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.
Apr
27

Second Victim from Election Day Shooting Passes Away

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On November 8 th , 2016, the day of the U.S. presidential election, Azusa resident Carlos Mendez armed himself with a rifle, shotgun, and a handgun on the 400 Block West Fourth Street, in Azusa. He opened fire on several innocent people. During the rampage he shot and killed his neighbor, 77 year old Francis Varney. Mendez also shot and critically ...
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May
06

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, t he 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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Feb
06

Azusa Police Arrest Armed Man for Assault

Azusa Police Arrest Armed Man for Assault
​On February 6, 2017 at about 4:24 AM, Azusa Police Officers responded to an apartment complex on the 1200 block of N. San Gabriel Avenue on a report of a possible transient who was asleep near the breezeway of the complex.Upon arrival, Officers located Jorge Herrera, a 32 year old Azusa resident, sleeping to the front of one of the apartments. Off...
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May
27

Juvenile Arrested For Possessing Replica Firearm

Juvenile Arrested For Possessing Replica Firearm
On May 26, 2016 at about 8:36 pm, the Azusa Police Department received a call from a Neighborhood Watch group about an occupied suspicious vehicle in the area of Vosburg Street and Gardenia Avenue, in the Rosedale community of Azusa. Officers, who ha...
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Jul
15

ATF Increases Reward in Azusa Armed Robbery Case to $10,000

ATF  Increases Reward in Azusa Armed Robbery Case to $10,000
ATF and Azusa Police Department are Looking for Three Armed Robbery Suspects Los Angeles — The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) in conjunction with the Azusa Police Department, are seeking the public’s assistance to identify ...
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