For the period of Sunday, June 6, through Saturday, June 12, the Police Department responded to 971 calls for service of which 103 required formal investigations. The following is a summary report of the major incidents handled by the Department during this period.
Sunday, June 6:
1. Shortly before 4:00 p.m., loss prevention personnel from Macy’s advised that they had detained two women for theft. The women were seen trying to cut the security lanyard from a purse while in a fitting room. They were unsuccessful, so they returned the purse to a rack and purchased another purse in order to obtain a shopping bag. The women then took several clothing items and concealed them in the shopping bag and left the store without making payment. Private persons’ arrests were made, and the Vietnamese women, ages 41 and 64, were taken into custody for stealing over $283 in merchandise and conspiracy to commit crime.
2. A residential burglary occurred in the 400 block of West Duarte between September 9 and June 6. Unknown suspect(s) cut the locking mechanism to a storage unit located in the carport area and stole military equipment.
Monday, June 7:
3. Between 11:30 a.m. and 11:50 a.m., an auto burglary occurred in the 1600 block of Wilson. Unknown suspect(s) broke a car window and stole a purse.
4. A non-injury three-car traffic collision occurred at Santa Anita and Live Oak around 1:07 p.m. Two cars were stopped for a red traffic signal when a driver failed to stop in time and crashed into one of the stopped vehicles. The force of the impact caused the second vehicle to rear-end another car.
Tuesday, June 8:
5. A traffic stop was initiated at Camino Real and Tenth around 5:15 p.m. for an expired registration. A 28-year-old male Caucasian driver was arrested and later cited and released for expired registration, no proof of insurance, open container of alcohol in vehicle. A 28-year-old male African-American passenger had a no bail warrant for being a parolee at large and was taken into custody.
6. Between June 5 and June 8, a residential burglary occurred in the 1000 block of West Duarte. Unknown suspect(s) entered the home by removing brackets from an air conditioning unit. The suspect(s) then ransacked rooms and stole cash and jewelry.
Wednesday, June 9:
7. At approximately 1:00 a.m., patrol officers noticed a suspicious vehicle parked in the 900 block of South Baldwin. A consent search of the vehicle was conducted which revealed a pair of brass knuckles. A 26-year old male Caucasian was arrested for possession of a deadly weapon.
8. At approximately 8:45 p.m., police responded to the 900 block of South Baldwin in regards to a vehicle burglary. Unknown suspect(s) broke the passenger window to gain entrance. A laptop computer, purse, misc. credit cards and a large amount of cash were stolen.
Thursday, June 10:
9. At 9:05 a.m., units were dispatched to the 1000 block of Sunset regarding a disgruntled male Caucasian, 64 years of age, for making terrorist threats towards his ex-landlord for being evicted. He was subsequently placed under arrest.
10. Between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 10:00 a.m, officers responded to First Avenue Middle School in reference to a male Asian student, 12 years of age, brandishing a pocket knife. He was subsequently placed under arrest.
Friday, June 11:
11. At 8:24 a.m., officers responded to a domestic violence call in the 900 block of Arcadia Avenue. Upon further investigation, a female African-American, 33 years of age, was arrested for inflicting corporal injury on spouse/cohabitant.
12. At approximately 8:00 p.m., a male Caucasian, 19 years of age, was placed under private person’s arrest for petty theft. He admitted he stole a pair of jeans from Zumiez, located at The Westfield Shopping Mall. The merchandise was recovered.
Saturday, June 12:
13. At 3:00 a.m., officers observed a disturbance to the rear of Denny’s, 7 East Huntington. Upon further inspection, a male Caucasian, 41 years of age, was found to exhibit signs of alcohol intoxication. A records check revealed several outstanding warrants. He was subsequently placed under arrest.
14. Between the hours of 5:30 p.m. and 7:15 p.m., at The Westfield Shopping Mall, unknown suspect(s) scratched and damaged victim’s vehicle with an unknown sharp tool and caused excessive damage. The suspect(s) then fled the location in an unknown direction.
Sierra Madre PD
During the week of Sunday, June 6th, to Saturday June 12th, the Sierra Madre Police Department responded to approximately 272 calls for service.
Tuesday, June 8th:
4:02 PM – Residential Burglary, 1100 block East Grandview Ave. A male suspect opened the unlocked front door and stepped into the entryway of the house. The resident immediately confronted the suspect who fled eastbound on Grandview Ave. The man was described as a male white in his late 30s, husky build, 5’10”, light brown Mohawk-style hair cut, wearing a light brown jacket and white light brown pants. No loss was reported by the homeowner.