Crime Report

Friday, June 29At 2:30 p.m., a homeowner residing in the 7500 block of Brookmill returned home to find his home broken into and the burglar in his backyard. Officers responded and arrested a 42-year-old male. He was booked for burglary and taken to the Los Angeles County Jail. Detectives are investigating.

At 7:00 p.m., officers arrested four male juveniles for vandalism after a witness observed them affixing stickers on approximately 11 different locations (electrical boxes, light pole, trash can) in the area of Paramount & 7th Street. Officers also confiscated numerous "slap tags," writing instruments, and a spray paint can. "Slap tag" is a street term for a sticker/label containing a moniker or tagging crew name.

At 10:15 p.m., officers observed a stolen car in the area of Brookshire & Imperial. Officers stopped the car and arrested the driver without incident. The vehicle was stolen in March of this year. Tuesday, July 2 At 3:25 p.m., Downey officers along with the ATF and Los Angeles County Fire officials went to the 11400 block of Samoline Avenue. Downey officers assisted the agencies with the service of an illegal fireworks related search warrant. The agencies arrested a male and a female. The case was handled by ATF and Los Angeles County Fire. Infromation provided by the Downey Police Department

********** Published: July 05, 2012 - Volume 11 - Issue 12