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Crime Log

December 26, 1991

The following are selected entries from the crime logs of local law enforcement agencies between Dec. 16 and Dec. 22. GLENDALE West Chevy Chase Drive, 300 block--A man was arrested on Dec. 16 at 3:48 a.m. when police discovered brass knuckles and slide hammers, used in auto burglaries, in his vehicle. Kenilworth and Lexington avenues--A man and a juvenile were arrested Dec. 17 at 2:23 a.m., when police found numerous tools utilized in auto burglaries in their vehicle. West Chevy Chase Drive, 300 block--Christmas presents, a VCR and a briefcase valued at $800 were stolen from an apartment on Dec. 17 between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. Glendale Galleria--A fanny pack and bags containing $700 in new merchandise were stolen from a woman at knifepoint in the mall parking lot on Dec. 18 at 5:45 p.m. North Brand Boulevard, 300 block--A woman on her way to make a business deposit at a bank was robbed at gunpoint of $8,000 on Dec. 18 at 10:27 a.m. Rimcrest Drive, 2100 block--A burglar was caught on Dec. 20 in the act of loading a TV, valued at $500, into a vehicle. Allen Avenue, 400 block--Two shotguns, two rifles, a handgun and Christmas presents valued at $2,400 were stolen from a home on Dec. 20 between 7 a.m. and 6 p.m. Stone Lane, 1500 block--Two young men were arrested after attempting to steal a car at gunpoint on Dec. 20 at 10 p.m. North Verdugo Road, 1800 block--A resident reported that his home had been entered, and a king-size bed, bedding, 35 dress shirts and other clothing valued at $5,250 were destroyed with cutting tools on Dec. 21. East Colorado Boulevard, 1500 block--Five gang members were arrested Dec. 22 at 12:42 a.m. in Carr Park, after a fight. LA CANADA FLINTRIDGE Angeles Crest Highway, 5000 block--A man was arrested and charged with grand theft auto on Dec. 21 at 7:40 a.m. Hampton Road, 4900 block--A home was ransacked on Dec. 20 between 1 and 2 p.m. and more than $800 in camera equipment, binoculars and a TV were stolen. LA CRESCENTA Orange Avenue, 2900 block--A man was assaulted as he attempted to prevent thieves from stealing his truck on Dec. 21 at 12:05 a.m. Caracas Street, 2300 block--A cellular phone and remote control unit valued at $1,703 were stolen from a truck between Dec. 19 and 20. ATWATER Casitas Avenue, 3300 block--A person entered a home asking to use a phone on Dec. 17 at 9:30 p.m., then pulled a knife and took jewelry valued at $275 and a motor vehicle. EAGLE ROCK Buchanan Street, 5000 block--Five people with red headbands ransacked a school on Dec. 14 or 15, smashing electronic equipment and desks. Eagle Rock Boulevard, 4600 block--Burglars stole a stereo valued at $2,059 from a church between Dec. 14 and 16. Colorado Boulevard, 1700 block--Six people armed with baseball bats attacked a person seated in his vehicle on Dec. 20 at 10:15 p.m. Eagle Rock Boulevard, 5100 block--Tools valued at $4,679 were stolen from a garage on Dec. 21 or 22. ECHO PARK Allesandro Street, 2000 block--A man used a handgun at 6 a.m. on Dec. 18 to rob a person of a purse and jewelry valued at $288. West Sunset Boulevard, 2800 block--A liquor store was robbed of $300 at knifepoint on Dec. 21 at midnight; the suspects fired a gun at the ceiling and fled. FRANKLIN HILL Lyric Avenue, 2300 block--A TV and video equipment valued at $850 were stolen from a home on Dec. 16 between 11:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. Van Hill Terrace, 2500 block--Firearms, cameras and equipment valued at $2,790 were stolen from an apartment Dec. 18 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. GLASSELL PARK Fletcher Drive, 3400 block--An apartment was ransacked, and a stereo and video equipment valued at $1,580 were stolen on Dec. 17 between 7:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. Lavell Drive, 3600 block--Video equipment and clothing valued at $2,000 were stolen from a home on Dec. 16 between noon and 6 p.m. Eagle Rock Boulevard, 3400 block--A garment factory was burglarized on Dec. 21 or 22, and industrial equipment and clothing valued at $34,800 were reported stolen. HIGHLAND PARK Bridewell Street, 100 block--A robber entered a home through a window, forced the occupant to the floor at gunpoint and stole $500 on Dec. 17 at 1:45 p.m. Shults Street, 3000 block--An armed robber took money and jewelry valued at $3,700 from a person in a car on Dec. 17 at 2 p.m. Avenue 56, 1800 block--Burglars smashed a window lock to enter a residence and steal video equipment and a stereo valued at $1,270 on Dec. 18 between 1 and 7:30 p.m. North Avenue 64, 300 block--An apartment was ransacked on Dec. 19 between 9 and 11 a.m., and a TV and jewelry valued at $2,190 were stolen. Avenue 54, 1000 block--Burglars kicked open the front door of a home and took jewelry and precious metals valued at $2,400 on Dec. 19 at 9 p.m. MT. WASHINGTON North Pepper Street, 3300 block--A person walking on a sidewalk was shot in the leg Dec. 20 at 8:45 p.m. by someone in a passing vehicle. North Figueroa Street, 2600 block--Probably using bolt cutters, thieves broke into a gas station, where supplies and equipment, valued at $5,019, were stolen on Dec. 19 or 20. Tacoma Avenue, 3600 block--Burglars smashed a window of a home and then stole video equipment and a TV valued at $1,000 on Dec. 20 between 7 a.m. and 4:20 p.m. Idell Street, 2800 block--Thieves pried open a locked window, then took money and jewelry valued at $1,200 on Dec. 20 between 6:30 and 11 p.m. HOLLYWOOD (WEST SILVER LAKE) North Hillhurst Avenue, 2100 block--A person was shot during an armed street robbery on Dec. 16 at 9:15 p.m., and money and luggage valued at $225 were stolen.

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