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Sunday, May 20:
Around 2:15 a.m., an officer conducted a traffic stop on a black Mitsubishi for lane swerving, in the area of Foothill Boulevard and San Carlos Road. The officer discovered the driver and passenger were under the influence and unable to care for themselves. The suspects, both 20-year-old Hispanic females, were arrested and transported to the Arcadia City Jail for booking. Their vehicle was impounded.
At approximately 6:56 p.m., officers were dispatched to Macy’s at the Santa Anita Mall, 400 South Baldwin Avenue, in reference to a theft report. Two females, 29 and 30-years-old, concealed merchandise inside their purses and exited the store without making payment. The suspects were arrested and transported to the Arcadia City Jail for booking.
Monday, May 21:
At about 12:42 p.m., an officer was dispatched to the 2000 block of Bradford Avenue regarding a burglary that had just occurred. Officers conducted an area check for the suspects described as two young adult Hispanic males but were unable to locate them. The elderly victim walked to her living room after hearing a loud noise and saw the suspects trying to climb inside through her window. Once the suspects saw the victim, they fled the scene out of sight. No property was taken.
Shortly after 2:25 p.m., an officer was dispatched to the Arcadia Police Department front counter in regards to a fraud report. The victims discovered unknown suspect(s) opened approximately twelve credit card accounts from multiple businesses under their names. They had no idea how their personal information was compromised.
Tuesday, May 22:
Around 9:18 a.m., an officer responded to the bus stop on Huntington Drive at Golden West Avenue regarding a subject drunk in public. The officer discovered the subject drank a pint of Vodka and was unable to care for himself. The 45-year-old Hispanic male was arrested and transported to the Arcadia City Jail for booking.
At approximately 6:52 p.m., officers were dispatched to Nordstrom at the Santa Anita Mall, 400 South Baldwin Avenue, in regards to a theft report. Two female suspects exited the store without making payment for merchandise they concealed inside a used shopping bag. An investigation revealed the suspects were also in possession of stolen merchandise from Nordstrom Glendale. The two 19-year-old White females were arrested and transported to the Arcadia City Jail for booking.
Wednesday, May 23:
At about 12:00 a.m., officers conducted a subject check on a suspicious male walking through the residential area of Foothill Boulevard and North Baldwin Avenue. An investigation revealed the subject was in possession of methamphetamines and drug paraphernalia. The 25-year-old Hispanic male was arrested and transported to the Arcadia City Jail for booking.
At approximately 10:55 a.m., officers were dispatched to the 000 block of Panorama Drive regarding a suspicious occupied vehicle. The reporting party explained an unknown Hispanic male knocked on her door, asked for an unknown resident, and then left in a grey Volkswagen Jetta driven by a Hispanic female. As an officer arrived on scene, the same Jetta flagged him down to ask for directions to an unknown Arcadia address. Upon contact with the driver, the officer observed two laptops and a Playstation in the backseat. Meanwhile, another resident nearby ran through his front yard and shouted that his house had been burglarized by two Hispanic males. The officer detained the 19-year-old female driver for suspicion of burglary.
A short time later, officers located and detained two Hispanic males hiding in a residential construction site located in the 000 block of Paloma Drive. The suspects were positively identified as those seen fleeing from the Panorama residence. An investigation revealed the male suspects forced entry through a window, stole numerous items, and fled in the Jetta. While attempting to burglarize a second home, the suspects left the suspect vehicle and fled on foot. The 18 and 19-year-old Hispanic males and the female driver were arrested, and transported to the Arcadia City Jail for booking.
Thursday, May 24:
Shortly after 10:35 a.m., an officer responded to the area of Colorado Street and Michillinda Avenue regarding a subject check request on two suspicious males in the area. Upon arrival, the officer observed two male adults walking in lanes of traffic. An investigation revealed one subject had a large dagger concealed inside his pants pocket. The 23-year-old Hispanic male was arrested and transported to the Arcadia City Jail.
Between 6:45 a.m. and 11:00 a.m., unknown suspect(s) stole a white Honda Civic from the Olive Garden parking lot, 430 East Huntington Drive. The victim had no idea who took his vehicle, and no one reported seeing or hearing anything suspicious.
Friday, May 25:
At approximately 2:00 p.m., an officer conducted an enforcement stop on a white GMC for a warrant attached to the license plate, at Baldwin Avenue and Harvard Drive. An investigation revealed the outstanding misdemeanor warrant belonged to the driver who also had a suspended license. The 58-year-old White male was arrested and transported to the Arcadia City Jail for booking.
Around 6:47 p.m., an officer responded to the Santa Anita Mall security office, 400 South Baldwin Avenue, regarding a battery report. As the victim was exiting Wet Seal, an unknown male elbowed her in the left side causing her to stumble over and hit her hand against a display rack. She had no idea who the man was or why he assaulted her. The suspect is described as a White male in his thirties, about 6’0” tall, 160 lbs., wearing a black backpack, dark t-shirt, and khaki colored shorts. Mall security conducted an area check but met with negative results.
Saturday, May 26:
At approximately 3:40 p.m., an officer was dispatched to the 000 block of East Pamela Road in regards to a residential burglary report. The victim explained he discovered two laptops and one Kindle tablet missing from his home on May 17. The reason he waited so long to file the report was unknown. The officer was unable to locate any signs of forced entry.
Shortly after 4:50 p.m., an officer responded to Fairview Park, 542 Fairview Avenue, in reference to a bush on fire. Arcadia Fire personnel responded to the scene and extinguished the flames. An investigation revealed unknown suspect(s) ignited three pine cones inside a barbeque which caused 250 square feet of adjacent bushes to catch fire from the debris. Residents nearby did not hear or see anything suspicious.
Fire Assist / Gas Leak
May 21 at 1:33 p.m., police responded to assist the Fire Department on a reported gas leak. A contractor working at a location in the 100 block of West Colorado struck a gas line, causing a leak. Residents near the location were evacuated for their safety. The residents were sheltered at the Community Center and a secondary location in the 100 block of West Olive. The Gas Company responded and fixed the problem.
May 21 at 10:39 p.m., a residential burglary was reported in the 1100 block of Orange. The burglary occurred sometime between 3 and 9 p.m. Unknown suspect(s) entered through an unlocked rear window and jewelry was stolen. Investigation continuing.
May 22 at 3:12 p.m., an officer on patrol in the 200 block of East Chestnut located a stolen vehicle parked in the alley. The vehicle is a 1996 Honda Accord that was stolen out of the City of Claremont. Residents in the area stated the vehicle had been parked there for about three days, and no one had been seen around the vehicle. The vehicle was recovered and Claremont Police Department was notified.
On May 23 at 4:58 a.m., dispatch received a report of an alarm activation at a business in the 100 block of West Pomona. When officers arrived, they found the door to the business had been pried open. Copper wire and pipes had been stolen. Investigation continuing.
Grand Theft Auto / Vehicle Recovered
On May 23 at 8:47 a.m., a vehicle was reported stolen in the 1200 block of Alta Vista. The Vehicle is a black 1996 Honda. There were no known suspects or evidence at the scene. The vehicle was later recovered in Victorville by San Bernardino Sheriff’s Department who also printed the car for us. Investigation continuing.
On May 23 at 7:28 a.m., a motorcycle was reported stolen in the 300 block of West Duarte Road. The motorcycle is a black 1988 Yamaha YSR. No known suspects or evidence found. Investigation continuing.