Date and Time of Release: December 20, 2012 at 1345 hours
Location: Westfield Santa Anita
400 S. Baldwin Ave, Arcadia
Arcadia Police Officers responded to the report of a suspicious package at the Westfield Santa Anita Mall on December 20, 2012 at approximately 0952 hours. The package was located in a northern parking lot and a safety perimeter was established. The Los Angeles County Bomb Squad was requested for assistance and arrived on scene at approximately 1055 hours. A short time later the Bomb Squad rendered the package safe and determined it was not an explosive device. It was determined that the package contained what appeared to be marijuana.
No suspect(s) were arrested and there were no injuries to officers or bystanders.
The investigation into the origin of the package is ongoing by Arcadia Police Officers.
Any information refer to APD Case Number 12-5896.
Robert T. Guthrie
Chief of Police
By: Dan Crowther