Crime Report

Friday, Dec. 16At about 10:00 p.m. an officer attempted to make a stop on a vehicle for a traffic violation near Woodruff Ave. and Foster Rd. The driver failed to yield and a short vehicle pursuit ensued. The suspect vehicle pulled over in the 11900 block of Bellflower Blvd where the driver fled from the car.The vehicle has been impounded and police are investigating the case as a possible auto theft and/or burglary. Saturday, December 17 At about 1:50 a.m., a 25-year-old male was robbed as he was walking on the sidewalk near Paramount Blvd. and Third St. A red VW Bug stopped a short distance in front of him and a male passenger in his twenties exited and put a handgun to the victim's head and demanded his property. The victim complied and the suspect returned to the car and drove away out of sight. Monday, Dec. 19 At approximately 8:45 p.m., a robbery occurred in the area of Downey Ave. and Leeds St. The victim was walking south on Downey when he heard foot steps behind him. He turned around as saw 2 suspects standing behind him. One of the suspects was holding a baseball bat. They demanded the victim hand over his property which he did. The suspects fled the area on foot out of sight. Detectives are investigating. Wednesday, Dec. 21 A male was arrested for a residential burglary in the 12200 block of Gneiss. Officers responded to a call of suspicious subjects in the area. When officers arrived they detained one suspect, however, two other suspects fled the scene. Detectives are investigating. Information provided by Downey Police Department.

********** Published: December 22, 2011 - Volume 10 - Issue 36