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Possession of a Controlled Substance / Possession of Drug Paraphernalia
September 23 at 9:48 p.m., an officer on patrol in the area of Shamrock and Huntington saw a subject standing at the drive-through window of a fast food restaurant. The subject abruptly walked away from the window when he saw the police unit. As the officer was approaching the subject to contact him, he saw the subject take something out of his pocket, toss it on the ground and walk away from it. The subject was detained. The subject was found to be in possession of marijuana and the item he threw on the ground was a glass pipe, with white residue in it, used for smoking methamphetamine. The suspect was arrested.
September 23 at 11:29 p.m., officers responded to the report of a possible fight involving three male subjects in a parking lot in the 100 block of West Lime. As the first officer arrived, one of the subjects ran east towards Myrtle. The subject was detained by additional arriving officers. The subject is a known gang member who has been served with the gang injunction. He was arrested for violating the gang injunction court order.
Parolee-at-Large / Possession of a Controlled Substance
September 24 at 12:00 p.m., officers were investigating complaints of drug use and drug sales at area motels in the 700 block of West Huntington. Officers, assisted by the West San Gabriel Anti-Crime Task Force, contacted a female and her boyfriend. Through investigation, the boyfriend was determined to be a parolee-at-large and the female subject was found to have methamphetamine in her possession. Both suspects were arrested.
September 24 at 5:10 p.m., theft was reported at a business in the 1600 block of South Mountain. The suspect was detained for shoplifting by the store loss prevention officer. A computer check revealed the suspect is currently on parole for burglary. He was arrested and taken into custody.