Public Safety
Pasadena Man Among Those Arrested as Soccer Game Becomes a Large Brawl

An image of Pasadena resident Israel Rodriguez Zarate, 36, provided by Santa Ana Police. A 36-year-old man from Pasadena was among five men arrested in Santa Ana after a brawl broke out among soccer fans at the city’s downtown stadium Sunday. The match, called Game of Legends, between former Club America and Pumas professionals at the Eddie West Field in Santa Ana was supposed to…

Pasadena Man Indicted in Bank Robbery Spree Attributed to the ‘Dual Valley Bandit’

Images courtesy FBI A Pasadena man was named Friday in a seven-count indictment that charges him with committing a series of bank robberies culminating in…

Georgia Man Charged with Possession of Assault Weapon, Silencers, Other Crimes in Pasadena

Christopher Goodine in a booking photo from the Monroe County Sheriff’s Department. A 28-year-old man was charged today with possessing an illegal cache of weaponry at a train station in Pasadena, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced. Christopher Harrison Goodine (dob 5/1/89) of Georgia has been charged with…

Shooting Incident in the Area of North Raymond at Montana St.

© OpenStreetMap contributors Pasadena police officers are searching for a black man in his 40s who reportedly shot at two men as they stood on…

Pasadena Father Pleads No Contest to Assaulting Baseball Coach with a Bat

A 31-year-old Pasadena man has entered a plea for assaulting his son’s Little League baseball coach with a bat during an argument last September, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced Thursday. Miguel Ángel Mejía pleaded no contest to one felony count of assault with a deadly weapon, a…

‘Dual Valley Bandit’ Suspect Allegedly Confesses, Pasadena Man Blames Money Problems for Spree

Image courtesy of the FBI Shownee Shon Smith, 41, the Pasadena man authorities now believe is the “Dual Valley Bandit” who allegedly robbed or attempted…

Man Arrested at Pasadena Metro Station Carrying Arsenal, Motives Unknown

Image courtesy Los Angeles County Sheriff's Dept. Los Angeles County Sheriff’s deputies may have prevented bloodshed when they detained a Georgia man Wednesday morning at a Pasadena Metro station after he allegedly urinated in public and the deputies found numerous powerful weapons in the duffel bag he was carrying. The…

City Committee Reacts to New Technology That Helps Tracks Down Shooters With Sound

Pasadena Police deputy Chief John Perez testifies abot ShotSpotter technology before the City's Public safety Committee on Wednesday, June 21, 2017. While Pasadena Police Chief…

Parks and Privacy: Security Cameras Report Raises Concerns

Citing “a number of public safety incidents and the protection of City assets and personal property” along with the rise in use of security cameras in various cities, the Department of Human Services and Recreation is considering a citywide effort to install security cameras within existing community centers and park…

Deputies Arrest Man with Cache of High-Power Weapons and Ammunition at MTA Sierra Madre Gold Line Station

© OpenStreetMap contributors A man investigated by Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Transit Policing deputies for urinating in public at the Metro Sierra Madre Gold Line Station Wednesday afternoon was found to be in possession of a cache of weapons, authorities said. He was then arrested and authorities discovered the weapons in a duffel bag. The suspect, identified by authorities as 28-year-old Christopher Goodine, was booked into the East Los Angeles sheriff’s station in lieu of $50,000 bail. At a press conference this afternoon Sheriff’s department officials said the deputies located a loaded handgun restricted for law enforcement use; a loaded,…

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