Crime Blotter - October 12

Area 1

3000 block of Community Avenue: The front door knob, a second story window screen and kitchen window of a house were damaged in an attempted burglary between 8 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 3. The would-be burglars were unable to gain entry to the home, which had its entrances locked while the owner was gone. The total value of the damage was estimated at $425.

2800 block of Henrietta Avenue: A diamond necklace and a digital SLR camera, valued at $700 and $1000 respectively, were stolen from a home sometime between Friday, Sept. 16 and Sunday, Sept. 18. The victim did not report the theft till Oct. 4, but remembered coming home during the aforementioned period to find her kitchen sliding door wide open. The door was normally left open a small amount to allow the victim’s dog to enter and leave the home.


Area 2

2100 block of Foothill Boulevard: Sixteen pairs of children’s socks, a pair of women’s shoes, a pair of children’s tennis shoes, three sets of pink girl’s pajamas and 10 pairs of women’s underwear were stolen from Ross Dress for Less on Foothill Boulevard. The items were recovered during a traffic stop for an outstanding warrant that occurred at 1:51 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 7. The thief was a passenger in the car and the stolen clothes were found hidden under her shirt when she was searched by a deputy.

5100 block of Earl Drive: A pair of sunglasses valued at $250 and $10 in loose coins were stolen from a pair of unlocked vehicles between 9 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 5 and 7 a.m. on Thursday, Oct. 6. The cars had been parked in the driveway of their owner.

300 block of San Juan Way: Two Rolex watches and a Cartier watch were stolen from a home sometime between 6:15 p.m. and 8:45 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 4. A bedroom window was found open with its screen removed, and boot prints were found in the dirt by the window.


Area 3

3700 block of Chevy Chase Drive: A locked house was ransacked between 9:15 a.m. and 3:20 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 7 in what was reported as a burglary, although no items were reported missing. A pair of computers and a box of U.S. coins were visible on a desk and a dresser, but were not taken. The back door was left open when the owner returned home, and had footprints on it.

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