Crime Blotter: Burglary and Vandalism, DUI

A week in crime in Sierra Madre

Crime blotter information provided by the Sierra Madre Police Department

Monday November 5, 2012

An officer observed the driver of a vehicle talking on a cell phone.  After detaining the driver for the violation, the officer determined that the driver had also been drinking and displayed obvious signs of intoxication.  The driver (male, 51 years of age) was subsequently arrested for DUI.

Wednesday November 7, 2012

-At 2 a.m., a vehicle travelling west on Orange Grove Avenue was observed committing several traffic violations.  After stopping the vehicle, the officer found multiple open alcohol containers in the vehicle and determined that the driver had been drinking.  The driver (male, 58 years of age) was determined to be intoxicated and was arrested for DUI.

-A residential burglary occurred in the 00 block of Suffolk Avenue.  An unknown suspect(s) entered the residence through an unlocked sliding glass door, ransacked the entire house and defaced some personal property items.  The suspect(s) then forced the toilets to run constantly causing flooding in the house. The resident is currently compiling a list of the items taken.




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