Crime

Arcadia Crime Blotters: Nov. 10 – Nov. 16

Nov. 10

Shortly before 10:49 a.m., an officer responded to an apartment complex in the 800 block of Arcadia Avenue regarding a mail theft report. The officer discovered the community mail box had been pried open and mail had been stolen. No suspects were seen and no witnesses were located.

At approximately 11:52 a.m., an officer responded to the 99 Ranch Market parking lot, 1300 S. Golden West Ave., regarding a lone child locked inside a parked vehicle. An investigation revealed the child’s father, a 64-year-old male from Temple City, left him inside the vehicle while he went grocery shopping. Arcadia Fire responded to evaluate the child. The father was arrested and transported to the Arcadia City Jail for booking.

Nov. 11

Just after 4:33 a.m., an officer responded to a carport in the 1100 block of West Huntington Drive regarding a vehicle burglary report. The victim witnessed the suspect enter his vehicle by unknown means and flee with tools and a cellphone. The suspect is described as a heavy-set female in a hooded sweatshirt. She fled in a SUV. The investigation is ongoing.

At approximately 8:59 a.m., an officer responded to a residence in the 300 block of West Longden Ave regarding a residential burglary report. An investigation revealed unknown suspect(s) burglarized a home that was under a fumigation tent sometime between Nov. 9 and Nov. 11. The investigation is ongoing.

Nov. 12

Just before 8:34 a.m., an officer responded to Hampton Inn, 311 E. Huntington Drive, regarding a commercial burglary report. Surveillance footage revealed a female suspect entered the hotel then entered various unsecured rooms and fled with an unknown amount of stolen property. The suspect is described as a female in her early 30s with dark hair. The investigation is ongoing.

Around 9:43 a.m., an officer responded to the Arcadia Police Department regarding a telephone report of a battery that occurred at Holy Angels Church, 370 Campus Drive, on Nov. 7. During a funeral service for a family member, an estranged mother grabbed her daughter by the arm leaving the victim with abrasions and a laceration. The suspect, a 60-year-old female, is outstanding at the time of this report.

Nov. 13

Around 7:35 a.m., an officer responded to a residence in the 2300 block of South Santa Anita Avenue regarding a fraud report. The victim discovered an unknown suspect opened a fraudulent account in her name and charged $1,229. The victim does not know how the suspect obtained her personal information or the identity of the suspect.

Shortly after 2:49 p.m., an officer responded to Rite-Aid, 165 E. Foothill Blvd., regarding a robbery report. An investigation revealed two unknown suspects stole various bottles of medication before being confronted by a store employee. The employee attempted to hold onto the basket containing the stolen merchandise but the suspects held onto the basket causing the employee to fall. Both suspects fled in a black, four-door sedan. The suspects are described as a black male and a Hispanic female. The investigation is ongoing.

Nov. 14

Before 9:20 a.m., an officer responded to Church in Arcadia, 630 E. Live Oak Ave., regarding a vandalism report. The officer discovered an unknown suspect broke a window sometime during the previous evening. The investigation is ongoing.

Around 9:18 a.m., an officer responded to the Santa Anita Mall, 400 S. Baldwin Ave., regarding a fraud report. An investigation revealed the female suspect used a fraudulent ID to open a line of credit at Kevin Jewelers and made a fraudulent purchase of $5,400. The suspect is described as a 35 to 45-year-old Hispanic female. The investigation is ongoing.

Nov. 15

At about 12:18 p.m., an officer responded to a home in the 1100 block of South First Avenue regarding a fraud report. After being told her identity had been stolen and she needed a new Social Security Number by the suspect posing as an FBI Agent, the victim transferred a total of $52,000 in an effort to resolve the issue. After the transaction, the victim discovered she had been scammed. The victim does not know the identity of the suspect.

Just before 5:09 p.m., an officer responded to Sun Clinic Lab, 650 W. Duarte Road, regarding a sexual battery report. The victim stated the male suspect approached her from behind and grabber her buttock against her will. The suspect is described as an Asian male, 30 to 40-years-old, approximately 5-foot-2, wearing a grey jacket, dark colored hat, blue jeans and sunglasses. The investigation is ongoing.

Nov. 16

Shortly after 2:28 a.m., an officer initiated a traffic stop on a vehicle in the area of Las Tunas Drive and El Monte Avenue for having expired registration. Upon contacting the driver, the officer detected a strong odor of alcohol emitting from his person. Through a series of tests, the officer determined the suspect was driving with a blood alcohol content of .122%. The 35-year-old male from Los Angeles was arrested and transported to the Arcadia City Jail for booking.

At approximately 2:22 p.m., an officer responded to the Santa Anita Mall, 400 S. Baldwin Ave., regarding a robbery report. An investigation revealed two female victims were approached by two male suspects who then snatched one of the victim’s purses, causing the victim to fall. The suspects fled on foot. The suspects are described as Asian males, approximately 20 to 30-years-old. The investigation is ongoing.

November 19, 2019

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