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Pasadena Police Recap Week’s Critical Incidents

Monday, July 29, 2013 | 7:28 am

On April 25, a female adult victim contacted the Pasadena Police Department and told detectives she had been kidnapped and raped. The case was assigned to Pasadena Police Corporal Monica Cuellar, who immediately began her investigation. Monica was able to iden... More »


Stabbed Man Refuses to Cooperate with Police Saturday

Sunday, July 28, 2013 | 6:06 am

A Pasadena man admitted himself into a local hospital Saturday night with stab wounds but refused to tell police how he had been wounded, Pasadena police Lt. Jason Clawson said. The 26-year-old was “totally uncooperative” when officers interviewed him at 8... More »


Police Report 2 Necklace Snatchings Just Minutes Apart Friday

Saturday, July 27, 2013 | 6:38 am

Two women were victims of necklace snatchings Friday which occurred minutes apart in north central Pasadena, police report. It is not known if the incidents are related. In the first, an 18-year-old woman was walking along Raymond Avenue near Painter Street wh... More »


City Prosecutor Drops Charges Against 2 Protesters

Friday, July 26, 2013 | 5:56 am

The city prosecutor’s office dropped several charges filed against two demonstrators who protested outside a Civic Auditorium event that featured former Mexican President Vicente Fox in November last year. Lawyers of Pasadena residents Brian Connolly, 36, and ... More »


Police Will Conduct “Zero Tolerance” Patrols Today

Friday, July 26, 2013 | 1:40 am

The Pasadena Police Department will be conducting a “Zero Tolerance” DUI Saturation Patrol on Friday, June 28, 2013. The program will begin at 8:00 p.m. and will end at 3:00 a.m. This enforcement operation will be in an effort to reduce and remove the numb... More »


Pasadena Police Recap Week’s Critical Incidents

Monday, July 22, 2013 | 4:44 am

On July 10, at approximately 6:35 p.m., Pasadena Police officers responded to the 500 block of North Marengo Avenue regarding a possible residential burglary. Pasadena Police Sergeant Roger Roldan was the first person to arrive at the location. Roger was assis... More »


Police Nab Alleged Rapist

Thursday, July 18, 2013 | 7:27 am

A 44-year-old man was nabbed early Wednesday for alleged sexual assault of a woman in her home. Police arrested Trent Lee Darling on suspicion of raping the woman Friday last week at about 1:00 a.m., the SGV Tribune reported, citing Pasadena police officials a... More »


Pasadena Metro Line Stabber to be Sentenced Today

Tuesday, July 16, 2013 | 6:54 am

Sentencing is scheduled today for Jose Vasquez Flores, who was convicted of stabbing a passenger on the Metro Gold Line train in August 2011. Sentencing is expected to take place in Dept. F of the Pasadena Courthouse at 300 E. Walnut St. A fight had escalated ... More »


Police Identify Suspect Shot At by Officers

Tuesday, July 16, 2013 | 5:53 am

A police lieutenant released the name of an 18-year-old man from Los Angeles who was arrested by police during an officer-involved shooting Saturday night. Tyshawn M. Goodman was booked on suspicion of assault on a police officer and was being held in lieu of ... More »


Bicyclists Crash Head On, One is Critically Injured

Sunday, July 14, 2013 | 4:18 pm

A 20-year-old bicyclist was critically injured from a collision with another bicyclist on Mountain Street at Garfield Avenue Saturday at 6:00 p.m., police said. The head-on crash was with a 17-year-old bicyclist who sustained “little to no injuries” in the col... More »