Police Blotter: March 29, 2024

by Andrew Alonzo | aalonzo@claremont-courier.com

Tuesday, March 19

Claremont Police Department officers responded to the Chevron gas station, 267 S. Indian Hill Blvd., regarding a 9 p.m. call from a domestic violence victim who alleged they were hit by their husband, a 41-year-old Pomona resident. When police contacted the duo, the victim did not appear hurt and declined medical attention. The husband however was arrested for misdemeanor domestic violence, taken to CPD jail, and booked before being released on bond.

Thursday, March 20

Police conducted an annual compliance check of its sex offender registry. During a 7:29 a.m. search of a 56-year-old man’s home on the 2600 block of Bonnie Brae Avenue, police found narcotics and unlawful paraphernalia and arrested him for misdemeanor possession. He was booked at CPD jail and released with a citation to appear in court. A 10:42 a.m. check with a 52-year-old man at his Claremont apartment in the 1400 block of Morton Circle revealed he had falsified some information on his paperwork, a misdemeanor, which led to his arrest. He was booked at CPD then released with a citation to appear at Pomona Superior Court. A 4:49 p.m. check of a 42-year-old Claremont resident’s home in the 100 block of El Camino Way revealed he had failed to register, a felony, so he was arrested, booked, and held for bail. He appeared at Pomona Superior Court on March 22.

CPD officers responded to a 9:05 p.m. call about a man sitting and yelling near the 210 Freeway onramp at Towne Avenue. Police questioned Jeffrey Brown, 35, of Rancho Cucamonga, and a records check revealed he had four outstanding misdemeanor warrants out of San Bernardino County. He was arrested, booked, and released with a citation to appear in court.

Thursday, March 21

At 9:26 p.m. police said they saw Upland resident Adrian Guevara-Serna, 25, run a red light and pulled him over at 805 W. Foothill Blvd. Guevara-Serna reportedly displayed signs of intoxication and subsequent field sobriety tests confirmed their suspicions. A records check revealed Guevara-Serna was driving on a suspended license, which had been revoked after a previous DUI conviction, and also had a misdemeanor warrant out of San Bernardino County. He was arrested for the trio of misdemeanors, taken to CPD where he provided a chemical sample, booked, and held for detoxification. He was later released with a citation.

Friday, March 22

Police conducted a 1:07 a.m. welfare check on a 32-year-old unhoused man sleeping on the ground at the former Hibbard Auto Center, 191 S. Indian Hill Blvd. The man attempted to walk away and police said he refused to comply with orders to stop. At some point the man reached into his pocket which prompted police to seize his arm for safety reasons. He was then arrested for misdemeanor delaying and obstructing a peace officer and taken to the Claremont jail where he was booked and later released with a citation.


Saturday, March 23

An officer conducted a traffic stop at 4:03 a.m. near the intersection of Bonita and Oberlin avenues after allegedly observing a car commit a moving violation. Police said the driver, Long Beach resident Adrian Delgado, 23, appeared under the influence and field sobriety tests allegedly confirmed their hunch. Delgado was arrested for misdemeanor DUI and taken to CPD, where he provided a chemical sample, was booked, and held for detox. He was later released with a citation to appear in court.

An officer responded to a 1:45 p.m. service call at College Park, 100 S. College Ave., regarding a man drinking in public. Upon arrival, witnesses pointed out Kody Lane, 36, of Claremont, as the one allegedly in possession of an open container. A records check also revealed Lane had outstanding misdemeanor warrants out of Claremont and San Bernardino County. He was arrested, booked, and released with three citations to appear in court for each misdemeanor warrant.

Sunday, March 24

Officers responded to calls from management at Motel 6, 840 S. Indian Hill Blvd., at 8:42 p.m. regarding a man who gained access to a room and was refusing to leave. Police contacted the motel owners who told them Azusa resident Titus Williams, 35, had been barred from the property earlier that day. Police then questioned Williams in the room, where they allegedly found a glass methamphetamine pipe. He was subsequently arrested for possession of drug paraphernalia and trespassing, both misdemeanors. He was taken to CPD, booked, and released with a citation to appear in court.

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