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Oct. 22

1800 block of El Cino Place in Glendale, a resident contacted police after he noticed a window had been smashed in his neighbor’s home. When officers arrived they found the home had been ransacked; the owners were not there at the time. The police began a search of the area calling in the K-9 unit; however, a suspect/suspects were not found. The police were called at 4:54 p.m. and ended the search at 6:36 p.m.

Oct. 21

Ventura (134) Freeway transition to Glendale (2) Freeway in Glendale, a fatal accident occurred when an 18-year-old Arcadia man was driving his vehicle, traveling westbound on the 134 freeway, at what California Highway Patrol reports was a high rate of speed. The driver attempted to make an “unsafe turning movement” that caused him to lose control of his vehicle and leave the roadway. His vehicle collided with the raised curb and continued to travel along the hillside where he collided with a metal light pole, guardrail and metal freeway sign. The vehicle rotated and entered back onto the freeway where it overturned. The man was ejected from his vehicle; it appeared he was not using his seatbelt. The man was pronounced deceased at the scene.

The accident occurred at 7:43 p.m.

Oct. 20

1500 block of Wilson Terrace in Glendale, a 24-year-old Long Beach man was arrested for burglary after a chase by a security guard at Glendale Adventist Medical Center. The incident began when a woman returned to her vehicle that was parked in a parking structure at the hospital. The girl noticed a man, later identified as the Long Beach man, in the driver’s seat of her vehicle. When the man saw her, he fled. The girl notified hospital security and they began chasing the man. Glendale police were contacted, and security continued to chase the man who attempted to enter a nearby restaurant but the doors were locked. Security caught up with the man who pushed the guard aside and ran into the street apparently attempting to get a passing vehicle to stop for him. A vehicle began to slow down but drove away when security ran toward the man.

The chase continued to Harvey Drive at the Ventura (134) Freeway when GPD arrived and detained the man. Several items were missing from the girl’s vehicle and allegedly recovered from the man.

The incident occurred at 7:07 p.m.

Westbound Foothill (210) freeway and Ocean View Boulevard exit, La Cañada Flintridge, a 50-year-old Altadena man was arrested for resisting an officer and assault with a deadly weapon after deputies conducted a traffic stop. Deputies initiated the stop after an investigation discovered the license plate of the vehicle was associated with several warrants. As one deputy walked to the driver’s side of the car, a second deputy walked to the passenger side. It was discovered the driver did have several warrants out in his name. The deputy asked him to step out of the vehicle and the driver allegedly asked “Why?” The deputy once again ordered him to step out of the vehicle and he refused.

One of the deputies opened the driver’s door, reached in and placed his hand on the driver’s right forearm and attempted to guide him from the vehicle. The driver reportedly said, “I’m not going anywhere” and placed his foot on the accelerator. The vehicle accelerated at a high rate of speed while the deputy was still holding the driver’s arm. This action caused the deputy’s arm to hit and scrape the frame of the driver’s side door. The deputy stepped back and the vehicle fled onto the freeway. The driver was found traveling westbound on the Foothill (210) Freeway approaching the Pennsylvania Avenue off-ramp. The driver exited the freeway and deputies conducted a traffic stop on Pennsylvania and Encinal avenues. The suspect complained of chest pains and was transported to a nearby hospital; after being given the “okay to book” he was taken to the Crescenta Valley Sheriff’s Station at 8:32 p.m.

Oct. 16

600 block of Foothill Boulevard in La Cañada, a 46-year-old Arcadia woman, a 38-year-old El Monte woman and a 39-year-old woman also from El Monte were arrested for being in possession of burglary equipment and suspicion of burglary.

Deputies responded to a call concerning a burglary in progress at TJ Maxx in La Cañada. The three female suspects were seen leaving the area in a white mini-van. Deputies saw the van matching the description entering the eastbound Foothill (210) Freeway and initiated a traffic stop. The women were found to be in possession of burglary equipment including purses that are often used to conceal stolen items from stores and equipment to remove security sensors from items.

The arrests were made at 3:29 p.m.

2100 block of Foothill Boulevard in La Cañada, copper piping and other equipment were stolen from Taco Bell, which was closed and under construction overnight.

Oct. 15

2900 block of Community Avenue in La Crescenta, cellphones, iPods and cash were stolen from the Crescenta Valley High School’s girls’ physical education locker room. Some items were in unlocked lockers, others were in backpacks outside of the locker. The items were stolen during two periods, 9:05 a.m. to 9:50 a.m. and 10:25 a.m. to 11:10 a.m.

1500 block of Foothill Boulevard in La Cañada, a 40-year-old Pasadena man was arrested for possession of drug paraphernalia and suspicion of possession of a controlled substance resembling methamphetamine during a traffic stop at 4:38 p.m.

Oct. 13

2400 block of Foothill Boulevard in La Crescenta, a woman’s purse was stolen from the dressing room of her business by a person/persons between 2 p.m. and 2:30 p.m.

Oct. 12

2800 block of Foothill Boulevard in La Cañada, a 34-year-old Burbank woman was stopped for driving on a suspended license and suspicion of possession of concentrated cannabis after a traffic stop at 3:55 p.m.

Oct. 11

2600 block of Foothill Boulevard in La Crescenta, two people entered Zen Sushi and ordered food. They stayed at the restaurant for about an hour as they ate what they had ordered. They then left the restaurant without paying for the meal. One suspect is describing as a man in his 40s with black hair, 5’8″ tall weighing 180 pounds. The second suspect is described as female in her 30s with brown hair, 5’ tall and 130 pounds. The suspects were at the restaurant from 3:06 p.m. to 3:56 p.m.

Oct. 3

4700 block of Rosemont Avenue in La Crescenta, a person/persons vandalized the exterior wall of Rosemont Middle School by spray painting graffiti between Oct. 3 and 6.

4400 block of Cornishon Avenue in La Cañada, money was stolen from a cash box that was located on the floorboard of a locked vehicle between 9 p.m. and 10 p.m.

Above information provided by LASD, Crescenta Valley Sheriff’s Station, Glendale Police Department and California Highway Patrol.

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