Police Blotter: February 9, 2024
Tuesday, January 30
A man police say had been told three times to stay away from Sprouts Farmers Market, 835 W. Foothill Blvd., nonetheless showed up there and was arrested by the Claremont Police Department. A manager called police to report that Gregory Savino, 67, of Pomona, was back inside the market at 1:40 p.m. When officers arrived, the manager placed Savino under a private person arrest and police later took him into custody. He was taken to the Claremont jail where he was booked and released with a citation to appear at Pomona Superior Court.
At 1:44 p.m. Claremont police were in the 1100 block of Monte Vista Avenue, Upland, to follow up on a previous grand theft case when they ran into Los Angeles resident Brittany Proctor, 35. A records check revealed Proctor had a felony warrant in Los Angeles, so she was arrested and taken to the Claremont jail. She was booked and eventually released at the request of the Los Angeles Police Department.
Police responded to the 4400 block of Amundsen Branch at 8:50 p.m. after receiving a call about multiple gunshots heard. A witness told police that two suspects had fired a gun toward San Antonio Dam from Mt. Baldy Road. Officers collected shell casings and other evidence at the scene. The identity of the suspects remains unknown.
Wednesday, January 31
An officer on patrol at 9:26 a.m. reported seeing a man loitering at the Metrolink platform, 200 W. First Street, and decided to question him. Pomona resident Keondin Jones, 29, identified himself to the officer, but a records check match could not be made. He then allegedly gave the officer still another name, and that person had some warrants. He was then arrested and taken to the CPD jail. During booking, Jones’ true identity was determined, and a records check showed he had a felony warrant in San Bernardino County. He was charged with misdemeanor falsely identifying himself to a peace officer and the warrant. Jones was held until he could be transferred to the West Valley Detention Center in Rancho Cucamonga on the warrant.
At 1:32 p.m. a Claremont police officer pulled over a driver on College Avenue near Foothill Boulevard for a moving violation. The officer contacted the driver, Nicholas Borromeo, 26, and his passenger Anthony Rocha, 27, both of Pomona. A records check revealed both men had outstanding misdemeanor warrants. They were arrested for the warrants and taken to the Claremont jail, where they were booked and released with citations.
Thursday, February 1
Officers on patrol at 4:19 p.m. in College Park, 126 S. College Ave., spotted a 54-year-old unhoused man who has had multiple previous contacts with police. After questioning the man, police determined he had a felony warrant, and he was arrested and taken to the CPD jail. After booking the man was held for court.
Friday, February 2
A patrol officer conducted a 2:26 a.m. moving violation traffic stop on Arrow Highway. After questioning the driver, Pomona resident Michael Obryan, 36, police alleged he was driving on a suspended license and had a misdemeanor warrant, and he was arrested on those charges. As the car was being impounded, a check of the VIN revealed it had been taken from its owner during a carjacking in Chino Hills. Obryan was then charged with misdemeanor possession of a stolen vehicle. He was taken to the Claremont jail and later released with a citation. The vehicle was returned to its owner.
Police responded to the Back Abbey, 128 Oberlin Ave., at 1:35 p.m. regarding a report of a stolen bicycle. As police were heading to the business, a witness informed them that a man had been spotted on First Street at Indian Hill Boulevard riding the bicycle in question. Officers caught up with the man, 38-year-old Claremont resident Jonathan Medrano, at Wharton Avenue and York Place. He was arrested for misdemeanor possession of stolen property, taken to the Claremont jail, and later released with a citation.
Saturday, February 3
The next morning police arrested Medrano again, this time for violating an active restraining order barring him from being within 100 yards of a home in the 400 block of Guilford Avenue. Police received an 8:25 a.m. call that Medrano was trying to contact a resident at the Guilford home. Officers located him a short distance away and he allegedly admitted to being at the home. After the court order was confirmed, Medrano was arrested and taken to jail where he was held for court. Medrano had been arrested January 28 for violating the same court order.