Distraction burglaries haven't gone away. Crime blotter provided by the Altadena Sheriff Station.
Sunday, February 24
Between 10:00 AM and 1:00 PM – A petty theft occurred in the 3200 block of Raymond Avenue. Loss: pink Razor scooter.
Wednesday, February 27
3:10 PM – A “distraction-type” incident occurred in the 700 block of New York Dr. Suspect #1 (male, White, 30 yrs, brown hair) knocked on the front door and said he was doing construction work in the victim’s neighbor’s rear yard and would like to show the victim how her property would be affected. The victim and her relatives, walked to the back with suspect #1 and suspect #2 (male, White, 30 yrs, brown hair). While they were outside, other suspects entered the victim’s house and stole jewelry and currency.
Between 8:30 PM and 9:00 PM – A petty theft occurred at the Altadena Ale & Wine House, 2329 Fair Oaks Avenue. Loss: purse and credit cards.
Thursday, February 28
Between 7:20 PM and 7:35 PM – A residential burglary occurred in the 2300 block of Oliveras Avenue. Loss: Schwinn bicycle.
Between 10:00 AM and 10:45 AM – A residential burglary occurred in the 2700 block of Callecita Drive. Loss: laptop, safe, and currency.
Friday, March 1
Between 2:00 AM and 5:00 AM – A vehicle burglary occurred in the 1400 block of N. Roosevelt Drive. Loss: MacBook Pro and backpack.
Saturday, March 2
Between December 20, 2012 and March 2, 2013 – A residential burglary occurred in the 2500 block of New York Dr. at a vacant house. Loss: China cabinet.
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