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The Azusa PD Blog

Welcome to our department's blog. We post news, information and updates pertaining to our department frequently in this section of the website.

Azusa Police Recognizes Breast Cancer Survivor With Commemorative Patch

Azusa Police Recognizes Breast Cancer Survivor With Commemorative Patch
​Earlier in the week, the Azusa Police Department announced the release of the department's first pink patch, in support of bringing awareness to breast cancer. A page was created on the department's website at azusapd.org/pink, which explains more about the patch and it's origin.To commemorate this project, the first pink police shoulder patch was...

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    • Officer Mike Bires
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List of Cooling Centers and Tips For Surviving The Heat

List of Cooling Centers and Tips For Surviving The Heat
We are expecting elevated temperatures now through Wednesday, June 21, 2017. Please download the attached file for a list of local cooling centers and tips for getting through the next few hot days! pdf File Name: COOLING-CENTER-LIST-2017-rev-25-06-01-2017.pdf ...

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    • Officer Mike Bires
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Local Police Agencies Work To Help Homeless

Local Police Agencies Work To Help Homeless
​The homeless population in Southern California has been on the rise for several years and the numbers continue to grow.The East San Gabriel Valley region where the cities of Azusa, Covina, Glendora, and West Covina are located is no exception.The homeless population in the region often experience mental health issues, substance abuse disorders, an...
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Suspect Arrested in Domestic Violence/ Kidnapping Incident

Suspect Arrested in Domestic Violence/ Kidnapping Incident
​On June 9, 2017 at approximately 7:00 PM, Azusa Police Officers responded to the 400 blk. E. Eighth Street regarding a seriously injured 32 year old female Azusa resident who advised that she fled from her apartment after being held against her will for at least one week. During the time she was held against her will by the suspect, he allegedly b...

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    • Cpl. Jorge Sandoval
    • Sgt. Robert Landeros
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Azusa Police Arrest Auto Theft Suspect After Brief Chase

Azusa Police Arrest Auto Theft Suspect After Brief Chase
​On Wednesday, May 31, at about 8:30 am, officers from the Azusa Police Department began tracking a stolen vehicle which was equipped with the LOJAC stolen vehicle warning system. Officers located the vehicle near the 200 block of W. Foothill Boulevard. While the officers were initiating their investigation, they saw Johnny Ray Chavarria (Age 26 fr...

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    • Sgt. Bob Chivas
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Azusa Police Investigating a Shooting the Occurred at a Motel

Azusa Police Investigating a Shooting the Occurred at a Motel
​On May 28th, 2017 at about 1:15 AM, Azusa Police Officers responded to the All 8 Motel, located at 628 N Rockvale, Azusa, regarding a report of a gunshot that was heard and some people running away from the location. Upon arrival, Officers found a 48 year old male outside who had been shot in the chest. The Officers performed first aid on the vict...
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Azusa Police Seeks Public's Help In Identifying Suspect

Azusa Police Seeks Public's Help In Identifying Suspect
​On 02/23/17, a male suspect took several packages from the front porch of a residence in the 400 block of E. Tenth Street. During their investigation, the Azusa Police Department's Detective Bureau was able to recover a photograph of the suspect as he committed the crime. The male has short dark hair, a mustache, and was wearing sunglasses. The de...

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    • Cpl. Bertha Parra
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Azusa Police Department Announces Click It or Ticket Campaign

Click It or Ticket Campaign Starts May 22Azusa Police Department Will Show Zero ToleranceAzusa, CA—As summer kicks off and families hit the road for vacations, the Azusa Police Department and the California Office of Traffic Safety is reminding motorists to Click It or Ticket. Aimed at enforcing seat belt use to help keep you and your family safe, ...

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    • Sgt. Robert Landeros
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Road Closure Info for Upcoming Bicycle Race

Road Closure Info for Upcoming Bicycle Race
On Thursday May 18, 2017 at 12:45 PM, the Azusa Police Department and the California Highway Patrol will be closing all northbound traffic on Azusa Avenue at 12th Street due to the Amgen Tour of California (Bicycle Race) traveling through the Azusa City Limits. Additional intermittent road closures will also occur in the following areas b...

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    • Sgt. Robert Landeros
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Azusa Police to Participate in Motorcycle Safety Month

Azusa Police to Participate in Motorcycle Safety Month
​May is Motorcycle Safety MonthMotorcycle Riders are Urged to Get Trained and Ride SafeImproving Motorcycle Safety Aim of this Azusa Police Department OperationThe Azusa Police Department is joining law enforcement statewide and across the United States in the National Motorcycle safety awareness month special enforcement operations. In additi...

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    • Sgt. Robert Landeros
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Azusa Police Detain Man for Making Gun Related Threats

Azusa Police Detain Man for Making Gun Related Threats
On May 5th, 2017 at about 11:56 AM, the Azusa Police Department received a telephone call from a male advising that he was at Zacatecas Park, 924 W First St, armed with a handgun. He claimed that he was ready to engage the police using his firearm. The caller described his own attire, physical description, and the ...

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    • Sgt. Xavier Torres
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Injury Traffic Collision

Injury Traffic Collision
On 4-28-17 at approximately 3:38 PM, officers from the Azusa Police Department responded to the intersection of Sierra Madre Ave. and Vernon Ave. regarding an injury traffic collision involving a vehicle fire. Emergency personnel from the Los Angeles County Fire Department responded to the scene to treat an injured driver and to extinguish the vehi...
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Unique Distracted Driver Campaign by Azusa Police

Unique Distracted Driver Campaign by Azusa Police
​On Wednesday, April 26, 2017, the Azusa Police Department worked to spread an important message about the dangers of distracted driving. The department's social media team published a series of posts on the Twitter social media platform, starting at 7 am. This campaign was done as part of Distracted Driving Awareness Month. Throughout the day...

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    • Lt. Mike Bertelsen
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A Young Girl Was Tragically Killed A Few Years Ago. Azusa Police is Her Voice on Twitter

A Young Girl Was Tragically Killed A Few Years Ago. Azusa Police is Her Voice on Twitter
In an effort to draw attention to a very important topic, the Azusa Police Department's Social Media Team will be publishing a story on both social media and their website, on Wednesday, April 26, 2017.The story tells the last day of a girl's life, spoken from her perspective. Unfortunately, this girl was tragically killed in 2009. The social media...

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    • Sgt. Xavier Torres
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Mountain Lion Located in Azusa Residential Neighborhood

Mountain Lion Located in Azusa Residential Neighborhood
On April 7, 2017 at 1058 hours, Azusa Police received several reports from citizens of a large cat roaming the neighborhood in the 500 block E. Sixth St. Azusa officers arrived in the area shortly thereafter and were alerted by a nearby resident of a large cat which was up in a tree. Officers checked and confirmed a large mountain lion, approximate...
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Shooting

Shooting
On April 05, 2017 at approximately 5:43 p.m., Azusa Police Officers responded to a call of multiple gunshots fired in the area of the 500 Block E. Foothill Boulevard, Azusa. Upon officer arrival, officers learned that a shooting had occurred in the area, possibly resulting in at least one male victim being shot. However, suspect(s) had fled the are...

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    • Cpl. Jorge Sandoval
    • Lt. Chris Grant
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Subject Wounded in Azusa Shooting

Subject Wounded in Azusa Shooting
On 4/2/17 at 10:32 PM, Azusa Police Officers responded to the report of a shooting, which had occurred in the 600 block of East Arrow Hwy. On arrival, officers located a lone, male victim laying on the north sidewalk and suffering from multiple gunshot wounds to his torso and extremities. Initial first aid was provided by the police officers a...

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    • Sgt. John Madaloni
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Working Together to Stop Distracted Driving

Working Together to Stop Distracted Driving
April is recognized as National Distracted Driving Awareness Month. In California, the Office of Traffic Safety (OTS), Azusa Police Department, CHP, local law enforcement, and community partners throughout the state are working together to make the roads safer by highlighting the dangers of being distracted while driving, especially by cell phones....

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    • Lt. Rick Hayden
    • Cpl. Jorge Sandoval
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Azusa Police Seeks Public's Help To Identify Subject

Azusa Police Seeks Public's Help To Identify Subject
The Azusa Police Department is asking the public's assistance in identifying the person in the photograph below, who may be connected to a theft from a vehicle. The theft occurred at the mobile home park at 840 E. Foothill Boulevard in Azusa  on 3-12-17 at approximately 8:00 am. The person is described as possibly a ma...

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    • Sgt. Terry Smith
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This is St. Patrick's Day, Plan Before You Party!

This is St. Patrick's Day, Plan Before You Party!
St. Patrick's Day has become one of the nation's favorite holidays to celebrate and party. Unfortunately, too many people are taking to the roads after drinking, making the holiday one of our most dangerous. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), 252 people lost their lives in drunk driving-related crashes during t...

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    • Lt. Rick Hayden
    • Cpl. Jorge Sandoval
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