Crime Report

Saturday, Oct. 29At 12:40 a.m., officers responded to a report of shots fired in the 8700 block of Byers. When officers arrived, they located a vehicle to the front of a residence with a bullet hole in its bumper. No one was injured. At 7:00 p.m., a 14-year-old Downey resident was walking on Cedartree at Buhman when he was approached from behind by the suspect who demanded the victim's property. When the victim hesitated, the suspect punched him in the face several times, took his property, and fled the scene in a vehicle. The victim was not injured. Monday, Oct. 31 At 1:20 a.m., officers responded to the parking lot of 8148 Firestone (Kelley's Tavern) when a verbal argument resulted in a suspect striking a victim across the face with a beer bottle. The suspect then turned toward another victim stabbing him in the shoulder with a broken edge of the bottle. The suspect was arrested without incident. Both victims sustained moderate injuries. Wednesday, Nov. 2 Officers arrested a 25-year-old man for armed robbery at the Food 4 Less at 13525 Lakewood Boulevard. At about 12:50 p.m., the suspect was questioned by an employee who believed the suspect was concealing merchandise in his clothing. The suspect pulled out a handgun from his waist band, and fled the store. After an intensive search of the area, the suspect was located and arrested without incident. Information provided by Downey Police Department.

********** Published: November 03, 2011 - Volume 10 - Issue 29