DUI/Drivers License Checkpoint on Saturday, August 9, 2014, in East Long Beach, between the hours of 7:00 p.m. and 3:00 a.m. The deterrent effect of DUI checkpoints is a proven resource in reducing the number of persons killed and injured in alcohol or drug involved crashes.

Murder Suspect Arrested and Charged

Long Beach Crime On Sunday, July 27, 2014, detectives from the Long Beach Police Department arrested 21-year-old long beach resident Jemar Welch in the 300 block of Lime Avenue for the murder of Alexander Johnson. Johnson was struck by gunfire on Friday, July 18, 2014, in the 2100 block of Earl Avenue.

Street Racing May Have Led to Traffic Fatality

Crime Scene Tape On Monday, July 21, 2014, at approximately 10:15 p.m., Long Beach Police responded to the area of Ocean Boulevard and Orizaba Avenue regarding an injury traffic collision, which resulted in the death of a male adult, and serious injury to a second.

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