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Friday, February 24, 2012

Media Relations

LAPD Hollenbeck Area Security Steering Wheel Lock Giveaway

WHAT:
Hollenbeck Area personnel will be giving away security steering wheel locks to residents who are registered owners of 90’s Honda Accords and Civics, Acura Integras and Toyota Camrys.

WHEN:
Monday, February 27, 2012
10 a.m.

WHERE:
Hollenbeck Community Police Station (Community Room)
2111 East 1st Street
Los Angeles, CA 90033

WHO:
LAPD Hollenbeck Area Commanding Officer Captain Anita Ortega
LAPD Hollenbeck Area Community Relations Office Sergeant Jon Walker
LAPD Hollenbeck Area Auto Detective Pete MacDonald

WHY:
To educate residents in Boyle Heights, Lincoln Heights and El Sereno area about the most targeted vehicles stolen and broken into in that area. The most popular models are 1990’s models of the Honda Civic, Honda Accord, Toyota Camry and Acura Integra.

These vehicles are often targeted for parts, as well as for transportation by thieves not interested in utilizing public transportation. Hollenbeck Area personnel will be handing out steering wheel security devices, while supplies last, to registered owners of these vehicles who live within the Hollenbeck Area.

CONTACT:
For further information, contact LAPD Hollenbeck Area Community Relations Office at 323-342-4132 or LAPD Media Relations Section at 213-486-5910.

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