Latest Crime Summary for South Pasadena

Robberies, Thefts, Stolen Cars and More

The Weekly Crime Summary is a list of reported auto thefts, burglaries, robberies and other activities occurring in the City of South Pasadena.

RECOVERED STOLEN VEHICLE
•3-18-14, 12:05 p.m., 400 block of Prospect.  ’13, Ford Escape.  Suspect is involved in a non-injury traffic collision and vehicle is found to be stolen from Ontario.  Suspect is also found to be unlicensed and also found to have an outstanding warrant.  Suspect Arrested: Male, Other, 50 years, Duarte.

AUTO BURGLARY
•3-11-14, 9 p.m. to 3-12-14, 1:39 a.m., 2000 block of Alpha.  ’12, Honda Accord.  Victim is inside home and is awakened by a car alarm.  Victim goes outside and sees car window shattered.  Loss: None.
•2-27-14, 7:30 p.m. to 2-28-14, 8:30 a.m., 1600 block of Amberwood.  ’03, Honda Accord.  Suspect(s) gains entry into victim’s vehicle by unknown means.  Loss: Cash.

RECEIVING STOLEN PROPERTY
3-15-14, 1:43 p.m., 4900 block of Collis.  Suspects are driving and stopped for a traffic violation.  S1 (driver) provides a false name to officer and S2 (passenger) is found to have an outstanding warrant.  A search of suspect’s vehicle reveals stolen property in the trunk.  S1 is also found to be in possession of drug paraphernalia.  Suspects Arrested: S1 – Male, Asian, 26 years, Los Angeles.  S2 – Male, Hispanic, 25 years, Los Angeles.

DAYTIME LOITERING BY MINOR
•3-13-14, 9:11 a.m., 1000 block of Mission.  Officers check on suspect who had missed several days of school.  Suspect is contacted at home and is taken to school.  Suspect Arrested: Male, Juvenile.

DUI
3-16-14, 3:18 a.m., 1600 block of Amberwood.  Suspect is stopped for a traffic violation and found to be driving under the influence of alcohol.  Suspect Arrested: Male, Hispanic, 24 years, Ontario.

DRUNK IN PUBLIC
•3-16-14, 9 p.m., 1000 block of El Centro.  Officers respond to a suspicious person moaning from a parking lot.  Officers locate suspect who is found to be intoxicated and unable to care for himself.  Suspect Arrested: Male, White, 46 years, Pasadena.
•3-13-14, 2:15 a.m., 400 block of Orange Grove.  Officers see suspect stumbling in the street.  Suspect is found to be intoxicated and unable to care for himself.  Suspect is also found to have an outstanding warrant.  Suspect Arrested: Male, Hispanic, 21 years, Pasadena.

FALSE REGISTRATION
•3-13-14, 11:36 p.m., Fair Oaks/Spruce.  Suspect is found driving with false registration tabs.  Suspect is also found to be an unlicensed driver.  Suspect  Arrested: Male, Hispanic, 26 years, Los Angeles.

DISTURBING THE PEACE
3-14-14, 2:30 p.m., 1300 block of Fair Oaks (Hi-Life).  Officers respond to two juveniles fighting.  Officers arrive and contact two juveniles who are classmates and got into an argument, which escalated into a fight.

THEFT
•3-18-14, 4 p.m., 1100 block of Fair Oaks (Vons).  Suspect enters store with two bags (one gold and one black).  Employee sees suspect placing loss inside the gold bag.  Suspect pushes cart towards exit but sees employee watching him.  Suspect grabs black bag and exits store, leaving gold bag behind.  Employee calls police and officers locate suspect a block away.  Suspect Arrested: Male, White, 39 years, Pasadena.
•3-17-14, 7:23 p.m., 700 block of Fair Oaks (AT&T).  Suspect enters store and breaks security cable holding loss, then runs to waiting vehicle with loss.  Loss: I-pad.  Suspect Vehicle: KIA.  Suspect Description:  Male, Hispanic, 20 years, wearing a grey long sleeve thermal type shirt and blue jeans.
•3-16-14, 7:49 p.m., 1100 block of Fair Oaks (Vons).  S1 enters store and employee sees S1 take loss then exit store without paying.  Employee chases after S1 and sees S1 enter a waiting vehicle, driven by S2.  Suspects then drive away as employee records suspect vehicle license plate.  Officers later see suspect vehicle driving on the street and stop vehicle.  S2 is driving vehicle and is alone.  Officers find loss inside vehicle.  Loss: Liquor.  Suspect Vehicle: Black, Acura Integra.  Suspect Arrested: Male, Hispanic, 29 years, Los Angeles.
•3-15-14, 3:30 p.m., 1200 block of Fair Oaks (Pavilions).  Victim is paying for groceries and leaves loss behind.  Victim later discovers loss missing.  Loss: Wallet.
•3-15-14, 2 p.m., 1100 block of Fair Oaks (Vons).  Employee is in the parking lot when he recognizes suspect exiting store who employee recognizes in committing prior thefts.  Employee sees suspect entering a parked vehicle and drive away.  Employee reviews surveillance video which shows suspect entering store and hiding loss inside pants.  Suspect then exits store without paying for loss.  Loss: Detergent.  Suspect Vehicle: Tan, Toyota Camry.  Suspect Description: Male, White, 5-foot-8, 160, wearing light blue checkered long sleeve shirt, blue jeans, brown shoes and dark rimmed sunglasses.
•3-14-14, 8 a.m. to 3-15-14, 10 a.m., 300 block of Orange Grove.  Suspect(s) takes loss from side yard of victim’s residence.  Loss: Plants.
•3-13-14, 11 a.m. to 9:30 p.m., 1100 block of Fairview.  Suspect(s) takes loss from victim’s front porch.  Victim’s empty shipping boxes are found in the 1700 block of Diamond.  Loss: Parcel packages.
•3-13-14, 7 p.m., 1100 block of Fair Oaks (Vons).  Employee sees S1 and S2 running out of store holding loss.  S1 and S2 run to a waiting vehicle and drive away.  Employee reviews surveillance video which shows suspects entering store and taking loss, then exiting store without paying.  Loss: Liquor.  Suspect Vehicle: White colored SUV.  Suspects Description: S1 – Male, White, 601, thin build, wearing a dark shirt and tan pants.  S2 – Male, Hispanic, 5-feet-6, thin build, brown hair, wearing a dark shirt and dark pants.

IDENTITY THEFT/CREDIT CARD FRAUD/CHECK FRAUD
•3-15-14 to 3-18-14, 800 block of Flores de Oro.  Suspect(s) uses victim’s social security number for employment.
•July 2013 to 3-18-14, 500 block of Garfield.  Suspect(s) uses victim’s person information to open a credit card account.
•12-31-13 to 3-17-14, 1700 block of Grevelia.  Suspect(s) uses victim’s social security number for employment.
•Unknown date to 3-13-14, 300 block of Pasadena.  Suspect(s) gains access to victim’s debit card account and makes several unauthorized purchases.
•2-10-14 to 3-10-14, 300 block of Raymondale.  Suspect(s) takes loss from victim’s mailbox and attempts to open credit card accounts.  Loss: Mail.
•2-14-14 to 3-3-14, 200 block of Grace.  Suspect(s) gains access to victim’s bank account and makes several unauthorized transactions.

VANDALISM
•3-14-14, 12:48 a.m., 1800 block of Diamond.  Victim is inside home when suspect smashes window to gain entry.  Victim yells at suspect and suspect leaves.  A neighbor heard the glass shatter and victim screaming and calls the police.  Officers locate suspect a few blocks away.  Suspect is found to have mental issues and is suicidal. Suspect is taken for a mental evaluation.
•3-12-14, 11:45 p.m., 800 block of Brent.  Suspect(s) smashes victim’s vehicle window.

 

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