Altadena Blotter: Stolen Cars, DUI and Other Crimes

The report includes crimes from Tuesday, March 11 through Saturday, March 15.

Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department's Altadena Station released the following report on Tuesday, March 18:

Tuesday, March 11
  • Between 11 a.m. and 4 p.m. – A petty theft occurred in the 3200 block of Santa Anita Avenue. Loss:  A bag of recyclable cans/bottles and clothing.
  • 4:15 PM – A residential burglary occurred in the 1100 block of East Morada Place. Suspects entered the residence by kicking in the rear door. Suspect #1 described as a male, Hispanic, 16-17 years old, 5 foot 8, 120-130 pounds, dark hair, black shirt, cargo shorts / Suspect #2 described as a male, Hispanic, 16-17 yrs, 508, 120-130, dark hair, red long sleeve shirt, dark pants / Suspect #3 described as a male, Hispanic, 16-17 years old, gray hooded sweatshirt. Suspects last seen southbound on Mar Vista Avenue. Loss: none.
  • Between 4:30 and 5:20 p.m. – A vehicle burglary occurred in the 300 block of Acacia Street. Suspect(s) entered the vehicle by prying the rear window. Loss: Black Garmin Nuvi GPS, black Samsung Galaxy, black wallet.

Wednesday, March 12

  • Between 3:30 p.m. and 5:30 a.m. (Thursday) – A petty theft from an unlocked vehicle occurred in the 1700 block of Morada Place. Loss: Coins.
  • Between 10 p.m. and 12:30 p.m. (Thursday) – A vehicle was reported stolen from the 700 block of New York Drive.  ***Vehicle was recovered by Arcadia PD***

Thursday, March 13

  • Between 7 and 9 a.m. – A vehicle vandalism occurred in the 400 block of East Sacramento Street. 
  • Between 4 p.m. and 7 a.m. (Friday) – A vehicle vandalism occurred in the 2400 block of North El Molino Avenue. 

Friday, March 14

  • 8:10 p.m. – A stolen vehicle was recovered in the area of Marigold Street and Olive Avenue.  ***Vehicle was stolen out of LAPD Foothill***
  • 11:03 p.m. – Jerry Porchia, 58 yrs, of Monrovia was arrested for being under the influence of a controlled substance. 

Saturday, March 15

  • 2:54 a.m. – Francisco Anguiano, 19 yrs, of Pasadena was arrested for driving without a license and driving under the influence.
  • 9:17 a.m. – A vehicle was reported stolen from the 100 block of East Woodbury Road.  ***Vehicle was recovered by LASD Altadena***


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