Police Blotter: October 13, 2023

Tuesday, October 3
Claremont Police Department officers responded to Authentix Sneakers & Clothing, 143 Harvard Ave., at 1:46 a.m. after being notified by the store’s alarm company that a burglary had occurred. Police said surveillance video showed two males in black hooded sweatshirts break into the location and leave with bags of merchandise. A short distance away officers spotted a man matching the suspect description and attempted to detain him. Police said the man, Brent Robinson, 55, of Pomona, refused to comply with orders to stop, and physically resisted the officers. He was arrested for misdemeanor resisting or delaying an officer and taken to the Claremont jail where he was booked. While at the station, police determined that Robinson was not a suspect in the burglary. He was released with a citation to appear at the Pomona Superior Court.


Wednesday, October 4
At 4:08 p.m. police pulled over a driver in the 1700 block of N. Indian Hill Boulevard for expired registration. During a search of the car, officers allegedly found individually packaged psilocybin mushrooms, amphetamines, and a large amount of marijuana. Police arrested the driver, Lakewood resident Jason Walker, 20, for felony possession of narcotics for sale and misdemeanor possession of more than one ounce of marijuana. He was taken to the Claremont jail where he was booked and later released with a citation.


Thursday, October 5
Officers responded to 1400 block of Lynoak Drive at 3:20 p.m. after receiving a call that trespassers were at a vacant home. When officers arrived, they found 42-year-old Cameron Hall of Claremont and Cassandra Scardino, 23, of Pomona in the rear yard. Police said the homeowner was also at the location and allegedly told officers he wished to have the pair arrested. They were taken to the Claremont jail, were charged with misdemeanor trespassing, and later released with citations to appear in court.

At 4:07 p.m. police got another trespass call, this time in the 100 block of Smith Drive, and again officers located the alleged trespasser in the rear yard. When they contacted the woman, La Verne resident Camille Unsoeld, 60, she informed them that there was paraphernalia in her bra. She was arrested for the misdemeanor possession charge and taken to the Claremont police station. Before entering the CPD Jail, she was warned that bringing narcotics into the jail would be a felony. After Unsoeld entered the facility, police searched her and located methamphetamine. She was subsequently charged with felony smuggling narcotics into a jail facility. Unsoeld was booked and released with a citation to appear in court.


Saturday, October 7
A woman parked her car in the 200 block of N. Mills Avenue for an unknown period of time, and when she returned around 7:15 p.m. it was missing. Using the vehicle’s tracking feature police were able to determine the car was at Cal Poly Pomona, where it was recovered by campus police. The suspected thief, who was known by the car’s owner, was allegedly inside the vehicle. The victim apparently did not want to prosecute the alleged thief and the car was returned to her.

At 10:43 p.m. officers were conducting a foot patrol of Larkin Park looking for curfew violators and questioned Marcos Arreola, 51, of West Covina. A records check revealed he had three misdemeanor warrants so he was arrested and taken to the Claremont jail. He was booked and later released with citations for the warrants.

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