Crime Blotter - May 11, 2011

AREA 1: 5100 block of Ocean View Boulevard: A man reported noticing a house that had its living-room window smashed. It appeared that someone had entered the house through the window and looked through cabinets and closets. No one is currently living at the location and it didn’t appear that anything had been stolen. The damage was assessed at $400.

4300 block of Raymond Avenue: A woman reported someone had smashed the rear passenger-side window of her vehicle between 12 and 7:30 p.m. on May 5. None of her belongings in the car were disturbed. Damage was estimated at $300.



4400 block of Oak Grove Drive: A man reported his car’s catalytic convertor was cut out and stolen from his car after he drove the car to La Cañada High School on Friday. He parked in the south parking lot near the batting cages and when he returned and started the vehicle, it began making loud noises and he saw the catalytic convertor, valued at $500, was missing.

1930 Foothill Boulevard: An employee parked in the Crescenta-Cañada YMCA parking lot the morning of May 5. When she returned to her vehicle at 2 p.m. and started the car she heard a horrific noise. She was told after taking the car to a mechanic that two catalytic convertors, worth an estimated $3,800, had been taken off the car. Another man reported the catalytic convertor, valued at $1,000, had been stolen from his truck parked in the same lot on May 5. Video surveillance of the YMCA parking lot showed three males pull up next to the man's truck, get out and go underneath the car. Approximately five minutes later, at 12:30 p.m., they got up and returned to their car, which appeared to be a 1995 to 1998 four-door Honda Accord.

1200 block of Journey's End: A man reported someone had broken into his car by smashing the driver's-side front window the night of May 5. A Magellan GPS had been taken from his car. The unit had been attached to the lower left side of the windshield. Damages were assessed at $560.

1000 block of Salisbury Court: A woman found her car had been egged when she woke up the morning of May 1. A four-inch long horizontal line had also been scratched to the gas tank door. Damages were estimated at $500. When contacted by deputies, the next-door neighbor reported seeing a gray, four-door Mazda drive up and down the street approximately four times between 10:30 p.m. and 11 p.m. on April 30.

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