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Police blotter 10-28-16

Tuesday, October 18

Two men were arrested after stealing a bike from Pomona College. Carlos Noriega, 35, from Bloomington, and Robert Anderzejewski, 19, from Los Angeles, allegedly swiped the bike on college grounds just after 8 p.m. and headed south toward the 10-freeway. Police eventually caught up with them at College Avenue and San Jose Avenue. Mr. Noriega has been arrested three previous times on theft-related charges at the Colleges, Lt. Mike Ciszek of the Claremont Police Department said.

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A thief entered an unlocked car parked in the Time Warner Cable parking lot at 212 S. Indian Hill Blvd. between 4 and 5 p.m. and stole $3,000 in cash. Anyone with information is urged to contact the Claremont Police Department at (909) 399-5411.

 

Wednesday, October 19

More than $1,600 in property was stolen from a house on the 100 block of Bryn Mawr. Between 9 p.m. on October 18 and around 3:45 a.m. on October 19, thieves entered through an unlocked side door into the kitchen, where they ransacked the house. Among the items stolen were an iPhone, an iPad and a 39-inch television, the total value landing at $1,650. There is no suspect information.

 

Thursday, October 20

Police want to know who tossed a portable DVD player in the street while riding a bike. The strange incident took place at American Avenue and Drake Street around 12:45 p.m., when police received a call about a man on a bike who threw a laptop in the street. The laptop turned out to be a portable DVD player. The man is described as Hispanic, around 30 years old, wearing black clothing.

 

Friday, October 21

A Claremont man was arrested after police determined he was under the influence of an unknown stimulant while on Claremont Colleges property. Samuel Springer, 21, was found on the 400 block of East Platt Boulevard just after 1 a.m. displaying “obvious” signs of being on some kind of stimulant, though he would not tell police what it was, Lt. Ciszek said. Police also smelled alcohol on his breath. He was arrested and sent to CPD jail for detox.

 

Saturday, October 22

A drunk Pomona gal reportedly slid down a cliff and tried to hide in a ravine to avoid arrest in Evey Canyon. Sandra Nichols, 45, was apparently sitting on the edge of a 150-foot cliff around 3:30 p.m. when she saw police approaching. Rather than wait for them to arrive, Ms. Nichols scooted down the cliff and into a ravine to avoid detection. She was found an hour later and taken into custody.

 

Sunday, October 23

An Upland man was arrested after an apparently random act of vandalism at the Chevron-McDonalds. Jeffrey Clarke, 40, pulled his truck into a parking stall next to a tan Toyota Camry around 2:30 p.m. Mr. Clarke reportedly took out a “12-inch-long wooden-handled carbon steel brush” and began hitting the Camry next to him. The Camry suffered scratches to the rear trunk and the front passenger hood before the driver pulled the car out of the stall. Total damage to the Camry was about $350. Mr. Clarke never spoke to either victim, and did not know them from a previous encounter. Police were called, Mr. Clarke was found at the location and he was arrested. According to police, Mr. Clarke told officers he was having a bad day.

 

Monday, October 24

A 17-year-old girl was arrested for assault with a deadly weapon after she allegedly dragged another girl with her car during a fight at San Antonio High School. At around 2:40 p.m., the suspect pulled up to two other girls walking on College Avenue, got out of the car and told one of the girls to stop texting her boyfriend. Another girl nearby saw the argument and told the driver to leave the girls alone. At that point, another person in the car got out and punched the witness twice in the head. The driver and the other suspect got back in the car to flee the scene, and the witness held on to the doorframe of the car. She was dragged about 100 feet, sustaining several scratches to her legs, hands, forearms and feet, Lt. Ciszek said. She was transported to Pomona Valley Hospital for treatment. The driver later went to the police station to talk to an officer about what happened, and she was arrested and transported to Los Padrinos Juvenile Facility in Downey.

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Two people were arrested on drug charges after an incident involving a stolen prepaid card at Espiau’s. Police were called to the location around 9:53 p.m. after a man was allegedly trying to pay for their meal with a stolen card. Police questioned Gonzalo Villalobos, 54, from Fontana, and Sylvia Aguilar, 37,  from La Puente. During a search, officers found methamphetamine and a pipe on Mr. Villalobos. Ms. Aguilar also had a meth pipe, as well as four warrants out for her arrest. Both were arrested and transported to CPD jail. Mr. Villalobos was arrested for the drugs and released with a notice to appear, and Ms. Aguilar was held for one of the warrants.

—Matthew Bramlett

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