Crime Blotter

Sept. 16

4300 block of Oakwood Road in La Cañada Flintridge, a glass window of a rear door at a residence had been broken and several rooms were ransacked. Nothing was reported stolen at the time.

The burglary occurred between 5 p.m. on Sept. 16 and 11 p.m. on Sept. 17.


Sept. 15

Angeles Crest Highway in Angeles National Forest, a woman reported that she, along with family members including a man, Victim 1, and a woman, Victim 2, arrived at the location, parked their vehicle and had lunch near the parking area. Victim 2 had left her small backpack in the vehicle. After lunch they used a nearby bathroom. Victim 2 then walked back to the car and got her backpack. At the time she noticed it was open but couldn’t remember if she had left it open earlier. She went on a hike along with other members of her family. When they returned from their hike they noticed a man, described as White and about 20 to 40 years old, standing by the victim’s car. The man had a newer grey Subaru with a bicycle on the back that was parked next to the victim’s car. The man was speaking to a second man, who was described as White or Hispanic, about 20 to 30 years old, and had a beard. The men were talking about other cars in the parking lot that had been burglarized. The second man said his blue Honda had been burglarized. The two men then entered the Subaru and left the location apparently to report the crime to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Dept. It was then noticed the lock on the victim’s vehicle had been punched. When Victim 2 heard the other men talking about money being stolen from their vehicles she checked her backpack and noticed that money had been stolen.

The burglary occurred between 12:30 p.m. and 3 p.m.


Angeles Crest Highway in Tujunga, a man reported that he parked his vehicle in the parking lot at the location, locked the vehicle’s doors and left the location. When he returned he found that the door lock had been punched and several items, including cash, had been stolen between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m.


Sept. 14

2800 block Foothill Boulevard in La Crescenta, a catalytic converter was stolen from a vehicle that was parked at a business. Surveillance footage revealed a Ford Mustang drove into the parking and parked. A male, Suspect 1, exited the vehicle, took an unknown object from the trunk of his car and appeared to lift the driver’s side of the vehicle with the object. Later he was seen lowering the vehicle, placing the items into the trunk of his vehicle and driving away at 3:48 a.m.


Sept. 13


2400 block of Francis Street in La Crescenta, personal items, including a watch, were stolen from an unlocked vehicle. A witness saw two men open the door of his vehicle and take items from the car. He called the sheriff’s station immediately. A deputy found the watch while he was canvasing the area.

Suspect 1 was described as a male 5’, 8” tall wearing a grey hoodie. Suspect 2 was described as a male about 5’10” tall wearing a black hoodie.

The theft occurred at 5:09 a.m.


300 block of Noren Street in La Cañada Flintridge, deputies responded to the location concerning trespassing. Video surveillance revealed two suspects, Suspect 1 and Suspect 2, walking toward the front door of a home. When they saw a law enforcement vehicle driving nearby the two ran toward the east side of the property and into the backyard. They both jumped a fence and out of view of the cameras.

Suspect 1 appeared to be a male adult, wearing a light grey hoodie with light grey shorts. He was about 6’ tall and weighed about 170 lbs. Suspect 2 appeared to be a male adult, wearing a black jacket with black pants. He was about 6’ tall and weighed about 170 lbs. The incident occurred at 1:43 p.m.