Crime Report

Friday, April 3

During the evening hours, Downey Police Officers worked the Downtown area. During their deployment, they issued seven alcohol related municipal code citations, three traffic citations and three parking citations.

Saturday, April 4

Just after 12:00 p.m., Downey dispatch received a report of subjects drinking inside Crawford Park. Downey Officers responded and located the subjects, citing them both for possession of an open container.

At around 7:15 p.m., Downey Police Officers responded to a residential burglary in progress in the 8600 block of Paramount Blvd. The victim was in her kitchen when she heard the suspect inside the residence. When officers arrived they detained the male suspect to the front of the residence with some of the victim’s property. The male was arrested and booked for burglary.

Monday, April 6

At 2:20 a.m., an unknown suspect arrived at a residence in the 9300 block of Guatemala Ave. The suspect fired 15 rounds from a handgun at the victim’s parked and unoccupied vehicle. The suspect then fled the area in an unknown vehicle they arrived in. No one was injured and detectives are investigating.

At around 7 a.m., Downey Police Officers responded to a call of suspicious subjects who were stealing items from vehicles in the 9300 block of Rives. Officers were able to locate and arrest a 23-year-old male resident of Downey and his 17-year-old brother for theft. Officers recovered several items from the suspects which were returned to the victims.

After the suspect was released from jail, he attempted to retrieve some of the stolen property claiming that it belonged to him. He was denied the property and left the police station angry. As he left, he picked up a rock from a nearby planter and it was feared he was going to vandalize something to the front of the station. An officer followed him and saw the suspect enter an unlocked City truck parked to the front of Civic Center. The suspect then stole a backpack from inside the truck and ran from the area. Officers checked the area and found the suspect on Firestone Blvd. near the Post Office. He was again arrested for theft and booked at the Downey Police Department. The victim’s back pack was recovered in the bed of a nearby truck and returned to its owner.