Crime Blotter

Oct. 1

1900 block of Waltonia Drive in Montrose, a vehicle was vandalized with a hate word written on the vehicle’s hood. Due to the use of the specific word, the vandalism is considered a hate crime. The incident occurred between 4 p.m. and 6 p.m.

2000 block of Tondolea Lane in La Cañada Flintridge, a caregiver reported that, as he was caring for his patient who is the resident of the location, a man came to the door and told him he was the resident’s son. The caregiver reported that the man looked like a younger version of the older man. This was the caregiver’s first day on the job and he was not certain who was allowed in the home; though he was hesitant he allowed the man inside. The man who reported to be the son of the resident entered the home and walked to a back bedroom. He came out later with boxes of items and took them to a waiting vehicle. He did this several times. The resident was asleep at the time.

Later the caregiver discovered the resident had an estranged son. At one point the resident had a restraining order against the son but had not renewed it.

The burglary occurred between 1:30 p.m. and 2 p.m.

Sept. 30

400 block of Fairlawn Drive in La Cañada Flintridge, a purse and its contents were stolen from an unlocked vehicle reported at 2 p.m.

Sept. 29

3100 block of Foothill Boulevard in La Crescenta, someone called the business and made threatening statements to the employee who was on the phone. Because of the statements by the suspect, the employee felt there was a creditable threat including a suspect with a gun. Deputies were called; the location was evacuated and searched. There was no suspect found at the location.

The incident occurred at 4:32 p.m.

Sept. 23

2900 block of Community Avenue in La Crescenta, a violin was reportedly stolen from the music room at Crescenta Valley High School between 12:50 p.m. and 3:30 p.m.

Sept. 12

2900 block of Santa Carlotta Street in La Crescenta, a catalytic converter was stolen from a vehicle between Sept. 12 and Oct. 3.