A San Marino homeowner was reportedly confronted and struck by an intruder during a break-in early Friday, and authorities seek to determine whether the incident is connected to a separate burglary hours earlier. Continue reading “Homeowner Struck by Intruder in Nighttime Break-In, Police Say”
A man arrested last week on suspicion of burglarizing a San Marino home where an occupant had been asleep has been released on bond and awaits arraignment, city police said. Continue reading “Suspect Arrested in Home Burglary”
Police in Arcadia arrested four people ultimately linked to a San Marino burglary that was reported on June 27.
The four suspects — an 18-year-old Lakewood man and three teenage boys — were arrested by Arcadia police on Saturday, June 29, after being pulled over for a traffic violation and linked to several Arcadia crimes, authorities said. Continue reading “Four Arrested in San Marino Burglary”
A Rosamond man who was arrested by San Marino police officers last week is believed to have been an accomplice of two people seen trying to break into a Robles Avenue home, authorities said.
The man, suspected by police of being the lookout and getaway driver for the alleged scheme, was released from the Alhambra jail on bail after being charged with attempted residential burglary and evading police by the Los Angeles County district attorney’s office. Continue reading “Arrested After Pursuit, Man Charged With Attempted Home Burglary”
A cadre of San Gabriel Valley police officers spent the hours from Sunday afternoon to Monday morning trying to corral a man who, a half-day after fleeing from a private ambulance, used an electrical pole to climb onto the roofs of San Marino homes before allegedly throwing terra-cotta roof tiles at officers. Continue reading “Man Allegedly Hurls Roof Tiles at Police, Falls From Atop House”
Two Lynwood women were arrested in connection with package thefts at two San Marino homes last week and are also suspected of stealing the vehicle they were driving when they were arrested, authorities said. Police added that they recovered stolen mail as a result of the arrests and are urging residents to contact them if they believe they were victimized. Continue reading “Two Women Accused of Package Thefts at San Marino Homes”
Statistics indicate San Marino experienced an overall decrease in crime last year, including significant drops in the number of residential and commercial burglaries from the previous year.
According to the 2018 crime stats prepared by Police Chief John Incontro, the San Marino Police Department had 84 reports of burglary in 2018, down from 125 in 2017. Of those 84 burglaries, 76 were residential and eight were commercial. Continue reading “Reports of Crime Fell in 2018, Police Chief Says”
Officers with the San Marino Police Department are investigating the third armed robbery of a cellphone retailer in town this year after it was held up last week.
Including an overnight burglary in August, this is the fourth time the store has been targeted by criminals this year. Continue reading “Thieves Hit Verizon Store Again, Nab iPhones”