First published in the Sept. 29 print issue of the Outlook Valley Sun.
La Crescenta Sheriff’s deputies responded to a burglary report call at a business on the 1900 block of Verdugo Boulevard at 4:50 a.m. on Sept. 21. Deputies observed shattered class at the entrance of the location, but no suspects were in the area upon their arrival. They noted an open drawer near the cash register area. Losses were not listed on the report.
A burglary occurred at a retail store on the 200 block of Foothill Boulevard at 4:25 p.m. on Sept. 22. A staff member told deputies that she observed four women walk into the store and cut metal wire sensors placed on purse displays. Employees at the store contacted officials and continually requested the women stop, with no success. The suspects suddenly stopped cutting the wire, dropped some of the purses on the ground and ran out of the store. The store reported multiple purses stolen. The suspects were ultimately able to flee the scene.
Following the previous burglary at 5 p.m. on Sept. 22, another store reported a similar burglary at the 600 block of Foothill Boulevard. Store employees reported that two women and one man entered the store and stole men’s clothing without attempting to pay. The suspects fled and have not yet been apprehended.
On Sept. 23 at 2:05 p.m., two men entered a store on the 600 block of Foothill Boulevard. The suspects pushed a shopping cart through the second floor of the store, filling it with men’s clothing. They pushed the cart past store cash registers, but ultimately left the cart inside the store without taking any store merchandise.
Deputies responded to a grand theft call after a man reported a catalytic converter was stolen off his vehicle at about 8:20 a.m. on Sept. 24. Witnesses told officials that they observed a person underneath the victim’s vehicle and took parts into a white BMW SUV. The witnesses were unable to observe the suspect’s license plate.
Editor’s note: Details included in the Sheriff’s crime report are taken directly from the deputies’ reports on file at the Crescenta Valley Sheriff’s station. The Outlook Valley Sun is not responsible for inaccuracies in the original reports.