Mountain Views News, Combined Edition Saturday, December 11, 2021

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For the period of Sunday, November 28th throughSaturday, December 4th, the Police Department responded 
to 968 calls for service, of which 111 required 
formal investigations. The following is a summary report 
of some of the major incidents handled by the 
Department during this period. 

Sunday, November 28:

1. At 12:16 p.m., an officer responded to a residence 
in the 100 block of West Santa Anita Terrace 
regarding a burglary report. The officer discovered 
a suspect forced open the victim’s garage door and 
ransacked the garage. The loss is unknown. 
Monday, November 29:

2. At 1:15 a.m., an officer responded to three 
businesses located at 40, 42, and 44 East Huntington 
Drive regarding a series of commercial burglaries. 
An investigation revealed unknown suspect(s) 
pried open the rear door to 40 East Huntington 
Drive where they ransacked the business and used 
a shared door to access 42 East Huntington Drive. 
The suspect(s) then ransacked that office and forced 
open another shared door to 44 East Huntington 
Drive. The third office was also ransacked, and the 
suspects fled with an assortment of property. The 
investigation is pending a review of the surveillance 
3. At 11:09 a.m., an officer responded to the 00 
block of Christina Street regarding a vehicle burglary 
report. Sometime during the previous night, 
someone smashed one of the vehicle windows and 
stole the victim’s vehicle registration. 
4. 11:36 a.m., an officer responded to Neo 
Learning Center, located at 19 East Live Oak Avenue, 
regarding a theft from vehicle report. An investigation 
revealed unidentified suspect(s) siphoned 
gasoline from one of the business’s vehicles sometime 
between November 24th and November 29th. 
Tuesday, November 30:

5. At 7:53 a.m., an officer responded to the 
1300 block of South Tenth Avenue regarding a theft 
from vehicle report. Sometime during the previous 
night, an unidentified suspect entered the victim’s 
unlocked vehicle and stole a pair of sunglasses. The 
crime occurred between Monday at 2:00 p.m. and 
Tuesday at 6:30 a.m.
6. At 12:56 p.m., an officer responded to a residence 
in the 300 block of West Norman Avenue regarding 
a burglary investigation. The officer determined 
unknown suspects used the victim’s ladder to 
access the second story balcony. The suspect(s) then 
shattered a second floor window and ransacked the 
primary bedroom. The loss is undetermined as of 
December 7th. 

7. At 3:00 p.m., an officer responded to Arcadia 
Self Storage/U-haul Rentals, located at 35 West 
Huntington Drive, regarding a stolen vehicle report. 
The reporting party stated the suspect, a 30-yearold 
female from Covina, rented a vehicle and failed 
to return it. The vehicle was recovered on December 
1st in Arcadia. The female suspect and a 38-year-old 
male from Covina were arrested and transported to 
the Arcadia City Jail for booking. 
Wednesday, December 1:

8. At 7:22 a.m., an officer initiated contact with 
a subject in the area of Foothill Boulevard and First 
Avenue. The officer observed the suspect in possession 
of an open container of alcohol and a glass 
methamphetamine pipe. The 40-year-old local female 
transient was arrested and issued a citation. 
9. At 5:44 a.m., an officer responded to Motel 
6, located at 225 Colorado Place, regarding a batteryinvestigation. The officer discovered an altercation 
between a boyfriend and girlfriend resulted in the 
male suspect battering the female victim. Arcadia 
Fire responded to evaluate the victim. The suspect, 
a 34-year-old male from Thousand Oaks, was arrested 
and transported to the Arcadia City Jail for 
Thursday, December 2:

10. At 11:00 a.m., an officer responded to a residence 
in the 2200 block of Highland Vista Drive, regarding 
a burglary report. An investigation revealed 
unidentified suspects smashed a rear bedroom window, 
ransacked the bedroom, and fled with an unknown 
amount of property. 
11. At 7:28 p.m., an officer responded to the 
Arcadia Public Library, located at 20 West Duarte 

The following is a synopsis of crimes reported for the week of November 
28, 2021 - December 04, 2021. 

November 28, 2021Burglary (Residential):
800 block of Beckville Street. Between 11/28/21 9:00 pm and 11/29/21

6:00 am Suspect(s) unknown entered the location by forcing open a 
window screen and entering through the unlocked window. Suspect(s) 
unknown stole a cat that the victim had rescued. No other items appeared 
to have been stolen. No surveillance video. 
November 29, 2021Petty Theft (Shoplifting):
2315 Huntington Drive (CVS). The store manager was monitoring 
store surveillance video on 11/29/21 at 9:10 pm when she observed a 
male adult wearing a black jacket, black pants and a blue mask enter 
the location and immediately began clearing a large amount of store 
merchandise from the shelves and place them into a bag. The employee 
approached the suspect as he continued to place items into his bag. The 
suspect proceeded to exit the location without attempting to purchase 
the items. The suspect fled the location in a dark gray Nissan Sentra 
with a Florida license plate of QMZE32 registered to Hertz rent a car 
company. Loss was approximately $711 in merchandise. Video surveillance 

November 30, 2021Grand theft: 
2400 block of Maynard Drive. Suspect(s) unknown entered the open/
unlocked trunk to the victims white KIA Optima and stole approximately 
$4,850 in movie set equipment and hair and makeup supplies. 
No video Surveillance available. 

December 01, 2021Robbery (strong arm):
2229 Huntington Drive (Redwood Pizza and Wings). The victim on 
11/01/21 at 10:11 pm exited the location and was contacted by the wife 
of an ex-coworker, a female Hispanic adult wearing a white shirt. The 
ex-coworkers wife immediately grabbed the victims’ phone by force, 
and a struggle ensued. The suspect was able to take the phone away and 
began to run through the parking lot, where she entered the driver’s seat 
of a white Nissan with the License plate of 7SKY303. The suspect fled 
the scene and was last seen entering the 210 freeway. 

December 03, 2021Robbery (strong arm):
2000 block of Mountain Avenue. On 12/03/21 at 10:00 pm the victim 
arrived home with her children, when she was contacted by her ex-husband. 
The ex-husband began to ask her where she had been and she 
told her kids “Don’t tell him anything”. The ex-husband became angry 
and grabbed the strap of her purse and forcibly pulled the purse awayfrom her. The suspect fled the area with the victims’ purse. 


On December 8, 2021 the City of Duarte was recognized for 
excellence by the San Gabriel Valley Energy Wise Partnership(SGVEWP) for achieving the Platinum level of the 2021 Energy 
Champions Awards. 

The intent of this program is to challenge Cities to become 
more sustainable by becoming more energy efficient and encouraging 
their populace to join the effort. To reach the highest 
honors of the program, the City was required to participate 
in three work group meetings and three trainings, participate 
in social media outreach and complete a marketing campaign, 
and complete three gas energy efficiency projects. 

Each of these challenges were completed and Duarte was the 
first in the city partnership to reach the platinum level in 2021. 
Only two cities attained the platinum level, out of 41 participating 
cities and districts. 

During the award ceremony, Duarte was further recognized as 
the only participating member to complete three gas efficiency 
projects within the past year, which included the installation of 
smart thermostats and heating and cooling equipment at Citybuildings, the upgrade of regulators to the gas lamps in the 
Mesa, and the installation of solar technology to heat the pool 
at the Fitness Center. 

The San Gabriel Valley Energy Wise Partnership (SGVEWP)
is a partnership between Southern California Gas Company(SoCalGas), the San Gabriel Valley Council of Governments 
(SGVCOG), and the San Gabriel Valley cities, school districts, 
and special districts that are located in SoCalGas service territories. 
This program is funded by the California Public Utilities 
Commission (CPUC) Local Government PartnershipsProgram. 

The SGVEWP assists agencies in the San Gabriel Valley in reducing 
their energy consumption and greenhouse gas emissions 
to create a more sustainable future for the entire region. 
Specifically, the Partnership provides resources and supports 
the implementation of energy efficiency projects at municipal 
facilities and helps to engage the community. 

Clinic is brought to you by Chinatown Service Center and City of Arcadia. 
For more information, please call Chinatown Service Center 
at 213.808.1792 or the Arcadia Recreation Office at 626.574.5113. 
December 13 & 15 2021 from 1-4:30pmArcadia Community Center365 Campus Drive Arcadia, CA 91007 
J&J (18+) Moderna (18+) Pfizer (5+) 

The Annual Holiday Parade in Old Town Monrovia took place on Thursday, December 2, and what a wonderful event it was! There were 80 entries 
in the parade this year, with many amazing additions for the thousands of participants and spectators watching that evening. Thank you to our 
Monrovia Old Town Merchants for sponsoring the parade each year! 

Parade entries were judged and five were selected for deserving trophy awards those entries include:
Best Band – Monrovia High SchoolBest Float – North Pole Support TeamJudges Award – Plymouth Elementary SchoolBest Dance Squad – Dancing for His GloryBest Holiday Spirit – Monroe Elementary School 

Thank you to all the entries for participating and congratulations to the winners, we hope your holiday season is filled with extreme 
joy and laughter! 

Road, regarding a disturbance. The officer discov-
ered a local transient refused to leave the location 
and had littered his belongings throughout the out-
door picnic area of the library. The 42-year-old local 
male transient was arrested and transported to the 
Arcadia City Jail for booking. 
Friday, December 3:
12. At 1:46 a.m., an officer conducted an en-
forcement stop on a vehicle near the intersection of 
Holly Avenue and Huntington Drive for speeding. 
Upon contacting the driver, the officer detected a 
strong odor of alcohol emitting from his breath. Due 
to the signs and symptoms the driver exhibited; the 
officer arrested the 36-year-old male from Arcadia 
for driving under the influence of alcohol. He was 
transported to the Arcadia City Jail for booking. 
13. At 7:43 p.m., an officer responded a resi-
dence in the 00 block of South Second Avenue re-
garding a package theft report. Sometime between 
6:00 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. on December 3rd, someone 
stole the victim’s package. The suspect is described 
as male and seen wearing a black sweater, black 
baseball cap, and the suspect fled on a bicycle. 
Saturday, December 4:
14. At 9:28 p.m., an officer responded to Sub-
way, located at 288 East Live Oak Avenue, regarding 
a robbery report. Surveillance footage revealed the 
suspect entered the business, demanded cash from 
the register, and when the store employee refused 
to open the register, the suspect stole cash from the 
tip jar and fled. He is described as a black male, ap-
proximately 20 to 30-years-old, around 150 pounds, 
5’7” to 5’9” tall, wearing a black mask, black jacket, 
and gray pants. The investigation is ongoing. 
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