For the period of April 22-28, the responded to 1,045 calls for service, 128 of which required formal investigations. The following is a summary report of the major incidents handled by the Department during this period.
Sunday, April 22:
Around 2:53 a.m., officers responded to a two-party injury traffic accident in the intersection of West Huntington Drive and South Baldwin Avenue. Two drivers collided in the intersection, causing one vehicle to overturn and the other to spin out.
Four passengers were treated at the scene by the . Three of them were transported to the . An investigation revealed one of the drivers was under the influence of alcohol and had failed to stop at the red traffic signal. The 27-year-old man was arrested and transported to the Arcadia City Jail for booking.
At approximately 1:17 p.m., an officer was dispatched to the 5000 block of North Baldwin Avenue regarding an unauthorized yard sale. The resident did not have a yard sale permit as required by the City of Arcadia Municipal Code. An investigation revealed the resident had exhausted the maximum number of yard sale permits for the calendar year. She was issued a citation.
Monday, April 23:
At about 4 p.m., an officer responded to the 000 block of East Rodell Place in regards to a burglary investigation. Unknown suspect(s) pried open the victim’s rear door, ransacked the location and fled undetected. Several items were reported missing, and no one saw or heard anything suspicious.
Shortly after 7:20 p.m., an officer was dispatched to at 1325 South Baldwin Avenue regarding the theft of two iPhones. The victims left their gym bags unattended in the basketball court and a witness noticed a man rummaging through their property. The suspect is described as having long hair and a goatee. He wore black shorts and a black shirt.
Tuesday, April 24:
At about 6:46 p.m., an officer was dispatched to a three-party traffic accident on Huntington Drive, west of Old Ranch Road. As party one proceeded west on Huntington Drive and collided into party two as she reversed into his lane from her driveway. Party one then collided into an unoccupied parked vehicle. No injuries were reported.
At approximately 5:36 p.m., officers responded to at the regarding a theft report. Two men allegedly concealed 15 pairs of jeans inside a bag and exited the store without making payment. Video surveillance revealed the suspects fled in a tan colored Chevy pick-up truck.
Wednesday, April 25:
Around 10 a.m., officers responded to the 000 block of West Camino Real Avenue regarding a residential burglary report. A man lured the victim outside her home by explaining her water hose was possibly contaminated due to a broken water pipe nearby. A short time later, the suspect received a phone call and immediately left her home. The victim discovered another suspect had entered her residence while she was distracted, and stole approximately $20,000 in jewelry. The male adult is described as Hispanic with a dark complexion, 5-feet-9-inches tall, clean shaven, with short black hair and wearing dark colored clothing.
At approximately 1:44 p.m., an officer was dispatched to the bus stop located on the southwest corner of Santa Anita Avenue and Huntington Drive, in reference to a vandalism report. An investigation revealed three juveniles tagged the bus bench with yellow paint markers. Officers arrested a 14-year-old boy and two 15-year-old boys and transported them to the Arcadia City Jail for booking and released them to their parents.
Thursday, April 26:
Shortly after 3:20 p.m., an officer responded to Sephora at the Santa Anita Mall, 400 South Baldwin Avenue, in regards to a theft report. A woman was reportedly seen concealing merchandise inside her purse, and exited the store without making payment. An investigation revealed the suspect also stole from another store. The 19-year-old was arrested, and transported to the Arcadia City Jail for booking.
At about 8:50 p.m., an officer responded to the 000 block of Diamond Street regarding a theft investigation. The victim explained he let two friends stay inside his apartment while he left for a meeting. When he returned, he discovered his friends had left and noticed his laptop was missing. An attempt to contact the subjects by phone met with negative results.
Friday, April 27:
Officers responded to the Arcadia Badminton Club, 12336 Lower Azusa Road, in regards to a female subject inside the location not wearing any pants. An investigation revealed the subject was intoxicated and unable to care for herself. The 24-year-old woman was arrested, and transported to the Arcadia City Jail for booking.
Around 7:31 a.m., an officer conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle for two broken stop lights, in the area of Baldwin Avenue and Fairview Avenue. The officer discovered the driver was never issued a license. The 34-year-old man was cited, and his vehicle was impounded for 30 days.
Saturday, April 28:
At 10:29 a.m., an officer responded to the Arcadia Police Department front counter regarding a fraud report. The victim discovered an unknown suspect(s) made a fraudulent purchase using his American Express credit account. The victim had his credit card in his possession at the time of the report, and he had no idea how his information was compromised.
Around 4:40 p.m., an officer conducted an enforcement stop on a red Mazda Protégé for a broken tail light, in the area of Second Avenue and Santa Clara Street. A records check revealed the passenger, a 41-year-old woman, and the driver, a 50-year-old man, had outstanding felony warrants. The officer also discovered the suspects were in possession of methamphetamines and drug paraphernalia. They were arrested, and transported to the Arcadia City Jail for booking.