Crime Report

Friday, Dec. 10At 9:00 a.m., officers located an unoccupied LoJack stolen vehicle parked in the area of Buckles Street and Bellflower Boulevard. Detectives conducted a surveillance of the vehicle. After two suspects entered the vehicle and drove away, a short police pursuit ensued and the suspect driver was arrested without further incident. At 8:00 p.m., a street robbery occurred at Paramount Boulevard and Fifth Street. A 23-year-old Downey resident was jogging when two males in their twenties drove up to the victim, brandished a handgun and demanded the victim's property. The victim complied and the suspects sped away. The victim was not injured. Saturday, Dec. 11 At about 3:00 a.m., two males in their twenties robbed two Downey residents in the 12500 block of Ryerson Avenue. The two victims were both seated in their car talking when the suspects approached in a vehicle and threatened to shoot them if they did not hand over their property. The victims complied and the suspects drove away. Monday, Dec. 13 At about 8:00 a.m., four juvenile suspects were arrested for spray painting graffiti on the Downey High School campus. All four were charged with vandalism and are awaiting their court appearance. Information provided by Downey Police Department.

********** Published: December 16, 2010 - Volume 9 - Issue 35