Police Blotter: Bomb Threat in the Wrong Building

This week a guy called in a bomb threat to Monrovia's Alcohol Beverage Control office because he was upset with losing his liquor license--in another city. Read on for more.

From the Monrovia Police Department:

During the last seven-day period, the Police Department handled 405 service events, resulting in 84 investigations.

Bomb Threat - Alcohol Beverage Control (ABC) Office

January 8 at 10:35 a.m., the ABC office in the 200 block of East Huntington received a phone call from a male subject who was upset about losing his ABC license. He had the wrong state office, but he still threatened to blow the place up. The building was evacuated along with several nearby buildings. Police and fire department personnel searched the building for any possible packages or devices. No suspicious items were found and the building was cleared. The California Highway Patrol will be investigating the incident. 

Receiving Stolen Property - Suspect Arrested

January 9 at 8:20 p.m., an officer on patrol stopped a vehicle in the 100 block of West Duarte for a traffic violation. During a search of the vehicle, a backpack containing 36 Macy's gift cards, three laptop computers, and a Visa card in another subject's name were found. The suspect was arrested for receiving stolen property, and a computer check revealed that the suspect was a parolee-at-large.     

Theft From a Vehicle

January 9 at 9:08 p.m., a theft from a vehicle parked in a parking lot in the 500 block of South Mountain was reported to police. While the victim was in a business at the location, an unknown suspect stole an iPod from her unlocked vehicle. The investigation is continuing. 

Vehicle Burglary

January 9 at 9:23 p.m., a vehicle burglary was reported from a business parking lot in the 700 block of East Huntington. The victim's wallet was stolen from inside his vehicle while he was in the business. The victim reported that his vehicle was locked. There were no signs of forced entry. The investigation is continuing.



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