Crime

Police Blotters: July 24 to 30

 

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July 24

At about 12:29 a.m., officers responded to the parking lot of Westfield Santa Anita, 400 S. Baldwin Ave., regarding a report of intoxicated subjects throwing trashcans. Upon contacting the subjects, the officers noticed symptoms of alcohol intoxication and determined the suspects were unable to care for themselves. The 23-year-old female from Upland and the 24-year-old male from Covina were arrested and transported to the Arcadia City Jail for booking.

Just after 2:35 a.m., an officer was dispatched to the 300 block of East Forest Avenue regarding the report of a male subject seen jumping the fence of a construction site. An investigation revealed the subject had no lawful business at the location and was carrying an empty backpack and a motorcycle helmet. The 19-year-old male from Lompoc was arrested and transported to the Arcadia City Jail for booking.

July 25

At approximately 4:05 a.m., an officer responded to the front counter of The Arcadia Police Department, 250 W. Huntington Drive, regarding a domestic violence report. An investigation revealed the victim went to Hampton Inn to confront the suspect about his infidelity. The suspect punched the victim and dragged her by her feet. A loaded handgun was recovered at the scene and the 40-year-old male from Palmdale was arrested and transported to the Arcadia City Jail for booking.

At approximately 7:28 p.m., an officer initiated a consensual contact with a subject at Arcadia Community Regional County Park, 405 S. Santa Anita Ave. Upon contacting the 51-year-old male from Inglewood, the officer noticed symptoms of alcohol intoxication and determined the suspect was unable to care for himself. He was arrested and transported to the Arcadia City Jail for booking.

July 26

At about 4:34 p.m., officers responded to Michael Kors, 400 S. Baldwin Ave., regarding a report of fraud that had just occurred. An investigation revealed the suspect made large purchases with fraudulent credit cards. The 28-year-old male from El Monte was arrested and transported to the Arcadia City Jail for booking.

Around 6:56 p.m., an officer responded to the front counter of The Arcadia Police Department, 250 W. Huntington Drive, regarding the report of a battery. An investigation revealed the victim was seated on a bench at Tierra Verde Park, when the suspect sat next to her. The suspect brushed his hand across the victim’s thigh. The suspect fled the scene in a silver van. The suspect is described as a male adult, approximately 30 to 40-years-old, 5 feet 6 inches tall and heavy-set.

July 27

At approximately 7:31 a.m., officers responded to a victim’s residence regarding the report of a sexual assault that occurred the previous day at Tierra Verde Park, 200 E. Camino Real Ave. An investigation revealed the victim was seated on the grass when she was approached by the suspect. The suspect attempted to engage the victim in a conversation. The victim ignored the suspect. He then reached over and touched the victim’s buttocks. The suspect fled the scene in a silver SUV style vehicle. The suspect is described as a male adult, approximately 30- to 40-years-old, 6 feet tall, heavy-set, with a shaved head, moustache, and tattoos on both arms.

Just after 8:31 a.m., an officer conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle near the area of Duarte Road and El Monte Avenue for speeding. An investigation revealed the driver was driving with a suspended license and had seven outstanding warrants for his arrest. The vehicle was released to a valid driver and the 43-year-old male from Arcadia was arrested and transported to the Arcadia City Jail for booking.

At about 6:47 p.m., officers responded to the parking lot of McDonald’s, 143 E. Foothill Blvd., regarding the report of a physical altercation in progress. An investigation revealed a nanny was at the location to drop off an 11-month-old child with the child’s grandparents. The grandmother, upset about the nanny arriving 15 minutes late, attacked the nanny. A bystander began video recording the attack. The grandfather attacked the bystander while he was holding his grandchild. The 70-year-old male from Anaheim was arrested and transported to the Arcadia City Jail for booking. The 66-year-old female from Anaheim was issued a citation and released to Arcadia Methodist Hospital staff for treatment.

July 28

At approximately 7:10 p.m., an officer responded to JC Penney, 400 S. Baldwin Ave., regarding a theft report. A loss prevention specialist witnessed the suspect conceal numerous items inside her purse and shopping bags before exiting the store, failing to make payment. The 18-year-old female from Fullerton was arrested and transported to the Arcadia City Jail for booking.

July 29

At approximately 7:30 p.m., officers responded to the parking structure of a business complex located at 411 E. Huntington Drive regarding the report of a suspicious subject. An investigation revealed the subject was driving a stolen vehicle and found to be in possession of stolen property, a fraudulent check, drug paraphernalia, and was also under the influence of a controlled substance. The 27-year-old male from San Gabriel was arrested and transported to the Arcadia City Jail for booking.

At about 11:19 p.m., an officer initiated a traffic stop on a vehicle near the area of Clark Street and Kardashian Avenue 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 37-year-old male from Azusa was driving under the influence of an alcoholic beverage. The suspect was arrested and transported to the Arcadia City Jail for booking.

July 30

At about 7:30 p.m., an officer responded to Dream Spa, 1023 S. Baldwin Ave., regarding the report of a theft. An investigation revealed the suspect entered the business and asked to use the restroom. He then stole the victim’s purse from a back room and exited the rear of the business. The suspect is described as a male adult, approximately 28-years-old, six feet tall, and 160 pounds.

Just after 9:06 p.m., an officer conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle near the intersection of First Avenue and Camino Real Avenue for a warrant attached to the license plate. Upon contacting the driver, the officer discovered the 21-year-old male from La Puente had been driving without a license. He was cited and released in the field.

August 3, 2016

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