Local News: Lt. McDonald Retires After 53 Years of Dedicated Service to Pomona PD

Lt. Ronald McDonald

By Pomona PD Lieutenant Ronald McDonald retires today after more than 53 years of service to the Pomona Police Department and the residents of Pomona.  Ronald began his policing career in 1965. At the time, the Pomona Police Department had its own police academy where Ronald was a graduate of the Pomona Police Academy Class #8.  […]

Illegal Marijuana Grow Inside Vacant Home

By Anthony Saude Pomona – On Tuesday, September 18th at 11:44am, the Pomona Police Department Patrol Division received a call about a possible fire in a residential area. Officers were dispatched to the scene and upon arrival they discovered a downed power line. The power line let to a residence at 1055 Groff St. At that […]

One of Nine SpaceX Astronauts Hails from Pomona

Pomona — NASA on Friday assigned the astronauts who will ride the first commercial capsules into orbit next year and bring crew launches back to the U.S. SpaceX and Boeing are shooting for a test flight of their capsules by the end of this year or early next, with the first crews flying from Cape Canaveral, […]

63 Arrested in 60 Day Prostitution Sting

By Anthony Saude Pomona – From May 21st- July 21st the Pomona Police Department’s Major Crimes Task Force (MCTF) worked alongside several work groups within the department that ran an intensely focused investigation on the east Holt Corridor. The multi department operation targeted prostitution related activity and quality of life issues in the City of Pomona. […]

Major Injury Traffic Collision

Staff Reports Pomona – On July 9th, 2018, at 2131 hours, Pomona Police dispatch received a call of a vehicle versus pedestrian traffic collision in the area of Holt Ave and Clark Ave.  When officers arrived on scene, they located a male lying in lanes of traffic; the victim was unresponsive, and appeared to be […]

5 Transient Women Sexually Assaulted: Suspect Arrested

By Anthony Saude Pomona – A man who is suspected of sexually assaulting and raping five transient women in the City of Pomona was arrested earlier this week by Pomona Police Detectives. David Tymel Cummings is the 39-year-old transient man who was  arrested for two counts of 261(a)(2) PC- Rape by Force or Fear and […]

Child Rescued from Human Trafficking

City of Pomona Pomona – On Wednesday June 13, the Pomona Police Department’s Major Crimes Task Force (MCTF) conducted a VICE operation focusing on the area known as the Holt Corridor. The operation used undercover plainclothes officers who conducted surveillance along the Holt Corridor. During the course of the operation, officers encountered and rescued a 15-year-old victim […]

Special Task Force Targets Street Dealers

By Anthony Saude                   Pomona – The San Gabriel Valley has a special answer for drug dealers these days and they call it, Crime Impact Task Force (CITF). There was a joint force intense investigation operation targeting street level narcotics dealers conducted for several weeks. The CITF utilized specialized units from the Pomona Police Department, and […]

Pomona Police Investigate Fatal Traffic Collision

Staff Reports Pomona – On May 27th at about 9:07 AM, Pomona Police Dispatch received a call of an injury traffic collision in the area of Towne Ave and Kingsley St.  When Officers arrived on scene, they located a multi-vehicle collision with minor reported injuries.  Los Angeles County Fire Department personnel treated injured parties at the scene, and two […]

Pomona Police Arrest Armed Juvenile

Staff Reports Pomona – In response to several citizen requests to patrol high call volume locations, the Pomona Police Department fielded a two-man patrol car to conduct extra patrols. On May 23 at about 12:15 am, two officers spotted a group of suspicious looking juveniles in the 2000 block of Palmgrove Avenue. The officers noticed […]

Motorcycle Awareness Month in May

Staff Reports Pomona – In order to reduce motorcycle crashes and save lives, Pomona Police Department and the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) are teaming up with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) this May for the annual Motorcycle Safety Awareness campaign to help save lives on our roadways. The awareness campaign aims […]

More Than 2,900 Marijuana Plants In Grow House

Staff Reports Pomona – On Monday, April 23rd at approximately 5:30pm, Pomona Police Department dispatched Patrol Officers to a report of trespassers in the 1400 block of N. Garey Ave. Upon entering the supposed vacant building, Officers located and arrested the 4 trespassers, Quan Zeng Xue 61, Zhang, Wu, 51, Zhang, Chen, 44, and Zhang, Chen […]

Homicide Detectives Are Investigating The Death Of An Elderly Man

Staff Reports Pomona – On April 17 at approximately 6:58 PM, the Pomona Police Department received a CPR call in the 1100 Block of S. Hamilton in the City of Pomona.  Officers arrived on scene and found a male victim unconscious.  LA County Fire Department arrived on scene and transported the victim to a local […]

Purse Snatch Suspect Arrested

Courtesy of Pomona PD Pomona – On March 6, 2018, Suspect Joseph approached the female adult victim on Holt Bl at Eleanor St. and forcefully took a bag filled with personal items from her. The victim was able to flag down a passing neighborhood. The suspect was able to hide in a nearby backyard officer. […]

11 Cited for Furnishing Alcohol to Minors

By Anthony Saude   Pomona – The Minor Decoy/Shoulder Tap Operation is a method that has been known to reduce the availability of alcohol to minors. The Pomona Police Department is doing their part in making a concerted effort to reduce the amount of alcohol that is available to minors on the streets of Pomona. […]

Burglary, Vandalism at Pomona H.S,

By Anthony Saude Pomona – On Monday December 4 at approximately 9:30 p.m. the Pomona Unified School district security office were monitoring 3 young me via surveillance camera inside the main office at Pomona High School. They called the Pomona Police Department to advise them about the break in and the suspects were still on […]

Lanterman Developmental Center Project Near Cal Poly Pomona Moves Forward

By Anthony Chan Pomona, CA – California Department of Finance has transferred the Lanterman Developmental Center property, an approximately 300 acre property near the Cal Poly Pomona campus, to California State University in an effort to benefit Cal Poly Pomona’s education mission as well as the surrounding communities. With a team of experts assembled by […]

Remembering Pomona Police Officer Daniel Fraembs

Pomona PD End of Watch: Saturday, May 11, 1996 Pomona Police Officer Daniel Fraembs was shot and killed while checking on three suspicious subjects, two male gang members and a female, in an industrial area of Pomona on May 11, 1996. As Officer Fraembs patted down the first male suspect the second man was able […]

Gang Members Convicted of Murder; Sentenced To 80 Years

By Pomona PD Pomona – On May 8, 2015, at approximately 10:30 a.m., Officers were dispatched to a victim of a shooting in the 200 block of Fanshaw Avenue.  The victim, 51 year old Pomona residence Gregory Montgomery was found in his front yard suffering from multiple gunshot wounds.  Victim Montgomery ultimately died from these wounds.  […]

Shooting Victim In Critical Condition

By Pomona PD Date / Time: Tuesday, April 4, 2017 / 10:18pm Location: Palomares and Fernleaf Ave., Pomona Ca. 91766 Crime: 245 PC Assault with Deadly Weapon – Firearm Victim: Name unknown at this time Suspect(s): Unknown male(s) Suspect Vehicle: Possible silver Acura , unknown year On Tuesday, April 4, 2017 at approximately 10:18pm, Pomona […]