Many Echo Park residents experienced a power outage at approximately 1:45 a.m. Thursday, March 20, 2014.
Happening simultaneously, the police department responded to a male screaming for help in the area of Montana and Lemoyne. A police chopper hovered the Echo Park area. The suspect was quickly apprehended–allegedly a drunk male causing a disturbance.
Nevertheless, one power outage was reported out by the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power. 784 people may be affected until Thursday morning at 11:30 a.m. A dispatch crew was assigned (but not yet in route) by 2:30 a.m.
There is no indication that the two events had any relation.
Echo Park power outage information as of 3 a.m. Thursday, March 20: