The following is written by the Monrovia Police Department.
During the last seven-day period, the Police Department handled 540 service events, resulting in 83 investigations.
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Petty Theft with Priors / Possession of Methamphetamine / Possession of Drug Paraphernalia–Suspects Arrested
On August 27 at 4 p.m., officers were dispatched to the 1600 block of South Mountain regarding a burglary that just occurred. Both suspects were being detained by loss prevention officers. A record check revealed both suspects had been arrested for prior thefts. A search was conducted, which revealed one suspect to be in possession of methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia. Both suspects were arrested and taken into custody.
On August 27 at 11:02 p.m., an officer responded to the 100 block of North Canyon regarding a vehicle burglary The victim parked and locked his 1996 Acura in front of his residence. A short while later, the victim returned to his vehicle and saw it had been burglarized. The items stolen from his vehicle were bank checks and a GPS system. The investigation is continuing.