For the period of April 17 through April 23, the responded to 857 calls for service of which 98 required formal investigations. The following is a summary report of the major incidents handled by the Department during this period.
Sunday, April 17
About 2:23 p.m., officers were dispatched to the , 130 West Huntington Drive, regarding the theft of two flat screen televisions. The investigation revealed the 42-year-old female suspect was an occupant in the room earlier that day. When housekeeping went to check the room at about 1:30 p.m., the televisions were missing. A follow-up investigation is being conducted by the detective bureau.
Shortly before 3:00 p.m., units responded to the 800 block of West Foothill Boulevard regarding a restraining order violation. The restrained person, a 44-year-old female, was found approximately 15 yards in front of the property. A records check revealed a valid restraining order and she was placed under arrest for disobeying a court order.
Monday, April 18
About 11:15 a.m., officers were dispatched to , 225 Colorado Place regarding a suicide. Officers found a 59-year-old female hanging by her neck from a clothes rack. She was pronounced dead by Paramedics and her family was notified. There were no signs of foul play.
Between 6:40 a.m. and 6:00 p.m., a residential burglary occurred in the 300 block of Monte Vista Road. Unknown suspect(s) cut the power to the house as well as the telephone lines. The suspect(s) then attempted to pry open the glass door, but were unsuccessful and entered the home by shattering a window. Once inside, the suspect(s) ransacked the master bedroom and stole cash and jewelry for an approximate loss of $8,725.
Tuesday, April 19
Between 12:30 p.m. and 1:10 p.m., . (described as a Male, 5’06”, thin build, 40-42 years of age, dark brown hair, brown eyes and wearing green hospital scrubs) entered through an unlocked side gate. He turned off the main power to the house at the circuit breaker, before prying the screen to the master bedroom. The suspect entered the home through the unlocked window, ransacked the house, and stole a watch and checks for an approximate loss of $3,300. He was seen leaving in a newer model Black Nissan Altima.
Between 12:45 p.m. and 5:45 p.m., an auto burglary occurred in the 100 block of Campus Drive. Unknown suspect(s) tampered with the car door lock and stole the stereo, a black wallet and a California Driver’s License.
Wednesday, April 20
Shortly after 10:00 a.m., a traffic stop was initiated on Orange Grove at Baldwin Avenue for a lighting violation. When the officer activated his emergency lights, the car rapidly accelerated away. A pursuit was initiated and ended up on the westbound 210 freeway. . The car continued across all four lanes of traffic and came to a stop when it collided with the center medium. A passing LAPD motor officer stopped and assisted the APD officer while additional units arrived. The suspects were arrested for felony evasion, burglary, receiving stolen property and possession of burglary tools. Only one suspect sustained minor injuries and no officers or passing motorists were hurt.
Around 6:25 p.m., officers responded to the 400 South Baldwin Avenue, in reference to a vehicle being vandalized. An investigation revealed a verbal dispute over a parking stall between a 31-year-old female of unknown race and an unknown female 20-24 years of age, resulted in a broken driver’s side mirror. The 20-24 year old suspect was seen breaking the mirror with her hands and leaving the scene in an early model silver Toyota sedan.
Thursday, April 21
A traffic stop conducted around 4:30 p.m., on Colorado east of First Avenue, led to the arrest of the backseat passenger. A 42-year-old male was taken into custody for possession of methamphetamine and a hypodermic needle/syringe.
Between 8:00 p.m. April 20 and 8:00 a.m. April 21, a residential burglary occurred in the 1000 block of west Duarte Road. Unknown suspect(s) forced open a locked laundry room door and stole a bicycle. The approximate loss is $400.00.
Friday, April 22
Around 6:45 p.m., loss prevention personnel from advised they had detained a juvenile for theft. The suspect took merchandise into a fitting room, concealed the property, and left the store without making payment. A private person’s arrest was made, and the 17-year old female was taken into custody for petty theft.
Between 10:00 p.m. on April 21 and 8:00 a.m. April 22, unknown suspect(s) collided with the light pole on the northwest corner of Santa Anita Avenue and Sycamore Drive. There were no witnesses to the incident at the time of the report.
Saturday, April 23
A traffic stop was conducted shortly before 1:00 p.m. on Mountain View east of Michillinda for no license plates. A records check of the driver revealed he was on parole for identity theft. A parole search of the vehicle revealed a hidden compartment containing marijuana, a digital scale, empty Ziploc baggies and a fake “Arizona Tea” drink container designed to conceal paraphernalia. The 30-year-old male was placed under arrest for possession of marijuana with intent to sell and a felony parole violation.
About 10:25 a.m., officers were dispatched to , 159 East Huntington Drive, in reference to a vandalism report. An investigation revealed that sometime between 7:30 p.m. on April 22 and 7:30 a.m. April 23 unknown suspect(s) vandalized a glass window of the business by carving indistinguishable letters or symbols into it.
Locations on the map are approximate and based on police reports.