Crime

Arcadia Crime Blotters: Sept. 29 – Oct. 5

Sept. 29

Shortly before 9:06 p.m., an officer responded to the 00 block of Campus Drive regarding a drunken person asleep in the area. The officer located the suspect, determined he was unable to care for himself due to being intoxicated, and the 50-year-old male from Azusa was arrested and transported to the Arcadia City Jail for booking.

Sept.30

At approximately 12:35 a.m., an officer initiated a traffic stop on a vehicle in the area of Randolph Street and Peck Road for driving without the headlights on. Upon contacting the driver, the officer detected a strong odor of alcohol emitting from the driver’s breath. The officer determined the 23-year-old male from El Monte had been driving under the influence of an alcoholic beverage. He was arrested and transported to the Arcadia City Jail for booking.

Just before 7:45 a.m., an officer responded to a residence in the 600 block of Sunset Boulevard regarding a stolen vehicle report. Sometime during the previous evening, unknown suspect(s) stole the victim’s 1996 Honda Accord. No suspects were seen and no witnesses were located.

At 2:46 p.m., the Arcadia Police Department received a Ring doorbell video of a female victim being attacked in the 00 block of West Santa Anita Terrace. An investigation revealed the victim was beaten by her ex-boyfriend, then held against her will in his home. The 27-year-old male from Arcadia was arrested, transported to the Arcadia City Jail, and charged with kidnapping, domestic violence, attempted murder, and false imprisonment with violence. The victim was transported to a nearby hospital for treatment.

Oct. 1

Around 8:26 a.m., an officer responded to a residence in the 200 block of West Naomi Avenue regarding a vehicle burglary report. An investigation revealed the unknown suspect damaged the door lock in an attempt to steal the victim’s property but fled emptyhanded. No suspects were seen and no witnesses were located.

Just before 9:53 p.m., an officer responded to a residence in the 100 block of Andrea Lane regarding a residential burglary report. The officer determined an unknown suspect entered the home through an open window, ransacked the location, and fled with foreign currency. No suspects were seen and no witnesses were located.

Oct. 2

Around 1:27 p.m., an officer responded to the Arcadia Police Department front counter regarding a fraud report. The victim opened a new checking account and discovered his new ATM card had been stolen before he could retrieve it from his mail. No suspects were seen and no witnesses were located.

Oct. 3

Just after 8 a.m., an officer conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle in the area of Live Oak Avenue and Santa Anita Avenue for expired registration and false display of a registration tab. Further investigation revealed the driver did not have proof of insurance. The 42-year-old female from El Monte was issued a citation and released at the scene.

Shortly after 1:53 p.m., an officer responded to a residence in the 1800 block of South Santa Anita Avenue regarding a forgery report. The victim discovered her checkbook had been stolen from her mailbox and the suspect(s) used three of the victim’s checks to transfer funds. The investigation is ongoing.

Oct. 4

At about 10:30 a.m., an officer conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle near the intersection of Duarte Road and Santa Anita Avenue for expired registration. Further investigation revealed the driver had two outstanding warrants for his arrest. The 50-year-old male from Lancaster was arrested and transported to the Arcadia City Jail for booking.

Just before 6 p.m., an officer responded to the area of Huntington Drive and First Avenue regarding the report of a male subject lying on the ground. Upon contacting the 51-year-old male from Los Angeles, the officer noticed symptoms of alcohol intoxication and determined the suspect was unable to care for himself. He was arrested and transported to the Arcadia City Jail for booking.

Shortly after 10 p.m., an officer conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle in the area of Huntington Drive and Fifth Avenue for an equipment violation. Further investigation revealed the driver was driving without a license and he was in possession of methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia. The 42-year-old male from Riverside was arrested and transported to the Arcadia City Jail for booking.

Oct. 5

At approximately 7:30 a.m., officers responded to Arcadia Community Church, 121 Alice St., regarding a burglary report. An investigation revealed the suspect climbed a hose to gain access to the second story of the building. Once inside, he shattered the windows of several doors, ransacked multiple rooms, and set a fire. The suspect was located and found to be in possession of methamphetamine. The 43-year-old male from Redding was arrested and transported to the Arcadia City Jail for booking.

At about 8:30 p.m., officers were dispatched to a residence in the 100 block of West Arthur Avenue, regarding a theft report. A male suspect was seen exiting a vehicle stopped in front of the residence. The suspect approached the residence and stole a package from the porch before leaving the scene in the vehicle westbound on Arthur Avenue. The suspect is described as male, wearing a dark colored hooded sweatshirt with grey sweat pants, black socks, and sandals. The suspect vehicle is described as a dark colored sport utility vehicle. The investigation is ongoing.

October 8, 2019

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