3/1 Night Shift
monitored and responded to the area of Garfield Ave and Howard St. regarding a
vehicle pursuit. Just prior to arrival,
the vehicle yielded and the driver was found to be in possession of a firearm. The passenger however fled on foot east
towards Los Robles Ave. PD-1 established
a containment area and began a yard search.
During the search the suspect was located to the rear of an apartment
building in the 1400 block of N. Los Robles Ave. hiding under a tree. Both suspects were arrested for weapons and
3/8 Night Shift
South Pasadena: PD-1 monitored a
call of a DUI driver, northbound on Freemont from Main in the City of Alhambra. PD-1 responded and located the vehicle near
Freemont and Mission now travelling through the City of South Pasadena. PD-1
advised South Pasadena units who responded to the area as the vehicle continued
northbound into Pasadena. PD-1 kept the
vehicle under observation and coordinated a traffic stop with ground units
before the suspect vehicle could hurt anyone.
South Pasadena units conducted a field sobriety test on the driver who
was later arrested for DUI.
3/9 Night Shift
Covina: While in Covina, PD-1
monitored a call of two subjects on the roof of a commercial building. Once on scene, PD-1 located the two subjects
on the roof. While watching them, both
subjects climbed off the building and ran in opposite directions along the
train tracks. PD-1 followed one of the
subjects using the search light and provided responding units updates as to his
whereabouts. The subject was taken into
custody without incident. PD-1 assisted
with a containment for the second suspect who ran eastbound, however, he could
not be located.
3/10 Day Shift
Monrovia: PD-1 responded to a report of a possible Residential
Burglary in progress in the 400 block of S. Sunset. While working that location, units were
advised of a ringing alarm activation across the street from the target
location. As ground units converged on
the ringing alarm, PD-1 observed the suspect ran out of the back door of the
location. The suspect quickly retreated back into the house after observing the
helicopter and ground units. He
surrendered a short time later without incident.
PD-1 monitored a report of a Forgery
in progress at the Chase Bank located at 2640 E. Colorado Boulevard. The air crew arrived first and provided
information to responding officers.
After the suspect walked out of the back door of the bank ground units
took the suspect into custody.
3/14 Night Shift
Alhambra: PD-1 responded to an
attempt residential burglary in the area of 2300 block of Midwick.
While en-route, PD-1 was cancelled after learning the suspect vehicle
had left the location 10 minutes prior.
A short time later, PD-1 was re-contacted and advised the suspect
vehicle had returned and was near the intersection of Midwick and
Campbell. Ground units arrived on scene
and detained two occupants prior to PD-1’s arrival. PD-1 arrived on scene and was advised a third
suspect was last seen running south west from Stranahan and Fremont Ave. While
searching the area, several informants called stating a male matching the
description was seen running in the area of Fremont Ave and San Clemente
St. PD-1 set up a containment in the
area around the location and made K-9 announcements prior to search teams
beginning their search. During the
search, a roving unit located the suspect and another foot pursuit ensued. After the ground unit lost sight of the
suspect, PD-1 re-set the containment around the new area and while searching
observed the suspect double back towards Fremont Ave. PD-1 kept the suspect in view as the crew
directed responding units to his new location.
After suspect had fled through countless yards, he eventually fell to
the ground and waited for responding units to make contact.
3/19 Day Shift
Alhambra: PD-1 monitored and responded to a pursuit of a DUI driver in
the area Atlantic Ave. and Mission St.
PD-1 arrived over the pursuit and took over radio responsibilities. The
pursuit continued at moderate to low speeds on surface streets and ultimately
led to the suspect’s residence in Monterey Park where he was arrested.
3/19 Night Shift
Covina: PD-1 responded to 500 block of S. Stewart to relieve the
day shift helicopter crew on a robbery containment and search. Prior to arrival, units had established a
perimeter around the location and a command post to coordinate activities and
resources. Upon arrival, PD-1 searched
the area for the possible suspects. During
the search, ground units located a relative of one of the suspects who
indicated the suspect was inside the target location. The suspect was contacted via telephone and
agreed to surrender without incident.
3/31 Day Shift
PD-1 assisted officers from the
Fugitive Apprehension Unit in the 2000 block of Newport Avenue with the arrest
of a known gang member. PD-1 coordinated the tactical operation and callout of
the suspect. Eventually the suspect
surrendered without incident because of the overwhelming response and