Crime Report

Thursday, Jan. 31At 3:00 p.m., park staff at Dennis the Menace Park discovered that someone had forced entry into the recreation office and storage room. The suspect(s) stole miscellaneous items and office supplies. Detectives are investigating.

Saturday, Feb. 2 At 4:00 a.m., officers responded to an apartment in the 8200 block of Telegraph after receiving a report of someone being assaulted with a knife. Officers arrested an 18-year-old female resident for assault with a deadly weapon after determining that she stabbed another female in the apartment during a domestic argument. The victim's injuries were not life threatening.

At 3:00 p.m., a woman was robbed of her purse while waiting for a bus at Imperial & Lakewood. The suspect, who was wearing a black mask, approached the victim from behind, pushed her down and grabbed her purse. The suspect then ran from the scene. The victim was not seriously injured. Detectives are investigating.

At 5:00 p.m., officers arrested a 29-year-old Downey man in the 11600 block of Adenmoor who was wanted for assault with a deadly weapon relating to 2006 Downey PD case. Officers were alerted to the suspect's whereabouts by WE Tip and arrested him without incident.

Sunday, Feb. 3 At 7:00 a.m., officers arrested a 19-year-old man from Lynwood after he assaulted his girlfriend during an argument in the 10400 block of La Reina. The suspect was booked for aggravated assault and transported to the Los Angeles County Jail.

Saturday, Feb. 9 At 1:00 p.m., officers responded to 8200 block of Pivot St. regarding a report of a commercial burglary. Once on scene, officers discovered that an unknown suspect(s) forced entry into the vacant building and removed approximately $20,000 worth of copper wiring. Detectives are investigating.

Sunday, Feb. 10 At 5:30 p.m., a 90-year-old male Downey resident was reported missing from his residence on Imperial Hwy. According to the reporting party, he walked away and suffers from dementia. He was subsequently located a few hours later at the Kaiser hospital on Imperial Hwy in the City of Downey.

Tuesday, Feb. 12 At 2:00 p.m., Officers responded to the Rio San Gabriel riverbed regarding a robbery. Officer spoke with two victims who reported they were robbed by two suspects on bikes. The suspects demanded the victim's property and rode off with the loss. No injuries were reported. Detectives are investigating. Information provided by Downey Police Department.

********** Published: February 14, 2013 - Volume 11 - Issue 44