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Mountain Views-News Saturday, September 14, 2013 


Monrovia Police Blotter

Highlighted Activity for the Weekdays of September 9-11 2013

During the last seven-day period, the Police Department handled 498 service events, resulting in 87 
investigations. To see a complete listing of crimes reported, go to
map/ca/monrovia for crime mapping. For Police Department news and information, visit our website 
and follow us on Twitter for police notifications.

Assault with a Deadly Weapon – Suspect Arrested

September 9 at 7:18 p.m., an officer responded to a residence in the 1700 block of South Mayflower 
regarding the report of two females fighting. Upon arrival, one of the females was bleeding 
from a head injury. Further investigation revealed the subject was hit in the head with a full beer 
can by the other female during the dispute. The suspect was arrested for assault with a deadly 

Grand Theft Auto

September 10 at 7:16 p.m., a vehicle was reported stolen from the 200 block of East Cypress. The 
vehicle is a red, 1993 Honda Del Sol. The vehicle was parked on the street. The investigation is 

Fight in Progress / Threatening With a Knife

September 11 at 8:37 p.m., police dispatch received a 9-1-1 call from a residence in the 100 block 
of Los Angeles. The caller stated a female subject inside the residence was threatening one of 
the family members with a knife. Officers responded, along with the Foothill Air Support Team 
helicopter, to the residence. The victim was outside the residence when officers arrived and said 
she wanted nothing done about the incident. The other subjects inside the residence were uncooperative 
and refused to come outside. After a short period, officers were eventually able to 
talk the subjects out of the residence. They were unable to confirm a crime had occurred, due to 
uncooperative and conflicting statements. All subjects were identified.


The Summer Heat is On! – Tips for Seniors to Stay Safe and Cool!

Summer is a time for vacations and outdoor activities, but the heat and health risks of the summer 
heat should not be taken lightly, especially for the elderly. As a person becomes older, they become 
less sensitive to higher temperatures, putting the elderly more at risk to heat related illness. 
The elderly are more likely to not notice the warning signs of heat-related diseases and injury.

Health conditions caused by the heat can range from heat stroke, the most serious, cramps cause 
by lack of water intake, nausea and weakness, to headaches caused by exhaustion due to the summer 
heat. Following are some tips for seniors to stay safe and cool during the summer heat:

Maintain plenty of water in-take to keep hydrated, about 4-8 glasses a day; eating fresh fruits and 
vegetables can also help hydrate the body.

Reduce strenuous activities during hot weather. Exercise in the cool morning and evening hours 
to avoid the heat.

Avoid too much sun and always use sunblock when going outdoors for prolonged periods of time.

When planning for a family outing in the summer, ensure there are cool places with shade and 
ventilation for seniors to retreat to.

When the heat rises to extreme temperatures, seniors should stay in cool places out of the sun, 
such as an air-conditioned room.

Snack on cool treats, such as popsicles, ice cream, and other frozen treats to keep cool.

If you have an elderly family member or friend, check on them or have a neighbor check on them 
to ensure their safety during hot summer months.

If you see signs of heat exhaustion or dehydration, such as weakness, nausea, heavy sweating or 
no sweating, rapid pulse, or fainting, move the senior immediately to the nearest cool shaded area 
and provide with ventilation and hydrants like cool juice or water. You can also help cool them 
down by applying a cold compress. Call for medical assistance immediately if it is necessary.

Natasha Kearl of Duarte adds a carnation to a bouquet of remembrance as part of the City of Duarte’s 
tribute ceremony held at Valley View Elementary School commemorating the 12th anniversary of the 
September 11th terrorists attacks. All of the school’s children participated in the ceremony, attended 
by residents and City, school district, county and state officials. At the conclusion of the ceremony, an 
oak tree, donated by the Los Angeles County Sanitation District, was planted on the school grounds in 
honor of the nearly 3,000 people killed in the attacks.