Crime Report

Friday, May 25At 3:30 p.m., officers responded to the Downey Regional Medical Center in regards to a gunshot victim. The victim was dropped off at the hospital and was suffering from a gunshot wound. Initially it was believed the incident occurred in Downey however, after further investigation it was discovered the incident occurred in the city of Bell Gardens. Bell Gardens Police Officers responded and handled the investigation.

At 11:25 p.m., officers responded to the 7600 block of Firestone in regards to an attempted robbery. The suspects drove up to the victim and demanded property. The suspects were unable to obtain any property and drove away in a vehicle. Officers spotted the vehicle and after a brief pursuit the suspects were arrested without incident. They were identified and arrested for robbery. Investigation is ongoing.

Monday, May 28 Officers, using the license plate, reader located a reported stolen vehicle in the area of Paramount Blvd @ Melva St. Officers attempted to stop the vehicle which was being driven by an adult male. After a brief pursuit the suspect was arrested and booked for grand theft vehicle.

At 12:20 p.m., officers responded to the 8400 block of Iowa Street in regards to an attempted robbery. The victim reported approached by 2 suspects who demanded property. The suspects were unable to obtain any property and ran away without any loss. Detectives are investigating.

Tuesday, May 29 At 4:00 p.m., officers responded to the area of Paramount Blvd @ Gardendale Rd., in regards to a robbery. The victim reported he was knocked off of his bike and the suspect stole his backpack and bicycle. The suspect fled the area with the loss. Detective are investigating. Infromation provided by the Downey Police Department

********** Published: May 31, 2012 - Volume 11 - Issue 07