Police Blotter: Newborn Baby Delivered in Car

Police activity for the week of June 20 to June 26.

The following information was supplied by the Glendora Police Department. Arrests do not indicate a conviction.

Monday, June 21: Lt. Joe Ward and Lt. Rob Lamborghini on duty

  • , 830 South Grand Avenue, in which a burglar or burglars burrowed through the wall of an adjacent vacant business to gain access to the store. iPods and other small electronic devices were taken, Ward said. Ward did not have a cash value for all the items taken. The burglary was reported by employees at 8:41 a.m. Tuesday. Investigators found that one or more burglars gained access to the adjacent building by forcing open a rear door.
  • Later in the day a driver with an apparent medical condition was injured when his car hit a car that collided with a third car on eastbound Route 66 approaching Vermont Avenue. The driver was transported to County USC Medical Center.  Two people in the second car received minor injuries and were taken to Foothill Presbyterian Hospital. Driver of the third car did not require hospitalization. Lamborghini did not yet know what the medical problem was that led to the collision, but it was causing the driver to drive erratically, he said. Officers who responded to the 6:56 p.m. accident determined that the driver of the first car wound up in the westbound lane of Route 66 following the collision with the second car.

Tuesday, June 22: Rob Lamborghini on duty.

  • when he hit an object in the roadway and fell off his bike while traveling with a group of bicyclists on Glendora Mountain Road near Big Dalton Canyon Road. He suffered abrasions and a possible broken collarbone, Lamborghini said. Police and ambulance arrived on the scene at 7 p.m. and the man was transported to Pomona Valley Medical Center.

Wednesday, June 23: Lt. Brian Summers on duty.

  • At 2:12 p.m. Glendora Police responded to a reported disturbance at the Home Depot store, 1305 South Lone Hill Avenue. After arriving, they arrested Jose Loera, 38, city unknown, on a charge of methamphetamine possession. Summers said the suspect created a disturbance, left the store and came back. He was then arrested.

Saturday, June 25: Lt. Brian Summers on duty.

  • A Glendora resident was arrested on a parolee at large charge after a citizen report that he in Big Tree Park at the intersection of Colorado and Santa Fe avenues. Huffing is a form of inhalant abuse in which gas is sucked from a thin straw attached to the cleaner can’s nozzle. Police arrived at 7:25 p.m. and arrested Joshua Lopez, 20.

Sunday, June 26: Lt. Joe Ward and Rob Lamborghini on duty.

  • Two cars were broken into and a third was stolen from the 1400 block of South Greer Avenue in the early morning hours. At 4 a.m., Glendora Police responded to a report of a 1987 Ford Ranger stolen from the location. Police returned at 9:41 a.m. to investigate two cars broken into on the same block. A cargo net and a small amount of money were taken from one of the cars, Ward said. The two burglarized cars and the stolen car were left unlocked, he said. Ward suspects that the two cars were burglarized before the third car was stolen.
  • At 6:30 p.m. Glendora Police helped assist paramedics who responded to a report of a baby born in a car at 750 Route 66. The baby was in good condition and transported to Pomona Valley Medical Center. Lamborghini said Glendora Police received a 911 call that a baby had been delivered in a car in a parking lot of a strip mall at 750 Route 66. The husband helped in the delivery. Lamborghini did not know if the car had stopped at the location on the way to the hospital or if the couple just happened to be at the location. He did not know the sex of the newborn.


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