The following News Release came out this afternoon, after some great cooperation between both reporting residents, witnesses, Sierra Madre and Arcadia Police Officers, leading to a double arrest for Residential Burglary! We are all in this together...if you See Something, Say Something!
Incident: Residential Burglary Arrests
Contact: Watch Commander- (626) 574-5156
Date/Time of Press Release: January 5, 2017- 5:00 PM
On Thursday, January 5, 2017, at approximately 10:30 AM, officers responded to the report of an audible alarm sounding in a north residential area of the city. Officers located the source of the alarm and discovered a burglary to the residence had occurred. As the incident was being investigated, numerous alert citizens reported that two males were seen running through the yards of several residences. A perimeter was established and the two males were arrested.
Suspect Jayshawn McKnight, 27-years old of Los Angeles and Javon McKnight, a 30- year old transient, were arrested for suspicion of Residential Burglary. Both are being held in custody on $50,000.00 bail each.
This incident is being investigated by Arcadia Police Department Detectives. Anyone with information on this incident is encouraged to contact the Arcadia Police Department at (626) 574-5151, reference case #17-0064. If you prefer to provide information ANONYMOUSLY, you may call “Crime Stoppers” at 800-222-TIPS (8477), or use your smartphone by downloading “P3 MOBILE APP” on Google Play or the App Store, or by using the website http://lacrimestoppers.org.
Robert T. Guthrie Chief of Police
By: K. Pedersen Operations Sergeant