Public Safety
Young Man Rips Gold Chain From Around Woman’s Neck

A young man suddenly grabbed and pulled off a gold chain worn by a 50-year-old Pasadena woman Friday afternoon about 4 p.m. as she was in the 300 Block of E. Orange Grove Boulevard. Police said the woman was not injured. The suspect ran to a grey, four-door vehicle being driven by another person. The vehicle sped away east on Orange Grove Boulevard. Responding officers…

Altadena Man Who Died In Motorcycle Accident Thursday Has Been Identified

The LA County Coroner has identified the deceased in Thursday’s motorcycle accident on New York Drive near Bradley Street in Pasadena as 55-year-old Altadena resident…

Noontime Fire at Popular Old Pasadena Restaurant Sends Diners Fleeing Thursday

Photos courtesy Jorge Esteban and the Pasadena Fire Dept. Diners at Wokano, a popular Old Pasadena restaurant located at 33 South Fair Oaks Avenue were sent scrambling to safety at the height of lunchtime on Thursday as fire erupted in restaurant’s kitchen. According to the Pasadena Fire Department it just…

Police Arrest Suspect In Lincoln Avenue Vehicle Burglary On Wednesday Night

© OpenStreetMap contributors Police arrested a 21-year-old Pasadena man after he was identified as a suspect in a vehicle burglary incident in the 1700 block…

Strong Arm Robbery On Lake Avenue and Walnut Street On Monday Night

© OpenStreetMap contributors Police are investigating a strong arm robbery which occurred in the area of Lake Avenue and Walnut Street last night at 10:24 p.m. Pasadena Police Lt. Mark Goodman said the victim, a 16-year-old male Altadena resident, and the suspects, two 14-year-old male Altadena residents, are known to…

Man Convicted in 1988 Murder of Jewelry Salesman at Major Pasadena Intersection

Albert Ahmad Clark was convicted by a Pasadena jury on Monday of first-degree murder in the shooting death murder of Leroy Galloway on February 27,…

In the Pasadena Courthouse This Week

This week, three high-profile Pasadena criminal cases will move forward in Pasadena Courthouse of the Los Angeles County Superior Court. Here’s an update and profile of each of these cases. Jury Deliberations Resume for Albert Ahmad Clark, November 13 Albert Ahmad Clark is charged with murder for the alleged shooting…

Suspicious Device Investigation Shuts Down Neighborhood Near Marshall Fundamental School on Sunday

Police said a suspicious device which looked as if it might be a pipe bomb discovered on the grounds of Marshall Fundamental School at about…

Police Give Chase to Teens Joyriding Through Pasadena

© OpenStreetMap contributors Pasadena Police spotted a car of teens run a red light at Lake Avenue and Walnut Street around 4:30 a.m Friday morning. When they attempted to stop the car, the teens took off. Lt. William Grisafe reported the car had been taken from the father one of…

Driver’s Leg Broken During Fight With Pasadena Police Officers

© OpenStreetMap contributors A man suffered a broken leg and two Pasadena Police officers suffered minor injuries from to a physical altercation during a traffic stop the Mobil gas station at Fair Oaks Avenue and Woodbury Road in Pasadena. Pasadena Lt. William Grisafe said Christopher Ballew, 21, of Altadena, pulled into the Mobil station at 7:49 p.m on Thursday. The Pasadena Police had stopped him for multiple traffic violations. According to the lieutenant, Ballew refused to comply with their orders and during a scuffle with police, he “was able to get the baton of one of the officers. A fight…

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