Crime Report

Thursday, April 22At 8:00 p.m., officers arrested a 30-year-old Downey man at his home in the 11500 block of Pruess Avenue after he pointed a loaded handgun at a realtor who was at the suspect's home. At 10:45 p.m., officers responded to family disturbance at a home in the 8600 block of 6th Street and found two unattended toddlers crying inside the residence. The father returned home about 30 minutes later and was arrested for child endangerment. Friday, April 23 At 3:30 p.m., a 63-year-old Pico Rivera man was intentionally ran over in the 9500 block of Lakewood Boulevard after a traffic altercation. The 21-year-old suspect was arrested for assault with a deadly weapon. The victim was hospitalized with serious injuries. At 4:00 p.m., four teenagers were robbed of their cell phones and iPods as they walked in the 9000 block of Stewart & Gray Road. Thursday, April 15 At 7:30 p.m., an officer initiated a short vehicle pursuit after a traffic violator failed to pull over in the 9000 block of Angell Street. The driver faces a misdemeanor charge of evading. Saturday, April 24 Shortly after midnight, a 20-year-old Bellflower resident lost control of his vehicle and crashed into a residence in the 9400 block of Dacosta Street. The driver was treated for minor injuries and arrested for drunk driving. No one in the home was injured. Sunday, April 25 At 1:30 a.m., officers responded to the 12400 block of Dunrobin Avenue after receiving reports of gunshots heard in the area. Officers located an apartment window that had been shot out and several shotgun shell casings nearby. Detectives are investigating this incident. Tuesday, April 27 At 11:40 a.m., a 19 year-old male suspect was seen stealing items from a vehicle. The victim, along with several neighbors, attempted to detain him and he was captured a short time later by officers. The suspect was charged with grand theft. Wednesday, April 28 At 4:00 p.m., two 15 year-old males were robbed of their cell phones and other property as they were walking home from school, in the area of Brookshire and 5th street. The two suspects fled in a white Ford F150 truck. Courtesy Downey Police Department

********** Published: April 30, 2010 - Volume 9 - Issue 2