June 25

At 4:59 a.m., a resident in the 700 block of West Colorado called police to report a large mountain lion under her house. Officers responded along with the State Fish and Wildlife Warden and a biologist. At approximately 8 a.m., detectives sent a robot under the house, which allowed the warden to tranquilize the lion and safely bring it out from under the house. It was found to have a neck injury caused by another large animal and was transported to a state veterinary hospital for care.

At 8:55 a.m., a female subject was driving in the 900 block of West Huntington when she saw a male subject exposing himself in an area between a hotel and a restaurant. She notified the hotel and called the police, then left the area. Officers arrived and located the male subject. This investigation is continuing.

At 11:09 a.m., a resident in the 200 block of East Pomona walked outside to his vehicle and discovered someone had stolen tools from his locked van. Officers arrived and conducted an investigation. The investigation is continuing.

At 11:49 a.m., an employee of a store in the 900 block of East Huntington called police to report a theft of merchandise. Officers responded and located the suspect, who would not identify himself. He was arrested and taken into custody. He was positively identified after being fingerprinted.

At 2:45 p.m., a theft of a purse was reported at a business parking lot in the 1600 block of South Mountain. A female subject was sitting in her vehicle in the parking lot, when a male suspect opened her unlocked passenger door and took her purse, which was on the passenger seat. The suspect fled the area with the purse. Officers responded to the area, but were unable to locate the suspect. This investigation is continuing.

June 26

At 6:22 a.m., a resident in the 500 block of West Lemon walked outside his home and discovered someone had shattered one of the windows on his work van sometime during the night. Officers arrived and determined the suspect had not gained entry into the vehicle and nothing was taken. This investigation is continuing.

At 11:37 a.m., a resident in the 600 block of West Hillcrest discovered someone had taken his wallet from his vehicle sometime overnight. Officers arrived and determined the vehicle was left unlocked. This investigation is continuing.

At 8:13 p.m., an unknown subject spray painted graffiti on the south side of a business in the 2000 block of South Myrtle. Officers responded and conducted an investigation. This investigation is continuing.

At 11:46 p.m., an unknown subject spray painted graffiti on various sections of Station Square Park in the 1600 block of South Myrtle. This investigation is continuing.

June 27

At 7:25 a.m., a resident in the 900 block of Norumbega walked outside her home and found mail scattered on the street. She picked it up and saw it belonged to Monrovia residents living on Monroe Place. Officers responded, collected the mail, and returned it to its owners. This investigation is continuing.

At 9:39 a.m., a resident in the 100 block of East Olive walked outside to his parked vehicle, which had been left unlocked, and discovered someone had gained entry and ransacked the interior. The suspect had left a BB gun in the vehicle, but nothing was taken. Officers responded and collected the BB gun as evidence. This investigation is continuing.

At 12:17 p.m., a resident in the 300 block of East Olive called police to report his brother was at the location in violation of a restraining order which requires him to stay away from the resident and the home. Officers arrived and found the subject on the front porch of the home and he was refusing to leave. He was arrested for violation of the restraining order.

At 12:40 p.m., an employee of a business in the 100 block of South Myrtle walked outside to his parked vehicle and discovered someone had gained entry and took his laptop, wallet and other items. Officers responded and searched the area, locating all of the property nearby, except the wallet. This investigation is continuing.

At 2:51 p.m., a caller reported seeing fresh graffiti on an electrical box at the corner of Myrtle and Duarte, next to the railroad tracks. Athens graffiti removal was called to remove the graffiti. This investigation is continuing.

At 4:08 p.m., an employee of a hotel in the 700 block of West Huntington called police to report unusual activity in one of their rooms. Multiple people were seen entering and leaving the room over a period of two days. Officers responded and contacted the renter of the room. An investigation found he was in possession of a controlled substance. He was arrested and taken into custody.

June 28

At 1:30 a.m., an officer was conducting a traffic stop of a vehicle in the 600 block of Norumbega for unsafe backing. As the officer spoke to the two occupants of the vehicle, he noticed a significant amount of mail inside the car. Neither of the occupants lived in the area. Further investigation revealed the occupants were in possession of stolen mail. The female driver also had multiple warrants for her arrest and the male passenger was in possession of a controlled substance, as well as drug paraphernalia. Both subjects were arrested and taken into custody. The victims of the stolen mail were contacted and had their mail returned.

At 7:53 a.m., a resident was jogging in the 100 block of South California when they saw a male subject passed out in the driver’s seat of a parked car. The jogger believed the subject needed medical help and called police. Officers and paramedics responded. Officers found the subject was in possession of drug paraphernalia. Investigation revealed the subject had recently used a controlled substance, but was not in need of any medical attention. The subject was arrested and taken into custody.

At 3:31 p.m., a female subject at the corner of Magnolia and Huntington called police to report her boyfriend hit her with a belt and she was in a lot of pain. Officers and paramedics responded. When they arrived, the suspect had fled the area. The victim was in a lot of pain and was transported to a nearby hospital by ambulance. The suspect turned himself in at the police station and was arrested and taken into custody. When he was arrested, he was found to be in possession of a controlled substance and a drug pipe.

June 29

At 8:09 a.m., a ride share driver picked up a male and female customer in Pasadena. They requested to go to a Monrovia business in the 900 block of West Duarte. Once at the business, they requested to go to another location. The driver parked and went inside the business to use the restroom. He left the keys inside with the vehicle running. When he exited the store, he saw the two subjects driving away in his vehicle. Officers arrived and conducted an investigation. This investigation is continuing.

At 12:45 p.m., officers responded to the 300 block of South Violet regarding a traffic collision. The driver was attempting to back out and accelerated into a building. She complained of pain and was taken to a local hospital for treatment. No other vehicles were involved.

At 7:15 p.m., a resident in the 700 block of West Walnut received a call from a male suspect who told her that her computer had been hacked. The suspect told her in order to fix her computer, she would need to purchase three $500 Target gift cards and call him with the numbers on the back. The victim did what the suspect asked and gave him the gift card information. After she gave the card numbers to the suspect over the phone, she reported it to Chase Bank and was advised it was a common scam. This investigation is continuing.

At 11:34 p.m., a caller reported a vehicle had been in an accident in the 100 block of South Mountain. Officers arrived and saw a vehicle had struck a tree at the location. They contacted the driver and could smell the odor of alcohol. The driver had slurred speech and blood shot watery eyes. Field sobriety tests were conducted and the driver was arrested for being under the influence of alcohol. He was held for a sobering period.

June 30

At 10:12 a.m., a theft was reported in the 200 block of East Foothill. The victim parked his car and when he returned to it the next morning, he discovered someone had stolen the catalytic converter. Officers arrived and conducted an investigation. This investigation is continuing.

At 2:08 p.m., a theft was reported in the 300 block of West Lime. Upon returning to his vehicle in the morning, the victim discovered the catalytic converter had been stolen off his vehicle. Officers arrived and conducted an investigation. This investigation is continuing.

At 10:17 p.m., a resident called to report a female subject was breaking plants and door hangings on her front porch in the 300 block of Genoa. The female left the location and kicked vehicles on the way down the street. Officers responded and checked the area for the suspect, but were unable to locate her. This investigation is continuing.

July 1

At 1:15 a.m., a caller reported a male subject not breathing in the 700 block of West Huntington. Officers responded to the location and found a subject who had overdosed on drugs. The subject was unresponsive, but had a faint pulse. The subject was given Narcan, which helped him breathe better. Paramedics arrived after the Narcan was given and the subject was transported to a local hospital for treatment.

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