Weekly Crime Summary | April 9-15

Crimes and arrests from the week of April 9-15

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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.


• 4-8-19, 8:00 PM to 8:30 PM, 1300 block of Huntington. Victim (employee) is preoccupied with suspect 1 while suspect 2 takes loss from employee break room. Suspects later use victim’s credit cards and make several unauthorized transactions. SUSPECT DESCRIPTION: S1 – Male, Black, 5’05’’, 160 lbs., 25 years, wearing a gray t-shirt and gray sweatpants. S2 – Male, Black, 5’09’’, 150 lbs., 25 years, wearing a black t-shirt, gray sweatpants, white Jordan basketball shoes. LOSS: Cell phone, credit cards, car keys.

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• 4-10-19, 6:50 PM to 6:52 PM, 600 block of Indiana. Suspects take loss from victim’s mailbox. SUSPECT DESCRIPTION: S1 – Male. S2 – Female. SUSPECT VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: Motorcycle.

• 4-10-19, 7:40 PM to 4-11-19, 9:00 AM, 800 block of Rollin. ’17 Audi Q5. Suspect(s) take loss from victim’s unlocked vehicle and make several unauthorized purchases. LOSS: Purse, wallet, jewelry, sunglasses, gift cards, CDs.

• 4-9-19, 10:00 PM to 4-10-19, 7:30 AM, 1600 block of Amberwood. Suspect(s) climb onto victim’s balcony and take loss. LOSS: Bicycle.


• 3-2-19, 3:52 PM to 3:53 PM, 1700 block of Garfield. Suspect uses victim’s information and makes several unauthorized transactions. SUSPECT DESCRIPTION: Male, White or Hispanic, goatee, wearing blue jeans, dark jacket, grey hat, and sunglasses.

• 4-1-19, 12:48 PM to 4-15-19, 12:00 PM, 1700 block of Grevelia. Suspect(s) use victim’s information and makes several unauthorized transactions.

• 4-15-19, 3:26 PM to 3:42 PM, 300 block of Meridian. Suspect(s) use victim’s information to rent an apartment.


  • 4-11-19, 12:37 PM to 2:36 PM, 1400 block of Magnolia. Suspect gains entry into victim’s residence by prying open a rear door. SUSPECT DESCRIPTION: Male, White, wearing blue shirt, blue jeans, blue backpack. LOSS: Jewelry, social security cards.


• 4-14-19, 7:53 AM to 8:34 AM, 2000 block of Cambridge. ’15 Honda Civic.

• 4-15-19, 2:12 PM to 2:26 PM, 1700 block of Fremont. ’18 Nissan Sentra. Vehicle later recovered in South Pasadena.


  • 4-11-19, 9:35 AM to 11:07 AM, 1400 block of Fremont. Suspect(s) use a marker to vandalize a sitting area.


  • 4-9-19, 10:47 AM, Ave 60/ Oak Hill. Suspect is stopped for a traffic violation and found to be in possession of methamphetamine and a folding brass knuckle knife. SUSPECT ARRESTED: Male, Hispanic, 23 years, Los Angeles.


  • 4-10-19, 12:10 PM to 12:25 PM, Meridian/Pine. Suspect is stopped for a traffic violation and found to be in possession of drug paraphernalia. SUSPECT ARRESTED: Male, Hispanic, 38 years, Los Angeles.


  • 4-13-19, 1:12 AM, 1800 block of State. Suspect gets into an argument and strikes victim. SUSPECT ARRESTED: Male, Hispanic, 33 years, South Pasadena.


  • 4-13-19, 8:52 PM to 9:40 PM, 1600 block of Spruce. Suspect threatens to purchase a firearm and harm victim. SUSPECT ARRESTED: Female, Hispanic, 41 years, South Pasadena.


  • 4-13-19, 11:22 PM, Diamond/Lyndon. Suspect is stopped for a traffic violation and found to be driving under the influence of alcohol. Officers find passengers to be under the influence of alcohol and unable to care for themselves. SUSPECTS ARRESTED: S1 – Male, White, 33 years, South Pasadena. S2 – Male, White, 32 years, South Pasadena. S3 – Male, White, 32 years, La Crescenta.

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