A supposed diamond-selling scheme ended in disappointment for a 41-year-old Claremont woman Friday afternoon. The woman was approached about the scheme by 2 men, who appeared to be in their 30s or 40s and were speaking Spanish, on the corner of Foothill and Indian Hill Boulevards. They told her that she would not be able to leave unless she withdrew money from the bank to give to them.
A beer run ended in disappointment
for a thirsty Pasadena man Tuesday
morning. Police witnessed a vehicle accelerate
away from the 7-Eleven located
near Foothill Boulevard and Towne Avenue
at a high speed around 1:50 a.m.
Police stopped the driver, 21-year-old
Lothar Saguach, and found he was driving
under the influence of alcohol. See more in the COURIER police blotter.
It was a busy week for police dealing with customers from Claremont's Piano Piano, located at 555 W. Foothill Blvd.
Police responded to the dueling piano bar around 1:50 a.m. on Friday, February 24, regarding 2 men causing a disturbance. The men had left prior to the police's arrival, but were spotted running south on Towne Avenue. When they saw police approaching the men jumped the fence of a residence on Towne, north of Briarcroft Road.