SPPD Weekly Crime & Collision Summary | Sep 21 – 27, 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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• 9-13-21, 3:59 PM to 9-21-21, 4:58 PM, 300 block of Camino Verde. Suspect(s) take loss from victim’s mailbox. LOSS: Mail.

• 9-23-21, 1:58 PM to 2:21 PM, 900 block of Fair Oaks (Rite Aid). Suspect places loss in backpack and leaves store without paying. SUBJECT ARRESTED: Female, juvenile. LOSS: Miscellaneous beauty products (recovered).

• 9-21-21, 8:00 PM to 9-23-21, 10:00 AM, Raymondale/Amberwood. ’08 Toyota Prius. Suspect(s) cuts and removes loss from victim’s vehicle. LOSS: Catalytic converter.

• 9-23-21, 11:57 PM to 9-24-21, 12:22 AM, 1900 block of Mission. Suspect takes loss from victim’s front porch. SUSPECT ARRESTED: Female, Hispanic, 31 years, South Gate. LOSS: Miscellaneous toys (recovered).

• 9-27-21, 2:30 AM to 2:45 AM, 800 block of Meridian. Suspect climbs over patio fence and cuts lock securing loss. LOSS: Bicycle, air pump.

STOLEN VEHICLE

• 9-21-21, 7:00 AM to 8:30 AM, 100 block of Peterson. ’05 Ford F250.

• 9-25-21, 10:00 PM to 9-26-21, 10:30 AM, 1200 block of Fair Oaks. ’93 Honda Accord.

• 9-27-21, 1:49 PM to 1:50 PM, 100 block of Marmion. ’15 Ford Transit. Recovered by LAPD Northeast on 9-27-21.

DUI

• 9-25-21, 12:11 AM to 12:47 AM, Monterey/Fremont. Suspect is stopped for a traffic violation and found to be driving under the influence of alcohol.

Suspect is also found to be in possession of drug paraphernalia. SUSPECT ARRESTED: Male, Hispanic, 33 years, Altadena.

• 9-25-21, 11:38 PM to 9-26-21, 12:21 AM, 1400 block of Fremont. Suspect is stopped for a traffic violation and found to be driving under the influence of alcohol. SUSPECT ARRESTED: Male, Hispanic, 58 years, Pasadena.

DRUNK IN PUBLIC

  • 9-25-21, 6:44 PM to 7:15 PM, 1100 block of Fair Oaks (Vons). Officers respond to a call regarding a subject causing a disturbance and finds suspect to be under the influence of alcohol and unable to care for himself. SUSPECT ARRESTED: Male, Hispanic, 59 years, Indio.

AUTO BURGLARY

• 9-18-21, 10:00 PM to 9-19-21, 6:02 AM, 400 block of Raymondale. Suspect(s) gain entry into victim’s vehicle by smashing the front passenger side window. LOSS: Headphones, stethoscope, bags, checkbook, miscellaneous items.

• 9-26-21, 11:59 AM to 9-27-21, 8:00 AM, 200 block of Monterey. ’17 Toyota Camry. Suspect(s) gain entry into victim’s vehicle through unknown means and take loss. LOSS: U.S. currency, jewelry, mail, vehicle registration.

COMMERCIAL BURGLARY

• 9-20-21, 9:21 PM to 10:33 PM, 1100 block of Fair Oaks (Rainbow Jewelry). Suspect(s) attempt to gain entry into business by smashing a glass door window.

• 9-23-21, 2:51 PM to 3:33 PM, 1300 block of Huntington (T-Mobile). Suspect forcibly removes electronics on display by pulling on tethered security cords. SUSPECT ARRESTED: Male, White, 40 years, Montebello. LOSS: Cell phone, smartwatches (recovered).

• 9-27-21, 3:38 AM to 4:29 AM, 400 block of Fair Oaks (Baskin Robbins). Suspect(s) gain entry into business by smashing a glass door window. LOSS: Unknown.

• 9-27-21, 3:28 AM to 4:30 AM, 400 block of Fair Oaks (Jersey Mike’s). Suspect(s) gain entry into business by smashing a glass door window. LOSS: Unknown.

• 9-27-21, 3:30 AM to 4:30 AM, 400 block of Fair Oaks (Starbucks). Suspect(s) gain entry into business by smashing a glass door window. LOSS: None.

• 9-27-21, 3:38 AM to 6:08 AM, 400 block of Fair Oaks (See’s Candies). Suspect(s) gain entry into business by smashing a glass door window. LOSS: Unknown.

RESIDENTIAL BURGLARY

  • 9-24-21, 4:20 PM to 4:46 PM, 600 block of Orange Grove (hot prowl). Suspect gains entry into victim’s residence through an unlocked rear door. Suspect leaves after being confronted by victim. Officers locate suspect but victim is not desirous of prosecution.

COUNTERFEIT CURRENCY

  • 9-24-21, 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM, 1400 block of Mission (Chevron). Suspects purchase items with a counterfeit bill. SUSPECT DESCRIPTION: S1 – Male, Black, 30s, 5’09’’, 190 lbs., short black hair, brown eyes. S2 – Male, White.

CRIMINAL THREATS

  • 9-24-21, 3:42 PM, 900 block of Mission (South Pasadena Care Center). Suspect gets into an argument with victim and threatens to return with a firearm and shoot everyone in the facility. Officers contact suspect and determines threat was not credible.

TRESPASS

  • 9-19-21, 8:07 AM to 8:19 AM, 1100 block of Brent. Suspect trespasses onto victim’s property.

TRAFFIC COLLISIONS

Injury Traffic Collision

  • 9-20-21, 12:56 AM to 1:24 AM, Huntington/Fair Oaks. Unsafe turning movement.

Non-injury Traffic Collision

• 9-23-21, 8:43 PM, 1400 block of Mission. Assist with info exchange.

• 9-25-21, 2:54 AM, Huntington/Maple. Assist with info exchange.

• 9-24-21, 3:39 AM to 3:50 AM, 600 block of Monterey. Hit and run.

• 9-21-21, 10:30 PM to 9-22-21, 12:12 AM, 400 block of Raymondale. Hit and run.

• 9-22-21, 7:00 AM to 7:01 AM, 200 block of Pasadena. Unsafe lane change.

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.