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.  […]

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 […]

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 […]

Remembering Motor Officer Carlo Poggetto

Courtesy of Pomona PD Pomona – Motor Officer Carlo Poggetto was killed in an on-duty motorcycle collision on March 11, 1957, while attempting to stop a vehicle. He was in the process of conducting a traffic stop when he observed another serious violation take place. As he attempted to catch up with the suspect, another […]

Stolen Car And Property Returned

By Racine Guajardo Chino Hills– On July 3, a residential burglary and grand theft auto was reported on the 15000 block of Aqueduct Lane in Chino Hills before 7 a.m. The two suspects were later identified as Jose Sandoval, 33-year-old resident of Ontario and Christopher Ross, 22-year-old resident of Montclair. The Chino Hills Deputies were […]

$10,000 Reward Offered for 2011 Pomona Murder

Staff Reports POMONA-Suspects remain at large in the 2011 murder of 20-year-old Pomona resident Carlos Jimenez. The Pomona Police Department announced this week the $10,000 reward for any information that leads to the arrest of the suspects. The Pomona Police are seeking the public’s assistance to provide any information to help solve the case. According […]

Pomona Police Host “Coffee with a Cop”, Oct. 21

Staff Reports Pomona – Residents can meet and greet Pomona Police Chief Paul Capraro and Pomona police officers in their neighborhood at “Coffee with a Cop” on Wednesday, Oct. 21 from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. at McDonald’s restaurant located at 445 East Holt Avenue (corner of Towne Avenue). A free small cup of coffee will […]

Pomona: Police Explorer Is Optimist Youth Of The Year

Photo Courtesy: PPD

Staff Reports Pomona – The Pomona Breakfast Optimist Club has selected Pomona Police Explorer, Serena Grajeda, as their Youth of the Year. She was nominated and selected by her Explorer Post as the most outstanding Explorer in 2015. Grajeda was recognized at a recent dinner with formal Certificates of appreciation from the City of Pomona […]

Pomona Police Department Honors Officer

Photo Courtesy: PPD 50 year Police veteran, Lt. Ron McDonald

Lt. Ron McDonald celebrates 50th year of service to the City Staff Reports Pomona – Lt. Ron McDonald was sworn in as a Pomona Police Officer by Chief Ralph E. Parker on Sept. 1, 1965.  Tues., Sept. 1 marked his 50th year of continuous service to the City of Pomona as a sworn Officer.  Prior to […]

Pomona: Civilian Volunteers In Patrol

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Pomona Police Department seeks local residents interested in becoming CVPs Staff Reports Pomona – The CVP program was created by the Pomona Police Department to allow civilian volunteers to help the Department achieve its goals, while helping to serve and protect the local community. CVP members play a vital role in helping to identify suspicious […]

Pomona: Officer Involved Shooting

Staff Reports Pomona – Sheriff’s Homicide detectives are investigating the circumstances surrounding a Pomona Police Department Officer-Involved Shooting, which occurred near the 300 block of East Center Street in the city of Pomona on Fri., Aug. 7, at approximately 10:38 p.m. According to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, Detectives have learned that Pomona Police […]

Pomona Shooting Fatality

Staff Reports Pomona – On Wed., July 22, at approximately 2:50 a.m., Pomona Police Officers were dispatched to a shooting in the 1300 block of Caprino Way. Upon arrival, Officers found two victims seated in the back seat of a vehicle in the driveway of a residence. According to the Pomona Police Department, the female […]

Pomona’s National Night Out

Staff Reports Pomona – On Tues., Aug. 4, neighborhoods throughout the City of Pomona are being invited to join forces with thousands of communities nationwide for the “Annual National Night Out” crime and drug prevention event. National Night Out is sponsored by the Pomona Police Department Crime Prevention Unit and the City of Pomona. They […]

Pomona: G.R.E.A.T. Campout Success

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Pomona Police Department hosts over 300 Pomona kids Staff Reports Pomona – The Pomona Police Department in partnership with the Community Engagement Group, City of Pomona and the Pomona Fairplex, held the Annual GREAT Campout, the weekend of July 10-11. The Campout was for Pomona residents, ages 9-12, who stayed overnight under the stars in a safe […]

Pomona: Heat Related Toddler Death

3-year old left in hot car by accident Staff Reports Pomona – On Sun., June 21, at approximately 4:55 p.m., the Pomona Police Department received a 911 call regarding a heat-related injury on Rancho Jurupa Place. Upon arrival, a female child was found unconscious in a vehicle after a family outing. The victim was transported […]

Pomona Attempted Murder Arrest

Photo Courtesy: PPD Pomona Police Department

Domestic Violence incident goes from bad to worse Staff Reports Pomona – On Sat., June 6, at approximately 6:50 a.m., Pomona Police Officers to responded to a domestic violence incident at an apartment in the 1100 block of E. Mission Blvd. Upon arrival, Officers found a female victim, 27, inside the residence with her 8-year […]

Fugitive Police Officer Captured

Photo Courtesy: Pomona PD Captured Suspect, Henry Solis

Murder suspect apprehended in Mexico Staff Reports Pomona – On Mar. 13 at approximately 3:30 a.m., the Pomona Police Department received multiple 911 calls reporting shots fired in the area of Third and Main streets.  The officers responding found a male victim – Salome Rodriguez, Jr., 23, of Ontario – suffering from gunshot wounds to […]

Pomona PD Foils Kidnapping In Progress

Staff Reports Pomona – On Fri., May 8, at approximately 5:12 p.m., officers from the Pomona Police Department’s Major Crimes Task Force conducted a traffic stop in the area of 1700 Gillette Rd. regarding a vehicle code violation. During the traffic stop, the driver of the vehicle did not immediately yield at which point a […]

Arrests Made In Missing Juvenile Case

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Staff Reports Pomona – On Sat., Apr. 18, 13-year old Katherine Vance was reported missing by her parents.  Since that time, Pomona Detectives have been working diligently in locating the teen. According to the Pomona Police Department, after multiple interviews with the victim’s family and friends, Detectives were led to a home in the 1000 […]