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Lieutenant Xavier Torres

Thank you for visiting my blog. As one of the supervisors of the Azusa Police Department, I look forward to interacting with the fine members of this great community.
Lieutenant Xavier Torres grew up in the city of Azusa, and is a 28 year veteran of law enforcement. He is currently assigned as a patrol lieutenant. Lieutenant Torres has over 14 years of experience as a detective. He has been assigned as a Field Training Officer, a School Resource Officer, and a SWAT Team member. Sergeant Torres oversees the Azusa Police Department Social Media Team.
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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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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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Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety Enforcement Detail

Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety Enforcement Detail
​The Azusa Police Department will be conducting a pedestrian and bicycle safety enforcement detail on March 13, 2017, between 7 am and 1 pm. Officers from the department's traffic bureau will be at various locations throughout the city monitoring crosswalks and intersections to ensure the safety of pedestrians and cyclists. We want to rem...

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    • Sgt. Xavier Torres
    • Officer Mike Bires
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Azusa Police Arrest Auto Theft Suspect After Vehicle Pursuit and Hit & Run Traffic Collision

Azusa Police Arrest Auto Theft Suspect After Vehicle Pursuit and Hit & Run Traffic Collision
​On February 8, 2017 at about 4:11 AM, Azusa Police Officers responded to the 900 block of W. Paramount on a report of an auto theft that had just occurred from the driveway of a residence. About 15 minutes later an Officer located the vehicle a short distance away. It was being driven by suspect Lino Centeno, an 18 year old Azusa resident. Centeno...

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    • Sgt. Xavier Torres
    • Cpl. Tom Avila
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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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    • Sgt. Xavier Torres
    • Cpl. Tom Avila
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COFFEE WITH A COP

COFFEE WITH A COP
​Do you have any questions about the Police Department? Any questions about the community? Do you want to discuss recent issues and topics? Do you just want to come and say hi? Come join us on Thursday, December 15th, 2016 from 9AM to 11AM at McDonald's, 980 E Alosta Ave, Azusa. Let's enjoy some coffee and good conversation!​ ...
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Auto Theft Suspect Arrested After Brief Foot Pursuit

Auto Theft Suspect Arrested After Brief Foot Pursuit
On November 23rd, 2016 at about 9:57 AM, an Azusa Police Officer was patrolling the area of Baseline and Citrus. He conducted a registration check on a passing vehicle and found that it had been reported stolen from the city of Ontario earlier in the morning. As the Officer attempted to catch up to the vehicle, it entered a residential tract in the...

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Motorcyclist Injured in Traffic Collision with Vehicle

Motorcyclist Injured in Traffic Collision with Vehicle
On October 31, 2016 at about 9:21 AM, Azusa Police Department Officers investigated a traffic collision involving a pickup truck and a motorcycle which occurred on the 900 blk E. Alosta Avenue. The driver of the pickup truck, a 29 year old male from Glendora, attempted to make a left turn into a driveway, in front of the motorcyclist. The moto...

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    • Sgt. Randy Schmidt
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Pedestrian Injured in Traffic Collision

Pedestrian Injured in Traffic Collision
On October 21st at about 8:57 PM, Azusa Police Officers investigated a traffic collision in which a 64 year old female Azusa resident was struck by a vehicle at the intersection of Ninth Street and Azusa Avenue. The investigation revealed that the 64 year old woman was walking in a marked crosswalk on the west side of the intersection. She was...

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    • Cpl. Tom Avila
    • Sgt. Xavier Torres
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Missing Person - 17 Year Old Female

Missing Person - 17 Year Old Female
Noretza Carmona was last seen on October 10, 2016 at approximately 7AM when she left her residence near the intersection of Newburgh Street and Azusa Avenue. It is believed Carmona ran away from her residence due to an argument with her parents over her Facebook account.Description ​Name: Noretza Carmona ​​​ ...
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Boy Injured at City Park by Suspected DUI Driver

Boy Injured at City Park by Suspected DUI Driver
​On August 21st, 2016, at about 7:18 PM, Azusa Police Officers responded to Zacatecas Park on the 900 Blk of west First Street in Azusa, regarding a traffic collision. Upon arrival, they discovered that the driver of a Mitsubishi Eclipse had driven through a chain link gate, a chain link fence, struck a tree and had become disabled in some shrubber...
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Armed Robbery with a Handgun

Armed Robbery with a Handgun
VIDEO BELOW: On July 13th, 2016 at about 8:39 PM, the Chinese Taste Restaurant at 932 E Alosta Avenue was robbed by an armed male. The suspect pointed a handgun at employees while demanding money from the cash register. Out of fear for their lives, t...

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    • Sgt. Xavier Torres
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***UPDATE**** At Risk Missing Juvenile Located

***UPDATE**** At Risk Missing Juvenile Located
***UPDATE*** The missing juvenile was located tonight (Sunday, July 3rd). Thank you for your assistance. On July 1st, 2016 Azusa Police Department Officers investigated a report of a missing 16 year old female. The female, Karina Ramos-Carmona, was l...

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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.
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    • Sgt. Terry Smith
    • Cpl. Rocky Wenrick
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Attempted Murder Investigation and Arrest

Attempted Murder Investigation and Arrest
On April 18th, 2016 at about 11:57 PM, Azusa Police Officers responded to a call of a stabbing victim near the area of Sixth St / Soldano Avenue. When they arrived they found a 49 year old Azusa transient with multiple stab wounds throughout his body...

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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.
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    • Sgt. Xavier Torres
    • Cpl. Jerry Jarrett
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****UPDATE**** At Risk Missing Elderly Male FOUND SAFE

****UPDATE**** At Risk Missing Elderly Male FOUND SAFE
Pan Chen Juei was last seen on Tuesday, March 29th, at about 8:00 PM in the area of Azusa Ave /  Ninth St. He is an 89 year old Chinese male who speaks Mandarin and some English. He is described as having thinning/balding grey hair, 5'6"/thin bu...

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Family Argument Leads to Assault Arrests

Family Argument Leads to Assault Arrests
A family gathering on the 500 block E Hollyvale in Azusa turned violent after several family members became embroiled in an argument. On February 21st, 2016 at about 4:45 AM, an argument erupted into a physical fight between a 20 year old female Azus...

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    • Sgt. Xavier Torres
    • Cpl. Jerry Jarrett
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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.
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    • Sgt. John Madaloni
    • Sgt. Xavier Torres
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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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    • Cpl. Nick Covarrubias
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