Crime Report

Thursday, Dec. 16At 7:30 a.m., a commercial burglary occurred at the butcher shop located in the 12100 block of Paramount Blvd. The thieves forced entry into an adjacent business and then entered the butcher shop through a common wall. Friday, Dec. 17 At about 1:00 p.m., an unknown suspect fired several shots from a handgun into a residence located in the 10900 block of Dalwood Avenue. Nobody was struck by the gunfire. Detectives are looking into the motive for the shooting. Between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m., unknown suspects burglarized a residence in the 11000 block of Benfield Avenue. At 10:30 p.m., a robbery occurred in the 8800 block of Imperial Highway. Three suspects attacked the victim with a baseball bat then fled on foot. The victim was treated for moderate injuries at St. Francis Hospital. Saturday, Dec. 18 At 5:45 p.m., two suspects entered the Verizon Wireless store located in the 12000 block of Lakewood Blvd. The suspects removed two Samsung Galaxy Tablet devices then fled the location. Police searched the area and apprehended one of the suspects a short distance away. Police recovered one of the stolen devices. Tuesday, Dec. 21 At 1:00 p.m., two juveniles were arrested for a burglary they committed at the Stonewood Center. The suspects had stolen items from the store and were apprehended by officers. Tuesday, Dec. 21 At 10:50 a.m., a suspect committed a robbery at the PCS Metro store located at 7814 Florence Avenue. The suspect brandished a handgun at the clerk and demanded money and phones. The victim complied and the suspect fled a blue compact vehicle. Information provided by Downey Police Department.

********** Published: December 23, 2010 - Volume 9 - Issue 36