Crime blotter

April 8

2600 block of Prospect Avenue in La Crescenta, several items were stolen from an unlocked vehicle. Surveillance camera footage revealed two unidentified individuals wearing dark hooded sweaters and face masks approaching the victim’s driveway. The suspects checked the doors of all vehicles parked in the driveway at 5:14 a.m.


April 7

600 block of Foothill Boulevard in La Cañada Flintridge, an employee reported witnessing a male, described as White, enter the store’s front door. He left his black/blue backpack near the door and walked to the aisle containing shaving goods. He “rifled through” the items on the shelf then walked to another aisle, then to the front door to recover the backpack. He exited the store. When he did the theft alarms at the door were activated. The employee saw store merchandise in the suspect’s rear pocket. The employee yelled at the suspect, who ignored him, exited the store, got on a bicycle and left the store. It was later found the suspect had apparently taken several packs of razors and food.

The theft occurred at 9:45 a.m.


April 6

Angeles Crest Highway in the Angeles National Forest, a woman reported that she parked her vehicle at the location and when she returned she noticed her bicycle that had been inside the vehicle was missing. She later realized that other items were stolen. The driver’s side door lock was damaged.

The vehicle burglary occurred between 7:50 a.m. and 11:30 a.m.


April 4

600 block of Foothill Boulevard in La Cañada Flintridge, an employee stated she greeted a woman, described as Black, as she entered the store. The woman/suspect walked to the cosmetic aisle and began “shuffling” through the shelves. The employee was busy with another customer so she requested, via the store’s PA system, for the other manager on duty to respond to the floor. When this announcement was made the suspect ran out of the front door of the store carrying a black plastic trash bag.

Surveillance footage revealed the suspect entering the store and immediately walking to the cosmetic aisle. She removed a black trash bag from under her sweatshirt and proceeded to remove several cosmetic products from the shelves. She was later seen running out of the store. After an inventory, several items were reported stolen.

The theft occurred at 9:48 p.m.


April 1

3100 block of Santa Carlotta Street in La Crescenta, a catalytic converter was stolen from a vehicle between April 1-6.