Crime Report: Sept. 26, 2016

Thursday, September 15:
At 8:00 a.m., officers were conducting an investigation at several residences in Downey, during which time three arrests were made for illegal drug charges and a fourth man for a probation violation.

Friday, September 16:
At 7:30 a.m., officers responded to Golden Park regarding a robbery. A man had been standing in the north parking lot of Golden Park when he was approached by two men, one of whom was armed with a handgun. They took the victim’s cell phone. Detectives are investigating.

At 7:00 p.m., officers responded to a theft at a business in the 7300 block of Stewart & Gray. A 17-year-old juvenile had entered the location and struggled with the clerk during the theft and fled. Responding officers located the 17–year-old suspect in a nearby neighborhood and arrested him without incident. He was booked and later transported to Los Padrinos Juvenile Hall.

Saturday, September 17:
At 6:00 p.m., officers responded to a theft at Stonewood Mall, where one of the suspects simulated having a weapon when security attempted to stop her. Officers were able to locate both of the suspects nearby and take them into custody without incident. The female who simulated the handgun was booked for robbery and the other female for shoplifting.

At 8:30 p.m., gang detectives patrolling an alleyway in the 12800 block of Paramount observed a man spray painting graffiti on a wall. The detectives arrested the man and booked him for vandalism.

At 10:00 p.m., officers responded to the 8100 block of Firestone regarding someone vandalizing the wall of a building. Upon arrival, officers detained a 25-year-old woman from San Bernardino who admitted to “tagging” several locations in the area. Officers found 10 locations that the suspect had “tagged,” resulting in approximately $4,000 in damages. The woman was booked for felony vandalism and transported to Los Angeles County Jail.

At 11:00 p.m., officers in the area of Lakewood & Rosecrans observed a motorhome that had been stolen approximately 30 minutes earlier from the area of Lakewood & Meadow. Officers stopped the motorhome and were able to arrest the driver, an adult male from the City of Norwalk, without incident. He was booked for grand theft auto and transported to LA County jail.

Sunday, September 18:
At 5:00 p.m., officers responded to an attempt burglary in the 11500 block of Rives. The suspect was attempting to gain entry through a rear door when he was frightened off by the homeowner. Detectives are investigating.