Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Highlighted Activity for August 14-20, 2017

Injury Traffic Collision
August 14 at 9:56 a.m., a traffic collision involving injuries was reported in the 100 block of W. Foothill. A vehicle moved into the double yellow center median and struck a motorcyclist who was already positioned in that area for a turning movement. Traffic had to be diverted on Foothill while emergency crews worked on the injured person. The motorcyclist sustained injuries and was taken to a local hospital for treatment.
Public Intoxication – Suspect Arrested
August 14 at 11:35 a.m., officers were dispatched to the 400 block of W. Foothill regarding a disturbing male subject. The subject matched the description of a man officers had spoken with at prior disturbance calls earlier in the day. Officers arrived and located the same subject and determined he was too intoxicated to care for himself. He was arrested for public intoxication.
Possession of a Controlled Substance – Suspect Arrested
August 14 at 1:19 p.m., officers responded to the Community Center in the 100 block of W. Palm regarding the report of a naked male adult sleeping in a bathroom stall. Officers arrived and located a male subject sleeping inside a stall and he was partially undressed. As officers assisted the subject off of the ground, a small baggie containing a controlled substance was located underneath him. He was arrested for possession of a controlled substance.
Medical Assist
August 14 at 8:18 p.m., police dispatch received a call from the Community Center in the 100 block of W. Palm regarding a male subject whose leg was bleeding significantly and he was requesting help. Officers arrived on scene quickly, assessed the wound, and determined the need to apply a tourniquet to the subject's wound to prevent any further significant loss of blood. The subject had a shunt in his leg that had come out, which was causing the bleeding. The subject was taken to a hospital, where he was stabilized and later released to his family.
Attempted Theft
August 18 at 8:45 p.m., an attempted theft that occurred in the area of Shamrock and
Huntington was reported to police. The victim told police that he was walking on
Shamrock when he was approached by two male juveniles who attempted to take his
cell phone from him, but were unsuccessful and fled from the victim on foot. The
investigation is continuing.
Petty Theft – Suspect Arrested
August 15 at 10:45 a.m., an officer was on patrol in the 900 block of W. Foothill when he
observed a male subject run from a business and down the street. The officer continued
to observe the subject to see if he continued to run or made any other suspicious
movement. The subject ran to a block wall and hid behind it. The officer stopped his
vehicle and contacted the subject. The investigation revealed the subject had just stolen
merchandise from the store. The subject was arrested for the theft.
Vehicle Burglaries
August 16 at 7:00 a.m., an officer was dispatched to a hotel parking lot in the 700 block
of W. Huntington regarding several window smashes on customer and employee
vehicles. Further investigation revealed five vehicles were broken into and cash,
electronics, and sports gear was taken from the vehicles. The investigation is
continuing.
Armed Robbery
August 16 at 1:43 p.m., officers responded to the report of an armed robbery at a gas
station in the 1600 block of S. Myrtle. The suspects, two male Hispanic adults in their
20’s, walked into the store and brandished a black semi-automatic handgun at the
female clerk. The suspects took money from the register, two phone chargers, beer and
cigarettes. Both suspects exited the store with the stolen items and fled on foot to an
awaiting vehicle on a nearby street. Officers conducted a search, but the suspects were
not located. The investigation is continuing.
Medical Assist
August 17 at 3:03 a.m., officers were dispatched to the 700 block of Montana regarding
an unresponsive male subject. Upon arrival, the officers were told by the subject’s
roommates that he had overdosed on heroin. Officers quickly evaluated the subject and
found he was not breathing and had no pulse. Officers performed CPR until paramedics
arrived and took over. The paramedics were able to regain a pulse and the subject
began breathing. He was taken to a local hospital for treatment.
Under the Influence of a Controlled Substance / Possession of Drug
Paraphernalia – Suspect Arrested
August 17 at 3:37 a.m., officers on patrol observed two suspicious subjects and
contacted the subjects in the 1200 block of S. Magnolia. One of the subjects, an adult
female, showed symptoms of being under the influence of a controlled substance. She
was also found to be in possession of several methamphetamine smoking pipes, a rock
cocaine pipe and methamphetamine. She was arrested and taken to the station for
booking and detoxification. She was later released with a citation to appear in court on
the charges.
Injury Traffic Collision
August 18 at 9:01 a.m., a traffic collision was reported at Mayflower and Duarte
involving three vehicles. Officers arrived and spoke to all parties involved and
independent witnesses. It was determined that one of the drivers ran a red light, causing
another vehicle to broadside him. That vehicle then swerved and struck another vehicle.
Two parties were taken to the hospital with a complaint of pain and one had a laceration
to his arm.
Grand Theft
August 18 at 9:36 p.m., a grand theft was reported in the 100 block of W. Lemon. The
victim was seated on the curb, waiting for her boyfriend to park his car. She had her
purse in her lap. Two Hispanic female juveniles walked by and stole her purse from her.
The loss was cash that was inside the purse. The investigation is continuing.
Large Party / Outside Assist – Suspects Arrested
August 18 at 11:54 p.m., a resident in the area called and reported a loud party causing
a disturbance in the 400 block of Monrovista and thought the party goers were
vandalizing the home, which is vacant. Officers responded and broke up the party.
While officers were dispersing the crowd, West Covina Police Department called and
advised Monrovia Police Department of a robbery that had occurred in their city. A cell
phone and other property had been taken from the victim, who was badly beaten, and
the victim's phone was tracked to the 400 block of Monrovista. West Covina officers
responded to the scene and located the phone and other items inside a vehicle. The
suspects were also located and arrested by the West Covina officers for the robbery.
Driving Under the Influence / Traffic Collision – Suspect Arrested
August 19 at 1:19 p.m., officers responded to the 300 block of W. Duarte Road
regarding a traffic collision. A vehicle traveling on Duarte Road collided with several
parked cars. The investigation determined that the driver of the vehicle was intoxicated.
He was arrested and held for detoxification. He was later released on a citation to
appear in court.
Driving Under the Influence / Injury Traffic Collision
August 20 at 3:03 a.m., a vehicle traveling in the 800 block of W. Colorado lost control
and struck several parked vehicles. The driver was unable to regain control and the
vehicle rolled over after colliding with the curb. The driver was taken to a hospital with
minor injuries. It appears the driver was under the influence of marijuana. The
investigation is continuing.

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Highlighted activity 8/10-13/2017

Vandalism
August 10 at 10:00 a.m., a vandalism was reported in the 500 block of S. Mountain. An employee at YWCA called the police to report that the men's restroom had been vandalized with a black marker. The investigation is continuing.
Warrant – Suspect Arrested
August 10 at 7:35 p.m., an officer on patrol conducted a traffic stop in the 600 block of W. Olive. The officer recognized the driver from prior contacts and a computer check on the driver revealed he had several outstanding warrants. The suspect was arrested and taken into custody.
Driving Under the Influence – Suspect Arrested
August 10 at 9:26 p.m., an officer on patrol in the area of Foothill and Highland conducted a traffic stop for a vehicle code violation. Further investigation revealed the driver was too impaired to drive a motor vehicle. He was arrested and taken into custody.
Public Intoxication – Suspect Arrested
August 10 at 11:35 p.m., officers were dispatched to the 600 block of W. Colorado regarding a subject laying on the sidewalk with no shirt on. The officers contacted the subject and determined he was too intoxicated to care for himself. He was taken into custody and held for a sobering period.
Public Intoxication – Suspect Arrested
August 11 at 2:10 p.m., officers responded to the report of a subject almost being struck by a motorist in the 100 block of W. Palm Ave. The caller reported the subject was stumbling and appeared intoxicated. Officers located the subject and determined he was too intoxicated to care for himself. The subject was arrested, taken into custody and held for a sobering period.
Public Intoxication – Suspect Arrested
August 11 at 2:38 a.m., officers were dispatched to the 500 block of S. Myrtle regarding a 9-1-1 hang-up. Officers arrived and contacted a male subject, further investigation
revealed the subject could not care for himself. The subject was detained and taken into custody.
Evading a Peace Officer / Possession of a Controlled Substance / Receiving Stolen Property – Suspect Arrested
August 11 at 7:20 p.m., police received a call of a suspicious vehicle in the area of Elfwood and Norumbega. When officers arrived and attempted to contact the driver, the vehicle fled. The vehicle failed to yield for a short distance and then stopped at a dead end. During the investigation the suspect admitted he was in possession of heroin and stealing mail.
Robbery
August 11 at 9:13 p.m., an officer responded to a report of a robbery in the 400 block of W. Colorado. The victim was walking down the street texting when a male black forcefully took his phone out of his hand and fled. The investigation is continuing.
Domestic Violence
August 12 at 2:48 p.m., a domestic violence incident was reported in the 800 block of W. Walnut. A husband and wife had a verbal argument that escalated into a battery. The victim was punched twice in the face. When the officers arrived to the residence the husband had fled the scene. The victim refused medical treatment. An emergency protective order was granted and the suspect is being sought. The investigation is continuing.
Vehicle Burglary
August 12 at 4:48 p.m., a vehicle burglary was reported in the 1600 block of S. Mountain. The caller reported a vehicle in the parking lot with a smashed window. The owner was located and some items were stolen from the vehicle. The victim parked and locked his vehicle and went inside the business to shop. The suspect used an unknown tool to gain entry into the vehicle. The investigation is continuing.
Driving Under the Influence / Fatal Traffic Collision – Suspect Arrested
August 12 at 11:41 p.m., officers responded to a traffic collision in the area of Duarte and Magnolia. A vehicle travelling east on Duarte struck a pedestrian near the intersection of Magnolia. Officers arrived on scene and found the victim conscious but seriously injured. He was transported to Huntington Memorial Hospital where he was pronounced dead a short time later. The driver of the vehicle was found to be under the influence of alcohol. The suspect was arrested and taken into custody.
Domestic Violence – Suspect Arrested
August 13 at 12:36 a.m., a domestic violence incident was reported in the 400 block of Monrovista. The male and female were involved in an argument after the male arrived home intoxicated and with their child. The male kicked and punched the victim and threw her on the ground while he was holding the child. The male was arrested and taken into custody.

Friday, August 11, 2017

Highlighted Activity for August 7-9, 2017

Grand Theft – Suspect Arrested
August 7 at 7:20 a.m., officers responded to a hotel in the 700 block of W. Huntington regarding the report of a grand theft from a vehicle. Officers arrived and spoke with the victim and a hotel staff member. The trunk of the vehicle had been left unsecured and an unknown suspect was seen removing the victim’s luggage from the trunk. The suspect took the bags into a room at the hotel. The officers went to the room and contacted a male subject inside. The bags were located, along with several other items that indicated credit cards were being made with stolen information obtained through mail. The suspect was arrested and taken into custody.
Grand Theft Auto – Motorcycle
August 7 at 7:48 a.m., a motorcycle was reported stolen from the 1800 block of Encino Avenue. The victim parked and secured his motorcycle in the carport area at the location. When he returned to it the following morning, he discover his motorcycle was missing. The investigation is continuing.
Grand Theft
August 7 at 10:23 a.m., an officer was dispatched to a residence in the 300 block of Stedman Avenue. The victim went out to his vehicle and attempted to start it. As he started it, he heard a loud noise and then discovered that the catalytic converter had been removed from the vehicle. The investigation is continuing.
Grand Theft
August 7 at 6:16 p.m., a grand theft incident was reported in the 500 block of S. Alta Vista. The victim parked their Honda Accord in front of their house and sometime during the night someone stole the catalytic converter off of the car. The investigation is continuing.
Warrants / Possession of Drug Paraphernalia – Suspects Arrested
August 8 at 3:21 a.m., an officer was on patrol in the area of Mountain and Foothill when he contacted two suspicious subjects in the area. A computer check revealed one
of the subjects had a warrant for his arrest and the other was found to be in possession
of drug paraphernalia. Both subjects were arrested and taken into custody.
Sex Registration Violation – Suspect Arrested
August 8 at 4:55 a.m., an officer on patrol observed a known sex registrant in the 500
block of E. Olive that he knew was in violation of failing to register as a sex offender.
The subject was detained and arrested for the violation.
Possession of a Controlled Substance – Suspect Arrested
August 8 at 11:01 a.m., officers responded to a hotel in the 700 block of W. Huntington
regarding a female suspect that had returned to retrieve items from a room. A grand
theft of luggage from a vehicle had occurred at the hotel the day prior. The investigation
led to the arrest of the suspect and the recovery of stolen mail and credit card fraud.
During the investigation, officers received information that there was a female suspect
that had fled the hotel before police arrived.
The female suspect and a female friend
had now returned to the hotel to retrieve items from the room. The clerk quickly called
police, but the suspect fled. Officers detained the female friend and further investigation
revealed she was in possession of methamphetamine and cocaine. She was arrested
and taken into custody. The investigation is continuing.
Commercial Burglary
August 9 at 1:09 p.m., a commercial burglary was reported at a school in the 1000 block
of S. Canyon Boulevard. The chain and lock were cut to a storage container on the lot.
When the container was opened they found emergency earthquake supplies had been
stolen.
Critical Missing Person Located
August 9 at 6:08 p.m., a male juvenile with autism was reported missing from a family
member's residence in the 500 block of E. Walnut. Officers and the Foothills Air Support
Team helicopter quickly responded to conduct an area check for the missing subject.
The juvenile was located at a nearby residence he is familiar with and was reunited with
family members.
Vehicle tampering
August 9 at 6:57 p.m., a suspicious person was reported loitering near vehicles in a
business parking lot in the 900 block of W. Huntington. The subject had left the area
and was not located. A review of surveillance footage showed the suspect attempting to
siphon gas out of four different vehicles into a large plastic water jug. The investigation
is continuing.
Counterfeiting
August 9 at 7:45 p.m., a victim of counterfeiting called police to report an incident that
occurred at a business in the 1600 block of S. Mountain. The victim claimed he had
received counterfeit money when he returned merchandise to the store that he had
previously purchased. The store was notified regarding the transaction and the money
was collected for evidence. The U.S. Secret Service was notified of the crime and the
investigation is continuing.
Shoplifting
August 9 at 8:03 p.m., officers were dispatched to a shoplifting incident that just
occurred in the 400 block of W. Huntington. The suspect took merchandise from a store
without paying for the items. Officers located the suspect in the area and the store
representative placed him under citizen's arrest. He was arrested and taken into
custody.
Fight in Progress / Criminal Threats
August 9 at 9:04 p.m., a fight involving multiple subjects fighting in the middle of the
street was reported in the area of California and Royal Oaks. Officers responded and
found the majority of the people involved had dispersed. The investigation revealed a
battery had occurred; however the victim and witnesses at the scene were
uncooperative with providing any further information. There was an additional victim of
criminal threats who was cooperative with officers; however the witnesses were not.
The investigation is continuing.
Vandalism
August 9 at 10:25 p.m., a vandalism incident was reported in the 300 block of Hillcrest.
The suspects placed an object inside a mailbox, causing a small explosion that
destroyed the mailbox. Two vehicles occupied by teenage suspects were seen
speeding away, heading east on Hillcrest. The investigation is continuing.

Tuesday, August 8, 2017

Highlighted Activity for August 3-6, 2017

Warrant – Suspect Arrested
August 3 at 12:29 p.m., a caller reported a possible theft in the area of Duarte and Magnolia. Officers arrived and located three subjects sitting at a bus bench, one of them matched the description of the theft suspect given to police. The investigation revealed that no crime was committed; however, one of the detained subjects was found to have two no-bail warrants for his arrest. The subject was arrested, booked and later released to the Redondo Beach Police Department on the warrant.
Commercial Burglary
August 4 at 8:30 a.m., a commercial burglary was reported at a business in the 2600 block of S. Myrtle Avenue. The victim locked and left his business on July 28 at 8:00 a.m. When he returned on August 4, he noticed the locks to his storage garage door were missing and he found car parts were missing from inside.
Domestic Violence – Suspect Arrested
August 4 at 2:41 p.m., a domestic violence incident was reported in the 200 block of W. Evergreen. The victim called to report that she was battered by her boyfriend. An officer responded and contacted both subjects. The victim alleged she was punched in the face and had visible injuries. The suspect was arrested, booked and is being held pending his court appearance.
Stolen Vehicle Recovered – Suspect Arrested
August 4 at 2:44 p.m., the victim of a grand theft auto that was stolen out of Baldwin Park located his vehicle in Monrovia in the 3300 block of S. Peck Road. He called police and was waiting for assistance, when the suspect arrived and entered the vehicle using a shaved key to try and start the car. Officers arrived and the suspect was detained. He was arrested, booked and held pending his court appearance.
Vandalism
August 5 at 7:47 a.m., a vandalism incident was reported at a park in the 300 block of N. Grand Avenue. Graffiti was spray painted on the steps going down to the park. Graffiti removal was advised.
Warrant – Suspect Arrested
August 5 at 11:02 a.m., police dispatch received a call reporting a subject causing a disturbance at Foothill and Alta Vista. When officers arrived, the subject was identified and found to have an outstanding warrant for his arrest. He was arrested for the warrant and taken into custody.
Possession of Drug Paraphernalia – Suspect Arrested
August 6 at 3:25 a.m., officers were dispatched to the 200 block of W. Huntington regarding a subject parked at the location all day and sleeping in his vehicle. When officers arrived on scene, the subject was still asleep and they could see hypodermic needles in the vehicle. They woke the subject, who consented to a vehicle search. Needles and a methamphetamine pipe were found inside the vehicle. The suspect was arrested for possession of drug paraphernalia.

Saturday, August 5, 2017

City to the rescue with a branch drop

Virtually all of the trees on the street planted at the curb line are City Trees and they are responsible for the maintenance of them.  If one of those trees is in need of trimming, or heavens forbid, has a branch break like yesterday call them at 626-932-5550 and ask for Services to come out and inspect and trim as needed.

Thursday, August 3, 2017

Highlighted Activity for July 31 – August 2, 2017

Grand Theft August 1 at 10:50 a.m., a theft was reported in the 400 block of E. Lemon. The victim parked his vehicle in front of his residence overnight. When he returned to his vehicle in the morning, he heard a loud noise from underneath his vehicle when he started the ignition and upon inspection saw the catalytic converter was missing. The investigation is continuing.
Trespassing – Suspect Arrested August 1 at 8:26 p.m., dispatch received a call from a resident in the 200 block of E. Palm regarding a subject at the location refusing to leave. Officers were dispatched to the residence and advised the subject to leave. The subject left but later returned to the location and continued to be a disturbance. Officers were called back to the residence and the subject was arrested and taken into custody.
Vandalism August 1 at 10:52 p.m., a vandalism was reported in the 700 block of W. Foothill. The victim called the police to report that his front window had just been shattered. Officers arrived to the location and determined the victim's ex-girlfriend went to the victim’s house and shattered his front window. The investigation is continuing.
Grand Theft August 2 at 9:55 a.m., officers were dispatched to a business in the 1300 block of S. Mountain on the report of a theft. The employee explained that the location is a vehicle storage lot for a local auto dealer. When employees arrived they noticed a new Dodge Challenger was missing all four of its tires and rims. This investigation is continuing.
Driving Under the Influence / Injury Traffic Collision August 2 at 4:49 p.m., officers responded to a traffic collision at the intersection of Monterey and Huntington Dr. One vehicle hit a parked vehicle and then rolled over. The driver admitted he had been drinking and he was taken to a hospital.

Monday, July 31, 2017

Highlighted Activity for July 27-30, 2017

Attempt Residential Burglary
July 27at 8:48 a.m., a resident in the 300 block of N. May called police to report two suspicious subjects on the side of her neighbor’s home. The resident was washing her vehicle in her driveway and watched the subjects look into the home and remove the window screen. The subjects fled east on Prospect in a silver 4 door vehicle prior to officers’ arrival. The investigation is ongoing.
Grand Theft Auto Recovery – Suspect Arrested
July 27 at 5:10 p.m., officers on patrol in the 2000 block of South Myrtle located a stolen vehicle. The officers made a traffic stop and detained two female suspects. The driver was detained and taken into custody.
Weapon Offense / Suspended License – Suspect Arrested
July 27 at 10:28 p.m., an officer on patrol in the area of Lime and Canyon stopped a motorcyclist for a vehicle code violation. The motorcyclist had a passenger not wearing a helmet. Further investigation revealed that the driver had a firearm in a compartment of the motorcycle and neither the driver or the passenger had a valid license.
Vehicle Burglary
July 28 at 3:28 p.m., officers responded to a business in the 900 block of W. Huntington Dr. regarding a vehicle burglary. The victim parked and locked her vehicle and went into the establishment to eat lunch. She returned about an hour later to find her vehicle window had been shattered, no loss could be determined. The investigation is continuing.
Elder Abuse
July 28 at 3:40 p.m., officers responded an elder abuse call. The hospital called the police to report an elderly woman was being treated for a back injury caused by a family member and an Adult Protective Services referral was being completed. Officers made contact with the victim who said her son pushed her causing her to fall. The investigation is ongoing.
Warrant / Possession Drug Paraphernalia – Suspect Arrested
July 29 at 3:34 a.m., an officer was on patrol in the 100 block of W. Duarte and noticed
a vehicle with a broken tail lamp. The officer stopped the vehicle for the violation and
further investigation revealed the driver had a no bail warrant and had
methamphetamine in his possession. The suspect was taken into custody and booked.
Vehicle Burglary
July 29 at 11:16 a.m., a vehicle burglary was reported in the 300 block of Grand. The
victim parked and locked his vehicle in front of his home on July 27. When he returned
to his vehicle, he noticed his third row seat had been stolen from his vehicle. No
witnesses, forced entry or evidence was found. The investigation is continuing.
Domestic Violence – Suspect Arrested
July 29 at 6:56 p.m., a domestic violence incident was reported in the 1000 block of
Orange. Officers arrived and determined a male subject at the residence was the
primary aggressor. He was arrested and taken into custody.
Commercial Burglary
July 30 at 8:01 a.m., officers were dispatched to a business in the 300 block of W.
Huntington on the report of a burglary. The employee arrived for work in the morning
and noticed the front window was smashed. The officers conducted an interior check
and discovered someone tried to open the safe, possibly with a sledge hammer. No
loss was noted other than the broken window. The investigation is continuing
Petty Theft – Suspect Arrested
July 30 at 1:50 p.m., a theft of an antique bicycle was reported by employees at a
business in the 400 block of S. Myrtle. An area search was done and an officer noticed
a female in the area of Maple and Primrose with a bicycle wheel. Apparently the tires
did not have any air in them and the suspect approached a local business owner asking
to help put air in them. The officer arrested the female who was later cited and
released.
Residential Burglary
July 30 at 6:26 p.m., a residential burglary was reported in the 100 block of N. Sunset.
The resident had an open house and during the open house a ring, one thousand
dollars and some credit cards were stolen. The investigation is on-going.
Vehicle Burglary
July 30 at 8:13 p.m., a vehicle burglary was reported in the 800 block of E. Olive. The
victim locked her vehicle, but left a window slightly down and walked to the skate park.
A few minutes later she saw some subjects loitering near her vehicle. When she walked
towards them, they got into a vehicle and fled. Her iPhone 7 was stolen from inside her
vehicle. Investigation is ongoing.
Theft / Traffic Offense – Suspect Arrested
July 31 at 12:37 a.m., an officer on patrol in the 700 block of E. Huntington stopped a
bicyclist for a vehicle code violation. Further investigation revealed the subject was in
possession of a stolen credit card. The suspect was taken into custody and booked.
Resisting / Delaying – Suspect Arrested
July 31 at 4:02 a.m., an officer on patrol in the area of California and Lemon conducted
a traffic stop on a vehicle for speeding. The driver was showing symptoms of being
under the influence. When the officer asked him to exit the vehicle, the subject would
not comply and began reaching for the center console. Officers ordered the subject out
of the vehicle and as soon as he exited the vehicle, he attempted to run and became
resistive as the officers tried to detain him. The suspect was apprehended, arrested and
booked.

Sunday, July 30, 2017

MPD on street last night 7:30PM

As many were aware last night MPD was on the street.  I did ask as requested by some of you when they were done, what the issue was.  Their answer was "incident resolved".  I asked specifically it it were a burglary and I got that response, assume it wasn't.

Highlighted Activity for July 24-26, 2017


Driving Under the Influence – Suspect Arrested
July 24 at 9:14 p.m., officers responded to a call reporting a subject passed out inside a vehicle in the 800 block of W. Duarte Road. Through investigation, the officers determined the subject was intoxicated and had been driving. The subject was arrested for driving under the influence and taken into custody.
Critical Missing – Subject Located
July 24 at 11:03 p.m., an 82-year-old man with Alzheimer’s was reported missing from a residence in the 200 block of Montana. Officers were dispatched and began canvassing the area. Police dispatch began calling local jurisdictions to advise them of the critical missing, and while talking to an employee from Metro, it was discovered that sheriff’s deputies were with the missing person at the Arcadia Metro Station. The subject was reunited with his family.
Driving Under the Influence – Suspect Arrested
July 25 at 11:20 p.m., an officer on patrol observed a vehicle speeding on Myrtle. The officer conducted a traffic stop on the vehicle and observed the driver displaying symptoms of being intoxicated. After further investigation, the driver was determined to be driving under the influence and was arrested.
Residential Burglary
July 26 at 6:29 p.m., a residential burglary was reported in the 800 block of W. Duarte Road. Unknown suspect(s) entered through an unsecured sliding door at the rear of the location and took two laptops and several credit cards. The credit cards were then used at a gas station and a store in Pasadena. The investigation is continuing.
Grand Theft
July 26 at 7:28 p.m., a grand theft incident was reported at a hotel in the 300 block of W. Foothill. A male, White suspect entered the hotel and stole a bag of golf clubs. He fled the location on foot. The investigation is continuing.

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Highlighted Activity for July 20-23, 2017


Driving Under the Influence of a Controlled Substance / Possession of Drug Paraphernalia – Verified Complaint Filed
July 20 at 6:00 p.m., a disturbing subject was reported at a business in the 200 block of E. Duarte. An officer responded and located the subject driving a vehicle near the location. Through investigation, the officer determined the subject was driving under the influence of a controlled substance and he was found to be in possession of hypodermic needles. He was taken to a hospital for treatment. A verified complaint will be submitted to the District Attorney for filing consideration.
Injury Traffic Collision / Missing Person Located
July 20 at 10:15 p.m., an officer responded to the report of an injury traffic collision in the 800 block of W. Chestnut. A vehicle traveling east on Chestnut moved to the right and collided with a parked vehicle. The driver, a 94-year-old male, suffered injuries and was taken to a hospital for treatment. He was disoriented and he thought he was in another city. The subject had been reported as a missing person from Los Angeles.
Residential Burglary
July 20 at 10:45 p.m., a residential burglary was reported in the 200 block of El Nido. The resident left the location at approximately 1:00 p.m. When she returned at 10:45 p.m., she found her home and been broken into and ransacked. A small safe and other miscellaneous items were taken. The investigation is continuing.
Battery – Verified Complaints Filed
July 21 at 12:31 a.m., a battery incident was reported in the area of Primrose and Linwood. Two subjects were involved in a fight. The suspects know each other and both desired prosecution. Verified complaints will be completed and submitted to the District Attorney’s office for filing consideration.
Violation of Restraining Order – Suspect Arrested
July 21 at 8:30 a.m., officers were on patrol in the 200 block of W. Huntington when they saw a male and female that are the subjects involved in a restraining order. The female subject has a valid domestic violence court order to protect her from the male subject. Officers contacted the male as he was leaving the area and took him into custody for violation of the court order. The suspect was booked and is being held pending his court appearance.
Warrant – Suspect Arrested
July 21 at 3:47 p.m., officers were on patrol in the 400 block of E. Walnut when they
recognized a subject they knew had a number of outstanding warrants. The suspect has
been evading arrest. Officers contacted the suspect and placed him under arrest. The
suspect was booked and is being held pending his court appearance.
Elder Abuse – Suspect Arrested
July 21 at 9:03 p.m., officers responded to the 800 block of W. Duarte regarding a
disturbing subject. The suspect threatened his 84-year-old grandmother and pushed
her. She was fearful because of prior acts of violence. The suspect was arrested for
elder abuse.
Warrants / Possession of Drug Paraphernalia – Suspect Arrested
July 21 at 10:43 p.m., officers contacted two subjects in the 1300 block of S. Magnolia.
One subject was found to have warrants for her arrest. When she was searched, she
was also found to be in possession of hypodermic syringes. She was arrested and later
released to an outside agency on the warrants.
Resisting and Delaying a Peace Officer – Suspect Arrested
July 22 at 1:29 a.m., an officer was dispatched to the 1600 block of S. Mountain
regarding suspicious persons in the area. Upon their arrival, one of the subjects ran. A
foot pursuit ensued and the suspect was taken into custody. He was arrested for
resisting and delaying a peace officer. He was booked and released on a citation to
appear in court.
Driving Under the Influence – Suspect Arrested
July 22 at 3:12 a.m., an officer observed a vehicle commit several traffic violations at the
intersection of Mountain and Huntington. He followed the vehicle and noticed the driver
was swerving. The vehicle was stopped and the driver was determined to be under the
influence of alcohol. He was arrested for DUI and taken into custody.
Vehicle Burglary
July 22 at 6:00 a.m., the victim parked and locked her vehicle in front of her home the
night before. Sometime during the night, unknown suspects entered her vehicle and
stole the registration from the glovebox. Nothing else was taken. The investigation is
continuing.
Bicycle Theft
July 22 at 8:30 a.m., a theft of bicycles was reported in the 1800 block of S. Alta Vista.
Two bicycles were taken from an open garage. No evidence or witnesses were located
and nothing else in the garage had been disturbed. The investigation is continuing.
Domestic Violence – Suspect Arrested
July 22 at 1:49 p.m., a domestic violence incident was reported in the 1300 block of S.
Mayflower. A male and female were reported to be verbally arguing in a parked vehicle.
Officers arrived and contacted the female, who was now standing outside the car and
had visible facial injuries. The male subject had left the area. The victim was treated at
the scene, but refused to be taken to the hospital. The investigation revealed her
boyfriend had battered her during an argument and fled prior to police arriving. Officers
located the suspect a short distance away and arrested him. The suspect was booked
and is being held pending his court appearance.
Driving Under the Influence – Suspect Arrested
July 22 at 7:04 p.m., an officer on patrol in the 300 block of E. Lemon saw a vehicle
attempting to park. The officer saw the vehicle collide into a parked vehicle. The officer
contacted the driver and, through investigation, determined he was driving under the
influence of alcohol. The driver was arrested for DUI and taken into custody.
Driving Under the Influence / Hit and Run Traffic Collision – Suspect Arrested
July 23 at 12:04 a.m., dispatch received numerous calls reporting a vehicle had crashed
into a structure in the 100 block of S. Mountain. Officers arrived and found the driver
had fled the scene on foot. The occupant of the house the vehicle crashed into was
uninjured and none of the vehicle occupants were injured. The driver was located at
Mountain and Olive. He was identified by several witnesses and showed signs of
intoxication. An investigation was conducted and the driver was arrested for DUI.
Driving Under the Influence – Suspect Arrested
July 23 at 1:49 a.m., officers were working a DUI patrol assignment and observed a
vehicle speeding on Myrtle. A traffic stop was conducted and the driver showed signs of
intoxication. A DUI investigation was conducted and the driver was determined to be too
intoxicated to operate his vehicle safely. The driver was arrested for DUI.

Friday, July 21, 2017

Wallet lost on the Street

This showed up on FB this morning.  A young man says he lost his wallet on our street, possibly near 156.  If you find it let me know and I'll get with Ms Diaz and let her know.

Highlighted Activity for July 17-19, 2017

Child Annoying / Under the Influence of a Controlled Substance – Suspect Arrested July 17 at 9:04 p.m., police dispatch received multiple calls reporting an adult male chasing another adult male, who was holding a baby, in the area of Myrtle and Duarte. Officers arrived quickly and found several parents with children, who stated that the male had approached them and claimed that their child was his. Officers located the suspect and detained him. Their investigation revealed that the suspect was under the influence of a controlled substance. He was arrested and booked for several offenses.
Traffic Collision / Driving Under the Influence July 17 at 10:19 p.m., a traffic collision was reported in the area of Magnolia and Palm. A pickup truck was traveling on Magnolia and collided into multiple parked vehicles. The driver of the truck was suspected of driving under the influence of alcohol. Due to the injuries he sustained during the collision, he was taken to a nearby hospital for treatment. The investigation is continuing.
Commercial Burglary July 18 at 3:37 a.m., police responded to a commercial burglary report at a business in the 900 block of W. Huntington. Unknown suspects shattered the front door to gain access to the business. The suspects entered and exited the location within 30 seconds, and then fled in a small silver sedan, heading west on Huntington. The suspects are described as two males wearing hooded sweatshirts. Officers conducted an area check, but were unable to locate the suspects. There was no loss other than the repair cost to fix the front door. The investigation is continuing.
Commercial Burglary July 18 at 6:00 a.m., a commercial burglary was reported at a business in the 100 block of W. Foothill. Sometime during the night, unknown suspects shattered the front window and entered the business after hours. The suspects removed the register and fled. The investigation is continuing.
Domestic Violence – Suspect Arrested July 19 at 10:37 a.m., officers responded to a residence in the 700 block of W. Duarte Road. A caller reported a male subject in front of the location, striking a female. Officers responded and located a witness that confirmed the report and told officers the couple had gone into the residence. Officers located both subjects inside the residence and confirmed the report. The male subject was arrested for domestic violence and taken into custody.
Trespassing – Suspect Arrested July 19 at 4:02 p.m., a male subject was reported trespassing at a residence in the 1200 block of S. Sherman. Officers responded and located the subject inside the residence. The officers confirmed that a no-trespassing order had been issued to the subject. He was arrested for violation of the court order.
Driving Under the Influence – Suspect Arrested July 19 at 6:40 p.m., a possible drunk driver was reported leaving a gas station in the 1500 block of S. Myrtle. The driver seen entering the 210 Freeway at Myrtle. Officers located the driver at the 210 and 605 Freeway interchange and conducted a traffic stop. After investigation, the driver was determined to be driving under the influence and was arrested and taken into custody.
Weapon Offense – Suspect Arrested July 19 at 6:55 p.m., an employee from a business in the 1600 block of S. Mountain called police to report a possible shoplifting in progress. Officers arrived and detained the subject outside of the store. It was determined that the subject did not actually commit a theft, however he was in possession of a shuriken, a martial arts throwing star. He was arrested for the weapon offense.

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Highlighted Activity for July 13-16, 2017

Injury Traffic Collision
July 13 at 11:00 a.m., a vehicle collision involving injuries was reported at a business lot in the 1400 block of S. Shamrock. A staff member was driving a customer’s vehicle and hit another employee that was driving a golf cart. The driver of the golf cart suffered a minor head injury and was taken to a hospital for treatment.
Vehicle Burglary
July 14 at 7:03 a.m., a vehicle burglary was reported in a business parking lot in the 500 block of S. Mountain Avenue. The victim parked and locked her vehicle in the parking lot and 6:00 a.m. When she returned at 7:00 a.m., she noticed her rear passenger side window was shattered. The victim reported that she had left her satchel on the rear seat of the vehicle. The suspect smashed the window, reached in and fled with the satchel. The investigation is continuing.
Shoplifting / Battery – Suspect Arrested
July 14 at 12:43 p.m., an officer was dispatched to a business in the 1600 block of S. Mountain Avenue. A suspect was attempting to leave the business with store merchandise without paying. As the suspect approached the exit doors, he was confronted by the victim who tried to detain him. The suspect battered the victim and attempted to flee. The suspect was detained by loss prevention personnel and placed under citizen’s arrest for battery. The suspect was arrested and taken into custody.
Criminal Threats – Suspect Arrested
July 14 at 8:15 p.m., officers responded to a business in the 700 block of E. Central regarding a subject threatening an employee at the location. The suspect drove to Monrovia from Bakersfield after speaking to a salesman on the phone and confirming they had a vehicle he wanted to buy at the price he wanted to pay. When the suspect arrived at the dealership, the vehicle had already been sold. This infuriated the suspect because he had driven so far and he began threatening to harm the salesman. The suspect was arrested form criminal threats.
Residential Burglary
July 15 at 12:37 p.m., a residential burglary was reported in the 800 block of W. Hillcrest. The victim called police to report she had just returned home and found a female suspect inside her residence. The suspect fled, running east and out of sight.
Officers responded and searched the area, but were unable to locate the suspect. The
investigation revealed the suspect made entry into the home through a back sliding
glass door and fled when she was confronted by the homeowner. Miscellaneous jewelry
was missing. The investigation is continuing.
Fight in Progress / Possible Hit and Run Traffic Collision – Suspect Arrested
July 15 at 7:14 p.m., officers responded to a residence in the 100 block of Los Angeles
regarding subjects fighting and a gun was reportedly seen. When officers arrived, there
were multiple subjects and multiple vehicles in the area, including an unoccupied
abandoned vehicle. The driver of that vehicle was found hiding on the roof of a home in
the area. He was apprehended by officers, arrested and cited for resisting and delaying
officers. No gun was located and the reporting party admitted she did not see a gun.
Further investigation revealed only a minor conflict had occurred and no other arrests
were made.
Public Intoxication – Suspect Arrested
July 16 at 1:58 a.m., officers responded to a residence in the 200 block of W. Lemon
regarding a subject trying to break into a home. The officers arrived and found a male
subject outside the residence and he was extremely intoxicated. He thought he was at a
friend’s house. The subject was too intoxicated to care for his own safety. He was
arrested for public intoxication.
Domestic Violence – Suspect Arrested
July 16 at 6:43 a.m., a witness called police and reported a male suspect battering a
female in the 300 block of W. Chestnut. Officers arrived and detained both parties
involved. The investigation revealed that although there were no visible injuries, the
male had battered the female subject, who is his girlfriend. The suspect was arrested
and taken into custody.
Possession of a Controlled Substance – Suspect Arrested
July 16 at 9:45 a.m., an officer was on patrol in the 400 block of W. Olive when he
observed a male subject on a bicycle that ran a stop sign. The officer stopped the
subject and found he had an outstanding warrant for his arrest. During a search of his
person, drugs were found in his pocket. The suspect was arrested for drug possession
and the warrant.
Trespassing – Suspect Arrested
July 16 at 3:30 p.m., a suspect was reported trespassing at a business in the 700 block
of E. Huntington. The suspect has been served with a no-trespassing order for the
location. Officers arrived, located the suspect and detained him. The video surveillance
confirmed the suspect had entered the store in violation of the trespassing order. The
suspect was arrested and issued a citation to appear in court on the charges.

Friday, July 14, 2017

Highlighted Activity for July 10-12, 2017

Petty Theft – Suspect Arrested
July 10 at 1:00 p.m., officers responded to the report of a male, adult suspect running west, away from a business in the 1600 block of S. Mountain Avenue. The subject had been seen taking a pair of bolt cutters from the store without paying for them. The suspect was located by police near the Metro Station. He was arrested and issued a citation to appear in court on the charges.
Disturbing Subject / Warrants – Suspect Arrested
July 10 at 8:16 p.m., an officer was dispatched to a business in the 100 block of W. Duarte regarding a disturbing subject in the parking lot. The subject was detained and a computer check revealed she had multiple warrants for her arrest. She was arrested without incident and taken into custody.
Possession of Drug Paraphernalia – Suspect Arrested
July 10 at 10:06 p.m., a resident in the 600 block of E. Lime called police to report a female subject who was acting suspicious. She walked up to his residence and asked if she could have a beer with him. Officers arrived, detained the female and discovered she was in possession of drug paraphernalia. She was arrested and issued a citation to appear in court on the charges.
Vandalism – Suspect Arrested
July 11 at 1:04 a.m., officers responded to a motel in the 700 block of W. Huntington on the report of disturbing subjects inside one of the motel rooms. Officers arrived and contacted the subjects. One of the female subjects in the room became very upset because the motel staff called the police and she flipped a table over, causing a portion of the table to break. She was arrested for vandalism.
Petty Theft
July 11 at 9:39 a.m., a bicycle was reported stolen from the 500 block of W. Huntington. The victim secured his bike to a bike rack at work and decided to walk home after work on July 10, leaving the bike. He saw his bike in the bike rack when he left. When he returned the next day at 8:00 a.m., he discovered his bike was missing, with the
exception of his front tire, which was still locked to the rack. The investigation is continuing.
Grand Theft
July 11 at 12:00 p.m., a grand theft was reported to police that occurred in the 200 block of McKinley Place. The victim parked his vehicle on the street in front of his residence the evening before. He returned to his vehicle in the morning and started it. He immediately heard a loud noise and then discovered the catalytic converter had been cut off of his vehicle. The investigation is continuing.
Vandalism
July 12 at 12:05 a.m., a vandalism incident was reported at a business in the 1800 block of S. Myrtle. The cleaning crew arrived to clean the business and noticed the front window was cracked. A large rock was found next to the window. No suspects were seen. The investigation is continuing.
Commercial Burglary
July 12 at 3:59 a.m., officers responded to an alarm activation at a business in the 700 block of W. Huntington. Officers arrived and saw there was an open door. Surveillance footage revealed a male Hispanic suspect using a pry bar to open the exit doors. He entered the business, took three cashboxes from the registers and fled through the same door. He entered a black, 4-door BMW on the passenger side and the vehicle fled the area, heading east on Huntington. The cashboxes were all empty. The investigation is continuing.
Possession of a Controlled Substance / Possession of Drug Paraphernalia – Suspect Arrested
July 12 at 10:10 a.m., an officer was dispatched to the 700 block of S. Fifth regarding a suspicious female subject loitering on private property. When the officer arrived, he detained the subject, who started reaching into a black jacket. The officer told her to take her hand out of the jacket, which she did, and placed something under the jacket. During a search, the officer recovered a small purse under the jacket, which contained a baggie of methamphetamine and a drug smoking pipe. The suspect was arrested for possession of drugs and drug paraphernalia.

Monday, July 10, 2017

Highlighted Activity for July 6-9, 2017

Commercial Burglary
July 6 at 1:41 a.m., a commercial burglary was reported at a business in the 400 block of W. Huntington. Two male suspects were seen on video surveillance wearing hooded sweatshirts and jeans. They shattered the front door of the business and took a safe which contained cash out of an office and fled. The investigation is continuing.
Commercial Burglary
July 6 at 2:19 a.m., a commercial burglary was reported at a business in the 600 block of W. Huntington. Unknown suspects shattered the front door of the business. It is unknown if anything was taken, as the loss could not be determined until the owners could respond and inventory the business. The investigation is continuing.
Found Property
July 6 at 8:03 a.m., employees from a business in the 300 block of W. Evergreen called police to report two safes they found in the parking lot. The safes were smashed and there were papers, checks and coins on the ground. An officer arrived and saw that the paperwork and checks belonged to a business located in the 600 block of W. Huntington. The second safe belonged to a business in the 400 block of W. Huntington. The business were burglarized that morning. The investigation is continuing.
Stolen Vehicle Recovered – Suspect Arrested
July 6 at 8:32 a.m., officers on patrol in the 400 block of N. Alta Vista observed a suspicious vehicle and stopped to check it and the occupants. A computer check revealed the vehicle was stolen. The driver was arrested and taken into custody.
Vehicle vs. Pedestrian
July 7 at 12:40 a.m., a pedestrian was attempting to cross Myrtle at the intersection of Cypress and was struck by a vehicle traveling north on Myrtle. The pedestrian sustained non-life-threatening injuries and was taken to a hospital for treatment.
Suspicious Persons / Possession of Drug Paraphernalia – Suspect Arrested
July 7 at 1:47 a.m., officers were on patrol in the 200 block of W. Maple when they observed two suspicious subjects in the area. They detained the suspects and while
doing a pat down search for weapons, drug paraphernalia was found on one of the
subjects and he was arrested.
Vehicle Burglary
July 7 at 8:36 a.m., a vehicle burglary was reported in the 1200 block of N. Canyon. The
victim parked and locked her vehicle on Canyon and went to take a walk in the park.
When the victim returned, she found her purse was missing from the trunk. There were
no signs of forced entry. The investigation is continuing.
Possession of Drug Paraphernalia – Suspect Arrested
July 7 at 11:30 a.m., officers were on patrol in the 300 block of W. Huntington when they
noticed two subjects on bicycles whom they recognized from prior contacts. One of the
subjects is known to be on probation for theft. Officers made contact with the two
subjects and during a subsequent search of their persons, a methamphetamine pipe
was located in one of the subject’s pockets. The subject was arrested and taken into
custody.
Fireworks – Suspects Arrested
July 7 at 7:25 p.m., officers heard fireworks being set off and saw a group of juveniles in
the area. They were detained and found to be in possession of illegal fireworks. Two
were cited and all were picked up by their parents.
Driving Under the Influence / Warrants – Suspect Arrested
July 8 at 1:58 a.m., officers on patrol in the 100 block of E. Evergreen saw a vehicle
driving during darkness with no headlights. The driver was stopped and, through
investigation, was found to be driving under the influence of marijuana. He was also
found to have warrants out of Ohio, which were confirmed. He was arrested and taken
into custody.
Commercial Burglary
July 8 at 2:41 a.m., officers responded to a business in the 900 block of E. Huntington
regarding a burglary alarm activation. The suspects are described as two male Blacks.
They used a crow bar to gain entry and took drugs from the pharmacy area. They fled
the area in a silver SUV.
Shoplifting – Suspect Arrested
July 8 at 12:39 p.m., a shoplifting incident was reported at a business in the 500 block of
W. Huntington. Loss prevention personnel at the business observed a subject enter the
store, select merchandise and leave the store without paying for the items. The suspect
was confronted outside the store and escorted back inside. The suspect was arrested
by police and released with a citation to appear in court on the charges.
Shoplifting – Suspect Arrested
July 8 at 1:35 p.m., loss prevention at a business in the 500 block of W. Huntington
called police to report a shoplifter. They observed the suspect entering the store,
selecting merchandise and leaving the store without paying for the items. The suspect
was confronted outside the store and escorted back inside. The suspect was also found
to have an outstanding warrant for his arrest. The suspect was arrested and issued a
citation for the theft. He was later transferred to the custody of Glendora Police
Department on the warrant.
Robbery
July 8 at 7:56 p.m., a robbery was reported at a business in the 900 block of W.
Huntington. Two male Black suspects entered the store wearing surgical masks and
ordered both employees into a back room with a black semi-automatic handgun. They
ordered the employees to open the safe and put all of the cell phones that were inside
the safe into a laundry type bag the suspect had with him. They also demanded money
from the register before fleeing the location. The investigation is continuing.
Fraud / Possession of Drug Paraphernalia – Suspect Arrested
July 9 at 8:04 a.m., an officer on patrol in the area of Chestnut and Magnolia stopped a
vehicle for a vehicle code violation. During a consent search of the vehicle, the driver
was found to be in possession of stolen mail, drug paraphernalia and evidence of fraud.
The suspect was arrested and taken into custody.
Mail Tampering
July 9 at 9:55 p.m., an officer was dispatched to a residence in the 400 block of Granite
regarding missing mail. The victim said he did not check his mailbox for about two
weeks. When he checked it that day, he found it open and with no mail inside. He was
unable to use his key to secure the mailbox, as the lock was damaged. He believes the
suspects damaged the lock when they broke into his mailbox. The investigation is
continuing.
Commercial Burglary
July 10 at 2:50 a.m., officers responded to a business in the 100 block of W. Foothill
regarding a burglary alarm activation. They arrived to find the glass front door shattered.
The video surveillance revealed three male Black suspects using a window punch to
break the glass and enter the store. They took two cash boxes, the cash register and
fled in a vehicle, heading south on Myrtle. The vehicle is described as a black, newer
model, 4-door, sporty looking vehicle with chrome rims. The suspects were all thin build
and were wearing gloves and hooded sweatshirts to cover their faces. They were in the
store for approximately 30 seconds. The investigation is continuing.

Thursday, July 6, 2017

Highlighted Activity for July 3-5, 2017

Grand Theft July 3 at 8:02 a.m., an officer responded to a hotel in the 700 block of W. Huntington regarding a theft of money from luggage. The victim is visiting from out of town and mistakenly left their luggage outside their hotel room door when they arrived. The luggage was still there in the morning, but money that was inside the luggage was missing.
The investigation is continuing.
Injury Traffic Collision July 5 at 12:28 a.m., officers responded to the report of an injury traffic collision in the 400 block of W. Duarte Road. Two vehicles were traveling west on Duarte, when one attempted to make a left turn from the number two lane and collided with the vehicle that was traveling in the number one lane. Subjects from both vehicles sustained injuries and were taken to local hospitals. The investigation is continuing.
Vandalism July 5 at 1:41 a.m., a vandalism incident was reported in the 100 block of Stedman Place. A vehicle that was parked in a carport area had a window shattered on it, but nothing was taken. The investigation is continuing.
Vehicle Burglary July 5 at 5:34 a.m., a vehicle burglary was reported in the 200 block of W. Lemon. A utility truck was broken into sometime over the previous two days, tools were taken from the truck. The investigation is continuing.
Petty Theft July 5 at 2:57 p.m., loss prevention personnel from a business in the 1600 block of S. Mountain called police to report they had a male suspect detained for petty theft. The suspect had concealed merchandise on his person and then left the store without paying. The suspect was arrested and received a citation to appear in court on the charges.
Theft of Package July 5 3:45 p.m., a package was reported stolen from a residence in the 300 block of N. Alta Vista. A male, Hispanic, adult suspect was seen exiting a gold-colored Honda Accord and walking up to the residence. The suspect took a package that had been delivered and fled in the vehicle. The investigation is continuing.

Highlighted Activity for June 29 - July 2, 2017

Grand Theft Auto / Possession of Burglary Tools – Suspects Arrested
June 30 at 12:59 a.m., while on patrol in the area of Greystone and Stedman, an officer
saw a suspicious vehicle stopped in the roadway. The vehicle was occupied by two
juveniles who did not live in the area. One juvenile was in the driver seat and the other
was in the back seat. The vehicle was registered to an address in another city and the
key in the ignition was found to be a shaved key that belonged to a Toyota, but the
vehicle was a Honda.
Suspecting that another person may be involved, officers began checking the area and
found a third suspect inside a vehicle across the street. As the officers were removing
the third suspect from the vehicle, the owners of the vehicle exited their home and told
the officers they did not know the suspect sitting inside their vehicle.
After completing their investigation, it was determined that the three suspects came to
the area in an unreported stolen vehicle and were in the process of stealing another
vehicle in Monrovia when the officers found them. All three suspects were arrested and
taken into custody.
Grand Theft Auto
June 30 at 6:37 a.m., a vehicle was reported stolen from the 1100 block of Orange
Avenue. The victim parked and locked his 2000, Ford F250 truck in front of his
residence and went in for the evening. The victim returned to his truck in the morning
and discovered it had been stolen. The investigation is continuing.
Felony Vandalism – Suspect Arrested
June 30 at 8:35 a.m., a vandalism incident was reported at a church in the 1400 block of
S. Magnolia Avenue. An employee of the church arrived to work and noticed fresh
graffiti near the front entrance doors and the rear steps of the church. The employee
saw a female she recognized walking away from the area and noticed she had blue
paint on her legs. Three vehicles and two additional locations at the church were found
vandalized with blue spray paint.
Officers responded and located the suspect nearby. Her legs were, in fact, spray
painted with blue paint. When questioned, she admitted to the vandalism. She was
arrested and held pending her court appearance.
Injury Traffic Collision
June 3 at 11:54 a.m., police received several calls reporting an injury traffic collision at
the intersection of Canyon and Wildrose. Officers arrived and found two vehicles had
collided in the intersection. A vehicle traveling west on Wildrose pulled out in front of an
oncoming vehicle and broadsided it. One of the drivers received a laceration on her
hand and was taken to a hospital for treatment. One of the vehicles came to rest against
an Edison power pole, causing minor damage. Edison responded and repaired the pole
damage.
Driving Under the Influence – Suspect Arrested
June 30 at 9:37 p.m., an officer was on patrol in the area of Foothill and Canyon, when
he observed a vehicle turn right onto Foothill from Primrose in violation of a posted sign.
The officers conducted a traffic stop and, through investigation, determined the driver
was driving under the influence. He was arrested for DUI and taken into custody.
Driving Under the Influence – Suspect Arrested
July 1 at 4:42 a.m., an officer conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle traveling north on
Myrtle for running the red arrow as it turned onto Duarte. After investigation, the officer
determined the driver was driving under the influence. He was arrested for DUI and
taken into custody.
Grand Theft Auto
July 1 at 4:26 a.m., a vehicle was reported stolen from the 600 block of E. Olive. The
victim parked her vehicle on the street and last saw it on June 30. When she returned to
her vehicle on July 1, she discovered it was missing. The vehicle is a grey, 2001 Chevy
Tahoe. The investigation is continuing.
Fire Assist
July 1 at 11:44 a.m., an officer responded to a business in the 3300 block of Peck Road.
An employee of the business reported that a subject set fire to two dismantled vehicles
on the property. Officers arrived and searched the area, but did not locate the suspect.
The Monrovia Fire Department responded to put out the fire and is investigating the
cause of the fire. The investigation is continuing.
Shoplifting – Suspect Arrested
July 1 at 12:21 p.m., a subject was reported for shoplifting at a business in the 500
block of W. Huntington. The subject entered the store, selected numerous items of
clothing and concealed the stolen merchandise in a backpack. The suspect was
arrested and taken into custody.
Violation of Court Order
July 1 at 12:44 p.m., a resident in the 400 block of W. Maple called police to report a
subject at the location whom he has a restraining order against. The subject was at the
location in violation of the court order. The subject left the location prior to the officer's
arrival. The violation is being submitted to the District Attorney for filing consideration.
Petty Theft
July 1 at 2:30 p.m., a petty theft from a vehicle was reported in the 1600 block of S.
Mountain. The victim parked and locked his vehicle in the parking lot of a business and
went inside. When he returned to his vehicle, he noticed miscellaneous tools missing
from his utility bed storage cabinets. It appears that the cabinets were left unlocked. The
investigation is continuing.
Shoplifting – Suspect Arrested
July 1 at 2:30 p.m., a business in the 500 block of W. Huntington called police to report
two suspects that had entered the store, selected items and left without paying. The
suspects were placed under citizen’s arrest by store security. They were arrested and
taken into custody.

Friday, June 30, 2017

Summer Art Lessons for the talented kids on the street

Paint n Play Art Studio and Gallery has got to be one of my favorite businesses in town that caters to the creatives and kids in town.  They have a series of summer art lessons for kids being offered.  Contact Lisa at Paint n Play for details...tell her I sent you.


Be vigilant - theft from an unlocked auto in the neighborhood

One of your new neighbors had is unlocked car rifled through and stuff taken in the wee hours of the morning in the last week.  Don't let this happen to you.  If you see something odd, say something.

To prevent theft from your auto please do the following:

  • LOCK your car when parking
  • remove any valuables you want to keep
  • Park in a secure area like behind a gate or in a garage where possible
  • Park your car in an  well lit area or one with motion detector lights when possible
Fortunately this incident the perp was caught on Gary's motion sensitive security camera and the footage is in MPD possession.

Highlighted Activity for June 26-28, 2017

Vehicle Burglaries June 26 in the early morning hours, three separate vehicle burglaries were reported to police that occurred in the 1100 block of Royal Oaks. The vehicles were all parked in an apartment complex carport that is not visible from the street. Sometime during the night, unknown suspects smashed the vehicle windows and stole miscellaneous property from inside. The investigations are continuing.
Injury Traffic Collision June 26 at 2:35 p.m., an officer responded to the report of an injury traffic collision at California and Duarte Road. A vehicle was traveling west on Duarte and ran a red light, colliding into a vehicle traveling south. The southbound vehicle veered and collided into two other vehicles. One driver was taken to a hospital for treatment. The driver that ran the red light was issued a citation.
Vehicle Burglary June 27 at 2:28 a.m., a vehicle burglary was reported in the 100 block of W. Colorado. The vehicle was parked in a secured portion of a parking structure. The suspect(s) cut open the rag top of the vehicle and took the victim's work key card, work identification and the vehicle manual. The investigation is continuing.
Grand Theft June 27 at 8:30 a.m., an officer was dispatched on the report of a grand theft in the 1600 block of S. Myrtle. Unknown suspect(s) entered the Station Square bathrooms and stole two hand dryers that were bolted to the walls. The investigation is continuing.
Theft From a Vehicle June 27 at 9:00 a.m., a theft from a vehicle was reported in the 100 block of N. Mayflower. The victim reported that sometime overnight, unknown suspects stole miscellaneous items from his vehicle, which was parked in an alley next to his home. There were no signs of forced entry found and the victim was unsure if he secured his vehicle. The investigation is continuing.
Driving Under the Influence Traffic Collision – Suspect Arrested June 27 at 10:19 p.m., a vehicle collided into the center divider and a sign on Huntington Drive. Officers responded to the scene and through investigation, determined the driver was driving under the influence. The driver was arrested for DUI and taken into custody.
Driving Under the Influence – Suspect Arrested June 27 at 11:12 p.m., a caller reported a possible drunk driver in the 200 block of W. Lemon. Officers arrived and located the vehicle. A traffic stop was conducted and after investigation, the driver was determined to be intoxicated and was arrested for driving under the influence.
Hit & Run Traffic Collision – Suspect Arrested  June 28 at 1:06 a.m., a loud crash was reported at Ivy and Lime, where three parked vehicles on Ivy were hit and sustained significant damage. The suspect vehicle left the scene, heading north on Ivy. The suspect and her vehicle were located shortly after on Encinitas, north of Palm, and the suspect was detained. No injuries were sustained. The suspect was arrested and taken into custody.
Shoplifting / Battery – Suspect Arrested June 28 at 11:50 a.m., officers were dispatched to a business in the 1600 block of S. Mountain regarding a female suspect who took items without paying. When security attempted to stop the female, a male subject who was with her attacked the security officer. The female suspect was arrested for shoplifting and the male was arrested for battery.
Theft – Suspect Arrested June 28 at 5:23 p.m., officers responded to a business in the 1600 block of S. Mountain regarding a suspect who took merchandise without paying. The suspect was detained by store security. The suspect was arrested.
Public Intoxication – Suspect Arrested June 28 at 5:55 p.m., a disturbing subject was reported in the area of Huntington and Magnolia. When officers arrived, they found an intoxicated male subject who was causing problems with other people in the area. He was too intoxicated to care for himself, so he was arrested and held for a sobering period.
Mail Theft June 29 at 2:08 a.m., a resident in the 100 block of N. Myrtle called police to report that a suspect was breaking into the mailboxes at his complex. Officers arrived and searched the area, but did not locate the suspect. The officers checked the area and found that two complexes had their mailboxes pried open and mail was taken. The investigation is continuing.

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Highlighted Activity for June 22-25, 2017

Warrant – Suspect Arrested
June 22 at 10:11 a.m., a resident in the 600 block of S. Canyon called police to report his son was at the location causing a disturbance. Officers arrived, contacted the subject and a computer check revealed he had an outstanding warrant for his arrest. The subject was arrested and later released with a citation to appear in court.
Petty Theft
June 22 at 11:35 a.m., a theft was reported at Mayflower and Genoa. The victim called police to report his cell phone had been stolen. The victim met the suspect at the location to sell his cell phone. After agreeing to a price, the suspect fled with the phone in a light grey vehicle, heading north on Mayflower. The suspect was not located. The investigation is continuing.
Outside Assist – California Highway Patrol Pursuit
June 23 at 2:33 a.m., the California Highway Patrol was involved in a pursuit and the suspect vehicle exited the 210 Freeway at Huntington. Several minutes later, the suspect vehicle was located in the area of Chestnut and Mayflower in Monrovia, but the occupants were not in the vehicle. It was later learned that the suspect vehicle was involved in a robbery where physical force was used at a business in Temple City. The California Highway Patrol towed the vehicle.
Warrant – Suspect Arrested
June 23 at 3:00 a.m., officers were on patrol in the 700 block of W. Olive due to a pursuit that ended in that area and they observed a suspicious female subject and stopped to talk with her. A computer check revealed she had an outstanding warrant and was wanted by the Pasadena Police Department. She was arrested without incident.
Grand Theft Auto Recovered / Possession of a Controlled Substance – Suspect Arrested
June 23 at 8:09 a.m., officers located a stolen vehicle in a public parking lot and contacted a male subject in the driver seat. When questioned about the owner of the vehicle, the driver admitted the vehicle was not his and that there were drugs inside the vehicle. The suspect was taken into custody, keys to the vehicle were located in his front pocket and drugs were recovered from the center console. The suspect was arrested and is being held pending his court appearance.
Petty Theft
June 23 at 6:41 p.m., a resident from the 300 block of Highland Place called police to
report a theft. The resident saw two male adults approach a red pick-up truck and take
a lawn mower that belonged to a gardener, working at the location. Police searched the
area for the suspects, but they were not located. The investigation is continuing.
Robbery
June 23 at 8:07 p.m., a robbery was reported at a business in the 500 block of W.
Huntington. Two adult female subjects entered the department store and stole
handbags. As they were leaving the store, loss prevention tried to detain them, but one
of the suspects sprayed the loss prevention officers with pepper spray. The females
were last seen heading west on Huntington in a red Charger. Monrovia Fire Department
personnel was dispatched to render aid and wash down the victims. The investigation is
continuing.
Traffic Collision
June 23 at 11:49 p.m., a roll-over traffic collision was reported in the 1000 block of
Briarcliff Road. When officers arrived, they discovered the vehicle struck a large rock on
the side of the road, the driver lost control and rolled over the side of the hill. The
vehicle came to rest on its side. No serious injuries were reported and one occupant
was taken to a local hospital. Alcohol does not appear to be a factor in the collision.
Disturbing Subject / Warrant – Suspect Arrested
June 24 at 12:50 a.m., officers responded to a residence in the 200 block of W. Palm
regarding a disturbing subject. The resident’s ex-boyfriend showed up at the home and
began kicking the rear door. Officers arrived and detained the subject. The subject had
also been at the home earlier in the day, refusing to leave, but left prior to officers
arriving. During the investigation, officers discovered the subject had an outstanding
warrant for his arrest. He was arrested and taken into custody.
Domestic Violence – Suspect Arrested
June 24 at 7:28 a.m., a family disturbance was reported at a residence in the 700 block
of Monterey Avenue. The investigation revealed a male and female who were formerly
in a dating relationship were involved in a heated argument that turned physical. Both
male and female sustained minor injuries from the altercation. The male subject was
determined to be the primary aggressor. He was arrested and taken into custody for
domestic violence and held pending his court appearance.
Vandalism – Suspect Arrested
June 24 at 11:05 a.m., a vandalism incident was reported in the 1400 block of S.
Shamrock. The victim reported that a rock was thrown through the window of his parked
vehicle. He described a possible suspect he observed walking away from the area. A
subject matching the description was located in the area, and the suspect admitted to
breaking the window. The suspect was arrested and taken into custody.
Vehicle Burglary
June 25 at 4:04 p.m., a vehicle burglary was reported in the 300 block of Longford
Place. The victim called to report that sometime during the night someone smashed a
window on his vehicle with an unknown object. The victim was unsure if anything was
taken. The investigation is continuing.

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Highlighted Activity for June 19-21, 2017

Fire Assist June 19 at 12:11 p.m., officers responded to the report of a fire inside a residence in the 1700 block of Alamitas Avenue. When officers arrived, they saw smoke and located the fire coming from the kitchen area of the home. Officers extinguished the fire that was coming from the oven.

Missing Person Located June 19 at 7:26 p.m., officers were on a call in the 400 block of W. Maple when they saw a mentally challenged, adult female who they are familiar with from prior contacts, walking across a business parking lot alone. The subject is usually accompanied by her mother. A computer check of the female revealed she had been reported missing earlier in the day. Her mother was notified and she responded to pick up her daughter.

Warrant – Suspect Arrested June 19 at 11:00 p.m., an officer was on patrol in the 100 block of W. Palm when she observed a subject that she knew had a warrant for his arrest. A computer check confirmed the warrant and the subject was arrested and taken into custody.

Vehicle Burglaries June 20 at 10:25 a.m., two vehicle burglaries were reported at a parking structure in the 100 block of W. Colorado. One of the vehicles was parked on the first level and the other was on the third level. Both vehicles had their windows shattered to gain entry and items were taken from inside. The investigations are continuing.

Under the Influence of a Controlled Substance – Suspect Arrested June 20 at 1:45 p.m., police received a call reporting a male adult that was kicking trash cans and being disruptive in the 600 block of S. Shamrock Avenue. Officers responded and located the male adult, who was displaying signs of being under the influence of a controlled substance. Officers performed a drug evaluation on the subject and determined he was under the influence. The subject was arrested and held for a sobering period.

Violation of Court Order – Suspect Arrested June 20 at 10:14 p.m., officers were dispatched to the 400 block of W. Maple regarding a female subject who was near a business in violation of a restraining order that she had been served. The female subject was located within 100 yards of the business and the protected person in violation of the court order. She was arrested and taken into custody.

Warrant – Suspect Arrested June 21 at 11:03 a.m., a suspicious subject was reported inside a business in the 200 block of S. Myrtle. The subject appeared to be casing the business. Officers arrived and located the subject. The investigation revealed an outstanding warrant for his arrest. He was arrested, taken into custody and was later picked up by the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department on the warrant.

Hit and Run Traffic Collision June 21 at 5:19 p.m., a vehicle struck a pedestrian in a marked crosswalk at Duarte and Mayflower and fled the scene. The vehicle was last seen traveling west on Duarte and is described as a small, dark grey, 4-door vehicle, being driven by a male driver. The pedestrian was not injured. The investigation is continuing.

Warrants – Suspect Arrested June 22 at 1:27 a.m., an officer was conducting a welfare check on a subject who was reported in the 300 block of W. Maple and appeared to be ill. During the contact, the officer determined that the subject was not ill, but she was found to have multiple warrants for her arrest. She was arrested for the warrants and taken into custody

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Highlighted Activity for June 15-18, 2017

Grand Theft Auto
June 15 at 6:42 a.m., a vehicle was reported stolen from the 700 block of W. Duarte Road. The victim parked his white, 1992 Toyota truck on the street at 7:00 p.m. the evening prior. When he returned at 6:30 a.m., he found his vehicle had been stolen. The investigation is continuing.
Non-Injury Traffic Collision
June 15 at 11:13 p.m., officers were dispatched to California and Duarte regarding a semi-truck stuck on the Metro tracks. A semi-truck turned from westbound Duarte to northbound California and struck a yellow pole that protects the railroad arm and the truck got stuck. Metro employees cut the pole in hopes of freeing the truck, but they discovered the impact snapped the brake line, which locked up the wheels on the semi-truck. The truck had to be towed off of the tracks. During the accident, Metro used buses to move people east and west of the area.
Fireworks – Suspects Arrested
June 16 at 1:21 a.m., officers responded to the 400 block of W. Huntington regarding subjects throwing lit fireworks from a vehicle. Officers checked the area, located the vehicle described on Mayflower and Foothill, and conducted a traffic stop. The occupants denied throwing the fireworks. During a vehicle search, fireworks were found inside the vehicle and the suspects were issued citations to appear in court on the charges and the fireworks were confiscated.
Possession of a Controlled Substance – Suspect Arrested
June 16 at 7:21 p.m., suspicious subjects were reported in the 400 block of Bella Vista. Officers arrived and contacted one subject. When he was patted down, he was found to be in possession of Methamphetamine. The suspect was arrested
Commercial Burglary
June 17 at 4:22 a.m., an alarm activation was reported at a business in the 900 block of E. Huntington. Officers arrived and found the entire front entrance damaged. It appears
the suspects rammed the front doors with a white, full-size, diesel truck, destroying the entrance doors and shelves in the store. The suspects took drugs and fled, heading south on Mountain. The investigation is continuing.
Grand Theft Auto
June 17 at 5:58 a.m., a white, full-size, diesel truck was reported stolen from the 700 block of Mountain View. The victim went out to his vehicle in the morning and found his truck had been stolen from his residence. This may be the truck used in the commercial burglary. The investigation is continuing.
Disturbing Subject / Assault
June 17 at 1:39 p.m., an officer was dispatched to the report of a disturbing subject at a business in the 700 block of W. Huntington. Officers arrived and learned that the store cashier had been punched in the face by an angry customer. The suspect had left the area. Officers conducted an area check for the suspect, but he was not located. The investigation is continuing.
Lost Hikers
June 17 at 3:22 p.m., dispatch received a call from the Monrovia Fire Department stating they were trying to locate two lost hikers. The Fire Department set up a command post and reported the hikers were approximately 14 miles west of Canyon Park. Police dispatch contacted the lost hikers on their cell phone. The hikers were husband and wife. They said they had been in the hills for approximately 10 hours in 100 degree temperatures and needed water. The husband was able to give the latitude and longitude of their location from his cell phone. Sierra Madre Search and Rescue was contacted and at 4:10 p.m., search teams headed out to the hikers' location and they were rescued and brought to safety.
Attempt Robbery
June 17 at 7:13 p.m., an attempt robbery was reported at a business in the 400 block of W. Foothill. The suspect entered the business and asked a few questions, then asked what time the business closed and left. He returned an hour later, entered the shop and told the victim to give him money. The victim told the suspect she did not have any money. The suspect then lifted his shirt and showed her a gun tucked in his waistband. The victim told the suspect he needed to get a job and that he was young and able to work. While the victim was arguing with the robber, another employee sitting behind her reached back with two dollars, which the suspect took and fled. The employee had her back to the robber and did not know the suspect was attempting to rob them. She said she just heard him ask for money, so she gave him two dollars. The suspect was described as a male Hispanic in his 40’s. The investigation is continuing.
Driving Under the Influence / Evading Police – Suspect Arrested
June 17 at 8:07 p.m., an officer on patrol was flagged down by a witness and advised of a possible drunk driver. The officer saw the vehicle driving on the wrong side of the road and attempted to stop it. The driver failed to yield and after several blocks of slow speed driving, began running red lights and picking up speed and the officer went in pursuit.
The Foothill Air Support Team helicopter responded and began calling the pursuit from the air. The vehicle entered the 210 Freeway heading east and travelling at approximately 80 miles per hour, but was going in and out of traffic. It transitioned onto the 605 Freeway, exited at Arrow Highway. The suspect was driving recklessly, almost colliding with other vehicles and was running red lights, then reentered the freeway heading north. Monrovia units backed off and the helicopter continued to follow the vehicle. The suspect eventually drove home to Covina, parked in the driveway and went into the house. Officers arrived and set up containment of the home. Dispatch was able to obtain homeowner’s information, who turned out to be the suspect’s father. The father called the suspect and told him to surrender. After approximately 45 minutes, the suspect surrendered. The suspect walked out of the home naked and was arrested and taken into custody.
Driving Under the Influence – Suspect Arrested
June 17 at 11:04 p.m., officers responded to the 400 block of S. Myrtle regarding a possible intoxicated subject getting into a vehicle. The subject drove away in the vehicle and was located by an officer at Myrtle and Duarte. The officer conducted a traffic stop and his investigation confirmed the driver was intoxicated. The driver was arrested for DUI and taken into custody.
Suspicious Vehicle / Drug Paraphernalia – Suspect Arrested
June 18 at 12:05 a.m., officers were on patrol in the 3300 block of Peck Road when they observed a suspicious, unoccupied vehicle parked at the curb. As they investigated, they saw a pipe used for smoking methamphetamine on the center console. A few moments later, a subject approached them claiming the vehicle belonged to him. He admitted the pipe was his and he was arrested.
Assault with a Deadly Weapon / Domestic Battery
June 18 at 2:13 a.m., an assault incident was reported in the 100 block of W. Colorado. A female subject was sleeping in a stairwell when she was approached by her ex-boyfriend. He tried taking her bicycle and a struggle ensued. The suspect then took a full beer bottle and struck the female several times on her arms and then fled. The suspect was entered into the law enforcement computer system as a wanted person for the crime. The investigation is continuing.
Driving Under the Influence / Public Intoxication – Suspects Arrested
June 19 at 12:52 a.m., a possible drunk driver was reported in the area of California and Huntington. The vehicle was reported to be running red lights and stopping at green lights. Officers checked the area and located the vehicle in the city of Duarte on Huntington and Alherst. Officers conducted an investigation and confirmed the driver was intoxicated. She was arrested, as well as her passenger, who was also extremely intoxicated and unable to care for herself. The suspects were held for a sobering period.