August 24, 2011
The following were taken from daily booking reports from the Glendale Police Department. AREA 1 3500 block of Greensward Road Juan Almeida, 21, was arrested Aug. 20 on suspicion of driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol. 700 block of East Acacia Avenue Sarkis Assadourian, 34, was arrested Aug. 20 on suspicion of stalking. 200 block of South Central Avenue Jesse Avalos, 24, was arrested Aug. 21 on suspicion of burglary. North Brand Boulevard and West Wilson Avenue Luis Agosto, 38, was arrested Aug. 21 on suspicion of forgery, falsifying vehicle registration, disturbing the peace and an outstanding warrant for possessing methamphetamine.
August 15, 2011
The following were taken from daily booking reports from the Glendale Police Department. AREA 1 700 block of Orange Grove Avenue Luther Wyatt, 22, was arrested Aug. 11 on suspicion of possessing methamphetamine, domestic battery and receiving stolen property. 1200 block of Glendale Avenue Robert Chavez Jr., 29, was arrested Aug. 11 on suspicion of robbery. 1000 block of South Central Avenue Kurt Escano, 22, was arrested Aug. 11 on suspicion of spousal assault.
January 13, 2010
CITY HALL — With the driver of the SUV that struck and killed Montrose resident Joo Lee still on the loose, the City Council and Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday allocated a combined $20,000 reward for information leading to an arrest and conviction. Lee, 49, died Jan. 6 from injuries he suffered after being struck and thrown 70 feet by an SUV as he crossed the 3100 block of Montrose Avenue about 7:44 p.m. New Year’s Day. Both the City Council and Board of Supervisors, on a request from Supervisor Mike Antonovich, unanimously approved the rewards, which were offered to help jump-start the search for the driver of what police said was a mid-sized, black SUV. “We are desperately looking for individuals to come forward with either knowledge of the suspect, or for the suspect to turn themselves in,” said police Lt. Gary Montecuollo of the department’s traffic bureau.
January 12, 2010
The City Council on Tuesday will consider a resolution offering a $10,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the driver involved in the fatal hit-and-run accident last week. On Wednesday, Montrose resident Joo Lee, 49, died from injuries he sustained after being struck and thrown 70 feet by an SUV as he crossed a street New Year’s Day. Lee, who was wearing a dark sweater and dark pants, was crossing the 3100 block of Montrose Avenue between Ramsdell and Liberty avenues just before 7:14 p.m. when a mid-sized SUV struck him. Police are investigating the accident, but so far no suspects have been arrested.
January 6, 2010
A Montrose man remained in critical condition Tuesday after being struck by an SUV and thrown 70 feet in the air on New Year’s Day, officials said. Joo Lee, 49, is being treated at Huntington Memorial Hospital in Pasadena after Friday’s collision in the 3000 block of Montrose Avenue, between La Crescenta and Ramsdell avenues. Police are still looking for the driver, officials said. Lee was crossing Montrose Avenue about 7:14 p.m. to pick up his daughter, who was at a friend’s home, police said.
January 3, 2010
MONTROSE — A 49-year-old man was in critical condition Sunday after he was struck by an SUV and thrown 70 feet while crossing a street here on New Year’s Day, police said. The Glendale Police Department is searching for the driver, who fled the scene after hitting the man about 7:30 p.m., Sgt. Dennis Smith said. The pedestrian, a Glendale resident, was crossing Montrose Avenue between La Crescenta and Ramsdell avenues when a car traveling toward Ramsdell slowed down to allow him to cross, Smith said.
June 22, 2009
As if the Hindu God of fortune Vishnu were watching over La Crescenta, the clouds have finally parted — just in time for La Crescenta’s Beach Bus schedule to start up. The Beach Bus is a summer-long, round-trip to the beach via bus. The program is co-sponsored by the city of La Cañada and the county of Los Angeles. The bus begins running next week, starting Tuesday, June 23, and continues until Sept. 7. It will run every Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, with a special Labor Day trip.
June 19, 2009
Montrose Avenue in La Crescenta, a woman reported that while she was helping serve a luncheon at Holy Redeemer Catholic Church her purse was stolen from the shelf she placed it on; 2400 block at 1 p.m. on Monday. Foothill Boulevard and Lowell Avenue in La Crescenta, a 20-year-old Sunland man was cited for suspicion of possession of a narcotic at 5:19 p.m. on Saturday. Community Avenue in La Crescenta, a 20-year-old man, 18-year-old man and 19-year-old man, all from La Crescenta, were cited for suspicion of possession of a narcotic; 3300 block at 9:19 p.m. on Saturday.