Tag: break-ins

Actor Kevin Connolly’s LA Home Burglarized

January 3, 2024 ·

HOLLYWOOD HILLS—“Entourage” actor Kevin Connolly, 49, had his Los Angeles home broken into on Christmas Eve TMZ first reported on its website. The actor, was not home at the time of the break-in. He was celebrating the holiday with his partner, actress Zulay Henao and her family.

Authorities indicated an unknown assailant broke into the home through a back door. It was reported an antique gun, and other items were taken during the burglary. The actor was alerted by authorities and spoke with officers at his home where a report was taken.

It is not known if the break-in at Connolly’s home is connected to a string of other break-ins in the area. Recently, actor Keanu Reeves had his home broken into in Hollywood Hills after the perpetrator(s) broke a window and stole a gun. Actress Abigail Ratchford had her home broken into by three men during the week of Christmas. The suspects in that break-in shattered a back window to gain access to the property.

Ratchford was home at the time of the incident. She was upstairs watching a movie. The three suspects fled the scene after an alarm was trigged at the home. The model has more than 9 million followers on Instagram. It was reported she did not come face-to-face with her assailants and she did not suffer any injuries during the incident.

Connolly is known for his role on the comedy series “Unhappily Ever After.” He also starred in the movies “John Q,” “Antwone Fisher,” “The Notebook,” “He’s Just Not That into You” and will appear in the upcoming “Krazy House.” He recently appeared on the series “The Oath.”

No additional details about the suspect(s) any any of the cases have been disclosed to the public.

By Trevor

Police Warn Tourists Of Car Thefts In Griffith Park

August 25, 2022 ·

GRIFFITH PARK—Officials from the Los Angeles Police Department are warning tourists, who are looking to visit the Griffith Park area, of the recent upsurge in car thefts. The department held a press conference regarding the matter on Tuesday, August 23. 

Many of these thefts have been taking place at the Griffith Park Observatory parking lot and around the Greek Theater. According to reports, there have been 121 car break-ins in the area, 63 of them since May of this year. 

Police stated that the suspects are targeting rental vehicles with valuables located within the vehicle in plain sight. The thieves are also targeting vehicles with out-of-state plates. 

“When they see a rental car appear in the park, there’s a greater likelihood that there will be money, credit cards, IDs, possibly passports and or valuables, so those tend to be targeted and hit much more often,” said Detective Michael Ventura.

Officials stated that they believe that the suspects behind the string of thefts originates from the Northern California area. 

“We have been tracking organized theft groups that have been coming from Northern California,” said Detective Michael Ventura of the LAPD. “We can see where the cars were rented, they originate in NorCal, come down here, go to Griffith Park, Hollywood and Venice Beach.”

According to police it takes as little as 10 seconds to break into a vehicle and get away with valuables. They advise that you keep your valuables hidden out of plain sight if you are going to leave it in your car.

By Christianne