Crime Report

Thursday, March 25At 4:20 p.m., Downey officers assisted the Bell Gardens Police Department with apprehending two males wanted in connection with a shooting in their city. The suspects were taken into custody and a firearm was recovered from inside the suspects' vehicle. Saturday, March 27 At 3:00 a.m., officers arrested a 17 year-old male Downey resident after he was seen vandalizing a car with spray paint in the 9300 block of Washburn. He was booked for vandalism and later released to his parents. At 2:15 p.m., officers arrested a 22 year-old male Downey resident after he assaulted his 17 year-old sister at their apartment in the 11700 block of Coldbrook. The suspect resisted arrest, but was restrained by officers who then took him into custody. The suspect was booked for assault and resisting arrest. Sunday, March 28 At 8:30 a.m., it was discovered that Gallatin Elementary School had been burglarized after someone noticed two computer monitors lying on the grass inside the school ground. No suspects were located, but detectives are investigating. At 9:30 a.m., a local resident discovered an attempted burglary at Griffith's Middle School. Investigators located eight (8) classrooms with signs of an attempted break-in, but it did not appear that the suspect(s) had gained entrance to any of the rooms. Detectives are investigating. At 10:40 a.m., officers arrested a 32 year-old male resident of Bell for burglary after he was caught breaking into a garage in the 11500 block of Adco. The suspect was later transported to the Los Angeles County Jail. Tuesday, March 30 At 9:00 p.m., officers responded to the 8200 block of Puritan regarding an individual who had injured himself while illegally discharging a rifle inside his garage. The suspect was transported to a local hospital for medical treatment. The suspect is facing a criminal charge of negligently discharging a firearm. Courtesy Downey Police Department

********** Published: April 2, 2010 - Volume 8 - Issue 50