Thursday, Oct. 28A residential burglary occurred in the 9300 block of Foster Road at about 11:00 a.m. The two male suspects began stacking property in the hallway of the home. Unbeknownst to them, the victim was asleep in his bedroom and when the suspects entered the bedroom, they were startled and ran from the home. Friday, Oct. 29 At 3:00 a.m., an 18-year-old female from Downey crashed her car into the front porch of a residence located in the 8600 block of Cavel St. Police arrested the female for drunk driving. No injuries were reported. At about 10:00 p.m., a male suspect in his mid 30s robbed the Burger King restaurant at 10014 Paramount at gunpoint. The suspect was last seen fleeing the scene on foot. Sunday, Oct. 31 At 4:30 p.m., officers arrested a man for the transportation for sales of marijuana. Police were called to the car wash in the 11000 block of Paramount Blvd. regarding a man seen with a gun in his waistband. As police investigated the matter, they discovered about twenty pounds of marijuana in the suspect's vehicle. At about 9:30 p.m., two Downey teenagers, a male and female, were robbed while walking to the McDonalds in the 9200 block of Lakewood Blvd. after "trick-or-treating." The suspects were armed with a crowbar and demanded the male's necklace, which he gave to them. The suspects fled to a vehicle and drove away north on Lakewood Blvd. out of sight. Around 10:00 p.m., residents in the 10300 block of Julius arrived home and interrupted a burglary occurring inside their residence. The victims confronted the five intruders, four of whom were wearing ski masks. One suspect struck one of the victims in the face as the suspects fled the location with items of jewelry. Thursday, Nov. 4 At 3:30 p.m., officers arrested a 21-year-old Lynwood resident after she approached a 12-year-old girl sitting on a bus bench in the 8400 block of Imperial and tried to steal her cell phone. At 7:30 p.m., officers detained an intoxicated woman pushing her 3-year-old child in a shopping cart at Imperial and Old River School Road. The woman was staggering and tipped over the shopping cart, ejecting the child into the street. The child was taken into protective custody and the suspect was arrested for child endangerment. The child sustained minor injuries. Friday, Nov. 5 At 10:00 p.m., a 19-year-old male from Downey was arrested for burglary after he had broken into a car and stole a stereo component in the area of Old River School Road and Stewart & Gray. Saturday, Nov. 6 At 8:30 p.m., an officer patrolling the city parking structure adjacent to the Krikorian Theater observed two males writing graffiti on a top floor wall. The suspects were arrested for vandalism. Sunday, Nov. 7 At 11:45 a.m., officers arrested a 53-year-old Downey man for burglary after the suspect broke into a garage in the 11800 block of Lakewood Blvd. At 10:45 p.m., a 17-year-old Bell Gardens resident was arrested for burglary and grand theft auto after an officer caught him stealing tools from a parked vehicle in the 7300 block of Via Rio Nido. The suspect had also broken into three other vehicles in the neighborhood and was driving a stolen car from the City of Buena Park. Information provided by Downey Police Department.
********** Published: November 11, 2010 - Volume 9 - Issue 30