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.

POSSESSION OF A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE

7-31-19, 12:47 a.m. to 1:06 a.m., Mission/Arroyo. Officers conduct a pedestrian stop and find the subject to be in possession of methamphetamine and a methamphetamine pipe. SUSPECT ARRESTED: Male, White, 36 years, Los Angeles.

8-4-19, 1:24 p.m. to 1:43 p.m., Fair Oaks/Lyndon. Officer on patrol contacts subject with a stolen shopping cart and finds subject in possession of heroin and a hypodermic syringe needle. SUSPECT ARRESTED: Male, 51 years, Pasadena.

THEFT

7-28-19, 5:00 p.m. to 7-31-19, 10:30 a.m., 1000 block of Foothill. Suspect(s) takes unsecured loss from victim’s back yard. LOSS: Water heater.

7-31-19, 2:25 p.m. to 2:59 p.m., 1100 block of Fair Oaks (Vons). Suspect enters store and places loss in bag and exits store without paying. SUSPECT DESCRIPTION: Male, White, 6’0”, thin, gray hair, 50 years of age, wearing a white thermal and blue jeans, carrying a yellow and orange bag. LOSS: General merchandise (recovered).

7-31-19, 2:59 p.m. to 3:13 p.m., 1100 block of Fair Oaks (Vons). Suspect enters store and employee sees suspect place loss in backpack and exit store without paying. Officer locates suspect walking away from store. SUSPECT ARRESTED: Female, Black, 46 years, Pasadena. LOSS: Water bottle (recovered).

8-3-19, 12:00 a.m. to 6 a.m., 200 block of Fair Oaks. ’01 Toyota Prius. Suspect(s) removes loss from victim’s vehicle. LOSS: License plate.

RESIDENTIAL BURGLARY

7-31-19, 5:30 a.m. to 10:39 p.m., 600 block of Meridian. Suspect(s) force open door to gain entry into victim’s residence. LOSS: Electronics, jewelry.

DRUNK IN PUBLIC

8-1-19, 2:24 p.m. to 2:41 p.m., 1000 block of El Centro. Officer responds to a drunk subject call and finds the subject to be under the influence of alcohol and unable to care for himself. SUSPECT ARRESTED: Male, 34 years, Tarzana.

VANDALISM

7-30-19, 11:00 p.m. to 8-1-19, 4 p.m., 1100 block of Huntington. Suspect(s) damage victim’s car door and steering console.

DUI

8-1-19, 7:18 p.m. to 7:48 p.m., 1700 block of Huntington. Officers respond to a reckless-driver call and finds suspect to be driving under the influence of alcohol. SUSPECT ARRESTED: Male, White, 40 years, South Pasadena.

8-2-19, 3:03 a.m. to 3:44 a.m., Fair Oaks/Arlington. Officer conducts a traffic stop and finds the suspect to be driving under the influence of alcohol. SUSPECT ARRESTED: Male, White, 23 years, West Covina.

8-3-19, 1:30 a.m. to 1:58 a.m., 2000 block of Fremont. Officers respond to a hit-and-run call and find the suspect to be driving under the influence of alcohol. SUSPECT ARRESTED: Female, White, 68 years, South Pasadena.

8-3-19, 3:34 p.m. to 4:13 p.m., Fremont/Hope. Officers respond to a traffic collision and find the suspect to be driving under the influence of alcohol. SUSPECT ARRESTED: Male, White, 32 years, Pasadena.

8-3-19, 11:14 p.m. to 11:55 p.m., Huntington/Kendall. Officers conduct a traffic stop and suspect is found to be driving under the influence of alcohol. SUSPECT ARRESTED: Male, 48 years, Walnut.

POSSESSION OF PARAPHERNALIA

8-3-19, 1:08 a.m. to 1:39 a.m., 1400 block of Mission. Officer makes contact with a suspicious subject and finds the subject in possession of a methamphetamine pipe. SUSPECT ARRESTED: Male, Black, 34 years, Los Angeles.

8-4-19, 6:59 a.m. to 7:27 a.m., Summit/Oneonta. Officer responds to a call of a subject exposing himself and finds the subject in possession of a methamphetamine pipe. SUSPECT ARRESTED: Male, White, 25 years.

AUTO BURGLARY

• 8-3-19, 12:30 p.m. to 12:48 p.m., 600 block of Fair Oaks. ’14 Mercedes Benz. Suspect(s) smashes window to gain entry. LOSS: U.S. currency.

• 8-4-19, 12:05 p.m. to 12:24 p.m., 1100 block of Windsor. ’11 Toyota Prius. Suspect(s) smashes window to gain entry. LOSS: Mattress top.

FRAUD

8-2-19, 6:00 p.m. Suspect poses as a technical support company employee and calls victim, telling her that her computer has been hacked. Suspect then instructs victim to purchase gift cards and to provide him with the gift card codes. Victim complies with suspect’s instructions.

For graffiti removal, call the City of South Pasadena “Graffiti Removal Hotline” at 626-403-7249. This is a 24-hour a day recording. A written release is required prior to removal from private property.

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