A grand theft was reported in the 1200 block of El Vago Street between Aug. 30 at 4 p.m. and Aug. 31 at 6:30 p.m. On Sept. 1, the deputy went to the property that was undergoing construction and was surrounded by a 6-foot fence. The homeowner said that no one was currently living in the house since there was a fire incident and last visited the residence on Aug. 31. She entered the house and went to her theater room, since it was the only area that didn’t suffer from fire damage. She noticed that her theater room speakers, receiver and PlayStation were missing. She said she had no surveillance cameras at the residence.
A grand theft was reported in the 900 block of Foothill Boulevard on Sept. 1 between 1:30 p.m. and 3 p.m. The victim was shopping in a store for about an hour and 30 minutes, and when she went to pay for her items, she noticed that her wallet containing her driver’s license, banknotes and cards were missing from her purse. She told the deputy that she did not see anyone near her while shopping.
A deputy responded to a grand theft in the 4400 block of La Granda Way between Aug. 30 and Aug. 31 from 8 p.m. to 7:30 a.m. The victim said that someone had entered his unlocked Jeep Gladiator and stole his laptop when it was parked at the end of his driveway in front of his residence. The victim did not have any surveillance system or a serial number to his laptop.
Deputies responded to a vehicle burglary in the 5500 block of Godbey Drive on Sept. 2 between 9:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. The victim said that he had parked and locked his vehicle in the parking lot, and when he returned, he discovered that his right rear passenger-side window had been smashed. The victim said that he left two backpacks in the back seat of his vehicle, but no items were missing from the vehicle or the backpacks.
A deputy responded to an invasion of privacy call in the 4400 block of Bel Aire Drive on Sept. 2 at 5 p.m. The victim said that she had noticed a surveillance camera concealed in a bush located on her driveway. The camera was pointed toward the front windows/door of her home giving the viewer access to the inside of her home. After searching the bush, the deputy found the camera. The victim’s son also found numerous battery packs powering the camera. The victim removed the memory card from the surveillance camera and plugged it in to her computer and saw that the camera had been recording her home since Aug. 27. She told the deputy that she did not give permission to any person to record her home and was in fear for her safety and family.
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 the incompleteness or inaccuracies in the original reports.
First published in the September 7 print issue of the Outlook Valley Sun.