2900 block of Foothill Boulevard in La Crescenta, an employee at Foothill Doors and Windows entered the business, heard the alarm and noticed his desk had been ransacked. He immediately left the building and contacted 911. Deputies discovered the apparent entry into the building was from a rear window. A computer, monitor and credit card were stolen between 7:35 p.m. and 10:30 p.m.
2500 block of Prospect Avenue in La Crescenta, a 38-year-old woman from Rancho Cucamonga was arrested for vandalism after allegedly pounding on the front door of a residence and cracking the glass and splitting the door molding. The resident reported the suspect, who was identified as her ex-daughter-in-law, came to the door demanding her son, who was at the home. She was allegedly acting erratically and continued to yell for her son. The resident told the woman to wait by her vehicle and she would send the boy out. She did, the woman reportedly returned, yelled some more and damaged the front door at 11 a.m.
Glendale police, along with law enforcement from Pasadena, Burbank and San Fernando, participated in the Avoid 100 Campaign DUI (driving under the influence) Saturation Patrol on St. Patrick’s Day. The results are: 56 vehicles stopped, 21 failure to signal stops, one vehicle impounded, five DUI arrests and two suspended license arrests.
663 Foothill Blvd. in La Cañada Flintridge, a 47-year-old Pasadena woman was arrested for petty theft at TJ Maxx. A witness reported seeing the woman take the tags off items from the lingerie department and exited the store without attempting to pay at 5:37 p.m.
4400 block of Ocean View Boulevard in Montrose, several pieces of jewelry were stolen and an apartment was ransacked between 10:30 a.m. and 7:30 p.m.
3000 block of Alabama Street, La Crescenta deputies responded to a call concerning a man going through recyclable receptacles. Deputies arrived to find a 46-year-old Tujunga man with papers and trash in his possession. When deputies approached, the suspect noticed and immediately entered the passenger side of a gay Isuzu sport utility vehicle. Upon investigation, it was found that the vehicle plates had arrest warrants registered to them. Deputies discovered the man did not have a California driver’s license but did provide a Mexican identification card. There were several bags of recyclables inside the vehicle with an estimated worth of $2,000. There were some alleged inconsistencies to his story concerning how he obtained possession of the vehicle as well.
The man was arrested for reasonable cause and grand theft auto at 9 a.m.
2200 block of Montrose Avenue in Montrose, a driver reported that while he was driving his vehicle east bound on Montrose Avenue he heard a loud bang on the right side of his car. He stopped and discovered the passenger side of his car had been dented. He noticed two boys standing in the area looking and laughing at his vehicle. The driver believes one of the boys threw something at the car at 3:45 p.m.
4400 block of Cloud Avenue in La Crescenta, several landscaping tools were stolen and the lock on the passenger side door of a vehicle was damaged overnight.
Verdugo Boulevard and the Glendale (2) Freeway exit ramp in La Cañada, a 41-year-old Glendale man was arrested for possession of drug paraphernalia. Deputies were assisting Glendale police in searching for a burglary suspect in the area. They noticed a man matching the description of the suspect standing on the corner of the location. As they approached him, he allegedly threw a white object into the ice plant near him, turned and walked away.
While one deputy spoke to the man, another found a glass pipe often used to smoke methamphetamine in the plants nearby. It was discovered the man was not the burglary suspect sought but he was arrested for possession of drug paraphernalia at 12:45 p.m.