Crime Report

Thursday, June 10At 11:30 a.m., a residential burglary occurred in the 7600 block of 4th Street. A witness wrote down the license number of the car the suspects were driving. Officers traced the license number to a home in Bell Gardens where they arrested a 19-year-old male and a 16-year-old female. Detectives have also linked some of the property found inside the home to a residential burglary that occurred in the 10600 block of Old River School Road on June 2nd. At 11:30 a.m., officers arrested a 27-year-old Downey man after he attempted to break into a vehicle parked in the 9600 block of Adoree. The suspect was stopped by officers as he was about to enter the Lakewood Boulevard Metro link Train Station. He was arrested for attempted vehicle burglary. Friday, June 11 At 1:30 p.m., a resident returned to her home in the 10200 block of Priscilla to find that her home had been burglarized. The suspect(s) stole numerous items of jewelry and electronics. Saturday, June 12 At 8 a.m., Kaiser Hospital (9333 Imperial) reported that someone stole a computer from one of their examination rooms. Detectives are continuing their investigation to identify a suspect. At 8:30 a.m., a 23-year-old "parolee at large" was arrested at his mother's home in the 9100 block of Songfest after he assaulted his girlfriend. The suspect temporarily barricaded himself in the home's attic, but ultimately surrendered without incident. He was booked for felony assault - Domestic Violence. Sunday, June 13 At 4:30 a.m., a citizen reported a garage fire in the 8600 block of Springer. There were no injuries. Investigators believe the fire was intentionally ignited and an arson investigation is being conducted to identify a suspect. Tuesday, June 15 At 11:35 a.m., a 17-year-old male was arrested for a petty theft at the Radio Shack on Florence Avenue. The suspect was apprehended by two customers who were able to detain him until police arrived. At 4:20 p.m., officers received a report of several juveniles spray painting walls at Crawford Park. Officers detained several individuals and ultimately arrested one juvenile for being in possession of spray paint. He was charged with vandalism and released to the custody of his parents. At 4:45 p.m., Gang Detectives were patrolling Treasure Island Park when they saw five male juveniles seated on a park bench. As the detectives walked toward them, the juveniles attempted to run away, but were quickly detained. It was subsequently determined one of the subjects was in possession of brass knuckles. He was arrested and booked for the weapons charge. Courtesy Downey Police Department. Report crimes in progress by calling 911.

********** Published: June 17, 2010 - Volume 9 - Issue 9