On Thursday, May 11, 2017, at about 6:39 p.m., Arcadia Police Officers were dispatched to the 1600 block of Holly Avenue on a GPS package theft activation. Officers tracked the package to a parking lot in the city of Hacienda Heights. Upon arrival, a suspect vehicle was located which led officers on a vehicle pursuit. The pursuit was terminated for safety reasons; however another agency assumed the pursuit, which terminated in the 8600 block of Garfield Avenue in the city of South Gate. Arcadia officers arrived at that location and with the assistance of multiple agencies, took the suspect into custody without incident.
The driver was arrested and identified as Christopher Cook, 27 years old, of La Mirada.
Anyone with information on this incident is encouraged to contact the Arcadia Police Department at (626) 574-5156, case #17-2480. If you prefer to provide information anonymously, you may call “Crime Stoppers” by dialing (800) 222-TIPS (8477), use your smartphone by downloading the “P3 Tips” Mobile APP on Google play or the Apple App Store or by using the website http://lacrimestoppers.org.