Crime blotter information provided by the Sierra Madre Police Department.
Friday August 23, 2013
At 6:30pm, while conducting a traffic stop, officers discovered several hundred pirated DVDs in the trunk of the vehicle. The driver admitted that he downloads the movies from various sites and sells them to individuals for 5-10 dollars apiece. He also admitted that he has been doing this for a while and offered to sell some of the DVDs to the arresting officer. The driver (male 34 years) was arrested for Possession of Pirated Movies for Sale.
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