The following crime blotter is provided by the Monrovia Police Department.
During the last seven-day period, the Police Department handled
469 service events, resulting in 70 investigations.
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Possession of a Controlled Substance / Possession of Drug Paraphernalia – Suspect Arrested
29 at 3:04 p.m., officers responded to a park in the 400
block of South California on the report of several male
subjects in the park involved in drug activity. After
investigation, officers arrested one male suspect who was found
to be in possession of a glass pipe and methamphetamine.
Hot Prowl Residential Burglary
30 at 11:45 p.m., officers were dispatched to a residence in
the 500 block of North Alta Vista regarding a hot prowl
burglary that just occurred. The owners of the residence were
away from the location at the time of the burglary and a
housekeeper was home, asleep inside one of the bedrooms. She was
awakened by two male Black suspects that came into the room.
When the suspects saw her, they ran out the backdoor of the
The housekeeper called the homeowners, and there was
an approximate twenty minute delay until the owners arrived home
and called the police. Officers responded and the area was
searched, but no suspects were located. A rock had been thrown
through the backdoor window to gain entry to the home. The
investigation is continuing.