Monday, November 25, 2013
No-Bail Felony Warrant – Suspect Arrested
November 21 at 12:38 p.m., a resident in the 500 block of South Magnolia called police and reported a male subject in their alley who they knew had a warrant for his arrest. Officers arrived, detained the subject, and a computer check revealed the subject did have an outstanding, no-bail felony warrant for his arrest for a past drug offense that he failed to answer to in court. He was arrested and taken into custody.
Driving Under the Influence – Suspect Arrested
November 22 at 12:55 a.m., officers stopped a vehicle for committing several traffic violations. When officers contacted the female driver, they noticed that she exhibited signs of intoxication. Through investigation, she was determined to be driving under the influence and was arrested.
Violation of Domestic Violence Protective Order / Felony Vandalism – Suspect Arrested
November 22 at 9:41 p.m., officers responded to Almond and Shamrock regarding an altercation between a male and a female subject. When officers arrived, it was determined the subjects involved were boyfriend and girlfriend. The female subject was trying to get the male subject out of her vehicle. He was refusing to get out and began kicking the doors and windows from inside the vehicle, vandalizing the car. The female has a Domestic Violence Protective Order against the male. The male subject was arrested for felony vandalism and for violating the Domestic Violence Protective Order.
Driving Under the Influence – Suspect Arrested
November 23 at 9:40 a.m., an officer was on patrol in the area of Duarte Road and California when he saw a vehicle traveling at a high rate of speed heading east on Duarte through the posted 25 miles per hour Metrolink construction zone. He saw the vehicle swerve off the road, passing vehicles on the right, and then it turned south on Shamrock. The vehicle was stopped and the officer could smell a strong odor of alcohol. He conducted field sobriety tests and determined the driver was driving under the influence. A computer check revealed the driver's license was currently suspended for DUI. The driver was arrested.
Strong Arm Robbery – One Suspect Arrested
November 23 at 6:02 p.m., a male victim called police and reported he had just been robbed in the 400 block of
East Duarte Road. The victim was walking
to work on Duarte Road
with his headphones on when two male subjects passed by him. After they passed,
the two subjects ran back up behind the victim and grabbed him. They pushed
him into a parking lot, where one suspect held him, while the other suspect
took his cell phone and wallet from his pockets. The suspect took cash from
the wallet, threw it on the ground, and then both suspects ran west on Duarte Road. A
description of the suspects was broadcast, and an officer in the area detained
two subjects at California and that matched the
description. The victim was able to positively identify one of the suspects
and he was arrested. Duarte
Driving Under the Influence / Possession of a Controlled Substance / Possession of Drug Paraphernalia – Suspect Arrested
November 23 at 11:18 p.m., an officer stopped a vehicle on Live Oak, just west of Myrtle. Through investigation, the male driver was determined to be under the influence of drugs and was arrested. A vehicle search revealed several syringes and a baggie containing a powdery white substance, later determined to be methamphetamine. He was arrested for the above listed charges.
Felony Driving Under the Influence Traffic Collision / Public Intoxication – Suspects Arrested
November 24 at 2:17 a.m., officers responded to the area of Hillcrest and
on the report of a traffic collision. They arrived and saw a front fender on
the street and a vehicle with two female occupants that had collided into a
parked vehicle. The driver was taken to a hospital, but refused medical
treatment. The passenger was slightly hurt, scraped knees and forehead, but
also refused medical treatment from paramedics. The driver was arrested for
felony driving under the influence traffic collision. The passenger was
arrested for public intoxication. Madison
Thursday, November 21, 2013
November 18 at 3:40 p.m., a robbery occurred in the 1100 block of South Myrtle. The victim was walking south on Myrtle with his cell phone in his hand and his head down. The suspect walked past the victim, grabbed the victim’s phone out of his hand and ran north on Myrtle. The victim chased after the suspect, but when the suspect verbally threatened to beat him up, he stopped. The suspect is described as an African American male, 20 to 30 years old, short hair cut, a goatee, approximately 6 feet tall, average build, wearing a green hooded sweatshirt with yellow writing and possibly matching green sweat pants. Investigation continuing.
Public Intoxication – Suspect Arrested
November 19 at 3:40 a.m., dispatch received a call reporting a subject having difficulty parking a vehicle on the street in the 500 block of East Walnut. The caller stated that the person possibly struck a parked vehicle and drove up on the curb. The driver got out of the vehicle and walked away.
When officers arrived, they saw the parked vehicle with recent collision damage. There were no other vehicles in the area that appeared to have damage caused by this vehicle. As officers were taking pictures of the vehicle, the owner of the vehicle exited his residence. The subject had a laceration over his left eye. The subject started cursing at officers and displayed signs of intoxication. There were no witnesses that could identify the suspect as the driver, and the vehicle was legally parked. Officers took pictures of the vehicle and the suspect was arrested for being drunk in public.
Burglary / Possession of Burglary Tools / Grand Theft – Suspect Arrested
November 19 at 10:46 p.m., a female subject entered a business in the 500 block of
and selected several items of clothing and merchandise. She entered the
changing room, where she stayed for two hours. When she exited the changing
room, loss prevention personnel discovered several metal clothing sensors cut
into pieces. The suspect exited the store and walked to a fast food restaurant,
where she entered the bathroom. Officers arrived and when the suspect exited
the bathroom, she was detained. The wire cutters used to cut off the metal
sensors were found in the bathroom, and the suspect was in possession of the
stolen property. The suspect was arrested.
November 20 at 6:58 p.m., police dispatch received a call from an alarm company reporting that the residential burglary alarm had activated at a residence in the 300 block of North Madison Avenue. Officers responded and discovered a shattered rear sliding-glass door. A search team entered and cleared the residence; no suspects were located inside. The homeowner was contacted and indicated he was out of town. The investigation is continuing.
Monday, November 18, 2013
Hit and Run Traffic Collision – Vehicle vs. Pedestrian
November 14, 2013, at approximately 8:13 p.m., the Monrovia Police Department received a phone call reporting that a pedestrian had been struck by a vehicle near the intersection of Alta Vista and
, and the suspect
vehicle had fled the scene. Cypress
When officers arrived on scene, they located the victim and a witness. The witness reported that a vehicle traveling west on Cypress Avenue made a left turn onto Alta Vista and failed to stop for the posted stop sign. The driver of the vehicle lost control and made a wide left turn, drifting into the parking lane, where it struck a male adult who had been standing near a parked vehicle and was walking back to the sidewalk. The victim was struck below the waist and fell onto the hood of the suspect vehicle. The suspect abruptly stopped the vehicle at the west curb, ejecting the victim from the hood of the vehicle and onto the west sidewalk of Alta Vista. The suspect put the vehicle in reverse and then sped away south on Alta Vista, out of sight. The victim sustained minor lacerations to his upper and lower body, and his right ankle was fractured from the impact of the vehicle.
The suspect is described as a female Hispanic or African American in her mid-to-late 30s, and the vehicle is described as a newer-model, small-to-midsized, white, SUV-style vehicle. The investigation is currently ongoing. Anyone with information regarding this incident is encouraged to contact the Monrovia Police Department Watch Commander.
Elder Abuse – Suspect Arrested
November 15 at 1:15 p.m., a 72-year-old female subject called police to report she was assaulted by her 22-year-old grandson. He has been staying with her for the past 3 months. The victim reported that she was choked and slapped by her grandson; she sustained visible injuries. The grandson was arrested and an emergency protective order was issued for the victim.
Grand Theft Auto
November 15 at 5:07 p.m., a vehicle was reported stolen from the 1500 block of South Mayflower. The victim parked and secured the vehicle in front of the location at 5:00 a.m. The victim noticed his vehicle was missing at 4:30 p.m. The vehicle is a grey, four-door, 1991 Honda Accord. The investigation is continuing.
Driving Under the Influence / Traffic Collision
November 15 at 7:13 p.m., a witness observed a vehicle run a red light at Foothill and Magnolia. The witness followed the vehicle and phoned the police reporting a possible drunk driver. Officers responded and located the vehicle near Mountain and
. The officers observed the
driver swerving, straddling lanes of traffic, and then the driver abruptly sped
up to pass a vehicle. An officer activated their lights, but the driver
did not respond. After approximately 50 yards with the lights on, the
officer activated the siren. The suspect then abruptly moved to the
curb. His vehicle went over the curb and struck a tree. The driver
was taken to a hospital for medical treatment. Huntington
Forgery / Counterfeiting / Burglary – Suspect Arrested
November 15 at 8:48 p.m., loss prevention personnel from a business in the 500 block of
called to report an adult female trying to pass counterfeit currency inside
their store. Officers responded, but the female had exited the store and ran
when confronted by loss prevention. Officers arrived, located the female
and detained her. Washed currency, counterfeit currency, and ink used to
make currency were found in the suspect’s purse. She was arrested
and taken into custody. The Secret Service was contacted and the
investigation is continuing.
Injury Traffic Collision
November 15 at 11:42 p.m., a solo vehicle traffic collision occurred when a vehicle traveling west on Huntington Drive attempted to make a left turn onto Mountain Avenue and lost control. The vehicle struck the curb on the west side of
Avenue and flipped multiple times. All four
occupants sustained minor injuries; three of them were taken to a hospital for
Commercial Burglary – Suspect Arrested
November 16 at 5:30 p.m., a business in the 700 block of
East Huntington called police to report a
known subject who stole merchandise from their store. When confronted
outside the store, he returned the merchandise to employees and then ran.
Officers located and detained the suspect nearby. The suspect was
arrested and charged with burglary.
Grand Theft Auto – Suspect Arrested
November 16 at 10:02 a.m., an officer was on patrol in the area of Norumbega and Greystone when he passed a suspicious vehicle occupied by a male and female parked on the street in the 600 block of
East Greystone. After confirming that the vehicle
had been reported stolen to the Los Angeles County Sheriff's ,
the officer immediately turned his car around, at which time he saw the
occupants quickly exiting the vehicle. The officer was able to detain
both suspects until assistance arrived. The male driver admitted to
stealing the car, and was in possession of shaved keys. The female
was not aware the vehicle had been stolen. The male suspect was arrested
and the vehicle was returned to its owner. Temple Station
Possession of Burglary Tools – Suspect Arrested
November 17 at 2:27 a.m., officers responded to a residence in the 700 block of Greystone regarding a suspicious person in the neighbor’s yard. An officer arrived and detained the subject. The subject stated he had gone into the yard to rewrap his foot. The subject was found to be in possession of a folding knife that included a window punch, a screwdriver, and a sparkplug tip. He was arrested and charged with possession of burglary tools.
November 17 at 7:09 a.m., a vehicle burglary was reported to police. The victim parked his vehicle in the public parking lot at Lemon and Myrtle in the evening. When he returned to his vehicle in the morning, he noticed several items missing from his vehicle and called police. The investigation is continuing.
Under the Influence of a Controlled Substance – Suspect Arrested
November 18 at 12:05 a.m., an officer was on patrol in the area of
and Foothill when he observed a suspicious person. The officer contacted
the subject and through investigation determined he was under the influence of
methamphetamine. The officer arrested the subject for being under the
influence of a controlled substance. Highland
Felony Vandalism – Suspects Arrested
November 18 at 2:23 a.m., an officer investigated a vandalism involving a vehicle that was damaged by large rocks being thrown at it. The suspects were not known at the time of the initial investigation.
Several hours later, an officer responded to a vehicle tampering call in the area of
Monterey and . When the
officer arrived, he located and detained a 14-year-old male at the scene and a
second male juvenile ran from the officer. The officer coordinated a
search of the area, and the second juvenile was located and detained. Huntington
The investigation revealed the two boys were the vandalism suspects from the earlier call, and both juveniles were arrested. Both juveniles are from the Victorville area and were joy-riding in their parent's vehicle until it ran out of gas in
. The boys
told the officer they did not know the victim, but they thought it would be fun
to throw rocks at the victim's vehicle. The juveniles were arrested and
later released to their parents on citations. Monrovia
Thursday, November 14, 2013
November 11 at 9:36 a.m., a vehicle burglary was reported in the 100 block of McKinley. Sometime during the night, the victim's locked vehicle was broken into and burglarized. The investigaton is continuing.
November 11 at 9:48 a.m., a vehicle burglary was reported in the 800 block of West Foothill. During the evening, the victim's locked vehicle was broken into but nothing appeared to have been stolen. The investigation is continuing.
Under the Influence of a Controlled Substance / Possession of a Controlled Substance – Suspect Arrested
November 11 at 10:28 a.m., an officer was dispatched to a residence in the 600 block of West Palm regarding a subject possibly under the influence of drugs. The officers contacted the subject at his home and determined he was under the influence of a controlled substance. The subject consented to a search of his room and a small quantity of heroin was found. The subject was arrested for possession and being under the influence of a controlled substance.
Violation of Court Order / Resisting and Delaying a Peace Officer – Suspect Arrested
November 11 at 11:02 a.m., a caller reported a subject that was causing a disturbance at a business in the 100 block of West Foothill. When the officer arrived, he saw the subject near a fast food restaurant and knew the he possibly had a restraining order against him. Dispatch checked the subject's name and confirmed there was a restraining order against the suspect being at the shopping center.
An officer arrived and approached the subject to detain him for violating the restraining order and he immediately ran from the officer. A foot pursuit ensued, but patrol officers apprehended the suspect about three blocks away. The suspect was arrested for violating a court order and resisting arrest.
November 11 at 5:55 p.m., a motorcycle was reported stolen from the 700 block of South Myrtle. The victim's BMW motocycle was taken from his apartment building parking structure. The investigation is continuing.
November 11, three vehicle burglaries were reported in the early evening hours. The burglaries occurred in the 100 block of North Mayflower, 100 block of North Primrose, and the area of Eldorado and Fifth.
While officers were investigating the vehicle burglary in the 100 block of North Mayflower, dispatch received a call from a resident in the 400 block of
reporting a male subject hiding under the caller’s vehicle. Officers
responded and detained the subject. The investigation is continuing. Concord
Receiving Stolen Property / Assault with a Deadly Weapon – Suspects Arrested
November 12 at 11:37 p.m., dispatch received a call reporting two male subjects preparing to fight in the 400 block of East Foothill. One of the suspects possibly had a knife. Officers responded to the location and detained two suspects. Through investigation, they learned the subjects were friends. One of the subjects, the suspect, had burglarized the other one’s home, taking property from the home in the 200 block of Valle Vista. The victim of the burglary suspected his friend. The victim confronted the suspect with a knife at his home. The suspect ran, taking a backpack with him; the victim chased the suspect and a fight ensued in the 400 block of East Foothill.
The suspect sustained a 4-inch cut on his upper arm. He was found to have heroin, methamphetamine, and all of the stolen property in his backpack. Paramedics responded to the scene and treated the suspect for his injury. The suspect was arrested for possession of heroin, methamphetamine and possession of stolen property. The friend/victim in this case was arrested for assaulting the suspect with a knife. The investigation is continuing.
Tuesday, November 12, 2013
November 8 at 1:40 p.m., a male suspect walked into a business in the 500 block of
and went straight to the jewelry section. He immediately began to stuff his
pants with jewelry and then ran out of the store. Store security followed the suspect
and called police. Officers arrived and saw the suspect riding a bicycle south
on Mayflower. When the suspect saw the officers, he jumped off the bike and ran
through a condominium complex and out of sight. Officers attempted to surround
and contain the area, but the suspect was not located. The investigation is continuing
Petty Theft / Warrant – Suspect Arrested
November 8 at 6:55 p.m., a petty theft was reported at a business in the 500 block of
Loss prevention personnel had detained an adult female outside the store after
they observed her place several items inside her purse. She paid for a couple
of items, but did not pay for the more expensive items she had concealed in her
purse. Officers responded and upon further investigation, discovered the suspect
also had an outstanding warrant for theft. She was arrested and taken into
Under the Influence of a Controlled Substance / Possession of Methamphetamine – Suspect Arrested
November 9 at 1:07 a.m., police dispatch received a phone call from a male subject at a hotel in the 900 block of
Huntington. He stated that several armed men had broken into his
hotel room and he was barricading himself in the bathroom. The subject was
ranting and seemed incoherent. Officers arrived on scene and surrounded the
location. They called to the subject and told him to exit the hotel room. He
did not respond immediately and was acting strange, but he eventually exited
the room. The subject was determined to be under the influence of a controlled
substance. Officers made a protective sweep of the hotel room and no other
subjects were in the room. The officers discovered methamphetamine and drug
paraphernalia in the room. The subject was arrested.
Driving Under the Influence – Suspect Arrested
November 9 at 1:08 a.m., an officer observed a driver make several vehicle code violations and conducted a traffic stop. When contacting the driver, the officer suspected the subject had been drinking. After investigation, the subject was determined to be driving under the influence and was arrested.
November 8 at approximately 1:29 a.m., dispatch received numerous calls reporting two loud bangs, possibly shots heard, in the area of the 200 block of North Myrtle. No further information was given from any caller. At the time officers were working two separate crimes and both locations reported hearing the possible shots. An extensive area search was conducted with negative results.
Domestic Violence – Suspect Arrested
November 10 at 1:25 a.m., a family disturbance was reported at a residence in the 500 block of
Officers arrived and determined that during an argument, the male subject
grabbed the female by the jacket and pushed her against the wall. No injuries
occurred. The male subject was arrested for domestic violence.
November 10 at 6:04 p.m., a robbery was reported at the skate park in the 800 block of East Olive. Three male Hispanic suspects, ages 16 to 20 years old, were at the skate park when one of the suspects confronted the victim with a machete and demanded the victim's laptop computer and wallet. The suspects fled the area in a silver Honda Civic, heading southbound on Shamrock towards
Officers responded and searched the area, but the suspects were not located. The
investigation is continuing. Huntington
Special Enforcement Team Activity
On November 8, while on patrol, Special Enforcement Team officers cited one subject for drinking alcohol at a park in the 300 block of South Myrtle.
Thursday, November 7, 2013
Grand Theft Auto
November 4 at 6:15 a.m., a vehicle was reported stolen from the 200 block of
East Colorado. Unknown
suspect(s) took the victim's white Honda Civic from the front of his home. The
victim did not know the license plate number of the vehicle because he had just
bought the car the day before. The investigation is continuing.
False Report to an Officer/ Misuse of 9-1-1 – Suspect Arrested
November 4 at 8:37 a.m., Irwindale Police Department received a 9-1-1 call from a cell phone. It was an open line, and the dispatcher could hear a female subject talking to a male subject, saying he had hurt her wrist, and then the phone went dead. The Irwindale dispatcher called back and the female answered, whispering into the phone that the male subject was now in the shower and he had in gun in the bathroom with him. The female stated he had hit her in the ribcage and was requesting paramedics. The subjects were at an address in the 500 block of East Colorado in
advised Monrovia Police Department and officers responded and set up containment
of the location. Monrovia
Driving Under the Influence / Failure to Yield – Suspect Arrested
November 5 at 7:25 p.m., an officer was on patrol near Chestnut and Fifth when he saw a vehicle driving south on Fifth with a flat tire. The vehicle continued to
and Fifth without pulling over. The officer activated his lights and siren to
get the driver to pull over, but the vehicle failed to yield and continued east
on Huntington Huntington to , where the driver eventually pulled
into a business parking lot. The officer contacted the driver and determined
the driver was intoxicated. He was arrested for driving under the influence
and failing to yield to an emergency vehicle. Monterey
Detective Bureau Case Follow-Up
Burglary Suspect Arrested and Charged
In June, officers took a report of a burglary from an apartment in the 1400 block of Alta Vista. Several female subjects were mentioned as possible suspects, but the leads on the case needed to be followed up. In October, Officers took a report of a burglary from a business in the 500 block of
and the suspect was apprehended. The handling officer found the suspect he had
in custody was listed as a possible suspect in the burglary from the apartment.
A burglary detective was then assigned to assist in the investigation and was able to produce more evidence and facts confirming the suspect in custody had, in fact, committed the burglary in June. Due to the good work of both patrol personnel and the detective, two felony counts of burglary were charged against the suspect.
Murder Suspect Sentenced to 110 Years
In October of 2004, a male subject was murdered in an alley off the 200 block of West Olive, when the suspect shot the victim with a .22 revolver in the back of the head. No witnesses initially came forward and the crime appeared to be gang related, so few potential witnesses were willing to admit any knowledge of the incident. The case was not solved initially and was later assigned to a special task force assigned to the gang related crimes occurring in the city at the time. A Monrovia Police Department detective was assigned to the task force and has worked relentlessly on the case for the past four years.
After the tireless work of many from the Monrovia Police Department, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department and the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s office, the suspect, a documented gang member, was given a 110 year sentence on October 30, 2013. The success of the prosecution relied on hard work and new developments in the processing of DNA-based evidence.
Monday, November 4, 2013
Halloween Event Monrovia
On October 31, over one thousand people dressed in costume attended
Halloween event on Monrovia Myrtle Avenue.
During the event, one female adult suffered a seizure and was cared for by police
explorers until officers and paramedics arrived. The explorers also assisted
in locating a missing purse at the event. The street was closed from 2:30 p.m.
to 6:00 p.m. for the Halloween event.
Outside Assist / Assault with a Deadly Weapon – Suspect Arrested
October 31 at 6:02 p.m., dispatch received a call reporting a stabbing on a bus at Longden and Peck, involving two victims. The suspect was last seen running north on Peck toward a nearby church. Monrovia Special Enforcement Team officers responded and conducted a search, locating the suspect in the church. He was detained and the Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department was notified after it was determined the incident occurred in the county area of
Grand Theft From a Vehicle
October 31 at 10:00 p.m., an officer responded to the 700 block of West Foothill regarding a theft from a vehicle. The victim reported that someone had entered her vehicle and had stolen her laptop, iPad, and backpack. The vehicle was parked on the street and had no signs of forced entry. The investigation is continuing.
Driving Under the Influence – Suspect Arrested
November 1 at 2:25 a.m., an officer stopped a vehicle at Myrtle and
for a vehicle code violation. After investigation, the driver was determined
to be driving under the influence and was arrested. Huntington
Stolen Vehicle – Suspect Arrested
November 1 at 11:00 a.m., an officer was investigating a vehicle theft that had occurred the day before at a business in the 100 block of West Chestnut. The business owner suspected an employee, as a vehicle had gone missing before. The vehicle was recovered by the Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department around the corner from the employee's residence. The officer spoke to the employee, who admitted taking the vehicle. He said the vehicle broke down on him and he was unable to return it before the business opened. The employee was arrested for grand theft auto and held for bail.
Driving Under the Influence – Suspect Arrested
November 2 at 2:32 a.m., an officer stopped a vehicle on
and Myrtle for a vehicle code violation and discovered the subject had been
drinking. The driver was determined to be driving under the influence and was
November 3 at 2:27 p.m., a vehicle was reported stolen from the 1000 block of Royal Oaks. The victim last saw his car in his parking space on November 1. When he returned to his vehicle on November 3, it was missing. The victim had left the keys in the car. The investigation is continuing.
November 3 at 4:35 p.m., an officer responded to the parking lot of a business in the 1600 block of
regarding a stolen truck. The victim had parked his work truck, a blue, 1999
Nissan containing gardening equipment, in the parking lot. When he returned to
the area where he parked the truck, he found broken glass on the ground and the
truck missing. The investigation is continuing. South Mountain
Warrant – Suspect Arrested
November 3 at 7:31 p.m., an officer on patrol in the 100 block of West Foothill observed a speeding motorist. The motorist was stopped and found to be an unlicensed driver. A computer check revealed the motorist had an outstanding warrant for his arrest issued by the Glendale Police Department and he was also found to be in possession of marijuana. The subject received a citation for the unlicensed driver and possession of marijuana charges, and the Glendale Police Department responded and took custody of the subject for the warrant.
Special Enforcement Team Weekly Activity
On November 2, Special Enforcement Team officers conducted an Alcoholic Beverage Control Party Patrol from 9:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m. One male adult was cited for an open container of an alcoholic beverage at a park in the 300 block of South Myrtle.
Friday, November 1, 2013
Possession of a Controlled Substance / Possession of Drug Paraphernalia – Suspect Arrested
October 29 at 3:04 p.m., officers responded to a park in the 400 block of
South California on the report
of several male subjects in the park involved in drug activity. After
investigation, officers arrested one male suspect who was found to be in
possession of a glass pipe and methamphetamine.
Hot Prowl Residential Burglary
October 30 at 11:45 p.m., officers were dispatched to a residence in the 500 block of North Alta Vista regarding a hot prowl burglary that just occurred. The owners of the residence were away from the location at the time of the burglary and a housekeeper was home, asleep inside one of the bedrooms. She was awakened by two male Black suspects that came into the room. When the suspects saw her, they ran out the backdoor of the residence. The housekeeper called the homeowners, and there was an approximate twenty minute delay until the owners arrived home and called the police. Officers responded and the area was searched, but no suspects were located. A rock had been thrown through the backdoor window to gain entry to the home. The investigation is continuing.