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City of Duarte
Thursday December 15th, 2022 :: 05:30 p.m. PST


Crime Blotter for the Week of December 4 – December 10, 2022

The following is a synopsis of crimes reported for the week of December 04, 2022 – December 10, 2022.        
December 04, 2022

  • Robbery:
2249 Huntington Drive (Mobile Gas). On December 4, 2022 at 4:45 PM suspect(s) unknown, three male black adults in their 20’s, wearing dark clothing entered the location. The three suspects walked around like customers, when they all suddenly approached the clerk. One of the suspects pinned the victim up against the wall as the other two suspects removed the cash from the register. The victim attempted to break free, when the suspect stated, “Don’t make me pull out my gun”. Fearing for her safety she cooperated with the suspects, until they fled the location. As the suspects exited the location, she followed them as they entered a gray four door sedan and drove away towards the freeway on ramp. Video surveillance available. Loss was approximately $500.
December 05, 2022
  • Aggravated Assault (Domestic Violence):
1300 Block of Mountain Avenue. On December 5, 2022 at 2:00 AM the victim and suspect were at the location arguing about relationship issues. During the argument, the suspect took the victims phone away from her. The victim attempted to get the suspect to give her phone back when he began to assault her. The suspect exited the location, and the victim followed him, where he assaulted her again. The suspect left the location and the victim returned to her residence.  Approximately 30 minutes went by and the suspect returned. The victim and suspect fell a sleep together and upon waking up the suspect was gone. The Suspect outstanding. No surveillance video available.
  • Burglary (Vehicle):
1500 Duarte Road (City of Hope). On December 5, 2022 between 10:30 AM and 11:30 AM suspect(s) unknown entered the victim’s vehicle a 2022 BMW 228i and stole his backpack containing a laptop from the trunk. Loss was approximately $1,500. No surveillance video available.
December 06, 2022
  • No significant activity.
December 07, 2022
  • No significant activity.
December 08, 2022
  • Grand Theft Auto:
1500 Block of 3rd Street. Between December 7, 2022 12:00 AM and December 8, 2022 8:00 AM suspect(s) unknown stole the victims parked vehicle a blue 1997 Honda CRV LIC 4NZE308. No surveillance video available. Vehicle recovered by ELA Sheriff Station.
  • Grand Theft Auto:
2100 Block of Buena Vista Street. On December 8, 2022 between 6:30 PM and 8:00 PM suspect(s) unknown stole the victims parked vehicle a blue 2000 Dodge Durango LIC 6CFC363. No surveillance video available. Vehicle recovered by Irwindale PD.
December 09, 2022
  • Burglary (Commercial):
1312 Duarte Road (La Simpatia). On December 9, 2022 at 1:07 AM suspect(s) unknown cut the security gate bars and shattered the front glass door and entered the location. The suspect(s) ransacked the location and stole unknown items. No surveillance video available.
December 10, 2022
  • Burglary (Commercial):
1450 Mountain Avenue (Harbor Freight). Suspect unknown a male black adult 6’ 02”, 240 lbs, wearing a gray cloth face mask, a black hat, black shirt, white pants, entered the location and walked directly to the generator isle. The suspect selected three generators and placed them onto a pushcart. The suspect exited through the emergency exit without attempting to purchase the items. The suspect entered a gray 2017 Jeep Compass with a license plate of 8XVY269 registered in Pomona. Loss was approximately $1,450. Surveillance video available.

Annoying or harassing phone calls:

California Penal Code 653m
“Every person, who with intent to annoy, telephones or makes contact by means of an electronic communication device with another and addresses to or about the other person any obscene language or addresses to the other person any threat to inflict injury to the person or property of the person addressed or any member of his or her family, is guilty of a misdemeanor. Nothing in this subdivision shall apply to telephone calls or electronic contacts made in good faith.”
“Electronic communication device” includes items such as text messages, emails, faxes, etc.

Tips if you are receiving annoying or harassing phone calls:
1. Screen your calls. If you don’t recognize the number, don’t answer it.
2. You have no obligation to stay on the phone, do not engage in conversation.
3. Do not tell a caller where you are or give out personal information such as your name, address, social security number, and bank account number.
4. Ask your phone company about privacy options for your mobile/landline phone.
5. Document specific details of annoying/harassing calls if you decide to notify the police. This information may give valuable clues to the caller’s identity and establish a pattern that may help identify the call source or reason.

City of Duarte
1600 Huntington Dr
Duarte, CA 91030

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