For the period of Sunday, October 8th through Saturday, October 14th, the Police Department responded to 1,044 calls for service, of which 117 required formal investigations. The following is a summary report of some of the incidents handled by the Department during this period.
Sunday, October 8:
1. At 2:18 a.m., an officer conducted a traffic stop in the 300 block of North Baldwin Avenue
after observing a vehicle commit numerous traffic violations. Upon contacting the driver,
the officer detected a strong odor of alcohol emitting from the driver. Through a series of
tests, the officer determined the 29-year-old female from Montclair was driving under the
influence of an alcoholic beverage. She was arrested and transported to the Arcadia City
Jail for booking.
2. At 11:08 a.m., officers responded to a residence in the 300 block of West Le Roy Avenue
regarding a burglary report. An unknown suspect entered the residence through an
unlocked window, ransacked a bedroom, and stole jewelry, before fleeing the residence in
an unknown direction.
3. At 11:20 a.m., an officer responded to a residence in the 400 block of Fairview Avenue
regarding the report of a theft from a vehicle. An investigation revealed a female suspect
entered an unlocked vehicle during the night, stole a wallet, and used the victim’s credit
cards. The suspect is described as a heavy-set female wearing blue jeans and a pink bandana
around her neck.
Monday, October 9:
4. At 8:52 p.m., officers had just completed a call for service and were returning to their
vehicles when a vehicle sideswiped one of their parked patrol cars. An officer pursued the
driver of the vehicle who failed to stop at the scene of the accident. Upon contacting the
driver, the officer detected a strong odor of alcohol emitting from the driver. Through a
series of tests, the officer determined the 45-year-olf female from Glendora was driving
under the influence of an alcoholic beverage. She was arrested and transported to the
Arcadia City Jail for booking.
5. At 8:56 p.m., an officer responded to a residence in the 900 block of Hampton Road
regarding a burglary that had occurred a few hours earlier. The male suspect jumped the
wall of the east side of the residence and smashed the rear sliding glass door before
ransacking the master bedroom. The male suspect was wearing a white ski mask, a green
hooded sweatshirt, brown pants, black shoes, and black gloves.
6. At 10:50 p.m., officers responded to a residence in the 1100 block of South Fifth Avenue
regarding a burglary report. The victim had left her bathroom window ajar before going to
sleep. An unknown suspect removed the window screen and climbed into her bathroom.
The victim’s dog began barking frantically, waking the victim, and the suspect fled the
scene in an unknown direction.
Tuesday, October 10:
7. At 11:51 a.m., an officer responded to the front counter of the Arcadia Police Department,
250 West Huntington Drive, regarding the report of a burglary of a house that is under
construction on Colorado Street. The victim discovered an unknown suspect attempted to
kick in the front door of the residence and was unable to. The suspect shattered the stained-
glass window near the front door and gained entry.
Wednesday, October 11:
8. At 9:47 p.m., officers responded to the east parking lot of the Arcadia Police Department to
contact the victims of a robbery that had just occurred at The Shops at Santa Anita, 400 South
Baldwin Avenue. The two victims were walking to their car when three suspects exited a
passing vehicle. One suspect pointed a black handgun at the victims and demanded their
property. One of the victims gave the suspect his cellphone and wallet. The suspects fled the
scene in a light-colored vehicle. The suspects were described as males wearing hooded
sweatshirts and dark colored pants.
Thursday October 12:
9. At 8:48 a.m., an officer responded to Cenco Auto Body, 125 West Live Oak Avenue,
regarding the report of a burglary. The victim arrived at the business in the morning and
discovered the front glass door had been shattered and property was missing from inside. An
investigation revealed the male suspect shattered the door around 4:30 a.m., ransacked the
business and fled the scene with the victim’s checkbook. The suspect is described as male,3
approximately 30-45 years old, 5 feet 10 inches tall, 200 pounds, wearing a light-colored
sweater, dark pants, light shoes, and a face mask.
Friday, October 13:
10. At 4:20 a.m., officers responded to Arcadia Par 3 Golf Course, 620 East Live Oak Avenue,
regarding a burglary report. A maintenance worker discovered a security gate on the east
side of the property was ajar and the lock had been cut. Unknown suspects stole two Toro
Workman Utility carts.
11. At 4:22 p.m., an officer responded to a building that is under construction at 405 South
First Avenue regarding the report of a burglary. An unknown suspect cut the lock to the
front fence of the property and stole 5,000 feet of copper wire.
Saturday, October 14:
12. At 10:49 p.m., an officer was patrolling the area of Colorado Boulevard near Santa Cruz
Road when he observed a running vehicle parked in a traffic lane with no lights on. The
officer pulled behind the vehicle and contacted the driver. Upon contacting the driver, the
officer detected a strong odor of alcohol emitting from the driver. Through a series of tests,
the officer determined the 45-year-old male from Arcadia was driving under the influence
of an alcoholic beverage. He was arrested and transported to the Arcadia City Jail for