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Monrovia Police: Citation for Shoplifting; Wrong-Way Driver; Men and Women Fighting; Stolen Mail; Etc.

[Monrovia Police activities from the Police Department's Neighborhood Watch Report for February 1-3. - Brad Haugaard]

During the last seven-day period, the Police Department handled 346 service events, resulting in 72 investigations.

Shoplifting – Suspect Arrested
February 1 at 10:22 a.m., loss prevention from a business in the 500 block of West Huntington phoned police to report a male subject that had left the store without paying for merchandise he had concealed. Officers arrived and detained the suspect, who admitted to the theft. The suspect was arrested and issued a citation to appear in court on the charges.

Domestic Violence – Suspect Arrested
February 1 at 2:41 p.m., a caller reported a male and female fighting in a vehicle parked in the 300 block of Genoa Street. When officers arrived, the male and female had separated. They admitted to arguing over personal matters while sitting in the vehicle. During the argument, the female had slapped the male subject twice in the face. The male subject then punched the female in the face and body. The female sustained a large contusion above her right eye and possibly a broken nose. She was taken to the hospital for treatment. The male subject was arrested for domestic violence and taken into custody.

Warrant – Suspect Arrested
February 1 at 7:43 p.m., an officer was on patrol in the 1600 block of South Mountain and observed a vehicle traveling the wrong way on a one-way street. The officer stopped the vehicle for the violation. The investigation revealed the subject was driving on a suspended license and had several outstanding warrants for his arrest. The suspect was arrested and taken into custody.

Domestic Violence – Suspect Arrested
February 1 at 10:09 p.m., officers were dispatched to the 600 block of South Myrtle on the report of a traffic collision. The occupants of the vehicle are boyfriend and girlfriend. They were involved in a verbal argument that escalated into a physical altercation in the backseat of the vehicle. During the altercation, the vehicle rolled back and struck the curb. The male subject was determined to be the primary aggressor. He was arrested for domestic violence and taken into custody.

Traffic Collision
February 2 at 1:56 a.m., officers responded to the area of Magnolia and Cypress on a solo vehicle traffic collision. The driver was traveling south on Magnolia, made a right turn onto Cypress and lost control of her vehicle. She collided into a parked vehicle, continued on and then struck a curb, where the vehicle came to rest.

Commercial Burglary
February 2 at 2:36 a.m., police received a report of an alarm activation at a business in the 900 block of West Duarte Road. An unknown suspect threw a rock through the front glass door to gain entry. The location was ransacked, but no loss could be determined. The investigation is continuing.

Trespassing/Possession of Stolen Property – Suspect Arrested
February 2 at 2:50 p.m., officers were dispatched to a residence in the 200 block of South Mountain regarding a subject found sleeping in a vacant home. Officers responded and located the subject, who was found to be in possession of stolen property. The owner of the residence desired prosecution for trespassing, and the suspect was arrested. Further investigation revealed the property he was in possession of was stolen from a business in Duarte. The suspect was identified by store clerks in a photo lineup. Additionally, the suspect was found to be on active felony parole. The suspect was arrested and taken into custody.

Mail Theft
February 2 at 10:32 p.m., an incident of mail theft was reported in the 200 block of West Walnut. A Monrovia resident received a phone call from the Glendora Police Department reporting they had two suspects in custody that were in possession of the resident’s mail. The resident then contacted her property manager, who told her he had reported the mail theft earlier that day to the Monrovia Postal Inspector, but didn't report the theft to police. Apparently, the suspects broke into the back door of the apartment complex mailboxes and stole mail. The officer took a mail theft report from the resident and forwarded the report to the Glendora Police Department.

1 comment:

  1. Are there any updates about the 5 car collision that happened at Myrtle and Foothill. Did they ever find out why it happened? Vehicle malfunction, drunk driver, etc?