Crime

Arcadia Crime Blotters: June 14-20

June 14

At 12:25 a.m., an officer responded to Hilton Garden Inn, located at 199 N. Second Ave., regarding a theft from vehicle report. The victim stated he left his rental vehicle parked and unlocked overnight and he discovered his wallet and sweatshirt had gone missing. There is no suspect information at this time.

At 7:32 p.m., an officer responded to a residence in the 00 block of West Las Flores Avenue regarding a residential burglary report. An investigation revealed unknown suspects shattered a glass panel to a backdoor and fled emptyhanded. The reporting party could not account for why the alarm system was inoperable. The investigation is ongoing.

June 15

At 8:29 a.m., an officer responded to Claro’s Italian Market, located at 19 E. Huntington Drive, regarding a vandalism report. A store employee discovered an unknown suspect threw a rock through a glass door. It didn’t appear as thought the suspect(s) entered the store. The investigation is pending a review of surveillance footage.  

At 8:48 a.m., an officer responded to Premium Escrow, located at 150 N. Santa Anita Ave., regarding a commercial burglary report. The officer determined sometime between June 12 and June 15, an unknown suspect entered the business through a glass emergency door, ransacked the location, and fled with two cellphones. The investigation is pending a review of the business’ surveillance footage.

June 16

At 7:28 a.m., an officer responded to the 100 block of West Live Oak Avenue regarding a stolen vehicle report. The victim discovered his 2000 Honda Civic was stolen sometime during the previous evening. The vehicle was recovered by the Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department, Temple Station and an arrest was made.

At 10:53 a.m., an officer responded to Ralphs, located at 211 E. Foothill Blvd., regarding a shoplifting report. A store employee witnessed two suspects steal 12 bottles of Hennessey liquor before fleeing in a blue Toyota Prius. Suspect 1 is described as a male wearing a red Adidas jacket and black pants. Suspect 2 is described as having dreadlocks and was seen wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt and gray shorts. The investigation is ongoing.

June 17

At 10:16 a.m., an officer took a telephonic report for an incident of fraud. The victim, a resident in the 1000 block of Fairview Avenue, received a text message from her bank regarding possible suspicious activity. Upon checking her debit account, the victim discovered four fraudulent transactions, a loss totaling $291. The victim was still in possession of her debit card and does not know how the suspect(s) accessed her information. There is no suspect information at this time.

At 6:40 p.m., an officer responded to Extended Stay America, located at 401 E. Santa Clara St., regarding a stolen vehicle report. The victim discovered someone had stolen her car keys from a hotel bench and the victim noticed her car had been stolen. There is no suspect information at the time of this report.

June 18

At 9:24 a.m., an officer responded to Chateau Operating, located at 119 La Porte St., regarding a vandalism report. The property manager discovered someone had shattered a second story window and found a broken bottle of alcohol near the shattered window. It appears the suspect did not enter the business. There is no suspect information at this time.

June 19

At 12:36 p.m., an officer responded to Home Liquor, located at 502 E. Live Oak Ave., regarding an attempted burglary investigation. Surveillance footage revealed two suspects cut the padlock to an exterior fence and attempted to enter the business. The suspects were seen on camera fleeing on foot. Suspect 1 is described as being approximately 6 feet tall, 180 pounds, was wearing a dark hat, dark mask, light hooded sweater, dark pants, dark shoes, and light gloves. Suspect 2 is described as being approximately 5 feet 9 inches tall, 180 pounds, was wearing a dark hat, dark mask, light hooded sweatshirt, dark pants, dark shoes, and light gloves. The investigation is ongoing.

At 1:43 p.m., an officer responded to a residence under construction in the 900 block of Volante Drive. The officer discovered sometime between June 16 and June 17, an unknown suspect entered the construction site, stole various tools, and turned off the breaker panel. There is no suspect information at this time.

Just before 9:23 a.m., an officer responded to Jimon Health and Beauty Center, located at 912 S. Baldwin Ave., regarding a commercial burglary report. The officer determined an unknown suspect smashed the front glass window to both the Jimon Health and Beauty Center as well as the neighboring business, Nails Spa, located at 910 S. Baldwin Ave. No loss was reported from Jimon Health and Beauty Center, but miscellaneous pieces of equipment were stolen from Nails Spa. Surveillance footage revealed the suspect is a white male, approximately 45 to 55-years-old, with a mustache, thin build, a buttoned-up shirt, and dark pants. The investigation is ongoing.

June 20

At 11:18 a.m., an officer took a telephonic fraud report for a victim who resides in the 100 block of West Arthur Avenue. The victim stated she received a phone call from someone to claiming to be with Southern California Edison. The suspect then stated the victim had an outstanding balance of $498.36 and that the amount owed could be paid with a Money Pak Visa Card. The victim complied with the suspect’s instructions and gave the suspect the card information. When the victim tried to call back to inquire about the confirmation email, she discovered the phone had been disconnected and the payment was fraudulent. There is no suspect information, but the investigation is ongoing.

At 12:54 p.m., an officer responded to a residence in the 100 block of California Street regarding a fraud report. The victim discovered unknown suspect(s) had been using her Social Security Number and multiple names to obtain housing. During her investigation, the victim learned her juvenile child’s Social Security Number had also been compromised and was being used for unauthorized purposes. The investigation is ongoing.

June 24, 2020

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