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Police blotter 6-28-19

Tuesday, June 18

Around 2:40 a.m., officers saw 35-year-old Nolvia Aguilar riding his bicycle  opposite of traffic near Foothill Boulevard and Sumner Avenue, and upon contact he displayed clear signs of being under the influence of a controlled substance, Lt. Jason Walters of the Claremont Police Department said. He was arrested and taken to CPD jail.

Wednesday, June 19

Police are investigating a car break-in that occurred between June 17 and June 19 on the 500 block of Bucknell Avenue. The victim parked his truck in the area, and within two days a thief smashed the front driver’s side window, taking two flashlights worth about $20. There is no suspect information.

Thursday, June 20

Another bicycle rider was allegedly found with meth and a meth pipe. Police stopped 41-year-old Glenn Holmes as he was riding his bike near Indian Hill Boulevard and Second Street around 2 a.m., Lt. Walters said. During a search, police allegedly found a meth pipe and some meth in his front pocket. Mr. Holmes was arrested .

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Extra Space Storage on the 500 block of west Arrow Highway was once again the site of a burglary. Between 2:47 a.m. and 11:48 a.m., two suspects scaled a gate into the property and broke into four storage units, leaving with at least $350 worth of speakers. Officers are still in the process of assessing if more was taken. Police are investigating.

Friday, June 21

A home in Claraboya was burglarized, and police are looking for the suspects. Between 10:43 a.m. and 11 a.m., the suspects shattered the rear sliding glass door to the home on the 700 block of Via San Simon, taking miscellaneous property before fleeing in a newer model gray Honda Accord, Lt. Walters said. One suspect was described as a Hispanic man with black hair, and the second suspect had no further description. Police are investigating. 

Sunday, June 23

A Claremont man has been arrested on suspicion of domestic violence after allegedly getting into a fight with a woman on a Claremont street. Witnesses on the 400 block of Vista called police around 12:30 a.m. after they saw 33-year-old Christopher Contreras allegedly get into a physical altercation with the 33-year-old female victim. Police arrived, and Mr. Contreras was arrested. The victim suffered minor injuries and was not taken to a hospital.

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Campus Safety witnessed 32-year-old Alan Cheng of Pomona enter a dorm building near College Avenue and Ninth Street empty-handed and leave with a laptop, a backpack and a skateboard. He was stopped and arrested on suspicion of burglary. The property, worth a total of $3,500, was returned to the owner.

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Another car was broken into, this time in front of Good Shepherd Lutheran Church a 1700 North Towne Avenue. Between 1:30 p.m. and 5 p.m., the unknown thief shattered the front window of the victim’s Honda Civic and took a wallet with $30 inside, Lt. Walters said. There is no suspect information.

Monday, June 24

A Beaumont man was caught in the act trying to cut into a water vending machine in front of Sprouts. An officer was on patrol in the area around 1:10 a.m. when he saw 42-year-old Randy Crayton standing next to the machine holding a saw in his hand. The machine had a hole cut into the side of it and the suspect reportedly had residue on his clothing, Lt. Walters said. Mr. Crayton was arrested on suspicion of vandalism and possession of burglary tools and taken to jail.

—Matthew Bramlett

news@claremont-courier.com

 

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