Suspected burglars with hard hats try to pass as Edison employees, and vehicle thefts and vandalisms highlight this week's crime report. Crime blotter provided by the Altadena Sheriff Station.
Sunday, August 11
Between 8:45 AM and 12:15 PM – A residential burglary occurred in the 2100 block of Crescent Drive. Loss: black laptop.
Monday, August 12th
2:30 PM – A residential burglary occurred in the 3100 block of Ewing St. The victim who was home at the time was contacted by two Hispanic males, 5 ft. 6ins -5 ft. 8 ins., 150-190 lbs, 30 years of age, wearing a hard hat and yellow shirt. The males identified themselves as Southern Californian Edison employees who were in the area inquiring about power outages. The victim walked to the rear of the residence to show the males the fuse box and observed another male Hispanic inside the residence. The victim yelled at the suspect and all three ran from the location and entered an older model white minivan. Loss: none.
Thursday, August 15
5:00 PM – A vehicle was reported stolen from the 3500 block of Hollyslope Road. ***Vehicle was stolen by a known suspect; vehicle was recovered by San Diego PD***
11:30 PM – Noe Garza, 18 yrs, of Alhambra was arrested for receiving stolen property and possession of burglary tools.
Friday, August 16
Between 1:00 AM and 6:00 AM – A grand theft from an unlocked vehicle occurred in the 2900 block of Zane Grey Terrace. Loss: red Bianchi racing bicycle.
11:04 AM – A vehicle was reported stolen from the 200 block of E. Sacramento Street.
Saturday, August 17
Between 2:30 AM and 8:00 AM – three vehicle vandalisms occurred in the 200 block of E. Sacramento Street.
5:51 PM – Brandon Maese, 18 yrs, of Sierra Madre was arrested for possession of concentrated cannabis.
Between 9:00 PM and 6:30 AM – A residential burglary occurred in the 200 block of W. Mountain View Street. Suspect(s) entered the attached garage via unknown means. Loss: green Kenmore lawnmower, red Kenmore lawnmower, black/orange Black & Decker weed whacker, black/red weed blower, black 20” LCD tv.
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