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Crime Log

March 18, 1993

The following are selected entries from the crime logs of local law enforcement agencies between March 8 and 14:


Linden Avenue, 1200 block--$10,000 cash was reported stolen from a house that showed no signs of forced entry.

Alpha Road, 1800 block--Burglars broke the window of a house and stole a TV, a VCR, two guns and clothing, valued at $945, between 9 a.m. and 7:30 p.m. March 9.

Buena Vista Avenue, 3500 block--A woman walking on a sidewalk at 3:35 p.m. March 9 was pulled to the ground by a man and robbed of her purse, which contained $400 cash.

West California Avenue, 100 block--Burglars broke the windows of a sandwich shop March 10 or 11, vandalized it and painted gang graffiti inside and out.

Dunsmore Avenue, 5100 block--Burglars used a key to enter a mobile home between 8:30 and 11:30 p.m. March 11, stealing jewelry valued at $1,000 and $198 cash.

Broadway and Columbus Avenue--A man leaving a restaurant at 1 a.m. March 11 was thrown to the ground and robbed at gunpoint of a knife and about $100 cash by two men who fled in a vehicle.

South Glendale Avenue, 700 block--Thieves broke a plate glass window, valued at $1,000, entered a tire store and stole an unknown number of tires at 7:15 p.m. March 11.

5th Street, 1500 block--Four VCRs, a computer and printer, valued at $2,729, were stolen from several classrooms at Thomas Jefferson School on March 11 or 12.

Las Flores Drive, 1600 block--A stereo valued at $3,500, three jackets valued at $1,100 and two handguns of unknown value were stolen from a reserve police officer's house between 6:30 a.m. and 9:15 p.m. March 12.

North Glendale Avenue, 500 block--A fabric store clerk was robbed at gunpoint of $155 cash at 4 p.m. March 12 by a man who fled on foot.

Palm Drive, 400 block--A woman leaving her car at 12:30 a.m. March 13 was robbed of $280 cash when a man placed an unknown object to her back and demanded her wallet.

South Adams Street, 400 block--A pizza delivery man was robbed at gunpoint of a pizza valued at $20 and an unknown amount of cash at 10:35 p.m. March 13.

North Pacific Avenue, 800 block--A man with a gun and a nylon stocking over his head robbed a service station clerk of an unknown amount of cash at 8:42 p.m. March 14.

La Canada Flintridge

Ocean View Boulevard, 5400 block--Thieves damaged a doorknob of a house with a wrench and stole one pen set, valued at $125, between 6 a.m. and 3 p.m. March 9.

Atwater Village

San Fernando Road, 3000 block--Video equipment and recorded music, valued at $31,720, were stolen from a storage shed between Feb. 27 and March 8.

Casitas Avenue, 3500 block--Thieves entered an unlocked house between 6:30 a.m. and 4:15 p.m. March 8 and stole $2,250 cash.


Prospect Avenue, 2500 block--Burglars broke the doorknob of a house between 8 a.m. and 4:15 p.m. March 8 and stole jewelry valued at $2,200.

Cypress Park

Cypress Avenue, 600 block--A TV and money valued at $1,050 were stolen from an unlocked house between 4:30 and 10:30 p.m. March 12.

Eagle Rock

Medlow Avenue, 2600 block--Jewelry valued at $20,000 was stolen from a house between 7:50 a.m. and 6 p.m. March 9.

Eagle Rock Boulevard, 4900 block--Three men in a car pulled over to a woman on the sidewalk and snatched her purse, which contained jewelry and money valued at $5,000, at 3 p.m. March 11.

Round Top Drive, 4700 block--Jewelry valued at $1,250 was stolen from a house between 8:45 a.m. and 12:15 p.m March 12.

Echo Park

Solano Avenue and Pasadena Freeway (110)--Two men with a knife robbed a man in a park at 4 p.m. March 8 of money and jewelry, valued at $1,420.

North Echo Park Avenue, 1300 block--Three men robbed a man in a parking lot of his wallet, keys and money, valued at $48, then fled in the victim's vehicle at 11:30 p.m. March 8.

Liberty Street, 1500 block--Video equipment and a TV, valued at $1,360, were stolen from a house, which was also ransacked, between 8 a.m. and 10 p.m. March 9.

Everett Street, 1000 block--A man in his garage was robbed at gunpoint of $130 cash at 9 p.m. March 9 by two men.

Scott Avenue and McCollum Street--A man reported that three men in a vehicle fired three shots at him with a sawed-off shotgun at 10:30 p.m. March 9.

Logan Street, 1400 block--Two men got out of a vehicle at 9 p.m. March 10 with a shotgun and robbed a man on the street of money and jewelry of unknown value.

Sunset Boulevard and Portia Street--Three men with a sawed-off shotgun robbed two people at a gas station of their vehicle at 12:01 a.m. March 11.

Lemoyne Street, 1500 block--A woman gave her keys to two men with a sawed-off shotgun at 2:30 a.m. March 11, and they fled in the victim's vehicle.

Echo Park Avenue and Grafton Street--A man asked another man on the street for a cigarette, then pulled a gun and robbed the victim of his vehicle at 2 p.m. March 11.

Edendale Place, 2200 block--Burglars entered a house through an unlocked side window and stole jewelry and clothing, valued at $3,300, between 8 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. March 12.

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