Recent Crime News
Thursday Apr 16 | via Claremont Courier
Claremont police caught the bad guys thanks to the keen eye of a homeowner following a burglary in progress at her residence. Officers responded to the 1000 block of Pomello Drive at 3:20 p.m. after the victim arrived home and saw the door to the garage was open. Comment?
Monday Apr 13 | via Claremont Courier
Claremont police officers responded to a residential burglary in progress in the 1000 block of Pomello Drive at 3:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 9. The resident arrived home at 3:20 p.m. and saw that the door to the garage was open. She called into the residence and a male came walking out holding an iPad. Comment?
Thursday Apr 9 | via Claremont Courier
The trial of Joseph Chandler Davall began Tuesday, following a tedious three-day jury selection process resulting in the appointment of 12 jurors - two men and 10 women - who will ultimately decide the fate of the alleged rapist. The Coachella Valley date farmer is accused of attacking and raping a 12-year-old Claremont girl on March 21, 2014 while she slept alone in her home. Comment?
Sunday Apr 5 | via Inland Valley Daily Bulletin
POMONA >> Four people were arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after an apparent car-to-car shooting that put a man in the hospital late Saturday night. Officers responded just before 11 p.m. Saturday to a call that occupants of a white vehicle had fired on a red vehicle near the intersection of Towne Avenue and Arrow Highway, according to a news release. Comment?
Thursday Apr 2 | via Claremont Courier
On Thursday, March 26 three brazen residential burglaries occurred in the north portion of the city, reminding residents to remain alert and report suspicious activity to Claremont police, even in broad daylight. Between 2:45 p.m. and 2:53 p.m., two male adults kicked in the front door to a residence located on the 3900 block of Northampton Avenue while the resident was home. Comment?
Wednesday Apr 1 | via Claremont Courier
After nearly a year of incarceration, the man accused of attacking and raping a 12-year-old Claremont girl is expected to stand trial this week, with jury selection beginning on Thursday, April 2. Joseph Chandler Davall, 35, has been charged seven felony counts, including two counts of aggravated sexual assault of a child; one count each of forcible rape; sexual penetration by foreign object, criminal threats, first degree burglary, person; and assault to commit a felony during the commission of first-degree burglary. Mr. Davall is accused of attacking and raping the preteen girl on March 21, 2014 while she slept in her Claremont home. Comment?
Mar 20, 2015 | via Claremont Courier
A neighborhood north of Base Line Road was put on alert late Friday morning as Claremont police searched for two burglary suspects in the area. According to Claremont Sergeant Eric Huizar, officers responded to a residential burglary in progress on the 500 block of Bluefield Dr. after receiving a call from an alert neighbor at 11:51 a.m. Two unknown thieves had entered the residence by smashing a rear sliding door, activating the home alarm system before fleeing the scene. Comment?
Mar 19, 2015 | via Claremont Courier
A new Claremont police station has been on the Claremont City Council's to-do list for more than a decade and last month during the 2015 Priorities Workshop, they took one more step towards crossing it off. The council has asked city staff to prepare an appraisal for the land needed to construct a new facility, as well as prepare a detailed report for placing a financing measure on the ballot for voter approval. Comment?
Mar 17, 2015 | via Claremont Courier
A resident identified Vincent Holliverse, 29, of Claremont as the suspect in a February 25 theft at Stix Rideshop, located at 175 N. Indian Hill Blvd. Claremont police released a crime bulletin, which included a photograph of Mr. Holliverse, leading to the suspect identification. Comment?
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