Crime

Arcadia Crime Blotters: July 1 – July 7

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July 1

July 1 shortly before 1:50 a.m., an officer responded to a residence in the 1100 block of Fairview Avenue regarding a vandalism report. The victim stated an unknown suspect threw a lemon at their window causing the window to break. No suspects were seen and no witnesses were located.

July 2

July 2 just after 12:27 a.m., an officer conducted an enforcement stop on a vehicle in the area of Peck Road and Clark Street for driving without the headlights on. A records check revealed the driver, a 22-year-old female from La Verne, was driving a stolen vehicle with a suspended license. She also provided the officer with false information to conceal her identity and did not have the required ignition interlock device installed on the vehicle. She was arrested and transported to the Arcadia City Jail for booking.

July 3

July 3 around 9:19 a.m., an officer responded to the 400 block of East Santa Clara Street regarding a vehicle burglary report. Sometime between 4:50 a.m. and 9:15 a.m. on July 3rd, unknown suspects broke a front window and stole the victim’s backpack and cargo shorts. No suspects were seen and no witnesses were located.

July 3 just before 12:03 p.m., an officer responded to the 12300 block of Lower Azusa Road regarding a grand theft report. The victim stated she attempted to pick up her package at the FedEx facility when the employees informed her that an unknown suspect had already picked it up. The loss is a $2,200 computer. The investigation is ongoing.

July 4 

July 4 at about 6:20 a.m., an officer responded to the intersection of El Monte Avenue and Duarte Road regarding an activation of an Arcadia Police Department GPS tracker. Arcadia PD detectives had previously deployed bait packages to combat the increase in package thefts from residential areas. An investigation revealed two suspects had the stolen bait package and burglary tools in their black Ford Fusion. A 27-year-old male from San Bernardino and a 24-year-old male from Montebello were arrested and transported to the Arcadia City Jail for booking. The 24-year-old was also in possession of tear gas, a controlled substance, and drug paraphernalia.

July 5

July 5 before 8:51 a.m., an officer responded to Springhill Suites, 99 North Second Avenue, regarding a grand theft report. Surveillance footage revealed two suspects worked in concert to steal the victim’s purse as she sat in the lobby. Suspect one is described as a clean shaven Hispanic male. The second suspect is described as a heavy-set Hispanic male, approximately 6 feet tall. The investigation is ongoing.

July 5 around 4 p.m., an officer responded to T-Mobile, 1019 ½ South Baldwin Avenue, regarding a burglary report. Surveillance footage revealed a lone suspect entered the store, used wire cutters to remove an iPhone from the display, and fled on foot. The suspect is described as a Hispanic male, 18 to 25-years-old, 5’7”, medium build, with dark hair and cleanly shaven. The investigation is ongoing.

July 6

July 6 at about 4:29 a.m., an officer responded to the intersection of Huntington Drive and Gateway Drive regarding a solo vehicle traffic collision. Upon contacting the driver, the driver had a difficult time clearly communicating. Through a series of field sobriety tests, the officer determined the suspect was likely under the influence of drugs. While searching the suspect, the officer located illegal controlled substances. The 21-year-old male from Arcadia was arrested and transported to the Arcadia City Jail for booking.

July 7

July 7 shortly after 9:30 p.m., an officer responded to a residence in the 200 block of Santa Rosa Road regarding a burglary report. An investigation revealed unknown suspect(s) smashed a rear glass door, ransacked the bedrooms, activated the alarm, and fled through the front door with an unknown amount of property. The investigation is ongoing.

July 7 at approximately 9:47 p.m., officers responded to the Santa Anita Mall, 400 South Baldwin Avenue, regarding a vandalism report. The victim engaged in an argument with a fellow driver over a parking spot. After returning to her vehicle a short time later, the victim discovered two large scratches on her car. No suspects were seen and no witnesses were located.

July 7, 2018

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