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Thursday, December 22, 2016
Altadena’s Crime Blotter for the Week of Saturday, December 17th
Sunday, December 11th
8:00 PM – A business vandalism occurred in the 2400 block of Lincoln Avenue. Damage: exterior spray painted.
Monday, December 12th
8:30 AM – A residential burglary occurred in the 1500 block of BraeburnRoad. Suspect(s) entered the residence by shattering the rear glass door. Stolen: wooden jewelry box, rose gold ring, gold necklace with triangle pendant and gold charm, costume jewelry and a gold pocket watch.
9:00 PM – A vehicle burglary occurred in the 1500 block of N. Allen Avenue. Suspect(s) entered the vehicle by shattering the window. Stolen: black case containing a light kit, flood lights and spot light.
Tuesday, December 13th
10:30 AM – A vehicle burglary occurred in the 4000 block of Chaney Trail. Suspect(s) entered the vehicle by shattering the window. Stolen: black GoPro video camera.
3:00 PM – A bicycle was found in the 2500 block of Marengo Avenue. Bicycle described as a black and white Easton C9K boy’s 18 speed. Bicycle stored for safekeeping.
10:25 PM – A residential vandalism occurred in the 3300 block of Villa Grove Drive. Damage: window dented.
Wednesday, December 14th
1:20 PM – A shoplifting incident occurred in the 700 block of E. Altadena Drive. Stolen: power bank and 15 GB storage.
2:30 PM – A package theft occurred in the 300 block of Parkman Street. Stolen: package containing bed sheets.
6:32 PM – Dwight Hemion, 55 years old of Altadena was arrested in the area of Fair Oaks Avenue and Mountain View Street for possession of a controlled substance.
7:30 PM – An attempt robbery occurred in the 2200 block of Lincoln Avenue. Suspects described as two male Blacks wearing dark hooded sweatshirts. Suspects attempted to steal the victim’s purse and she was entering her vehicle.
Thursday, December 15th
12:00 PM – A petty theft occurred in the 2400 block of N. Lake Avenue. Suspect described as a male Black, shaved head, light complexion, approximately 40 years old, between 6 feet and 6 feet 3 inches tall, 210 pounds, wearing a necklace white t-shirt and blue jeans. Suspect approached the victim and asked if he was interested in purchasing a laptop. Prior to viewing the laptop, the suspect told the victim that he would have to pay a portion of the cost upfront just in case the victim would run off with the laptop. The victim gave the suspect partial payment and the suspect entered his vehicle and fled the location. Stolen: currency.
Friday, December 16th
12:50 AM – A robbery occurred in the 2400 block of Lincoln Avenue. Suspect described as a male, approximately 30 – 35 years old, 5 feet 10 inches, 230 pounds, wearing a black beanie, black sweater and black sweatpants. The victim was walking southbound on Lincoln Avenue when he was pushed by the suspect. The victim fell to the ground and the suspect forcefully grabbed the victim’s satchel. Stolen: black satchel containing a brown leather wallet and currency.
10:00 AM – A residential burglary occurred in the 1800 block of Country Lane. Suspect(s) entered the residence by shattering the glass door. Stolen: diamond ring, diamond earrings and a three flower diamond ring.
5:30 PM – A petty theft from an unlocked vehicle occurred in the 1900 block of Pinecrest Drive. Stolen: black shoulder bag and red wallet.
7:47 PM – Dalonte Andrews, 26 years old of Altadena was arrested in the area of Glenrose Avenue and Crosby Street for felon in possession of a firearm.
8:00 PM – A vehicle vandalism occurred in the 1000 block of Athens Street. Damage: shattered window.
Saturday, December 17th
11:00 AM – A vehicle burglary occurred in the 2100 block of Sinaloa Avenue. Suspect(s) entered the vehicle by shattering the window. Stolen: black Nike backpack.
1:00 PM – A mailbox vandalism occurred in the 600 block of Loma Drive. Damage: pried mailbox.
7:10 PM – James Johnson, 50 years old of Pasadena was arrested in the area of Mendocino Street and Fair Oaks Avenue for possession of a controlled substance.