January 2017 Highlights

Glendale PD: January 4, 2017- PD-1 responded to the City of Glendale to assist patrol officers with an arrest attempt of a suspect with a No Bail arrest warrant.  As patrol officers attempted to contact the suspect he fled on foot.  The Air Crew followed the suspect and watched as he attempted to hide on the roof of a garage.  The crew directed patrol officers to the suspect and he was arrested for the warrant.

El Monte PD: January 11, 2017- The El Monte Police Department requested assistance from PD-1 with a vehicle pursuit.  During the pursuit, the suspect fired a gun at pursing officers.  The Air Crew arrived overhead allowing the patrol officers to continue the pursuit at a safe distance.  The vehicle stopped in the City of Baldwin Park and the driver fled the vehicle on foot.  The crew watched the suspect as he fled through yards and into a residence. The Air Crew contained the residence.  The suspect exited the residence and was detained without incident.

Pasadena PD: January 20, 2017- PD-1 responded to the area of Corson St. and Marengo Ave. regarding a male seen assaulting a female.  The Air Crew arrived on scene and quickly located the suspect.  The crew directed patrol officers to the male and he was detained without incident.  The suspect was also found to be in possession of an illegal weapon.  He was later arrested for spousal abuse and possession of an illegal weapon.

Glendora PD: January 24, 2017- PD-1 responded to the City of Glendora regarding a residential burglary that just occurred. Prior to the Air Crew arriving on scene, a vehicle was stopped by patrol officers that contained several suspects.  Two additional suspects were seen fleeing from the residence in separate directions.  The Air Crew coordinated two separate containments in the area using patrol officers.  A search of both containments resulted in the arrest of the two outstanding suspects as well as the recovery of several firearms.  In total 5 suspects were arrested for residential burglary.

Irwindale PD: January 25, 2017- PD-1 responded to the City of Irwindale regarding a hit and run traffic collision.  The Air Crew arrived on scene and located the suspect fleeing the scene using the FLIR camera.  The crew followed the suspect as he entered a rock query and attempted to hide.  The crew directed patrol officers to the suspect and he was arrested without incident.

Glendale PD: January 27, 2017- PD-1 responded to the City of Glendale to assist with a vehicle pursuit.  While enroute, the suspect vehicle was involved in a traffic collision and the driver fled on foot across the 134 Freeway and down the embankment.  The Air Crew contained the area and conducted a FLIR search looking for the suspect.  During the search the crew located the suspect hiding under a bush on the embankment and directed patrol officers to the suspect.  He was detained without incident and later arrested.

Pomona PD: January 30, 2017- PD-1 responded to the City of Pomona regarding a subject who fled from officers after violating a restraining order.  The Air Crew arrived on scene and using the FLIR camera located the suspect walk through a school several blocks from where he was last seen.  PD-1 contained the school as the suspect attempted to hide on the roof of the school.  Once the school was contained, the suspect was given orders to come down from the roof.  A short time later the suspect surrendered and was arrested without incident.