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Sierra Madre Police Department Police Blotter Report – May 6 to May 13, 2018

Sierra Madre Police Dept. logoPosted 5/20/18 – Sierra Madre Police Department Police Blotter Report

May 6 to May 13, 2018

During this period, the Sierra Madre Police Department responded to approximately 322 day and night time calls for service.

Monday, May 7

At about 7:26PM, a burglary from a vehicle occurred in the carport of the residence in the 700 block of W. Sierra Madre Bl. At the time of the report, the victim did not notice anything missing from the vehicle. Entry into the vehicle was made by an unknown suspect(s) smashing the rear passenger window with an unknown tool.

Case to Detectives

Tuesday, May 8

A grand theft occurred in the 400 block of Fairview Ave. at about 3:10PM. The suspect(s) cut a chain which was securing a lawn mower and weed eater to the victim’s truck. The suspect(s) removed the lawn mower and weed eater and fled the scene.

Case to Detectives

4:20PM

Officers responded to a call in the 600 block of Oak Crest of an attempted burglary that occurred with suspects seen fleeing the scene by vehicle. Following a search of the area, officers were unable to locate the vehicle or suspects.

Wednesday, May 9

A victim walked out to her vehicle parked in a private parking lot in the 500 block of W. Sierra Madre Bl. at about 2:00PM and discovered her front passenger side window had been shattered. A Mac book pro laptop, cash and other miscellaneous personal items were missing.

Case to Detectives

Thursday, May 10

A traffic stop was made for a vehicle code violation at Santa Anita and Orange Grove Ave. Following an interview it was discovered the driver had a warrant. The driver was arrested and transported to the Pasadena jail and released to the on duty jailor.

Friday, May 11

An officer responded to the 100 block of Esperanza Ave. for a report of a bicycle from the carport of an apartment complex.

If you are interested in the Sierra Madre Police Department’s Neighborhood Watch (NW) Program or any other Police Department related community events, please contact:

Lou Oronoz Community Service Officer
Sierra Madre Police Department
242 W. Sierra Madre Bl. Sierra Madre, CA. 91024
Office: 626/355-4596 Fax: 626/355-5468
E-mail: loronoz@cityofsierramadre.com

Monday April 16 2018

Structure Fire Put Out

Posted 4/16/18 – I just spoke with Watch Commander Bailey of the SMPD, who informed me that a structure fire at 309 Santa Anita Court was put out, and that were no injuries.  Preliminary findings were that it was an appliance fire, though he did not indicate a cause.  He did encourage people to check […]

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Thursday April 12 2018

SMPD Police Blotter 4-1 to 4-8-2018

Posted 4/12/18 – Sierra Madre Police Department Police Blotter Report April 1, to April 8, 2018 During this period, the Sierra Madre Police Department responded to approximately 342 day and night time calls for service. Sunday, April 1 At about 5:10PM, officers responded to the area of Highland Ave and Mountain Trail Ave for a report of […]

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Sunday April 01 2018

SMVFA Continues Easter Egg Hunt Tradition

SMVFA Continues Easter Egg Hunt Tradition

Posted 5/20/18 – The SMVFA continued its tradition of “hiding” candy and golden eggs at its annual Easter Egg Hunt at Memorial Park, an event begun  in 1931.  In addition, a special appearance was made by the “Easter Bunny.”  Enjoy the pictures (and videos to come)…  

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Saturday March 17 2018

Text of Cease and Desist Letter from City to Proponents of Measure D

Posted 3/17/18 –       See City Press Release here March 16, 2018 VIA E-MAIL AND U.S. MAIL TEAPAC 936 E. Green Street, Suite 100 Pasadena, CA 91106 teapac/pasadenapatriots@teapac.ccsend.com California Tax Limitation Committee hq@catlc.net Earl Richey 134 Esperanza Ave. Sierra Madre, CA 91024 David McMonigal 233 Ramona Ave. Sierra Madre, CA 91024 Re: Demand to […]

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Saturday March 17 2018

City of Sierra Madre Demands: Stop Using City Logo to Mislead Voters

Press Release Posted 3/17/18 – The City of Sierra Madre has put TeaPac and the two proponents of Measure D on notice that they must immediately cease and desist the unauthorized use of the City’s logo in their Stop the UUT campaign literature, or face legal consequences, including a potential lawsuit. After receiving telephone calls and […]

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Wednesday February 28 2018

Services this Weekend for Donna Mae Switzer

Services this Weekend for Donna Mae Switzer

Posted 2/28/18 – Donna Mae Switzer, age 88, passed away at her home in Sierra Madre on Saturday, February 3, 2018. She was born in Hawarden, Iowa on August 28,1929 to Ralph and Lottie (Brenner) Kurvink. She was the youngest of 7 children. Her mother died when Donna was 12 years old, leaving her father […]

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Wednesday January 17 2018

SM Blvd. to Close For Filming 1/17 to 1/19

Posted 1/17/18 – Sierra Madre Blvd. from Lima to Auburn and Hermosa Ave. from Montecito to Mariposa will be closed from 5am to 7pm today, tomorrow and Friday for filming.  Memorial Park, including the band shell, playground, covered pavilion and tennis courts will also be closed during that time frame. City Hall will be open […]

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Wednesday January 17 2018

Applications Being Accepted to Fill City Clerk Vacancy

Posted 1/17/18 – The City Council is soliciting applications to fill the vacancy of the elected City Clerk. The successful candidate will be appointed to serve as City Clerk until April 2020. The position is open to any registered voter residing in Sierra Madre. To apply for the position, please visit the City’s website at www.cityofsierramadre.com. […]

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Wednesday January 17 2018

Friends of the Sierra Madre Library Best Used Book Sale Feb. 2nd and 3rd

Posted 1/17/18 – The Friends of the Sierra Madre Library are sponsoring their Best Used Book Sale on Friday, February 2 from 3:00 to 7:00 p.m. and Saturday, February 3 from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.  This will be our annual Vintage Sale and will feature Collectible books on every subject.  In the Basement, our Vintage […]

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Wednesday January 17 2018

SMPD Blotter, 1/7 – 1/14/18

SMPD Blotter, 1/7 - 1/14/18

Posted 1/17/18 SIERRA MADRE POLICE DEPARTMENT POLICE BLOTTER REPORT  January 7, to January 14, 2018 During this time period, the Sierra Madre Police Department responded to approximately 374 day and night time calls for service. Tuesday, January 9 A non-injury traffic collision occurred in the 300 Blk. of Sturtevant Dr. During the investigation the driver was […]

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Thursday January 04 2018

SMPD Police Blotter 12/17 to 12/24/17

Posted 1/4/17 – Sierra Madre Police Department Police Blotter Report December 17 to December 24, 2017 During this time period, the Sierra Madre Police Department responded to approximately 259 day and night time calls for service. Monday, December 18 Sometime between 12/14 and 12/18/17, a theft of personal items from an unlocked vehicle was reported to […]

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Thursday January 04 2018

“Chivalry” Post-Parade Stopover in Kersting Court, Photo Gallery

Posted 1/4/18 – Some pics from the float stopover on the way back to the barn from the parade. Enjoy

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Thursday January 04 2018

“Chivalry” Stopover in Kersting Court, New Year’s Eve, Video and Photo Gallery

Posted 1/4/18 – As always (weather permitting), SMRFA stopped at Kersting Court on the way to the parade.

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Thursday January 04 2018

“Chivalry” Float Judging, Video and Photo Gallery

Posted 1/4/18 – Sierra Madre Rose Float Association had a float in the Tournament of Roses Parade for the 86th time this year.  As always, they opened the judging to the viewing public, and we shot some video and took some photos.  Enjoy, click to enlarge.

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Saturday December 09 2017

Sierra Madre Honors/Citizen of the Year Banquet, Photo Gallery

Sierra Madre Honors/Citizen of the Year Banquet, Photo Gallery

Posted 12/9/17 – The Sierra Madre Honors Dinner was held in the Sierra Madre Room Friday, honoring City employees, volunteers and Citizens of the Year De and Pat Alcorn. Recognized for their contributions to the community were Tim Hunsicker, Public Service Employee of the Year; Sierra Madre Police Department Reserve Officers and Volunteers, Public Service Award; […]

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