During the last seven day period, the Police Department handled 584 service events, resulting in 112 investigations. Following are the last week's highlighted issues and events:
Assault with a Deadly Weapon - Suspect Arrested June 18 at , officers responded to a report of an assault. The victim, a taxicab driver, was dropping off a female subject who had told her boyfriend that the cab driver was flirting with her. The female was upset with her boyfriend and she had lied about the flirtation. The boyfriend argued with the cab driver and threw a beer bottle at him. The cab driver accelerated the vehicle, and the bottle struck the window behind the driver. The male suspect fled, and the cab driver followed him to a residence in
Suspicious Circumstances June 18 at , an officer noticed a vehicle in the area which appeared suspicious. When he drove toward the vehicle, the driver quickly made several evasive turns and parked. The officer stopped and detained the driver and passenger at Foothill and
Terrorist Threats - Suspect Arrested June 20 at , officers responded to a business in the 3300 block of
Vehicle Code Violation / Possession of a Dangerous Weapon / Possession of Marijuana June 20 at , a police sergeant was conducting a traffic stop on a vehicle for a defective windshield. A subsequent vehicle search resulted in finding a billy club and ten grams of marijuana. The driver was arrested for the above listed charges.
Vehicle Burglary June 21 at , an officer was dispatched to the 700 block of
Residential Burglary June 21 at , an officer went to a residence in the 1000 block of Winding Oak regarding a burglary. The victim reported that he parked his Cadillac in the garage and closed the door as best he could in the evening, as his garage door doesn't close all the way. In the morning, his niece went out to the garage and noted the two right passenger doors of the vehicle were open. The victim went to the garage to check his vehicle and saw his golf bag containing golf clubs was missing. They checked the garage and noted a plastic box which contained approximately 15 women's purses was also missing. Investigation continuing.
Vehicle Burglary June 21 at , an officer responded to a residence in the 200 block of East Chestnut on a vehicle burglary report. The victim's vehicle was broken into during the night. Investigation continuing.
Vehicle Burglary June 21 at , an officer went to a residence in the 200 block of East Olive on a vehicle burglary report. The victim parked her vehicle to the rear of the residence and secured it in the evening. She went out to her vehicle the next afternoon and saw the right side doors slightly open. She checked her car and discovered her son's backpack missing. The vehicle was parked in an enclosed area. It appears the suspects jumped into the parking area and attempted to remove the left rear tire. The stereo was pried off the console, the wires cut and the amplifiers were taken from the trunk. Investigation continuing.
Grand Theft Auto June 21 at , an officer was dispatched to a residence in the 800 block of
Stop Graffiti Bounty Program
One of the methods the Monrovia Police Department is using to combat graffiti in the community of