Crime

Monrovia Crime Blotters: May 30 – June 5

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May 30

At 9:10 p.m., a resident in the 800 block of South Alta Vista called police to report a female subject yelling and throwing things in the middle of the street. Officers arrived and located the subject. A computer check revealed she had an outstanding warrant for her arrest. She was arrested for the warrant and a search of the suspect revealed she was also in possession of illegal narcotics and drug paraphernalia.

May 31

At 12:13 a.m., an officer conducted a traffic stop on a bicyclist in the 100 block of West Lime for a vehicle code violation. A computer check on the subject revealed he had an outstanding warrant for his arrest. He was arrested for the warrant and found to be in possession of drug paraphernalia.

At 2:18 a.m., an officer was patrolling the 1600 block of South Myrtle when he saw a subject at a park after closing hours. The subject was contacted and a computer check revealed he had an outstanding warrant for his arrest. The subject was arrested and during a search of his person, he was found to be in possession of illegal narcotics.

June 1

At 1:23 a.m., a caller reported that a motorist collided into a light pole in the area of Mountain and Lemon. The driver was located and he displayed signs of being under the influence of alcohol and/or prescription medication. Field sobriety tests were conducted. The driver was arrested for driving under the influence and held for a sobering period.

At 2:09 p.m., a caller reported that a vehicle was stopped in the middle of the street in the area of Walnut and Alta Vista and the driver was resting his face on the steering wheel. Officers responded and contacted the driver. The driver displayed signs of being under the influence of drugs. Field sobriety tests were conducted and a DUI investigation was started. The subject was arrested for DUI and held for a sobering period.

At 4:07 p.m., a resident in the 700 block of South Mayflower called police to report a vehicle that struck a parked vehicle and rolled over. The driver fled on foot and was last seen running north on Mayflower. Officers responded, but were unable to locate the driver. The vehicle was towed and the Investigation is continuing.

At 6:26 p.m., a resident in the 100 block of North Sunset called police to report his company vehicle was broken into sometime during the night. The vehicle was parked on the street in front of his residence. The vehicle had both passenger side windows smashed and a laptop was taken. Investigation is continuing.

At 11:15 p.m., a caller reported that a male subject was assaulting a female subject inside a vehicle at a business parking lot in the 800 block of East Huntington. The male fled on foot and the female drove away. Officers responded and located both subjects nearby. After a thorough investigation, the male was arrested for domestic violence and a restraining order violation. A criminal complaint was completed against the female for a court order violation.

June 2

At 1:37 a.m., an officer was on patrol in the 300 block of South Myrtle when he observed a vehicle driving with no headlights on, in violation of the vehicle code. A traffic stop was conducted and the driver was displaying signs of being under the influence of alcohol. Field sobriety tests were conducted and a DUI investigation was started. The subject was arrested for DUI and held for a sobering period.

At 2:36 a.m., an employee from a business in the 800 block of West Huntington called police to report a vehicle that collided into a light pole. The occupants were seen fleeing the scene and being picked up by another vehicle. Officers responded, but did not locate the suspects. The vehicle that collided into the light pole was towed from the street. Investigation is continuing.

At 10:33 p.m., an employee from a business in the 600 block of West Huntington called police to report her vehicle had been broken into while she was at work. The rear passenger side window was smashed and her purse was taken from the floorboard behind the driver’s seat. Investigation is continuing.

June 3

At 10:21 a.m., a resident in the 1900 block of South Peck called to report his work vehicle was broken into while it was parked in front of his residence. One of the door locks had been punched and his briefcase was stolen. Investigation is continuing.

June 4

At 8:16 a.m., a resident in the 100 block of West Colorado called to report a subject loitering in the laundry room at the location. Officers arrived and contacted the subject, who was later found to be in possession of methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia. The subject was arrested and taken into custody.

At 8:39 a.m., a resident in the 600 block of Parkrose called to report a theft from her vehicle, which was parked in front of her residence. She left her vehicle unlocked overnight, and when she left for work in the morning, she discovered someone had ransacked her vehicle. Investigation is continuing.

June 5

At 12:12 a.m., several callers reported an intoxicated subject that was breaking apartment windows in the 800 block of West Colorado. Officers arrived and located the subject, who was found to be under the influence of alcohol. He had cuts on his hands, substantiating the witness reports, and he resisted the officers as they took him into custody. He was arrested for being drunk in public and resisting arrest.

At 4:06 a.m., a resident in the 400 block of East Colorado called police to report a male subject looking into vehicles with a flashlight. Officers responded to the area and saw a suspicious vehicle stopped on the street with a subject sitting in the driver’s seat. The male subject began reaching for something and the officer reached through the driver’s window to restrain him. The subject began driving away, dragging the officer a short distance.

Another officer entered the suspect vehicle and prevented the driver from driving any further. The subject fought with the officers. A struggle ensued and one of the officers deployed his Taser. The suspect was taken into custody. Per policy, the Monrovia Fire Department responded and treated the suspect for the Taser deployment. The two officers were also treated for injuries sustained while taking the suspect into custody. The suspect and one of the officers were taken to a local hospital for further treatment. The suspect was later medically cleared from the hospital and taken into custody.

At 9:18 a.m., a resident in the 1300 block of South Mayflower called to report a subject going through the trash. Officers responded and located the subject. It was discovered that the subject also had an outstanding warrant for his arrest. He was arrested and taken into custody for the warrant.

At 10:27 a.m., an employee from a business in the 700 block of East Huntington called to report a possible intoxicated person inside the business. Officers arrived and contacted the subject. He was found to be extremely intoxicated and unable to care for himself. He was arrested and held for a sobering period.

At 1:07 p.m., an officer was patrolling the 800 block of West Olive when he saw a subject he recognized from prior contacts. He was aware the individual had an outstanding warrant for his arrest. The officer stopped the subject, confirmed the warrant, and arrested him per the authority of the warrant.

June 6, 2019

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