Arcadia Police Blotters

Sunday, August 9:
Around 8:28 p.m., loss prevention personnel from JC Penney advised that they had detained a woman for theft.  She was seen concealing merchandise in her purse and then left the store without making payment.  A private person’s arrest was made, and a 32-year-old Hispanic was taken into custody for petty theft and she also had a $26,000 outstanding misdemeanor warrant.
Between 4:00 p.m. and 10:15 p.m., a grand theft occurred in the 100 block of East Foothill.  The victim secured his bike to a bike rack with a lock and chain at his place of employment.  He later discovered that his $600 bike was stolen.

Monday, August 10:

Shortly after 1:00 a.m., units responded to Residence Inn, 321 East Huntington, regarding a man causing a disturbance at the location.  A 30-year-old African-American suspect was contacted and he was extremely belligerent and took an aggressive/combative stance towards the officers.  The suspect was tasered and taken into custody for obstructing/resisting officers.  He was transported to a hospital for medical clearance and removal of the darts.
An indecent exposure incident occurred at 151 West Las Flores around 10:53 a.m.  A male Caucasian, around 20 years of age, driving a blue Honda Civic, asked a female pedestrian for directions.  When she approached his vehicle, he removed a map from his lap and exposed himself.  The suspect then fled the scene in his vehicle.

Tuesday, August 11:

Shortly after 10:00 a.m., units responded to the 00 block of West Longden in reference to a residential burglary that occurred between 12:30 p.m. on August 8 and 6:30 p.m. on August 10.  Unknown suspect(s) entered the home while it was tented for fumigation and removed jewelry, watches, cash, camera and video equipment, television, and other miscellaneous property.
Officers were called to Storamerica, 5630 Peck, regarding a commercial burglary that occurred between August 7 and August 10.  The victim noticed that a different combination lock was placed on his storage unit and later discovered over $4,000 in property was missing.

Wednesday, August 12:

Around 1:45 p.m., units were dispatched to Public Storage, 12340 Lower Azusa, regarding a battery.  The victim advised that her boyfriend grabbed her arm and twisted her fingers during an argument.  A private person’s arrest was made, and a 20-year-old male Hispanic was taken into custody for inflicting corporal injury to cohabitant.
Between 9:00 p.m. and 10:43 p.m., 3 auto burglaries and 2 vandalisms occurred at 24-Hour Fitness, 125 North First.  Unknown suspect(s) broke car windows and removed property from several vehicles.

Thursday, August 13:

Officers responded to the 1100 block of Singing Wood around 8:57 p.m. to serve an arrest warrant.  A 37-year-old male Hispanic was located and taken into custody for a $50,000 warrant.
Around 11:30 p.m., units were dispatched to Westfield Mall regarding hit-and-run traffic collisions, and a victim had followed the suspect vehicle to the Arboretum.  Investigation revealed that 2 male juveniles, ages 13 and 14, decided to steal a family truck and drove to the mall to find a sister and her boyfriend.  As they were exiting the Peacock parking structure, while chasing the relative occupying another vehicle, they struck several cars.  Both juveniles were arrested for vehicle theft, and one of the juveniles was also charged with hit-and-run with property damage and unlicensed driver.  They were later cited and released to their mothers.

Friday, August 14:

Loss prevention personnel from H&M advised that they had detained three female Hispanic suspects for theft around 2:29 p.m.  Upon arrival, officers were told that a 17-year-old ran away during the detention.  The suspects were seen selecting various items and hid them in their shopping bags.  Private persons’ arrests were made, and a 14-year-old was taken into custody for commercial burglary; an 18-year-old was taken into custody for petty theft.  Additional stolen property from Forever 21, Wet Seal, and Abercrombie & Fitch were also recovered.
Units responded to the 500 block of West Los Altos in reference to a grand theft that occurred on August 13.  The victim advised that she had flooring installed in her home and after the workers left, she discovered that her purse containing a large amount of cash and jewelry were missing.  A worker later admitted to stealing a vest but not her purse.

Saturday, August 15:

An automated license plate reader detected two stolen vehicles parked at Santa Anita Inn, 130 West Huntington.  The recovered vehicles were stolen from North Hollywood and Temple City.
Around 9:20 p.m., officers were dispatched to Ten Ren’s Tea Time, 846 West Duarte, regarding to a battery that just occurred.  The suspect thought that a 15-year-old male Asian juvenile was teasing him, so he struck the victim in the head.  A private person’s arrest was made, and a 20-year-old male Asian was taken into custody for battery on person.

August 27, 2009

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ONE COMMENT ON THIS POST To “Arcadia Police Blotters”

  1. Mike Kenney says:

    In regard to the bike, never use a standard “tow” chain to secure a bike. Only use a case-hardened “hex” link chain w/ a monobloc style padlock. When the bad guys go bike shopping, they are coming w/ bolt cutters which will easily cut thru standard hi-test chain and regular old Master lock shackles.

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