Suspect Arrested for Series of Vandalisms in West Los Angeles NR19332jl

December 20, 2019

West Los Angeles: Los Angeles Police Department Major Crimes Division detectives are investigating a series of hate crime/vandalism incidents that occurred throughout the West Los Angeles area between December 14, 2019, and December 16, 2019.

On December 14, 2019, between 6:00 p.m. and December 15, 2019, around 9:00 a.m., suspect(s) spray painted and vandalized numerous vehicles in the Beverlywood and Pico-Robertson Communities of Los Angeles.

On December 16, 2019, around 9:00 p.m., three Jewish Schools along the 15000 block of Mulholland Drive were vandalized with spray paint.

On December 16, 2019, between 9:00 p.m. and 11:00 p.m., several additional vehicles were vandalized in a similar manner near the Brentwood and Westwood Communities of Los Angeles.

The suspect(s) have not been identified at this time.

Anyone with information regarding these crimes is urged to call Major Crimes Division Detective B. Banachowski or Detective E. Hurd at (213) 486-7220. Anyone wishing to remain anonymous should call the L.A. Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477) or go directly to Tipsters may also visit, and click on “Anonymous Web Tips” under the “Get Involved-Crime Stoppers” menu to submit an online tip. Lastly, tipsters may also download the “P3 Tips” mobile application and select the L.A. Regional Crime Stoppers as their local program.