SPPD Weekly Crime Summary | Sep 15-21, 2020

Crimes and arrests from the week of September 15 -21 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

• 9-7-20, 9:00 AM to 9-8-20, 3:00 PM, 1000 block of El Centro. ‘11 Lexus IS300. Suspect takes loss from victim’s unlocked vehicle. LOSS: Cart, miscellaneous items.

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• 9-20-20, 8:23 PM to 8:36 PM, 1100 block of Fair Oaks (Vons). Suspect places loss in bag and leaves store without paying. SUSPECT ARRESTED: Male, 45 years. LOSS: Laundry detergent (recovered).

• 9-20-20, 12:17 AM, 1700 block of Monterey. Suspect takes loss from victim’s front porch. SUSPECT DESCRIPTION: Female, 5’5”, long dark hair, wearing a two toned jacket and black shorts. LOSS: Parcel package.

FRAUD

• 9-15-20, 12:04 PM to 4:02 PM. Suspect calls victim and claims that victim has an outstanding bill that would go to collections. Suspect then instructs victim to make a payment online to a bank account. Victim complies with suspect’s instructions.

• 9-13-20, 2:55 PM to 9-18-20, 5:55 PM. Suspect calls victim and claims to be a manager of a food delivery company and that there was an issue with victim’s account. Suspect then instructs victim to provide an email and password in order to verify victim’s identity. Victim complies with suspect’s instructions. Suspect transfers funds from victim’s account to a debit card.

POSSESSION OF CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE

  • 9-16-20, 7:59 PM to 8:18 PM, 600 block of Mission. Officer responds to a disturbance call and finds suspect to be in possession of methamphetamine. SUSPECT ARRESTED: Male, 47 years, Encino.

DUI

  • 9-17-20, 10:53 PM to 11:05 PM, 200 block of Pasadena. Officer responds to a traffic collision call and finds the driver to be under the influence of alcohol. SUSPECT ARRESTED: Male, 31 years, Los Angeles.

VANDALSM

  • 9-12-20, 9:35 PM to 9-13-20, 8:35 AM, 600 block of Fremont. Suspect scratches victim’s car with a key.

COMMERCIAL BURGLARY

• 9-18-20, 11:44 PM to 9-19-20, 12:00 AM, 1000 block of Mission (Hodgson’s Antiques). Suspect shatters victim’s window reaches into store. Officer locates suspect walking away from the business. SUSPECT ARRESTED: Male, 22 years. LOSS: Unknown.

• 9-11-20, 10:00 AM to 9-21-20, 2:00 PM, 1500 block of Oak. Suspect(s) push in window to gain entry into victim’s storage room and take loss. LOSS: Bicycle.

STOLEN VEHICLE

• 9-19-20, 2:40 AM to 2:46 AM, 1200 block of Blair. ’06 Toyota 4Runner.

• 9-19-20, 11:00 AM to 11:45 AM, 1900 block of Mill. ’05 Chevrolet Express.

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