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Police Blotters: July 17 to 23

 

 

July 17

At about 4 p.m., officers responded to Nordstrom, 400 S. Baldwin Ave., regarding a report of fraudulent activity. An investigation revealed the suspects were planning to make a large purchase using fraudulent credit cards with stolen account information. The suspects were contacted and found to be in possession of fraudulent cards and movie tickets that had been purchased with the cards. The 28-year-old male and the 25-year-old male, both from San Gabriel, were arrested and transported to the Arcadia City Jail for booking.

Just after 10:19 p.m., an officer was dispatched to the area of Santa Anita Avenue and Colorado Boulevard regarding the report of a possible drunk driver. The vehicle was located. Upon contacting the driver, the officer detected a strong odor of alcohol emitting from the driver. Through a series of tests, the officer determined the 69-year-old male from Arcadia was driving under the influence of an alcoholic beverage. The suspect was arrested and transported to the Arcadia City Jail for booking.

July 18

At approximately 11:14 a.m., officers conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle, on the 1100 block of West Huntington Drive, for equipment violations. An investigation revealed the driver was in possession of a baton, stolen credit cards and drug paraphernalia. The 30-year-old male from Phoenix, Arizona was arrested and transported to the Arcadia City Jail for booking.

At approximately 4:08 p.m., an officer responded to Cricket Wireless, 1108 S. Baldwin Ave., regarding a theft report. An investigation revealed an unknown suspect stole the victim’s wallet from a service counter while she was engaged in a conversation with an employee. The investigation is ongoing.

July 19

At about 12:47 a.m., an officer conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle near the area of Peck Road and Clark Street for swerving in and out of lanes. Upon contacting the driver, the officer detected a strong odor of alcohol emitting from the driver. Through a series of tests, the officer determined the suspect was driving under the influence of an alcoholic beverage. The 32-year-old male from Monrovia was arrested and transported to the Arcadia City Jail for booking.

Around 02:30 a.m., an officer responded to the 1400 block of South Baldwin Avenue regarding the report of a woman walking in lanes of traffic. Upon contacting the 49-year-old female from Arcadia, the officer noticed symptoms of alcohol intoxication and determined the suspect was unable to care for herself. She was arrested and transported to the Arcadia City Jail for booking.

July 20

At approximately 10:22 a.m., an officer responded to IHOP, 1113 S. Baldwin Ave., regarding the report of a female causing a disturbance in the area. An investigation revealed the suspect had an outstanding warrant for her arrest. The 31-year-old female from Los Angeles was arrested and transported to the Arcadia City Jail for booking.

Just after 11:40 p.m., an officer conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle near the area of First Avenue and Camino Real Avenue for an equipment violation.  An investigation revealed the driver was in possession of concentrated cannabis and marijuana. The 18-year-old male from Arcadia was arrested and transported to the Arcadia City Jail for booking.

July 21

At about 4:06 p.m., officers responded to the 000 block of West Palm Drive regarding a tree fire. An investigation revealed the fire was caused by a downed power line. The fire spread to two trees, the front lawn of a residence, and a truck parked on the street. Arcadia Fire Department responded to the scene and extinguished the flames. No one was injured.

At approximately 5:19 p.m., officers responded to the scene of a traffic collision at West Foothill Boulevard and North Santa Anita Avenue. Officers contacted an involved driver who began screaming profanities at them. Officers detected a strong odor of alcohol emitting from the driver. Through a series of tests, the officer determined the suspect had been driving under the influence of an alcoholic beverage. The 22-year-old male from West Covina was arrested and transported to the Arcadia City Jail for booking.

July 22

At approximately 8 a.m., officers and Arcadia Fire personnel responded to the parking structure of AAA, 420 E. Huntington Drive, regarding the report of an unresponsive subject lying in the stairwell. An investigation revealed the subject was sleeping and in possession of drug paraphernalia. The 25-year-old male from Arcadia was arrested and transported to the Arcadia City Jail for booking.

At about 3:40 p.m., an officer responded to a residence in the 1000 block of Singing Wood Drive regarding a burglary. The officer determined unidentified suspect(s) entered the residence by prying windows and a rear door. The suspects ransacked the residence and left water faucets on in the kitchen and bathroom before fleeing. No suspects were seen and no witnesses were located. The investigation is ongoing.

July 23

At about 1:43 p.m., an officer conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle near the area of Live Oak Avenue and Fourth Avenue for expired registration.  An investigation revealed the driver was driving with expired registration and had placed a current year tab sticker, belonging to a different vehicle, on his license plate. The tab was confiscated as evidence and the driver was cited and released at the scene.

At approximately 9:44 p.m., an officer responded to a residence on the 1900 block of South Third Avenue regarding the report of a subject passed out in the driveway. An investigation revealed the subject had no lawful business at the location and was extremely intoxicated. The officer determined the subject was unable to care for himself. The 23-year-old male from Alhambra was arrested and transported to the Arcadia City Jail for booking.

July 26, 2016

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