[Monrovia Police activities from the Police Department's Neighborhood Watch Report for January 4-6. - Brad Haugaard]
During the last seven-day period, the Police Department handled 375 service events, resulting in 60 investigations.
Attempt Vehicle Burglary
January 4 at 1:46 p.m., an attempt vehicle burglary was reported in the 400 block of East Duarte Road. An unknown suspect broke a window on the vehicle to gain entry. The handle to open the vehicle’s hood was also broken to possibly steal the battery, but the owner had taken the battery out of the vehicle, due to previous thefts. The investigation is continuing.
January 4 at 5:20 p.m., police responded to a traffic collision involving a vehicle and a pedestrian at Foothill and Primrose. The pedestrian stepped off of the sidewalk on a green light at the same time that a vehicle was making a right turn on the green light. The pedestrian sustained a possible broken foot.
Warrant – Suspect Arrested
January 4 at 7:20 p.m., an officer on patrol in the area of Myrtle and Pamela observed a vehicle exceeding the posted speed limit and conducted a traffic stop. The investigation revealed the driver was driving on a suspended license and had an outstanding warrant for her arrest. The driver was arrested and later released on a citation to appear in court on the charges.
January 5 at 1:19 p.m., a business in the 500 block of West Huntington called police to report a burglary that had just occurred. A subject entered the store and filled two duffle bags with jeans, then fled the location. And officer arrived and checked the area, but the suspect was not located. The loss prevention officer notified their other store locations in the area of the theft. The suspect attempted to burglarize a store in Glendora and was apprehended by the Glendora Police Department.