Three reputed gang members were arrested Monday night after allegedly stealing a purse from a car and leading police on a chase into Pasadena, officials said Wednesday.
Jose Rivera, 21, of Pasadena, Jose Olivera, 27, of Monrovia and Edwin Garcia, 28, of Pasadena were arrested on suspicion of burglary, Glendale Police Sgt. Tom Lorenz said.
The trio are alleged members of a notorious street gang, he said.
The group allegedly targeted a car parked at Crescenta Valley Park on Dunsmore Avenue, smashed its window and stole a woman’s purse, according to police reports.