April 16

At 6:26 p.m., a family disturbance was reported in the 1100 block of East Lemon. Officers responded to the residence and spoke with the subjects involved. A husband and wife were involved in an argument that escalated into a physical altercation. The female subject had marks and bruises on her face. The husband was found to be the aggressor and was arrested for domestic violence.

April 17

At 11:48 a.m., the owner of a travel trailer reported he had just discovered it had been stolen from its storage location in the 1900 block of Walker. The trailer was entered into the law enforcement stolen vehicle system. This investigation is continuing.

At 11:59 a.m., a hit and run collision was reported in the 2000 block of South Myrtle. The victim parked her vehicle on the street and a motorist drove by and sideswiped her car, then fled the scene. Officers responded and searched the area for the suspect vehicle, but could not locate it. This investigation is continuing.

At 2:04 p.m., security at a hardware store in the 1600 block of South Mountain confronted a customer outside the store who they believed had stolen merchandise. It turned out the subject had not taken any merchandise, but she was offended by the security officer and she spit on him. He desired prosecution and placed her under private persons arrest for battery. The subject arrested and issued a citation.

At 8:45 p.m., an officer was patrolling the area of Peck and Live Oak when he observed a motorist make a wide right turn from Camino Real onto Myrtle. The turn was so wide that the vehicle ended up in the opposing left hand turn lane. He continued on Myrtle in the number one lane at approximately 50 miles per hour. The subject was unable to maintain a direct path of travel and repeatedly swerved into the center median. A traffic stop was initiated and a DUI investigation was conducted. It was determined that the driver was under the influence of alcohol. The suspect was arrested for DUI.

April 18

At 5:47 a.m., a resident in the 1100 block of South Fifth called police to report a burglary. An adult female came onto his property and stole two bicycles and a telescope from his secured porch. He chased the female and was able to recover the two bicycles. The suspect left behind a bag containing bolt cutters. The suspect was not located. This investigation is continuing.

April 19

At 3:11 p.m., a female subject asked if officers could check on the safety of her children, who were at their father’s home in the 800 block of West Colorado. After questioning her more, it was discovered the father of her children had battered her a few days prior, leaving visible injuries. An investigation was conducted and the suspect was located and arrested for domestic violence.

April 20

At 10:28 p.m., a resident in the 1600 block of South Fifth called police to report a vandalism incident. An officer responded and contacted the resident. An unknown suspect smashed the window on the victim’s vehicle, but nothing was taken from inside. The investigation is continuing.

April 21

At 10:45 a.m., a vandalism incident was reported in the 400 block of South Myrtle. An employee of a business reported that someone wrote graffiti in permanent marker on the back of his business vehicle, causing damage. Investigation continuing.

At 10:59 a.m., a resident in the 700 block of South Myrtle called police to report a hit and run traffic collision. His vehicle had been parked at the location for several days. When he returned to his vehicle, he found collision damage. Surveillance footage revealed it happened on Sunday at approximately 7:30 p.m. Investigation continuing.

At 4:57 p.m., a caller reported a family disturbance in the 300 block of West Duarte. Officers arrived and spoke with the residents. The investigation revealed there was an argument between a boyfriend and girlfriend that escalated into a physical altercation, resulting in visible injuries to the boyfriend. The female subject was arrested for domestic violence.

At 10:54 p.m., a resident in the 700 block of South Fifth called police to report someone entered his unlocked vehicle and took his cell phone and a black backpack containing work tools. The vehicle was parked on the street. Investigation continuing.

April 22

At 2:28 a.m., a resident in the 200 block of Poppy called police to report an attempted theft. A male subject wearing all black and riding a mountain bike with oversized tires attempted to take a roll of sheet aluminum from the bed of his truck. The suspect was last seen riding north on Poppy. Officers arrived and conducted a search for the suspect, but he was not located. The investigation is continuing.

1 COMMENT

  1. In this week’s crime report there are three incidents on 5th Avenue right after this time. I have video of a individual get out of a car and take mail out of a mailbox very clear description of the car when I called Monrovia Police to report this they told me they would not send somebody out unless the person whose mail was stolen made a report I live on Encino a block away from 5th Avenue this is the second time mail was taken from this area and a approximately 30 day time frame Monrovia Police won’t even take a report or view cameras I am wondering why they keep taking reports and not trying to solve the crimes

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