Crime, News

Arcadia Police Blotter: April 16 – April 22

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April 16

Shortly before 11:44 p.m., an officer responded to the area of Fourth Avenue and Camino Real Drive regarding a subject walking in traffic. Upon contacting the pedestrian, the 20-year-old male from Monrovia admitted to being in possession of methamphetamine. He was cited and released in the field.

April 17

At approximately 8:39 a.m., an officer responded to YTC Summit, 12037 Clark St., regarding a vandalism report. An investigation revealed an unknown suspect used a BB gun to shatter one of the windows. No suspects were seen, no witnesses were located, and no loss was reported.

Just after 3:12 p.m., an officer responded to the Santa Anita Mall, 400 S. Baldwin Ave., regarding a grand theft report. The victim stated an unknown suspect stole a smaller purse from her larger, oversized bag while she was using the restroom while inside Nordstrom. The investigation is ongoing.

Shortly before 12:50 p.m., an officer responded to Nordstrom, 400 S. Baldwin Ave., regarding a theft report. Surveillance footage revealed a former employee entered a break room and stole an employee’s purse. The suspect, a 29-year-old female from Pomona, is outstanding at the time of this report.

April 18

Around 6:54 p.m., officers responded to a residence in the 1200 block of Oakhaven Road regarding a burglary report. The officer discovered unknown suspect(s) shattered a second story balcony door, ransacked the residence, and fled empty-handed. The investigation is ongoing.

Just before 6:04 a.m., an officer responded to a residence in the 1000 block of El Sur Avenue regarding a stolen vehicle report. Surveillance footage captured a black male suspect steal the victim’s Honda Odyssey from their drive way. The victim stated her car keys were stolen during a vehicle burglary a week prior. The investigation is ongoing. The vehicle was recovered in the City of Baldwin Park later that day.

April 19

Shortly after 1:55 p.m., an officer responded to the intersection of Second Avenue and Colorado Boulevard regarding a vandalism report. An investigation revealed an unknown suspect used spray paint to graffiti on the freeway overpass. No suspects were seen and no witnesses were located.

April 20

At approximately 7:05 p.m., an officer responded to a residence in the 2200 block of Canyon Road regarding an audible alarm activation. The officer discovered the unknown suspect shattered a rear sliding glass door, ransacked the home, and fled with jewelry and cash. A witness reported seeing a Hispanic male, approximately 5’6” tall with a buzzed hair cut drive away in a silver sedan shortly after the alarm activated. The investigation is ongoing.

Around 10:22 p.m., officer responded to a traffic collision between two vehicles near the 600 block of Las Tunas Drive. Upon arrival, one of the officers located the suspect’s vehicle driving in circles in the parking lot and then he used his vehicle to intentionally hit the victim’s vehicle a second time. One of the victim’s was inside the vehicle during the second collision. The suspect’s vehicle then fled and a short pursuit ensued.  During the pursuit, the suspect’s vehicle collided with four additional vehicles. The suspect was eventually apprehended. Through a series of tests, the officer concluded the 33-year-old male from San Gabriel was under the influence of an alcoholic beverage. He was arrested and transported to the Arcadia City Jail for booking.

At about 10:27 p.m., an officer responded to a residence in the 2100 block of Highland Oaks Avenue regarding an alarm activation. Surveillance footage revealed three unidentified suspects smashed a rear window, ransacked the residence, and fled with jewelry and Rolex watches. The investigation is ongoing.

April 21

At about 7:53 p.m., officers responded to the area of First Avenue and Huntington Drive regarding an assault that occurred inside the T-Mobile store, 101 E. Huntington Drive. The investigation revealed the suspect, a 24-year-old male from Altadena, was asked to leave the store and responded by punching the store manager in the mouth. The suspect also stole a samurai-styled sword from a nearby martial arts school and used it to hit two male victims. The suspect was taken control of by a martial arts teacher and students until officers arrived. The suspect was arrested and transported to the Arcadia City Jail for booking.

Just before 9:30 p.m., an officer responded to a residence in the 2800 block of Winthrop Avenue regarding a burglary report. The officer determined unknown suspect(s) entered the residence through an open window, ransacked the home, and fled with jewelry and designer handbags. The investigation is ongoing.

April 22

Around 9:05 a.m., an officer responded to a residence in the 500 block of West Huntington Drive regarding a fraud report. The victim stated an unknown suspect used their Social Security Number to open a Sprint account in Arizona. The total reported loss was $6,000.00. The victim does not know the identity of the suspect or how they obtained his personal information.

Shortly after 9:18 p.m., an officer conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle in the 800 block of North Santa Anita Avenue for having tinted windows and no rear license plate. Upon contacting the driver, the 21-year-old male admitted to having two firearms inside the vehicle. A consensual search of the vehicle revealed a loaded shotgun, a loaded Glock inside the driver door side pocket, cocaine, Xanax bars, a scale, and cash. The suspect was arrested and transported to the Arcadia City Jail for booking.

April 25, 2017

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