Labor Day police DUI checkpoints

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The Arcadia Police Department began deploying special DUI Saturation Patrols Saturday, Aug. 29, and will continue DUI enforcement through Labor Day Monday, September 7, with a DUI/CDL checkpoint the night of September 4, 2015. It's all part of the Arcadia Police Department's participation in a national crackdown on drunk driving -- an 18-day, high-visibility campaign that began Aug. 21 called Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over, a partnership with … [Read more...]

Gun-cleaning fire at Dana Middle School

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Arcadia Police Department Weekly Activity Report August 16-22 Calls for Service / Formal Investigations 1,067 / 117 Total Year to Date for 2015 35,266 / 4,126 For the period of Sunday, August 16th, through Saturday, August 22nd, the Police Department responded to 1,067 calls for service of which 117 required formal investigations. The following is a summary report of the major incidents handled by the Department during this … [Read more...]

Missing 40 year-old woman

Missing person: 40 year-old Huong Tuyet Vu, 5 ft 4 in, 100 lbs, brown hair and eyes.

A 40 year-old Arcadian woman with a history of schizophrenia was reported missing by her mother who has not seen her since she was at a court hearing in Santa Ana on August 4. The Arcadia Police alert: Huong Tuyet Vu was reported missing to the Arcadia Police Department by a family member. According the family, Ms. Vu lives in Arcadia and was last seen on August 4, 2015 at a court hearing in Santa Ana, CA. Since that time she has not … [Read more...]

Sex attacks on eve of school opening

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On the eve of opening day for Arcadia schools, an apparent "chubby" teenage sexual predator attacked two different adult women on the campuses of Dana Middle School and Arcadia High School. Arcadia Police issued a sketch of the suspect (at right) and the following report: On August 25, 2015, the Arcadia Police Department received two reports of a battery that occurred in the vicinity of two local school campuses. The first incident … [Read more...]

Mall gunman accosts 2 in 3 weeks

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Two shoppers leaving Westfield Santa Anita mall in the past three weeks have been accosted in the parking lot and robbed, one of whom was struck on the head with a gun on Wednesday. Police issued an announcement Thursday urging shoppers to remain alert... On Wednesday, August 19, 2015, around 9:24 p.m., the Arcadia Police Department responded to the west side of Nordstroms located at 400 S. Baldwin Avenue, Westfield Santa Anita mall, on an … [Read more...]

Mall kidnapping, identity & phone theft

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Arcadia Police Department calls from August 9 to August 15 Calls for Service / Formal Investigations 1,125 / 117 Total Year to Date for 2015 34,199 / 4,009 For the period of Sunday, August 9th, through Saturday, August 15th, the Police Department responded to 1,125 calls for service of which 117 required formal investigations. The following is a summary report of the major incidents handled by the Department during this … [Read more...]

Attempted Arson at Forest HQ

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A man was caught and arrested for attempted arson Saturday when Arcadia Police caught him trying to start a fire in the compound of the Angeles National Forest headquarters off North Santa Anita Avenue (701) near the 210 Freeway in Arcadia. Police report... On Saturday, August 15, 2015 around 7:30 a.m., Arcadia Police responded to the call of a suspicious person on the property of the U.S. Forestry Headquarters. Officers contacted a … [Read more...]

Woman pulled from apartment fire

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A woman was pulled from a burning apartment building in Arcadia by the Arcadia Fire Department Friday night, Aug. 7, 2015, and taken to Methodist Hospital of Southern California in Arcadia. On Friday August 7, 2015 at 9:34 pm, the department responded to an apartment house fire in the 900 block of West Huntington Drive, along with assistance from Los Angeles County, Monrovia and Pasadena Fire Departments. Fire crews discovered fire and … [Read more...]