Friday, June 24At 5:30 p.m., officers responded to a call of a man brandishing a knife in front of Kentucky Fried Chicken (12620 Paramount). When officers arrived, they encountered a very agitated man standing in the northbound traffic lanes. The armed suspect refused to follow commands, continually threatened to harm the officers, and lunged at them with a knife. Officers deployed less-lethal means to disarm the suspect. He was arrested and charged with assault. Saturday, June 25 At 3:00 a.m., officers went to a single car traffic collision near Paramount and Telegraph. The collision caused a water line to burst and damaged a power transformer, creating a power outage to the area. Wednesday, June 29 Officers detained a parolee for a traffic investigation near Old River School Road and Firestone Boulevard. The suspect fled on foot, but was ultimately located in the 11400 block of Pomering. The suspect was arrested and is facing numerous charges. Additionally, detectives recognized the suspect as person who is wanted for domestic violence and he was booked on that charge. Information provided by Downey Police Department.
********** Published: June 30, 2011 - Volume 11 - Issue 10