Mountain Views News, Sierra Madre Edition [Pasadena] Saturday, February 24, 2018

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Mountain View News Saturday, February 24, 2018 


At a time during the year, when most students are5300. Students interacted with and participated inwaiting for finals and then Christmas break to begin,activities with over 200 peers from areas throughoutGooden School eighth-grader Matthew Shepherdthe Rotary district, which encompasses clubs fromspent the first weekend of December at the RotaryCalifornia and Nevada. 
International leadership training camp in Running The students return from the trip and share with theSprings, California. Matthew was selected and Club about the weekend and the particulars, whichsponsored by the Sierra Madre Rotary Club from amade a difference in their lives. Contact them for their 
pool of 13 applicants. The other participants who werestories. You will enjoy each one.
chosen are Natalie Taylor, Isabella Gonzales, and TostenAvailable to all students from grades 9-12 is Interact.
Pearson. Congratulations to you all.Here the students apply their leadership skills, raise

Rotary Teen Leadership Camp is a leadership-funds for projects they choose and participate withtraining program for outstanding eighth-graders. TheRotary on the fun activities. For more information go toprogram is instructed by the Rotary Clubs of District FB and message us. 


At about 11:15 AM, on Tuesday February 20th, and Arcadia Police Officers subsequently arrested 
2018, officers responded to the area of the Par 3 him. 
Golf Course, in the 600 Block of East Live Oak The suspect was identified as Marlon Gonzalez,
Avenue. The call was regarding an assault with who is a 30-year-old resident of Arcadia. Gonzaleza deadly weapon and a carjacking. The victim was charged with PC 215(a) – carjacking and PCwas a 53-year- old resident of San Gabriel, who 245(a)(1) – assault with a deadly weapon. Gonzalezwas seated in his parked vehicle. The victim saw was booked at the Arcadia Police Department,
the suspect, who he knew as an acquaintance, and then he was transported to the Los Angelesstanding behind the vehicle. The victim walked County Sheriff ’s Department, Inmate Receptionup to the suspect, and the suspect repeatedly Center. Gonzalez’ bail is $100,000. 
punched and kicked him. At one point during the The case is currently under investigation. Anyoneattack, the victim saw the suspect holding what with information on this incident is encouragedappeared to be a rifle. The suspect then stole the to contact the Arcadia Police Department atvehicle. The victim was transported to a nearby (626)574-5151, case #1800781. If you prefer tohospital for treatment of moderate injuries. provide information anonymously, you may callAt about 12:00 PM, yesterday, El Monte Police “Crime Stoppers” by dialing (800) 222-TIPS 
Officers located the stolen vehicle. The vehicle (8477), use your smartphone by downloadingwas abandoned about a mile away from the scene the “P3 Tips” Mobile APP on Google play or theof the crime, and a pellet rifle was found inside. El Apple App Store, or by using the website http://
Monte Police Officers located the suspect nearby, 


We’ve recently heard that scammers are recycling Here are some tips to help keep your 
an old phishing attempt. In this version, information secure: 
scammers, posing as a well-known tech company, Be suspicious if a business, government agency, 
email a phony invoice showing that you’ve or organization asks you to click on a link that 
recently bought music or apps from them. The then asks for your username or password or other 
email tells you to click on a link if you did not personal data. Instead, type in the web address 
authorize the purchase. Stop – do not click on the for the organization or call them. The link in the 
link. That’s the new twist on an old scam. email may look right, but if you click it you may 

More precisely, you just experienced a phishing go to a copycat website run by a scammer.
attempt – that is, when a scammer uses fraudulent Be cautious about opening attachments. A 
emails or texts, or copycat websites to get you scammer could even pretend to be a friend or 
to share valuable personal information. The family member, sending messages with malware 
scammers then use that information to commit from a spoofed account.
fraud or identity theft.Set your security software to update 

Scammers also use phishing emails to get automatically, and back up your files to an 
access to your computer or network – then they external hard drive or cloud storage. Back up 
install programs like ransomware that can lock your files regularly and use security software you 
you out of important files on your computer. trust to protect your data. 

The Duarte Area Resource Team (DART) provided over 1000 hours of volunteering in the 
provides excellent opportunities for high school Duarte community and currently serves on the 
age people and our community. DART was Mayor’s Youth Council. Vice President, Aranza 
created to help build positive relationships Caballero joined DART as a Junior, and just 
between local youth and Public Safety through this year has already provided 200 hours toward 
community involvement. In the past three years, community projects. It is estimated that DART 
over 500 children between the ages of 6 and 18 has saved the City of Duarte over $20,000 through 
have been engaged in DART and other CAL their volunteer efforts in just 2017. The Duarte 
GRIP funded youth programs. Current DART Kiwanis Club was honored to hear the update and 
President, Yesenia Chavez, has been a member very pleased to provide further assistance to this 
of city programs since the 6th grade. She has great program. 

Pictured (from left) – DART President, Yesenia Chavez, DART Vice President, Aranza Caballeo and 
Duarte Kiwanis President, Diane Hernandez. If you are interested in joining Duarte Kiwanis or being 
a speaker at a future event, contact Tina Carey at 


As an Interim Use, Daylight Limited Has Coordinated a Partnership with theMonrovia Historical Society to Showcase a Photographic Exhibition of HistoricMonrovia at the Santa Fe Depot 

Speaking of the Historic Santa Fe Depot… duringexhibition of historic images of Monrovia. All told,
the past few weeks, Daylight Limited, LLC – thearound 100 photos will be enlarged and displayedCity’s development partner for the Depot – hasat Depot during the months of March – April,
been working to identify an appropriate restaurant2018. During that time period, the Depot will beuser for the rehabilitated facility. Given the fact open to the public every Wednesday, Saturday,
that no deal is currently imminent, we have beenand Sunday from 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Admission 
in discussions to find interim uses for the Depotto the exhibit will be free. Additional programfacility, and we wanted to share that a partnershipdetails are highlighted in the flyer below, and ofhas been formed with the Monrovia Historical course, if you should have any questions about thisSociety. Based on discussions to date, the proposedparticular matter, please feel free to contact theprogram involves establishment of a photographic Monrovia Historical Society at (626) 256-3423. 


For the period of Sunday, February 11th, through Saturday,methamphetamine, drug paraphernalia, foreign currencyFebruary 17th, the Police Department responded to 952 callsand a hammer. Further investigation revealed the suspectfor service, of which 108 required formal investigations. Thehad committed a residential burglary by smashing a rearfollowing is a summary report of the major incidents handledglass sliding door at a residence in the 300 block of Floralby the Department during this period. Avenue. The 27-year-old male from Pasadena was arrested

and transported to the Arcadia City Jail for booking.
Sunday, February 11:` At approximately 8:07 p.m., an officer responded to anJust after 7:00 p.m., an officer responded to Ralph’s, 211apartment building in the 900 block of West Duarte RoadEast Foothill Boulevard, regarding the report of a theft.regarding a burglary report. The suspect forced entry into aWitnesses saw a male suspect grab a case of beer and runvacant apartment by breaking a window and was still inside.
out of the store without paying for it. The 25-year-oldAn investigation revealed the female suspect had beenmale suspect from Monrovia was located, arrested andliving in the apartment and using utilities. She was also intransported to the Arcadia City Jail for booking.possession of drug paraphernalia. The 35-year-old female

Just before midnight, officers were dispatched to afrom Manteca California was arrested and transported totraffic collision with injuries at the intersection of El Montethe Arcadia City Jail for booking. 
Avenue and Las Tunas Drive. An investigation revealeda male driver was seen fleeing the scene on foot. OfficersThursday, February 15:
located him and upon making contact, they detected aJust after 1:00 a.m., an officer responded to the 7-Elevenstrong odor of alcohol emitting from the driver. Through aand 76 Gas Station, 102 East Huntington Drive, regardingseries of tests, the officers determined the 38-year-old malea vehicle parked in the handicap stall without a handicapfrom El Monte had been driving under the influence of anplacard. The officer made contact with the driver and analcoholic beverage. He was also driving without a license.investigation revealed she was in possession of fraudulentThe suspect was arrested and transported to the Arcadiacredit cards and a credit card scanning device. The 23-year-
City Jail for booking. old female from Altadena was arrested and transported to

the Arcadia City Jail for booking.
Monday, February 12:Just before 12:00 p.m., officers responded to the 1600

Just before 4:00 a.m., an officer observed a bicyclistblock of South Santa Anita Avenue regarding an activationriding on the sidewalk in the area of Las Tunas Driveof an Arcadia Police Department GPS tracker. Arcadiaand Caroline Way. The officer contacted the bicyclist andPD detectives had previously deployed decoy packagesdiscovered he was a juvenile out past curfew in possessioncontaining bait property and tracking devices to combat theof cigarettes, a lighter, a methamphetamine pipe and stolenincrease in package thefts from residential areas. Officersmail. The 17-year-old male from El Monte was arrested andlocated the stolen package inside an abandoned stolentransported to the Arcadia City Jail for booking.vehicle. Arcadia’s patrol, SWAT and K-9 officers established

Just after 8:00 p.m., an officer responded to Vons, 745perimeter containment in the surrounding area. With theWest Naomi Avenue, regarding a suspect in custody forassistance of Glendora Air Support and K-9 officers fromtheft. A Vons Loss Prevention Agent observed the suspectPasadena and West Covina Police Departments, the suspectselect numerous items and place them in a shopping cart,was found hiding in a trash can. The 39-year-old male fromthen leave the store without paying for the items. The LossRancho Cucamonga was arrested and transported to thePrevention Agent detained the suspect until Arcadia PoliceArcadia City Jail for booking. 
Officers arrived. The 47-year-old male from El Montewas arrested and transported to the Arcadia City Jail forFriday, February 16:
booking. Just after 6:00 p.m., an officer was dispatched to a

residence in the 2000 block of 8th Avenue regarding aTuesday, February 13:report of suspected child abuse. An investigation revealed

Just before 2:00 a.m., officers were dispatched to thethe female suspect scratched and kicked her child in theparking lot of Arcadia Plaza, 713 West Duarte Road, stomach. The 41-year-old female from Arcadia was arrestedregarding two auto burglaries. Unknown suspect(s) enteredand transported to the Arcadia City Jail for booking.
the first vehicle by unknown means and stole a laptop andAt about 9:00 p.m., officers were dispatched to the areaa wallet. The unknown suspect(s) smashed the driver sideof Huntington Drive and Michillinda Avenue regardingwindow of a second vehicle and stole Beats headphones anda license plate hit on a stolen vehicle. Officers located thea temporary driver’s license. No suspects were seen and nostolen vehicle and detained the occupants. The suspects werewitnesses were located. found to be in possession of drug paraphernalia, burglary

Just before 10:00 p.m., an officer contacted a subjecttools and confirmed stolen property from residentialstanding in front of The Hilton Garden Inn, 211 Northburglaries that occurred in Arcadia and Monterey Park.
Second Avenue. An investigation revealed the subjectThe driver was also driving without a license and had anwas on parole. Upon searching the subject, the officeroutstanding warrant for his arrest. The 27-year-old malediscovered he was in possession of drug paraphernalia. Theand 25-year-old female, both from Pasadena, were arrested24-year-old from Monrovia was arrested and transportedand transported to the Arcadia City Jail for booking. 
to the Arcadia City Jail for booking. 

Saturday, February 17:
Wednesday, February 14:At approximately 10:30 a.m., an officer responded to

Just after 8:00 a.m., officers were dispatched to 7-Eleven,a residence in the 100 block of West Las Flores Avenue 
102 East Huntington Drive, regarding a possible theftregarding a vehicle burglary. An unknown suspect used anin progress. The officers contacted two subjects behindunknown tool to unlock the vehicle and steal the installed 
the store and discovered one subject was in possession of radio and speakers. The investigation is ongoing. 


During the last seven-day period, the Police Departmentofficer saw there was an illegal weapon next to where thishandled 413 service events, resulting in 78 investigations.subject was sitting. The subject was arrested for possessionTo see a complete listing of crimes reported, go to http://of the weapon. DUI – Suspect Arrested February 18 at for crime a.m., a sergeant was patrolling the 3000 block of S. Myrtle,
mapping. For Police Department news and information,when he saw a vehicle in front of him make an illegal widevisit our website and follow us on Twitter, Instagram orright turn. The sergeant followed the vehicle and saw theNextdoor. driver make several more driving violations. The vehicle

was stopped and the driver was found to be intoxicated.
Public Intoxication – Suspect Arrested February 15 at 9:40After conducting field sobriety tests, the sergeant arrestedp.m., officers were dispatched to the 200 block of E. Foothillthe subject for DUI. 
to check on the welfare of a male subject who had fallenand was unable to get up off the ground. When the officersBattery February 18 at 9:27 a.m., employees of a business inarrived and contacted the subject, they discovered he wasthe 1600 block S. Mountain saw a vehicle that was involved 
extremely intoxicated and was unable to care for his ownin previous theft enter their store’s parking lot. When theysafety. The officers arrested him for public intoxication. approached the car, the occupants opened the door and

intentionally hit one of the employees. The door closed andWarrant – Suspect Arrested February 15 at 11:03 p.m., anthe vehicle fled the area. The investigation is continuing. 
officer was on patrol in the 1600 block of S. Mountain whenhe saw two people arguing loudly in a business parking lot.Grand Theft February 19 at 8:28 a.m., a resident in the 500After investigation, one of the subjects was found to haveblock of Hacienda walked outside his home and found his 
a warrant. Officers arrested her and took her into custody. truck’s tailgate had been stolen sometime during the night.

He had parked the truck on the street the night before. ThisWarrant – Suspect Arrested February 16 at 9:56 p.m., ainvestigation is continuing. 
sergeant was patrolling the Station Square Platform in the1700 block of S. Primrose when he saw three subjects heVehicle Burglary February 19 at 1:14 pm., the owner of 
recognized. A computer check revealed one of the subjectsa vehicle found his car window shattered and tools were 
had a warrant for her arrest. She was arrested and taken taken. He had parked his car on the street in the 900 
into custody for the warrant. block of S. Fifth earlier in the day. This investigation is 

Drinking Alcohol in Public February 17 at 12:05 a.m., asergeant was patrolling the 700 block of E. Cypress, whenShoplifting – Suspect Arrested February 20 at 11:02 a.m.,
he saw a parked vehicle occupied by two subjects next to aemployees of a store in the 1600 block of S. Mountainclosed business. When the sergeant approached the vehicle,reported a subject had just stolen a pressure washer.
he saw both subjects were drinking alcohol in public. TheyOfficers responded and located the suspect fleeing thewere issued citations to appear in court for the violation. store. The suspect was detained and, after an investigation

was conducted, he was arrested for shoplifting. 
Public Intoxication – Suspect Arrested February 17 at 1:07a.m., a sergeant was on patrol in the 100 block E. Olive,Warrant – Suspect Arrested February 20 at 11:09 a.m., anwhen she saw a subject staggering in the street. She stoppedofficer stopped a vehicle in the 1800 block of S. Californiathe subject to talk to him and found he was too intoxicatedfor a driving violation. A computer check revealed theto care for himself. The subject was arrested for publicdriver had a warrant for his arrest, so the officer arrested 
intoxication. him and took him into custody. 

Attempt Burglary February 17 at 4:02 a.m., an audibleWarrant – Suspect Arrested February 20 at 1:48 p.m.,
burglary alarm was activated at a business in the 900 blockan officer stopped a vehicle at Myrtle and Evergreen. Aof W. Huntington. When officers arrived, they foundcomputer check revealed the driver had a warrant for hisa glass window to the business had been removed. Noarrest, so the officer took him into custody. 
suspects were located and nothing was taken. The owner ofthe business responded to replace the window. Hit & Run Traffic Collision February 20 at 7:08 p.m., a

traffic collision occurred between two vehicles at MagnoliaWarrant – Suspect Arrested February 17 at 11:01 a.m.,and Walnut, and one of the drivers immediately beganofficers were dispatched to the report of a suspicious vehiclewalking away from the scene. Officers responded andthat was occupied by two subjects and parked in front of alocated the fleeing driver, who requested paramedics duebusiness. When the officers arrived, they contacted the twoto a medical issue. Monrovia Fire Department paramedicssubjects. A computer check revealed one of the subjectsarrived and transported him to a nearby hospital forhad a warrant for a Redondo Beach criminal case. Officers medical treatment. 
arrested the subject and Redondo Beach Police respondedto Monrovia and took custody. Violation of Court Order February 21 at 9:24 a.m., a subject

came to the police station to report her ex-boyfriend hadHit & Run Traffic Collision February 17 at 5:39 p.m., theviolated the terms of a court order at her home in the 
owner of a parked vehicle discovered fresh collision damage1600 block of S. Alamitas and had possibly made threatsto their car that had occurred while they were inside of ato her through a third party. The third party could notbusiness in the 100 block of S. Myrtle. The investigation immediately be contacted by the officer. This investigationis continuing. is continuing. 

Possession of an illegal Weapon – Suspect Arrested Grand Theft February 21 at 12:10 p.m., a landscaperFebruary 18 at 12:24 a.m., an officer was extra patrolling thereported his lawnmower had just been stolen from theparking lot of a business that was closed in the 1600 blockback of his truck, which was parked in the 900 block ofof S. Mountain when he saw a parked vehicle occupied byW. Hillcrest while he was at a nearby home, gardening.
two subjects. As the officer approached the vehicle, theOfficers searched the area for the thieves, but were unable 
subject sitting in the driver’s seat opened the door. The to locate them. This investigation is continuing. 


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