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News Release

Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Media Relations

Burglary Arrest in the West Los Angeles Area NR16216ti

Los Angeles: The Los Angeles Police Department and the West Los Angeles Area Detectives served a search warrant in North Hollywood area on June 29, 2016, related to a Burglary that occurred in West Los Angeles Area in April of 2016.

Detectives investigation revealed that 42-year-old Dawn Belmonte had utilized a postal key to bypass an apartment's locked exterior door and accessed the underground structure where she subsequently stole a bicycle and broke into a car.

The items recovered during the search of Belmonte's residence appear to have been taken in additional incidents of theft and burglary in other parts of the city

It is believed Belmonte may be involved in additional residential burglaries and or mail thefts throughout Los Angeles and neighboring jurisdictions.

On June 29, 2016, around 7:20 a.m., Dawn Belmonte was arrested for Burglary and held on No-Bail. The LAPD would like to remind the community to please register and lock their bicycles, and to refrain from leaving valuables in their vehicles.