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Police Blotter 4-29-16

Wednesday, April 20

A 10-year-old boy was arrested at Chaparral Elementary School after he asked a seven-year-old girl to pull down her pants and expose herself, according Lt. Aaron Fate. Two separate incidents, occurring on school grounds between March 1 and April 20, were reported to the Claremont Police Department on April 20 by a school staff member.

The 10-year-old boy was arrested for lewd acts and was released to his parents. He was issued a notice to appear with his parents in court on the charge in June 2016. The investigation is ongoing.

 

Thursday, April 21

A Huntington Beach gal was arrested for DUI after allegedly driving on the wrong side of the street through the Village area. Police observed a car driven by 43-year-old Sacha Webb around 2:30 a.m. traveling eastbound on Bonita Avenue, then south on Yale and then eastbound on Second Street. While on Second Street, Ms. Webb was observed driving on the wrong side of the road. When police attempted to pull her over, Ms. Webb allegedly ran over a curb when turning on the corner of Second Street and Harvard Avenue. She failed a number of field sobriety tests, and was arrested and transported to CPD jail to sober up.

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Police are looking for an alleged hit and run driver after a 15-year-old boy was struck while walking home from school. The incident occurred at 3:06 p.m., when the boy was walking along a crosswalk at the corner of Arrow Highway and Carleton Drive. The car—described as a tan, four-door Honda Civic—drove through the crosswalk and struck the boy, knocking him back. The boy limped to the curb and the car continued driving. The boy complained of pain to his left leg and was transported to Pomona Valley Medical Center for treatment. The driver of the Civic was described as a Caucasian woman with blonde hair. Anyone with information should contact the Claremont Police Department at (909) 399-5411.

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A gun safe containing multiple shotguns and handguns were among items stolen from a house on the 500 block of Charleston Drive on April 21. The burglars entered the home between 8 a.m. and 3:20 p.m. by breaking the front entry window of the home, according to Lt. Mike Ciszek. In addition to the guns, the thieves also made off with jewelry. Anyone with information is urged to contact the Claremont Police Department at (909) 399-5411.

 

Sunday, April 24

A Covina man was arrested after allegedly vandalizing cars and resisting arrest. Police were notified of the incident at around 5 p.m. on the intersection of Arrow Highway and College Avenue, when 34-year-old Gustavo Zamarripa was seen kicking a Nissan 350 and breaking off the car’s passenger side rearview mirror. He then began to walk in the street westbound toward Indian Hill Boulevard. When officers contacted him, Mr. Zamarripa allegedly became uncooperative and was detained after a short struggle. He also reportedly spit on the pant leg of a responding LA County fire official that arrived on scene. He was alleged to be under the influence of alcohol and was sent to Pomona Valley Medical Center for treatment, where he was given a ticket.

 

Monday, April 25

A Pomona woman was arrested for prowling, possession of stolen property and resisting arrest after allegedly looking into windows of an apartment complex. Police arrived to the 600 block of south Indian Hill Boulevard just before 8 p.m. after getting a call from a resident. When they arrived, they contacted 24-year-old Alyssa Morales and an unidentified man. When officers were conducting an investigation, both Ms. Morales and the other suspect fled. Ms. Morales was caught, but the other suspect fled on a bicycle toward Bucknell Avenue and got away. When police searched her bag, it revealed stolen mail and a credit card that was not in her name, according to Lt. Ciszek. She was arrested and transported to CPD jail, where she was booked.

—Matthew Bramlett

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