The Long Beach Police Department (LBPD) is hosting a Gun Buy Back event on Oct. 2, 2021 where community members can turn in their firearm(s) to receive a gift card. Gift cards will be valued as follows: $50 for non-functioning firearms; $100 for handguns, rifles, and shotguns; $200 for assault
A fatal traffic collision on Sept. 4, 2021 resulted in the death of a male juvenile. On Sept. 4, 2021 at approximately 9:07 p.m., officers were dispatched to the intersection of Los Coyotes Diagonal and Deborah Street regarding an injury traffic collision, which resulted in the death of a male
A DUI Checkpoint conducted on Aug. 27, 2021, resulted in 11 citations and 3 DUI arrests. The Long Beach Police Department Traffic Section conducted a DUI/Drivers License checkpoint on Friday, Aug. 27, 2021, at Atlantic Avenue and South Street, between the hours of 6:00 p.m. and 2:00 a.m. Checkpoints are
The California Highway Patrol has issued a Silver Alert for an at-risk/missing person on behalf of the Long Beach Police Department. Tasha Merola was last seen on August 21, 2021, at approximately 4:00 p.m. at Sunfield Ave. at E. Arbor Rd. Long Beach, Los Angeles County. Merola is believed to
Update 8/14/21 at 1:00 p.m.: On August 14, 2021 at approximately 12:09 a.m., officers located missing person Calvin Mark Lee unharmed in the City of Long Beach—and he has been reunited with his family. Original news release: The California Highway Patrol activated a Silver Alert on behalf of the Long
A fatal traffic collision earlier today resulted in the death of a pregnant woman and the arrest of a male adult suspect. On August 7, 2021, at approximately 11:36 a.m., officers responded to the intersection of Long Beach Boulevard and 52nd Street regarding an injury traffic collision, which resulted in
A human trafficking investigation has led to the rescue of an infant child, a 17-year-old female victim, and the arrest of a male adult suspect. On July 28, 2021, at approximately 8:17 p.m., Long Beach Police Department officers responded to a dispute call in the area of Martin Luther King
Robbery detectives have been investigating a series of robberies occurring in Long Beach between February 26, 2021 and July 7, 2021. During each of the incidents, a suspect entered the businesses with a firearm and demanded cash. Robbery detectives immediately began investigating the series of robberies and gathering video evidence.