Crime

Arcadia Crime Blotters: Oct. 13 – Oct. 19

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Oct. 13

Shortly before 5:39 a.m., an officer responded to the 00 block of Bonita Street regarding a vandalism report. A witness saw three suspects smash the windows of two different vehicles. The suspects, described as Hispanic males, fled in a grey or blue Honda Accord. The investigation is ongoing.

At approximately 9:20 a.m., an officer responded to the 300 block of South First Avenue regarding a string of vehicle burglaries. The officer discovered four vehicle burglaries occurred in an underground parking lot of 306 S. First St. during the previous evening. No suspects were seen and no witnesses were located.

Just after 8:40 p.m., an officer responded to Nordstrom, 400 S. Baldwin Ave., regarding a sex offense report. The victim stated the suspect touched her buttock while she was working. The suspect is described as a 45 to 50-year-old Asian male, 5 feet 5 inches tall and approximately 160 pounds. The investigation is ongoing.

Oct. 14

At approximately 11:15 a.m., an officer responded to the 1100 block of West Orange Grove Avenue regarding an audible alarm activation. The officer located a suspicious subject in a parked car near the residence in question. During a consensual search of the vehicle, the officer located stolen mail, burglary tools and stolen debit cards. The suspect, a 26-year-old male from Los Angeles, was arrested and transported to the Arcadia City Jail for booking.

Oct. 15

Around 4:30 a.m., an officer responded to the 500 block of East Lemon Avenue regarding an assault report. An investigation revealed a wife was woken by her husband, who was under the influence of an alcoholic beverage, and was struck multiple times in the face. The 56-year-old male from Arcadia had left the residence before officers arrived. The suspect is outstanding as of Oct. 22.

Just before 9:33 a.m., an officer responded to Springhill Suites, 99 N. Second Ave., regarding a forgery report. Officers responded to the hotel and discovered the occupants were engaging in identity theft, fraud, and were in possession of a controlled substance for sale. A 33-year-old female from Toluca Lake was arrested and transported to the Arcadia City Jail for booking. A 35-year-old male from El Monte was arrested and transported to the Arcadia City Jail for booking. A records check of the male revealed he had three outstanding felony warrants.

Around 10:02 p.m., an officer responded to the 300 block of Cambridge Road regarding a suspicious vehicle in the area. A records check of the vehicle revealed it was stolen and an inventory search revealed there were drugs for sale. An 18-year-old female from Riverside, an 18-year-old female from Cudahy, and a 17-year-old male from Bell were arrested and transported to the Arcadia City Jail for booking.

Oct. 16

Shortly after 8:04 a.m., an officer responded to Arcadia Community Church, 121 Alice St., regarding a commercial burglary report. The officer determined an unknown suspect smashed a window, ransacked the church office, and fled with camera equipment. The investigation is ongoing.

Oct. 17

Before 8:26 a.m., an officer responded to a residence in the 200 block of Longley Way regarding a stolen vehicle report. Sometime during the previous evening, an unknown suspect stole the victim’s 2005 Ford Escape. Inside the stolen vehicle was a laptop. The victim tracked the laptop to the intersection of Second Street and Mission Road in Alhambra but was unable to locate his vehicle or laptop. The investigation is ongoing.

Around 9:45 a.m., an officer responded to Knight Cleaners, 424 E. Foothill Blvd., regarding a grand theft report. An investigation revealed the suspect entered the business, used a fraudulent check to pay for cleaning services for clothing that wasn’t hers, and fled with approximately $3,500 worth of clothing belonging to the victim. The suspect is described as a 40 to 50-year-old white female with blonde hair and brown eyes. The investigation is ongoing.

Oct. 18

At about 5:32 p.m., an officer responded to a residence in the 300 block of East Floral Avenue regarding a burglary report. The officer determined an unknown suspect smashed a window, entered the home, but fled empty-handed. An unknown subject activated the victim’s Ring doorbell camera system prior to the burglary. The unknown subject is described as a black male, approximately 16 to 22-years-old. The investigation is ongoing.

Just before 10:08 p.m., an officer responded to the 800 block of South Santa Anita Avenue regarding a drunken subject. Upon contacting the suspect, the officer determined the 29-year-old male from Los Angeles was under the influence of an alcoholic beverage and was unable to care for himself. The suspect was arrested and transported to the Arcadia City Jail for booking.

Oct. 19

Shortly after 7:21 p.m., an officer responded to Coco’s Restaurant, 1150 W. Colorado Blvd., regarding a fraud report. Instead of charging the victim’s card $30 for his meal, the suspect attempted to charge the card for $700. The charge was declined and the victim was alerted by his bank of possible fraudulent activity. The investigation is ongoing.

At approximately 9:36 p.m., an officer responded to the intersection of Holly Avenue and Fairview Avenue regarding a vehicle burglary report. Sometime between 4:45 p.m. and 9:35 p.m., an unknown suspect smashed the front passenger window and fled with the victim’s leather jacket. No suspects were seen and no witnesses were located.

October 22, 2019

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