Monrovia Police: Shoplifter Given a Ticket; Girlfriend Batters Boyfriend; Trying to Find Deer With Arrow; Drunk; Etc.
[Monrovia Police activities from the Police Department's Neighborhood Watch Report for October 13-16. - Brad Haugaard]
Following are the weekend’s highlighted issues and events.
October 13 at 2:25 p.m., a resident in the 300 block of Valle Vista Avenue reported a vehicle burglary. The victim parked and secured his vehicle in the evening on October 8. When he returned to the vehicle the next morning, he noticed his vehicle was unlocked and cash was missing from inside. There was no sign of forced entry and the vehicle appeared to be ransacked. The investigation is continuing.
Injury Traffic Collision
October 13 at 3:27 p.m., officers responded to the report of a motorcyclist that had fallen in the 200 block of E. Cypress. They arrived on scene and found a teenage boy on the ground who appeared to have been involved in a solo vehicle traffic collision. He was semi-conscious and witnesses confirmed he had been driving in the street when he lost control and fell to the ground. The juvenile's family was contacted and he was taken to a hospital for treatment.
Shoplifting – Suspect Arrested
October 13 at 8:03 p.m., an employee from a business in the 300 block of W. Huntington called police stating a male suspect stole merchandise and left the business without paying. The suspect was last seen heading east on Cherry from Magnolia. Officers located a subject matching the description and he was positively identified as the suspect. The suspect was arrested and released with a citation to appear in court on the charges.
Domestic Violence / Vandalism – Suspect Arrested
October 14 at 12:38 a.m., an officer was dispatched to the 100 block of E. Olive Avenue regarding a vandalism incident. A female subject called police to report her boyfriend struck her vehicle with his vehicle and was possibly drunk. The investigation revealed the female had battered the male subject, leaving visible injuries on his neck and she actually struck his vehicle with hers. The female suspect was arrested and taken into custody.
Traffic Collision / Driving Under the Influence – Suspect Arrested
October 14 at 1:16 p.m., a traffic collision was reported in the 500 block of S. Mayflower. A vehicle struck a parked car. Officers arrived and, through investigation, determined the driver was driving under the influence of alcohol. The driver was arrested and held for a sobering period.
Petty Theft – Suspect Arrested
October 14 at 8:15 p.m., loss prevention personnel from a business in the 500 block of W. Huntington called police to report a petty theft that just occurred. A male suspect had taken items without paying for them and was now seated in a gray Honda in the parking lot. The vehicle left the parking lot, but was stopped by police on Alta Vista, south of Huntington. The driver was positively identified by loss prevention and the driver was arrested. The property was recovered. The driver was later released on a citation to appear in court on the charges.
Grand Theft Auto
October 15 at 8:15 a.m., a vehicle was reported stolen from the 200 block of E. Evergreen Avenue. The victim reported that his black, Honda Civic was parked out in front of his residence a 6:00 p.m. the night before. When he went out to his vehicle in the morning, he discovered it was missing. The investigation is continuing.
October 15 at 2:44 p.m., officers responded to the 200 block of Highland regarding the report of a deer that had an arrow protruding through its neck. Officers located the deer and it appeared that the arrow had not seriously injured the animal. The deer fled the area before aid could be rendered. The Department of Fish and Wildlife was notified and are coordinating with the Monrovia Police Department to provide aid to the deer as soon as they are able to contain the animal.
Suspicious Person / Public Intoxication – Suspect Arrested
October 16 at 1:48 a.m., a resident in the 200 block of N. Ivy called police to report a male subject knocking on the door, but was not saying anything. Officers responded and located the subject still near the residence. The subject was extremely intoxicated and was determined to be unable to care for himself. He was arrested and held for a sobering period.
Public Intoxication – Suspect Arrested
October 16 at 2:30 a.m., an officer on patrol was in the area of Lime and Ivy when he saw a subject near the intersection. The officer contacted the subject, who showed signs of being intoxicated. The officer determined the subject was too intoxicated to care for his own safety. The subject was arrested and held for a sobering period.
Posted by Brad at 10/17/2016