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.

IDENTITY THEFT/CREDIT CARD FRAUD/CHECK FRAUD

9-24-19, 11:18 a.m. to 11:19 a.m. Suspect deposits a fraudulent check containing victim’s banking information.

9-10-19, 11:20 a.m. Suspect(s) make unauthorized charges with victim’s bank card. Suspect(s) also use victim’s personal information to apply for a loan.

DRUNK IN PUBLIC

9-25-19, 8:10 p.m. to 8:23 p.m., 1000 block of Fair Oaks. Officer on patrol contacts subject loitering near a business. Officer finds subject to be under the influence of alcohol and unable to care for himself. SUSPECT ARRESTED: Male, black, 54 years, South Pasadena.

PROWLING

9-26-19, 7:14 a.m. to 7:51 a.m., 1700 block of Mission. Officer responds to a call of suspicious subjects attempting to enter an apartment complex and finds suspect concealing a knife and another suspect in possession of a screwdriver. SUSPECTS ARRESTED: S1 – Male, white, 19 years. S2 – Male, white, 23 years, Palmdale. 

THEFT

9-26-19, 9:42 a.m. to 10:47 a.m., 1300 block of Huntington. ’16 Honda Accord. Suspect(s) enter victim’s unlocked vehicle and take loss. LOSS: Checks, miscellaneous paperwork.

9-26-19, 10 p.m. to 11:18 p.m., 400 block of Fair Oaks. Suspect takes loss from sleeping victim. LOSS: iPhone.

9-27-19, 1:19 p.m. to 1:28 p.m., 1100 block of Fair Oaks (Vons). Suspect enters store and employee sees suspect take loss and leave store without paying. SUSPECT DESCRIPTION: Male, black, wearing a white shirt with a pink stripe and black shorts. LOSS: Alcohol, food items.

9-28-19, 8:38 p.m. to 8:53 p.m., 1100 block of Fair Oaks (Vons). Suspect enters store and employee sees suspect take loss and leave store without paying. SUSPECT DESCRIPTION: Male, Hispanic, 25-30 years, bald, tattoos on face, neck and arms, wearing all black clothing. LOSS: Hygiene products.

9-29-19, 11 p.m. to 9-30-19, 6:30 a.m., 900 block of Arroyo. Suspect(s) enter victim’s unlocked garage and take loss. LOSS: Bicycle.

9-29-19, 9 p.m. to 9-30-19, 6:30 a.m., 900 block of Arroyo. Suspect(s) enter victim’s unlocked garage and cut lock securing loss. LOSS: Bicycle.

9-29-19, 9 p.m. to 9-30-19, 8:30 a.m., 900 block of Arroyo. ’19 Toyota Prius. Suspect(s) gain entry into victim’s unlocked vehicle. LOSS: Miscellaneous items.

9-30-19, 8:47 p.m. to 9:08 p.m., 1100 block of Fair Oaks (Vons). Suspect enters store and employee sees suspect take loss and exit without paying. Officers locate suspect walking away from store. SUSPECT ARRESTED: Male, black, 35 years, Los Angeles. LOSS: Alcohol.

FRAUD

9-26-19, 1:05 p.m. to 1:55 p.m. Suspect calls victim and claims to be a representative from the Department of Water and Power. Suspect threatens to cut power to victim’s residence unless victim deposits money into bitcoin machines. Victim complies with suspect’s demands.

9-27-19, 6:20 p.m. to 6:21 p.m., 700 block of Fair Oaks. Suspect pays for his meal with counterfeit bills. SUSPECT DESCRIPTION: Male, black, late 20’s, 5-foot-9, 130 pounds, shaved black hair, light brown eyes, wearing a black T-shirt, dark jeans and silver chain necklace.

OBSCENE/ANNOYING/THREATENING PHONE CALLS

9-23-19, 7:35 p.m. Suspect makes multiple child-abuse reports against victim.

RESIDENTIAL BURGLARY

9-10-19, 1 a.m. to 8 a.m., 1500 block of Meridian. Suspect(s) enter victim’s unlocked garage and takes loss from victim’s unlocked vehicle. LOSS: Bank cards.

ASSAULT

9-27-19, 1:05 p.m., 200 block of Pasadena. Suspect enters restroom with victim and places victim’s hand on his genitals. SUSPECT DESCRIPTION: Male, white, 28 years, Los Angeles.

POSSESSION OF A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE

9-28-19, 3:21 a.m. to 4:37 a.m., 600 block of Fremont. Officer conducts a traffic stop and finds suspect to be in possession of cocaine and stolen property. SUSPECT ARRESTED: Male, white, 27 years, Los Angeles.

DISTURBING THE PEACE

9-28-19, 9:09 a.m. to 9:44 a.m., 1200 block of Indiana. Victim asks suspect to leave her property after suspect knocks on victim’s neighbor’s door for an extended period of time. Suspect refuses to leave. SUSPECT ARRESTED: Male, white, 23 years, San Dimas.

TRANSPORTATION FOR SALES

9-29-19, 9:39 p.m. to 10:29 p.m., 1700 block of Garfield. Officer conducts a traffic stop and finds suspect to be in possession of cocaine for transportation. SUSPECT ARRESTED: Male, white, 21 years, Bell Gardens.

AUTO BURGLARY

9-29-19, 9 p.m. to 9-30-19, 6:30 a.m., 900 block of Arroyo. ’13 Ford Focus. Suspect(s) shatter victim’s car window to gain entry. LOSS: Miscellaneous items.

STOLEN VEHICLE

9-30-19, 5:36 p.m. to 7:11 p.m., 400 block of Fairview. ’97 Ford E150.

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