Crime Report

Saturday, July 23At 8:30 a.m., officers arrested two adult males, both recent Downey High graduates, for stealing band equipment from the school. The stolen equipment was recovered. Both suspects were booked for burglary. Sunday, July 24 At 5:00 a.m., a Downey woman was arrested for child neglect in the 12500 block of Old River School Road after her 5-year-old daughter consumed prescription anxiety pills. The pills were not prescribed to the child's mother. The child was taken to the hospital for treatment where she is listed in stable condition. Her mother was booked for child neglect/endangerment. At 11:30 p.m., a Downey man was accosted by three males, one of whom was armed with a gun, in the 8500 block of Imperial Highway. The suspects robbed the man of his wallet and cell phone before fleeing the scene. Detectives are investigating. Monday, July 25 At 10:55 a.m., an 18-year-old male was assaulted and robbed of his skateboard in the area of Paramount and Orange. Several subjects jumped out of a vehicle and yelled their gangaffiliation as they struck the victim with their hands. The suspects took the victim's skateboard and fled in a vehicle out of sight. The victim sustained minor injuries. Detectives are investigating. Tuesday, July 26 At 4:30 p.m., a strong arm robbery occurred at the Starbucks located at Lakewood and Firestone. The victim was on the patio drinking coffee when the suspect approached and grabbed her lap top computer, then ran off. The suspect entered a gray colored truck and sped away out of sight. Detectives are investigating. At 11:45 p.m., a residential burglary was discovered in the 8500 block of Dacosta. The victim returned home and found her sliding glass door was shattered. The suspects took numerous items from the residence and fled the location. Information provided by Downey Police Department.

********** Published: July 28, 2011 - Volume 10 - Issue 15