Crime

Monrovia Crime Blotters Feb. 22 to Feb. 28

– Courtesy photo

Feb. 22

At 7:20 a.m., a resident was doing his laundry at a business open for that purpose in the 100 block of W. Foothill. A homeless male approached him and was behaving suspiciously. When the homeless subject left the business, the resident called the police. Officers stopped the subject near the business to see if he wanted homeless assistance, but he refused. A computer check revealed he had a warrant for his arrest, so he was arrested and taken into custody.

At 2:42 p.m., an employee of a store in the 500 block of W. Huntington saw a customer force security tags off of luggage. The customer immediately left the store with the luggage, failing to pay for the merchandise. The employee stopped the subject outside the store, then called the police. Officers arrived and took custody of the subject after they were placed under private person’s arrest by the employee.

Feb. 23

At 13:56 a.m., a male subject entered a store in the 1600 block of S. Mountain and removed four laser levelers, then ran out of the store without paying for the merchandise. This investigation is continuing.

At 6:30 p.m., a female subject entered a store in the 500 block of W. Huntington and removed kitchen utensils from a shelf, then left the store without paying. She was detained outside the store by an employee, who then called the police. Officers arrived and after an investigation, arrested the subject for shoplifting.

At 22:43 p.m., the owner of a vehicle parked in the 300 block of W. Walnut discovered another vehicle had collided into their vehicle, then fled the scene. Officers responded to investigate. A possible suspect vehicle was located nearby. The investigation is continuing.

Feb. 24

At 2:48 a.m., officers located a vehicle stopped in the middle of the road in the 100 block of E. Foothill. The driver of the vehicle appeared to be asleep and the engine of the vehicle was running. Officers contacted the driver, who they immediately noticed to be intoxicated. Field sobriety tests were conducted and the driver was arrested for DUI.

At 3:15 a.m., an officer was patrolling the 500 block of N. Alta Vista when he discovered a vehicle parked in a no-parking zone that was occupied by two people. The officer contacted the two subjects. One of the subjects was found to be in possession of illegal narcotics and drug paraphernalia. The subject was arrested.

At 6:32 a.m., a resident in the 100 block of E. Cherry discovered his Harley Davidson motorcycle had been stolen sometime during the night. He had parked it on the street in front of his house the previous night. This investigation is continuing.

Feb. 25

At 12:13 a.m., the owner of a black Honda Civic reported their vehicle stolen from the 700 block of W. Olive. They last saw their vehicle parked on the street in front of their house the previous afternoon. This investigation is continuing.

At 9:08 a.m., a resident in the 500 block of W. Duarte called the police to report a male subject was at her apartment complex and he had a warrant for his arrest. Officers responded and located the male. A computer check confirmed the warrant and the subject was arrested and taken into custody.

3:01 p.m., a female subject reported that she had been in an argument with her child’s father the day prior. He had grabbed her by the neck, but did not leave any injuries. Officers investigated the allegations, and arrested the male subject for domestic battery.

Feb. 26

At 7:07 a.m., construction workers reported several of their tools had been stolen from inside a home they are redeveloping in the 100 block of N. Canyon. They had last seen their tools inside the home two days prior. This investigation is continuing.

At 12:00 p.m., a male and female were reported to be fighting one another in the 800 block of W. Huntington. Officers arrived and contacted both subjects. After an investigation, officers arrested the male subject for domestic battery.

At 9:54 p.m., a resident arrived home from a weekend trip and discovered her house in the 500 block of E. Almond had been burglarized. She said the suspects had entered her home through a backyard sliding glass door that she had left unlocked. The suspects took her stereo equipment. This investigation is continuing.

Feb. 27

At 10:22 p.m., the owner of a vehicle was at work in the 900 block of W. Huntington when he discovered his vehicle had been burglarized sometime during the day while he was inside his business. The vehicle’s rear passenger window had been shattered and his briefcase was stolen. This investigation is continuing.

Feb. 28

At 2:18 a.m., officers responded to an alarm activation at a business in the 700 block of E. Huntington. When they arrived they discovered the front glass door to the business had been shattered. An investigation revealed the suspects attempted to remove the store’s safe, but were unsuccessful. This investigation is continuing.

At 6:47 a.m., the owner of a business in the 200 block of Taylor Street discovered someone had stolen the “Little Library” from in front of her store sometime during the night. This investigation is continuing.

At 5:05 p.m., a male subject entered a business in the 3300 block of S. Peck and removed two tires from a supply. He left the business without paying for the tires and was detained by an employee, who then called the police. Officers arrived and after an investigation, arrested the subject for the theft.

March 9, 2018

About Author

Staff Our team focuses on delivering you the most informative and interesting articles from a variety of sections to keep you well-informed on what's happening in the local community.


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.