Crime Report

Thursday, Feb. 10Police arrested a 55-year-old Norwalk resident for purchasing alcohol for a minor at a local liquor store in the 9500 block of Firestone. Friday, Feb. 11 At 12:30 a.m., officers arrested two adult males in the neighborhood of Via Rio Nido and Sherry after an officer stopped them for driving a stolen vehicle. At 2:20 p.m., two 16-year-old males from Downey were arrested in the 9200 block of Elm Vista for possession of vandalism tools (paint markers) and alcohol. At 3:45 p.m., officers arrested a 25-year-old San Gabriel woman wanted for an assault with a deadly weapon that occurred in the City of Lakewood. The Downey officer was alerted by the Plate Reader that the "wanted" vehicle was nearby. Officers pulled the suspect over and she was taken into custody. At 8:45 p.m., officers arrested a 41-year-old Downey man after he was found to be in possession of illegal drugs in the area of Guatemala and Suva. The suspect was recognized as a suspect wanted in a recent burglary and was found to be in possession of stolen items. Sunday, Feb. 13 At 3:30 p.m., a power pole fell blocking the southbound lanes of Lakewood between Gallatin and Florence. Nobody was injured. Tuesday, Feb. 15 At 10:30 a.m., Los Angeles Sheriff's Deputies were pursuing a stolen vehicle which came through our city. The stolen vehicle crashed into another vehicle at the intersection of Florence and Lakewood causing minor injuries to both the victim and the suspect. The suspect was arrested for driving a stolen car, and the Sheriff's Department is handling the investigation. Information provided by Downey Police Department.

********** Published: February 17, 2011 - Volume 9 - Issue 44