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March 20, 2013
Two suspects were arrested Wednesday in Pasadena with stolen property from residential burglaries in La Cañada Flintridge, authorities said. Los Angeles County Sheriff's deputies from the Crescenta Valley station served a warrant in Pasadena before arresting the unidentified individuals. La Cañada saw a string of residential burglaries last month, and authorities are currently searching for additional suspects. The Crescenta Valley Sheriff's Station, in a statement, said they would not release additional information about the investigation Wednesday.
NEWS
February 13, 2013
La Cañada Flintridge Feb. 2 Residential burglary: 1000 block of Lavender Lane, between 5 p.m. on Feb. 1 and 7:30 a.m. on Feb. 2. Front door shattered, kitchen knife lying on front porch. No property reported missing. Feb. 3 Grand theft: 1100 block of Lavender Lane, 7:30 a.m. Ring with large purple stone and an Omega watch stolen from estate sale. A man described as a Persian male wearing a blue running jacket and dark pants was seen driving away from the scene in a white van. Feb. 5 Petty theft: 1200 block of Homewood Lane, between 1 and 7 a.m. Toolbox containing car accessories stolen from unlocked vehicle.
NEWS
By Ruth Longoria | January 22, 2009
Overall, crime is down from last year?s statistics, but burglary is up in La Cañada Flintridge, according to information provided by Crescenta Valley Sheriff?s Capt. Dave Silversparre during Tuesday night?s meeting of the City Council. As in past reports from local law enforcement, Silversparre reinforced what is becoming a too-often ignored theme: lock your house and car doors and don?t leave valuable items visible in vacant vehicles. ?Try not to be a victim,? Silversparre said, adding that the increase in property crimes has led to his department adding extra patrols, both uniform and undercover, and working with other agencies in surrounding areas.
NEWS
April 18, 2013
La Cañada Flintridge April 12 Residential burglary: 2100 block of Lyans Drive, between 10:45 a.m. and 2:15 p.m. A Rolex watch, laptop, gold wedding ring and other items were stolen from a home. April 12 Auto burglary: 1929 Verdugo Blvd., between 9 and 9:30 p.m. Car bench seats were stolen from a locked vehicle. The driver's-door lock was punched out and the rear lift-gate glass was damaged. March 8 Theft by access card: 4536 Hampton Road, 4:18 p.m. A person stole the Foothill Municipal Water District's credit card information to make a purchase at walmart.com totaling in $320.60.
NEWS
December 19, 2012
Dec. 12 Theft: 1929 Verdugo Blvd., before 9:30 a.m. Patio heaters taken from North Shore Burgers. Burglary: 1200 block of Fernside Drive, between 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. DVD player, digital camera, Balenciaga purse, a men's watch, an iPad, a wedding band and Nintendo system taken. Burglary: 5000 block of Commonwealth Avenue, 10:46 p.m. Glass-paneled door smashed, drawers opened. Undetermined if items were taken. Dec. 17 Drug use: Foothill Boulevard and Ocean View Boulevard, 1:50 a.m. A man spotted walking on Foothill Boulevard admitted to having used methamphetamine.
NEWS
November 13, 2013
Three teenagers were arrested on Tuesday morning in La Cañada Flintridge on suspicion of burglary, law enforcement officials said. The suspects are a 19-year-old man, a 18-year-old woman and a 17-year-old boy, according to Lt. Angela Shepherd of the Crescenta Valley Sheriff's Station. Officials did not provide the names of the suspects. The suspects, all from Pasadena, were stopped in a vehicle at the time of the arrest, Shepherd said. No other information about the incident was immediately available.
NEWS
September 26, 2013
La Cañada Flintridge Aug. 5 Grand theft: 500 block of Foothill Boulevard, 8 a.m. An undetermined amount of money was transferred online from two Caltech Employees Federal Credit Union accounts to other bank accounts. The credit union reported the incident this month. Sept. 18-19 Grand theft: 1200 block of Flintridge Avenue, before 7:30 a.m. on Sept. 19. A bag, wallet, undetermined amount of cash, credit cards and a driver's license were stolen from an unlocked vehicle.
NEWS
April 25, 2013
La Cañada Flintridge April 17 Residential burglary: 4900 block of Alta Canyada Road, 1:35 p.m. Safe, gold watch, pearl necklace and gold pocket watch stolen from home. April 17 Auto burglary: 1930 Foothill Blvd., 6:14 p.m. Leather purse containing a wallet with credit cards, checkbook, and a set of work keys stolen from car parked at the Crescenta-Cañada YMCA. April 18 Possession of marijuana, switchblade knife: 5000 block of Rock Castle Drive, 12 p.m. A 20-year-old La Crescenta man was arrested for possessing marijuana and a knife.
NEWS
February 8, 2013
La Cañada Flintridge January 21 Grand theft: 1900 Hilldale Dr., before 12 p.m. Diamond necklace, diamond earrings and other items were stolen when resident was moving. January 25 Residential burglary: 600 Starlight Crest Dr., between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. Resident came home to find side door damaged and bedroom ransacked. It's unknown if any objects were stolen. January 30 Residential burglary: 200 Starlane Dr., between 6 p.m and 8 p.m. Pistol and Rolex watch stolen.
NEWS
January 31, 2014
La Cañada Flintridge Jan. 25 Petty theft: shoplifting, AT&T store, 895 Foothill Blvd., 5:05 p.m. A white cellphone was stolen from a wall display. The act was captured on store surveillance. Two suspects entered the store through a rear entrance, one was helped by an employee while the other removed the phone from the display. Theft by access card, burglary from vehicle: 500 block of Houseman Street. Between 8 p.m. Jan. 25 and 7:30 a.m. Jan. 27. A wallet, debit card, 1 oz. gold nugget, driver's license, and various denominations of money were stolen from locked vehicle, a white Chevy Camaro.
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April 18, 2014
La Cañada April 10 Petty theft: 4400 block of Rockland Place. A woman reported that someone had stolen a baby stroller from the underground carport of her apartment sometime between 12:30 and 10:30 a.m. that day. She'd seen it the night before, but it was gone the next morning. No one witnessed the theft at the carport, which is shared by tenants of the building. April 11 Burglary, vehicle: 5500 block of Godbey Drive. A man contacted police after returning from playing golf to find the passenger side window smashed and his wallet missing.
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NEWS
March 6, 2014
La Cañada Feb. 25 Petty theft from vehicle: 5700 block of Evening Canyon Drive. A man had left his vehicle unlocked around 5:15 p.m. and returned at 7 p.m. to find the front driver's side door ajar and the interior dome light on. He noticed items strewn throughout the vehicle, suggesting the compartments had been rifled through, and took an inventory of missing items. Gone were his navigation system, two messenger bags and a restaurant gift card. Police noticed no signs of damage or forced entry, surmising the suspect had simply opened the unlocked door.
NEWS
February 27, 2014
La Cañada Feb. 21 Petty theft/shoplifting: 900 block of Foothill Boulevard. At around 2 p.m., a loss prevention agent at Home Goods contacted police after detaining a shoplifter. A security camera captured a woman in her 60s entering the store with a cart, which had a dog and a shopping bag in it. The woman picked up a pillow and placed it under her dog, then took two costume masks and placed them under the shopping bag. After some time, the suspect went to the checkout stand to pay for another item and was detained as she exited the store by the agent, who made a citizen's arrest.
NEWS
January 31, 2014
La Cañada Flintridge Jan. 25 Petty theft: shoplifting, AT&T store, 895 Foothill Blvd., 5:05 p.m. A white cellphone was stolen from a wall display. The act was captured on store surveillance. Two suspects entered the store through a rear entrance, one was helped by an employee while the other removed the phone from the display. Theft by access card, burglary from vehicle: 500 block of Houseman Street. Between 8 p.m. Jan. 25 and 7:30 a.m. Jan. 27. A wallet, debit card, 1 oz. gold nugget, driver's license, and various denominations of money were stolen from locked vehicle, a white Chevy Camaro.
NEWS
January 16, 2014
La Cañada Flintridge Jan. 3 Commercial burglary: 529 Foothill Blvd., Flintridge Pharmacy and Medical Supply, 8:28 p.m. Commercial double locking doors were damaged, but no items were reported stolen. Burglary: 2200 block of Foothill Boulevard, between Dec. 31 and Jan. 3. A sink, two faucets, three refrigeration units and some copper pipe were stolen. There were damages to a wrought iron door and a key lock. Petty theft: 852 Foothill Blvd. Adobe Design.
NEWS
January 9, 2014
La Cañada Flintridge Dec. 20-21 Attempted burglary: 1600 block of Earlmont Avenue, before 9 a.m. on Dec. 21. Small holes found in kitchen window on residential property. Dec. 24 Theft: 4000 block of Oak Grove Drive, between 10 and 10:15 a.m. A high school student parked his car at the school's parking lot, leaving the sunroof open. His wallet and iPhone were stolen from the vehicle. Unauthorized purchases were made with credit and debit cards that were in the wallet.
NEWS
December 19, 2013
La Cañada Flintridge Nov. 29 Burglary: 500 block of Foothill Boulevard, 6:25 p.m. Multiple flower arrangements, whiskey, vodka and beer were stolen from Ralphs. The incident was reported on Dec. 11. Dec. 10 Petty theft: 4400 block of Hobbs Drive, between 4:55 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. A handbag, wallet, California driver's license, multiple credit cards, ATM cards, and cash were stolen from an unlocked vehicle. Dec. 12-14 Petty theft: Viro Road and Foothill Boulevard, before 10 a.m. on Dec. 14. Mail from 13 residences was found under a bush on Viro Road.
NEWS
December 5, 2013
La Cañada Flintridge Nov. 30 Criminal threats: 600 block of Foothill Boulevard, 9:55 a.m. A 60-year-old Burbank man was arrested for allegedly threatening another man and brandishing a knife during a confrontation at a cardboard collection site. Nov. 28 Residential burglary: 4300 block of Vista Place, between 6 and 8 p.m.. A women's gold watch and other miscellaneous jewelry items were stolen from a home. A sliding-glass door in the home had been smashed.
NEWS
November 29, 2013
La Cañada Flintridge Nov. 23 Burglary: 1400 block of Descanso Drive, between 9 a.m. and 9:35 a.m. A leather purse containing a wallet, credit cards, California driver's license, checkbook and cosmetic bag were stolen from a car. Entry was made by smashing a window on the car. Nov. 22 Grand theft: 895 Foothill Blvd., 5:10 p.m. Two new Apple iPhones were stolen from the AT&T store. The phones' security tethers were also stolen. The suspect was described as a 23- to 24-year-old man, 5 foot 6 to 5 foot 7, 120 pounds, with black hair and a mustache.
NEWS
November 15, 2013
La Cañada Flintridge Nov. 1-10 Burglary: 2000 block of Lyans Drive, before 7 p.m. on Nov. 10. A men's necklace, men's wristwatch, and U.S. currency in various amounts were stolen from a home while the owners were on vacation. The house was found ransacked. Nov. 9 Burglary: 1900 block of Verdugo Boulevard, between 1 and 3:15 p.m. A briefcase was stolen from a vehicle. The rear passenger window was also shattered. Petty theft: 5000 block of Alta Canyada Road, between 2:44 and 3:20 p.m. Multiple ladders and a plastic bin containing alarm parts were stolen from a truck parked in a driveway.
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