Crime blotter information provided by the Arcadia Police Department
Tuesday, September 17:
Around 10:00 a.m., an officer responded to the Arcadia Police Department front counter in regards to an identity theft report. The victim discovered online that an unknown suspect created two additional bank accounts under his primary bank account and withdrew $800 from an ATM machine. He had no idea how his personal information was compromised.
Shortly before 3:00 p.m., an officer was dispatched to a residence in the 1000 block of Paloma Drive regarding a burglary investigation. Unknown suspect(s) forced entry through a kitchen window, ransacked the location, and fled with several pieces of jewelry. No witnesses were located; however, the officer located a partial palm print near the point of entry. Further investigation is being conducted by the Detective Bureau.
Wednesday, September 18:
Around 4:55 p.m., an officer responded to a residence in the 400 block of Golden West Avenue in regards to a burglary investigation. Unknown suspect(s) forced entry through a rear window, ransacked the location, and fled undetected with jewelry and electronic items. Fresh blood droppings were located on the front porch and front walkway area of the residence, which indicated the suspect suffered an injury while making entry. No witnesses were located. Further investigation is being conducted by the Detective Bureau.
At approximately 6:03 p.m., an officer was dispatched to The Derby, 233 East Huntington Drive, in reference to a theft report. A male subject left the restaurant without paying for his $56 tab which consisted of one meal and a couple of alcoholic drinks. The suspect is described as a White male, approximately 50-years-old, thin build with a full beard, wearing an unknown colored t-shirt and black shorts. The officer conducted an area check, but the suspect was not located.
Thursday, September 19:
At about 6:55 p.m., an officer was dispatched to Hollister at the Santa Anita Mall, 400 South Baldwin Avenue, in regards to a theft investigation. An adult suspect concealed merchandise inside a used shopping bag and exited the store without making payment. Further investigation revealed the subject falsely impersonated a victim using his driver's license and in fact, had a no bail warrant for burglary. The 27-year-old-male was arrested and transported to the Arcadia City Jail for booking.
At approximately 8:16 p.m., officers responded to Metro PCS, 158 East Duarte Road, in regards to an armed robbery. A male suspect pushed a lone employee into the restroom and forced him to stay inside by threatening him with an unknown object. While the victim was inside the restroom, multiple subjects ransacked the location and stole 56 phones. A total of $1,500 was also missing from the cash register. No surveillance footage was available as the suspects damaged the surveillance system and stole the accompanying hard drive. Further investigation is being conducted by the Detective Bureau.
Friday, September 20:
At approximately 9:23 p.m., officers responded to Bonita Skate Park, 100 South Baldwin Avenue, in regards to a robbery that had just occurred. An investigation revealed an 18-year-old male took the victim's cell phone, refused to give it back, and made threatening statements toward the victim when he attempted to retrieve his property. Another subject, a 23-year-old male, was determined to be under the influence of alcohol and unable to care for himself. Both suspects were arrested and transported to the Arcadia City Jail for booking.
Saturday, September 21:
Just after 1:30 p.m., an officer was dispatched to Wells Fargo Bank, 298 East Live Oak Avenue, in regards to a fraud in progress. Two suspects entered the location and attempted to deposit and cash forged and altered checks. The 53-year-old female and 30-year-old female were arrested and transported to the Arcadia City Jail for booking.