Crime

Arcadia Crime Blotters: Oct. 20 – Oct. 26

Oct. 20

Shortly before 3:11 p.m., an officer responded to Starbucks, 300 E. Huntington Drive, regarding a battery report. An investigation revealed two people involved in a traffic collision on a previous date agreed to meet at the location to resolve the issue; however, the discussion resulted in the suspect kicking the victim. The 47-year-old female from Arcadia was arrested and transported to the Arcadia City Jail for booking.

At approximately 9:49 p.m., an officer responded to a residence in the 1400 block of Greenfield Avenue regarding a burglary report. The officer determined that while the victim was home, an unidentified suspect attempted to enter the residence by smashing a rear door window. The suspect then fled once the victim asked who was there. No suspects were seen, no witnesses were located, and no loss was reported.

Oct. 21

Just after 9:14 a.m., an officer responded to a residence in the 00 block of Bonita Street regarding a robbery report. The victim returned home from visiting the Bicycle Club casino when he was approached from behind by two unknown male suspects. The suspects hit the victim in the back of the head and proceeded to punch and kick him until they were able to get his bag. The suspects were then seen fleeing to an awaiting dark colored 4-door sedan, possibly a BMW. The suspects are described as two black males, one approximately 6’ tall and 28 to 35-years-old. The investigation is ongoing.

At approximately 5:36 p.m., an officer responded to the intersection of Huntington Drive and Santa Anita Avenue to assist in the search of a stolen vehicle. Officers located the vehicle and a 51-year-old male from Baldwin Park was arrested and transported to the Arcadia City Jail for booking.  A records check revealed the suspect also had an outstanding misdemeanor warrant.

Oct. 22

Around 7:36 a.m., an officer responded to an apartment complex in the 700 block of Arcadia Avenue regarding a commercial burglary report. The officer discovered an unknown suspect forcibly broke into the community laundry room and attempted to access the coin collection vault. No suspects were seen and no witnesses were located.

Just before 1:12 p.m., an officer responded to StorAmerica Self Storage, 5630 Peck Road, regarding a commercial burglary report. Surveillance footage revealed two male suspects entered the business, somehow defeated the lock to the storage unit, and fled with various automobile parts. The investigation is ongoing.

Oct. 23

Around 1:13 p.m., an officer responded to the 00 block of South Michillinda Avenue regarding a theft from vehicle report. Sometime between Monday, October 21st and Wednesday, October 23rd, an unknown suspect stole the catalytic converter from the victim’s vehicle. No suspects were seen and no witnesses were located.

Oct. 24

Before 1:02 p.m., an officer responded to Ralphs, 211 E. Foothill Blvd., regarding a theft report. An investigation revealed the suspect engaged in small talk with the victim and ended up stealing the victim’s wallet from her purse. The suspect is described as a female, approximately 6’ tall, with dark hair. The investigation is ongoing.

Around 3:02 p.m., an officer responded to JCPenney, 400 S. Baldwin Ave., regarding a shoplifting report. Surveillance footage revealed three juvenile suspects stole $290.70 worth of merchandise. Three 17-year-old males from Arcadia were arrested and transported to the Arcadia City Jail for booking.

Shortly after 3:10 p.m., an officer responded to Victoria’s Secret, 400 S. Baldwin Ave., regarding a theft report. Surveillance footage revealed the suspect concealed $872.60 worth of merchandise before exiting the store, failing to make payment. The suspect is described as a black female, approximately 16-years-old, seen wearing a grey hat, and dark colored clothing. The investigation is ongoing.

Oct. 25

At about 3:06 a.m., an officer responded to Regal Medical Group Urgent Care, 117 E. Live Oak Ave., regarding a vandalism report. The officer discovered an unknown suspect threw a brick through a window for no apparent reason. No suspects were seen and no witnesses were located.

Just before 1:21 p.m., an officer responded to a residence in the 2200 block of Cielo Place regarding a fraud report. The victim discovered five unauthorized credit card inquiries had been made in her name. The victim does not know how the suspect obtained her personal information or the identity of the suspect.

Oct. 26

Shortly after 4:08 p.m., an officer responded to the 1300 block of South Golden West Avenue regarding a grand theft report. The victim reported that as she was sitting in her car, an unknown suspect reached through the open car window and fled with her purse that was sitting in the victim’s lap. The suspect is described as a younger Hispanic or white male, approximately 5’8” tall. He fled in a small, black, 4-door sedan. The investigation is ongoing.

At approximately 7:20 p.m., an officer responded to the 200 block of West Foothill Boulevard regarding a drunkenness report. The officer located the suspect asleep on the sidewalk and discovered he was under the influence of an alcoholic beverage and was unable to care for himself. The 51-year-old male from Arcadia was arrested and transported to the Arcadia City Jail for booking.

October 30, 2019

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