Police blotter 7.2.11

Man with outstanding warrant found in shower 

On Thursday, June 23 a Claremont Police officer pulled over a 35-year-old man riding a bicycle at the corner of Foothill Blvd. and Sumner Ave. at 10:30 p.m. to cite the cyclist with a vehicle code violation. The man then fled from the officer into the trailer park complex at 400 E. Foothill Blvd. 

A witness in the complex reported to the officer the man went into one of the trailers. The Pomona Police Department arrived on the scene to provide backup as officers then entered into the trailer and found the suspect inside the shower in the bathroom.

Police then arrested Pomona resident Deshon Casey, who had an outstanding warrant.

Friday, June 24

Police received a call regarding 2 suspicious men attempting to solicit money from people at the Chevron gas station and McDonalds at 850 S. Indian Hill Blvd around 7 p.m. The men were located at the Greyhound bus station just down the block when police arrived on the scene.

While one of the men was released, the other man lied to police about his name before finally revealing his true identity. Due to having a warrant for his arrest, the man then attempted to run from officers, but was retained when an officer grabbed the back of his shirt and wrestled him to the ground.

A brief struggle took place between the man and the officer before he was handcuffed. Pomona resident Harvey Millender, 45, was arrested for having an outstanding warrant, assaulting a police officer and resisting arrest.


A police report indicated a male suspect attempted to break into the administration building of El Roble Intermediate School some time between June 24th and 27th. The suspect shattered a sliding glass window and knocked over some items off a nearby shelf before fleeing the scene.

No property loss was reported.

Sunday, June 26

Two cars and one residence were vandalized during the night, according to police reports.

The first incident took place at the 800 block of Deep Springs Drive when a male suspect threw a rock through the rear window of a Ford Excursion parked in a residential driveway. Not too long after, an unknown suspect threw a large rock throw a living room window of a residence at the 2000 block of Ohio Avenue.

The 3rd incident happened at the 1400 block of Fergus Falls where an unknown suspect smashed the windshield of a Volkswagen Passat parked on the street in front of a residence. Claremont police have not identified the suspects as of time of print.

—Landus Rigsby






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