Police Blotter: Preschool Fire Forces Evacuation

This week the Canyon Early Learning Center was evacuated after a fire broke out inside a wall between classrooms. Read on for more.

From the Monrovia Police Department:

During the last seven-day period, the Police Department handled 461 service events, resulting in 78 investigations.

Fire Assist

October 23 at 12:47 p.m., a fire began in a wall between classrooms at a preschool in the 1000 block of South Canyon. The school was evacuated smoothly, police department staff was on scene to monitor the children and facilitate their release to parents/guardians. No injuries or problems were reported.

Residential Burglary

October 23 at 8:23 p.m., a burglary was reported at a residence in the 200 block of West Central. The crime occurred on Saturday, October 20, sometime between 5:30 and 11:30 p.m. The victim didn't notice the loss until October 23. The suspect forced open the front door to gain entry. Cash, cologne, and the pink slips to two vehicles were stolen.

Injury Traffic Collision

October 24 at 11:45 a.m., a traffic accident was reported at Alta Vista and Foothill. Police responded and found a female driver and a female passenger had been injured in the collision. The injuries were not life threatening. The investigation is continuing.


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