Crime Report

Friday, Sept. 12 At 10:00 p.m., officers responded to a report of a traffic accident at the intersection of Old River School Rd. and Irwingrove. Upon arrival, they discovered the suspect was driving his vehicle northbound when he clipped a truck traveling in the same direction. The suspect’s vehicle overturned and the passenger was knocked unconscious and sustained a large laceration on his forehead. The passenger was transported to a local hospital for non-life threatening injuries and the driver was arrested for Driving Under the Influence.


Saturday, Sept. 13

At 12:40 a.m., officers responded to a burglary call at Sussman Middle School (12500 Birchdale). Responding officers arrested one suspect and further investigation led to the identification of other suspects. Prior to police arrival the suspects had broken into the school removing school property. The involved suspects were booked for the burglary. Detectives are investigating.


Sunday, Sept. 14

At 12:40 a.m., officers responded to the 8600 block of Lowman Avenue regarding a burglary investigation. Responding officers spoke with residents who reported when they returned home they discovered unknown suspects forced open a bedroom window to gain access inside their residence. Once inside they removed a small safe from a bedroom and fled. Detectives are investigating.


Monday, Sept. 15

At 12:45 a.m., a Downey police officer located a stolen vehicle in the parking lot of 11510 Lakewood (Downey Inn). Before the officer could contact the vehicle’s driver, he exited and fled into the courtyard area of the hotel. A police helicopter responded and observed the suspect on the roof of the hotel. The suspect jumped from the roof to that of the neighboring business, before ultimately surrendering. Downey Fire Department responded with a ladder and the suspect was able to climb down. He was arrested for auto theft.

Information provided by Downey Police Department.



Published: Sept. 25, 2014 - Volume 13 - Issue 24