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Weekly Crime Report for Southeast Torrance

This report is for Sunday, June 11th through Saturday, June 17, 2017. There are 37 incidents in the log. RESIDENTIAL BURGLARIES There were 2 in Torrance and none in Southeast Torrance. 1 in North Torrance and 1 in Old Torrance. AUTO BURGLARIES There were 8 in Torrance and none in Southeast Torrance. Items stolen included third row seat (2) , tools (2), sunglasses (2), flash drive, paperwork, purse, cell phone, backpack, weightlifting belt, gloves, lock, toiletries, laptop, cash, welding mask and medication. AUTO THEFT 1 incident in Torrance.  A 1986 Dolphin motor home was stolen from the 5000 Block of Torrance Blvd. COMMERCIAL BURGLARY There were 10 in Torrance during non-business hours. Link to the complete report: John  Bailey, President Southeast Torrance Homeowners’ Association, Inc. (SETHA)
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Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day in Torrance, Saturday, June 17th

Torrance City of Torrance
Saturday, June 17, 2017
9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Sponsored jointly by the Sanitation Districts and the Department of Public Works. The Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Collection Program gives Los Angeles County residents a legal and cost free way to dispose of unwanted household chemicals that cannot be disposed of in the regular trash. THINGS WE WANT YOU TO BRING...

Motor oil, antifreeze, paint, paint thinnerTurpentine, cleaners with acids or lyePesticides and herbicidesHousehold and car batteriesOld computers and television setsSharps or used needlesExpired pharmaceuticals and mercury thermometersTHINGS WE DON'T WANT YOU TO BRING...Explosives, ammunition or radioactive materialsWaste from businesses will NOT be acceptedTrash or old tiresWhite goods such as washers, stoves, refrigerators or air conditionersHOW TO PREPARE...In general, there is a limit of 15 gallons or 125 lbs. per vehicle.Bring items in a sturdy box, preferably in their original labeled contain…

Weekly Crime Report for Southeast Torrance

This report is for Sunday, May 28, 2017 through Saturday, June 3, 2017. There were 59 incidents reported to Torrance Police. RESIDENTIAL BURGLARIES There were 5 in Torrance and 1 each in Southeast Torrance, North Torrance, Riveria, Southwood and Southwood-Sunray. 5 31 2017  8:30 AM to 5:13 PM  2400 Block 236th Place. Suspect pried open window, ransacked/no loss,. AUTO BURGLARIES There were 18 in Torrance with 9 of them in North Torrance. 1 vehicle was unlocked and windows were smashed in 12 vehicles for entry. Items stolen included Scuba tank, MP3, sunglasses, cash, laptop, bank cards, charger, perfume, CDs, medication, more cash, garage remote, more sunglasses, clothes, book, makeup, charger, golf bag, golf clubs, more sunglasses, eyeglasses, car seats, surfboards, backpack, another laptop, tablet , jacket, shoes, watch, and purse. AUTO THEFT There were 8 vehicles stolen in Torrance and none in Southeast Torrance. This is the link to the complete Torrance PD crime log: http://www.torrne…

Pictures of Alleged Package Thief Suspect

This is a posting on concerning a package taken from a porch on Lomita Park Place in Lomita
 on Friday, June 9th. The vehicle is a 4 door SUV, Toyota or Honda, Light Grey or White.  It is the vehicle in the two photos.  John Bailey, President Southeast Torrance Homeowners’ Association, Inc. (SETHA) Package stolen from porchPackage stolen from porch today. I have the perpetrator on video. Sheriff indicates a crime ring is in Lomita, several break ins today. I have reported this information to the police. Description of person involved – Hair: black short, Top: Blue shirt with grey hoodie, Bottom: tight blue jeans, Shoes: Brown chukkas, Age: 20-25, Build: tall thin approximately 5'8"-6', Race: black, Sex: male. Other details: Last seen leaving with a brown box with a computer in it. Description of vehicle involved – Color: light grey or white, Make: Toyota or Hyundai, Year: late model, Type: 4 door SUV, Other details: East bound on Lomita Park Place at…

Daily Breeze article on Nuisance suit against Torrance refinery

Home Invasion Robbery in Torrance West of Delthorne Park

This is the link to the Channel 11 News report on the incident.

John Bailey, President Southeast Torrance Homeowners' Association, Inc. (SETHA) 
TORRANCE, Calif. (FOX 11/CNS) - A woman in her early 70s was beaten inside  her Torrance home by two men who staged a home invasion robbery but were  later arrested, authorities said Tuesday.
An alert neighbor noticed suspicious activity outside the home on Sara Drive  and called police at 10:40 p.m. Monday, according to Torrance police Lt.  Steve Danjou.
When officers arrived, the two men fled the home, Danjou said. One was  arrested immediately and the second suspect was found in the attic of the  woman's gar

Officers discovered the woman was struck several times by the robbers, he  said. Police discovered one of them had an outstanding murder warrant from  Colorado, Danjou said.

The men were being booked on suspicion of home invasion robbery, burglary,

Daily Breeze Reports Shots Fired in Southeast Torrance trailer park

Shots fired at Torrance mobile home park

POSTED: 05/26/17, 8:04 PM PDT|UPDATED: 39 SECS AGO By Larry Altman @larryaltman on Twitter Police were investigating a report of gunshots Friday night at the entrance to a mobile home park in southeast Torrance. Residents of Knolls Lodge, 23701 Western Ave., heard 10 gunshots at 5:35 p.m., Torrance police Sgt. Ronald Harris said. A large contingent of Torrance police officers responded to the scene. There were no immediate reports of wounded victims. It was not immediately known what happened.