Crime

Monrovia Crime Blotters: July 3 – July 11

 

– Courtesy photo

July 3

At 7:17 a.m., a resident of an apartment complex in the 800 block of West Duarte Road reported a male subject sleeping in the common laundry room. Officers arrived and contacted the subject, who was found to be in possession of a pipe that had been used to smoke methamphetamine. He was arrested.

At 12:37 p.m., callers reported two vehicles had collided at the intersection of California Avenue and Huntington Drive. Officers arrived to investigate and found that one of the drivers complained of pain. The injured driver was taken to a nearby hospital.

At 9:56 p.m., a resident in the 300 block of East Lime Avenue called to report her friend’s boyfriend was intoxicated on the front porch and was refusing to leave. Officers arrived and contacted the male subject, who was found to be intoxicated and was not cooperating with officers. Upon further investigation, officers discovered the male subject had battered the caller’s son. He was arrested and taken into custody.

July 4

At 6:51 p.m., a resident in the 500 block of Los Angeles Avenue reported a male subject was on her property and was refusing to leave. Officers responded and contacted the subject. He had been advised by the resident and officers the day prior that if he returned he would be arrested for trespassing; he was arrested and taken into custody.

July 5

At 2:30 a.m., an officer was patrolling the 2600 block of South Myrtle Avenue when he saw a motorist swerving in and out of their lane. The officer stopped the vehicle, and upon contacting the driver, found him to be heavily intoxicated. Field sobriety tests were conducted and the driver was arrested for DUI.

July 6

At 1:18 a.m., a caller reported seeing a female subject stumbling in the middle of the street in front of cars in the 600 block of South Myrtle Avenue. She had dropped her purse in the street, but continued walking. Officers arrived and located the subject. She was found to be too intoxicated to care for her own safety, so she was arrested for public intoxication and held for a sobering period.

At 10:59 p.m., an officer was patrolling the 900 block of South Alta Vista Avenue when he saw a male subject following a female subject, both of whom he recognized. He also knew the male subject had an active restraining order to stay away from the female. He stopped the male subject and took him into custody.

July 7

At 6:27 a.m., a resident in the 300 block of East Olive Avenue reported a male subject was in their front yard even though they had been warned to stay off the property. Officers arrived and contacted the subject, then arrested him for trespassing.

At 12:38 p.m., security for a store in the 1600 block of South Mountain Avenue reported they were detaining an employee for stealing money from the store. Officers arrived, and after an investigation, arrested the employee.

At 1:39 p.m., an elderly male resident in the 700 block of Norumbega Drive reported he was scammed by an unknown person over the telephone to purchase $25,000 in gift cards, and then he provided the suspect with the gift card numbers. This investigation is continuing.

At 6:40 p.m., a car dealership in the 800 block of East Central Avenue reported a female subject was attempting to purchase a new vehicle using fraudulent information. Officers arrived and contacted the female. She identified herself using two different names and presented a fraudulent California driver’s license. She was arrested and taken into custody.

At 7:08 p.m., an employee of a store in the 500 block of West Huntington Drive reported a female subject was being detained by store security for shoplifting merchandise without paying. Officers arrived, and after an investigation, they arrested the subject. The merchandise was returned to the store.

At 8:22 p.m., a business in the 700 block of East Huntington Drive reported a male subject in their parking lot who was attempting to sell a vehicle to their customers. Officers arrived and contacted the subject. A computer check revealed the subject was on parole and the vehicle he was selling had been reported stolen. The subject was arrested and taken into custody.

July 8

At 12:42 p.m., security at a store in the 1600 block of South Mountain Avenue reported they were detaining a male subject after he attempted to return store merchandise he had just removed from a shelf. When the store refused to give him money, he walked out of the store with the stolen merchandise. Officers arrived and arrested the subject.

At 7 p.m., a resident in the 500 block of Almond Avenue walked outside her home and discovered someone had slashed two of her vehicle’s tires. Officers arrived to investigate. This investigation is continuing.

At 9:16 p.m., an employee of a store in the 100 block of West Foothill Boulevard reported a female subject walked out of their store without paying for merchandise. Store employees attempted to detain the subject, but she began screaming at them. Officers searched for the subject, but were not able to locate her. This investigation is continuing.

At 11:19 p.m., a caller reported he saw a male subject in the 600 block of West Chestnut Avenue spray-painting gang graffiti on a wall. The subject entered a small, dark-colored vehicle and fled the area. Officers searched for the subject, but were unable to locate him. This investigation is continuing.

July 9

At 6:48 a.m., an employee of a business in the 1600 block of South Mountain Avenue arrived to work and discovered the building’s front window had been shattered. Officers arrived to investigate. No entry was made into the building. This investigation is continuing.

At 10 a.m., an officer was patrolling the 200 block of East Huntington Drive when he saw newly-painted gang graffiti on the wall of a business. He also found additional graffiti in other nearby locations. This investigation is continuing.

At 10:25 a.m., a caller reported two vehicles had just collided in the 1100 block of South Mayflower Avenue. Officers arrived to investigate the cause of the collision. One of the drivers complained of pain, so they were transported to a nearby hospital. The driver who was found to be at fault was issued a citation for the traffic violation.

At 2:54 p.m., the owner of a camper trailer went to their rental parking storage lot in the 3100 block of South Peck Road and discovered their trailer was gone. Officers arrived to investigate. The owner last saw his camper parked in the lot one month prior. This investigation is continuing.

At 3:16 p.m., the owner of a business in the 200 block of East Foothill Boulevard arrived to work and discovered pry marks on the building’s back door. Officers arrived to investigate. It appeared someone attempted to burglarize the business sometime over the weekend. This investigation is continuing.

At 4:35 p.m., the owner of a business in the 500 block of South Myrtle Avenue reported to officers that he had discovered one of his employees had been taking money from the store’s cash register over a period of time. This investigation is continuing.

At 5:30 p.m., a caller reported two vehicles had collided in the 400 block of East Foothill Boulevard. Officers arrived to investigate. The party at fault had collided due to a medical condition, and the other driver complained of pain from the collision. Both were taken to a nearby hospital for treatment.

At 11:08 p.m., an employee of a business in the 100 block of West Huntington Drive reported a male subject was sleeping inside their trash dumpster. Officers arrived and contacted the subject. A computer check revealed he had several warrants for his arrest, so he was taken into custody. He was also provided homeless services information.

July 10

At 1:31 a.m., a nearby hospital called to report a male subject had just checked himself into their hospital after reportedly being assaulted by another male with a bat in the 500 block of West Duarte Road. Officers responded to the hospital to speak with the victim. This investigation is continuing.

At 7:12 a.m., a resident in the 100 block of Highland Place walked outside her home and discovered someone had rummaged through her vehicle sometime during the night. Officers responded to investigate. The resident had left her vehicle unlocked when she parked it, and her daughter’s backpack and laptop were stolen. This investigation is continuing.

At 1:58 p.m., a business in the 200 block of East Huntington Drive discovered an employee had taken money without permission from company funds. Officers responded to question employees and staff. This investigation is continuing.

At 6:14 p.m., a resident in the 300 block of South Mountain Avenue walked outside his home and discovered someone had stolen several antique decorations from his front yard. Officers responded to investigate. This investigation is continuing.

July 11

At 7:48 a.m., the owner of a business in the 400 block of West Maple Avenue arrived to work and discovered someone had shattered a window to gain entry to the business. Officers responded to investigate and found money had been taken from the business. This investigation is continuing.

At 8:48 a.m., a resident in the 500 block of Los Angeles Avenue reported a male subject in his front yard who had previously been warned to stay off the property by officers and the resident. Officers responded and arrested the subject for trespassing.

July 11, 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.

GET THE AMPS UPDATE

Get the new localized e-newsletter from Arcadia Weekly with news from Arcadia, Monrovia and Pasadena.

We respect your privacy.