Sierra Madre Police Blotters: April 16 – April 23

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April 17

A residential burglary occurred in the 500 block of Santa Anita court at about 9:12 p.m. The unknown suspect(s) forcefully entered the residence by shattering a glass window located in the rear of the residence that leads family room. The home was ransacked expensive jewelry, a wedding band and miscellaneous novelty jewelry was taken. It is unknown at this time what additional property was taken.

The case has been forwarded to detectives.

April 20

At about 1:23 p.m., officers responded to the police station regarding a report of grand theft. The victim was tricked by a caller to her home into thinking Edison was going to shut their power off and gave money to the suspect(s) through a prepaid card.

The case has been forwarded to detectives.

April 21

At 1:13 p.m., officers were dispatched to 400 block of Auburn regarding a possible residential burglary. SMPD responded and noticed a broken window on the south side of the residence. During the preliminary investigation, officers observed what appeared to be a person in a bed.

Due to the nature of the call with possible suspect(s) in the house a call for additional resources was put out. Additional SMPD units along with Arcadia PD, Pasadena PD K-9 and air support responded to this call. Utilizing an abundance of caution, the schools in the area were also alerted and advised to follow their “lock down” procedures. Once officers obtained a key to the house and conducted an interior search and found the bedroom ransacked and that a burglary did occur.

The case has been forwarded to detectives.

April 23

Officers responded to the 300 block of Camillo Street at about 6:23 p.m. for a suspicious male subject throwing water bottles in a yard. Officers arrived and detained the subject and began a search of the male. Once officers questioned the male subject about providing false identification the subject fled the scene. The male was eventually captured, arrested, and later booked into LASD IRC after being medically cleared at a local hospital.

The case has been referred to the Pasadena DA’s office for filing considerations.

April 25, 2017

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