[Monrovia Police activities from the Police Department's Neighborhood Watch Report for January 13-15. - Brad Haugaard]
During the last seven-day period, the Police Department handled 373 service events, resulting in 89 investigations.
Grand Theft Auto / Vehicle Recovered
January 13 at 6:17 a.m., a vehicle was reported stolen from the 400 block of East Greystone. The victim parked her vehicle, a 2006 BMW, in front of her residence in the evening. When she returned to her vehicle the following morning, she discovered the vehicle was missing and called police. Later that day, El Monte Police Department advised that they had recovered the vehicle in their city. The vehicle was partially stripped. The investigation is continuing.
Petty Theft - Suspect Arrested
January 13 at 10:11 a.m., loss prevention from a business in the 500 block of West Huntington called police to report a theft. A male adult subject walked into the business and selected a pair of desktop speakers and jeans. He took the items into the dressing room and removed the tags. The subject left the store without paying for the merchandise and fled on a bicycle. Loss Prevention followed the suspect, called police, and waited for officers to arrive. The officers recovered the property and arrested the suspect.
Family Disturbance / Under the Influence of Drugs - Suspect Arrested
January 13 at 6:26 p.m., officers were dispatched to a house in the 800 block of West Olive regarding a family disturbance. When they arrived, they discovered the 28-year- old male resident was causing the disturbance. He was determined to be under the influence of a controlled substance and was in possession of methamphetamine and a smoking pipe, as well. He was arrested and taken into custody.
Domestic Battery - Suspects Arrested
January 14 at 7:19 p.m., a male and female were reported to be fist fighting and yelling at each other in the middle of the street in the 500 block of East Cherry. When officers arrived, they detained both subjects. The two had been in a relationship for 15 years and it was determined they had been fighting each other equally. A computer check revealed the female also had a no-bail warrant for her arrest. Both suspects were arrested and held for court.
January 14 at 11:00 p.m., a subject staying at a local hotel in the 700 block of West Huntington went to their locked truck and discovered the left rear window shattered. The doors were still locked, but the victim's black leather briefcase had been taken from the rear floorboard. The victim had parked his truck earlier that night and went into the hotel. The investigation is continuing.
An officer checked the hotel parking lot discovered a second vehicle with a shattered rear window and the doors still locked. Officers attempted to contact the owner, but were not successful. At 12:31 a.m., the owner contacted the police to report the vehicle burglary. The victims said they parked their vehicle at 8:15 p.m. and then went shopping. Three men's suits were taken from the rear hatch area of the vehicle, below the shattered window.
Outstanding Warrant / Under the Influence of Narcotics - Suspects Arrested
January 15 at 8:08 p.m., officers were dispatched on the report of subjects trespassing inside a vacant house in the 100 block of East Cypress. When they arrived, they located a male and female subject. The female was found to have an outstanding warrant for her arrest and the male was determined to be under the influence of a controlled substance. Both subjects were arrested and taken into custody.
Violation of Domestic Violence Restraining Order - Suspect Arrested
January 15 at 10:23 p.m., an officer stopped a vehicle at Peck and Camino Real. A computer check of the male driver had a domestic violence restraining order to stay away from the female who was sitting in the passenger seat. The male was arrested for violation of the restraining order and taken into custody, where he was held until court the next morning.
No-Bail Felony Burglary Warrant - Suspect Arrested
January 16 at 1:53 a.m., an officer observed a male subject he recognized walking into a convenience store at Huntington and Mountain. He knew a no-bail warrant had been issued for the subject for felony burglary. The officer confirmed the outstanding warrant and waited for assisting officers to arrive. The suspect was arrested and taken into custody without incident.