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Police Blotter 4-1-16

Tuesday, March 22

Police arrested a Hesperia man for public intoxication after he was observed screaming at people from a bus stop. Felipe Constancio, 48, was allegedly yelling at people near Towne Avenue and Foothill Boulevard, according to Lt. Mike Ciszek of the Claremont Police Department. When police arrived, Mr. Constancio allegedly threw a beer can away. The officers determined that he was too drunk to remain in public, and he was arrested. Mr. Constancio has been arrested four times for public intoxication since July 2015, according to the police report.

 

Wednesday, March 23

An unidentified burglar or burglars ransacked a home on the 2300 block of San Benito Court sometime between 7 a.m. and noon. The burglars entered through an unlocked sliding glass door. Once inside, they allegedly took numerous items from the home, including poker chip cases, cameras, bracelets, Colombian gold coins and cash. The intruders fled the home undetected. Anyone with information is urged to contact the Claremont Police Department at (909) 399-5411.

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An Alta Loma man was arrested for DUI after causing a car accident on the corner of Base Line Road and Monte Vista Avenue. The accident occurred around 8:15 p.m., when 35-year-old Jason Williams crashed into a car while traveling eastbound on Base Line. The crash caused a chain reaction, with the car Mr. Williams hit crashing into another car in front of it. The driver of the car struck by Mr. Williams complained of chest pains and was transported to Pomona Valley Medical Center for treatment. Mr. Williams was arrested and sent to CPD jail for DUI causing injury. He was held for detoxification and released on bail.

 

Monday, March 28

A Los Angeles woman was arrested twice Monday afternoon after multiple verbal incidents at the Greyhound bus station. The first took place around 3 p.m., when 43-year-old Keshia Trice allegedly told the bus driver she was going to “blow someone’s head off.” Officers arrived and discovered two warrants on Ms. Price’s record during a records check. Ms. Price was arrested for the warrants and was released. She returned to the bus station around 5 p.m. and verbally berated the desk clerk. She was told to leave and eventually complied, but returned again around 7 p.m. and again yelled at the clerk. Police were once again called, and Ms. Price was arrested for trespassing and sent to CPD jail.

 

Tuesday, March 29

Four Claremont businesses were burglarized early Tuesday morning, and police are looking for the perpetrators. Just before 2 a.m., officers responded to a burglary alarm at Baskin-Robbins on the 600 block of Base Line Road. Upon arrival, officers determined that someone had smashed the front glass door, gained entry and removed the cash register, according to Lt. Lori Davenport. Officers noticed nearby Round Table Pizza had also been broken into, its cash register missing as well.

Later that morning, employees of The Spot Café on the 400 block of Foothill Boulevard and 21 Choices on the 800 block of Foothill Boulevard called police to report that unknown burglars smashed the front doors of both businesses. The thieves attempted to steal money from The Spot, while a cash register was stolen from 21 Choices, according to Lt. Davenport.

There are no suspects at press time. Anyone with information is urged to call Claremont police at (909) 399-5411.

—Matthew Bramlett

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