Crime Report

Thursday, Aug. 2At 8:00 a.m., officers discovered more than a pound of heroin hidden in a vehicle during a traffic stop on Imperial Highway. The driver was unlicensed and booked for transportation of narcotics.

The FBI apprehended a 38-year-old Downey woman known as the "Plain Jane Bandit" near her Downey home. She is believed to be responsible for at least eight bank robberies in Southern California, including one in Downey and Santa Fe Springs.

Friday, Aug. 3 At 4:30 p.m., a Downey man was shot in the 8200 block of Telegraph during an altercation with a group of men outside his apartment complex. A bullet also struck the victim's 2-year-old daughter during the shooting. Both were transported to local hospitals. The little girl has since been released from the hospital, but her father remains in critical condition. Detective's have indentified a suspect and are continuing to search for other suspects.

Sunday, Aug. 5 At 9:00 p.m., a victim was robbed of her iPhone as she was walking in the area of Stewart & Gray Road and Downey Avenue. A male approached her from behind, pushed her to the ground, and grabbed the iPhone from her hands. The suspect then ran away. The victim was not injured. Detectives are investigating.

Monday, Aug. 6 At 5:35 a.m., officers responded to the 8700 block of 5th Street regarding a male who was exposing himself. Officers spoke to the victim who reported the male was exposing his private parts while looking into the window. The male was located in the area and arrested for Indecent Exposure. Infromation provided by the Downey Police Department

********** Published: August 09, 2012 - Volume 11 - Issue 17