Friday, Oct. 15At around 10:30 a.m. officers responded to a residence in the 12300 block of Orizaba Ave. regarding a burglary in progress. Officers found a male suspect in the rear yard of the residence. The male was detained for investiagtion and officers found property from inside the house in his possession. The suspect, a 23-year-old Downey resident, was arrested and booked for residential burglary. At around 11:30 p.m. a male resident of Downey was walking in the 11600 block of Gurley Ave. when he was confronted by two male suspects in their late teens. The suspects brandished a firearm at the victim at which time a struggle ensued. The suspects were able to maintain control of the firearm and fled the location with the victim's money. The victim was not injured. Saturday, Oct. 16 At around 2:00 p.m. officers were dispatched to the Metro PCS store located at 7314 Florence Ave. in reference to a theft of cell phones that just occurred. An employee at the store provided a description of the suspect, which was broadcast to responding officers. Based on this description, a suspect was detained a few blocks away. The suspect, a 26-year-old resident of Bellflower, was arrested and booked for burglary.
********** Published: October 21, 2010 - Volume 9 - Issue 27