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Monrovia Crime Blotters: April 11 – April 17
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Monrovia Crime Blotters: April 11 – April 17

April 11 On April 11 at 9:11 a.m., an officer was on patrol in the 2600 block of S. Myrtle and observed a window smashed on a pickup truck in a business parking lot. The vehicle was registered to a local business. The responsible party was contacted and the investigation is continuing. April 12 On…

Monrovia Blotters: March 28 – April 3, 2019
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Monrovia Blotters: March 28 – April 3, 2019

March 28 At 8:51 a.m., an employee from a business in the 300 block of West Foothill called to report that a subject was in public drinking alcohol. Officers responded to the location and located the subject who was in possession of several open containers. He admitted to drinking alcohol and was issued a citation….

Monrovia Crime Blotters: April 4 – April 10
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Monrovia Crime Blotters: April 4 – April 10

April 4 On April 4 at 1:34 p.m., an employee from a business in the 1200 block of S. Magnolia called police to report an attempt Burglary. A window on the north side of the business was open and it appeared that someone had attempted to gain entry. There was nothing taken. Investigation is continuing….

Monrovia Crime Blotters: March 22 – March 27
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Monrovia Crime Blotters: March 22 – March 27

March 22 At 2:19 a.m., a resident in the 500 block of West Duarte called to report a male and female arguing in the area and causing a disturbance. Officers responded and located the subjects. An investigation was conducted and the male subject was found to be in possession of methamphetamine. He was arrested for…

Major Arrests Made in $4.5M Loss of Monrovia Business
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Major Arrests Made in $4.5M Loss of Monrovia Business

On October 9, 2017, a structure fire occurred at Kustom Built, an automotive customization and repair shop located at 900 S. Magnolia Ave. in the City of Monrovia. The initial cause of the fire was determined to be intentionally set. After a 17-month joint investigation, conducted by the Verdugo Fire Investigation Task Force, multiple suspects…

Monrovia Crime Blotters: March 7 – March 13
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Monrovia Crime Blotters: March 7 – March 13

March 7 At 3:38 a.m., a caller reported seeing a male subject attempting to enter his neighbor’s vehicle in the 700 block of West Olive. Officers responded and located the suspect. The investigation revealed the suspect had stolen items from an unlocked vehicle in the area and attempted to enter another. He also provided a…

Monrovia Crime Blotters: Feb. 28 – March 6
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Monrovia Crime Blotters: Feb. 28 – March 6

Feb. 28 At 1:05 p.m., a shoplifting incident was reported at a business in the 3300 block of South Peck Road. Loss prevention was reviewing security cameras when they saw a subject tossing merchandise over a fence and into the county park area. They detained the suspect and an associate at the exit. Both were…

Monrovia Crime Blotters: Feb. 21 – Feb. 27
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Monrovia Crime Blotters: Feb. 21 – Feb. 27

Feb. 21 At 3:51 a.m., residents in the 1200 block of South Magnolia called police to report a vehicle traveling north on Magnolia had collided into several parked cars. The driver exited the vehicle and fled on a skateboard. Officers searched the area, but could not locate the suspect driver. The investigation is continuing. In…

Monrovia Crime Blotters: Dec. 20 – Dec. 26
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Monrovia Crime Blotters: Dec. 20 – Dec. 26

Dec 20 At 11:03 p.m., a resident in the 500 block of Almond called to report a domestic violence incident. The victim’s ex-boyfriend came to her house to talk, they began arguing and an altercation ensued. During the altercation, the ex-boyfriend spit on her and then left the location. Officers were unable to locate the…

Monrovia Man Sentenced for Laundering Money for Sinaloa Cartel
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Monrovia Man Sentenced for Laundering Money for Sinaloa Cartel

Will serve nearly 6 years in prison By Staff A Monrovia man who was part of an international drug money laundering organization has been sentenced to 70 months in federal prison for conspiring to move millions of dollars in proceeds for the Sinaloa cartel and other narcotics traffickers. Harinder Singh, a.k.a. “Sonu,” 34, was sentenced…

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