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Suspect in Monrovia Kidnapping- Assault Arrested
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Suspect in Monrovia Kidnapping- Assault Arrested

Originally published July 30 at 10:19 a.m. / Updated July 31 at 10:42 a.m. Female victim still missing By Terry Miller A man suspected of kidnapping a woman in Monrovia on Monday morning was taken into custody following a standoff with police in downtown Los Angeles early Tuesday morning, but the search for the victim continues….

City of Monrovia Set to Follow-Up With Supervisor Barger
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City of Monrovia Set to Follow-Up With Supervisor Barger

Monrovia City Council held a special meeting with LA County Supervisor Kathryn Barger on Friday to discuss various overlapping issues between the city and county. Based on comments by Supervisor Barger during the meeting and subsequent discussions with her staff, the city manager’s office reports that tangible take-away results from the meeting include the following:…

Gang Member Convicted of 2017 Murder at Monrovia Bar
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Gang Member Convicted of 2017 Murder at Monrovia Bar

A gang member was convicted Monday of second-degree murder, attempted voluntary manslaughter and assault with a semi-automatic weapon in a 2017 shooting at a Monrovia bar. Monday afternoon, a jury found Jeremiah LaCroix, 33, guilty of the murder of 43-year-old Michael Lowe of Monrovia. Lowe was at Gem City Grill in the 1000 block of…

Monrovia DUI Checkpoint
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Monrovia DUI Checkpoint

Monrovia Police Department will be conducting a DUI / CDL checkpoint on Tuesday night, July 23, 2019. Vehicles entering the checkpoint will be stopped. Drivers will then evaluated for being under the influence of alcohol and checked for having a valid driver’s license. Over the course of the past three years, there have been 127…

Monrovia Crime Blotters: July 11-17
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Monrovia Crime Blotters: July 11-17

July 11 At 12:18 p.m., a caller reported two motorists collided into one another in the 1100 block of S. Mayflower. Officers responded and found one of the drivers was complaining of pain. She was transported to a nearby hospital by Monrovia Paramedics. The party at fault was issued a citation. On July 11 at…

City of Monrovia Recognized for GoMonrovia Program
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City of Monrovia Recognized for GoMonrovia Program

The City of Monrovia received the Chapter President’s Award, by the Southern California Chapter of the American Society for Public Administration (ASPA), for the GoMonrovia program. On July 11, the annual awards ceremony celebrated individuals and organizations that have made a significant impact in the public administration field. The Chapter President’s Award is presented to a recipient selected…

Summertime:  Shake and Bake
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Summertime: Shake and Bake

Recent earthquakes shake, rattle and roll residents with talk of ‘The Big One’ By Terry Miller There is little scientific evidence that the summer heat we’re experiencing and earthquakes are somehow related, however the so called Shake-and-Bake theory is very much alive, especially on the internet. There is even an “earthquake cake” resourceful bakers have…

Monrovia Hires Coordinator of Emergency Preparedness
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Monrovia Hires Coordinator of Emergency Preparedness

By Susan Motander Monrovia’s police and fire departments have always prided themselves on being proactive. The Police Department has its highly successful Neighborhood Watch program as well as its involvement in the Monrovia Area Partnership. These are under the watchful care of its award-winning Community Activated Program. Over at Monrovia Fire and Rescue there are several programs involving…

Monrovia Crime Blotters: July 3 – July 10
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Monrovia Crime Blotters: July 3 – July 10

July 3 At 9:11 a.m., a vehicle burglary was reported in the 200 block of N. Madison. The victim called police to report his vehicle had been ransacked and several items were stolen. The vehicle had been parked in front of his residence overnight. The investigation is continuing. At 11:01 a.m., the South Pasadena Police…

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