Police blotter 11-25-16

Wednesday, November 16

A Rancho Cucamonga woman was arrested following a hit and run that occurred in July. Adriane Hallek, 26, allegedly crashed her Chevy Equinox into another car on July 30 just after 9:30 p.m., according to Lt. Mike Ciszek. She then parked the car and left without exchanging information, police said. Based on the evidence and statements from the victims in the other car, the investigation led to Ms. Hallek, who was given a notice of the charge, arrested and released with a written notice to appear.


Between 5 p.m. on November 15 and 1:49 p.m. on November 16, a burglar cut the lock to the unit at Extra Space Storage on the 500 block of west Arrow Highway. Nearly $1,000 worth of belongings were stolen from the unit including an autographed basketball and baseball, a power drill and $200 worth of DVD and Xbox video games.


Thursday, November 17

An unidentified burglar broke into a car in the south parking lot at Sunrise Assisted Living. The incident occurred between 11:30 p.m. on November 16 and 7:55 a.m. on November 17. The victim parked her gold Lexus in the parking lot, and upon returning noticed the back window had been shattered. A black blood pressure monitor, valued at $40, was stolen. Anyone with information should call the Claremont Police Department at (909) 399-5411.


Police are looking for two people who stole a package containing protein powder from a Claremont doorstep. A witness noticed a man and a woman grabbing the package on the 700 block of Vassar around noon and driving away in a gold Dodge Ram pickup. The witness followed the truck to San Antonio and La Verne avenues in Pomona before the duo got away. The man is described as Caucasian, 25 years old, 5 feet, 6 inches and 160 pounds with blonde hair wearing a white tank top, jeans and tattoos on both arms. His accomplice is described as a 28-year-old Caucasian woman with black hair.


Friday, November 18

At around 5:21 a.m. at the Shell gas station on Indian Hill Boulevard and San Jose Avenue, officers pulled behind a Toyota Sienna that had been reported stolen. As the driver, identified as 18-year-old James Morales of Alhambra, attempted to get back into the van, officers detained him at gunpoint, Lt. Ciszek said. Mr. Morales told officers he bought the van from his cousin, but he reportedly had no paperwork and no contact information for the cousin. He was also on probation for stealing other cars. Mr. Morales was arrested and transported to CPD jail.


A $1,300 television was stolen from a home on the 900 block of Occidental. Between 10 a.m. and 10:05 p.m., the unknown burglars broke the rear sliding glass door to enter the home, making off with the 60-inch Samsung television. The robbers fled undetected.


A Los Angeles man was arrested after reportedly physically abusing his girlfriend and causing thousands of dollars in damage to her car. Shawn Quinney, 28, reportedly slapped the victim during an argument while she was driving. She pulled into the Chevron/McDonalds, where he continued to physically assault her. He also repeatedly kicked her car, causing $2,000 in damage. Police were called, and Mr. Quinney was found at the intersection of Cobblestone Lane and Indian Hill Boulevard. He also allegedly tried to intimidate a witness at the scene. He was arrested and transported to jail.


Sunday, November 20

An Upland man was arrested after he allegedly elbowed a Campus Safety officer in the mouth while the officer was escorting another man from a party. The officer was escorting a student for smoking marijuana at a large party just after midnight on the 1000 block of Mills Avenue. When the officer was checking the student’s ID, another man, identified as 20-year-old Cameron Tyus, took the ID card and elbowed the officer in the mouth. The officer stated that three or four teeth were chipped as a result of the assault. The two men fled, but Mr. Tyus was eventually located and arrested. He was sent to CPD jail on a charge of battery on a police officer. The kid caught smoking was not found.


Three men were arrested on drunk in public charges after reportedly fighting in a church parking lot. Officers responded to the Church of Latter Day Saints on Base Line Road just after noon on a report that several men were fighting outside of a car. When they arrived, they contacted 22-year-old Sergio Buenrostro of Montclair, 20-year-old Jacob Botsford of Pomona and 20-year-old Albert Palafox of Montclair. All three men were displayed obvious signs of drunkenness, and were arrested for public intoxication.


Police are looking for a man and a woman who left the scene of a single-car accident at Harrison Avenue and Indian Hill Boulevard. The crash occurred just after 11 p.m., when a black Honda Civic crashed into a concrete and rock planter on the northeast side of the intersection. Witnesses then reported a man and a woman running from the scene. Officers checked the area but were unable to find them. The man is only described as 20 years old and 5 feet, 10 inches tall, and the woman is described as 20 years old and 5 feet, 2 inches tall. It is currently unknown why they fled the scene. There was no damage to the curb or the planter.


Monday, November 21

Police arrested a Pomona man after he was found riding around on a stolen scooter. Police initially found a discarded license plate belonging to a scooter that had been stolen on March 2. They located the scooter at the Chevron/McDonalds and arrested the driver, 24-year-old Anthony Cahill. Officers also found a glass pipe on Mr. Cahill, who was on active probation for stealing other vehicles. He was arrested for possession of stolen property and drug paraphernalia.


Tuesday, November 22Police are looking for three men who robbed a man at gunpoint at the corner of First Street and College Avenue on Tuesday,?November 22. The man was riding his bike around 1:45 a.m. when a silver Honda Civic occupied by three men—two in ski masks with skulls on them—pulled up. One of the men pointed a black revolver at the victim and demanded his backpack, Lt. Ciszek said. The suspect without a ski mask was described as a Hispanic man around 25 years old, five feet, 10 inches tall and 170 pounds with black hair.


—Matthew Bramlett


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