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LASD - Altadena Station, Los Angeles County Sheriff
Thursday August 30th, 2012 :: 06:19 p.m. PDT


Altadena Crime Blotter

Monday, August 20th
Between 2:30 AM and 8:00 AM – A grand theft from an unlocked vehicle occurred in the 4200-blk of Aralia Rd. Loss: iPad in orange case, brown Gucci aviator sunglasses, brown/gold Rayban aviator sunglasses.
Between 2:30 AM and 8:30 AM – A vehicle burglary occurred in the 4100-blk of Canyon Crest Rd. Suspect(s) entered the vehicle by prying the window and unlocking the door. Loss: black HP notebook, tan purse.
Between 7:00 AM and 7:00 PM – A petty theft from an unlocked vehicle occurred in the 1200-blk of Rubio Vista Rd. Loss: brown/pink wallet.
Between 9:00 AM and 10:30 AM – A petty theft occurred in the 3100-blk of Maiden Ln. Loss: beige Mini Max pool heater.
Between 10:00 PM and 5:00 AM (Tuesday) – A petty theft occurred in the 2900-blk of Emerson Wy. Loss: vehicle registration stickers.

Tuesday, August 21st
Between 2:14 PM and 3:45 PM – A petty theft from the front porch occurred in the 2000-blk E. Crary St. Loss: UPS packages containing misc. items.

Wednesday, August 22nd
Between 9:30 PM and 9:45 PM – A grand theft occurred in the 2100-blk of Santa Rosa Av. Loss: silver Pedattrian case, amplifier, Boss Fender Bass Man, black Korg pitch tuner.

Thursday, August 23rd
Between 12:00 PM and 2:30 PM – A petty theft occurred at Elliot Middle School, 2184 Lake Av. Loss: black LG cell phone.
Between 3:00 PM and 8:00 PM – A residential burglary occurred in the 600-blk of E. Pine St. Suspect(s) entered the residence via unknown means. Loss: black Xbox 360.

Friday, August 24th
12:00 PM – A residential burglary occurred in the 100-blk of W. Mendocino St. The victim and his friend were home at the time and observed the suspect – male, black, 511-600, 180-200, wearing a black shirt and blue pants, standing in the dining room. The victim said ‘hello’ to the suspect and the suspect stated he was looking for the victim’s brother. The suspect then left the location. Loss: none. ***Suspect possibly identified***


While on Vacation:

• Ask a family member or friend or hire a house sitter to live in your home
• Ask neighbors to help with your trash bins and newspaper.
• Install an approved and monitored residential alarm system.
• Park a neighbor’s car in your driveway.
• Use timers on indoor lights to give the impression you are home.
• Have merchandise (parcels) delivered to a neighbor’s house. (a useful tip at any time.)
• Request Vacation Home Checks from your local Altadena Sheriff's Station.
• Get to know your neighbors and have them keep an eye out and report suspicious activity.

LASD - Altadena Station, Los Angeles County Sheriff
780 E Altadena Dr
Altadena, CA 91001

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 626-798-1131

Michael A. White
Altadena Station

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