Crime Blotter - April 6, 2011

AREA 1: 300 block of Los Olivos Lane: A woman returned to her car at 8 a.m. on March 31 after parking it in her driveway overnight and found some type of liquid substance had been poured on the vehicle and was causing the paint to come off. A responding deputy saw the tailgate and driver’s truck bed panel had been smeared with what appeared to be paint remover.

400 block of Rosemont Avenue: Rosemont Middle School’s vice principal advised a deputy that a student was in possession of marijuana around 10:30 a.m. on March 31. The student admitted he was carrying marijuana when asked by the deputy and was escorted to the principal’s office. The deputy confiscated the marijuana and cited him for possession of marijuana on school grounds before releasing him to his mother.

Ocean View Boulevard and Barton Lane: A deputy performed a traffic stop on a green Jeep Grand Cherokee while on patrol at 4:43 p.m. on March 31, after a license check came back with a $35,000 misdemeanor warrant for Daniel Lodygowski for driving with a suspended license and no front license plate. The driver admitted to his identity andsaid he was aware of the warrant. The deputy found a plastic straw on him that had a white powdery substance inside it. Lodygowski said he’d used it to inhale methamphetamine. He was arrested for possession of methamphetamine, drug paraphernalia and driving with a suspended license.

200 block of Florencita Avenue: Three young women arrived home around 4:30 a.m. Two of them got out of the car to remove items from the trunk when three black males reportedly rushed toward them. One of the men pointed a gun at them and demanded they give them everything they had or he'd kill them. Both girls handed over their purses and the suspects ran to their car, got in and drove away. They took $1,175 worth of items, including two cell phones and two purses.

200 Fairway Avenue: A woman returned home the morning of April 4 and found the rear kitchen door unlocked, though she'd locked it the day before. After searching the house she found a laptop, set of earrings, stereo and two drills were missing from the house, worth a total of $1,900. The woman said her husband had lost a set of house keys in the days leading up to the incident.

2200 Waltonia Drive: A woman reported someone had vandalized her pickup truck. She came out to her truck the morning of April 5 and saw the truck's paint was bubbling. When deputies arrived they found a thick gel-like substance resembling paint stripper covering the truck.



1000 block of Fairview Drive: A 13-year old girl had left her bedroom window open for fresh air. She awoke around 4 a.m. on April 1 at the sound of someone moving around in her room. She saw someone standing at the foot of her bed and screamed when she saw it wasn't her mother. The suspect ran out of the room and shut the door behind him. She went to follow him but couldn’t open the door, as she said it felt it like someone was holding it shut. She ran to her window and closed it and heard someone drive away from outside of her house and then went into her mom’s room and called 9-1-1. When deputies arrived, they found nothing missing or out of place and were unable to locate a suspect or contact any witnesses.

4000 block Castle Road: 4000 block Castle Road: A woman awoke the morning of April 3 and found her vehicle’s passenger side window had been smashed. Her purse, containing her wallet, license, credit and debit card and checkbook were missing. Damages were estimated at $325. The same day on the same block, a man reported he awoke the morning of April 3 and found someone had entered his unlocked his vehicle and stole his GPS, valued at $100, from inside the car's glove compartment.

5200 Palm Drive: Deputies performed a traffic stop at 3:15 a.m. on April 6 on a vehicle that was speeding down Palm Drive and didn’t stop for three separate stop signs. The driver, identified as Adam Miller, smelled of alcohol and swayed back and forth when asked by the deputies to step out of the vehicle. He admitted to having six bottles of beer before driving. Miller was arrested for driving under the influence and exceeding the legal blood-alcohol content level of .08.


Foothill Boulevard and Gould Avenue: A deputy responded to a call from the Los Angeles County Fire Department at 4:05 p.m. on April 4 to assist with dealing with an uncooperative male, identified as William Barrios, who was found extremely intoxicated and lying on the ground. When the deputy arrived he found Barrios had a strong odor of alcohol on his breath, was having difficulty speaking and didn't know where he was. He was arrested for public intoxication.

Berkshire Place and 210 Freeway:

A deputy performed a traffic stop on a white Toyota pickup truck at 8:18 a.m. on April 5 because it had turned off the 210 Freeway onto Berkshire Place, going against traffic. The deputy could smell marijuana coming from inside the vehicle. The driver, Joshua White, said the smell was coming from his backpack and added that he wasn’t selling the marijuana. The deputy searched White and found he had $216 in cash on him. Inside the backpack, the deputy found a notebook, three sandwich bags filled with marijuana, six pastry items and six cookies filled with marijuana and several pill bottles containing prescription drugs. The notebook was filled with “pay and owe” information. White was arrested for possession of a controlled substance, possession for a controlled substance intended for sale and possession of marijuana with intent to sell.

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