[Monrovia Police activities from the Police Department's Neighborhood Watch Report for April 22-24. - Brad Haugaard]
During the last seven-day period, the Police Department handled 434 service events, resulting in 84 investigations.
April 22 at 10:21 p.m., a residential burglary was reported in the 200 block of Poinsettia. The victim left for work at about 8:00 a.m. When she returned home at 10:00 p.m., she found a rear window open. She went to the police station and reported it. Officers were dispatched to the location and cleared the home. No suspects were located. Unknown suspect(s) entered the home and took jewelry and other miscellaneous property. Investigation continuing.
Warrant – Suspect Arrested
April 23 at 1:07 p.m., an officer on patrol stopped a subject on a bicycle in the 400 block of West Duarte Road for a vehicle code violation. A computer check on the subject revealed the he had an outstanding warrant for his arrest. The subject was arrested and taken into custody.
April 23 at 2:05 p.m., a vehicle burglary was reported at a hotel in the 900 block of West Huntington. The vehicle was broken into between 8:00 p.m. the previous night and 8:00 a.m. that morning. The third row seat was stolen from the vehicle. There was no sign of forced entry on the locked vehicle. The investigation is continuing.
April 24 at 4:53 p.m., police were dispatched to the 700 block of Anita regarding a burglary that had just occurred. The victim walked outside and saw a 30-year-old, male Hispanic subject inside his vehicle. The vehicle was parked inside his attached garage and was unlocked. The victim yelled at the suspect, who ran from the house. The home owner chased the suspect as the police were called, but he lost sight of him. Police apprehended the suspect at Mayflower and Diamond. The suspect was positively identified by the victim and was arrested for burglary. The suspect had an outstanding no-bail warrant for drugs and burglary.