Crime

Arcadia Weekly: June 9 – June 15

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June 9

Shortly before 12 a.m., an officer responded to the area of 00 Wheeler Avenue regarding an activation of an Arcadia Police Department GPS tracker. Arcadia PD detectives had previously deployed bait items to combat the increase in thefts from construction sites. The stolen items were recovered from a parked vehicle near the intersection of Foothill Boulevard and Daisy Avenue in Pasadena. A 31-year-old male from Devore Heights and a 35-year-old male from Apple Valley were arrested and transported to the Arcadia City Jail for booking. While inventorying the vehicle, the officer located identity theft items, a controlled substance, drug paraphernalia, and burglary tools. These offenses were added to the list of charges.

At approximately 2:38 p.m., an officer responded to BJ’s Restaurant, 400 E. Huntington Drive, regarding a grand theft report. An investigation revealed two suspects sat behind the victim at the restaurant and stole her wallet from her purse. They then attempted to use her credit cards at a nearby Best Buy store, but the transaction was declined. The suspects are described as Asian males in business attire. The investigation is ongoing.

June 10

Just after 7:39 a.m., an officer responded to a residence in the 00 block of West Leroy Avenue regarding a battery report. An argument between a husband and a wife resulted in the husband striking his wife and breaking a door with a hammer while he held his toddler son. The 32-year-old male from Vancouver, Canada was arrested and transported to the Arcadia City Jail for booking.

At approximately 8:14 p.m., officers responded to the intersection of Santa Anita Avenue and Colorado Boulevard regarding a stolen vehicle alert. The driver, a 35-year-old male from Los Angeles, was arrested and transported to the Arcadia City Jail for booking. During an inventory search of the vehicle, officers located a controlled substance and drug paraphernalia. Four passengers were released.

June 11

Around 2:05 p.m., an officer responded to a residence in the 100 block of East Laurel Avenue regarding a disturbance. The officer discovered an altercation between two brothers, one under the influence of alcohol, resulted in the intoxicated brother breaking a window. The 38-year-old brother from Arcadia was arrested and transported to the Arcadia City Jail for booking. A records check revealed he had an outstanding misdemeanor warrant.

Just before 4:32 p.m., an officer responded to Extended Stay, 401 E. Santa Clara Drive, regarding a robbery report. An investigation revealed a male victim met a female prostitute at the hotel and when he withheld payment, the prostitute retrieved a male suspect who then robbed the victim of his phone, cash, and ID. The male suspect was identified as a 33-year-old male from Los Angeles. The investigation is ongoing.

June 12

At about 2:39 p.m., an officer responded to a residence in the 2500 block of South Fourth Avenue regarding a package theft report. The victim stated between 1:30 p.m. and 5 p.m. on June 7, an unknown suspect stole approximately $650 worth of packages from his porch. No suspects were seen and no witnesses were located.

Shortly after 3:18 p.m., officers responded to Waxology, 709 S. First Ave., regarding an attempted commercial burglary. Sometime between June 6 and June 12, an unknown suspect left pry marks on an exterior door jam in an attempt to enter the business. The investigation is ongoing.

June 13

Before 8:48 a.m., an officer responded to a residence in the 00 block of Alta Street regarding a fraud report. The victim discovered a fraudulent transaction was made on her credit card. The victim was in possession of her credit card and did not know how the suspect obtained her personal information or the identity of the suspect. The investigation is ongoing.

June 14

Around 2:09 a.m., an officer conducted an enforcement stop on a vehicle in the area of Peck Road and Clark Street for having expired registration. A records check of the driver revealed the 26-year-old male from San Bernardino had four outstanding misdemeanor warrants and was in possession of cocaine. He was arrested and transported to the Arcadia City Jail for booking.

At about 12:39 p.m., officers responded to Re-Plant Recycle Center, 745 W. Naomi Ave., regarding a disturbance report. An investigation revealed an altercation between employee and customer resulted in the customer throwing a plastic barrel at the employee followed by the employee pepper spraying the suspect in self-defense. The victim declined prosecution and the suspect was issued a warning. Arcadia Fire responded but the suspect declined medical attention.

Just before 10:48 p.m., an officer conducted a welfare check on a man asleep behind the wheel while stopped at a red light in the area of Huntington Drive and Santa Clara Street. Upon contacting the driver, the officer detected a strong odor of alcohol emitting from the driver. Through a series of tests, the officer determined the 57-year-old male from Arcadia was driving under the influence of an alcoholic beverage. The suspect was arrested and transported to the Arcadia City Jail for booking.

June 15

Shortly after 4:19 a.m., an officer responded to a residence in the 2200 block of South Sixth Avenue regarding a battery in progress. The officer discovered an altercation between a boyfriend and girlfriend escalated when the boyfriend shot the girlfriend with a BB gun. The investigation revealed the female victim stabbed her boyfriend two days prior and was arrested at that time. The 36-year-old male from Arcadia was arrested and transported to the Arcadia City Jail for booking.

At approximately 10:29 a.m., an officer responded to Fidelis Pharmaceuticals, 1002 S. Baldwin Ave., regarding a commercial burglary report. The reporting party received notification of an alarm activation but declined police response. Surveillance footage revealed three unknown suspects pried open the exterior door and fled with the cash register and $200. The register was located in the City of Pasadena. The investigation is ongoing.

June 19, 2019

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