Public Safety
Click It or Ticket Campaign Starts May 22: Los Angeles County Law Enforcement Will Show Zero Tolerance

As summer kicks off and families hit the road for vacations, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department and the California Office of Traffic Safety is reminding motorists to Click It or Ticket. Aimed at enforcing seat belt use to help keep you and your family safe, the national seat belt campaign will take place May 22 through June 4, concurrent with one of the busiest…

Police Pursue, Recover Stolen Car in East Pasadena Friday Night, Arrest Driver

The driver of a stolen car hit the accelerator and fled from Pasadena police as they approached, kicking off a 5.5 mile, 9 minute pursuit…

Two Armed Men Reportedly Attempt to Break Into Verizon Store in East Pasadena

© OpenStreetMap contributors Police are looking for two young men who reportedly tried to rob a Verizon store on Foothill Blvd. in Pasadena Wednesday night. Lt. Mark Goodman said the men walked up to the front of the store located at 3811 E. Foothill Blvd. at about 8:52 p.m. when…

Police Pursuit Ends in Arrest

© OpenStreetMap contributors Pasadena police officers arrested a 27-year-old Los Angeles man for felony evading early Wednesday after a brief pursuit in the area of…

Unconfirmed West Pasadena Mountain Lion Sightings in Lead Up to Weekend’s “Co-Existing with Wildlife” Forum

Multiple reports of mountain lion sightings in West Pasadena, one reportedly well out of the Arroyo Seco and in a neighborhood near South Orange Grove Boulevard, remain unconfirmed by the Pasadena Humane Society and SPCA, which now plans to host a free “Co-Existing with Wildlife” on Sunday. Although the Humane…

Public Safety Committee Hears Call for Police to Start Collecting Racial Profiling Data

California State University Los Angeles Professor Dr. Lisa Graziano (left) and civil rights attorney Skip Hickambottom (right). During Wednesday’s Public Safety Committee, local activist Skip…

Man Arrested for Shoplifting, Attempted Assault

© OpenStreetMap contributors Pasadena police officers arrested a 36-year-old Pasadena resident after he allegedly shoplifted from a CVS Pharmacy at 900 N. Lake Avenue Monday afternoon. Police said the suspect also attempted to strike a store employee with a rock when the employee confronted him as he was leaving. “The…

Car Theft Suspect Arrested, Stolen Vehicle Recovered

© OpenStreetMap contributors Pasadena police officers arrested a car theft suspect and recovered a stolen vehicle after an automatic license plate reader mounted on their…

National Fire Service Day and Police Open House Saturday See Hundreds

Over 600 people came to see Pasadena firefighters and rescue personnel in action during the National Fire Service Day event at Pasadena Fire Station 33 Saturday, May 13. Guests saw several demonstrations on what equipment firefighters use and how they respond to different kinds of fire scenarios during the Fire…

Jurors Convict Popeye Louisiana Kitchen Shooter

Pasadena police officers at the scene of the shooting in December, 2015 Jurors at the Los Angeles County Superior Court in Pasadena found a gang member guilty Friday of one count of attempted murder in connection with the shooting at a man at a fried chicken restaurant in Pasadena in December, 2015. Deputy District Attorney Stefan Mrakich said Robert Julio Arnaud, 28, of Los Angeles, could face up to 65 years to life in state prison for the crime, a City News Service report said. He is scheduled for sentencing on June 15. A co-defendant, Jose Garcia, 34, of Azusa,…

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