**Update from Crime Prevention Officer Martin**
On May 4, 2012 at 2:09 a.m. MBPD Detectives were investigating a bicycle theft. The suspect vehicle was stopped at Manhattan Beach and Inglewood Ave., where a bicycle valued at approximately $2500 was located in the bed of the pick-up truck. Both driver and passenger were arrested for grand theft and stolen property.
Less than thirty minutes later, Officer Brown made a traffic stop in the 2100 block of Artesia Blvd. Officer Brown's investigation revealed a stolen bike, a cut lock and bolt cutters. The driver was arrested for possession of stolen property.
On May 11, 2012 at approximately 1:00 a.m. Officer San Agustin contacted a subject who was riding a bike in the area of Prospect and Tennyson. The subject who was in possession of bolt cutters and a cut lock, was subsequently arrested for suspicion of possessing stolen property.
Thanks to these observant officers for the capture and arrest of four suspects and the recovery of three bikes!
7:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
1100 block of 11th St
(Residential Burglary) Unknown suspect stole the victim's IPAD2 from the upstairs bedroom.
05/02/2012 - 05/03/2012
7:00 p.m. - 7:30 a.m.
1700 block of 10th St
(Theft from vehicle) A suspect entered the victims' unlocked, parked vehicle and removed property without their permission. The suspect took the victim's GPS unit, coins, and sunglasses.
Ardmore Av and 15th St
(Petty Theft) The owner noticed her pit-bull puppy missing at home. The owner was later told by a witness that a Hispanic male picked up the puppy and put it in a white van.
7:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m.
200 block of 21st Pl
(Residential Burglary) Victim's bicycle was stolen from his open garage.
11:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
100 block of 17th St
(Petty Theft) Unknown suspect(s) stole the victim's unlocked bicycle.
05/01/2012 - 05/02/2012
4:30 p.m. - 11:00 a.m.
500 block of 33rd St
(Attempted Burglary) Unknown suspect punched the front driver's side door lock. Nothing was taken from the vehicle. Vehicle is equipped with a third row seat. Vehicle alarm sounded between 12:30 a.m. - 1:00 a.m.
8:00 a.m. - 2:20 p.m.
400 block of Chabela Dr
(Residential Burglary) Unknown suspect(s) entered victim's house, ransacked, and stole several electronic items.
5/2/2012 - 5/3/2012
11:30 p.m. - 10:30 a.m.
1700 block of Voorhees Av
(Residential Burglary from Garage) A naked male suspect entered the garage of two separate locations and took several items.
"Lock It or Lose It"