For the period of April 3 through April 9, the Arcadia Police Department responded to 797 calls for service of which 109 required formal investigations. The following is a summary report of the major incidents handled by the Department during this period.
Sunday, April 3
At 1:14 p.m., a traffic stop at Colorado and Baldwin for an expired registration, led to the arrest of a 33-year-old female driver for a $30,000 outstanding warrant.
At 8:20 p.m., officers responded to assist Monrovia PD in regards to a barricaded suspect call in the 600 block of Shady Oaks Dr. Our officers were relieved by additional Monrovia PD units on Monday morning.
Monday, April 4
At 2:58 a.m., officers responded to a medical assist call in the 600 block of Sunset where an elderly male was hanging on from a third story balcony. The subject was pulled up to safety and transported to AMH for treatment of some lacerations to the knees and elbows, as well as a psychiatric evaluation.
Around 10:20 a.m., three power handsaws were taken from the back of a pick-up truck at a construction site in the 00 block of Las Flores. A male was reported being seen taking the tools and leaving in a white Ford Ranger.
Tuesday, April 5
A traffic stop was conducted around 2:18 a.m. at Christina St. and Santa Anita Ave. where a 22 year old male, reported as leaving the track intoxicated, was placed under arrest for DUI.
About 7:47 a.m., officers responded to a possible burglary in progress at the Metro PCS store, 411 E. Huntington, where a young male was seen smashing the window of the business. The 15 year-old male juvenile was detained and arrested for commercial burglary, eight mobile phones were recovered.
Wednesday, April 6
Between 2:00 p.m. April 5th and 8:00 a.m. April 6th, a residential burglary occurred in the 1100 block of Altern Ave. Unknown suspect(s) entered the location while it was tented for fumigation. The victim reported a digital camera and miscellaneous currency missing from the location.
Around 4:15 p.m. three females, ages 20-25, fled the store, 400 S. Baldwin, with stolen merchandise. They left behind a fourth female, 27, who was arrested for commercial burglary. The total loss was approximately $597.
Shortly after 7:00 p.m. an unknown female was seen taking a package from the porch of a residence in the 00 block of Golden West Ave. She then entered an awaiting, ‘El Camino’ type, black vehicle with an unknown male driver and fled southbound on Golden West Ave.
Thursday, April 7
Between 6:40 p.m. on April 6th and 6:20 a.m. on April 7th, an auto burglary occurred in the 300 block of Huntington. Unknown suspect(s) entered a vehicle (no signs of forced entry) and stole a laptop computer and an iPod Touch for a reported loss of about $1,000.
A traffic stop conducted at Colorado Blvd. and Second Ave., for failure to display a valid year tag, led to the arrest of a 50-year-old male for a warrant, possession of illegal fireworks and marijuana. The passenger, a 42-year-old male was arrested for possession of a controlled substance.
Friday, April 8
Just after 4:20 a.m., an unknown male kicked in several secured doors at the , 631 W. Duarte Rd., where he stole several bottles of Hydrocodone.
Shortly after 5:00 p.m., officers responded to located at 1227 S. Baldwin Ave. regarding a theft in progress. A 44-year-old male wearing a white button down shirt had taken approximately $1,000 worth of property and was driving a gray Honda eastbound on Naomi. A traffic stop was conducted at the promenade parking structure where the suspect was placed under arrest. The property was recovered as well as a pair of wire cutters.
Saturday, April 9
Shortly after 2:30 p.m., a traffic stop conducted at the intersection of Baldwin and Arcadia on a vehicle where a 25-year-old male driver was talking on his cell phone while driving, led to his arrest for DUI.
At approximately 7:30 p.m., a non-injury traffic accident was reported in the 100 block of Huntington Dr., where one driver had fled the scene. The 43-year-old female was located two blocks away and the investigation revealed the driver was DUI and placed under arrest.
Map locations are approximate and based on police reports.