SPPD Weekly Crime Summary | February 11-17

Crimes and arrests from the week of February 11 - 17, in South Pasadena

PHOTO: Eric Fabbro | SouthPasadenan.com News | South Pasadena Police Department Chief Joe Ortiz

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

  • 2-11-20, 2:22 PM to 2:26 PM, 1600 block of Camino Lindo. Suspect takes loss from victim’s porch. SUSPECT DESCRIPTION: Male, Hispanic or White, wearing a dark hat, blue shirt, and tan pants. LOSS: Parcel package.
  • 1-31-20, 8:30 AM to 10:26 AM, 1600 block of Garfield. Suspect(s) tamper with victim’s lock and take loss. LOSS: Bicycle, bicycle lock.
  • 2-12-20, 1:34 PM to 2:20 PM, 1600 block Amberwood. ’06 Lexus RX400. Suspect(s) take loss from victim’s unlocked vehicle and make several unauthorized transactions. LOSS: Wallet, credit cards, driver’s license, cash, photography equipment, sunglasses.
  • 2-12-20, 6:51 AM, 200 block of St Albans. Suspect takes loss from victim’s porch. SUSPECT DESCRIPTION: Male, Hispanic or Black, 20 – 30 years, wearing a dark green baseball cap, dark jacket with white trim, dark pants, dark shoes, carrying a light blue backpack, holding a black bag with white skull symbol. LOSS: Parcel package.
  • 2-13-20, 8:12 PM to 9:07 PM, 1100 block of Fair Oaks (Vons). Suspect takes loss and leaves store without paying. Suspect is also found to be in possession of methamphetamine. SUSPECT ARRESTED: Male, White, 26 years, transient. LOSS: Lotion, detergent (recovered).
  • 2-13-20, 6:30 PM to 2-14-20, 9:15 AM, 800 block of Orange Grove. ’10 Toyota Prius. Suspect(s) tamper with victim’s vehicle and take loss. LOSS: Catalytic converter.
  • 2-12-20, 3:56 PM to 8:20 PM, 500 block of Magnolia. Suspect(s) take loss from victim’s driveway. LOSS: Parcel package.
  • 2-14-20, 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM, 1100 block of Fair Oaks. Suspect takes victim’s unattended loss. LOSS: Bicycle. ROBBERY 2-13-20, 8:35 PM to 9:07 PM, 1300 block of Spruce. Suspect meets with victim and uses a chemical spray on victim’s face before taking loss. SUSPECT DESCRIPTION: Male, Black, late 20s, wearing a black shirt with the word “security” printed on. LOSS: Marijuana.

IDENTITY THEFT/CREDIT CARD FRAUD/CHECK FRAUD

  • 2-13-20, 10:23 AM to 10:36 AM. Suspect(s) use victim’s information and make several unauthorized transactions.
  • 1-29-20, 6:55 PM to 2-10-20, 10:00 AM. Suspect(s) use victim’s information and make several unauthorized transactions.
  • 2-15-20, 11:51 AM to 12:11 AM. Suspect(s) use victim’s information and opens an unauthorized account.

AUTO BURGLARY

  • 2-12-20, 5:48 PM to 7:23 PM, 1500 block of Oak Meadow. ’13 Dodge Dart. Suspect(s) smashes window to victim’s vehicle to gain entry and take loss. Suspect(s) later make an unauthorized transaction with victim’s bank card. LOSS: Purse, Wallet, bag, bank cards, driver’s license, ID card, gift cards, jewelry, books, fanny pack, prescription medication.
  • 2-16-20, 10:00 PM to 2-17-20, 9:00 AM, 1700 block of Hanscom. ’16 BMW 320i. Suspect(s) gain entry into victim’s unlocked garage and take loss from victim’s unlocked vehicle. Suspect(s) later make an unauthorized transaction with victim’s credit card. LOSS: Wallets, credit cards, gift cards.

BRANDISHING A WEAPON

  • 2-13-20, 5:12 PM to 5:53 PM, 1100 block of Fair Oaks. Suspect gets into a verbal confrontation with victim. Suspect brandishes a knife and follows victim. SUSPECT ARRESTED: Male, Hispanic, 47 years, Los Angeles.

POSSESSION OF PARAPHERNALIA  

  • 2-13-20, 3:48 AM to 4:05 AM, 1200 block of Huntington. Officers stop suspect for a traffic violation and find suspect to be in possession of drug paraphernalia. SUSPECT ARRESTED: Male, Hispanic, 26 years, Los Angeles.

DUI

  • 2-16-20, 10:02 PM to 10:33 PM, Mission/Fairview. Officer stops suspect for a traffic violation and finds suspect to be driving under the influence of alcohol.

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