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LASD - Altadena Station, Los Angeles County Sheriff
Thursday May 30th, 2019 :: 08:58 a.m. PDT


#LASD Deputies Arrest Stabbing Suspect, Altadena

On Wednesday, May 29, 2019, at approximately 8pm, an assault with a deadly weapon call was placed to Altadena Sheriff’s Station. 
A male adult was on a hiking trail in Eaton Canyon when he was stabbed multiple times by an unknown assailant.
The victim ran from the trail and to a residence near Altadena Drive and Roosevelt Avenue, in Altadena, pleading for help.
When deputies arrived, they rendered aid to the victim and detained the suspect within close proximity.
The victim was transported to a local hospital with multiple stab wounds to the upper torso. His condition remains unknown.
The suspect, a male White who appears to be in his mid 30’s, was on the trail for reasons yet unknown.
The suspect was transported for medical clearance for booking and has since been arrested and booked at Crescenta Valley Sheriff’s Station for assault with a deadly weapon.  He remains held in lieu of $250,000 bail.
A knife was recovered.
Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to contact the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department's Altadena Station at (626) 798-1131. If you prefer to provide information anonymously, you may call "Crime Stoppers" by dialing (800) 222-TIPS (8477), use your smartphone by downloading the “P3 Tips” Mobile APP on Google play or the Apple App Store or by using the website
       **Enjoy Nature - Plan your Hike by filling out the Sheriff's Department's Hiking Plan Sheet:
Hiking/Camping is a fun way to get family and friends together to enjoy the outdoors, and to get some physical activity. However, you should always be prepared for the unexpected. You should tell family and friends what your plans are and provide a list of who will be going with you. That’s why the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department would like to remind the residents of Los Angeles County that having a hiking / camping plan is crucial to survival in case of an emergency.
Before you leave, please fill out Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Search and Rescue – Hiking Plan sheet and provide to a loved one to hold onto just in case something happens to a member of your hiking/camping expedition. You can download the form by visiting:
If you would like more information on how to prepare for your hiking / camping trip, please visit the Center for Disease Control’s camping website at:
* Altadena Sheriff’s Station polices the unincorporated communities of Altadena, Kinneola Mesa, Pasadena Glen and Northeast Pasadena**
Authored by
Juanita Navarro-Suarez, Deputy
Sheriff's Information Bureau - Newsroom
Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department
211 West Temple Street,
Los Angeles California 90012
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Alex Villanueva, Sheriff
Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department

LASD - Altadena Station, Los Angeles County Sheriff
780 E Altadena Dr
Altadena, CA 91001

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