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Thursday, February 9, 2017
Altadena’s Crime Blotter for the Week of Saturday, February 4th
Monday, January 30th
7:45 PM – A vehicle was reported stolen from the 500 block of W. Alberta Street. Vehicle described as a blue 2008 GMC Yukon. Vehicle was recovered on 2/1/17 by LAPD Southeast Division.
10:00 PM – A robbery occurred in the 2300 block of Lake Avenue. Suspect armed with a handgun contacted the victim as she was exiting her vehicle and demanded her belongings. Fearing for her safety, the victim handed over her purse and the suspect fled the area. Suspect described as a male Hispanic between 5 feet 1 inches and 5 feet 3 inches. Suspect was armed with a small black handgun. Stolen: gray and white tote bag containing a black wallet, credit cards and currency.
Tuesday, January 31st
7:00 PM – A residential burglary occurred in the 400 block of E. Altadena Drive. Suspect(s) entered the residence by removing a window screen. Stolen: red safe, gold necklace, diamond ring and currency.
Wednesday through Friday February 1st-3rd
No significant incidents.
Saturday, February 4th
12:00 PM – A grand theft occurred in the 800 block of E. Woodbury Road. Stolen: electrical wires, gate motor and a metal black bar.
5:20 PM – Manuel Rubalcava, 28 years old of Pasadena was arrested in the area of Lake Avenue and Dolores Street for being under the influence of a controlled substance.
6:50 PM – A residential burglary occurred in the 1500 block of N. Altadena Drive. Suspect(s) entered the residence via a window. Stolen: beige cloth bag containing vehicle parts and currency.
11:00 PM – A grand theft occurred in the 3900 block of Fair Oaks Avenue. Stolen: (5) Zeiss camera lenses; various millimeters and (7) black radios.