Sept. 6
Cañada Boulevard and Colina Drive in Glendale, Glendale officers responded to a call concerning a suspicious woman who had stepped in front a vehicle and was throwing her hands up. The caller reported that he had nearly struck the woman with his vehicle. Officers found the woman walking southbound on Cañada Boulevard. One of the officers attempted to contact the woman. She continued to walk. The second officer began approaching the woman, who ran westbound on Cañada through traffic lanes. The officer ordered her to stop and grabbed her shirt. She slipped away. The officer grabbed her again and took her to the ground on Cañada Boulevard in the southbound number two lane. The woman struggled with the officer for two to three minutes and at some point she bit the officer on the knee.
She continued to struggle. Officers had to stun her leg and she still refused to place her hands behind her back. She was stunned again and the officers were able to place her in handcuffs. They sat her on the curb of the street, and she continued to struggle. Paramedics were called to clear the woman of any medical condition but were unable to do so because she resisted them as well. She was transported to Glendale Adventist Hospital.
After doctors treated her and she had calmed down officers were able to obtain her name. She could not tell them her address and she allegedly told the officers that she was in a drug rehabilitation center in Glendale. The incident occurred at 12:11 a.m.

Sept. 5
1900 block of Verdugo Road in La Cañada, a gym bag and wallet were stolen from a vehicle while it was parked in the parking lot of the United Artists Theatre at 9: 50 p.m.

Sept. 2

3000 block of Encinal Avenue in La Crescenta, a chainsaw was stolen from a garage. On Sept. 2 the resident saw the automatic light come on in the garage. The resident entered the garage and found the door open. He reported seeing a shadowy figure run from the area.  An immediate search found nothing had apparently been stolen, and then two days later the missing item was discovered. The original incident occurred at 7 p.m. on Sept. 2.

Sept. 1
Mayors Discovery Park in La Cañada, the passenger window was shattered; nothing was reported stolen from a vehicle that was parked in the lot from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.
300 block of Linda Vista Dr., La Cañada.  A man saw a truck pull up in front of his neighbor’s house where the driver got out and picked up three bicycles – a woman’s bike, a man’s bike and a child’s bike. The suspect then put the bikes into the back of his pick-up truck. The victim who saw the truck arrive went out into the street to confront the driver. The truck reportedly drove in reverse and the victim grabbed at the bikes, but the vehicle drove forward again before he could grab them. The second victim, the owner of the bikes, had come out of his house shouting at a second suspect who had gotten into the passenger seat of the pick-up.  The second victim now stood in front of the truck, and the driver once again put the truck in reverse. He drove backwards toward the first victim and struck him on the right thigh with the rear bumper. At that moment, the second victim was able to retrieve one bike from the bed of the pick-up. The truck then sped away. The first victim said he felt afraid for his life and that being struck by the vehicle seemed to be intentional on the driver’s part. He declined medical attention. The incident occurred at 12:30 p.m.

Aug. 30
3000 block of Foothill Boulevard in La Crescenta, a suspect stole coins from the air and water machine at the Shell Gas Station at 6 a.m.

Aug. 29

3800 block of Orangedale Avenue in Montrose, a car vacuum and ashtray were stolen from a locked car overnight.

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