Friday, June 18At 11:40 p.m., a 32-year-old male resident of the City of Commerce was arrested for robbery after stealing merchandise from the Vons store at 10001 Paramount Boulevard. When confronted by employees, the male brandished a knife and fled the location. Responding officers apprehended the suspect a short time later. Sunday, June 20 At about 1:45 a.m., a resident in the 9400 block of Buell St. was startled by a teenaged male suspect who was standing in her living room holding her laptop computer. The suspect waved a knife at the victim and ran out the rear kitchen door with the computer. At 10 a.m., a sexual battery occurred in the parking lot of the Family Dental Center located in the 10500 block of Lakewood Boulevard. A female adult was in the parking lot when a male adult drove into the lot, approached the victim and inappropriately touched her. The victim screamed and the suspect ran to his vehicle and fled. At 8:20 p.m., a collision occurred at Brookshire and Florence. A 20-year-old female resident of Downey was running across the intersection, against the don't-walk signal, and was struck by a westbound vehicle. The victim suffered moderate injuries. Monday, June 21 At about 6:46 p.m., a citizen saw two suspects spray painting graffiti on a building at Independence Park, 12334 Bellflower Boulevard. Both suspects fled prior to police arrival. Courtesy Downey Police Department. Report crimes in progress by calling 911.
********** Published: June 24, 2010 - Volume 9 - Issue 10