Crime Report

Saturday, April 3, 2010About 6:00 a.m. a golf course employee arrived at Rio Hondo Golf Club and saw a smashed front window at the pro shop. The employee discovered cash and a golf club missing. Police are investigating. Sunday, April 4, 2010 Just before 9:00 p.m. officers contacted a 13 year-old Downey resident at Paramount and Imperial, regarding a strong-arm robbery. Two suspects had approached the victim demanding his two iPods. Officers located and arrested two male suspects, an 18 year-old and a 16 year-old, both Downey residents. The loss was recovered and returned to the victim. Monday, April 5, 2010 At 10:45 a.m., officers responded to the 12000 block of Paramount Boulevard, regarding a residential burglary. Taken during the burglary were several pieces of jewelry. At 4:50 p.m., officers responded to the 11900 block of Rives Avenue regarding a subject armed with a handgun. The victim was confronted by the suspect, who was holding a handgun, and accused the victim of stealing aluminum cans from him. When the victim denied stealing cans, the suspect fled the location in a vehicle prior to police arrival. At 10:25 p.m., officers responded to Wilderness Park, regarding a call of a robbery. As the victims were walking through the park, they were confronted by several males. The suspects took one victim's hat and fled the location in a vehicle. The investigation is on-going. Wednesday, April 6, 2010 At 2:06 a.m., officers responded to the Anarchy Bar, 13250 Woodruff, regarding a male brandishing a handgun outside the bar. The suspect fled prior to police arriving. A short time later, officers located the suspect and recovered the weapon. The 24 year-old resident of Los Angeles was booked for brandishing a firearm. Courtesy Downey Police Department

********** Published: April 9, 2010 - Volume 8 - Issue 51