Crime Watch

Tuesday, Aug. 11•At 10 p.m. a 19-year-old Downey resident was carjacked and briefly kidnapped at gunpoint in the area of Woodruff Avenue and Muller Street. The suspects drove the victim around the city, finally ordering him out of the car, unharmed. The victim immediately contacted Downey Police who spotted the stolen car in the downtown area. Ultimately, the two suspects, a 16-year-old female from Pasadena and a 15-year-old male from Downey, were arrested and booked for multiple felony charges. Friday, Aug. 14 •At 10:50 p.m. a Downey officer on patrol saw a suspicious male seated inside a car in the Bally's parking lot (12027 Lakewood Blvd.). The officer noticed damage to the car's door handle and saw a second male that appeared to be acting as a "look out." The officer detained the two subjects, and after further investigation, determined they had broken into the damaged vehicle. The suspects (both residents of Los Angeles) were arrested for burglary. Saturday, August 15 •At 12:35 a.m. a robbery occurred at a home in the 7000 block of 4th Street. The four suspects took an undisclosed amount of money and a cellular phone before fleeing. No one was injured. •At 12:45 a.m. an assault with a knife occurred at the Pow Wow Bar located at 9560 Firestone Blvd. During a fist fight inside the business, the suspect pulled out a knife, stabbed two victims, and fled the scene before officers arrived. The victims were transported to local hospitals where they were treated for non-life threatening injuries. Source: Downey Police Department

********** Published: August 21, 2009 - Volume 8 - Issue 18