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May 5, 2012
May 1 4700 block of Daleridge Road: Auto burglary, after 5:30 p.m. Window smashed, $1,650 worth of power tools stolen from Toyota Tundra. April 28 4500 block of Encinas Drive: Auto burglary, after 6 p.m. Window smashed, a bag containing a cellphone, Kindle, a Palm Pilot and sunglasses was stolen from a Toyota Camry parked at La Cañada Elementary School. 4400 block of Chevy Chase Drive: Auto burglary, after 10 a.m. Car lock punched in, $1,900 in cash taken from wallet inside Nissan Sentra at the La Cañada Community Center field.
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By Seth Amitin | September 29, 2009
A man who stole a wallet in La Cañada last week was captured after he returned to the scene of the crime. The suspect, Ronald Quiroa, 28 of Van Nuys, walked into La Cañada Liquor at 1535 Foothill Blvd. on Sept. 15 and stole a wallet that had been inadvertently left on the counter by another customer. The victim returned to the store after realizing he had left his wallet, but discovered it had already disappeared from the counter. Quiroa could be clearly seen picking up the wallet in surveillance footage reviewed by the store owner and the customer whose wallet was missing.
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September 24, 2009
Henrietta Avenue in La Crescenta — Items were stolen from an unlocked vehicle parked in the 3100 block between 9 p.m. Sept. 11 and 10 a.m. Sept. 13. Foothill Boulevard in La Cañada — A wallet was stolen from the counter of La Cañada Liquor in the 1500 block at 12:06 p.m. on Sept. 15. The victim stated he left his wallet on the counter at the store and left. When he returned, it wasn’t there. The owner was able to review the security system footage and determined the suspect is male, Hispanic or Asian with brown hair, approximately 6’0” and 190 lbs., with a goatee.
NEWS
July 31, 2008
The Crescenta Valley Sheriff?s Station is asking for the public?s help in locating two women suspected of stealing a woman?s wallet from her purse and using her credit cards to charge up to $4,200 worth of merchandise. According to Det. Rodger Burt, on June 17, a 75-year-old woman had her wallet stolen from her purse while she was shopping at the Ralphs Market at 512 Foothill Boulevard in La Cañada. Burt said that this type of crime typically happens when one suspect distracts the victim, while another steals the purse or wallet.
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By Mary O’Keefe | April 17, 2008
A 56-year-old La Cañada man on April 9 reported to Crescenta Valley Sheriff?s Station deputies that while he was standing in the front yard of his home in the 4800 block of Carmel Road, two men who appeared to be in their 20s drove up and said they needed help. The man in the passenger side of the vehicle asked for directions. As the La Cañada man approached the vehicle, he noticed the passenger had a black semi-automatic hand gun in his hand. The young man told the resident to give him his wallet.
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March 31, 2012
La Cañada Flintridge 920 Foothill Blvd. : A woman's wallet was stolen from her purse while she shopped at Sprouts Market between 3 and 3:30 p.m. Friday, March 23. A credit card from the wallet was later used to obtain a $4,000 cash advance. 5500 block of Burning Tree Drive: A $300 bicycle was stolen from an open garage between 1 p.m. on Wednesday, March 21, and 6:30 p.m. Friday, March 23. 521 Foothill Blvd.: A woman's wallet was stolen from her purse while she shopped at Ralphs supermarket between 1:30 p.m. and 1:40 p.m. Friday, March 23. 800 block of Highland Drive: Front and rear windows of a Porsche Cayenne SUV were smashed with an unknown object between 12:30 p.m. on Wednesday, March 21, and 2 p.m. on Thursday, March 22. 4600 block of Oak Grove: A woman's backpack purse, containing approximately $500 in cash, was stolen from an unlocked vehicle at the Flintridge Riding Club between 1 p.m. and 2 p.m. on Wednesday, March 21. A club worker reported seeing a suspicious person in a dark-colored Chrysler van prior to the theft.
FEATURES
September 3, 2009
Q. Yesterday I was at an event when another lady passed out. 911 was called immediately, but when looking through her purse, no emergency contact information or list of medications was found. Fortunately when she regained consciousness, she was able to tell the paramedics her daughter?s name and phone number. Would you please remind us of the information we should all carry with us? Yesterday I was at an event when another lady passed out. 911 was called immediately, but when looking through her purse, no emergency contact information or list of medications was found.
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May 1, 2014
La Cañada April 22 Burglary, commercial: 4400 block of Oak Grove Drive. A deputy, working as a school resource officer at La Cañada High School, was informed that an iPad, MacBook and several personal items had been taken from the school sometime the night before. A student reported her wallet had been stolen from her backpack, after she'd left it in the band room around 5 p.m. At around 10:30 p.m., she returned and took her backpack without looking inside. When her mother called to ask if she was missing her credit card, because odd charges had been made, the student noticed her wallet was missing.
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NEWS
May 5, 2012
May 1 4700 block of Daleridge Road: Auto burglary, after 5:30 p.m. Window smashed, $1,650 worth of power tools stolen from Toyota Tundra. April 28 4500 block of Encinas Drive: Auto burglary, after 6 p.m. Window smashed, a bag containing a cellphone, Kindle, a Palm Pilot and sunglasses was stolen from a Toyota Camry parked at La Cañada Elementary School. 4400 block of Chevy Chase Drive: Auto burglary, after 10 a.m. Car lock punched in, $1,900 in cash taken from wallet inside Nissan Sentra at the La Cañada Community Center field.
NEWS
March 31, 2012
La Cañada Flintridge 920 Foothill Blvd. : A woman's wallet was stolen from her purse while she shopped at Sprouts Market between 3 and 3:30 p.m. Friday, March 23. A credit card from the wallet was later used to obtain a $4,000 cash advance. 5500 block of Burning Tree Drive: A $300 bicycle was stolen from an open garage between 1 p.m. on Wednesday, March 21, and 6:30 p.m. Friday, March 23. 521 Foothill Blvd.: A woman's wallet was stolen from her purse while she shopped at Ralphs supermarket between 1:30 p.m. and 1:40 p.m. Friday, March 23. 800 block of Highland Drive: Front and rear windows of a Porsche Cayenne SUV were smashed with an unknown object between 12:30 p.m. on Wednesday, March 21, and 2 p.m. on Thursday, March 22. 4600 block of Oak Grove: A woman's backpack purse, containing approximately $500 in cash, was stolen from an unlocked vehicle at the Flintridge Riding Club between 1 p.m. and 2 p.m. on Wednesday, March 21. A club worker reported seeing a suspicious person in a dark-colored Chrysler van prior to the theft.
NEWS
November 9, 2011
Area 1 2700 block of Alabama Street: $3,650 of cash, collectible coins and jewelry were stolen from a home while its owners were on vacation, sometime between 9 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 4 and 12 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 7. The home had been ransacked. The home had been left locked but indications were that it was entered through a window. 4400 block of La Crescenta Avenue: Three windows of the First Baptist Church were chipped after being shot by a pellet gun sometime between 2 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 30 and 3 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 2. There was no known motivation for the vandalism.
NEWS
February 16, 2011
Area 1: 4800 block of Raymond Avenue: At around 11:30 p.m. on Feb. 14, a man who was asked by a neighbor to investigate strange noises coming from her garage chased intruders down the street before flagging down deputies and identifying one of the men. Artur Bandari, 24, of La Crescenta said he did not know why he was being chased and that he saw two black men run past him. The man who identified Bandari pointed investigators to a black bag he said Bandari...
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By Carol Cormaci | December 9, 2010
May I be politically incorrect here? I hope so, because I feel the need to slap a few of my fellow citizens upside the head. Here goes: Don't be fools, people! Have you not heard or read the many warnings? When you leave something unattended in your car, the odds are very good that it will be stolen, especially if it's in plain sight. Take the case of the missing miniature poodle. I kid you not: A lady left her dog in a car parked in the Rancho section of town (north of the high school, west of JPL)
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By Megan O'Neil, megan.oneil@latimes.com | June 30, 2010
Los Angeles County Sheriff's detectives are looking for at least two men involved in an armed robbery last week on Foothill Boulevard. A 19-year-old man was listening to an iPod while walking in the 1700 block of Foothill Boulevard in La Cañada Flintridge at 1 a.m. on June 24, Sgt. Ray Harley said. The victim sensed someone approaching him from behind, turned and saw two masked suspects, one holding a handgun and they demanded his iPod and money, Harley said. "The victim complied and gave the two suspects his iPod and his wallet, which contained a little bit of cash," Harley said.
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By Seth Amitin | September 29, 2009
A man who stole a wallet in La Cañada last week was captured after he returned to the scene of the crime. The suspect, Ronald Quiroa, 28 of Van Nuys, walked into La Cañada Liquor at 1535 Foothill Blvd. on Sept. 15 and stole a wallet that had been inadvertently left on the counter by another customer. The victim returned to the store after realizing he had left his wallet, but discovered it had already disappeared from the counter. Quiroa could be clearly seen picking up the wallet in surveillance footage reviewed by the store owner and the customer whose wallet was missing.
FEATURES
September 3, 2009
Q. Yesterday I was at an event when another lady passed out. 911 was called immediately, but when looking through her purse, no emergency contact information or list of medications was found. Fortunately when she regained consciousness, she was able to tell the paramedics her daughter?s name and phone number. Would you please remind us of the information we should all carry with us? Yesterday I was at an event when another lady passed out. 911 was called immediately, but when looking through her purse, no emergency contact information or list of medications was found.
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