Crime blotter information provided by the Sierra Madre Police Department.
Thursday, Feb. 28, 2013
On Feb. 28 at 4:30 p.m., a Sierra Madre police officer initiated a vehicle stop for an equipment violation in the area of Grandview Avenue and Jameson Court. while interviewing the driver, the officer detected the odor of burnt marijuana coming from the interior of the vehicle. During a subsequent search of the vehicle, the officer found 9mm ammunition in the center console. Further investigation revealed that the 30-year-old driver was a felon, having been convicted for burglary in 2003.
As a convicted felon, the individual -- whose identity was not released - was prohibited from possessing firearms or ammunition. He was arrested for 30305a P.C. (Convicted Felon in Possession of Ammunition).