Date: July 2nd, 2018

‘Twirly Head Bandit’ Robs Monrovia Bank
Crime

‘Twirly Head Bandit’ Robs Monrovia Bank

Bank robber threatens victims to make “no sudden moves” By Staff The latest bank bandit is linked to robberies in west Los Angeles, Monrovia, and Culver City. The FBI dubbed the thief “Twirly Head Bandit” due to the circular shape on his head seen in surveillance photos. Authorities did not reveal how much money the…

Monrovia Crime Blotters: June 28— July 2
Crime

Monrovia Crime Blotters: June 28— July 2

June 28 June 28 at 10:15 a.m., an employee at a business in the 3300 block of South Peck Road called police to report a vehicle they had purchased turned out to be a stolen. An officer responded and recovered the stolen vehicle. June 28 at 11:18 a.m., an incident of vandalism was reported at…

Summer in Town: A Happy Place at Monrovia’s Kattywompus
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Summer in Town: A Happy Place at Monrovia’s Kattywompus

By Susie Ling “June 1, 1991 was the opening day of our store, then called The Dollmakers. Our first location was on Lemon, just east of Myrtle,” said Cindy Ranger, one of the three proprietors of one of the older establishments in Old Town Monrovia. Her two partners at the business – and in life – are…