Weekly Crime Summary | Jan 7-13

Crimes and arrests from the week of January 7-13 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

• 1-9-20, 4:00 AM to 2:00 PM, 800 block of Orange Grove. ’08 Toyota Prius. Suspect(s) removes loss from victim’s vehicle. LOSS: Catalytic converter.

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• 1-9-20, 5:14 PM to 1-12-20, 4:40 PM, 1100 block of Pine. Suspect(s) gain entry into victim’s vehicle through unknown means and take loss. LOSS: Cell phone, handheld radio.

• 1-13-20, 6:10 PM to 7:20 PM, 1400 block of Huntington. Suspect takes loss from victim’s drawer. LOSS: Lockbox.

IDENTITY THEFT/CREDIT CARD FRAUD/CHECK FRAUD

  • 1-10-20, 3:24 PM to 4:44 PM, 2100 block of Hanscom. Suspect(s) use victim’s information to obtain two loans.

STOLEN VEHICLE

• 1-7-20, 5:35 AM to 5:55 AM, 1300 block of Gates. ’15 Ford C-Max.

• 1-9-20, 5:37 PM to 8:07 PM, Pasadena/Arroyo. ’09 Honda Metropolitan.

• 1-10-20, 5:54 AM to 7:36 AM, 600 block of Park. ’15 Toyota 4Runner (recovered by LAPD Hollywood Division).

• 1-10-20, 10:00 AM to 10:50 AM, 1100 block of Huntington. ’92 Nissan Pickup.

ASSAULT

  • 1-9-20, 10:11 PM to 10:40 PM, 1600 block of Fletcher. Suspect and victim are acquaintances and get into an argument. Suspect chokes victim, then leaves.

RESIDENTIAL BURGLARY

  • 1-10-20, 12:56 AM to 1:21 AM, 1100 block of Windsor. Suspect enters victim’s unlocked residence and takes loss. SUSPECT DESCRIPTION: Male, White or Hispanic, 25 years, 6’0’’, 180 lbs., wearing a white or gray beanie, long sleeve blue shirt and dark colored pants, carrying a black backpack. LOSS: Camera, camera lenses, external hard drive, laptop, backpack, notebooks.

COMMERCIAL BURGLARY

  • 1-7-20, 7:00 PM to 1-8-20, 5:30 AM, 100 block of Pasadena. Suspect(s) gain entry into business by using an unknown tool to pry open a rear door. LOSS: Computer equipment.

AUTO BURGLARY

  • 1-11-20, 10:00 PM to 1-12-20, 5:15 AM, 1400 block of Monterey. ’13 Ford Flex. Suspect(s) smashes window to victim’s vehicle to gain entry and takes loss. LOSS: Backpack, cell phone, cash.

VANDALISM

• 1-10-20, 7:29 PM to 7:49 PM, 1000 block of Fremont. Subject damages a wall light fixture. SUBJECT CITED: Female, juvenile.

• 1-10-20, 7:29 PM to 7:49 PM, 1000 block of Fremont. Subject smashes multiple glass doors with a pan. SUBJECT CITED: Female, juvenile. DRUNK IN PUBLIC

• 1-8-19, 7:40 AM to 8:08 AM, 1100 block of Fair Oaks. Officer responds to a call regarding a subject drinking in public and finds suspect to be under the influence of alcohol and unable to care for himself. SUSPECT ARRESTED: Male, Hispanic, 59 years, Los Angeles.

• 1-9-20, 11:15 AM to 11:48 AM, 1300 block of Fair Oaks. Officers respond to a call regarding a subject lying in front of a business and find suspect to be under the influence of alcohol and unable to care for himself. SUSPECT ARRESTED: Male, White, 30 years, transient.

DUI

  • 1-12-20, 5:08 AM to 6:12 AM, 600 block of Orange Grove. Officer responds to a call regarding a vehicle parked in a red zone and finds suspect to be driving under the influence of alcohol. SUSPECT ARRESTED: Male, Hispanic, 32 years, Pasadena.

POSSESSION OF MARIJUANA ON SCHOOL GROUNDS

  • 1-9-20, 11:45 AM to 12:07 PM, 1400 block of Fremont. Subject brings marijuana onto school grounds. SUBJECT CITED: Male, juvenile.

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