SPPD Weekly Crime & Collision Summary | Oct 19 – 25, 2021

Provided by the South Pasadena Police Department

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The Weekly Crime Summary is a list of reported auto thefts, burglaries, robberies and other activities occurring in the City of South Pasadena. An alert and well-informed citizen makes you less of a target to a criminal. Remember; call the South Pasadena Police Department to report any suspicious activity.

THEFT

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• 10-19-21, 3:02 PM, 900 block of Adelaine. Suspect takes loss from victim’s porch. SUSPECT ARRESTED: Female, Hispanic, 23 years, transient. LOSS: Parcel package (recovered).

• 10-20-21, 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM, 1300 block of Fair Oaks. ’96 Dodge Ram 1500. Suspect(s) take loss from the bed of victim’s vehicle. LOSS: Gardening tools.

• 9-16-21, 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM, 1700 block of Oxley. Suspect(s) take loss from victim’s storage area. LOSS: Bicycle.

• 10-14-21, 11:45 PM to 10-20-21, 8:53 PM, 400 block of Hawthorne. ’18 Nissan Frontier. Suspect(s) take loss from victim’s unlocked vehicle. LOSS: Miscellaneous items.

• 10-23-21, 12:14 AM to 12:30 AM, 1800 block of Foothill. Suspects enter victim’s carport and cut locks securing loss. SUSPECT DESCRIPTION: S1 – Male, White, 20 – 30 years, wearing a mask, hat. S2 – Male, White, 20 – 30 years, wearing a mask, hat. LOSS: Bicycles.

• 10-22-21, 2:15 AM to 2:30 AM, 500 block of Hermosa. ’07 Honda Accord. Suspects cuts and removes loss from victim’s vehicle. SUSPECT DESCRIPTION: S1 – Male. S2 – Male. SUSPECT VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: White SUV. LOSS: Catalytic converter.

AUTO BURGLARY

  • 10-25-21, 6:30 AM to 1:00 PM, 1900 block of Huntington. ’09 Volkswagen Passat. Suspect(s) smashes victim’s vehicle window and take loss. Suspect(s) use victim’s credit cards to make several unauthorized transactions. LOSS: Purse, driver’s license, credit cards.

FRAUD

  • 10-10-21, 12:00 AM to 10-11-21, 12:00 AM, 2000 block of Huntington. Victim reaches out to suspect on social media regarding an investment where suspect promises a huge return. Victim sends money and suspect encourages victim to send more in order to earn a larger return on investment. Victim complies and suspect claims that a fee must be paid to release victim’s earnings. Victim complies and is further asked by suspect to send more money.

POSSESSION OF A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE FOR SALES

  • 10-21-21, 1:38 AM to 2:49 AM, 800 block of Stoney. Officer contacts suspect for a city code violation and finds suspect to be in possession of cocaine in individually packaged mini zipper bags, ecstasy, and a digital scale. SUSPECT ARRESTED: Male, Asian, 19 years, South Pasadena.

POSSESSION OF NITROUS OXIDE

  • 10-25-21, 8:06 PM to 8:40 PM, Pasadena/Arroyo. Officer responds to a call regarding a traffic collision and finds suspect to be in possession of nitrous oxide. SUSPECTS ARRESTED: S1 – Male, Hispanic, 32 years, Alhambra. S2 – Male, Hispanic, 32 years, Monterey Park.

RECORDING INFO MAGNETIC STRIP

  • 10-21-21, 8:45 AM to 10-23-21, 10:50 AM, 800 block of Fair Oaks (Comerica Bank). Suspect(s) install a skimming device onto an ATM.

STOLEN VEHICLE

• 10-20-21, 1:00 AM to 9:00 AM, 600 block of Charter Oak (attempt). U-Haul truck. Suspect(s) tamper with the passenger side door and steering column of victim’s vehicle.

• 10-22-21, 11:57 AM to 12:18 PM, 800 block of Orange Grove. ’11 Ford Econoline. Vehicle located by LAPD 77th division on 10-22-21.

VANDALISM

  • 10-19-21, 4:30 PM to 10-20-21, 7:12 AM, 1700 block of Mission. Suspect(s) cut the canvas convertible top of victim’s vehicle.

ASSAULT

  • 10-21-21, 1:40 AM to 2:00 AM, 1000 block of Mission. Suspect (employer) gets into an argument with victim (employee) and grabs victim’s arm.

TRAFFIC COLLISIONS

Non-injury Traffic Collision

• 10-19-21, 7:45 AM, Monterey/Meridian.

• 10-24-21, 2:39 PM, Monterey/Meridian.

• 10-24-21, 5:59 PM, Pasadena/Arroyo. Hit and run.

• 10-20-21, 8:10 PM, 300 block of Alta Vista. Hit and run.

• 10-21-21, 6:43 PM, 700 block of Monterey. Hit and run.

• 10-24-21, 4:21 PM, 600 block of Orange Grove. Hit and run.

For graffiti removal, call the City of South Pasadena “Graffiti Removal Hotline” at 626-403-7249. This is a 24-hour a day recording. A written release is required prior to removal from private property.