Nov. 9
2300 block of Mira Vista Avenue in Montrose, a resident discovered that her front door lock had been damaged; however, it did not appear anything was stolen overnight.

2600 block of Foothill Boulevard in La Crescenta, Sandisk SD cards and several USB cables were stolen from Rite Aid. An employee witnessed a man described as Hispanic, 5’7” tall, weighing 200 pounds wearing a white shirt, blue shorts and carrying a backpack, enter the store. He walked to the area where the cards and cables were kept and left the store without attempting to pay between 11:55 a.m. and 11:58 a.m.

Nov. 5
2900 block of Community Avenue in La Crescenta, Crescenta Valley High School was vandalized. Suspect/suspects entered the school and vandalized the pool deck by throwing eggs, shooting green paintballs and throwing toilet paper on the deck. The suspect/suspects also shot paintballs on the south facing windows of the building and poured syrup onto numerous handrails. The investigation is ongoing.
The incident occurred overnight.

3000 block of Foothill Boulevard in La Crescenta, two electric razors and a gift set of lotion were stolen from Walgreens. An employee heard a security sensor activate. He walked to the front of the store and was told by another employee that a man walked out of the store with the items without attempting to pay.
The suspect was described as a white man wearing a “hoodie” and black baseball hat. The incident occurred between 8:30 p.m. and 8:47 p.m.

2600 block of Foothill Boulevard in La Cañada, a woman and man were arrested on suspicion of robbery. The store employees knew the suspects for allegedly shoplifting in the past. When the suspects entered, employees watched the woman and stood at the exits of the store. The suspects left the store with shopping carts filled with items for which they did not attempt to pay. They were followed by employees to the parking lot where a struggle ensued over the cart.
The incident occurred between 5:45 p.m. to 6:36 p.m.

2900 block of Mary Street in La Crescenta, jewelry was stolen from a home. The resident reported finding photos on the floor shattered, rooms were ransacked and her jewelry box was stolen at 7:59 p.m.

Nov. 3
Foothill Boulevard and Chevy Chase Drive in La Cañada Flintridge, a 38-year-old Los Angeles man was arrested on suspicion of burglary and driving on an expired driver’s license. A deputy noticed a vehicle driving at a high rate of speed eastbound on Foothill Boulevard. He activated a traffic stop; the suspect complied. After an investigation, several items often used in vehicle burglaries were found inside his car.

The arrest was made at 1:37 a.m.

2700 block of Orange Avenue in La Crescenta, a man reported he had been working in his front yard when he noticed a white pick-up truck parked on the south curb of Orange Avenue just east of his home. Two men, both described as white in their 40s, 5’9” to 5’10” tall and weighing 200 to 220 pounds, exited the vehicle. One suspect explained to the resident they were going to build a fence for his neighbor living to the rear of his property. They asked to speak to the resident and his wife; however, she was not available at the time.

One of the suspects walked away to make a phone call for about 10 minutes. The second suspect continued to speak to the resident. When the first suspect returned the two left the area. It was only later the resident realized that money had been stolen from his wallet that he had left on a table in the enclosed veranda located on the south side of his property.

The resident’s wife noticed that money was stolen from her wallet as well which was near her husband’s wallet. The neighbor living behind the residents confirmed she had not hired anyone to build a fence at her home.

The incident occurred at 10 a.m.

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