Sierra Madre Police Blotter, 3/6/11 to 3/12/11

During the week of Sunday, March 6th, to Saturday March 12th, the Sierra Madre Police Department responded to approximately 406 calls for service. See for updated information.

Sunday, March 6th:

8:37 PM- Possession of Marijuana/1oz or less, Nathaniel Trail.  An officer saw two vehicles trespassing in the 1 Carter area.  Further investigation revealed that both drivers had marijuana in their possession.  The officer cited and released the drivers from Monrovia and San Gabriel.  

Monday, March 7th:

8:50 PM- Use Another’s Personal Identification to Obtain Credit/Etc, 200 blk. Mariposa Ave.   A Sierra Madre resident checked her banking account and noticed that an unauthorized $210.11 purchase was made at a market without her consent.

Tuesday, March 8th:

9:00PM- Use Another’s Personal identification to Obtain Credit.  This investigation involves the unauthorized use of the victim’s debit/credit cards at various locations outside Sierra Madre.

Thursday, March 10th:

8:58 AM- Outside Agency Assist, San Carlos/Orange Grove Ave.  A Sierra Madre officer heard a broadcast from Arcadia Police Department regarding a burglary in progress on Arbolada Drive, just south of the southern border of Sierra Madre.  The officer checked the area and noticed a suspicious white Ford Taurus with tinted windows. The officer stopped the car and saw that one of the passengers matched the description of the burglary suspects.  Arcadia PD was notified of the stop of the possible suspects and responded to the scene.  Witnesses identified the suspects and they were placed them under arrest.    

11:02 AM- Prowling/Peeking in Door/Window, 400 blk. W. Sierra Madre Blvd.  An unknown suspect looked into a girl’s bedroom window while she was changing clothes.   As soon as the girl noticed, the suspect held up an I Phone.  The incident occurred about two weeks ago about midnight.   

Friday, March 11th:

12:16 AM- DUI Alcohol/Drugs, Santa Anita Ave and Orange Grove Ave.  An officer stopped a motorist for a Vehicle Code violation.  Further investigation revealed that the motorist was driving under the influence of alcohol.  The officer arrested the Monrovia resident and took him to the Pasadena Police Department for booking.  

Saturday, March 12th:

10:35 AM- Alter/Forge/Falsify Certification of Ownership, Grandview Ave and Santa Anita Ave.  An officer stopped a car for a Vehicle Code violation. Further investigation revealed that the suspect had a false 2011 registration tab attached to the rear plate.  The officer arrested the Monrovia resident for false evidence of registration, possession of stolen property and petty theft with prior convictions.    The officer booked the suspect at the Century Regional Detention Facility.