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Police Files

The following incidents were taken from police reports.


Intersection of Amherst Drive and San Fernando Boulevard: A

39-year-old Pacoima woman reported that a woman broke the back window of


her car with a glass bottle at 3:25 p.m. Saturday, police said. The woman

told police that the other woman drove up and began yelling at her and

challenged her to a fight. At one point, the two women pulled to the side

of the road and the unidentified woman picked up a bottle and threw it at


the rear window of the Pacoima woman’s car. No arrests were made.

1100 N. San Fernando Boulevard: An 18-year-old woman was arrested on

suspicion of petty theft and possession of dangerous drugs at 9 p.m.

Monday, police said. The woman was arrested at Ralphs market for stealing

$4 worth of Vivarin, police said. At the jail, officers found a glass

vial containing what they believed was methamphetamine, police said.


Intersection of San Fernando and Magnolia boulevards: A 23-year-old


Los Angeles man was arrested on suspicion of evading a bicycle patrol

officer at 9:13 p.m. Saturday, police said. The officer attempted to stop

the man for making an illegal U-turn along San Fernando Boulevard, police

said. The man allegedly pretended to pull over but then quickly sped

away. The officer broadcast the description of the man’s car over the

police radio and the suspect was arrested a few blocks away, police said.


300 block of North Pass Avenue: A 16-year-old Burbank boy was cited on


suspicion of stealing a carton of cigarettes from Von’s at 2:30 p.m.

Sunday, police said. An employee found the boy’s backpack laying on the

ground unattended and discovered the carton inside, police said. When the

boy came to claim the bag, the employee the boy admitted taking the

cigarettes. police said. The boy was released to his parents, police



600 N. San Fernando Blvd.: A 17-year-old IKEA employee reported that a

co-worker exposed himself to her at 8 p.m. Friday, police said. The girl

was working in an office at the furniture store when she turned around

and saw the man with his pants down, police said. No arrests were made.


2500 block of Victory Boulevard: A 20-year-old Reseda man was arrested

on suspicion of robbery after snatching a 79-year-old Burbank woman’s

purse at 2:18 p.m. Monday, police said. The woman was approaching her car

when the man came from behind and shoved her, grabbing her purse and

fleeing, police said. A witness saw the suspect get into a van and

followed the vehicle for a time before returning and reporting the

license plate number to police. The man was tracked down at a relative’s

house in North Hills, police said. An LAPD officers stopped the man,

finding the woman’s checkbook and some cash in the van, police said.