Monrovia Police: Hit With Crowbar and Stabbed; Domestic Violence; Drugs; Thefts of and From Vehicles; Drunk Driving
[Monrovia Police activities from the Police Department's Neighborhood Watch Report for September 26-28. - Brad Haugaard]
During the last seven-day period, the Police Department handled 456 service events, resulting in 73 investigations.
Grand Theft Auto / Possession of a Controlled Substance / Receiving Stolen Property – Suspect Arrested
September 26 at 9:52 a.m., officers responded to the report of a suspicious vehicle and subject at a gas station in the 700 block of W. Huntington. When officers arrived, the subject exited the vehicle and fled on foot. As the suspect fled, he was taking items from his pockets and throwing them on the ground. Assisting officers arrived and the suspect was detained. The suspect’s vehicle was determined to be stolen and stolen property was found inside the vehicle, along with a large amount of both heroin and methamphetamine. The suspect was arrested and taken into custody.
Assault with a Deadly Weapon – Suspect Arrested
September 27 at 8:28 a.m., officers were dispatched on the report of an assault with a deadly weapon at a storage facility in the 2100 block of S. Myrtle. The victim reported he had been struck with a crowbar and stabbed. Officers located the subject and saw visible facial injuries to the victim. He identified the suspect, who was located and arrested. The victim was taken to a local hospital for treatment.
September 27 at 10:14 p.m., an incident of domestic violence was reported in the 300 block of E. Palm. A male and female subject were involved in an argument and the male subject pushed the female, causing her to fall and sustain injuries to her hand, arm and head. The suspect had left the location prior to officers arriving and could not be located. A wanted person entry was made into the law enforcement system and the investigation is continuing.
Grand Theft Auto
September 27 at 10:36 p.m., a vehicle was reported stolen from the 300 block of W. Huntington Drive. The victim parked her car in the parking lot of a business and went inside. When she returned to her vehicle, it was gone. The vehicle is a 1991 Honda.
Theft From a Vehicle
September 28 in the early morning hours, police received three reports of theft from unlocked vehicles. The thefts occurred sometime overnight in the 400 block of N. Primrose, the 200 block of W. Scenic and the 200 block of Monroe. In all three incidents the vehicles were ransacked and miscellaneous items were taken. The investigations are continuing.
Possession of Drug Paraphernalia – Suspect Arrested
September 28 at 9:17 a.m., a suspicious subject was reported in the 800 block of W. Olive. The subject was contacted and found to be in possession of used syringes. He was arrested for being in possession of drug paraphernalia and later released with a citation to appear in court on the charges.
Shoplifting / Warrant – Suspect Arrested
September 28 at 3:56 p.m., a shoplifter was reported at a business in the 1600 block of S. Mountain. The suspect entered the business and selected multiple items. He then took the items to the front of the store and returned them. He was given store credit for the merchandise. Officers detained the suspect and a computer check revealed he had warrant for his arrest. The suspect was arrested and taken into custody for the charges.
Driving Under the Influence – Suspect Arrested
September 29 at 3:43 a.m., a motorist called police to report a possible drunk driver in the area of Sixth and Duarte. The driver was swerving from lane to lane. Officers responded and located the vehicle at Eighth and Camino. They stopped the vehicle for vehicle code violations and determined the driver was driving under the influence. The driver was arrested for DUI.
Posted by Brad at 9/29/2016