Crime

Arcadia Crime Blotters: Sept. 8 – Sept. 14

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Sept. 8

Shortly before 3:51 p.m., an officer responded to JCPenney, 400 South Baldwin Avenue, regarding a theft report. The Loss Prevention Officer witnessed three Hispanic females steal a total of $272.62 worth of merchandise. The females fled in white Nissan Sentra. The investigation is ongoing.

At approximately 6:26 p.m., an officer responded to the intersection of South Santa Anita Avenue and El Dorado Street regarding an animal bite. The officer discovered a small dog bit a man on his leg causing minor breaks to the skin and bruising. The victim refused medical attention.

Sept. 9

Just after 7:58 a.m., an officer responded to 7-Eleven, 102 East Huntington Drive, regarding a theft report. An investigation revealed the suspect stole the victim’s unattended backpack from Springhill Suites on 99 North Second Avenue before leaving the stolen backpack at 7-Eleven. The victim recovered all of his stolen items. The suspect is described as a white male, between 30 and 40-years-old, with a blonde ponytail and crooked teeth. The investigation is ongoing.

At approximately 1:20 p.m., an officer responded to a residence in the 1100 block of Panorama Drive regarding an attempted residential burglary report. A witnessed saw two suspicious males walking onto the lawn of a neighboring residence. As the witnessed then took a photo of their vehicle, the suspicious males returned to their vehicle and fled. The subjects are described as black males wearing hooded sweatshirts. They fled in a silver Chevrolet Impala. The investigation is ongoing.

Sept. 10

Around 8:45 a.m., an officer responded to a residence in the 2400 block of South Baldwin Avenue regarding a theft from vehicle report. The victim discovered her gym bag had been stolen from her unlocked vehicle sometime during the previous night. No suspects were seen and no witnesses were located.

Just before 12:49 p.m., an officer responded to the 24 Hour Fitness parking lot, 125 North First Avenue, regarding a vehicle burglary report. An investigation revealed an unknown suspect smashed the victim’s car window and fled with miscellaneous paperwork. No suspects were seen and no witnesses were located.

Sept. 11

At about 9:58 a.m., an officer responded to an apartment complex in the 400 block of Fairview Avenue regarding a vandalism report. A residence reported an unknown male suspect damaged landscape lighting and threw patio furniture into the pool. The suspect is described as an Asian male in his mid-30’s with thick dark hair. The investigation is ongoing.

Shortly after 11:14 a.m., an officer responded to a residence in the 700 block of West Naomi Avenue regarding a vandalism report. The officer determined an unknown suspect damaged the community mailbox by prying it open. Two of the mail slots were empty. No suspects were seen and no witnesses were located.

Sept 12

Before 7:33 a.m., an officer responded to Arco Gas Station, 625 Las Tunas Drive, regarding a theft report. Surveillance footage revealed two male suspects cut the lock to the propane tank locker and stole six propane tanks. They fled in an older model, sedan, brown or tan in color. The investigation is ongoing.

Around 5:25 p.m., an officer responded to Extended Stay, 401 East Santa Clara Street, regarding a stolen vehicle report. The suspect, who had just met the victim the night prior, was left alone in the victim’s vehicle with the keys while the victim returned to the hotel room to get something. When the victim returned to her vehicle, the suspect had fled. The suspect is described as a white female with black hair and green eyes. The investigation is ongoing.

At about 7:07 p.m., an officer responded to a residence in the 1000 block of Fairview Avenue regarding a residential burglary report. An investigation revealed an unknown suspect entered through the open garage door and stole a bag from the unlocked vehicle parked inside the garage. No suspects were seen and no witnesses were located.

Sept. 13

Just before 6:39 a.m., an officer responded to Foothill Middle School, 171 East Sycamore Avenue, regarding a commercial burglary report. The officer discovered an unknown suspect entered the administrator’s building by breaking an exterior window and stole a cellphone. The investigation is ongoing.

Sept. 14

Shortly after 11:23 a.m., officers responded to the 1000 block of San Carlos Road regarding an attempted theft of gardening equipment. An investigation revealed the suspect was attempting to steal gardening tools when he was confronted by the victim and scared off. While attempting to get away, the suspect ran over a mailbox and into a fire hydrant. The 36-year-old male from Pasadena was located, arrested, and transported to the Arcadia City Jail for booking.

At approximately 9:00 p.m., an officer conducted an enforcement stop on a vehicle near the intersection of Huntington Drive and San Rafael Road for driving without headlights and for making an illegal left turn. Upon contacting the driver, the officer detected a strong odor of alcohol emitting from the driver’s breath. A series of tests determined the 51-year-old female from Covina was driving with a .121 blood alcohol level. The suspect was arrested and transported to the Arcadia City Jail for booking.

September 17, 2019

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