SMPD Police Blotter, 12/18 – 12/2516

Press Release posted 1/5/17

Sierra Madre Police Department Police Blotter Report

December 18 to December 25, 2016

Sierra Madre Police Dept. logoDuring this time period, the Sierra Madre Police Department responded to approximately 247 day and night time calls for service.

Monday, December 19

8:30 a.m.
A resident reported that he parked his vehicle on the street at about 3:00 p.m. on 12/18, when he returned to his vehicle on 12/19 he noticed that his left rear tire was deflated apparently caused by nail(s) in the tire. It appears that an unknown suspect(s) placed nails around the victim’s vehicle in an attempt to puncture the tires. The suspect(s) were successful in making the victim drive over the nails and puncture the tire. Later that afternoon another nail was placed under the tire, the victim this time noticed the nail before driving over it. The unknown suspect(s) also placed a liquid based oil on the windshield of the vehicle to obstruct the drivers view once the windshield wipers were activated. The suspect(s) are in violation of tampering with a vehicle.
Case to Detectives

7:16 p.m
Officers arrived to take a report of a non-injury traffic accident in the 100 block of W. Montecito Ave. Victim’s vehicle was struck by a driver traveling east on Montecito Ave. causing damage to both vehicles.
Case closed

Friday, December 23

A case of vandalism was reported in the 100 block of W. Highland Ave. at the Elementary school. The principal reported that sometime between 12/22 at about 4:45 p.m. and 12/23 at 6:00 p.m. unknown suspect(s) broke a window pane in the door of the main entrance.
Case to Detectives