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Last week, our Public Services Department coordinated the kickofffor Monrovia’s 2015 Summer Concert Series as participants wereable to enjoy the smooth sounds of Big Papa & the TCB! Throughoutthe summer, everyone is invited to come to the Rotary ClubBandshell at Library Park each Sunday from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
for an evening of free musical entertainment. 

The musical act this Sunday, July 26, 2015, will feature the classicrock sounds of The Bulldogs Classic Rock Band, and the schedulefor the rest of the summer includes: 

§ August 16 - Mariachi Divas - Mariachi Music

§ August 23 - Pickleback Shine - Today’s Country Music

§ August 30 - Yari More Latin Band - Latin/Salsa Music 

For additional information, please contact the Public Services 
Department at (626) 256-8246. 

Following are the weekend’s highlighted issues and events. To see a 
complete listing of crimes reported, go to the City of Monrovia website 
and click on the crime mapping link. Sign up to follow us on Twitter for 
police notifications. 

Gang Injunction – Suspect Arrested August 6 at 11:04 p.m., officers 
responded to the report of a possible burglary in progress in the 200 
block of West Cypress. The caller reported that someone was on 
the roof of the complex. The complex is three stories high. Officers 
observed a male subject climbing down the emergency ladder from the 
roof. The subject is a known gang member and has been placed on the 
Gang Injunction list. The subject was arrested for violation of the Gang 
Injunction court order. 

 Theft – Suspects Arrested August 7 at 9:19 p.m., loss prevention from 
a business in the 500 block of West Huntington called police to report 
three suspects in custody for burglary. The suspects switched the 
price tags on merchandise, putting clearance tags with a much lower 
price on the items. Loss prevention observed the suspect removing 
and replacing the tags. The suspects then paid for the items and were 
stopped by loss prevention as they exited the checkout. The suspects 
were arrested for theft and received a citation to appear in court. 

Stolen Vehicle August 8 at 3:13 p.m., a stolen vehicle was reported in 
the 800 block of West Walnut. The victim parked and locked her car 
in her driveway at 10:00 a.m. When she returned, the car was gone. No 
one had permission to take the vehicle. The investigation is continuing. 
Warrant – Suspect Arrested August 9 at 10:19 a.m., dispatch received a 
call reporting a male subject, possibly passed out, near an elementary 
school building in the 900 block of East Lemon. Officers responded 
and located the subject. After contacting him, officers discovered he 
had several outstanding warrants for his arrest; he was arrested and 
taken into custody for the warrants. 

Disturbance/Wanted Person – Suspect Arrested August 9 at 12:18 
p.m., a local bus line called police to report a patron on a bus in the 
200 block of East Huntington that was causing a disturbance and 
would not exit the bus. Officers responded and located the subject as 
he was exiting the bus. The officers determined the subject had been 
drinking and had an outstanding wanted person entry out of the San 
Bernardino Sheriff’s Department. The subject was arrested and taken 
into custody. San Bernardino deputies responded and took custody of 
the suspect. 

Warrant – Suspect Arrested August 9 at 12:39 p.m., officers responded 
to the 600 block of Montana regarding a suspicious person. The caller 
reported a male subject in their backyard and gave a description. 
Officers located a subject matching the description a short distance 
away. Officers contacted the subject and determined he had a no-bail 
warrant for his arrest. He was arrested and taken into custody. Stolen 
Scooter August 9 at 3:45 p.m., police dispatch received a call reporting 
a stolen Vespa scooter from the 100 block of West Foothill. The victim 
said she was late for work and left the keys in the ignition. She returned 
to her scooter at 3:00 p.m. and found the scooter was missing. An area 
check was made, but the scooter was not located. The investigation is 

Stolen Vehicle August 9 at 4:47 p.m., a vehicle was reported stolen 
from the 300 block of West Olive. The vehicle was taken sometime 
between August 7 and 9. All keys are accounted for and the doors were 
locked. The area was searched, but the vehicle was not located. The 


DUARTE, CA, August 13, 2015 – To provide Duarte residents withrelief from the heat over the next three days when temperaturesare expected to break triple digits, the Duarte Senior Centerfacility will remain open to the public from 10:00 am until 8:00pm everyday from Friday, August 14, 2015 through Sunday nightAugust 16th. The facility, located at 1610 Huntington Drive nextto the City pool, will be designated as the City’s official “CoolingCenter.” 

Services available for Duarte residents utilizing the City’sCooling Center include open seating in the dining hall, loungeand TV room; restrooms; and drinking fountains. Meals andbeverages will not be provided and must be furnished by thepatrons visiting the Cooling Center.

If you plan to be outdoors, please take precautions to protectyourself from the sun and heat.
Avoid the sun from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. when the burning rays are 

Reduce physical activity.

Wear a wide brimmed hat and light colored lightweight, loosefitting clothes when you are outdoors.
Avoid hot, heavy meals that include proteins.
Set your air conditioner between 75 to 80.
If you don’t have air conditioning take a cool shower twice a dayand visit a public air-conditioned facility.

Drink plenty of fluids even if you are not thirsty. Avoid alcohol. 

Use sunscreen with a sun protection factor of at least 15 if youneed to be in the sun. 
Symptoms of dehydration and heat cramps include dizziness,
fatigue, faintness, headaches, muscle cramps and increased thirst.

The Duarte Branch of the Los Angeles County Library locatedat 1301 Buena Vista Street will also be serving as a local coolingcenter on Friday and Saturday as well from 11:00 am to 6:00 pm. 

About the City of DuarteThe City of Duarte was incorporated on August 22, 1957. Withintegrity and transparency, the City provides exemplary publicservices in a caring and fiscally responsible manner with a 
commitment to our community’s future. For more informationvisit or call (626) 357-7931. Follow the 
City of Duarte on Twitter @CityofDuarte. 

investigation is continuing.
Drunk in Public/Medical Assist August 10 at 1:00 a.m., officers 
responded to the 100 block of East Olive regarding a female who was 
lying on the sidewalk, unresponsive. They arrived and were able to 
revive the subject. She was determined to be heavily intoxicated and 
unable to care for herself. She was arrested for being drunk in public 
and taken into custody. Monrovia Fire Department paramedics 
responded and determined she needed to be taken to a local hospital 
and she was taken for treatment. 

Warrant – Suspect Arrested August 10 at 5:22 p.m., officers were 
on patrol in the 500 block of West Palm and observed a female they 
recognized from prior contacts. The officers stopped and spoke with 
the subject and determined she had several warrants. She was arrested 
and taken into custody for the warrants. 

Warrant – Suspect Arrested August 11 at 1:00 a.m., an officer 
conducted a foot patrol at a park in the 600 block of South Shamrock. 
A male subject was detained for being at the park after closing hours. A 
computer check revealed the subject was on probation for grand theftand had an outstanding no-bail warrant for grand theft. The subject 
was arrested and taken into custody for the warrant. 

Family Disturbance/Warrant – Suspect Arrested August 11 at 1:18 
a.m., officers were dispatched to the area of Mountain and Huntington 
regarding a family disturbance that originated in the 1000 block of 
Royal Oaks. They contacted two subjects who were arguing and 
discovered they were brother and sister. A computer check of the male 
subject revealed he had two warrants for his arrest. He was arrested 
and taken into custody for the warrants. 

Attempt Burglary August 12 at 1:49 a.m., officers responded to an 
elementary school in the 400 block of West Colorado regarding a 
burglary alarm. pon arrival, a window on a rear office door was found 
shattered. It appears the suspects reached in through the broken 
window and unlocked the door. An audible alarm sounded when the 
door was opened, causing the suspect(s) to flee the scene. In the hallway, 
several feet away from the broken window, was a large rock which was 
used to break the window. The school grounds were searched, but no 
suspects were located. The school principal responded to the school 
and determined that no property was stolen. The investigation is 

Weapons offense/Road Rage Incident August 12 at 7:10 p.m.,
a subjectvictim was driving north on Fifth and stopped at theintersection at Chestnut for a stop sign. A second subjectsuspectwas driving east in a silver Ford Ranger and also stopped at theintersection. The victim believed he had the right of way andproceeded through the intersection. The suspect followed the victimand overtook him by passing him on the wrong side of the road.
The suspect abruptly turned in front of the victim and came to asudden stop, causing the victim to stop. Both the victim and suspectexited their vehicles. The suspect came out brandishing a hammerin a threatening manner and yelling at the victim. The victim, 
fearing for his safety, returned to his vehicle and drove away. Thesuspect followed him for a short distance, but then drove away. Thevictim drove home and called the police. Officers responded to thearea where the suspect was last seen, but did not locate him or anywitnesses. The suspect was described as a male Hispanic in his latetwenties. The investigation is continuing. 




Monrovia, CA, August 13 , 2015 — Longtime Monrovian Robert(Bob) Wood Sniffin, a systems engineer with the Jet PropulsionLaboratory since 1969, died August 6 after a long illness, his wife, 
Hilda, and son, Michael, at his side. 

A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. on Friday, August 21,
at Saint Luke the Physician Episcopal Church, 122 S. CaliforniaAve. at Foothill Blvd. in Monrovia. Interment will be at Turner & 
Stevens Live Oak Mortuary, 200 East Duarte Road, Monrovia. Anoon reception will follow at St. Luke’s. 

Sniffin was born and raised in New York until age 13, when hisfamily moved to Florida. After earning a Bachelor of ElectricalEngineering degree from the University of Florida, he joined TexasInstruments in Dallas, spending the next six years developingterrain-following radar systems. In 1969, Sniffin moved to 
Southern California and became a systems engineer with JPL’sDeep Space Network — just initiating its focus on large, complex,
one-of-a-kind space missions including the Voyager, Viking,
Galileo and Cassini-Huygens projects. His long career included atwo-year assignment at NASA Headquarters in Washington DC.
After retiring in 2009, he continued to work as an independentcontractor with JPL until his death. 

Sniffin was a choral singer and member of Saint Luke thePhysician Episcopal Church in Monrovia. 

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