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Thursday, May 11, 2017
Altadena’s Crime Blotter for the Week of Saturday, May 6th
Sunday, April 30th
11:15 AM – A grand theft by false pretenses occurred in the 2300 block of New York Drive. Stolen: gift cards.
10:30 PM – A vehicle vandalism occurred in the 1400 block of Valencia Avenue. Damage: scratches on doors.
Monday, May 1st
1:00 PM – A vehicle burglary occurred in the 1700 block of N. Altadena Drive. Suspect(s) entered the vehicle by punching the door lock. Stolen: credit cards and currency.
3:00 PM – A vandalism occurred in the 2600 block of Glenrose Avenue. Damage: wall spray painted.
7:45 PM – An attempted theft from an unlocked vehicle occurred in the 400 block of W. Palm Street. Suspect described as a male, 18 to 20 years old, 6 feet and 180 pounds.
10:00 PM – A vandalism occurred in the 2900 block of El Nido Drive. Damage: windows, phones, and light fixtures.
Tuesday, May 2nd
9:00 PM – A petty theft from an unlocked vehicle occurred in the 300 block of Buena Loma Drive. Stolen: black Adidas gym bag, Adidas sweatshirt, sweatpants, brown leather shoes, red pants, black pants and bag containing toiletries.
Wednesday, May 3rd
1:44 PM – A residential burglary occurred in the 3400 block of N. Marengo Avenue. Suspect(s) entered the residence by removing the window screen. Stolen: rose gold Hamilton watch and titanium Breitling watch.
3:45 PM – Jamaul Harvey, 34 years old of Pasadena and Cesar Barragan, 27 years old of Altadena were arrested in the 2300 block of Pine Crest Drive for vehicle burglary. Items recovered: landscaping equipment.
7:24 PM – A vehicle was reported stolen from the 2100 block of Lincoln Avenue. Vehicle stolen: silver 1997 Honda Accord 4-door.
8:15 PM – A commercial burglary occurred in the 2900 block of El NidoDrive. Suspect(s) entered the location via the unsecured window. Stolen: laptop.
Thursday, May 4th
11:00 AM – A vehicle burglary occurred in the 2100 block of Lincoln Avenue. Suspect(s) entered the vehicle by shattering the window. Stolen: DJ stabilizer, DJ light, Fovitec lights, and wallet.
11:07 AM – A vehicle was reported stolen from the 100 block of W. Harriet Street. Vehicle stolen: silver 2008 Honda Civic 4-door.
4:21 PM – Alejandro Garcia, 40 years old of Altadena was arrested in the area of Raymond Lane and Sacramento Street for possession of a controlled substance and drinking in public. Martin Acosta, 44 years old of Altadena was also arrested for drinking in public.
9:45 PM – Tywon Johnson, 28 years old of Altadena was arrested in the 2100 block of N. Raymond Avenue for battery.
Friday, May 5th
3:30 PM – A trailer was reported stolen from the 2300 block of Lincoln Avenue. Trailer stolen: 1990 white and orange U-Haul trailer.
5:14 PM – A residential burglary occurred in the 2900 block of ReposaLane. Suspect(s) entered the residence by shattering the glass door. Stolen: white gold ring and white gold tennis bracelet.
6:00 PM – Dikran Varikian, 68 years old of Altadena was arrested in the 2100 block of E. Washington Boulevard for domestic violence.
8:00 PM – Malcolm Buchanan, 23 years old of Duarte was arrested in the 3600 block of Fair Oaks Avenue for assault with a deadly weapon.
9:00 PM – A strong arm robbery occurred in the 3000 block of Lincoln Avenue. Suspect has been identified as a male juvenile.
Saturday, May 6th
4:30 PM – A petty theft from a vehicle occurred in the 2000 block of Glenrose Avenue. Stolen: catalytic converter.
8:45 PM – A petty theft from a vehicle occurred in the 200 block of Crosby Street. Stolen: catalytic converter.