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A New Officer Is Ready to Protect and Serve Arcadia
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A New Officer Is Ready to Protect and Serve Arcadia

Officer Sergio Machado was honored last week during a ceremonial badge pinning after successfully completing his 18-month probationary period. Although an officer is field ready and sent to a patrol team on their own after training, completing probation is a milestone in their career. Officer Machado graduated from the LASD Academy Class #419 as the…

Man Found Guilty of Attempted Murder in Arcadia
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Man Found Guilty of Attempted Murder in Arcadia

Facing 29 years in prison By Staff A jury has found a 20-year-old man guilty of slashing his teenage ex-girlfriend’s throat two years ago, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced. Deputy District Attorney Presciliano Duran said Jason Scott Gustin of Azusa was found guilty of attempted murder and mayhem in case GA099518. The…

Arcadia Police Nab Residential Burglar After High Speed Pursuit
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Arcadia Police Nab Residential Burglar After High Speed Pursuit

One suspect on the loose By Staff On Oct. 9 at approximately 11:24 a.m., Arcadia police officers responded to the 2000 block of Carolwood Dr., on report of a residential burglary in progress. The arrested suspect was identified as 18-year-old Hassan Deontrae Murphy from Los Angeles. The other suspect is still on the loose, according…

Arcadia Named One of the Safest Cities in California This Year
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Arcadia Named One of the Safest Cities in California This Year

By Hansol Hwang Arcadia is ranked 44th safest city in California this year, according to “50 Safest Cities in California for 2018,” a report recently released by SafeWise. In order to produce these rankings, analysts at SafeWise reviewed the FBI’s crime statistics and population data for 2016, which is the most recent information, according to…

Arcadia Crime Blotters: Sept. 30 – Oct. 6
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Arcadia Crime Blotters: Sept. 30 – Oct. 6

Sept. 30 Shortly before 11:02 a.m., an officer responded to 24 Hour Fitness, 125 N. First Ave., regarding a commercial burglary report. The officer discovered an unknown suspect entered the women’s locker room, cut off the victim’s pad lock from her locker, and stole her wallet. No suspects were seen and no witnesses were located….

Beware: Health Inspector Imposters in Arcadia
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Beware: Health Inspector Imposters in Arcadia

Scam artists posing as health inspectors are targeting restaurants in Arcadia and across Los Angeles County trying to gain financial advantage by manipulating food facility owners. An environmental health specialist (“health inspector”) should always: – Present a county issued photo identification card. – Present a county issued business card on request. – Direct the owner…

Arcadia’s Mayor Pays Tribute to Cherry Liu
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Arcadia’s Mayor Pays Tribute to Cherry Liu

Arcadia City Council’s Oct. 2 meeting was adjourned Tuesday night in honor of Cherry Liu, 50, who was murdered by her estranged husband Aug. 1, who then turned the gun on himself in the murder-suicide. Liu was a long-time resident and volunteer for the City of Arcadia and frequently acted as an interpreter for city…

Arcadia PD Offer a Safe Meet Up Spot for Internet Sales
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Arcadia PD Offer a Safe Meet Up Spot for Internet Sales

Buying and selling items on the internet has become popular and easy to do with the abundance of mobile apps available today. The Arcadia PD recently designated an Internet Exchange “Meet Up” spot in the station parking lot. The lot has video surveillance and is adjacent to the police station in the southwest corner of…

Arcadians Qualify for Electric Lawn Mower Rebate
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Arcadians Qualify for Electric Lawn Mower Rebate

The South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD) offers a year-round electric lawn mower rebate program for residents of Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside and San Bernardino counties. Residents can purchase a new, cordless electric lawn mower, scrap their old gas mower and receive a rebate check based on the purchase price of the newly purchased…

Arcadia Crime Blotters: Sept. 23 – Sept. 29
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Arcadia Crime Blotters: Sept. 23 – Sept. 29

Sept. 23 Shortly before 12:34 a.m., officers responded the area of Santa Anita and Newman avenues regarding a single vehicle that had collided with a stop sign. Upon contacting the driver, the officer detected a strong odor of alcohol emitting from the 46-year-old male’s breath. Through a series of tests, the officer determined the suspect…

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