Police Blotter: November 3, 2023
Monday, October 23
At 11:54 a.m. the Claremont Police Department was alerted to a possible stolen car being driven in the southwest portion of the city. Officers located the alleged car thief, later identified as Pomona resident Alyssa Orosco, 27, on La Verne Avenue near Crystal Place in Pomona. A high-risk traffic stop was conducted and Orosco was arrested for felony grand theft auto, felony possession of a stolen vehicle and misdemeanor possession of narcotics paraphernalia. She was taken to the Claremont jail where she was booked and released with a citation to appear at Pomona Superior Court.
Police responded to the 600 block of W. San Jose Avenue at 7:41 p.m. regarding a report of people arguing in a nearby alleyway. Officers contacted the pair and determined one of them, a 51-year-old Los Angeles man, had a domestic violence restraining order prohibiting him from being at the location. While searching the man police said they found narcotics packaged for sale. The man was arrested for felony possession of narcotics for sale and misdemeanor violation of a domestic violence restraining order. He was arrested, booked, and held for court.
Tuesday, October 24
At 5:34 a.m. three unknown suspects approached Sanctuary Coffee, 863 W. Foothill Blvd. and one shattered the glass front door. The suspects entered the business and searched around but did not steal any property before fleeing. The burglary was captured on surveillance video and the investigation is ongoing.
Thursday, October 26
A witness called police at 2:01 a.m. to say they were following a vehicle and suspected the driver might be under the influence. An officer caught up with the driver on Claremont Boulevard at Foothill Boulevard and conducted an enforcement stop. Police said the driver, Isai Navarro-Martinez, 30, of Pomona, displayed symptoms of being under the influence of alcohol. After Navarro-Martinez performed field sobriety tests he was arrested for misdemeanor DUI. He was taken to the Claremont jail where he was booked, held for detoxification, and later released with a citation.
Friday, October 27
Claremont police received a tip that employees at Golden Spa Massage, 965 W. Foothill Blvd., might be soliciting customers for sex. In response, an undercover officer went to the business at 4:20 p.m. and reported a masseuse attempted to solicit him for a commercial sex act. Police also said additional workers were conducting massages without proper permits. CPD arrested Ontario resident Yuehan Han, 60, for misdemeanor prostitution and Li Xuehua, 40, for a municipal code violation for conducting massages without a permit. They were taken to the Claremont jail and released with citations.
Police were called at 8:24 p.m. about a solo vehicle collision on First Street at Indian Hill Boulevard. Officers contacted the driver Adrian Belcher, 30, of Adelanto, and said he displayed symptoms of intoxication. Belcher performed field sobriety tests and was arrested for misdemeanor DUI. He was taken to the Claremont jail where he was booked and later submitted a chemical sample. Belcher was held for detoxification and later released on a citation.
Saturday, October 28
Officers were called to Norms Restaurant, 807 N. Indian Hill Blvd. at 3 p.m. regarding a customer who failed to pay her bill. Police said 34-year-old Pomona resident Maria Elias told them she could not pay for her food. The restaurant’s management asked that Elias be arrested, and she was charged with misdemeanor defrauding an innkeeper, taken to the CPD jail, booked, and later released with a citation to appear in court.
Sunday, October 29
Officers responded to the 400 block of S. Indian Hill Boulevard after a witness called to report a car had crashed into a fire hydrant, shearing it off at the base. When officers arrived they questioned the driver, 24-year-old Jason Delgado of Hesperia, and said he appeared to be intoxicated. He was arrested for misdemeanor DUI after performing field sobriety tests. He was taken to jail, booked, and later submitted to a chemical sample. Delgado was held for detoxification and later released with a citation.