SPPD Weekly Crime Summary | April 11 – 17, 2023

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(Hundred block given in place of exact address)

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.


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• 4-3-23, 8:00 PM to 4-4-23, 4:00 PM, 1000 block of Mission. LOSS: Bicycle.

• 4-11-23, 9:45 PM to 9:52 PM, 1100 block of Fair Oaks (Vons). Suspects take loss and leave store without paying. SUSPECT DESCRIPTION: S1Female, Hispanic, 23 years, 5’9’’, heavyset. S2Male, Black, 20 – 26 years, skinny build. S3Female, Hispanic, 5’9’’, heavyset. SUSPECT VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: Gold Chevrolet Impala. LOSS: Medication.

• 4-12-23, 5:28 PM, 1100 block of Fair Oaks (Vons). Suspect takes loss and leaves store without paying. SUSPECT DESCRIPTION: Male, Hispanic, 40 years, wearing a gray coat. LOSS: Beverages, bags.

• 3-21-23, 12:04 PM, 1900 block of Oak. Suspect 1 take loss from victim’s front porch. Suspect 2 takes loss to store for a partial refund. SUSPECT DESCRIPTION: S1Male, wearing a hooded sweatshirt. S2Female. LOSS: Parcel package.

• 4-12-23, 12:00 PM to 1:15 PM, 600 block of Fair Oaks (Shakers). Suspect(s) take loss and makes several unauthorized transactions with victim’s credit cards. LOSS: Purse, credit cards.

• 4-12-23, 8:00 PM to 4-13-23, 3:40 AM, 300 block of Pasadena. ’20 Subaru Forester. Suspect(s) tamper with victim’s vehicle by removing panels and drilling a hole in the gas tank. LOSS: Gasoline.

• 4-12-23, 5:08 PM to 4-13-23, 12:05 PM, 600 block of Prospect. Suspect takes loss from apartment mailbox area. LOSS: Parcel package.

• 4-16-23, 9:15 AM to 10:19 AM, Hope/Mound. ’19 Acura MDX. Suspect(s) shatter window of victim’s vehicle and take loss. LOSS: Bags, laptop, prescription pad, diapers, clothes, miscellaneous items.

• 4-16-23, 10:51 AM, 1100 block of Fair Oaks (Vons). Suspect takes loss and leaves store without paying. SUSPECT DESCRIPTION: Male, Hispanic, wearing a red flannel shirt, blue jeans, yellow boots. LOSS: Food, alcohol, miscellaneous items.

• 4-16-23, 11:20 AM, 1000 block of Adelaine. ’07 Honda Accord. Suspect(s) cut and remove loss from victim’s vehicle. LOSS: Catalytic converter.

• 4-16-23, 5:30 PM to 5:36 PM, 1000 block of Mission (South Pas Vintage). Suspect takes loss and leaves store without paying. SUSPECT ARRESTED: Male, Hispanic, 25 years, El Monte. LOSS: Clothing, shoes (recovered).

• 4-17-23, 7:01 PM, 70 block of Monterey. Suspect(s) take loss from victim’s driveway. LOSS: Bicycles.


• 4-11-23, 9:40 AM to 12:40 AM, 800 block of Montrose. Suspect(s) gain entry into victim’s residence through an unlocked rear door. LOSS: Laptop, jewelry.

• 4-14-23, 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM, 2000 block of La France. Suspect(s) gain entry into victim’s residence by cutting a window screen and pushing a window open. LOSS: Unknown.

• 4-17-23, 1:20 PM, 1900 block of La France. Suspect(s) forcefully opens a window to gain entry and activates house alarm. LOSS: None.


4-15-23, 12:38 AM, 1005 Pico Alley. Officers respond to a suspicious person looking into vehicles. SUSPECT ARRESTED: Male, Black, 30 years, Los Angeles.


4-17-23, 3:30 PM, 900 block of Fair Oaks (Rite Aid). Suspect attempts to make a purchase with a fraudulent bill. SUSPECT DESCRIPTION: Male, Hispanic, 30s, wearing a black baseball cap, black jacket, and black pants.


4-16-23, 10:00 PM to 4-17-23, 9:00 PM, 300 block of Pasadena. ’22 Honda Accord. Vehicle located by LAPD Rampart on 4-18-23.


4-10-23, 1:22 AM to 1:55 AM, 700 block of Orange Grove. Suspect trespasses onto victim’s property. SUSPECT ARRESTED: Male, Hispanic, 42 years.


4-16-23, 5:55 AM, 1000 block of Mission (La Monarca Bakery). Suspect(s) damage a window with a metal object.


4-12-23, 12:00 PM to 4-16-23, 12:00 AM. Suspect sends victim a friend request through social media and the two exchange nude photos. Suspect threatens to send victim’s nude photos to victim’s followers unless victim purchases gift cards for suspect.


4-15-23, 2:39 AM, York/Avenue 64. Suspect is stopped for a traffic violation and is found to be driving under the influence of alcohol. SUSPECT ARRESTED: Male, Hispanic, 32 years, Pasadena.


Injury Traffic Collision

• 4-14-23, 11:42 PM, Orange Grove/110 Freeway.

• 4-16-23, 1:48 PM, Fremont/Bank.

Non-injury Traffic Collision

• 4-14-23, 11:28 AM, 1700 block of Ellincourt.

• 4-16-23, 12:35 PM, Bank/Marengo. Hit and run.

• 4-17-23, 5:14 PM, 400 block of Fair Oaks.