Mountain Views News, Combined Edition Saturday, March 16, 2019

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Mountain View News Saturday, March 16, 2019 


For the period of Sunday, March 3rd, through Saturday, March 9th, the Police Department 
responded to 912 calls for service, of which 126 required formal investigations. The following is a 
summary report of the major incidents handled by the Department during this period.

Sunday, March 3:

1. Shortly before 8:06 a.m., an officer responded to Chevron, 500 North Santa Anita Avenue, 
regarding a fraud report. The reporting party located a credit card scanning device, also known as a 
skimmer, installed on the cashier’s credit card reader. The investigation is ongoing. 

2. At approximately 10:20 a.m., an officer responded to the 800 block of Fairview Avenue 
regarding a theft from vehicle report. An investigation revealed an unknown suspect entered 
the victim’s vehicle through an unlocked door and stole a laptop, designer sunglasses, and 
miscellaneous items. No suspects were seen and no witnesses were located. 

Monday, March 4:

3. Just after 8:00 a.m., an officer responded to the 500 block of West Huntington Drive 
regarding a stolen vehicle report. The officer discovered an unknown suspect stole the victim’s 
1997 Honda Civic sometime during the previous 2 days. No suspects were seen and no witnesses 
were located. 

4. At approximately 1:40 p.m., an officer responded to Dana Middle School, 1401 South 
First Avenue, regarding a battery report. A fight broke out between three female students 
resulting in all three punching each other. The school is conducting a formal investigation. 

5. At 3:58 p.m., an officer responded to a residence in the 400 block of Columbia Road 
regarding a residential burglary report. Surveillance footage revealed two black males attempted to 
burglarize the residence but fled once they saw the security cameras. The investigation is ongoing. 

Tuesday, March 5:

6. Around 2:51 a.m., Arcadia Police Department received notification from Irwindale 
Police Department of a recent arrest involving some stolen property. The officers discovered 
the 42-year-old male transient was in possession of property stolen from a vehicle burglary 
that occurred on March 4th. A records check revealed the suspect also had an outstanding 
misdemeanor warrant and one felony warrant. He was arrested and transported to the Arcadia 
City Jail for booking. 

7. Just before 3:53 p.m., officers responded to Victoria’s Secret, 400 South Baldwin Avenue, 
regarding a grand theft report. A loss prevention employee witnessed the two suspects steal 
$3,288.00 worth of merchandise. They fled in a black Ford Fusion and exited the mall through Gate 
8 toward the freeway.

The suspects are described as a black female wearing a pink hooded sweatshirt and blue jeans and a 
black male wearing a red hooded sweatshirt and a black beanie. The investigation is ongoing. 

Wednesday, March 6:

8. Shortly after 10:30 p.m., an officer responded to a residence in the 00 block of West Sierra 
Madre Boulevard regarding a grand theft of package report. Unknown suspect(s) stole packages 
containing three new Apple iPhones, a loss valued at nearly $3,400.00. The investigation is 

Thursday, March 7:

9. Before 11:45 a.m., an officer responded to Cement Mason, 5417 Peck Road, regarding a 
petty theft report. An investigation revealed two suspects stole gardening equipment from the 
bed of the victim’s truck. 

The witness described the suspects as a Hispanic male with fair skin, a navy blue sweater, and 
a baseball hat with “Senior Fish” in red letters. The second suspect was a Hispanic female with 
dark, medium length hair. They fled in an older white SUV. The investigation is ongoing



MONROVIA, CA – The City of Monrovia is excited to announce the winners of the Art in Public 
Places’ second annual Sidewalk Poetry Contest.


Also known as Footnotes, the sidewalk poems program works in conjunction with the Monrovia 
Renewal Project and adds an element of surprise for pedestrians who may stumble across a piece of 
poetry imprinted in the ground.


Monrovia residents submitted over a dozen entries for this year’s contest and the selection committee 
was comprised of members of the Art in Public Places Committee, along with the City staff.


“It was such a wonderful time reading through the entries,” said Mayor Tom Adams, who also serves 
as a committee member of Arts in Public Places. “We hope community members and visitors will 
enjoy the surprise.”


The 2019 Sidewalk Poetry Contest Winners are:

• Edna Teller

• Grace Howe

• Maria Ramirez

• Ray Mercieca

• Rena Delgado

• Scott Iler


To view the winning poems and other Art in Public Places projects, visit theCity’s website. If you 
have any questions regarding the Sidewalk Poetry Program, contact Ariel Tolefree-Williams by calling 
(626) 932-5563 or emailing

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