Saturday, Aug. 25At 5:30 a.m., Downey Police were contacted and advised that a male victim had been transported to a local hospital from 8803 Imperial Hwy (La Perla Del Mar). Officers discovered the victim had been involved in a fight at the location and during the assault he fell to the ground striking his head. The victim suffered facial fractures and a fractured skull as a result of the assault. He was admitted into the Intensive Care Unit for treatment, where he remained in a coma overnight. Detectives are investigating. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Downey Police Department.
Sunday, Aug. 26 At 3:41 a.m., officers responded to the 7300 block of Quill St regarding a vehicle burglary in progress. Officers located one suspect inside of the victim's vehicle as another ran from the scene. Officers were ultimately unable to locate the second suspect following a search of the area. Ultimately two vehicles were found to have been burglarized at the location. Detectives are investigating.
Monday, Aug. 27 At 2:13 a.m., officers stopped a vehicle in the area of Firestone Blvd and Woodruff Ave that was possibly involved in an assault with a deadly weapon incident. Officers detained 2 suspects and after being interviewed by detectives, the suspects admitted being involved in the assault incident as well as a robbery which had occurred a few days prior. A third suspect was also indentified and the case will be presented to the District Attorney's office for filing.
Tuesday, Aug. 28 At 9:30 a.m., the mother of a 2 year old girl reported her daughter missing. The evening prior a person known to the mother told her she was going to take the girl to the store and would return shortly. When the suspect did not return the mother notified the police department. Officers began searching for the child and suspect. Detectives also interviewed family members of the suspect and after some investigating they were able to convince the woman to respond to a nearby location with the child. The child was returned home safely and the suspect was arrested pending further investigation.
Wednesday, Aug. 29 At 12:50 p.m., officers were sent to the bank located at 11101 La Reina regarding a possible access card theft. Officers met with bank employees who reported finding a "skimming" device and additional camera mounted on the ATM machine. Detectives were advised and are investigating. Infromation provided by the Downey Police Department
********** Published: August 30, 2012 - Volume 11 - Issue 20