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Crime Blotter

Area 1: Altura and Ramsdell avenues: Someone entered a 2010 Honda Accord on Sept. 2 between 8 p.m. and 10 p.m. The victim parked and locked the car while he was playing basketball at Crescenta Valley High School. He returned to find his cell phone and $45 in cash missing from the center console. The total loss was valued at $345.

Briggs and Frances avenues: Deputies conducted a traffic stop after observing a silver Mercury that failed to make a complete stop at a stop sign on Sept. 3 at 9 p.m. Deputies approached the vehicle and observed a female passenger who is a known drug user. They observed the passenger appear extremely agitated. They asked the woman to step out of the vehicle and conducted a sobriety test. They observed symptoms consistent with individuals who smoke crack. The suspect was arrested and booked for being under the influence of a controlled substance.


2900 block of Henrietta Avenue: Someone forced entry into a residence through a living-room window on Sept. 3 between 10:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. The intruder searched the bedroom. A gold necklace and a gold choker were missing. The point of exit is believed to have been the front door, as the dead bolt was no longer in place. The total loss and damage was valued at $250.

2900 block of Markridge Road: A 1992 Honda Civic that was parked in a driveway overnight on Sept. 5-6 was stolen.


Kagel Canyon Road, mile marker 2: Deputies observed a 1986 Cadillac driving in the dark without its headlights illuminated at Sept. 6 at 8:30 p.m. They conducted a traffic stop and noticed the butt of a gun protruding from the pocket of one of the two males in the car. Deputies searched the suspects and the car and determined that the firearm was stolen. They also found methamphetamines. The suspects were arrested and booked for having a loaded firearm in a vehicle and for having a firearm with narcotics.

Area 2

2 Freeway and Foothill Boulevard: Deputies conducted a traffic stop at 9:26 a.m. on Sept.1. The deputies determined the driver of the Chevy Tahoe was driving with a suspended license. The driver was cited.

1300 block of Salisbury Road: Deputies responded to a report of vandalism on Sept. 2. A female victim said that she parked her car at her workplace in the 1300 block of Foothill Boulevard at 9:30 a.m. When she returned at 9 p.m., she found two large scratch marks on the passenger-door panel of her 2009 Nissan Murano.


5500 block of Godbey Drive: A man parked his 2006 Mini Cooper in the north parking lot at the La Cañada Flintridge Country Club on Sept. 6 at 7:30 a.m. When he returned at 11:30 a.m., he noticed that the driver’s-side door was ajar. His wallet, containing a California driver’s license, cash and credit cards had been stolen from the center console. The total loss was valued at $52.

Area 3

Angeles Crest Highway and Foothill Boulevard: Deputies conducted a traffic stop after observing a vehicle that did not have a proper license plate light on Sept. 1. When approaching the car, they smelled marijuana. Deputies conducted a search of the driver and passenger, and found two small quantities of marijuana. The marijuana was confiscated and the suspects cited.

700 block of Berkshire Avenue: A female victim left her residence to pick up her children from school on Sept. 2 at 2:35 p.m. When she returned at 3:p.m., she saw that the glass door to the master bedroom had been smashed. Fearing a burglar was still in the house, the victim fled with her children and called 911. Deputies determined that several drawers and a closet had been ransacked. A digital camera, a gold wedding band and a high-school class ring were stolen. The total loss and damage was valued at $13,100.