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SMPD Crime Report

Officers responded to a report of a death in the 1400 block of Hampton Road on Sunday, Oct. 17. The investigation determined that the death was not suspicious.

An unknown suspect or suspects approached a parked truck in the 1600 block of Chester Avenue on Monday, Oct. 18, and took gardening equipment from the vehicle before fleeing in an unknown direction.

Officers were dispatched on Monday, Oct. 18, to investigate a possible extortion attempt in the 900 block of Afton Road.

Two vehicles were involved in a traffic collision that resulted in injury at Oak Street and Los Robles Avenue on Monday, Oct. 18. One of the parties complained of pain but refused medical treatment. One vehicle was towed from the scene and the other was driven away.

Officers responded to a report that a person was bitten by a dog in the 1600 block of Huntington Drive on Tuesday, Oct. 19. The victim was transported to the hospital for treatment of injuries.

Unknown suspect(s) approached a vehicle at Virginia Road and Shenandoah Road on Wednesday, Oct. 20, and used an object to shatter the front passenger window before fleeing.

A suspect who made a forced entry into a construction site in the 1600 block of Rose Avenue on Wednesday, Oct. 20, to retrieve his tools also took a tool that didn’t belong to him, according to San Marino police.

Officers observed an unoccupied vehicle parked facing the wrong direction in the 500 block of Santa Anita Avenue on Friday, Oct. 22. Upon approaching the vehicle, an officer found drug paraphernalia and a small plastic bag used for storing drugs, the SMPD said. A traffic stop was conducted when the driver returned to the vehicle. The driver was issued an own recognizance citation for alleged possession of a controlled substance and drug paraphernalia and released at the scene.

A vehicle collided with a residence in the 1400 block of Westhaven Road on Saturday, Oct. 23, and an injury resulted.

The San Marino Police Department had 517 calls for service between Sunday, Oct. 17, and Saturday, Oct. 23. No residential burglaries were reported in that period; 23 have been reported so far this year. Information was gathered from a department memorandum summarizing key incidents handled during this period.

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