Sierra Madre Police Department Police Blotter Report, May 13-19, 2013

Sierra Madre Police Dept. logoPosted 5/20/13 – Sierra Madre Police Department Police Blotter Report,  May 13-19, 2013

Monday, May 13, 2013

At 1am, officers observed a traffic violation at Baldwin Avenue and Sierra Madre Boulevard and attempted to make a traffic stop.  The vehicle continued west on Sierra Madre Boulevard travelling at approximately 50 MPH. The vehicle travelled through the stop sign at Lima Avenue and Sierra Madre Boulevard without making any visible attempt to slow or stop and continued westbound.  The officers activated their emergency lights in an attempt to stop the vehicle but it continued west, failing to stop for the stop sign at Sunnyside Avenue.  After passing Michillinda Avenue, the vehicle pulled to the curb.  Immediately upon contacting the driver, the officers detected the odor of alcohol and noted that he seemed intoxicated.  The driver failed to perform the Field Sobriety Tests and refused to provide a blood or breath sample.  He was booked for DUI at Pasadena Jail.

Saturday, May 18, 2013

At 11pm, officers responded to a call of an unconscious female in a planter box in the 300 block of West Sierra Madre Boulevard.  On arrival, the officer found the female to be completely non-responsive and smelling of alcohol.  Fire Department paramedics arrived and also could not get her to respond.  The 33-year old female was transported to Arcadia Methodist Hospital for evaluation and treatment.

Sunday, May 19, 2013

Shortly after 10pm, officers observed a traffic violation in the 700 block of Manzanita Avenue and initiated a traffic stop.  The officer’s investigation revealed that both the driver and passenger had open traffic warrants.  Additionally, the passenger (female 35 years of age) displayed symptoms of being under the influence of a narcotic.  The officers determined that she had ingested a combination of Methamphetamine, Hashish and Marijuana off and on throughout the day. The officers also recovered a small amount of Hashish from the interior of the vehicle.  She was arrested for being under the influence of a controlled substance.