The following crime blotter is provided by the Monrovia Police Department.
During the last seven-day period, the Police Department handled 436 service events, resulting in 97 investigations. To see a complete listing of crimes reported, go to http://www.crimemapping.com/map/ca/monrovia for crime mapping.
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October 1 at 2 p.m., a robbery was reported in the area of Monterey and Colorado. The victim was walking southbound on Monterey when a female suspect ran from behind her and stole the iTouch she was carrying in her hand. The suspect continued running southbound on Monterey to a waiting vehicle and fled the area. The investigation is continuing.
October 2 at 10:12 p.m., an officer was on patrol in the 900 block of South Fifth when he saw a 2010 black Cadillac Escalade sitting on its axles without rims and tires in a hotel parking lot. The owner was staying at the hotel and wasn't aware of the theft, which occurred some time between 9:30 and 10:00 p.m. A witness saw a male White subject in a white utility van next to the victim's vehicle. The witness noticed two of the rims and tires were missing, but thought the subject in the van was the owner of the Cadillac. The investigation is continuing.