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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.

This section contains official press releases authorized by the Chief Of Police. All information is deemed accurate unless new information develops. Information may be distributed for news media and community notification. 

Xavier Torres

Assault With a Firearm

Assault With a Firearm
The Azusa Police Department is investigating a shooting that occurred on February 21st, 2016 at about 2:20 AM. A 24 year old male victim and his friends were congregating in an area near the 200 block E Sixth Street in Azusa. A red vehicle stopped ne...

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    • If you have any information about this case, please contact the Azusa Police Department at (626) 812-3200. In the event you wish to remain anonymous, you may do so by clicking on the Anonymous Tip logo at the top of our website.
  • This news release was authorized by the department member listed below. Please contact the watch commander at (626) 812-3200 for any further questions.
    • Sgt. John Madaloni
    • Sgt. Xavier Torres
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Jennifer Wu

Azusa Police Arrest Suspect For Vehicle Burglary

Azusa Police Arrest Suspect For Vehicle Burglary
On January 31, 2016 at about 1:30 PM, an Azusa Police officer responded to a citizen's report of a "window smash" vehicle burglary that occurred in the parking lot of a business in the 400 block of N. Azusa Avenue, in Azusa.  During the initial ...

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    • If you have any information about this case, please contact the Azusa Police Department at (626) 812-3200. In the event you wish to remain anonymous, you may do so by clicking on the Anonymous Tip logo at the top of our website.
  • This news release was authorized by the department member listed below. Please contact the watch commander at (626) 812-3200 for any further questions.
    • Sgt. John Madaloni
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Xavier Torres

Azusa Police Searching for At-Risk Missing Juvenile

Azusa Police Searching for At-Risk Missing Juvenile
On January 16, 2016 at about 9:00AM, Azusa Police officers responded on a critical missing juvenile investigation on the 900 Blk E Nearfield St., Azusa. Officers learned that Roman Anthony Lambert (16 years old), was last seen inside of the above loc...

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  • This news release was authorized by the department member listed below. Please contact the watch commander at (626) 812-3200 for any further questions.
    • Cpl. Nick Covarrubias
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Mike Bires

Azusa Police Searching For Critical Missing Juvenile

Azusa Police Searching For Critical Missing Juvenile
***UPDATE*** - As of 01/15/2015 at 11:55 pm, the missing person, Alenka Olid, has been located. On Friday, January 15, 2016 at about 11 am, officers from the Azusa Police Department went to Foothill Middle School at 151 N. Fenimore Avenue, in regard...

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    • If you have any information about this case, please contact the Azusa Police Department at (626) 812-3200. In the event you wish to remain anonymous, you may do so by clicking on the Anonymous Tip logo at the top of our website.
  • This news release was authorized by the department member listed below. Please contact the watch commander at (626) 812-3200 for any further questions.
    • Cpl. Tom Avila
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Mike Bires

You Can Help Azusa Police on Tuesday, January 26

You Can Help Azusa Police on Tuesday, January 26
Over the last few years, the city of Azusa has seen an increase in our homeless population. Although being homeless is not a crime, the Azusa Police Department is doing it’s part to help both the community and those affected by homelessness coexist i...

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  • This news release was authorized by the department member listed below. Please contact the watch commander at (626) 812-3200 for any further questions.
    • Lt. Chris Grant
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Mike Bires

Thanks To Social Media - Attempted Robbery Suspect In Custody!

Thanks To Social Media - Attempted Robbery Suspect In Custody!
On December 26, 2015 at about 4:48 pm, two males entered the CVS Pharmacy at 367 N. Citrus Avenue, and attempted to rob a female customer. The suspects fled the scene after being scared off by a store employee. To read the original news release for t...

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    • If you have any information about this case, please contact the Azusa Police Department at (626) 812-3200. In the event you wish to remain anonymous, you may do so by clicking on the Anonymous Tip logo at the top of our website.
  • This news release was authorized by the department member listed below. Please contact the watch commander at (626) 812-3200 for any further questions.
    • Lt. Mike Bertelsen
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Mike Bires

Do You Know These Suspects? Azusa Police Needs Your Help

Do You Know These Suspects? Azusa Police Needs Your Help
On December 26, 2015 at about 4:48 pm, Azusa Police officers were dispatched to a robbery at the CVS Pharmacy located at 367 N. Citrus Avenue, in Azusa. Upon their arrival, the officers located a female victim. The victim told the officers she had be...

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  • This news release was authorized by the department member listed below. Please contact the watch commander at (626) 812-3200 for any further questions.
    • Sgt. Bruce Badoni
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Mike Bires

Latest Winter Shelter Information

Latest Winter Shelter Information
Here is the latest information from the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority. Those in need of emergency shelter are encouraged to go directly to one of the listed pick-up points for free transportation, rather than the site address, unless otherw...

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    • Officer Mike Bires
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Xavier Torres

Prepare for Potential Severe Rain in Azusa

Prepare for Potential Severe Rain in Azusa
The National Weather Service has provided the following information: Residents of Southern California: Especially those living in or below recent burn areas (Colby Burn Area) should prepare now for the impending rainfall. Now is the time to take acti...

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    • Sgt. Xavier Torres
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Mike Bires

Man Stabbed During A Fight in Azusa

Man Stabbed During A Fight in Azusa
On December 18, 2015 at 11:05 p.m., police officers from the Azusa Police Department were dispatched to a stabbing that had occurred in the 300 block N. Soldano Avenue. Upon their arrival, officers located a victim suffering from stab wounds to his u...

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    • If you have any information about this case, please contact the Azusa Police Department at (626) 812-3200. In the event you wish to remain anonymous, you may do so by clicking on the Anonymous Tip logo at the top of our website.
  • This news release was authorized by the department member listed below. Please contact the watch commander at (626) 812-3200 for any further questions.
    • Lt. Mike Bertelsen
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