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Taking Back Unwanted Prescription Drugs

Thursday, April 4, 2013 | 11:46 am

On April 27 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. the South Pasadena Police Department (SPPD) and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) will give the public its sixth opportunity in three years to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially dangero... More »


South Pasadena Weekly Crime Summary

Thursday, April 4, 2013 | 11:36 am

The Weekly Crime Summary is a list of reported auto thefts, burglaries, robberies and other activities occurring in the City of South Pasadena. An alert and well-informed citizen makes you less of a target to a criminal. Remember; call the South Pasadena Polic... More »


Altadena Suspect Arrested in Inter-Agency Warrant

Sunday, March 31, 2013 | 5:21 pm

On Friday, March 29, 2013, deputies from the Altadena Sheriff’s Station along with the Federal Bureau of Investigations served a search warrant in Altadena. The location of the warrant was in the 200 Block of West Harriet Street. Numerous people were detained ... More »


Pasadena Police Serve Search Warrant at Problem Location

Saturday, March 30, 2013 | 5:10 pm

On Friday, March 29, 2013, Officers from the Pasadena Police Department’s Special Enforcement Section served a seach warrrant in Pasadena in the 100 block of W. Claremont Avenue. Numerous subjects were detained including the primary suspect. In recent months, ... More »


LA County Sheriff’s Department Announced Beware of “Ransomware”

Friday, March 29, 2013 | 5:56 pm

The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department today said they have received many inquiries and complaints from people who have been victimized by “Ransomware,” a new Internet Scam that locks computers and demands payment. “Ran... More »


PCC Investigates Alleged Misconduct of Assistant Professor

Friday, March 29, 2013 | 4:34 pm

On Thursday, March 28, 2013, Pasadena City College Assistant Professor Warren Swil of the Visual Arts and Media Studies division was placed on paid administrative leave by PCC Assistant Superintendent and Senior Vice President of Student and Learning Services,... More »


Body of Man Found Beneath Colorado St. Bridge

Thursday, March 28, 2013 | 6:57 pm

Police are investigating the death of a man about 50 years old, who was found dead Thursday afternoon beneath the Colorado Street Bridge, a police lieutenant said. Police got the call about 1 p.m., said Pasadena police Lt. Jason Clawson. Authorities rolled out... More »


SoCal Edison Warns Customers to be Aware of New Phone Scams

Tuesday, March 26, 2013 | 6:16 pm

Southern California Edison said today that it is advising its customers to be aware of a new telephone scam. Suspects are demanding immediate payment for alleged past due electricity bills. Suspects have been calling Southern California Edison customers and te... More »


Pasadena Police Focusing On Child Passenger Safety This Week

Tuesday, March 26, 2013 | 5:40 am

March 25 through Friday, March 29, 2013, the Pasadena Police Department will be participating along with numerous other law enforcement agencies across the nation in a special enforcement week focusing on child passenger safety. Motor vehicle crashes are the n... More »


Fake 911 Caller in McDade Shooting Due in Court

Friday, March 22, 2013 | 6:05 pm

Oscar Carrillo, the 911 caller who falsely claimed that he was robbed at gunpoint on March 24, 2012, when Pasadena police fatally shot a 19-year-old unarmed backpack theft suspect, is due in court Tuesday to face misdemeanor charges that he lied to emergency d... More »