Police blotter 10-5-18

Tuesday, September 25

Police were called to the 800 block of Bonita Avenue around 7:45 a.m. after receiving a report of a woman refusing to leave the area, Lt. Jason Walters of the Claremont Police Department said. Natalie Loud, 49, of Claremont was arrested for being under the influence.


A MacBook Pro and an iPad were taken from a parked car at the Padua Terrace Apartments on the 600 block of east Foothill Boulevard. Around 3:10 p.m., the burglar pried open the passenger window of the car and took to goods, valued around $1,300. No description of the suspect was available, but an older white truck was seen leaving the area.


Around 5:50 p.m., a suspect entered the Chevron gas station at Indian Hill and Arrow Highway and asked the clerk for change. As the clerk was opening the register, the man pulled out a pocket knife, threatened the clerk and demanded money, Lt. Walters said. The clerk complied, and the robber ran out and into an awaiting light-colored sedan driven by a second suspect. They were last seen driving west on Arrow. It was unknown how much money was taken. The suspect was described as an African-American or Hispanic man, five feet, three inches tall and 220 pounds.

Wednesday, September 26

License plate camera captured a stolen Toyota Tacoma at Foothill and Towne around 11:15 a.m. and officers followed the truck as it pulled into American Inn and Suites in Pomona. The two men, 51-year-old Juan Santana-Mata from Pomona, and 48-year-old Arthur Sotelo of Pomona were arrested and taken to CPD jail.


Electronics and jewelry were taken from a home on the 700 block of Scripps. The burglar struck between 7:45 a.m. and 2:30 p.m., forcing open the rear French double glass door and ransacking multiple rooms, Lt. Walters said. The thief initially tried to get away with a safe containing documents as well, but dropped it in the driveway on their way out. There is no suspect information.

Thursday, September 27

A Pomona woman was arrested for trying to break into a home while apparently looking for her boyfriend. Residents at a home on the 500 block of Doane were woken up around 2:12 a.m. by 23-year-old Mallory Yazzie breaking a glass window and pulling down the blinds. Ms. Yazzie then left, and police found her in the front yard. Police said she was on drugs at the time, and allegedly told them she was on the lookout for her beau. She was arrested and taken to CPD jail.

Friday, September 28

A Pomona man was arrested for having three LSD tabs on him during a police search. Officers were called to the top floor of the parking structure on First Street around 12:40 a.m. and found multiple subjects, including 20-year-old Alexis Aguirre, who allegedly had the tabs. He was arrested.


Officers initially were called to Padua Park around 7 p.m. after someone saw a man go into the women’s restroom, but instead they found two people, including 38-year-old Annemarie Barnes of Pomona. Ms. Barnes allegedly showed clear signs of drunkenness, and was acting “aggressive” toward the officer and tried to walk away, Lt. Walters said. She was arrested for public intoxication and taken to CPD jail.

Saturday, September 29

Police were called to Motel 6 around 6 a.m. regarding a possibly intoxicated woman in the lobby. When they arrived, they determined the woman, 49-year-old Candice Ferreira, was reportedly in possession of a meth pipe and was on probation in Riverside County. She was arrested for possession of paraphernalia.


Between September 28 at 7 p.m. and September 29 at 9 a.m., a burglar entered an open garage of a home on the 2100 block of Oxford Avenue, went through a door that connects the garage to the house, and took a purse sitting on the washing machine. There is no suspect information.

Sunday, September 30

Police responded to the Claremont Lodge, 736 S. Indian Hill Blvd., regarding a fight in progress between two people around 12:20 a.m. After trying out three different fake names and getting nowhere, 21-year-old Adrianne Collins finally revealed her true identity, and she was arrested.

Monday, October 1

A home burglary suspect is on the run after getting away from Claremont police in a high-speed pursuit. Police were called to a home on the 800 block of Culmore Street around 11:30 a.m. after a neighbor claimed to witness a residential burglary, Lt. Walters said. When police arrived, they found a white four-door sedan driving away from the scene on Towne and Butte, and gave chase. The suspect led police on a high-speed chase up Towne Avenue to the 210 freeway. Due to the reckless nature of the suspects’ driving, police called off the chase. The getaway car was last seen going westbound on the 210 toward Sunflower in Glendora. A burglary was confirmed at the home, and miscellaneous jewelry and a laptop were stolen.


About $3,000 worth of security monitors, camcorders and SD card readers were stolen from the Clinebell Institute at 1325 N. College Ave. The unknown suspect stole the goods sometime between 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on September 30, though the burglary wasn’t reported until October 1, Lt. Eric Huizar of the Claremont Police Department said. Police are investigating, and no suspect information was available.

—Matthew Bramlett


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