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Thursday, December 31, 2015

Altadena’s Crime Blotter for the Week Ending December 26, 2015


Monday, December 21st

10:00 PM – A vehicle burglary occurred in the 2000 block of Pepper Drive. Suspect(s) entered the vehicle by shattering the passenger window. A laundry basket, clothes, makeup, and perfumes were stolen.
12:00 PM – A grand theft occurred in the 1800 block of E. Mendocino Street. The suspect was possibly a relative. A MacBook laptop was stolen.
11:40 PM – A juvenile was arrested at Rite Aid, 735 E. Altadena Drive for shoplifting.

Tuesday, December 22nd

2:00 AM – An attempt burglary occurred at the Healing Center, 1911 N. Lake Avenue. The suspect(s) pried the door to attempt entry.
3:15 PM – A domestic assault occurred at All Star Liquor, 2421 Lincoln Avenue. The suspect has been identified. Arrest of suspect pending.

Wednesday, December 23rd

No significant Incidents

Thursday, December 24th

9:16 AM – Maria Gatdula, 57 years old of Pasadena was arrested at Super King, 2260 N. Lincoln Avenue for shoplifting.
10:00 AM – A vehicle was reported stolen from the 2800 block of Olive Avenue. The suspect possibly the registered owner’s nephew. Vehicle Stole: 2003 Chevrolet Tahoe. On-going investigation.
4:00 PM – Gaylon Hawthorne, 24 years old of Altadena was arrested in the 600 block of Wapello Street for trespassing.
4:10 PM – Kenneth Strong, 53 years old of Pasadena was arrested at Walmart, 2408 Lincoln Avenue for shoplifting.
10:00 PM – A vehicle vandalism occurred in the 300 block of E. Altadena Drive.

Friday, December 25th

12:20 AM – A grand theft from an unlocked vehicle occurred in the 3200 block of Barhite Street. Coffee mugs, coasters, gift cards, clothing, camera, watch, and jewelry were stolen.
12:00 PM – A residential burglary occurred in the 1000 block of E. Mendocino Street. The suspect entered the residence by prying the front door and is possibly the victim’s ex-girlfriend. Nothing was stolen. On-going investigation.
7:00 PM – A vehicle burglary occurred in the 100 block of W. Loma Alta Drive. The suspect(s) entered the vehicle by shattering the driver’s side window. A jacket, shoes, and chairs were stolen.

Saturday, December 26th

8:53 PM – A robbery occurred in the 20 block of E. Woodbury Rd. The suspect was described as male, 30 years old, 6’1, 200 lbs. The suspect pulled the victim’s necklace and fearing for his safety the victim also handed over the keys to his vehicle. The suspect last seen westbound on Woodbury Road driving a purple 1998 Honda Accord sedan. A gold chain and a 1998 Honda Accord were stolen. On-going investigation.

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