The BHPD is sharing the following information related to an online post by Mr. Salehe Bembury on October 1, 2020.
Statement Regarding Pedestrian Safety Warning Issued to Salehe Bembury - October 2, 2020
Beverly Hills, CA – On October 1, 2020 at 4:46 p.m., Beverly Hills Police conducted a pedestrian enforcement stop at Camden Drive and Wilshire Boulevard in Beverly Hills after Mr. Salehe Bembury was observed committing a pedestrian violation VC 21456(c).
Mr. Bembury admitted to the pedestrian violation and told the officers he was looking at the GPS on his phone to determine where he was heading. The entire detention lasted about 3 ½ minutes. Mr. Bembury consented to a search, was cleared of any outstanding warrants and released with a warning. No citation was issued.
The Beverly Hills Police Department is committed to promoting traffic and pedestrian safety and has issued 61 citations related to pedestrian violations since January.
Body Cam footage from BHPD may be viewed at the following link:
Lieutenant Max Subin