SPPD Weekly Crime Summary | March 31 – April 6

Crimes and arrests for the week of March 31 - April 6 in South Pasadena

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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

  • 3-31-20, 2:42 PM to 3:15 PM, 1100 block of Fair Oaks (Vons). Suspect places loss in bag and leaves store without paying. SUSPECT ARRESTED: Male, Asian, 29 years, Irvine. LOSS: Medication, coffee, toiletries (recovered).
  • 4-1-20, 2:30 AM, 1900 block of Illinois. Suspect removes loss from victim’s property. LOSS: Mailbox.
  • 4-1-20, 4:00 PM to 7:45 PM, 100 block of Warwick. ’99 Lexus ES300. Suspect(s) takes loss from victim’s vehicle. LOSS: Registration tab.
  • 3-31-20, 9:00 AM to 4-1-20, 5:00 AM, 1700 block of Fremont. Suspect(s) take loss from victim’s backyard. LOSS: Bicycle.
  • 4-3-20, 4:19 PM to 4:41 PM, 700 block of Fair Oaks. 19’ Mercedes-Benz. Suspect(s) takes loss from victim’s vehicle. LOSS: License plate.
  • 4-5-20, 8:52 PM to 9:03 PM, 1100 block of Fair Oaks (Vons). Suspect places loss in pockets and leaves store without paying. SUSPECT ARRESTED: Male, White, 40 years, Los Angeles. LOSS: Razors, lighters (recovered).

IDENTITY/CREDIT CARD FRAUD/CHECK FRAUD

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  • 3-31-20, 1:00 PM to 4-3-20, 10:40 AM. Suspect alters and cashes victim’s check.
  • 4-14-19, 10:00 AM to 3-29-20, 12:00 PM. Suspect alters and cashes victim’s check.
  • 3-5-20, 10:25 AM. Suspect(s) use victim’s information and makes an unauthorized purchase.

RESIDENTIAL BURGLARY

  • 3-30-20, 11:31 PM to 3-31-20, 12:04 AM, 300 block of Grace. Suspect gains entry into victim’s residence through an unlocked door and takes loss. SUSPECT DESCRIPTION: Male, Hispanic, 30 years, black hair, 6’00’’, 160 – 180 lbs., wearing black thick frame glasses, black baseball cap, red jacket, black pants, black shoes. LOSS: Headphones.

AUTO BURGLARY

  • 3-29-20, 1:30 AM to 1:35 AM, 600 block of Meridian. ’09 Chevrolet Aveo. Suspect smashes the rear passenger window and takes loss. LOSS: Gym bag, gym equipment.
  • 3-29-20, 1:30 AM to 1:35 AM, 600 block of Meridian. ’07 Toyota RAV4. Suspect smashes the rear driver side window and takes loss. LOSS: Food product.
  • 3-31-20, 5:00 PM to 4-1-20, 7:00 AM, 200 block of Monterey. ’07 Chevrolet Uplander. Suspect smashes the rear passenger side window and takes loss. LOSS: Tools.
  • 4-6-20, 6:25 AM, 1100 block of Huntington. ’19 Kia Sorento. Suspect(s) tamper with victim’s vehicle by puncturing the gas tank.

DUI

  • 3-28-20, 9:43 PM to 10:08 PM, 1600 block of Via Del Rey. Officer makes contact with an unresponsive driver and finds suspect to be driving under the influence of alcohol. SUSPECT ARRESTED: Male, Hispanic, 42 years, South Pasadena. 
  • 4-6-20, 12:42 AM to 1:16 AM, Huntington/Fair Oaks. Officer responds to a call regarding a traffic collision and finds suspect to be driving under the influence of alcohol. SUSPECT ARRESTED: Female, Hispanic, 29 years, Van Nuys.

STOLEN VEHICLE

  • 4-1-20, 9:04 AM to 9:33 AM, 100 block of Monterey. ’95 Honda Civic (recovered).
  • 4-2-20, 10:10 AM to 4-4-20, 5:40 PM, 700 block of Mound. ’03 Ford F350.
  • 4-5-20, 12:04 PM to 12:31 PM, 1600 block of Amberwood. ’06 Ford F250.
  • 4-4-20, 9:00 PM to 4-5-20, 12:35 PM, 1600 block of Spruce. ’99 Honda Civic.
  • 4-6-20, 3:48 PM to 4:13 PM, 1300 block of Huntington. ’96 Acura.

TRESPASSING

  • 3-29-20, 7:02 PM to 7:15 PM, 1100 block of Fair Oaks (Vons). Suspect trespasses into store after being warned to not return to the business. SUSPECT ARRESTED: Male, White, 52 years, transient.

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.