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Arcadia Crime Blotters: Sept. 10 – Sept. 16

-Courtesy photo / Wesley Farnsworth

Sept. 10

 

Shortly before 1:34 p.m., an officer responded to the Santa Anita Mall, 400 South Baldwin Ave., regarding an activation of an Arcadia Police Department GPS tracker. Arcadia PD detectives had previously deployed decoy bicycles with tracking devices to combat the increase in bike thefts throughout the city. An investigation revealed a 54-year-old male from Los Angeles was in possession of the stolen bicycle and GPS tracker. The suspect was arrested and transported to the Arcadia City Jail for booking.

 

At approximately 6:21 p.m., an officer responded to Sephora, 400 South Baldwin Ave., regarding a petty theft report. A loss prevention specialist witnessed the adult and juvenile suspects conceal numerous items of makeup before exiting the store, failing to make payment. The 20-year-old female from Arcadia and 16-year-old female from El Monte were cited and released in the field.

 

Sept. 11

 

Just after 12:19 p.m., an officer responded to the 76 Gas Station, 102 East Duarte Road, regarding a grand theft report. The officer determined a female suspect asked to borrow the victim’s phone and as the suspect appeared to make a phone call, she fled to an awaiting vehicle. The suspect is described as a Hispanic female in her 20s, approximately 5’5”, and 160 pounds. She fled in a white Ford Explorer. The investigation is ongoing.

 

At approximately 3:22 p.m., an officer responded to the intersection of Colorado Street and Baldwin Ave. regarding a vandalism report. A witness reported seeing a male suspect using spray paint to vandalize a utility box. The writing was illegible and the suspect was gone by the time officers arrived.

 

Sept. 12

 

Around 1:21 p.m., an officer responded to the 1000 block of West Huntington Drive regarding a stolen vehicle report. The officer discovered unknown suspect(s) stole the victim’s 2012 Infiniti sometime between Sept. 9 and Sept. 12. No suspects were seen and no witnesses were located. The investigation is ongoing.

 

Just before 8:36 p.m., an officer responded to the 200 block of East Floral Ave. regarding a theft from vehicle report. The officer determined an unknown suspect stole the catalytic converter from a 2003 Honda Odyssey. No suspects were seen and no witnesses were located.

 

Sept. 13

 

Shortly after 3:35 p.m., an officer responded to a residence in the 2700 block of Warren Way regarding a burglary report. An investigation revealed an unknown suspect stole three pairs of sunglasses from two unlocked vehicles that were parked in an unlocked garage. No suspects were seen and no witnesses were located.

 

At about 5:35 p.m., an officer responded to the Santa Anita Mall, 400 South Baldwin Ave., regarding a stolen vehicle report. The officer discovered an unknown suspect stole the victim’s 2000 Honda Civic from the downstairs parking lot near Nordstrom sometime between 10:15 a.m. the date and the time of this report. El Monte Police Department located the abandoned vehicle a short time later. The investigation is ongoing.

 

Sept. 14

 

Before 5 a.m., an officer responded to Walgreens, 140 East Live Oak Ave., regarding a burglary report. Surveillance footage revealed three suspects smashed the front door, gained entry into the pharmacy, stole Adderall, Methadone and Oxycodone, and then fled. The suspects are described as three suspects wearing hooded sweatshirts, masks and gloves. The investigation is ongoing.

 

Around 10:30 a.m., an officer responded to the 2800 block of Bradford Ave. regarding a burglary that had just occurred. The victim saw two suspects in her backyard using a tool to break a rear window.  An investigation revealed five suspects were linked to a second residential burglary that in the 700 block of East Wistaria Ave. Two 19-year-old males from Los Angeles, a 22-year-old male from Los Angeles, a 22-year-old female from Los Angeles, and a 20-year-old female from Los Angeles were arrested and transported to the Arcadia City Jail for booking.

 

Sept. 15

 

At about 9:29 a.m., an officer responded to the 00 block of East Live Oak Ave. regarding a subject taking items from a donation bin. The officer located the 35-year-old male from South El Monte and, during a consensual search, discovered an illegal weapon and various pieces of stolen property. The suspect was arrested and transported to the Arcadia City Jail for booking.

 

Just before 11:04 a.m., an officer responded to a residence in the 00 block of Fano Street regarding a vandalism report. The officer discovered an unknown suspect damaged the dead bolt lock to the condominium complex’s storage unit. No loss was reported, no suspects were seen, and no witnesses were located.

 

Sept. 16

 

Shortly after 3:20 a.m., an officer conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle in the area of Huntington Drive and Santa Clara Street for driving on the wrong side of the road. 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 27-year-old male from Montebello was driving under the influence of an alcoholic beverage. During an inventory search of the vehicle, the officer discovered the passenger, a 21-year-old female from Los Angeles, was in possession of a controlled substance. Both suspects were arrested and transported to the Arcadia City Jail for booking.

 

At approximately 9:48 p.m., an officer responded to the front counter of the Arcadia Police Department regarding a fraud report. The victim stated he completed several money transfers via Money Gram and Western Union in exchange for two live birds but never received them. The investigation is ongoing.

September 20, 2017

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