Update: Burglary Suspect Search Concluded

The Sheriff's Department searched for a burglary suspect in the vicinity of the intersection of Sinaloa and New York Drive Monday afternoon, but did not find the crime suspects.

Updated: Lt. Duane Allen of the Sheriff's Department told Patch that as of 2:30 p.m. the search has been concluded.  The department initally found one suspect and has taken in him for questioning.  He has not been arrested at this time and police are not certain whether he is the guilty party or not, Allen said.

The department was looking for up to two additional suspects, but after more than an hour of searching, the police containtment has been called off, he said.

Original: Sheriff's Department deputies are searching for a burglary suspect who was reported coming out of a home in eastern Altadena, according to Lt. Becker of the Crescenta Valley Sheriff's Station.

According to radio transmissions between officers in the area and the department, it appears police have been searching as far north as Morada Place, just south of the Altadena Town and Country Club.

The search was still active as of 1:10 p.m. and there may be more than one suspect involved in the crime, according to radio reports.

Please check back for updates on this breaking crime story

Kimmer Guccione December 12, 2011 at 10:43 PM
Finally the helicopters are gone--too bad the bad guys got away.
Gary Edwards December 12, 2011 at 10:58 PM
set phasers to stun
local December 12, 2011 at 11:06 PM
Wonder if they ran down the wash to get away (again).
Dan Abendschein (Editor) December 12, 2011 at 11:38 PM
From what I heard on the police scanner, it is possible. They were definitely searching in the wash for the suspect.


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