The following crime blotter was provided by the Monrovia Police Department.
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On September 26, police received numerous calls reporting an injured bear, but when the animal control officer located it, he determined the bear was actually ill. The Department of Fish and Wildlife were requested. They responded, tranquilized and took charge of the bear.
Delaying and Obstructing a Peace Officer / Gang Injunction Violation – Suspect Arrested
September 26 at 7:31 p.m., an officer on patrol saw a male subject riding a bicycle in the 400 block of East Duarte without lighting equipment. The officer told the subject to stop, but the subject did not comply. Instead, the subject jumped off the bicycle and ran west on Duarte. The officer gave chase and detained the subject at on Monrovista. The subject was arrested for delaying and obstructing a peace officer and was also found to be in violation of the gang injunction, which was added to his charges.
No-Bail Warrants – Suspect Arrested
September 26 at 8:25 p.m., an officer stopped a vehicle for a vehicle code violation in the area of Longden and Myrtle. He observed a subject in the vehicle that he knew had two outstanding no-bail warrants for his arrest. A computer check was run and the suspect was found to have three outstanding warrants: two no-bail warrants and a felony warrant. He was arrested and taken into custody.
Out-of-State Felony Warrant – Suspect Arrested
September 27 at 11:00 a.m., an officer observed a subject he recognized from previous contacts in the area of Mayflower and Foothill. A computer check revealed the subject had a felony parole violation warrant out of the Kansas. The male was stopped and arrested for the warrant without incident.