Crime

Monrovia Crime Blotters: Aug. 30 – Sept. 5
Crime

Monrovia Crime Blotters: Aug. 30 – Sept. 5

Aug. 30 At 1:10 p.m., a resident in the 500 block of East Olive started her vehicle, which immediately began to overheat. She discovered someone had poured sugar in her radiator and cut several zip-ties that were holding engine parts together. This investigation is continuing. At 7:57 p.m., an eighteen-wheel truck was backing in the…

Monrovia Crime Blotters: Aug. 25 – Aug. 30
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Monrovia Crime Blotters: Aug. 25 – Aug. 30

Aug. 25 At 2:25 p.m., a fraud incident was reported that occurred in the 200 block of South Myrtle. The victim is a volunteer at a local church. She was approached by a female subject she recognized as someone who comes to their church food distributions. The female asked the victim to cash a check…

Monrovia Crime Blotters: Aug. 16 – Aug. 22
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Monrovia Crime Blotters: Aug. 16 – Aug. 22

Aug. 16 At 4:02 p.m., an officer observed a bicyclist commit a traffic violation in the 300 block of West Duarte and stopped her. A computer check of the subject showed she had two warrants for her arrest. A search of the subject revealed drug paraphernalia and methamphetamine in her purse. She was arrested and…

Monrovia Crime Blotters: July 19 – July 25
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Monrovia Crime Blotters: July 19 – July 25

July 19 July 19 at 8:53 a.m., a caller reported a homeless male and female subject fighting next to Library Park in the 300 block of South Myrtle. When officers arrived, they contacted both subjects. An investigation revealed the couple were married and had a domestic violence restraining order against one another. The female subject…

Monrovia Crime Blotters: July 3 – July 11
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Monrovia Crime Blotters: July 3 – July 11

  July 3 At 7:17 a.m., a resident of an apartment complex in the 800 block of West Duarte Road reported a male subject sleeping in the common laundry room. Officers arrived and contacted the subject, who was found to be in possession of a pipe that had been used to smoke methamphetamine. He was…

‘Twirly Head Bandit’ Robs Monrovia Bank
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‘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
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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…

Monrovia Crime Blotters: June 21 – June 28
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Monrovia Crime Blotters: June 21 – June 28

June 21 At 9:08 a.m., a vehicle was reported stolen from the 400 block of East Duarte Road. The reporting party arrived at work and noticed a U-Haul was missing from the street. The street was checked where the vehicle had been parked and broken glass was found on the ground. The incident was captured…

Monrovia Crime Blotters: June 21 – June 28
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Monrovia Crime Blotters: June 21 – June 28

June 21 At 9:08 a.m., a vehicle was reported stolen from the 400 block of East Duarte Road. The reporting party arrived at work and noticed a U-Haul was missing from the street. The street was checked where the vehicle had been parked and broken glass was found on the ground. The incident was captured…

Monrovia Crime Blotters: June 14 – 19
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Monrovia Crime Blotters: June 14 – 19

June 14 At 6:24 p.m., employees of a store in the 1600 block of South Mountain Avenue reported a male suspect had just ran out of their store with stolen merchandise. Officers searched the area and apprehended the suspect. The merchandise was returned to the store and the suspect was arrested. At 10 p.m., residents…

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