Crime Report

Thursday, Dec. 22At 1:40 a.m., officers responded to a burglary alarm at a pharmacy in the 10800 block of Paramount Blvd. The investigation revealed an unknown suspect broke into the location through a window and stole several bottles of narcotics. Detectives are investigating. Saturday, Dec. 24 At 2:30 a.m., officers responded to a fight call in the 8100 block of Dacosta and saw two subjects (later determined to be brothers) fighting at the front of a residence. As the subjects moved down the driveway, one of them opened a folded knife and stabbed the other several times. The suspect was taken into custody and the victim was transported to a local hospital where he was treated for non-life threatening injuries. At 5:30 a.m., the victim was walking his dog in the 8000 block of Florence when he was approached by a male suspect who demanded his property. The victim took $20 out of his pocket and gave it to the suspect. The suspect then fled the area. At 7:20 p.m., officers responded to a vehicle burglary at the Stonewood Mall. The victim stated he parked his car in the mall parking lot (approximately three hours earlier) and went inside. When he returned, the victim discovered property missing from inside his car, but discovered his belongings in a car parked nearby. Officers immediately impounded the vehicle and recovered the stolen property. The registered owner was subsequently interviewed and confessed to the crime. He was arrested and charged with vehicle burglary. Sunday, Dec. 25 At 12:15 a.m., elderly residents of a home in the 12000 block of Horley were awakened by a loud noise and discovered the suspect, who was in their living room, holding a flashlight. The suspect immediately turned and ran from the residence. A preliminary investigation revealed the suspect gained entry through an unlocked rear window. The victims were not injured. Information provided by Downey Police Department.

********** Published: December 29, 2011 - Volume 10 - Issue 37