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Saturday, July 28
At 9 a.m., officers conducting a traffic stop in the 100 block of South Michillinda Avenue discovered that the driver was in possession of 1.1 grams of Methamphetamine. The 34-year-old female driver was booked for possession of a controlled substance.
Middle School Burglary
Wednesday, July 25
At 7:45 pm officers responded to a report of a possible burglary in progress at the Sierra Madre Middle School Upper Campus at 160 N. Canon. On arrival, the officers observed a white bag containing school supplies on the ground outside one of the classroom bungalows. Moments later two individuals were observed running between buildings and taken into custody without incident. The investigation determined that these individuals had entered the bungalow through an unsecured window and removed school supplies from several cabinets. Two juveniles, 14 and 15 years of age, were arrested for Burglary and released to their parents.
Post Office Fraud
Monday, July 23
At approximately 4:45 pm, a 33-year-old man entered the Post Office at 65 S. Baldwin Avenue and attempted to purchase $240.00 worth of stamps with a fraudulent check. The postal employee recognized the suspect from a Grand Theft and Burglary crime bulletin that had recently been circulated. The police were notified and the suspect was apprehended as he exited the Post Office. He was subsequently booked for Burglary and Possession of a Fraudulent Check.
Friday, July 27
At 8:20 am, officers conducted a traffic stop at Santa Anita Avenue and Grandview Avenue. While interviewing the driver, the officer smelled the odor of marijuana coming from inside the vehicle. The driver admitted that he had marijuana in his backpack. The officer subsequently recovered 1.4 grams of concentrated cannabis (Hash) from the backpack and arrested the driver for possession of the item. One of the passengers was also arrested on a $30,000.00 warrant issued by South Gate Police Department.
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