For the period of Feb. 27 through March 5, the responded to 910 calls for service of which 142 required formal investigations. The following is a summary report of the major incidents handled by the Department during this period.
Sunday, Feb. 27
A traffic stop was conducted at Baldwin and Huntington around 1:48 a.m. when officers observed a car swerving between traffic lanes. A 24-year-old male driver was arrested for driving while under the influence of alcohol; a 34-year-old male passenger was arrested for disorderly conduct/drunk in public and possession of cocaine; a 26-year-old male passenger was arrested for disorderly conduct/drunk public.
Units responded to the 1200 block of Magnolia around 5:40 p.m. in reference to a suspicious male subject inside a gated residential construction site. The suspect took lighting fixtures and power tools and then fled in a vehicle. Officers subsequently located the vehicle and arrested a 30-year-old for commercial burglary, possession of stolen property, possession of burglary tools, suspended driver’s license, and a $5,000 outstanding warrant.
Monday, Feb. 28
Around 8:23 a.m., officers were dispatched to in reference to an intoxicated male subject causing a disturbance. When the 22-year-old male was confronted by campus security, he pushed and scratched a security guard. A private person’s arrest was made, and the suspect was taken into custody for battery on a school employee with injury and refusal to leave the school grounds.
A 27-year-old male driver was seen operating his vehicle erratically around 12:54 p.m. A traffic stop was initiated at California and Myrtle, and he was arrested for DUI.
Tuesday, March 1
Shortly after 9:00 a.m., a grand theft auto was reported in the 00 block of West Leroy. A 1997 black Pontiac Trans Am was stolen from the location.
Around 6:30 p.m., units were sent to the 700 block of West Naomi in reference to an auto burglary that just occurred. While the victim was exercising at , a suspect broke into her vehicle and stole her purse from the trunk. During the investigation, Dispatch advised that Pasadena PD officers had detained a 27-year-old male who was in possession of the victim’s property. The suspect was taken into custody for auto burglary, receiving stolen property, an $115,000 felony warrant, and felony parole violation.
Wednesday, March 2
A solo hit-and-run traffic collision was reported at Baldwin and Gate 7 around 2:44 a.m. A vehicle had struck a tree in the center median, but the driver was not found at the scene. Further investigation revealed that the registered owner of the vehicle was employed at the racetrack. A 25-year-old male was later found in the stable area and he had bruises to his forehead, shoulder, and a cut hand.
Between 9:30 p.m. on March 1 and 4:30 p.m. on March 2, an auto burglary occurred in the 600 block of West Fairview. Unknown suspect(s) stole a catalytic converter from a truck.
Thursday, March 3
A male subject, who matched the description of a suspect who had stolen merchandise from various stores at , was seen entering . He carried a large empty shopping bag and concealed merchandise in the bag. A 58-year-old male was contacted outside the store and was arrested for commercial burglary, receiving stolen property, possession of burglary tools, obstructing/resisting, and felony parole violation.
Shortly after 3:00 p.m., a 19-year-old male suspect was arrested at Baldwin and Fairview after stealing a $2,299 wedding ring from located inside .
Friday, March 4
Around 5:30 p.m., units were dispatched to in reference to a theft and hit-and-run accident in the parking lot. A man and two women entered the store with shopping bags and attempted to steal six bottles of men’s cologne. When they realized that they were being observed, the two women left a bag with the stolen property and walked to the food court area where they were detained. A 35-year-old female was arrested for commercial burglary and possession of burglary tools; a 27-year-old female was arrested for commercial burglary, possession of burglary tools, and possession of a fraudulent California ID. The male suspect fled in a vehicle and he also struck a parked vehicle while leaving the scene.
Officers responded to , 444 East Huntington, around 5:45 p.m. regarding a fraud in progress. A 39-year-old female was taken into custody for attempting to cash a fictitious check. A search incident to her arrest revealed additional fictitious checks in her possession.
Saturday, March 5
Around 1:50 a.m., units were sent to Baldwin and Arcadia in reference to a fight in progress. Most of the involved parties had fled the scene prior to officers’ arrival, but a 22-year-old male was arrested for 4 outstanding misdemeanor warrants totaling $85,824.
A traffic collision involving two vehicles occurred at Golden West and Arcadia around 1:47 p.m. An 18-year-old male driver was contacted and officers determined that he was operating the vehicle while under the influence of drugs. A search of the vehicle revealed marijuana, several hundred Ecstasy pills, Xanax pills, and a book containing drug sale information. The man was arrested for DUI, possession of marijuana and a controlled substance, and unlawful transport and sale of marijuana.
Map locations are approximate and based on police reports.