Sierra Madre Police Blotter, 3/11/12 to 3/17/12
Posted 3/29/12 – During the week of Sunday, a March 11th, to Saturday March 17th, the Sierra Madre Police Department responded to approximately 225 calls for service. See www.crimereports.com for updated information.
Monday, March 12th:
7:29 AM- Petty Theft, 500 blk. W. Orange Grove St.Â Unknown suspect(s) entered an unlocked car and stole a Chevron gas station credit card.Â The suspect(s) left in an unknown direction.
12:47 PM- Grand Theft Exceeding 950 Dollars, 600 blk. Ramona Ave. This case involves the theft of a hedge trimmer and a leaf blower from an unlocked vanÂ The suspects were two African-American males driving an older Honda Accord.
9:16 PM Use Anotherâ€™s Personal Identification to Obtain Credit/Etc. This case involves the unauthorized use of the victimâ€™s Social Security number, which resulted in the non-payment of his 2011 Federal Income Tax refund.
Tuesday, March 13th:
1:57 PM- Suspicious Circumstances, 100 blk. W. Orange Crest Ave. This case involves a male Hispanic dressed in a navy blue uniform claiming to be a City of Los Angeles Smart Reader Inspector. The Hispanic male was denied entry and left in an unknown direction.
Wednesday, March 14th:
2:41 PM- Use Anotherâ€™s Personal Identification to Obtain Credit/Etc. This incident involves the unauthorized use of the victimâ€™s credit card number for two online transactions at PayPal and T-Mobile.
Friday, March 16th:
11:50 AM- Possession of Marijuana in Vehicle, Chaparral and Carter Avenue.Â A 45-year old San Dimas motorist was stopped for a Vehicle Code violation.Â Further investigation revealed that the driver had 1.1 grams of marijuana in the car and had a misdemeanor traffic warrant.Â The driver was cited and released on the scene.
Saturday, March 17th:
4:00 PM- Use Anotherâ€™s Personal Identification to Obtain Credit/Etc. This incident involves the unauthorized use of the victim Capital One World Master credit card number.
7:19 pm- Possession of Marijuana in Vehicle, 100 blk. Carter Ave. This incident involves a parked car with a group of people.Â Further investigation revealed that the 18-year old motorist was in possession of 4.9 grams of marijuana.Â The driver was given a written citation and released on scene.