1900 block of La Granada Way in La Cañada Flintridge electronics, including a computer, and jewelry were stolen from a home. It appeared a person/s entered a residence via a side door and ransacked the home between 7:45 a.m. and 2 p.m.
5400 block of Godbey Drive in La Cañada, a 26-year-old Glendale man was arrested for reasonable cause, possession of stolen property after a deputy noticed him walking southbound on Godbey Drive. The man was wearing dark clothing and had a backpack. Due to the recent burglaries in the area and time of night, the deputy detained him and inquired if he lived in the area. After an investigation the deputy discovered two global positioning systems in the man’s possession. The man allegedly told the deputy he had been riding in a friend’s vehicle when they got into an argument and he got out of the car. He was not forthcoming identifying this friend. Again, due to the vehicle burglaries in the area, some that had GPS equipment stolen, the deputy arrested the man at 2:56 a.m.
2200 block of Cross Street in La Cañada, sunglasses, golf balls and currency were stolen from an unlocked vehicle. The resident heard the driver’s side front door of his vehicle slam shut and saw a man described as 5’8″ to 5’10″ tall, 170 pounds at the time wearing a long sleeve khaki or tan shirt walk away from the vehicle. The resident got into his vehicle and drove around the area but could not locate the suspect.
The vehicle burglary occurred at 4:50 a.m.
500 block of Foothill Boulevard in La Cañada, a woman had finished grocery shopping at Ralphs market. She had taken the items out of her grocery cart, placed them into her vehicle and returned her cart to the cart corral. She had placed her purse in the child’s seat and forgot to retrieve it. She drove home then immediately realized she had left her purse in the cart. She then returned to the store but the purse was gone and no one had turned it into the store’s management. After deputies were contacted they observed the surveillance footage and it appeared a man approached the cart, noticed the purse and, with his back to the camera, appeared to look through the purse then walked out of the view of the camera. He later returned without the purse and entered the store. The management did not receive any information from the man concerning finding a purse. The man is suspected to be an employee that is subcontracted by the store to replace the advertisements in the shopping carts.
The incident occurred at 1:41 p.m.
2300 block of Orange Cove Avenue in La Crescenta, a mountain bike was stolen from the front yard of a residence. The resident said she noticed a man described as a male Hispanic, 5’7″ to 5’9″ tall, weighing 160 to 180 pounds, at the time wearing blue jeans and a light blue shirt looking into her living room from the street. She lost sight of him. A neighbor noticed the same man at the same time. She reported seeing him go into her neighbor’s yard by jumping over some bushes. He then stole the mountain bike from the front yard. The witness reported the man looked to be intoxicated.
The suspect then rode away at 5:51 p.m.
5100 block of Crown Avenue in La Cañada, a television, jewelry, personal items and electronics were stolen from a home. A woman returned home and noticed her sliding glass door was open and her television was missing. She then realized that several other electronics were missing as well as personal papers. All bedrooms were ransacked.
The residential burglary occurred between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.
4800 block of Oak Grove Drive in La Cañada, a piece of equipment used to find water leakage was stolen from an unsecured company truck. According to the CV Sheriff’s report the driver had parked his truck at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory north of the front entrance and was gone for about two hours. He returned and drove to another location in Los Angeles when he discovered the missing equipment.
The item was stolen between 9:30 a.m. and 1 p.m.
4300 block of Alta Canyada Road in La Cañada, a resident reported noticing two window screens located on the south side of her home were removed and placed on the ground. After an investigation it appeared the screens had been pried off with some type of tool. This has been a common procedure used by suspects in recent home burglaries. There was no evidence anyone gained access to the home.
The window screens were damaged between June 13-15.
200 block of Starlight Crest Drive in La Cañada, residents discovered that the doggie door that had been attached to the rear glass door of their home had been taken out and someone had gained access to their home. A television was stolen along with other items.
The residential burglary occurred between 6 p.m. on June 15 and 6 p.m. on June 16.