[Monrovia Police activities from the Police Department's Neighborhood Watch Report for April 20-22. - Brad Haugaard]
During the last seven-day period, the Police Department handled 359 service events, resulting in 62 investigations.
Injury Traffic Collision
April 20 at 7:15 a.m., a traffic collision involving injuries was reported at Mountain and Royal Oaks. A vehicle traveling southbound failed to stop for a red light. The vehicle struck a westbound vehicle traveling through on green light. There were six passengers between the two vehicles. All of the passengers were taken to local hospitals for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries.
Non-Injury Traffic Collision
April 22 at 7:30 a.m., a non-injury traffic collision was reported in the 200 block of South Ivy in front of a school. A driver stepped on the gas pedal instead of the brake, causing a minor dent to the vehicle and a minor scrape to school property.
April 22 at 4:00 p.m., a battery incident was reported in the 400 block of Genoa. The victim was struck in the face by her ex-boyfriend’s new girlfriend. The suspect struck the victim and fled the location. The investigation is continuing.
Driving Under the Influence – Suspect Arrested
April 22 at 8:24 p.m., two officers were driving south on Myrtle when they observed a vehicle making a left turn onto east Central, against traffic. The vehicle hit the southeast curb of the intersection and continued east on Central. After stopping the vehicle, the officers found that the female driver displayed signs of being under the influence of alcohol. She was arrested for driving under the influence and taken into custody. The driver was extremely intoxicated. Fearing possible alcohol poisoning, she was cited for DUI and taken to a hospital for treatment.