Sierra Madre Police Blotters: Sept. 20 to 22




Sept. 20

A victim came in to the Sierra Madre PD lobby at about 8:57 a.m. to report to officers that someone was tampering with his vehicle. The victim said he parked his vehicle in his driveway in the 100 block of West Carter Avenue the night before at about 9 p.m. When he returned, he discovered that his car had been rummaged through. The victim checked his surveillance equipment and saw the suspect at about 12:53 a.m. earlier that evening going through his vehicle. A neighbor reported to responding officers that her vehicles were rummaged through two nights before at about the same time of the evening. Case was forwarded to detectives.

At 2:51 p.m. officers were dispatched to the 300 block of Sturtevant Drive regarding a vandalism report. Officers discovered three separate graffiti markings on a wall, the sidewalk, and curb. It appears that unknown suspect(s) vandalized the wall with black spray paint. Case was forwarded to detectives.

Sept. 21

At about 1:35 p.m. SMPD officers conducted a traffic stop in the southbound lanes of Santa Anita Avenue. The driver was never issued a driver’s license or any form of identification. After receiving the drivers consent to search the vehicle, officers discovered a United States issued Permanent Resident Card that was fraudulent and that he had purchased the card. The suspect was arrested, his car was impounded, and he was transported to the Pasadena PD Jail for booking. Case was forwarded to the district attorney’s office for filing considerations.

At 3:06 p.m. SMPD officers were dispatched to the 100 block of San Gabriel Court for a report of a fight between two males that began as an argument over personal property and escalated into a physical fight. Both men signed a “Refuse to Prosecute” form. Case was subsequently resolved.

Sept. 22

At about 5:14 p.m., officers were dispatched to Sierra Madre Boulevard, between Canon Avenue and Baldwin Avenue, for a report of a reckless driver who hit several parked vehicles. The officers discovered the suspect vehicle at the corner of Sierra Madre Boulevard and Baldwin Avenue. The driver agreed to take the field sobriety test that she subsequently could not complete. It was the officer’s opinion that she was under the influence of drugs and/or alcohol while driving, and her ability to safely operate a motor vehicle was impaired. The driver was transported to a local hospital for further testing and a medical clearance. She was then transported to Pasadena PD Jail for booking. Case was forward to the district attorney’s office for filing consideration.

September 26, 2016

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