At around noon on Tuesday 05/07/2019 SRPD Officers were called to a scene on Retro St, after the caller had reported hearing gunshots in that area. The Officer went into the Bank where frightened staff confirmed they had heard gunshots close by as well.
After search the area for the source of the gunshots the SRPD Officer discovered a body in the alley between the Bank and the Movie Theatre next door. The body was that of a newly deceased male in his 30's later idenifed as Jasper Harper who had sustained gunshots to the head. SRPD Officers found shell casting close by. The death was ruled as Homicide by the Medical Examiner a few days later.
SRPD are appealing for information from anyone who might of been in or around the Retro St area prior to 12pm on the day or anyone with any information on either the suspect of the victim to contact them on their non emergency number.No further information will be released by the Santa Ramona Police Department at this time. ___________________________________________________
At around 2.30pm on Wednesday 05/08/2019 an SRPD Officer was called to a scene at the yard behind 'Madams Vault' on Scarlet St having been informed by the caller that she has found a 'dead' body.
The Officer arrive on the scene the caller crouched over the victim and apprently trying to fend off rats who were attempting to gnaw at the 'body'. The Officer cleared the scene to make sure on suspects were on scene. He then established that the victim was in fact still alive.
The victim had a 'duffel bag' wrapped around the upper part of one leg. It was saturated in blood. The Officer attempted to partially remove the bag to asses the conduction of the victim. He then found the victims leg was completely severed off.
The EMT's then arrived and were cleared to enter. The female victim was removed to SRGH. Subsequently a statement was obtained from her. She claimed she had attended the carnival and was talking to a clown and received a balloon animal for him. She then recalled nothing more until she later woke in a room lined with plastic and there was male present who was not the clown. The male then used a chainsaw to cut her leg off. She recalled hearing trucks starting up close by and suggested it may of been a garage.
SRPD are appealing for information from anyone who might have any information on the clown or how might recall a woman being carried anywhere on the afternoon or evening of 05/07 to contact them on their non emergency number.
No further information will be released by the Santa Ramona Police Department at this time. ___________________________________________________
At approximately 11pm on the night of 05/10/19, SRPD Officers were called to the scene of a stabbing at the Imperial Plaza Mall. They arrived to find a blond young woman in her 20's later identified as Trinity Summers a minor celebrity from Los Angeles, severely bleeding and in the care of EMT's, despite all there efforts to revived her she died from her wounds before reaching hospital.
A witness on scene claims to have seen the suspect fleeing after calling the deceased a 'cheap whore' among other things, after which the altercation escalated into a violence. The suspect was described as having medium tanned complexion, long dark curly hair and full frame with large breasts. The witness also claimed she believe she had seen the suspect before at another incident involving herself. The death was ruled as Homicide by the Medical Examiner a few days later.
SRPD are appealing for information from anyone who might of been in or around the Imperial Plaza Mall area prior to 11pm or anyone with any information on either the suspect of the victim to contact them on their non emergency number. No further information will be released by the Santa Ramona Police Department at this time.
At approximately 10am on Friday 05/17/2019 SRPD Officers were called to the scene of an attempted robbery and assault at 38 Scarlet Lane. On arrive the Officers found the suspect gone and a victim injured with a bandaged hand, they also found damage to the property.
The victim informed Officers that a male had entered the premises while she was in the back room. When she then went to investigate the noise she was tackled to the ground and collided with a spectator screen in the room. She attempted to disarm the suspect and drew her own weapon, the male then fired at her grazing her hand. She did however manage to scratch the attacker in the process.
Officers found a bullet casting on the scene, which along with skin fragments from the suspect was collected as evidence.
Another Officer arrived on scene to help secure it as a local youth was seen hanging around outside. Officers helped the victim ensure her security system was back online after the power outage the previous day.
SRPD are appealing for information from anyone who might of been in or around the Scarlet Lane area prior to 10am or anyone with any information on either the suspect of the victim to contact them on their non emergency number. SRPD is especially keen to speak to the youth that was seen hanging around. No further information will be released by the Santa Ramona Police Department at this time. ___________________________________________________
05/20/2019 “Officer Attacked”
At approximately 4.30pm on the evening of Monday 05/20/2019 an SRPD Officer was returning from his meal break via Mission Blvd. On passing the intersection with Shady St he observed another SRPD Officer and a male, known to SRPD. He stopped to acknowledge them when the male called out to him.
The other Officer was called off to attend a call out. The male then grabbed the SRPD Officer on scene and pushed him up against the side of Pho Noddle Shop. The Officer struggled and attempted to get away from the male who was ordered to desist and failed to comply. The male then proceed to press the Officer hard against the wall causing pain, while being verbally abusive to the Officer. The Officer was able to get his hand free and withdrew his firearm, the Officer then warned the male that if he did not let him go he would shoot him. The male then attempted to goad the Officer into doing that. The Officer then aimed at the male who then pushed the Officers downwards and brought his knee up to make contact with the base of the Officers chest area. The Officer momentarily passed out and dropped his gun.
The Officer came round but was having difficulty breathing. He did however manage to withdrew his taser and aim it at the male, who then walked away around the corner into Shady Street. The Officer still finding it difficult to breath persuaded him. The other SRPD Officer who had been on the scene previously then returned and intervened.
The male was arrested for Battery of a Police Officer and taken into custody. There is a known grudge by the male in questions towards the particular SRPD Officer involved. The SRPD Officer then took himself to SRGH to get checked over and it was found he had some general bruising in the lower lung area. The SRPD Officer is back on duty.No further information will be released by the