Crime blotter


Nov. 12

900 block of Foothill Boulevard in La Cañada Flintridge, an employee reported that a female suspect, described as White and wearing a colorful floral dress, entered the store. She walked directly to the vitamin aisle, grabbed multiple assortments of vitamins and stuffed them into a pocket underneath her skirt. The manager came around the corner of the aisle and noticed the theft. The suspect left the store without attempting to pay for the items. A witness reported seeing the suspect get into the passenger side of a white van and drive out of the parking lot at 8 p.m.


2500 block of Whittier Drive in La Crescenta, a man reported receiving a call from a family member who lives at the location saying the power was being turned off at the home. The man returned to the home and found the breaker panel door that was located at the exterior of the home was opened. The resident’s power was off. He walked to the front of the home and heard vehicles leaving the area. He reported seeing a white four-door sedan and red flatbed truck quickly leave the area. He found the front door to the residence was still locked and nothing missing or stolen. After an investigation it appeared the suspect/suspects had turned off the power to the residence to turn off alarms and surveillance cameras.

The incident occurred at 1:10 a.m.


Nov. 9

700 block of St. Katherine Drive in La Cañada Flintridge, a burglary alarm was triggered at a home. A witness reported seeing two males running from the location. The witness stated that he heard an audible burglary alarm coming from the nearby home. It was dark and he heard the two people running through bushes. He then heard the sound of a car door slam and witnessed a light colored sedan drive away from the area. A witness reported seeing a suspicious vehicle, described as a gray Honda Civic, parked in the area earlier in the day. The witness thought it was the same as the vehicle the two suspects got into. Deputies found the home had the activated alarm had a shattered glass door in one of the bedrooms. Cash was reported stolen.

The burglary occurred at 8:10 p.m.


400 block of Commonwealth Avenue in La Cañada Flintridge, while out of town a resident was contacted by a family member and told that several rooms at a residence had been ransacked. Surveillance footage revealed three male adults climbed onto the home’s master bedroom balcony and entered the residence. The suspects broke a glass door and entered the home. The suspects were described as being 5’6” to 5’8” tall. One suspect was wearing camouflage pants; all were wearing grey hoodies and carrying backpacks. All suspects appeared to be wearing gloves. Several items were reported stolen. Deputies reviewed surveillance footage and saw that one of the suspects crawled in the master bedroom into the closet. Apparently he was crawling to avoid activating the security system.

The burglary occurred at 6:10 p.m.


4500 Alveo Road in La Cañada Flintridge, a woman reported that someone had entered her home through a doggie door and stole several items. Surveillance footage revealed a silver Land Rover or Range Rover with black wheels and a black top drive southbound on Alveo Road. The driver made a U-turn in his driveway, past his wife who was driving a white Tesla. An unknown male suspect exited the vehicle and walked down the street apparently toward the targeted home. Later the man reappeared in the camera frame walking away from the home with several items in his hands.

The burglary occurred between 11 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.


1900 block of Verdugo Boulevard in La Cañada Flintridge, a woman parked her vehicle at the location, locked the doors and left. When she returned she discovered the front passenger side window of her vehicle was shattered and several items were stolen.

The vehicle burglary occurred between 5:59 a.m. and 6:07 a.m.


Nov. 8

3800 block of Keswick Road in La Cañada Flintridge, a resident received two notifications that the residential burglary alarm at his home had been activated. He reported that he was advised by his alarm company there may have been a delay in the alarm’s activation because the suspect/suspects disconnected the wire line.

The incident occurred between 8 a.m. and 10 p.m.