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City of Duarte
Thursday May 9th, 2024 :: 05:30 p.m. PDT


Crime Blotter for the Week of April 28, 2024 – May 4, 2024

The following is a synopsis of crimes reported for the week of April 28, 2024 – May 4, 2024.        
April 28, 2024

  • No significant activity.
April 29, 2024
  • No significant activity.
April 30, 2024
  • Petty Theft (Shoplifting):
1322 Huntington Drive (Grocery Outlet). On April 30, 2024 at 8:45 PM, the suspect, an unknown male wearing a black shirt and tan shorts, was observed on video surveillance entering the location and walking to the produce aisle where he selected a watermelon and multiple oranges. The suspect proceeded to pass all manned registers failing to purchase the items. The suspect was last seen entering a black Nissan Xterra with a license plate of 9DTC142. The loss was approximately $14. Surveillance video is available.
  • Grand Theft Auto:
91500 Block of Highland Avenue. Between April 29, 2024 4:40 AM and April 30, 2024 9 AM suspect(s) unknown stole the victim's parked vehicle, a gold 2009 Kia Rio. No surveillance video is available.
May 1, 2024
  • No significant activity.
May 2, 2024
  • No significant activity.
May 3, 2024
  • Grand Theft:
2600 Block of Bernardo Circle. On May 3, 2024 between 12 AM and 8:50 AM, suspect(s) unknown stole the victim’s catalytic converter from his parked vehicle, a silver 2015 Toyota Prius. The loss was approximately $2,000. No surveillance video is available. 
May 4, 2024
  • Petty theft:
1600 Mountain Avenue (Walmart). On May 4, 2024 at 5:30 AM, suspect(s) unknown driving a white truck broke the lock to the propane holding cage and stole the propane tanks. The loss was approximately $700. Surveillance video is available.
  • Whenever you go outside, lock the door and take the key with you, even if you are stepping next door or out mowing the back yard. 
  • Don't put valuables near a window, especially items that can be carried away easily. 
  • Be sure to secure your garage door. Please do not leave it open when you are away. 
  • When you aren't home, use a timer set to turn interior lights on and off at varying intervals as though someone was home. 
  • If someone comes to your door asking to use the telephone, make the call yourself. Don't invite the person inside your home. 
  • Don't hide a spare key under the doormat. Thieves know all the good hiding places. 
  • Trim back any trees or shrubs near doors and windows to eliminate hiding places for would-be thieves. 
  • At night, make sure all the doors and windows are locked.

City of Duarte
1600 Huntington Dr
Duarte, CA 91030

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