Crime

Arcadia Crime Blotters: Sept. 13-19

Sept. 14

At 6:49 a.m., an officer responded to Arcadia Community Church, located at 121 Alice St., regarding two transients sleeping at the location. Due to an existing, “No Trespassing Authorization” a 41-year-old male from Pasadena was arrested and transported to the Arcadia City Jail for booking.

At 7:23 a.m., an officer responded to the 200 block of East Haven Avenue regarding a stolen vehicle report. The victim stated her 2019 Honda Civic was stolen from her driveway sometime during the previous night. The investigation is ongoing.

At 11:59 a.m., an officer responded to Albertsons, located at 298 E. Live Oak Ave., regarding a theft report. The store manager witnessed the suspect use self-checkout to scan $107.88 worth of groceries before fleeing and stealing the items. The suspect fled in a green Honda Accord and drove south on Tyler Avenue. Due to a technical issue, there was no surveillance footage of the incident.

At 5:10 p.m., an officer responded to a residence in the 1000 block of Alta Vista Avenue regarding a fraud report. The victim stated he did not order a GoBank/Green Dot VISA credit card he received in the mail. Assuming this was an incident of fraud, the victim refused to give the representative his social security number when he called for clarification. The victim does not know the suspect(s) or how they obtained his personal information.

Sept. 15

At 1:26 p.m., an officer responded to a residence in the 600 block of Fairview Avenue regarding a theft from vehicle report. Sometime between 8 and 10:15 a.m. on Sept. 15, an unknown suspect entered the victim’s unlocked vehicle and fled with the victim’s wallet, cash, and gardening tools. There are no investigative leads at this time.

At 2:51 p.m., an officer responded to a residence in the 1800 block of South Baldwin Avenue regarding an aggravated assault report. A resident confronted a suspect who was looking through her mailbox. After being confronted, the suspect then entered a vehicle and drove onto the victim’s lawn in an attempt to hit the victim with the vehicle. The suspect is described as a black female with light complexion, her hair in a ponytail, wearing a light-colored tank top, and driving a black Lincoln Navigator. The investigation is ongoing.

At 5:11 p.m., an officer responded to Savers, located at 16 E. Live Oak Ave., regarding a trespassing incident. The reporting party stated a transient was acting aggressively toward customers. The officer located the 41-year-old male from South El Monte, cited him, and released him in the field.

Sept. 16

At 9:07 a.m., an officer responded to a residence in the 200 block of Las Tunas Drive regarding a burglary report. The victim stated his house was burglarized while being renovated. The suspects stole various appliances, televisions, and tools. The investigation is ongoing.

At 11:11 a.m., an officer responded to a residence in the 300 block of Genoa Street regarding a burglary report. An investigation revealed unknown suspect(s) removed a lock to the victim’s garage and fled with two bicycles and various bike parts. There is no suspect information at this time.

Sept. 17

At 1:22 a.m., an officer responded to a residence in the 400 block of East Live Oak Avenue regarding a disturbance. The victim stated an argument with her boyfriend escalated when the suspect put the victim in a choke hold and threatened her. The suspect, a 39-year-old male from Arcadia, had fled by the time officers arrived. The suspect is outstanding as of Sept. 22.

At 11:24 p.m., officers responded to a residence in the 200 block of East Duarte Road regarding a battery in progress. An altercation between a husband and wife turned physical resulting in the wife falling. A stolen firearm was located at the residence. The suspect, a 32-year-old male from Arcadia, was arrested and transported to the Arcadia City Jail for booking. The victim declined medical attention.

Sept. 18

At 12:32 p.m., an officer responded to the Arcadia City Hall parking lot, located at 240 W. Huntington Drive, regarding a theft report. The victim stated he ordered an Apple iPhone through eBay but after completing his purchase, the eBay seller changed the recipient’s name and address. The victim did not receive his purchase and was possibly a victim of an internet scam. There are no investigative leads at this time.

At 4:21 p.m., officers responded to the intersection of Duarte Road and Golden West Avenue regarding an area check for a stolen vehicle. The officers located the vehicle and after the vehicle pulled over, the driver exited the vehicle, threw a firearm, and complied with the officers’ orders. The suspect, a 29-year-old male from Pasadena, was arrested for various weapons charges, drug offenses, and an outstanding felony warrant.

Sept. 19

At 12:27 p.m., an officer responded to the intersection of Orange Grove Avenue and Baldwin Avenue regarding Arcadia mail that had been found in a Sierra Madre dumpster by Sierra Madre Police Department. The found mail belonged to three Arcadia residential addresses and after contacting the victims, the officer determined the mail had likely been stolen on Sept. 17. The investigation is ongoing.

September 24, 2020

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