SPPD Weekly Crime Summary | January 31 – February 6, 2023

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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.


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• 1-30-23, 6:00 PM to 1-31-23, 8:00 AM, 2000 block of La France. ’10 Toyota Prius. Suspect(s) cut and remove loss from victim’s vehicle. LOSS: Catalytic converter.

• 1-31-23, 4:23 PM, 1200 block of Fair Oaks (Arco). Suspect takes loss and leaves store without paying. SUSPECT DESCRIPTION: Male, Hispanic, 30 years, 5’10’’, wearing a red shirt, black pants. LOSS: Energy drink.

• 2-1-23, 10:40 AM, 500 block of Grand. Suspect takes loss from victim’s truck and flees on a bicycle with an attached cart. SUSPECT DESCRIPTION: Male, Hispanic. LOSS: Tree trimmer.

• 2-1-23, 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM, 600 block of Mission (Trader Joe’s). Suspect takes loss from victim’s shopping cart. LOSS: Cell phone.

• 2-2-23, 4 PM, Camino Del Sol/Santa Teresa. Officers respond to a suspect stealing mail from a mailbox. Officers locate suspect who is in possession of mail from over 20 victims. Suspect is also found to be in possession of narcotics. LOSS: Mail (recovered). SUSPECT ARRESTED: Female, White, 28 years, San Clemente.

• 1-27-23, 7:00 PM to 7:25 PM, 2000 block of Via Del Rey. Suspect(s) take loss from victim’s front porch. LOSS: Parcel packages.

• 2-5-23, 2 AM, Hope/Park. ’15, Toyota Prius. Victim hears sawing noises coming from the street. Victim looks outside and sees suspects parked next to victim’s vehicle. Victim yells at suspects and suspects drive away. LOSS: None, attempt of catalytic converter. SUSPECTS VEHICLE: (2) silver sedans.

• 2-4-23, 9 PM to 2-5-23, 9 AM, 1900 block of Oxley. ’15, Toyota Prius. Suspect(s) cuts and removes loss from victim’s vehicle. LOSS: Catalytic converter.

• 2-5-23, 9:30 PM to 2-6-23, 7:30 AM, 1900 block of Hanscom. Suspect(s) enters victim’s unlocked vehicle and takes loss. LOSS: ECU unit.

• 2-6-23, 10:40 AM, 1400 block of Huntington (Grocery Outlet). Suspect enters store and takes loss. Suspect then exits store without paying for loss. LOSS: Miscellaneous items (recovered). SUSPECT ARRESTED: Male, Hispanic, 34 years, Covina.


• 1-26-23, 1:00 PM, 1200 block of Fair Oaks. ’13 Hyundai Elantra. Vehicle located by LAPD Hollenbeck on 2-1-23.

• 2-3-23, 9:00 PM to 2-5-23, 9:00 AM, 1700 block of Huntington. ’18 Honda HR-V.


2-2-23, 9:30 PM, 1200 block of Fair Oaks (Arco). Suspect throws a soda can at victim. SUSPECT ARRESTED: Male, White, 57 years, transient.


1-25-23, 3:35 AM, Grand/Hermosa. Officers sees suspect driving with no lights on and attempts to stop suspect. Suspect quickly drives away and is involved in a traffic collision. SUSPECT ARRESTED: Male, Hispanic, 23 years, Los Angeles.


• 2-3-23, 12:00 AM to 2-6-23, 8:00 AM, 1500 Fair Oaks (South Pasadena Middle School). Suspect(s) use paint markers to vandalize multiple areas of the school auditorium.

• 2-3-23, 6 PM to 2-4-23, 10 AM, 1500 block of Oak. Suspect(s) smashes victim’s vehicle window.


• 1-30-23, 12:48 PM. Suspect(s) gains access to victim’s credit card account and make an unauthorized transaction.

• 1-28-23. Suspect(s) use victim’s information to create and cash multiple fraudulent checks.

• 1-30-23, 5:28 PM to 7:28 PM. Suspect(s) gains access to victim’s EBT account and make several unauthorized transactions.

• 12-1-22, 4:45 PM to 2-2-23, 11:01 AM. Suspect gains access to victim’s credit card account and makes several unauthorized transactions.

• 2-3-23, 6:00 AM to 6:00 PM. Suspect(s) gains access to victim’s EBT account and make several unauthorized transactions.


• 2-5-23, 4 PM to 2-6-23, 5:10 AM, 800 block of Meridian (Heirloom Bakery). Suspects smash glass door to gain entry and pries open a locker. Suspects takes loss and leaves. LOSS: Cash. SUSPECTS DESCRIPTION: S1Male, wearing a black hoody, black pants, black shoes. S2Male, wearing a gray hoody with a black hoody over it, black pants and white shoes. S3Unknown subject wearing all black clothing.

• 2-5-23, 12:30 PM to 7:30 PM, 900 block of Mission (Extra Space Storage). Suspect(s) cuts padlocks to several storage units. LOSS: Unknown.


1-31-23, 12:45 PM, 400 block of Fair Oaks. Officers respond to a call regarding a traffic collision and find suspect to be driving under the influence of alcohol. SUSPECT ARRESTED: Female, White, 72 years, Alhambra.


Injury Traffic Collision

• 1-31-23, 12:20 PM, Huntington/Garfield.

Non-injury Traffic Collision

• 1-31-23, 7:27 AM, Orange Grove/Prospect. Assisted with info exchange.

• 1-31-23, 6:49 PM, 900 block of Fair Oaks. Assisted with info exchange.

• 1-31-23, 7:47 PM, 110 Freeway/Orange Grove. Hit and run.

• 2-1-23, 7:40 AM, 900 block of Fremont.

• 2-1-23, 11:04 AM, Monterey/Pasadena. Hit and run.

• 2-2-23, 4:43 PM, 1000 block of Park.

• 2-2-23, 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM, 1700 block of Monterey. Hit and run.

• 2-5-23, 6:25 PM, Fremont/Hope. Assisted with info exchange.