Crime, News

Monrovia Police Blotters: Feb. 13 – Feb. 15


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Feb. 14

At 6:02 a.m., a subject was reported to police that was yelling and swinging a piece of 2×4 wood while walking down the street in the 600 block of East Lemon. Officers arrived and located the subject, who was determined to be a juvenile. The subject was found to be in possession of prescription medication without a prescription. He was arrested and later released to his parent with a citation to appear in court on the charges.

Feb. 15

At 10:46 a.m., an officer on patrol in the 300 block of West Huntington Drive noticed a subject that appeared suspicious. The officer made contact with the subject and during the investigation located drug paraphernalia. The suspect was arrested and taken into custody. The subject was issued a citation to appear in court on the charges.

At 10:49 a.m., officers were dispatched to a residence in the 800 block of Norumbega Drive on the report of a restraining order violation. The caller stated her ex-boyfriend was at the residence in violation of a Domestic Violence Restraining Order. When officers arrived they located the subject and further investigation revealed the subject was in violation of a court order. The suspect was arrested and taken into custody.

Feb. 16

At 10:56 a.m., officers responded to the report of a suspicious vehicle parked in a business parking lot in the 1600 block of South Mountain Avenue. Officers located the vehicle and determined it was stolen. The vehicle was processed and returned to the owner. No suspects were located.

At 8:59 p.m., a residential burglary was reported in the 200 block of North Encinitas. An unknown suspect entered the residence through an unlocked back door and took a backpack belonging to a juvenile. The suspect then fled. The investigation is continuing.

Feb. 17.

At 11:03 a.m., officers were dispatched to a residence in the 1400 block of South Magnolia to investigate a physical altercation between a mother and her adult daughter, which has been an ongoing problem. The mother has signed a no trespass order against her daughter, who has returned to the residence on multiple occasions for a variety of reasons, and has been arrested for violation of the order. The mother allowed the daughter to stay at the home overnight, but then asked her to leave because DCFS was coming to the house and the daughter was not supposed to be there. The two began to argue and the argument turned physical. A report will be filed with the District Attorney’s office for battery charges.

At 2:27 p.m., a suspicious vehicle was reported in the 200 block of North Ivy Avenue. An officer arrived and located the vehicle and a person in the driver’s seat who appeared to be hiding from the officer. During the course of the investigation, the officer discovered the driver had several warrants, no license, and methamphetamine on his person. The suspect was arrested.

At 11:09 p.m., a residential burglary was reported in the 300 block of Bradbury. The victim left his residence for several hours. When he returned, he found  the back sliding door shattered and his home had been ransacked. The resident is determining the loss. The investigation is continuing.

Feb. 18

At 8:15 a.m., the victim parked their vehicle in their apartment complex parking lot in the 900 block of West Walnut in the evening. They returned to the lot in the morning and the vehicle had been stolen. The keys were in the vehicle. The vehicle is a 2015 Lexus IS 250. The investigation is continuing.

At 12:54 p.m., a victim of domestic violence went to her friend’s home and told the friend that her boyfriend had beaten her. The incident occurred in the 200 block of West Colorado and the victim had visible injuries; she was taken to a hospital for medical treatment. Officers went to the boyfriend’s residence and interviewed him. He was then arrested for domestic violence.

At 3:44 p.m., employees at a business in the 1100 block of East Huntington witnessed a male Hispanic suspect with a tattoo on his neck enter a locked vehicle in the business parking lot. The suspect fled in a gold, 4-door sedan, possibly a Honda or Toyota. The investigation is continuing.

At 3:50 p.m., two suspicious vehicles were reported in the 700 block of East Royal Oaks, possibly involved in drug activity. Officers arrived and located the two vehicles. One vehicle was found to be a reported stolen vehicle from Upland. The vehicle was recovered and the investigation is continuing.

At 5:11 p.m., a vehicle was reported stolen from the 1200 block of Sherman. The victim reported his green, 2000 Honda Civic had been stolen sometime between 12 p.m. and 5:10 p.m. The investigation is continuing.

At 6:25 p.m., officers responded to a robbery at a business in the 100 block of West Huntington. A male suspect entered the location wearing a grey and green hooded sweatshirt and revealed a black handgun in his waistband. He demanded money from the cash register, which the employee gave to him, placing it in a Walmart bag. The suspect then fled the location. The investigation is continuing.

At 8:11 p.m., a business in the 500 block of West Huntington reported a theft that had just occurred. The suspect concealed items on his person and exited the store. An officer responded and detained the suspect nearby. The stolen property was recovered and the suspect was arrested.

At 10:51 p.m., a vehicle that was reported stolen earlier in the day from the 900 block of West Walnut was recovered in Upland by the Upland Police Department. A Monrovia officer responded to Upland to process the vehicle for fingerprints. The investigation is continuing.

Feb. 19

At 7:46 a.m., a battery incident was reported in the 500 block of Cloverleaf Drive. The investigation revealed that a boyfriend and girlfriend were in a verbal argument that turned physical. The female struck her live-in boyfriend with a broom. The male complained of pain to his hand. The female was arrested for domestic battery.

At 3:51 p.m., the victim driver was traveling west on Huntington and came to a stop at Mayflower. The suspect rear-ended the victim’s vehicle and then fled the area. The victim and a passenger complained of neck pain. The investigation is continuing.

February 20, 2017

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