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L.A. aims to boot residents from three homes they say are crime havens
L.A. aims to boot residents from three homes they say are crime havens

The city of Los Angeles is asking a judge to help kick out the residents of what officials say are three drug houses. In the last month, City Atty. Mike Feuer has filed nuisance abatement lawsuits against the owners of a home in South Los Angeles and two houses in Hollywood. He’s asking a judge to force the homes’ current tenants to leave and never return. Nine times in the last year, police have been called to the South L.A. home, at 1233 W. 52nd St. in  Vermont Square, on drugs- and weapons-related calls, Feuer said. The home acts as a “free-for-all” site where Crips gang members can buy and use PCP, he said. “A single property can endanger an...

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