December 2013 Highlights

Dec. 7 PD-1 responded to the area of the 400 Block of Sierra Madre Villa (Pasadena) regarding a male who broke the caller’s vehicle window.  The air crew arrived on scene first and using the helicopters infrared camera (FLIR) located the suspect to the rear of a church in the area.  The air crew saw the suspect was now using a cutting tool to damage a tarp to the rear of the church.  The air crew directed responding patrol unit... continue reading »"December 2013 Highlights"

Grand Theft Auto (11/27/13)

Acting upon information from Pasadena Police Department Detective Section regarding a subject that was wanted for Grand Theft Auto, PD-1 responded to the suspect’s residence in the City of La Puente.  Once overhead, air crew members saw a subject that resembled the suspect’s build standing in front of the residence.  PD-1 coordinated with the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Industry Station and requested a deputy respond to see if the subject was the wanted person.  Industry Station Deputies arrived on... continue reading »"Grand Theft Auto (11/27/13)"

Grand Theft Auto (11/4/13)

PD-1 responded to the area of San Bernardino Rd. and 4th St in the City of Covina for a pursuit of a stolen vehicle.  Prior to the air crew arriving on scene the suspects crashed and fled the vehicle on foot.  Covina PD ground units set a containment in the area and the air crew began to search the area using the FLIR camera.  After a short time the air crew located the suspect hiding in the backyard of a... continue reading »"Grand Theft Auto (11/4/13)"

Parolee-At-Large (11/26/13)

PD-1 responded to the area of Fair Oaks Ave and Villa St regarding a possible domestic violence incident.  Air crew members located a male matching the suspect’s description walking away from the area and directed Pasadena ground units to him.  Patrol Officers located the female involved in the incident and through their investigation found no crime had occurred.  The male however, was a parolee-at-large, and was arrested without incident.    

Residential Burglary (11/26/13)

PD-1 responded to the area of 2200 block of W. Montezuma Ave in the City of Alhambra regarding a residential burglary that just occurred.  As the air crew was responding to the location, Alhambra PD officers located the suspect vehicle and followed it as it entered the 10 Freeway.  Once the helicopter was overhead, Alhambra units conducted a traffic stop on the vehicle.  Two of the suspects remained in the vehicle and one suspect fled from the vehicle on foot. ... continue reading »"Residential Burglary (11/26/13)"

Criminal Threats (11/3/13)

PD-1 responded to the area of 2400 Front St in the City of Alhambra regarding a male who threatened his ex-girlfriend with a shotgun.  When the air crew arrived in the area they located a vehicle matching the vehicle driven by the suspect.  The crew followed the vehicle as it left the area and directed ground units to it.  Ground units stopped the vehicle and positively identified the driver as the suspect in this incident.  The suspect was arrested for... continue reading »"Criminal Threats (11/3/13)"

Domestic Violence (11/23/13)

PD-1 responded to the 500 block of N. Marengo Ave in the City of Pasadena regarding a domestic violence incident that just occurred.  Upon arriving on scene the air crew located a male matching the suspect’s description attempting to hide in the carport to the rear of the apartment complex. The air crew directed responding Pasadena ground units to the subject and he was contacted without incident.  Pasadena Officers positively identified this subject as the suspect in this incident.  The... continue reading »"Domestic Violence (11/23/13)"

Assault with a Deadly Weapon (10/31/13)

PD-1 responded to the area of Myrtle Ave. and Las Tunas Blvd.  to assist the Monrovia Police Department and Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Temple Station with a stabbing on a bus that just occurred.  When the aircrew arrived on scene and located a witness pointing to a church.  Crew members directed units to the church to contact the witness who advised the suspect just enter the church.  Crew members set a containment around the church and the suspect was... continue reading »"Assault with a Deadly Weapon (10/31/13)"

Lost Hiker (10/22/13)

PD-1 assisted the Glendale Police Department with locating a lost 83 year old hiker in the trails of the Cresenta Valley Park.  The aircrew located the lost hiker and directed ground units who responded to him and confirmed his well-being.