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Crime Blotter ~ Los Angeles

3:11 PM PDT on July 25, 2007

Crime Blotter

The top crime stories of the week so far:

UPDATE: DEA Raids Medical Marijuana Spots
174 Murders in Los Angeles County This Year So Far
Carjacker Kills 16 Year Old Boy
$110k Reward For Info on Animal Rights-Claimed Bombing
No Leads in Echo Park Beatings
$7m Jacked by Beverly Hills Thieves
UCLA Assistant Football Coach Arrested on Burglary Charge

Story of the Week:
Mysterious Spanish Robber Took More then $15m In Loot

Authorities still have no clue where he lived. In fact, because of his many aliases, they're not sure who he is. "He considered himself to be the James Bond of the burglary world," said Detective Bill Longacre of the Los Angeles Police Department's Commercial Crimes Division. "He thought he was uncatchable. He had all those sophisticated burglary tools - the hydraulic pry bars, the grappling hooks, the rappelling ropes, the cutting torches. I couldn't believe my eyes. Most burglars ... their most sophisticated burglary tool is a screwdriver."

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