Castle Road and Foothill Boulevard in La Cañada, a 39-year-old Norwalk man was arrested for being in possession of a firearm and ammunition. The arrest came after a deputy conducted a routine traffic stop. The deputy found the driver was on active probation or parole and was in possession of a “fully loaded” handgun.
The arrest occurred at 8:05 p.m.
3100 block of Foothill Boulevard in La Crescenta, an owner of a business received a phone call from a person stating he was a representative from Southern California Edison. The alleged representative told the man he had a large outstanding balance with SCE. The man said he could not pay the large amount all at once and the representative told him he could pay a portion then directed him to go to a nearby store where he could purchase a “Reload It” cash card. The alleged representative told the man where he could send the funds, which he did.
Later the man contacted SCE to verify his remaining balance and found that he did not have an outstanding balance and no one from SCE had contacted him. The call from the false SCE representative was made at 1 p.m.
2700 block of Altura Avenue in La Crescenta, jewelry and a pillowcase were stolen and a sliding glass window was shattered at a home. A resident reported when she returned home she noticed the rear sliding glass window door had been shattered. She heard footsteps coming from the second floor of her home. She ran to a neighbor’s home and had them call 911. The woman reported witnessed two men run out of the side gate of her home. They reportedly got into a four-door Cadillac driven by a third suspect and the vehicle drove out of sight.
An investigation found that several rooms had been ransacked. The burglary occurred at 6:25 p.m.
400 block of Foothill Boulevard in La Cañada, 40 wood crates, 40 wood trays and 60 milk crates were stolen from the eastside of the shopping center parking lot between 8 a.m. and noon.