Police Blotter: Pedestrian Hit By Car, Launched 40 Feet

A woman was hit by a car and launched 40 feet from the site of the collision this week. She is expected to recover.

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Following are the weekend's highlighted issues and events:

Warrant - Suspect Arrested

On August 2 at 9:42 a.m., an officer knew of an outstanding warrant for a local subject. The officer located the subject in the 300 block of South Myrtle and arrested him for the warrant. The subject was booked and later taken to county jail.

Recovered Stolen Property - Suspect Arrested

On August 3 at 10:41 a.m., officers detained a suspect in the 700 block of West Huntington. The suspect was wanted by the California Highway Patrol for Assault with a Deadly Weapon. They had been looking for this suspect for several days. California Highway Patrol officers arrived and arrested the suspect. When the suspect was arrested, he was in possession of property that he claimed was given to him by another subject. The suspect said the property was stolen from inside a house on Alta in Monrovia. A burglary report was in fact taken in the 800 block of Alta and the property the suspect had in his possession was the property listed as stolen in the crime report. The stolen property was recovered and returned to the victim. The suspect is currently being held on charges for assault by the California Highway Patrol.

Grand Theft Auto

On August 3 at 4:45 p.m., a female custodian called to report her vehicle was stolen in the 500 block of East Lime. She parked her black, 2007, Toyota Corolla, in the parking lot leaving the keys inside her vehicle. She went into the hospital for approximately 45 minutes to clean, and when she returned to her vehicle it was gone. There were no witnesses located, investigation continuing.

Injury Traffic Collision - Vehicle vs. Pedestrian

On August 3 at 8:15 p.m., officers responded the 100 block of South Myrtle regarding a traffic collision. A female was walking across the street in the 100 block of South Myrtle. A witness reported seeing the female running across the street outside the crosswalk when traveling south on Myrtle at approximately 25 mph. The female landed on the hood, but when the driver applied the brakes, she was launched forward approximately 40 feet. The female sustained injuries and was taken to the hospital for treatment and is expected to recover.

Mental Evaluation

On August 4 at 10:09 p.m., a female was driving west on Duarte and noticed an 18 year old male straddling the wash overpass rails and leaning into the wash.  The driver stopped her vehicle and approached the subject. The subject was crying and stated he was depressed. He told the female to leave because he was about to do something she did not want to see. She immediately called 911 to report the incident. The female managed to speak with the subject until officer's arrived. The subject was taken to Charter Oak for a 72 hour hold.

Driving Under the Influence - Suspect Arrested

On August 5 at 1:30 a.m., dispatch received a call of a vehicle traveling west on Huntington in the eastbound lanes. Officers responded and stopped the driver. While speaking with the driver, they discovered the driver was under the influence of alcohol. The driver was arrested, booked and later released on a citation.

Special Enforcement Team Weekly Activity

Warrant / Possession of Less then one Ounce of Marijuana - Suspects Arrested

On August 1, Special Enforcement Officers responded to the 300 block of South Myrtle regarding drug activity. They arrived and arrested one female adult for an outstanding misdemeanor warrant. They also cited a male adult for possession of less than one ounce of marijuana.

Warrant - Suspect Arrested

On August 3, Special Enforcement Officers saw a known gang member standing in front of the 300 block of South Myrtle that they knew had a $40,000 warrant. The suspect was arrested for the warrant.

Drug Paraphernalia / Synthetic Marijuana - Suspect Arrested

On August 4, Special Enforcement Officers saw a suspicious vehicle parked in the 300 block of West Cypress, occupied by a male and female adult. As officers spoke to the two, they could smell marijuana emitting from the vehicle. A consent search of vehicle revealed a methamphetamine pipe, burned marijuana debris and some synthetic marijuana, also known as Spice. The male was arrested for possession of drug paraphernalia and synthetic marijuana.

Robert Parry August 08, 2012 at 08:02 AM
Brave and thoughtful woman to notice a suicidal man and not only take action, but get directly involved. Kudos, whomever you may be!


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