Crime Report

Saturday, Jan. 25: At 3:30 p.m., a shoplifter assaulted a Sears (Stonewood) security officer when the officer attempted to detain the suspect. The suspect fled the scene and evaded capture. Detectives are investigating.

At 7:00 p.m., a woman was robbed of her iPhone at Wilderness Park where she had arranged to meet the prospective buyer of her phone. The victim arranged the transaction with the suspect, but when she arrived at the park, the suspect grabbed her phone and ran to a waiting car. Detectives are investigating.

At 8:45 p.m., officers arrested two men for attempted robbery after they entered the Carl's Jr. restaurant (9110 Imperial) and attempted to rob it. The suspects demanded money from the cash register and one of them brandished an object resembling a handgun. Officers surrounded the business and arrested the suspects as they exited. No loss was taken from the business.

Sunday, Jan. 26: At 1:00 a.m., officers responded to an audible burglar alarm at the Green Olive Restaurant (9234 Lakewood). Officers found the front door had been pried open and items appeared to have been taken from the business. Forensic Unit conducted an investigation and Detectives are continuing to investigate.

Wednesday, Jan. 29: At 1:45 a.m., officers responded to a traffic accident in the area of Telegraph Road and Passons Road. When officers arrived they saw a vehicle had crashed into a parked semi- truck with an attached flat bed trailer. The passenger in the vehicle suffered major injures and was transported to a local hospital. A second passenger suffered moderate injuries and was also transported to a local hospital for treatment. The driver suffered minor injuries and officers conducted a Driving Under the Influence investigation. Traffic investigators from the Major Accident Investigation Team responded and conducted an investigation and the driver was booked for suspected Driving Under the Influence of alcohol. The truck was unoccupied at the time of the accident.

Information provided by Downey Police Department.

********** Published: Feb. 6, 2014 - Volume 12 - Issue 43