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City of Duarte
Thursday December 29th, 2022 :: 05:30 p.m. PST


Crime Blotter for the Week of December 18 – December 24, 2022

The following is a synopsis of crimes reported for the week of December 18, 2022 – December 24, 2022.        
December 18, 2022

  • No significant activity.
December 19, 2022
  • Grand Theft :
1600 Block of Brightside Avenue. Between December 18, 2022 8:00 PM and December 19, 2022 3:00 AM suspect(s) unknown stole the catalytic converter to the victims parked work vehicle a white 2017 Chevy Silverado. Replacement cost is approximately $2,500. No surveillance video available.   
December 20, 2022
  • No significant activity.
December 21, 2022
  • No significant activity.
December 22, 2022
  • No significant activity.
December 23, 2022
  • No significant activity.
December 24, 2022
  • Burglary (Residential):
2500 Block of Bloomdale Street. Between December 23, 2022 8:00 AM and December 24, 2022 2:54 AM suspect(s) unknown forcibly removed the window screen to the rear kitchen window and entered the location through the unlocked window. Suspect(s) ransacked the location and stole unknown items. Unknown loss at time of report. No surveillance video available.   

New Duarte Municipal Code
9.18.040 – Graffiti prohibited
No person shall place or caused to be placed graffiti on any public or privately-owned property, building or structure, including natural and manmade objects, within the City.
9.18.070 – Parental and minor liability
Pursuant to California Civil Code Section 1714.1(b) and Government Code Section 38772, each parent or legal guardian having custody and control of a minor who places graffiti on any public or privately owned structure, building, or property, including natural and manmade objects within the City, shall be jointly and severally liable with such minor for any and all costs incurred in connection with the removal of any graffiti caused by the minor, including all abatement costs, attorneys’ fees, court costs, removal costs, costs of repair and/or replacement, and the law enforcement costs incurred by the City in identifying and apprehending the minor. The liability of each parent or guardian shall not exceed the amount set by the California Judicial Council in accordance with California Civil Code Section 1714.1(c). Such liability shall be a personal obligation of each parent or guardian and shall constitute a lien or special assessment on property owned by each parent or guardian pursuant to chapter 9.32 of this Code. The City is authorized to initiate legal action to enforce this section, or to recover these costs by any other means provided by law. Disposition of a criminal prosecution relating to placement of graffiti does not preclude the City from seeking full cost recovery as provided herein.

See something, say something. If you observe vandalism (Graffiti) occurring, please call “911” and report the incident. If you have information and would like to remain anonymous, make a call to CRIME STOPPERS 1 (800) 222-TIPS(8477) or LACRIMESTOPPERS.ORG or download the mobile APP “P3 TIPS”.

City of Duarte
1600 Huntington Dr
Duarte, CA 91030

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