Sierra Madre Police Blotter, August 21st to August 27th, 2011

Sierra Madre Police Dept. logoSept. 4th, 2011 – During the week of Sunday, August 21st, to Saturday August 27th, the Sierra Madre Police Department responded to approximately 239 calls for service. See for updated information. 

Sunday, August 21st:

3:57 AM- Disorderly Conduct/Drunk in Public, 100 blk. N. Hermosa Ave.  Officers arrested a 26-year old man for public intoxication and took him to Pasadena Police Department for booking.

5:06 PM- Petty Theft, 300 blk. W. Sierra Madre Blvd.  A suspect stole a locked blue/purple Trek Single Track 930 mountain bike from the sidewalk area between the morning of Saturday August 20th and the evening of Sunday August 21st.

Tuesday, August 23rd:

8:28 AM- Petty Theft , 100 blk. E. Mira Monte Ave.  Unknown suspect(s) entered an unlocked parked car between the evening of August 22nd and the morning of August 23rd and removed a Garmin GPS, 12 assorted gift cards, and $230.00 in cash.           

1:29 PM- Information Report No Crime, Rancho Rd and Orange Grove Ave.  This incident involves a passenger pointing a handgun at another car.  Officer stopped the car and later determined that no gun was involved but a video camera was used.  

1:54 PM- Use of Another’s Personal Identification to Obtain Credit/Etc. This incident involves an unknown suspect(s) making six fraudulent charges to the victim’s debit card.  Total loss value is $1,418.     

Wednesday, August 24th:

10:53 AM- Grand Theft Exceeding $950, 300 blk. Auburn Ave.  Unknown suspect(s) entered an unlocked car between the evening of Monday August 21st and the morning of Tuesday August 22nd and removed a black gym bag that contained 100 music compact discs, an expired California Driver’s License and two yoga bands.         

Thursday, August 25th:

1:25 PM- Counterfeit/Forged Handwriting of Another, 100 blk. W. Sierra Madre Blvd.  A 50-60 year old black male subject attempted to withdraw money, without permission, from another person’s Chase Bank account using a fraudulent California Driver’s license.  The driver’s license had the personal information of another person.  The suspect left the bank prior to the officer’s arrival. 

3:22 PM- Use of Another’s Personal Identification to Obtain Credit/Etc, 400 blk. Mount Wilson Trail.   This incident involves an unknown suspect(s) trying to use a fraudulent check.

6:32 PM- Residential Burglary, 100 blk. Grove LN. Unknown subject(s) entered a locked residence from the west bedroom window and ransacked the house.  The subject(s) entered the master bedroom and removed $11.00 from a Coach pouch.  The suspect(s) left in an unknown direction.   

 Saturday, August 27th:

1:28 AM- DUI Alcohol/Drugs, Michillinda Ave and Sears Way.    An officer stopped a 45-year old South Pasadena motorist for a Vehicle Code violation and determined that the driver was under the influence of alcohol.  The driver was arrested and transported to Pasadena Police Department for booking.