Crime Report

Friday, Jan. 14At 5:00 a.m., a janitor at Carpenter Elementary School (9439 Foster) found two males burglarizing the teacher's lounge. The suspects fled before police arrived. At 3:00 p.m., a 14-year-old Downey resident was robbed of her necklace as she walked home from school in the 7800 block of Coolgrove Drive. A 30-year-old woman from Los Angeles was cut with a knife by a 35-year-old Downey woman during a fight that occurred in the 7300 block of Emily Lane. The victim's injuries were not life-threatening. Both females were arrested. Saturday, Jan. 15 At 7:00 p.m., a Downey resident was stopped at the intersection of Tecum Road and Dinsdale Street when a car pulled up along side of him and the occupant pointed a handgun at him. The suspect fled the area and was not located. Sunday, Jan. 16 At 5:45 p.m., a 35-year-old Lakewood resident was robbed of his wallet at gunpoint by two males as he was walking in front of an apartment complex on the 12100 block of Old River School Road. At 9:45 p.m., a 31-year-old Downey resident was robbed at gunpoint of his wallet and cell phone as he entered his apartment complex on the 8200 block of Telegraph Road. Tuesday, Jan. 18 At 10:00 p.m., three victims were walking in the 13600 block of Verdura Avenue when a car occupied by several subjects drove by and shot at them. No one was injured and detectives are investigating the matter. Wednesday, Jan. 19 At 10:00 a.m., three suspects were arrested for attempted residential burglary on the 8600 block of Springer Street. The investigation revealed that the suspects had committed a burglary in the 8400 block of Cavel. Officers recovered the loss. At 6:30 p.m., a robbery occurred at Hall Market, located at 11543 Lakewood Blvd. The suspect simulated having a firearm and fled the location with a can of beer. Information provided by Downey Police Department.

********** Published: January 13, 2011 - Volume 9 - Issue 39