Weekly Crime Summary

October 23 – 29, 2018 (Hundred block given in place of exact address)

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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.

ASSAULT

• 10-23-18, 8:45 AM to 11:12 AM, 1900 block of Fremont (Almansor Center). Suspect and victim are students and suspect hits victim.

• 10-24-18, 11:57 AM, 1500 block of Fair Oaks (South Pasadena Middle School). Suspect and victim are students and suspect hits victim.

IDENTITY THEFT/CREDIT CARD FRAUD/CHECK FRAUD

10-26-18, 7:02 PM to 10-27-18, 6:20 PM, 1700 block of Grevelia. Suspect(s) use victim’s information to open several unauthorized accounts.

FRAUD BY FALSE PRETENSE

• 10-23-18, 3:08 PM, 1700 block of Garfield (Ralphs). Suspect meets victim outside a pharmacy in Pasadena and claims to work for Google Security. Suspect asks victim to purchase gift cards to continue victim’s online protection, and victim complies.

• 10-24-18, 12:28 PM to 2:38 PM, 1600 block of Milan. Suspect 1 calls victim and impersonates victim’s grandson, asking for bail. Suspect 2 then calls victim, claiming to be his grandson’s attorney and instructs victim to purchase gift cards to pay for bail.

POSSESSION OF CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE

• 10-23-18, 5:06 PM, 1100 block of Oxley. Officer makes contact with subject smoking in front of the library. Subject is found to be in possession of methamphetamine and a shaved key. SUSPECT ARRESTED: Male, White, 37 years, Los Angeles.

• 10-25-18, 1:31 AM, 1900 block of Huntington. Suspect is stopped for a traffic violation and found to be in possession of methamphetamine and

narcotic paraphernalia. SUSPECT ARRESTED: Male, White, 28 years, Los Angeles.

DRUNK IN PUBLIC

10-23-18, 9:38 PM, 1000 block of Fremont. Officers respond to a call of a subject refusing to leave the area. The subject was found to be under the influence of alcohol and unable to care for himself. SUSPECT ARRESTED: Male, White, 51 years, Pasadena. RESIDENTIAL BURGLARY

• 10-24-18, 11:15 AM, 1200 block of Diamond. Suspects gain entry into victim’s unlocked guesthouse and take loss. Suspects also gain entry into victim’s garage by crawling into a window. Victim confronts suspects and suspects flee. Officers quickly arrive and locate suspects. SUSPECTS ARRESTED: S1 Male, juvenile, S2 Male, juvenile. LOSS: Wi-Fi router (recovered).

• 10-25-18, 2:00 PM to 3:10 PM, 1900 block of La Fremontia. Suspect(s) shatter victim’s sliding glass door to gain entry into residence and take loss. LOSS: Jewelry.

• 10-25-18, 1:00 PM to 1:30 PM, 400 block of Camino Verde. Suspects shatter victim’s rear glass door to gain entry into residence and take loss. SUSPECT VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: Silver four door compact vehicle. LOSS: Jewelry, watches, miscellaneous items.

• 10-29-18, 12:00 PM to 2:33 PM, 2000 block of Cambridge. Suspect(s) open victim’s unlocked rear door to gain entry into residence and take loss. LOSS: Unknown.

THEFT

• 10-24-18, 7:30 AM to 9:30 AM, 1400 block of Fremont. ’10 Ford F-150. Suspect(s) take loss from victim’s vehicle. LOSS: Tailgate.

• 10-24-18, 8:00 AM to 10:00 AM, El Cerrito/Diamond. ’06 Nissan Frontier. Suspect(s) take loss from victim’s vehicle. LOSS: Tailgate.

• 10-26-18, 6:00 AM to 6:20 AM, 1300 block of Oakhill. Suspect tampers with victim’s mailbox and takes loss. SUSPECT DESCRIPTION: Male, Hispanic, 30-40 years, medium build, medium complexion with long dark hair in a ponytail, wearing dark shorts and shirt. SUSPECT VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: Silver, two door Toyota Prius. LOSS: Package.

• 10-26-18, 6:00 AM to 7:50 AM, 1300 block of Oakhill. Suspect(s) tamper with victim’s mailbox. LOSS: Unknown.

• 10-26-18, 6:00 AM to 8:55 AM, 1400 block of Oakhill. Suspect(s) tamper with victim’s mailbox. LOSS: Unknown.

• 10-25-18, 6:00 PM to 10-26-18, 8:00 AM, 1200 block of Brunswick. Suspect(s) tamper with victim’s mailbox. LOSS: Unknown.

• 10-26-18, 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM, 1200 block of Kolle. Suspect(s) tamper with victim’s mailbox. LOSS: Unknown.

• 10-26-18, 9:00 AM to 10:24 AM, 1200 block of Kolle. Suspect(s) tamper with victim’s mailbox. LOSS: Unknown. • 10-26-18, 4:00 AM to 9:50 AM, 1200 block of Kolle. Suspect(s) tamper with victim’s mailbox. LOSS: Unknown.

• 10-27-18, 5:51 PM to 6:20 PM, 900 block of Meridian (Picky Jane Vintage). Suspect takes loss and leaves without paying. SUSPECT ARRESTED: Male, Black, 37 years, transient. LOSS: Scarf (recovered).

STOLEN VEHICLE

• 10-25-18, 8:31 AM to 9:23 AM, 1100 block of Huntington. ’18 Hyundai Sonata.

• 10-26-18, 12:57 PM to 1:40 PM, 1100 block of Fair Oaks. ’03 Honda Civic.

DUI

• 10-26-18, 4:35 AM, Fair Oaks/110 Freeway. Suspect is stopped for a traffic violation and found to be driving under the influence of alcohol. SUSPECT ARRESTED: Female, Hispanic, 24 years, Los Angeles.

• 10-27-18, 1:11 AM, Columbia/Pasadena. Suspect is stopped for a traffic violation and found to be driving under the influence of alcohol. SUSPECT ARRESTED: Male, 31 years, Los Angeles.

• 10-28-18, 2:29 AM, Huntington/Milan. Suspect is stopped for a traffic violation and found to be driving under the influence of alcohol. SUSPECT ARRESTED: Male, Asian, 25 years, San Marino.

• 10-28-18, 4:59 AM, Mission/Meridian. Officers respond to a call regarding a vehicle stuck on train tracks and find suspect to be driving under the influence of alcohol. SUSPECT ARRESTED: Male, Asian, 22 years, Los Angeles.

AUTO BURGLARY

• 10-21-18, 6:30 AM to 6:35 AM, 500 block of Floral Park Terrace. ’16 Toyota Camry. Suspect(s) smash the front passenger window of victim’s vehicle and take loss. LOSS: Purses, credit cards, money orders.

• 10-27-18, 9:48 AM to 10-29-18, 11:53 AM, 1700 block of Fremont. ’17 Honda Civic. Suspect(s) smash the front passenger window of victim’s vehicle and take loss. LOSS: Laptop.

SALES OF MARIJUANA TO A MINOR

10-28-18, 6:49 PM, 900 block of Fair Oaks. Suspect sells marijuana to a minor. SUSPECT ARRESTED: Male, Hispanic, 18 years, Los Angeles.

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.

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