Crime

Arcadia Crime Blotters: April 28 – May 4

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April 28

Shortly before 4:52 p.m., an officer responded to Macy’s, 400 S. Baldwin Ave., regarding a petty theft report. Loss prevention specialist witnessed the suspect conceal numerous items in a shopping bag before exiting the store, failing to make payment. The total loss was $246.49. The 27-year-old female from Baldwin Park was arrested and transported to the Arcadia City Jail for booking. A records check revealed she also had two outstanding misdemeanor warrants.

At approximately 5:46 p.m., officers responded to T-Mobile, 101 E. Huntington Drive, regarding a battery report. An investigation revealed a transient, possibly under the influence of an alcoholic beverage, was asked to leave the location. When he was approached by the officers, he became combative and began kicking and injuring them. While being arrested, the 31-year-old male from Los Angeles kicked the patrol vehicle causing damage. The suspect was transported to the Arcadia City Jail for booking. A records check revealed the suspect had an outstanding felony warrant.

April 29

Just after 8:31 a.m., an officer responded to a residence in the 900 block of South Golden West Avenue regarding a vandalism report. The victim stated that an unknown suspect used a log to dent the front passenger door of his vehicle. No suspects were seen and no witnesses were located.

At approximately 1:09 p.m., officers responded to a residence under construction in the 500 block of North Santa Anita Avenue. An investigation revealed an unknown suspect entered the location, stole copper wiring, and damaged wiring harnesses. No suspects were seen and no witnesses were located.

April 30

Around 9:01 a.m., an officer responded to a commercial construction site in the 100 block of West Huntington Drive regarding a burglary. The officer discovered an unknown suspect turned off the power to the location, the water heater had been disconnected and drained, the irrigation system had been unplugged and removed, and miscellaneous tools, cables, and light bulbs had gone missing. No suspects were seen and no witnesses were located.

Just before 5:18 p.m., an officer responded to a residence in the 1300 block of Rodeo Road regarding a mail theft report. The victim determined her recently ordered U.S. passports had been stolen from her mailbox sometime between April 27 and April 28. No suspects were seen and no witnesses were located.

May 1

At about 7:49 a.m., an officer responded to the 1000 block of West Duarte Road regarding a vehicle burglary report. Sometime during the previous evening, an unknown suspect entered the victim’s vehicle by unknown means and stole $4 cash. No suspects were seen and no witnesses were located.

Shortly after 11:03 a.m., officers responded to Bank of America, 1234 S. Baldwin Ave., regarding a robbery report. As the victim and her husband were exiting the bank, the suspect approached them and forcefully took the victim’s purse. The suspect is described as a Black male, between the ages of 20 and 30-years-old, with a small amount of facial hair on his chin. The investigation is ongoing.

May 2

Before 11:28 a.m., officers responded to a residence in the 200 block of West Duarte Road regarding a welfare check. Upon contacting the residents, the husband admitted to vandalizing the home and slapping his wife. A records check revealed he had an outstanding misdemeanor warrant. The 46-year-old male from Bakersfield was arrested and transported to the Arcadia City Jail for booking.

Around 9:52 p.m., an officer responded to the area of Colorado Boulevard and Michillinda Avenue regarding an arson investigation. An investigation revealed a recently homeless suspect started a fire near the side of the freeway in an effort to stay warm. The 23-year-old male from South El Monte was cited and released in the field.

May 3

At about 3:08 p.m., an officer responded to Arcadia Methodist Hospital, 300 W. Huntington Drive, regarding a fraud report. The suspect admitted himself into the Emergency Room under a stolen identity. The suspect then received a surgical procedure before leaving. The victim of the stolen identity was then contacted by a pharmacy and was alerted that his identity had been stolen. The victim does not know how the suspect obtained his personal information or the identity of the suspect.

Just before 7 p.m., officers responded to a residential burglary in progress in the 1000 block of El Caballo Drive. The resident witnessed one suspect looking into his home through the rear windows and believed another suspect was in the garage. When officers arrived, a 21-year-old male, a 22-year-old male, and a 23-year-old male, all Compton residents, were attempting to flee the location in a black Mercedes sedan. All three suspects were arrested and transported to the Arcadia City Jail for booking.

May 4

Shortly after 4:13 p.m., an officer responded to Sephora, 400 S. Baldwin Ave., regarding a petty theft. The officer discovered the suspect, a 40-year-old female from Sierra Madre, stole $640 worth of merchandise from Sephora and an additional $133.30 from Hallmark. The suspect was arrested and transported to the Arcadia City Jail for booking.

At approximately 6:55 p.m., an officer responded to the 100 block of South Santa Ynez Drive regarding a vehicle burglary report. Sometime after 1:30 p.m. on May 4, an unknown suspect tampered with the door lock and entered the victim’s vehicle. No loss was reported, no suspects were seen, and no witnesses were located.

May 5, 2019

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