[Monrovia Police activities from the Police Department's Neighborhood Watch Report for January 9-12. - Brad Haugaard]
Following are the weekend’s highlighted issues and events. To see a complete listing of crimes reported, go to the City of Monrovia website and click on the crime mapping link. Sign up to follow us on Twitter for police notifications.
Possession of Burglary Tools – Suspect Arrested
January 9 at 8:20 p.m., dispatch received a call of a suspicious person on a curb in the corner of Beechworth and Prospect, wearing a dark hooded sweatshirt. This area was subject to an attempt hot prowl burglary the week prior. The suspicious person was located and found with components to a slide hammer in his pocket and gloves in his sock. A slide hammer is a mechanic’s tool commonly use in vehicle burglaries. The suspect was arrested for possession of burglary tools.
Drunk in Public – Suspects Arrested
January 9 at 11:30 p.m., officers responded to the 400 block of South Myrtle regarding the report of two intoxicated subjects. The two subjects were located. Officers determined them to be drunk in public and they were arrested and taken into custody.
Under the Influence of a Controlled Substance – Suspect Arrested
January 12 at 1:19 p.m., an officer was checking an area known for drug activity in the 600 block of West Lemon when he observed two subjects walking, nearby. He recognized one of the subjects as an active gang member. The officer stopped and spoke with both subjects. The officer determined that one of the subjects was displaying symptoms of being under the influence of drugs. The subject was arrested and taken into custody.