Crime

Arcadia Crime Blotters: Aug. 11 – Aug. 17

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Aug. 11

Shortly before 10:31 a.m., an officer responded to the 2100 block of Holly Avenue regarding theft from a vehicle report.  Sometime during the previous night, an unknown suspect entered the unlocked vehicle and stole the victim’s sunglasses, backpack, purse, and cash. No suspects were seen and no witnesses were located.

At approximately 5:48 p.m., an officer responded to the Santa Anita Mall, 400 South Baldwin Avenue, regarding a possible hit and run collision. The hit and run suspect was located in another part of the mall parking lot and, upon contacting the driver, the officer detected a strong odor of alcohol emitting from her person. Through a series of tests, the officer determined the suspect was driving with a blood alcohol content of .24%. The 29-year-old female, from San Fernando, was arrested and transported to the Arcadia City Jail for booking.

Aug. 12

Just after 5:07 a.m., an officer responded to Subway, at 100 East Foothill Boulevard, regarding a commercial burglary report. Surveillance footage revealed a lone suspect smashed the front glass door and stole the cash register containing an undisclosed amount of money. The suspect is described as having a slender build, who was wearing a grey hooded sweatshirt, blue jeans, white athletic shoes, and seen carrying a crowbar. The investigation is ongoing.

At approximately 9:56 a.m., an officer responded to the Arcadia Police Department’s front counter regarding a mail theft report that occurred in the 200 block of West Foothill Boulevard.  Sometime during the previous day, an unknown suspect stole the victim’s mail that contained a birthday card and a check. No suspects were seen and no witnesses were located.

Aug. 13

Around 6:54 a.m., an officer responded to Arcadia Small Animal Hospital, 311 North Santa Anita Avenue, regarding a commercial burglary report. The officer discovered an unknown suspect broke the front glass door and then attempted to enter a secured office. The investigation is ongoing.

Just before 8:25 a.m., an officer responded to El Pollo Loco, at 9974 Las Tunas Drive, regarding a commercial burglary report. An investigation revealed unknown suspect(s) forced open the drive through window and ransacked the business before damaging the register and fleeing with unknown items. The investigation is ongoing.

Aug. 14

At about 2:38 a.m., officers responded to the 1000 block of East Camino Real Avenue regarding the activation of an Arcadia Police Department GPS tracking device. An investigation revealed a 34 year-old male, from Duarte, and a 28-year-old female, from Montclair, were in possession of the stolen items and tracking device. An officer also located what appeared to be methamphetamine inside the female suspect’s vehicle. They were arrested and transported to the Arcadia City Jail for booking.

Shortly after 7:33 a.m., an officer responded to the 600 block of South Santa Anita Avenue regarding a theft from vehicle report. Sometime during the previous night, an unknown suspect entered the unlocked vehicle and stole an undisclosed amount of cash. No suspects were seen and no witnesses were located.

Before 6:35 p.m., officers responded to a residence under construction in the 400 block of North Altura Road regarding a suspicious subject seen leaving the location. Officers located the subject nearby. An investigation revealed the suspect forced a window open and then left his property and a burglary tool inside. The 39-year-old male suspect was homeless, and he was on parole for burglary. He was arrested and transported to the Arcadia City Jail for booking.

Aug. 15

Around 6:57 a.m., officers responded to the 1300 block of South Baldwin Avenue regarding the activation of an Arcadia Police Department GPS tracking device. Officers located the stolen bicycle in an apartment occupied by five subjects. The investigation is ongoing.

At about 4:16 p.m., an officer responded to the 1200 block of Standish Street regarding a commercial burglary report. A witness observed the suspect enter her neighbor’s detached shed and steal several items. Officers arrested the 36-year-old female, from Duarte. She was transported to the Arcadia City Jail for booking.

Aug. 16

Just before 10:19 a.m., officers responded to the 800 block of South Baldwin Avenue regarding a battery report. An investigation revealed the male suspect threw a backpack at the victim’s face, which caused minor injuries. The female victim declined medical attention. The 25-year-old male, from Pasadena, was arrested and transported to the Arcadia City Jail for booking. A records check revealed the female had three outstanding misdemeanor warrants. The 28-year-old female, from San Gabriel, was arrested and she was transported to the Arcadia City Jail for booking.

Aug. 17

Shortly after 4:58 p.m., an officer responded to Paco’s Mexican Restaurant, at 200 East Foothill Boulevard, regarding a grand theft report. The officer discovered an unknown suspect stole a rolling bar that was left outside. The investigation is ongoing.

At approximately 10:00 p.m., an officer responded to a residence in the 200 block of West Longden Avenue regarding a burglary in progress. The victim returned home and encountered two burglary suspects in the rear yard of his home. The suspects were described as Black males, who were wearing hooded sweatshirts, pants, and gloves. The investigation is ongoing.

August 21, 2019

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