Mountain Views News, Combined Edition Saturday, June 4, 2022

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For the period of Sunday, May 22nd through Saturday, 
May 28th, the Police Department responded to 1,001 
calls for service, of which 158 required formal investigations. 
The following is a summary report of some of the major incidents 
handled by the Department during this period. 

Sunday, May 22:

1. At 11:07 a.m., an officer responded to the Santa Anita Mall, located 
at 400 South Baldwin Avenue, regarding a commercial burglary 
that happened at Brow Art. The employee noticed that the tablet at the 
front counter had been stolen sometime during the previous night. 
2. At 8: 04 p.m., an officer responded to a residence in the 400 block 
of West Camino Real Avenue regarding a mail theft report. The victim 
stated unknown suspect(s) broke into her mailbox and stole mail sometime 
between Saturday, May 21st at 11:50 p.m. and Sunday, May 22nd at 
6:00 a.m. 
3. At 8:14 p.m., an officer responded to the 1000 block of South 
Baldwin Avenue regarding a traffic collision. Upon contacting the driver, 
the officer detected a strong odor of alcohol emitting from his breath. 
Through a series of tests, the officer concluded the driver, a 53-year-old 
male from Rosemead, had a blood alcohol content of .285%. He was arrested 
and transported to the Arcadia City Jail for booking. 
Monday, May 23:

4. At 6:50 a.m., an officer responded to Beef Noodles, located at 
1045 South Baldwin Avenue, regarding a commercial burglary report. 
Upon arrival, the officer noticed a total of three businesses had been 
burglarized during the previous night. Surveillance footage captured a 
lone male suspect wearing a dark-colored hooded sweatshirt smash one 
of the front windows and flee with cash. 
5. At 1:15 p.m., an officer was contacted by a staff member of Dana 
Middle School regarding a student being in possession of two knives. 
The weapons were confiscated, and the 13-year-old juvenile was arrested 
and transported to the Arcadia City Jail for booking. The suspect was 
later released to his parent. 
Tuesday, May 24:

6. At 2:14 a.m., officers responded to the 1100 block of West Huntington 
Drive regarding a vehicle burglary in progress. A witness reported 
seeing two suspects break into his vehicle. Responding officers 
located the suspects but upon contacting them, the suspects fled on 
foot. The officers arrested one of the suspect, a 29-year-old female from 
Compton, and discovered she was in possession of additional stolen 
property from another vehicle burglary that happened nearby. The suspect 
was transported to the Arcadia City Jail for booking.
7. At 9:13 a.m., an officer responded to the 800 block of Murietta 
Drive regarding a petty theft report. The victim discovered someone 
entered her unlocked vehicle during the previous night and fled with 
sunglasses and various paperwork. 
Wednesday, May 25:

8. At 8:29 a.m., an officer responded to Sunny Int’l Logistics, located 
at 5635 Peck Road, regarding a grand theft report. Surveillance 
footage revealed a male suspect driving a U-Haul truck stole 60 pallets 
from the business parking lot. The suspect is described as Hispanic, 
with short, dark hair, and facial hair. 
9. At 10:35 a.m., an officer responded to a residence in the 500 
block of Columbia Road regarding a fraud report. The victim stated he 
received a confirmation email regarding a wire transfer made to PrettyL Entertainment. The victim stated he did not initiate or approve of the 
transfer and does not know how the unidentified suspect(s) obtained 
his personal account information. 
Thursday, May 26:

10. At 12:43 p.m., an officer responded to Premier Van Lines, located 
at 126 East St. Joseph Street, regarding a vehicle burglary report. The 
officer discovered someone entered the company van and stole numerous 
tools. It is unknown how the suspect(s) entered the vehicle as there 
were no signs of forced entry. 
11. At 11:31 a.m., an officer responded to Law Divine, located at 
400 South Baldwin Avenue, regarding a grand theft report. Surveillance 
footage captured the suspect steal multiple designer handbags. The suspect 
is described as a Black male, approximately 25-years-old, with longbraided hair and wearing a black t-shirt, denim pants, and a surgical 
Friday, May 27:

12. At 9:11 a.m., an officer responded to Arcadia Methodist Hospital, 
located at 300 West Huntington Drive, regarding a robbery that 
had occurred earlier in the morning. The victim stated he witnessed 
two suspects trying to steal his bicycle and when he intervened, they 
punched him. He described the suspects as Hispanic males, both 6’ tall, 
with bald heads, and approximately 150 pounds. The robbery occurred 
outside of the closed restaurant, located at 181 Colorado Place.
13. At 4:28 p.m., an officer responded to Big Lots, located at 610 Las 
Tunas Drive, regarding a grand theft report. An investigation revealed 
the suspect attempted to pay for a mattress, but when his credit/debit 
card was declined, the suspect stole the item and fled in a black four-
door Nissan Altima. He is described as a Hispanic male wearing a light-
colored shirt and dark-colored pants. 
Saturday, May 28:

14. At 6:49 p.m., an officer responded to the intersection of Colorado 
Boulevard and Second Avenue regarding an animal abuse incident. 
The officer determined the suspect kicked her dog repeatedly before 
throwing the animal over a four-foot fence. A records check revealed 
the suspect, a 28-year-old local female transient, had two outstandingmisdemeanor warrants. She was arrested and transported to the Arcadia 
City Jail for booking. 



The next regularly scheduled election is June 7, 2022, for the offices of Mayor, City Council, City Clerk, and 
City Treasurer. In addition, the City Council has placed a measure on the ballot related to the position of Mayor 
(Measure RM). 

Vote Centers in Monrovia opened on Saturday, May 28. To find the nearest Vote Center to your home, office or 
school, you can visit the County’s “Find Your Vote Center” page. As long as you’re registered in LA County, you 
can vote anywhere in the county and your ballot will still include your local contests.
Vote Centers in Monrovia 

119 W. Palm Avenue 
Kay Dalton RoomMay 28 – June 6: 10 a.m. – 7 p.m. 
June 7: 7 a.m. - 8 p.m. 

2520 Peck Road 
Fellowship Hall 
May 28 – June 6: 10 a.m. – 7 p.m. 
June 7: 7 a.m. - 8 p.m. 

If you prefer, you can view the Vote Center List, which also has handy search and sort features, showing up to 
50 locations per page, along with dates and hours of operation. 


For those who have a mail-in ballot, you can drop it off at a secure ballot drop box at the Monrovia Public Library, 
on Palm Avenue, across from the Community Center. 


Election results can be viewed on the LA County's Live Results webpage. Typing in the City of Monrovia on the 
“Elections Results” page in the “Contest” box will take the viewer directly to a green bar graph of Monrovia's 
races. For those wanting a detailed breakdown of voter activity, other links are also provided on the “Elections 
Results” page (Statement of Votes Cast).
The 1st semi-official results of Vote By Mail ballots cast (those received and processed up to Election Day) and 
votes tallied are scheduled to be reported at approximately 8:30 p.m. on June 7, 2022. Reporting will continue 
throughout the evening and Wednesday morning until sunrise, with updates roughly every 30 minutes. 


The County’s plan is to have the usual ballot counting/tally events throughout the rest of June on Tuesdays and 
Fridays with new results posted online by 4:00 p.m. on those days. However, they may schedule additional ballot 
counting/tally events that 1st week on Wednesday, June 8, and Thursday, June 9 with posting of results no later 
than 4:00 p.m.
In the weeks following the election, more information will be provided on the County’s best estimates as to 
when they will be able to certify the election results. 


At the June 7, 2022, Arcadia City Council Meeting, the City Council will consider adopting a resolution declaring 
the City Council’s desire to end all acts of hate and racism, and condemning recent atrocities against 
Asian American and Pacific Islander communities. 

“There is no room for hate against any minority group at any time or in any place,” said Mayor Tom Beck. 
“The City of Arcadia stands with our Asian American and Pacific Islander friends and neighbors to condemn 
these horrific acts. We also wish to extend our support and sincerest condolences to communities and families 
that have been hurt by race-related violence,” he added. “As Arcadians and Americans, we stand united in our 
resolve to end hate and racism in all its forms.” 

If you are a victim of a hate crime, please contact the Arcadia Police Department at (626) 574-5123. For more 
information about the resolution, please contact the City Manager’s Office at (626) 574-5401. 


The following is a synopsis of crimes reported for the week of May 22- 28, 2022. 

May 22, 2022

• Grand Theft Auto: 
2300 block of Golden Meadow Drive. On May 22, 2022, between 1 AM and 1 PM suspect(s) unknown stole the 
victims parked vehicle a white 2017 Honda Civic. No surveillance video available. Vehicle recovered by Covina 
PD, 1 in custody. 
May 23, 2022

• No significant activity 
May 24, 2022

• Burglary (Commercial):
1213 Huntington Drive (Venus Threading). Between May 23, 2022 at 7 PM and May 24, 2022, 3:31 AM, 
suspect(s) unknown shattered the front door to the location and ransacked the business. Suspect(s) unknown 
stole money from the register. Loss was approximately $1,700 and approximately $1,500 in damages. No surveillance 
• Grand Theft: 
200 block of Parkrose Avenue. On May 24, 2022 at 4:41 AM, a male suspect was heard cutting the catalytic converter 
to the victim’s vehicle a red 2017 Mitsubishi Outlander. The suspect fled the location in a gray hatchback 
vehicle. Damage was approximately $1,000. No Surveillance video available. 
May 25, 2022

• Grand Theft: 
Huntington Drive (CVS). On May 25, 2022 at 4:24 PM, suspects unknown - a female black adult and a female 
Hispanic adult - walked into the location and concealed miscellaneous female cosmetic items into their purses 
and exited the location through a rear emergency door, where they entered a newer model white Chevy Silverado 
that picked them up across the street. Loss was approximately $1,000. 
• Grand Theft Auto: 
Bradbury Avenue/Maynard Avenue. On May 25, 2022 at 12:50 PM, the victim picked up a female white adult in 
her 30s by the name “Tish”. While driving her around she asked if she could drive. The victim exited the vehicle 
and the suspect slid over to the driver seat and stole the victim’s vehicle a white 2003 Cadillac Escalade. Possible 
surveillance video available. Vehicle recovered. 
May 26, 2022

• No significant activity.
May 27, 2022
• No significant activity.
May 28, 2022
• No significant activity. 

1. Access Control- Looking at measures that will control access to a person, or object. 
• Locking your doors and windows to both your house and your vehicle 
• Ensuring that fencing, hedges, walls, and other boundary treatments are in a good state of repair 
• Installing a security system 
2. Surveillance- Improving surveillance around homes, businesses, or public places to deter criminals. 
• Removing high hedges or items at your home that allows an offender to work unseen 
• Establishing a Neighborhood Watch on your street 
3. Neighborhood- Ensuring your community looks cared for. 
• Report broken street lights 
• Have graffiti and waste on the street removed 
4. Deterring an offender 
• Use timer switches to make your home look occupied if vacant when gone overnight 
• Contact the post office to have mail placed on hold if gone on vacation 
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