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Mountain Views News Saturday, January 5, 2013


The Monrovia-Arcadia-Duarte Town Council has changed its meeting date to the THIRD 
WEDNESDAYS each month.

When the meetings were held on the third Tuesdays, there was a conflict with Arcadia and Monrovia 
City Council Meetings. This change will enable Town Council Members to attend city meetings and 
also encourage City Council Members to attend Town Council Meetings and see how the Town 
Council operates.

There is also a location change. They are working on three sites. January 16th the meeting will be 
at Pamela Park, Duarte. (2236 Goodall Ave, Duarte) February 19th, the meeting will be held at All 
Nations Seven Day Adventists Church, 1948 Peck Road Monrovia. A site in Arcadia is pending.

The meetings are 7:00-8:30pm. The Sheriff’s Department attends every meeting and gives an update 
as well as Brian Mejia, Field Deputy for Supervisor Antonovich, LA County Library and much 
more. Please visit at .



Athens Services will recycle your Christmas tree. Please 
place your Christmas tree curbside on your regular trash 
collection day beginning December 26, 2012 through January 
11, 2013. 

Please remove all ornaments, tinsel, plastic bags, nails, 
lights, and plastic or metal stands. Flocked and fire retardent 
coated trees will be accepted as well. Click here for 
more info or call Public Works at (626) 932-5553. 

After January 11, trim the tree branches and place it in the 
green materials barrel for regular pick-up.

2013 STATE 


Mayor Mary Ann Lutz will 
deliver the Annual State of 
the City Address hosted by 
the City of Monrovia on January 
28, 2013, 7p.m. at the 
Krikorian Premiere Theatre 
in Old Town Monrovia. 

To RSVP for the event, please 
call (626) 932-5555 x1401. 
Space is limited and seating 
will be on a first-come, first-
serve basis.

Following the event, the 
speech will be available on the 
City of Monrovia website and 

Monrovia Police Blotter

Highlighted Activity for December 20, 2012 - 
January 2, 2013

During the last seven-day period, the Police Department 
handled 389 service events, resulting 
in 55 investigations. To see a complete listing of 
crimes reported, go to http://www.crimemapping.
com/map/ca/monrovia for crime mapping. 
For Police Department news and information, 
visit our website at
homepage and follow us on Twitter for 
police notifications.

Residential Hot Prowl

December 21 at 6:24 a.m., a female resident in 
the 400 block of Hill Street reported a prowler 
attempting to break into her home. Her sister 
had left the location at 6:10 a.m., and within approximately 
10 minutes, she heard the door bell. 
She was getting up to see who was at the door 
and saw a flashlight from the outside. She then 
heard the sliding glass door breaking. She ran 
to the area where the sliding glass door is and 
saw a male suspect wearing dark clothing and a 
dark hat. The suspect saw the resident and fled 
through the backyard, out of sight. The resident 
called police. Officers arrived and searched the 
area, but were unable to locate the suspect. Investigation 

Wanted Person / Resisting and Delaying a Peace 
Officer - Suspect Arrested

December 21 at 6:26 p.m., Special Enforcement 
Team officers conducted a traffic stop at Los Angeles 
and Ivy. During a vehicle search, they found 
items in the vehicle belonging to a subject wanted 
by the Monrovia Police Department. The vehicle 
was seen leaving an address in the 100 block of 
Los Angeles and there was a large group of people 
at the residence. An officer responded to see if 
the suspect was at the location. While the officer 
was speaking with some of the subjects outside 
the residence, he saw the wanted suspect. The 
suspect then turned and walked into the house, 
disregarding the officer's order to stop. Containment 
of the area was set up by Monrovia officers, 
along with assisting officers from Arcadia Police 
Department. A search was then conducted of the 
residence and adjacent homes with the help of 
the Foothill Air Support Team helicopter, but the 
suspect was not located.

 The next day, December 22, security officers 
from the Santa Anita Mall in Arcadia responded 
to a disturbance and subsequently escorted 
a male subject out of the mall. He was told not 
to return. The subject initially left the location, 
but then returned. When mall security went to 
detain him for trespassing the subject ran and 
jumped off a second story parking structure to 
get away. The mall security officers chased down 
and detained the subject. The subject was determined 
to be the suspect wanted by Monrovia 
Police Department. He was booked at Arcadia 
Police Department for the new charges and then 
taken to Monrovia Police Department, where he 
was booked and housed. 

Possession of a Controlled Substance / Warrant 
/ Parole Hold Vandalism / Grand Theft Auto 

December 27 at 5:42 a.m., a delivery man reported 
a broken window at a business in the 100 
block of West Huntington. While officers were 
investigating the vandalism, they ran the license 
plate of a vehicle parked in the lot and found it 
had been stolen from the City of La Crescenta. 
The vehicle was recovered and the Investigation 
is continuing.

Welfare Check

December 27 at 3:02 p.m., police received a call 
regarding a 76-year-old male subject who had 
not been seen by neighbors for several days. The 
neighbors reported that the subject had not been 
feeling well. Officer checked the residence and 
it was locked up and they could not see anyone 
inside. As the officers questioned neighbors further, 
they believed the subject would have taken 
his vehicle, which was parked in the driveway, 
had he left to visit relatives. The officers decided 
to force a rear door open. The subject was found 
inside the home in need of medical attention. 
Paramedics were dispatched and the subject was 
taken to a hospital for treatment. The residence 
was secured.

Drunk in Public - Suspect Arrested

December 31 at 10:41 p.m., a female resident in 
the 700 block of West Colorado reported a male 
subject knocking on her door and trying to get 
into her house. The resident's father chased the 
subject away from the home. An officer responded 
and detained the subject at Violet and Colorado. 
He told officers that he was knocking on 
the resident's door because he thought it was his 
house. He was determined to be intoxicated and 
was arrested for being drunk in public. 


January 1 at 2:03 a.m., officers responded to the 
area of Myrtle and Chestnut regarding a report 
of battery. The male victim and his girlfriend 
were walking south on Myrtle when they noticed 
three male Hispanic subjects behind them. As 
they walked, one of the male subjects suddenly 
came up from behind and started punching the 
victim, knocking him to the ground. The victim 
was taken to a hospital for treatment. Investigation 

Violation of Restraining Order - Suspect Arrested

January 1 at 2:45 a.m., officers were dispatched 
to the 200 block of West Central on the report of 
a male subject in violation of a restraining order. 
Officers arrived and arrested the suspect who 
was found outside the front door of the residence 
in violation of the court order.