Crime blotter

Aug. 16

2700 block of Mayfield Avenue in Montrose, deputies responded to a report of a burglary at the location. The resident stated someone entered his home through the unlocked front door. Several rooms were ransacked, a flat screen television was pushed over breaking the screen and a mirror that was hanging on the wall in the living room was thrown into an adjacent bedroom, shattering the glass.

The incident occurred between 10:30 a.m. and 7:30 p.m.

Aug. 14

4400 block of Rosemont Avenue in La Crescenta, person/s “keyed” a vehicle leaving a  21-foot scratch on the passenger side door between 3 a.m. and 10 a.m.

2600 block of Foothill Boulevard in La Crescenta, the owner of Zen Sushi reported that person/s entered the business and attempted to disable the alarm system and cut one of the surveillance camera cables. It did not appear anything was missing. The surveillance video revealed two people entering the location and appeared to be looking through drawers and cabinets at 2:59 a.m.

900 block of Foothill Boulevard in La Cañada Flintridge, a woman reported that while shopping at Sprouts Market she placed her open purse in the shopping cart. She turned her back to the cart to select produce and when she returned to the cart she picked up her purse and noticed it felt “light.” She discovered her wallet had been stolen.

Surveillance video showed Suspect No. 1, described as a male black in his 30s, 6’1″ tall, weighing 180 pounds wearing a light blue long sleeve button up shirt and blue jeans, taking the wallet from the purse. Deputies responded and reviewed the video, which showed Suspect No. 1 standing about five feet from the victim in the produce section. He held up his arm as if to signal Suspect No. 2, described as a male black, in his 30s, 5’10” tall, weighing 230 pounds, wearing a rust colored T-shirt and white shorts. He walked with a noticeable limp, went to the produce section. Suspect No. 1 removed the wallet and both suspects exited the store at 3:47 p.m.

Aug. 10

2500 block of Teasley Street in La Crescenta, a purse with personal items, cash, medication and a battery pack were stolen from an unlocked vehicle overnight.

Aug. 9

2600 block of Foothill Boulevard in La Crescenta, an employee at the Valero service station arrived at work and noticed that a window had been shattered but found nothing missing from the interior of the building. He did notice that some papers on the printer were disheveled, a power strip to the video surveillance was off and the phone did not work. The employee investigated and noticed the phone line had been cut.

The surveillance video revealed two vehicles, a dark newer model two-door vehicle with black custom rims, and a white MINI Cooper pulled into the gas station and parked in front of the building at 3:59 a.m. The vehicles stayed there for several minutes but no one exited. The vehicles exited the area at 4:02 a.m. driving onto Foothill Boulevard and turning left onto Raymond Avenue. At about 4:10 a.m. two male adults walked around the corner of the location and shattered the window.

One of the suspects was described as wearing a dark hoodie, dark shorts and white shoes. The other suspect was described as wearing a light colored hoodie, white pants and dark shoes. They entered the building and walked behind the cashier counter.

The video then stopped recording at 4:11 a.m.

Aug. 1

400 block of Foothill Boulevard in La Cañada, a window was shattered at a dentist office and several blood drops were found throughout the interior of the office. A surveillance video revealed a suspect described as a male Hispanic, 20 to 35 years old, 5’8″ to 5’11” tall weighing 160 to 190 pounds, wearing a light colored T-shirt, jeans and dark sneakers, breaking a window. The suspect’s movements activated the alarm system. The incident occurred between noon and 12:15 p.m.