Thursday, June 2At 8:30 p.m., a Downey man was robbed by three males as he was fishing at Wilderness Park. The suspects hit and kicked the victim before stealing his wallet and cell phone. The victim was not seriously injured. Saturday, June 4 At 2:30 a.m., officers arrested a 23-year-old Rialto woman during a traffic stop at Downey and Lyndora. The woman lied about her name then ran when officers learned of her true name through a portable fingerprint device. She was quickly captured and determined to be a parolee at large. At 10:00 p.m., officers arrested a 57-year-old Downey man at his home in the 7200 block of Adwen after he attempted to stab his adult son with a knife during an argument. Nobody was injured during the incident. The suspect was booked for aggravated assault. Sunday, June 5 At 10:30 p.m., officers responded to the area of Barlin & Lyndora after receiving a call of gunshots being heard in the area. Though no shooters were found, officers did locate numerous 9mm shell casings in the street. No injuries or damage was reported. Tuesday, June 7 At 10:15 p.m., a robbery occurred in the 7600 block of Rundell when a 22-year-old male victim was approached by two suspects. One suspect pointed an unknown object against the victim's ribs while the other suspect searched his pockets. Both suspects fled westbound Rundell with the loss. The victim was not injured during this incident. At 12:50 a.m., officers arrested a 25-year-old robbery suspect in the area of Paramount and 7th street. The suspect entered Yum Yum Donuts, at 7410 Florence and jumped the counter brandishing a knife, taking money from the register and fleeing on foot. Officers captured the suspect who was positively identified by the victim. Officers recovered the knife and the money at the scene and arrested the suspect for armed robbery. Wednesday, June 8 At 6:55 p.m., officers spotted an individual walking near Brookshire and Imperial who was wanted in connection with an assault with a deadly weapon. The suspect saw the officers and fled on foot. After a brief foot pursuit, the suspect was apprehended and charged with assault with a deadly weapon. Information provided by Downey Police Department.
********** Published: June 9, 2011 - Volume 10 - Issue 8