Crime Report

Friday, April 15At 10:30 a.m., Downey officers assisted Los Angeles Sheriff's Deputies in apprehending an armed robber who led deputies on a car chase after committing a robbery at the Pico Rivera Swap Meet. Saturday, April 16 At 3:20 a.m., officers arrested a man after he attacked and choked his girlfriend during an argument in the 8500 block of Paramount. The victim sustained minor injuries and the suspect was booked for felony domestic violence. At 6:30 a.m., an armed suspect walked up behind a Downey woman in the area of 3rd Street and Rives Avenue and stole her purse while threatening her with the gun. The suspect entered a getaway car before driving away. Detectives are investigating. At 8:00 p.m., officers arrested two parolees, one of whom was a "Parolee-At-Large" and considered "armed and dangerous" after they refused to pull over during a traffic stop. Officers pursued the suspects until they stopped in the City of Paramount. A loaded handgun was found in their car. Both suspects were arrested and face felony charges. At midnight, an automated license plate reader alerted an officer to a stolen vehicle being driven at Paramount Boulevard and Florence Avenue. Officers located the vehicle and arrested the driver for grand theft auto without incident. Sunday, April 17 At 5:30 p.m., an officer stopped a stolen car being driven in the area of Paramount and Stewart & Gray after the officer's automated license plate reader system alerted him to the stolen vehicle. Two suspects were arrested for grand theft auto. Monday, April 18 At 9:00 a.m., a residential burglary occurred in the 9700 block of Birchdale. As the suspect removed the window screen from the residence he was confronted by the victim who was inside the residence. The suspect was apprehended and is facing burglary charges. Wednesday, April 20 A residential burglary occurred in 10200 block of Angell Street at approximately 8:50 p.m. The victims returned home and discovered a rear window had been smashed. Information provided by Downey Police Department.

********** Published: April 21, 2011 - Volume 10 - Issue 1