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Crime Log

March 26, 1992

The following are selected entries from the crime logs of local law enforcement agencies between March 16 and March 22.


Grand Central Avenue, 1300 block--A computer valued at $7,094 was stolen from a business between March 12 and 17.

Bayberry Drive, 1900 block--A desktop copier valued at $500 was stolen from an unlocked office between 11 and 11:30 a.m. March 16.

South Brand Boulevard, 1300 block--Two men were arrested after a man reported that he had been robbed of $40 at 2:24 p.m. March 16.

Sonora Avenue, 1200 block--Burglars pried open a window in a home between 1 and 5 p.m. March 17 and stole a bicycle, two CB radios and two watches valued together at $1,000.

West California Avenue, 600 block--A woman reported that an assailant accosted her in a subterranean garage at 4:10 p.m. March 17, robbed her of $80 cash and a watch valued at $300 and then covered her eyes with duct tape and attempted to rape her before she escaped.

Foothill Boulevard, 3900 block--Two men were arrested at 1 a.m. March 17 after police discovered tools used in auto burglaries in their vehicle.

Foothill Boulevard, 3200 block--A bowling alley was evacuated and 11 people were taken to hospitals complaining of nose and throat irritation, headaches and nausea at 4 p.m. March 21 after four or five men reportedly were seen throwing a small cylindrical object into a hallway.

Western Avenue, 1300 block--A man reported that he had been robbed of $440 cash, a camera and his car, valued at $5,500, by a woman whom he had taken home with him on March 20.

Lowell Avenue and Santa Carlotta Street--Two men and a boy were arrested and charged with armed robbery after police found them with two toy guns and $695 at 11:38 p.m. March 20.

Spencer Street and Columbus Avenue--A student reported that four males struck him with a baseball bat and took a bag containing schoolbooks at 4:30 p.m. March 20.

North Isabel Street, 300 block--Burglars entered a second-story apartment window between 1 and 7 p.m. March 20 and stole two TVs and a VCR valued at $600.

Corona Drive, 1300 block--A garage was burglarized March 20 or 21 and two bicycles valued at $600 were stolen.

South Chevy Chase Drive, 200 block--Burglars broke into a church March 20 or 21 and stole a radio, TV and VCR valued at $1,000.

Sinaloa Drive, 1300 block--Two shots were fired at a home between 2:30 and 5 a.m. March 21. No one was injured.

West Loraine Street, 200 block--A young woman reported that she was raped by a school acquaintance at 7:45 p.m. March 21 in the sauna room of her apartment.

East Colorado Boulevard, 600 block--Thieves threw a brick through the window of a market and stole $50 and an undetermined number of cartons of cigarettes at 3:45 a.m. March 22.

East Acacia Avenue, 800 block--A burglar was caught stealing a bicycle and power tools from a garage at 8:25 p.m. March 22 but escaped while the victim was calling police.

East Chevy Chase Drive, 1100 block--A woman reported that two men bumped into her in a market at 1:30 p.m. March 22. Afterward, she noticed her coin purse containing $18 and a $50 money order was missing.

La Canada Flintridge

Hillard Avenue, 4600 block--Furniture, jewelry, a TV, VCR, CD player, computer, printer and watches valued at a total of $11,350 were stolen from a home during the day March 18. A neighbor reported seeing a black or blue van at the home but thought it belonged to cleaning people.

Foothill Boulevard, 1900 block--Burglars pried open the door of a home during the day on March 18 and stole a rifle and a shotgun valued at $1,350.

La Crescenta

Altura Place, 2700 block--Two gunmen robbed a man of $150 and his briefcase as he left his car in the driveway of his home at 2:15 p.m. March 16.

Briggs Avenue, 5000 block--A woman reported that 100 gold chains valued at $15,000 and 50 women's watches valued at $8,750 were stolen from her home between 9 and 11 a.m. March 17.

Fairmont Avenue, 2700 block--A karaoke laser disc player and two telephones valued at a total of $2,400 were stolen from a home between noon and 3 p.m. March 18.


Garden Street, 3200 block--A person was followed home at 10:10 p.m. March 16 and robbed at gunpoint of $120 in a driveway.

Landa Street, 2300 block--Tools valued at $1,330 were stolen from a garage March 21 or 22.

Eagle Rock

Colorado Boulevard, 9300 block--Thieves smashed a second-story window of a business March 16 or 17 and took computer equipment valued at $12,000.

Colorado Boulevard, 700 block--The rear window of a business was smashed at 10:30 p.m. March 17 and typewriters, telephones and equipment valued at $1,700 were stolen.

Hartwick Street, 5000 block--Two women who distracted a resident stole more than $3,500 worth of guns and money from a home at noon March 18.

Armadale Avenue, 1400 block--A burglar fled with a camera and equipment valued at $840 after a resident saw him and screamed at 5:20 a.m. March 19.

North Figueroa Street, 7400 block--Computer equipment valued at $7,800 was stolen from a school March 21 or 22.

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