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News Release

Tuesday, September 22, 2015

Media Relations

Suspect Sought in Theft Packages NR15322rh

Canoga Park: The Los Angeles Police Department and Topanga Area Theft Detectives are asking for the public's help in finding the suspect who is responsible for the theft of a package. The San Fernando Valley has experienced several package thefts this year.
On August 21, 2015, around 12 p.m., the driver of a white Acura with a license plate of 5***721 drove into the driveway of a residence located on the 7600 block of Gazette Avenue in Canoga Park. The passenger, exited the vehicle and walked to the porch of a residence and took a package. He then entered the vehicle and left in an unknown direction.

The passenger is described as a male white, 25-30 years old, wearing a black baseball cap with "LA" on the front, a black t-shirt with a white design of a tattoo machine and a skull, black pants and shoes. The suspect also had numerous black and gray tattoos on each arm.

There is no suspect description of the driver.

The detective's investigation revealed the suspects follow all major delivery service vehicles. They park and wait for the driver to leave the package at the community member's residence and then walk or drive up to take the packages.

Anyone with information regarding these investigations is asked to call the Topanga Area Theft Detectives at 818-756-5871. During non-business hours or on weekends, calls should be directed to 1-877-LAPD-24-7 (877-527-3247). Anyone wishing to remain anonymous should call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477). Tipster may also contact Crime Stoppers by texting to phone number 274637 (C-R-I-M-E-S on most keypads) with a cell phone. All text messages should begin with the letters "LAPD." Tipsters may also go to, click on "webtips" and follow the prompts.