The Weekly Crime Summary is a list of reported auto thefts, burglaries, robberies and other activities occurring in the City of South Pasadena. An alert and well-informed citizen makes you less of a target to a criminal. Remember: Call the South Pasadena Police Department at (626) 403-7270 to report any suspicious activity.
•12-17-19, 5:25 a.m. to 5:51 a.m., 600 block of Alta Vista. ’07 Honda Pilot.
•12-19-19, 12:04 p.m. to 12:18 p.m., 1800 block of Diamond. ’95 Ford Ranger.
•12-21-19, 60 a.m. to 7:15 a.m., 1000 block of Adelaine. ’17 Lexus ES300h.
•12-17-19, 7:46 a.m. to 8:36 a.m., 1300 block of Chelten. Officers respond to a call of an attempted residential burglary and attempt to make a traffic stop on suspect. Suspect leads officers into a pursuit through several cities before surrendering to officers. Suspect is found to be in possession of narcotics paraphernalia. SUSPECT ARRESTED: Male, white, 38, Los Angeles.
•12-22-19, 10:32 a.m. to 11:25 a.m., 1700 block of Hanscom. Suspect(s) enter victim’s unlocked garage and take loss. LOSS: Tools.
•12-17-19, 6:40 p.m. to 6:50 p.m., 1100 block of Oxley. Suspect cuts lock and takes loss from bicycle rack. LOSS: Bicycle, bicycle lock.
•11-30-19, 4 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., 1900 block of Marengo. Suspect takes loss from victim’s front porch. LOSS: Parcel package.
•12-2-19, 7:45 a.m. to 4:35 p.m., 1400 block of Marengo. ’17 Toyota Tacoma. Suspect(s) remove loss from victim’s vehicle. LOSS: Tailgate.
•12-6-19, 11 a.m. to 12 p.m., 1400 block of Huntington. Suspect takes loss from victim while victim receives a massage. LOSS: Jewelry.
•12-21-19, 10:18 p.m. to 10:22 p.m., 1200 block of Fair Oaks (Pavilions). Suspects enter store and employee sees suspect place loss into purses and exit store without paying. SUSPECT DESCRIPTIONS: S1 – Female, black, late 20s, full arm tattoos; S2 – Female, black, late 20s, full arm tattoos. LOSS: Alcohol.
12-18-19, 9:14 a.m. to 9:51 a.m., Mission/Fair Oaks. Suspect is walking on the street randomly yelling. As victim walks by suspect, suspect pushes victim. SUSPECT ARRESTED: Male, white, 59, transient.
IDENTITY THEFT/CREDIT-CARD FRAUD/CHECK FRAUD
•12-7-19, 7:21 a.m. to 12-19-19, 8 a.m., 1600 block of Fair Oaks. Suspects make unauthorized transactions
with victim’s bank
•12-15-19, 12 p.m. to 12-17-19, 8 a.m., 600 block of El Centro. Suspects make unauthorized transactions with victim’s credit-card information.
•12-22-19, 3:10 p.m. to 3:31 p.m., 1800 block of Oxley. Suspects use victim’s bank card information to make an unauthorized withdrawal.
•12-19-19, 8:05 a.m. to 9:45 a.m., 700 block of Flores De Oro. ’14 Honda CRV. Suspect shatters victim’s car window and take loss. LOSS: Backpack.
•12-20-19, 9 a.m. to 12-21-19, 8 a.m., 600 block of Fremont. ’18 Ford Edge. Suspect(s) gain entry into victim’s vehicle through unknown means and take loss. LOSS: Electronics, clothing, miscellaneous items.
•12-16-19, 12 p.m. to 12-20-19, 12:28 p.m., 2000 block of Hanscom. Suspect(s) damage victim’s door.
•12-22-19, 3:15 a.m. to 3:34 a.m., 1100 block of Mound. Suspect uses a rock to shatter victim’s window. Officers locate suspect running away from victim’s residence and find suspect to be under the influence of alcohol and unable to care for himself. SUSPECT ARRESTED: Male, white, 38, South Gate.
12-19-19, 8 a.m. to 12-20-19, 3 p.m., 1900 block of Fremont. Suspects contact victim, claiming to be law-enforcement officials. Suspects then inform victim that her identity is compromised, with multiple warrants associated to her name. Suspects instructs victim to make multiple wire transfers in order to protect her money. Victim complies with suspects’ instructions.
12-20-19, 8:35 p.m. to 8:55 p.m., 1500 block of Fair Oaks (South Pasadena Middle School). Suspect(s) start a dumpster fire.
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