Crime Watch

Monday, July 27•At approximately 3 p.m., officers responded to a call of a residential burglary in the 10700 block of Clancy Avenue. The suspects gained entry to the residence and took a television from the location.

•Around 9 p.m, officers responded to the 8200 block of Telegraph Road regarding a call of a subject possibly armed with a handgun. Eleven subjects were detained, however, officers did not locate a handgun.

•At approximately 10:30 p.m., officers responded to a call of an armed robbery at a business located in the 10800 block of Studebaker Road. The suspect, who had his face concealed by a bandana, entered the store holding an assault rifle. The suspect fled the location with cash and other items from the store.

Thursday, July 30 •Around 12:30 a.m., officers responded to a call of a fight at a residence in the 13000 block of Eastbrook Avenue. Officers detained several subjects and discovered that a 19-year-old male Downey resident was struck on the head with a glass bottle during the fight, causing lacerations on his face. The suspect was identified and arrested by officers a short distance away.

•Shortly before noon, officers arrested a 31-year-old Downey resident for exposing himself to a female jogger on the Rio Hondo Riverbed bicycle path near Treasure Island Park.

Friday, July 31 •At 2 p.m., officers arrested a 32-year-old Downey man after a witness saw him stealing mail from an apartment complex in the 10700 block of New Street. When caught, the suspect possessed illegal drugs and mail from at least 15 separate Downey residents. He was arrested for possession of stolen property and drug possession.

•At 4:30 p.m., a 36-year-old Los Angeles man was arrested for robbery after he threatened JC Penney security officers with a box cutter as he tried to steal clothing from the store. It was later discovered the suspect was on parole for narcotics.

Sunday, August 2 •At 1:15 p.m., officers investigated a shooting in the 8800 block of Golden Avenue after a resident discovered a bullet hole in her pick-up truck. The shooting likely occurred during the night, but no witnesses were located.

********** Published: August 7, 2009 - Volume 8 - Issue 16