Crime

Arcadia Crime Blotters: July 26 – Aug. 1

July 26

At 12:25 p.m., officer responded to a residence in the 700 block of Southview Road regarding the theft of a bicycle. An investigation revealed an unknown suspect stole the bike by cutting the lock and removing it from the victim’s patio.

At 5:56 p.m., officers responded to T-Mobile, 1230 S. Golden West Ave., regarding a theft report. An investigation revealed an unknown suspect entered the store, stole a black Apple iWatch and fled the scene in an unknown direction. The investigation is ongoing.   

July 27

At 2:12 p.m., officers responded to 7-Eleven, 102 E. Huntington Drive, regarding a robbery that had just occurred. A male suspect stole a can of beer and brandished a knife when confronted by a store employee. He fled the scene and was located by officers. The suspect brandished the knife at officers before complying and throwing it to the ground. The can of beer was recovered and the 48-year-old male from Los Angeles was arrested and transported to the Arcadia City Jail for booking.

At 9:20 p.m., an officer responded to a residence in the 600 block of Duarte Road regarding the report of a missing person. The missing person, an elderly female, left to get food and didn’t return. She was located by officers of the Los Angeles Police Department and returned safely to her home. 

July 28

At 3:20 a.m., officers responded to Savers Thrift Store, 16 E. Live Oak Ave., regarding a burglary. An investigation revealed an unknown male suspect smashed the glass door to the front of the business. He entered the business and pried a locked and empty cash register. The suspect fled the scene. The investigation is ongoing.

At 9:07 a.m., an officer responded to a residence in the 00 block of Alice Street regarding a vehicle burglary. The victim last saw his car intact around 6 p.m. the previous night. An unknown suspect smashed the rear window of the vehicle, stole the victim’s checkbook and debit card, and fled the scene in an unknown direction.

July 29

At 11:40 p.m., officers responded to Residence Inn, 321 E. Huntington Drive, regarding a domestic dispute. Upon arrival, officers heard a verbal altercation between a male and female. Officers contacted the couple inside their room and discovered the fight had turned physical when the male threw his girlfriend to the ground leaving her with visible injuries. The 27-year-old male from Bakersfield was arrested and transported to the Arcadia City Jail for booking.    

At 5:06 p.m., an officer responded to a residence in the 1700 block of Vista Circle regarding suspicious circumstances. The resident received unknown seeds in the mail from an unknown person in China. The seeds were reported to the U.S. Department of Agriculture who took custody of the seeds. 

July 30

At 2:17 a.m., officers received a hit notification of a stolen vehicle in the area Santa Anita Avenue and Colorado Boulevard. Officers located the vehicle occupied by three suspects. An investigation revealed the suspects were in possession of multiple pieces of stolen mail, burglary tools, and a meth pipe. Two of the suspects had outstanding warrants for their arrests. The 21-year-old female, 23-year-old male, and 30-year-old male, from El Monte, were arrested and transported to the Arcadia City Jail for booking.

At 3:36 a.m., an officer responded to a call of a suspicious occupied vehicle parked in a business parking lot on the 11,000 block of Clark Street. The officer contacted the male driver and female passenger inside the vehicle. An investigation revealed the driver had an outstanding warrant for his arrest. Further investigation revealed he was a convicted felon in possession of methamphetamine, two meth pipes, and a stun gun. The 32-year-old male from Huntington Beach was arrested and transported to the Arcadia City Jail for booking.

July 31

At 11:01 a.m., officers responded to a business in the 1000 block of South Baldwin Avenue regarding a domestic dispute. An elderly male pushed his elderly wife to the ground during an argument. He then brandished a knife and threatened to kill his daughter. The 73-year-old male from San Gabriel was arrested and transported to the Arcadia City Jail for booking.  

At 10:50 p.m., an officer was patrolling the area of Holly Avenue and Campus Drive when he observed a driver operating his vehicle with the headlights turned off. The vehicle had major damage to the front end and the passenger airbag had been deployed. The driver side tire was also missing. The officer conducted a traffic stop on the vehicle and detected a strong odor of alcohol emitting from the driver. Through a series of tests, the officer determined the 22-year-old male from La Habra was driving under the influence of an alcoholic beverage. He was arrested and transported to the Arcadia City Jail for booking.

Aug. 1

At 1:29 a.m., officers responded to the intersection of West Duarte Road and South Baldwin Avenue regarding a traffic collision that had just occurred. A driver collided with the center median uprooting several trees. Officers contacted the male driver and noticed an opened can of beer on the passenger floorboard. The officer also detected a strong odor of alcohol emitting from the driver. Through a series of tests, the officer determined the 34-year-old male from Arcadia was driving under the influence of an alcoholic beverage. The suspect was arrested and transported to the Arcadia City Jail for booking.

At 2:32 p.m., an officer responded to Taco Treat, 74 E. Live Oak Ave., regarding the report of a battery that had just occurred. The male suspect approached a patron from behind and began yelling at him before forcefully pushing him and almost knocking him to the ground. Another patron intervened and the suspect fled the scene in a vehicle. The investigation is ongoing.

August 5, 2020

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