[Monrovia Police activities from the Police Department's Neighborhood Watch Report for July 21-24. - Brad Haugaard]
Following are the weekend’s highlighted issues and events.
Warrant – Suspect Arrested
July 21 at 8:46 a.m., an officer stopped a bicyclist for a vehicle code violation in the area of Mayflower and Fano. Further investigation revealed the bicyclist had a warrant for his arrest. The suspect was arrested and taken into custody.
Warrant – Suspect Arrested
July 21 at 1:04 p.m., officers were on patrol in the 600 block of W. Huntington when they saw a suspect they knew had an outstanding warrant for his arrest. The subject was located inside a business. After the warrant was confirmed, the suspect was arrested and taken into custody.
Vehicle Burglaries / Theft From a Vehicle
July 21, two vehicle burglaries and a theft from a vehicle were reported to police. The two vehicle burglaries occurred at an apartment complex in the 200 block of W. Lime. Unknown suspects broke into the vehicles and stole miscellaneous items that were left inside, including a purse. The theft from a vehicle occurred in the 300 block of S. Primrose. The victim left the vehicle unlocked and a personal checkbook and some cash was taken. The investigations are continuing.
July 23 at 9:37 a.m., a bear was reported in the 200 block of W. Hillcrest Drive. The resident reported that the bear was in the crawl space under their home, which had been left unsecured. Officers arrived at the location and made attempts to get the bear to flee, but the bear did not respond. The Department of Fish and Wildlife responded and were able to get the bear to leave the crawl space and to go back into the foothills.
Grand Theft Auto Recovered
July 24 at 10:42 p.m., officers were dispatched to the 100 block of N. Encinitas on the report of a recovered stolen vehicle. The vehicle was located outside of Monrovia by another police department. The officers requested assistance with locating the owner of the vehicle to confirm if he knew the whereabouts of his vehicle. The vehicle owner stated his vehicle should be parked in his complex in Monrovia and that he did not give anyone permission to take it. A grand theft auto report was taken and the victim was told where to pick up his vehicle. The investigation is continuing.
Grand Theft Auto Recovery / Possession of Drug Paraphernalia / Fraud / Warrants – Suspects Arrested
July 25 at 2:05 a.m., officers were on patrol in the area of Duarte and Tenth when they stopped a driver for a vehicle code violation. Further investigation revealed the vehicle was stolen out of Fontana. The passenger was found to be in possession of drug paraphernalia and had warrants. The driver was in possession of stolen credit cards, checks and identifications. Both suspects were arrested and taken into custody.