2600 block of Foothill Boulevard in La Crescenta, a man described as white, 19 to 20 years old, 5’10” to 6’ tall, weighing 170 to 180 pounds with short hair and wearing a white baseball cap, blue hoodie and jeans, entered the Valero service station. The suspect immediately demanded money and approached the counter. He reportedly pointed a black handgun at the employee while demanding money. The suspect punched the employee in the left arm and walked around the counter near the cash register. The employee, in fear for his safety, opened the register. The suspect once again demanded money; the employee complied. The suspect then walked out of the front of the gas station and southbound on Raymond Avenue. A witness reported seeing a beige or tan vehicle on Mary Street facing east make a U-turn and speed off westbound on La Crescenta Avenue out of view. The witness was unsure if the suspect entered the vehicle. The robbery occurred at 6:02 p.m.
Honolulu and Lowell avenues in Glendale, GPD conducted a routine traffic stop and discovered the driver, a 22-year-old Los Angeles woman, and the passenger, a 46-year-old Tujunga man, were both on probation for drug sales. A search of their vehicle allegedly found a handgun, a loaded magazine, methamphetamine, heroin, prescription drugs and small plastic bags. A further investigation found
a large amount of cash in the driver’s possession. They were arrested on suspicion of possession of drugs and transportation of drugs while carrying a firearm in a vehicle. The arrest occurred at 9 p.m.
4600 block of Rosemont Avenue in La Crescenta, a resident returned home to find the rear sliding glass door in the master bedroom open and cash and jewelry had been stolen. Several rooms in the home had been ransacked.
The incident occurred between noon and 4:30 p.m.
2500 block of Los Amigos Street in La Crescenta, a Riverside woman was arrested for assault with a deadly weapon and vandalism after sheriff deputies were called to the home concerning an assault. Deputies were told by the resident that his sister had moved out of the house a few months ago but had come back that day with a man and asked for a small amount of money. The resident gave her the cash and the woman and man left. Then she returned to the home a few hours later and asked for more money. She had allegedly been drinking when she returned. The brother refused to give her more money; she reportedly got upset, grabbed a hammer and began destroying a piece of furniture and walls in the home. The resident yelled at her to stop, she the allegedly raised the hammer as if to strike him and began yelling at the resident. She apparently stopped the threat when a witness began calling law enforcement. The incident occurred at 10:10 p.m.
5300 block of Pineridge Drive in La Crescenta, a three-foot by three-foot safe, jewelry, iPad and personal information was stolen from a home. A resident had returned home to find the front glass door window had been broken and saw that her safe was missing from the master bedroom, the iPad was missing from another room. Several rooms had been ransacked. The resident reported seeing a two-door white Porsche leaving her home when she arrived but could not see the occupant. The family had recently moved into the home and had several contractors in and out of the residence for the last two months. The incident occurred 8:45 a.m. to 9:45 a.m.
4300 block of Briggs Avenue in La Crescenta, a person who was house sitting a home entered the residence and discovered several rooms had been ransacked. When deputies arrived they found a patio door had pry marks on it leading them to believe that was the point of entry for the suspect/s. It is not yet known what had been stolen from the home. The incident occurred between Jan. 28 and Jan. 30.