May 21

2600 block of Foothill Boulevard in La Crescenta, a tote bag, candy and three bottles of liquor were taken from the Rite Aid by a man described as Hispanic or Armenian in his 30s, about 5’7″ to 5’8″ tall, weighing 180 to 190 pounds with brown hair and a goatee. The suspect allegedly placed the items in the shopping tote bag. A loss prevention employee of Rite Aid followed the suspect out of the store and took the bag with the items off his shoulder. The suspect got into a gray van and drove off. The incident occurred at 11:03 a.m.

May 20

Encinal Avenue and Ramsdell Avenue in Montrose, a catalytic converter was stolen from a 2003 Toyota Sequoia between 7 a.m. and 2 p.m.

1900 block of Foothill Boulevard in La Cañada, a Sunland man was arrested for battery after he allegedly shoved an employee at the Crescenta Cañada YMCA. The man entered the swimming pool area during a swim class. The area was closed to only those who were part of the class.
The swim instructor explained the man could not swim; there was a verbal altercation. Another member of the Y staff escorted him to the men’s locker room and advised him to leave. The man came back, another verbal altercation occurred then the man allegedly rushed the staff member and pushed him in the chest causing him to fall into the swimming pool.

The man was arrested at
7:25 p.m.