July 9

At 8:19 a.m., a vehicle was reported stolen from the 1800 block of California. The victim reported the vehicle belonged to his business and it was stolen off the street sometime during the night. Officers arrived and conducted an investigation. This investigation is continuing.

At 11:55 a.m., officers responded to the 1300 block of South Mayflower regarding a subject going into the location and threatening to kill the security guard. Multiple calls on the same subject acting erratically had been made over the last two weeks at the location. A no-trespassing order had also been completed against the subject. Officers tried to locate the subject at his home, but he was not there. Investigation continuing.

At 7:01 p.m., a resident reported that the catalytic converter had been stolen off his vehicle. The vehicle had been parked in the 700 block of South Ivy. This investigation is continuing.

July 10

At 8:15 a.m., a security guard for a commercial building in the 1300 block of South Mayflower reported a male subject who made death threats toward him the previous day had returned. Officers responded, located the subject, and arrested him for making criminal threats.

At 10:13 a.m., a resident in the 300 block of East Hillcrest reported that she was a victim of fraud. She had received a telephone call from someone claiming they could remove viruses from her computer, so she gave this person access to her computer, then ended up wiring him $26,000 from her savings account to a bank in Thailand. This investigation is continuing.

At 11:06 p.m., a hotel in the 900 block of South Fifth called to report a burglary. The front desk was left unattended for approximately two hours. During that time, a male suspect entered, looked around for a few moments and then jumped over the front desk. The suspect proceeded to open the register and retrieve money. Approximately $300 was stolen from the register. The investigation is continuing.

July 11

At 7:13 a.m., a caller reported a vehicle collided into a parked car in the 1100 block of South Magnolia, then flipped over. Officers and paramedics responded, but the driver was not injured. He was using his cellphone and became distracted, causing the collision. After investigation, the driver was issued a citation.

July 12

At 8:51 a.m., a resident in the 100 block of East El Norte reported someone had entered her unlocked vehicle which was parked in front of her house and took money and groceries that were inside. This investigation is continuing.

At 3:33 p.m., an officer was patrolling the 2600 block of South Myrtle when he saw graffiti on the side of a building. The officer contacted the owner of the building, but he did not know how long it had been there. The graffiti will be removed. This investigation is continuing.

At 9:49 p.m., a theft from a vehicle was reported in the 400 block of West Huntington. The victim left his vehicle unlocked while he went into a restaurant. When he returned, he found his jacket was missing, along with his wallet containing his credit cards. This investigation is continuing.

At 11:58 p.m., officers responded to a residence in the 400 block of Lotone regarding a male and female yelling at each other. When officers arrived, the female said she and her fiancé were arguing and he choked her multiple times. Officers found there was an existing restraining order issued three months prior, due to a similar incident. The male suspect was arrested for domestic violence.

July 13

at 9:04 a.m., two vehicles collided at the intersection of Foothill and Shamrock. Officers responded along with paramedics from Monrovia Fire and Rescue. One of the drivers was transported to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

At 5:56 p.m., officers responded to the 300 block of East Palm regarding the theft of a shotgun. The victim allowed a subject to stay at his house overnight. The subject had offered to purchase the shotgun from the victim. The victim refused to sell the shotgun and the next day the shotgun went missing. This investigation is continuing.

July 14

At 10:12 a.m., a caller reported a traffic collision involving a tow truck near the intersection of California and Evergreen. Officers responded to the scene of the collision. During the investigation, an officer learned the tow truck picked up a disabled vehicle out of town and was towing it to Monrovia, but there was a disagreement regarding the extra fees. The tow truck driver left the shop with the vehicle, and the owner’s husband followed the tow truck. At one point, the husband cut off the tow truck and began to argue with the driver. The tow truck driver backed up his vehicle, and the husband reversed his vehicle and intentionally collided into the tow truck. He was arrested for assault with a deadly weapon.

At 11:34 a.m., a female subject called police to report her vehicle was stolen from the 1000 block of South Canyon. Officers responded and conducted an investigation. The victim left her vehicle running while she dropped off items inside of a building. She was away from her vehicle for approximately three minutes. When she returned, the vehicle was gone. This investigation is continuing.

1 COMMENT

  1. Why do you not include online police reports filed by residents? On 07/02/2020 I reported the theft of two bicycles from MODA at Monrovia Station. Report number 20-800161. They were stolen from inside a locked bicycle cage on the fourth floor parking garage.

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