Crime

Arcadia Crime Blotters March 4 to March 10

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March 4

Just after 12:00 p.m., an officer conducted a traffic stop on a bicyclist for failing to stop at the intersection of South Second Avenue and East Camino Real Avenue. A consensual search of his backpack revealed he was in possession of methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia. The 48-year-old male from Monrovia was issued a citation.

Just before midnight, an officer conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle in the area of North Baldwin Avenue and Duarte Road for having expired registration and multiple outstanding parking tickets. An investigation revealed the occupants were in possession of stolen checks, connecting them to two burglaries. The driver also had an outstanding warrant for her arrest. The 23-year-old female from Temple City and the 26-year-old male from Pasadena were arrested and transported to the Arcadia City Jail for booking.

March 5

Just before 9:00 p.m., officers responded to a residence in the 200 block of San Luis Rey Road regarding a fire. Officers discovered the cause of the fire was a live wire that was down and actively arching. Further investigation led to the discovery that the house involved was being used to grow marijuana and the electrical meter box had been bypassed. A 47-year-old female was arrested and transported to the Arcadia City Jail for booking.

March 6

Just after 2:00 a.m., an officer conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle in the area of Naomi Avenue and Baldwin Avenue for an equipment violation. Upon contacting the driver, the officer discovered the driver was driving with a suspended license and his vehicle was required to have an ignition interlock device, which it did not have. The 35-year-old male from Temple City was arrested and transported to the Arcadia City Jail for booking.

Just before 9:00 a.m., an officer responded to a residential construction site in the 300 block of Santa Cruz Road regarding a burglary. An investigation revealed unknown suspect(s) entered the construction site by cutting the wire ties on the gate. The suspect(s) stole numerous tools and fled the scene in an unknown direction. No suspects were seen and no witnesses were located.

March 7

Just after 1:00 a.m., an officer was dispatched to a residence in the 2000 block of South Baldwin Avenue regarding a domestic violence call. The suspect punched his wife on the side of her head and under her chin. He then took her cellphones and fled the scene. The suspect was located in San Gabriel by deputies of the Temple City Sheriff’s Department. The victim’s cellphones were located in his vehicle along with a handgun. The 40-year-old male from Arcadia was arrested and transported to the Arcadia City Jail for booking.

At approximately 8:00 p.m., an officer responded to Sephora, 400 South Baldwin Avenue, regarding a suspect being detained by loss prevention officers for shoplifting. The suspect concealed several items in her purse before paying for one item and exiting the store. The stolen items were recovered and the 20-year-old female from San Rafael was arrested and transported to the Arcadia City Jail for booking.

March 8

Just before 11:30 a.m., an officer was dispatched to Dollar Tree, 131 East Foothill Boulevard, regarding a male seen hitting a female inside a vehicle. An investigation revealed the suspect punched his girlfriend in her face because he felt she took too long shopping inside the store. The 63-year-old male from Monrovia was arrested and transported to the Arcadia City Jail for booking.

Just after 12:00 p.m., an officer conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle in the area of West Foothill Boulevard and Rancho Road for having expired registration. The officer contacted the driver and discovered she was driving without a license and was in possession of stolen mail, stolen driver’s licenses and stolen checks. The 22-year-old female from Whittier was arrested and transported to the Arcadia City Jail for booking.

March 9

At approximately 3:30 a.m., an officer conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle in the parking lot of 300 West Huntington Drive for a hit on an outstanding warrant. The officer contacted the driver and discovered he had three outstanding warrants for his arrest. The 48-year-old male from Pico Rivera was arrested and transported to the Arcadia City Jail for booking.

Just before 10:00 a.m., an officer was dispatched to the 400 block of East Live Oak Avenue regarding the report of a stolen vehicle. The victim stated he last saw his vehicle the prior evening when he parked his car on the street and secured it with a steering wheel locking device. He returned in the morning to find it missing. No suspects were seen and no witnesses were located.

At approximately 10:40 p.m., an officer responded to a residence in the 1400 block of Carmelita place regarding a burglary. Unknown suspect(s) entered the home by smashing a window to the master bedroom. The suspect(s) ransacked the residence and fled the scene in an unknown direction. The investigation is ongoing.

March 10

At around 1:30 a.m., officers responded to a residence in the 1400 block of Carmelita place regarding a burglary. Unknown suspect(s) entered the home by smashing a window to the master bedroom. The suspect(s) ransacked the residence, stole checks and a large amount of cash, before fleeing the scene through a sliding glass door. The investigation is ongoing.

Just after 11:00 p.m., an officer was dispatched to the 200 block of East Santa Clara Street regarding a suspicious vehicle. The officer contacted two subjects near the vehicle and discovered one subject was in possession of drug paraphernalia. The 41-year-old male from Glendora was issued a citation.

March 10, 2018

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