Oakwood Avenue and Foothill Boulevard in La Cañada Flintridge, two 21-year-old Altadena men were arrested for public intoxication after deputies responded to a call concerning young men who appeared to be drunk playing in the street. When deputies arrived, they found the two men sitting on the sidewalk at the location. One man was holding up his middle finger as cars drove by. Deputies searched the two men. As one man was leaning up against the trunk of the patrol unit, he slumped over causing the deputy to lift him off the car and sit him down. Once the two men were taken to the CV Station, they allegedly told deputies that they had driven a car to the location but couldn’t remember exactly where it was. When asked why they didn’t drive home, they both allegedly told deputies they were attempting to sober up before driving; however, they insisted they were not drunk. They were arrested at 12:46 a.m.
2200 block of Foothill Boulevard in La Cañada, a 31-year-old Montrose man was arrested after he was found to have been living at a vacant home without the owner’s permission. Deputies discovered several personal items in a shed of a vacant home that apparently belonged to the man. He was arrested at 11:45 a.m.
2100 block of Highrim Road in La Cañada, a 41-year-old Maywood man assaulted another man with a dowel [stick]. The man argued with the victim, both construction workers, over an apparent money matter. The man took the stick and jabbed at the victim hitting him in the ribs. The Maywood man was arrested on assault.
3000 block of Orange Avenue in La Crescenta, a couple returned from vacation to find pry marks on their rear kitchen door, several rooms ransacked and jewelry and credit cards stolen from their home between Dec. 23-27.
2900 block of Foothill Boulevard in La Crescenta, computer and stereo equipment were stolen from the Goodwill business overnight.
1200 block of Flanders Road in La Cañada, a laptop computer was stolen from an unlocked vehicle overnight.