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For the period of Sunday, March 20th 
through Saturday, March 26th, the Police 
Department responded to 838 calls 
for service, of which 122 required formal 
investigations. The following is a summary 
report of some of the major incidents 
handled by the Department during 
this period. 

Sunday, March 20:

1. At 4:57 a.m., an officer responded 
to a residence in the 400 block 
of Fairview Avenue regarding a vehicle 
burglary report. Surveillance footage 
captured two suspects had smashed 
one of the windows and had stolen a 
dash camera/radar detector. The suspects 
are described as two males, one 
wearing a red hat and a black, long-
sleeved shirt, and the other wearing ablack hooded sweatshirt. The investigation 
is pending a review of the submitted 
2. At 4:28 p.m., an officer responded 
to the area of Foothill Boulevard 
and 1st Avenue regarding a disturbance. 
An investigation revealed 
the suspect entered Dollar Tree, located 
at 131 East Foothill Boulevard,
began yelling at patrons, stole four 
lighters and threw them at employees. 
The suspect then fled to the nearby 
wash and started a fire. The suspect, 
a 24-year-old male transient from Arcadia, 
was arrested and transported to 
the Arcadia City Jail for booking. 
Monday, March 21:

3. At 8:10 a.m., an officer responded 
to Kobe Range Hoods, located 
at 11775 Clark Street, regarding 
a commercial burglary report. Surveillance 
footage revealed two suspects 
broke the front glass door of the business, 
removed the alarm panel, left it 
on the floor, and fled. It is unknown if 
they fled with any stolen property. Suspect 
#1 is described as a male, medium 
build, wearing a dark colored sweater 
and light-colored pants. Suspect #2 is 
described as a male, thick build, wearing 
a light-colored hooded sweatshirt 
and light colored pants. The investigation 
is ongoing.
4. At 10:47 a.m., an officer responded 
to Motel 6, located at 225 
Colorado Place, regarding a battery 
report. The officer discovered the 
suspect, a 41-year-old male from Altadena, 
hit and choked the victim, who 
was the mother of their children. The 
suspect was arrested and transported 
to the Arcadia City Jail for booking. 
The victim did not request medical 
5. At 8:48 p.m., an officer responded 
to an apartment complex in 
the 800 block of West Duarte Road regarding 
a mail theft report. The victim 
stated someone stole her mail, containing 
a credit card, from her mailbox 
sometime between March 2nd 
and 20th and made multiple fraudulent 
charges. It is unknown how the 
suspect(s) gained entry to her mailbox 
as it was secured and did not appear to 
have been tampered with. 
Tuesday, March 22:

6. At 7:13 a.m., an officer responded 
to the 00 block of Cornell 
Drive regarding a theft from vehicle 
report. The victim awoke to three suspects 
sawing and removing the catalytic 
converter from his Honda Element. 
The suspects fled in an older model 
white minivan. 
Wednesday, March 23:

7. At 8:01 a.m., an officer responded 
to a residence in the 1000 
block of South Golden West Avenue 
regarding a burglary report. Sometime 
during the previous night, someone 
entered the secured residential parking 
area and stole various items and 
electronics from the victim’s unlocked 
vehicle. The suspect(s) then attempted 
to use the victim’s stolen credit cards at 
two nearby convenient stores, but the 
charges were declined. 

8. At 10:54 a.m., an officer responded 
to Ralphs, located at 211 East 
Foothill Boulevard, regarding a grand 
theft report. Surveillance footage captured 
the suspect, a Hispanic male 
wearing a gray shirt, steal two boxes of 
seafood from a warehouse freezer. The 
investigation is pending a review of the 
surveillance footage. 
9. At 2:11 p.m., officers and 
the Mental Health Evaluation Team 
(MET) responded to the intersection 
of Baldwin Avenue and Las Tunas 
Drive regarding a subject throwing 
objects into oncoming traffic. Upon 
contacting the subject, they discovered 
he had flipped over concrete benches 
and had vandalized a nearby trash can. 
The incident is being investigated and 
the 35-year-old male from Arcadia was 
not taken into custody. 
Thursday, March 24:

10. At 11:44 p.m., an officer responded 
to the 800 block of San 
Simeon Road regarding a grand theft 
incident. The victim stated two male 
Hispanic suspects stole his gardening 
equipment from the bed of his truck 
at approximately 1:00 p.m. on March 
22nd. The suspects fled in a newer 
model, black Chevrolet truck.
11. At 1:15 p.m., an officer responded 
to Public Storage, located at 
12340 Lower Azusa Road, regarding 
a commercial burglary report. Surveillance 
footage revealed a suspect 
forced open the victim’s storage unit 
and tunneled into another unit. Once 
inside the adjacent unit, the suspect 
stole multiple rifles. The suspect is described 
as a White or Hispanic male, 
approximately 30 to 40-years-old, 
wearing all black clothing. The investigation 
is ongoing. 
Friday, March 25:

12. At 9:21 a.m., an officer responded 
to Arcadia Methodist Hospital, 
located at 300 West Huntington 
Drive, regarding a theft from vehicle 
report. The victim discovered someone 
had stolen the catalytic converter 
from her Ford Excursion between 7:00 
a.m. and 8:00 p.m. on March 24th. 
13. At 12:36 a.m., officers responded 
to the 1400 block of South Santa 
Anita Avenue regarding a traffic collision. 
Upon contacting the driver, the 
officer detected a strong odor of alcohol 
emitting from his person. Through 
a series of tests, the officer concluded 
the suspect was driving under the influence 
of an alcoholic beverage and 
had a blood alcohol content of 0.197%. 
The 47-year-old male from Santa Barbara 
was arrested and transported to 
the Arcadia City Jail for booking. 
Saturday, March 26:

14. At 1:52 p.m., an officer responded 
to the 100 block of East Huntington 
Drive regarding a physical altercation 
in progress. Upon contacting 
the involved parties, the officer discovered 
one of the parties, a 32-yearold 
male from Palmdale, was under in 
the influence of an alcoholic beverage 
in public and was unable to care for 
himself. During a search of the suspect 
prior to arresting him, the officer 
located a container of what appeared 
to be methamphetamine. A records 
check revealed the suspect was also 
recently paroled. He was arrested and 
transported to the Arcadia City Jail for 

Crime Blotter for the Week of March 
20 - March 26, 2022 

The following is a synopsis of crimes 
reported for the week of March 20,2022 - March 26, 2022. 

March 20, 2022

• Grand Theft Auto: 
1600 Block of Glenford Avenue. 
On 03/19/22 at 11:00 pm suspect(s) 
unknown stole the victims parked 
vehicle, a grey 2022 Honda Civic 
containing her purse and keys to 
vehicle. Vehicle recovered on Evergreen 
street after a family member 
observed the vehicle fleeing the area 
with male white adult driver. Possible 
video surveillance, however resident 
uncooperative in providing. 
March 21, 2022Burglary (Commercial):
1050 Huntington Drive (Target).
On 03/20/22 at 8:53 pm suspect 
unknown wearing a white surgical 
mask, grey hoodie, grey shirt, black 
jeans, and black shoes was seen on 
surveillance video hiding inside 
a restroom prior to close of business. 
After the business was closed 
on 03/21/22 at 1:30 am, the suspect 
selected a bicycle and a container of 
“Van Der Hagen” shave cream and 
exited out the rear fire door setting 
of the alarm. Loss was approximately$200. Video Surveillance available. 

Grand Theft: 
3300 Block of Fish Canyon Road. Between 
03/20/22 6:30 pm and 03/21/22 
at 7:00 am suspect(s) unknown stole 
the tailgate to the victims parked vehicle 
a white 2014 Toyota Tacoma. 
Loss was approximately $2,000. No 
surveillance video available. 

March 24, 2022Attempted Burglary (Residential):
1100 Block of Maynard Drive. On 
03/24/22 at 7:00 pm the victim was 
home when a male Hispanic adult 
wearing a red shirt, red baseball cap 
and light-colored pants rang the bell 
to his “Ring” doorbell. The victim 
answered the “Ring” doorbell and 
the Suspect asked for “Chris”. The 
victim advised the suspect that no 
one by that name lived at the address, 
at which point, the suspect attempted 
to access the door by inputting a 
combination into the keypad. The 
suspect was unsuccessful in entering 
the location, however he lingered at 
the door for approximately 15 minutes 
before leaving in a white 4 door 

March 26, 2022Robbery:
2300 Block of Maynard Drive. On 
03/26/22 at 4:17 pm the victim stated 
he was approached by a newer white, 
possible Toyota Sienna with 4 occupants 
asking him for directions to 
the freeway. The driver described as 
a male adult 40-50 with blue/green 
eyes asked the victim to get closer 
because he could not hear. As the 
victim got closer the rear passenger,
a female adult 50-60 opened the door 
and grabbed the hand of the victim 
to thank him. The rear passenger 
pulled the victim into her as if to give 
him a hug at which point the victim 
felt a sharp object pressed against his 
body that he believed to be a knife. 
The female suspect removed the victims 
wedding ring and necklace and 
shut the door to the vehicle as the 
vehicle sped off eastbound on Maynard 
Drive and out of view. Loss was 
approximately $5,000. Possible video 
surveillance available. 

March 30, 2022 – At 
the March 29, 2022, 
Special City Council 
Meeting, the Arcadia 
City Council unanimously 
appointed Michael 
Danielson to fill 
the District 5 vacancy 
created by the passing 
of Council Member 
Roger Chandler. The 
appointment became 
effective immediately 
and will continue for 
the unexpired term 
through November 

“On behalf of the City 
of Arcadia, I want to 
congratulate Mike on 
his appointment to 
the City Council,” said 
Mayor Sho Tay. “The 
residents of District 5 
and the entire Arcadia 

community will benefit from Mike’s leadership, compassion, and dedication to our City. My colleagues and I 
look forward to working with him on the City Council.” 

Originally a native of Ann Arbor, Michigan, Mr. Danielson moved to Los Angeles in 1978, and worked as a 
freelance musician for several world-renowned artists including Jerry Lewis, Milton Berle, Joel Grey, the Four 
Tops, the Temptations, as well as theatrical productions for Siegfried & Roy and Disneyland, among others. 

Council Member Danielson is a 36-year resident of Arcadia and a retired Arcadia Unified middle school 
music teacher. Affectionately known around Arcadia as Mr. D., in 2020, Mr. Danielson was recognized as 
one of sixteen teachers named Los Angeles County Teacher of the Year from a pool of nearly 70,000 teachers 

During his distinguished career, Mr. Danielson has taught over 10,000 students and received numerous awards 
for his instruction including the Profile in Excellence Award (twice), Rotary Teacher of the Year (twice), Arcadia 
Teacher of the Year, and the National Endowment of the Arts Foundation Award for Teaching Excellence 
in the State of California. 

Mr. Danielson was also the president of the Arcadia Teachers Association for several years and was commended 
for unifying teachers and district administration though listening, transparency, honest dialogue, and 
principled decision-making.In addition to his significant involvement in teaching and mentoring Arcadia’s 
youth, Mr. Danielson is also active in the Arcadia Rotary and is an Elder and music worship team musician for 
Arcadia Friends Community Church. He currently serves on the Arcadia Performing Arts Foundation Board 
and has volunteered his time as an AYSO Soccer Coach, Scoutmaster for Troop 111, and coordinated several 
music groups for Downtown Arcadia events. 

"I am incredibly honored by the appointment to the City Council to represent the residents of District 5 and 
the City we all call home," said Council Member Danielson. "Arcadia is a wonderful place with so much to 
offer to so many. My life's work has been dedicated to public service and I look forward to uplifting our community 
in this new and exciting way." 

Mr. Danielson is a graduate of the University of Michigan and University of Southern California, holding several 
degrees in Music Performance and Music Education. He and his wife, Blennie, raised their two children in 
Arcadia, and both graduated from Arcadia High School. 

For more information about the appointment of Council Member Danielson, please contact the City Manager’s 
Office at (626) 574-5403. 

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