Farewell from CrimeScene

Well, it’s been an interesting 10 years, but it looks like it’s time for the CrimeScene Blog to go the way of the dodo. I’ll continue cranking out the crime news on Twitter (@sgvcrime) and Facebook (/sgvcrime), as well as … Continue reading

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Infant ‘Safe Surrendered’ at Diamond Bar fire station

A new mother “safe surrendered” her newborn son over to firefighters in Diamond Bar last week, authorities said Friday, The woman first contacted Los Angeles County Fire Department Station 120, 1051 Grand Ave., by telephone on the night of Sept. … Continue reading

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Whittier PD’s first female K-9 team to begin patrols

The Whittier Police Department’s first female K-9 and handler team is due to hit the streets for patrol next week, officials said. K-9 Nala recently graduated training, along with handler Officer Angela Balzano, Whittier police Lt. Bryan Ellis said. The … Continue reading

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Meet Kota: Second K-9 joins Arcadia Police Department

Arcadia’s newest police officer hit the streets this week to patrol by paw and sniff out crime. Kota, a 3-year-old Dutch shepherd, is the Arcadia Police Department’s new K-9, department spokesman Tom LeVeque said in a written statement. He began … Continue reading

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Gunman robs Baldwin Park market

BALDWIN PARK >> A man with a pistol robbed a Baldwin Park market on Wednesday evening, authorities said. The heist took place about 7 p.m. at Frank’s Market, 5026 Main Ave., Baldwin Park police Sgt. Jorge Huerta said. A robber … Continue reading

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71 cited for bogus disabled parking placards at L.A. County Fair in Pomona

Investigators checking the validity of Disabled Persons Parking Placards on vehicle parked outside the L.A. County Fair last weekend issued 71 tickets for fraudulently using the parking passes, authorities said. California Department of Motor Vehicle investigators conducted the enforcement crackdown … Continue reading

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Man sought in San Dimas indecent exposure

Sheriff’s deputies are seeking the public’s help in finding a man suspected of exposing himself to a woman at a swimming pool in San Dimas, officials said. The crime took place about 12:40 p.m. on Aug. 2, at a townhome … Continue reading

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Video: Couple sentenced for La Mirada Red Bull robbery with children in tow

A man and woman who robbed a La Mirada convenience store of $700 worth of Red Bull energy along with their two young children in a brazen crime caught on camera have admitted to robbery and child abuse charges, authorities … Continue reading

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New Mexico mother and children sought in Amber Alert found safe in Lancaster; car abandoned in La Verne

A mother and her three sons who disappeared from New Mexico, triggering a multi-state Amber Alert, were found safe in the Lancaster area Sunday night, hours after the car the were driving in was found abandoned in La Verne, authorities … Continue reading

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Man rescued by family after near-drowning in San Gabriel River in Azusa

A man escaped serious injury thanks to family members who pulled him from the San Gabriel River following a near-drowning in Azusa on Saturday afternoon, officials said. The mishap took place about 5:15 p.m. as the man was swimming with … Continue reading

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