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Thursday, December 29, 2016
Altadena’s Crime Blotter for the Week of Saturday, December 24th
Sunday, December 18th
12:01 AM – A petty theft from an unlocked vehicle occurred in the 1300 block of Skywood Circle. Stolen: battery charger, charging cords, shoes, vitamins and books.
3:20 AM – Omar Cabrera, 22 years old of Pasadena was arrested in the 3200 block of Dabney Avenue for possession of a controlled substance.
5:00 PM – A vehicle burglary occurred in the 2000 block of Meadowbrook Road. Suspect(s) entered the vehicle by shattering the window. Stolen: burgundy backpack, black Kindle and books.
10:00 PM – A vehicle vandalism occurred in the 200 block of E. Alta Loma Drive. Vehicle damage: scratches and dents.
Monday, December 19th
1:25 PM – A vehicle was reported stolen from the 300 block of Acacia Street. Vehicle described as a green 1997 Honda Accord. Vehicle was recovered on 12/20/2016 by LAPD Southwest Division.
8:11 PM – A battery occurred in the 20 block of E. Woodbury Road. As the victim was walking out of a business the suspect punched the victim in the face for unknown reasons. Suspect last seen leaving the area in a Dodge Magnum.
Tuesday, December 20th
11:00 AM – A grand theft occurred in the in the 1100 block of E. Altadena Drive. Stolen: diamond ring.
4:30 PM – A residential burglary occurred in the 2500 block of E. Washington Boulevard. Suspect(s) entered the residence via unknown means. Stolen: currency.
11:15 PM – An assault with a deadly weapon occurred in the area of Mountain View Street and Glenrose Avenue. Investigation is on-going.
Wednesday, December 21st
1:30 PM – Ariel Franko, 25 years old of Sherman Oaks was arrested in the300 block of Ventura Street for identity theft.
2:35 PM – A package theft occurred in the 1500 block of New York Drive. Suspect described as a female Black, approximately 25 years old, 5 feet 3 inches, 130 pounds, wearing a white beanie, black long sleeve shirt with pink short sleeve shirt, red pants, white sneakers and a red blanket. Stolen: package containing a step ladder and storage boxes.
Thursday, December 22nd
2:30 PM – A garage burglary occurred in the 700 block of Neldome Street. Suspect(s) entered the garage by prying the door frame. Stolen: unknown.
4:00 PM – A petty theft from a residence occurred in the 100 block of Figueroa Drive. Stolen: ring.
9:00 PM – A petty theft occurred in the 1500 block of Homewood Drive. Stolen: vehicle registration and insurance card.
10:00 PM – A petty theft occurred in the 1500 block of Homewood Drive. Stolen: golf bag, golf clubs, vehicle keys and house keys.
Friday, December 23rd
9:05 PM – A residential burglary occurred in the 2800 block of Rubio Canyon Road. Suspect described as a male White or Hispanic, approximately 35 years, 6 feet, medium build, 190 pounds, black hair with slight graying, and wearing dark clothing. Suspect entered the residence by shattering the glass door. No items stolen.
Saturday, December 24th
9:50 AM – A vehicle was reported stolen from the 400 block of Figueroa Drive. Vehicle was recovered the same day.
9:20 PM – A robbery occurred in the 2200 block of Lincoln Avenue. Suspect described as a male, Black, 6 feet, 170 pounds, wearing a Raider’s beanie, black and gray sweater, and black shorts. Suspect was armed with a revolver. Investigation is on-going.