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Friday, June 1, 2012

Media Relations

On Going Investigation Knock Knock Burglary Seizures NR12246cj

Los Angeles:  As part of the on-going investigation into the Knock-Knock Burglars, the Los Angeles Police Department, West Valley station recently seized over 3000 pieces of high quality jewelry and watches.  Many of the items were found secreted inside a hidden compartment in a Beverly Hills home.  Some of the items have already been tied to Encino and Tarzana area burglaries as long as two years ago.  Investigators believe many of these items have been taken in burglaries committed throughout the Southern California area over the past two to three years. Burglary victims are asked to review the pictures on West Valley Station's home page:

http://www.lapdonline.org/west_valley_community_police_station

Victims who believe they recognize any of the depicted will need to complete an affidavit, along with supporting documents or photographs and mail them to:
 
LAPD West Valley Station
Burglary Unit
19020 Vanowen Street
Reseda, CA 91335
 
Due to the volume of inquiries, the department is asking that questions regarding the jewelry be directed to West valley Burglary via email 27764@lapd.lacity.org or faxed to 818-374-7733.  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). Tipsters 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 LAPDOnline.org, click on "webtips" and follow the prompts.