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Crime Blotter: Car Crash, Auto Theft, Stolen Skateboard

A week in crime in Sierra Madre for the period of Dec. 2-Dec. 9.

Crime Blotter: Car Crash, Auto Theft, Stolen Skateboard

Crime blotter information provided by the Sierra Madre Police Department.

Sunday, Dec. 2, 2012

At 9 a.m., a traffic accident occurred near the intersection of Baldwin Avenue and Alegria Avenue. While turning into a driveway, a vehicle crashed into the left front bumper of another vehicle parked at the curb. No injuries were reported and only minor damage was caused by the accident.

Friday, Dec. 7, 2012

 Police investigated a report of a vehicle being stolen in the 00 block of
Monterey Lane. The owner parked his vehicle in his driveway on Thursday
night and discovered it missing the following morning. The owner reported
that two days earlier, someone had entered the same vehicle as it was
parked in the driveway and had removed a set of keys which included a
spare key to the vehicle. The vehicle has not yet been recovered.

At 1:30 p.m., a resident in the 500 block of East Laurel Avenue observed
a male white approximately 18 years of age, walk into his backyard and
take a skateboard. The resident gave chase but lost sight of the suspect.
The investigators received sufficient information on the suspect to create a
photo line-up and show it to the resident. The investigation is ongoing.

Saturday, Dec. 8, 2012

At approximately 2:45 a.m., police received information on a vehicle driving
the wrong way on Foothill Boulevard near Michillinda Avenue. Units
responded and located the described vehicle at Baldwin Avenue near
Foothill Boulevard. The investigation revealed that the driver (a 20-year-old man) had been drinking and was unable to safely operate a vehicle. He was arrested for DUI.

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