Couple Was Carrying Methamphetamine Prior to Wednesday Afternoon Arrest
Arcadia officers implemented a high risk after traffic stop on Santa Anita in the parking lot of Denny’s on the corner of Huntington Drive and Santa Anita.
As Arcadia police ran the plates of the suspect vehicle, they learned that the vehicle they had stopped, a white 1993 model Honda Accord, was reported as stolen in the jurisdiction of the LAPD.
An involvement at gunpoint ensued as officers carefully approached the vehicle. The two suspects, John Alvardo, 30 from Los Angeles and Jennifer Estrada, 18 from Glendora were taken into custody after they were ordered out of the vehicle.
The two suspects were arrested for grand theft auto and also for having a quantity of methamphetamine in the vehicle.