Crime Report

Friday, July 29At 3:15 p.m., an officer's License Plate Reader alerted him of a stolen vehicle from the City of Covina near Firestone & Woodruff. Officers located the vehicle and detained the driver, a 21-year-old woman from Cudahy. It was determined that the driver recently purchased the vehicle, but was unaware it was stolen. Saturday, July 30 At 9:30 p.m., officers were summoned to the Stonewood Shopping Center after a shopper reported a shotgun leaning against the wall just north of the food court exit. Officers determined the gun was unloaded and confiscated it. Detectives are investigating. Sunday, July 31 At 4:00 p.m., officers arrested a 50-year-old man from the City of Bellflower after he was found to be in possession of narcotics in the 9500 block of Firestone. He was booked on felony narcotics charges and transported to the County Jail. At 10:00 p.m., an officer was assaulted as he and other officers attempted to break up a large fight in the 8400 block of Firestone. The officer was treated at the scene by paramedics, but was not seriously injured. Six adults were arrested for fighting and one 17-year-old juvenile was arrested for assaulting officers. Tuesday, Aug. 2 A 16-year-old male was arrested for strong armed robbery after he stole the victim's cell phone. The 14-year-old victim was at the Taco Bell at Paramount and Stewart and Gray Road when the suspect asked to see his cell phone.The victim gave the suspect his phone and suspect threatened the victim then refused to return the phone. The suspect left the area on foot. The suspect was later arrested and charged with robbery. Information provided by Downey Police Department.

********** Published: August 04, 2011 - Volume 10 - Issue 16