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Crime Report: Bible among items taken in pre-Christmas theft from unlocked SUV

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Crimes in December included vandalism, grand theft and shoplifting.
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Dec. 19

Vandalism: Commonwealth Avenue at Berkshire Avenue. Sometime between midnight Dec. 18 and 3:50 p.m. Dec. 19, an unknown vehicle knocked down a speed limit sign and damaged a Southern California Edison vault vent. Tire marks and mud were found around the sign and vent.

Dec. 24

Grand theft: 1100 block of Salisbury Road. A man who left his Lexus RX350 parked, unlocked, overnight in his driveway at 7 p.m. Dec. 22, reported that sometime between then and 7 a.m. Dec. 23 someone had taken from it two briefcases, a paperback Bible, a pair of wireless hearing aids and amplifier, and a raincoat.


Vandalism: 500 block of Foothill Boulevard. A woman reported that sometime between 1:30 and 2 p.m. that day, a shopping cart struck her 2015 BMW X5 and scratched the paint on the driver’s side. She believed it was intentionally done by a “middle-aged woman with red hair” with whom she’d had a verbal altercation before the incident.

Dec. 28

Shoplifting: 600 block of Foothill Boulevard. A store’s video surveillance equipment recorded images of an “older” white man wearing black clothing entering the store, cutting a security cord protecting handbags, selecting four handbags and exiting the store with them, all at around 6:52 p.m. Dec. 27. He was then seen getting into a pickup truck that sped out of the parking lot.