Crime Report

Friday, April 1At 3:45 p.m., the victim was riding his bicycle in the area of Cecilia Street and Chaney Avenue when the suspect approached and demanded his property. Fearing for his safety, the victim gave the suspect his bicycle. Officers checked the area, but were unable to find the suspect. At 4:50 p.m., the victim was standing to the front of Jim's Burgers (7332 Firestone) when he was confronted by the suspect who pushed the victim off of his bicycle, climbed on it and rode away. At approximately 6:45 p.m., officers went to a fight call in the alley to the rear of 11515 Adco Ave. The combatants fled before the officers arrived; however, officers saw a male riding a bicycle who fit the suspect's description. The suspect was identified and arrested for robbery. At 9:55 p.m., officers responded to 9370 Telegraph (Las Chabelita Restaurant) where a victim, who was walking to his car, was approached from behind by three suspects who robbed him of his property, entered a car and fled. The victim was not injured. Tuesday, April 5 At 6:50 a.m., officers observed the suspect jump over a fence into the victim's yard in the 7900 block of Conklin St. Officers noticed a window appeared to have been forced in and detained the suspect, who was arrested for residential burglary. At 8:50 p.m., the victim was almost struck by the suspect's vehicle as he was walking through the parking lot of the skateboard park. The suspect exited his vehicle, confronted the victim, and a fight ensued. The suspect fled the location prior to police arrival. Wednesday, April 6 At 9:15 a.m., a hit and run traffic accident occurred at Florence Avenue and Tecum Road. A parolee from Long Beach fled the scene on foot. Officers located him in the 7400 block of Irwingrove Dr. where the suspect dropped a backpack and physically assaulted the officers. The suspect was subdued and taken into custody. A loaded 9mm handgun was located inside the suspect's backpack. The suspect was transported to the Los Angeles County Jail. Information provided by Downey Police Department.

********** Published: April 7, 2011 - Volume 9 - Issue 51