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Crime Log

March 12, 1992

The following are selected entries from the crime logs of local law enforcement agencies between March 2 and March 8:


San Fernando Road, 3700 block--Police responding to an alarm at a motorcycle dealership on March 2 arrested a man on suspicion of burglary. The suspect was discovered hiding at the location. Leather jackets and clothing, valued at $3,348.85, were piled up near a broken window.

East Colorado Street, 1100 block--An undercover police officer arrested a woman on suspicion of prostitution March 4 inside a motel room after she allegedly agreed to have sex in exchange for cocaine.

San Fernando Road, 4400 block--A public telephone, valued at $3,500, was stolen from a wall on March 4 or 5.

Pioneer Drive, 300 block--A car was stolen at gunpoint from a woman as she pulled into her apartment garage on March 6 at 3:55 p.m.

Verdugo Boulevard, 2100 block--A gas station was robbed at gunpoint of about $90 March 7 at 2:45 a.m. Police later arrested a suspect riding a motorcycle south on the Glendale Freeway (2).

Honolulu Avenue, 2200 block--A sporting goods store was burglarized on March 7 or 8, and eight catcher's mitts, 60 baseball caps, six pairs of shoes, four bats and clothing were stolen. The value of the items was not disclosed.

Randall Street, 400 block--Two men whose car had broken down March 8 at 11:40 p.m. were chased and then attacked by about 10 males, who took the wallet of one of the victims containing $20 and a jacket valued at $160. Three suspects were arrested.

La Canada Flintridge

Angeles Crest Highway, 4800 block--A man reported that between August, 1991, and March 2, burglars stole a VCR, videotapes and a leaf blower, valued together at $730, from a home he owns.


Eastbound Foothill Freeway (210) at Ocean View--A man who stopped to aid a motorist standing near a wrecked car and bleeding from the forehead was robbed at knifepoint of his car, valued at $6,000, by the motorist and an accomplice on March 3 at 12:15 a.m.

Eagle Rock

Colorado Boulevard, 1500 block--Thieves entered an auto shop and stole tools valued at $7,000 and industrial equipment worth $12,000 between Feb. 29 and March 2.

Neal Drive, 5300 block--A home was burglarized on March 2 between 9:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m., and cameras and video equipment, valued at $2,840, were stolen.

Eagle Rock Boulevard and Avenue 45--A purse valued at $75 was snatched from a woman on March 3 at 4:35 p.m.

Alumni Avenue, 4600 block--Money and a television, valued at $11,715, were stolen from a home on March 7 or 8.

Echo Park

Echo Park Avenue, 1400 block--A woman reported that a man entered her home, forced her into a bedroom and raped her on March 1 at 7:30 a.m.

Riverside Drive and Harwood Street--A woman standing at a bus stop was robbed at gunpoint of her purse, valued at $35, on March 3 at 6:50 p.m.

North Bernard Street, 700 block--Three thieves knocked on an apartment door on March 5 at 8 p.m., stating that they had a letter for the occupant. When the victim opened the door, the thieves forced their way in at gunpoint and fled with $600 cash.

Franklin Hill

Griffith Park Boulevard, 2700 block--Thieves smashed the front door of a business and fled with property valued at $1,000 on March 4 at 12:50 a.m.

Glassell Park

Cliff Drive, 1300 block--Thieves cut away a screen door at a home, forced a window open, ransacked the premises and made off with jewelry and a stereo, valued at $5,735, on March 4 between 7:15 a.m. and 6:15 p.m.

Gassen Place, 3300 block--Jewelry, valued at $4,000, was stolen from a home on March 4 or 5.

West Avenue 35, 3000 block--Jewelry and precious metals, valued at $1,175, were stolen from an apartment on March 6 between 6 a.m. and 5:15 p.m.

Highland Park

Avenue 43 and Figueroa Street--Two assailants grabbed a motorist from behind and held a knife to the victim's throat before fleeing with money and a vehicle valued at $1,070 on March 2 at 8:30 p.m.

Marmion Way, 5400 block--A thief pushed a man to the ground, took his wallet and then shot the victim once in the wrist before escaping on March 3 at 7:25 p.m.

Figueroa Street and Avenue 54--A person was robbed at knifepoint of money and jewelry valued at $220, then stabbed on March 6 at 7 a.m. The wound was not serious.

Avenue 52 and North Figueroa Street--A robber stood in the street, forcing a car to stop on March 7 at 3:10 p.m., then entered the vehicle, held a knife to the driver's back and ordered the victim to drive to a secluded location, where the vehicle and a wallet containing $10 were stolen.

Los Feliz

Effingham Place, 3700 block--Art objects and a stereo, valued at $7,715, were stolen from a home on March 2 or 3.

Auburn Street, 2700 block--Burglars entered a locked garage on March 4 or 5 and stole sporting goods valued at $1,200.

Mt. Washington

Future Street, 2900 block--Money and jewelry, valued at $2,345, were stolen from a home March 1 between 5 and 8 p.m.

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