Crime Blotter: Armed Robbery, Two Commercial Burglaries

A week in crime in Altadena.

Crime blotter information provided by Lt. Michael White of the Altadena Sheriff's Station.

Monday, May 14th

Between 11:00 PM and 7:30 AM (Tuesday) – A vehicle burglary occurred in the 1800-blk of Midlothian Dr.  Suspect(s) entered the vehicle via unknown means.  Loss:  orange iPod Nano, vehicle documents, black backpack.

Tuesday, May 15th

9:20 PM – An attempt robbery occurred at the Arco Gas Station – 1633 N. Altadena Dr.  The suspect entered the location, retrieved a handgun from his waistband and pointed it at the victim.  The victim believed the suspect was trying to scare him and he told the suspect to leave.  The suspect walked around the counter and struck the victim twice in the head.  Suspect last seen leaving the area in an unknown direction.  Suspect described as:  male, 25-30 yrs, 511, 190, wearing a black beanie, grey hooded sweatshirt, grey sweatpants, and black converse.  Weapon:  black semi-automatic.  Loss:  none.

Between 6:40 PM and 4:55 AM (Wednesday) – A commercial burglary occurred at the North Pasadena Medical Center – 2052 N. Lake Av.  Suspect(s) entered the location via unknown means.  Loss:  unknown.

Wednesday, May 16th

Between 8:00 AM and 1:00 PM – A residential burglary occurred in the 2500-blk of Catherine Rd.  Suspect(s) attempted to enter the residence by climbing a ladder and opening the rear window which was previously shattered.  As the suspect(s) attempted to open the window, the alarm motion sensor detected movement and activated the audible burglar alarm.  Loss:  none. 

Between 8:00 PM and 6:30 AM (Thursday) – A commercial burglary occurred at Altadena Elementary – 743 E. Calaveras St.  Suspect(s) entered the location by shattering a window.  Loss:  none.

Friday, May 18th

Between 7:15 AM and 7:30 PM – A residential burglary occurred in the 2700-blk of Olive Av.  Suspect(s) entered the location via the rear door by using bodily force.  Loss:  none. 

Between 1:40 PM and 1:45 PM – A petty theft from an unlocked vehicle occurred in the parking lot of Rite Aid – 735 E. Altadena Dr.  Loss:  silver wallet.  (Plain sight).


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