4800 block of Sunset Avenue: A home was burglarized while its owners were on vacation. The burglary took place sometime between 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 5 and 9 a.m. on Friday, Jan 6. The victims’ pet sitter arrived at the house to discover that a window on one of the home’s doors had been shattered, the door unlocked and the house’s bedrooms ransacked. Because the victims were still on vacation, a list of stolen items could not be compiled.
4000 block of Foothill Boulevard: A 23-year-old La Crescenta man was arrested for possession of heroin with intent to sell and the possession of a loaded firearm at around 5 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 5. Deputies noticed the man make an illegal turn in his Ford Focus and pulled him over, after which they saw a hypodermic needle in plain view in the car. The suspect admitted to deputies that he had heroin on his person. After being arrested, he told deputies that he had a gun, more heroin, and a scale and plastic bags used to sell the heroin in the car.