The West Hollywood Sheriff’s station had a report of a man with a knife at about 3:45pm on Robertson, and after initially coming up empty on trying to find him, they may have located the suspect up on Sunset Blvd about 30 minutes later. A call to LAPD at about 6:45, however, reported a similar man on a bike, waving a knife further east on Sunset, so it sounds like he is still out there.
The man was reported initially to be on Robertson, near the Log Cabin facility. The person reporting the man had left the area by the time they arrived, and while they were able to get a description of a similar person on a bike from other people in the area, none of them were aware of a knife.
Deputies combed the area for awhile and were not able to locate him, but we heard that a deputy up on the Sunset Strip just spotted a person fitting the description, near Sherbourne, and we believe he was detained for an investigation.
A call just came in to Los Angeles Police reporting a man on a bike, waving a knife, going east on Sunset Blvd from Crescent Heights.
We called the Sheriff’s station to ask about the previous encounter, but the Sergeant we spoke with had just come on shift and didn’t have information about the possible contact on Sherbourne and Sunset. It is possible that the Sheriff couldn’t detain the man if they stopped him in that encounter if they didn’t have a victim to make the case.
Los Angeles Police responded to the area of the reported sighting on Sunset Blvd, but may have canceled the search because again, they didn’t have a witness or victim, and they didn’t see anything out of the ordinary on their arrival in the area. The person reporting the man didn’t leave a callback telephone number for the police to call for help and more information.
Santa Monica Architect Stabbed in Expo Line Altercation
By Toi Creel
West Los Angeles (SM Mirror) — Four minors have been taken into custody after a Santa Monica man was stabbed in a violent confrontation on the Expo Line in West Los Angeles.
The incident occurred on the Metro E (Expo) Line Tuesday night at around 8:30 PM.
Former Santa Monica Planning Commission Chair Gwynne Pugh says he was riding the E line back to Santa Monica when two teenage couples, two men and two women, got on the train with a shopping cart filled with alcohol.
Witnesses say the teens were loud, appeared to be intoxicated, and when a […]
Female Motorist Charged With Assaulting People at Taco Truck
LOS ANGELES — A 25-year-old woman accused of assaulting people at a taco truck with her vehicle last August has been charged, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office has announced.
Amber Rose Darbinyan of Los Angeles faces three felony counts of assault with a deadly weapon, a car, one felony count each of hit-and-run driving resulting in injury to another person and vandalism over $400 damage, as well as three misdemeanor counts of battery.
Darbinyan pleaded not guilty today. The defendant is scheduled to return to court on March 27 for a preliminary hearing setting in Department 37 of the Foltz Criminal Justice Center.
On Aug. 25, 2019, Darbinyan and other patrons were parked in front of a taco truck in Hollywood when she allegedly rammed her vehicle against a car that was blocking her path, prosecutors said.
If convicted as charged, the defendant faces a possible maximum sentence of eight years and four months in state prison.
The case remains under investigation by the Los Angeles Police Department, Hollywood Station.
Brother of Bezos’ Girlfriend is Allegedly Attacked in WeHo
WEST HOLLYWOOD (The Sun) — THE BROTHER of Jeff Bezos’ girlfriend was attacked in the street by a man who threatened to kill him and whacked him with a bike – just days after filing a defamation lawsuit against the Amazon chief.
Michael Sanchez, 54, was approached by a man on a bike screaming: “F**k you” and “Don’t ignore me” before the suspect picked up the bike and struck him with it, according to the Los Angeles Sheriff’s report, obtained by The Sun. Michael Sanchez filed a police report about the alleged attack The suspect also allegedly screamed “I’m going to kill you” according to onlookers to the incident, which took place in West Hollywood on February 5.
The alleged attack happened just days after Sanchez […]
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