Two Arrested for Residential Burglary Thursday Morning



The following News Release came out this afternoon, after some great cooperation between both reporting residents, witnesses, Sierra Madre and Arcadia Police Officers, leading to a double arrest for Residential Burglary! We are all in this together...if you See Something, Say Something!


Incident: Residential Burglary Arrests

Contact: Watch Commander- (626) 574-5156

Date/Time of Press Release: January 5, 2017- 5:00 PM


On Thursday, January 5, 2017, at approximately 10:30 AM, officers responded to the report of an audible alarm sounding in a north residential area of the city. Officers located the source of the alarm and discovered a burglary to the residence had occurred. As the incident was being investigated, numerous alert citizens reported that two males were seen running through the yards of several residences. A perimeter was established and the two males were arrested.

Suspect Jayshawn McKnight, 27-years old of Los Angeles and Javon McKnight, a 30- year old transient, were arrested for suspicion of Residential Burglary. Both are being held in custody on $50,000.00 bail each.

This incident is being investigated by Arcadia Police Department Detectives. Anyone with information on this incident is encouraged to contact the Arcadia Police Department at (626) 574-5151, reference case #17-0064. If you prefer to provide information ANONYMOUSLY, you may call “Crime Stoppers” at 800-222-TIPS (8477), or use your smartphone by downloading “P3 MOBILE APP” on Google Play or the App Store, or by using the website http://lacrimestoppers.org.


Robert T. Guthrie Chief of Police

By: K. Pedersen Operations Sergeant

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