Jan. 27
4800 block of Grand Avenue in La Cañada Flintridge, a 52-year-old transient was arrested for trespassing at the home of a former girlfriend at 7:44 a.m.

3000 block of Foothill Boulevard in La Crescenta, an employee at Christie’s Liquors reported he allegedly witnessed a woman between the ages of 20 and 25 enter the store, pick up three bottles of vodka, go behind an aisle and place them in her backpack. The employee followed the woman out of his store and into the nearby bakery. He confronted her about the theft; she denied it and left the bakery. She got into the passenger seat of a waiting black Mercedes Benz and the driver left the area at
3 p.m.

Jan. 26
800 block of Foothill Boulevard in La Cañada, an employee of AT&T reported that two people came into the store, a man between the ages of 55 and 60, and a boy between 13 and 15, and began looking at displays. The older man spoke to a store employee, then walked over to a display followed by the boy. After viewing the surveillance video footage, deputies saw the two suspects appeared to be manipulating a phone display.

The two left and the employee discovered a phone missing at 2:05 p.m.

100 block of Foothill Boulevard in La Cañada, a driver stopped a deputy asking for directions. After an investigation, the deputy discovered the passenger, a 46-year-old Sylmar man, was on probation for possession of a controlled substance. A search of the passenger found him to be in possession of a substance appearing to be methamphetamine and possession of narcotics paraphernalia.

The man was arrested at
2:45 a.m.

Jan. 25
2600 block of Foothill Boulevard in La Crescenta, an employee of Ralphs reported seeing a man approach the exit to the store carrying a hand basket full of liquor bottles. When the man saw the employee, he stopped, put the basket on the ground and walked out. At the same time another man, also carrying a hand basket full of liquor, put his basket down and exited the building. The men reportedly got into a white Toyota Camry with paper license plates and drove away at 2:30 p.m.

Jan. 24
3400 block of Roselawn Avenue in Glendale, a woman reported when she arrived home she noticed the window next to her front door had been broken. She looked inside her home and found rooms ransacked. Nothing appeared to be stolen. The burglary occurred between
7:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m.

Jan. 21
8500 block of Foothill Boulevard in Tujunga, an 18-year-old Sylmar man was arrested for suspicion of possession of a controlled substance resembling methamphetamine, being under the influence of drugs or alcohol in public and possession of sales distribution of a synthetic compound [bath salts]. The deputy reported witnessing the man with disheveled clothing staggering through a dark parking lot. When the deputy asked him if he had anything illegal on his person he allegedly said he had bath salts and syringes in his backpack. After an investigation, the deputy discovered two small plastic bags containing a residue that appeared to be methamphetamine, three syringes (one of them filled with an unknown liquid), 16 empty small bags, three bags containing what appeared to be a synthetic compound [bath salts] and two pieces of paper with IOUs with names and telephone numbers.

The deputy also discovered a small plastic water bottle containing an unknown liquid with a cloudy white residue on its surface. The man allegedly told the deputy the bottle contained a solution of cold medicine and the white residue was left over pills. The man was arrested at 2:09 a.m.

Jan. 20
600 block of Foothill Boulevard in La Cañada, an employee at TJ Maxx reported witnessing a man and woman enter the store, gather up 28 designer purses and run out the door. They got into a waiting white Nissan Maxima.

Jan. 17
2500 block of Manhattan Avenue in Montrose, a 34-year-old New York man called 911 concerning his girlfriend that had overdosed on drugs. He reportedly told deputies he entered the home and found her passed out. He then allegedly admitted that, although he did not do drugs with his girlfriend, he did earlier in the day. Deputies found what appeared to be cocaine belonging to the man. He was arrested on suspicion of possession of a controlled narcotic at 8:10 p.m.

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