Crime Report

Friday, Feb. 3At 3:00 a.m., the victim was walking to his car in the 12000 block of Regentview when he was approached by the suspect, who was brandishing a gun. The suspect ordered the victim away from his (victim's) vehicle, jumped in the driver's seat, and drove away. The victim was not injured. Detectives are investigating. At 6:20 a.m., officers responded to a burglary report at 11040 Brookshire (Downey High School). During the night, ten (10) storage containers were broken into. At the time of this report, school officials were still determining the loss. Detectives are investigating. Sunday, Feb. 5 At 3:20 a.m., officers attempted to stop a vehicle on Barlin at Golden Avenue for a traffic violation. After a short pursuit, the driver jumped from the car and ran to the rear of a residence on the 13400 block of Dempster. The vehicle continued to roll, eventually colliding with a car parked in the driveway of a neighboring residence. Officers searched but were unable to locate the suspect. The vehicle had been stolen from the city of Compton. Detectives are investigating. At 11:40 a.m., officers responded to the intersection of 7th and Paramount concerning an altercation between two subjects inside a vehicle. Officers contacted the driver who was belligerent and verbally abusive. A preliminary investigation determined the driver had been driving while under the influence of alcohol. He was arrested and charged with DUI. Information provided by Downey Police Department.

********** Published: February 9, 2012 - Volume 10 - Issue 43