Crime Report

Friday, Nov. 4At 10:30 a.m., officers arrested a 42-year-old man from Los Angeles after he attempted to stab another man during an argument over a parking space. Nobody was injured and the suspect was booked for assault with a deadly weapon. Saturday, Nov. 5 At noon, officers stopped a vehicle near Lakewood & Gallatin; officers confiscated 65 pounds of marijuana. Sunday, Nov. 6 At 6:30 p.m., four carjacking suspects led Los Angeles Police Officers in a pursuit that traversed several Downey streets. Downey units monitored the pursuit, but were not involved. The pursuit eventually ended when the suspects crashed on the 5 freeway near Norwalk Boulevard. All four suspects were arrested. At 11:30 p.m., officers responding to a call of suspicious subjects in the 7900 block of Leeds found three suspects removing wheels from a vehicle. The suspects fled when police arrived, but two of the three were captured. Both suspects were booked for grand theft and transported to county jail. Monday, Nov. 7 At 7:45 a.m., officers responded to a burglary at Sussman Middle School. Staff members discovered a large amount of copper wire was taken some time during the night. Detectives are investigating. At 8:45 p.m., officers responded to an attempted robbery near Gurley and De Palma. The victim was walking home when he was confronted by the suspect who told him to empty his pockets. The victim did not comply and the suspect struck the victim several times before fleeing the scene with no loss. Tuesday, Nov. 8 A residential burglary occurred in the 13400 block of Barlin. The victim returned home and discovered the house had been ransacked and numerous items taken. Detectives are investigating. Information provided by Downey Police Department.

********** Published: November 10, 2011 - Volume 10 - Issue 30