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News Release

Wednesday, September 25, 2019

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Hollywood Detectives Investigate Cell Phone Thief NR19257ti

Hollywood: Los Angeles Police Department, Hollywood Burglary detectives announce the arrest of 22-year-old, Nicolas David Jaramillo-Carbon for grand theft.

On Sunday, September 22, 2019, around 6:20 p.m., Hollywood patrol officers arrested Jaramillo-Carbon near the area of 6000 block of Hollywood Boulevard for receiving stolen property after he was discovered with five cell phones, two of which had just been stolen from patrons of a Hollywood area club.

The Hollywood area is home to numerous bars, cocktail lounges and nightclubs. Oftentimes, customers are distracted by their surroundings and find themselves easy prey for thieves, pick-pockets and other criminals. The Los Angeles Police Department strongly encourages club guests to maintain their situations awareness and to always monitor their possessions.

Detectives are seeking additional information from possible victims and other establishments that may have been victimized.

Anyone with information is urged to call Hollywood Burglary Detective Denise Vasquez at (213) 972-2926 or 1-877-LAPD-24-7 (877-527-3247). 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 The LA 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 LA Regional Crime Stoppers as their local program.