Crime blotter information provided by the Sierra Madre Police Department.
Thursday August 22, 2013
At 2pm, a traffic collision occurred at Grandview Avenue near Foothill Avenue. A passenger vehicle was attempting to pass a trash truck on the left when the truck suddenly pulled away from the curb. The force of this collision propelled the car forward and into a tree on the south side of the street. Both occupants of the passenger car complained of back pain and the car sustained major damage.
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- Crimes in progress or crimes that have just occurred
- Suspicious activity or behavior
- Fights or domestic violence
- Suicide attempts
- Building fires, brush fires, trash fires, or any other fires
- Traffic accidents
- Any medical emergency for which immediate care is needed
- Vicious animals – but not a bear walking through the neighborhood or yard
Residents are asked not to call 9-1-1 to report any non-emergency problems or to ask questions; instead, please call the Sierra Madre Police Department's non-emergency line at (626) 355-1414.