Crime

Arcadia Crime Blotters: Sept. 1 – Sept. 7

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Sept. 1

Shortly before 6:42 a.m., an officer responded to the 2000 block of South Second Avenue regarding a solo vehicle traffic collision. Upon contacting the driver, the officer detected a strong odor of alcohol and the driver admitted to consuming an alcoholic beverage. Through a series of tests, the officer determined the suspect was driving with a blood alcohol content of .18%. The 23-year-old male from Duarte was arrested and transported to the Arcadia City Jail for booking.

At approximately 7:21 a.m., an officer responded to Vi Spa Massage, 500 E. Live Oak Ave., regarding a commercial burglary report. Surveillance footage revealed three unidentified suspects smashed the front glass window, ransacked the business, and fled with an unknown amount of property. The investigation is ongoing.

Sept. 2

Just after 8:26 a.m., officers responded to a residence in the 00 blocks of Lucille Street regarding a battery between two siblings. An investigation revealed an altercation between the male and female siblings resulted in the suspect hitting his sister with a large, rigid, PVC hula hoop causing bruising and welts. The 41-year-old male from Arcadia was arrested and transported to the Arcadia City Jail for booking.

At approximately 1:12 p.m., an officer responded to a residence under construction in the 100 blocks of West Norman Avenue regarding an attempted burglary report. Surveillance footage revealed a lone male suspect exited his grey BMW, went onto the premises multiple times and attempted to enter the residence. The investigation is ongoing.

Sept. 3

Around 6:05 a.m., an officer responded to Foothills Middle School, 171 E. Sycamore Ave., regarding a vandalism report. The officer discovered an unknown suspect damaged the drink vending machine sometime during the holiday weekend. A similar vandalism was reported from Arcadia High School, 180 Campus Drive. The investigations are ongoing.

Just before 8:24 a.m., an officer responded to the 100 blocks of California Street regarding a stolen vehicle report. Sometime during the early morning hours on September 3rd, unknown suspect(s) stole the victim’s, Toyota Avalon. No suspects were seen and no witnesses were located.

Sept. 4

At about 8:36 a.m., an officer responded to OMNI Housewear Inc, 11932 Clark St., regarding a commercial burglary report. An investigation revealed unknown suspect(s) smashed the main window, ransacked the location, and stole a digital camera. No suspects were seen and no witnesses were located.

Shortly after 12:35 p.m., an officer responded to 99 Cent Store, 140 E. Duarte Road, regarding a sexual battery report. The officer discovered the suspect had video recorded under a woman’s skirt without her permission. The suspect, later identified as a 29-year-old male from Los Angeles, was arrested and transported to the Arcadia City Jail for booking.

Before 7:15 p.m., an officer responded to the Santa Anita Mall, 400 S. Baldwin Ave., regarding a cat left in an unattended vehicle on a hot day. Arcadia Fire responded and opened the vehicle. The cat was turned over to Pasadena Humane Society. The suspect, a 26-year-old male from Los Angeles, was arrested and transported to the Arcadia City Jail for booking.

At about 9:06 p.m., an officer responded to Solstice, 400 S. Baldwin Ave., regarding a grand theft report. A store employee witnessed four suspects steal approximately 31 pairs of Gucci sunglasses, a total loss of nearly $12,000.00. The suspects are described as four black males, all approximately 20-years-old with average heights and builds. The investigation is ongoing.

Sept. 5

Shortly after 5:16 p.m., an officer responded to Rebag, 400 S. Baldwin Ave., regarding a grand theft report. The officer discovered three male suspects entered the store, stole five designer handbags valued at $19,290.00, and smashed a window while exiting the store. The suspects are described as three black males, approximate ages of 18 to 21-years-old, with short black hair and dark complexions. The investigation is ongoing.

Around 7:31 p.m., an officer responded to a residence in the 200 blocks of West Orange Grove Avenue, regarding a burglary report. An investigation revealed unknown suspects smashed one of the windows, ransacked the home, and fled with jewelry and a digital camera. No suspects were seen and no witnesses were located.

Sept. 6

Just before 4:42 p.m., officers responded to the Santa Anita Mall, 400 S. Baldwin Ave., regarding thefts at multiple stores within the mall. An investigation revealed five suspects were seen stealing from multiple retailers at the mall and accumulated a total of $6,761.46 worth of merchandise. A 34-year-old female from Phoenix, AZ, a 32-year-old male from Glendale, AZ, an 18-year-old female from Glendale, AZ, and a 20-year-old male from Firebaugh, CA was arrested and transported to the Arcadia City Jail for booking.

Sept. 7

At approximately 6:32 p.m., an officer responded to Fishing Boat Restaurant, 516 E. Live Oak Ave., regarding a petty theft report. The victim stated he had his unattended cellphone stolen from him by an unknown male suspect. The suspect is believed to be a 48-year-old male from El Monte. The investigation is ongoing.

September 10, 2019

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