Crime Report

Friday, June 8At 7:30 a.m., a male was walking in the area of Firestone & Lakewood when he was approached by another male who brandished a handgun and demanded the male's wallet and iPod. The male refused and walked away. The suspect fled without obtaining any property. Detectives are investigating.

Saturday, June 9 At 2:00 a.m., an officer patrolling the area of Woodruff and Foster Road observed two intoxicated males fighting behind a business in the 13200 block of Woodruff Ave. The officer separated the combatants and arrested them for fighting in public.

Sunday, June 10 At 3:00 p.m., officers arrested a male after he attempted to rob another man who was sitting at a bus bench in the area of Lakewood and Bellflower. The suspect rode his bicycle past the victim and attempted to steal the cell phone from his hand, but the victim held onto it. Officers located the suspect in the area of Bellflower and Hall Road and arrested him. He was charged with attempt robbery and later transported to the Los Angeles County Jail.

At 10:00 p.m., a woman walking in the 7000 block of Firestone had her gold necklaces ripped from her neck by a male who then ran to a waiting vehicle. The victim was not injured and Detectives are investigating.

Monday, June 11 At 6:50 a.m., officers responded to the 11000 block of Myrtle Avenue regarding a male involved in an argument with another male, one of whom had been stabbed with a pair of scissors. The victim suffered non-life threatening injuries and the suspect was arrested.

Wednesday, June 13 At 4:30 p.m., officers located a stolen vehicle being driven by a suspect in the area of the Downey Landing. As officers were preparing to conduct a traffic stop, the vehicle sped out of the parking lot and crashed into a tree. The male suspect ran away on foot and after a brief search was located and arrested. His female passenger was also arrested. Infromation provided by the Downey Police Department

********** Published: June 14, 2012 - Volume 11 - Issue 09