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Crime Blotter: BB Gun Suspects and Fruit Picker Theft

A week in crime in Altadena

Crime blotter information courtesy of Altadena Sheriff's Station

Tuesday, April 26

Between 8:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. - A residential burglary occurred in the 2300 block of North Navarro Avenue.  Suspect(s) entered the residence by removing the window screen and breaking the window latch.  Loss: silver MacBook 13" laptop, silver MacBook Pro 17" laptop, and white iPhone charger.    Between 8:00 PM and 10:30 PM – A residential burglary occurred in the 800‐block of Alameda St.   Suspect(s) entered the residence by removing the window screen and entering via the open window.   Loss:  gray Macintosh 17” laptop, white MacBook 12” laptop, and a red Sony Cybershot.  Between 7:30 PM and 8:30 AM, Wednesday – A vehicle vandalism and petty theft occurred in the 900‐ block of E. Poppyfields Dr.  Loss:  black Thule bike.  Between 8:00 PM and 9:30 AM, Wednesday – A grand theft from an unlocked vehicle occurred in the  1000‐block of Alta Vista Dr.  Loss:  Garmin Nuvi GPS and iPhone with blue case.   

Friday, April 29    12:45 AM – Three suspects were arrested in the area of Altadena Dr. & Marengo Av.  Deputies  responded to area after receiving a call regarding a suspicious group.  Upon contact with the subjects,  deputies recovered a BB gun, ski mask, and misc tools.  Suspects were taken into custody after further  investigation.  The suspects are from the South Gate area.  Editor's note: Based on further conversation with Lt. Joe Dempsey we can add the following information: the men were arrested on reasonable cause of robbery and later released.  Detectives are investigating whether crimes may have been committed by them in another jurisdiction, Dempsey said.

Saturday, April 30   Between 4:00 PM and 10:00 AM, Sunday – A burglary of a storage container occurred in the 900‐block  of W. Woodbury Rd.  Loss:  black Samsung 55” HD, black Samsung 32” HD, black Sony PlayStation3, and  a black Chevy remote control.      

Sunday, May 1 st   Between 9:30 AM and 9:00 AM, Monday – A petty theft from an unlocked vehicle occurred in the 70‐ block of W. Harriet St.  Loss:  woman’s gold ring with garnet stones, woman’s gold watch, tool kit and  misc currency.    Between 10:00 AM and 1:45 PM – A petty theft occurred in the 2000‐block of E. Washington Blvd.  Loss:   expandable fruit picker with orange basket.

joy May 07, 2011 at 05:14 AM
this is a great service. for future reports, could you consider creating a map showing the locations of these? this could be a little app on this page, or else simply link to a YahooMap with these locations shown? Thanks!

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