Man Arrested for Battery (8/1/12)

PD-1(police helicopter) responded to the 300 block of W. Hammond Street in regards to a battery call that just occurred.  The air crew arrived first and located the suspect running from the location.  After ground units were directed to the suspect by the crew, he was taken into custody without incident.

April 2014 Highlights

April 2:  PD-1 responded to the 100 Block of West Montana St. regarding a fight at the location.  PD-1 arrived on scene first and located the fight in the street.  Once the aircrew was on scene, the suspect fled the location on foot.  Aircrew members maintained a constant eye on the suspect as he fled the area and directed patrol officers to him.  The suspect was detained without incident and arrested for Assault With a Deadly Weapon. April 3:  PD-1... continue reading »"April 2014 Highlights"

Commercial Burglary (7/16/12)

PD-1 responded to the Target store located at 3121 E. Colorado Boulevard to assist with a grand theft investigation in which the suspects fled the store on foot.  Upon arrival, PD-1 found the suspects and directed ground units who were able to take both suspects into custody.  The suspects were arrested for commercial burglary and outstanding drug related warrants.

Commercial Burglary (7/31/12)

PD-1 responded to the Sears department store located at 3801 E. Foothill Boulevard in regards to a theft.  The aircrew located the two suspects walking west from the store and directed ground units.  Ground units detained and subsequently arrested both suspects for commercial burglary.

Copper Theft (7/5/12)

Glendora:  PD-1 responded to the 500 block of Citrus Edge on a report of a copper theft.  The air crew assisted with setting up a containment area and conducting a search with the thermal imaging camera (FLIR).  During the search, the aircrew found one of the suspects with the FLIR camera and directed grounds units to his location.  After he was taken into custody, a search for the second suspect was conducted with negative results.  

Disturbance / Warrant Arrest (7/13/12)

Glendora:  PD-2 responded to the 900 block of E. Woodlane on a report of a disturbance at the location.  Upon arrival, ground officers reported that a woman fled from the location on foot.  During a search of the area with the thermal imaging camera, the aircrew found the woman and directed ground units to her location.  She was subsequently arrested for outstanding warrants.

Felony Vandalism (7/3/12)

Alhambra:  PD-1 responded to Valley and Almansor to assist in searching for a felony vandalism suspect.  The aircrew assisted with establishing a containment area before starting with a yard to yard search.  During the search the suspect was located within the containment area and taken into custody.  

Foot Pursuit (7/30/12)

Covina:  PD-1 responded to the area of 1100 block of E. Badillo to assist ground units in searching for a suspect who fled from them on foot.  Upon arrival, the air crew began a systematic search which led to them finding the suspect on the roof of a nearby location.  He was taken into custody after a short standoff with ground units.

Robbery (7/9/12)

Arcadia:  PD-1 responded to the area of 600 W. Huntington Drive to assist ground units in searching for two robbery suspects.  During this search, the suspects were located in a nearby apartment complex and taken into custody.