Crime Report

Friday, May 21At 1:45 p.m., a felony assault occurred at the intersection of La Reina and 5th Street when the driver of one car was struck in the head with a metal object by the passenger of the other car, during a verbal altercation. At 7:00 p.m., Officers responded to a residential burglary in the 12100 block of Brookshire. The suspect(s) removed jewelry including gold chains, watches and bracelets valued by the victim at more than $27,000. Saturday, May 22 At 11:30 a.m., in the 12600 block of Barlin, police arrested a 22-year-old transient female for brandishing a knife during an altercation with her boyfriend. Sunday, May 23 At 11:40 a.m., police arrested three male juveniles, all Downey residents, for the strong-arm robbery of a 17-year-old Downey juvenile, which occurred in the 7300 block of Neo. At 3:30 p.m., an auto-versus-pedestrian injury traffic collision occurred at the intersection of Firestone and Brookshire. The pedestrian's condition is listed as critical but stable. At 8:00 p.m., an attempted carjacking took place at Firestone and La Reina. The victim was driving his car on Firestone when a vehicle pulled along side of him and the passenger pointed a black semi-auto handgun at him. The victim accelerated away and was uninjured. Wednesday, May 26 At 2:30 a.m., police responded to a strong armed robbery that occurred at Rives and Barlin. The female victim was approached by the suspect who asked the victim for a cigarette. The suspect grabbed the victim's purse and fled the scene. The victim was uninjured. Courtesy Downey Police Department

********** Published: May 28, 2010 - Volume 9 - Issue 6