Arrested After Pursuit, Man Charged With Attempted Home 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”

Two Women Accused of Package Thefts at San Marino Homes

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”

Reports of Crime Fell in 2018, Police Chief Says

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”

Thieves Hit Verizon Store Again, Nab iPhones

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Two suspects of an Oct. 18 armed robbery at the Verizon Wireless store on Huntington Drive were captured on store surveillance footage before they fled in a car driven by a third suspect.

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”