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Sheriff’s Crime Report

A petty theft incident was reported in the 600 block of Foothill Boulevard on May 3 at 7:31 p.m. The assistant manager of the business told the deputy that she was alerted by customers and a coworker that someone had run out of the store without paying for various items. The suspect entered a black Cadillac sedan and drove south bound. The manager noticed that multiple items had been stolen from the cosmetic department. The suspect was described as a 40-year-old man, 5 feet and 10 inches tall, bald, about 200 pounds, and he was seen wearing clear eyeglasses, a black jacket, blue jeans and black Nike shoes.


A vandalism and mail theft incident was reported in the 700 block of Berkshire Avenue on April 29 at 4:35 a.m. The victim told the deputy that an unknown person broke two of her mailbox doors and stole her mail. The victim’s neighbor had video surveillance footage of the incident that captured a white, four-door sedan parked on Berkshire Avenue in front of the victim’s mailbox. The suspect eventually fled, driving eastbound on Berkshire Avenue until out of view.

A petty theft incident was reported in the 2700 block of Prospect Avenue on May 3 between noon and 5:45 p.m. The victim was contacted by an Amazon representative regarding fraudulent activity on her credit card, which was connected to her Amazon account. She was advised to contact a phone number that she believed belonged to a Federal Trade Commission agent regarding the incident. She was told that an unknown person had access to her Social Security number and instructed her to send a copy of her driver’s license to him via email and told her to contact the Department of Motor Vehicles, and the Social Security office to obtain a new driver’s license. He also instructed her to go to a bank and withdrawals money and told her it was to pay for her new Social Security number. She then was told to meet him at a location in La Cañada Flintridge to pick up the money, which she ultimately did.

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 May 9 print issue of the Outlook Valley Sun.


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