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Thursday, Oct. 31
At 3:00 a.m., a male entered Denny’s Restaurant at 8350 Firestone and asked for a glass of water. When he was refused service, he became angered and threw silverware at one of the employees. He exited the restaurant, broke a large clay pot and threw a piece of the pot at the employee. Officers were able to locate and arrest the suspect.
Saturday, Nov. 2
At 4:00 p.m., officers arrested a man for drunk driving after the van he was driving hit a parked car and rolled over onto its side in front of Warren High School. Nobody was injured.
Sunday, Nov. 3
At 5:30 p.m., a man walking in the west lot of Acapulco Restaurant was robbed by a male who approached him, threatened bodily injury, and demanded his money. A witness flagged down a passing officer who then went in foot pursuit of the suspect. The officer caught the suspect in the Stonewood Shopping Center parking lot and recovered the victim’s money. The suspect was booked for robbery.
Friday, Nov. 8
At 7:45 p.m. officers responded to a report of a residential burglary in the 9900 block of Arrington Ave. The resident told officers a family member had moved out recently and after he had left, she noticed items missing. Detectives are investigating.
Saturday, Nov. 9
During daytime hours, officers issued 12 parking citations in the area of the 8100 block of De Palma Avenue. Officers had received complaints about vehicles illegally parked as a result of the Swap Meet at Warren High School.
Sunday, Nov. 10
At 6:00 p.m., while on routine patrol, an officer observed a male juvenile vandalize a traffic signal control box at the intersection of Lakewood Blvd and Cecilia St. The suspect was arrested without incident and booked for vandalism.
Information provided by Downey Police Department.
Published: Nov. 14, 2013 – Volume 12 – Issue 31