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Police Blotter: Resident Wakes to Hear Electric Saw Sounds Outside House in Theft

South Pasadena police blotter from April 9 through April 15.

Patch file photo.
Patch file photo.
South Pasadena Police Department's Weekly Crime Summary is a list of reported auto thefts, burglaries, robberies and other activities occurring in South Pasadena.

STOLEN VEHICLE  
  • 4-13-14, 8:30 PM to 4-14-14, 8:30 AM, 900 block of Magnolia. ’90, Honda Accord. Recovered on 4-14-14 by San Marino PD. 
  • 4-11-14, 3 PM to 3:30 PM, 600 block of Orange Grove. ’91, Toyota Camry. Recovered on 4-11-14 by LAPD Northeast.  
AUTO BURGLARY 
  • 4-8-14, 1 PM to 3 PM, 1100 block of Huntington. ’10, Ford Edge. Suspect(s) force open partially opened window to gain entry. LOSS: Briefcase.  
RESIDENTIAL BURGLARY
  • 4-6-14, 7 PM to 4-7-14, 5:30 AM, 1400 block of Magnolia (garage). Suspect(s) enter victim’s opened garage and takes loss. LOSS: Bicycle and (2) bicycle helmets.  
COMMERCIAL BURGLARY 
  • 4-14-14, 8 PM to 4-15-14, 6:45 AM, 1000 block of Lohman Lane (Arroyo Seco Golf Course). Suspect(s) cuts padlock to gain entry into exterior food storage cooler. LOSS: Unknown.  
DUI  
  • 4-15-14, 3:26 AM, 2000 block of Marengo. Officers respond to a suspicious vehicle that was occupied and parked in witness’s driveway. Witness does not know suspect and officers arrive and contact suspect. Suspect is found to be driving under the influence of alcohol. SUSPECT ARRESTED. Male, Asian, 48 years, Los Angeles.  
DRUNK IN PUBLIC  
  • 4-12-14, 1:56 AM, 1700 block of Garfield. Officer investigates a suspicious vehicle parked in a handicap parking stall and discover suspect is intoxicated. Suspect exits vehicle and resist arrest. SUSPECT ARRESTED: Male, Hispanic, 22 years, South Pasadena.  
FALSE REGISTRATION  
  • 4-3-14, 7:44 PM, Avenue 60/Monterey Road. Suspect is found to be driving with false registration tabs on vehicle. Suspect is also found to be driving on a suspended driver’s license. SUSPECT ARRESTED: Female, Hispanic, 33 years, Los Angeles. 
THEFT  
  • 4-12-14, 4:10 AM, Diamond/Pine. Witness is sleeping inside residence when witness is woken up by the sound of an electric saw outside. Witness looks outside and sees suspect vehicle parked near victim’s vehicle. Suspect vehicle then drives quickly away. Victim discovers loss missing from vehicle. LOSS: Catalytic Converter. SUSPECT VEHICLE: Possibly a black, Honda or similar Japanese vehicle.
  • 4-11-14, 6:28 PM to 7 PM, 600 block of Orange Grove. Suspect(s) takes loss from victim’s unlocked vehicle. LOSS: Wallet. 
  • 4-11-14, 3:30 AM, 800 block of Fremont (Carrows). Suspect enters restaurant and takes loss from counter, then exits restaurant. LOSS: Donation jar. SUSPECT DESCRIPTION: Female, Black, 65 years, 503, medium build.
  • 4-8-14, 8:10 AM, 200 block of Warwick. Suspect calls victim and says that victim’s daughter was arrested and needed to wire money to bail her out. Victim complies and sends cash. Victim later discovers scam.
  • 4-6-14, 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM, 600 block of Stoney (Arroyo Park). Victim leaves loss under a tree and briefly walks away. Suspect(s) then takes unattended loss. LOSS: Purse.
  • 3-31-14 to 4-2-14, 700 block of Orange Grove. Suspect(s) takes loss from victim’s front porch. LOSS: Bicycle. 

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