Weekly Crime Summary – February 6th – 13th

Crime happenings in our community from February 7 to the 13, 2018.

South Pasadena Police Department

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.

2-6-18, 9:30 p.m. to 2-7-18, 7 a.m., 1700 block of Laurel. ’14 Volkswagen T ouareg.

• 2-2-18, 6:00 a.m. to 2-6-18, 10:45 a.m., 400 block of Fair Oaks. Suspect(s) forcibly open a fuse box and take loss. Loss: Fuses.

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• 2-8-18, 3:41 a.m. to 4 a.m., 100 block of Marmion. Suspects remove mailbox unit from victim’s residence and drive off.

• Suspect Vehicle Description:

• White sedan. Suspect Description: S1 – Male, wearing all dark clothing. S2 – Male, wearing all dark clothing. Loss: Mailbox, mail.

• 2-5-18, 5 p.m. to 2-10-18, 12:00 p.m., 1000 block of Arroyo Verde. Suspect(s) tamper with victim’s mailbox and take loss. Loss: Mail.

• 2-7-18, 4:06 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., 600 block of Fairview. Suspect(s) take loss from victim’s front porch. Loss: Package.

• 2-12-18, 10:00 AM to 10:05 a.m., 300 block of Grand. Suspect drives by victim’s vehicle and takes unsecured loss. Suspect Vehicle Description: White, Dodge Ram truck. Suspect Description: Male, 30 – 40 years, 5’09’’, medium build, wearing a dark t-shirt, dark colored jeans, black hat. Loss: Leaf blower.

• 2-12-18, 4:15 p.m., 1100 block of Oxley. Subjects approach victims and ask to borrow their cell phones to make a call. Once victims hand over cell phones, subjects would pretend to dial a number while simultaneously walking away. Subjects Cited: S1 – Female, Juvenile. S2 – Female, Juvenile. S3 – Female, Juvenile. Loss: Cell phones (recovered).

• 2-10-18, 12 p.m. to 3:00 p.m., 800 block of Meridian. ’13 Volvo S60. Suspect(s) takes loss from victim’s vehicle. Loss: License plate.

• 2-4-18, 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., 700 block of Meridian. Suspect(s) attempt to gain entry to victim’s residence by prying a window. LOSS: None.

• 2-6-18, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., 700 block of Meridian. Suspect(s) attempt to gain entry to victim’s residence by tampering with victim’s window screen. Loss: None.

• 2-10-18, 3:48 a.m. to 8 a.m., 2000 block of La France. Suspect(s) gain entry to victim’s residence by cutting open a chain link fence. Loss: Alarm control panel.

• 2-10-18, 9:00 p.m. to 2-11-18, 8:30 a.m., 1700 block of Grevelia. ’06 Audi A3. Suspect(s) smashes window to gain entry into victim’s vehicle. Loss: None.

• 2-10-18, 5:00 p.m. to 2-11-18, 3:01 p.m., 1700 block of Grevelia. ’96 Toyota Corolla. Suspect(s) gain entry to victim’s vehicle through unknown means and take loss. Loss: Insurance card, car registration, gift card.

• 2-12-18, 11:25 p.m. to 11:39 p.m., 1100 block Huntington. ’16 Volkswagen Jetta. Suspect(s) smashes window to gain entry into victim’s vehicle. Loss: None.

• 2-10-18, 1:17 a.m., Huntington/Marengo. Suspect is stopped for a traffic violation and found to be driving under the influence of alcohol. Suspects Arrested: Female, 22 years, Northridge.

• 2-12-18, 2:13 p.m., 1800 block of State. Suspect is involved in a traffic collision and found to be driving under the influence of alcohol. Suspect Arrested: Male, 53 years, Alhambra.

2-12-18, 2:25 p.m., 1700 block of Marengo. Suspect enters victim’s backyard and looks through the windows into victim’s residence while victim is home. Suspect Arrested: Male, Black, 43 years, transient.

2-13-18, 9:39 a.m., Arroyo/Magnolia. Officers contact suspect and finds suspect to be under the influence of heroin and in possession of drug paraphernalia. Suspect Arrested: Male, White, 25 years, transient.

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• 2-11-18, 1:45 p.m., 1600 block of Garfield (YMCA). Suspect 1 takes victim’s keys from an unsecured locker and gains entry to victim’s vehicle. Suspect Vehicle Description: Black Nissan Altima with tinted windows. Suspect Description: S1 – Male, possibly Hispanic, 20 – 30 years, 5’6’’ to 5’10’’, 160 to 180 lbs., black hair, black beard, wearing a black sweater, green shorts, black Nike shoes, black cap. S2 – Female, possibly Hispanic, 20 – 30 years, 5’02’’ to 5’06’’, 110 to 130 lbs., black hair, wearing a pink sweater with shoulder cutouts, blue jeans, black sandals. Loss: Keys.
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