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Arcadia Police Blotter: 2 Burglaries Reported

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The following information is from the Arcadia Police Department:

For the period of Sunday, December 1st, through Saturday, December 7th, the Police Department responded to 884 calls for service of which 111 required formal investigations. The following is a summary report of the major incidents handled by the Department during this period.

Sunday, December 1:

  1. Around 8:55 a.m., an officer conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle for expired registration in the area of Lower Azusa Road and Peck Road. An investigation revealed the driver was in possession of numerous fraudulent social security cards. The 24-year-old Hispanic male was arrested and transported to the Arcadia City Jail for booking.

  2. At about 5:40 p.m., an officer was dispatched to the Arcadia Police Department front counter regarding a theft report. The victim explained he was standing at the bus stop located at Huntington Drive and Centennial Way when an unknown Hispanic male ran by him and grabbed his handbag. The victim attempted to run after the suspect, but was unable to catch him. The total loss included the victim’s identification cards, credit cards, and $2,500 cash.

Monday, December 2:

3. Shortly after 1:00 a.m., an officer conducted an enforcement stop on a driver for making tire “burnouts” in the area of Clark Street and Peck Road. Upon contact with the driver, the officer detected an odor of alcohol emitting from his person. An investigation revealed the 47-year-old Hispanic male was under the influence with a blood alcohol content greater than 0.08 percent. He was arrested and transported to the Arcadia City Jail for booking.

4. At approximately 8:00 p.m., an officer was dispatched to a residence in the 300 block of East Haven Avenue regarding a burglary report. Unknown suspect(s) forced entry through a rear door, ransacked the location, and fled undetected with purses and jewelry. No evidence or witnesses were located.

Tuesday, December 3:

  1. Just after 9:34 a.m., an officer conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle for expired registration in the area of Baldwin Avenue and Huntington Drive. The officer discovered the driver had a suspended license. The 49-year-old Hispanic male was cited, released in the field without incident, and his vehicle was left legally parked.

  2. Around 5:23 p.m., an officer responded to the 100 block of North Santa Anita Avenue regarding a domestic violence report. An investigation revealed a male subject hit his girlfriend in the head after an argument and fled the location. Arcadia Fire responded to the scene and transported the female subject to Arcadia Methodist Hospital with neck pain. Both subjects were determined to be transients.

Wednesday, December 4:

  1. Just before 4:00 p.m., an officer was dispatched to Arcadia Methodist Hospital, 300 West Huntington Drive, regarding a battery report. The juvenile victim explained he was kicked in the legs and head by another student while inside the locker room at Arcadia High School, 180 Campus Drive. The victim was being treated for an abrasion to his ear and was released from the hospital a short time after. The suspect is described as a 16-year-old Asian male. Further investigation is being conducted by the Juveniles Crimes Detective.

  2. Around 11:23 p.m., an officer was patrolling Motel 6, 225 Colorado Place, when he discovered a motorcycle reported stolen out of the City of San Bernardino. The officer made contact with a male subject inside a hotel room who was in possession of a motorcycle helmet and jacket. The subject explained the property belonged to an unknown friend who was nowhere in the area. The 31-year-old Black male was arrested for suspicion of vehicle theft and transported to the Arcadia City Jail for booking.

Thursday, December 5:

  1. Just after 10:50 a.m., an officer made consensual contact with a known parolee in the Albertson’s parking lot, 298 East Live Oak Avenue. The officer discovered the 45-year-old Hispanic male was under the influence of an alcoholic beverage, which was in violation of his parole. He was arrested, transported to the Arcadia City Jail for booking, and placed on a parole hold.

  2. At about 7:09 p.m., officers were dispatched to a residence in the 000 block of East Floral Avenue regarding a residential burglary in progress. Officers conducted an area check, but no suspects were located. A search of the house revealed the suspect(s) forced entry through the front door and stole a wallet, cash, jewelry, and a safety deposit box. A fresh cigarette butt located in the street near the residence was collected as potential evidence. No one reported seeing or hearing anything suspicious.

Friday, December 6:

  1. At about 4:06 p.m., an officer responded to JC Penney at the Santa Anita Mall, 400 South Baldwin Avenue, in reference to a theft report. A 31-year-old Hispanic female subject concealed $353 worth of merchandise inside a used shopping bag and exited the store without making payment. She was arrested and transported to the Arcadia City Jail for booking.

  2. At approximately 8:57 p.m., an officer was dispatched to American Legion Arcadia Post 247, 615 East Live Oak Avenue, in regards to a disturbance. The officer discovered a 27-year-old Hispanic male subject was intoxicated and unable to care for himself. He was arrested and transported to the Arcadia City Jail for booking.

Saturday, December 7:

  1. Around 2:44 a.m., an officer located a motorcycle with expired registration in the parking lot of Motel 6, 225 Colorado Place. The records check also indicated the registered owner had an outstanding warrant and was on probation for a narcotics violation. The officer made contact with the registered owner and discovered he was under the influence of a controlled substance. The 28-year-old White male was arrested for the listed violations and transported to the Arcadia City Jail for booking.

  2. Shortly before 9:30 a.m., officers located a motor home with expired registration in the Ralph’s parking lot, 211 East Foothill Boulevard. An investigation revealed the registered owner was under the influence of methamphetamine and had an outstanding misdemeanor warrant. The 53-year-old White male was arrested and transported to the Arcadia City Jail for booking. 

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