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April 20
2100 block of Florencita Avenue in Montrose, a 20-year-old Altadena man was arrested for suspicion of possession of concentrated cannabis and suspicion of possession of marijuana. Deputies noticed the man parked in a dark vehicle in a parking lot. When they approached, they reportedly smelled a strong odor of what appeared to be marijuana.

The deputy asked if the man had anything illegal inside the vehicle. The man allegedly said he had some “weed.” After an investigation, an applicator syringe was discovered containing what appeared to be cannabis. What appeared to be marijuana was also found in the vehicle. The man was arrested at 8 p.m.

April 18
5000 Rock Castle Drive in La Cañada Flintridge, a 20-year-old La Crescenta man was arrested for suspicion of possession of marijuana and possession of a switchblade knife. Deputies responded to a disturbance call of possible narcotic activity by juveniles. Deputies responded and found a vehicle that matched the description given by the caller.

When deputies approached the driver, the La Crescenta man, they smelled an odor that appeared to be marijuana. After an investigation, it was found the man was in possession of a knife and deputies found a bottle containing what appeared to be marijuana. The man was arrested at noon.

4400 block of Ocean View Boulevard in Montrose, deputies responded to an apparent burglary attempt at an apartment. The resident reported that after arriving home she attempted to open her apartment door with her key and it did not work. She found the deadbolt on the door was unlocked and the door was open.

An investigation found the edge of the door had been split and the lock broken sometime between 11:45 a.m. and 6 p.m.

April 17
2700 block of Foothill Boulevard in La Crescenta, the lower glass portion of the door at Crescenta Valley Water District was broken overnight.

April 16
2400 block of Foothill Boulevard in La Crescenta, a 28-year-old Newhall man was arrested for suspicion of possession of heroin and burglary after he was arrested at Rite Aid. A witness reported seeing the Newhall man walking up and down the aisles of the store acting suspiciously. She allegedly witnessed the man taking several items from the shelves and placing them in a canvas bag he was carrying.

The man reportedly walked into the store’s restroom. The witness listened at the door and heard what appeared to be the tearing of plastic, as if attempting to open plastic seals of the items taken. The witness knocked on the door; the man said “It’s busy.” She called sheriffs. When the deputy arrived, the man was still in the restroom. The deputy went back to his patrol unit to contact the station and the man exited the store with the bag. The deputy spoke to the man and determined the items he had in his possession had not been purchased. After an investigation, it was discovered the man had a plastic bag containing a dark tar-like substance resembling heroin. He was arrested at 8:32 p.m.

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