Increased Vigilance Leads to More Traffic Tickets in LCF

Members of the Crescenta Valley Sheriff’s Department issued 100 traffic citations and 238 warnings last month, about twice as many as in January 2017, when authorities distributed 52 tickets and gave 111 warnings.
“So drive carefully,” said Councilman Greg Brown at Tuesday’s City Council meeting, where Capt. Chris Blasnek delivered his monthly review of La Cañada Flintridge crime statistics.
The increase in citations and warnings is part of an effort to increase vigilance on the roadways of LCF, he said. Continue reading “Increased Vigilance Leads to More Traffic Tickets in LCF”

Burglary Suspects Held After Arrest Last Week

Three suspects arrested following a home break-in last week remain in police custody even after they were formally arraigned on Friday.
A Pasadena man, Altadena man and Altadena woman were still held in Alhambra Jail this week on $50,000 bail each after being formally arraigned on a burglary charge related to this arrest. Officers with San Marino Police Department arrested the trio shortly after 11:15 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 31, when the resident of a home in the 1200 block of Shenandoah Road phoned in the break-in. Continue reading “Burglary Suspects Held After Arrest Last Week”

SM Police Dept. Joins Local Burglary Task Force

In response to clearer trends in residential burglaries in San Marino and surrounding cities, the San Marino Police Department has lent its hand to a local law enforcement burglary task force to help curb such crimes.
Police Chief John Incontro said SMPD, along with the San Gabriel Police Department, Alhambra Police Department and South Pasadena Police Department, will collaborate and share resources to help combat the burglaries that have afflicted homeowners across the jurisdictions. Continue reading “SM Police Dept. Joins Local Burglary Task Force”